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Common Sense Party Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-30-09 04:52 PM
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29. What did TLC show when it was "superb"?
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  -Which "educational" network fails most spectacularly at being "educational"? ColbertWatcher  Jul-30-09 04:40 PM   #0 
  - Evey time I flip through TLC, some woman is squeezing out a baby.  QC   Jul-30-09 04:42 PM   #1 
  - Perhaps they're educating American girls to be baby machines? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jul-30-09 04:44 PM   #6 
  - It must be working on the ones around here.  QC   Jul-30-09 04:45 PM   #8 
     - Yikes. Why???  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 04:46 PM   #11 
        - I can't imagine why anybody would want a baby at any age, but I'm just a grump,  QC   Jul-30-09 04:48 PM   #21 
  - True that, but the History Channel could easily be renamed the Old Testiment Channel  ThomWV   Jul-30-09 04:45 PM   #10 
     - True. The "sample" programs I posted weren't a very good sample.  ColbertWatcher   Jul-30-09 04:47 PM   #14 
     - For years, A&E was The World War Two Channel.  QC   Jul-30-09 04:47 PM   #15 
        - Now it's the "Intervention" / 'Obsession' channel.. addicts and mentally ill reality  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-30-09 04:48 PM   #19 
        - Do they also have the transparently phony psychic detectives?  QC   Jul-30-09 04:50 PM   #27 
           - Nah, Psych is on the USA network...  Salviati   Jul-30-09 04:57 PM   #33 
        - Those were actually their better years.  ThomWV   Jul-30-09 04:49 PM   #22 
  - Of those three, "TLC" has fallen the farthest from its former glory  Orrex   Jul-30-09 04:43 PM   #2 
  - Yep. In scope of decline into suckdom, TLC "wins" by far (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-30-09 04:50 PM   #28 
  - What did TLC show when it was "superb"?  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 04:52 PM   #29 
     - It used to be a variety of documentaries and the like  Posteritatis   Jul-30-09 04:58 PM   #34 
     - "TLC" sounds too much like "TMZ" to me  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 05:00 PM   #37 
     - Off the top of my head  Orrex   Jul-30-09 06:00 PM   #39 
  - Gotta Be The Lemming Channel,  Dinger   Jul-30-09 04:43 PM   #3 
  - That is a really tough choice - but Ice Road Truckers broke the tie  ThomWV   Jul-30-09 04:44 PM   #4 
  - Never watched it. What's lame about it? n/t  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 04:44 PM   #7 
     - Men drive trucks. Sometimes trucks wreck, sometimes they don't. Same next week.  ThomWV   Jul-30-09 04:47 PM   #17 
     - I've never seen it, but I'm going to guess it's about macho truck drivers.  ColbertWatcher   Jul-30-09 04:50 PM   #26 
  - Don't you go dissin' my Cash Cab!  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 04:44 PM   #5 
  - Fair enough. But, how is it educational?  ColbertWatcher   Jul-30-09 04:45 PM   #9 
     - I never claimed it was educational. It's about as educational  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 04:48 PM   #20 
     - one discovers the answers to useless trivia questions!  Scout   Jul-30-09 05:09 PM   #38 
  - Love your poll. I like reality TV but I'm amazed at how it's taken over TV. TLC is the worst  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-30-09 04:46 PM   #12 
  - The History channel and the Discovery Channel have some great shows.  TexasObserver   Jul-30-09 04:46 PM   #13 
  - Discovery gets points for no pretenses of anything other than "this is awesome!" contentwise  Posteritatis   Jul-30-09 04:52 PM   #30 
  - good summary of it  TexasObserver   Jul-30-09 05:00 PM   #36 
  - I love Cash Cab. Yeah, it's pretty easy, but I love the idea of having  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 04:54 PM   #32 
     - Yes, it is always good for 10-15 minutes. Like to share in the fun of the riders.  TexasObserver   Jul-30-09 04:59 PM   #35 
  - Which channel has 'how things are made" Interesting but commercials for the companies  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-30-09 04:47 PM   #16 
  - I think that's Discovery.  Common Sense Party   Jul-30-09 04:50 PM   #25 
     - Mythbusters kinda bugs me at points  Posteritatis   Jul-30-09 06:10 PM   #42 
  - How about A&E?  Tommy_Carcetti   Jul-30-09 04:48 PM   #18 
  - LOL!  ColbertWatcher   Jul-30-09 04:53 PM   #31 
  - I went with the history channel  The Gunslinger   Jul-30-09 04:49 PM   #23 
  - The Canadian history channel regularly shows stuff like JAG. (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-30-09 04:50 PM   #24 
  - When did Discovery change from the War, Guns, and Wild West channel?  hvn_nbr_2   Jul-30-09 06:00 PM   #40 
  - Discovery's the Explosions, Machines and Electric Guitar Narrator Guy channel now  Posteritatis   Jul-30-09 06:08 PM   #41 
  - TLC, but I have a confession. I love watching Clean Sweep because it makes me feel  PA Democrat   Jul-30-09 06:16 PM   #43 

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