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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1530 on: June 07, 2014, 09:54:21 PM »
I like the horse, but California Chrome was just not a good enough horse to win the Triple Crown. His times on the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness were ok, but definitely not earthshattering.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1531 on: June 07, 2014, 10:34:27 PM »
The People's Court. Where being a Judge is thekthy and fun.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1532 on: June 09, 2014, 11:24:27 AM »
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/rik-mayall-dead-comedian-and-actor-dies-aged-56-9515603.html

Rik Mayall, star of 1980s U.K. sitcom 'The Young Ones,' has died at 56.  :'(

He was so funny. Rest in peace.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1533 on: June 09, 2014, 11:30:37 AM »
Watching The Clone Wars on netflix.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1534 on: June 11, 2014, 05:46:27 PM »
"Peppa Pig."
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1535 on: June 12, 2014, 02:42:47 PM »
Nostalgia wise, if anyone remembers the Muppet spinoff, I have been watching "Muppet Babies" on YouTube. I think my favourite is Animal (because of how funny he is) and Gonzo. Poor Gonzo and his love for Piggy. She is such a, well the opposite sex of what Raolf is in medical terms. Anyone who grew up in the 90s remember "Legends of Hidden Temple" and "GUTS"? Been watching that, to I used to think Omac was real and the temple guards real. Strange now looking at them thinking Omac is just some guy talking in a microphone and the temple guards some guy dressed up likely not making very much money and in his 20s.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1536 on: June 12, 2014, 03:01:11 PM »
"Muppet Babies" was cute. :)

I'm watching "Cops," waiting for the World Cup coverage to start on another station.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1537 on: June 12, 2014, 09:05:16 PM »
"Muppet Babies" was cute. :)

I'm watching "Cops," waiting for the World Cup coverage to start on another station.



And then that funny noise he always makes. LELELELELELELELELE!

Animal is the best, grown up and baby. With Gonzo.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1538 on: June 14, 2014, 06:13:09 PM »
"Muppet Babies" was cute. :)

I'm watching "Cops," waiting for the World Cup coverage to start on another station.



And then that funny noise he always makes. LELELELELELELELELE!

Animal is the best, grown up and baby. With Gonzo.

Did Muppet Babies make up the Gonzo-crush-on-Piggy thing, or did that have a basis in earlier works?
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1539 on: June 14, 2014, 08:42:11 PM »
I am taking a break from TV.  Don't even have it connected.  It's been 2 months now and yet I still know pretty much what is going on out in the world (like Kim Kardashian got married . . .do I care?  NO!) 

Was almost obsessively watching Big Bang Theory every night and other sitcoms so I have put myself in "timeout" for a while.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1540 on: June 16, 2014, 03:50:45 PM »
World Cup.

Since England and Australia lost, looking to see USA win and going for Iran on Monday, too. Russia on Tuesday.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1541 on: June 16, 2014, 03:52:01 PM »
I picked up House recently. Just finishing up season 2. It's pretty good as a dramatic soap opera, the medical stuff is all over my head though.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1542 on: June 16, 2014, 04:14:13 PM »
Now watching Iran vs. Nigeria. Still 0-0.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1543 on: June 16, 2014, 08:15:13 PM »
So here's a question I have about that there show called The Walking Dead. If I understand/remember correctly, it was established in the first season that when someone dies that all brain function stops. Then, when they come back, there is very limited and rudimentary activity at the base of the brain (I forget the term for the region), but very little activity elsewhere. I'm curious then, if this is so, why does damage anywhere to the head seemingly cause immediate and unstoppable deaths? Even living humans can suffer serious injuries to the brain and, with luck, survive. Some people have even lost huge chunks of their brain and still lived fairly normal lives. Yet these zombies take something like an arrow to the edge of the head and their toast every time? Thoughts? Is it just something you accept and go along with? Or am I missing something?

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1544 on: June 16, 2014, 09:17:44 PM »
"Cops" and lots of soccer and baseball.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1545 on: June 16, 2014, 09:51:21 PM »
Why, oh why, must I wait so long for the next season of Game of Thrones?!?!  Don't these people know that they must feed my addiction?
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1546 on: June 16, 2014, 11:15:16 PM »
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1547 on: June 16, 2014, 11:23:40 PM »
Have any of you given Greek a try?

The language? ???

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1548 on: June 17, 2014, 07:28:16 AM »
Downton Abbey. It's pretty good.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1549 on: June 17, 2014, 10:53:57 AM »
If you consider Anime as included in TV shows then I'm currently watching Isshuukan Friends. I like how the show revolves around Friendship and the storybook Visuals of the Opening and Closing theme. It is the best of Anime I have watched this year.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1550 on: June 17, 2014, 11:22:15 AM »
Now watching Iran vs. Nigeria. Still 0-0.

Draw. I suppose that is better than a loss for Iran. Now time to see USA win and then Mother Russia tomorrow.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1551 on: June 17, 2014, 12:19:23 PM »
If you consider Anime as included in TV shows 

I would, although you also just reminded me that there's an anime thread.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1552 on: June 23, 2014, 11:44:38 AM »
Why, oh why, must I wait so long for the next season of Game of Thrones?!?!  Don't these people know that they must feed my addiction?

They got to give Martin more time to write books.  If you are lucky, your children will tell you how it ends when you're in the nursing home.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1553 on: June 23, 2014, 11:51:20 AM »
Why, oh why, must I wait so long for the next season of Game of Thrones?!?!  Don't these people know that they must feed my addiction?

They got to give Martin more time to write books.  If you are lucky, your children will tell you how it ends when you're in the nursing home.

Pssht. I don't need any stupid story lines.  Just film 30 episodes of people slaughtering each other, people dreaming up schemes and dragons flying around. No one would even realize that it wasn't following the book and then when the next book is done, they could just pick up where they left off.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1554 on: June 23, 2014, 12:28:06 PM »
Watched the first-ever Midsomer Murders again yesterday. 'The Killings at Badger's Drift.' As good as ever! Funny to see Det. Casey's hair when he was so young. :)
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1555 on: June 23, 2014, 02:44:18 PM »
We watched premiere of "The Last Ship' on TNT...Sunday at 9 PM

Pretty good. Kinda like Walking Dead meets Capt Kirk and the Enterprise.. Has potential.

The Ship's Captain even leads the away missions...
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1556 on: June 24, 2014, 11:49:59 PM »
I just got done watching the premiere episode of Tyrant on FX.  To me, it seems like a rehashed version of THe Kite Runner which is a book I really enjoyed.  Anyone else watch the premiere?  What did you think? Anyone think it interesting that its writer is Israeli?
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1557 on: June 26, 2014, 01:38:40 PM »
Soccer.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1558 on: June 28, 2014, 09:35:11 PM »
Just finished watching an episode of House for the first time. Looks like I'm gonna have to renew my Netflix subscription next month.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1559 on: June 28, 2014, 09:51:25 PM »
'Endeavor,' the prequel series to 'Inspector Morse .' :)
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« Reply #1560 on: June 29, 2014, 10:45:17 PM »
Just finished watching an episode of House for the first time. Looks like I'm gonna have to renew my Netflix subscription next month.

I'm trying to figure out if House reminds me more of orthonorm, or Dostoevsky's underground man. I suppose we all are insane in different ways though, so why distort and ruin things by forcing comparisons.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1561 on: June 30, 2014, 09:23:57 AM »
We are close to the 100th anniversary of World War 1.  I'm going to watch season 2 of Downton Abbey, the whole season was about the war :)

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1562 on: June 30, 2014, 09:25:55 AM »
I love that show.  :)
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« Reply #1563 on: June 30, 2014, 09:27:59 AM »
I love that show.  :)

Everything about is great. The accent, the cloths, the people, the culture of that day...etc.  :)
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1564 on: June 30, 2014, 09:06:32 PM »
We are close to the 100th anniversary of World War 1.  I'm going to watch season 2 of Downton Abbey, the whole season was about the war :)


That's as far as I've gotten. I'll watch Seaon 3 one of these days.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1565 on: June 30, 2014, 09:37:26 PM »
Finally saw the season four premier of Falling Skies and the second episode.

I tried watching the HBO show, The Leftovers, but I just can't seem to get into it.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1566 on: July 04, 2014, 09:54:34 AM »
The second episode of The Last Ship was on last Sunday... It declined in quality.. I only saw the first half and need to watch the rest before it comes on again this Sunday... I hope they pull up.

 
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1567 on: July 04, 2014, 10:06:38 AM »
Once again, Peppa Pig and Midsomer Murders.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1568 on: July 04, 2014, 11:16:19 AM »
Penny Dreadful. The whole season, back to back.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1569 on: July 04, 2014, 12:20:03 PM »
Criminal Minds, last 5 episodes of season 2 today
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1570 on: July 04, 2014, 12:23:40 PM »
'Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer' is on the U.S. teevee channel Snag Films! :) I've got it on my Roku streaming box.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1571 on: July 12, 2014, 01:30:29 PM »
"Muppet Babies" was cute. :)

I'm watching "Cops," waiting for the World Cup coverage to start on another station.



And then that funny noise he always makes. LELELELELELELELELE!

Animal is the best, grown up and baby. With Gonzo.

Did Muppet Babies make up the Gonzo-crush-on-Piggy thing, or did that have a basis in earlier works?

Yeah, the crush on Piggy was big in the show and Piggy of course was a little...well you know the word for what she was. She really was just a little brat in the show. Poor Gonzo.

EDIT: Oh, did they make it up in Muppet Babies? I think it was in the earlier shows, but Wiki says it was minor. I think Muppet Babies really made it a big part of the show. I never really watched the Muppets a lot but I never remember Gonzo crushing on Piggy. It was a huge part of Muppet Babies though, so while I know it is not an invention of Muppet Babies, it was really made bigger in Muppet Babies.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1572 on: July 14, 2014, 02:44:09 PM »
Malcolm in the Middle....always has me laughing. They show like 4 episodes everyday on MTV. Of course Bryan Crantson will always be known for something else now. Malcolm in the Middle always has me laughing.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1573 on: July 14, 2014, 02:48:12 PM »
Started Season 2 of "Under the Dome."  The first episode of this season was written by Stephen King himself and I was actually pleased for a little while.  THen the second episode came and it was back to being flat.  I really didn't think this series needed more than one season on TV; if the writing continues to be this abysmal by the fifth episode, then CBS needs to pull it.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1574 on: July 14, 2014, 02:51:29 PM »
Been watching the following on Netflix...

Hell on Wheels... fun, gritty western series.
Portlandia... a gold mine of hilarious sketch comedy!
Madmen... season 4. So good.
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