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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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Maude (TV series) - TV Shows
OF COURSE Maude was a hypocrite! (For the record, so was Mike Stivic, aka Meathead.) That was one of the points Norman Lear & Co sought to make in their shows. Just because they were all liberals didn't mean they couldn't poke fun at the contradictions and double standards (and insecurities!) of many members of their own political tribe. In fact, the characters in Lear sitcoms who tended to be the most consistent, and consistently honest and decent, were those - both Florida and Edith Bunker come to mind - who didn't wave their political views in everyone's faces. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 12, 2011, 7:47 pm

Pawn Stars - TV Shows
The staff squabbles and forced humor aside, this show has a certain value in that we get to learn about the history of alot of interesting items (and sometimes a little U.S. history too). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 12, 2011, 7:25 pm

Oz - TV Shows
I voted "never boned", but I never lost sight of the ridiculousl premise of this show, or of the increasingly unrealistic story arcs. The only saving grace was the acting, which was consistently first-rate. I'm glad so many of the alumni have had so much post-Oz success. (It's especially nice to see J.K. Simmons - who was so brilliant as Schillinger - doing so well on both the big screen and the small screen.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 12, 2011, 7:15 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
I'm the one guy on earth that hasn't seen this show, but here's my opinion on the finale anyways. They hyped that finale like CRAZY. Everyone was talking about it. Then when it aired, a lot of people were seriously wondering if their cable went out during the ending. I think if your finale looks like a technical glitch, you've done something wrong. They really shouldn't have hyped the episode up like they did if they were going to do a non-ending. I remember Ray Romano went out of his way to warn people that the Everybody Loves Raymond finale was going to be a pretty typical episode. And that seemed to work because I don't recall any complaints about it. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 12, 2011, 4:00 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
It feels as if we are beating a dead horse here. I never watched season 6 since it aired on HBO the first time. It was so bad the first time that I just wanted them to end it and put it out of it's misery. I don't remember the storylines from that season and I prefer it that way. Once you've seen old friend die of cancer you don't want to relive it. RIP The Sopranos - it was good for four seasons - ok for a fifth and just awful in the sixth. Nonetheless gone but not forgotten (except for season 6) -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 12, 2011, 1:39 am

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
I think the bottom line is this- Seasons 1 & 2 of Sopranos was some of the best television of all time. 3,4, and 5 gave us some good story arcs and great episodes, season 6 pts 1/2 meandered into preachy liberal hogwash from characters that we hated with some gangster stuff in the background. The ending was appropriate for how far the show fell- there were about 100 differnt ways this should have gone (LRBLOOM I agree with almost all of your changes- thanks for sharing!!) from after season 2 til the end, and they picked about the most unsatisfying way to wrap it up. Yes there are open ended story lines- but some kick ass and leave you wanting more- SEE THE SHIELD FOR HOW TO DO THIS DAVID CHASE- and some that are limp wristed excuses for 2 seasons of straight fish boning. And for anyone who still defends how this show went out- remember that the writers from THE SHIELD made fun of the writers on the Sopranos and made it a point to tell their audience they WOULDNT DO A "SOPRANOS" FOR THE FINALE!!! I just talked to a friend who is rewatching the series and he feels the same- the show just gets bad, and preachy and ends on a terrible note- we (Mrs. Chubby Rain and I) watched the series (as documented on here via comments) last year and came to the same conclusion- wasted potential leads to a series ending fish boning that was the nadir (anit-climax) of 4 mediocre seasons that were coasting off two of the greatest seasons of scripted TV of all time- 'nuff said.... -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 11, 2011, 6:52 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
I agree with Dol. When I watch something, I expect it to be wrapped up in some way, good of bad. To end it like they did was a lousy excuse to end the show. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 11, 2011, 5:19 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
It ended as it ended and all's well that ends well. From the moment that episode aired people started bitching. The stories pretty much resolved themselves. Either the characters died or went to prison or both. The problem with this show wasn't the ending, but the middle. Rewrite it - Big Pussy lives and Jimmy Altierei is the rat. Ralph Cifaretto gets killed the first he beats up a girl. Employee of The Month - Dr Melfi (and/or her ex)consult Tony about attacker, which makes Tony and Dr Melfi partners in crime. AJ never has "therapy" because his dad is a gangster and canbu yhim anything he wants anyway. Tony and Carmela and the never seperate. Carmela never complains about Tony's other women after all it's a small price to pay to live in the lap of luxury. The soccer coach dies under mysterious circumstances in jail. Newspaper people cover it up. Vito stays straight and faithful to hsi wife until the bitter end. Uncle JR retains his senses and neve shoots anyone. Adrianna does five to ten while Christopher waits for her. Pie-Oh-My, Irina, Gloria Trillo, and Valentino don't exist. Christopher stays out of Hollywood. We never hear of Caitlin, the section eight roommate and Noah Tennenbaum. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 11, 2011, 12:52 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
Disagree again. In real life loose ends are frequently never resolved, but this is entertainment. That's why people in that business get paid the big bucks. And in entertainment if loose ends aren't resolved at the end of an 8-year show, then why am I watching? I just don't believe people watch shows for years just to see things be even more muddled plot-wise than when it began. That's why there was such a backlash about Lost. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 11, 2011, 12:53 am

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
I agree that the unconventional ending wasn't an issue. Life went on and most the associates of the family were dead so this was just a way of saying that life went on and that was it. I think it would've been condescending to suggest that all the loose ends shouldbe tied up nice and neatly or something. Is was fun while it lasted and we'll just leave well enouch alone. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 10, 2011, 10:17 am

South Park - TV Shows
Most of Season 14 was as good as any previous season, though I agree that the 3-episode Coon & Friends/Mysterion arc was weak. (But they ended the season on a strong note with the brilliant Creme Fraiche.) I think South Park may prove to be bone-proof. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 9, 2011, 6:40 pm

Married with Children - TV Shows
Never boned - in fact, this show is proof that Ted McGinley did have some purpose after all. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on April 9, 2011, 6:31 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
Disagree. The infamous blank screen ending was extremely condescending and didn't treat anybody like an adult at all. It was just something the writers thought up to feed their own egos. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 9, 2011, 6:02 pm

American Chopper - TV Shows
A large percentage of the specialty bikes they build - especially the celebrity vanity models - are kind of lame. There is always far more emphasis placed on looks than on performance. And yes, the soap-opera quality of the father-son relationship got old a long time ago. American Chopper boned years ago. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 9, 2011, 4:34 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
The unconventional ending didn't bother me at all. Who says everything has to be wrapped up nicely with a clearly understood, satisfying ending? That's not how life works. Life is full of ambiguities and incompletions and uncertainties, and I think David Chase was wise to bring a series which he often allowed to venture a bit too far into fantasy territory back to something near cold reality by giving it an ending that challenged our (often unreasonable) sensibilities. (In other words, he treated us like adults instead of children who need to be spoon-fed. I can't help but appreciate that.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 9, 2011, 3:47 pm

Home Improvement - TV Shows
As Wilson tells her, "A little education is a beautiful thing, but a little education and a vivid imagination can make a person cuckoo." -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 9, 2011, 12:12 am

Girlfriends - TV Shows
Plot lines became more and more pointless. Stopped caring about the characters and so when Toni left, I did too. -- Submitted By: (Cannongurl) on April 9, 2011, 12:00 am

Home Improvement - TV Shows
Nothing against the actress but I could not stand Jill!! She was annoying as hell when she went back to college to be a psychologist! She suddenly going around like she's Dr. Joyce Brothers. -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on April 8, 2011, 5:05 pm

South Park - TV Shows
I just saw a rerun of 2008 episode called "Britney's New Look" in which the idea was to parody the press and public reaction to Britney's meltdown/breakdown. While I was one of the first to admit that the recent rash of celebrity train wrecks wasn't funny in the first place, South Park's treatment of the same subject was sickening, naueating and just plain wrong. The idea is that the public sat with baited breath waiting for Britney to become the latest "Buffy" or Dana Plato. When a person does have a serious problem, we the public aren't sitting around like bloodthirsty vultures hoping they will croak. The majority of the public got tired of hearing whether Britney went outside without her shoes or about the inside vultures picking the bones. The majority kept wondering when will they put her in the hospital. I could almost appreciate what South Park was trying to say this would serve as an example of the kind of sanctimony that we can live without on this show. The idea of the press harassing a famous person - ok I'll buy that. But to have the nerve to imply that we are all so heartless as to watch someone blow their brains out and not do anything is sick. I don't even like Britney. She can't sing, has no real talent and is primarily a T&A show, but I didn't say I wanted her dead. This cartoon portrays a headless Britney carrying on as if no one even noticed her is insulting to the rest of the world. No one found it entertaining to constantly be flooded with stories about Britney's self-destruction. It's about time somebody got this kind of trash off the front pages and into the rehab centers instead of subjecting some one to cruelty of amateur comedians coast to coast with the implication that the public enjoys this. Not entertaining and not funny. South Park crossed a line by insinuating that people do enjoy watching a person destroy themselves in the public eye for cheap thrills. South Park are no better and speaking of train wrecks, they shopuld look at their own ratings. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 8, 2011, 1:04 pm

Almost Live! - TV Shows
There was an article a few years ago where they interviewed some of the old cast members and they also said the old Seattle culture has been destroyed. I had blamed the "Seattle Scene" of the early '90s (grunge music, Starbucks) for the huge influx of rude snobs to our state, but John Keister says it's more due to the IT boom. Here's the article: http://www.seattlepi.com/default/article/Former-Almost-Live-host-wistful-for-the-quirky-1255120.php -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 7, 2011, 2:45 pm

Sliders - TV Shows
I wouldn't mind this show being brought back or remade. It had a great concept that was all too frequently not used to its fullest potential. -- Submitted By: () on April 7, 2011, 1:14 pm

Diff'rent Strokes - TV Shows
I don't why I find the "Mr. Horton" episode so funny, maybe it not the episode itself but way they handled it was so poorly. It reminded me of one of Family Guy cutaway gags when Mr. Horton was shirtless and was bending down in front of Arnold and Dudley telling to "scream real loud at my ass". It was basically the real episode was about anyways. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 7, 2011, 11:02 am

Wayans Bros., The - TV Shows
Other than that one out of the bunch, "A Very Special: Marlon smokes weed" episode. It was very funny, I argee that it could be a little more funnier if White Mike was still here though. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 7, 2011, 10:46 am

Jamie Foxx Show, The - TV Shows
It's little bit less fun when Jamie and Fancy start dating, because all the sexual tension exist between them was gone but it was still a funny show throughout the whole series. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 7, 2011, 10:34 am

Family Matters - TV Shows
I still kinda wish that at least ended the whole series with a conclusion with Urkel and Laura being married to each other, giving it a proper sendoff. Instead of the network or whoever cancel it at a cliffhanger. All 9 years worth of storylines with Urkel and Laura seems just a waste when it was cancel it too early. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 7, 2011, 10:08 am

Home Improvement - TV Shows
I avoid the serious episodes like a virus. It was better when Tim's kids were little. When they are teenagers, some of the episodes have gotten a little bit too serious at times. Other than that, most of their episodes is petty funny. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 7, 2011, 9:54 am

Boy Meets World - TV Shows
I like the earlier episodes better when they were little kids, it was lot funnier then. I dread the "college years" because that's when it start take itself too seriously. Like Topanega almost got sexually abuse by her professor, Shawn goes all emo and compained non-stop about how poor his family was or how his Dad left them, etc. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 7, 2011, 9:43 am

Home Improvement - TV Shows
As long as this show didn't land on anything serious it was good fun. Avoid the serious episodes. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 7, 2011, 7:02 am

Outer Limits, The (1963-1965) - TV Shows
Not only a great intro but great theme music. Very atmospheric and creepy episodes, even half a century later. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 7, 2011, 2:26 am

Almost Live! - TV Shows
Never boned. Speed Walker, Billy Quan, the High-Fivin' White Guys, "Cops" in Ballard (or wherever), all the great Kent putdowns, Ineffectual Middle Management Suck-Ups ("Meet your new boss: Box of Snakes!") The previous poster is right; Seattle can't laugh at itself anymore, and that's a damn shame. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 7, 2011, 2:04 am

Big Comfy Couch, The - TV Shows
It's bad enough when Loonette does the clock strech. But when that fake Ronald Mcdonald looking named Major Bedhead appears, that's when it bone the comfy couch. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 6, 2011, 7:53 pm

Full House - TV Shows
I remember seeing that episode where Stephanie had to wear glasses and for some reason Steve Urkel (from Family Matters) was there. When a there a crossover episode when character from another show appears, it usually means the writers ran out of ideas and/or are lazy. I think it was also around the time right before or during the "Michelle Tanner Era" when it truly BTF. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 6, 2011, 7:14 pm

As Time Goes By - TV Shows
This was a fantastic show with wonderful acting. The facial expressions alone could sometimes tell the story. Such well fleshed-out characters that you cared about them. You wanted them to work out their problems and to slap them when they made bone-headed mistakes in their relationships. Such a great show. Never BTF. -- Submitted By: (Tkieron) on April 6, 2011, 5:50 pm

CatDog - TV Shows
While not one of the best cartoons ever, I liked CatDog. I loved the voice of Jim Cummings as cat. Everyone asks the same question: "How do they go to the bathroom?" I was hoping I could find some clues. Like when Cat licks himself, Dog coughs up a hairball. When Dog eats hot sauce, Cat burps out flames. I remember one episode where Lola (the third wheel) caught them in the act. All we saw was Dog stand there, close his eyes and sigh. Then Lola snapped a picture. Dog was upset because she learned the secret of how they went to the bathroom. On Lola's part, that was sick. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 5, 2011, 5:56 pm

Countdown with Keith Olbermann - TV Shows
Everyone's criticism of Olbermann can be equally said about O'Reilly, Limbaugh, Beck, etc. -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on April 4, 2011, 8:00 pm

West Wing, The - TV Shows
Wow, what's with all the right wingers on this site? TWW never boned for me. -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on April 4, 2011, 7:56 pm

Breaking Bad - TV Shows
The show isn't even finished, and it's already a masterpiece. Hope they don't go past 5 seasons though. Quit while you're ahead. -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on April 4, 2011, 7:51 pm

Babylon 5 - TV Shows
Everything after Season 4 was mediocre. This includes S5, and all the spinoffs. -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on April 4, 2011, 7:49 pm

WIRE, The - TV Shows
Never boned. While the final season was shaky, it was still MILES ahead of any other drama on TV. -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on April 4, 2011, 7:27 pm

Star Trek: Enterprise - TV Shows
2 words: nazi aliens. How is that not a choice? -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on April 4, 2011, 6:39 pm

Lost - TV Shows
I couldn't get past the 5th season. The show REALLY suffered from writing on the fly. I picture the infinite monkeys writing that show. Terrible. -- Submitted By: (Googalslosh) on April 4, 2011, 6:32 pm

Full House - TV Shows
This show was so sickeningly syrupy sweet and deadly to diabetics that Bob Saget has spent the last 16 years doing a 180 with "adult themed" standup to shed the stereotype. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 4, 2011, 5:58 pm

CatDog - TV Shows
This show may not have been that great, but I would be dishonest if I said I wasn't a fan of it when I was younger. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 3, 2011, 8:58 pm

All in the Family - TV Shows
Went downhill when Gloria and Mike left and then a maid came to the show and then Gloria and Mike divorced and Maude was spun off as well the Jeffersons. -- Submitted By: (mozillia) on April 3, 2011, 4:26 pm

Cold Pizza - TV Shows
Show went downhill when Thea Andrews, Kit Hoover, and Dawn Yaneck were kicked out of the show. Then came Dana Jacobson. Since then it became First Take with various people debating Skip Bayless. Dana has improved over the years, but sportscenter is much better. -- Submitted By: (mozillia) on April 3, 2011, 4:13 pm

Kung Fu - TV Shows
The last few episodes of the series formed a story arc in which Caine finds his nephew, then his long-lost brother. It was very soap-operatic, and it deviated so far from the show's regular formula (and its philosophical heart) that it might have constituted the Bone Moment of the series had Kung Fu continued for further seasons. Generally, though, the show never really went south. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 3, 2011, 1:47 pm

Full House - TV Shows
Yes Joey We are laughing at you not with you -- Submitted By: (MisierL) on April 2, 2011, 2:04 pm

Dexter's Laboratory - TV Shows
Let's not forget that many of the people who worked on the first 2 seasons (such as Butch Hartman, Seth McFarlane, and even creator Genndy Tartakovsky) had no involvement in the third and forth season, which explains why they seem to pale in comparison to the originals. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 1, 2011, 6:12 pm

Wild Wild West, The - TV Shows
Great show. I was actually thinking of The Wild Wild West the other day and it occured to me that this show was almost kind of a proto-Steam Punk. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on April 1, 2011, 5:25 pm

That's Life (1998) - TV Shows
While filming a guest spot for ABC's "Fantasy Island" revival, stand-up comic and former school teacher Gerry Red Wilson died of undiagnosed meningitis on November 21, 1998. He was 37 years old. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 1, 2011, 3:05 pm

Wild Wild West, The - TV Shows
Back in the '60s, if I missed an episode of WWW I regarded the whole week as ruined. It never boned - but when they changed the cartoon vignette which accompanied the opening credits, making the cowboy back away from the knife-wielding femme fatale instead of decking her as he had done before, I had an uneasy feeling about the show's future. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 1, 2011, 4:06 am

Sledge Hammer! - TV Shows
"Trust me....I know what I'm doing." A brilliant series, and maybe a little ahead of its time, Sledge Hammer wasn't around long enough to bone. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 1, 2011, 3:55 am

Friends - TV Shows
The last great classic sitcom. Sure, it pulled every possible, illogical boning move it could, but it also gave up some of the funniest moments in TV, some of the most classic quotes, and the ensemble of six was and still is one of the strongest ensembles in TV. I think we all look back at it now as a reminder of a bygone era, but that's a lot of TV. Sitcoms from the 80s don't make as much sense as much more current sitcoms do. Friends may not be timeless, and it is far from perfect, but I can't think of many stronger shows that weren't on a slow death-march from their seventh season on. Friends had an undeniable momentum from beginning to end. -- Submitted By: (SamuraiPanda201) on March 31, 2011, 1:35 pm

Bionic Woman, The - TV Shows
Never rocket science but sometimes a fun way to pass the time. Unfortunately, the last season got too bogged down in UFOs and it just seemed to run out of steam. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on March 31, 2011, 10:51 am

Parenthood (2010) - TV Shows
Agree that the actresses playing the teen cousins look older than the characters should but they do very good work- especially Mae Whitman who plays Amber. However; I'm glad they actually had the deal with the discovery of a biracial grandchild instead of totally ignoring it (and the existance of his father the family's younger son) like they did in the 1990 series. Also, I'm glad they fleshed out the characters more and it's interesting,too, that the older son's problem child got a definition of Asperger's here instead of just being considered high strung! Lastly, it's intriguing to me in the 'update' that the grandparents so are proto-Boomers who were counter-culture types who raised a family(as in Stephen and Elyse Keaton of "Family Ties") instead of having come of age in the 40's and 50's as in the original movie and series- yet somehow kept the dynamics intact! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on March 31, 2011, 10:36 am

Cagney & Lacey - TV Shows
OK, I went back and read what happened re Sharon Gless's stalker. It turns out that she threatened suicide but did not actually do the deed before she was taken into custody. She then got six years in prison and let's hope has found her peace since then. I'm posting this so as not to perpetuate a falsehood on the 'Net albeit unintentionally and apologize for having previously put that out there without first checking on the facts. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on March 31, 2011, 10:28 am

Office, The - TV Shows
When Jim confessed his love to Pam it BTF. -- Submitted By: (The_Chuckler) on March 31, 2011, 10:26 am

What a Cartoon! Show - TV Shows
Whether you liked the shorts or not, there's no doubt that this show (along with its Nickelodeon counterpart, Oh Yeah Cartoons) was the beginning for several animators, such as John R. Dilworth, Genndy Tartakovsky, Butch Hartman, Craig McCracken, and even Seth McFarlane. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on March 30, 2011, 7:42 pm

Untouchables, The (1993) - TV Shows
I remember William Forsythe started getting this huge ego and started acting like a big deva and future movie star. I think they had to write him out of the show. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on March 30, 2011, 4:14 pm

Titus - TV Shows
Poor Titus; the whole theme of this show (based on his real dysfunctional life) was how his whole family sucked except for his awesome wife. Then his wife left him shortly after this show was axed. It's just like when Howard Stern made that movie all about how great his wife is and she subsequently left him for some rich guy and took half his assets. Note to men in the industry: DON'T DO THIS!!! -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on March 29, 2011, 8:59 pm

Friends - TV Shows
"Friends don't let friends watch Friends". -- Submitted By: (Robert) on March 29, 2011, 1:40 pm

Reba - TV Shows
This was/is sort of "One Day At A Time" mixed with "Married With Children" with none of the charm or sincerity of either. The two things don't mix. One is the story of a single mother and the other is dysfunctional humor. Reba is the mother that everyone comes to for advice on moral dilemmas which is to say that she's the straight man to several contrived idiots and the studio audience roars with laughter. I've seen better and I've seen worse. If Reba hired people to play dumb so she could look smart you have the idea. I vote from day one this is a loser. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on March 29, 2011, 9:02 am

Hogan's Heroes - TV Shows
Unbelievable that Nazi's were so gullible and naive and that Hogan is able to operate spy ring right under their noses without arousing suspicions -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on March 29, 2011, 5:22 am

Little House on the Prairie - TV Shows
Really this show is the textbook example of what can happen when a show's star wrests creative control away from the producers. I agree, the early stuff was good, but Landon turned the show into a preachy ego-trip. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on March 29, 2011, 1:46 am

Drawn Together - TV Shows
I've never caught an episode. At first, I thought it might have been kind of funny. However, all that changed when I learned more about it. I recall a post on the Scottish site describing a gag: the pig, Spanky, poops on a pizza, then says he didn't remember ordering it with sausage. Then there were the other posts mentioning how it's rife with racist terms. From that point on, I realized how lucky I am to have missed this show. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on March 28, 2011, 6:01 pm

Little House on the Prairie - TV Shows
The original TV movies in 1974, that preceded the series, were excellent! As were the books that it was all based on written by real Laura Ingalls Wilder. The series, however, got too "dramatic" and the innocent simplicity of it was lost. -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on March 28, 2011, 9:54 am

State, The - TV Shows
Never boned. This show is still hilarious. To quote Louie, "I wanna dip my balls in it!" -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 26, 2011, 12:56 pm

TMZ on TV - TV Shows
The most boring show on television. I wouldn't even print one of the website's articles and waste paper by wiping my ass with it. Why would I waste a half hour by watching the show? -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 25, 2011, 6:35 pm

Little House on the Prairie - TV Shows
Until TMZ came along, this was, hands down, the most boring show on television. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 25, 2011, 6:33 pm

Three's a Crowd (sitcom) - TV Shows
I'm in the minority here, but much like "The Ropers", I enjoyed this show. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 25, 2011, 6:31 pm

King of the Hill - TV Shows
Never boned. Thankfully it ended when it did, or else they would have either had to replace Brittany Murphy or kill off the Luanne character. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 25, 2011, 6:27 pm

MADtv - TV Shows
The golden age of this show was when the cast had Mo Collins, Will Sasso, Debra Wilson, Nicole Sullivan, Alex Borstein, Aries Spears, and Michael McDonald. (Nicole Parker, Bobby Lee, and Frank Caliendo had their moments as well.) -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 25, 2011, 6:17 pm

Archie Bunker's Place - TV Shows
"All In The Family" had (both directly and indirectly) spawned a couple of successful spin-offs. This wasn't one of them. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 25, 2011, 6:08 pm

All in the Family - TV Shows
Didn't Edith die in "Archie Bunker's Place"? -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 25, 2011, 6:05 pm

WWE Friday Night Smackdown - TV Shows
Once I was surfing through the program listing, saw WWE on SciFi and that just struck me as being completely incongruous. But what PYL said explains it. Thanks for the info! -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on March 24, 2011, 6:40 am

WWE Friday Night Smackdown - TV Shows
I think the main reason they did that was because of NBC Universal. Before, when, for instance, if the WWE wanted to have, Kofi Kingston or Jack Swagger or Edge (some Smackdown stars) to make an appearance on Raw, they would of had to clear it with NBC Universal, since their appearance on Raw could of been akin to promoting a network not under the NBC Universal umbrella (even if they were employed by the WWE). Now being on SyFy, it's one less hinderance for the WWE. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on March 23, 2011, 8:56 pm

Friends - TV Shows
Actually Stephanie, Friends may well have set the trend in that regard of people hanging out in very narrow small groups who don't even really care that much about each other, but care about non-members of their group even less. Like, for example, Hot In Cleveland. (See what I did there?) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on March 23, 2011, 6:41 pm

Drawn Together - TV Shows
This show was funny at first but the premise wore extremely thin after a while. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 23, 2011, 6:00 pm

WKRP in Cincinnati - TV Shows
Never boned. In fact, the "very special" episode about the incident at the Who concert was necessary because a show about a Rock radio station in Cincinnati would need to address a tragic incident that took place in Cincinnati during the time of its current run. I also believe they covered the incident remarkably well. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 23, 2011, 5:54 pm

House - TV Shows
Too many dream sequences. Anytime someone acts out of character, or an improbable scene occurs, I now expect it to be a dream or hallucination. Too many ridiculous and off the wall stunts that House pulls now. Really, a song and dance segment, come on now! The new crew...Boring. Kal Penn made the right decision to get out when he did. If this crap was in the first season then it would have never got past the first year. Oh, and if I hear autoimmune or myocardial infarction one more time on this show I'll scream! -- Submitted By: (rixter) on March 23, 2011, 5:53 pm

WWE Friday Night Smackdown - TV Shows
In terms of the show itself, it probably will never completely jump the shark; however, I think the move to SyFy was a bad one because (besides a decrease in ratings) it was meant to be an OTA network show, and I say that for three reasons. One: it debuted on an OTA network. Two: it was the only show that made UPN, The CW, and MyNetwork TV come close to being even remotely relevant. Three: The WWE already had a main show for cable, which was Monday Night Raw, and I doubt that moving Smackdown to a cable network was necessary. -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 23, 2011, 5:50 pm

Friends - TV Shows
I know it's for the purpose of the sitcom, but the whole concept of ONE group of people hanging out only with that ONE group of people....all the time - day in and day out, very irritating. It's almost incestuous! If an "outsider" was allowed in the "inner circle", they didn't last long. Even the "Seinfeld" group had other significant outlets and relationships besides each other! And they didn't marry each other, either! -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on March 22, 2011, 10:29 am

Hot In Cleveland - TV Shows
If what Lrbloom says is true (I wouldn't know) then it's another case of art imitating life, where people fall into utterly meaningless relationships for the sake of convenience but really couldn't care less about each other (the state of modern marriage) and everything now is described/summarized via junior high level toilet humor. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on March 21, 2011, 5:33 pm

Married with Children - TV Shows
I actually liked the first few post_Steve years the best. That character was just a little *too* straight laced and whipped for my liking. Jefferson laughing at Al's jokes about Marcy right behind her back=full of win. But it did BTF in the mid 90s when Kelly cut her hair shirt (the hell?) and Bud turned from dud to stud but was somehow still being portrayed by the show as a loser (?). -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on March 21, 2011, 5:29 pm

Retired at 35 - TV Shows
Not only do I not watch the show, I don't even watch the ads for it anymore. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on March 21, 2011, 5:26 pm

Married with Children - TV Shows
I actually like them most at the very beginning, when Peg and Al were still somwhat in love...but it really boned from me when Steve left. It was such a great dynamic, with Marcy and Steve as the picture of correctness on the one side and the Bundys with their unashamed behaviour on the other side. By taking that away, the show became to cartoonish. My favourite is still the labour day episode, espacially the ending when Steve bites into the burger with the ashes of Marcies death aunt on it with such a relish. -- Submitted By: (Swanpride) on March 21, 2011, 4:56 pm

Animaniacs - TV Shows
Never boned. One of my favorite skits was the "Good Idea Bad Idea" segments. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on March 20, 2011, 9:31 pm

Family Guy - TV Shows
In a related topic, does anyone find it ironic that while FOX's news division is so extremely conservative, some of the progamming on the FOX network are quite liberal, like The Simpsons, Family Guy, Glee, and couple others. I'm wondering if Rupert Murdoch has even realized that yet. -- Submitted By: (tvfan) on March 20, 2011, 3:22 pm

Married with Children - TV Shows
*After Al had a hard time fitting the shoe in* "Fat Woman: Well I'm not sure if I like shade of blue. Al: I tell you what I'll do then. We'll stand you in front of a mirror, I'll begin stragling you. When you reach the shade of blue that it's satisfactory to you. You yell "Moo" and I'll stop." One of the funniest lines ever. There plently others though. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on March 20, 2011, 8:41 am

Hills, The - TV Shows
Watching the paint dry is more intresting than watching this crap. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on March 20, 2011, 8:23 am

Total Request Live (TRL) - TV Shows
At first it was Carson Daly alone in a studio counting down music videos... not bad, though the videos were crappy one-hit wonder top 40 bands that would disappear within a year. Then they moved the show to the open New York studio and added a studio audience. It still was like the old show, except interviews started being added to the show. Then the audience started being allowed to cheer and make comments about the videos. Soon, the videos were shortened considerably to make more room for interviews and celebrity gossip (or "news"). Before long, the show was nothing more than a 90 minute celebrity worship fest with music videos as filler. The videos were from the same predictable group of late 90s "favorites" for pre-teen girls (Backstreet Boys, NSync, Britney Spears, Spice Girls). By the mid 2000s with Carson Daly gone and artists like NSync gone, the show lost it's appeal with pre-teen America and was a share of its former self. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on March 19, 2011, 7:48 pm

Total Request Live (TRL) - TV Shows
"Like OMG OMG I like totally requested "Crappy Song" by Flavor Of The Month Teeny Pop Band because I get to scream on camera for a lousy show on a network that has already stopped playing decent videos! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!" -- Submitted By: (TheTruth) on March 19, 2011, 11:49 am

Friends - TV Shows
I would rather have a root canal than watch this show. Absolute garbage. -- Submitted By: (JustLooking) on March 18, 2011, 4:48 pm

Hot In Cleveland - TV Shows
I have to wonder if they"ll be able to fit in a joke about Gilbert Gottfied? -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on March 17, 2011, 12:36 am

Hot In Cleveland - TV Shows
I think I've finally got this figured out. The preoblem with this show is that the conflict between the characters is all contrived. Each episode drifts from one scene to another and the only purpose is some build up to some lame putdown. Tonight's episode has Victoria falling for a guy who has kids. One of the kids, an adorable smartass kid picks up a pitchfork, daddy tells her that that is a pitchfork and not a hoe ("ho"-get it - get it). The whole scene builds up to this moment with there never being any real reason for the kids to instantly dislike Victoria or for the dad to be so stupid that he didn't get the pun. There is absolutely nothing to all of this man-hunting and Visa Card schemes and career schmoozing except some more build-ups to the same kind of lame humor. The characters never have any reason for anything they do nor display any real interest in each other except for another build up to another put down, zinger, etc. Secondly, since these are all well know actresses from other series' we expected better from them. The thing is that if you check out any of these old series, you'll notice that the character seem to have more dialogue than just something building up to another lame insult. The reason they all live together in the first place is just as contrived. There is no real emotion or concern or any reason whatsoever for these characters to be together other you know what. A pitchfork and a "ho" (yes we get it) The guy with his "balls" (get it - he's guy with "balls") How about Bonnie Franklin telling Valerie that she's as skinny as a pole. Valerie replies that we are all "Poles" (get it) The Susan Lucci jokes were old within seconds and 2 whole episodes with Lucci as the guest star weren't any improvement, and how about that obligatory Charlie Sheen joke? It's enough to make you wanna get drunk and smash furniture. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on March 17, 2011, 12:35 am

Retired at 35 - TV Shows
Does anybody actually watch this show. Ever since last thanksgiving (when I reconnected my cable) I've hear nothing but this show follows "Hot In Cleveland". HIC seems to atleast have everyone's attention. Everybody loves it of hates it but the fact that there is nothing but blank space here says it all. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on March 16, 2011, 11:34 pm

Degrassi: The Next Generation - TV Shows
I like the fact that actors on this show are real teenagers that are the same age or about 1 or 2 older than the characters. It also shows realistic topics that teenagers faces everyday like sex, drugs, bullying, etc. I kinda understand why for the new characters because the older cast can't stay in high school forever anyways. Unlike 90210 where they have actors over 30 still playing teenagers in high school with melodramic rich people problems. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on March 16, 2011, 10:10 am

Drake & Josh - TV Shows
Megan's total bitchery, combined with her brattyness, plus her evil highly illegal schemes, plus her amazing talent to never get caught got so annoying. But that wasn't what only killed the show, Josh became actually more stupid than Josh, and became so obnoxiously whiny. All the characters got more annoyingly stupid, and they got rid of Mindy Crenshaw, but kept useless characters that weren't funny (Gavin, and Crazy Steve). Oh and I liked those two nerds, they were funny. Why did they get rid of them? -- Submitted By: (Mr.Zimpy) on March 15, 2011, 5:13 pm

Robot Chicken - TV Shows
Pure trash. The show goes so far to offend at times that it just ends up falling flat on it's ass ("Darkest Sketch Ever", yeah right. Whatever you say, guys). The voice acting is irritating and obnoxious, as are the various gags. I usually cannot stand excessive pop culture references and that is all this is really. No, I do not see what's so god damn hilarious about a "You Got Served" parody involving Voltron, nor do I see the humor in these pointless and excruciating Star Wars tributes. I was really exicted about the series though. I was a fan of Twisted Toyfare Theater and since three of the guys involved with it were going to be working on the show, I couldn't see how it could go wrong. Seth Green is probably the one to blame. The dude just isn't funny. If he wasn't one of the co-creators, maybe it could have turned out better. I really don't get the appeal. There are plently of dumb shows out there that I like, but Robot Chicken is simply too miserable to sit through. -- Submitted By: (LeeHarveysGrave) on March 15, 2011, 2:02 pm

American Chopper - TV Shows
American Chopper, hmmm? Obviously, this will be about motorcycles. Hey. Wait...they're fighting. Okay. Back to the motorcycles...oh, they're fighting again! God, these two fight like Jerry Springer rejects. Please rename it "Chopper Fight Club" or something to that effect. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on March 15, 2011, 1:47 pm

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