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Comment by Kathryn M. on October 3, 2011 at 11:54am
Gary and MarilynLou: Saw your comments re the asinine choices on television these days...fully agree with you both.  There is so little that would challenge anyone with a good mind.  I try to watch the news on a daily basis....that is about it.
Comment by MarilynLou Fraser on October 3, 2011 at 11:45am
One fantastic Video ! It is fiction, but great movie.
 
Http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Yfbchq0xQmQ&vq=medium#t=1        

This is a much longer video of the story of the dog and the dolphin. Great show.
Comment by MarilynLou Fraser on October 3, 2011 at 11:44am

I don't really care for the Big Bang Theory show. It just doesn't grab me as being funny.

Loved Ludy, Carol Burnett and the Golden Girls. Loved the shows like Ed Sullivan with his great guests and such variety. We used to have some good Canadian variety shows too, once upon a time.

Comment by NancyLee Walters-Strowbridge on October 3, 2011 at 11:43am
I also watched Land & Sea. So sad indeed when men are doing what they know so well, their livelihood. The part that is so sad is they thought they were coming in a timely fashion. My husband also makes his living upon the sea, when the helicopter went down off NFLD, he was supposed to fly that day.Tension in our family was bad that day, but we mourn the crew that lost their lives as they were family. Documentaries are sometimes real close to home.
Comment by Glady Dixon on October 3, 2011 at 9:08am
The show Big Bang Theory seems to have some promise.  To me, there has not been a good comedy on TV since I Love Lucy, Carol Burnett Show, The Archie Bunker comedy and Golden Girls.  Maybe I have poor taste now.
Comment by Rocketship on October 3, 2011 at 5:38am

My daughter just got me watching The Big Bang Theory!  It's funny on so many levels.

I like The Good Wife, and Doc Zone (documentaries) too.

Comment by MarilynLou Fraser on October 3, 2011 at 12:01am

You can watch the programs online at:

http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/content/

Comment by MarilynLou Fraser on October 2, 2011 at 11:45pm

Just watching The Fifth Estate and the program is on the horror stories of our Atlantic Search & Rescue that can take hours for a helicopter to get off the ground to rescue what is left of a terrible tragedy at sea. It is terrible watching this program and how needless it was for people to die because nobody got there.

The Newfoundland fisherman are really on their own when they get in trouble. There was no helicopter available for that terrible helicopter accident in 2009 when all but one died. It is shocking.

Comment by MarilynLou Fraser on October 2, 2011 at 10:10pm
I am so sick of the singing and dancing shows for the best Canadian and American singers and dancers with their shrieking, screaming audiences. Is there no good programs on TV any more? CSIs and the best of.... The only new one on the channels I get is the PanAm Stewardesses. Looks a bit different.
Comment by MarilynLou Fraser on October 2, 2011 at 7:25pm
Have you watched the new show this fall on the flight Stewardesses?
 

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