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  2. WordWolf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    This show had way more guest-stars than "Lost in Space."
  3. GeorgeStGeorge

    TV Show Mash-Up

    "Lost in Space" had three versions, spaced far enough apart, but the first one only went three seasons. George
  4. WordWolf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    Not any form of Brady. None of the shows I mentioned were animated. (I chose not to mention 2 animated spinoffs among my clues.)
  5. Raf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    Well, there were multiple Brady Bunch series, but too many to fit this description. Not to mention, the critical acclaim is a stretch for the Bradys. I have a hunch this was animated.
  6. Yesterday
  7. WordWolf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    Knowing your posting history, I would not be surprised if you never sat down to watch ANY of them. However, you certainly know the first show, and may know of at least the most recent.
  8. Thomas Loy Bumgarner

    Happy Deathday!

    Twinky, I studied music in college but my CCM days have past since 2015 and am now more traditional classical style(organ, piano, harpsicord, percussion, sacred choral). I now rarely listen to Hillsong, Bethel, Newsong, Newsboys, etc.
  9. GeorgeStGeorge

    TV Show Mash-Up

    I wouldn't be surprised if I recognize the shows, but right now I'm drawing a complete blank. George
  10. Twinky

    Happy Deathday!

    So there's some keen musos here. Think you should get yourselves together and lay down some tracks for us.
  11. WordWolf

    Gifts of the Holy Spirit in the Catholic Church

    Possibly the main divide in the RCC now is the "traditional" vs "Novo Ordus" stuff. One thing I've noticed with the new stuff, besides "charismatic Catholics", is both an increase in involvement of the laity (the everyday churchgoers) and an increase in involvement in and of Franciscan orders (of which there are several.) I see those as overlapping. When I was in contact with a parish in NYC where the laity was very active, involved, and fun to be around, I joked about their parish possibly ruffling a few feathers. One of the lay-leaders told me, matter-of-factly, that this was a Franciscan parish, so involvement was encouraged. I don't have real problems with "trads" other than to say that I think the new guys are, in at least some cases, pillars of their local communities, and genuinely helping those in need (with food and other necessities as well as job assistance.) I grew up with a "trad" RCC parish, and the thing felt PONDEROUS. It didn't seem to affect its community beyond the reach of sound during held masses. Granted, they had a parochial school, which was a real benefit to the families who sent their kids there, but otherwise it seemed fine ignoring the community and vice versa. The aloof arrogance, frankly, wasn't a bad preparation for the aloof arrogance of twi. It should not be a terrible shock that "novo ordus" stuff and "charismatics" are correlated. If it's all real, then God's working with the people who actually care and want to help. If it's all just religion and sociology, then the "charismatic" stuff won't be embraced by the old guard and will be embraced by the new- precisely because of who they both are, and it will help form a demarcation between the two.
  12. WordWolf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    This show lasted for 5 seasons. It had 2 shows eventually follow. One/the 2nd used a very similar format and lasted for about 2 seasons (changing networks in the process.) The third/other used a completely different format and lasted 1 season. Apparently, critics seemed to like it, but the public didn't watch it. (Me, I thought it was awful, but I don't speak for everyone. In fact, I found "The Star Wars Holiday Special" more watchable.) None of the shows premiered while any of the others was in production of new episodes, nor did they premiere shortly after any of the others ended filming. Although the first show occasionally made a passing reference to a cinematic release, AFAIK, the others did not (in the case of the last one, that seems just a little strange, given the timing.) Name the first show (for bragging rights, the names of all 3 shows.) I found the 3rd series unwatchable. All the shows had different names from each other. However, you'd know they shared characters just from the titles. Another tidbit is that all 3 shows premiered in different decades, and were not only separated by a few months (one premiering at the end of one decade, another at the beginning of the next), they premiered long after the preceding one had entered syndication in one form or another. BTW, my mention of The SWHS was not a clue, just a measure of how unwatchable I found the newest show. The third show was billed as a sort of "slice of life comedy" and a "mockumentary". I found the resulting product both unfunny and an abandonment of everything that made the first show memorable and accessible to the whole family (a classic, as I see it.) You may disagree, of course (the critics did and I don't know why.) Another example of Hollywood not being able to find 2 brain cells to rub together was that the first show was unable to find a studio or network willing to take a chance on it anywhere IN Hollywood. Eventually they found one elsewhere, and the results were excellent.
  13. WordWolf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    *checks* Interesting coincidence. "Get Smart" ALSO lasted 5 seasons. However, it didn't have 2 series' follow, and the later "Get Smart" was meant to follow approximately the same format, with Agents 86 and 66 working together in an action-comedy.
  14. WordWolf

    Movie Mash-Up

    The only movie I know of that was remake shot for shot was "PSYCHO". Other than the amount of stolen money, I think the script was identical.
  15. dmiller

    Happy Deathday!

    In May of 1985 I was with a bunch of other folks in South Dakota (Rapid City/ Black Hills) on L.E.A.D. We had all just finished our "Duo" and everyone was back in camp when an armed uniformed park ranger came driving up the trail looking for us to let us know that they had got a phone call, and were asked to find us and tell us that docvic had passed. I wondered why they were called and asked to look for us, but found out later on that the L.E.A.D. program was considered a "Mobile Root locale", and thus worthy of immediate notification of "breaking news" from NK. Our week long L.E.A.D. program was cut short by a day and a half because of it, but none of us complained. It's been 34 years since then and though the news was traumatic back then - - it is something I now no longer think about or remember - - except that in 1985 I was rock climbing and rappelling in the Black Hills of South Dakota. I'm loving the musical history being shared in this thread by the two of you (Socks and DWBH). I was always envious of all of you in JN/ etc./ (not for the being on stage and performing part) but just for the opportunity to pick with other top quality musicians and make music. I've had a chance to meet and hang out with a few at the heartbeats/ pfal 79/ ac 81/ etc./ etc. (back in the day) - - and it was always a treat and a learning experience. R@ndy DeBrule (I think that was his name) was in a TWI Bluegrass group that did some touring, and he showed me one heck-uv-a lot of melodic licks on the banjo. Instead of Bluegrass - - docvic decided to call the music style "Truegrass" because in his "infinite wisdom" he decided nothing could be "blue" since that sounded sad and not "abundant". Like a lot of other things, he screwed up a perfectly good music genre name just to satisfy his ego.
  16. DontWorryBeHappy

    Happy Deathday!

    Thanks for all those memories, Socks! Cool stuff indeed, brother. Cool stuff indeed!
  17. Last week
  18. GeorgeStGeorge

    Name that Actor/Actress (or Role)

    John Kassir? George
  19. socks

    Happy Deathday!

    That door's a floodgate now, old friend! Wow... Random thoughts...Back in touch with some of the old Cookin' Mama guys, one specifically who ended up in fact working for 10+ years with Gregg Allman on the road. He is a great musician, Tommy played guitar and was the founder of Cookin' Mama. We'd played together in a blues band prior to that which is how we met (and through that group of people is how I met my later-to-be-wife, although we soon realized we'd actually met the year prior to that - different story to that!).........Tommy picked up organ along the way when the CM band fleshed out from a 3 piece to horns and an expanded rhythm section which soon included me. He was getting his chops together on it by that summer when we went east after the ROA '71 to NY. I remember that C3? organ of Ralph's in his basement, where we rehearsed.....Alley Pond Park! that gig lingers in memory - playing with PDSTRO, and I think Sweet Fellowship, right? It was sort of a sprawl across the stage of several guitarists and bass and organ, etc. Loved playing there. We'd worked our way across the country that summer, Kansas first stop where we played in Wichita with Donnie F and the gang who we'd met just the year before in California and played a few gigs with Dove, and some group named "Crank" who I think did plenty of it.....then Indianapolis with John Lynn and the early Good Seed boys and we played a couple times, then the Way Nash for the summer school and ROA, then on to New York.....Tommy went on to do more organ work, and eventually got hooked up with Allman and that group worked for quite awhile with him. They still gig together and go billed as his former road band. Course there's the whole extended family of musicians that are the top tier of the lineup around that family of musicians (Betts, Haynes, Trucks, Herring, etc etc) but Tommy and the boys can, as they say, play. Allman didn't have any you had to knock it out and cut it every time from what I've heard. I've jammed with his group before and they canmove it right along, as they say. I'm working on a bunch of his guitars right now in fact and every couple months we chat, exchange some guitars - we've talked a lot about that summer and how great it was to meet all of you other there.... And back to Brian - I'm not sure if he was in the fellowship in '71, up in White Plains or Larchmont at that time, I don't recall meeting him when we played up there in Rye at Bishop's Dad's church......but I remember you, Cliff, Richie, Steve Perez, the gang.....we stayed for a week or so with Donald and Polly L too - our VW bus engine blew up, on the way in (Throg's Neck Bridge) and we had to get it replaced - in fact we had it at Geer's family's home who were gone for the summer? but he was there, as I recall, in the backyard of what I remember as a huge-ass house, and after not getting it repaired by our collective efforts it went into a shop with our family picking up the tab to help us out - whole nother story there too - ! Anyway.... I remember your red 335! I had the gold top Les Paul at the time. And I get what you mean about living there for more years - unfortunately it all turned inward. Many of the earliest plans were to get music together and hit the road. JN did a fair amount of that as time went on............. CMama certainly never had any plans to go with a "house band" role although we were more than happy to support the Way Nash's efforts. I also tried later with Sonrise in California, in '72 and the Way Nash wasn't sure what it wanted to do yet - Dr VP asked me about the 4th Corps as he thought a few others were coming into the 4th too, which would have included you. So that was the next step, but without a full rhythm section it wasn't able to get off the ground at the rate I think I'd originally envisioned it. I'm a guitar player and it doesn't work telling musicians they're f'd up all day long and working for the devil if they sneeze wrong. I figured there'd be some of that but it got way out of hand..............There was that early spark and I always remember after that first concert in Minster when we did Richies "As He Is", with the fast/4 jam at the end and I did kind of abbreviated bebop solo style and later VPW commented he had no idea "I could play that stuff", I think he thought I was a hippy plucker from Cali and that was it. He made the infamous statement - "turn up, I could barely hear you!!!".............something that didn't get said much after that as between Dorothy and Mark G there was always someone to make sure it was never "too loud"........Ken M was more than patient from his perspective and eventually did the kind of work he wanted to which was great, stuff........ Cookin' Mama burned VP's hide on volume though - we made loud go a whole nother place. Somewhere in the middle would have been nice but it's weird and you reminded me, every dammed set of ears in the Way Corps was always being an expert on sound and volume and what God liked and disliked............having a bunch of farmers-kids and former MacDonald's managers run things for a worldwide audience was........limiting to say the least. But - we tried. Which then reminds me of after Skip came in and joined in - Dorothy had always pumped that pipe organ like a tank, her and Rhoda could actually played pretty dammed loud for that BRC, at times. I remember Skip and I looking at each other at a SNS during one of those power-fests and cracking up! LIke - "whhhhuuuuut's happening HERE?".......they would crank it! Meanwhile I had a little pea shooter amp stuck under a piano somewhere and we were trying to figure out why no one could hear me....!! LOL! The memories, man - I do wish we could have picked it some for another year, that would have been fun. Who knows? I remember that when we did that first ROA album of tunes my song ended up being that last one we worked on and we had to rush the guitar parts, but we did do some harmony parts and wrapped it at the last minute. Don't remember the name of it but I remember working the parts out with you. I've never really told you I don't think, but it was a bit of a let down you re assigned as there were no other blues/rock players in the group then, there was me. And me, and then me. The other guys were good musicians yes, but different styles. I did learn that whole Travis thing from Cliff - prior to that I did kind of a backwards roll being left handed, so I liked learning the "right way" on that. Cool stuff, ol' friend!
  20. He played (and these ARE the giveaways) Larry Fine Jerry Lewis Jack McFarland
  21. Raf

    Movie Mash-Up

    New clue: The director was not fond of this movie when he finished filming it and seriously considered editing it down to a television episode. What changed his mind? The addition of the musical score. The first American movie to show a toilet flushing on screen. The director bought the movie rights to the book anonymously, then bought up as many copies of the book as he could to keep the plot a secret. Inspired multiple sequels, a prequel and a TV series. Remade in 1998. Shot for shot. Leading many to wonder, why? It bombed.
  22. Raf

    Movie Mash-Up

    Ah. Well, I remember it vividly, despite having seen it only once, at its original airing.
  23. Raf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    My first guess is Get Smart!, but I'm not quite sure that fits. Get Smart Again was just a TV movie to the best of my knowledge, and the third series was just called Get Smart (and was not critically acclaimed by a longshot).
  24. WordWolf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    Yes on the timing, I mentioned them chronologically, and Show 3 lasted one season. The shows all shared SOME characters but not every single one was shared with any of the others. I'd need a tight definition on "spin-off" to know if you'd think they were spin-offs. I'd say "no", but it's open to interpretation. (They do share some characters as the same characters.)
  25. WordWolf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    I was definitely talking about the 3rd series. I found it unwatchable. All the shows had different names from each other. However, you'd know they shared characters just from the titles.
  26. Raf

    TV Show Mash-Up

    When you say you "thought it was awful," you're talking about the third series, right? Also, I'm assuming from your question that the shows did not all have the same name.
  27. DontWorryBeHappy

    Happy Deathday!

    Socks....... Your post really kicked opened a lot of old, vivid memories of our first year in-rez together, 1973-74. Vic made us put all the instruments away for what, 6 weeks, 4 of which were da Klenz, right? LOL! What joy! It reminded me of the days before the first Rock in ‘71, and then ROA ‘72, and then ‘73, right before we all entered the 4th corpse. Cookin’ Mama, Sonrise, Cliff and me, Sweet Fellowship, The Knox County Band, Daystar, ,Selah, and of course, Pressed Down. Remember that big Saturday Nite Doo at the big dance hall in New Bremen or Minster in ‘71? We rocked that place that night! LOL! How about the Cookin’ Mama invasion of Long Island after the ROA?? What a great time that was! Steve and Bev were there for that too. Then....the birth of Way Productions Joyful Noise under the direction of Ted Ferrell, with Official Determinator Of Volume, Dorothy Owens! LOL. Weekly shows at the Crescent Theater in Minster. Free movie theater butter popcorn all week long, Saturday dress rehearsals, Sunday afternoon shows, starting in the fall of 1973. Clothes shopping for stage outfits in Dayton with Ted Ferrell in charge and driving!!! OMG! ROTFLMFAO! Joyful Noise was informally split into two groups....You and Ken, Dean, Brian,Claudette, Stevie Kay were the core of one and Cliff, Richie, Helen, Ted and me were the other. Mary Ann, Kish, Robin A. were also part of JN, and Mark Gluckin did the sound. WOW, what memories! Remember mixing and matching personnel, for little weekend trips to open up meetings for Vic outside of HQ, doing dances and jams for the in-rez corpse and staff.....lotsa good times, eh? I really admired your playing and seriousness about music. Was looking forward a lot to really coming up with some great ABB style guitar parts, but, when the first interim year assignments were made, and I saw mine as “Way Productions, HQ”, I FREAKED! There was no freaking way I was staying there another year! I wanted to get the hell “out on the field and move the word”, so I bitched to Vic and told him I didn’t wanna do it. He then screamed at me pleasantly and said, “And what gives YOU the right to be the first corps person to ever question my assignment?” Now what the f**k am I gonna do with ya??!”. LOL! So, we wound up in NC while you all stayed at HQ for the first ever Interim Year. And oh what a year that was! Thanks for the memories, old friend. Love to you and your’s, and.............peace.
  28. GeorgeStGeorge

    TV Show Mash-Up

    OK. So the general timing was Show 1 (5 seasons) -- Time passes -- Show 2 (2 seasons (or 1?)) -- Time passes -- Show 3 (1 season (or 2?)) (Although you mention the 2-season show second, it's not necessarily the second chronologically.) Were the other shows spin-offs? Did they share any characters? George
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