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Bone The Fish - Most Recent Comments!

Who said you can't coin your own term? What is "Boning the Fish"? It's a moment. A defining moment when you know that your favorite TV Show, Celebrity, Movie Series or Music Group has reached its peak. That instant you know from now on...it's all downhill. Some call it a climax of sorts. We call it "Boning the fish". From that moment on things will simply never be the same.

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Youtube - Websites
I went back to a video I posted a year or so ago and it has now been muted. Fuckers. -- Submitted By: (rick283) on May 16, 2009, 2:16 pm

Prison Break - TV Shows
I can't believe they ended the show THAT way. What a series finale unbelievable!! -- Submitted By: (kitchenbreak) on May 16, 2009, 2:14 pm

Prison Break - TV Shows
I really liked Prison Break until just before the hiatus of Season 4, when agent Self turned on the team right outta the blue. Everyone in the show that the main characters team up with turn out to be evil and the cycle repeats. I got tired of it and stopped recording/watching. Although, I did just check out the finale, at least there was some closure in the end. -- Submitted By: (steelprime) on May 15, 2009, 8:46 pm

Grey's Anatomy - TV Shows
The season finale rocked. I can not wait until next season. The last two episodes were the best I have seen in awhile. -- Submitted By: (cryskelley78) on May 15, 2009, 8:24 pm

Loverboy - Music Groups
I saw Mike Reno perform with a USO tour in Korea in 2000 and he's gained quite a bit of weight but still tries to stuff himself into his leather pants. His belly actually hung out of his shirt when he sang. I got his autograph but he acted like he was a little too good to talk to me. It was after the show and they were going to get something to eat so I guess my error was getting between him and a meal. Anyway, I guess he still rocks because he did something for the troops. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 15, 2009, 5:23 pm

Fairly OddParents, The - TV Shows
Sucked from the start?! No! It is one of the greatest shows on Earth. What sucked from the start was "The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest". How lame! If the person who voted that way isn't an idiot, Luther Vandross was a British singer. -- Submitted By: (Marcus) on May 15, 2009, 3:25 pm

McDonalds - Random Topics
McDumpster's is and always has been awful, though I have to agree with the general feeling here that they really boned when they got rid of the mascots and replaced them with these awful attempts at reaching out to the "urban" demographic. -- Submitted By: (neo11) on May 15, 2009, 3:21 pm

George W. Bush - Celebrities
Actually, he still does. Just because he was replaced with another terrible president, it doesn't make him any better. -- Submitted By: (neo11) on May 15, 2009, 3:17 pm

Geraldo Rivera - Celebrities
There was nothing in Al Capone's vault, but it wasn't Geraldo's fault... - Homer Simpson -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 15, 2009, 11:45 am

Flintstones, The - Movie Series
One of many movies in which a classic cartoon is turned into a live-action movie. This one was not bad, especially when it's compared to a lot of the insufferable cartoon-to-live action movies they have now. We could have lived without Viva Rock Vegas, though. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 15, 2009, 11:32 am

Shrek - Movie Series
The first movie was very good. The second was good. The third was the boning moment. So, why are they planning a fourth movie? Oh right, they want the money. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 15, 2009, 11:28 am

Jesse Jackson - Celebrities
Ah one of our modern day race baiters- you gotta love this guy- one of the best shake down artists this country has ever seen! Tammany Hall would be proud! -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 15, 2009, 6:27 am

Saved by the Bell - TV Shows
This show was great until the original gang graduated from Bayside High School. The series clearly jumped during Saved By The Bell: the New Class when Dustin Diamond returned to the show as Principal Belding's assistant. I not sure whether it was intentional, but there were several storylines with homoerotic overtones between Screech and Belding during the New Class years when the writers for the show ran out of other ideas. -- Submitted By: (Kurt_Steinberg) on May 15, 2009, 3:31 am

Lost - TV Shows
Any doubts I had about this show were completely quashed with the Season 5 finale. That was easily the best episode I've seen in 5 years of this show being on the air. -- Submitted By: (Koskov) on May 14, 2009, 11:06 pm

Big Brother - TV Shows
Goddammit. 1984 wasn't a motherfucking instruction manual. Get it through your stupid, middle-American, backwoods skulls. Big Brother is a BAD thing. Well, at least the creators of this show got one thing right. -- Submitted By: (Koskov) on May 14, 2009, 11:04 pm

Oprah Winfrey Show, The - TV Shows
If I wrote a book, I'd want it on her show. Those retards will buy ANYTHING she talks about. -- Submitted By: (rick283) on May 14, 2009, 9:38 pm

George W. Bush - Celebrities
Doesn't seem so bad now, does he? -- Submitted By: (rick283) on May 14, 2009, 9:36 pm

Rainbow - Music Groups
After Ronnie James Dio and then Graham Bonnet departed, this band became just another typical 80s radio rock-sounding band. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 14, 2009, 4:46 pm

Bones - TV Shows
Ugh... I thought last week's episode ending with Booth speaking directly to Stewie Griffin (Family Guy character) was bad enough... then this week's coma-fantasy just made it worse. Though I felt what they did to Zach was already quite a bone-the-fish moment at the time, the potential assistants they've rotated around with have all been good actors and nice refresh, since all of them have their own quirks and personalities. But I may have to give up on this show soon. This last episode felt as out of place as the Boreanaz directed Angel, "Soul Purpose", which was also a fantasy dream ep. -- Submitted By: (bk) on May 14, 2009, 3:26 pm

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Movie Series
The first movie was great. The second one had its problems, but was still good. The third one, with its stupid time-travelling plot and ridiculous slapstick, was the boning point of the series. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 14, 2009, 2:26 pm

Harry Potter - Movie Series
The fifth book spanned over 700 pages and took several hours to read from cover to cover. The movie was less than 3 hours long. It was a super-abridged version of the book. You can't fit a gallon of water into a bottle that holds a pint. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 14, 2009, 12:22 pm

Wonder Pets - TV Shows
Wonderpets is a very cute show. No bones about it. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 14, 2009, 11:33 am

My Hero - TV Shows
Great sitcom, but WHY OH WHY did they replace the main character's actor?! -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 14, 2009, 11:25 am

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) - TV Shows
Only thing that was loyal to the comic book was the names.(April the comic seemed to be black chick.) -- Submitted By: (chinsan) on May 14, 2009, 1:25 am

Nickelodeon - Random Topics
I feel for our youth, they'll never know the wonder of GOOD kids shows... I miss the old days of nick, but hey what do you expect from a channel who has MTV as a sister, of course It would lose its way to repetitive, forgettable, faddish programming. -- Submitted By: (joeyschmoey) on May 13, 2009, 11:24 pm

Quiet Riot - Music Groups
Quiet Riot rocked till the end. They dared to make a heavy metal video in the early 80's when we were being overrun by all the English new wave bands. I had the opportunity to see them live in 2000 when I was stationed in Korea. They absolutely rocked the house that night. I had the opportunity to meet Kevin DuBrow before this show and he was such a nice and personable guy. I was saddened when he recently passed away. Kevin, I assure you that neither you or your bandmates ever tasted any fish whatsoever. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 13, 2009, 8:46 pm

Frugal Gourmet, The - TV Shows
The sexual harassment, definitely. Check out the Smoking Gun archive on "The Frug"'s adventures: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/frugal1.html -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on May 13, 2009, 5:56 pm

Scooby Doo - TV Shows
Boned when they started messing with the cast. Scrappy was a little bearable at first, but once all the humans except Shaggy mysteriously vanished, he seemed to become more annoying. Then Daphne inexplicably returned, but none of the others. Then there was some annoying little kid. Only the classic crew of characters really made this show work. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 13, 2009, 3:56 pm

McDonalds - Random Topics
I visited a McDonald's I haven't been to in a while. It was gone. In its place was a McCafe. It looks like McDonald's bought a Starbucks restaurant, transported it to where the McDonald's restaurant once sat, and filled it with McDonald's logos. W...T...F?! -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 2:06 pm

America's Funniest Home Videos - TV Shows
Some videos are really mean and stupid. These idiots are more concerned about winning $10,000 than their grandma's welfare. Disgusting. These kinds of videos should be dumped in Vin Di Bona's trash can, not aired. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 1:44 pm

MADtv - TV Shows
I'd rather have SNL. Back when it was good. MadTV jumped day one with jokes that are not funny and get dragged out like there's no tomorrow. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 1:37 pm

Starbucks Coffee - Random Topics
Overpriced coffee in cheapo plastic cups instead of sturdy ceramic mugs is a hit? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 1:35 pm

Smurfs, The - TV Shows
Why did they have to add those smurflings? Ugh! They were just as bad as Scrappy Doo! -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 1:06 pm

DuckTales - TV Shows
While I agree that Bubba and Gizmoduck did not really "belong", I don't think Ducktales boned with them. At least Gizmoduck was cool. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 1:05 pm

National Treasure - Movie Series
Book of Secrets had a hidden Aztec Temple near Mt. Rushmore. Hello?! The Aztecs were in Mexico, and Mt. Rushmore is in South Dakota! You know, IN THE NORTH? If they make a third movie, what's it going to be about, a secret Tibetan temple in the Statue of Liberty? The first National Treasure was pretty good, though. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 12:31 pm

McDonalds - Random Topics
hee hee! these comments are great! I like Mcdonalds food -their hamburgers and fries are my favorites. but I agree 100% with these comments about the current advertising. I also grew up with the really cool mascots (ie. Ronald McDonald, the Hamburgler, and Grimace and the others) in the ads all the time. and I kind of miss them too. I don't know what it is about these new ads of theirs, I can't even figure them out half the time. oh well. -- Submitted By: (Riley2009) on May 13, 2009, 12:22 pm

Muppet Show, The - TV Shows
Muppets was meant for an adult audience...but it was safe to let the kids watch. Never boned! A classic in its own right. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 12:20 pm

Quiznos - Random Topics
I'm getting tired of advertisements that treat people like idiots or fans of crap. Anyone else agree with me? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 12:19 pm

Quack Pack - TV Shows
Teen versions of Huey, Dewey, and Louie? Riiiiiight... -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 12:03 pm

Nickelodeon - Random Topics
SVN, you helped me remember all those old Nick shows! Thank you! So many childhood memories. Don't forget "Salute Your Shorts"! I always remember Budnick's take on the theme song: "Camp Anawanna, we hold you in our heart, and when we think about you, IT MAKES ME WANNA FART!" The kids would laugh and Ug the counseler would go, "It's 'I hope we never part'! Now get it right or pay the price!" -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 12:02 pm

Ed, Edd N Eddy - TV Shows
The squiggle vision gave my cousin a headache. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 13, 2009, 11:53 am

National Treasure - Movie Series
I,too, really liked watching 'National Treasure' in that so many legit puzzles re the US Founding Fathers and the Masons got speculated about in a rather fascinating approach and it had an incredible pay off of having virtually every lost treasure of history being rediscovered at the end! Unfortunately, the sequel was incredibly BAD! First off, the motivations for the new goose chase were less noble than the first one- finding a lost temple first would somehow vindicate the rep of an ancestor that neither Ben nor any of the family he DID know had ever met. I mean, a true detective is supposed to seek evidence of the truth and be ready to accept it even if it proves hurtful to his or her ego. Many other things just didn't wash here but since I don't want to make this too long, I'll skip most of my objections and just say that the idea of the Aztecs building a gigantic waterworld underground temple in the Black Hills of South Dakota was incredibly bogus. Even if one refuses to accept the idea that the Aztecs didn't have wheeled transport, why would they BOTHER going so far away from their own empire to do this? -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 13, 2009, 7:18 am

Star Trek - Movie Series
I went last night. I'm not a star trek fan but it was a blast. Hope they do another one are they planning it? -- Submitted By: (Hikariu) on May 13, 2009, 6:36 am

Daisy of Love - TV Shows
I saw this abomination on TV yesterday while I was eating dinner and flipping channels. I thought to myself "would anyone even put this on BTF?" well apparently someone did! Boned the first second I laid eyes upon it. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 13, 2009, 5:01 am

America's Funniest Home Videos - TV Shows
Never really understood the appeal of this show. Grandma falls off the roof and presumably shatters her pelvis - Oh yeah, funny. A cat coughing up a furball on somebody in his sleep, oh boy. A 4 year old throwing a temper tantrum in Wal-Mart because they bought him the wrong toy, oh right, Hilarious. And the 5,000th shot to the groin.. A few funny ones thrown in, like Grandma's snoring sound like a crying baby, A dog getting spooked and jumping in the air, but too many stuipd ones. -- Submitted By: (Ken) on May 13, 2009, 2:29 am

Ed, Edd N Eddy - TV Shows
Boned the Fish with the 5th season. The whole show originally had an "Endless Summer" plot, but the whole going to School/autumn thing defeated the whole purpose of the show. Guess they did have a few good later episodes though, like The flash-back one was good. -- Submitted By: (Ken) on May 13, 2009, 2:18 am

History (History Channel) - Random Topics
I don't think it ever has. Yeah, some of the newer shows don't really fit in, like, Ufo Hunters, MonsterQuest and Life after humans and the others, they probably belong on the Science or Discovery channels, but they are interesting and all around good shows. They mostly show History as well, but most of it has gone to the other History channels like "Hist. International". I don't know if the possible second Bone "The Hitler Channel" counts or not anymore due to the "Military Channel" being launched (Never really minded the WWII Documentary marathons myself, though). Still wonder what happened to some of the other shows that got pushed aside... like what happened to "Mail Call"? -- Submitted By: (Ken) on May 13, 2009, 2:12 am

Daisy of Love - TV Shows
This show is awful. It proves that networks are so addicted to making instant celebrities out of reality "stars" who don't know when their 15 minutes of fame is over. This show is one of the worst with this silicone filled bimbo. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on May 12, 2009, 10:02 pm

Small Wonder - TV Shows
I agree, that voice was hideous. Worse than a tiger sharpening its claws on a blackboard. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on May 12, 2009, 9:59 pm

Rosie O'Donnell - Celebrities
Boned when she got her talk show. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on May 12, 2009, 9:58 pm

Godfather Trilogy - Movie Series
I know I am in the minority, but I think this one sucked from the start. I tried watching the first one but fell asleep for the whole second hour. I was too lost then. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on May 12, 2009, 9:55 pm

Hall and Oates - Music Groups
Their 80's songs are the best! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:41 pm

Duran Duran - Music Groups
I enjoy Duran Duran so much! Never boned! Their songs were cool! And how can the James Bond film DD did the theme song for be bad, anyway? (See my comment in "James Bond" for a better reason why.) -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:40 pm

Flock of Seagulls, A - Music Groups
Never boned! I love 80's music! My faves from this band are "I Ran So Far Away" and "Space Age Love Song"! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:39 pm

Zac Efron - Celebrities
Day one, all right! I despise a certain TV movie series he is in, and he is of the guilty party for ruining an already-ruined family studio even more!!!!! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:37 pm

Jonathan Taylor Thomas - Celebrities
Just whatever happened to the guys that played the "Taylor Boys" in "Home Improvement", huh? -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:36 pm

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen - Celebrities
Whatever happened to these two? What kind of road did the Olsen Twins decide to go down after '04 or so?!?!?? Oh man, and I was really looking forward to the 2051 direct-to-Blu release of "The Olsen Twins Retire From Acting and Take Up Golfing in Florida"! LOL Oh well, there's always Dylan and Cole...no, wait, that's the Bad Disney... -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:33 pm

Adam Sandler - Celebrities
My favorite movie with him is "Happy Gilmore" and the part where he fights with Bob Barker! "The Price is Wrong, Buddy!" -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:27 pm

Doctor Who - TV Shows
Uh, I've seen what appeared to be the pilot of the new version a few weeks ago on my local PBS station. It makes the old "Star Treks" look like romance stories in comparison! Besides, with 40+ years of episodes for this show, how can anyone (and I mean anyone) keep up? How do I know where to start? Is it even possible to find ALL episodes and play them in order????? -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:25 pm

Family Matters - TV Shows
Sure, I know the other characters: Carl, Harriet, Laura, Richie, etc.! Besides, being a Miller/Boyett sitcom, this show "never jumped!" (or "never boned" if that makes you happy) -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:22 pm

Nickelodeon - Random Topics
Oh boy, let's harken back to the good ol' days of "Jump the Shark" for my Nickelodeon rant: Back in the days this channel started, we watched shows like "Pinwheel", "You Can't Do That On Television", "Danger Mouse", "Rugrats", "Clarissa", "Double Dare", "OLD (and I mean OLD) All That", and "Kenan and Kel". (There are other shows, too, but these are the good ones from looking at old JTS posts) Now we got STUPID shows like "NEW All That", "Catdog", "Spongebob", "Fairly Oddparents", plus (guess what) teenage shows similar in fashion to what killed "The Disney Channel"!!!!! First it was a smart, intelligent PBS-like channel, now it's MTV JUNIOR!!!!! OLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOAIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!! I can't stand it!!!!! Insert your own crazy rants on this channel here; I hate the new Nick!!!!! Urggggggggghhhhhhhhh!!!!! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:19 pm

Darkwing Duck - TV Shows
I agree! Never boned! Never jumped! Period! The Disney Afternoon cartoons WERE my childhood! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:07 pm

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers - TV Shows
Never jumped the shark, never boned the fish! "Chip and Dale" had me laughing throughout my childhood! Boy, do I miss Disney's "Golden Age"! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:06 pm

Aladdin - TV Shows
Of course this show never jumped/nuked! This was a Golden Age Disney show! As for those who are bummed because there was no Jafar and he was cool, come on! I didn't think he was cool at all! I never liked him! Besides, there are plenty of other villians throughout the series, and that made the show more exciting! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:04 pm

DuckTales - TV Shows
To Marcus: yeah, I do know this website is called "Bone the Fish". But I sometimes like to say "Jump the Shark" because I miss that site so much! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:02 pm

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire - TV Shows
Umm, why are there two pages of "WW2BAM" on the website? And is one for the British version; the other for the American version? Uh, what was I to say? Oh yeah, I miss Regis!!!!! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 7:01 pm

Godfather Trilogy - Movie Series
I have seen the original #1 movie, "The Godfather" before, and the first film was excellent. I haven't seen the other two films just yet, but for those who say it nuked/boned "at the first second of Part III," do you think it nuked when the Paramount logo appeared? ;-) LOL -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 6:58 pm

Batman - Movie Series
My favorite Batman movie is "The Dark Knight"! Just pure genius! I could see why IMDb has rated it near the very top of the "Top 250" best films of all time! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 6:56 pm

Beauty and the Beast - Movie Series
"Beauty and the Beast" was the first movie I have ever seen in a movie theater, back when I was just 4 years old! It's my all-time favorite Disney movie ever! Of all the Disney movies ever made (especially the Golden Age ones), this one stands apart from the rest because it just makes you want to feel good inside and out! I also can't wait for the Blu-ray to come out in October 2010 (hopefully I'll have the hardware by then). So if anyone thinks "BatB" has nuked the fridge (or boned the fish) for any reason but "Never Boned/Nuked", you're not thinking fourth-dimensionally (as Doc would say). Thank you. -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 6:55 pm

Star Trek - Movie Series
Yeah, I was one of millions of people who went to see the new "Star Trek" just recently. I agree, it's a very good film! I'm glad I decided to go see this movie in the theater AT THE LAST MINUTE!!!!! -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 6:52 pm

National Treasure - Movie Series
I really like watching "National Treasure!" Yes, this Disney movie was made in 2004, but I think it's pretty cool; an action movie the whole family can watch together, plus some interesting historical facts, and imagination makes "NT" such an awesome movie to watch. -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 6:49 pm

Domino's Pizza - Random Topics
I love eating at Domino's. I just experimented with their home delivery website and it was fun, easy, and cool! However, does it REALLY take 10 minutes to get your completed food put into boxes?!?!?? -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 6:37 pm

TLC (The Learning Channel) - Random Topics
Wasn't this originally "The Surgery Channel?" Now it's everything from tattooing to being an HGTV clone! LOL -- Submitted By: (SVN) on May 12, 2009, 6:35 pm

Starbucks Coffee - Random Topics
Starbucks boned on Day 1. This corporation does not move into a new town, it infests a new town. They can never build just one, there always has to be at least two or three. They go as far as putting two in the same mall and locating them across the street from each other. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on May 12, 2009, 6:01 pm

DuckTales - TV Shows
The Bubba the cave duck story arc pretty much ruined the show's focus and brought in an annoying and useless character. GizmoDuck on the other hand was a much more interesting character and actually fit in with the show's adventure premise. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 5:44 pm

Quack Pack - TV Shows
Boned from the first day. A Duckburg mostly inhabited by humans and Donald's nephews as trendy-hip teenagers with Donald himself mostly consigned to the background just didn't work, and this show would mark the beginning of the end of the Disney Afternoon. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 4:57 pm

Twisted Sister - Music Groups
Twisted Sister went for a more pop-friendly sound after the "Stay Hungry" album, which contained the band's only real hits, and would never re-capture the intensity of the first three records. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 4:52 pm

Earthworm Jim - TV Shows
Like Freakazoid, which aired alongside it in the early Kids' WB lineup, this show was killed off before it got the chance to grow tired. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 4:24 pm

Coach - TV Shows
This show's slow yet steady decline began after Hayden accepted the pro job and moved to Orlando. (bringing seemingly half the population of Minnesota along with him) -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 4:22 pm

Wonder Pets - TV Shows
Even though it's aimed at preschoolers and most of the episodes are essentially the same, this show is still ten times better than almost anything else currently offered by Nickelodeon. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 4:17 pm

Sonic The Hedgehog (SatAM) - TV Shows
A decent Saturday Morning action cartoon, certainly better than the goofball "weekday" series that ran at the same time, and certainly worlds ahead of the abomination known as Sonic Underground, but "SatAm" was highly overrated. The characters from the video game series were pretty much replacable in what was supposed to be their own show, with the ones created specifically for the series seemingly dominating. You could take out Sonic, Tails and Robotnik, swap in some generic replacements, call this Super Furry Freedom Fighters, and it wouldn't have been all that different. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 4:15 pm

Super Mario World - TV Shows
This show was dreadful from day one, plagued by obnoxious and painfully stupid characters, ridiculous plots and poor animation. Only the infamous Mama Luigi episode, which was the last in the series, was halfway watchable, and only because it left out all the annoying side characters and broke away from the usual tired formula of the show. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 4:09 pm

Sims, The - Random Topics
Too many expansion packs released at extortion prices. $49.99 for the incomplete main + 10 Add-ons released at the same price + 10 more item packs at a generous $19.99 a pop = going broke to play one game. -- Submitted By: (Jon_Dohnson) on May 12, 2009, 3:35 pm

Twitter - Websites
Just another stupid, pointless & stale social-fad site being plugged to the masses by celebrities & the MSM. -- Submitted By: (Jon_Dohnson) on May 12, 2009, 3:23 pm

TV Guide - Random Topics
A couple of reasons they boned the fish. 1 - Going from their classic design with in-depth 24/7 local listings & nice articles about television shows and TV stars to a US Weekly-Lite gossip rag with barebones one-size-fits-all-tv-markets listings. 2 - Killing "the original". All they did was buy the name, redirect the URL & scraped the rest. -- Submitted By: (Jon_Dohnson) on May 12, 2009, 2:31 pm

Rocky - Movie Series
Rocky V. Rocky goes from on top of the world to living in the poorhouse. Like Rocky couldn't have a George Foreman Grill type gig or cameos in movies/tv to make a living after retirement. -- Submitted By: (Jon_Dohnson) on May 12, 2009, 2:19 pm

Inspector Gadget - TV Shows
Inspector Gadget boned with the addition of Capeman. Adding another clueless character to accompany the already inept Gadget bogged down the whole show. -- Submitted By: (LoyalPigeon) on May 12, 2009, 2:16 pm

Kiss - Music Groups
When the makeup came off. They went from iconic to just another group of ugly misfits making music in the 80's. -- Submitted By: (Jon_Dohnson) on May 12, 2009, 2:13 pm

Sonic the Hedgehog - Random Topics
The second reason Sonic boned being gimmicky gameplay. When the series got all these extra characters and gadgets and motivations that nobody cared about, somebody had to DO something with them. So, in order to make these characters and extra crap look less like the nuisances that they were, the games had to be built in such a way that the extras were made an integral part of gameplay. Sonic Adventure incorporated the least annoying version of this idea: levels that you can only complete using a certain character. Kunckles Chaotix introduced a glitchy tag team system, Sonic Riders introduced surfboards with bad control, Shadow the Hedgehog gave the main character GUNS. Even Sonic himself wasn't immune to these changes: in numerous games he is now required to do "tricks" in order to pass certain parts of a stage, tricks that are generally done by pressing an extra button that is only used when it is time to do the trick. Once again, Sega should have taken a lesson from Nintendo in this regard. Adding new character abilities isn't bad in and of itself in the least: Mario can do more than run, jump, and shoot like he did in the first SMB. However, there's a way to do it, and a way not to. Character actions should be generally useful throughout the game, and fairly independent of location or setting in the game. An action should not exist for the sole purpose of completing a scenario which exists for the sole purpose of permitting the action to be used. If character X has a long jump, said long jump should generally be up to the user to decide when it should be used, and it should be useful in more than one place. There may be scenarios in the game where a long jump is required, and may be the only way to complete the scenario, however it is set up such that it is not a pointless exercise. Sonic does it the wrong way: you have your basic moveset, then you have these extra movesets and buttons. In some games, there are parts where, once you get to them, you are required to press the buttons in a certain order in order to proceed or activate a special move. These moves aren't useful anywhere else but there. Furthermore, in many of these places, the gimmick is the only way to proceed through the level. Nothing would be lost by removing both the gimmick and the move, which points to how useless the move really is. Mario doesn't do this: Mario gives you a set of moves, and you get to decide what to do with them. All in all, this made a game that no one really wanted to play, save the hardcore fans. When you think of games that are fun to just pick up and play, Sonic probably isn't among them, and if he is, you're probably thinking of an earlier incarnation. Nobody is going to compare Sonic Unleashed to SMB64, or even Luigi's Mansion. Sonic Rush will always be the Sonic that could have been better, because they incorporate more of these bad ideas into that series. Really, if I were Sega, I would do a tongue in cheek retcon of the whole series. Let's forget everything that came before, and do it New Super Mario Bros style. Take some of the old stuff, add in some of the features from Sonic 3 and Knuckles, keep the basic plot of the old Sonic, and go from there. Sonic has the same problem that Star Trek had: there's just too much garbage in the past for things to keep going on like this. Sega should really go back to the drawing board on this one. -- Submitted By: (castaghast) on May 12, 2009, 1:37 pm

Mask, The - Movie Series
I remember watching movie previews when there was one for the Mask 2. I heard a guy in the audience go, "Aw, they RUINED it!" I think the Mask was great, but Jim Carrey making funny faces starts to wear off. That's probably why he chose to star in some serious movies from that point on. The first Mask was fun, the second Mask was garbage. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on May 12, 2009, 1:19 pm

Laverne & Shirley - TV Shows
I've often wondered if they thought the LA move would bring in NEW fans instead of just making it that much harder for their already weary fans to keep watching. And what was the point of keeping Shirley in the title if she wasn't on or even mentioned anymore? -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 12, 2009, 11:39 am

Colbert Report, The - TV Shows
Sometimes it's funny watching seeing those guests who (despite the pre-show disclosure ) actually think Stephen's totally LEGIT in what he's saying! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 12, 2009, 11:36 am

Star Trek - Movie Series
Excuse me for keeping the art of dissent alive but. . . J.J. Abrams has once again used time travel as a means to deal with plot problems(see also "Lost"). While this tactic may be hailed far and wide now, in 20 years time (if anyone's still around), time travel may be considered by many to be the last refuge of sci-fi hacks who can't think of any other means to get out of corners they've painted for themselves! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on May 12, 2009, 11:23 am

Radio - Random Topics
Before I purchased my new truck, all I had was FM. I was forced to listen to public radio because the rest was just horrible. After my new XM setup, I won't ever go back. It seems like so much time wasted before just trying to find something decent on FM, no longer. Joe I think you should try XM for a month or so, you'll be hooked. -- Submitted By: (Hikariu) on May 12, 2009, 7:00 am

Radio - Random Topics
Joebag- I thought the same thing (why pay for radio), until the format of my favorite FM station was changed from rock to country for no reason in 2006, then I got Sirius out of protest because I was mad at the FM stations in general in my area. It was the best thing that ever happened to me with audio entertainment. Satellite radio is about 1000x better than FM ever was. Now the funny thing is, my car was out for about 3 days after I had satellite for about a year for a body work issue so I had a car without satellite for three days, and having to go back to the regular FM stations was literally torture because it was just that damn lousy to the awesome radio I had become used to. I have never met anyone that has had Satellite radio that says it isnt worth every penny, the only people that say it isnt worth it, dont have it, and normally have never even listened to it. Expand your mind Joe, and try it out, you'll love it! -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on May 12, 2009, 5:03 am

Lowe's - Random Topics
Lowe's kicks Home Depot's butt hands down. I hate shopping in an orange themed store and the workers aren't as nice. I'll take Lowe's every time. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 12, 2009, 12:13 am

Jeopardy! - TV Shows
I originally thought that Ken Jennings made Jeopardy rock, but now that I think of it, having Saturday Night Live do regular skits about your show probably means you still rock. What is....it still rocks? -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 12, 2009, 12:10 am

Guinness World Records - Random Topics
Chuck Norris holds all of the world records. The Guinness World Records is simply a list of everyone who has come in second. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 12, 2009, 12:08 am

Britney Spears - Celebrities
Poor Britney is a train wreck waiting to happen. She another celebrity that has boned the fish so many times you just can't decide which one to pick. Exposing herself getting out of cars, carrying her baby on her lap while she drives, smoking, K-Fed, etc.... Take your pick. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 12, 2009, 12:06 am

Dolly Parton - Celebrities
Dolly has always rocked. She's able to poke fun at herself, especially the size of her chest. The lady can write a song, she can sing, she can play banjo and guitar, and she has an amusement park named after her. I think there should be a BTF rule book that if you have an amusement park named after you, you absolutely cannot be boning any fish. -- Submitted By: (JoeBagODonuts) on May 12, 2009, 12:03 am

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