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#1 Posted on 11.4.06 0450.46
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And you know, it's not as bad as it was, just a year or two ago, since it seems like every show is coming out on DVD, but..

For me, it's NYPD Blue. I was devoted to that show. Tuesdays at 10PM were fixed for it seems like forever for both Mrs. AWA and I for years. I think she liked it more than I did. I still think it's the closest to depicting real coppertude (that was me in a former life) of any cop show.

But the DVDs? Heck, I'd never get around to them....

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#2 Posted on 11.4.06 0529.16
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I read the question as "which show do I miss appearing on?"

I don't remember actually being on any show, so I soon realized that's not what you meant!

I miss Homicide: Life on the Street. The DVD sets ease the pain, but I new shows would be good. Maybe I will have to try Andre Braugher's new show, eh?

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#3 Posted on 11.4.06 0924.28
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I miss "Angel". While it can be argued that the series was getting a bit stale, I think that the last season was strong and had quite a few possibilities for the future. I'm still hoping that a movie is in the works, but if Joss decides not to go that route, I understand and still have the DVDs to fall back on.
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#4 Posted on 11.4.06 0926.54
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    Originally posted by pieman
    I read the question as "which show do I miss appearing on?"

Which was why I was going to be smarmy and say the game show I did for my high school's local access station. But now I won't.

I, too, miss Homicide. And the real That 70's Show (this season is actually the first season of a spinoff called "What Would Happen if That 70's Show Sucked?").
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#5 Posted on 11.4.06 0928.03
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Viva La Bam, Wild Boyz, amd MTV2's British import are just not the same.
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#6 Posted on 11.4.06 0952.26
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I miss "Oz". That was the only show I've watched the entire run of beginning to end as it was shown.

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#7 Posted on 11.4.06 1029.33
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My first choice would be "Newsradio" with Phil Hartman, not Jon Lovitz. Since they can't bring that show back, I'd settle for more episodes of "Unsolved Mysteries".
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#8 Posted on 11.4.06 1049.20
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Classic Concentration

For some weird reason, in my dreams I still think that show still airs opposite the Price is Right. Those ad naseum reruns got to my head.

Also, Scrabble
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#9 Posted on 11.4.06 1122.00
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Star Trek: The Next Generation

Comedy Central's "Kid Notorious" and "Beat the Geeks"

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#10 Posted on 11.4.06 1123.59
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You know, I really miss Viva Variety sometimes. I don't know how popular that show ever was with other people, but I always got a kick out of it.
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#11 Posted on 11.4.06 1130.16
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I miss both the X-Files and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Both were weekly staples of my life, and I dared not miss a single minute of either. I've found neat replacements in the Office and Battlestar Galactica, but it's not really the same.
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#12 Posted on 11.4.06 1157.58
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Homicide and Angel, definitely.

I think Enterprise was cut just as the new creative team was starting to turn it around, and I wish they'd had at least a few more seasons to see what they could do.

And while Babylon 5 overstayed its welcome, I wish JMS had had more time with Crusade.
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#13 Posted on 11.4.06 1212.42
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Much like Angel, it was canceled just as I found it...I feel cursed that way sometimes.

edit: Serenity was the MOVIE..not the SHOW...oops.

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#14 Posted on 11.4.06 1240.19
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    Originally posted by Dexley's Midnight Jogger
    I'd settle for more episodes of "Unsolved Mysteries".

Very good. And being a journalism major with broadcasting experience, I'd like to throw my hat in the ring to replace the late Robert Stack.

You heard it here first, folks.....
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#15 Posted on 11.4.06 1309.45
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    Originally posted by Tenken347
    You know, I really miss Viva Variety sometimes. I don't know how popular that show ever was with other people, but I always got a kick out of it.

I liked Viva Variety. Along those same lines I miss "The State" on MTV as well as new episodes of Beavis and Butthead.

It is not off yet but I will miss "The West Wing" when it takes a final bow in a few weeks. I have watched that show since Day One and I hate to see it go.
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#16 Posted on 11.4.06 1323.47
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If they can convince Scott Bakula & Dean Stockwell to reprise their roles, I would once again be tuned in to NBC at 10:00PM every Tuesday for first-run episodes of "Quantum Leap"...
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#17 Posted on 11.4.06 1358.27
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Junkyard Wars / Scrapheap Challenge.

Full Metal Challenge to a lesser extent. It was an interesting idea that never got a second season.
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#18 Posted on 11.4.06 1442.20
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"What a Dummy".

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#19 Posted on 11.4.06 1552.08
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Angel is at the top of my list by far.

Dead Like Me and Deeps Space Nine would also make the list of shows that I miss watching. I guess Arrested Development is also on the list now too.

And Hercules The Legendary Journeys is one that I miss watching on TV too. Even if it was just re-runs. Growing up, Saturday 4-6pm was Hercules/Xena.

I've got all the DVDs for these shows, but it's just not the same as turning on the TV and catching your favorite show. You also lose a lot of the build-up when the commercial act-break takes only 2 seconds to be resolved instead of a couple minutes.

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#20 Posted on 11.4.06 1637.04
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The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

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