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The Couch Potato: Maybe Fonzie jumped the shark, but ‘Sunny’ still shines
It’s pretty hard for any show to maintain consistency over a long period of time. Whether it’s a comedy or drama, keeping the laughs coming or the tension realistic as the episodes pile up is the hardest thing to do with a long- running series.
The Couch Potato: Your guide to the best new shows on TV
The air is cooling, the leaves are turning and summer seems like a distant memory, which can only mean one thing (at least for the Couch Potato): it’s pilot season!
The Couch Potato: ‘Shark Tank’ is back and savvy viewers should take the bait
If there is one thing that never made sense to the old Couch Potato, it’s this: What the heck is the obsession with “Shark Week?” Most people don’t realize this, but “Shark Week” has been going on for 25 years on the Discovery Channel, which means I’ve been alive for every “Shark Week,” but doesn’t mean I’ve ever watched a single second of it.
The Couch Potato: Football is back on weekends — finally!
The wasteland that is television on Saturdays and Sundays is now over. Sports and television fans alike can rejoice that finally, college football and the NFL are back.
The Couch Potato: "Family Guy" continues to churn out laughs
There’s no doubt time flies. One minute you are kid begging for a candy bar in the checkout line of the grocery store, and the next minute you’re trying to reason your way out of buying that same candy bar for your 5-year-old daughter.
The Couch Potato: Seinfeld isn’t the only common theme for TV hits
This week’s Couch Potato entry is a bit more technical in nature than previous posts. So hold onto your seats for this non-stop thrill ride as I explore the depths of “Seinfeld” roots in modern TV.
The Couch Potato: I should say bye, bye ‘American Pie’ — but I just can’t
Way back in the summer of 1999, the Couch Potato was getting ready for his senior year of high school, bumming around with friends and endlessly searching for some form of entertainment.
The Couch Potato: As summer winds down, TV starts to heat up
As the summer winds down, the old Couch Potato is feeling a bit lazy and is not really in a storytelling mood. Hence, we’re going to try something different this week with a "Quick Hits" blog. Enjoy!
The Couch Potato: Find something new to watch on TV tonight
We spend a good portion of our lives searching for things to make us happy. Whether it is a wife, a friend, a good job or money, we are constantly looking for the next thing that will bring joy to our lives.
The Couch Potato: Cartoons are not quite what they used to be
The big, new exciting thing for the French Fries to do in the Couch Potato household as of late is something Mrs. Couch Potato has deemed “Movie Night.” This consists of picking an unseen children’s movie, laying out the sleeping bags on the living room floor, nuking some popcorn and relaxing as a family.
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