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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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PJs, The - TV Shows
Excellent show. Remind me why Fox axed this show again? -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on July 7, 2010, 4:21 am

American Dreams - TV Shows
The thing that bothers me most about the show is that you hear a lot of songs that weren't recorded until much later, sometimes a few years later. They are just too numerous to put here. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 7, 2010, 12:00 am

Californication - TV Shows
I was flipping channels and I turned to what I thought was a porno but it turned out to be this show. I still don't believe they even made this show in the first place. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 6, 2010, 11:14 pm

Tonight Show, The - TV Shows
The Tonight Show boned when Carson retired in '92 and that bobble-head guy took over. -- Submitted By: (Scaramouche) on July 6, 2010, 6:17 pm

Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, The - TV Shows
I don't think this show ever jumped, er, boned. I'd watch it all again right now. -- Submitted By: (Scaramouche) on July 6, 2010, 6:15 pm

Sex and the City - TV Shows
It boned for me when that whiney retarded guy who's always carrying a basketball showed up. -- Submitted By: (Scaramouche) on July 6, 2010, 6:09 pm

Office, The - TV Shows
The marriage, the baby, Kathy Bates, all this crap week after week about some printer that catches fire (who cares), and that new annoying guy whose job I don't even know. These are the things that have combined over the last season to bone the fish that was once The Office. -- Submitted By: (Scaramouche) on July 6, 2010, 6:01 pm

Olympics, The - TV Shows
I think there have been increasing degrees of boning over the last few decades. I first noticed it during the 1984 summer games when absolutely all they raved about was the American athletes. Then 'Up Close and Personal' stories began to encroach on actual sports time, and we got no end of tedious sob sagas about some skater's blind grandmother, etc., etc. I don't remember when the inevitable close-ups of (almost always American) athletes faces during the national anthems began, in the hope that we'd see a tear trickling down a cheek, but that was another stroke of the knife. The latest, for me, has been the introduction of snow boarding. Yes, I know, it takes skill, blah blah blah, but sruffy skateboarder types jumping out of sewer pipes and doing flips is a stunt, not a real sport. Could it be a ploy to draw in the millions of teenage snowboarders as a new audience? Nah. -- Submitted By: (Scaramouche) on July 6, 2010, 5:58 pm

Bridezillas - TV Shows
If my wife-to-be had ever acted anything like these monsters while planning our wedding- That wedding would have been SO off. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 4:39 pm

WKRP in Cincinnati - TV Shows
And yes Dolfan, I do agree that Bailey was much more attractive than Loni anderson. Bailey kind had that 'hot-geek' thing going on. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 4:36 pm

Keeping Up With The Kardashians - TV Shows
Yo! TV producers. I just have one question- Uhhhhhh why? I have plenty of crappy ideas for TV shows, so uhhh, instead of continuing to rehash this useless, and frankly, uninteresting crapola on the air, why not give some NEW ideas a try? Eh? -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 3:31 pm

Mayberry RFD - TV Shows
I just never could get into this show. To me, it just wasn't Mayberry with out Andy Griffith and Don Knotts. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 3:22 pm

Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, The - TV Shows
That bear used to crack me up. He was one hell of an actor. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 3:13 pm

PJs, The - TV Shows
This comedy never failed me. I knew that every time I watched it, I would have at least one good laugh-out-loud moment. Is this on DVD yet? -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 3:10 pm

Are You Being Served? - TV Shows
Pelirojo- I agree completely. My father spent many years as a manager in a mid-scale department store not too unlike the one depicted in AYBS, and having grown up in that kind of environment, the earlier seasons/series were spot on and very amusing. Sadly, the show became just over-the-top stupid and was rather unwatchable after a point. Then came that failed bit with the AYBS gang inheriting an English Bed & Breakfast (in lieu of ther pensions) and trying to make a go with that. No thanks. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 3:05 pm

Let's Make A Deal (2009) - TV Shows
It's a much better revival than the 2003 NBC edition (gag me), but it still has some problems. Like Bob with The Price is Right, Dick Clark with Pyramid and Allen Ludden with Password, Monty Hall IS Let's Make a Deal. You can't watch and not compare the two. I think Drew Carey's doing a fine job on TPIR, but he's not Bob and he never will be. Same with Wayne Brady. He's doing a fine job on this show, but he's not Monty Hall. He doesn't have the same salesmanship skills, the same knack for pressuring the contestants, or the same "trust me" with a sly wink demeanor that Monty had. Not only that, but he makes himself the star of the show, not the contestants. The era of game show hosts who had careers as game show hosts is long gone and instead we have stand-up comedians or talk show hosts doing it and they don't have the same punch that dedicated game show hosts do. The show is long at an hour. TPIR pulls it off with variety, LMOD just doesn't have that variety, plus it's too slow. What really bugs me too is that the show is an hour long, yet only one contestant plays for the big deal of the day. It has always been two contestants and with many contestants in the hour edition, how come they can't just go back to two? Are they that afraid of giving stuff away? It's probably my biggest annoyance with this version. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on July 6, 2010, 2:56 pm

Speed Racer - TV Shows
... so Chim Chim can keep Ki-op from 'Battle of the Planets' company. "Goook umm deep deep deep! Nice Monkey." -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on July 6, 2010, 2:45 pm

At the Movies - TV Shows
The death of Gene Siskel. This program was always at its best when it was the two competing Chicago writers, one for a liberal-leaning paper, the other for a conservative-leaning paper, reviewing films. They both were passionate about movies and had great chemistry together, even (and maybe especially) when they disagreed. Richard Roeper was a good replacement, but he never had the chemistry with Ebert that Siskel did. When the program overhauled the formula completely with the two Bens, it was on its last legs. It was hard to take Ben Lyons, a pretty boy from E Network who got a job thanks to his dad, seriously as a critic, and his chemistry with the other Ben was pretty wooden. Thank God it only lasted one season in this format, but the show was officially cancelled even though the new hosts have been doing a more than acceptable job with the program. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on July 5, 2010, 11:47 pm

That's Incredible - TV Shows
I used to watch this show as a kid. There were some real scary and bizarre stories, including one where this lady was married to a corpse named Speedy and this couple even appeared in the audience. They often had shows dedicated to incredible kids, and I can't remember for the life of me the name of this kid who was a walking encyclopedia of baseball and touted as a future star. Did this kid ever make it to the majors? Similarly, there was also this hockey playing kid who was supposed to give Gretzky a run for his money. Did he even make it to the NHL? -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 5, 2010, 6:42 pm

Family Guy - TV Shows
Simply put, it just isn't funny. It's one cutaway gag after another, often beginning with "If you thought that was bad, do you remember the time..." I sure hope it doesn't go on for years and years. Let's free the manatees. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 5, 2010, 6:09 pm

Bradys, The - TV Shows
The Bradys don't work as a prime time soap. Too silly. It really boned when they had to move the house to another part of town. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 5, 2010, 5:55 pm

Jetsons, The - TV Shows
"Eep Opp Ork Ah-Ah" was the coolest thing about The Jetsons. Check out the Violent Femmes cover: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxV9tIlpN94 -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on July 5, 2010, 11:26 am

Jetsons, The - TV Shows
It is a long time since I seen a episode of Jetsons since I was a kid in the early 90s but I remember that both versions I enjoyed through there were problems with both versions. The 60s version was a clone of Hanna-Barbarea's own Flintstones in terms of plot devices/themes (working class family living in a time period far away from ours). The 80s version I thought had better animation and was better to look at than the grainy and pastel ridden 60s version but some plot devices were abit too corny and odd (remember the talking lip diary of Judy's that she whined to). Possibly the boner was the 90s movie that came out. I remember the 90s movie version was OK but it was quickly forgotten like most TV show turned into a movies movie. Then Hanna-Barbarea haven't done anything new with the series since because it is not as popular in making the mightly dollar unlike the Flintstones or Scooby Doo. -- Submitted By: (Ani) on July 5, 2010, 4:01 am

Murder, She Wrote - TV Shows
I've said the same thing about comic book superheroes (They come around, and all of a sudden, super villains start to appear). This is no different. If I saw that woman, I would head for the hills, lock myself somewhere, and not come out until she is at least a thousand miles away from me. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on July 4, 2010, 11:14 am

Keeping Up With The Kardashians - TV Shows
Someone please take the words of that book Butters Stotch wrote and KILL THE PHONIES! (Yeah, it's a rip from Catcher in the Rye, but the concept is sound.) -- Submitted By: (NotABot55) on July 4, 2010, 1:26 am

Isis - TV Shows
To BrewMaster - agreed with you there! For a decent portion of male viewers in the 1970s, the ultimate television program crossover would have been Isis and Wonder Woman! -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on July 3, 2010, 7:07 pm

Murder, She Wrote - TV Shows
On the flip side of Jay D's comment (and agreeing with several others), my question about this show was that since whenever Jessica was around someone got killed, how did she manage to not be treated like the Grim Reaper's answer to Typhoid Mary?! You'd think that for anyone with common sense, the mere words "Jessica's in town" would prompt a mass evacuation! Go figure ... -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on July 3, 2010, 6:33 pm

Magnificent Marble Machine, The - TV Shows
I remember seeing this show on TV when I was a kid. I really didn't care about the celebrities or the questions; I just wanted them to get to the big giant pinball machine. Still rocks. -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on July 3, 2010, 6:28 pm

Hong Kong Phooey - TV Shows
If you do a Google search for "Hong Kong Phooey" Racist, you will get hits. One of the top hits was some Chinese guy screaming profanities about how racist the show was and then admits he's never seen the show. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on July 3, 2010, 11:49 am

Let's Make a Deal - TV Shows
A somewhat lame and annoying show even considering the genre. However; it occassionally had its moments- like how one time they 'jokingly' gave away a baby elephant as the booby prize- but the contestant actually WANTED it and they'd already told her she'd 'won' it so their lawyers told them they HAD to let the contestant have said elephant which wound up costing them some $30,000 LOL! From that point on they only had booby prizes they could afford to lose. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on July 3, 2010, 9:59 am

Jetsons, The - TV Shows
Robert, the 80's version wouldn't be able to hold an candle on an *IPOD screen* to anything much less the 60's version. Funny thing is that they tried to make the 80's version so 'topical' that it was dated as soon as it aired whereas the 60's version's proven timeless! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on July 3, 2010, 9:45 am

Hong Kong Phooey - TV Shows
Hong Kong Phooey racist? Does this mean that there's a race of talking, clothed yet clueless bipedal dogs out there ? LOL RIP, Scatman and Joe E.Ross. BOTH of you all sounded as though you were having fun doing those voices! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on July 3, 2010, 9:42 am

Cosby Show, The - TV Shows
There were just too many characters for a recurring weekly sitcom. You started out with the family unit which was fine, then came Sondra and Elven, Denise and her Navy beau, then the grandparents would show up for pinochle or whatever...and they jettisoned in kids every few months for the cute factor. In the end, not a lot of chemistry was built up because of the revolving door of kids and celebrities (OMG I ran into Stevie Wonder's limo!!!111!). Theo and Cockroach had great chemistry and so did Cliff and Claire. It didn't help that Cliff went from a laid-back worker with a good position to having his veins bulge out and referring to Hillman and so on every chance. It definitely had its funny episodes but it got too preachy and too populated before long. -- Submitted By: (CrazyPierre) on July 3, 2010, 7:17 am

Newhart! - TV Shows
Great show. No one brings the deadpan like Bob and he had a great supporting cast of zany small-towners. Came close to jumping with L,D&D getting a lot of airtime, but got through it. Fantastic series finale! -- Submitted By: (CrazyPierre) on July 3, 2010, 7:01 am

Jetsons, The - TV Shows
I've seen both the classic 60's version and the 80's version. The 80's version doesn't hold a candle to the 60's version. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on July 2, 2010, 7:12 pm

Mork & Mindy - TV Shows
It definitely boned with the addition of Jonathan Winters whose character is aging backwards just like Benjamin Button only a lot more corny. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 2, 2010, 6:52 pm

Jetsons, The - TV Shows
Since it's set in the future, will we eventually have to change the names of people and places to names that are astronomy related? Will Las Vegas become Las Venus one day? -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 2, 2010, 6:43 pm

Hong Kong Phooey - TV Shows
Chubby, Robert, give it time, some idiot will do it. Bet you anything -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on July 2, 2010, 3:42 pm

Hong Kong Phooey - TV Shows
Racist? How's it racist when the title character is voiced by Scatman Crothers? Oh, wait, I know why. There are some people who see problems where none exist. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on July 2, 2010, 9:06 am

Hong Kong Phooey - TV Shows
Im surprised this show ahsnt been banned like some of the old Looney Toons for being "racist" by the likes of Whoopi Goldberg. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on July 2, 2010, 3:29 am

Hong Kong Phooey - TV Shows
I saw this on Boomerang. What a great show! Rest in peace Scatman Crothers (voice of Hong Kong Phooey). -- Submitted By: (Robert) on July 1, 2010, 8:13 pm

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
Just finished watching season 6 with Mrs. Chubby Rain, and wow did I forget how BAD this got- the last few episodes are painful to watch, it becomes the AJ and Meadow rail on the writers politicals issues (GWB, the US is evil etc.) for 15-20 minutes while the interesting characters (Phil Leotardo/ NY Crew- Soprano gangsters) are reduced to 3 minute vignettes between political/social rants. It's just awful- even the NY/NJ war is a joke- dumb deaths like Silvio are done just for shock, and the wasted death of Chris Moltisanti is just terrible. The finale upon the second viewing ws even worse, the other dropped story lines- Carlo is with the feds?! announced in the last five minuets and the wasted character arc of Uncle Junior just make this even worse, and it is amazing that the show is the same one that mesmerized everyone a few seasons earlier. Truly a bad ending to a great series. Boned in season 6- pass the slaw for the Soprano family... -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on July 1, 2010, 7:40 pm

Yo Yogi! - TV Shows
While Yogi, Huck and Snag were shown as teens, other characters such as Hokey Wolf, Jinks the Cat, as well as Snooper and Blab remained in their adult form. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on July 1, 2010, 6:16 pm

Lizzie McGuire - TV Shows
Jumped day one -- Submitted By: (Freword) on July 1, 2010, 4:01 pm

Murder, She Wrote - TV Shows
Why would Jessica want to stay in Cabot Cove where dead bodies are piling up? Put it to you this way. If she lived somewhere else, she'd still find herself involved in a weekly murder. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on June 30, 2010, 11:13 pm

Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show,The - TV Shows
Was this the result of a bet to see who could come up with a worse Flintstones idea than the Great Gazoo? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on June 30, 2010, 7:22 pm

Bewitched - TV Shows
I understand that IRL, things happen- and where TV productions are concerned, that can create a little havoc for the story line. But when a TV show decides to go the route of doing a 'same character different actor' switcheroo on a popular TV show, a production company should, as a service to the fans, at least make some effort to find the best replacement possible. I know from experience that there are TONS of really good actors in Hollywood looking for a break. You can't tell me that (even in the 1960's) out of those likely vast numbers they could not find one or two actors who bore at least a passing resemblance to the first 'Darrin Stevens' and could even mimic him in a convincing way? And if they couldn't find him in a 'cattle call' in LA, they even try New York. Lot's of actors there too. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on June 30, 2010, 4:35 pm

CSI - TV Shows
Naren Shakar leavinjg did not help . And now david Rambo is gone over to V. But worst of all, the way they did Liz Vassey. She did not resign as some have written but was asked not to return for season 11. In fact her manager had to tell her. The Lab Rats were a break from the Laurence Fishburn show. Another good cast member leaving. She has paid her dues and they were really quick on the trigger after Naren Shankar (did many of the episodes but more well known for the Lab Rats episodes). If they do not bring her back show will tank. It's already springing leaks. -- Submitted By: (ziggy28) on June 30, 2010, 4:30 pm

American Idol - TV Shows
Bone the Fish cited in a gay journal for tolerance over Ellen being gay not ruining American Idol?!? http://zeldalily.com/index.php/tag/bonethefish/ -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on June 30, 2010, 6:40 am

Happy Days - TV Shows
Forget the early 60s, did anyone dress that way in the 70s? -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on June 29, 2010, 10:41 pm

Huckleberry Hound - TV Shows
I never really watched the cartoons from this show until they started showing up on You Tube. Huck is funny, but I enjoy the Pixie and Dixie cartoons the best. I think that Jinks the cat, also known as Jinksy, had one of the best cartoon voices ever. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on June 29, 2010, 7:11 pm

South Park - TV Shows
No WAY dude!!! If anything South Park has UN-boned as Matt and Trey have matured personally. (BTW it's amazing how most people's views tend to get conservative when they grow up.) If anything I heard they're embarrassed of the early seasons. http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/CreatorBacklash -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on June 29, 2010, 6:52 pm

Happy Days - TV Shows
What's with the guy with the bare midriff in the later seasons? Did people actually dress that way back in the early 1960s? -- Submitted By: (JayD) on June 29, 2010, 6:26 pm

Are You Being Served? - TV Shows
Mr. Humphries=coolest gay character ever :-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on June 29, 2010, 6:24 pm

Dora the Explorer - TV Shows
I decided to see how many times Map says "I'm the Map" when he sings. He says it 15 times. Gee, you think that's enough? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on June 29, 2010, 11:40 am

Press Your Luck - TV Shows
The original Press Your Luck, although the board was recalibrated with new patterns after Michael Larson's big win (I saw it originally when I was a few weeks away from my 8th birthday), didn't seem to bone. It still had its moments post-Larson (e.g. the spin battle between Lori and Cathy, the contestant who swore like a sailor when he hit a fourth Whammy). Whammy, on the other hand...just didn't feel the same (different board, different host, different way of playing...although some of the Whammy animations made me laugh like the spelling bee one). -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on June 29, 2010, 10:25 am

Two and a Half Men - TV Shows
I think they should start calling the show Three and a Half Men. The kid has gotten so plump that he's now one and a half men. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on June 28, 2010, 10:53 pm

I've Got a Secret - TV Shows
Was never my favorite game show, but it was entertainment to say the least. The early episodes I felt were much stronger than the later ones. The panel had a touch of class to it and it felt like a cocktail party. The episodes on Oxygen and GSN pandered to a liberal/LGBT audience and got too over the top and crude. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on June 27, 2010, 7:39 pm

South Park - TV Shows
South Park is still likable and better than most other shows, but I long for the early days. Yes, the humor back then was much more simple and sophomoric, but that was the beauty of it. We spend enough time worrying and poring over the more serious and pressing issues in life that sometimes it's nice to take a break, turn our minds off, and escape into something completely irrelevant. Seasons 1-4 were pure gold, 5-7 were ok, and then 8-10 were pretty unwatchable. In seasons 8-10 the show took on a dark, depressing and uncomfortable feel, but from seasons 11-present, that's evened out a bit and the show is once again very enjoyable. It's basically two different series, with the only constant factor being the title and character names. -- Submitted By: (MarkBagge) on June 27, 2010, 7:20 pm

King of the Hill - TV Shows
The Simpsons should take a lesson from King of the Hill. KOTH was a great show for almost all of its run, but really started declining at the end, most notably starting with the Miss Wakefield episode. Fortunately they ended the series before too long after that so it will still always be remembered as a classic show. -- Submitted By: (MarkBagge) on June 27, 2010, 7:12 pm

Family Guy - TV Shows
Seth MacFarlane is a despicable coward. If Obama had a son with Down Syndrome, there is not a chance in the world that Family Guy ever would have mocked him for it. Even more revolting than MacFarlane slamming Sarah Palin for having a disabled son was the way in which he did it. He basically used an actress with down syndrome to supply the voice because he felt that would keep it safe, then goes on to put words in her mouth, namely "I wasn't making fun of Trig, I was making fun of Sarah Palin"... for what? Having a kid with down syndrome! Seth MacFarlane is a cancer on our society and needs to be taken down a peg. -- Submitted By: (MarkBagge) on June 27, 2010, 7:07 pm

I've Got a Secret - TV Shows
Had its moments- especially in the early years. Most notably, when Lucille Ball guested on the panel,they had a 95-year-old man named Sam Seymour as a contestant whose secret was that, as a 5-year-old, he'd actually witness President Lincoln's Assasination at Ford's Theatre! Yep, someone who'd been around during the US Civil War (AKA War Between the States), actually lived to the television age (and this would make Lucy one of the most worthy Degree of all time re Six Degrees of Separation) and he told an interesting tale about how he was more startled as a 5-year-old seeing John Wilkes Booth jump on the stage from the box seat! Of course, this show was often just a vehicle for start to promo their latest project even during its heyday. The last rendition was simply too tasteless and juvenile to for me to be able to watch through even once. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on June 27, 2010, 3:04 pm

Are You Being Served? - TV Shows
It started out as a very funny and clever series (and, having worked in retail, I could somewhat relate). However; as time went on, it became increasingly cartoonish and the characters became caricatures but they kept bringing it back like re-warmed oatmeal long past it being palatable- especially its last season in which they sold the store and all these folks who couldn't stand each other in the city were working in some struggling resort hotel. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on June 27, 2010, 2:52 pm

Clue Club - TV Shows
This was "Scooby Doo" for those who thought the original was too outdated for them- yet how many folks still remember this one? -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on June 27, 2010, 2:40 pm

Steven Seagal: Lawman - TV Shows
Didnt this show get halted due to Steven Seagal attacking some of the women he worked with? Well, one less reality show the better! Pass the slaw! -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on June 27, 2010, 7:50 am

Sopranos, The - TV Shows
Wrapped up watching season five, and the show seemed to get a bit better with the two tony's storyline, Feech LaManna as well as Phil Leotardo joining the cast. However, storylines like Gay Vito are launched as well as things that are never picked up again like the Dead? Russian in the forest. Also too much Janice Soprano (should have left after season 2) and too much AJ and meadow- they kill the show and send it screeching to a halt whenever they are on screen. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on June 27, 2010, 7:48 am

Head of the Class - TV Shows
Is every show political? Come on! -- Submitted By: (MCS) on June 26, 2010, 5:51 pm

Unsolved Mysteries - TV Shows
Honestly, when I was little I found Robert Stack and the music scary. But I loved his appearance on Baseketball spoofing the show. Did anyone else see that? -- Submitted By: (MCS) on June 26, 2010, 5:36 pm

George Lopez - TV Shows
The show BTFed when it became the "Carmen's Drama of the Week" show and Masiela Lusha left. Bringing in Veronica was a vain attempt to undo the damage. Veronica turned out to be almost as much of a drama queen as Carmen was, and an airhead to boot. Aimee Garcia was fortunate that playing Veronica didn't bone her acting career! -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on June 26, 2010, 7:22 am

Muppet Show, The - TV Shows
Since Jim Henson died well after the last episode of the Muppet Show went to air, I say never boned. The show actually got better as it went on- more mature humour, better guests etc. -- Submitted By: (doctorwhorox) on June 25, 2010, 7:42 pm

Headbangers Ball - TV Shows
Show died after the Ricki Rachtman Era- the place for daily metal news, and the center of all metal music now is channel 27 on Sirius Radio, all metal, all the time. Just heard the new Iron Maiden yessterday, as well as a Ronnie James Dio interview. If you have never listened to their shows like "Blood Roots of Metal" "Devil's Dozen" and "Jose's Hard Files"- as a metal fan, you dont know what you are missing. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on June 24, 2010, 3:25 am

Headbangers Ball - TV Shows
Headbangers Ball has always been a great source to watch heavy metal music videos for whatever generation was watching. But since Jamey Jasta left, MTV2 has decimated Headbangers Ball by shortening it from 3 hours to 1 hour and moving it later and later into the night. Now it's on at Tuesday at like, 1 in the morning, and that's inexcusable. I know MTV hates anything that associates themselves with "music", but can't they let us metalheads have our metal at a decent hour on a decent day? Now when I want to catch metal, I watch VH1 Classic. At least THEY still care about good music. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 23, 2010, 9:18 pm

Pac-Man - TV Shows
Of all the settings they could have, why school? School is one of the most boring settings when it comes to shows or movies. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on June 23, 2010, 6:20 pm

Critic, The - TV Shows
Still rocks today, and some of the jokes still hold up. I still get a laugh out of the Escape From the Big Apple video game from the first episode. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on June 23, 2010, 4:32 pm

Monty Python's Flying Circus - TV Shows
Never boned, not by a long shot. Granted, the fourth season wasn't as great without John Cleese, but they managed to make do all the same. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on June 23, 2010, 4:23 pm

Pup Named Sccoby-Doo, A - TV Shows
Sucked because Fred was an irrational bigmouth, Daphne was a vain snob, and Velma said "Jenkies" way too often. End of each episode...Fred accuses Red Herring even when there is NO EVIDENCE that he was involved. Yawn. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on June 22, 2010, 11:26 pm

Pac-Man - TV Shows
Travoltron, that is messed up! At least HB was smart enough to know the four (plus Sue) ghosts were his enemies, even though they got the personalities wrong. But yeah, a HIGH SCHOOLER? Like we don't have enough shows about high school giving a generation of pre-teens a false view of their future? I guess it's officially time to lose hope for the entertainment business. -- Submitted By: (jconifer7) on June 22, 2010, 5:10 pm

George Lopez - TV Shows
Day one. Formulaic and dull. George Lopez is just another modern day comedian full of snarky remarks that annoy the heck out of me. Not only that, but I agree with Stephanie. It's people like Lopez etc. that make our country seem a lot more racist than it is. If you don't let go, nothing ever changes. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on June 22, 2010, 4:50 pm

Forgive or Forget - TV Shows
I remember Forgive or Forget - it was a lot better when Mother Love was the host. Robin Givens couldn't hold a candle to Mother Love, not by a long shot. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on June 22, 2010, 2:23 pm

Lamb Chop's Play-Along - TV Shows
She wrote the TOS episode "The Lights of Zetar" with her husband. She wanted to play the female guest star in the episode, too. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on June 22, 2010, 1:21 pm

Pac-Man - TV Shows
I think I may have to change my vote to "Never Boned". Avi Arad is planning on making a new Pac-Man cartoon and it sounds terrible. Pac-Man will now be a hip high-school dude and the four ghosts will be his _friends_. http://tv.ign.com/articles/109/1099961p1.html -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on June 22, 2010, 1:19 pm

George Lopez - TV Shows
This has got to be one of the most racist shows! Everytime they show a white person, they portray them as shallow and stupid. Then there's George's abusive sorry-ass excuse for a mother. The episode where he redecorated her bathroom for her and she didn't say "thank you" then she starts whining about her "hard" life and how she got pregnant at 15, was on her own, had to work hard as a single mom, blah blah blah... ad nauseum just made me want to throw up. As if Mexicans are the only people that have had it hard. Give me a break. -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on June 22, 2010, 9:07 am

Lamb Chop's Play-Along - TV Shows
I read somewhere that Shari Lewis wrote a Star Trek (TOS) episode. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on June 21, 2010, 5:01 pm

Land of the Lost - TV Shows
"Cha-Ka all alone" -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on June 21, 2010, 4:53 pm

Land of the Lost - TV Shows
Remakes are almost always doomed to bone from the get-go, and this was no exception. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on June 21, 2010, 11:17 am

Land of the Lost - TV Shows
The original 1970s version boned when Spencer Milligan (Rick Marshall) left - the third season was nowhere near as good as the previous two seasons (though I admit Timestop was a good episode). The 1990s remake boned from the get-go. I mean, living in a tree house? They might as well slather BBQ sauce all over themselves and scream "Eat me" at Scarface (the name of the T-rex in the 1990s remake). -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on June 20, 2010, 9:21 pm

Ren and Stimpy - TV Shows
This show was truly awesome, but I think it boned when John K left. :( -- Submitted By: (MorbidDuck) on June 20, 2010, 7:35 am

Doctor Who - TV Shows
Perhaps the biggest boning moment had to be when Russell T Davies turned it from a solid sci fi drama to a platform for touting interspecies romances and gay rights. -- Submitted By: (doctorwhorox) on June 20, 2010, 2:45 am

Dora the Explorer - TV Shows
Dora The Explorer doesn't work at all. It says it teaches Spanish but it mostly hammers the same annoying songs into your head repeatedly and tried to hard to be interactive by making every simple task worth asking the audience to say where something is, while Dora waits for way too long. I could learn more in Spanish from a day of Grade 1 Spanish class than I could from a full season of this show. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 2:08 am

MXC (Most Extreme Elimination Challenge) - TV Shows
It's mindless entertainment, and I expected nothing more! It's amazing to think that half of the voice actors (Christopher Darga and John Cervenka) were party responsible for the abysmal garbage that was Burt Luddin's Love Buffet on GSN, cause they totally redeemed themselves on MXC! Sure, fans of Takeshi's Castle will probably be dumbfounded by what was done to the original show, but it's for a different audience, and luckily, it was well recieved enough for a four year run. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:53 am

Family Feud - TV Shows
If you'd asked me when Family Fued boned in the early 2000s, I'd have said when Louie Anderson became the host, no questions asked. His voice was grating, he never really seemed like he wanted to be there, and he was never particularly funny or witty, despite his funny stand-up material. But when Family Fued dropped Louie for Richard Karn, things improved and improved fast. Richard Karn definitely had no game show experience, but he was warm, friendly, and visibly enjoyed hosting the show. Plus, the set got better and the double point round returned, both I welcomed! So it's definitely jumped back, John O'Hurley also proved to be a great host, though the jury's out on Steve Harvey until we see him in action. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:48 am

Match Game - TV Shows
Match Game was always an entertaining show in it's classic daytime/syndicated runs of the 70s and early 80s. However, when they had the bright idea to morph Match Game and Hollywood Squares into The Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour, it would never recover. It wasn't even Match Game's fault, the Jon Bauman-hosted joke answer-less Hollywood Squares sunk it, but even if it was as good as the Peter Marshall era, the show would still have left me scratching my head over why they were merged together. Nothing's saved it since either, Match Game 90 was too bland and had a horrible timeslot, and Match Game 98...the less I say, the better. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:42 am

American Idol - TV Shows
The auditions are the best part because we get the trainwreck horrible singers and we get the good singers before they get a television/record label polish. The best judges of talent to me are how they sing as themselves in the audition stage, when it's just them alone singing what they know and want. I'd love to see a singing talent show where the contestants can pick their own songs for the WHOLE run of the show, or sing their own original material if they choose, without outside influence. I'd also love to see more heavy metal singers actually advance, cause I bet some very talented ones have auditioned before, but knowing the commercial appeal of this show, I can't see it ever happening. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:36 am

Hell's Kitchen (U.S.) - TV Shows
The anti-climactic cliffhangers don't bother me, they're just a way to try and get fans to tune in next week, and even if we know it likely won't lead somewhere, it must work on some people. That being said, I like Hell's Kitchen, I like how Gordon Ramsay has total control to run the kitchen and to judge and eliminate contestants. The show presents everything well, and we really get to know the contestants. And of course, seeing Gordon yell and get angry is always fun. It may not be the best method of finding a great new chef, but I'd take this over Top Chef any day, it's just an entertaining summer show! -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:29 am

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire - TV Shows
WWTBAM was perfectly fine the way it was until producers started tinkering with the syndicated format. Stuff like dumping the classic lifelines, adding a time limit to a show that didn't need to be sped up, overcomplicating the show with unneeded graphics and additions, and of course, the completely dispensable "Tournament of Ten", which to me sounded like a desperation move to force a millionaire cause they hadn't had one in 6 years. WWTBAM was at it's best when Regis hosted the ABC version, and if it wasn't for airing it too much and all the celebrity episodes, it would have lasted a LOT longer. It was simple, fun, suspenseful, and engaging. A lot of that appeal has dried up in the last few years thanks to the changes that have been made. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:23 am

Real TV - TV Shows
Real TV boned when Ahmad Rashad replaced John Daly. Ahmad's a nice enough guy, I found him underrated as the host of Caesar's Challenge, and he's great as a sports host, but he definitely didn't fit on Real TV. He seemed somewhat wooden, where John Daly was a well-versed perfect host for the material. I didn't mind Kristin Eykel either as a co-host, though she was dispensible. Real TV went from generally amazing and interesting home video to mostly extreme sport mishaps after Ahmad took over too, it's like they wanted to appeal to a younger audience and not try as hard at the same time. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:16 am

Family Guy - TV Shows
Family Guy gives me mixed feelings. I find the show hilarious, but the structure and characters make me dislike it at the same time. Since the third season, things seem to have gotten worse. The stories went from actually trying (with some cutaway gags) to an over reliance on cutaway gags and unneeded character development that made most of the main characters less likeable, ESPECIALLY Stewie, whose world-domination matricidal bent is sorely missed. The stories are worse too. I still find the show very funny, but only if you strip the cutaway gags from the story itself. Without them, it feels empty and not as fun as it was in the first two seasons. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 1:07 am

Jeopardy! - TV Shows
Jeopardy has never jumped or boned, it's as entertaining as it's ever been. I have nitpicks, like the unnecessary Clue Crew, the set not turning red in Double Jeopardy like in the 1990s, and the old "board-turns-on" music being replaced, but those are all minor. Jeopardy is classic, they know not to screw with what works, and it's worked for 26 years and counting! If it ain't broke, don't fix it! -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 12:42 am

Hills, The - TV Shows
Scripted or not, I have no interest in these preppy high class 20-somethings with no noticeable talent, unless being a "reality TV star" is talent in the new millennium. Reality shows are best when the people/family being followed have an interesting back story, profession, or situation to be wrapped in, and there's not enough of those. I'd bring up the fact that this airs on "Music Television" and isn't a music program, but MTV buried that long ago. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 20, 2010, 12:33 am

At the Movies - TV Shows
Siskel and Ebert were a great team, they played off each other well, they genuinely loved films to the point that they'd fight over them to defend their ratings. They made "thumbs up/down" a household term. After Gene died, it was never the same. Richard Roeper grew on me, but he's no Gene Siskel. The set got worse too. It was never quite as good during the "Ebert & Roeper" years, though I still watched.Ebert losing his voice, the celebrity guest hosts, and the two Bens sunk it further. It's jumping back with Scott & Phillips, but not enough to save the show. -- Submitted By: (robfrules) on June 19, 2010, 5:50 pm


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