Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Spin-offs and One-Year Wonders

Notices

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Netflix Orders 2nd Season of The Kominsky Method; CBS Spring 2019 Premieres
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of January 21, 2019)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Kenan Thompson Sitcom Pilot at NBC; Sinclair Launches Streaming Service STIRR
Fri-Yay: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Final String of Episodes; Freeform and Jenna Fischer Team Up for Comedy
Steve Carell Returns to TV Comedy with The Office Producers; Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Coming to HGTV
Pluto TV Launches Sitcom Channel; The Last O.G. Returns for Season 2 on April 2
Ricky Gervais Comedy Coming to Netflix in March; Two TBS Series Moving to TNT


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December/January)

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-24-2008, 08:28 PM   #181
Chris Billings
Member
Frequent Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 21, 2004
Location: CA
Posts: 190
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by snl 70s show fan
the one thing i remember about delta house was a scene where one guy hits another guy in the face with a pie as he walks through the door and the guy says im sorry i hit you now lets get you cleaned up and then lets go get a giant weiner .now when i was 7 i thought that bit was funny but now as a 36 year old man im not sure what i would think if i saw that bit again so i guess abc might have been trynig to pander to 7 year olds with delta house although my first grade teachers husband liked it
I dont remember much about the show. But I do remember it was quite tame compared to its inspiration, Animal House.

A cable version would not have the problem ABC had....network censors.
CB
Chris Billings is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 08:58 PM   #182
Dr. Thong
a/k/a "ACK!"
Senior Member
 
Dr. Thong's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 09, 2001
Location: New Hampshire, USA
Posts: 4,853
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris Billings
I dont remember much about the show. But I do remember it was quite tame compared to its inspiration, Animal House.

A cable version would not have the problem ABC had....network censors.
CB
Yes, but in those days, cable wasn't doing original programming. HBO was pretty much movies and concerts. I don't think cable channels started doing original programmng until the '90s. I could be wrong, but in the late '70s, networks still ruled the ratings, as not everyone had cable TV yet. I didn't!
__________________
"Sunday has been cancelled due to lack of interest. That is all."
Dr. Thong is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2008, 11:05 PM   #183
Chris Billings
Member
Frequent Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 21, 2004
Location: CA
Posts: 190
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dr. Thong
Yes, but in those days, cable wasn't doing original programming. HBO was pretty much movies and concerts. I don't think cable channels started doing original programmng until the '90s. I could be wrong, but in the late '70s, networks still ruled the ratings, as not everyone had cable TV yet. I didn't!
Yeah, in the 70's cable did not offer original programs. But Im talking about the present which brings up another more general question I have about premium cable.

Does Showtime and HBO produce shows aimed at younger audiences? I dont have either of the channels and the only HBO/Showtime shows Ive seen were not necesarily for teens: The Sopranos, Larry Sanders and the L Word.

Does anyone, eg. cable TV experts , have an answer or possible answer? A show about drunk, horney, students pulling pranks and obsessed with sex seems like such an obvious choice to me.
CB
Chris Billings is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2008, 10:08 AM   #184
Dr. Thong
a/k/a "ACK!"
Senior Member
 
Dr. Thong's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 09, 2001
Location: New Hampshire, USA
Posts: 4,853
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris Billings
Yeah, in the 70's cable did not offer original programs. But Im talking about the present which brings up another more general question I have about premium cable.

Does Showtime and HBO produce shows aimed at younger audiences? I dont have either of the channels and the only HBO/Showtime shows Ive seen were not necesarily for teens: The Sopranos, Larry Sanders and the L Word.

Does anyone, eg. cable TV experts , have an answer or possible answer? A show about drunk, horney, students pulling pranks and obsessed with sex seems like such an obvious choice to me.
CB
I think they are targeting older audiences. There are plenty of channels that target the youth market. Older audiences have more disposable income and want something more sophisticated than what the networks have to offer. They also don't want their stuff censored.

BTW, Sex And The City has a fairly wide demographic, including young girls. I don't know if that's a good thing or not, but it is what is is.
Dr. Thong is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2008, 01:17 PM   #185
lizdarocker
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Apr 17, 2008
Posts: 5
Default

I cant really remember one year wonders, but that new one with flava flav might become one very very soon

Liz
lizdarocker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2008, 02:52 PM   #186
catlover79
God Bless Val
Moderator
Forum Legend
 
catlover79's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 29, 2006
Location: Bewitched in Ohio
Posts: 69,229
Default

I know someone who says Cop Rock was the worst show ever. That only lasted one season, right??
__________________
"Jesus loves you and He approves this message."

"I'm alive. I'm feeling good. I'm trying to live every moment as much as I can." - Valerie Harper, March 2013
catlover79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:37 PM   #187
batgurl
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: May 27, 2008
Posts: 2
Default

Dangit, as soon as I saw the title I wanted to jump on here with Cop Rock! Beat me to it.

Actually, I think it lasted about 15 minutes in American households and one episode on Fox.
batgurl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:42 PM   #188
Ireneparalegal
LEGAL SPICE ;)
Forum Celebrity
 
Ireneparalegal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 24, 2005
Location: OXNARD, CA - WHERE THE DALLAS COWBOYS TRAIN & PRACTICE
Posts: 38,567
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris Billings
Yeah, in the 70's cable did not offer original programs.
CB
There was no cable in the 70's. TV was FREE! I miss them days.

In the 70's there were fewer than 13 channels. I think cable in our area became the norm around 1980.
__________________
DALLAS COWBOYS ARE HERE AT TRAINING CAMP!!!
Ireneparalegal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:43 PM   #189
ThomasE
Member
Moderator
Forum Veteran
 
ThomasE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 03, 2000
Location: New York, New York, U.S.A.
Posts: 10,726
Default

Homeboys in outer space on the UPN network.
__________________
Check out my my "It's A Living" Facebook Fanpage!!!
https://m.facebook.com/groups/107208...&source=result
ThomasE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:45 PM   #190
TVFactFan
Member
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 89,497
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ireneparalegal
There was no cable in the 70's. TV was FREE! I miss them days.

In the 70's there were fewer than 13 channels. I think cable in our area became the norm around 1980.


HBO started in 76, it wasn't cable like it is now but defintely not the normal thing to have
TVFactFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:47 PM   #191
theshark8777
Hats for Bats
Moderator
 
theshark8777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 23, 2001
Location: northeast Ohio.
Posts: 5,291
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by batgurl
Dangit, as soon as I saw the title I wanted to jump on here with Cop Rock! Beat me to it.

Actually, I think it lasted about 15 minutes in American households and one episode on Fox.
It lasted a few more episodes than that, and it was on ABC.
That don't make it suck any less tho.
__________________
Who ate all the pecan Sandies??
theshark8777 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:50 PM   #192
theshark8777
Hats for Bats
Moderator
 
theshark8777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 23, 2001
Location: northeast Ohio.
Posts: 5,291
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by KingofTVResearch
HBO started in 76, it wasn't cable like it is now but defintely not the normal thing to have
Yeah there was cable in the 70s. Not much on it but it was there.
theshark8777 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:52 PM   #193
ThomasE
Member
Moderator
Forum Veteran
 
ThomasE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 03, 2000
Location: New York, New York, U.S.A.
Posts: 10,726
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ireneparalegal
There was no cable in the 70's. TV was FREE! I miss them days.

In the 70's there were fewer than 13 channels. I think cable in our area became the norm around 1980.

Cable was introduced in the early 70's HBO came to be in 1972 and CBN now ABC Family was 1977. I would love to go back in time and see what the buzz was about.
ThomasE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 03:56 PM   #194
theshark8777
Hats for Bats
Moderator
 
theshark8777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 23, 2001
Location: northeast Ohio.
Posts: 5,291
Default

The biggest buzz was it had no commercials. Even when we first got it in the early 80s. cable channels didnt have commercials, or very few.
theshark8777 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2008, 12:49 PM   #195
jimpickens
Member
Forum Regular
 
jimpickens's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 01, 2007
Location: weston,wv
Posts: 931
Default

The irony is that if Delta House debuted five years ago or in the 90s since crude lowbrow humor is all the rage these days it would still be on the air and would be in the top ten.
jimpickens is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:52 PM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor vBulletin Solutions Inc. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

VigLink badge

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.