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Which reruns do you still watch?

I can watch I Love Lucy, Mary Tyler Moore and Dick Van Dyke over and over. (Not that I do, but I have seen them all many times.) And sometimes the classic 39 Honeymooners.

But the others, once I've seen an episode, that's it. No Big Bang Theory, no Seinfeld, no MASH or Hot in Cleveland.

Now that Antenna TV and MeTv have brought back some classics, I have watched every Hazel, every Burns and Allen and every Danny Thomas and Jack Benny (or at least what they showed of them.)

But once is enough.

How about you?

by Anonymousreply 14506/21/2014

I'd love to watch reruns of the Golden Girls, but for some reason the show has never been syndicated, at least not that I'm aware of - I can't find it on any cable channel.

by Anonymousreply 109/18/2013

You'll have to go to Kmart and buy the VHS tapes, r1.

by Anonymousreply 209/18/2013

R1, it's usually syndicated everywhere. It's on all day where I live. I also watch The Rifleman reruns. It's my new favorite show.

by Anonymousreply 309/18/2013

The Andy Griffith Show!

by Anonymousreply 409/18/2013

Fraiser, easily one of tv's funniest sitcoms.

by Anonymousreply 509/18/2013

I watch an episode of THE SOPRANOS every night on HBO-S. I've seen the whole series at least eight times now, but I keep watching it anyway. There's literally nothing better on, so why not?

by Anonymousreply 609/18/2013

I Love Lucy, Bob Newhart Show & Newhart, Andy Griffith, Leave it to Beaver, Golden Girls, Roseanne, Reno 911

by Anonymousreply 709/18/2013


by Anonymousreply 809/18/2013

Another vote for, 'Frasier'.

by Anonymousreply 909/18/2013



30 Rock


I wish someone was re-running The Odd Couple.

by Anonymousreply 1009/18/2013

My Mother the Car

by Anonymousreply 1109/18/2013

Watching all 3 seasons of gilligans island right now on metv. Sheer mindless escapism.

by Anonymousreply 1209/18/2013

I waited decades to see Maude and AIF again and when I saw both the series all the way through on Antenna TV I have no desire to see either again. I thought I'd want to see them over and over. It's the same with Murphy Brown when it had its short lived life on Nik. I remember loving it first run but it just didn't do it for me second time around. Now, Mad About You I'm able to watch a few times over. I have some on tape from back in the day and every now and then I pull a few out and watch. One show, not a comedy, that I can watch many times over is Judging Amy. First I'm a huge Tyne Daly fan but it's not just her. All the acting and the writing and most especially the subject matter was incredible.

My overnight show (The show I keep playing endlessly as I sleep since I can't sleep in silence) is Everybody Loves Raymond. I have no idea why that one helps me sleep by I have a VCR and tapes in my bedroom and that's what I turn on every night as soon as I feel sleepy enough to sleep. Freakin' odd I know.

by Anonymousreply 1309/18/2013

Only the classics. MTM, I Love Lucy, Andy Griffith, Bob Newhart and some others from the 60's. I can sometimes catch an old Seinfeld and watch it a bit. And I can still watch Will and Grace and double over laughing. But most sitcoms don't age well. I could never suffer through MASH or Home Improvement or Rosanne now. I hated Mad About You during its initial run so, no. Most of the old Fraziers are insufferable, too. All that mugging.

by Anonymousreply 1409/18/2013

I watch the Golden Girls, late night on the Hallmark channel.

I watch that nerd gravity show but I can never remember the name of it...probably has something to do with watching The Golden Girls.

by Anonymousreply 1509/18/2013


by Anonymousreply 1609/18/2013

Roseanne Seasons 1-5. Season 6 has some decent episodes. After that, don't bother.

The Golden Girls. Holds up amazingly well.

The Odd Couple. It's hard to find, but sometimes WPIX in NYC shows an old show or two.

Will & Grace.


Cheers, but only the Shelly Long years ('82-'87). The Kirstie Alley years don't hold up as well.

Sex & The City.

by Anonymousreply 1709/18/2013

Lucy, Roseanne, Everybody Loves Raymond

by Anonymousreply 1809/18/2013

Spartacus (Starz series), Xena, Wonder Woman, Smallville

by Anonymousreply 1909/18/2013

I like the B&W shows, Naked City and Perry Mason.

by Anonymousreply 2009/18/2013


Big Bang Theory

Family Guy

Sex & the City

by Anonymousreply 2109/18/2013

Reruns of Law and Order, the Mothership, were my sominex. I could fall asleep right in the middle of it. It was like an old, comfy pair of pajamas.

But not L&O SVU or CI.

by Anonymousreply 2209/18/2013

When Antenna ran Soap I was right there. I'll watch The Twilight Zone anytime.

by Anonymousreply 2309/18/2013

GSN is running Password Plus twice, at 9am and 11am. But the earlier ones were just shown a few months ago, so I don't watch those.

Since game shows generally aren't repeated, except on GSN, I'm spared the decision.

by Anonymousreply 2409/18/2013

Seinfeld, 30 Rock, Frasier, Will & Grace, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

when there's nothing else on, sometimes I turn to L & O SVU or House Hunters.

by Anonymousreply 2509/18/2013


The classic years of the Simpsons. Nothing from the past decade or so.

by Anonymousreply 2609/18/2013

Laverne and Shirley. Nobody does physical comedy like that anymore. It's one of the few shows from that era that holds up.

by Anonymousreply 2709/18/2013

FX has been rerunning Ellen in the morning, so I wanted to check it out again. I forgot what a good comedic actress she was. In retrospect, the show's biggest problem was it's uninteresting supporting cast. And the writing is pretty mediocre. I think they're coming up to the coming out episode next week.

by Anonymousreply 2809/18/2013

I can watch reruns of the original Star Trek over and over for some reason. Less so the newer Trek shows.

I can watch reruns of Family Guy and The Simpsons and Futurama over and over. Less so American Dad (even though I like that show better than the other two).

I can watch reruns of Firefly over and over. Ditto Buffy, and Angel. Less so DollHouse.

by Anonymousreply 2909/18/2013

Keeping Up Appearances.



Malcolm in The Middle.

by Anonymousreply 3009/18/2013

Law and Order (never SVI; CI only if it's not the regular guy), ST:TNG for dramas; Seinfeld, 30 Rock for comedy.

I could watch the B&W sitcoms forever: Dick Van Dyke of course but also Leave It to Beaver, Donna Reed, Ozzie and Harriet.

I was surprised how M*A*S*H has not held up. I loved that show originally but now it is like nails on a chalkboard.

by Anonymousreply 3109/18/2013

Will & Grace. I was in college during it's heyday and never watched it. I find it hilarious.

Frasier and Roseanne from time to time.

by Anonymousreply 3209/18/2013

Lucy Andy G MTM Rhoda King Queens

by Anonymousreply 3309/18/2013

I still like the Nanny even though I've seen most of them more than once.

The timing, the delivery, the lines...

And it's a treat to see Renee Taylor and Ann Morgan Guilbert chewing the scenery. (Millie Helper was often my favorite character on Dick Van Dyke.)

by Anonymousreply 3409/18/2013

Remington Steele, New Adventures of Old Christine, Mary Tyler Moore, You Are There, Friends, Murphy Brown, Crossing Jordan, The Big Valley, Due South, Scarecrow and Mrs. King.

by Anonymousreply 3509/18/2013

L&O - Mother ship

L&O - CI



House, MD


Big Bang



by Anonymousreply 3609/18/2013

I wish DirecTV had AntennaTV. Frasier, but I watch episodes on Youtube. L&Os. Occasionally: Seinfeld, Criminal Minds, Psych and Monk.

by Anonymousreply 3709/18/2013

Golden Girls can be seen on LOGO, at least where I live it can.



New Adventures of Old Christine

Everybody Loves Raymond

Golden Girls


L&O: Mothership

Living Single

by Anonymousreply 3809/18/2013

The Beverly Hillbillies

Petticoat Junction

Green Acres

by Anonymousreply 3909/18/2013

I TiVo two Perry Mason episodes a day from MeTv. I don't always watch them since I have seen them all more than once. I now pay attention to the regular extras they have. My favorite is "The Little Old Lady in the Hat" (see Google) who is always in the courtroom. No none seems to know her name but her big scene was when she was on the jury and they passed a gun among the jurors and she got all fluttery and passed it along quickly. She doesn't seem to have ever had any dialogue.

by Anonymousreply 4009/18/2013

Brady bunch, I love Lucy, the mother in laws, emergency,

by Anonymousreply 4109/18/2013


"No one seems…" not "No none seems…"

by Anonymousreply 4209/18/2013

The New Adventures of Old Christine.

by Anonymousreply 4309/18/2013

Crusader Rabbit and Diver Dan.

by Anonymousreply 4409/18/2013

The original L&O.


King of Queens.


Rockford Files.

The original Hawaii 5-O.

by Anonymousreply 4509/18/2013

Love BBT currently, but old Perry Mason shows are great and Burns and Allen are killer. I haven't seen any Burns and Allen in quite awhile, though. I need to track some episodes down.

by Anonymousreply 4609/18/2013

Apple's Way

by Anonymousreply 4709/18/2013

R29, I've been catching the eps this week too. It's so hard to imagine Ellen as straight though. Even with my horrible gaydar she was obviously gay. As far as reruns, I like the Andy Griffith Show, Roseanne, My Name is Earl and still love Laverne and Shirley. I'll catch Happy Days if it's one of the early ones.

by Anonymousreply 4809/18/2013

The porn I made before I got fat, old and gray and ugly.

by Anonymousreply 4909/18/2013

Two episodes of Burns and Allen are on late night Antenna TV weeknites, R47.

by Anonymousreply 5009/18/2013

Charlie's Angels, even the Tiffany Welles 4th season!

by Anonymousreply 5109/18/2013


Kath and Kim


Mama's Family

Summer Heights High

The Ellen Show

by Anonymousreply 5209/19/2013

I still enjoy AbFab reruns.

by Anonymousreply 5309/19/2013

Growing up I watched endless cycles of the Brady Bunch, Gilligan's Island and The Munsters.

Now, not so much.

by Anonymousreply 5409/20/2013

Is R1 posting from another dimension??? The Golden Girls probably play 24/7 on various channels on my cable system. Lifetime starting running them back in the 90s.

Seriously, how can someone claim they're not syndicated? Are you sure your set is on, hon? Buzz the nurse and ask her to check for you.

by Anonymousreply 5509/20/2013

Frasier, Third Rock from the Sun.

by Anonymousreply 5609/20/2013

The Waltons

by Anonymousreply 5709/21/2013

The fall guy. Colt a real hotty

by Anonymousreply 5809/21/2013

Supernatural. I love that show. Also X-files when it's on.

by Anonymousreply 5909/21/2013

The Big Valley. Love it

by Anonymousreply 6009/21/2013

I wish they would show the Patty Duke show on TV

by Anonymousreply 6109/21/2013

Munsters. Bewitched. Green Acres. Seen them countless times but will still watch. Never saw Burns And Allen before so they're all new to me and I like them.

by Anonymousreply 6209/21/2013

"I Love Lucy" is legit funny.

by Anonymousreply 6309/21/2013

Burns and Allen is wonderful. Their humor is timeless, it still holds up well 60 years later.

by Anonymousreply 6409/22/2013

I love Lucy All in the Family Green Acres Beverly Hillbillies The Lucy Show Mr. Ed ( it's on antenna and it's stupid as fuck but for some reason I watch it all the time ) Mary Tyler Moore Family Affair. This kids are vomit worthy cute and the show is so dated it could send a diabetic into a coma but it reminds me of when I was about 4 and my parents and brother were still alive and we'd watch it. So it's more of an emotional thing with me. Emergency Adam 12 Dr. Quinn The waltons The nanny

Ones I want to never see again in my life time..

Cosby. The mother is a royal bitch. I hate that show.

Fresh Prince. Ok that fat gay cousin Carlton was funny and calling the fat uncle "Hey cool-aide" was funny but that show was boring as fuck.

Frashier. Put two boring snobs and some english ho and a smart ass crippled dad together and it's 30 minutes of BORING! The dog was funny

Seinfield. What the hell is the big deal about that show? and does Julia Louie whatever the fuck her name is ever play any other character than elaine?

by Anonymousreply 6509/22/2013


by Anonymousreply 6609/22/2013

I prefer to watch the I Love Lucy episodes only from Season 3 onward.

The Hollywood episodes were the best.

by Anonymousreply 6709/22/2013

r1 is being facetious.

by Anonymousreply 6809/23/2013

Roseanne never gets old.

by Anonymousreply 6909/23/2013

Mission Impossible is one of my favorites, I love how things and people looked from the late 60s and early 70s. I was a kid in the 70's, so things just look familiar to me from then, and things are so different now in contrast.

by Anonymousreply 7009/23/2013

I Love Lucy.

Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Golden Girls (although most sitcoms from the '80's do not hold up well).

Law and Order (original).

The Honeymooners.

Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom.

by Anonymousreply 7109/23/2013

Frasier and Seinfeld but I'm getting tired of them.

Maybe I'll check out Modern Family reruns, because I've never watched that show.

by Anonymousreply 7209/23/2013

I DVR Will and Grace reruns to watch when there isn't much else on.

I wish they were still showing reruns of Wings. Funny, and I could never get enough of Tim Daly.

Golden Girls and Rosanne always seem to be running a marathon and I can watch maybe 2 eps before I've had my fix.

by Anonymousreply 7309/23/2013

I still haven't figured out the appeal but my week just isn't complete unless I get to see my two episodes of 'Benson' every Sunday evening. I'm also a big fan of Burns and Allen - especially of the cute son.

by Anonymousreply 7409/23/2013

That Ronnie Burns was so sweet and so adorably sexy.

by Anonymousreply 7509/23/2013

These are the shows I know I will never, ever stop watching because I love them more than words can say (in no particular order):

I LOVE LUCY (the beginning right up until they get to the Hollywood episodes, which is where I start to lose interest; granted, I've seen almost every episode 5 zillion times, it's just that the minute they get the call to go west, it's like the series just became a travelogue from that point forward -- they were always on the road going somewhere)

BEWITCHED (loved all eight seasons)

MARY TYLER MOORE (loved all seven seasons)

TWILIGHT ZONE (beginning to end, just amazing)

THE OUTER LIMITS (original B&W series only, not the Showtime remake)

THE RIFLEMAN (loved just about every episode)

THE HONEYMOONERS (loved 38 of the classic 39)

ADAM-12 (loved just about every episode)

LOST IN SPACE (this despite the fact the show was horribly sexist, plus Dr. Smith was annoying beyond words)

LAVERNE & SHIRLEY (right up until Cindy Williams left the show, after which it became completely unwatchable)

THREE'S COMPANY (only the Suzanne Somers years)

GILLIGAN'S ISLAND (brainless but a joy nonetheless)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS (loved just about every episode)

THE GOLDEN GIRLS (first 5 seasons brilliant, last 2 merely good)

SEINFELD (first 6 years only, last 3 were largely disposable save for 1 or 2 classic episodes like "The Soup Nazi")

FAME (loved all 6 seasons, though season 5 was the weakest)

by Anonymousreply 7609/23/2013

Have been watching THE BIONIC WOMAN all year on Cozi TV and enjoying it immensely. Haven't seen these episodes in literally 30+ years but they still hold up well, plus I'm reminded why I was madly in love with Lindsay Wagner as a 12-year-old gay boy.

Also love THE AVENGERS and actually get mad that this title now belongs solely to those silly Marvel movies. For me, however, it will forever and always be a reminder of John Steed and Emma Peel.

by Anonymousreply 7709/23/2013

Which one episode of the Honeymooners don't you like, r78?

by Anonymousreply 7809/23/2013

The Love Boat always draws me in, dammit. No continuing stories, easy to pick up halfway through an ep and there's usually an Old Hollywood guest star or two. Fantasy Island is the same formula, but it just doesn't have the same appeal. Must be the boat.

I'd love to see Melrose Place and Beverly Hills 90210 in syndication, but they haven't played on Aussie tv in donkey's years. Ditto Picket Fences and Dawson's Creek. *hangs head in shame*

by Anonymousreply 7909/23/2013

Beverly Hillbillies is incredibly witty and timeless. I can watch "A Plot for Granny" over and over:

by Anonymousreply 8009/23/2013

House Hunters reruns.

Especially when I'm very stressed, there's something about HH that totally relaxes me. (I read that Hillary Clinton watched "Love It or List It" for relaxation while she was Sec of State.)

by Anonymousreply 8109/23/2013

Funny you ask, R80, because they just showed it last night (and I changed the channel). It was the episode in which Ralph tapes an apology to Alice about the fight he'd had with her mother. I hated it because Alice did not deserve an apology; her mother was wrong to have done what she did to Ralph (purposely revealing the ending of a play for which he'd just bought tickets) and instead of standing up to her, Alice got mad at Ralph instead. It was the one and only time in which I felt Alice was completely wrong and Ralph was completely right, but yet he was the one made to apologize.

Hated that episode.

by Anonymousreply 8209/23/2013

Cheers 24

by Anonymousreply 8309/24/2013

r71 I'm an MI fan as well. Loved 'em as a kid, even though I knew they were cheesy. Even moreso now, but I still watch. Have a few seasons on DVD. One of my favorite episodes is that really horrible one where Barbara Bain plays a "Cabaret"-type chanteuse. OMG she's terrible, but I can't not watch. The 90's remakes were pathetic, except that Australian guy had me glued to the set. Cowabunga!

by Anonymousreply 8409/24/2013

For those who are W&G watchers, both WEtv and LOGO are showing episodes now.

WE shows them from 5 -7 PM weeknights. LOGO is showing them from 5-7 PM, 11 PM and again around 1 AM.

FYI - it appears that WE is showing them in episode order; LOGO skips around.

Watched the episode where they go to Karen's ski lodge to distract Will from his anniversary with Michael. When Karen cooks that beef roast, its hysterical!

by Anonymousreply 8509/24/2013

r72, What channel?! "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom."

Same question to r79 about "The Avengers"!

by Anonymousreply 8609/24/2013

The Rockford Files



Law and Order - Criminal Intent (D'Onofrio episodes)

by Anonymousreply 8709/24/2013

The Mary Tyler Moore Show (forever and always)

Designing Women (one of the best shows ever)

Filthy Rich (Ann Wedgeworth is hilarious.)

The Powers That Be (Holland Taylor: People. Don't get me started on people.)

by Anonymousreply 8809/24/2013

R81 I've been watching The Love Boat and Fantasy Island recently. So cheesy and yet I'm drawn in with the 70's C-List guest stars.

by Anonymousreply 8909/24/2013

The X-Files, Wonder Woman.

by Anonymousreply 9009/24/2013

The Love Boat, Hart to Hart, Fantasy Island, Melrose Place. Aaron Spelling did create some fantastic escapist tv.

by Anonymousreply 9109/24/2013

Charlie's Angels. The show was more detective the first season. By the Tanya Robert time the show became a parody. Jumped the shark with Shelly Hack

by Anonymousreply 9205/21/2014

Emergency! (I've had a thing for Johnny for almost 40 years now)

by Anonymousreply 9305/21/2014

I've watched HBO's "Rome" several times. There's just something oddly comfy about it, despite the occasional gore.

I love to watch SCTV on youtube. I'll always love John Candy and the Schmenge Brothers, Yosh and Stan.

If I feel like watching tv and the only decent thing on is Seinfeld, I will watch i. But I don't seek it out.

My husband finally got his China Beach. He's been waiting for the DVDs to come out for years. I don't watch it, but he has an obsession with that show and with the old David Carradine show Kung Fu.

I like to watch old tv marathons for a few hours around the holidays. Twilight Zone, Honeymooners. My sister had a fat friend who was obsessed with the Honeymooners and did Ralph Kramden impressions line by line. It reminds me of a fun time when I was younger and would laugh at him doing Ralph while we were all stoned. .

by Anonymousreply 9405/21/2014

MARY! Tyler Moore

by Anonymousreply 9505/21/2014

Murder She Wrote

by Anonymousreply 9605/21/2014

Seinfeld The X Files Family Ties

by Anonymousreply 9705/21/2014

I never get tired of James Garner and the Rockford Files. I sure wish Southern California still looked like that. The good old days.

by Anonymousreply 9805/21/2014

[quote]Emergency! (I've had a thing for Johnny for almost 40 years now)

Randolph Mantooth still looks good! I also like to watch Emergency! as well as Adam-12.

by Anonymousreply 9905/21/2014

Wow. It took nearly 100 replies to get a "Murder, She Wrote."

I can watch it over and over. Never gets old.

Shows I watch repeatedly (besides MSW) include the original L&O, The Simpsons, X Files and Malcolm in the Middle. Older ones I love would be Charlie's Angels, MTM, Dick Van Dyke and Twilight Zone.

Shows I am discovering thanks to some cable stations/Netflix are Marcus Welby, Rockford Files, Starsky & Hutch and Kolchak: The Night Stalker (my current obsession).

Shows I want to check out include Mary Hartman, The Bob Newhart Show, and now, thanks to this thread, Burns & Allen and Perry Mason.

And I really wish they would put WKRP on TV again!!!

by Anonymousreply 10005/21/2014


by Anonymousreply 10105/21/2014

MTM Andy Griffith Show (first 5 seasons) Green Acres Bob Newhart Show Rocky & Bullwinkle Show King of the Hill Bewitched (first Darrin seasons) Golden Girls Freaks and Geeks Ab Fab (first 3 seasons)

by Anonymousreply 10205/21/2014



Designing Women

Wonder Woman

I Dream of Jeannie

Mister Ed

Donna Reed Show

Star Trek

by Anonymousreply 10305/21/2014

I Love Lucy, some early MTM shows, Hazel, Will and Grace, some Designing Women; I have seen the Golden Girls so many times over and over that I can't watch them anymore. The Norman Lear sitcoms do not wear well. Seinfeld seems very dated and annoying now. I never liked Cheers or Raymond. I like some of the Frasier episodes, but not all of them. If they would ever show them (don't laugh,) I would watch Mama's Family.

I never saw Sex and the City, so I generally enjoy those now, although I don't like the girl who married the bald guy.

by Anonymousreply 10405/21/2014

R103, are you serious?! For honest and for true?!?!

If so, I am SO buying it!!!

by Anonymousreply 10505/21/2014

Oh, I forgot Night Gallery and Twilight Zone as well as a new one I just discovered on ME..."Thriller" hosted by Boris Karloff. It's been quite good and with top quality acting.

by Anonymousreply 10605/21/2014

Absolutely Fabulous

Are You Being Served?

Three's Company

by Anonymousreply 10705/21/2014

I tell my regular contacts (friends, neighbors, relatives) not to disturb me during my "SPMT", that is, my "Sacred Perry Mason Time."

by Anonymousreply 10805/21/2014

Rocky and Bullwinkle--will be hilarious 100 years from now. WHY don't they put this back on?

The Nanny. One of the all time funniest series ever. Who couldn't love Ma and Grandma Yetta, plus Niles and CC baiting each other? Fran--truly the successor to Lucy (sorry Grace, it isn't you.)

Some of the very old Beverly Hillbillies still crack me up--and another vote for the first season of Lost in Space.

by Anonymousreply 10905/21/2014

No love for Barney Miller? I bought the DVD's on Amazon and watch them whenever I need to laugh.

by Anonymousreply 11005/21/2014

Ages would be helpful in this thread. I am turning 40 at the end of May.

Sanford and Son All in the Family Mary Tyler Moore Roseanne The Munsters Barnaby Jones (nostalgia; watching re-runs with my gran) The Sopranos Curb Your Enthusiasm Original 39 eps of the Honeymooners I Love Lucy when I can find it Match Game

Shows I Own: AbFab The Odd Couple Arrested Development The Larry Sanders Show

by Anonymousreply 11105/21/2014

I've recently discovered MeTV and I'm addicted. WKRP, Taxi, Sanford and Son, Threes Company are all I watch. I was going to give Emergency a try as well.

by Anonymousreply 11205/21/2014

I like Barney Miller, R113

by Anonymousreply 11305/21/2014

I agree, R115. MeTV is the greatest thing ever.

R102, WKRP currently comes on Sunday nights I think on MeTV.

by Anonymousreply 11405/21/2014

Love that genre called the 1970s detective series, in particular:

Streets of San Francisco


Barnaby Jones



Hawaii Five-O

by Anonymousreply 11505/21/2014

The Middle on the Hallmark Channel

What happened to Frasier though? It seems to be off the Hallmark Channel now.

by Anonymousreply 11605/21/2014

The Honeymooners

The twilight Zone.

Bewitched-the first four years only, before they changed Dicks.

by Anonymousreply 11705/21/2014

Funny you mention that, R119. I just noticed last night that Hallmark switched the time slots for Cheers and Frasier. It's now Frasier first, followed by Cheers, then I Love Lucy.

by Anonymousreply 11805/21/2014

By the way, for those who may not have heard, MeTV is about to start showing BOSOM BUDDIES starting next week (I think on Thursday nights in place of RHODA, which is going on summer rest).

by Anonymousreply 11905/21/2014

I love Columbo reruns.

I'm also easily pulled into reruns of Roseanne, The Incredible Hulk, Friday the 13th: The Series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Supernatural, Sex and the City, Malcolm in the Middle and Arrested Development.

Netflix has Melrose Place streaming and I've been into that recently. I found a Youtube channel with every Tales from the Crypt episode. I've streamed them through Plex and watch them in bed sometimes.

by Anonymousreply 12005/21/2014

I forgot to add Intervention. I re-watched lots of them on Amazon Prime. Now Lifetime is airing them at odd times during the morning.

Thanks for the info, R122. I've never found Tom Hanks more likeable than he was in Bosom Buddies. And Peter Scolari was one of my first TV boyfriends when I was little.

by Anonymousreply 12105/21/2014

Streets of San Francisco pretty amazing for a network pre-cable show. Character driven and the city itself is photographed in such a way that it is a character.

The Fugitive with David Janssen is really good too. His rarely seen sister is an excellent actress. I would think she may still be alive.

The very early Bewitched seem more adult in nature than the show became. What a great cast--Agnes Moorehead and Marion Lorne and Alice Pearce. Was George Tobias gay? In dozens of old films.

by Anonymousreply 12205/21/2014

R115 R117 I'm a faithful MeTV watcher, but my stupid cable provide (Charter) refuses to add the local station that carries it. They even just did a major digital changeover and added a lot of new stuff, but still no MeTV. I have to watch it over the air with my rabbit ears.

If you like old movies, there are two newish channels that show a lot of them: GetTV and Movies!

by Anonymousreply 12305/21/2014

Count your blessings, R126, at least you can get MeTV locally. My crappy TV market only has Antenna TV and Bounce TV, neither of which compare. The only way I can watch MeTV is on :(

by Anonymousreply 12405/21/2014

I bought one of those digital boxes for my bedroom TV that doesn't have cable. Here in Houston with the digital box we get WeTv, Cube, and a movie channel called This. I'm currently watching Raging Bull for the first time on there. The box also comes with a ton of foreign language channels. The African soap operas are a riot, so are the Vietnamese variety shows. If it weren't for Game of Thrones I'd cancel my cable all together since I rarely watch it now.

by Anonymousreply 12505/21/2014

"That 70s Show" is always watchable. Even the weaker seasons. The pilot was perfect. Comfort food that now works on 2 levels: the Seventies, and the Nineties.

"Freaks & Geeks" always reveals something, even after repeat viewings.

"Happy Days" which ran on The Hub for awhile. The Richie seasons, more comfort food.

"The Gilmore Girls"- the Chilton years, maybe the first college year, with Digger. Before they lobotomized Dean and hooked up Lorelai and Dean.

"Batman", the 66 series. Also ran on The Hub, now said to be getting a DVD, Blu Ray release. Because. Julie Newmar and Eartha Kitt and Yvonne Craig.

"Dobie Gillis" Had a crush on Dobie when this ran on the Superstation in the 70s. Still funnier, smarter than most things on TV. Plus, inspired "Scooby Doo" (Dobie/Fred, Maynard/Shaggy, Thalia/Daphne, Zelda/Velma)

"Scooby Doo Where Are You?", the original series, and "The Flintstones", once ubiquitous, now unseen

by Anonymousreply 12605/21/2014

Green Acres.

by Anonymousreply 12706/21/2014

Night Stalker

by Anonymousreply 12806/21/2014

MeTV airs "Petticoat Junction" early every weekday morning in Boston. My God, what an awful show. Who was their target audience back in the 1960s? Were the daughters the attraction? The only good thing about the series was Mike Minor, who was sexy as hell.

by Anonymousreply 12906/21/2014

Night Stalker, Night Gallery, Twilight Zone, Bewitched, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Avengers, Family Affair

by Anonymousreply 13006/21/2014

Why "The Donna Reed Show" was once so popular escapes me.

by Anonymousreply 13106/21/2014

Another vote for Night Gallery. Law & Order, Twillight Zone, Big Bang.

by Anonymousreply 13206/21/2014

Xena, Buffy, Wonderfalls, Lost, Ugly Betty, 30 Rock and Community.

by Anonymousreply 13306/21/2014


The Middle

by Anonymousreply 13406/21/2014

The Golden Girls





Law & Order (original, especially episodes from the Lenny years)

Gilmore Girls (pre-Yale)

by Anonymousreply 13506/21/2014

What's that girl? Timmy fell down the well?

by Anonymousreply 13606/21/2014

Cold Case. I've seen each episode at least twice, but if I happen to land on the ION channel when it's on, I'll probably watch it to the end, depending on the storyline and the music.

And the gay episodes: the one with the gay cops? The one with the gay baseball player? I've probably seen those ones five times. "To every thing, turn, turn, turn, there is a season, turn, turn, turn..."

by Anonymousreply 13706/21/2014

For my daily dose of both laughter and irritation, I choose Everybody Loves Raymond and King Of Queens.

by Anonymousreply 13806/21/2014

XFiles....because the truth IS out there.....somewhere

by Anonymousreply 13906/21/2014

Mainly Star Trek (original series), Twilight Zone, Outer Limits, Thriller ... comedy doesn't age very well IMO.

by Anonymousreply 14006/21/2014

I watch the show that shall not be named, that gave us the bitchiness of Frida Claxton, the haughtiness of Barbara Thorndyke, the efficiency of Nurse Defarge, the mystery of Cindy Lou Peeples, the impotence of Ted Zbornak, the stature of Dr. Jonathan Newman, the bluntness of Mamie Watkins, the fierceness of Rex Huntington, the voo-doo of Marguerite Brown, the boldness of Trudy McMann, the sluttiness of Posey MacGlinn, the spiciness of Enrique Mas, and the raw talent of Phyllis Hammerow.

by Anonymousreply 14106/21/2014

I will watch reruns of the early seasons of Roseanne.

by Anonymousreply 14206/21/2014
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