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Alien Nation
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      13 comments

Alien Nation television show was based on the movie of the same name, with James Cain as Matthew Sykes & Mandy Patinkin as Sam Francisco. In the tv show, Gary Graham playing Sikes & Eric Pierpojnt as Sam “George” Francisco. Yeah,Anyway, the prem... Read more
A Million Little Things
Monday, February 17, 2020      12 comments

Set in Boston, A Million Little Things is the story of a group of close friends. The first episode had one of them committing suicide. The rest of the group begin to reassess their lives, to live life more fully. It has a large ensemble cast. ... Read more
This Is Us
Sunday, February 16, 2020      14 comments

This is Us has been shown on NBC starting in 2016. The story covers the lives and friends of 2 parents & their 3 children. The time setting flips back & forth from the children as babies, triplets, to the present setting. & in between. Of the 3 ... Read more
Highway Thru Hell
Saturday, February 15, 2020      13 comments

Highway Thru Hell is a Canadian documentary about the heavy duty rescue and recovery businesses. (Initially, it centered on Jamie Davis Motor Trucking, but other companies joined the lineup in later seasons.) The show began in 2012, & is still h... Read more
My Funny Valentine
Friday, February 14, 2020      14 comments

My Funny Valentine, a show tune from 1937. It was written by Rodgers & Hart, for the movie “Babes in Arms”. Many, many singers have recorded it. ... Read more
Barney and Friends
Friday, February 14, 2020      13 comments

Barney and Friends was a children’s show (ages 1-8), on PBS from 1992- 2010. I was well out of the target audience, & didn’t watch - but,, it was inevitable that I caught glimpses. When grown-ups were around, Barney was a stuffed purple Tyrannos... Read more
7th Heaven
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      12 comments

7th Heaven was on air from 1996 on WB for 10 seasons, with a l last season on the CW (when the WB & UPN merged to make CW). Premise: Reverend Eric Camden (Stephen Collins), a Protestant minister, & his wife, Annie (Catherine Hicks), lived in (f... Read more
Farscape
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      11 comments

Farscape was a joint Australian - American science fiction series shown on the Sci-Fi channel. It ran for 4 seasons, starting in 1999. The Jim Henson Company was responsible for the special make-up & prosthetics. Two of the characters were anima... Read more
Babylon 5
Monday, February 10, 2020      13 comments

Babylon 5 was a space opera which started in February 1993 with a movie. It did so well, the series came out the following January. The show was designed for 5 seasons, with well developed arcs & as a “video novel.” By golly, they did just that!... Read more
Homeland
Sunday, February 09, 2020      14 comments

Homeland, an American spy-thriller, began broadcasting on Showtime in 2011. This season will be the last. Clair Dane plays Carrie Mathison, a bipolar CIA agent. Damien Matthews is Nicholas Brody, a USMC sniper. He had been captured & held by th... Read more
Under the Dome
Saturday, February 08, 2020      11 comments

Under the Dome, a science fiction-mystery show based on Stephen King novel. It started in June 2013, ending after the 3d season in 2015. Premise: Nothing ever happens in sleepy little Chester’s Mill. Well, there was that little incident in 1988,... Read more
The Lost Blog :(
Saturday, February 08, 2020      13 comments

I just spent 2 hours trying to do a blog on TV show Under the Dome, 2013-15 on CBS. Well, shoot. Had to keep searching for a song to use, but couldn’t find the lyrics. Found others, couldn’t find a YouTube recording. LOST THE BLOG! I quit. Will ... Read more
The Last Ship
Thursday, February 06, 2020      9 comments

The Last Ship was an action-drama series, shown on TNT 2014-18. It was loosely based on the 1988 book by William Brinkley. The premise was a US Navy guided missile destroyer, the USS Nathan James, was on a research mission to somewhere in the A... Read more
I Married Joan
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      10 comments

I Married Joan, crank up the way-back machine for this one. It ran from 1952 - 55 (I was alive, but only3 when it started!) Joan Davis, a vaudeville, radio & film comedian played the ubiquitous Joan, married to a mild mannered judge, Bradley St... Read more
Training Day
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      11 comments

Training Day was a crime -thriller TV show based on the 2001 movie of the same name. The show ran on CBS from 2 Feb to 20 May 2017.The movie covered 12 hours with a young LAPD officer, Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawkes) on a literal training day with a d... Read more

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