History BetterThanItSounds / LiveActionTV

29th Aug '16 9:39:05 AM dsneybuf
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* [[spoiler:''Series/TheElectricCompany'']]: A cast that includes Creator/MorganFreeman, Rita Moreno, Creator/BillCosby, and a man who voiced an X-rated cartoon character teaches reading through psychedelic sketch comedy.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/TheElectricCompany'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/TheElectricCompany1971'']]: A cast that includes Creator/MorganFreeman, Rita Moreno, Creator/BillCosby, and a man who voiced an X-rated cartoon character teaches reading through psychedelic sketch comedy.
17th Aug '16 2:36:55 PM jeez
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** [[spoiler: Season Five]]: A mum gets tangled up with a persistent cult, an orphan girl gets tangled up with a different persistent cult, and a father lands himself, his family and his career in big hot water for getting tangled up with yet another different, but equally persistent cult. Somewhere else, two families try to reenact Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet and get all the characters wrong.
** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A mum finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets.

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** [[spoiler: Season Five]]: A mum gets tangled up with a persistent cult, an orphan girl gets tangled up with a different another persistent cult, and a father lands himself, his family and his career in big hot water for getting tangled up with yet another putting too much trust in a different, but equally persistent cult. Somewhere else, two families try to reenact Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet and get all the characters wrong.
** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A mum finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets. Two siblings get their promotions screwed over by their BlackSheep uncle.
1st Aug '16 9:48:55 AM newPS3D
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* [[spoiler:''Series/Psych'']]: An obnoxious, annoying ManChild lies about his abilities to be a police consultant.


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1st Aug '16 9:47:05 AM newPS3D
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* [[spoiler:''Series/Psych'']: An obnoxious, annoying ManChild lies about his abilities to be a police consultant.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/Psych'']: [[spoiler:''Series/Psych'']]: An obnoxious, annoying ManChild lies about his abilities to be a police consultant.
1st Aug '16 9:46:19 AM newPS3D
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** Alternatively: An unfortunate astronaut gets sucked into a wormhole where he is tortured by aliens and slowly loses his mind.


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* [[spoiler:''Series/Psych'']: An obnoxious, annoying ManChild lies about his abilities to be a police consultant.
9th Jul '16 3:43:09 PM elvesinspace
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* [[spoiler:''Series/YoungIndianaJones'']]: A young boy from New Jersey meets [[InthePastEveryoneWillBeFamous practically everyone who was famous during the 20th Century.]] Several years later, he serves in war, attends school, and meets more famous people. The whole thing [[ReCut may or may not]] be an old man (and [[Creator/HarrisonFord Han Solo,]] on one occasion) recounting his life.
1st Jul '16 9:09:13 PM lrrose
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** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A woman finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets.

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** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A woman mum finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets.
1st Jul '16 9:08:37 PM lrrose
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** [[spoiler:Season Six]]: A soldier undergoes major surgery and tries to evict a renowned dog breeder from his home. An alcoholic makes a terrible trade agreement while his boss is out of town to make fiery speeches. A woman finally gets the promotion she's waiting years for after devising an unusual method of cleaning up the streets.
1st Jul '16 8:44:49 PM merotoker
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** {{Dramed|y}}ic {{Chin|aTakesOverTheWorld}}ese {{Western}} [[TheCaper Heist]] {{War Movie|s}} [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]

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** {{Dramed|y}}ic {{Chin|aTakesOverTheWorld}}ese {{Western}} [[TheWestern Western]] [[TheCaper Heist]] {{War Movie|s}} [[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]



* [[spoiler: ''Series/ForeverKnight'']]: [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampires Vampire with a conscience]] works as a night cop, dates a mortician, and goes through a series of partners and captains. Also, he [[IHateYouVampireDad kills his vampire sire]], [[OnlyMostlyDead who goes on]] to host a late-night radio show of some sort. This all takes place in UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}.

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* [[spoiler: ''Series/ForeverKnight'']]: [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampires [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire Vampire with a conscience]] works as a night cop, dates a mortician, and goes through a series of partners and captains. Also, he [[IHateYouVampireDad kills his vampire sire]], [[OnlyMostlyDead who goes on]] to host a late-night radio show of some sort. This all takes place in UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}.



** Or, a ControlFreak, DeadpanSnarker, HollywoodNerd, LovableAlphaBitch, CloudCuckooLander and TheCasanova try to figure life out by never going to work, [[{{LimitedSocialCircle}} never interacting with anyone else]] and drinking lots of coffee.

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** Or, a ControlFreak, DeadpanSnarker, HollywoodNerd, LovableAlphaBitch, CloudCuckooLander and TheCasanova try to figure life out by never going to work, [[{{LimitedSocialCircle}} [[LimitedSocialCircle never interacting with anyone else]] and drinking lots of coffee.



** [[FairyTale "Fairy tales]], [[DarkerAndEdgier but]] [[HotterAndSexier for adults"]] [[XMeetsY meets]] [[ConspiracyTheories "fairy-tales-for-adults"]].

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** [[FairyTale "Fairy tales]], [[DarkerAndEdgier but]] [[HotterAndSexier for adults"]] [[XMeetsY [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] [[ConspiracyTheories [[UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheories "fairy-tales-for-adults"]].



** Season Three: Cowboy lawman goes up again a guy who dismembers dead animals, a drug-addicted albino deer, a skinny cripple with an 80s mowhawk, and a redneck with four kidneys. Features barbecue pork and bondage.

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** Season Three: Cowboy lawman goes up again a guy who dismembers dead animals, a drug-addicted albino deer, a skinny cripple with an 80s mowhawk, mohawk, and a redneck with four kidneys. Features barbecue pork and bondage.



* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Merlin}}'']]: A bumbling manservant uses non-specified superpowers to protect [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold his unwitting and unappreciative master]] while taking advice on their relationship from a dragon who basically speaks in subtext (and ships them). Corny CGI ensues.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/{{Merlin}}'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'']]: A bumbling manservant uses non-specified superpowers to protect [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold his unwitting and unappreciative master]] while taking advice on their relationship from a dragon who basically speaks in subtext (and ships them). Corny CGI ensues.



** Alternatively, started off as a [[SpinOff clone]] of Series/TheOfficeUS. Had one character [[StalkerWithACrush completely dedicated to his ex-girlfriend]], [[CharacterDevelopment only to completely scrap his previous characterization]], instead making him into a total {{idiot| hero}}. [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Expecting us to completely forget his previous characterization in favor of this new one]].

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** Alternatively, started off as a [[SpinOff clone]] of Series/TheOfficeUS.''Series/TheOfficeUS''. Had one character [[StalkerWithACrush completely dedicated to his ex-girlfriend]], [[CharacterDevelopment only to completely scrap his previous characterization]], instead making him into a total {{idiot| hero}}. [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Expecting us to completely forget his previous characterization in favor of this new one]].



** [[spoiler:''Series/ThePrisoner Remake'']]: [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Gandalf]] {{Mind Screw}}s [[Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist Jesus]].

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** [[spoiler:''Series/ThePrisoner Remake'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/ThePrisoner2009'']]: [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Gandalf]] {{Mind Screw}}s [[Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist Jesus]].



* [[spoiler: ''SaluteYourShorts'']]: Kids go to summer camp and harass their counselor.

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* [[spoiler: ''SaluteYourShorts'']]: ''Series/SaluteYourShorts'']]: Kids go to summer camp and harass their counselor.



* [[spoiler: ''[[Series/SpiderManJapan Spider-Man]]'']]: Popular comic book hero [[RecycledInSpace IN JAPAN!]] He also has a GiantRobot.

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* [[spoiler: ''[[Series/SpiderManJapan Spider-Man]]'']]: Popular comic book hero [[RecycledInSpace IN JAPAN!]] He also has a GiantRobot.[[HumongousMecha Giant Robot]].



** Alternatively: a poor man's ''Power Rangers''

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** Alternatively: a poor man's ''Power Rangers''Rangers''.



** A cast of [[{{DawsonCasting}} 25-year-old-high-school]] lacrosse players [[{{FanService}} take off their shirts.]]

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** A cast of [[{{DawsonCasting}} [[DawsonCasting 25-year-old-high-school]] lacrosse players [[{{FanService}} [[FanService take off their shirts.]]



* [[spoiler:''Series/TheTwilightZone'']]: The universe is really, ''really'' weird.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/TheTwilightZone'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/{{The Twilight Zone|1959}}'']]: The universe is really, ''really'' weird.



** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraQ'']]: Japanese people meet weirdness, usually in the form of [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever 50-foot whatevers]]. [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Doesn't have giant men in spandex.]]

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** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraQ'']]: Japanese people meet weirdness, usually in the form of [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever [[AttackOfThe50FootWhatever 50-foot whatevers]]. [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Doesn't have giant men in spandex.]]



** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraGalaxyMegaMonsterBattle'']]: [[ABoyAndHisX A man and his giant dinosaur]] battle other giant monsters [[{{Mons}} a la]] ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with the help of a space delivery crew. Has no giant men in spandex.
** [[spoiler:''Franchise/UltramanZero'']]: The son of the second giant man in spandex curbstomps an army of monsters created by an EvilOverlord possessed by a HumanoidAbomination. He then travels to a different universe to fight said EvilOverlord again and teams up with a HumongousMecha, a SpacePirate, and a knight. Then, he teams up with two previous giant men in spandex to battle an OmnicidalManiac and his pet faceless man-bug.

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** [[spoiler:''Series/UltraGalaxyMegaMonsterBattle'']]: [[ABoyAndHisX A man and his giant dinosaur]] battle other giant monsters [[{{Mons}} [[{{Mon}} a la]] ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with the help of a space delivery crew. Has no giant men in spandex.
** [[spoiler:''Franchise/UltramanZero'']]: The son of the second giant man in spandex curbstomps an army of monsters created by an EvilOverlord possessed by a HumanoidAbomination. He then travels to a different universe to fight said EvilOverlord again and teams up with a HumongousMecha, a SpacePirate, {{Space Pirate|s}}, and a knight. Then, he teams up with two previous giant men in spandex to battle an OmnicidalManiac and his pet faceless man-bug.
15th Jun '16 2:12:52 PM ZimFan89
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* [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones]]'']]: A not terribly good PI gets stalked by a man with a strange way of making friends.

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* [[spoiler:''Series/[[JessicaJones]]'']]: [[spoiler:''Series/JessicaJones'']]: A not terribly good PI gets stalked by a man with a strange way of making friends.
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