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steve6678

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628 days ago

My opinion:
Saturday Night Live sucks.
I grew up 70’s-80’s, with John, Bill, Gilda, Jane, Lorraine, Chevy, Dan, Garrett, etc. etc.
The show blows now.

-- Steve - Dust sucks!


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Steve Peterson

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#1 posted 626 days ago

It’s the same thing with cartoons. I guess having 1000 cable channels forces the studios to crank out a huge quantity of shows with no focus on quality.

-- Steve

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#2 posted 626 days ago

Welcome to middle age Steve. We are reaching that magic time where tv shows, music, and movies are not made like the good ole days…

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#3 posted 626 days ago

Totally agree – not funny anymore at all

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steve6678

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#4 posted 626 days ago

Agree.
I watch King of the Hill, American Dad, I like those two, but they are ALL repeats, still, not much better on.
I remember when I was a kid, my sister would watch a cartoon in the 70”s “Wait Till Your Father Get’s Home”,
remember that one?

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#5 posted 626 days ago

High volume, low quality is the key point in today’s TV and to some extent movie market. Sport are not far behind due to the quantity of advertisers trying to a piece of the action every little break has it’s own sponser and the final message is getting lost in the noise!

Animainiacs … remember them?
Tom and Jerry
Daffy Duck
Bugs Bunny
The Road Runner
The Tasmanian Devil

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David Craig

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#6 posted 626 days ago

Funny you mention Wait until your father gets home. That theme song would stick in my head, every now and again. In the 90s, I thought I was losing my mind because I could not find one person who remembered that show. I find that I am a strange breed at times because the shows I have the most fondness for were made before I was born. The Twilight Zone, Looney Tunes, old Walter Lantz cartoons. I would watch comedy classics at night and became well versed on Laurel and Hardy and the Three Stooges. My sense of humor has always been a little warped. My family blames it on insanity. I blame it on the Monkees :)

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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steve6678

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#7 posted 626 days ago

Animainiacs, no, i don’t, hmm

Banana Splits
Underdog
Top Cat
Tennessee Tuxedo n Chumly
Sigmund and the sea monsters
Ha, this makes me feel good remembering when

-- Steve - Dust sucks!

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#8 posted 626 days ago

I guess I am in the minority. SNL still amuses me. The loss of Andy Samburg and Kristin Wiig sucks. However, there are still some funny people…Sudakis, and Hader. I really like to see who they have for the musical guests. There is little doubt whoever they book is either a legend, a star, or a real up and coming act. So I do like that about it. It was good back when too, but I think they still have some talent.

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steve6678

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#9 posted 626 days ago

My sis used to watch “Love American Style” too
Remember “Soap” Billy Crystal
Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,
Star Trek on as a weekly show – new
Flying Nun
Mr. French…was in Family Affair
That Girl

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lumberjoe

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#10 posted 626 days ago

I think SNL has gotten better, but has always sucked. I like the snarkey weekend update stuff, and the Lazy Island crew’s digital shorts are awesome. I watch VERY little TV though. Workaholics, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, and The Walking Dead are about all I can tolerate.

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David Craig

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#11 posted 626 days ago

Wild Kingdom, I always felt sorry for Jim -

Marlin Perkins – The Cheetah is the fastest land animal in the world. It’s strong claws are capable of eviscerating a Rhino. My partner Jim is going to demonstrate the animal’s intense temperament by pulling on its tail…

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texas

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#12 posted 626 days ago

SNL… watch the first five minutes, then turn it off. The opening sketch is usually pretty good, especially during Presidential election years.

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#13 posted 626 days ago

i agree with texas that the first few minutes is good, but after that all i really care to watch is the weekend update. I figure now when they have a good digital short or sketch it will be all over youtube or facebook and i’ll catch it there

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steve6678

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#14 posted 626 days ago

SNL is way, way, way, over staying their welcome in TV land…my 4 cent’s , time to go nah-nite for them

-- Steve - Dust sucks!

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mloy365

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#15 posted 626 days ago

I still like Weekend Update. If I can stay awake that long. Usually miss it and wake up to paid programming.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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