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Let's put on a show!

As a kid, I always loved it when sitcoms got so desperate for a storyline that they pulled out the old "talent show" trope.

Which was your favorite?

by Anonymousreply 2204/09/2013

Also: every episode of Here's Lucy.

by Anonymousreply 104/08/2013

Ahem, Good Times's "Rent Party?"

by Anonymousreply 204/08/2013

Brady Bunch owns this thread.

We're gonna keep on keep on keep on dancing on through the night.

by Anonymousreply 304/08/2013

Thank you r2, I came here just to say that.

by Anonymousreply 404/08/2013

What the hell was a big ship model TA anyway?

I never got that.

by Anonymousreply 504/08/2013

It's a makeshift model TA and it's a car I guess.

by Anonymousreply 604/08/2013

I wish DL had more Designing Women threads.

by Anonymousreply 704/08/2013

With darlings like you, R7, EVERY thread can be made into a Designing Women thread, instantly!

Just add sap and stir.

by Anonymousreply 804/08/2013

I like that episode of "Designing Women" where the girls were lip-synching as the Supremes to Diana Ross' solo song "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and Suzanne tried to join in in full blackface.

by Anonymousreply 904/08/2013


by Anonymousreply 1004/08/2013

The alternate "let's put on a show" episode of The Brady Bunch is the one where they perform Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

by Anonymousreply 1104/08/2013

What about the "Eight Is Enough" talent show where Grant Goodeve debuted the now-famous theme song? Dame Betty Buckley also sang and I think Dick Van Patten and Adam Rich did the "Who's On First?" bit.

by Anonymousreply 1204/09/2013

The Dick Van Dyke show owns this thread.

by Anonymousreply 1304/09/2013

I LOVE LUCY preceded Dick Van Dyke and they put on more shows (with or without Ricky's nightclub act) than anyone.

by Anonymousreply 1404/09/2013

The Lucy Show and the execrable Main Street USA two-parter.

by Anonymousreply 1504/09/2013

Joan Crawford going to the supermarket.

Talk about a show to end all shows!

by Anonymousreply 1604/09/2013

Gilligan's Island had some great ones but the only one I can remember is the one with the Beatles knockoff group and the Honey Bees.

by Anonymousreply 1704/09/2013

Good Times owns this thread and isn't even in the poll. Fail.

by Anonymousreply 1804/09/2013

They did it regularly on the Britcom "Are You Being Served?"

by Anonymousreply 1904/09/2013

The Brady Bunch also put a Thanksgiving show.

Not to mention the high school shows where Marcia performed with Carol and Greg performed with Mike.

by Anonymousreply 2004/09/2013

Doesn't "The Little Rascals" own this thread?

by Anonymousreply 2104/09/2013

R17, how could you forget Harold Hecuba's monumental musical adaption of "Hamlet" with the music of "Carmen"?

by Anonymousreply 2204/09/2013
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