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Name that TV Show 7

Discussion in 'Sensorium' started by dmc, Aug 17, 2006.

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  1. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    T2Bruno left off with:

    Looking over this thread I realize I've watched entirely too much television over the years....

    A man takes his family away from the big city to his hometown in Iowa.

    Hints: The lead actor is more famous for his work with Eddie Murphy. One of the children became a teen idol in her next series.
     
  2. T2Bruno

    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    The lead actor was Ronny Cox -- who played in Beverly Hills Cop, Robocop, Total Recall and has a recurring role on SG-1. In this series he was George Apple, a man who moved his family from 'the city' to Appleton, Iowa (a town his family founded and he was raised in).

    The daughter in this series was originally one actress, then changed to Kristy McNichol after Kristy had played a supporting character in a previous episode. Kristy went on the star in another, more famous, series and became a teen idol.

    The series was crap and only lasted one year.
     
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    /stabs in the dark

    The Apple Family?
     
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    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Well, it was about the Apple family and the word Apple is in the title -- close, but not quite.

    Apple's Way was little too obscure...

    How about this for a new program...

    Tuesday is guest star day.

    [ August 19, 2006, 19:07: Message edited by: T2Bruno ]
     
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    hint, please...
     
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    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    This is a very old variety-type show for kids. They used to have mini-series shorts in the show (10 minutes each -- lasting for weeks): a kid that could read minds, mystery about stolen gold, etc.

    "Why? Because we like you!"

    Each day had it's own theme. And Tuesday was guest star day....

    [ August 22, 2006, 02:37: Message edited by: T2Bruno ]
     
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    :bang: The proper name escapes me...

    The Mickey Mouse Club?
     
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    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    You have it kuemper.
     
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    A piece of wood is a boy's best friend in this show.
     
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    Ed, Edd, & Eddy?
     
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    Plank told me Jhonka would be right. :thumb:
     
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    One episode of this series featured a character shouting "death to the opposition!" during a baseball game.
     
  13. Mesmero

    Mesmero How'd an old elf get the blues?

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    That was Worf in a Star Trek DS9 episode.
     
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    Ayup.
     
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    Mesmero How'd an old elf get the blues?

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    Next up:

    There are lights in the water.
     
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    Twin Peaks?
     
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    Mesmero How'd an old elf get the blues?

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    Nope.
     
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    Stingray?
     
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    SeaQuest?
     
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