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Forum: HDTV Programming   07-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,207
Posted By dattier
It astonishes me that the judges picked the "Ira...

It astonishes me that the judges picked the "Ira Fennelblum" one-joke puppet act and cut Ryan Shaw.  The act doesn't even present the puppeteer; we're supposed to vote for the puppet characters (who...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-19-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,246
Posted By dattier
"You're the Worst" currently has its own thread...

"You're the Worst" currently has its own thread at <http://www.avsforum.com/forum/34-hdtv-programming/1607849-you-re-worst-fx.html>, but the thread may be retitled soon because of the channel change,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-17-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,909
Posted By dattier
Despite Stephen Falk's public pasting of a smile...

Despite Stephen Falk's public pasting of a smile on it, I'm disappointed that YtW is being shunted to FXX.  That's not a good sign.

(Should the thread title be updated, since it still says "FX"?)
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-16-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,207
Posted By dattier
Alondra Santos's elimination was disappointing. ...

Alondra Santos's elimination was disappointing.  Two or three seasons ago Sebastián de la Cruz got to the semifinals IIRC; she could sing rings around him, and his act was so corny with the entourage...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-09-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,207
Posted By dattier
It struck me as incongruous for a rock band to...

It struck me as incongruous for a rock band to choose a show tune from thirty years before they were born.

In fact, when "Feelin' Good" was new, there was a rock band named Shades of Blue who had...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-07-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 97,058
Posted By dattier
Now, Herbert …

Now, Herbert …
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-25-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 97,058
Posted By dattier
The Affleck thing is nothing new.  The Melissa...

The Affleck thing is nothing new.  The Melissa Etheridge installment of "Who Do You Think You Are?" acknowledged that an ancestor of Etheridge's was a slaveholder but the program whitewashed (pun...
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-03-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 152,193
Posted By dattier
Chang has already transgendered, the dean is a...

Chang has already transgendered, the dean is a lesbian, and Frankie is gay.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-27-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,207
Posted By dattier
NBC is rerunning it Friday night May 29.

NBC is rerunning it Friday night May 29.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-25-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10,960
Views: 1,289,022
Posted By dattier
Sorry, Andy; that had just washed over me when I...

Sorry, Andy; that had just washed over me when I read your earlier post.  Thank you for the reminder.  It works the same on my DCX-3501, though the remote has no D key.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-23-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 97,058
Posted By dattier
Is there a doubt?

Is there a doubt?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-23-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10,960
Views: 1,289,022
Posted By dattier
I'd also noticed the stretching of 4:3 images on...

I'd also noticed the stretching of 4:3 images on my DCX-3501 (had to go into the menus to turn that off again; I'm an OAR kind of viewer and consider pillarboxing a negligible price to pay for...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-23-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 513,053
Posted By dattier
Goodman departed on a low note when he made the...

Goodman departed on a low note when he made the silly remark that, for what Galloway had done for America, America should give him the mirror ball.

Military accomplishments should get military...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-14-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,097
Posted By dattier
The season finale "The Audit Couple" was a...

The season finale "The Audit Couple" was a reworking of "The Ides of April," an episode from the Randall/Klugman series.  Some parts are literally the same: Felix is likewise called in to the IRS to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-13-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 513,053
Posted By dattier
As much as Burgess deserves kudos for her work...

As much as Burgess deserves kudos for her work with Galloway and his physical challenges, and as much as you'd like to root for him because of them, he gets on my nerves as cocky and narcissistic. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-09-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 188,080
Posted By dattier
Or it could be a bug in my television.

Or it could be a bug in my television.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-08-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 97,058
Posted By dattier
… because if the family were in Florida, NBC...

… because if the family were in Florida, NBC would just have "Empty Nest" back on the air except that (a) the wife is alive and (b) there's no unseen (until a later season) third daughter off at...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-08-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 188,080
Posted By dattier
The DCX-3501 that I rent from Comcast does both...

The DCX-3501 that I rent from Comcast does both native and 1080p among other settings, and everything I just quoted from PaulGo holds true of it.  The additional advantage that setting the box to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-07-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 513,053
Posted By dattier
While I don't know enough about dance nor enough...

While I don't know enough about dance nor enough about today's audiences ever to predict a winner, usually by this point I've a personal favorite whom I'd like to see win, but not this cycle.
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-06-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,185
Posted By dattier
Yes, iGreg, it's as TJ said.  As if the two...

Yes, iGreg, it's as TJ said.  As if the two actual words of "water closet" weren't already a euphemism, Paar got into a lot of controversy for using just the initials and uttering "W. C." on the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-05-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 513,053
Posted By dattier
This afternoon, before the results show comes on,...

This afternoon, before the results show comes on, I watched last night's competition show on my DVR.

What a relief, after Herjavec's trio dance, that Inaba told him "you handled those two women"...
Forum: HDTV Programming   05-05-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,185
Posted By dattier
You mean you don't count "double-yu cee" as...

You mean you don't count "double-yu cee" as swearing?
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-29-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 11,246
Posted By dattier
The title doesn't describe Philip T. Miller's...

The title doesn't describe Philip T. Miller's situation; it describes his fantasy.  He'd *like* to be the last man on earth.
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-27-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,766
Views: 513,053
Posted By dattier
Also, there are two eliminations this week, #1...

Also, there are two eliminations this week, #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) and #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) .
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-27-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 11,246
Posted By dattier
Steenburgen and Kodjoe are still billed as guest...

Steenburgen and Kodjoe are still billed as guest starts, while Coleman is billed as regular cast now, so I'm guessing that Gail and Phil So-Embarrassed-about-his-Middle-Name-as-to-Deny-Having-One...
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