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ayeshahaqqiqa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-22-08 07:21 PM
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39. No That Was The Week That Was
from 1963. I agree that they missed some gems.
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  -Mensa Choses 10 Smartest TV Shows of All Time Ms. November  Feb-22-08 06:44 PM   #0 
  - What? No Hee Haw?  kingofalldems   Feb-22-08 06:48 PM   #1 
  - There's a hold-up in the Bronx  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 06:57 PM   #14 
  - oops, I meant this under Car 54  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 06:58 PM   #15 
     - Get you shit together Muldoon!  Elwood P Dowd   Feb-22-08 07:07 PM   #23 
  - Khrushchev's stuck at Idlewild ..  DemoTex   Feb-24-08 08:22 AM   #103 
  - And as far as entertaining tv...  Bluzmann57   Feb-22-08 06:49 PM   #2 
  - Moose und Skvirrel  dawniedarling   Feb-22-08 06:50 PM   #3 
  - Wassamatta U  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:19 PM   #36 
  - Definitely Rocky and Bullwinkle...no question.  Blue_In_AK   Feb-22-08 08:25 PM   #70 
  - Hogan's Heroes  Turbineguy   Feb-22-08 06:51 PM   #4 
  - "I know NOTH....ING. I see NOTH.....ING."  Elwood P Dowd   Feb-22-08 06:53 PM   #8 
  - self deleted  Thothmes   Feb-22-08 07:18 PM   # 
  - Sgt. Schultz was in the Luftwaffe  Thothmes   Feb-22-08 07:18 PM   #35 
     - You're right  Turbineguy   Feb-22-08 08:38 PM   #72 
  - I thought the same about MAY. Why noTwight Zone?  Feeney2   Feb-22-08 06:52 PM   #5 
  - No That Was The Week That Was  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:21 PM   #39 
     - Yep. David Frost and Nancy Ames.  Perragrande   Feb-24-08 03:09 PM   #129 
  - if northern exposure isn't on there  mdmc   Feb-22-08 06:52 PM   #6 
  - The first show that occurred to me also n/t  IDemo   Feb-22-08 06:54 PM   #9 
  - Yup Joel.Maggie, Chris, the Brick. Best TV ever.  jazzjunkysue   Feb-24-08 08:25 AM   #105 
  - Yes! Good one.  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 06:54 PM   #11 
  - should have been  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:22 PM   #40 
  - It's Not. Neither Is St. Elsewhere  Crisco   Feb-22-08 09:05 PM   #81 
  - Interesting... the pilot episode of northern exposure mentions  mdmc   Feb-24-08 07:21 AM   #98 
  - Loved that show  BoneDaddy   Feb-24-08 12:52 PM   #127 
     - I still try to take it in on DVD  mdmc   Feb-25-08 11:46 PM   #133 
  - Thank god I'm not qualified to join Mensa  tularetom   Feb-22-08 06:52 PM   #7 
  - The only one I've seen is M.A.S.H.  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:23 PM   #43 
  - I disagree with you about House  hyphenate   Feb-22-08 08:10 PM   #64 
  - Boston Legal? Are they kidding? nt  Herdin_Cats   Feb-22-08 06:54 PM   #10 
  - It's mensa. They don't kid.  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 06:55 PM   #12 
  - Oh yes, we do. We really do have a good sense of humor. And we collect  SharonAnn   Feb-22-08 09:20 PM   #84 
  - My thoughts exactly!  TexasBushwhacker   Feb-22-08 08:06 PM   #63 
  - No MST3K??  Giant Robot   Feb-22-08 06:55 PM   #13 
  - With you on that one. "Why does a monster have to use a handrail?"  blm   Feb-22-08 07:01 PM   #17 
  - It seems limited to broadcast TV  Retrograde   Feb-22-08 07:10 PM   #29 
  - MST3K is the best show in television history  tridim   Feb-22-08 07:16 PM   #34 
  - Wow, KO just did a birthday tribute to Joel Hodgeson  tridim   Feb-22-08 07:31 PM   #51 
     - Seriously?  Marr   Feb-25-08 11:58 PM   #136 
  - MST3K rocks  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:24 PM   #45 
     - MST3K  Hallie Burton   Feb-24-08 11:58 AM   #125 
        - I've done that!  Marr   Feb-26-08 12:00 AM   #137 
  - Even geniuses can make mistakes...  me b zola   Feb-22-08 06:59 PM   #16 
  - Agree with you on Rosanne, too.  blm   Feb-22-08 07:04 PM   #20 
  - The mensans I knew made a LOT of mistakes - they just never admitted it..  Triana   Feb-26-08 12:28 AM   #142 
  - And just where is My Mother the Car?  SalmonChantedEvening   Feb-22-08 07:02 PM   #18 
  - SCE !!!  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 07:03 PM   #19 
     - I am okies :)  SalmonChantedEvening   Feb-22-08 07:07 PM   #25 
        - Johnny Cakes in for Mike tonight.  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 07:09 PM   #26 
  - Mad about you? eeww, that show sucked and blew.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-22-08 07:04 PM   #21 
  - I thought the dog was extremely intelligent.  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 07:10 PM   #28 
  - the dog, ok the dog is full of the win, the rest of the show sucked.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-22-08 07:10 PM   #30 
  - I loved Mad About You.  zanne   Feb-24-08 07:27 AM   #99 
  - Where's Beavis and Butthead?  Swamp Rat   Feb-22-08 07:04 PM   #22 
  - Nova, my favorite TV show didn't even make the cut  aint_no_life_nowhere   Feb-22-08 07:07 PM   #24 
  - No Dukes Of Hazzard???  Bright Eyes   Feb-22-08 07:09 PM   #27 
  - The Simpsons  Steve_DeShazer   Feb-22-08 07:12 PM   #31 
  - Glaring omission. Also Malcolm in the Middle. Black Adder.  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Feb-22-08 07:20 PM   #37 
  - Malcolm ITM was also a great show  Steve_DeShazer   Feb-22-08 07:30 PM   #50 
  - Black addler  malletgirl02   Feb-22-08 07:53 PM   #61 
     - I think Netflix has the series as do many video stores.  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Feb-22-08 08:12 PM   #65 
        - Thanks nt.  malletgirl02   Feb-22-08 08:43 PM   #73 
  - Steve Allen was brillant.  tomg   Feb-24-08 11:42 AM   #119 
  - What about "The Prisoner"--a 60's British TV show that actually has a cult following?  Perry Logan   Feb-22-08 07:14 PM   #32 
  - WHAt? I've heard of college courses taught about The Prisoner!  JonathanChance   Feb-22-08 07:25 PM   #46 
  - Apparently Mensa thinks there is only American TV  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:27 PM   #47 
  - Apparently. Which is odd as  panzerfaust   Feb-22-08 07:32 PM   #53 
  - Adding British options, I would include  Pharlo   Feb-24-08 08:08 AM   #100 
  - What about Max Headroom?  Canuckistanian   Feb-22-08 08:15 PM   #66 
     - YES!  derby378   Feb-22-08 09:34 PM   #86 
        - I liked the concept of the "blanks"  Canuckistanian   Feb-22-08 09:45 PM   #88 
           - If this REAL ID scam is taken to its logical conclusion...  derby378   Feb-22-08 09:58 PM   #89 
              - Cool.  Canuckistanian   Feb-22-08 10:24 PM   #95 
  - Perry Mason was exceptional as a who dunnit  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 07:16 PM   #33 
  - MENSA and Network TV? The dumbing down of America is complete.  MediaBabe   Feb-22-08 07:21 PM   #38 
  - Yes folks, we have a winner  lukasahero   Feb-22-08 10:19 PM   #94 
  - But...but what about Steed and Mrs. Peel?  kevinbgoode   Feb-22-08 07:22 PM   #41 
  - The Avengers! That was really good.  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 07:23 PM   #44 
  - Monty Python's Flying Circus, the Blackadders, The Young Ones, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin,  BurtWorm   Feb-22-08 07:37 PM   #56 
  - maybe they were limited to us shows? I hope so but their list is sadly deficient.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-22-08 07:42 PM   #59 
  - Yes, Mrs Peel was very smart in that tight catsuit.  MindPilot   Feb-24-08 11:34 AM   #117 
  - "Mad About You" but no WWE Smackdown?  flvegan   Feb-22-08 07:22 PM   #42 
  - Monty Python  pscot   Feb-22-08 07:28 PM   #48 
  - B HillBills - MUST be on there?  panzerfaust   Feb-22-08 07:29 PM   #49 
  - I think Groucho Marx can speak for Feynman and Einstein...  BrotherBuzz   Feb-24-08 02:38 PM   #128 
  - Mad about you??  ixion   Feb-22-08 07:32 PM   #52 
  - where the hell is MST3K????  CatWoman   Feb-22-08 07:33 PM   #54 
  - Mystery Science Theater 3000  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:40 PM   #58 
  - What about Alfred Hitchcock Presents?  Elwood P Dowd   Feb-22-08 07:36 PM   #55 
  - A.H. was a true progressive. Way ahead of his time.  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 07:38 PM   #57 
  - That show gave me the creeps  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-22-08 07:50 PM   #60 
  - Mensa is a bunch of dumbasses.  tabasco   Feb-22-08 08:03 PM   #62 
  - You got that right.  devilgrrl   Feb-22-08 08:18 PM   #68 
  - I've heard that they're a bunch of antisocial and arrogant nerds  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-24-08 08:41 AM   #108 
  - My sister thought the same; people who couldn't really even function  blondeatlast   Feb-24-08 08:49 AM   #110 
  - He picked CSI as one of the top 10 smartest shows  Hardhead   Feb-24-08 10:40 AM   #112 
     - I agree completely- that "CSI" jumped right out at me.  dicksteele   Feb-24-08 10:46 AM   #113 
  - I'd concur with "Mad About You" far before I'd agree on "Frasier".  mac56   Feb-22-08 08:17 PM   #67 
  - Mensa Choses?  Jeffro40   Feb-22-08 08:24 PM   #69 
  - you're obviously an honorary member or just use spell check  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 08:56 PM   #77 
  - Mensa's list is full of fail.  Feron   Feb-22-08 08:35 PM   #71 
  - "MENSA choses".  Bluebear   Feb-22-08 08:43 PM   #74 
  - Seinfeld didn't make the cut?  lanlady   Feb-22-08 08:54 PM   #75 
  - I can't believe Seinfeld didn't make the list but House did???  Ms. November   Feb-22-08 08:57 PM   #78 
  - 30 Rock  BigDaddy44   Feb-22-08 08:54 PM   #76 
  - No way  Orwellian_Ghost   Feb-22-08 08:58 PM   #79 
  - Soap was great. I was addicted to it when I was 11  Hardhead   Feb-24-08 03:18 PM   #130 
  - Mensa's a Bore  Crisco   Feb-22-08 09:03 PM   #80 
  - The incredible "Kitchen Symphony"  Elwood P Dowd   Feb-22-08 09:10 PM   #82 
  - How about Arrested Development?  gmudem   Feb-22-08 09:15 PM   #83 
  - What about the smartest news shows?  Elwood P Dowd   Feb-22-08 09:25 PM   #85 
  - Please... "Mad About You" had nothing on "Sports Night"..  Blue Belle   Feb-22-08 09:44 PM   #87 
  - Oh good grief. How very conventional wisdom. pffft.  scarletwoman   Feb-22-08 10:01 PM   #90 
  - No Dukes of Hazzard? oh damn. someone above scooped me  provis99   Feb-22-08 10:10 PM   #91 
  - The Wire? The Sopranos? Seinfeld? Where are they?  Starbucks Anarchist   Feb-22-08 10:14 PM   #92 
  - a couple missing shows  tchunter   Feb-22-08 10:19 PM   #93 
  - MENSA confirms its usual status as a serial embarrassment machine.  JackRiddler   Feb-22-08 11:11 PM   #96 
  - I wish Firefly had made their list  NeedleCast   Feb-22-08 11:19 PM   #97 
  - No Gilmore Girls?  travelingtypist   Feb-24-08 08:11 AM   #101 
  - The verbal repartee was wittier than Frazier too  Elspeth   Feb-24-08 11:56 AM   #124 
  - get smart! missed it by THAT MUCH!  bedazzled   Feb-24-08 08:19 AM   #102 
  - I'm no genius, but I love my "Reno 911."  DemoTex   Feb-24-08 08:24 AM   #104 
  - Neither "Connections" nor "The Day the Universe Changed" is on there  dmesg   Feb-24-08 08:30 AM   #106 
  - Whoever compiled this list must be very YOUNG  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-24-08 08:38 AM   #107 
  - No Green Acres? Best. Satire. Ever.  blondeatlast   Feb-24-08 08:45 AM   #109 
  - The Smothers Brothers - How can they leave that out??  WritersBlock   Feb-24-08 08:52 AM   #111 
  - "10 Smartest TV Shows of All Time?"  kskiska   Feb-24-08 10:52 AM   #114 
  - Yes, I pointed that out, too  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-24-08 05:28 PM   #131 
  - Frasier? Did they miss Cupid?  havocmom   Feb-24-08 10:52 AM   #115 
  - Cupid really was a good show.  Marr   Feb-26-08 12:06 AM   #138 
  - Long before "House", there was "Rafferty".  MindPilot   Feb-24-08 11:29 AM   #116 
  - Seinfeld, LA Law, Northern Exposure, Thirty Something, Masterpiece Theater, Arrested Development,  OmmmSweetOmmm   Feb-24-08 11:40 AM   #118 
  - Nobody remembers "College Bowl" on NBC during the 50s and 60s?  johnfunk   Feb-24-08 11:48 AM   #120 
  - loved it! And miss it. Glam for bright college kids instead of jocks  havocmom   Feb-25-08 11:51 PM   #134 
  - Twin Peaks is missing.....nt  Engi   Feb-24-08 11:51 AM   #121 
  - Its top 3 shows are all about VERBAL intelligence: witty repartee  Elspeth   Feb-24-08 11:54 AM   #122 
  - And, where is "Numb3rs"?  Elspeth   Feb-24-08 11:55 AM   #123 
  - Who is Mensa?  Johonny   Feb-24-08 12:51 PM   #126 
  - Mensa is still around?  margotb822   Feb-24-08 08:47 PM   #132 
  - Frasier...? That was just pretentious.  Marr   Feb-25-08 11:55 PM   #135 
  - Six Feet Under, Weeds, Northern Exposure, and Slings and Arrows all missing from the list.  gauguin57   Feb-26-08 12:19 AM   #139 
  - Yikes  Iwillnevergiveup   Feb-26-08 12:21 AM   #140 
  - I've known people in Mensa and I gotta say..  Triana   Feb-26-08 12:26 AM   #141 
 

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