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Dallas
Sunday, July 07, 2019      16 comments

Dallas, 1978-91 Ewing Oil, Southfork cattle ranch, big sprawling feuding family. Yeah, that’s Texas, baby. (Not) Originally, The Show was focused on Bobby (Patrick Duffy) & Pamela (Victoria Principle) Barnes’ marriage - the families were sworn... Read more
The Flying Nun
Saturday, July 06, 2019      13 comments

The Flying Nun, 1967-70 Sally Field played Sister Bertrille, a 90 pounds novice nun @ Convent San Tanco in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The winds there could be fierce. Added to to winged cap she wore, she could fly. As she said: "When lift plus thr... Read more
Hee Haw
Friday, July 05, 2019      17 comments

Hee Haw, 1969-71, in syndication from 71-93 This was a “down-home” variety show with lots of country singers, corn pone humor, the Hee Haw Honeys (scantily clad young women, at least less covered than the men) and “shout outs” to small rural t... Read more
Mythbusters
Thursday, July 04, 2019      10 comments

Mythbusters, 2003-2016 Two intrepid special effects experts (& their teams) try to prove or bust myths, scenes from movies & TV, and just how much it took to blow up something up. It is where I learned that despite all the movie/tv scenes, car... Read more
The X Files
Thursday, July 04, 2019      15 comments

The X Files, 1993-2002, brief 6 episode reboot in 2012. Two FBI special agents investigate the strange and unexplained, possibly paranormal. Their efforts are often thwarted by unknown forces. Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) was the believer. D... Read more
3d Rock from the Sun
Wednesday, July 03, 2019      17 comments

3d Rock from the Sun, 1996-2001 Four extraterrestrials land on Earth, and pose as a family. John Lithgow played Dick Solomon, the High Commander. He works as a physics professor @ (fictional) Pendleton State University. Tommy, played by Josep... Read more
Barnaby Jones
Monday, July 01, 2019      14 comments

Barnaby Jones, 1972-80 Jed Clampett finally decided to take some of his oil money, get educated, and become a suave private investigator. He changed his name to Barnaby Jones. (No? Okay, maybe I dreamed it). So, in this plot line, Barnaby (... Read more
Will & Grace
Sunday, June 30, 2019      16 comments

Will & Grace, originally ran 1998-2006. It was brought back in 2017. Is it a reboot if the show stars the exact cast, writers, etc all? Anyway, W&G is/was one of the most successful prime time shows with openly gay characters. Will (Eric M... Read more
Matlock
Sunday, June 30, 2019      16 comments

Mat lock, 1986-95 Ben Matlock (Andy Griffith) is a criminal-defense attorney, in Atlanta, GA. Through the course of the series, we learn Ben studied law at Harvard, and worked as a public defender in Atlanta before opening his own firm. His f... Read more
Designing Women
Saturday, June 29, 2019      11 comments

Designing Women, 1986-93 Four women & their handyman own & operate an interior designing firm, Sugarbaker & Associates, in Atlanta, GA. Julia was the president of the company & always ready to verbally set anyone, anywhere, straight. ***... Read more
Night Court
Thursday, June 27, 2019      14 comments

Night Court, 1984-92 Judge “Harry” T. stone (Harry Anderson) presided over an eclectic group of public defenders, prosecutors, court support staff and clients. Loved this show! No lyrics to the theme music, so I’m tossing in a funny judge r... Read more
Magical Mystery Tour
Wednesday, June 26, 2019      14 comments

Magical Mystery Tour, The Beatles, 1967 going out of this world today! Roll up roll up for the Mystery Tour Roll up roll up for the Mystery ... Read more
Under the Sea
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      14 comments

Two shows I actually watched as a kid, but no theme song lyrics. So, since both are set under the sea ... Under the Sea, Disney’s The Little Mermaid ... Read more
Flipper
Monday, June 24, 2019      14 comments

Flipper, 1964-67 Flipper was a bottlenose dolphin. Dad was a park ranger in Key Largo. Two young boys, forced to live in paradise, with an extremely intelligent swimming mammal. Some people called Flipper the “aquatic Lassie.” Remember when ... Read more
Veronica Mars
Sunday, June 23, 2019      12 comments

Veronica Mars, 2004-07 Part-time Private Eye, high school (later college) student, dad’s a detective. I never saw it, & after reading about it, I kinda wish I had (not that I’m planning to watch it off the web). Kristen iBell played Veronica. ... Read more

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