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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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BEATLES, The - Music Groups
Drwhorox: You just don't like them. There's probably no way to ever explain why other people do. I love them. That's music for you! It's a matter of taste. Enjoy what you like, and let others enjoy what they do. What you find annoying about the Beatles, others love. I don't think most Beatles fans are as intolerant as the vocal minority who get so much attention, by the way. Most of us just love music. To each his own. -- Submitted By: (HistoryProf) on September 3, 2010, 1:17 pm

Garth Brooks - Music Groups
Well, he keeps announcing that he's retiring then eventually releases a CD or goes on tour. Never was a big country music fan (though oddly enough, I DJ'd for a country station for a number of years), but I liked quite a few of GB's singles. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on September 3, 2010, 9:52 am

Rowan Atkinson - Celebrities
When I told my friend the person who voiced Zazu on the Lion King was the same person who played Mr. Bean, she was surprised. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on September 3, 2010, 7:38 am

Only Fools and Horses - TV Shows
I would love to see OF&H someday. Do any channels air it, or should I buy the DVDs? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on September 3, 2010, 7:37 am

Evanescence - Music Groups
Another band that won a best new artist Grammy and then faded from sight. To me, they just didn't have any staying power. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 2, 2010, 10:58 pm

Small Faces - Music Groups
The Small Faces were criminally underrated. In the US, they are considered to be one hit wonders with "Itchycoo Park," but they had many more great songs that should have been American hits too, like "Tin Soldier," "Here Comes the Nice," and "Lazy Sunday." -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 2, 2010, 10:41 pm

Garth Brooks - Music Groups
The Chris Gaines album was horrible and full of unmemorable songs. They even did a mock Behind the Music about him. If he had been a real person, I doubt very much he'd be a superstar as depicted in the mockumentary. And what ever happened to Garth anyway? It's been ages since his last album. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 2, 2010, 10:28 pm

In Search of... - TV Shows
Oh snap! William Shatner (no less) is debuting HIS new show Weird or What right now on History Channel. It's pretty much another of the shows like those other imitators of In Search Of. He's doing a segment on "green ice"" now. -- Submitted By: (baldrick) on September 2, 2010, 6:27 pm

Perils of Penelope Pitstop, The - TV Shows
Oh, ya know? Wasn't he great? I thought he was the best underratd cartoon villain ever. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 2, 2010, 4:51 pm

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip - TV Shows
Had its weak spots, but this show was still about to the power of ten funnier than the horribly overrated "Thirty Rock", Tina Fey's bastardized ripoff of it. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 2, 2010, 4:45 pm

Apple Inc. - Random Topics
"Yesterday, Apple jumped onto the social networking bandwagon with iTunes Ping...." Awwwww crap. Now I suppose my employer will take away our access to iTunes now. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on September 2, 2010, 4:12 pm

Penguins of Madagascar, The - TV Shows
The show would be excellent, if the Lemurs didn't have so much screen time. I don't think I've ever seen an episode that focuses around the penguins, the characters that are in the title! -- Submitted By: (MorbidDuck) on September 2, 2010, 2:44 pm

Apple Inc. - Random Topics
Yesterday, Apple jumped onto the social networking bandwagon with iTunes Ping. I like Ping, but there are already spammers on it, and not may artists are on it. -- Submitted By: (MacFan95) on September 2, 2010, 1:02 pm

Stevie Nicks - Music Groups
fletch- I totally know what you mean about the voice. LOL!! I recall an old South Park episode where the boys are trying to sneak a goat onto a plane to take it back to Afganistan. The military corners the boys and questions them about what they are doing and about that time the goat lets out a bleat. The soldiers then think that the goat is Stevie Nicks going to Afganistan to entertain the troops so they let them on the plane. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on September 2, 2010, 11:24 am

Little House on the Prairie - TV Shows
I'm white and I would never dream of cussing out a cop (though there have been a couple of times in my life I really wanted to)- for fear I would not only get the business end of a baton but also be calling my wife an hour or two later asking her to come down to the jail house to bail me out. Just sayin'. As for Little House on the Prairie, It was a decent way to kill a half hour or so. I always found it to be a little too sugary-sweet for my tastes, but there are worse shows on television. I met Dean butler once (he played Almanzo). -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on September 2, 2010, 11:20 am

Hell's Kitchen (U.S.) - TV Shows
I've never been a fan of 'reality' shows in general, but I simply cannot get into this one merely for the fact that I briefly worked in an upscale restaurant when I was in college. I left because I was tired of listening to the Chef and Souz Chef both throw temper tantrums and berate everyone within spitting distance at the slightest provokation. Why would I want to watch a show about that? -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on September 2, 2010, 11:01 am

UFO Hunters - TV Shows
Belongs in the same category as Monster Quest. They spend an entire hour talking in "whatif's" with an occasionally interesting actual interview with someone or a couple of photos, videos, etc... but for the most part, it's just repetitive "searching" for something they can't find. Hardly surprising, of course; if it was that easy, we wouldn't even be bothering to talk about it anymore. -- Submitted By: (HistoryProf) on September 2, 2010, 10:32 am

T.I. - Celebrities
T.I. has been released from prison and already he's in trouble again for using drugs. What a fool. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 2, 2010, 9:43 am

Only Fools and Horses - TV Shows
If you have never seen this show, you owe it to yourself to give it a try. The show was recently voted "Britain's Funniest Sitcom" in a London Times poll, and there's a reason why. It is an interesting blend of humor and sometimes touching semi-drama, and it's best to watch it from the beginning in order to really appreciate it as the characters develop. If you liked "Are you Being Served?" or "Keeping up Appearances", or any number of Britcoms, you will definitely love this -- guaranteed. -- Submitted By: (HistoryProf) on September 2, 2010, 9:08 am

Monster Quest - TV Shows
You're all cracking me up. So true! "If there really was an 'x', it would look like this... If we had actually encountered it, how truly terrifying it might have been..." Ha! -- Submitted By: (HistoryProf) on September 2, 2010, 9:03 am

Lou Grant - TV Shows
It never made sense to claim that this was the Lou Grant we all knew from the MTM show. He was nearly nothing like that character. Took itself entirely too seriously from the beginning -- a great example of a "spinoff" that showcases the vulnerability of a character who can't stand on his or her own. -- Submitted By: (HistoryProf) on September 2, 2010, 8:53 am

Joanie Loves Chachi - TV Shows
I know the producers needed to get creative when Howard left, but one would think they would have learned something after the fiasco of "singing Potsy". Let's face it, that girl looked more like Howdy Doody than Howard did. I could never understand why ANYBODY watched that thing. -- Submitted By: (HistoryProf) on September 2, 2010, 8:42 am

Rowan Atkinson - Celebrities
One of the funniest guys around. Blackadder and Mr. Bean are hilarious as are his characters in said shows. However, this guy almost never fails to make me smile or laugh in whatever he is in even if it is a complete stinker. That includes if it is only for his scene. Can't bone. -- Submitted By: (johnnydough) on September 1, 2010, 6:36 pm

Mork & Mindy - TV Shows
This show is a perfect way of illustrating just why you thought Robin Williams was hilarious when you were 14 years old--and why you no longer think he's hilarious 33 years later. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 5:18 pm

Benson - TV Shows
Boned for me when Lewis J. Stadlen (who played the Gov's rodenty little assistant) left and was replaced by Rene Auberjonois as Clayton Endicott III. Auberjonois could be funny as hell sometimes, but the character was repetitive and the writers didn't give him enough to do other than snark off at Benson. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 5:13 pm

Baggy Pants and the Nitwits - TV Shows
Oh god, this show was painful. Just give me reruns of "Laugh-In" please. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 5:05 pm

Herman's Head - TV Shows
Every episode in a nutshell: Herman sees a 'hot girl'. Herman has nekkid fantasies about said 'hot girl'. Nekkid fantasies can be shown in rather more explicit detail on cable tv than on the networks. Hilarity supposedly ensues. For this viewer, it never did. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 5:02 pm

What a Country! - TV Shows
Yakov Smirnoff was neither Russian nor funny. Why, after the painfully humorless guest stints he did on the otherwise hilarious "Night Court", network execs though it would be a really great idea to give Mr. S. his own show just goes a little ways towards explaining why so much of network television has always sucked and always will. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 4:59 pm

Ernie Kovacks Show, The - TV Shows
Three words: The Nairobi Trio. 'Nuff said. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 4:53 pm

AfterMASH - TV Shows
Actually, I never thought the show was that bad; it got better in the second season, when they replaced J.O. Saunder's character with the one played by David Ackroyd. Ackroyd's character was clearly initially intended to be an analog to Hawkeye Pierce, but Ackroyd was a good enough actor to make the character his own; it's too bad the series ended up being canceled before he really had a chance to go very far with it. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 4:43 pm

ABC Afterschool Special - TV Shows
"Something About Amelia" and "Adam" were both made-for television movies. Neither of them were ever aired on "Afterschool Special". -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 4:38 pm

Kolchak: The Night Stalker - TV Shows
C'mon, it was a guilty pleasure even then. I know the closing shot in every ep (Kolchak sitting in the darkened newsroom, typing up the story and giving a recap) used to really spook the bejeebers out of me. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 4:34 pm

Six Feet Under - TV Shows
How can a TV show "push its agenda down your throat"? I mean, if you don't like what you're seeing, you turn it off and don't watch. End of story, I would think. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 3:49 pm

Perry Mason (TV series) - TV Shows
"Why did D.A. Burger keep his job. Lose that many cases and you are bound to be fired." Lileks.com has a funny segment on PM on the site--his guess is that Burger successfully prosecuted all the *real* murderers that Perry had unmasked. Based on that theory, Burger probably had a 110% conviction rate, and could count on being DA until the time they had to pry his cold, dead body out of the office. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 3:46 pm

Quantum Leap - TV Shows
I still like the show for Dean Stockwell-- I've always liked him as an actor and I thought his character was pretty cool. But, to be honest, watching some eps on DVD a few weeks ago I realized that the show overall hasn't held up all that well. -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 3:41 pm

One Day at a Time - TV Shows
Actually, I thought Ann's husband *had* cheated on her; I seem to remember jokes that centered around his (apparently pretty frequent) infidelities. And didn't he end up getting married again to some bimbo he was supposed have been stepping out with while he was still married to Ann? -- Submitted By: (elainewood) on September 1, 2010, 3:34 pm

Conservapedia - Websites
The funny thing about this website is you can't tell what articles are by trolls and what articles are by conservatives. -- Submitted By: (Just_a_Username) on September 1, 2010, 5:47 am

Fred (YouTube) - Celebrities
Robert, its Nickelodeon. What else do you expect from that cesspool?!? -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on September 1, 2010, 4:53 am

My So-Called Life - TV Shows
My So-Called Life was pure genius in that every character that appeared during the 19 episodes had a moment when they were a hero, or at least good, and a moment when they were a villain, or at least bad, and if you have that, you have some of the most well-rounded characters in television history! Not to mention some of the best writing and brilliant performances from every actor that appeared, and just great commentary about the state of the nation and the state of high school during the 1990s. Forever a classic! -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on September 1, 2010, 2:39 am

Gunsmoke - TV Shows
According to legend, When it was time to arrange the CBS Fall 1967 schedule, "Gunsmoke" was not on it. This came as a surprise and shock to the wife of a top CBS executive, since that was her favorite program on the network. and supposedly, to find a place for the show, they cancelled "Gilligan's Island" so there would be room! Though nobody on "Gunsmoke" was responsible for this travesty of television, they still get my full punishment for it! -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on September 1, 2010, 12:48 am

Lost - TV Shows
As much as I liked the concept of the show, as much as I liked nearly all of the characters and what they did, and how they all evolved and how the island had all of those secrets, the problem point occurred when the show stopped being all about that and started being about Jacob and Smokey/the man in black/jacob's brother. When that happened, everything changed to be about whatever it was they were doing and not about our Flight 815 castaways, or even "the others." And as for that ending, I was waiting for them to start singing "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" like at the end of "Mary Tyler Moore!" -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on September 1, 2010, 12:40 am

LazyTown - TV Shows
It\'s difficult to create a show that young kids, teens and adults can all watch, appreciate at their own levels and enjoy, but LazyTown definitely does it! It\'s like The Muppets meet Adam West\'s Batman, and who wouldn\'t like that? Plus, the songs from the show are all actually good, which is something that is rare indeed for a kid program, and the three main actors, series creator Magnus Scheving as Sportacus, little Julianna Rose Mauriello as Stephanie and the world\'s most hilarious villain, Stefa'n Karl Stefa'nsson as Robbie Rotten, are all brilliant! Plus great puppet work and a fantastic curved world that it all happens in make it amazingly cool and great fun! -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on September 1, 2010, 12:28 am

Greed - TV Shows
Greed was a case of trying to take advantage of a successful concept too soon. Who Wants to be a Millionaire had taken over the world for a few weeks and suddenly everyone wanted high stakes trivia games on their prime time lineup. The trouble was the rules of the game were not well formulated and designed to maximize the tension and to offer up a fair situation where someone might have won the big jackpot. They tweaked this when they added "the terminator" which randomly forced one player to challenge another to beat them out of their share of the pot. But even that wasn't enough. This show started wrong and never got right. -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on September 1, 2010, 12:18 am

Steely Dan - Music Groups
"Aja" is one of the greatest albums of all time, IMHO -- Submitted By: (BrewMaster) on August 31, 2010, 8:37 pm

Baby Blues - TV Shows
Me too, kingbk. Bill Watterson was wise in that respect. And many others, may I add. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 31, 2010, 8:33 am

Glenn Beck - Celebrities
While I agree there are crazy rightists out there, I feel NOBODY should be compared to Bill Maher. He is a scumbag. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 31, 2010, 8:28 am

Fred (YouTube) - Celebrities
It's a shame that I'm starting to hear about Fred again. A few months ago, I thought that he faded into obscurity (like other pre-teen/teen stars), but now I'm hearing about him again. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on August 30, 2010, 7:34 pm

Baby Blues - TV Shows
I enjoy this comic strip. It's one of the few in the paper today that is still tolerable. However, the cartoon series was awful. Too Hollywoodized with crude jokes, cliches, and obvious Family Guy/Simpsons references. I can see why Bill Watterson stuck to his guns about Calvin and Hobbes not being animated, the whole point of the strip would have been compromised like it was with this one. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 30, 2010, 4:57 pm

Glenn Beck - Celebrities
I'm not a liberal (though some would suggest that since I support gay marriage, the separation of church and state, and question the effectiveness of most wars), but this guy is a bone-eating blowhard. His little charade in D.C. over the weekend was a disgrace. What scares me is how many people follow this guy so closely. You do know that while he preaches Christian values he is a Mormon convert... right? The divide between the fringe left and the fringe right is dangerous, and us normal folks in the middle or that lean slight left or slight right need to make sure neither hijacks our country for the purpose of their agenda. The religious right scares me just as much as the hippie left. Glenn Beck is nothing more than Bill Maher for the right. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 30, 2010, 4:40 pm

Baby Blues - TV Shows
The show focused on the neighbors: a dumb father, a mother who's oblivious to the fact that her family is dysfunctional, a troublemaker son, a depressed daughter, and...a violently psychotic baby? Hmmm. Seems like they didn't know whether to rip off The Simpsons or Family Guy until someone jumped up and shouted "How about both?!" The comic's creators had little control over this. If they had full control, it wouldn't be anything like this piss-poor Simpsons/Family Guy rip off. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 30, 2010, 12:39 pm

Free Willy - Movie Series
Next up, Free Willy 5: Greenpeace and the Sea Shepherd Weren't There in Time. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 30, 2010, 12:05 pm

Fred (YouTube) - Celebrities
Adding to that figure will be the upcoming made-for-TV Fred: The Movie. It will air on Nickelodeon. This "entertainment" industry just doesn't let up when it comes to dumbing us down. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 30, 2010, 10:55 am

Nintendo Power (magazine) - Random Topics
Nintendo Power was by and far a wonderful gaming magazine when it was unveiled in '88. But of course...time was a cruel mistress to it and other gaming magazines. With the advent of the Internet, magazines in general became obsolete. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on August 30, 2010, 10:25 am

George H. W. Bush - Celebrities
"And here's Bush. He said 'Read my lips' 'cause he was gonna be lying out of his ass!" --Gallagher -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on August 30, 2010, 10:11 am

Five Guys (restaurant) - Random Topics
Although the food is pricey and not the healthiest option out there, Five Guys ROCKS! -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on August 30, 2010, 7:26 am

Elvis Presley - Celebrities
Elvis was mostly before my time - he died when I was a year old. From what I've heard and read about him - he's clearly better than those who pollute the airwaves these days. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on August 30, 2010, 7:24 am

Fred (YouTube) - Celebrities
I hear Fred's creator rakes in roughly $150K a year because of this. Good grief. And all it consists of is a bunch of screaming, eye-rolling, and talking like he just inhaled a tank of helium. Doesn't take much to entertain people these days. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on August 29, 2010, 12:34 pm

Edward D. Wood Jr. - Celebrities
Although Ed Wood directed quite a few bad movies, he at least put forth a modicum of effort behind his work - something Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer could never do. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on August 29, 2010, 12:27 pm

Thanksgiving - Random Topics
Seems like nobody gives a damn about Thanksgiving anymore - they only look forward to it because the day after that, they're indulging in Black Friday specials. And before that, the Christmas commercials are on TV and radio, and the decorations are already being put up. Calling Thanksgiving "Turkey Day" is a real turkey of an idea if you ask me. -- Submitted By: (BigAl) on August 29, 2010, 12:11 pm

Hannah Montana - TV Shows
Okay, what about the episode "Torn Between Two Hannahs" in which Miley plays both her regular role and the (DOM-DUM-DUMMMMMMMMMMMMM!) Evil Twin Cousin Luann Stewart? -- Submitted By: (JamesCraven) on August 29, 2010, 12:07 pm

Adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog - TV Shows
This show was sooo silly that it alone has inspired countless youtube poops about Robotnik's "pingas" and Sonic's "hot sticky fluids" that I've yet to encounter any based around Sonic AM or Sonic Underground though I have seen one with sonic X. -- Submitted By: (Acobjum) on August 28, 2010, 8:16 pm

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1985) - TV Shows
While I really want to vote for "Nobody Dies" (even as a kid I knew no one's reflexes and parachutes were that good) I really feel like the death of all our beloved childhood cartoons came with "The Movie." If I ever saw a "The Movie" version of anything when I was younger I always knew my favorite characters were either going to be killed or raped into a new character for me to buy a new toy of and they would never be the same (DAMN YOU GOLD BUG!!!). Don't get me wrong, a lot of the movies were great but it usually signaled the end of the TV shows and if it didn't, it really should have. BTW, great point Travlotron, Resolute is awesome! Just don't be a character with a mustache in this movie; you might as well have a red shirt on. -- Submitted By: (dr_sarcastor) on August 28, 2010, 10:53 am

Ghost Hunters - TV Shows
I really liked this show when it first started due to the idea that these guys were going out and while investigating hauntings were also looking to disprove them. If they weren't able to disprove what they found then they might be left with the paranormal. They would have their team review the evidence, bring it to them, then shoot a bunch of stuff down and end up with very little evidence. Sometimes, there were episodes with nothing, no paranormal. As much as was always looking for them to find something it was kind of fulfilling to see them not find anything and assume this was a legit show. But apparently since this is television the audience is going to want to see something or hear some crap EVP on every episode so Jay and Grant seemed to have to lose their skepticism. This is where is stopped being good and started to do some serious Fish Boning. I still really love the show because I want to watch and see some really great piece of evidence but I'm usually left with crap EVPs and noises off camera. I'm thinking this bones right after the second or third season. -- Submitted By: (dr_sarcastor) on August 28, 2010, 10:37 am

Chick Tracts - Random Topics
Funny Chick Tract/Lovecraft parody http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=135 -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on August 25, 2010, 11:01 pm

Max Headroom - TV Shows
Max Headroom was surprising in its depiction of the future of television. It didn't get everything right (people now get more info from their personal computers than they do from any broadcast network) but they did foresee the advent of artificial intelligence and the importance of computer generated personalities decades before they were common. Also, they somehow knew that newscasters would still be lugging around those clunky betacam style cameras to do their broadcasts, and didn't miniaturize those as some might have expected. Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays and Jeffrey Tambor made a fantastic team, and of course the titular talking head Frewer embodied became an icon of the 1980s. -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on August 25, 2010, 10:16 pm

Burn Notice - TV Shows
I was starting to get concerned when they added a cast member that Michael had burned. That said, the inevitable conclusion was that he would realize what happened and turn on the team. One of two things is about to happen. A bounce back, or they will leap the proverbial carcharodon -- Submitted By: (SwampRat) on August 25, 2010, 4:22 pm

D-Generation X - Random Topics
When the group was heel, they were good, but when they were a face group, some of the stuff they did was EPIC (Impersonating The Nation of Domination, Vince McMahon, going to a WCW event to raise hell with the fans). By 2009, when they reformed DX one last time, it was pretty obvious that they were reformed just to sell stuff. Sure, Shawn Michaels and Triple H are great entertainers, and they still did some funny stuff, but with a PG WWE, there was not a lot they could do. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 25, 2010, 3:00 pm

Kenny G - Music Groups
I'm a jazz musician. I love jazz. However, I think the sound of a soprano sax is probably the single most obnoxious sound on the planet. Outlawing them is a good idea. :) -- Submitted By: (HistoryProf) on August 25, 2010, 11:09 am

Christmas - Random Topics
To paraphrase a David Letterman joke I remember, what if in reality, those decorations are for the next year's Christmas? -- Submitted By: (ExplodingConsole) on August 24, 2010, 4:16 pm

I Dream of Jeannie - TV Shows
Giggity. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 23, 2010, 8:08 pm

Christmas - Random Topics
It's bad enough that they start showing Christmas commercials before Halloween, but sometimes they continue to show Christmas commercials after New Years. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on August 23, 2010, 7:45 pm

Gong Show, The - TV Shows
I watched the show to see Gene Gene the Dancin' Machine. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 23, 2010, 12:41 pm

Addams Family, The - TV Shows
I agree with you completely TheDeanofNYC. Comparing those two programs is truly like comparing an apple to an orange. Frankly, I liked both shows for the divergent reasons you've outlined. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 23, 2010, 12:06 pm

I Dream of Jeannie - TV Shows
I enjoyed this show pretty much up until the last season. However, are correct baldrick- This show needed the conflict to remain viable. Had the show been about ME finding some hot blonde with limitless magial powers, parading around the house all day in crazy lingerie calling me "Master".... well, let's just say the pilot episode would've been over in about 15 minutes ending with me as the richest man in the galaxy retiring in luxury on my own tropical island. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 23, 2010, 12:00 pm

Adventures of Superman, The - TV Shows
I must say that for it's time, it really wasn't a bad show. It can fall a tad on the cornball side but it's still pretty watchable in my opinion. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 23, 2010, 11:53 am

Sagging - Random Topics
I'm just waiting for some doofus to win a Darwin Award thanks to those things. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 23, 2010, 11:51 am

Tattoos - Random Topics
I've never seen a tattoo that didn't look like a skin fungus. -- Submitted By: (MSmith) on August 22, 2010, 6:05 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
Why even give that dyke the time and day? -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 22, 2010, 1:04 pm

Paula Poundstone - Celebrities
she is a terrible panilst on to tell the truth rather she asked the person (ie no.1) she goes no.1 then she goes of rambling or making joke and not asking questions and when she does so times up,or when the other person to ask a question she interrupted the question and goes on make another joke! BTF on paula poundstone -- Submitted By: (thedude19766) on August 22, 2010, 1:01 pm

Angry Video Game Nerd, The - Websites
I hope he doesn't throw in the Nerd towel anytime soon. There are so many other bad games out there that he hasn't reviewed yet. I also commend him for respecting his fans; he could have quit after his burnout, but he instead slowed down to one episode a month. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 22, 2010, 12:23 pm

WKRP in Cincinnati - TV Shows
WKRP in Cincinnati was a brilliant show, populated with some of the most hilarious characters in Television History! You had the Femme Fatale v. The Ingenue (Loni Anderson's Jennifer Marlowe v. Jan Smithers' Bailey Quarters), you had the wacky morning DJ (Howard Hesseman's Dr. Johnny Fever) There was the ridiculous skirt chasing sales guy and the seemingly virginal news guy (Frank Bonner's Herb Tarlek and Richard Saunders' Les Nessman) The cool and smooth (sometimes) late night jock (Tim Reid's Venus Flytrap) the totally out of touch station owner (Gordon Jump's Arthur Carlson) and the guy trying to make the whole thing work (Gary Sandy's Andy Travis). Yes, The Who concert ep was out of character for this show, but how could they not do something about it? The Who fit the station's format and the event occurred in Cincinnati. I'm sorry, but under those circumstances, they deserve praise for dedicating an episode to that tragic concert. Meanwhile, I wish we could have had DVDs of the original episodes as broadcast on CBS, with all of the music intact. The show isn't WKRP without the music! -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on August 22, 2010, 10:26 am

Daria - TV Shows
Daria was absolutely the most brilliant program ever aired by MTV, and it was spun off of the dumbest. Yes, Beavis & Butthead was where Ms. Morgendorffer got her humble beginnings, as the super smart foil for those two doofus characters, but the show that emerged truly made a lot of great statements about High School life, family life and our American values generally. This show was and still is brilliant, though questionable areas occurred when they did an episode with people playing holidays (Guy Fawkes Night helped make it a little less ridiculous), and of course "The Musical" episode, but I forgive those. I'd love to see Daria return with new age appropriate adventures. What would she make of Lawndale, today? -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on August 22, 2010, 10:09 am

Wikipedia - Websites
I would encourage one of our wiki-users on BTF to write an article up for Bone the Fish and submit it, for the life of me, I cannot figure that mess out on there. The discussion about BTF is hilarious on there. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on August 22, 2010, 8:06 am

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
Yes we do have our official second stalker- congratulations to our angry faux Lesbian!! http://redheadmetalhead.blogspot.com/2010/07/just-one-more-response-to-certain-bone.html -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on August 22, 2010, 7:31 am

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
To note- in particular we had one user that once taken off the site, all of the uber political topics and liberal ballot stuffing disappeared. Also the user I'm refering to-(YuanMoons- an angry if not stupid poster) had nothing to say but angry liberal comments and was trying (unsuccessfully) to hijack the site. The site was changed so you had to register to vote, so we knew who voted how many times- thus we can know if something odd is happening, or if bots are involved (which hasn't since it was changed) We think that YuanMoons was using bots to jack up random topics like Laura Bush getting 1000 votes for killing someone in a car accident, and the ACLU getting 2000 votes for never boned... all in less than 24 hours- The statistics on the site's traffic showed us this was fraudulant along with dozens of other obscure political topics getting swamped with 100's and 1000's of votes over night in some cases- now the site is mostly entertainment with a dash of political criticisms- mostly on the shows that have gone sideways politically to drive us (the viewers) away. On that note- at the time we removed YuanMoon from the site, he was busy writing crazed emails into the site demanding changes and alterations to the site taht he wanted made and YuanMoon was also making conspiratorial claims his posts were being changed by other users since he "had been monitoring the site every hour and taking web snapshots of all of his posts" to prove his claims... probably the delusions of someone that doesn't get outside very much and may need mental help. The truth of it was this was someone that had nothing to contribute except some off the wall liberal agenda; and was paranoid about how bad they looked on the site he/she was trying to manipulate- sad. So not only was this our vote stacker and manipulator, it was our first stalker- the second one being the faux lesbian blogger "Red Head Metal Head". Yuan and Redhead should make their own site, they can hijack it together- hope that helps! -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on August 22, 2010, 7:27 am

New Zoo Revue - TV Shows
I can't believe I actually enjoyed this show as a kid. I even had the figurines. Thinking back in retrospect, it was really such a dumb show. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on August 21, 2010, 11:02 pm

Justin Bieber - Celebrities
Here's another boning moment, and it's a fish stick that's being boned. Now he wants to work with that jackass Kanye West. And his 3D movie won't be out until next Valentines Day. By then the novelty, hopefully, will have worn off. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on August 21, 2010, 10:44 pm

Corey Haim - Celebrities
I saw him recently on a "where are they now" type show, and he was being interviewed. He didn't look well at all. He appeared to be bloated. He died of an overdose even though he said he was off drugs. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on August 21, 2010, 10:14 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
@Robert: Oh,OK. I only found out about this site about 2 or 3 months ago, so I came here after the liberal vote stuffers left. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on August 21, 2010, 8:38 pm

Tin Foil Hat - Random Topics
'Sawright, PYL. We did ask her for pics a few times, IIRC, but she never ponied up. She did send me a pic of herself in a bikini once, and judging from that one, she would have done very fine justice to the tin foil. :-) -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on August 21, 2010, 7:48 pm

Ed, Edd N Eddy - TV Shows
This show was awesome. Never boned. -- Submitted By: (ScottyB) on August 21, 2010, 5:38 pm

Justin Bieber - Celebrities
Now he's getting his own 3D movie. Really, I can't even begin to understand why. Anyone here seen the video from one of his concerts where someone from the crowd nailed him with a water bottle? That person deserves a medal. -- Submitted By: (ScottyB) on August 21, 2010, 5:36 pm

Addams Family, The - TV Shows
People constantly compare this program to "The Munsters," and on the surface it's easy to see why: both series debuted in the same television season and both were about families that were peculiar in a horror B movie sort of way. HOWEVER, the difference was that "The Munsters" were all slapstick nonsense, while "The Addams Family" were full of passion! That was the secret ingredient that lifted The Addamses and their motley brood far above their Mockingbird Heights counterparts! The love story of Gomez and Morticia is the true centerpiece of this show, and that's what makes it so much superior to Herman and Lily. And really the passion plays out in everything, in their hobbies, in their caring for the people around them. Despite being creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky and yes, altogether ooky, The Addams Family is genius. Big props to John Astin and Carolyn Jones who are still the hottest television couple in history, and to Ted Cassidy who was genius as Lurch, plus Jackie Coogan as Fester! And of course Vic Mizzy who gave us the great incidental music that scored the episodes and that memorable theme, still heard in ballparks all over the USA! Two snaps up. -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on August 21, 2010, 10:02 am

Bewitched - TV Shows
I'm sure someone will correct me if this is wrong, but I had heard a story that Dick Sargent, who was the infamous "Second Darrin" was, in fact, the actor the production wanted originally to play the part. However, he wasn't available as they started shooting so they got Dick York instead! I think York was just a better comedy reactor, much like Larry Hagman in I Dream of Jeannie. He had the eyes and the expressions, he had the face for it and you need that to make a magical show like this work. Sargent was never capable of those sorts of reactions, just not a lot of range there. So, yes to the 2nd Darrin being "THE" moment, but I wonder if Sargent were the Darrin all along, how this show would have fared... -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on August 21, 2010, 9:42 am

I Dream of Jeannie - TV Shows
I think if there are legitimate reasons why something does or doesn't happen, we can overlook them. In the case of I Dream of Jeannie, we have an astronaut who is committed to helping the United States in its space quest. And, as we all know, astronauts had a very strict, squeaky clean image. In fact, most of them were family men, with wives, kids and houses. So, Captain Nelson, eventually Major Nelson was cut from that cloth. This is a viable reason for his not wanting Jeannie around in his life! Of course, eventually he came to understand that having her in his life made things a lot more interesting! Great credit to Larry Hagman who was brilliant at the reactions to everything, Barbara Eden who was like a two year old: all giggles and temper tantrums, Bill Daily who was the perfect foil for them both and let's not forget Hayden Roarke as Dr. Bellows, the psychiatrist that knew something was odd around Cocoa Beach, but could never quite prove it to anybody. His slow burns after he got shown up at the end of yet another episode really went a long way towards making this show a hit! -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on August 21, 2010, 9:31 am

Adventures of Superman, The - TV Shows
"Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!" "Look! Up in the sky!" "It's a bird!" "It's a plane!" "It's Superman!" And certainly for its day, Superman was a fantastic series, with a remarkable cast of actors. Did you know that both Phyllis Coates and Noel Neill, who each played Lois Lane during the series are still around? Perhaps the only mistake was selecting such a recognizable building to represent "The Daily Planet" facade: Los Angeles City Hall! And budgetary restrictions meant that the only people inside that massive building were Clark Kent, Jimmy Olsen, Lois and Perry White. But if you can overlook those elements, you'll see some great work from George Reeves, a very likable Man of Steel as well as his ne'er do well cub photographer Jack Larson as Jimmy (and of course he's also still around)! Plus some really good stories, ideal for both kids and their parents to enjoy. -- Submitted By: (TheDeanofNYC) on August 21, 2010, 9:16 am

Sagging - Random Topics
While watching a Police video show, I saw sagging put to good use: it tripped the fleeing suspect, allowing the officer to catch him. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 20, 2010, 9:28 pm

Laura Schlessinger - Celebrities
Her show is now canceling partly over her use of the N-bomb. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 20, 2010, 9:27 pm

Veganism - Random Topics
Anyone can be vegan, vegetarian, or a meat-eater without guilt-tripping the others' diets. I understand one reason a person abstains from meat is because of concern over how animals are treated, but I'm curious: why wouldn't a vegan eat non-meat animal products like milk and/or honey? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 20, 2010, 9:25 pm

Dan Castellaneta - Celebrities
Another great voice actor. Did you know he voiced Grandpa on Hey Arnold? He was also the voice of Megavolt on Darkwing Duck. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on August 20, 2010, 9:18 pm

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