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Old 11-14-2003, 05:26 AM   #1
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Question Any1 Remember "free Spirit" Tv Show?!

I was just wondering if anyone remembers the short lived tv show on ABC called "Free Spirit"? It was on in '89 or '90 and had Alysson Hannigan in it. It was a dad raising 3 kids and they had a witch for a nanny. I loved this show and it doesn't seem like anyone ever posted about that one lol. I only have 2 episodes of this show on tape when I taped it back then, and I would love to get more of this show on tape if anyone has it.
Also does anyone on here have Head of the class? I'm still looking for more episodes of that one too.
I have a bunch of short lived tv shows on tape like all of Baby Talk, alot of Phenom, Camp Wilder, On our own, Teen Angel, Brothers Keeper, all of Two of a kind and a bunch of others I'm forgetting lol.
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I was just wondering if anyone remembers the short lived tv show on ABC called "Free Spirit"? It was on in '89 or '90 and had Alysson Hannigan in it. It was a dad raising 3 kids and they had a witch for a nanny. I loved this show and it doesn't seem like anyone ever posted about that one lol. I only have 2 episodes of this show on tape when I taped it back then, and I would love to get more of this show on tape if anyone has it.
Also does anyone on here have Head of the class? I'm still looking for more episodes of that one too.
I have a bunch of short lived tv shows on tape like all of Baby Talk, alot of Phenom, Camp Wilder, On our own, Teen Angel, Brothers Keeper, all of Two of a kind and a bunch of others I'm forgetting lol.


The show was cancelled because it couldn't compete against DALLAS on FRiday night
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Old 11-14-2003, 11:07 PM   #3
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The show was cancelled because it couldn't compete against DALLAS on FRiday night
Aww that sucks, I was wondering why Free spirit got cancelled. Thanks for letting me know tho. Didn't they even try putting the show on Sun nights too, or am I just thinking of another show lol. Do you happen to have any episodes on tape of Free Spirit lol?
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Aww that sucks, I was wondering why Free spirit got cancelled. Thanks for letting me know tho. Didn't they even try putting the show on Sun nights too, or am I just thinking of another show lol. Do you happen to have any episodes on tape of Free Spirit lol?

Yeah when they put it on Sunday night at 8pm it couldn't compete with Murder She Wrote on CBS. NO i don't have that short-lived sitcom
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Poor Corinne Bohrer. The last time I saw her, it was as second banana to Kirstie Alley in one of those confounded Piiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiier 1 ads. And she didn't even last long there...

Sure, everyone remembers "Free Spirit." But does anyone remember the show that came on after it, "Homeroom?" A solid hour of two of the worst comedies of all time featuring two of the best theme songs of all time.

Yeah Homeroom was actually YANKED before Free Spirit. Homeroom was pulled a week before Christmas
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Old 11-30-2003, 03:48 PM   #6
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Well, yeah, Robert Iger was looking for something to snuff to make room for "America's Funniest Home Videos."

Which was about the only smart move he ever made. . . .
Well, he's been smarter in his personal life - I mean, he did marry Willow Bay, didn't he? (Is it just me, or does her name sound like a Miami resort?)

Anyway, I remember "Free Spirit," and brilliant TV it was not, but it wasn't as bad as some of the critics thought - some of them overreacted to the idea of "Bewitched" being resurrected from the grave and redone for a new audience. So it got dumped for "America's Funniest Home Videos" instead, and Bob Saget's career became unstoppable as a result. Gee, that's an improvement!

"Free Spirit" was struggling against "Dallas?" That series was already in its twilight years by 1989. And, it had long since jumped el tiburon ("the shark" in Spanish, for those who don't know). You'd think going against it then would be a cakewalk. Yeah, it's pretty hard not to feel sorry for Corrine Bohrer these days, isn't it?
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Only the pilot aired opposite "Dallas." The regular time slots were opposite "Murder, She Wrote." The Halloween episode aired opposite "60 Minutes." Those were all old-skewing shows...
I'd forgotten that. Shows you how much I remember. Any sitcom would have had a tough time against "Murder, She Wrote" on Sunday nights. I always watched that show - and I was in my twenties! (I'm 38 now.)

And, I still watch "60 Minutes."
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Poor Corinne Bohrer. The last time I saw her, it was as second banana to Kirstie Alley in one of those confounded Piiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiier 1 ads. And she didn't even last long there...

Sure, everyone remembers "Free Spirit." But does anyone remember the show that came on after it, "Homeroom?" A solid hour of two of the worst comedies of all time featuring two of the best theme songs of all time.

Can you, or anyone, tell me more about "Homeroom"? I was 8 when it ran on the air, and all I remember is the fantastic themesong which I've since downloaded.

It's available at:
http://www.sitcomsonline.com/sounds/homeroom.wav
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Yeah when they put it on Sunday night at 8pm it couldn't compete with Murder She Wrote on CBS.

More like it couldn't compete with "The Simpsons". That's why it was cancelled they say, because it went up against "The Simpsons" and had no hope to compete with that. Both of these shows aired at 8:00 Sunday night, but in 1990 Fox moved "The Simpsons" to Thursday nights, but then in 1994 it went back to Sunday nights.

Anyway, I ADORED this show when I was a kid. I loved it to so much, and was so sad when it was gone. I still have vivid memories of watching it, and you can get the series from a fan who made a set at ioffer.com (no I'm not the one who made it, lol). And a couple of episodes are on YouTube, too. It's so great to see this show again!
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I'm 49 now, I still watch "60 Minutes,"and, alas, Corinne Bohrer is still the answer to a trivia question.
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I remember Free Spirit. I watched it because Corinne Bohrer was in it. Franc Luz played the dad, he popped up in a couple of 80's horror flicks- Ghost Town, and The Nest.
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I remember watching the show when it originally aired, it was okay and certainly no Bewitched.
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I remember watching the show when it originally aired, it was okay and certainly no Bewitched.
People magazine said of it, "Just what we need - 'Bewitched' redux." It wasn't meant as a compliment.
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I had a big crush on Corinne Bohrer when this show was on!
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Speaking of Corinne Bohrer, I'd never heard of her until recently. All of these years every time I saw her on TV I thought it was Olivia d'Abo. They look a lot alike!

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