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#696675 - 03/05/07 08:14 PM Worst TV Show Idea Ever...
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ABC will put this on as a pilot...
But NBC has, in all reality, killed Studio 60...
TV these days stink...

Geico Caveman To Star In ABC Pilot

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#696682 - 03/05/07 08:18 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Imagine
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The commercials are bad enough. Having to sit thru a whole show would be torture!!!

TV these days DOES stink.
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#696685 - 03/05/07 08:19 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... kitten
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I heard it on the news, something like Cavemen living in 2008, how inane...
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#696701 - 03/05/07 08:29 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Retired DQ
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#696720 - 03/05/07 08:44 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Skunk Boy
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Reminds me of Phil Hartman's "Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer" on SNL. I always got a kick out of it, but the difference between a skit and a series is huge, and I'm sure that the schtick would get old fast.

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#696721 - 03/05/07 08:45 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... GLKS
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harty, you read my mind! Those were my thoughts exactly. What a terrible idea for a show.
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#696743 - 03/05/07 09:05 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... BurntSienna
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like I said before...Studio 60 gets axed, but we get this...

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#696778 - 03/05/07 09:27 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Imagine
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Originally Posted By: NeophytePolitico
like I said before...Studio 60 gets axed, but we get this...


Are you serious? I thought Studio 60 was a good show.
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#696822 - 03/05/07 09:44 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Skunk Boy
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Originally Posted By: Skunk Boy
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That's the first thing I thought of when I heard about this idea for a show.

Now, will Geico sponsor the show? Will they continue to make the commercials?
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#696829 - 03/05/07 09:48 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Cowboys Fan
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Originally Posted By: NeophytePolitico
like I said before...Studio 60 gets axed, but we get this...


Are you serious? I thought Studio 60 was a good show.


Was pulled for The Black Donnellys
It might not return.

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#696880 - 03/05/07 10:21 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Imagine
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I never had a chance to watch Studio 60, but a friend of mine thought it was good. I think it probably suffered in a poor time-slot. Based on the ads, The Black Donnellys looks terrible.

I heard about the Caveman idea on the news this morning. I don't think it'll go very far.
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#696889 - 03/05/07 10:30 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Becka Marr
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Studio 60 was a great show -- TV execs don't have a clue...

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#696893 - 03/05/07 10:33 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... The Incredible ComplyGuy
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Originally Posted By: The Incredible ComplyGuy
Studio 60 was a great show -- TV execs don't have a clue...


I agree; it was a little uneven, but overall was great. Crisp dialogue, good humor, and decent acting.
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#696900 - 03/05/07 10:36 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... rainman
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The only thing that would make this worse is if the cavemen were singing cops.
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#696903 - 03/05/07 10:38 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Peepers
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Originally Posted By: Mr. Peepers
The only thing that would make this worse is if the cavemen were singing cops.


Peeps, did you hear that the lead caveman is being played by . . . Nicholas Cage?
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#696915 - 03/05/07 10:48 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... rainman
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Then I will finally find the answer to the question that’s been eating me up inside…..

“Can grunting dialogue be over-acted?”

I say my man Cage can do it.
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#696962 - 03/06/07 12:44 AM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Peepers
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I hate that Studio 60 is gone. Oh well one less show to watch.
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#697029 - 03/06/07 02:15 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... CRAatBOK
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I liked Studio 60 but the time slot wasn't a good for me so I always recorded to watch later.

The Caveman commercials are mostly funny but I don't see that a sitcom would work. 30 to 60 seconds at a time is ok, but 30 minutes---people won't watch.

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#697036 - 03/06/07 02:25 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... Peepers
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Originally Posted By: Mr. Peepers
Then I will finally find the answer to the question that’s been eating me up inside…..

“Can grunting dialogue be over-acted?”

I say my man Cage can do it.

All he'll really need to do is re-create his role from Con Air, right?
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#697113 - 03/06/07 03:35 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... RVFlyboy
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I heard Studio 60 could return, that the Black D is a filler program. Seems the network is looking at doing something similar to what USA network has done by having shorter seasons and more shows with fewer reruns.

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#697234 - 03/06/07 05:18 PM Re: Worst TV Show Idea Ever... RVFlyboy
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Originally Posted By: CessnaFlyboy (was MagicBanker)
Originally Posted By: Mr. Peepers
Then I will finally find the answer to the question that’s been eating me up inside…..

“Can grunting dialogue be over-acted?”

I say my man Cage can do it.

All he'll really need to do is re-create his role from Con Air, right?


Con Air, Face Off, The Rock or most any other movie he starred in.

There are some really low points in a number of his movies. It may be hard for him to recreate the ridiculousness of some of them, but I believe he still has it in him to try his worst.
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