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Revisiting One Episode Wonders

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#1 OFFLINE   SayWhat?


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Posted 11 October 2009 - 09:52 PM

(CNN) -- A few weeks into the fall TV season, and already one show is down for the count.

But let's look on the bright side. "The Beautiful Life" got at least two episodes in before the CW gave it the ax, spared from that TV-land rarity: the single episode show.

Although the jury's still out on which series will last to see this year's November sweeps, none of them (as their developers are certainly thankful about) can be lumped in with the truly cringe-worthy and sadly uninteresting one-episode wonders.

Here are some of the shows that saw the light of your television screen for just a single episode.


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Posted 11 October 2009 - 10:01 PM

The only show on that list I've ever heard of is "Anchorwoman", and the only reason I've heard of it is because they had a bunch of billboards up in the Tyler, TX area (I used to drive through there) announcing that Lauren Jones would be anchoring there and promoting the show.

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Posted 13 October 2009 - 12:01 PM

I always thought Heather Graham was hot so I actually watched the one episode of Emily's Reasons Why Not and it was without a doubt the worst program I ever watched.

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Posted 14 October 2009 - 10:10 AM

Here's Wikipedia's complete list of one-episode shows. Of these, the only one I watched was the game show "The Rich List," which actually was fairly good.
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Posted 14 October 2009 - 10:15 AM

Here's Wikipedia's complete list of one-episode shows. Of these, the only one I watched was the game show "The Rich List," which actually was fairly good.

From that list:
Heil Honey I'm Home!
A 1990 British comedy that spoofed American sitcoms of the 1950s and '60s by featuring caricatures of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun who live in matrimonial bliss until they become neighbours to a Jewish couple.

Seriously??? :nono2:
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