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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tunes Into TV

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What does Homer Simpson call “friend…mother…secret lover?” Television, you meathead! Here comes your wacky neighbor Uncle John to present TV the way only he can. From test patterns to Top Chef, from My Three Sons to Mad Men, as well as TV news, advertising, scandals, sitcoms, dramas, reality shows, and yadda yadda yadda, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tunes into TV is “dy-no-mite!” Read about…

Gilligans seven deadly sins

The inside story of TVs first commercial

What goes on behind the scenes of Jeopardy!

The most incredibly bizarre shows from around the world

Why Gene Roddenberry tried to beam the original Star Trek cast into space

What reality show producers dont want you to know

How the King of Late Night crushed his competition

What really went down on the island of LOST

Unexpected sitcom fatalities

TVs greatest chimps

And much, much more!

Synopsis:

What does Homer Simpson call “friend…mother…secret lover?” Television, you meathead. Here comes your wacky neighbor Uncle John to present TV the only way he can. From test patterns to Top Chef, from My Three Sons to Mad Men, TV news, advertising, scandals, sitcoms, dramas, reality shows, yadda yadda yadda, Uncle Johns Bathroom Reader Tunes into TV is “dy-no-mite!” Read about…Lucille Balls only flop; Talk Show Wars: the long list of talk-show hosts who took on Johnny Carson…and failed; TV firsts—the first commercial (Bulova Watch), the first exposed belly button (Gidget), and the first toilet in primetime (Leave it to Beaver); House of Michael Jacksons (a bunch of Jackson impersonators living in a house together) and other unsold reality shows; and much more!

About the Author

The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market—Throne Sitters—and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781607101819
Author:
Bathroom Readers
Publisher:
Portable Press
Author:
Bathroom Readers' Institute
Author:
Bathroom Reader's Hysterical Society
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
522
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anecdotes
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » General
Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Trivia
Engineering » Communications » Television
Reference » Trivia

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What does Homer Simpson call “friend…mother…secret lover?” Television, you meathead. Here comes your wacky neighbor Uncle John to present TV the only way he can. From test patterns to Top Chef, from My Three Sons to Mad Men, TV news, advertising, scandals, sitcoms, dramas, reality shows, yadda yadda yadda, Uncle Johns Bathroom Reader Tunes into TV is “dy-no-mite!” Read about…Lucille Balls only flop; Talk Show Wars: the long list of talk-show hosts who took on Johnny Carson…and failed; TV firsts—the first commercial (Bulova Watch), the first exposed belly button (Gidget), and the first toilet in primetime (Leave it to Beaver); House of Michael Jacksons (a bunch of Jackson impersonators living in a house together) and other unsold reality shows; and much more!

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