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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby Moral Minority on Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:16 am

Cosby isn't as funny as Mark Day.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney on Tue Jul 22, 2008 6:28 am

I wish they would air Untamed World again , excellent theme music , great footage of critters from all over . I haven't seen it in ages .
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby black bart on Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:20 am

Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's 'Not only but also'. It had great stuff like the 'Alan a Dale' song. I heard the BBC has lost most of the shows though.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby fueledbycoffee on Tue Jul 22, 2008 7:04 pm

I also miss Beast Wars. Oh, and MST3K.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby Rainswept on Fri Sep 17, 2010 3:23 am

Here's an odd one I'll admit to. It took 12 years for Ally McBeal to finally hit DVD, which I just noticed it did. I netflixed the first season because I remember liking the little bit I saw of it when it was on.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby daftbeaker on Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:43 am

Through a fairly convoluted chain of a cousin, his friends and returning to Australia we recently acquired a huge collection of unwanted DVDs. I started watching the Sopranos, it's much better than I remember.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby black bart on Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:56 am

daftbeaker wrote:Through a fairly convoluted chain of a cousin, his friends and returning to Australia we recently acquired a huge collection of unwanted DVDs. I started watching the Sopranos, it's much better than I remember.


It was an excellent series. The scenes with the analyst were great. That's one of the fascinating things about US TV, everyone has an analyst...even the mafia.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby Rainswept on Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:55 pm

I just saw the last episode of Lost. It wasn't bad. Obviously it couldn't tie up all the things it started, but it was entertaining and didn't suck.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby PKMKII on Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:45 pm

Like Ark, I'm reviewing UFO material. In that I'm watching some 1st season episodes of the X-Files. I have to say, I don't remember the special effects being this hokey on the X-Files. I'm thinking (hoping?) that the later seasons got a bigger budget.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby Tigger_the_Wing on Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:25 am

Perhaps modern special effects have spoilt you for the older stuff?

Now that I've discovered a channel that seems to be dedicated to old programmes, I've also discovered that they aren't nearly as good as I remembered them as being. :cry:

Except for Fawlty Towers, of course. :haha:
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby PKMKII on Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:50 am

I don't think so. I grew up watching Doctor Who on PBS, and then when I went back years later and watched them on DVD, the special effects looked pretty much the way I remember them. However, I am pretty sure that I wasn't watching the X-Files until about season 3, and it took a couple seasons before it became an "it" show, so it would make sense that the effects got better.

Although you do bring up a good idea for people to post on: shows that you fondly remember, only to rewatch them years later and you realize they suck. For me, that would have to be the Thundercats. As a wee lad, I obsessively watched that show. Then as a teenager, I watched an episode on Cartoon Network, and I was just like, "Was I really so stupid that I found this crap riveting?" By contrast, then and now I still like the original transformers cartoons.
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby gronank on Thu Apr 14, 2011 2:42 am

I googled Thundercats. It made me think of this card game
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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby black bart on Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:58 am

gronank wrote:I googled Thundercats. It made me think of this card game


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Re: PREVIOUS television

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Re: PREVIOUS television

Postby daftbeaker on Sun May 01, 2011 5:44 pm

Green Wing. I'd forgotten just how funny it is :haha: Mark Heap is a really talented actor, I didn't connect Statham with the crazy artist from Spaced.
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