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Discussion in 'Community' started by Condition2SQ, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. Condition2SQ

    Condition2SQ Jedi Knight star 4

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    I was scrolling through that thread about the new Godzilla film and saw the old animated series referenced; it reminded me how much I absolutely loved that show, but only inasmuch as I actually could love it. It aired during the early afternoon hours when I was in elementary school and I very rarely had a chance to actually watch it.

    What sorts of things were appointment television for you when you got a rare day off from school in your youth? The Price is Right was the mainstay for me.
     
  2. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent 2017 Celebrity Deathpool Winner star 10

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    The Price Is Right.

    Phil Donahue
     
  3. Darth Guy

    Darth Guy Chosen One star 10

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    The $Price is Right. Obviously. Anyone who didn't watch that when they were home sick is evil.
     
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    Price Is Right
     
  5. DarthTunick

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    The KTLA 5 Morning Show...





    ...and I Love Lucy reruns.
     
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    Zapdos Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    not the price is right.
     
  8. Darth Guy

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    I knew it.
     
  9. DantheJedi

    DantheJedi Jedi Master star 5

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    For some reason, the local Fox station in my area aired The Super Mario Bros. Super Show at 9:30 in the morning when it was on, so during the school year I could only watch it on snow or sick days.

    Also, the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon came on just as I had to go to the bus stop and I was only ever able to watch the first 5-10 minutes or so of an given episode, but on sick or snow days I got to watch the whole thing.

    Best memory involving school delays: One time when I was in high school, school was delayed for a couple hours due to fog, so I used that time to play Super Empire Strikes Back on the Super Nintendo.
     
  10. dp4m

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    The Price is Right
    All My Children
     
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  12. anakinfansince1983

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    "COME ON DOWN!"

    Yeah, I watched The Price is Right too, and Family Feud. And right now I can't remember the name of that weird dude who hosted it then, the one who kissed all the women.
     
  13. Eeth-my-Koth

    Eeth-my-Koth Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    Anything with bewbs so I could bop the bologna.
     
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  14. DantheJedi

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  15. CloneUncleOwen

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    Re-runs of Johnny Quest. This was an action/adventure cartoon filled with graphic animated deaths: murders, stabbings, smashings,
    burnings, etc., and the never-ending use of light and heavy weapons of every caliber, along with swords, spears, axes, lasers and
    high explosives -- all of it happening to a swing/jazz music score. People wouldn't let their kids watch this show, along with The 3 Stooges
    re-runs, because of all the violence. Compared to the movies and games today, it all seems pretty tame.
     
  16. Force Smuggler

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    The Price Is Right
     
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  19. EmpireForever

    EmpireForever Jedi Grand Master star 8

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    Nick Jr. for sure.

    Eureka's Castle.
     
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  20. Juliet316

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    Various cartoons, soaps, talk shows and The Price is Right.
     
  21. JediYvette

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    Matlock, The Price is Right and the educational stuff on PBS. I knew it was almost time for my dad to come home when the Math-Net started.
     
  22. Kyle Katarn

    Kyle Katarn Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    MTV or Univision, depended on which network was showing more scantily clad women that day.
     
  23. Only-One Cannoli

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    I used my imagination instead of watching tv.
     
  24. Kyle Katarn

    Kyle Katarn Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Shoot, I used my imagination all the damn time when I was watching MTV and Univision, made it an even better experience.
     
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  25. Deputy Rick Grimes

    Deputy Rick Grimes Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Boy Meets World, Smart Guy, Still Standing, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air etc...