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25 August 2010 @ 07:24 pm
TV meme, days 28 and 29  

One post for yesterday's and today's related questions.

Day 28 - First t.v. show obsession

My first obsession was with Twin Peaks, I suppose (in 1990), although it was not nearly as bad as last year's obsession with the first series of Being Human and this year's with Life on Mars.

Day 29 - Current t.v. show obsession

Current obsession with a t.v. show: Life on Mars; obsession with a current t.v. show: none.


And now the end is near: last question tomorrow!


 
 
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heartofdavidheartofdavid on August 26th, 2010 09:40 pm (UTC)
...but they didn't occupy my mind like LoM does.
Got it. A bit different with me because my childhood show obsessions were often the basis for games I played with friends, make believe stuff.

Is VH-1 Classic a videoclip channel? We had VH-1 for a while here, until it became a paid channel.
They do play videos, but also have other programming, documentary type stuff - I've watched ones about Genesis and Rush so far. They also have scheduled programming, such as The Metal Show which is an interview show about heavy metal artists - I like that one as I like a lot of heavy metal (not as much as I used to though).

And yay for BBC America, although they do cut out bits of programmes to make room for commercials.
I haven't watched that yet, anytime I check what is on it is nothing I'm particularly interested in, but I've seen ads for Being Human and other good shows.

Dr. Quinn</b> was very wholesome, from the same page as shows like The Waltons and Little House on the Prairie, but I like Janey Seymour and enjoyed the idea of her being a groundbreaking Western woman. Yes, Sully was the love interest, a guy who did things his way, was a friend to the local Indian Tribe, had long hair and ran around in tight buckskin trousers - only good looking guy on the show, lol.

Those screwball comedies were great, think my fave is The Philadelphia Story - I never get tired of rewatching those old films, whether comedies, musicals, suspense, horror...they seem to have a freshness each time, unlike most of the newer movies which once I've seen them I have no interest in seeing them again. There are exceptions, but I find too much dependence on flash, effects, and gimmicks in many modern films, and not enough emphasis on story, character and acting.

Mnemosyne: affection_lethe_ on August 27th, 2010 09:28 am (UTC)
The Waltons and Little House on the Prairie were indeed also broadcast by the EO, so that makes sense. :)

Watched the video. Sully is a walking shampoo ad, the little headshake he gave at one point made me giggle. He is good looking though, I can imagine Dr. Quinn becoming unwholesomely hot and bothered when he is around.