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FF:WA TV Shows

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Jedi Daniel, Jun 4, 2002.

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  1. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
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    I remember awhile ago some of you were talking about an old show called 'The Banana Splits'. Well tonight I watched an episode of 'The Banana Splits'. It started Monday on Foxtel. It's one of the funniest shows I have ever seen.
  2. Grizzly Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 22, 2000
    star 4
    A somewhat edited version of Banana Splits has been on for a few weeks as part of the "Boomerang(?)" timeslot on foxtel. There's been the Arabian Nights and Danger Island with only a couple of the other skits.. not the full show that used to be on :(
  3. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
    star 5
    Yeah that would be the one Grizzly. I didn't know that it was edited since it was the first time I had seen it but my mum has mentioned the program a few times in conversation since she watched it as a kid.
  4. soneil Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 30, 2000
    star 4
    I only vaguely remember it. Can't forget the theme song though.
  5. Jarsis_Stolle Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Mar 15, 2003
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    Banana Splits LOL

    I was forever wishing I had one of those buggies they drive and cut sick in and around. 20 something years later I still aint got one.

    :(
  6. Darth_Soup Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Oct 15, 2001
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    I have the first 4 episodes of Banana Splits on video, picked it up ages ago..... It rocks!!!

    Little known fact: there was a company (not sure if it still exists) that makes those buggies and you order them in kit form and assemble them yourselves. Apparantly 98% of thier business was from people who had seen the Banana Splits :D

    DS
  7. Grizzly Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 22, 2000
    star 4
    Probably that one in Malaga that does the junior sized dune buggies?

    I bought a 3 pack box set for my nieces a couple of xmases ago.. they had a series of full episodes on the first 2 tapes and the whole of Danger Island on the 3rd.
  8. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
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    What new TV Shows is everyone watching these days?
  9. monkey_abbot Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2002
    star 3
    i can't really think of many

    Sunrise :p!
  10. Kartanym Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    May 23, 2002
    star 6
    Futurma is back on ... again. Seven keep moving it around, but as long as it's shown sometime, somewhere, I'm happy. Starting tonight, 10.30ish after Will & Grace. Let's hope it stays on for more then 2 weeks.
  11. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
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    Yeah I just noticed it in the TV Guide. Nice to see it back on. And as you said, let's hope it last more than 2 weeks. Futurama deserves better treatment.
  12. Stinky_jawa Jedi Master

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    Dec 7, 2000
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    Well, Season 2 and it looks like Enterprise is scraping the bottom of the barrel for plots Season2 Episode 23: Regeneration.. enterprise crew meet the borg... [face_plain] Even though the Next Gen crew were the first to encounter the borg.. Wonder how they'll explain that..
  13. Kartanym Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    May 23, 2002
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    I'm guessing they get a memory wipe in a future episode, either that or no-one logs the encounter.

    Or, as you put it, the writers are getting slack.

    Speaking of Star Trek, Deep Space Nine Season 1 DVD set should be out this week, and if the Next Gen series is anything to go by, this should be a very good collection (incl. extras). There's plenty of episodes I am yet to see, so eventually I'll pick them all up.
  14. Stinky_jawa Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 7, 2000
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    Yeah, the next gen ones are pretty good. I picked up season 1 in albany at Southern Sound.. They had 50% off every dvd (apparently they do it every now and again) so I got it for $125.. which is $90 cheaper than I can find it anywhere else..
  15. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
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    So who has been watching Doctor Who on the ABC lately? I've never seen the show before but I wanted to see why it had such a big cult following. I've been impressed with it so far. It would have been cutting edge in it's time. I look forward to more :)
  16. soneil Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 30, 2000
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    I've only seen a bit of it but that's the very first series they're showing. When I was a kid, the series they were showing was much later and in colour. The special effects hadn't improved though. :p
    I grew up with the doctor being played by Tom Baker though I also saw some episodes with John Pertwee (spelling?) as the doctor. I think Tom Baker would be the most famous doctor.
    My favourite doctor who episode though would have to be the one done for comedy relief a few years back!
  17. Stinky_jawa Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 7, 2000
    star 4
    Patrick Trauton would be my favourite.. just his manner is great to watch..

    Still, yeah, Tom baker and John Pertwee are 2 of my favorites too :)

    Dont mind these original ones either.. Although, I have these ones showing.. I just hope they go through as many of the first Doctors eps as they have.. :)
  18. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

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    Apr 7, 2000
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  19. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
    star 5
    Anyone been keeping up with Stargate SG-1 here?

    The last few weeks have been huge and they only get bigger and better. This new badguy, Anubis looks very good.
  20. soneil Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 30, 2000
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    I've never watched it on tv, only on video and the video library's are a fair way behind the tv stations. The last episode we saw was the wormhole extreme one which was funny.
    I never watch anything on tv any more because I get sick of missing episodes, which is usually because the station decided to put on tennis instead and changed the time at the last minute. Often I download episodes but that's a huge strain on download quotas.
  21. Stinky_jawa Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 7, 2000
    star 4
    Stargate on TV is catching up with me.. sigh.. still going to have to wait for a few weeks to get to the bits Im upto though :(

    But yeah, its getting good :)
  22. Kartanym Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    May 23, 2002
    star 6
    It's great to see Daniel back in the show full time. When he first left I started to lose interest, but I've picked it back up over the last month and I'm glad I did, some great stories indeed.
  23. Stinky_jawa Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Dec 7, 2000
    star 4
    If you watch enterprise you might have noticed they reached the end of Season 2 the other night, and I can assure you that S3 has a completely new theme tune!
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    Well not really, but they did put a drum beat to the old one... ;) here

    To be honest, so far through S3, it seems a bit better than the previous ones.. (although Depal seems to want to remove as much of her clothing as possible just about every episode for some reason.. /shrug, its not a bad thing, but it does cheapen the show a little)
    Giving the program a running story/plot probably helps the stories by forcing them into situations that they normally wouldnt go into does give it a bit more of a purpose.. but I wonder how long they can drag it out..
  24. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
    star 5
    Depal??? Who is that? Do you mean T'Pol?

    Yeah I heard about the changed theme tune. The new one is even worse I think. They should of just stuck with an instrumental piece like previous series.

    I did read/heard somewhere that they are getting in new writers. Does anyone know if this is true? I've read up on Season 3 and it sounds like they are ripping off Farscape directly which is ashame.
  25. Jedi Daniel Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 7, 2000
    star 5
    Star Wars: Clone Wars premieres on Cartoon Network on November 10th.

    StarWars.com has an updated section devoted to the new SW animated series with character, spaceship, planet and timeline descriptions.
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