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« Reply #30 on: April 29, 2004, 01:58 PM »
For those of you who watch That 70s Show, they had a couple more references to Star Wars last night.  This show seems to be pretty good for a Star Wars reference here and there...last night Eric was constructing a "model" X-Wing, and later brings out a box of Star Wars models he had constructed while he and Donna were broken up.  They weren't actually models from what I could see, but actually Hasbro ships.  I think that is the second or third time this season they have shown Star Wars toys on this show, and maybe the 5th or 6th time they have referenced the movies.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #31 on: May 6, 2004, 10:37 AM »
With all of the hubbub over the Friends finale I read this really good article on another show I used to watch a ton and really liked...

Drew Carey going out with a whisper

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« Reply #32 on: May 6, 2004, 10:49 AM »
I saw that article the other day too Scott.  Its funny how this show has just kind of faded away.  This was one of our "can't miss" shows for awhile, when it was in its prime on Wednesday nights...and then I thought it was cancelled.  Then it all of a sudden showed up during the summer, at odd times (Mondays sometimes if I remember correctly), and I again thought it was overwith...and now I see the final "season" is this summer.  I can't say I have seen a whole lot of the show for the past couple years now, but when we used to watch, it sure was funny.

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« Reply #33 on: May 6, 2004, 11:16 AM »
I loved the Drew Carey show. My best episode is New York & Queens, better known as the Time Warp episode.

Drew Meets The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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« Reply #34 on: May 6, 2004, 12:24 PM »
Although this could probably go in either this thread, or the DVD one, or one of its own...I thought I'd start it here for now.  Are there any television series that you would like to see brought to DVD (that haven't been already)?  There seem to be more and more showing up all the time, but still many that are missing and could be brought back.  Are there any you currently own or are working toward owning?  Just curious which ones everyone would like to see.  Personally, we only have seasons of Simpsons and Futurama on DVD for now, although others have been tempting as well.  I know some people don't think it is necessary to have DVDs of shows that still consistently show reruns, but sometimes it is fun to have your favorites.  Anyways, here's some I'd like to see:

Seinfeld (one of our favorite shows, I think it is rumored to be starting later this year with Season 1)
Scrubs (another favorite of ours, and a show we could probably watch over and over)
Arrested Development (only one season done, still not confirmed for a second one, but we find this show hilarious.  If you've never seen it, I might suggest giving it a try....if its ever on again)
That 70s Show (not sure if I'd buy this one or not, but one of the other shows we watch on a consistent basis...might pick up a season here or there)
Clone Wars Animated Series  :P (Just had to throw this one out there, although it isn't as much of a several season set type of thing like other shows)

There are others that would be tempting as well, and some that are already out that we just haven't splurged on yet.  I kind of like the idea of having season sets on DVD of TV series, so you can watch them whenever you want....troubles sleeping, bored on a weekend afternoon, etc.  Anyways, any shows you'd like to see brought to DVD...or favorites you currently have?

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #35 on: May 6, 2004, 12:42 PM »
I'd like to see the Drew Carey Show on DVD. Love those late-night reruns. ;D
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« Reply #36 on: May 6, 2004, 12:48 PM »
I'd like to see The Dukes of Hazzard on DVD
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« Reply #37 on: May 6, 2004, 12:58 PM »
I'd like to see The Dukes of Hazzard on DVD

Your lucky day!

The Dukes of Hazzard - The Complete First Season June 1, 2004


The A-Team & Wonder Woman is coming out too.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #38 on: May 6, 2004, 01:18 PM »
Linda Carter with rope :o ;D
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« Reply #39 on: May 6, 2004, 01:21 PM »
Sweetness!!!!!

A-Team too!!!

What about Knight Rider, is that out on DVD or is it coming?
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« Reply #40 on: May 6, 2004, 02:20 PM »
Linda Carter with rope :o ;D

She can tie me up anytime. :)
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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #41 on: May 6, 2004, 04:56 PM »
SOme shows I wish were coming out on DVD:
V: The Series (COmes out this July)
Alf
Emergency
Chips
and someothers that I have forgotten

One I know that some of my families want are:
Bervely Hills 90210

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« Reply #42 on: September 16, 2004, 09:55 AM »
Well, the new television seasons are slowly staggering out and starting now, so what shows are you looking forward to returning, or new shows starting?

NBC has rolled out most of their new seasons, with ABC and CBS following suit in the next week or so I think.  Fox has a few new shows, but many favorites won't be debuting until November (after baseball).

Here's some shows that my wife and I watch, and try to catch pretty regularly:

Scrubs (NBC) - Maybe its just me, but I think this is one of the funniest shows on television.  Probably our overall favorite show right now, and we don't miss it.  If you are willing, check it out, I think you'll enjoy it. (9:30/8:30 Central)

Arrested Development (FOX) - Not debuting until November 7, but we caught the entire first season (and will be picking it up on DVD next month), and this is a very funny show.  It is a little bit different type of humor, but we really like it.  Definitely a show to give a chance if you have the time, and it will be shown right after the next show.....

The Simpsons (FOX) - Everyone knows about this show.  Some say that the quality has fallen off as it has gone on, but I for one still enjoy it and am really glad it is continuing.  Another show that doesn't debut until November (14th? I think).

Family Guy (FOX/Cartoon Network) - A little ways off yet (2005), but we're looking forward to catching the new episodes of Family Guy.  We watch the reruns regularly on Adult Swim (as well as Futurama).  Now if they would only bring Futurama back as well.

Smallville (WB) - Actually only saw this show a couple of times during its first few years, but we've been catching the reruns over the summer, and it is a pretty good show.  Maybe its the fact that it is based on a comic book hero, but we've really enjoyed watching it this summer...I think we'll try to catch it this season if we can.

That 70s Show (FOX) - Another show we catch pretty regularly.  Maybe not "as funny" to me personally as Scrubs or Arrested Development, but still pretty consistent and quite enjoyable.  Plus, its always good for a couple Star Wars references per season.  This is one Fox show that has debuted already.

Other Shows.....

We catch shows such as Everybody Loves Raymond (last season), King of Queens, and Still Standing on CBS.  All are fairly funny I think, but not ones that we "must see" necessarily.  Hadn't really watched King of Queens much either until this summer, and have started to enjoy it more and more.  My wife originally started watching "The OC" last summer, and eventually got me hooked as well.  I know, that is sad, but we will probably be watching the second season as well.  Although I know some people absolutely hate it just to hate it, we have been catching "Joey" so far, because we were fans of the Friends series.  The first episode was ok, funny in spots, but nothing spectacular.  Will probably continue to watch it though.  Also caught the first couple shows of "Father of the Pride" on NBC, for the most part.  It is an animated "adult" comedy (how it was advertised), much along the lines of Shrek (from the same creators).  Not too bad, nothing spectacular here either though.  We are also good to watch the "home shows" from time to time on TLC....Clean Sweep and Trading Spaces being the most common ones we see.  Otherwise, the rest of our TV viewing time consists of sports, cable/VH1 special type stuff, old shows from Nick at Nite or TV Land, and the occasional cartoon (Justice League, The Batman, old Spidey/X-Men reruns, and occasionally Nickelodeon stuff).  Oh, and of course, Adult Swim.  Seems like a lot of TV I guess, but it is one of our main forms of entertainment.  After working out in the early morning, working all day, then walking the dog and house work, we're usually ready to plop in front of the tube at night.  Really just a few "mainstays" that we catch each week anymore though.  Kind of "sitcom" type people, and those are either getting not so good anymore, or falling by the wayside.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #43 on: September 16, 2004, 10:31 AM »
The only show that I watch religiously is Alias. I don't know why, but I have to make sure that I am home and doing nothing on Sunday nights at 9pm. Which is a good time for me to be home doing nothing, because I usually am. As for the rest of the nights of the week? I just flip around if I'm watching TV at all. With the invention of the internet, I don't spend half as much time in front of the tube anymore. And if there is a show that I want to see that I miss, chances are I can find it online somewhere, and it will be edited so that I don't have to watch the commercials. Too bad season 4 isn't supposed to start till January I think  :-\

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« Reply #44 on: September 16, 2004, 11:36 AM »
Looking forward to Lost and of course, Survivor: Vanautu, which starts tonight. 

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