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Once Upon a Time
Tuesday, October 15, 2019      6 comments

Once Upon a Time, 2011-2018, ABC So, here’s Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison),living her life as a bail-bonds-person. Some strange little kid (Henry) tracks her down, says he is her son (she had given up a male baby in the past). He’s also been... Read more
The Voice
Monday, October 14, 2019      14 comments

The Voice, 2011 - present, NBC One of many talent discovery shows on TV. The twist to this one is the blind auditions, with the 4 judges (all well known singers), facing away from the contestants. They can whip around & try to get the contest... Read more
How It’s Made
Sunday, October 13, 2019      9 comments

How It’s Made, Science channel (Comment c'est fait in Quebec, Discovery channel), 2001 - present The concept is, just as it says, how things are made. There are several bits in each episode, ranging from automated machines, to food stuff, to lux... Read more
Judge Judy
Saturday, October 12, 2019      13 comments

Judge Judy, , 1996-present, CBS Judge Judy (Judy Sheindlin) retired from Family Court in New York in 1996, & took on her own show. She presides over real life small claims disputes (the damages awarded must not exceed $$5000.) She brought her ... Read more
Zoo shows on TV
Friday, October 11, 2019      6 comments

Animal Planet has several “behind the scene” programs about zoos. These are the ones that could find in an hour search. We get to meet the keepers & trainers, veterinarians, & the many & varied animals. We see how they teach “target” to have the... Read more
South Park
Friday, October 11, 2019      13 comments

South Park, 1997-present, Comedy Central An animated show, set in South Park, C. The main characters are 4 boys. If you think this is a kid’s show, think again! Much profanity, porn, etc. Kenny was killed in almost every episode for the firs... Read more
The Simpsons
Thursday, October 10, 2019      14 comments

The Simpsons (on FOX TV) started off as animated shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show In 1987. It was expanded to a 30 minute animated show (or, as I usually called it, the cartoon on 1989.) Matt Groening developed the skits & shows about a dysfunct... Read more
Hazel
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      15 comments

Hazel, 1961-66 Shirley Booth played Hazel Burke, a live-in maid for the Baxter family. She ran the house with humor & competence. If she & “Mr. B” disagreed on anything, she usually won by serving him tiny portions of her mouthwatering dessert... Read more
The Wonder Years
Monday, October 07, 2019      16 comments

The Wonder Years, 1988-93, ABC The coming of age story of teenagers growing up in middle class suburbia in “Anytown, USA” from 1968-73. Fred Savage (who earlier was the little boy in the movie The Princess Bride) played Kevin Arnold. Kevin is ... Read more
Sex and the City
Sunday, October 06, 2019      11 comments

Sex and the City, 1998-2004, HBO Based on the 1977 book of the same name by Candace Bushnell. Four women in NYC - 3 in their 30’s & 1 in her 40’s are BFFs through the good times, bad times & multiple lovers. Sarah Jessica Parker (as Carrie) wa... Read more
The Blacklist
Saturday, October 05, 2019      12 comments

The Blacklist, 2013-present, NBC A high profile criminal, Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader) was a US Naval officer, who turned to the dark side. The very first episode had Red surrendering to the FBI after avoiding capture for decades. H... Read more
The Office
Friday, October 04, 2019      9 comments

The Office, 2005-13, NBC. Adapted from the BBC show starring Ricky Gervais. (I think I actually saw more BBC than NBC episodes. I didn’t even realize they were mockumentaries.)Steve Carell starred as Michael Scott, regional manager of the Dunder... Read more
House
Thursday, October 03, 2019      12 comments

House (sometimes called House, M.D.), 2004-12, Fox network An abrasive, jerk of a brilliant addicted doctor played by Hugh Laurie, solves medical mysteries. He orders up standard and esoteric labs and procedures, arguing with his colleagues a... Read more
Parks and Recreation
Thursday, October 03, 2019      12 comments

Parks and Recreation, 2009-15, NBC This is a show I missed, don’t know why. Maybe other shows I watched instead? Seemed like a funny show ... Anyway, Parks and Recreation was set in the small town of Pawnee, Illinois. The main cast were civil... Read more
Boston Legal
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      14 comments

BostonLegal, 2004-08, ABC A spin-off of The Practice, with many of The Practice cast & guest stars just moved in to Boston Legal. Starred James Spader as Alan Stone, William Shatner as Denny Crane, & Candice Bergen as Shirley Schmidt. They wor... Read more

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