History HaveAGayOldTime / LiveActionTV

4th Feb '17 7:35:46 PM Lanes17B
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** In the episode where Fran thinks Niles is a serial killer, she has [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82NuUC8WBko this]] ImagineSpot.
8th Dec '16 11:03:25 AM RichardX1
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* In an episode of ''Series/DesigningWomen'' where Suzanne reconnects with an old friend she doesn't realize is a lesbian, her friend comments on none of her other old friends wanting to keep in touch since she came out. After she leaves, Suzanne says, "So what if she's the world's oldest debutante?"
30th Nov '16 1:05:54 PM Aquila89
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* Parodied wonderfully in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtaPaQwSQPA this]] ''Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie'' sketch.

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* Parodied wonderfully in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtaPaQwSQPA this]] ''Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie'' sketch.sketch, where Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie complain that "gay" used to be such a lovely word, but it's now ruined... then say the same about other words like "poofy", "arse bandit" and even "homosexual".
-->'''Hugh:''' But now, of course...\\
'''Stephen:''' Nowadays...\\
'''Hugh:''' People think you mean homosexual.\\
'''Stephen:''' Right! And there's another one.\\
'''Hugh:''' Yeah.\\
'''Stephen:''' When was the last time you could use the word homosexual in its proper context?\\
'''Hugh:''' Right, and it's such a lovely word.\\
'''Stephen:''' Oh, it's one of the great words.\\
'''Hugh:''' "My word, Jane," I used to say to my wife, "the garden's looking very homosexual this morning."
29th Aug '16 9:38:01 AM dsneybuf
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* The song "Lick a Lolly" from ''Series/TheElectricCompany'' probably didn't raise too many eyebrows in the '70s, but modern viewers tend to hear a... less child-friendly subtext. The fact that the performers are adults in childlike costume doesn't help.

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* The song "Lick a Lolly" from ''Series/TheElectricCompany'' ''Series/TheElectricCompany1971'' probably didn't raise too many eyebrows in the '70s, but modern viewers tend to hear a... less child-friendly subtext. The fact that the performers are adults in childlike costume doesn't help.
2nd Apr '16 3:34:22 AM Morgenthaler
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** An episode of the 1960s ''{{Dragnet}}'' TV show had a trainer tell Sgt. Joe Friday he found Joe a good candidate for the first drug-sniffing dog, "a German Shepherd bitch."

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** * An episode of the 1960s ''{{Dragnet}}'' ''Series/{{Dragnet}}'' TV show had a trainer tell Sgt. Joe Friday he found Joe a good candidate for the first drug-sniffing dog, "a German Shepherd bitch."
2nd Apr '16 3:07:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* An episode of ''MisterEd'' used "puss" to refer to the eye.

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* An episode of ''MisterEd'' ''Series/MisterEd'' used "puss" to refer to the eye.
20th Feb '16 1:59:28 AM Doug86
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* Parodied wonderfully in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtaPaQwSQPA this]] ''ABitOfFryAndLaurie'' sketch.

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* Parodied wonderfully in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtaPaQwSQPA this]] ''ABitOfFryAndLaurie'' ''Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie'' sketch.
22nd Jan '16 6:06:56 PM nombretomado
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** ''Blackadder Goes Forth'' has some great fun with old-fashioned phrases which now sound, well, a bit pervy. A terrific moment in "General Hospital" is when StephenFry's General Melchett informs Blackadder that after his undercover work, "Captain Darling will pump you thoroughly in the debriefing room!" (to "pump" someone at the time meaning to question them for information); Blackadder (whose mentality was always strangely modern) replies with, "Not while I have my strength, he won't."

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** ''Blackadder Goes Forth'' has some great fun with old-fashioned phrases which now sound, well, a bit pervy. A terrific moment in "General Hospital" is when StephenFry's Creator/StephenFry's General Melchett informs Blackadder that after his undercover work, "Captain Darling will pump you thoroughly in the debriefing room!" (to "pump" someone at the time meaning to question them for information); Blackadder (whose mentality was always strangely modern) replies with, "Not while I have my strength, he won't."
2nd Nov '15 9:14:20 PM Random888
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** It's quite amusing to see the first promo for ''Star Trek'', which proclaims it to be an "adult space adventure". They were trying to explain that ''Star Trek'' was going to be more a serious show than silly, family-oriented ''Series/LostInSpace'', but using "adult" in that context now sounds like a euphemism for [[PornTropes something else]].

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** It's quite amusing to see the first promo for ''Star Trek'', which proclaims it to be an "adult space adventure". They were trying to explain that ''Star Trek'' was going to be more a serious show than silly, family-oriented ''Series/LostInSpace'', but using "adult" in that context now sounds like a euphemism for [[PornTropes for, shall we say, something else]].else.
7th Oct '15 9:30:34 AM Morgenthaler
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* Parodied in ''GraceUnderFire'': Grace's ex-husband Jimmy found out at this father's funeral that he was a closeted homosexual. He asks Grace if he could "turn out to be gay" as well and she messes with him by asking him a series of questions about music taste and the like until she says "Yup, you're as gay as they were in 1890!". To which Jimmy replies "[[ComicallyMissingThePoint THAT gay?]]"
* The episode "Wordplay" of ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' has an interesting twist on this trope, where within a day all words suddenly change their meaning, leaving the main character with a garbled vocabulary, invoking this trope with every word.

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* Parodied in ''GraceUnderFire'': ''Series/GraceUnderFire'': Grace's ex-husband Jimmy found out at this father's funeral that he was a closeted homosexual. He asks Grace if he could "turn out to be gay" as well and she messes with him by asking him a series of questions about music taste and the like until she says "Yup, you're as gay as they were in 1890!". To which Jimmy replies "[[ComicallyMissingThePoint THAT gay?]]"
* The episode "Wordplay" of ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' has an interesting twist on this trope, where within a day all words suddenly change their meaning, leaving the main character with a garbled vocabulary, invoking this trope with every word.
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