Stuff My Sisters Will Like

To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

Ten of My Favorite TV Episodes February 23, 2016

Filed under: Movies,Neat,Sci-fi,Star Trek,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Available on Netflix:

  • Black Mirror – “White Christmas”
  • Person of Interest – Season 3, Episode 17, “/”
  • Sherlock – Season 1, Episode 1, “A Study in Pink”
  • Firefly – Season 1, Episode 14, “Objects in Space”
  • Simpsons – Season 2, Episode 1, “Bart Gets an F”
  • Ken Burns: The Civil War – Episode 5, “The Universe of Battle (1863)”
  • The Twilight Zone (The Original Series) – Season 2, Episode 21, “The Obsolete Man”

Not on Netflix:

  • Doctor Who – Season 3, Episode 10, “Blink”
  • Rick & Morty – Season 2, Episode 4, “Total Rickall”
  • Community – Season 2, Episode 14, “Advanced Dungeons & Dragons”

If you watch any of these, let me know what you think.

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TV Turning Points? November 27, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Star Trek,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

The Fonz jumped the shark in season 5, episode 3 of Happy Days. The show ran for six more seasons.

Cmdr. Riker grew a beard for the first episode in season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

 

#OriginalBritishSeries November 25, 2015

Filed under: Funny,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am
  • Not many Americans have seen the original British series of Cheers: “Drink, Drink, Drink!
  • But few Brits could forget the original British series which inspired Quantum Leap: “Millimeter Hop.
  • “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” is not as good as the original British series it’s based on, “The Filthy Commoner in Windsor Palace.
  • Four scholarly, Shakespeare-quoting flatmates tried to woo Lady Farthing in the original British series “The Static Universe Hypothesis.
  • The plots of original British series “NCIS: London” caused alarmed protesters to chant: “Yankee Seamen-Crooks, Sail Ye Home, Sail Ye Home!
  • The original British series upon which “Survivor” is based was “The Scurvy Challenge.”
  • “Sons of Anarchy” has an original British series entitled “Heirs of Shenanigans on Motorized Cycles.
  • The most groundbreaking original British series of the last century was “Stripes are the New Prison Uniform.
  • The original British series of “Psych” was called “Phrenology” on the British Empire Network.
  • Ever seen the original British series “Alfred Hitchcock Prevents“? (He’d stand in doorways, interrupt couples snogging, & other tomfoolery.)
 

The “Ooo” Girl November 23, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Zooey Deschanel was once unable to get acting jobs because she was too pretty. However, that handicap did prevent her (or her sister) from eventually succeeding in Hollywood.

 

A Speed Painter’s Surprise November 17, 2015

Filed under: Neat,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

 

From a daytime TV variety show. The “turn” and “prestige” come after 1:50.

 

 

Fount of Knowledge November 16, 2015

Filed under: Funny,Songs,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Have you ever noticed that the Final Jeopardy! song ends just like I’m a Little Teapot?

“…Tip me over and pour me out.”

 

An Impressive, Neutral Stance November 15, 2015

Filed under: Funny,Neat,Stuff,TV — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

The best thing about this Futurama clip is the Like/Dislike ratio.