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A lot can change in 30 years. [Nov. 8th, 2005|01:18 pm]
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Top Ten Shows by Neilson Rating:
1975-
1. All In The Family
2. Sanford And Son
3. Chico And The Man
4. The Jeffersons
5. M*A*S*H
6. Rhoda
7. Good Times
8. The Waltons
9. Maude
10. Hawaii Five - O
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From: nyguen9
2005-11-08 11:17 am (UTC)
I still watch All in the Family at night. It's really good.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 11:53 am (UTC)
I can honestly say I have never seen it. Of this list the only ones I've ever seen were The Waltons and M*A*S*H, and those were both against my will.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 11:53 am (UTC)
;) No reality tv there.
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From: lickedastopsign
2005-11-08 11:58 am (UTC)
i love how i've only heard of 3 of them. that makes me sad. and young.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 12:00 pm (UTC)
I know! I had never heard of four. And am only slightly familiar with a couple of the others.
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[User Picture]From: thebekinator
2005-11-08 12:46 pm (UTC)
i've heard of all of them, but the best one by far is all in the family. yeah carol o'conner!
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 12:54 pm (UTC)
We got two votes for All in The Family now. :) Anyone else want to check in?
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[User Picture]From: mystik00769
2005-11-08 01:06 pm (UTC)
Never heard of Chico and the Man, but I've heard of the rest.

I'm also voting for All in the Family :)
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 01:13 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I hadn't heard of Chico and the Man either! And it was way up there. After a google search this is what I found:

" Ed Brown was a cantankerous old widower who owned and operated a small filling station in Los Angeles. He hired a fast-talking, cheery young Chicano, Chico Rodriguez, to help him run the place. Since Chico also lived in the garage, the two were always together, and when they weren't bickering between themselves, they came to a greater understanding of each other's generation and culture. They even learned to love each other. When Chico left Ed to start his own business (in actuality, actor Freddie Prinze committed suicide), Ed discovered a new "Chico"-a 12-year-old boy named Raul--and invited him to move in."
And that's Freddie Prince Jr. of I Know What you Did Last Summer and Scooby Doo fame's, Dad.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070975/

The sitcom only lasted four years.


-- Looks like All In The Family is definitely on top so far.
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From: s2e3
2005-11-08 01:29 pm (UTC)
I added you because you're super cool.
♥♥
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 01:30 pm (UTC)
Aww! Thanks. :) ♥ I'll add you of course too!

What's your favorite of the above shows?
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From: s2e3
2005-11-08 01:36 pm (UTC)
Hmm....I actually don't like them. Happy Days was always my fav.
:O
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 01:42 pm (UTC)
That's on a different list. *nod* I've got a whole bunch of these I'll post occasionally.
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From: s2e3
2005-11-08 01:36 pm (UTC)
P.S.
Yahoo! name?
AIM name?
Chatting wiff you sounds oooodles o'fun.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 01:43 pm (UTC)
I have an AIM name. LJRandomposting? RandompostingLJ? One of those. Thing is my laptop's broken right now and that's the computer that has my AIM stuff so I've been a little absent from the chatting seen. Eventually though I shall return. :) I think it says if it's with the LJ first or last on my info page. :)
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 01:44 pm (UTC)
Man, I gotta start watching All In The Family! It seems to be just about the Universal favorite.

Good Times was preachy? What was it about?

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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 06:46 pm (UTC)
Well that last episode of M*A*S*H would make anyone teary from what I've heard of it.
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[User Picture]From: sparklylights
2005-11-08 04:34 pm (UTC)
I loved Rhoda, it was really funny!
I think a girl in it now plays Marge Simpson, or her sisters....
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 06:51 pm (UTC)
Oh if it's that woman she IS funny! She's on Tracey Ullman's show.
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From: thisand_that
2005-11-08 06:12 pm (UTC)
M*A*S*H will allways be in my top 10.
=)
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 06:56 pm (UTC)
Oooh. I should have asked for everyone's top ten tv shows. I'll have to do that in the future. :)
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[User Picture]From: audrey_cooper
2005-11-08 07:42 pm (UTC)
God. I'm old.

I remember watching all of these shows. I could probably tell you tag lines and/or theme songs from each of them. My favorite was Maude, I think because she and my mom had the same hairstyle.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 08:48 pm (UTC)
Oh I love hairstyles from back then. ;)

And you're not old.

My grandma's old.
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[User Picture]From: fireghost
2005-11-08 07:43 pm (UTC)
Wow, that's an amazing coincidence. Someone mentioned Sanford and Son to me yesterday and I'd never heard of it. Turns out it was the American version of the British Steptoe and Son, and was actually really funny.
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 08:49 pm (UTC)
It's so interesting all the shows America has ruined from England. ;) It's nice to see occasionally we don't muck it up too much.

And hey, I love to make coincidences for everyone. :)
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From: etherealprimate
2005-11-08 08:56 pm (UTC)
I remember watching M*A*S*H and The Jeffersons re-runs as a child and young adult... ya, a LOT has changed in television... but some is the same. OH OH OH, cheesy Matrix quote, "Somethings change, and somethings never change."
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-11-08 09:27 pm (UTC)
lol, I'm sure that quote's been in more then just the matrix. I've said it myself I think and I've never seen the matrix.

Which was your favorite of those you've seen on the above list?
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