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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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Whose Line Is It Anyway? - TV Shows
I think PYLrulz was talking about Drew Carey's Improv-a-Ganza, which, while I think the show's OK, I don't find it as funny as Whose Line. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 22, 2011, 12:50 pm

Whose Line Is It Anyway? - TV Shows
Great show. I like both versions, but lean more towards Drew since unlike The Ceej I find Drew pretty funny. Wayne Brady bugs me with his mugging, though. I've tried getting into Drew's new show on GSN and for some reason I'm having trouble warming up to it though it's pretty much the same cast and the same improv comedy. Something's missing. Maybe the points really do matter, since they aren't on this new version and it pales to Whose Line. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 22, 2011, 11:14 am

Whose Line Is It Anyway? - TV Shows
You mean The Price Is Right? They gave him that to spare us from having to put up with his not comedy. The same reason they gave all the bad comedians game shows. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 22, 2011, 10:45 am

Whose Line Is It Anyway? - TV Shows
I disagree Ceej. If put with the right group with the right setup, Drew is funny (especially with self-deappreacaiting humor). You could point to his new show on GSN, which sucks, but what they got going on there doesn't work, at least for me. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 22, 2011, 4:11 am

Digimon - TV Shows
Lost interest around Season 4. Maybe I was getting older by the time but the lack of Digimon companions and the whole morphing thing didn't settle well with me. The main cast wasn't all that interesting either. -- Submitted By: (Saunich) on April 21, 2011, 11:20 pm

Popeye - TV Shows
That's a show I never liked. There was a very old version of it with bad plots, uninteresting characters and awful animation. Then I remember one with his son or nephew, with sailing and all, and that was so fogettable that I can't even remember what was the plot. Then he had three small clones living in the city and holy moley, that one crushed any interest I might had to see a Popeye cartoon. -- Submitted By: (Saunich) on April 21, 2011, 11:17 pm

Flintstone Kids, The - TV Shows
And I thought nothing could top Scooby-Doo Kids. -- Submitted By: (Saunich) on April 21, 2011, 11:13 pm

Whose Line Is It Anyway? - TV Shows
The difference between Clive Anderson and Drew Carey is that Clive KNEW he wasn't funny, so he stayed out of the bits. Drew never has been funny, no one ever thought he was except for him, and anyone who said he was was lying to make him feel better because they didn't think they could handle disappointment. The downside is, the rest of us had to suffer through his endless barrage of train wreck shows, not the least of which was his destroyed version of Whose Line. If his mother would have just told him how not funny he was 40 years ago, we wouldn't have to deal with this crap. Another reason honesty is the best policy.* *No representation is to be made that honesty is ALWAYS the best policy. Please use your best judgement when deciding whether or not to be honest. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 21, 2011, 10:20 pm

Rihanna - Music Groups
It may just be me, but it feels like Rihanna has now turned to a "dirty whore" image with her song "S&M." I had a feeling it was only a matter of time. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 21, 2011, 9:33 pm

Swiffer - Random Topics
The product itself isn't bad, although the commercials do get pretty tiring quickly. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 21, 2011, 9:28 pm

To Catch A Predator - TV Shows
You try to screw a kid, and everyone can see the proof, I'm sorry, it should be open season on you. And if you committ suicide because you are caught... I'll feel sorry for the family, but not the perv. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 21, 2011, 8:44 pm

Nancy Grace - Celebrities
A heartless and big mouthed witch. All that needs to be said about her -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 21, 2011, 8:25 pm

To Catch A Predator - TV Shows
If you could promise me that every episode would have ended in a suicide, I may actually have WATCHED this show. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 21, 2011, 6:00 pm

Tosh.0 - TV Shows
This is to say that some shows are so bad from the very beginning that there really isn't any decline in quality possible. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 21, 2011, 5:54 pm

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - TV Shows
If I have one thing to say about this show, it's this: It could be worse. It could be Terminator 3 and 4. I guess it's a good thing Terminator 3 and 4 were never actually made. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 21, 2011, 5:53 pm

Tosh.0 - TV Shows
This is not a comment on this show but a message to the people who run this site. It seems "Day 1" in an option on every show, but by definition, a show can't jump the shark before it's established what it's about. Whoever puts "Day 1" as an option doesn't seem to be able to differentiate between a show's climax and a show they never cared for. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 21, 2011, 5:48 pm

Penn & Teller: Bullshit! - TV Shows
When the topics became silly. Don't know if it's censorship, running out of ideas or both, but I don't enjoy the show like I once did. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 21, 2011, 4:16 pm

Saturday Night Live - TV Shows
SNL has gone up and down in terms of quality depending on the cast and writers at the time. I guess it will continue to do this until the end of time. It can't really jump the shark because it's making fun of what is rather than trying to be something on its own. However, it does go through really slow patches with unfunny cast and writers but it always makes it through with another hilarious cast and set of writers. They usually make these changes at the beginning of a season so, if you didn't like it this season, check it out at the premier next season, and you might like it this time. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 21, 2011, 11:42 am

Pornography - Random Topics
Travoltron, because parodies are protected. If a movie studio tried to sue, not only would they lose, they would give publicity to the Porno, and eve up making them more money. Best to stay quiet about it. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 21, 2011, 6:09 am

Quentin Tarantino - Celebrities
I suspect that I speak for a number of folks when I say that I am as drawn to Tarantino's work as I am repelled by it. Several of his films are definite guilty pleasures for me, including Inglorious Basterds. (Hey, who doesn't want to see Hitler gunned down in a French theater?) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 21, 2011, 3:57 am

Rosie O'Donnell - Celebrities
Watching the lovely Dana Delany nearly naked in Exit to Eden was a glorious moment for me to treasure forever. Catching a surprise glimpse of a largely undressed Rosie O'Donnell later in the same movie was a hideous atrocity for me to spend eternity trying to banish from my memory. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 21, 2011, 3:30 am

Patrick Stewart - Celebrities
Some people are simply incapable of boning, and Sir Patrick Stewart (remember, he was knighted last year) is one of them. He could read the words on a can of Spam and make it sound absolutely riveting. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 21, 2011, 3:09 am

iPod - Random Topics
With all due respect to my friend DolFan, I think "all but dead" is something of an exaggeration. There are tons of very good music out there - music by and for grownups. Granted, it doesn't get as much mainstream exposure as the bubble-gum stuff and mass-market pablum, but it's still there (and easily available on iTunes, certain uncooperative bands like Tool notwithstanding). My personal taste runs to fairly sophisticated alternative/progressive/post-punk/metal/jazz, and I'm always encountering good new stuff (or discovering music from the '90s that flew under my radar when it was new). Sometimes I have to wander off the beaten path to find it, but that's part of the fun. My only complaint is that digital recordings are still generally inferior, soundwise, to analog recordings. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 21, 2011, 2:32 am

All in the Family - TV Shows
The show never really boned; some of the most impressive episodes (and acting) took place during the last couple of years it was on the air (1978-79). In fact, three of Carroll O'Connor's four Emmys were awarded for the show's last three seasons. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 21, 2011, 1:50 am

Pornography - Random Topics
They used to have to get creative with the titles when they were doing a movie spoof. Now they use the ACTUAL NAME OF THE MOVIE they're spoofing. "___________: The XXX Parody" or "This is NOT __________". I'm just amazed they can get away with this in such a litigious society. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 20, 2011, 9:59 pm

Penn & Teller: Bullshit! - TV Shows
I first noticed the censorship when the Vatican episode in season 7 seemed to disappear without a trace. It aired once, but it's been deleted from the official episode guide and the only mention it ever existed is a tiny episode stating it's not part of the "complete" season on DVD. We know what really happened. Showtime censored it. The lack of many fan-demanded episodes and abundance of completely silly episodes (for example, old people starring Maddox) leads me to believe there's more corporate censorship than the Vatican episode that we just don't know about because it never got its one airing. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 9:06 pm

Price Is Right, The - TV Shows
Drew Carey on this show, Wayne Brady on Let's Make A Deal, Jimmy Carr on Distraction... The list goes on. Am I the only one who sees they're giving bad comedians game shows to keep them from bothering us with their not comedy? -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 8:57 pm

Mission Hill - TV Shows
Kind of hard to jump the shark when it gets cancelled in the middle of its original story arc. Maybe if it had been on a little longer it would have had the opportunity. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 8:48 pm

John Wayne - Celebrities
Avoided military service during WW2 because it would have interfered with his movie career, then spent the rest of his life trying to atone for his selfishness by becoming a hyper-patriot. Should have gotten an Oscar for The Searchers. Voted for few of the same folks I voted for, but he was a damn good guy nonetheless. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 8:17 pm

Green Day - Music Groups
Green Day is punk like Budweiser is beer. (Which is to say, there's a superficial resemblance to the real thing, but the product is kind of thin and flavorless.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 8:01 pm

Kyle XY - TV Shows
It seems that season one was very compelling and had me hanging on until the end. They answered some questions and left the rest for season two. Then season two comes around and the whole show shifts focus and they forgot what questions they hadn't yet answered. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 6:23 pm

Drake & Josh - TV Shows
I'll admit that I was a fan of this show back then, but I always thought of Kenan and Kel when I watched it (ironically, both shows were made by Dan Schneider). -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 20, 2011, 6:23 pm

Kenan & Kel - TV Shows
Isn't this show called Drake & Josh today? -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 6:21 pm

Daily Show, The - TV Shows
The Ceej, I see what you're saying, but I respectfully disagree. Game shows, news shows, etc. can and do indeed bone the fish. Game shows it can happen when a host changes (Price is Right, Family Feud, Pyramid, Password), rules change (Millionaire), or cast changes (Hollywood Squares: Paul Lynde dying, Match Game: Richard Dawson leaving, etc.)News shows it can happen if a host stays past their time (Larry King). I always thought The Daily Show was at its best in 2006. The show still was seen as a news satire and the cast of characters was perfect (Colbert, Helmes, Carrell, etc.) When the characters left and the show slowly started getting more and more self righteous about liberal issues and the line between satire and reality became more unclear, that's when this show started boning the fish. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 20, 2011, 4:24 pm

Inspector Gadget - TV Shows
@Pelirojo I think the joke is that he didn't have a brain in there to begin with. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 3:38 pm

Family Guy - TV Shows
When the show came back from the only cancellation long enough for anyone to notice, it produced the third season. Otherwise known as the funniest season of the show. Everything after that was hit and miss at best. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 2:57 pm

Early Edition - TV Shows
The end of season 2 is the end of the show. The finale of season 2 IS a series finale. Why they continued it after that is anyone's guess. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 2:52 pm

Eight Simple Rules - TV Shows
Trying to continue this show after John Ritter's unfortunate death would be like trying to continue Roseanne if she had died of a heart attack in the middle of the fifth season. And don't think they wouldn't have done that too. After Ritter died, there should have been one final episode to tie up any loose ends and then cancelled. A show doesn't work without its main character. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 2:49 pm

Daily Show, The - TV Shows
I'm sort of confused at a lot of shows on here. Game shows, pundit shows, news shows, satirical shows. How do these types of shows jump the shark. The purpose of news satire it to poke fun at current events. By its very definition, it evolves with current events and politics. By its very definition, jumping the shark is impossible. Its listing should be removed because of this. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 2:43 pm

Drake & Josh - TV Shows
I remember this show as a kid. Except, back then, it was called Keenan & Kel. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 2:34 pm

Becker - TV Shows
I thought Becker was a good funny, entertaining show. Cheers was totally different but equally good in it's own way. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 20, 2011, 2:07 pm

New Jersey - Random Topics
New Jersey boned the fish - and yes, it was a toxic fish that washed up on one of the state's grossly overrated beaches - when it started to become a magnet for the NYC region's trailer trash. Let's say 1972. (On an unrelated note, I'm fairly sure Shanequia, whose musings never fail to brighten my day, is actually a very witty middle-aged white dude who is well aware of the UK's Channel Islands. But of course I can't prove it....) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 1:06 pm

Pornography - Random Topics
Darn! I was sort of hoping this subject was The Cure's classic album of the same name; I was prepared to defend that album to my dying breath. But I see it's only the literal, boring subject of pornography, and I can only reply with a ho-hum. (Well, okay; I suppose I can add that pornography became passe when the ladies started shaving their private parts, and the dudes with the cameras started using really bright lights to illuminate said parts.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 12:55 pm

Becker - TV Shows
Somebody created a reason about how this show sucked because it wasn't Cheers. Well, let's just ignore the fact that if you compare everything to your favourite thing, everything else will fall short. Becker was far better than anything Cheers could ever hope to be. If I were Ted Danson, I'd be trying to keep my work on Cheers a secret. That was an embarrassing role. Becker, on the other hand, was hilarious. At least up until the point things started going weird with Reggie and ultimately had her leave the show. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 12:52 pm

9/11 Truth Movement - Random Topics
Truthers and birthers: two sides of the same retarded coin. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 12:45 pm

Michael Franks - Music Groups
Franks has held up pretty well, and his last couple of albums aren't bad at all. As "smooth" goes, I prefer the likes of Bryan Ferry, but Franks has cut some tasty tracks over the years. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 12:42 pm

Nadya "Octomom" Suleman - Celebrities
Today there are thousands - perhaps hundreds of thousands - of Americans doing all manner of things in the desperate hope of becoming celebrities. It's just bloody crazy, and I'm not convinced that a contestant on even a "respectable" reality show like American Idol is that far removed from a woman who wants to set a world record for popping out kids. While we are singling out this pathetic person for scorn, we might want to consider sending a little of that scorn in the direction of the sick culture that compelled her to seek America's attention in the first place. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 12:35 pm

Home Improvement - TV Shows
This is one of the few shows where the changes to format actually improved it rather than destroyed it. The first two season followed more or less a basic formula with very few deviations from it. The third season started getting more involved and deviated even more from this formula. The show started really picking up in the fourth season when Jill decided to go back to college, thus adding intelligent humour in the mix with the slapstick that could not have carried the show another full season. It made a few mistakes along the way, but nothing that compromised the integrity of the show in more than a one-off sense. I would say this is one of the very few shows that have never jumped the shark. Don't get me wrong. If Tim Allen had gotten his way and gotten a ninth season picked up, this show would have gone straight to hell within the first two episodes. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 12:30 pm

Arlen Specter - Celebrities
There's nothing wrong with a Republican who bucks his party once in awhile. ("RINO" is a stupid term; it suggests that every party member has to follow exactly the same rigid philosophy all the time, which as far as I know only the emptiest of heads can do with a clear conscience.) But Specter's behavior, pretty much for the entirety of his Senate career, has been less that of a maverick than of a sneaky opportunist (of the throw-his-grandmother-under-a-bus-to-get-votes variety). It's that reason, and not his lack of ideological purity, that ought to earn him the enmity of the party faithful. (P.S.: Excessive loyalty to a political party is a form of retardation. You're welcome.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 12:23 pm

Roseanne - TV Shows
Even though the roots were shaken a few times before this (for example, Sarah Chalke stopped trying to play the same Becky Lecy Goransan established during her third episode in the role) the lottery win was so much of a shark jumper the phrase should have changed from "jump the shark" to "win the lottery." I can only assume the phrase didn't shift because if we said, "Sliders won the lottery after Arturo was killed off," it would sound like a compliment. The Conners winning the lottery was the single worst downward shift in the history of television. That's not to say the episodes that followed weren't hilarious. Oh, they were. The problem I (and most fans have) is that the story was compromised to get those laughs. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 12:23 pm

Beastie Boys, The - Music Groups
Pelirojo's retraction shows he has alot of heart, and I salute him for that. Now to the subject at hand: To as great a degree as I am able, I ignore the political bleatings of musicians and actors when evaluating their art. (One must do this for the sake of one's blood pressure if for no other reason.) People are free to believe the dumbest things they can find to stuff into their heads; as long as they entertain me, I couldn't care less if they believe in the Tooth Fairy. And the Beastie Boys HAVE been entertaining me with considerable skill for a quarter century. Nor do they show any serious signs of boning. (But their next album is due out in a couple of weeks, so I may have to revise this post after I hear it.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 12:10 pm

James Bond - Movie Series
As soon as Sean Connery left the series it boned. With Moore, it devolved into a parody of itself. Closer to the Our Man Flint Series, which was a true parody. It improved a little under Pierce Brosnan and it's on the right track now with Daniel Craig, but it still falls short of the Bourne series. -- Submitted By: (rixter) on April 20, 2011, 11:13 am

Sliders - TV Shows
They killed of Professor Arturo long before Rhys-Davies left the show. The show jumped the shark at the end of Season 2, Episode 8 when they left the original Arturo and went sliding with the double. There were a few good episodes between that and the end of season two, but that marked the beginning of the end and the show went straight to hell with no rest stops at the season 2 finale. Up until that point, it was a great show, though. -- Submitted By: (TheCeej) on April 20, 2011, 10:35 am

Bonanza - TV Shows
Soggy, True- but at least he was still beholden enough to the "Bonanza" producers to keep his hair a somewhat realistic length for the time and setting- unlike "Little House"! AFAIC, though, the show lost its heart not to mention all its fun when Hoss died. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 20, 2011, 8:21 am

Land of the Giants - TV Shows
You're right, soggy! However; that would have gotten the show yanked off the air in no time back then! Along the same lines, King Kong was originally seen peeling off Fay Wray's stockings in 1933 but this was quickly censored and it would be many decades before the scene would be restored. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 20, 2011, 8:17 am

TAXI - TV Shows
I always thought Latka, Simka and Reverand Jim were GREAT background characters who had some fun zingers to add to the mix. However; when episodes were centered around any of these three, it would be rather wearisome by the end. TAXI worked best as an ensemble with adventures around the entire cabbie collection rather than one or two being the 'star'. However; all that said, Danny De Vito's Louie never failed to rock, AFAIC! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 20, 2011, 8:12 am

Star Trek: Enterprise - TV Shows
A ship whose design - and innards - are clearly much more advanced than the namesake ship of a century later can't help but bone from the start. And the characters were just colorless (not to mention cliched). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 4:04 am

Land of the Giants - TV Shows
It always struck me as improbable that the evil giants would capture the female "little people" and not undress them for kicks. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 3:53 am

Sean Hannity - Celebrities
Sean Hannity boned when he chose ideological loyalty over intellectual honesty. A case in point: Several years ago the appropriately named Michael Crook, the head of that ugly organization called "Forsake the Troops", was on Hannity & Colmes. Sean did everything he could think of to link Crook's odious group, and the sick mentality behind it, with the Democratic Party. It took Alan Colmes's passionate (and clearly sincere) denunciation of Crook's group for Sean to finally throw in the towel and admit that this group was indeed not representative of the Democratic Party - a fact he knew all along but hoped his fans wouldn't notice. When the need to score a cheap political point is so strong that you resort to straw-man arguments that you know are bogus, you have chosen to place your ideology's fortunes above your honor and integrity, and that is a truly pathetic tradeoff. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 20, 2011, 3:44 am

Loop, The - TV Shows
Meh. One of two FOX shows that debuted about a hipster college grad getting his first corporate job. I can't remember what the other one was called. Half the show was him hanging out with his slacker friends, which was sheer torture. The other half with the kid at work with all the old, out-of-touch suits was the only part that came anywhere near comedy. Wasn't sad to see it go. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 19, 2011, 10:02 pm

Terminator - Movie Series
I have unfortunely watched the fake terminator movie called "The Terminators" (has the "S" at the end). I have thought thinking it was T4 but this is the worst piece of crap I ever watched. "The Termators" plot was stupid, most the actors don't know how to act, and the ending was plain stupid. The storyline susposely be about a bunch a house robots all of sudden revolts against the humans for no reason and they had to go to space to shut them down. I later find out that "The Terminators" was one of those mock B-movies that jump the bangwagon when T4 was coming out then. So please don't waste your time and money to watch this trash. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 19, 2011, 8:01 pm

Cooley High - Movie Series
This movie although a bit cheesy is quite good. Some parts of the movie is funny too. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 19, 2011, 7:40 pm

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - Music Groups
Loose Bedspring? He screams every song, and has no talent. -- Submitted By: (OldsVistaCruiser) on April 19, 2011, 6:55 pm

Partridge Family, The - TV Shows
Laurie & Mom were on a camping trip by themselves. Keith, Danny and Reuben tried to sneak up and spy on them. None of the guys considered bringing food or changes of clothing. Keith brought a guitar instead - while trying to sneak up on the girls! -- Submitted By: (OldsVistaCruiser) on April 19, 2011, 6:48 pm

Dr Pepper - Random Topics
I have to say, before I cut out soft drinks I liked Dr. Pepper the best. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 19, 2011, 6:34 pm

Bugs Bunny Show - TV Shows
Bill Lava conducting the later cartoons' music is the true BTF moment. Milt Franklyn was not nearly as good as Carl Stalling (yet Franklyn did "One Froggy Evening"), but he was somewhat acceptable. Lava completely stunk up the cartoons, including the mid-1960s Road Runner shorts. Stalling conducted and arranged a seven-minute "symphony interrupted by a cartoon", both of which were virtuoso performances. Stalling always found a perfect piece for any particular scene. Also, -- Submitted By: (OldsVistaCruiser) on April 19, 2011, 6:15 pm

Led Zeppelin - Music Groups
"Plagiarized a few songs"? There are at least ten songs that they stole from other acts. That's what we know about. I'll grant you this, they're the greatest cover band ever. -- Submitted By: (rixter) on April 19, 2011, 2:49 pm

BEATLES, The - Music Groups
The most innovative band ever. At their zenith, the Beatles were a genre of music in of themselves. The only negative is when they let Ringo sing godawful songs -- Submitted By: (rixter) on April 19, 2011, 2:42 pm

Oprah Winfrey Show, The - TV Shows
I stopped watching when the premise of her show went from discussing current issues to shoving self-improvement down our throats. She would have some "expert" on to tell us how to live/spend/eat/pray/love, and she would look into the audience and add her two cents. All the while these glassy-eyed Stepford wives would nod in agreement as if it were gospel. Sickening. That and the overbearing adulation of celebrities was finally too much for me. And don't give me that,"Well she's given away so much money to those in need" mantra. It's all self gratification. I glad her show is going off the air. I hope my local station puts on something better. Oprah, please go away! -- Submitted By: (rixter) on April 19, 2011, 2:23 pm

TAXI - TV Shows
Latka and Simka did have a way of getting on your nerves I woul have to agree. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 19, 2011, 10:59 am

Tales from the Darkside - TV Shows
Great show- and now out on DVD for everyone to enjoy. I liked the cannibals with the hot-tub they grind their victims into food. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 19, 2011, 10:52 am

TAXI - TV Shows
A little Latka went a loooong way. And Carol Kane as his wife was living hell on my ears. Jeff Conaway I didn't care for, but the rest of the cast was great. (Marilu Henner rocked my world bigtime.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 18, 2011, 11:41 pm

Tales from the Darkside - TV Shows
A nicely unsettling opening title sequence, with the reverse lighting and ominous voiceover. Many of the episodes were quite good, though I didn't care so much for the comedy episodes they'd occasionally present. I'm kind of surprised nobody has commented on this series yet. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 18, 2011, 11:35 pm

Kolchak: The Night Stalker - TV Shows
The two-hour pilot was creepy as hell, and it still holds up well. Same for the series in general. Good theme music, great use of lighting, very atmospheric. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 18, 2011, 11:20 pm

Dr Pepper - Random Topics
Anything that mixes well with gin is by definition unboneable. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 18, 2011, 11:13 pm

Bonanza - TV Shows
When it became The Michael Landon Show (c.1971). The guy was writing and directing episodes right and left, and of course they were all episodes that portrayed Joe in as heroic a light as possible. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 18, 2011, 11:10 pm

Donald Trump - Celebrities
I'm not a fan of this guy. His children all seem pretty down-to-earth and grounded all things considered, but this guy is the biggest attention whore I've ever seen. He is tasteless and tacky with his sense of humor and personality. Now he's proclaming to run for President by making outrageous claims. Though I do wonder why Obama can't produce a birth certificate, the whole birther thing is annoying. Plus, Trump has bankrupted companies, just like the "great" George W. Bush. Just when I think our prospects for Presidents can't get any bleaker (Obama, Trump, Palin, Romney and Newt? Yuck), he has to throw his hat in the ring. I'd love someone to finally come on live TV and tell Trump and his hair that they are fired. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 18, 2011, 3:15 pm

South Park - TV Shows
If, in fact the creators of South Park are limited by public opinion then may be it's time for them to consider another career choice. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 18, 2011, 10:17 am

Larry Linville - Celebrities
As much of a louse as Frank Burns was, Larry Linville in real life was an all-around nice guy and one of the best people you could ever ask to work with, which has been attested to by other M*A*S*H cast members in virtually every interview/documentary about the show I've ever seen. His reason for leaving the show (that he'd done all he could with the Burns character) was completely correct and totally understandable. Linville was a true unsung hero. The contrast between his character and his real-life self reminds me of a quote from Paul McCrane (of Dr. Robert "Rocket" Romano infamy on ER): "I am not an @$$hole, I just play one on TV." I don't know whether Linville would have put it quite that way, but he certainly would have agreed with the sentiment. -- Submitted By: (Mythigator) on April 18, 2011, 7:41 am

Fred (YouTube) - Celebrities
I bet the voice is from playing it at 1.5x speed. If so, that is really stooping low for humour and entertainment these days. That may be slightly funny at first, but whole videos of it are just.....grating. Hopefully this kid grows up soon. -- Submitted By: (johnnydough) on April 18, 2011, 7:38 am

South Park - TV Shows
This is one of the problems the show's creators face: fans seem to want different things out of South Park. If they don't do the gross-out/lowbrow stuff like the early days, fans call them sellouts. If they don't do an episode about a real-life current event or controversy, people will complain. And if they do it, they're often branded "preachy". -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 18, 2011, 1:09 am

Nicolas Cage - Celebrities
I never really liked him that much. I just watched Kick Ass the other day and he was easily the worst thing about it. I think it could have been a great movie without him and his overacting. (He calls his acting style "Nouveau Shamanic".) The only reason he got as famous as he did was because he's a Coppola. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 18, 2011, 12:59 am

Larry Linville - Celebrities
Usually I can't stand actors that jump ship on a successful TV show, but I totally understand why he left M*A*S*H. Burns had absolutely no redeeming qualities (he wasn't even a good surgeon) and was always wrong. He basically just served as a strawman for Hawkeye & co. to knock down. And eventually he even lost Hot Lips. Linville said his character was one-dimensional and he was right. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 18, 2011, 12:50 am

Step By Step - TV Shows
The reason Cody disappeared for a while is because Sasha Mitchell in real life was slapping his wife around. Yup, he was one of *those* guys. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 17, 2011, 11:54 pm

Donald Trump - Celebrities
And this page now has an ad for Trump's presidential campaign on the side. First Taylor Swift, now this. How do you guys do that? I'm almost afraid to visit the Rebecca Black page again... BTW nobody--and I mean NOBODY--gives a better rendition of "you're fired" than Vince McMahon. At least, he used to when I watched pro wrestling. Personally I stopped paying attention to Trump years ago. I do know where one of his residences is though. I don't know if just anybody can drive through that neighborhood now but back in the day it used to be no problem. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 17, 2011, 11:46 pm

Twilight - Movie Series
Soggy9000, do the people in Forks actually like the "Twihard" tourists, or are they annoyed by them? I'm musing about going up to Forks and interviewing the locals if it's the latter. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 17, 2011, 9:10 pm

Frugal Gourmet, The - TV Shows
The reason should really say "Sexual Harrassment of Teenage Boys" because his accusers were minors at the time of the alleged attacks. Also, the only reason he was never charged was because he settled out of court just before he was going to go to trial. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 17, 2011, 8:52 pm

Subway (Restaurant) - Random Topics
I rarely eat there because I'm not a fan of the food, but I have to admit I always liked those Vintage Manhattan Subway Map + Pneumatic Subway Illustrations on the walls on tables. Yep, I'm afraid maps on the walls [especially vintage] are my kryptonite when it comes to eateries! LOL -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 17, 2011, 8:50 pm

Donald Trump - Celebrities
Instead of getting to become his apprentice, why can't the grand prize of the show be to tell him HE is fired?! Sorry, but I don't get why his rendering of 'You're fired' is supposed to somehow be entertaining. He's nowhere close to Cosmo Spacely or even Mr. Mooney's renderings of that phrase! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 17, 2011, 8:37 pm

Ricky Nelson - Celebrities
A brilliant and surprisingly deep musician. It's not that he didn't have his problems and I won't rehash his life but I think it needs to be stressed that when he died in that firey plane crash, his last act was to attempt to save his fiancee's life by shielding her with his own body. Yes, he died a hero! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 17, 2011, 8:34 pm

Step By Step - TV Shows
Oddly enough, this was actually a step UP from "She's the Sheriff" for Ms. Somers! -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 17, 2011, 8:30 pm

Larry Linville - Celebrities
It can't have been easy for Linville to go in the show being the foil and target of all the other characters' hatred [even at the end Hot Lips'] but he did it quite flawlessly. BTW, for a brief time, he was the son-in-law of[ of all people] Will 'Grandpa Walton' Geer! Can anyone imagine how Grandpa Walton would have treated Frank Burns if he HAD been his son-in-law?! LOL. Not the only "Waltons"/"M*A*S*H" link, though. Alan Arbus 'Dr. Sydney Freeman' has been married to Mariclare 'Miss Rosemary Hunter' Costello since the 1970's. Yes, Miss Hunter married him instead of the future Jack Tripper. Oddly enough, it's easier to imagine what Grandpa/Ferret Face interaction may have been like than than Dr. Freeman/Miss Hunter's has been. -- Submitted By: (Pelirojo) on April 17, 2011, 8:26 pm

MTV: Music Television - Random Topics
MTV aka the shithole station: Proudly ruining teens lives by showing useless reality crap like 16 and Pregant, The Hill and Jersey Shore. Turning little girls into spoiled whores and little boys into obuxious drunks. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 17, 2011, 7:29 pm

Rebecca Black - Music Groups
Proof that anybody has access to a microphone these days. Can't wait for the day someone farts in a bag gets a million hits on YouTube and the person gets the privilege to be on the the Tonight Show. This generation sucks. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 17, 2011, 7:24 pm

Thanksgiving - Random Topics
Meh. Thanksgiving USED to be about families getting together in peace and harmony like, 40 years ago. But with the (intentional) destruction of the family unit by society it's turned into an obligatory squaqbble-fest where you see your drunken uncle Fred and wacked out aunt Rita and now divorced parents and their sullen teen children once a year and everybody fights over something or other while eating a store bought butterball since men won't cook a full bird and women now think it's "exploitation" for them to do it. Just an annual convention of utter dysfunctionality. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 17, 2011, 7:19 pm

Donald Trump - Celebrities
I don't think it's fair to called Donald Trump a racist just because he questioned Obama's place of birth. I think he using political tatics to exploit that fact to sway people to vote for him when or if he starting a campaign. A racist comment, maybe but it depends, but a racist, no. A egomanic media whore however is a definite yes. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 17, 2011, 7:18 pm

Democratic Party - Random Topics
Love your comment, Soggy. While Republicans whine about religion, family values and tax cuts, the Democrats whine about gay rights, the poor and taxing for government programs. In the end, both screw up our country and we're the ones cleaning up the mess. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 17, 2011, 7:17 pm

Justin Bieber - Celebrities
My "bloody problem" with him is the fact he's constantly shoved down everyone's throats as this iconic figure, this mega star that somehow everybody should worship. If his audience is prepubescent girls then why should I be forced to care about him at all? I shouldn't even know who he is, right? And don't blame "the paparazzi" either, people like Bieber know full well what they're getting into and WANT attention since it's the only way they'll make money and be considered worth anything their whole lives. It's a mutually calculated group effort to bombard all of America with their image nonstop, and he's just as in on it as anyone else. And all the other people you mentioned lived at a time when celeb worship wasn't forced on us one tenth as much as it is today. It was actually possible to be an adult in the 70s without having the Osmonds or David Cassidy forced into your brain 24/7. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 17, 2011, 7:13 pm

South Park - TV Shows
South Park has not only has gross out humor since the beginning (about 15 years ago now) but it actually used to be a lot worse before Matt and Trey grew up. I used to refuse to watch it at all back in the day because of this. Now they at least use it to bash the right people, as opposed to just trying to offend for the sake of offending. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 17, 2011, 7:07 pm

Nicolas Cage - Celebrities
What the heck happened to Nic Cage? I just read that he been arrested for public drunkness and domestic abuse. Wasn't he used to be an A-list star or something, now he seeming to be falling now with this and the tax thing. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 17, 2011, 6:50 pm

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