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Old 11-20-2017, 05:03 PM   #1421
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Has anyone else been watching Stranger Things? We just finished the first season this past weekend. It's really well done.
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Old 11-25-2017, 09:55 PM   #1422
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There was a show on tonight about "Robbie The Reindeer". Don't let your kids watch this.
A slutty female reindeer lounging of a sofa with her breasts showing, some gay reindeer, and other characters that are very unsavory. Even Blitzen is evil. Certainly not suitable for young children. Not even suitable for family viewing.
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Old 11-26-2017, 12:16 AM   #1423
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There was a show on tonight about "Robbie The Reindeer". Don't let your kids watch this.
A slutty female reindeer lounging of a sofa with her breasts showing, some gay reindeer, and other characters that are very unsavory. Even Blitzen is evil. Certainly not suitable for young children. Not even suitable for family viewing.
Don't be a prude. The female reindeer have breasts, but they're covered in fur. You don't think young children are aware that women have breasts?

And as for gay characters being "unsavory," I really don't think you want to go there.
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Old 11-26-2017, 01:59 AM   #1424
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Steve, it appears that a lot of viewers were thrown for a loop when they viewed "Robbie" tonight. "Fans Are Scratching Their Heads..."

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There was a show on tonight about "Robbie The Reindeer"...
We watched college football all day, so I had to Google this to find out what you were talking about. Huh, did you know that this show is actually one of those fine BBC series that you love so much? The U.S. version had all new audio, with American actors voice the characters. I guess everything isn't all "Downton Abbey" across the pond.
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Old 11-26-2017, 09:58 AM   #1425
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Steve, it appears that a lot of viewers were thrown for a loop when they viewed "Robbie" tonight. "Fans Are Scratching Their Heads..."
Seriously? This isn't a new cartoon. My daughter has had the VHS tape since she was a kid -- along with other British classics, such as Wallace and Gromit. Neither her mom nor myself ever questioned the "family friendliness" of it. If you watch it, it's actually quite funny, and no more "dirty" than pretty much any Bugs Bunny cartoon from the 1940s.

Now that I read the article, it says this new version was re-dubbed using American actors. I'm not sure why they would do that. I haven't seen the "new" version, but these reindeer characters with British accents is one of the things that made it somewhat cute and charming.

Regardless, we Americans really need to relax and stop being offended by every stupid little thing.
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Old 11-26-2017, 02:46 PM   #1426
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Sorry folks. Just give me Rudolph and I'll be happy. I see no need to create new family members of the original cast of reindeer. This is definitely not fare for small children.
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Old 11-29-2017, 07:44 PM   #1427
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The new season of Vikings starts in an hour on The History Channel.
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The new season of Vikings starts in an hour on The History Channel.


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Old 12-07-2017, 09:17 PM   #1429
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Watching Iron Chef Showdown - the theme is The Feast of the Seven Fishes. Should be interesting.
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Old 12-15-2017, 03:42 PM   #1430
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Attention fans of Call the Midwife and Last Tango in Halifax (PBS)

Christmas specials will be airing for those shows so watch your local listings.
Call the Midwife special will air on Christmas night for me.
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