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Title: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rattrap007 on August 07, 2008, 06:24:16 AM
Since Tron started a "if you could eliminated one TV show.." and Swordking did a "Remove any movie from history..." I decided to take a more positive out look and give you the chance to bring back a failed TV show that was unjustly canceled..

Mine is a tie.  First would be Arrested Development. Easily one of the most brilliant shows on tv. It is smart, quirky, and has great characters. If you haven't seen this show... shame on you.

Second would be Wonderfalls. It ran on Fox for 1 season. It was excellent. This 20 something girl is a slacker and works in a Niagara Falls gift shop. suddenly inanimate animal objects around her tell her to do things. She ends up having to do them other wise she doesn't get any peace. It is basically god/a higher power getting her to help people in need. Very funny.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MontyServo on August 07, 2008, 06:53:34 AM
Deadwood

Those who disagree
Spoiler (click to show/hide)
by choice!



Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on August 07, 2008, 06:57:05 AM
Deadwood was taken off the air/!

As you can tell I don't get HBO and have been watching it on DvD.

I would bring back Reboot.

We need a real series final.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MontyServo on August 07, 2008, 07:05:25 AM
Deadwood was taken off the air/!

As you can tell I don't get HBO and have been watching it on DvD.


It sucks.  If they had known that the third season was going to be the last they could have pushed the pace of the story and wrapped everything up.  As it ended up, season three was very slow-paced because they assumed they would have several more seasons to tell the story of these characters.  There was talk of having two TV movies to wrap up the show, but that fizzled out.

Maybe, with the success of the Sex And The City movie, there will be some talk of a feature film for Deadwood.  I certainly hope so.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on August 07, 2008, 07:11:07 AM
That would be cool I love Westerns.

it was great finding a tv Western again after all these years,and now it's gone :speechless:
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 07, 2008, 07:24:31 AM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: dignan on August 07, 2008, 08:48:30 AM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

(And I would also bring back Deadwood.)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: anais.jude on August 07, 2008, 08:52:22 AM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

(And I would also bring back Deadwood.)

CHESTER!!!!!!!!!!!



I was so thinking about starting this exact thread yesterday. Anyway, I would bring back Arrested Development. There are so many shows I have loved that got cancelled too early, but AD is the only one I still mourn on a daily basis.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on August 07, 2008, 09:16:34 AM
Third series of Spaced, anyone?  Or at least a two part special, like Ricky Gervais did for the Office and Extras.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 07, 2008, 09:31:31 AM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

You've been having some serious ass hooker problems.

Folks if you're like me, you stash a lot of gold and Spanish dubloons around your house. Yeah, it's normal.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: jewishcarpenter on August 07, 2008, 09:37:18 AM
Yeah, I'm with anais, Arrested Development or.... MST3K.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Relaxing Dragon on August 07, 2008, 09:53:22 AM
Third series of Spaced, anyone?  Or at least a two part special, like Ricky Gervais did for the Office and Extras.

God yes, that would be beyond awesome. Ditto for another series of Red Dwarf, that show didn't last long enough (someone could at least bother to fund the movie).
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: BEERxTaco on August 07, 2008, 10:38:47 AM
Let's see....

1. MST3K
2. The Sopranos
3. Fawlty Towers
4. Police Squad
5. Barney Miller
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Fuzzy Necromancer on August 07, 2008, 11:06:41 AM
MST3K, The Storyteller, and the Critic, in that order.

The first two are big canidates since by their very nature they are constantly refreshed. Each episode has something new, and there's no chance of running out of material any time soon.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Keroppi20 on August 07, 2008, 11:14:02 AM
Well, obviously MST3K but also:

Samurai Jack (I need closure!)
The live action  The Tick
And if we could go back in time and retrieve a young Raymond Burr, Perry Mason

(I also miss The Storyteller Fuzzy N., I would be so afraid that if they did revive it they would do it with CG  :( )
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on August 07, 2008, 11:29:36 AM
Oh I absolutely concur with The Storyteller, though I'd not be too scared about the CGI. Don't Disney only own the big Henson productions not the more fringe things?

Considering the number of folktales out there they could make a series with different storytellers and have the presence of Dog linking them all;  he's always with The Storyteller be he (or she) the old European one, the Greek one or say a Caribbean storyteller or an African story teller or an Asian storyteller.

I'd redo the show with say two stories from each region or period.

I'd  have so loved to work for the Henson company, but especially back when Jim was still with us  :'(

Anyway I'd like to bring back Spitting Image (yes I really rather like puppets) satire (and puppets) never get old.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rattrap007 on August 07, 2008, 11:44:27 AM
Well, obviously MST3K but also:

The live action  The Tick

Critic would be in my top 5-6.

MST3K I didn't put because well we got Rifftrax and that is in someways better and other ways not as good as MST3K. But I would bring back MST3K as well if we'd still keep Rifftrax... cause I'm glad big budget crap is getting it's just dues of being riffed. No more picking on just the old and frail movies. Seriously. Picking on something like Beast of Yucca Flats is pretty easy to do. A Homeless man could practically afford the rights to it. But getting to mock Battlefield Earth... priceless.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: dignan on August 07, 2008, 11:54:50 AM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

(And I would also bring back Deadwood.)

CHESTER!!!!!!!!!!!



I was so thinking about starting this exact thread yesterday. Anyway, I would bring back Arrested Development. There are so many shows I have loved that got cancelled too early, but AD is the only one I still mourn on a daily basis.

When Chester sees the bubbles, it never fails to make me laugh.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: dignan on August 07, 2008, 12:00:41 PM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

You've been having some serious ass hooker problems.

Folks if you're like me, you stash a lot of gold and Spanish dubloons around your house. Yeah, it's normal.

Let's take it over to Precious Roy.  Precious?

THIS IS PRECIOUS ROY!  YOU KIDS GET OFF MY PROPERTY!

No, Precious, it's the Pirate Cripplers.

PIRATES?  YOU GUYS ARE SUCKERSSSSSSSS!



Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: TeamRAD on August 07, 2008, 12:05:19 PM

What first came to mind was Buffy, but I'm really loving it in the comic book medium. There isn't any limitations on what Joss/etcetera can do with the material, and I wouldn't have it presented any other way from Season Eight on forward.

Secondly, I thought of Spaced. It's so fantastic. However, it has served its purpose for me, and I'm very excited to see what else Edgar and his crew have to offer throughout their careers. So I'm pro-future on this one...

Third, MST3K...but much like Spaced, it also has its place, and I'm loving Rifftrax & CT...so there isn't a want on my end to bring it back.

That leaves Home Movies, The State, or Angel......*takes deep breath*

On second thought, I want a redux of this...

(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a9/MASK_Logo.JPG)

Yeah!  :D

Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 07, 2008, 12:14:35 PM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

You've been having some serious ass hooker problems.

Folks if you're like me, you stash a lot of gold and Spanish dubloons around your house. Yeah, it's normal.

Let's take it over to Precious Roy.  Precious?

THIS IS PRECIOUS ROY!  YOU KIDS GET OFF MY PROPERTY!

No, Precious, it's the Pirate Cripplers.

PIRATES?  YOU GUYS ARE SUCKERSSSSSSSS!


THIS IS PRECIOUS ROY!  AND MY NAME'S ANDY!

BUY MY HORSE DIVIDERS!  SUCKERS!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rattrap007 on August 07, 2008, 12:24:35 PM

What first came to mind was Buffy, but I'm really loving it in the comic book medium. There isn't any limitations on what Joss/etcetera can do with the material, and I wouldn't have it presented any other way from Season Eight on forward.

Secondly, I thought of Spaced. It's so fantastic. However, it has served its purpose for me, and I'm very excited to see what else Edgar and his crew have to offer throughout their careers. So I'm pro-future on this one...

Third, MST3K...but much like Spaced, it also has its place, and I'm loving Rifftrax & CT...so there isn't a want on my end to bring it back.

That leaves Home Movies, The State, or Angel......*takes deep breath*

On second thought, I want a redux of this...

(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a9/MASK_Logo.JPG)

Yeah!  :D



Hell yeah!!! Great show and great theme song.. Loved when the team members get their call they walk out on what ever they are doing. Guy is making a pizza, his watch alarm goes off calling him in to the HQ, he drops the pizza and runs out. Guy is fixing someone's car, alarm goes off, he hands the wrench to the motorist and runs off. Priceless
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: dignan on August 07, 2008, 12:28:50 PM

THIS IS PRECIOUS ROY!  AND MY NAME'S ANDY!

BUY MY HORSE DIVIDERS!  SUCKERS!

THIS IS PRECIOUS ROY!  I AIN'T AFRAID OF NO HOOKERS!

No, no, Precious, you're selling SCARE-Hookers.

...BUY MY HOOKERS!  SUCKERS!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on August 07, 2008, 12:33:00 PM
Hell yeah!!! Great show and great theme song.. Loved when the team members get their call they walk out on what ever they are doing. Guy is making a pizza, his watch alarm goes off calling him in to the HQ, he drops the pizza and runs out. Guy is fixing someone's car, alarm goes off, he hands the wrench to the motorist and runs off. Priceless

With all that money, you'd think Matt could just keep them all on retainer, mind you seeing a bunch of blokes simply lounging around waiting for action might be misinterpreted...

Loved those toys, the show wasnae too bad either.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tron on August 07, 2008, 03:42:25 PM
MST3K
Duckman.
Gary the rat.
Drawn together.
Farscape.
And I'd give NBSG a few more years....
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Relaxing Dragon on August 07, 2008, 03:58:49 PM
So many listed here that I can't believe I forgot. Definitely want The Critic and Samurai Jack back, ditto for Fawlty Towers (actually, that one would need to be put back about twenty years ago. By now simply too much time has passed). More MST3K would be great, but I'm a bit hesitant about it basically for the same reason everyone else would be, and that's because I love RiffTrax so much I don't want anything else to happen to it (plus I'm not sure if they'd be able to re-capture the spirit of the show at this point).

At first I wanted to say I was all for more Home Movies, but I decided against it. The show had a great run, and I think it went on for just as long as it should've (and the last episode sorta wrapped things up a bit, at least in the style of the show).
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: RoninFox on August 07, 2008, 04:19:32 PM
Well, obviously MST3K but also:

Samurai Jack (I need closure!)

As cool as it might be, wasn't Mako the voice of the villain?  Might be tough to replace him.

I'd want to see more of the Fox TV version of Greg the Bunny.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rude on August 07, 2008, 04:26:46 PM
...

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace.

-Rude
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Keroppi20 on August 07, 2008, 05:00:54 PM

I'd want to see more of the Fox TV version of Greg the Bunny.

YES!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: jewishcarpenter on August 07, 2008, 06:06:40 PM
...

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace.

-Rude
BINGO! *ding ding ding* We have a winner!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tyrant on August 07, 2008, 06:33:50 PM
...

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace.

-Rude
BINGO! *ding ding ding* We have a winner!

  I second that notion!

  And Firefly, dammit.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 07, 2008, 06:52:57 PM
...

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace.

-Rude
BINGO! *ding ding ding* We have a winner!

  I second that notion!

  And Firefly, dammit.

WITH Wash and Book still alive.  *sniff*
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on August 07, 2008, 07:07:49 PM
...

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace.

-Rude

Oh yeah that would be good, I thought there were some nebulous plans for it.

Dean Learner's chat show is quite fun though.

Oh a second series of Nathan Barley would be fun.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: anais.jude on August 07, 2008, 08:39:53 PM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

(And I would also bring back Deadwood.)

CHESTER!!!!!!!!!!!



I was so thinking about starting this exact thread yesterday. Anyway, I would bring back Arrested Development. There are so many shows I have loved that got cancelled too early, but AD is the only one I still mourn on a daily basis.

When Chester sees the bubbles, it never fails to make me laugh.

Can I have my lap dance now?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 07, 2008, 08:42:18 PM
I too would bring back AD.  I would also bring back Coupling for at least a couple specials, preferably with both Jeff and Oliver (I liked Oliver, sue me), but that's totally unlikely what with Moffat taking over Who (he's a bit busy.) 

I'd also bring back Sifl & Olly.  It's crescent fresh!

Sifl and Olly!!!  Precious Roy! 
You know the problems I've been having with my hookers. 

(And I would also bring back Deadwood.)

CHESTER!!!!!!!!!!!



I was so thinking about starting this exact thread yesterday. Anyway, I would bring back Arrested Development. There are so many shows I have loved that got cancelled too early, but AD is the only one I still mourn on a daily basis.

When Chester sees the bubbles, it never fails to make me laugh.

Can I have my lap dance now?

Hey fruity lips.  Come on home with me sugarbutt... And I keep cereal in my pocket.  To feed them.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Fortis on August 07, 2008, 09:02:12 PM
Complete Savages
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 07, 2008, 09:19:26 PM
Damn me for not saying this sooner, but the freakin' Wonder Years!  They so deserved a WAY better ending than they got.  I'd love to have seen how they actually wanted to end it.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on August 07, 2008, 10:45:08 PM
No one's said Andy Richter Controls the Universe yet, so I'll say that one.  That was an awesome show.  And even though it just wasn't the same after Phil Hartman died, I think they could have gotten at least one more season out of NewsRadio.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Queen Shadowrama on August 07, 2008, 10:57:39 PM

  And Firefly, dammit.

WITH Wash and Book still alive.  *sniff*

^ THIS.

Oh, and MST3K, duh.  :P
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Pak-Man on August 08, 2008, 12:56:35 AM
I know it's back-ish, but I'd really like to have 23-episode-per-season doses of Futurama again. :^)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rattrap007 on August 08, 2008, 05:07:22 AM
Complete Savages

That is on my list. Wow. It slipped my mind. I'm just happy I got a bunch of episodes saved on my Hard Drive. Need a few more. But great show. Loved the one with the Turkey attacking the boys.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: RoninFox on August 08, 2008, 05:26:56 AM
I know it's back-ish, but I'd really like to have 23-episode-per-season doses of Futurama again. :^)

Yeah.  As much as I'm enjoying the dvd movies I'm hoping it leads to a full revival of the series.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on August 09, 2008, 10:06:54 AM
Can't pick just one, my list:

Brisco County Jr.
Wonderfalls
Firefly

Maybe Enterprise, if they could stay away from the long story arcs, I loved the characters but not the story lines they came up with.

I'll agree with rattrap007, bring back MST3K only if we could still have RiffTrax...

And on the BBC, Coupling, with Jeff (the most funny character on any show, ever, just watch "the man with two legs" QED).

Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: mrbasehart on August 09, 2008, 12:13:13 PM
You beat me to it, Marty.  Wonderfalls was a brilliant show that got horribly treated, the box-set came from fan demand, but I felt there was so much more to do with that show. 
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Relaxing Dragon on August 09, 2008, 12:52:19 PM
Wait, here's one I forgot for some reason:

Bring back Dead Like Me! That was a great show (my favorite in the grim reaper genre), and a damn shame it only lasted two seasons. I think some kind of TV movie on it is coming out soon(er or later), but that's not enough.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Keroppi20 on August 09, 2008, 05:35:30 PM
Wait, here's one I forgot for some reason:

Bring back Dead Like Me! That was a great show (my favorite in the grim reaper genre), and a damn shame it only lasted two seasons. I think some kind of TV movie on it is coming out soon(er or later), but that's not enough.

I whole heartily agree with you, that was an awesome show that ended way before it should have.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on August 09, 2008, 06:36:49 PM
You beat me to it, Marty.  Wonderfalls was a brilliant show that got horribly treated, the box-set came from fan demand, but I felt there was so much more to do with that show. 

I'll never understand why networks don't air shows that have already been shot, why not air the shows and see what happens?  If the shows don't air do they cost less somehow?  To air 13 and keep 9 on the shelf just doesn't make sense.

The box set is kind of bittersweet, the info in the commentary tracks on what they were going to do in the second season just make you wish it would have happened.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: KingOfShippers on August 10, 2008, 11:06:43 AM
St. Elsewhere...oh and Samurai Jack
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Kzinistzerg on August 10, 2008, 08:31:35 PM
Red Dwarf or Dead Like Me.  Red Dwarf ended on a cliffhanger, damnit! At least give us the movie! Dead Like Me I also really liked. Pity it had like 3 episodes...
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on August 11, 2008, 08:34:01 AM
MST3K
Max Headroom: Twenty Minutes Into the Future (only as it was in the first six episodes before ABC castrated it)
Glory Days (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0281445/) (with a fair shake this time)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MontyServo on August 11, 2008, 08:39:31 AM
I'd also like to see Clerks The Animated Series brought back.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 11, 2008, 08:57:35 AM
I'd also like to see Clerks The Animated Series brought back.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)


WORD. 

"Dum dum!"
"That's my club name."
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: dignan on August 11, 2008, 09:19:29 AM
I'd also like to see Clerks The Animated Series brought back.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)


Oh my God, Bear is driving, how can that be!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rattrap007 on August 11, 2008, 10:45:29 AM
I'd also like to see Clerks The Animated Series brought back.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)


Oh my God, Bear is driving, how can that be!

Car full of midgets!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rattrap007 on August 11, 2008, 10:47:02 AM
Red Dwarf or Dead Like Me.  Red Dwarf ended on a cliffhanger, damnit! At least give us the movie!

Yeah but the last bit with Rimmer was hilarious....

"That's never happened before..."

Love Red Dwarf. Got the entire series on DVD.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Darth Geek on August 11, 2008, 05:52:22 PM
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Fuzzy Necromancer on August 11, 2008, 10:02:01 PM
Speaking of THe Critic, does anybody know which episode had "Jurasic Park 2: Revenge of the Raptors"?  I've been browsing through the opening scenes and the scene selections of each episode and I still haven't found it, and It's driving me nuts! >.<
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on August 11, 2008, 11:16:41 PM
I'd also like to see Clerks The Animated Series brought back.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)


Oh no!  Tom Cruise!  You want the truth you can't handle the truth show me the money!

Did the Clerks animated movie ever actually get made?  If so, what happened to it?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Courtney on August 12, 2008, 07:18:16 AM
I'd also like to see Clerks The Animated Series brought back.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)


Oh no!  Tom Cruise!  You want the truth you can't handle the truth show me the money!

Did the Clerks animated movie ever actually get made?  If so, what happened to it?

It basically became Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back and then Clerks 2.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Kzinistzerg on August 12, 2008, 04:47:42 PM
Red Dwarf or Dead Like Me.  Red Dwarf ended on a cliffhanger, damnit! At least give us the movie!

Yeah but the last bit with Rimmer was hilarious....

"That's never happened before..."

Love Red Dwarf. Got the entire series on DVD.

Yes, it's a lesson for all of us, one which I heartily intend to employ when I encounter a similar situation.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Rattrap007 on August 12, 2008, 05:38:56 PM
Red Dwarf or Dead Like Me.  Red Dwarf ended on a cliffhanger, damnit! At least give us the movie!

Yeah but the last bit with Rimmer was hilarious....

"That's never happened before..."

Love Red Dwarf. Got the entire series on DVD.

Yes, it's a lesson for all of us, one which I heartily intend to employ when I encounter a similar situation.

I'm just surprised it had NEVER happened before....
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Fuzzy Necromancer on August 12, 2008, 06:36:31 PM
Red Dwarf usually ends the season on a cliffhanger. Even if they resumed it, it's not like they'd actually follow up on the previous cliffhanger or resolve it in any satisfying way.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: ninjacat11 on August 12, 2008, 07:21:27 PM
I'm gonna have to go with Arrested Development. Though they are making a movie out of it...
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Darth Geek on August 12, 2008, 08:16:54 PM
Quote
Hm.

As long as we're fantasizing here, I"d say:

The original Kolchak: The Night Stalker.  You know, if they just discovered a cache of like 30 completed episodes thought lost or something.

Darren McGavin, RIP.

I don't know, I think a zombie Kolchak would give the new series a nice spin to it.
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Post by: OmegaR! on August 12, 2008, 08:38:36 PM
Unsolved Mysteries, with the exception of sightings, everything else since has been sub-par

I know the original staff didn't want to continue without Robert Stack, but in a hypothetical situation,

I'd like to bring that one back
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Post by: Kzinistzerg on August 13, 2008, 02:43:54 PM
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Hm.

As long as we're fantasizing here, I"d say:

The original Kolchak: The Night Stalker.  You know, if they just discovered a cache of like 30 completed episodes thought lost or something.

Darren McGavin, RIP.

I don't know, I think a zombie Kolchak would give the new series a nice spin to it.

But would his editor still give him shit about stories on the undead?

His editor would probably get on his back about being too biased.
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on August 15, 2008, 03:10:15 PM
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Hm.

As long as we're fantasizing here, I"d say:

The original Kolchak: The Night Stalker.  You know, if they just discovered a cache of like 30 completed episodes thought lost or something.

Darren McGavin, RIP.

I don't know, I think a zombie Kolchak would give the new series a nice spin to it.

But would his editor still give him shit about stories on the undead?

His editor would probably get on his back about being too biased.
His editor would probably be the main course in the first episode....

He was a meaty man, as I remember.   ;)
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Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on August 15, 2008, 07:37:53 PM
Tony Vincenzo did love his Knishes.

All this talk has reminded me I still have a few DVDs from the box set that I haven't watched... 
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Post by: Ortega on August 15, 2008, 08:13:11 PM
Thirty Helens agree....
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that a new Kids in The Hall show would be nice.
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Post by: Garth Arizona on August 16, 2008, 12:50:07 PM
Futurama, duh
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
Titus
Duckman
and a little show called MST3K.  Heard of it?
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Post by: Keroppi20 on August 16, 2008, 01:46:21 PM
I miss my giant robots! 
I would love to bring back Big O and Megas XLR
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Post by: Darth Geek on August 16, 2008, 04:43:02 PM
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and a little show called MST3K.  Heard of it?

What is this M S T 3 K you speak of?
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Post by: dangfish on August 16, 2008, 09:07:35 PM
Another vote for Firefly. Could've been one of the greatest sci-fi shows ever. Also another vote for Futurerama. It was much more consistently funny than the Simpsons has been in years. I originally got the idea that Matt Groening was grooming this show to replace the Simpsons, but it was not to be.

And sticking with sci-fi but going back a few decades, The Invaders was a great show that left us hanging. I believe they did a lousy tv movie with Scott Bakula, but I don't think they wrapped anything up.
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Post by: Garth Arizona on August 16, 2008, 09:55:50 PM
How could I forget about CHEAP SEATS?

Being a Mistie and a huge sports fan--I loved this show.

There isn't much better than a Spelling Bee riff, or a World's Strongest Man Competition riff, or a Steve Garvey Celebrity Fishing Tournament riff.

I've got every episode on DVD, right next to my MST3K and CT episodes.
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Post by: Doctor Who? on August 18, 2008, 11:22:40 AM
The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show.

We used to get an hour of classic Looney Tunes every saturday,now no one not even cartoon network plays them.

What a shame.

Also The Critic.

Family Guy is on the air and this classic isn't?!

That stinks!
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Post by: Dim of the Yard on August 18, 2008, 11:53:41 AM
I would bring William Hartnell back from the dead and make more First Doctor episodes of Doctor Who.  If First Doctor didn't work out the way I'd want it to, I'd make it Zombie Doctor Who.  He travels throughout time and space to satiate his hunger, and his companions are in constant fear of being eaten.  It will be awesome.
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Post by: Doctor Who? on August 18, 2008, 12:34:20 PM
I am renting those disc off of netflix but somehow it's just not the same as having the Bugs Bunny and Tweety show.

At least they restored them well and they have lots of extras.

Still I miss the theme tune,it was one of the greats.

This is it the night of night...
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Post by: gbeenie on August 18, 2008, 08:36:19 PM
The Flash.
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on August 20, 2008, 03:03:00 PM
The Flash.

This show is SO campy. Alas, not intentionally.  Kinda enjoyable for riff-fodder, but otherwise...hm...
But the episode with Mark Hamill as The Trickster made it all worth it.   ;)
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Post by: Jonathan_Short_Torso on August 20, 2008, 05:41:01 PM
I would bring back Law and Order... I mean that show didn't last past the first season.
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Post by: bettertomorrowamy on August 20, 2008, 06:25:35 PM
T.J. Hooker   I would settle for T.J. Hooker:  The Next Generation as long as it had a lot of cameos of Shatner.
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Post by: mattwnelson on August 20, 2008, 06:27:10 PM
Surprised I haven't seen Quantum Leap.  Did anyone mention it?  I'd like to see that one come back.

M@
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Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on August 20, 2008, 08:55:12 PM
Surprised I haven't seen Quantum Leap.  Did anyone mention it?  I'd like to see that one come back.

I liked that show a lot the first season, after the episode where he made it back for a little while and we find out he had family missing him it kind of ruined the fun of watching him leap.
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Post by: Keroppi20 on August 21, 2008, 02:04:10 PM
Surprised I haven't seen Quantum Leap.  Did anyone mention it?  I'd like to see that one come back.

I liked that show a lot the first season, after the episode where he made it back for a little while and we find out he had family missing him it kind of ruined the fun of watching him leap.

I don't remember that episode, when was that?  I remember he went back to his family as him as a little boy but I don't remember him making it back to his own time...
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Post by: doggans on August 21, 2008, 02:08:02 PM
I think that was the premiere of season four, where an electrical storm somehow causes Sam and Al to switch places, and he realizes he married that girl from episode two of the first season.

I think. It's been a while since I've watched Quantum Leap.
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Post by: Keroppi20 on August 21, 2008, 02:18:24 PM
I think that was the premiere of season four, where an electrical storm somehow causes Sam and Al to switch places, and he realizes he married that girl from episode two of the first season.

I think. It's been a while since I've watched Quantum Leap.

Thanks! Can't believe I missed that one.
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Post by: DarthChimay on August 21, 2008, 02:40:09 PM
Some good ones on this list so far (I like that someone mentioned Unsolved Mysteries, but I'd rather have the version with Raymond Burr that used to scare the crap out of me as a kid), but also some glaring omissions.

Thundarr the Barbarian, Earth 2, Probe, Millennium, Alien Nation, The Muppet Show, and....

MANIMAL!!!

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

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Post by: Tripe on August 21, 2008, 02:54:18 PM
I think that was the premiere of season four, where an electrical storm somehow causes Sam and Al to switch places, and he realizes he married that girl from episode two of the first season.

I think. It's been a while since I've watched Quantum Leap.

It's ECT, Sam and Al switch places because in the previous leap Sam was given ECT at the moment he leaped out of there. So Sam was a hologram in the imaging chamber while Al was lost in time. I think Al needed to write a telegram to be delivered on the date in the future where Sam is so that the Gushi would open the door to the chamber.

I quite liked QL   ;)

Oh and yes Manimal had a lot of potential but it was horribly executed (as should the producers of the show have been).
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Post by: DarthChimay on August 21, 2008, 02:58:34 PM
Some good ones on this list so far (I like that someone mentioned Unsolved Mysteries, but I'd rather have the version with Raymond Burr that used to scare the crap out of me as a kid), but also some glaring omissions.

Thundarr the Barbarian, Earth 2, Probe, Millennium, Alien Nation, The Muppet Show, and....

MANIMAL!!!

Spoiler (click to show/hide)



WOW, I'm surprised anyone else even remembers Probe. I adored that show; fortunately, my older brother had it taped so I could watch it (all 6 episodes) years later and re-enjoy it.  Did you know that Mickey now plays Claire's mom on Heroes?



Man, I thought she looked familiar, but I couldn't place her.
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Post by: DarthChimay on August 21, 2008, 04:18:52 PM
I had no idea, as they're just radically different characters.  Also, Mickey didn't have her thumb constantly stuck in the anus of a small dog the way Mrs. Bennett does.

Now, now, we shouldn't call people names. Hayden may not be the hottest girl on the show, but I certainly don't see why you would insinuate that her pretend mother would be giving her the shocker.
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Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on August 21, 2008, 07:54:01 PM
Surprised I haven't seen Quantum Leap.  Did anyone mention it?  I'd like to see that one come back.

I liked that show a lot the first season, after the episode where he made it back for a little while and we find out he had family missing him it kind of ruined the fun of watching him leap.

I don't remember that episode, when was that?  I remember he went back to his family as him as a little boy but I don't remember him making it back to his own time...

Just looked it up, it's the first episode of the 4th season (I thought it was earlier).  Anyway, it's the one where lightning reverses Sam and Al.
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Post by: DarthChimay on August 22, 2008, 09:23:28 AM
I had no idea, as they're just radically different characters.  Also, Mickey didn't have her thumb constantly stuck in the anus of a small dog the way Mrs. Bennett does.

Now, now, we shouldn't call people names. Hayden may not be the hottest girl on the show, but I certainly don't see why you would insinuate that her pretend mother would be giving her the shocker.

*laughs*

You had me very confused for a minute, and then amused.  Well done.

I get the same reaction out of the girls I sleep with.
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on August 24, 2008, 01:14:26 PM
WOW, I'm surprised anyone else even remembers Probe.

"Probe"?  Wasn't that the show with Dean Martin's son playing an agrophobic who was basically modeled on "Jonathan Creek" (or maybe "Probe" came first?) that replaced "Max Headroom: Twenty Minutes Into the Future"?

Feh.
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on August 24, 2008, 01:22:33 PM
WOW, I'm surprised anyone else even remembers Probe.

"Probe"?  Wasn't that the show with Dean Martin's son playing an agrophobic who was basically modeled on "Jonathan Creek" (or maybe "Probe" came first?) that replaced "Max Headroom: Twenty Minutes Into the Future"?

Feh.

The first one, I think, was "Misfits of Science." 

Probe starred Parker Stevenson.
You're right.
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Post by: cameage on August 24, 2008, 10:22:27 PM
I had no idea, as they're just radically different characters.  Also, Mickey didn't have her thumb constantly stuck in the anus of a small dog the way Mrs. Bennett does.

That actress is married to the guy that played Ted "I'm not a damn caveman" Sprague on the first season.

Well, I WOULD say Arrested Development, but it would have to start where the second season left off and completely ignore the third season.  I laughed at the third season, but still.

Hm...barring that, I'd have to go with ReBoot.  I know it's already been said here, but still.  Every so often, you hear that Rainmaker (nee Mainframe) Studios is working on another season, but I'll believe that when I see it.  That show...it started out so campy and forgettable (once you got past the animation), and it just...grew.
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Post by: Cthulhu Bob on August 26, 2008, 07:11:36 PM
Another vote for Red Dwarf here. Back in the 80s before you could get the VHS tapes on this side of the pond I and a couple buddies of mine would always set aside the weekends that PBS did the Red Dwarf marathons (ahh good times)  :D. I have since lost the link but Robert Llewellyn (Kryten) had a web-page for awhile that gave some updates on the now defunct attempt at the movie. They did get as far as cast script-readings before things fell apart *deep sigh*.

I also have to second Millennium. That show started out sooo damn good and then went off the rails completely in the 3rd season. And the half-assed closure in The X-Files was downright insulting: the Millennium Group wanted to bring about the Apocalypse with 3 (count em 3!) zombie operatives *double facepalm*. Having said that it had the one important ingredient that should have made it a success - Lance Henriksen, that guy is the epitome of hangdog and was perfect in that show. Plus, any show that has the balls to take the stuffing out of Scientology is aces in my book  ;D.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Jonathan_Short_Torso on August 27, 2008, 01:03:55 PM
WOW, I'm surprised anyone else even remembers Probe. I adored that show; fortunately, my older brother had it taped so I could watch it (all 6 episodes) years later and re-enjoy it.  Did you know that Mickey now plays Claire's mom on Heroes?
You're surprised that anyone remembers probe? Alright, that's it, strip down and get on the probulator.
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Post by: Doctor Who? on August 31, 2008, 08:08:13 AM
I just finished watching The critic on DvD,bring that back.

Also make sure Alice is in it,i liked her.

The show was just finding it's niche when they pulled it off the air :speechless:
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Post by: esoobaC .T bocaJ on August 31, 2008, 11:21:33 AM
at the orders of my friends, I watched Arrested Development for the first time ever, sat through all 3 seasons, couldn't stop, that show was great
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Post by: darkchashy on September 01, 2008, 02:58:00 AM
If you had come upstairs in my house when my sister and I were kids and told us that perfect strangers was on, you would have got blank stares. But, if you had come upstairs and said balky was on, you'd better get out of the way
http://www.youtube.com/v/8vbnLYROCj8&hl=en&fs=1
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Post by: lassieface on September 12, 2008, 03:01:38 PM
MST3K...but if I could revive others I would do X-Files, Jericho, and would keep Scubs going a while longer.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thom_Serveaux on September 17, 2008, 08:04:20 PM
Anything with Bruce Campbell in it, Brisco County Jr., Xena, Jack of All Trades....  Brian Henson's 'Puppet Up Uncensored'  which currently seem to only be available on the TBS website.  Oh and speaking of puppets, how about Fox's 'Unhappily Ever After'...
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Trumpysgirl on September 17, 2008, 10:18:22 PM
I would bring back the show Titus. Yes it's a sitcom with a laugh track, but it made me want Stacy Keach for my own dad.
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Post by: Garth Arizona on September 17, 2008, 11:31:34 PM
TITUS was a hilarious show, even though it was a sitcom.  That show pushed the envelope regarding dysfunctional families and political correctness.  What other show every had story lines about the main character's mother being a psycho wack-job, and his father being a womanizing drunk?  Only TITUS.  And I loved Stacey Keach as TITUS' father.  Talk about tough love!

Damn, I miss that show.  I'm glad I've got every episode on DVD.

Also loved BRISCO COUNTY JR.  There were so many possibilities for that show if it had continued.  Plus it would have given us more of Big Bruce, which is never a bad thing.
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on September 18, 2008, 07:41:33 AM
I can back up the idea of bringing back Titus and Jack of All Trades (if the latter got a real production budget this time).
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on September 18, 2008, 08:57:58 AM
I think Jack needed to tone down the "stupid" humor a bit more too.  Enough with the nutshots and fart jokes already.
???    C'mon.  Gottta love ya some groin trauma and fart jokes.

Guess you don't watch AFV.   ;)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Edgewriter on September 19, 2008, 01:17:24 PM
I gotta go with:

MST3K
Firefly
Angel
Ed (I miss that show)



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Post by: Douglin on September 19, 2008, 02:26:30 PM
Well...To all the people that said Red Dwarf...


Ta Da!

http://www.reddwarf.co.uk/news/2008/09/19/new-red-dwarf-specials-confirmed/ (http://www.reddwarf.co.uk/news/2008/09/19/new-red-dwarf-specials-confirmed/)
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Post by: Tripe on September 19, 2008, 07:21:02 PM
It started on Radio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Hollins:_Space_Cadet) so it really shouldn't have been difficult to do.

And looks like I'll drift back to checking Reddwarf.co.uk more regularly again.  :)

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Post by: mrbasehart on September 19, 2008, 07:30:49 PM
Hmm, colour me conflicted.  I mean, I'm a huge Red Dwarf nerd (I even have a Kryten bobble head) but the last two series weren't great.  I'd like to see the saga continue in novel format, as the original adaptations of the series were great.
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Post by: Tripe on September 19, 2008, 07:43:44 PM
I especially liked Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers

That should have been used as the basis for the movie.
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Post by: Natureboy on September 20, 2008, 01:35:49 PM
MST3K......obviously.

Angel - I know that is a geeky choice, but I loved that show.
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Post by: Tripe on September 20, 2008, 01:40:16 PM
Yeah I liked Angel but you know if they could do some sort of Fred Burkle, Lingerie Investigations I'd have been mollified.  ;)
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Post by: Natureboy on September 20, 2008, 02:10:45 PM
Yeah I liked Angel but you know if they could do some sort of Fred Burkle, Lingerie Investigations I'd have been mollified.  ;)

That would be pretty sweet.  I did enjoy Fred Burkle in the tight leather outfit during the second half of Season 5.
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Post by: DarthChimay on September 22, 2008, 11:01:04 AM
Yeah I liked Angel but you know if they could do some sort of Fred Burkle, Lingerie Investigations I'd have been mollified.  ;)

That would be pretty sweet.  I did enjoy Fred Burkle in the tight leather outfit during the second half of Season 5.

Heck, I'd watch Fred Burkle, Frumpy Sock Darner if it meant I got to see Amy Acker. *wistful sigh....*
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Post by: Tripe on September 22, 2008, 11:05:25 AM
Yeah I liked Angel but you know if they could do some sort of Fred Burkle, Lingerie Investigations I'd have been mollified.  ;)

That would be pretty sweet.  I did enjoy Fred Burkle in the tight leather outfit during the second half of Season 5.

Heck, I'd watch Fred Burkle, Frumpy Sock Darner if it meant I got to see Amy Acker. *wistful sigh....*

Ooh but she darns sock in the all together right? Yeah I could be on board for that.

That episode of Supernatural where she sinks languidly into a bath guest stars is by far the best  ever. ;D
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Post by: DarthChimay on September 22, 2008, 05:27:15 PM
Yeah I liked Angel but you know if they could do some sort of Fred Burkle, Lingerie Investigations I'd have been mollified.  ;)

That would be pretty sweet.  I did enjoy Fred Burkle in the tight leather outfit during the second half of Season 5.

Heck, I'd watch Fred Burkle, Frumpy Sock Darner if it meant I got to see Amy Acker. *wistful sigh....*

Ooh but she darns sock in the all together right? Yeah I could be on board for that.

That episode of Supernatural where she sinks languidly into a bath guest stars is by far the best  ever. ;D

If she was in the all together, she certainly wouldn't be frumpy. At least, that's what I'm going to guess, and fantasize. I was picturing something more along the lines of a nice Amish frock.
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Post by: Tripe on September 22, 2008, 05:30:38 PM
Ok but at the end she goes and sluices off in the backyard shower like a good Amish girl yes?
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Post by: Folly on September 28, 2008, 11:24:36 AM
Woa. New Red Dwarf specials?  :o I hope they do it right!

Then again, they said they were working on a movie for how many years...?

Back to the topic at hand, though, if I could bring one show back it would be the 1990s Batman animated series. I should be satisfied. I mean, the show had an increadibly long run. But it was just so good!
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Post by: DarthChimay on September 29, 2008, 05:48:32 PM
Ok but at the end she goes and sluices off in the backyard shower like a good Amish girl yes?

That image is going into the mental file...
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Post by: Tripe on September 29, 2008, 06:32:36 PM
Glad to be of service  :D

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Post by: MSTJedi on September 29, 2008, 06:47:57 PM
First, MST3K. Duh.

Second, Firefly. I'm not a crazy fanboy who calls myself a Browncoat or anything, but I loved that show. Too bad they killed off Book because they made him such a mystery and even hinted that they might reveal his story, but no . . . Summer Glau's a little busy with Terminator these days, too.

Third . . . I just want Battlestar Galactica back on the air. This drawn out mid season hiatus stuff sucks.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Folly on September 30, 2008, 01:38:42 AM
Oh man....I forgot about Firefly. That show deserved so many more episodes.
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Post by: Doctor Who? on September 30, 2008, 07:08:36 AM
The really amazing thing about Firefly is that it had so many good episodes right off the bat,I mean most shows don't produce whole runs of episodes that good until their second season but that just the first 13 episodes.

Who knows how good it could have gotten if it had run for another 5 years.
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Post by: MSTJedi on September 30, 2008, 07:16:41 AM
I swear Fox is run by a bunch of monkeys randomly greenlighting, renewing, and canceling shows. Every once in a while they renew (Terminator) or bring back (Family Guy) something good, but most of the time they have their head up their backsides. Or maybe I'm just bitter.
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Post by: Doctor Who? on September 30, 2008, 07:53:47 AM
No that pretty much sums it up.

How else can you explain what happened to The Critic?

The Critic,Firefly and Furturama have been rerun like crazy all over the place since fox took them off the air and yet they will not bring them back.

How come Family Guy(it hasn't been as good since it was brought back IMO)is the only show they will bring back.

Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Pak-Man on September 30, 2008, 11:00:56 AM
Well they TECHNICALLY brought Futurama back. The trend seems to be: Fox picks winning show (And they're really good at this part!), Fox bungles the show's schedule, Show goes down the tubes because nobody could find it, Cartoon Network shows it in a reliable timeslot, the show and the DVD sales flourish, Fox wants it back. :^)
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Post by: doggans on September 30, 2008, 11:19:29 AM
Also, animated shows that FOX canceled get direct-to-DVD movies. If "Firefly" sets a precedent, perhaps canceled live-action shows get theatrical movies?

*cough*ArrestedDevelopment*cough*
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Folly on September 30, 2008, 12:32:15 PM
The good news is that there's going to be a Shepherd Book comic. So Firefly isn't completely done.

To be honest, though, I haven't been very impressed with the Futurama movies. They had some good gags, but overall the just didn't jive.
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Post by: Doc Steve on October 07, 2008, 02:12:13 PM
Other than MST3K, I would have to vote for Nero Wolfe (the A&E series, not the 80's version). 
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Post by: dalem on October 08, 2008, 04:14:24 PM
Firefly.

Honorable mention, WKRP in Cincinnati.

-dale
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Post by: bettertomorrowamy on October 08, 2008, 04:24:05 PM
Freak-a-zoid
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doc Steve on October 08, 2008, 05:15:19 PM
Firefly.

Honorable mention, WKRP in Cincinnati.

-dale

I almost went with WKRP myself.  I would hate for a modern version to lose some of the charm, however.  All of the "naughty" humor on that show was pretty subtle (unless Herb is involved). 
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Post by: MSTJedi on October 08, 2008, 07:00:37 PM
Strangely enough, WKRP did come back in the early 90s. Couldn't tell you if it was any good, though.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/)
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Post by: Doc Steve on October 08, 2008, 07:07:28 PM
Strangely enough, WKRP did come back in the early 90s. Couldn't tell you if it was any good, though.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/)

Huh.  I guess you do learn something new every day.  Thanks for the heads up. 
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: dalem on October 09, 2008, 05:41:49 PM
It wasn't real good.  An ensemble like that - and I include everyone from the actors to the lighting techs to makeup wranglers - can't be repeated.  I'd only want these things brought back if it had every single bit of magic from the longagobeforetime parts.  I mean that for Firefly too.  Too much time and too many objects in space between then & nowish.

Most things we "bring back" end up as some horrifying Monkey's Paw allegory instead of what we fondly remember.

-dale
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on October 10, 2008, 09:27:44 AM
Strangely enough, WKRP did come back in the early 90s. Couldn't tell you if it was any good, though.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/)

Huh.  I guess you do learn something new every day.  Thanks for the heads up. 
And how can you bring it back now since all radio is owned by corporations and are either shackled to playlists sent to every station by The Suits or they just open up a pot and play the syndicated shit.

http://www.youtube.com/v/Pig2D0cwFdg&hl=en&fs=1
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: dalem on October 10, 2008, 02:04:55 PM
You're right, I was foolish.  Good thing humanity is still busy filling up and colonizing a dozen planets and a hundred moons, that means we could bring back Firefly if'n we had the know-how.

:)

-dale
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: itsjuststeffnow on October 10, 2008, 08:18:45 PM
i would say roseanne becuase i was in love with that show, but i never saw the last episode, then i saw it for the first time not too long ago.  and i cried.  they killed my favorite show.  they didnt take it off the air, they shot it.  i loved that show so much, and now i never want to see it again, becuase evey time i see Dan i start to cry. 

Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: gbeenie on October 11, 2008, 07:01:03 PM
Strangely enough, WKRP did come back in the early 90s. Couldn't tell you if it was any good, though.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/)

I can tell you. I so wanted it to be good, but it just wasn't. The show's biggest high point was Edie McClurg as Mrs. Tarleck (Herb's wife).
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: RoninFox on October 11, 2008, 08:01:24 PM
i would say roseanne becuase i was in love with that show, but i never saw the last episode, then i saw it for the first time not too long ago.  and i cried.  they killed my favorite show.  they didnt take it off the air, they shot it.  i loved that show so much, and now i never want to see it again, becuase evey time i see Dan i start to cry. 



I doubt I'm alone in pretty much actively forgetting the whole last season of that show ever happened.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: itsjuststeffnow on October 11, 2008, 08:13:51 PM
i would say roseanne becuase i was in love with that show, but i never saw the last episode, then i saw it for the first time not too long ago.  and i cried.  they killed my favorite show.  they didnt take it off the air, they shot it.  i loved that show so much, and now i never want to see it again, becuase evey time i see Dan i start to cry. 



I doubt I'm alone in pretty much actively forgetting the whole last season of that show ever happened.


you are not alone.....i dont really like the last season either.  i mean the last episode pretty much says that the last season was a lie.  i was hurt....roseanne stabbed me in the heart with her pen.  damn her.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on October 11, 2008, 10:22:43 PM
Strangely enough, WKRP did come back in the early 90s. Couldn't tell you if it was any good, though.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101153/)

I can tell you. I so wanted it to be good, but it just wasn't. The show's biggest high point was Edie McClurg as Mrs. Tarleck (Herb's wife).

Yea, it was totally forgettable, I watched it once in a while to see if it got better, and it didn't....

The original was an all time classic, the remake had too much to live up to.  Just thinking about the turkey drop right now has me laughing....
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Raven on October 12, 2008, 01:31:13 AM
I didn't bother to check through the thread but I wish that they'd bring Deadwood back so it just doesn't stop with intended future episodes and have nothing now.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: a pretty girl is like on October 12, 2008, 05:48:03 AM
I didn't bother to check through the thread but I wish that they'd bring Deadwood back so it just doesn't stop with intended future episodes and have nothing now.

It was so frustrating having teased the idea of future telemovies and then getting that possibility yanked away.  :angry:
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrifty on December 19, 2008, 09:35:32 AM
Freaks and Geeks definitely had huge potential for a few more seasons.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrifty on December 19, 2008, 09:37:53 AM
No that pretty much sums it up.

How else can you explain what happened to The Critic?

The Critic,Firefly and Furturama have been rerun like crazy all over the place since fox took them off the air and yet they will not bring them back.

How come Family Guy(it hasn't been as good since it was brought back IMO)is the only show they will bring back.



I'm not a religious man, but I'm guessing a pact with Satan was involved.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on December 19, 2008, 06:08:40 PM
Freaks and Geeks definitely had huge potential for a few more seasons.

Ooh I live just down the road from the school that's based on.

Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Claude on December 19, 2008, 07:08:46 PM
Gerhard Reinke's Wanderlust.

A hilarious show that died too soon.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 19, 2008, 07:31:04 PM
No that pretty much sums it up.

How else can you explain what happened to The Critic?

The Critic,Firefly and Furturama have been rerun like crazy all over the place since fox took them off the air and yet they will not bring them back.

How come Family Guy(it hasn't been as good since it was brought back IMO)is the only show they will bring back.



I'm not a religious man, but I'm guessing a pact with Satan was involved.

Well then all we need is a priest and some Holy Water and we can get family guy taken off the air and bring back Futurama,Firefly and The Critic!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: darkchashy on December 19, 2008, 07:31:36 PM
Does anyone know anywhere on the internet that I can download a merry mirthworm Christmas, my mom's copy has gone bad and it's to late to buy it in time, especially where I live.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 19, 2008, 07:35:13 PM
Well i guess i canlive with out firefly but The Critic is one of the ten funniest shows in tv history.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on December 19, 2008, 08:07:46 PM
It stinks!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 19, 2008, 08:11:59 PM
No it doesn't,i'm giving it my highest rating 7 out of 10.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on December 19, 2008, 08:17:21 PM
Sorry, but The Critic (i.e. fake Simpsons) no matter how tolerable, is what led to Family Guy and American Dad being on the air. You bring that back and you're just encouraging them.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 19, 2008, 08:21:39 PM
Sorry but The Critic is no more like the Simpson then Futurama and it no more led to family guy then Futurama led to the Spaceballs cartoon.

Sorry but The Critic was always more then just movie parodies and it was written by good writers,it had good voice actors,and for Tv it had really good animation.

Unlike Seth McFarlen's stuff that looks like it was animated using flash software.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on December 19, 2008, 11:09:09 PM
Futurama led to the Spaceballs cartoon, mofo.

And The Critic was ON the Simpsons. That murders and rapes your argument right there.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 20, 2008, 08:22:06 AM
That doesn't mean that The critic was a Simpsons knock off any more the The jetsons was a Flintstones Knock off.

That episode was only done because Fox forced them to,if you look Matt Greoning had his name removed from the credits .

Not that he had to worry that was one of the funniest episodes ever.


Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: iv3rdawG on December 20, 2008, 01:13:52 PM
Freaks and Geeks
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on December 20, 2008, 09:12:29 PM
Quote
That doesn't mean that The critic was a Simpsons knock off any more the The jetsons was a Flintstones Knock off.
The Jetsons WAS a Flintstones knockoff.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: darkchashy on December 21, 2008, 04:42:46 AM
You guys are trying to blur lines that really aren't that blurred. ( the spell checker had 'ain't' before 'aren't'. Now I know that I have found, my forum.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on December 21, 2008, 12:38:16 PM
Quote
That doesn't mean that The critic was a Simpsons knock off any more the The jetsons was a Flintstones Knock off.
The Jetsons WAS a Flintstones knockoff.
And "The Flintstones" was a knockoff of "The Honeymooners"....

Everything is inspiration.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Magneto/Cerebro on December 22, 2008, 06:19:07 PM
Quote
That episode was only done because Fox forced them to,if you look Matt Greoning had his name removed from the credits .

I always wondered why his name wasn't in the opening credits for that one. Personally, it's one of my favorites, if only for "I WAS SAYING BOO-URNS!"
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: ig400 on December 22, 2008, 11:10:16 PM
Can't pick just one, my list:

Brisco County Jr.
Wonderfalls
Firefly

Maybe Enterprise, if they could stay away from the long story arcs, I loved the characters but not the story lines they came up with.




Well I would agree with you on Brisco County Jr. if i hadn't heard the dvd commentary with  Bruce Cambell and hear him talk about how sapped he was after that first and only season.

Never watched Wonderfalls

Firefly OH DEAR GOD YES. Fox is such a cluster fuck when it comes to having good shows.

Enterprise???? Really....like without the aid of drugs or booze to help you cope with the final nail in the star trek franchise coffin? you'd want to bring that pos back
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on December 23, 2008, 12:13:23 AM
Compared to Deep Space Mall and Star Trek Lost in Space, Enterprise was Shakespeare. Why's everybody always pissing about it? It wasn't The Next Generation, but it wasn't as stupid as the original series. And it couldn't come close to sucking as much as the movies did. Enterprise might not have been the Holy Grail of Trek, but it was at least the Spear of Longinus. Oh boo hoo, it was slightly boring. So's your mum.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: darkchashy on December 23, 2008, 04:54:03 AM
Mum? how many Limeys we got in this forum anyway?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on December 23, 2008, 07:51:33 AM
Can't pick just one, my list:

Brisco County Jr.
Wonderfalls
Firefly

Maybe Enterprise, if they could stay away from the long story arcs, I loved the characters but not the story lines they came up with.
Well I would agree with you on Brisco County Jr. if i hadn't heard the dvd commentary with  Bruce Cambell and hear him talk about how sapped he was after that first and only season.

Never watched Wonderfalls

Firefly OH DEAR GOD YES. Fox is such a cluster fuck when it comes to having good shows.

Enterprise???? Really....like without the aid of drugs or booze to help you cope with the final nail in the star trek franchise coffin? you'd want to bring that pos back

Wow, a post for August brought back...

Enterprise had the potential to be as good as STTNG or TOS, good look, good cast, the few shows where the writing was good it was a great show, but the stories sucked a lot of the time, with the last episode being the prof that the writers and producers had no clue what Star Trek was anymore.

Just got the 16 ton mega set of Monty Python's Flying Circus, add that one to my list, sadly not all the members are still with us.

Later,
 Marty
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: mrbasehart on December 23, 2008, 07:59:27 AM
I've said it perhaps a dozen times or so already, but I really thought that the last 2 seasons of Enterprise were some of the strongest Star Trek TV ever.  It's a pity that the ending blew, nor that they had a chance to finally tell the proper story of the beginning of the Federation.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Trumpysgirl on December 25, 2008, 12:11:30 PM
I would bring back two of my childhood TV shows while they were in their prime: Doug and Rugrats.

And I mean when Doug that was still eternally a middle schooler and the Rugrats still had crappy animation. The new stuff just scares me.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: saltwrench on December 25, 2008, 01:54:45 PM
One show that I never mind watching reruns of is Magnum PI (hell, my dog is named TC) but I'm not sure if its worthy of a reprise.

So I'd go with MST3k and X-files (provided there was some fresh material, and the last movie had never been made).
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on December 26, 2008, 05:36:20 AM
And I mean when Doug that was still eternally a middle schooler and the Rugrats still had crappy animation. The new stuff just scares me.
OK the second one I know about, I've no idea about the first.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrifty on December 26, 2008, 11:30:19 AM
One show that I never mind watching reruns of is Magnum PI (hell, my dog is named TC) but I'm not sure if its worthy of a reprise.

So I'd go with MST3k and X-files (provided there was some fresh material, and the last movie had never been made).

Lotta folks want this MST3K show back.  I never understood that show.  How did that guy eat and breathe?  Those kinds of science facts always made me wonder.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 26, 2008, 11:35:23 AM
You said it.

Also the show really jumped the shark when they started talking over the movies instead of letting us watch them.

I hate it when people talk at the movies why would i want that at home?!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Darth Geek on December 27, 2008, 10:34:03 PM
One show that I never mind watching reruns of is Magnum PI (hell, my dog is named TC) but I'm not sure if its worthy of a reprise.

So I'd go with MST3k and X-files (provided there was some fresh material, and the last movie had never been made).

Lotta folks want this MST3K show back.  I never understood that show.  How did that guy eat and breathe?  Those kinds of science facts always made me wonder.
You said it.

Also the show really jumped the shark when they started talking over the movies instead of letting us watch them.

I hate it when people talk at the movies why would i want that at home?!
Yeah. And puppets? What's up with that? To make it really good they should have had a woman and a kid instead of the robots. And the kid should have been really mature for his age and much smarter than the others. Then it would have been successful.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: RobtheBarbarian on December 27, 2008, 10:35:26 PM
The special effects sucked too.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: doggans on December 28, 2008, 11:17:56 AM
But the show started to become decent once Don Knotts replaced Norman Fell as the mad scientist.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 29, 2008, 07:01:42 AM
Yeah but that was too little too late.

I can believe that junk was on the air for ten years!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrifty on December 29, 2008, 08:32:21 AM
MST3K...but if I could revive others I would do X-Files, Jericho, and would keep Scubs going a while longer.

Jericho I thought had a good run and came to a nice conclusion.  At least we had the second season to resolve the cliffhanger of the first.  It might have been nice to see the aftermath of J&R being exposed to the Texas national guard, and the possible civil war that resulted.

Scrubs is still around.  It's moving to ABC in January.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: iv3rdawG on December 29, 2008, 09:50:59 AM
Oh, also I'd bring back Greg the Bunny.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: iv3rdawG on December 29, 2008, 02:25:28 PM
Heh, yes. It's sad, I think the Film Parodies (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0484167/) had a lot of potential, which we saw in the Pulp Fiction episode. Man, that was great.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrashalla on December 29, 2008, 05:04:37 PM
My 3 favorite shows of all time are no longer on the air and should come back:

1a. Seinfeld - It's time, the sitcom is dying and only one thing can save it...

1b. ROME - I don't care if everyone is dead and it costs $2 million an episode. MORE!!! And get the movie out here quick.

2. Firefly - Self explanatory.

Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on December 29, 2008, 05:16:42 PM
Tremors. It was stupendously amazingly awesome. It was better than the sequels. It was just as good as Eureka. It got canned for no reason.

And Daybreak. At least air the rest of the episodes. They PROMISED.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrashalla on December 29, 2008, 05:57:08 PM
I'd rather see them do a series based on the Persian Wars than more on Rome. I mean, sure, you could do the rest of the Julio-Claudians, but it's already been done by Graves.  And when you start getting past the J-Cs things just get pretty boring.



I really could not have cared less about another adaptation of the JC story, but it was so well done that I really want more from that team.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Invisible NanoGhost on December 29, 2008, 07:16:05 PM
Many of the TV shows that I'd like to see return are old enough that it'd be pretty much impossible to recapture the show.

WKRP
Twilight Zone
Fawlty Towers
Honeymooners (original B&W version)

The most doable would probably be:

Something new in the Babylon 5 world, as long as JMS had complete creative control over it.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on December 29, 2008, 07:46:53 PM
And when you start getting past the J-Cs things just get pretty boring.
Oh I don't know, I think there's an HBO or Showtime series in Elegabalus or in the whole internal family feud that came out of the death of Constantine I.

WKRP

You know, I was just thinking today how I wished there had been more episodes of Frank's Place
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Piobman on December 29, 2008, 10:50:38 PM
Tremors. It was stupendously amazingly awesome. It was better than the sequels. It was just as good as Eureka. It got canned for no reason.

I think at the time it was one of SciFi's highest rated shows too. I guess they had to make room for some of their awesome made for TV movies.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrifty on December 30, 2008, 05:11:06 AM
Tremors. It was stupendously amazingly awesome. It was better than the sequels. It was just as good as Eureka. It got canned for no reason.

And Daybreak. At least air the rest of the episodes. They PROMISED.

Yeah, and while we're at it Do Not Disturb.  Man did THAT one get the shaft.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on December 30, 2008, 08:06:17 AM
Tremors. It was stupendously amazingly awesome. It was better than the sequels. It was just as good as Eureka. It got canned for no reason.

I think at the time it was one of SciFi's highest rated shows too. I guess they had to make room for some of their awesome made for TV movies.

We could fill several threads with good shows that SciFi has killed off... 

Should be called the "bait and switch" network:  Here's a good show.... YANK...  now here's a bunch of crap for 6 months....   Rinse and repeat.

Later,
 Marty
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrifty on December 30, 2008, 10:34:42 AM
Tremors. It was stupendously amazingly awesome. It was better than the sequels. It was just as good as Eureka. It got canned for no reason.

I think at the time it was one of SciFi's highest rated shows too. I guess they had to make room for some of their awesome made for TV movies.

We could fill several threads with good shows that SciFi has killed off... 

Should be called the "bait and switch" network:  Here's a good show.... YANK...  now here's a bunch of crap for 6 months....   Rinse and repeat.

Later,
 Marty

I used to watch the SciFi channel, until I realized I don't really like sci-fi.  But when I did watch it on a regular basis, I remember how annoying it was to try and keep up on a show, because they would pre-empt regular programming for a marathon of something on anything that even remotely resembled a holiday.

TUNE IN THIS ARBOR DAY FOR 15 STRAIGHT HOURS OF THE TWILIGHT ZONE!

Also, remember Sliders?  Remember how much promise it had in the beginning and how quickly it went downhill?  That premise had so much more potential than as a vehicle to rip off the plots from popular movies.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on December 30, 2008, 10:47:26 AM
I used to watch Sci-Fi until I figured out that I like Sci-Fi shows and they never play them.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrifty on December 30, 2008, 10:55:22 AM
Wait a minute.  I just noticed something.

This thread is called "if you could bring back one TV show.  Almost every post lists multiple shows.

I like nitpicking.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Thrashalla on December 30, 2008, 11:21:37 AM
Wait a minute.  I just noticed something.

This thread is called "if you could bring back one TV show.  Almost every post lists multiple shows.

I like nitpicking.

Show me an internet forum where posters stick to list constraints and I shall point to the bullet wound in your head, as you surely are no longer among the living.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Pak-Man on December 30, 2008, 11:40:45 AM
Yeah. Around here, we're lucky we're still talking about TV shows. :^)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doc Steve on December 30, 2008, 04:02:02 PM
As others have said, most of my choices just aren't workable. 

For example:

Have Gun, Will Travel.  Richard Boone IS Paladin.   He is completely irreplacable. 
Wanted: Dead or Alive.   Although not to the extent of Paladin, Steve McQueen really can't be replaced as Josh Randall, either.
The Avengers.  If the movie taught us one thing, it is that Patrick McNee and Diana Rigg are also irreplacable. 

I would rather enjoy the original, classic shows than see some sort of travesty perpetuated.

Side Note on Firefly: While I enjoyed the existing episodes and Serenity, I think most people could see some problems for the show's long-term viability.  For example, the show presented a very small fictional universe.  IIRC, wasn't their ship sublight?  The entire "Wild West in space" premise was already stretched paper thin after a half season. 
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on December 30, 2008, 07:15:03 PM
Side Note on Firefly: While I enjoyed the existing episodes and Serenity, I think most people could see some problems for the show's long-term viability.  For example, the show presented a very small fictional universe.  IIRC, wasn't their ship sublight?  The entire "Wild West in space" premise was already stretched paper thin after a half season. 

That's an interesting theory, plenty of westerns survived a long time staying in one place, but the premise of a western in space probably would give the expectation of travel beyond their one terraformed system of planets eventually.

I think they could have gone another season or 2 with good writing back before the movie, but I'm not sure the post movie crew would have the right chemistry for a series so it's pretty much been killed as a show.

Later,
 Marty
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on December 31, 2008, 12:48:25 AM
David Lynch was talking about doing a new show about Dale Cooper... but I honestly don't think it would work.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doc Steve on December 31, 2008, 07:27:32 AM
Side Note on Firefly: While I enjoyed the existing episodes and Serenity, I think most people could see some problems for the show's long-term viability.  For example, the show presented a very small fictional universe.  IIRC, wasn't their ship sublight?  The entire "Wild West in space" premise was already stretched paper thin after a half season. 

That's an interesting theory, plenty of westerns survived a long time staying in one place, but the premise of a western in space probably would give the expectation of travel beyond their one terraformed system of planets eventually.

I think they could have gone another season or 2 with good writing back before the movie, but I'm not sure the post movie crew would have the right chemistry for a series so it's pretty much been killed as a show.

Later,
 Marty

I agree.  Killing off half of the likeable characters in the movie is a problem. 
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on December 31, 2008, 08:54:51 AM
I dunno, the "Western in Space" motif worked really well for Trigun.  Granted, there's only, I think 24-26 episodes of that.  But still...

Anyway, I think Firefly was always supposed to be more about the characters than anything else.  And I think if your show's focus is on the characters, you can make as many stories as you like.  And the ensemble was big enough that there should have been plenty of stories.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: gbeenie on December 31, 2008, 06:28:46 PM
Also, cowboys in space is fucking stupid.

Don't hold back like this, Imrahil. How do you really feel?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on January 01, 2009, 06:38:55 AM
Also, cowboys in space is fucking stupid.

Aww don't tell Jay Kay that!

http://www.youtube.com/v/62ZXWwz0Asw&hl=en&fs=1
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on January 01, 2009, 07:18:34 AM
Also, cowboys in space is fucking stupid.

Han Solo is stupid?!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: mrbasehart on January 01, 2009, 07:19:48 AM
Han Solo is a smuggler, so he's more of a pirate than a cowboy...
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on January 01, 2009, 09:07:14 AM
There were Cowboy smugglers and Han dresses and acts like a cowboy.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: mrbasehart on January 01, 2009, 12:54:58 PM
Cowboys don't pilot ships either.  :)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doc Steve on January 01, 2009, 01:13:47 PM
Cowboys don't pilot ships either.  :)

Well, they might be pilots, but certainly never starpilots

Han Solo doesn't dress and act like a cowboy:
1.  He neither smokes nor chews 'baccy.
2.  No hat. 
3.  Paladin may wear black, but cowboys never had black trailclothes. 
4.  No faithful horse (The Millenium Falcon is not a parallel).
5.  No Indian friend (Chewbacca would be a clear parallel, to be fair).
6.  No cows, horses, or bantha are being driven anywhere.
7.  He may be a rebel, but he's not a former Confederate N.C.O. living under an assumed name.
8.  Han fights gangsters, bounty hunters, Imperial forces, and other smugglers.  Cowboys fight nesters, greedy land barons, Indians, and Mexican bandits. 
9.  Han never writes cowboy poetry. 
10.  Han appears to have all of his own teeth. 
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Post by: daltysmilth on January 01, 2009, 01:29:26 PM
You know, Star Trek was originally conceived of as a sort of "Wagon Train To The Stars".  So it could be considered a sort of western in space.  Especially the episode with the cowboy planet.
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Post by: Darth Geek on January 01, 2009, 01:30:40 PM
I want to bring back The Cosby Mysteries. That show had limitless possibilities.
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Post by: MontyServo on January 01, 2009, 01:39:59 PM
Besides all that, there is only one true "space cowboy" and he is in this movie:

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/512VAE0Q3TL._SS500_.jpg)
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Post by: RoninFox on January 01, 2009, 01:41:19 PM
Besides all that, there is only one true "space cowboy" and he is in this movie:

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/512VAE0Q3TL._SS500_.jpg)

Wow, John Saxon?  SOLD!
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Post by: MontyServo on January 01, 2009, 02:08:55 PM
Besides all that, there is only one true "space cowboy" and he is in this movie:

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/512VAE0Q3TL._SS500_.jpg)

Wow, John Saxon?  SOLD!

Actually it is George Peppard.  You can see him on the left side of the picture.  John Saxon plays the baddie in this one.
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Post by: Scrivener on January 01, 2009, 02:47:17 PM
Besides all that, there is only one true "space cowboy" and he is in this movie:

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/512VAE0Q3TL._SS500_.jpg)

Somebody remind me, how did this movie get a PG rating without putting a brassiere on the spaceship?  I mean, just look.

Could this have been Corman's (or someone's) sly joke, inverting the cliche that rocketships are supposed to be phallic symbols?  That's the most intelligent construction I can put on it.
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Post by: MontyServo on January 01, 2009, 02:53:22 PM

Somebody remind me, how did this movie get a PG rating without putting a brassiere on the spaceship?  I mean, just look.

Could this have been Corman's (or someone's) sly joke, inverting the cliche that rocketships are supposed to be phallic symbols?  That's the most intelligent construction I can put on it.

I was a kid when this came out and I originally saw it in the theaters.  Back then, I thought the ship looked like a giant moose head.
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Post by: bratpop on January 02, 2009, 12:15:45 AM
Besides all that, there is only one true "space cowboy" and he is in this movie:

(http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/512VAE0Q3TL._SS500_.jpg)

Somebody remind me, how did this movie get a PG rating without putting a brassiere on the spaceship?  I mean, just look.

Could this have been Corman's (or someone's) sly joke, inverting the cliche that rocketships are supposed to be phallic symbols?  That's the most intelligent construction I can put on it.
I think his joke was putting windows on it to keep you from realizing IT'S A NUTSACK!
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Post by: Tripe on January 02, 2009, 05:30:27 AM

Somebody remind me, how did this movie get a PG rating without putting a brassiere on the spaceship?  I mean, just look.

Could this have been Corman's (or someone's) sly joke, inverting the cliche that rocketships are supposed to be phallic symbols?  That's the most intelligent construction I can put on it.

I was a kid when this came out and I originally saw it in the theaters.  Back then, I thought the ship looked like a giant moose head.

Yeah, the poster not withstanding, the thing really looks like a stylized long-horn steer in the movie.

I'm pretty sure all the effects footage was reused in another movie.
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Post by: MSTJedi on January 25, 2009, 07:24:44 PM
Yes, but firefly still sucks.

To that I have this to say: "Bite me."

Oh, and, "No, you suck."
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on January 26, 2009, 01:40:39 PM
Yes, but firefly still sucks.

To that I have this to say: "Bite me."

Oh, and, "No, you suck."
But, "Firefly" really does suck.

Almost as much as Serenity  Which sucked slightly more because....

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

(For the record, I suffered through two episodes of the series and then saw the film to see if it would change my mind or if things might have improved.  As you can see....)
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Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on January 26, 2009, 03:23:47 PM
Yes, but firefly still sucks.

To that I have this to say: "Bite me."

Oh, and, "No, you suck."
But, "Firefly" really does suck.

Almost as much as Serenity  Which sucked slightly more because....

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

I'll give you point #3.
Sorry, can't give you #2, just needs a little thought to figure it out.
Point #1 happens all the time in movies, why not just kill the bad guy in the first scene when you have the chance?, opps, no more movie left....
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on January 27, 2009, 09:49:01 AM
Sorry, can't give you #2, just needs a little thought to figure it out.

Spoiler (click to show/hide)

Quote
Point #1 happens all the time in movies, why not just kill the bad guy in the first scene when you have the chance?, opps, no more movie left....

It happens all the time in bad movies.  And a clever writer would find a way to have the good guy win the fight and be about to finish of the bad guy and something happens that he misses his chance.   Not like this film where the writer has him willingly walk away from insuring his victory just to keep the plot going...

But then this is Joss Wheldon....a writer who in Alien Resurrection has a multi-megaton military ship with an active reactor crash into the surface of the Earth and want us to believe that this would cause absolutely no damage to the planet or the atmosphere in any way what so ever.   Only took an asteroid to kill off the dinosaurs and mess up the atmosphere for awhile but that....?  No problem!!!!   ::)
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Post by: MartyS (Gromit) on January 27, 2009, 01:38:11 PM
But then this is Joss Wheldon....a writer who in Alien Resurrection has a multi-megaton military ship with an active reactor crash into the surface of the Earth and want us to believe that this would cause absolutely no damage to the planet or the atmosphere in any way what so ever.   Only took an asteroid to kill off the dinosaurs and mess up the atmosphere for awhile but that....?  No problem!!!!   ::)

That was the least stupid thing about that movie....  He was a writer on that?  Well, that lowers my opinion of him several notches....

Before the ban on above ground tests the major powers popped off quite a few multi megaton H-bombs and we are still here,  cancer deaths would probably be a lot lower if they hadn't done them and there's a few patches of the Earth that are still uninhabitable but that's about all the damage done.

The asteroid impace that wiped out the dinos and a large percentage of other living things was equivilent to 100000 gigatons, or 100 million 1 megaton bombs....

Serenity is one of those movies you just can't think about, you sort of have to seperate it from the series, should be in one of those "movie that ruined the series" threads.   ;D

Later,
 Marty
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on January 27, 2009, 02:02:50 PM
But then this is Joss Whedon....a writer who in Alien Resurrection has a multi-megaton military ship with an active reactor crash into the surface of the Earth and want us to believe that this would cause absolutely no damage to the planet or the atmosphere in any way what so ever.   Only took an asteroid to kill off the dinosaurs and mess up the atmosphere for awhile but that....?  No problem!!!!   ::)

That was the least stupid thing about that movie....  He was a writer on that?  Well, that lowers my opinion of him several notches....

Look at the crew of The Betty....and then look at The Serenity....notice anything?  I didn't see it myself but I heard that Whedon said in an interview that he wrote "Firefly" because he thought the crew of The Betty deserved more.

Quote
Before the ban on above ground tests the major powers popped off quite a few multi megaton H-bombs and we are still here,  cancer deaths would probably be a lot lower if they hadn't done them and there's a few patches of the Earth that are still uninhabitable but that's about all the damage done.

But, remember.....this is a reactor that's powering a ship traveling outside of the solar system and farther while powering all the systems, weapons and experiments on this ship.  You really think it's only as powerful as a few megaton H-bombs?  It causes an explosion and fire - fire feeds on oxygen.  And then think about all of that metal being introduced into the ground at that speed...you don't think that could make a few teutonic plates shift?

Two big things collide and there are consequences.
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Post by: Dankbuds on January 27, 2009, 03:47:59 PM
I enjoyed "Small Wonder" (1985) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088610/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088610/)
and "Get a Life" (1990) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098802/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098802/)
and "Key West" (1993)  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106045/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106045/)

I'd be happy if they would even release those on dvd
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Post by: Tripe on January 27, 2009, 04:28:43 PM
Speaking of shows that should have an actual real release on DVD, a friend of mine reminded me of this the other day, this was a show I enjoyed when I was a ween:

(http://www.tvcrazy.net/tvclassics/americantv/title.gif)

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Post by: Tripe on January 27, 2009, 04:42:08 PM
Thing is, DVDs of it do exist, they just aren't exactly kosher. You'd think the owners of the rights might want to capitalize on the market.

Also why didn't it last longer when a pretty damn similar concept managed to last over a hundred episodes as a Disney TV cartoon?
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Post by: jewishcarpenter on January 28, 2009, 10:22:52 AM
Red Dwarf returns for 2 episodes. (http://scifiwire.com/2009/01/red-dwarf-finally-returns-to-earthand-to-uk-tv.php)
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Post by: mrbasehart on January 28, 2009, 10:33:32 AM
Neat. 

Yeah, but it's also a little worrying.  Red Dwarf was great for 6 series, but the last 2 saw a marked decline in quality (although 8 had some great moments).  I'm just nervous that they'll blow it again.  We should see more Red Dwarf books, not episodes on TV.
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Post by: Tripe on January 28, 2009, 11:05:57 AM
I'm seeing giant cockroaches, anyone else?
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Post by: gbeenie on January 28, 2009, 11:31:46 AM
I enjoyed "Small Wonder" (1985) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088610/ (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088610/)

I'd be happy if they would even release those on dvd

Small Wonder? You just stabbed me in the soul.
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Post by: mrbasehart on January 28, 2009, 11:34:29 AM
Or underwater farms on Fiji.

That would so totally be an awesome ending.  Lister sitting on his dolphin/sheep farm churning out wet-look knitwear.
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Post by: Tripe on January 28, 2009, 11:37:25 AM
Think we could get C.P. Grogan back to ride a hrse in the background? :)
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Post by: Thrifty on January 28, 2009, 12:24:07 PM
Come to think of it, wouldn't it be better just to let sleeping dogs lie, in regards to cancelled TV shows?  I mean, Family Guy got cancelled and resurrected, and because of that MacFarlane knows that he's invincible and has grown unbearable.  His ego is so huge, I can see it from my house (and I live on the east coast).
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Post by: Dankbuds on January 28, 2009, 12:36:04 PM
Come to think of it, wouldn't it be better just to let sleeping dogs lie, in regards to cancelled TV shows?  I mean, Family Guy got cancelled and resurrected, and because of that MacFarlane knows that he's invincible and has grown unbearable.  His ego is so huge, I can see it from my house (and I live on the east coast).

some shows were unfairly cancelled though in my opinion... like :
(http://www.sitcomsonline.com/photopost/data/576/get1logo.jpg)
"Get a Life" (1990)
or
(http://earlydues.usanethosting.com/fisher/images/tvtimes_011793a.jpg)
"Key West" (1993)
even
(http://www.blogcdn.com/www.tvsquad.com/media/2008/01/jericho_080123.jpg)
"Jericho" (2006)
were all cut too short
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Post by: Tripe on January 28, 2009, 12:37:12 PM
Who's the girl in Key West?
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Post by: Dankbuds on January 28, 2009, 12:43:46 PM
Who's the girl in Key West?

Jennifer Tilly was in it
(http://images.eonline.com/eol_images/Profiles/20061005/244.tilly.jennifer.100506.jpg)
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Post by: mrbasehart on January 28, 2009, 01:42:42 PM
Ah, Jennifer Tilly.  She's got the best "poker cleavage" in the business. 
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Post by: Dankbuds on January 28, 2009, 02:01:22 PM
Ah, Jennifer Tilly.  She's got the best "poker cleavage" in the business. 

Indeed... There were much racier photo's I could have chosen but I played it safe  ;D
I also always thought her voice was kinda sexy
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Post by: mrbasehart on January 28, 2009, 02:05:31 PM
I always preferred her sister, Meg. 
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Post by: Dankbuds on January 28, 2009, 02:10:21 PM
yeah she wasnt in as many Movies/shows as Jennifer though
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Post by: Thom_Serveaux on January 30, 2009, 07:33:04 AM
Full Metal Challenge
Battlebots
Robot Wars

Also, I kinda wondered why the later two didn't catch on more over in Japan.  I mean, c'mon! Robots bashing one another is deeply ingrained in the Japanese pop culture...

Also:
UFL (w/ host Bill Dwyer)
Win Ben Stein's Money
Both versions of The Muppet Show
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Post by: Doctor Who? on January 30, 2009, 07:45:52 AM
I'll second Robot Wars.

I lived that show when it was on PBS,too bad it's not out on DvD :speechless:

Has anyone said Farscape yet?
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Post by: bratpop on January 30, 2009, 11:43:06 PM
They did bring back Small Wonder. It's called Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
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Post by: The Lady Rommel on January 31, 2009, 09:44:13 AM
They've probably already been mentioned, but

Moonlight

Freaks and Geeks

The Dead Zone (or at least give it a freakin' end...don't leave me hanging!)

The Charmings (Snow White and her prince...in California!)

oh, and Firefly.  The move was nice.  Wish they'd do more!

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Post by: Dankbuds on January 31, 2009, 10:02:51 AM
They did bring back Small Wonder. It's called Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

Yeah, that show has some smoking hot chicks in it... I watched the first episode but, I didnt like it so I havent watched any since. I'm more a fan of cheesey 80's early 90's television.

I'd say I'd like to see Married with Children back too... but even though I loved the show and still love watching the older episodes, I think thats a show that ran it's course.
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Post by: Tripe on January 31, 2009, 11:43:05 AM
The Charmings (Snow White and her prince...in California!)

Sounds horribly, yet mercifully still vaguely, familiar.
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on February 01, 2009, 12:49:55 PM
"Nearly Departed" - Eric Idle does Topper.  Don't think it got enough of a chance.

http://www.youtube.com/v/rGQ_oEE3yIU&hl=en&fs=1
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Post by: gbeenie on February 01, 2009, 01:04:50 PM
They did bring back Small Wonder. It's called Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

Would you like to swing on a rope?
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Post by: bratpop on February 01, 2009, 07:15:42 PM
Um.... yes, that sounds fun?
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Post by: Tripe on February 01, 2009, 07:48:01 PM
It might be fun to carry moon beams home in a jar too.
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Post by: bratpop on February 01, 2009, 09:29:39 PM
Eh... not so much. MoonSHINE on the other hand...
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Post by: MSTJedi on February 02, 2009, 07:15:00 AM
It might be fun to carry moon beams home in a jar too.

Laser beams, maybe.
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Post by: jewishcarpenter on February 02, 2009, 10:22:06 PM
It might be fun to carry moon beams home in a jar too.
I'd rather be a fish.
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on February 04, 2009, 10:04:42 AM
It might be fun to carry moon beams home in a jar too.
I'd rather be a fish.

http://www.youtube.com/v/xdK3z3Uqiws&hl=en&fs=1
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Post by: gbeenie on February 05, 2009, 10:24:33 AM
oops. This all came about because there was another crappy, vaguely sci-fi, sitcom that was on around about the same time as Small Wonder, which used as its theme song a terrible version of "Swinging On A Star." For some reason, my brain-pan got all scrambled (clearly, not enough bacon that day) and thought "Swinging On A Star" was used for Small Wonder. My bad.

This, of course, does nothing to alleviate Small Wonder's status as one of the worst TV shows of all time...
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Post by: Dankbuds on February 05, 2009, 10:27:06 AM
This, of course, does nothing to alleviate Small Wonder's status as one of the worst TV shows of all time...

LIES!
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Post by: Tripe on February 05, 2009, 10:48:59 AM
oops. This all came about because there was another crappy, vaguely sci-fi, sitcom that was on around about the same time as Small Wonder, which used as its theme song a terrible version of "Swinging On A Star." For some reason, my brain-pan got all scrambled (clearly, not enough bacon that day) and thought "Swinging On A Star" was used for Small Wonder. My bad.

This, of course, does nothing to alleviate Small Wonder's status as one of the worst TV shows of all time...

You mean Out Of This World in which an extra terrestrial Burt Reynolds knocks up Donna Pescow with "hilarious" results (many featuring Doug McClure).

http://www.youtube.com/v/L2UkZzdyD0A&hl=en&fs=1
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Post by: gbeenie on February 05, 2009, 11:11:12 AM
Yes. And I watched that show, too...   :-[
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Post by: pezdrake on February 05, 2009, 11:16:37 AM
I remember thinking the girl on Out of this World was a hottie but then I was about 13 at that time.

Bring back:

MANIMAL!!
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Post by: Tripe on February 05, 2009, 11:18:42 AM
Er I was 12 and I had a thing for the mum.

Yeah Manimal had potential that was horribly squandered, though perhaps a cost analysis prior to green lighting might have brought to light the potential problems with the show.
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Post by: DarthChimay on February 08, 2009, 01:10:58 PM
Who can argue with effects like these?

http://www.youtube.com/v/6iQ-mzYRl3s&hl=en&fs=1
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Post by: pezdrake on February 08, 2009, 04:06:38 PM
I forgot that half the episode is just showing him transform.  I guess twenty years ago we were a more patient audience. 
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on February 09, 2009, 08:26:08 AM
He starts out by turning into Michael York?
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Post by: daltysmilth on February 13, 2009, 12:05:02 AM
Ah, the simple days before you could just use a morph effect in the editing software to transform a shot of a person into a shot of an animal.
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Post by: Dankbuds on February 19, 2009, 05:15:47 AM
"Parker Lewis Can't Lose" (1990) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098888/)
(http://crackle.com/profiles/channels/250/BrowserPanelChannelBackground.jpg)
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Post by: Dankbuds on February 19, 2009, 05:20:06 AM
"The Larry Sanders Show" (1992) (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103466/)
(http://www.timstvshowcase.com/larrysandersdvd01.jpg)
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on February 20, 2009, 09:51:07 AM
"It's The Gary Shandling Show (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090459/).....

Funny, funny show.
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Post by: Darth Geek on February 20, 2009, 10:02:38 AM
"It's The Gary Shandling Show (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090459/).....

Funny, funny show.
I've heard so much about that, I want to see it. It's not out on DVD though, is it?
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Post by: Plastic Self-Cleaning Duck on February 20, 2009, 10:04:38 AM
"It's The Gary Shandling Show (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090459/).....

Funny, funny show.
I've heard so much about that, I want to see it. It's not out on DVD though, is it?

No. And it so should be.  The episode with Gilda Radner would be bittersweet but they really need to release this.

http://www.youtube.com/v/mcdy9CjZ6B8&hl=en&fs=1
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Post by: bratpop on February 20, 2009, 11:08:46 PM
I'll take Larry Sanders, thanks. Garry's show would be too weird and dated to see now. It was okay at the time, back when we still rubbed sticks together for fire and didn't have portable telephones that cost a hundred dollars a month. But it has that "80s Fox" quality that's basically the TV equivalent of weird old people smell that lingers in a house even when there's brownies. It just kinda creeps me out.
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Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 21, 2009, 04:44:59 AM
"It's The Gary Shandling Show (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090459/).....

Funny, funny show.
I've heard so much about that, I want to see it. It's not out on DVD though, is it?

No. And it so should be.  The episode with Gilda Radner would be bittersweet but they really need to release this.

I agree.  That show was great.
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Post by: gbeenie on February 21, 2009, 06:21:26 PM
Actually, It's Garry Shandling's Show was produced for Showtime; it got re-run on FOX.
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Post by: mrbasehart on February 21, 2009, 08:31:18 PM
They showed Garry Shandling's show over here for a few years a little while back.  I really enjoyed it, and while it probably isn't as noteworthy as Larry Sanders, thought it much funnier than some of your other sit-com rubbish from that decade.  :)
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Post by: Dankbuds on February 21, 2009, 10:13:19 PM
Didn't know that. It had the creepy feel of, say, Married with Children
Watch what you say...
MWC was the greatest television show of all time, the only reason I didn't name them on this thread was because they had 11 seasons, they were already the longest running sitcom in television history and the show had run it's course in my opinion.
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Post by: Doctor Who? on February 21, 2009, 10:38:30 PM
Didn't know that. It had the creepy feel of, say, Married with Children
Watch what you say...
MWC was the greatest television show of all time, the only reason I didn't name them on this thread was because they had 11 seasons, they were already the longest running sitcom in television history and the show had run it's course in my opinion.

I'm pretty sure The New Red Green Show has them beat.

Also They are tied with MASH,Cheers,and Frasier.
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Post by: Dankbuds on February 21, 2009, 11:43:57 PM
Didn't know that. It had the creepy feel of, say, Married with Children
Watch what you say...
MWC was the greatest television show of all time, the only reason I didn't name them on this thread was because they had 11 seasons, they were already the longest running sitcom in television history and the show had run it's course in my opinion.

I'm pretty sure The New Red Green Show has them beat.

Also They are tied with MASH,Cheers,and Frasier.
at the time Maaried with Children was the longest running sitcom in history with 259 episodes.
M*A*S*H was a close second with 256 episodes
then Frasier beat the mark with264.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2002 Gale Group (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100768)
Quote
The lowbrow Married ... with Children was Fox's longest running sitcom and TV's longest-running network series, not counting news and sports, when it was canceled in 1997.
perhaps I'd be more correct by saying the longest running Family Sitcom ever on television
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Post by: Darth Geek on February 22, 2009, 06:00:11 AM
Didn't know that. It had the creepy feel of, say, Married with Children
Watch what you say...
MWC was the greatest television show of all time, the only reason I didn't name them on this thread was because they had 11 seasons, they were already the longest running sitcom in television history and the show had run it's course in my opinion.

I'm pretty sure The New Red Green Show has them beat.

Also They are tied with MASH,Cheers,and Frasier.
at the time Maaried with Children was the longest running sitcom in history with 259 episodes.
M*A*S*H was a close second with 256 episodes
then Frasier beat the mark with264.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2002 Gale Group (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100768)
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The lowbrow Married ... with Children was Fox's longest running sitcom and TV's longest-running network series, not counting news and sports, when it was canceled in 1997.
perhaps I'd be more correct by saying the longest running Family Sitcom ever on television
The longest running American Sitcom maybe. Doctor Who is correct, The Red Green Show (one of my favorite shows of all time) went fifteen seasons. Although that would probably be considered more of a sketch comedy than a sitcom.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 22, 2009, 06:18:52 AM
Didn't know that. It had the creepy feel of, say, Married with Children
Watch what you say...
MWC was the greatest television show of all time, the only reason I didn't name them on this thread was because they had 11 seasons, they were already the longest running sitcom in television history and the show had run it's course in my opinion.

I'm pretty sure The New Red Green Show has them beat.

Also They are tied with MASH,Cheers,and Frasier.
at the time Maaried with Children was the longest running sitcom in history with 259 episodes.
M*A*S*H was a close second with 256 episodes
then Frasier beat the mark with264.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2002 Gale Group (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100768)
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The lowbrow Married ... with Children was Fox's longest running sitcom and TV's longest-running network series, not counting news and sports, when it was canceled in 1997.
perhaps I'd be more correct by saying the longest running Family Sitcom ever on television
The longest running American Sitcom maybe. Doctor Who is correct, The Red Green Show (one of my favorite shows of all time) went fifteen seasons. Although that would probably be considered more of a sketch comedy than a sitcom.
in 1997... I said at the time... not now.... then.... in 1997
plus the red green show was neither a sitcom or a family sitcom

I mean if we are talking ever then obviously The Simpsons has everyone beat but they are animated
"Last of the Summer Wine" on BBC would be the longest sitcom I suppose but it isnt a family sitcom
 so as I said before MWC at the time was the longest running family sitcom on television at the time of it's cancellation in 1997
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 22, 2009, 07:32:18 AM
So a sitcom is only a sitcom if it has a family in it?

Also is the New Red Green show out on DvD anywhere.

I can't find it and it was one of my favorite shows when it was on.

Glad to hear Frasier was on longer that MWC.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 22, 2009, 07:36:18 AM
So a sitcom is only a sitcom if it has a family in it?

Glad to hear Frasier was on longer that MWC.


no a sitcom isnt a sitcom unless it had a family in it which is why I specified a family sitcom.
And considering you were so young when MWC started, you didnt get the full effect of how Edgey it was when it was in it's prime.
Watch the first season then try and imagine that was on network television in 1987
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 22, 2009, 07:43:31 AM
What your the one who decided to split hairs in order to make your favorite show the longest running.

All I did was point out that their have been sitcoms that have been on the air longer,you then pull this family sitcoms stuff that was not in your original post that I was replying to.

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MWC was the greatest television show of all time, the only reason I didn't name them on this thread was because they had 11 seasons, they were already the longest running sitcom in television history and the show had run it's course in my opinion.

 you didn't say I had to limit my count to shows from the US and before 1997.

Sorry.

Now that I know the rules I will concede the point that MWC was the longest running sitcom.


Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 22, 2009, 07:45:52 AM
at the time Maaried with Children was the longest running sitcom in history with 259 episodes.
M*A*S*H was a close second with 256 episodes
then Frasier beat the mark with264.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2002 Gale Group (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100768)
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The lowbrow Married ... with Children was Fox's longest running sitcom and TV's longest-running network series, not counting news and sports, when it was canceled in 1997.
perhaps I'd be more correct by saying the longest running Family Sitcom ever on television
What your the one who decided to split hairs in order to make your favorite show the longest running.
All I did was point out that their have been sitcoms that have been on the air longer,you then pull this family sitcoms stuff that was not in your original post that I was replying to.
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MWC was the greatest television show of all time, the only reason I didn't name them on this thread was because they had 11 seasons, they were already the longest running sitcom in television history and the show had run it's course in my opinion.
you didn't say I had to limit my count to shows from the US and before 1997.
Sorry.
Now that I know the rules I will concede the point that MWC was the longest running sitcom.
I didnt say what 8 hours ago?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 22, 2009, 07:52:05 AM
If you are not going to cop to what you yourself typed when I am quoting it,then I really have nothing more to say to you.

I wasn't mad and I wasn't trying to make you look foolish I was just  saying that I thought there were some longer running Sitcoms,that is all.

As I showed in my quote of your post you didn't make the rules clear.

I'm sorry and in order to keep this from becoming a flame war this is the last I have to say on the matter.

You were right and I was wrong.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 22, 2009, 08:02:23 AM
This isnt a flame war it's a discussion you seem to have trouble with them from what I can see.
I was mearly clarifying my statement by specifying, at the time, and family sitcom which is what I originally meant.
I would have clarified live-action if you were to bring up The Simpsons, again I know I meant that in my original statement but obviously others did not.
like I said before that BBC show is technically a sitcom and has been on 30 seasons.
I now know how this works though so in the future I'll try and make sure that I explain my statements to the best of my ability to avoid any more of these lengthy discussions.
 
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 22, 2009, 08:07:00 AM
I'm pretty sure The New Red Green Show has them beat.

BTW the Red and Green show is not a Sitcom or a Family Sitcom as I said before so I don't see why you'd even bring them into this discussion.
you might aswell of said meet the press or the tonight show or one of the countless other shows that arent sitcoms of any nature but have been on longer than MWC
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Darth Geek on February 22, 2009, 08:32:42 AM
Also is the New Red Green show out on DvD anywhere.

I can't find it and it was one of my favorite shows when it was on.

Yes, they have season sets now (although for some reason they started with season 7 instead of season 1. Not sure why).
http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Show-1997-Season/dp/B000EWBOE0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Show-1997-Season/dp/B000EWBOE0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-1)

Also, there is a few Stuffed and Mounted sets that have a few episodes from different seasons:
http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Stuffed-Mounted-Pack/dp/B00009RGBD/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-4 (http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Stuffed-Mounted-Pack/dp/B00009RGBD/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-4)
 Just search for Red Green on Amazon for the other compilations 'We Can't Help It, We're Men', 'It's a Wonderful Red Green Christmas', and the Movie is available there, too.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 22, 2009, 09:03:19 AM
Also is the New Red Green show out on DvD anywhere.

I can't find it and it was one of my favorite shows when it was on.

Yes, they have season sets now (although for some reason they started with season 7 instead of season 1. Not sure why).
http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Show-1997-Season/dp/B000EWBOE0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Show-1997-Season/dp/B000EWBOE0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-1)

Also, there is a few Stuffed and Mounted sets that have a few episodes from different seasons:
http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Stuffed-Mounted-Pack/dp/B00009RGBD/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-4 (http://www.amazon.com/Red-Green-Stuffed-Mounted-Pack/dp/B00009RGBD/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1235319949&sr=1-4)
 Just search for Red Green on Amazon for the other compilations 'We Can't Help It, We're Men', 'It's a Wonderful Red Green Christmas', and the Movie is available there, too.

Thanks alot.

You just made my day a whole lot brighter.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 22, 2009, 09:11:09 AM
This isnt a flame war it's a discussion you seem to have trouble with them from what I can see.
I was mearly clarifying my statement by specifying, at the time, and family sitcom which is what I originally meant.
I would have clarified live-action if you were to bring up The Simpsons, again I know I meant that in my original statement but obviously others did not.
like I said before that BBC show is technically a sitcom and has been on 30 seasons.
I now know how this works though so in the future I'll try and make sure that I explain my statements to the best of my ability to avoid any more of these lengthy discussions.
 

OK point taken.

Sorry.

To anyone who is reading this right now I know I have been a little out of sorts lately,sorry about that I haven't been able to find a doctor to prescribe my medicine for my asphergers for a couple of months.

Sorry about this I ask that you bare with me.

Sorry again.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Moleman on February 22, 2009, 09:32:47 AM
I'd REALLY love to see the three F's come back........Futurama, Farscape, and Firefly

Futurama did 4 movies with 2 yet to air but beyond that there are no plans to do more unfortunately.

Farscape was said to be putting together a few webisodes in a greater attempt to revive the series but that was supposed to have been done back in 2007 and they keep pushing it back.  At this point they probably aren't ever gonna do it.

I loved the movie Serenity and there was talk one time of doing another but that clearly isn't going to happen anytime soon.  They certainly aren't going to revive the series after killing off a couple crew members and the rest of the actors are all doing different series right now.  You got the Captain doing some show called Castle, Jane is in Chuck I think or one of those shows, Kailey is finishing up Stargate Atlantis, River is a terminator.........Nope its never gonna happen.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on February 22, 2009, 08:14:31 PM
Maybe not as a movie, but I wouldn't be surprised if Joss did some more Firefly comic books to wrap up the storyline.  That's what happened with Buffy, wasn't it?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on February 22, 2009, 10:56:57 PM
Married With Children was never a great show. It was just a sitcom. It pretended to be raunchy by saying naughty things. Quite behind the times if it were British. It was just a show, it was on for a while. Doesn't mean much. How many episodes of I Love Lucy are even good? Maybe a dozen? Seinfeld is one of the few long running shows that was good for most of the run.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on February 23, 2009, 11:47:26 AM
Married With Children was never a great show. It was just a sitcom. It pretended to be raunchy by saying naughty things. Quite behind the times if it were British. It was just a show, it was on for a while. Doesn't mean much. How many episodes of I Love Lucy are even good? Maybe a dozen? Seinfeld is one of the few long running shows that was good for most of the run.

I dunno, the NBC Nightly News has held up pretty well over the years.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: DarthChimay on February 23, 2009, 11:58:48 AM
Married With Children was never a great show. It was just a sitcom. It pretended to be raunchy by saying naughty things. Quite behind the times if it were British. It was just a show, it was on for a while. Doesn't mean much. How many episodes of I Love Lucy are even good? Maybe a dozen? Seinfeld is one of the few long running shows that was good for most of the run.

I dunno, the NBC Nightly News has held up pretty well over the years.

I really hated the twists this last season had though. They really seem to just be phoning it is. The performances are stiff and the dialogue has taken a sharp turn downwards. Sad, really.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on February 23, 2009, 12:15:12 PM
Married With Children was never a great show. It was just a sitcom. It pretended to be raunchy by saying naughty things. Quite behind the times if it were British. It was just a show, it was on for a while. Doesn't mean much. How many episodes of I Love Lucy are even good? Maybe a dozen? Seinfeld is one of the few long running shows that was good for most of the run.

I dunno, the NBC Nightly News has held up pretty well over the years.

I really hated the twists this last season had though. They really seem to just be phoning it is. The performances are stiff and the dialogue has taken a sharp turn downwards. Sad, really.

Yeah, it hasn't been the same since they killed off Saddam Hussein.  He was the show's best villain!
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 02:57:46 PM
Nah!

Bin Laden was the best.

He doesn't even have to show up on screen to scare people.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 03:48:31 PM
Wait wasn't Frasier a family sitcom?

It was about a father and two sons.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 04:04:33 PM
Wait wasn't Frasier a family sitcom?

It was about a father and two sons.

Yeah... we've already established that frasier beat MWC eventually but so did the simpsons
 but in 1997 when MWC was cancelled how many seasons/episodes did frasier have under it's belt?

although I wouldnt classify it as a family sitcom just because there were 3 people who were related they were all adults it wasnt a family enviroment
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 04:31:18 PM
Wait wasn't Frasier a family sitcom?

It was about a father and two sons.

Yeah... we've already established that frasier beat MWC eventually but so did the simpsons
 but in 1997 when MWC was cancelled how many seasons/episodes did frasier have under it's belt?

although I wouldnt classify it as a family sitcom just because there were 3 people who were related they were all adults it wasnt a family enviroment

Did time stop in 97 or something.

Also most episodes doesn't=best.

Fawlty Towers only ran 12 episodes and it is one of the best sitcoms of all time.

Also people don't stop being family just because they get older. Most episodes of Frasier involved some sort of family issue.

Saying that Frasier isn't a family sitcom because it wasn't a clone of MWC is like saying Hill Street Blues wasn't a Police drama because it wasn't the same as Dragnet.

It was still about a family.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 04:37:32 PM
Doesn't pretty much every family sitcom feature the work place in some way?

I can't think of one that didn't.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 04:41:24 PM
Wait wasn't Frasier a family sitcom?

It was about a father and two sons.

Yeah... we've already established that frasier beat MWC eventually but so did the simpsons
 but in 1997 when MWC was cancelled how many seasons/episodes did frasier have under it's belt?

although I wouldnt classify it as a family sitcom just because there were 3 people who were related they were all adults it wasnt a family enviroment

Did time stop in 97 or something.

Also most episodes doesn't=best.

Fawlty Towers only ran 12 episodes and it is one of the best sitcoms of all time.

Also people don't stop being family just because they get older. Most episodes of Frasier involved some sort of family issue.

Saying that Frasier isn't a family sitcom because it wasn't a clone of MWC is like saying Hill Street Blues wasn't a Police drama because it wasn't the same as Dragnet.

It was still about a family.

"in your opinion Fawlty towers etc etc etc"

and what is wrong with you? do those pills make you retarded? do you not remember that I clarified myself when you were near tears talking about flame wars and I clearly said that I meant to say in my original post that at the time in 1997 mwc was the longest running family sitcom. I was not concerned with anything that happened after 1997 I was talking about at the time in 1997 like I said The Simpsons is a Family Sitcom (animated but family sitcom) and it's been on for 20 seasons... So Boom! take that ??? who cares? I already said in our last discussion that I know what I meant in my head when I typed my first post but it's cool whatever I'm wrong you're right...
I'll now devote my time to read every single one of your posts and pick out every single mistake, so even if you misspell something I'll make sure to bring it to your attention and then afterwards once you say "You don't spell well", I'll continue to remind you and blame it on some mysterious pills that I take because I have "issues" ...
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 04:53:25 PM
Wait wasn't Frasier a family sitcom?

It was about a father and two sons.

Yeah... we've already established that frasier beat MWC eventually but so did the simpsons
 but in 1997 when MWC was cancelled how many seasons/episodes did frasier have under it's belt?

although I wouldnt classify it as a family sitcom just because there were 3 people who were related they were all adults it wasnt a family enviroment

Did time stop in 97 or something.

Also most episodes doesn't=best.

Fawlty Towers only ran 12 episodes and it is one of the best sitcoms of all time.

Also people don't stop being family just because they get older. Most episodes of Frasier involved some sort of family issue.

Saying that Frasier isn't a family sitcom because it wasn't a clone of MWC is like saying Hill Street Blues wasn't a Police drama because it wasn't the same as Dragnet.

It was still about a family.

"in your opinion Fawlty towers etc etc etc"

and what is wrong with you? do those pills make you retarded? do you not remember that I clarified myself when you were near tears talking about flame wars and I clearly said that I meant to say in my original post that at the time in 1997 mwc was the longest running family sitcom. I was not concerned with anything that happened after 1997 I was talking about at the time in 1997 like I said The Simpsons is a Family Sitcom (animated but family sitcom) and it's been on for 20 seasons... So Boom! take that ??? who cares? I already said in our last discussion that I know what I meant in my head when I typed my first post but it's cool whatever I'm wrong you're right...
I'll now devote my time to read every single one of your posts and pick out every single mistake, so even if you misspell something I'll make sure to bring it to your attention and then afterwards once you say "You don't spell well", I'll continue to remind you and blame it on some mysterious pills that I take because I have "issues" ...

Ok sorry my mistake.

I thought we were talking about of all time.

Also I was never near tears.

Sorry.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 04:57:44 PM
you've already got my attention, now... so don't be sorry. You can scroll back to the countless occasions I clearly underlined and repeated myself that I was referring at the time in 1997...
So just make sure whenever you post in a thread it's exactly what you want to say at that time because if I see something wrong or hell if I see something I don't agree with I'll pick it apart all day long.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 05:05:56 PM
Sorry I missed ONE post.

If you do try that I will fill your PM box by running everything I am going to post by you before I post it.

I haven't threatened you or insulted you all I did was point it out when i thought your facts were wrong.

We were discussing something,that is all.

If you do start hounding me no only will your PM and Email be filled but I will report you to the mods.

From now on I will not reply to you and you don't reply to me.

I can make your time here hell too,so why don't we just call off this war now.

I will if you will.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 05:18:10 PM
war who's talking about war? I'm just letting you know that I'll correct you whenever possible, and you can run that by the mods all you want that isnt against the forum rules, however spamming my email probably is. so I guess I'll take option "B" you making my life a living hell I've seen the way you act on this forum I saw it with isaac, you have issues there is no doubt about that. I've seen you make threads telling people that you wont respond to people or that you are near quitting... lol and from what I gather you were already warned atleast once so, how do you think that will go? they are going to warn you again and then ban me on my first offense? I doubt that. but we'll see how it works out for you.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 05:25:58 PM
OK folks I said I was sorry,I warned him,I offered him peace and this is what I get.

I tried to have a debate with him and this what I get.

From now on it's war.

I have your threatening posts saved and if you decide to go through with your threats of firing the first shot I will report you to the mods at least.

I will report you but other then that I have decided not to sink to your level.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 23, 2009, 05:29:16 PM
Dr. Who, you have Aspburgers right?

Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 05:30:03 PM
lol threatening posts saved... ok
I am not going to sit here and argue with you... I said I was going to correct you when you made a mistake, you said you would spam me email... yeah I'm clearly the aggressor of this situation.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 05:33:36 PM
Yes and if you notice I said I was sorry for not noticing when he corrected his post.

What else can I do?

I said i was sorry and then I was threatened,I'm sorry but my dander was up.

Sorry but I don't take well to threats.

Sorry.

I will say it again i was wrong and I am sorry but i don't have a TARDIS in real life,so i can't undo the misunderstanding.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 05:40:02 PM
oh you said you were sorry? I don't read posts after the original. what you say first goes... right? that's how it works? or did I not understand this game?
I said something in one post.... then I tried to clarify it it in another post but you decided to pay no attention to any of my attempts to clarify what I meant but insisted that I was wrong in my original post and then you decided to continue to beat a dead horse...
that's how it went right?
but in your case, it's different you said something originally and then you want to correct it and that's allowed because I have the ability to retain new information? that hardly seems fair... hell with logic like that how can you lose an argument?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 05:41:49 PM
lol threatening posts saved... ok
I am not going to sit here and argue with you... I said I was going to correct you when you made a mistake, you said you would spam me email... yeah I'm clearly the aggressor of this situation.

Who threatened who first after someone said he was sorry.

I just wanted to know if anyone else thought Frasier was a family sitcom,that is all.

Also we were debating the longest running family sitcom.

I missed something you posted and I said I was sorry,what can I do to make it up to you and to keep you from harrasing me.

Look I will say it once more.  I did something awful to you and I am sorry I will start trying to build a TARDIS but until I do that stop flaming me.

Sorry.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 23, 2009, 05:45:50 PM
Dude, he's got Aspburgers.  Makes it so he gets a little carried away.  Give him a break.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 05:54:57 PM
There you go again with that flaming nonsense... Have I insulted you yet? Nope...
This is a big boy discussion...
I'm done talking to you about this. You do whatever you think is right, if I correct your mistakes and you feel offended then by all means tell a mod. If I get banned... it happens. I don't see that happening, if they do see me being in the wrong then I may get warned. Unlike you this is not a common occurence.
Good luck with that TARDIS.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 05:58:13 PM
Dude, he's got Aspburgers.  Makes it so he gets a little carried away.  Give him a break.

Then he needs to take some medication, that isn't my problem and I shouldn't have to deal with it... I've seen him get carried away numerous times on this forum.
You don't know he has Aspergers maybe he is just extremely annoying and uses that as an excuse...
Hell I tell customer support operators that I have tourettes that doesnt mean I have it...
I can tell you I look like Pamela Anderson but that doesnt necessarily make it so.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 23, 2009, 05:58:18 PM
OK people I am going to log out for a week to give him a chance to get over it.

Again i am sorry.

Don't stalk me.

If you feel you need to attack me more please email me don't wreck the forum.

See you guys in one week and if he still hasn't gotten over it I will delete my account.

Fair enough?

Sorry for the trouble people.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 23, 2009, 06:01:15 PM
Just by reading his posts day after day, you know he's got it, plus he told us as much.  Just ignore him.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Dankbuds on February 23, 2009, 06:18:58 PM
Or, you know, stop being a dick.
I'm just trying to be like you. I hate everything too. You and bratpop that's what I aspire to be like
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: gbeenie on February 23, 2009, 06:21:27 PM
Or, you know, stop being a dick.
I'm just trying to be like you. I hate everything too.

I like lots of things. Being nice to people is one of them. :)

Well, now you're just being silly.  :)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 23, 2009, 06:37:56 PM
Or, you know, stop being a dick.
I'm just trying to be like you. I hate everything too.

I like lots of things. Being nice to people is one of them. :)

Well, now you're just being silly.  :)

Yeah, come on.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: gbeenie on February 23, 2009, 06:48:23 PM
What? I'm nice.

Until it's time...to not be nice.



Uh-uh-uhhhh....

(http://bp0.blogger.com/_HpuyGdoXyyo/R89RQ1FszAI/AAAAAAAAAuQ/96SzhXqQ1Mw/s400/swayze_roadhouse.jpg)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on February 24, 2009, 10:24:06 PM
Eat rice. Until it's time to not eat rice.

I think I just sold China a new tourism campaign.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bratpop on February 24, 2009, 10:24:58 PM
Why does Swayze's head look more photoshopped on his own body than Mike's head did?
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on February 25, 2009, 09:32:14 AM
Welcome to the Rifftrax forum, where if any discussion doesn't turn into an argument, someone's not doing something right.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: daltysmilth on February 25, 2009, 09:45:51 AM
Sir, that is an insult!  I demand satisfaction!  *slaps Imrahil with glove*
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 25, 2009, 09:52:46 AM
The forum rules state that all duels must be fought with bacon strips at sundown.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Tripe on February 25, 2009, 09:54:26 AM
No, no it's in bacon strips, the clause has been smudged with lard so it's easy to make that mistake :)
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Doctor Who? on February 25, 2009, 09:56:15 AM
Ok My bad.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: Darth Geek on February 25, 2009, 09:59:24 AM
No, no it's in bacon strips, the clause has been smudged with lard so it's easy to make that mistake :)

I'll make a bacon-strip thong for myself, but only with the stipulation that RVR will eat it when I'm finished with the duel.

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Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: bettertomorrowamy on February 26, 2009, 01:58:11 AM
I'd pay to see that.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: THE QUEEN!!! on February 26, 2009, 11:53:27 AM
Well, if I could bring back any TV show, it would be my favorite TV show ever---- Mary Tyler Moore. This is assuming everyone would look just like they did in season 7, and Ted Knight would be alive, etc. Such a great show.
Title: Re: If you could bring back one TV show....
Post by: gbeenie on February 26, 2009, 01:56:51 PM
Agreed.