Me, America and all that TV stuff.

Something I did 6 years ago, I thought it was still relevant and I kinda liked it 🙂

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I remember many years ago, 1963 to be exact, I loved America. The Lucy Show, Cheyenne, Rawhide, Flicka and Rin Tin Tin.

The Kennedy’s were politically irrelevant to a child growing up in the 60’s, but I knew something was going on. The truth is that JFK was a much more enigmatic, exciting figure than Harold Wilson.

Even the places sounded magical, Arizona, Colorado, Tucson, the Rockies and Texas. Frank Sinatra sang to me, James Stewart made me want to be good, Steve McQueen made me want to be bad and Bob Hope made me laugh.

People say things are different now but are they? Will kids today feel the same way about TV programmes, films and actors when they are old and grumpy as I do?  Will the memory of Friends mean the same to them, as the memory of The Lucy Show does to me? Is George Clooney…

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10 Responses to Me, America and all that TV stuff.

  1. englishrose659 says:

    I like that Steve McQueen made you want to be bad🙂

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  2. Mark Tulin says:

    Loved those 60s shows. TV will never be the same. Hmm, wait a minute. I love the Game of Thrones and I laugh my ass off watching Larry David. Perhaps we should move on. 📺

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  3. K E Garland says:

    lol – I think they do still mean something to those who are younger than us. They’ll reminisce about Netflix and reality stars, the same way we think about whoever, when it drifts across our minds.

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