Why are TV executives so clueless?

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You'd think they would learn eventually. They took all the fun out of it. We never knew how much we would miss the Bodgers and the Meglomaniacs until they were gone.

-- Gus Peterson (zulualphatango@yahoo.com), January 04, 2001


They are so clueless because they sit in there office, and puff on their fancy pipes and they don't realize what the people want on the show. If they would get out of their offices and talk with the people their shows would have alot better ratings. Any one who has the same feelings I do email me at cobra137@dublin.com

-- Archie Chaisson,III (cobra137@dublin.com), January 04, 2001.

Well they are going to get a clue in the minute when the rating go way down low. Do they actually think htat the American version is going to work? What about the Bodgers and the Meglo- Maniacs.... and the Brothers in arms?? I can' t bear to watch that show anymore. TLC better get a clue and go back to the UK version!

-- Yummer Cat (PepsiMaddness@excite.com), January 04, 2001.

I just hate how American TV rips off UK ideas and then defecates all over them.

-- Mike Toerner (toerney@yahoo.com), January 09, 2001.

The new show is alot better than the british version. First of all you can understand what everyone is saying. Americans don't talk like they have marbles in their mouths like the brits do.

Second of all ANYTHING that the Americans do is better than the british version of the sdame thing, it's a known fact!! :)

-- Danny (daniel.burke@lexisnexis.com), July 09, 2001.

Yopu brits are sure jealous of us Americans aren't you? It's soooo sad!!!

The Americans whipped the British in every challenge. Even the fireboat challenge where the producers changed the rules so the Brothers in Arms could win. IE. Smaller fire for the brits...closer to the fire for the Brits...no crimped box for the Brits. Should I go on?

Every machine those guys built sucked big time. They cheated to win every challenge they won.

-- Danny (daniel.burke@lexisnexis.com), September 19, 2001.

you cannot say that all us tv is better than uk versions. i saw the pilot for US red dwark it just doesnt work the british have got a higher sense of humor that doesnt work on an american level, ie you dont understand irony

-- dominator (stig@dtfautley.fsnet.co.uk), January 15, 2004.

American TV is cheesy, tacky, ad-ridden, low quality garbage. No jealousy at all, we have the best TV in the world!

-- Mark Mahabir (maccy@maccomms.co.uk), February 21, 2004.

If you saw the scrapheap mega challange where they had to make flying machines with primitive tools and materials the british whipped the americans the americans didnt evan get off the ground while the british soared around at 200 foot we invented everything you envented the cheese burger and look where thats got us in life

-- Tom Hill (a_life_behind_bars2@hotmail.com), February 22, 2004.

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