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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      12 comments

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1997-2003. Based on the movie of the same name in 1992. Premise: a young woman is chosen by fate to fight evil. At the death of her predecessor, Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is the newest “Slayer”. Given a c... Read more
MacGyver
Monday, July 15, 2019      11 comments

MacGyver, 1985-92 MacGyver, played by RichardDean Anderson, was THE man you wanted around if you were in trouble. As it was , he worked for a secret agency, Phoenix Foundation as a troubleshooter. He had a Physics degree, and served with the ... Read more
SpongeBob Squarepants
Sunday, July 14, 2019      15 comments

SpongeBob Squarepants, animated show on Nickelodeon. 1999- present. I saw a few episodes - not sure why ... Stephen Hillenburg, a marine science educator & animator, developed the series. ... Read more
Run For Your Life
Saturday, July 13, 2019      12 comments

Run for Your Life, 1965-68 A variation of a man on the run. Attorney Paul Bryan (Ben Gazzara) finds out he has a terminal illness and decides to really LIVE for the estimated 9-18 months he has to go. (This was brought to us by the same guy t... Read more
The Fugitive
Saturday, July 13, 2019      15 comments

The Fugitive, 1963-67 William Conrad narrated the opening as follows: The name: Dr. Richard Kimble. The destination: Death Row, state prison. The irony: Richard Kimble is innocent. Proved guilty, what Richard Kimble could not prove was that ... Read more
Seinfeld
Friday, July 12, 2019      16 comments

Seinfeld, 1989-98 The show about nothing. A group of neurotic Mew Yorkers. Jerry Seinfeld played a fictionalized version of himself. His core of friends, ex-girlfriend Elaine (Louis-Dreyfus), his best friend George (Jason Alexander), and his n... Read more
Rednecker
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      14 comments

I heard this song, Renecker, & just had to blog on it. So, today, I searched for “redneck shows”. Hoo-wee! There are more than I can count! The 10 Most Hilarious Redneck Reality TV Shows, posted by Shanté Cosme, in 2012. (All on cable/satelli... Read more
Baywatch
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      12 comments

Baywatch, 1989-2001 Life guards at the Las Angeles County beaches. NBC cancelled the show after the first season, but it lived on in syndication. I think I might have watched it once, unless I’m confusing watching Friends where Joey and Cha... Read more
Dynasty
Monday, July 08, 2019      13 comments

Dynasty, 1981-89 Another sweeping night time soap opera. Women had big shoulder pads, and big hair (or at least, big hats). The Carringtons lived in Denver, owning Denver-Carrington Oil. Blake Carrington (John Forsythe), his (2d) wife Krystl... Read more
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

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