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Sitcom Characters Who Pretend To Be Married

    Sitcom Characters Who Pretend To Be Married By Doug Poe Nearly twenty years after I was happily divorced, I still encounter occasions when I pretend to be married. When a salesman calls, I act friendly while he presents his spiel, after which I inform him that I can make no purchase decisions without consulting my wife. There are…

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Importance of Maintaining Viewing Distance While Watching TV

    Importance of Maintaining Viewing Distance While Watching TV By Khushnud Khan Whenever we plan to watch a movie in the theatres, most of us will definitely prefer seats somewhere in the middle, rather than sitting right at the front or way back at the end of the theatre. While it is not exactly the same when it comes…

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Sitcom Characters Who Wrestle With Their Consciences After Finding Money

    Sitcom Characters Who Wrestle With Their Consciences After Finding Money By Doug Poe Usually the only money I ever find is a piece of small change, mostly pennies. Yesterday afternoon, however, I happened upon a crisp twenty dollar bill in the restroom of a convenience store down the street. Probably I should have pocketed it just like I…

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Classic TV Shows With Much Outdated Titles

    Classic TV Shows With Much Outdated Titles By Doug Poe To compete with the Super Bowl this past Sunday, a local television station decided to air a marathon of a sitcom that is associated with the biggest name in that particular game. Any viewer who did not care to watch Tom Brady, the quarterback of the New England…

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Sitcom Characters Who Get Back Together With An Ex

    Sitcom Characters Who Get Back Together With An Ex By Doug Poe One of the most memorable episodes of Seinfeld is titled “The Deal,” when Jerry and Elaine decide to become romantic again. The sexual intimacy, as both had feared, ends up jeopardizing their friendship. Fortunately the two managed to get the friendship back, but it had to…

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Famous Guests Who Have Appeared On Judge Faith

Famous Guests Who Have Appeared On Judge Faith By Doug Poe As if seeing my Cincinnati Bearcats ranked in the top ten in nearly every major preseason poll were not enough, my thirst for the start of the college basketball season was exacerbated last week by a daytime TV series totally unrelated to the sport. In the court room during…

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Sitcom Characters Who Attend Concerts Of Their Favorite Bands

Sitcom Characters Who Attend Concerts Of Their Favorite Bands By Doug Poe Season 29 of The Simpsons is set to begin next month, extending an already unbelievable run for the animated sitcom about a modern nuclear family. Homer and his family have created a lot of comedy over three decades, especially poking fun at issues ranging from politics to sports…

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TV Episodes Named After Song Titles

As my daughter was scanning through a list of episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, I noticed something unusual about their titles. Nearly every one of them was named after a well-known rock song, including “Let It Be” and “A Hard Day’s Night” by The Beatles. Several episodes took their title from REM songs, such as “Losing My Religion” and “Begin the Begin.

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Sitcom Episodes With Characters Who Participate In Marathons

Holidays, as joyous as they may be overall, are too often the worst days for television addicts like me. Outside of parades, meaningless sports events, and movies centered around the theme of the occasion, there is little of interest to watch. Fortunately, one of my favorite cable channels airs a marathon of one of the old time classic shows from my childhood.

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Sitcom Characters Who Fear They Have Been Cursed With Bad Luck

Sitcom Characters Who Fear They Have Been Cursed With Bad Luck By Doug Poe Arriving on the doorstep yesterday was a small package that looked eerily like the one which had come just a few weeks before. It, too, was addressed to my daughter, so I brought it in and placed it on her bed. When she arrived home and…

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