10 things…come ON brain…WORK!!! I’ve had several prototypes in the bin, waiting to be worked through and none of them strike my fancy this morning so it’s going to be fresh fresh fresh. If it ever happens. 10 things. . . how about 10 memorable tv moments from my life? okie dokie. Let’s roll.
10.) I can remember watching Starsky and Hutch/Fantasy Island/Love Boat/Dallas every weekend. Fridays were spent with Meme and Papa and Saturdays with Mom. There was one very scary Fantasy Island where this woman was a ventreliquist and she changed places with her doll. It got very evil and scary and there was a freakin red snake involved and I had to hide my eyes.
9.) Speaking of hiding my eyes, I have a very clear memory of seeing this movie on one afternoon called the Mommy’s Purse. I was excited. It sounds great, right? Not so much when the actual title was the Mummy’s Curse. I was freaked for a week.
8.) There was also a Bigfoot special on one weekend and I started out watching close to the set and ended up waaaaaaaay back in my Papa’s lap. So far, a pretty scarring 10 list, eh?
7.) The Yellow Rose. Came on Sunday nights. Cybal Shephard and Sam Elliot. It was my first taste of sexy cowboy. Slurp.
6.) North and South. My GOD. We were crazy for this. Patrick. Kirstie. The dresses. The drama. We could not get enough.
5.) Knots Landing. Abby Ewing was mezmorizing. I even rented her VHS tape on how to apply makeup. She was FABULOUS.
4.) Designing Women. I was always Charlene. Or at least people told me that’s who I was. Of course we all wanted to be Julia with those rants and big ass glasses she threw around. But Charlene was my favorite. She appeared a little goofy, but inside she was strong and relsiliant. The ep where she gives birth and Dolly Parton was there is one of my very favs.
3.) Speaking of givng birth, Murphy Brown’s birth was one I’ll never forget. Gertie and I had been driving around one night, probably smoking and bitching about family when we remembered OH SHIT IT’S ON TONIGHT! Raced home and yes, so sweet. Good ole Murphy. Never missed a week on that one.
2.) Mad About You. There is one scene, unspoken, yet so loud and clear that I always remember. Just a few seconds when Jamie comes in with the empty toilet roll still on the insert thingy, removes it, throws it away and looks pointedly at Paul. I always wanted that relationship. I always wanted that banter and friendship and the whole of it. Still do.
1.) Finales. Cheers. MASH. Seinfield. 90210. Friends. All memorable. All different times and moments in my life. I’m a sucker for goodbyes. Actually I freakin hate them with a passion, so I’m including every memorable finale, wheather I liked it or not, here.
These are in no real order of importance. Just how they jumped into my brain and What I thought of them after…any memorable tv moments for you?