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 Post subject: Sick of sitcoms
PostPosted: Sun Jun 20, 2004 2:50 pm 
The black pools alternately evoked Armageddon and Jed Clampett, the poor mountaineer in the television situation comedy who discovered oil bubbling up on his land while hunting, became rich and moved his family to Beverly Hills.<p>http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/20/international/middleeast/20OIL.html<p>***NO, THEY DIDN'T***<p>[ June 20, 2004: Message edited by: Coyote Refugee ]</p>


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 Post subject: Re: Sick of sitcoms
PostPosted: Sun Jun 20, 2004 8:22 pm 
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If you're going to explain Jed Clampett, you might as well explain Armageddon, just to balance out the sentence if nothing else.


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 Post subject: Re: Sick of sitcoms
PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2004 11:50 am 
More TV Land from the Times:<p>... But to New Yorkers, it's more like seeing Oliver Wendell Douglas, the Park Avenue lawyer played by Eddie Albert on "Green Acres," finally banish Mr. Haney from his dinner table.<p>It's not that Mr. Ney resembles Mr. Haney, the aw-shucks merchant in Hooterville who unloads his decrepit farm on the New Yorkers and then keeps finding new ways to fleece them. ...<p>http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/27/weekinreview/27tier.html


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