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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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Burger King - Random Topics
First, Jon and Kate + 8 gets cancelled. Now, the freaky plastic king is being retired. Can things get any better?! -- Submitted By: (Robert) on September 3, 2011, 1:35 pm

Doug - TV Shows
I thought I'd never see classic Doug again, what with Disney buying it from Nickelodeon. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on September 3, 2011, 1:33 pm

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
I've never seen an episode of the new Looney Tunes, but I know it's crap. In one commercial, Lola calls Bugs "Daffy". How could anyone mistake Bugs for Daffy?! Reading here that it's a clone of Drawn Together clinches it. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on September 3, 2011, 1:27 pm

Star Wars - Movie Series
The very one who created Star Wars does a better job of ruining it than its biggest haters ever could. Anyone else find that ironic? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on September 3, 2011, 1:25 pm

Only Fools and Horses - TV Shows
Only fools & Horses is definitely my favourite UK comedy of all time. Superb writing by John Sullivan and a strong cast made this unmissable. The show came to a natural conclusion when the Trotters became millionaires after years of trying, this was the perfect time to go out on a high. Unfortunately after a few years they bought it back but it wasn't the same. A couple of the actors had died (Buster Merryfield and Keneth MacDonald) and after a brief description of how they had lost all of their money, they tried to carry on as before. This show should never have boned, but i'm afraid it did. -- Submitted By: (thegorillaismine) on September 3, 2011, 9:09 am

Star Wars - Movie Series
Just. Leave. The. Films. ALONE! Classics should be left alone; if there is original content that was not shown initially (such as a directors cut e.g. Apocalypse Now Redux) that's okay - tweaking it to anachronistic ways is not. This is like making West Side Story have rap numbers in it. -- Submitted By: (johnnydough) on September 3, 2011, 4:11 am

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
King, while I'll admit it's great to see the classic Looney Tunes, I have a few problems with it as well. For starters Porky has been cut out of the closing title screen. That was signature Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies. Another being, it's followed by the newer crappier looney tunes, in which they apparently all live in the same house. Kind of reminds me of a situation comedy or worse a fictional character reality show, but not as good as Drawn Together was. The characters are horribly drawn and nowhere near what the character is supposed to sound like. Sorry I got off topic a bit. I was surprised to see the episode "Falling Hare"(Bugs vs gremlin) where Bugs is bested throughout the show. But I can't help but think they'll never show OLD Daffy cartoons, when he was at his best and imo better than Bugs in every conceivable way and not Bug's bottom barrel bitch. I could go on about this but I'll stop now. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on September 2, 2011, 10:12 pm

Star Wars - Movie Series
WHAAAAAAAT?!?! INEXCUSABLE!!! UNNACCEPTABLE!!! UNFORGIVEABLE!!! Okay, I'll admit it, at this point I don't even care anymore what stupid changes Lucas puts in, everything past the original trilogy is dead to me. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on September 2, 2011, 6:57 pm

Star Wars - Movie Series
Mainly the problem that I have with the "no" addition (and keep in mind that I was born long after the original trilogy was finished) is that I feel that the scene was more emotional/powerful without any dialogue. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on September 2, 2011, 5:56 pm

Grease - Movie Series
JayD, I disagree. I think Grease is best viewed, in it's entirety, by no body. I don't like musicals, so it would be tough for me to watch any of those types of movies. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on September 2, 2011, 5:32 pm

Star Wars - Movie Series
What they did to Ben's "Krayt Dragon" call bugged me worse. They've got this new young sound guy that apparently put his own voice into all six films, including that scene. It is a little weird that this "NO" is some people's breaking point. Greedo Shoots First, Hayden Christensen in Return of the Jedi-- these things were much worse. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on September 2, 2011, 2:40 pm

Star Wars - Movie Series
I saw the clip- Honestly, it didn't bother me much one way or the other. Seriously, when I saw it the first time back in the early 80's, I wondered why there wasn't any dialogue (or some kind of monologue) there to begin with. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on September 2, 2011, 9:11 am

My Wife and Kids - TV Shows
Franklin definitely was when this show boned, but I never really got into this show. I think Damon Wayans is hysterical, but I think casting him as Cliff Huxtable of the 2000s was a big mistake. He is at his best when he does more adult oriented comedy such as the stuff on In Living Color. I think if he was given an adult oriented sitcom he would have been a great fit. Instead, on this, it seems like Major Payne and Homey the Clown playing Cliff Huxtable, and there just didn't seem to be any kind of chemistry at all with the family. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on September 1, 2011, 11:32 pm

Bachelor Pad - TV Shows
Bring back all the crazy contestants from the previous Bachelors/Bachelorettes, have them compete in overly sexed stunts, cause tension by having them all live together, and make the tension even worse by having them vote each other off. This turd 100% boned day one. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on September 1, 2011, 11:27 pm

Jeff Dunham - Celebrities
I enjoyed the short routines he did on Super Dave, but I don't think I could watch a whole show of this guy. The jalapeno pepper on a stick got old fast. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 1, 2011, 11:27 pm

Lil Wayne - Celebrities
Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter IV" is projected to sell a million copies in its first week. Big deal! I really think he's a tool. He's nothing but hype as I think he is a mediocre rapper at best. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 1, 2011, 11:13 pm

Grease - Movie Series
Grease is best viewed in its entirety and the DVD is a must have. This movie comes on TV a lot, but it gets severely edited, even leaving out a couple of songs. And it's easy to see why Grease 2 flopped; bad songs, an unknown cast, and none of the charm of the original. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 1, 2011, 10:56 pm

Neil Sedaka - Music Groups
In the 60s and 70s, Neil was one of the great songwriters from the Brill Building in New York(Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Happy Birthday Sweet 16, Love Will Keep Us Together, Working On A Groovy Thing, etc). Not only did he write songs for himself, he wrote many hits for other acts too. I think it's time for Neil to be inducted into the rock hall of fame. He should be joining the other two Neils, Young and Diamond. -- Submitted By: (JayD) on September 1, 2011, 10:31 pm

Richard Nixon - Celebrities
I always feel that, of all the presidents of the last 100 years, Richard Nixon is the biggest presidential punching bag (and that's saying a lot). Anyway, there's no doubt that his biggest bone was the Watergate scandal. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on September 1, 2011, 8:31 pm

Star Wars - Movie Series
So yeah, George is adding Vader screaming "NOOOOOO!!!" to the upcoming Return of the Jedi Blu-ray. Because so many people liked that in Revenge of the Sith. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on September 1, 2011, 8:16 pm

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
I will give them credit for bringing back Looney Tunes, although there's a good chance that they'll get rid of it soon (considering that they once brought it back in 2009, only to get rid of it a month later). -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on September 1, 2011, 6:50 pm

Image Comics - Random Topics
Don't get me wrong, I'm not condemning all indie comics. My favorite comic book ever, Usagi Yojimbo, is independent and all done pretty much entirely by one guy since the mid 1980s. But the Image guys (with the Savage Dragon guy being the obvious exception) are all lazy hacks with no artistic integrity that couldn't cut it on their own. I loved that article by the way and would love to see an update to it. I've heard they're not the No. 3 comic publisher anymore. I think when it comes to the superhero books, the corporate-owned format works best. All those classic superhero crossovers and superhero teams like the Justice League and The Avengers could never have happened under the creator-owned rules. You'd have to get permission from each character's creator and pay them something each time a character appears. You wouldn't be able to afford to use the whole team! -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on September 1, 2011, 5:54 pm

Bachelor Pad - TV Shows
As if The Bachelor and The Bachelorette aren't stinking the airwaves up enough, along comes ABC to drop another log into the veritable toilet bowl that is their Primetime Reality Show line up. Just wish someone at the American Broadcasting Corporation would get a clue and flush. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on September 1, 2011, 2:54 pm

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
Cartoon Network brought back old school Looney Toons! Don't know if the network has completely boned back, but that's a big start to unboning. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on September 1, 2011, 9:55 am

Cartoon Network - Random Topics
Sorry for the upcoming long post. I feel that Cartoon Network's first major screw-up was in 2001 when they revived Dexter's Laboratory without the original creator (or part of the original staff). To me, though, this would be their only big screw-up until around 2005-ish, when they got rid of every classic cartoon that wasn't Tom and Jerry (such as Looney Tunes and Droopy). In 2006, they started airing some live action movies and stopped airing some of their older original cartoons. In early 2007, the CEO of Cartoon Network resigned in response to the Boston Bomb Scare. Shortly after, they got rid of the Fridays block, gave Toonami a major redesign, made Out of Jimmy's Head, and made Fried Dynamite. A year later, they got rid of Toonami altogether, and later made even more live action shows and the CN Real block (amazingly, some of this live action is still on). CN had other bonings, but these were it's biggest bonings to me. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on September 1, 2011, 5:35 am

Image Comics - Random Topics
Ah yes, Rob Liefeld. The mman who forever convinced me to never take comics seriously again with his utterly ludicrous even by comic standards and anatomically impossible renderings of the female form, which is his mind consisted of two legs, each bigger around than the 12-inch waist above them, with DD breasts (minimum) and arms that would make a bodybuilder envious. Image comics indeed. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 31, 2011, 7:59 pm

Image Comics - Random Topics
http://archives.tcj.com/3_online/n_image1.html READ THE SORDID HISTORY OF IMAGE Travoltron- you took the words right out of my mouth- I bought into the hype as a teenager, and looking back, yeah it blows. There are non corporate comics that rock out, they just dont have the hype of the old Jim Lee and McFarlane Years. What's really amazing is that Liefeld commanded, and still does to a degree, attention from the comics industry. His image and non image work sucks that bad. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on August 31, 2011, 6:42 pm

Michael Richards - Celebrities
Now granted, the hecklers were being d1(k5- but I think any professional comic would tell you that's the chance you take when you're up there, and how you respond to it is very important. But I'm sure Mr. Richards had enough celebrity pull that he could have induced security to throw the bums out. However, MR made his 'World Apology Tour' immediately after the event and all I can say is from one human being to another, good luck. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 31, 2011, 10:01 am

Michael Richards - Celebrities
Michael Richards was at his funny best when he was on the early 80's sketch comedy show Fridays (on ABC). 'Spazzy' freakish weirdo characters were his specialty. He was also pretty funny on the Weird Al Yankovich vehicle 'UHF'. On Seinfeld, his Kramer character was- okay (at best). Now, maybe he was having a really bad day on that fateful night and maybe he had had just a little too much to drink before the show at the comedy club, but I lost pretty much any respect I had for him as a performer when I saw the video on that. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 31, 2011, 9:53 am

Alien Nation - TV Shows
Started out strong but the premise became a bit weakened and tired after awhile. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 31, 2011, 9:44 am

Ed O'Neill - Celebrities
Congrats Mr. O'Neill for getting a Star on the WOF. I can't believe they had you do this in front of a shoe store. But nevertheless, at least you've been recognized. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 30, 2011, 10:00 pm

Wheel of Fortune - TV Shows
R.I.P. Charlie O'Donnell. Show just isn't the same without his "Wheeeeellllllll of Fortune!" intro. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 30, 2011, 8:48 pm

Godzilla - Movie Series
I'll admit it, kaiju movies have always been a guilty pleasure. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:52 pm

Radio Free Roscoe - TV Shows
Anyone else remember this show? One of my friends introduced me to it. It was an island of goodness in a sea of suckitude on "The N". Anyway, my BTF vote goes to the episode where Lily and River Pierce (the token obnoxious jock/most popular guy in school) fall asleep together after some flimsy plot device has them together in Lily's room one night, and there's this huge drama about them having sex when literally all they did was accidentally fall asleep together. Oy... -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:50 pm

Buffalo Bill - TV Shows
Wow. I never heard of this show before now, but it seems to me like it was 20 years ahead of its time. And not in a good way. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:41 pm

Dallas - TV Shows
FF, don't even joke about that. Knowing how TV execs think, they might just do it for real! -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:40 pm

Wheel of Fortune - TV Shows
Don't even get me started on the million wedge. Oops, too late. After some lady won it almost immediately after its introduction the producers got scared someone would win it every week and so they suddenly made it so that even if a contestant won the regular game while having it and solved the end puzzle, they still wouldn't actually get it due to it being placed in a wheel and having to be picked out by Pat at random. Are you KIDDING me?! As far as I know, nobody's won it since. Kinda hard when it all depends on some random fluke completely out of the contestant's control even AFTER they do everything required. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:38 pm

American Idol - TV Shows
HEY!!! I just noticed the post I made about people not needing any talent to become famous these days and the post agreeing with me both got -1 vote!!! What's up with that?! >:-( -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:31 pm

Betty White - Celebrities
Still doesn't make it right, Travoltron. Still doesn't make it right. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 30, 2011, 7:29 pm

Image Comics - Random Topics
I was a naive high school student when Image was formed. I believed all the hype about creators' rights and that editors were holding back these great artists from telling great stories. Then these "rebels" go start their own company and make the dumbest, most unoriginal, over-commercialized crap comics in history. All they've got to show for it after all these years is... Spawn... and The Walking Dead has a TV show. These artists were only good when they had real writers and editors telling them what to do and couldn't handle it on their own. I hate to say it, but comics were better when the characters were corporate owned. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on August 30, 2011, 6:55 pm

Wayans Bros., The - TV Shows
Boned when White Mike left. Show just wasn't as funny without him around. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 30, 2011, 5:25 pm

Red Bull - Random Topics
I love drinking Red Bull. If it didn't cost 2 bucks a can, I would probably live off the stuff. Hate my workplace though since they took it out of the vending machines. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 29, 2011, 11:01 pm

Queen - Music Groups
For the love of God, please quit letting people butcher Queen and Beatles songs on these American or British or whatever "talent" shows. It's out of control. If one more person attempts Bohemian Rhapsody I will have to fly to Vegas, LA, NY, London, or whereever this blasphemy is being allowed to film and choke the sh*t out of the idiot(s). SON OF A BITCH MY WIFE'S WATCHING ONE OF THOSE SHOWS NOW. THEY'RE BUTCHERING "COME TOGETHER" UGH! I need a cigarette. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 29, 2011, 8:00 pm

Michael Richards - Celebrities
Michael Richards isn't funny anyway. I could care less about his career. His entrances on Seinfeld alone were highly obnoxious. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 29, 2011, 7:41 pm

Wheel of Fortune - TV Shows
Wheel of Fortune boned when my wife would get mad that I was better at solving the puzzles than her. Seriously, I'm not allowed to play. But, because I'm kind of a dick I answer anyway. She sure would be upset if I went on the show and waited for the other players to guess. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 29, 2011, 7:38 pm

Fear Factor - TV Shows
On the contrary, eating roaches, cods sacks, deer penis, rocky mountain oysters, etc. there is certainly a good bit of fear behind that. Everything they ate on the show is a delicacy somewhere. But could you eat it, no probably not. There would be a fear of tasting something putrid, horrid, wretched, rancid, etc. and/or the fear of putting something like this in your body period. Anyway, We used to watch this show all the time and very much enjoyed it. There were moments you thought "where/who the fu** is it that they would find this edible?" I would have liked to have seen Joe Rogan do more of the stunts as well, especially when he talked trash. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 29, 2011, 7:28 pm

Red Bull - Random Topics
I don't think I agree with reason 2 at all. I hate Red Bull, but mixing it with jager....damnit! it's good. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 29, 2011, 7:11 pm

Doug - TV Shows
I believe Mr. Dink's wife being elected mayor actually happened on the Nick version, not the ABC/Disney version, if I remember correctly -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 29, 2011, 4:40 pm

Monday Night Football - TV Shows
I can't stand MNF anymore. I didn't think it could get worse than Kornheiser or Dennis Miller, but Jon Gruden is quickly giving them both a run for their money. Gruden is so annoying and over the top with everything. Plus he is so arrogant. Really, anymore I can't stand anything on ESPN. Oh well, guess I'll stick with CBS, NBC, FOX and the NFL Network for my football fix. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 29, 2011, 3:38 pm

Betty White - Celebrities
These kind of roles may be the only kind of starring roles women of their age are offered. Hollywood has been having elderly characters spew "hip" dialogue for quite a while now. "I'm gonna haul ass to Lollapalooza!" - The Simpsons -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on August 29, 2011, 2:21 pm

Wheel of Fortune - TV Shows
Throughout the small gimmicks thrown in here and there (i.e., The Double Play wedges, themed weeks, the Wild Card, the Million Dollar Wedge, Free Play, etc.), the basic core premise of the show and gameplay is still there and has remained strong for more than 30 years. Spin the random wheel of chance, call a letter, win some great money and/or prizes. -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 29, 2011, 11:43 am

American Idol - TV Shows
This show is one of those shows I just never understand what is so popular about it. Most of the winners are just there for their 15 minutes of fame and don't even stay on top of the music charts for very long. The only thing worth watching is the pre-season auditions when the judges are putting down some of the people who really deserve it. Other than that this show is boring, Boring, BORE-ING! And to make matters worse now we have tons of lame reality shows...about singing competitions. Yeeeesh! Good grief! -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 29, 2011, 11:35 am

That '70s Show - TV Shows
That '70s Show started off as a great retro-based sitcom much like Happy Days did. But as the run went on the show made the '70s retro references more of a background for the show's silly, irrelevant plots in the middle seasons. This show could've had a never boned moment but all the unnecessary changes doomed it. The penultimate BtF was when Topher Grace left the series after S7. The show was primarily centered around his character and when he left, part of the show went too. The 8th season could've been good (due to the fact that it gave more of the surrounding cast members more to work with) but thanks to the Randy character the 8th season was kind of wishy-washy on and off. And the episode where they had Donna and Randy making out in Eric's old bedroom was just classless. -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 29, 2011, 11:27 am

Michael Richards - Celebrities
It's one thing to drop one "N" bomb. But to drop tons of "N"-bombs, that was going over the line. The two hecklers involved were no better than this guy's "N"-bomb rampage. As for Michael Richards, good luck to him because he's gonna need the luck he can get now that his actions made his own ship sink even further into the boning fishwaters. -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 29, 2011, 11:00 am

Doug - TV Shows
The Nick version of Doug was great! After Nick canned it and ABC/Disney picked up the show for new episodes, at first I was excited about it but then looking back it at now, I can plainly see why the Disney version stunk so badly and why Billy West (the original voice of Doug on the Nick version) greatly detested Disney's Doug. Advancing the kids from like 5th grade to Junior High, Doug gets a little sister in Dirtbike (whom, IMO didn't mind much) but the other changes were unnecessary (i.e. Patti stops wearing the skirts and even cut her hair short, Roger goes from a bully living in the slums who sometimes you can't help but sorry for at times to his and his family winning the lottery and living rich and becomes far less of the bully that he was on the Nick version, Connie went from a chubby cute girl to a somewhat stuck-up skinny girl, Mr. Dink's wife becomes mayor, etc., etc., etc.). -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 29, 2011, 10:37 am

Double Dare - TV Shows
Marc Summers's version was the quintessential kids game show and its the longest-running kids game show for a reason. It's popularity also help put Nickelodeon on the map. When it came back in 2000 as Double Dare 2000, the show was the same as the Family Double Dare Version but there were a few problems. The 1st and obvious one was host Jason Harris. He was waaaaaay too hyper and over-the-top and the 2nd glaring problem was the Triple Dare Challenge in Round 2, which ate up a lot of game-playing time due to Jason Harris's tedious over-explaining the Triple Dare Challenge rules. Otherwise this truly is not only one of the very best kids' game shows of all-time but one of the best game shows produced, period. -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 28, 2011, 10:26 pm

Rickrolling - Random Topics
@ cartooner- That song is on my iTunes. :) -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 28, 2011, 10:06 pm

Dallas - TV Shows
@ Dolfan- Hey maybe they'll put Betty White and Cloris Leachman on the cast. ;) -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 28, 2011, 10:02 pm

Buffalo Bill - TV Shows
Hated this show which had the premise of this obnoxious bully dumping on all around him yet whom never got called on it-much less punished for it. I also hated the condescending 'tude that the TV critics/netword suits had that said that if one did NOT like it, it meant we weren't 'deep' enough to 'get' it- and, of course they cried bloody murder when it got cancelled in a very short time due to low ratings. Ironic, though, how condescending the TV folks are to the audience now! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on August 28, 2011, 6:22 pm

Newhart! - TV Shows
True, kingbk. Ironic that The Ending itself has become a TV Legend resulting in the entire 8-year-run of the show itself becoming a mere footnote to it- even Larry, Darryl+Darryl are somewhat forgotten compared to The Ending! This is spite of neither show being rerun that much these days. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on August 28, 2011, 6:09 pm

Dallas - TV Shows
DolFan, I have to agree with you! The 'JR gets his way yet again' theme got so tired that the vampire had long since died of boredom by the time the show finally coughed+sputtered its last so why not keep the stake where it is and leave it done instead of reviving it? -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on August 28, 2011, 6:04 pm

Family Feud - TV Shows
I agree with that order from best to worst... though is there any possible way you can make Louie Anderson's number even lower? -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 28, 2011, 5:58 pm

Family Feud - TV Shows
Family Feud Hosts From Best To Worst: 1.) Richard Dawson: By far and away the best host of the program. He had the wit, charm, sense of humor and personality to be the best host of the show. Sure, his monologues got long, some people didn't like the kissing (I did), and he became a bit of a jerk, but I still think he was the best host of the show and still is what people mostly think of when they think of the show. 2.) Ray Combs: Funny and energetic, Ray did a good job at taking over the huge shoes of Dawson. However, Ray always seemed to be in a hurry and just didn't have quite the charm of Dawson. Still, very sad ending to his life and career. 3.) Steve Harvey: Funny and one who isn't afraid to throw zingers, Steve is up and down. Some episodes he seems energetic, other times he seems bored. His inconsistency in attitude is probably what bugs me the most about him. 4.) John O'Hurley: Always seemed to be in high spirits, John isn't one that was much of a joker cracker or zinger thrower. Instead, he was one for facial expressions. I think he did pretty good, but just seemed a bit too suave and formal for Family Feud. I think he would have fit better on a show like Price is Right or Let's Make a Deal. 5.) Richard Karn: Bland and cheesy. Some people like him, but I never did. He's too vanilla and he bugs me with his over enthusiasm about everything ("I'm tripling the points!") Someone funny, charming and witty needs to host Feud. Karn was none of these things. 6.) Louie Anderson: Ugh... -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 28, 2011, 5:18 pm

National Basketball Association (NBA) - Random Topics
Biggest way you can tell that the NFL is vastly more popular than the NBA: NFL lockout was talked about EVERY DAY between the time it started to the time it ended. All sports media seemed to at least touch on it while it was happening and we were consistently given updates, even when there really wasn't anything to update. The NBA lockout I've heard very little on and seem to have no updates. I highly doubt the season will start on time and almost wonder if there will be a season at all. I think it's time for David Stern to step down. It's a little harder to look like "the greatest commissioner in major league sports" as some pundits like to call him when you aren't riding the coat tails of Magic, Bird and MJ anymore. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 28, 2011, 3:04 am

LeBron James - Celebrities
What do you guys expect from a guy who has been entitled and given everything since he was a kid? Plus, with his Mom's "reputation" and having no Dad in his life, the guy has no strong support system, except for his "team," which, let's be honest, is a bunch of parasites jumping on the gravy train. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 28, 2011, 2:59 am

Dallas - TV Shows
Meh. The old Dallas was trashy enough, this new one's going to be ten times worse, since society's trashiness as a whole is that much worse from the first show. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 27, 2011, 11:13 pm

LeBron James - Celebrities
I like this markiemark guy :-D Seriously, way to tell it like it is!!! And it sure doesn't seem like there were anywhere near 12 never boned votes the last time I checked this. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 27, 2011, 11:11 pm

Dallas - TV Shows
But it was advertised all through the spring of this year as if it woule be airing soon. For a long time nobody had a starting date and then they dropped the news that it would be next year. I'm sure it will be similar to the old show but actually I was hoping it wouldbe ready for the fall season this year. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on August 27, 2011, 9:57 pm

LeBron James - Celebrities
For the 12 people that voted for "Never Boned" must either be hackers or 12 die-hard LeBron worshippers. I'm sorry but IMO this guy is flawed. And he's shown some arrogance alright. Having his agents confiscating tapes of a kid out-performing him at a Nike basketball event is strike one. Going to the basket and dunking countless times, only to show inconsistencies in his shooting game (especially with clutch jump-shots in crunch time), disappearing in the 4th quarter in games that truly matter and then when things don't go his way goes and blames everyone but himself for his failures and sulking about it (see the end of the 2010 East Finals in Game 5 in Cleveland v. Boston) is strike two. The penultimate icing on the cake was the "Decision Debacle" when LeBron held the NBA and the world in the perverbial chokehold during the 2010 NBA Finals on ESPN, on national TV by wasting everyone's time about the way he made the decision to take his talents to Miami. Granted he has the right to leave his team but to do it on national TV, that showed how much of a d*ck move that really was. And all the hype and hoopla about how him and the Heat were making this party and campaigning about how they're gonna win like what 4, 5, 6 rings or something like that? 1st off, LeBron hasn't even won a damn ring, let alone any MVP's. And when it came to the 2011 NBA Finals, Dallas exposed LeBron and the Heat's flaws. And to think people like ESPN overhype him as the next Michael Jordan? Earth to LeBron, until you ACTUALLY lead a team and WIN A RING (let alone 6 RINGS) you aren't even in the same league or in the same class as Michael Jordan. Michael Jordan stayed with his team and helped make his surrounding cast play better. He didn't bail and jump ship, let alone announce on national TV to go play with Larry Bird or Magic Johnson or even worse: his arch-rivals in The Pistons (whom up until 1991 always beat Jordan in the playoffs) and it took Jordan 7 years to finally win his ring, with the Bulls on top of that. Bob Costas said it best: "There will NEVER BE another Michael Jordan." -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 27, 2011, 9:16 pm

Game Show Network (GSN) - Random Topics
King, you couldn't be more right about this. All these themed channels have gotten further and further from their respective programming. As for GSN, I don't understand why improvaganza is even an option on this show. It's not a game show! I hope it isn't because Drew hosts PIR, that shouldn't even matter. I don't even bother with anything Springer does. Lingo being hosted by Bill Engvall is very ridiculous. Something tells me he's not exactly a master wordsman. (Kind of like how Foxworthy probably isn't smarter than a 5th grader.) I don't dislike him, out of all the Blue Collar guys Ron White and Bill are the better. Chuck was just the man for the job on that show. Who is going to replace Alex Trebek when he's done with Jeopardy? Oh, I know! Jimmy Kimmel! No, Carrot Top! Speaking of lame game show hosts, what's with the decline in real game show hosts these days? Every game show is now hosted by a mediocre or less Celeb. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 27, 2011, 8:26 pm

Dallas - TV Shows
It could be good. TNT produces some high quality programs like The Closer and Southland, so it could follow in those footsteps. I also think bringing Patrick Duffy, Larry Hagman and Linda Gray back is a smart move in getting fans of the original series on board for the new one. From the previews, it looks like they do a good job bringing the story to modern times as well. I guess we'll see what the result is in 2012. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 27, 2011, 7:27 pm

Newhart! - TV Shows
This show was good, not great. A bit too silly for my tastes and it screams 80s when you watch the reruns. I enjoyed the Bob Newhart show of the 70s much more. I think he was smart to tie the series finale with his original show, as it was the more superior one and the one his fans will more associate with his career than this one. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 27, 2011, 4:56 pm

Game Show Network (GSN) - Random Topics
Another cable channel that lost its way. I remember as recent as 2006 when this was still a good cable network. Sure, by that point Price is Right was long off the channel, but it still had mostly classic shows and some really good originals like Russian Roulette. Now this channel has Baggage, which is one of the most disgusting programs I've ever seen. Jerry Springer and his "go for shock value" schtick is so 1997. If that sounds bad, you also have Wendy Williams and her trash bag dating show, Drew Carey and a watered down version of Whose Line called Improv-A-Ganza, overplayed reruns of Deal or No Deal, Lingo sans Chuck Woolrey, now hosted by redneck Bill Engvall and it plays up his perverted jokes, very few classics still on, and much more. This channel is a mess. I know the budget has been cut drastically and you can tell. The production values of the shows are about one level above public access and it's mostly just rerunning four programs in one day instead of a variety of programs. The last time I really liked the channel was when I wrote my last review of it, which was May 2010. It wasn't at its best, but it was still somewhat good. Now? I only can somewhat tolerate Lingo. I hold out hope it will bone back like it has before, but I'm not holding my breath. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 27, 2011, 2:02 am

Rickrolling - Random Topics
Rickrolling can be annoying, but, for some reason, I genuinely like the song. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on August 26, 2011, 11:48 pm

Betty White - Celebrities
Oh don't get me wrong, I've never watched HIC either. Just watching the ads for it are horrifying enough. You've got our venerable Betty spouting such tripe as, "When you see a cutie, you've gotta tap that booty!" Seriously?!?! Was she saying stuff like that 40-50 years ago? I think not! And again, she's being paid good money to say this. At least, I *hope* that's the only reason she acts that way. Her and Chloris Leachman are by far the two worst offenders when it comes to women over 75 acting like high school hos. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 26, 2011, 8:54 pm

Weakest Link, The - TV Shows
My guess is because the British host on the US version is (or at least was) also the host of the UK version. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on August 26, 2011, 2:56 pm

Betty White - Celebrities
I hear what you're saying Dolfan, but you must understand I have a rather dark and almost inconsistently off-the-wall sense of humor (and it even sometimes borders on the juvenile, :)) -Honestly, I can't really comment on 'Hot In Cleveland' because I just don't watch it. Basically, because I think the whole premise of the show seems to be built around 'Betty White being raunchy' and for me, that would get old really fast. Amending what I said earlier, the whole bit was "funny and refreshing" WHEN it was sudden and new particularly when she did it on SNL (and I don't want to hear about how much "SNL sucks now..." I know, I know that's another subject altogether) because it was so - in a word- unexpected (I mean, that's what makes the punchline of a joke so funny, it's typically unexpected). However, I would say that at this point the 'joke' has gotten a bit stale now, and now that Betty white has gone in that unexpected direction, had her fun and infused her career with new life- perhaps she should cool it a little with the Jr. High humor and use her talents (and new found fame) to focus on more worthy efforts. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 26, 2011, 10:57 am

Green Hornet,The - TV Shows
Does anyone know if the new movie will have him somehow be related to the Lone Ranger like he was orginally? If so, that would be so COOL! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on August 26, 2011, 8:21 am

Wait Till Your Father Gets Home - TV Shows
I remember this show, gagedesoto! This was the first time I heard Tom Bosley and he was PERFECT as the confused,crabby bald Harry Boyle! I also liked how the next door neighbor had his own 'troop' complete with a submarine in his backyard pool [like how was THAT going to defend our country?] And,gagedesoto, on my local market it often came on right before they'd show "EMERGENCY!",LOL! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on August 26, 2011, 8:16 am

Weakest Link, The - TV Shows
If they were going for a 'older, domineering British . ..witch' angle for a host, why didn't they use Joan Collins instead of this woman who had zero appeal and whom I never heard of before/since? Seriously, jp. I agree this show wasn't really any good and not worth bothering eith. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on August 26, 2011, 8:10 am

Weakest Link, The - TV Shows
Never really cared for this show. Don't know if that really means it boned or not. I just didn't like it. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 25, 2011, 8:17 pm

Cream - Music Groups
If anyone can actually find a reason NOT to like Cream, I would have to say they probably don't know good music to well. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 25, 2011, 8:05 pm

Boy Meets World - TV Shows
Oh! how funny? I forgot about this show! I use to watch this, basically because of Topanga. (woof, aging hasn't worked out for her like it has elder Savage's tv girlfriend, Winnie Cooper.) I will admit when they were in Jr. High, the show was better. The High School years were tolerable. But the College years, not even close to being worth watching. Does anyone else remember Ethan Suplee on this show? He's had a pretty decent career since. The only one of the "kids" that has. -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 25, 2011, 8:02 pm

Weakest Link, The - TV Shows
I agree with markle that George Gray was the more superior host. I still was not a huge fan of this show, but he went with the sarcastic comedian schtick instead of the fake tough guy schtick. With him, it came across more natural than Anne Robinson's style. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 25, 2011, 7:25 pm

Pardon the Interruption - TV Shows
Kingbk, that's pretty much the same way I feel about Simmons! Why is someone his age so obsessed with today's garbage pop culture anyway? And now he's got two kids to indoctrinate into it, that's frightening. But as you said, he knows his sports so I just skip through the other stuff. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 25, 2011, 6:46 pm

Rap (music) - Random Topics
I remember in the 80s when every adult around seemed to just *know* rock music was "Satanic". Well, rappers make rockers look like choirboys. They've destroyed America from within in ways far worse than the paranoid 80s adults ever thought rock would do. Rap is crap!!! -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 25, 2011, 6:38 pm

Betty White - Celebrities
I have never found people over 40 acting like they're back in junior high to be "refreshing". With age should come wisdom. It's pathetic that people over 40 now feel they absolutely *must* act that way in order to have any fun at all. I feel very strongly about this. Plus, you know she's getting paid good money to spout that inane drivel on Hot In Cleveland, right? -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on August 25, 2011, 6:32 pm

Weakest Link, The - TV Shows
This WWtbaM clone started off as a fun show but as the weeks went on the catchphrase and Anne Robinson's tough chick persona was waning fast. But the penultimate BtF moment was when they started doing waaaaaaaaay too many celebrity editions on the NBC version. The George Gray syndicated version was a little better, albeit w/ cheaper stakes (a maximum of $75,000 and later upped to $100,000 in the 2nd syndie season) and somewhat easier (due to the reduction from 8 to 6 players and 5 to 3 questions for each player in the final round) and IMO George Gray's hosting was more hilarious than it was with Anne. -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 25, 2011, 6:05 pm

Green Hornet,The - TV Shows
Never mind the movie, the original TV show was a true arse-kicking machine with Van Williams playing Britt Reed/Green Hornet and the late great martial artist Bruce Lee (in what was one of his 1st American TV exposures) did a superb job playing Kato. Unlike the campiness of the 1960s Batman TV series, Green Hornet had that much darker serious badass tone and IMO GH and Kato would've kicked Batman and Robin's arses. Plus, I also enjoyed their car the Black Beauty as well. -- Submitted By: (markiemark6891) on August 25, 2011, 5:52 pm

Pardon the Interruption - TV Shows
I like Bill Simmons as a writer for the most part. His pop culture references get annoying, but he knows his sports. I don't like him on TV. I find him boring and annoying. However, ESPN has a hard-on for him, so besides getting his own column, his own website and his own podcast, he now substitutes on shows and sometimes fills in for NBA games. Like I said earlier, some people just need to stick to writing and he's one of those people. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 25, 2011, 5:14 pm

Boy Meets World - TV Shows
Caught a few reruns... wow my taste in TV was poor as a kid. This show was so cheesy and bad. I can't believe I liked it so much as a kid. I have to admit the earlier episodes were better. I especially liked it better when Shawn was the goof ball and comic relief. They later switch it so Eric becomes the comic relief and Shawn becomes this seriously affected teenager. I didn't like the show as much once this switch was made. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 25, 2011, 5:09 pm

Cream - Music Groups
These guys planted the roots to hard rock and heavy metal. They also quit while they were ahead. Never boned. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 25, 2011, 5:02 pm

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Music Groups
Pretentious? Yes. Arrogant? For Sure. Talented? Of Course. Do I Like Them? Yeah. Prog rock in the 70s is basically what indie/emo rock is today, except it is much more rich and not as depressing. ELP had some great songs, but when prog rock died in the late 70s, they couldn't transform with the times unlike their contemporaries Genesis and Yes. Still, Karn Evil 9 and From the Beginning are always treats to hear on the radio. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on August 25, 2011, 5:00 pm

Betty White - Celebrities
I think the appeal of Betty White at this point in her career is the fact that she's sort of this living contradiction. She has all the outward appearances and mannerisms of a sweet grandmotherly type lady and then- BOOM- we get blindsided by her when she busts out a raunchy joke. It does seem to be reaching the boning point. For awhile, I had to admit that it was refreshing and amusing to see a lady her age cutting loose and having some no-holds-barred fun with the third act of her career. But this whole Betty White mania is beginning to get a wee bit old now. -- Submitted By: (Friedrich_Feuerstein) on August 25, 2011, 10:07 am

Captain Planet and the Planeteers - TV Shows
Normally, I would of voted "Eco-Propaganda", but at least you knew what this show was about, so you can't say it blindsides you with some propaganda the people making the show want to slam on you. Yes, keeping a good, clean environment is good, but the way this show went about things, it bordered on overly preachy. Day 1 -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 25, 2011, 1:42 am

Pardon the Interruption - TV Shows
I am agreeing with kingbk as well with the one part. Just about every other week now, its Tony's gone, so Dan "LeBastard" is on, or Wilbon is off for the week, so Bob Ryan takes his place, or both are gone for the week. Kornheiser and Wilbon are perfect for eachother, and I don't think have boned, but come on guys, show up on your show more often!!! -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 24, 2011, 9:39 pm

Price Is Right, The - TV Shows
Yeah. Pretty much grew up watching all the gameshow reruns (especially Pyramid and Press Your Luck) that would air on USA Network during the afternoons in the early-mid 90's, and watched a ton of GSN before they got enamored into this newer crap they put on their channel. I would also go on the GSN forums a ton a while back, so thats how I learned a bunch about the ins and outs of game shows. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on August 24, 2011, 9:35 pm

Captain Planet and the Planeteers - TV Shows
How much pollution do you suppose went in to producing and distributing this crappy, self-righteous cartoon? Smokey the Bear, Woodsy Owl,and McGruff were cooler than this.(though not by much) -- Submitted By: (Jp) on August 24, 2011, 7:54 pm

Simpsons, The - TV Shows
I found a video of a Simpsons clip that (apparently) only aired once, around 1992 when the Cosby Show ended. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZwgu8_b0Vw It's a bit ironic watching it now. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on August 24, 2011, 3:41 pm

Burger King - Random Topics
I vaguely remember the Who is Herb ads, and then seeing that he had been revealed in a human interest story on the news. I was kind of disappointed that after all the build-up, he just looked like a stereotypical nerd. I don't remember any ads with him in them. My memories of the original Burger King are even vaguer, though I remember him playing basketball once and having a magic ring. They really should bring that guy back. It could be hilarious detailing what a King of Burgers actually does. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on August 24, 2011, 3:03 pm

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