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    My job is television and movie off-site lighting.
    Really love a good debate, especially when it's with somebody smarter than me.

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  1. King of Queens Favorite Quotes

    Followed up with, "I don't want some price cooked up in the smoke-filled back rooms of your pudding cartel!" Watch the re-runs and see if you notice that some of the greatest quotes from Arthur come after you think the scene is over, but he gets one more line in that makes you laugh out loud. Here's an example: Carrie and Doug are meeting with a contractor and really need him to move them to the top of his list. During the discussions, Arthur comes into the room. Contractor: Oh, he is your father? How nice! In my country we cherich our parents. Carrie: Yup! He's my father Doug: And we cherish him Contractor: Hello, Father. They treat you well? Arthur (seeing that Doug and Carrie need him right now): Oh, yes. They even give me a generous allowance of $20 per week. (Holds his hand out to Doug). Doug gives Arthur a twenty dollar bill Arthur (always pushing his advantgage): Also, Douglas. I think you forgot last week's allowance. Doug gives Arthur another twenty dollar bill. Contractor: We can start Monday. So you think the scene is over until Arthur throws in one last line-- "Take me to the boat show or I'm blowing the lid off this whole deal!"
  2. 7-Mary-Whoever: The rest of the rides

    One of the best Bear scenes is when he has to use his patrol car to stop a truck that lost it's brakes. The 1970's cheesy goodness shines through, complete with the dramatic music! And this is what makes watching these 1970's shows so much fun. Knowing that it was before CGI, so actual stunt people had to drive the cars and the skill and timing it would take for each of the crashes to look like an accident.
  3. All Episodes Talk: Freeze, Turkey!

    Re-watching some of the episodes are even more fun if you are on the lookout for things that wouldn't happen today. Searching for a payphone is a recurring theme, and the younger viewers wouldn't even understand what a big deal that used to be.
  4. All Episodes Talk: Let Me Call My Buddy

    There were reports that the son in question was written out of the Old Man's will, although they don't specify why.
  5. Madison Hildebrand

    I try and try to feel some empathy for Madison, but in his interview he showed once again that he is the very definition of "first world problems". After spending the last few years travelling the world and showing up occasionally on a reality tv show, "the time has come for me to re-energize, rejuvenate, and refocus my attention and light onto new endeavours." Re-energize? Rejuvenate? His whole life is one big vacation!
  6. Living Tiny: Would you? Could you?

    There is one thing people could do, and it is so obvious that I can't believe they never mention it on the show: If you are thinking about joining the tiny house movement, then rent a camper for 30 days. Live in it exactly like you would live in a tiny house to see how you like it before taking the plunge. Of course, that would eliminate much of the drama for the show.
  7. All Episodes Talk: A Very Brady Thread

    There is a very cool touch that they left in place at the house for sale: For those of you too young to remember, please enjoy this blast from the past: In the 1970's, it was very cool to have a whole-house intercom system. The master panel, such as the one you see here, would usually be in the kitchen. The theroy is that you could talk to anybody in the house using the intercom. Imagine Alice in the kitchen, calling to Mike in the den using the system. There was also an intercom on the front porch, so when somebody rang the bell you could talk to them over the intercom. The one at the Brady House also had an AM-FM stereo built in, so you could pipe music to any room you want. SOOOOOO. . . Since they were so 70's cool, why don't we use them anymore? Glad you asked! One feature of the system was the baby monitor. Well, once those babies became teenagers, they didn't want parents or siblings being able to spy on them via the baby monitor, so they would intentionally damage the system. And while it was cool to hear the doorbell ring and be able to press a button to say, "Who's there?" You had to get up to answer the door anyway so stopping at the intercom only slowed things down. After a while, things would wear out or break and people simply stopped fixing them. I'm glad they left this 1970's touch in the house for sale. Very cool bit of nostalgia.
  8. All Episodes Talk: Renovate & Regenerate

    There was an episode where one of the guys helped install a water heater. The homeowner asked him to autograph the water heater for him, and it was funny to see the plumber taken aback and shy about it. Of all the houses they've done, my favorite moment of all time happened away from any of the homes. Roger told about how he used to mow the lawns at Harvard, and then his son went to college there. Very humbling to think about that.
  9. All Episode Talk

    Ha! I read that again and imagined you saying it in a Carrie voice and it made me laugh.
  10. All Seasons Talk: Come Aboard, We're Expecting You!

    I'm suprised they did this, because And that's the way it was with most families I grew up with. The whole family watched theLove Boat, and it was fun and light. Then once the kids are put to bed,the adults watched Fanatasy Island for the darker, more serious issues.
  11. Small Talk: Malicious Accusery

    Thank you, Rinaldo. I didn't know that, but it makes perfect sense that since the show was to take place mostly in the office, it would be expected that Sally Rogers would be the leading female role.
  12. Small Talk: Malicious Accusery

    Watching the reruns of this show, it's easy to forget that many of the actors were already stars in their own right. Morey Amsterdam had hosted the Morey Amsterdam Show, was active in dramatic roles, and also produced several programs before joining the Dick Van Dyke Show. Rose Marie had a successful singing career as Baby Rose Marie. Richard Deacon was already into his career as a successful second banana, including appearances on the Jack Benny Program. It's easy to forget this, because we don't see any big egos in the acting. Isn't it refreshing to watch a show where the actors are more interested in a quality episode than counting how many lines they have?
  13. All Episodes Talk: A Very Brady Thread

    Knowing what we know about Robert Reed and his feelings toward the show, it is interesting to watch his reaction to some of the more slapstick moments. Here's an interesting contrast between two episodes: The first is the episode where the kids go on the talent show to try and win $100 so they can get a silver platter engraved for Mike and Carol. Robert Reed didn't have too much interaction with the kids because the episode was focused on the kids trying to get the platter engraved. At the end of the episode, the kids tell Mike and Carol that they got beat out by a poodle who could do tricks. Bobby closes the scene by announcing, "I know how we could have won. We could have sat up and begged like the poodle did!" And he drops to his knees an imitates a dog begging, including a few barks and assorted noises. When the camera pans out, you can see Robert Reed faking a smile and thinking, "Is this what my career has come to?" . . . . . Contrast this with the episode where Bobby becomes a safety officer at his school. He lets this go to his head, and it causes problems with the family. In this episode, Robert Reed interacts quite often with Mike Lookinland. At the end of the episode, Bobby is helping fix up a boat and he splits his pants. This time, Robert Reed leads the laughter and enjoyment of the scene. When Mike Lookinland exits the scene, you can see Robert Reed smiling approvingly, as if to say, "Nice job. Good work hitting your mark. Perfect exit" as if he was watching his own son. We can imagine Robert Reed and Mike Lookinland working together and rehearsing their scenes toghether. Then, at the end, Robert Reed actually approves of the slapstick ending because he saw how hard Mike Lookinland worked to get it just right.
  14. All Episodes Talk: A Very Brady Thread

    Ha! You made me think of the Brady Bunch movie where Marcia's date comes to pick her up. It's the wholesome Bradys and the modern day teenager, and it's funny because all the innuendo goes over their heads: Doug: I'm Doug Simpson, Marcia's date Mr. Brady: Oh, yes. BMOC. Big Man On Campus Mrs. Brady: Hello Doug. Big Man on Campus! Marcia: (Showing her broken nose): I suppose you don't want to go out with me now. Doug: Of course I do. It's not your nose I'm after. Mr. Brady: Fine boy Marcia has there.
  15. Judge Judy's worst moments, rulings, etc.

    Judge Judy seems at her worst when she just cannot comprehend life outside her very wealthy bubble and the litigants suffer for it. We've seen people on the show admit: "I don't use that account because I don't know how to write out a check" "I didn't expect my bank to add those fees because I didn't understand about miniumum balance" And Judge Judy either ignores it, or implies that they are lying and/or stupid. Well, some people don't know how to write out a check because nobody taught them how. And some intelligent, hard working people don't know about minimum balances and fees because nobody explained it to them. Just because Judge Judy doesn't hang out with people like this doesn't mean that they don't exist.