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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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Ted Nugent - Music Groups
Ted boned when I wasn't 15 years old anymore. Stranglehold still kicks butt tho. -- Submitted By: (GilbertS) on November 16, 2010, 4:45 pm

Tommy Lee Jones - Celebrities
He doesn't act or seem like a Harvard grad at all, which in and of itself is enough to get a never boned from me! -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 16, 2010, 4:43 pm

ACRU (American Civil Rights Union) - Random Topics
Never heard of it. -- Submitted By: (GilbertS) on November 16, 2010, 4:43 pm

Knighthood - Random Topics
Salman Rushdie deserves knighthood WAY ore than Elton John or Paul McCartney or however many other celebs have gotten it "just because". Remember, he wrote that book long before 9/11 when we all found out just how savage Muslim extremists can be. I heard that back in the day instead of lightly touching each shoulder with some ceremonial sword people receiving knighthood used to get whacked hard with a real sword. Even if that's not true it just seems cooler :-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 16, 2010, 4:42 pm

Four Weddings - TV Shows
Stephanie, you ROCK!!! Preach it, girl!!! -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 16, 2010, 4:36 pm

Little Caesars - Random Topics
Holy guacamole, how the hell did I miss THAT ad??? Now *I* want to see it on Youtube!!! -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 16, 2010, 4:35 pm

Knighthood - Random Topics
Maybe you get a free Hunger Buster, large Fries and a Blizzard at the Dairy Queen. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on November 16, 2010, 4:08 pm

Knighthood - Random Topics
My guess is it is probably like an award now a days for doing something good, like a Nobel Peace Prize or something similar. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on November 16, 2010, 3:58 pm

Walking Dead, The - TV Shows
I hate zombies so much; they are my "end of the world scenario" ultimate horror. This show is very well done; the survivors of the zombiocalypse are actually smart and seem to know how to survive unlike most of the zombie movies you see. The only down side is that the first season is only six episodes, I need more! -- Submitted By: (dr_sarcastor) on November 16, 2010, 1:02 pm

M. Night Shyamalan - Celebrities
I think it would be more humane to beat your kids half to death than let them watch this movie. The last thing we need is M Night Shamanadfdaasf (whatever his damn name is) thinking he's actually a good director. -- Submitted By: (dr_sarcastor) on November 16, 2010, 12:57 pm

Little Caesars - Random Topics
There are some Little Caesars around where I live and for $5 a pizza without ordering I can't complain. I do remember in the 90's the cool thing about Little Caesars (other than the little Roman guy saying "Pizza Pizza" in the commercials) was that it was the first square pizza I ever had. As a kid I thought it was a cool gimmick. -- Submitted By: (dr_sarcastor) on November 16, 2010, 12:54 pm

Evil Dead - Movie Series
Well, they could always team him up with Shia Labeouf to take care of most of the action sequences for Bruce. We know how well he adds complexity to sequels, box office smash!!! -- Submitted By: (dr_sarcastor) on November 16, 2010, 12:50 pm

Lego - Random Topics
Who wouldn't have wanted Star Wars Legos? If only we knew then what we know now. Once I build my time machine, screw stopping Hitler this will be WAY more important! (To be fair, stopping Hitler would be my second stop) -- Submitted By: (dr_sarcastor) on November 16, 2010, 12:47 pm

Charlie & Co. - TV Shows
The late Flip Wilson (who'd been a hot comedian in the early 70's) and the legendary singer Gladys Knight may have been teamed for this because the pairing may have looked great on paper. However; these two had like zero chemistry or believability as married parents. I will say that Miss Knight actually seemed to take her job seriously as a comedic straight woman and was somewhat maternal to the teen+ kid cast members. I'm sorry Flip Wilson died; however,as far as I could see, he just seemed to walk through this part(the title role) as though he was mad he was no longer a top ranking comedian and was doing this to just pay the bills. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on November 16, 2010, 12:07 pm

Knighthood - Random Topics
I think knights these days would have an advantage getting good tables in restaurants and even airline seats and one might get more invites to swanky soirees (especially in the UK) from social climbers but, otherwise, I see very little use for it these days. However; to show how folks can easily get confused re entertainers getting knighted, I haven't forgotten one of the worst "Millionaire" contestants who blew the $200 question when she incorrectly guessed that the rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot HAD been knighted by Queen Elizabeth!LOL -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on November 16, 2010, 11:57 am

Pam Dawber - Celebrities
Not only has she been married to hottie, Mark Harmon for over 20 years, they have raised two sons and seem to be the antitheses of the typical Hollywood couple. A tip of the hat to you, Pam. You go, girl! -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 16, 2010, 11:50 am

Tommy Lee Jones - Celebrities
Stephanie, He was great in that role but, for me, my all time fave role he played was Marshall Sam Gerard in "The Fugitive" - Dr. Kimball's determined foe. Mr. Lee was so effective that by the end of the movie, I was rooting for BOTH sides! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on November 16, 2010, 11:50 am

Facebook - Websites
"The name is stupid and I don't know what it is." It's a great way to totally voluntarily surrender your privacy and identity to any nut/snooper/governmental 'oversight' agency that's out there trolling the net is what it is. Small surprise the youthful, brain-dead well-indoctrinated sheeple of today are so in love with it. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 10:06 am

Sean Penn - Celebrities
"I agree that Sean Penn does help our enemies. He is a modern day Jane Fonda. Sure, he can have his opinion but do we have to hear it?" Um, you seem to feel compelled to have us hear your own, Joe, so what's your point exactly? Remember that little thing called 'freedom of speech'? One of those things our 'brave boys' are supposed to be "over there" fighting to defend? People who express views like yours never seem to have a clue about themselves, it seems like. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 10:03 am

Sean Penn - Celebrities
"Sean Penn criticises Bush for his "deconstruction of civil liberties" and calls Bush, Cheney, and Rice "villainously and criminally obscene". I wonder how come Penn doesn't mind Hugo Chavez's deconstruction of civil liberties and his being villainously and criminally obscene." --Well, maybe that's because charity best begins at home, Robert. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 9:59 am

Sean Hannity - Celebrities
Does he still do his signature "Yer a great American, Yah and yer a great American too, sir!" exchange schtick with callers on his show? God, that used to crack me up, listening to those exchanges was something like the aural equivalent of dogs sniffing one another's butts-- >sniffsniff< "yer a Great American!", >sniffsniff< "Yah and yer a Great American, too!". All it would take is for Hannity and sycophantic caller to bond by eating one another's vomit to totally complete that image. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 9:56 am

Wal-Mart - Random Topics
Unfortunately, that's a big part of the problem any more--too many people who 'don't have a problem with' a business that treats its workers exploitatively, violates their rights to form unions, engages in tactics deliberately intended to make their suppliers dependent on them or force them to go under, to name just a few of Wal-Mart's sins--we have 'no problem' with business practices that are ruining the working class in this country, and then we sit back and whine about the fact that our economy has gone to hell. A good economy depends on decent treatment of your workers, fair wages, and responsible corporate behavior all the way down the food chain. When America allowed this to stop being the case we were sunk. And now we cry about jobs going overseas, but we still don't get that our collective sense of 'not having a problem' with irresponsible/reprehensible corporate behaviors is a large component to what helped land us in the intractable mess we're in today. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 9:25 am

Patrick Swayze - Celebrities
Rest in peace, Patrick Swayze. You were one of the best actors out there. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 16, 2010, 9:24 am

Fatal Attractions (Animal Planet) - TV Shows
Years ago, I used to work in a pet store. I love snakes and I think they're amazing creatures, but I frankly don't think they were meant to be owned as pets. I always hated to see one of them be sold to some halfwitted teen or guy with obvious virility issues (those were predominantly the two types who purchased them, based on my experience), because you knew damn well that about 97% of the time the idiot wasn't going to care for it properly, and it would soon die in captivity. Agreed, most people I've encountered who a have a yen for these types of 'exotic' pets very often seem to have some real issues going on with them. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 9:15 am

M. Night Shyamalan - Celebrities
I don't understand why Avatar: the Last Airbender had to be a live-action movie when the series it was based on was a cartoon. There used to be a rule: a cartoon must be at least 20 years old before you make a live-action movie based on it (The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, etc.). How times changed. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 16, 2010, 8:51 am

Knighthood - Random Topics
Slay a dragon and rescue a maiden? LOL! Alas, knighthood isn't nearly as honorable now as it was back then. In the past, it was a distinguished title, but now? Not so much. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 16, 2010, 8:46 am

Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher - TV Shows
Yeah--Beck, O'Reilly, several of those guys were around back then, but the real media rampage they're now on hadn't started yet, and they weren't continually in your face the way they are now, they were more semi-local phenomena in those days. I hope their vogue passes away soon, but I'm not too hopeful about that. Maher, I think didn't really get his start on MADTV, but I think appearing on the show in his early days helped give him a lot of the exposure he used to get to where he is now. I miss MADTV too; especially early on, some of their stuff was hilarious, way better than what SNL had collapsed into being by that time. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 8:19 am

IMDB - Websites
The message boards used to be relatively decent when I first started using them--fairly responsibly moderated, some trolling, but nothing too off-the-chain. Now, the place is a sinkhole--people posting anti-Semitic and racist/misogynist tripe, loonies who open a dozen different accounts and use them to freely harass other users, etc, etc.; and there appears to be absolutely NO moderation--as opposed to the once minimal they had--going on over there any longer. Just had my account activity wiped for the second time, due to some troll trying to cause problems to my posts, and in the meantime the troll himself (who's well-known for holding multiple sock accounts and using them to have people knocked off the boards--he's had his account yanked multiple times himself, yet somehow invariably is allowed to reopen his accounts) remains on there, harassing others, and thriving himself. This seems to be SOP for the site these days. I'll still use them for information, but my own thoughts about it are that the message boards are no longer for people who want seriously to discuss media--they've been allowed to disintegrate into a childish waste of time. Wouldn't surprise me if the chat boards don't eventually end up being scrubbed altogether, due to all the garbage they're now flooded with.Very little loss if so, sad to say. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 16, 2010, 8:07 am

Laverne & Shirley - TV Shows
Laverne & Shirley in Jump The Shark: http://web.archive.org/web/20080429224104rn_1/www.jumptheshark.com/topic/Laverne-Shirley/Laverne-38-Shirley-General-Comments/1142 -- Submitted By: (TMC1982) on November 16, 2010, 12:07 am

Happy Days - TV Shows
Happy Days in Jump The Shark: http://web.archive.org/web/20080504173334/www.jumptheshark.com/category/H/28&fstart=0 -- Submitted By: (TMC1982) on November 15, 2010, 11:37 pm

M. Night Shyamalan - Celebrities
Wow, The Last Airbender is down to 6% positive. Too bad it's hit #5 on the DVD rentals list. Seriously people, don't rent this for your kids, no matter how much they beg. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 15, 2010, 9:01 pm

Patricia Arquette - Celebrities
She's perfect in her role in "Medium". Very believable. -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 15, 2010, 4:09 pm

Patrick Swayze - Celebrities
Patrick Swayze was great in everything he was in; Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Roadhouse, Donnie Darko, Point Break and even in that television mini-series "North and South." But what I most remember him for is when he hosted Saturday Night Live and had the dance-off with Chris Farley as a Chippendales dancer. LOL! His show, The Beast, was very good but sadly, he passed away. RIP, Patrick. -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 15, 2010, 4:00 pm

Tommy Lee Jones - Celebrities
Tommy Lee Jones will always be Woodrow Call in "Lonesome Dove". Best line: After he beat the hell out of a guy for hitting his son, he calmly climbs back onto his horse and mutters to the onlookers: "I hate rude behavior in a man. I won't tolerate it." -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 15, 2010, 3:55 pm

Knighthood - Random Topics
What's the purpose now? Obviously, it's a "title" only. It's not as if when someone receives a knighthood that he must immediately go out a slay a dragon and rescue a fair maiden. Other than being labeled as "Sir", do any other perks come with it? Like discounts in restaurants or car rentals? -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 15, 2010, 3:48 pm

Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher - TV Shows
Was Beck even popular when MadTV was on the air, though? I thought he was a recent thing. I also don't watch any of these loudmouths, liberal or conservative. I do miss the MadTV. I think Maher may have played himself on some of the MadTV skits IIRC, so he must have been OK with them. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 15, 2010, 3:42 pm

Daredevil - Movie Series
I'll admit it; I never even saw these movies due to miscasting. Ben Affleck as a superhero? Give me a break. And Marlon Brando would have made the perfect Kingpin. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 15, 2010, 3:29 pm

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids - TV Shows
Fat Albert was something I watched when I was a kid, and I now have two volumes on DVD - the early episodes did a great job in teaching important lessons without being overly preachy or completely dull. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 15, 2010, 2:17 pm

Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher - TV Shows
MADTV, like its progenitor MAD Magazine, only parodies things that are deemed to have some worth, travoltron. That's why they don't bother with people such as Glenn Beck and his crowd; they're already beyond parody, being nothing but self-parodies from the get-go--and they're also too mediocre to create an effective parody from. Maher should be (and probably is) flattered by MAD's attentions to him. That they do so just shows he's got some true cultural heft--more so than any of the right wing nutjobbers, in spite of all their yelling for attention. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on November 15, 2010, 10:13 am

Little Caesars - Random Topics
As for the quality of the pizza- meh. I've had worse. The thing I miss most about Little Ceasar's is the TV commercials. For a time Little Ceasar's had some of the funniest and most imaginative commercials on TV. My personal favorite was one I call "Uncle Nunzio." To give you some perspective to set up the ad- around the time "Uncle Nunzio" aired, there were a bunch of new spaghetti sauces that had come on the market and were blitzing the airwaves with these schmaltzy, 'a taste of the old-world' type ads hawking these new sauces complete with somewhat dreamy imagery of the Italian countryside and so on and so forth (I think you get my drift). Anyway, there was this commercial that starts out just like the aforementioned spaghetti sauce ads going on about somebody's old Uncle Nunzio who got up at the break of dawn, chose only the freshest ingredients and spent all day whipping up his old-world culinary masterpieces. Then they cut to the stereotypical Italian family all laughing and talking seated at tables in a beautiful lush garden with fountains and statue art reminiscent of Italy preparing to enjoy this meal. This portion of the commercial ends with the calm male voice-over saying "...and the entire family can agree on one thing- it's tastes AWFUL." Then suddenly everyone starts making faces as if they had just been told they'd just put dog poop in their mouths. A fly flies over one of the pots of food, makes a frantic buzzzing sound then drops dead. A kid dumps a plate of Uncle Nunzio's food into a fountain with a statue then the statue throws up. Then they make some suggestion that the family would've done better to go to Little Ceasar's Pizza and they throw up some splash screen with their latest deal. Funny Funny ad. I keep looking for it on YouTube, but it hasn't shown up there yet. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on November 15, 2010, 9:37 am

DC Universe Original Animated Movies - Movie Series
I wish they'd stop recasting these things over and over with each new movie. I really don't want to hear anyone other than Kevin Conroy play Batman. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 15, 2010, 9:30 am

Four Weddings - TV Shows
It's so heartwarming to see a beautiful, sacred moment, such as a wedding, be turned into a reality show competition, where a bride is judged on what "the overall experience" is for those in attendance. I say, Bitch, please, you ain't paying for this! It's MY wedding...and I'll do whatever the hell I want! -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 15, 2010, 7:58 am

Fatal Attractions (Animal Planet) - TV Shows
Unless someone's career is doing biological/zoological research, there is no damn reason to own a Gaboon Viper! Seriously? I'm sorry for the families of these fatalities, but anyone who has a venomous snake or a snake who is big enough to wrap around you and kill you, is a very troubled individual. Love the episode of the guy who was bitten by one of his many venomous snakes and while he's in the hospital...the cops went to his house to secure the snakes and find all this bomb-making paraphenalia! When the guy wakes up from his snake-bite induced coma, the cops are like: "OK, you're going to jail!" At times like that, you can't help but wonder that maybe the snake who bit him was just practicing "natural selection". -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 15, 2010, 7:51 am

Snopes - Websites
LoriV: It's not fair to blame Snopes for the brain-cell-deficient rumor-spreaders who think that putting Snopes' imprimatur on their BS makes it more credible. Snopes Rocks! -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on November 15, 2010, 6:49 am

I Married Dora - TV Shows
Isn't this the show where the cast announced the cancellation during an episode? Something like: "Surprise, we've been cancelled!" -- Submitted By: (Stephanie) on November 14, 2010, 9:19 pm

Mel Brooks - Celebrities
Mel Brooks is the only director who can make a spoof that still has a good plot to it. The rest of the spoofs made these days are terrible. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on November 14, 2010, 7:51 pm

Jon and Kate Plus 8 - TV Shows
BigAl, expect that to just be the start of the hurt these kids will be in. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on November 14, 2010, 7:33 pm

Cleveland Show, The - TV Shows
I agree, MCS. I don't think anyone really watches the Simpsons anymore, and they're tired of Family Guy and its clones. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 14, 2010, 8:46 am

Conservapedia - Websites
While some people accuse something of bias just because they don't agree with it, sometimes the accusation of liberal bias is true. I did some comparisons on Wikipedia subjects and saw it for myself: how some liberal topics were given better treatment and some were labeled either "non-partisan" or lacked the "liberal" label, while the conservative side of those subjects were labeled "conservative" (i.e., ACLU vs ACRU; though it was fixed when I last checked). Now, Conservapedia, on the other hand, has a total conservative bias. Wikipedia at least TRIES to balance out (but is sometimes thwarted by tyrannical admins and users). -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 14, 2010, 8:39 am

Conservapedia - Websites
An easy way to tell a bias is by the language used by a media outlet. Terms like "Anti-choice" and "martyr bombers" are clear indicators of a left-wing bias whereas a right-wing outlet would use terms like "anti-life" and "homicide bombers". A truly neutral media would say "pro/anti abortion" and "suicide bomber". -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 14, 2010, 12:32 am

Facts of Life, The - TV Shows
The Facts of Life in Jump The Shark: [url]http://web.archive.org/web/20080702001227/http://www.jumptheshark.com/forum/Facts-Life/664[/url] -- Submitted By: (TMC1982) on November 13, 2010, 5:39 pm

Family Ties - TV Shows
Family Ties in Jump The Shark: http://web.archive.org/web/20080414194724rn_1/www.jumptheshark.com/topic/Family-Ties/Family-Ties-General-Comments/656 -- Submitted By: (TMC1982) on November 13, 2010, 5:27 pm

At the Movies - TV Shows
Siskel & Ebert in Jump The Shark: http://web.archive.org/web/20080628234529rn_1/www.jumptheshark.com/topic/Siskel-Ebert/Siskel-38-Ebert-General-Comments/1799 Ebert & Roeper in Jump The Shark: http://web.archive.org/web/20080501221256rn_1/www.jumptheshark.com/topic/Ebert-Roeper/Ebert-38-Roeper-General-Comments/592 -- Submitted By: (TMC1982) on November 13, 2010, 5:25 pm

Cleveland Show, The - TV Shows
I don't like this show or Family Guy but we can only hope they will cancel The Simpsons. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on November 13, 2010, 12:05 pm

Conservapedia - Websites
Has anyone noticed how conservatives claim everything has a liberal bias? Conservatives don't want to believe something on the news so they just say it has a liberal bias. That seems to be their answer to everything. "I don't believe it, it's just the damn liberal news." "They're just liberal." "The liberals run everything and don't tell the truth." Just like some parrot that has a few canned phrases. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on November 13, 2010, 12:05 pm

Jon and Kate Plus 8 - TV Shows
Though I still don't care for this load of tripe, I read somewhere that two of Gosselin sextuplets got expelled from private school and will have to be home-schooled because they imitated their parents' behavior - name-calling, use of filthy language, and making fun of others. Parents of the Year, Jon "The Spineless Wimp" Gosselin and Kate "The Selfish Hell-Raising Harridan" Gosselin are NOT and NEVER WILL BE. I also heard that one of those same kids is sick of the cameras stuck in his face to the point he refused to have school pictures taken of him. It sounds like the next person who sticks a camera in his face is gonna get their camera shoved up their ass sideways. You hear that? That thing you heard was probably every last child psychologist in the world yelling at the exact same time, "SEE, I TOLD YOU SO!" -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 12, 2010, 11:53 pm

Sarah Palin - Celebrities
I am not saying Obama is perfect or things are going well, but at least he did not quit his job in the middle of his term. If there is any reason why Palin boned that is it. Forget her political affiliation, her family life, or anything else about her. If you can't finish your term as a governor there is no way you are remotely qualified to be in the White House. That alone is why she cannot be taken seriously. -- Submitted By: (MCS) on November 12, 2010, 10:47 pm

Snopes - Websites
It boned when every spam I have gotten for the last year says "confirmed on Snopes". -- Submitted By: (LoriV) on November 12, 2010, 10:45 pm

Internet, The - Random Topics
When they killed Geocities. I miss the neon pink screens with flashing red text. Everyone was a star on Geocities. -- Submitted By: (LoriV) on November 12, 2010, 10:36 pm

Simpsons, The - TV Shows
Boned the Fish Feb 2000 - Saddlesore Gallactica - Bart and Homer discover that horse racing is a treacherous business after they rescue a horse from the state fair. -- Submitted By: (LoriV) on November 12, 2010, 10:28 pm

JumptheShark.com - Websites
JTS was a classic, anchor of the internet. It jumped when TV Guide took over. -- Submitted By: (LoriV) on November 12, 2010, 9:55 pm

Young and the Restless, The - TV Shows
Still the best soap opera. -- Submitted By: (LoriV) on November 12, 2010, 9:52 pm

Kids in the Hall, The - TV Shows
When two of the KITH kissed each other, 3rd or 4th season? EWWWW. -- Submitted By: (LoriV) on November 12, 2010, 9:51 pm

Kayne West - Celebrities
The sooner this classless jerk disappears the better. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on November 12, 2010, 7:51 pm

Will It Blend? - Random Topics
I like watching the Will It Blend? series although the stuff featured does indeed blend and it gets predictable after a while - it always ends with "Whoo...(term regarding what was blended) smoke! Don't breathe this." That said, my personal favorite would have to be when Dickson blended a vuvuzela. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 12, 2010, 7:44 pm

Wal-Mart - Random Topics
If people want to shop at Wal-Mart, that's their business. I have no problem with Wal-Mart myself - my only complaint has to do with the lack of open checkouts if I do buy something. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 12, 2010, 7:42 pm

Jobvent - Websites
What happened to Jobvent was probably part of the backlash from when a former waitress for a pizza place or some other restaurant (I forget the name) had to stay because a couple of her customers took forever in ordering, eating, and whatever - she blasted them on Facebook and was fired as a result. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 12, 2010, 7:39 pm

Wacky Packages - Random Topics
Although I didn't get into Wacky Packages, I saw a book listing some of the old-school Wacky Packages. Some of them cracked me up, like Dampers. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 12, 2010, 7:36 pm

Mr. Potato Head - Random Topics
I had an old-school Mr. Potato Head when I was a wee lad - my parents didn't freak out over the plastic pipe in the set. Those who thought the plastic pipe encouraged smoking used their heads for keeping their ears apart. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 12, 2010, 7:34 pm

Swine Flu - Random Topics
Just another Chicken Little-type scenario foisted on the population, and some thin-skinned hypochondriacs freaked out. Yawn. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on November 12, 2010, 7:30 pm

How I Met Your Mother - TV Shows
Incredibly I am STILL seeing ads for this show. How long's it been on the air now, 7, 8 years? At this rate whoever was supposed to meet the mother won't actually do so until age 50, let alone have the kids! And yes, Alyson Hannigan used to be hot (she was the best thing about that American Pie movie) but now she's got that "worked" look women get when they've been around the block too many times, if ya know what I mean. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 12, 2010, 6:12 pm

Apprentice, The - TV Shows
I can only take so much of "The Donald's" inflated ego, tacky hair, and tasteless jokes before I gag. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on November 12, 2010, 5:19 pm

Kayne West - Celebrities
And now Kanye West is ditching a scheduled performance the Today Show because Matt Lauer grilled him too hard in an interview. If Kanye was a kid, and there was a parent around, there would probably be a paddle involved, and a very public apology to brink this egomaniac back down to earth. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on November 12, 2010, 4:12 pm

Beavis and Butthead - TV Shows
Their horrified reaction to Milli Vanilli is still funny. Well, there have been a LOT of sucky music groups since the time they cancelled up until now, so B&BH would have plenty of material when it came to panning crappy music videos. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 12, 2010, 8:40 am

Y2K Bug, The - Random Topics
All that panic for nothing. I knew from the start people were making a mountain out of a molehill. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 12, 2010, 8:34 am

Snuggy - Random Topics
In response to MacFan95, I saw, just seconds ago, the Macarena Snuggie commercial. Ugh. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 12, 2010, 8:18 am

Beavis and Butthead - TV Shows
Probably the same horrified silence that Milli Vanilli earned -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on November 12, 2010, 12:57 am

Lego - Random Topics
I hate to say it, but they boned in 1999 when they licensed Star Wars-themed lego sets. While I was initially excited to see these at first (I remember building Star Wars vehicles out of Legos as a kid), it opened up a Pandora's Box of licensed Lego hell and the quirky Lego themes of the 70s and 80s were largely replaced with Star Wars (now largely Prequel & Clone Wars), Batman, SpongeBob SquarePants, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Spider-Man, Ben 10, Toy Story, and Thomas the Tank Engine. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 11, 2010, 10:55 pm

Y2K Bug, The - Random Topics
We had a local business owner here sell his entire stake of his business and he spent all the money on moving to worthless desert land and buying survival supplies. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 11, 2010, 9:55 pm

Don Bluth - Random Topics
Looking at his imdb entry I'd say it was Rock-A-Doodle. That was his first movie made in the '90s, so I'll have to vote for "Everything after the '80s". -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 11, 2010, 9:48 pm

Little Caesars - Random Topics
I don't know what happened to these guys. They used to be everywhere in the 90s. Then they all closed down. Recently one of them opened up again locally. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 11, 2010, 9:31 pm

Transformers (toy line) - Random Topics
The original G1 Transfomer toyline was at its best was at its best in its first couple of years when Hasbro was just bringing over various Japanese robot toys from Takara and paying Marvel Comics to write up personalities for them. Around 1986 (the time of the infamous movie) I guess Hasbro thought that they could design better than Takara and started doing their own designs from scratch. This is when Transformers stopped looking like real vehicles and such and went for a "futuristic" look. That was STRIKE ONE. Next they started focusing too much on gimmicks. Everything became a Headmaster, Pretender, or Micromaster (a ripoff of the popular Micro Machines line). No focus at all on making memorable characters. STRIKE TWO. STRIKE THREE was Action Masters in 1990. Transfomers that don't Transform. Can you believe some suit probably got seven figures to come up with that? And of course Hasbro sunk half that years toyline into that concept. (The other half of the toyline was Micromasters). Kids didn't buy them of course and Hasbro shrugged it off as "I guess kids don't like Transformers anymore" and canceled the G1 toyline in North America. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 11, 2010, 9:29 pm

Animorphs - TV Shows
Ugh, I remember when these guys had a tie-in with Transformers. Suddenly there were Animorphs Transformers toys. This was the first time had whored out the Transformers name to sell non-Transformers merchandise. The toys flopped hard and the show vanished. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 11, 2010, 9:12 pm

Evil Dead - Movie Series
One of the odd movie franchises that gets better with each sequel. And people have been wanting another one since 1992, but for some reason they won't make it. The original cut of Army of Darkness even set it up for a post-apocalyptic sequel. I wish they'd just do it before Bruce gets to too old (ala Crystal Skull). No remakes/reboots! -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on November 11, 2010, 9:06 pm

Beavis and Butthead - TV Shows
I wonder how B&B would react to Justin Beiber? -- Submitted By: (ExplodingConsole) on November 11, 2010, 7:52 pm

Jamie Foxx Show, The - TV Shows
The Jamie Foxx Show was hilariou in its 1st several seasons. But it became less fun to watch when Jamie and Fancy tied started dating. -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on November 11, 2010, 4:56 pm

HeadOn - Random Topics
The commercials are low budget tripe- but the product really works. I've used it. Head On- Apply directly to the forehead. HeadOn- Apply directly to the forehead He- >SLAP!!!< -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on November 11, 2010, 4:16 pm

Nickelodeon - Random Topics
Well, Schneider has been with Nickelodeon since at least 1994 (I know he made All That and Kenan and Kel), although he definitely seems to have more control on the network now than he did back then. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on November 11, 2010, 4:06 pm

Beavis and Butthead - TV Shows
And to add, I believe they will rip away on music videos, so that will still be around -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on November 11, 2010, 3:28 pm

Beavis and Butthead - TV Shows
Dol, Robert, from what I am reading, Mike Judge is in charge of it, so I'm sure it won't go down that road. Then again, John Kricfalusi was in charge of the Spike TV Ren and Stimpy, and we all saw how that went. On the censorship deal, as I said, since Beavis and Butthead went off the air, MTV has had shows like Jackass air, so I am pretty certain that MTV won't have a leg to stand on when it comes to Beavis and Butthead's antics. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on November 11, 2010, 3:26 pm

Desperate Housewives - TV Shows
Every season: one housewife is having an affair, one housewife is having marriage problems, one housewife is having money issues, one housewife has a shocking secret, a new mysterious neighbor moves onto the street and causes trouble, mysterious neighbor is exposed, leaves the neighborhood, everyone's problems are solved until next season, when the roles are switched and another new neighbor moves in. Rinse, repeat. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on November 11, 2010, 1:59 pm

Twilight - Movie Series
This is the saddest excuse for a book I've ever had the mispleasure of reading. And the movie is no better. The characters are unbelievable and the story line is so dumb and predictable. And don't even get me started on the fact that there isn't a plot (until the last five minutes). Stephanie Meyer can't write and can't come up with an idea of her own. Kristen and Robert can't act. I'm pretty sure Edward is gay. There are so many reasons why I can't stand Twilight. I haven't even listed a fraction of them. -- Submitted By: (wallawalla) on November 11, 2010, 8:59 am

HeadOn - Random Topics
The ads are annoying in the extreme, no doubt. All the same, I've gotta give some props to these folks for having the sense of humor to poke fun at themselves in later ads: "Head On! I hate your commercials, but I love your product!" -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on November 11, 2010, 8:50 am

Nickelodeon - Random Topics
I see it: Dan Schneider really is Nick's answer to Fox's Seth MacFarlane! He has more of an advantage, though: while Seth is limited to a 1 1/2 hour block only on Sundays, Dan could sweep the entire 24-hour schedule every day. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 11, 2010, 8:33 am

Beavis and Butthead - TV Shows
Bringing back a show that was cancelled before it could bone now gives it the opportunity to bone. Also, I think that if they saw Hannah Montana, they'd go, "Ahhhh! This sucks!" And since MTV no longer plays music videos, how is that going to work out with the new B&BH episodes? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 11, 2010, 8:18 am

Daylight Saving Time - Random Topics
ExplodingConsole, I noticed it gets dark at 5 pm too. Wasn't the purpose of this annoying ritual to SAVE extra daylight, not LOSE it? Further reason why DST needs to go. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 11, 2010, 8:08 am

Disney - Random Topics
The Disney channel no longer airs classic cartoons (or even classic movies!), but rather live-action shows aimed at teenagers. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on November 11, 2010, 8:05 am

Around the Horn - TV Shows
Max Kellerman was HORRIBLE. All I remember about this show was hearing him and Woody Paige scream at each other nonstop. Needless to say I stopped caring or watching after a couple of episodes and I only knew it was still on the air because it comes on right after Jim Rome and my DirecTV guide lists the shows so that it reads "Jim Rome Is Burning Around The Horn" which always gives me a chuckle. Then again I'm easily amused sometimes :-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 11, 2010, 12:03 am

Beavis and Butthead - TV Shows
First of all I remember the days ExplodingConsole was talking about, because I was a kid in the late 70s/early 80s, the last time in American history that there was a clear and definite line between kid stuff and adult stuff. Secondly, I actually don;t WANT new B&B episodes because I just know they'd be ruined like everything else old that's being brought back. I don't want to see the characters be reduced to celeb-worshipping drooling sheep who rave about how cool the latest Hannah Montana video is, and I'm pretty sure that's the direction it'll be headed. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 10, 2010, 11:56 pm

American South, The - Random Topics
I live about an hour away from Memphis, and you have no idea how thrilled I am that Memphis was just voted to have the fattest, dumbest, least athletic (seriously) and ugliest people out of 35 major cities in America by some magazine (Travel & Leisure I think). And the worst pizza too somehow. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on November 10, 2010, 11:51 pm


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