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Downton Abbey
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      14 comments

Downton Abbey, 2010-15 (plus a movie afterward, scheduled to be released 13 September 2019 in the UK & 20 Sept in the US.) All of the fevered followers (are they called Downtonians?) must be dancing in the streets. The series follows a Briti... Read more
Midsomer Murders
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      10 comments

Midsomer Murders *97-present Based on Caroline Graham’s Chief Inspector Barnaby book series. Set in the lovely rural small towns of England, viscous murders happen. But the people are so refined &/or salt of the earth. This is the first sh... Read more
Circus Boy
Sunday, September 01, 2019      14 comments

Circus Boy, 1956-58 Young Corky, played by Micky Dolenz (billed as Micky Braddock), lost his parents when they died in a trapeze accident. He was adopted by Joey the Clown & the entire circus. Corky was put in charge of the baby elephant, Bimb... Read more
Ghost Whisperer
Saturday, August 31, 2019      13 comments

The Ghost Whisperer, 2005-2010 Jennifer Love Hewitt as Melinda Gordon, a married (to a very supportive husband) antique store owner who can see, hear & speak to ghosts. The ghosts need to complete something they weren’t able to do before my de... Read more
Scorpion
Saturday, August 31, 2019      14 comments

Scorpion, 2014-17 Loosely based on the life of Walter O’Brien, a computer genius. The main protagonist, Walter O’Brien, was played by Elyes Gabel. As he was fond of telling anyone & everyone, his IQ was 197. The real Walter jacked into the NAS... Read more
Numb3rs
Thursday, August 29, 2019      18 comments

Numb3rs, 2005-10 An FBI agent (Rob Morrow as Don Eppes) uses his genius mathematician brother (David Krumholtz as Charlie Eppes) to solve crimes in LA. Somehow, when the FBI experts are totally stumped, Charlie & his fellow genius mathematicia... Read more
Bones
Thursday, August 29, 2019      11 comments

Bones, 2005-13 Very loosely based on the the life and novels of Kathy Reichs, a forensic anthropologist, who also produced the show. Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan (played by Emily Deschanel) is a forensic anthropologist, working at the fict... Read more
Ironside
Wednesday, August 28, 2019      13 comments

Ironside, 1967-75 Ironside was introduced as a 2 hour TV movie. Chief of Detectives for the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD). He had been on the force for over 20 years. While on vacation, he was shot by a sniper, and paralyzed from the... Read more
Get Smart
Monday, August 26, 2019      11 comments

Get Smart,1965-70 Don Adams played the bumbling Agent 86, Maxwell (Max) Smart & also worked as a director on the show. His more adept girlfriend, Agent 99, was played by Barbara Feldon. They worked for CONTROL, the “evil” conglomerate was KAOS... Read more
Dragnet
Monday, August 26, 2019      13 comments

Dragnet, 1951-59 “This is the city, Los Angeles, California. I work here, I carry a badge." Detective Sargent Joe Friday. It began as a radio show, then television. The radio show ran from 1949-57, so it was on the radio & TV for years! Jack W... Read more
Beverly Hills, 90210
Sunday, August 25, 2019      15 comments

Beverly Hills,90210;1990-2000 Twins Brandon (Justin Priestly) & Brenda (Shannen Doherty) Walsh moved from Minnesota to the Beverly Hills zip code of 90210. Immediate culture shock. Large teenage cast, many of who became famous. The show docum... Read more
Lost
Saturday, August 24, 2019      18 comments

Lost, 2004-2010 A commercial passenger plane, flying from Sydney to LA crashes onto an unknown Pacific island. The survivors struggle to continue to survive the lack of most modern amenities - electricity, indoor plumbing, refrigerators, etc.... Read more
The A-Team
Thursday, August 22, 2019      14 comments

The A-Team,1983-87 I enjoyed this show, despite how silly it actually was. https://binged.it/321gZq
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The Outer Limits
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      11 comments

Yesterday, I thought I was either in the Zone or past my Limits. My iPad screen had some cracks a couple of weeks ago - they were getting worse. Went to the Apple Store in ABQ Uptown. Ever been in one? NOISY!Waited for nearly 3 hours until it wa... Read more
Perry Mason
Tuesday, August 20, 2019      13 comments

Perry Mason, 1957-66 The tv series was based on the book series by Erle Stanley Gardner. Perry Mason was a criminal -defense lawyer in Los Angeles. Most of his clients were innocent (of course). Raymond Burr played Perry. His secretary, Della ... Read more

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