History Series / ThatsMyBush

13th Jul '16 11:56:35 AM DivineDeath
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* PoorCommunicationKills: Laura starts to worry about that her sex life is going down the drain when she overhears George rant about how revolting "her pussy" is. He was of course, talking about her old and decrepit cat, Pun'kin.

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* PoorCommunicationKills: Laura starts to worry about that her sex life is going down the drain when she overhears George rant about how revolting "her pussy" is. He was of course, talking about her old and decrepit cat, Pun'kin.
9th Jul '16 2:32:34 PM themisterfree
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The show achieved solid ratings, but failed to match the success of ''South Park''. Few conservatives gave the show a chance, and liberals were disappointed by the lack of satire or simply didn't get it[[note]]To be fair, Bush had only been in office for about three months at that point, so it was probably [[TooSoon far too early]] for a full-blown spoof of his presidency anyway[[/note]]. Ultimately, the network decided that the ratings didn't justify the show's high production costs, and cancelled it after an eight week run. Parker and Stone admit that the idea didn't have long-term potential, and they were already starting to run out of ideas when the show was cancelled. Contrary to common belief, the show was not cancelled in the wake of 9/11, but a good two months prior. (However, the events of September 2001 pretty much ruined any hope of the show being UnCancelled.) For a while there were rumors of an ActionAdventure movie called ''George W. Bush And The Secret Of The Glass Tiger'', but it never came to be. Series star TimothyBottoms would go on to play Bush in two movies.

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The show achieved solid ratings, but failed to match the success of ''South Park''. Few conservatives gave the show a chance, and liberals were disappointed by the lack of satire or simply didn't get it[[note]]To be fair, Bush had only been in office for about three months at that point, so it was probably [[TooSoon far too early]] for a full-blown spoof of his presidency anyway[[/note]]. Ultimately, the network decided that the ratings didn't justify the show's high production costs, and cancelled it after an eight week run. Parker and Stone admit that the idea didn't have long-term potential, and they were already starting to run out of ideas when the show was cancelled. Contrary to common belief, the show was not cancelled in the wake of 9/11, but a good two months prior. (However, the events of September 2001 pretty much ruined any hope of the show being UnCancelled.) For a while there were rumors of an ActionAdventure movie called ''George W. Bush And The Secret Of The Glass Tiger'', but it never came to be. Series star TimothyBottoms [[Series/LandOfTheLost1991 Timothy Bottoms]] would go on to play Bush in two movies.
11th Jun '16 7:22:20 AM Willbyr
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->-- George W. Bush in the style of [[Series/TheHoneymooners Ralph Kramden]]

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->-- George -->-- '''George W. Bush Bush''' in the style of [[Series/TheHoneymooners Ralph Kramden]]



The show achieved solid ratings, but failed to match the success of ''South Park''. Few conservatives gave the show a chance, and liberals were disappointed by the lack of satire or simply didn't get it[[note]]To be fair, Bush had only been in office for about three months at that point, so it was probably [[TooSoon far too early]] for a full-blown spoof of his presidency anyway[[/note]].
Ultimately, the network decided that the ratings didn't justify the show's high production costs, and cancelled it after an eight week run. Parker and Stone admit that the idea didn't have long-term potential, and they were already starting to run out of ideas when the show was cancelled. Contrary to common belief, the show was not cancelled in the wake of 9/11, but a good two months prior. (However, the events of September 2001 pretty much ruined any hope of the show being UnCancelled.) For a while there were rumors of an ActionAdventure movie called ''George W. Bush And The Secret Of The Glass Tiger'', but it never came to be. Series star TimothyBottoms would go on to play Bush in two movies.

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The show achieved solid ratings, but failed to match the success of ''South Park''. Few conservatives gave the show a chance, and liberals were disappointed by the lack of satire or simply didn't get it[[note]]To be fair, Bush had only been in office for about three months at that point, so it was probably [[TooSoon far too early]] for a full-blown spoof of his presidency anyway[[/note]].
anyway[[/note]]. Ultimately, the network decided that the ratings didn't justify the show's high production costs, and cancelled it after an eight week run. Parker and Stone admit that the idea didn't have long-term potential, and they were already starting to run out of ideas when the show was cancelled. Contrary to common belief, the show was not cancelled in the wake of 9/11, but a good two months prior. (However, the events of September 2001 pretty much ruined any hope of the show being UnCancelled.) For a while there were rumors of an ActionAdventure movie called ''George W. Bush And The Secret Of The Glass Tiger'', but it never came to be. Series star TimothyBottoms would go on to play Bush in two movies.
19th May '16 6:02:57 AM Willbyr
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Much of the show's humor came from raunchy or shocking humor contrasting or parodying the show's old-fashioned format. The President's CatchPhrase, above, spoofs the classic CatchPhrase from ''TheHoneymooners'', drawing attention to the blase disregard many old sitcoms had for domestic violence (it was played as if he had said something endearing, and was always followed by a cheering and laughing mock-StudioAudience). One episode employs a ''double'' ThreeIsCompany plot: George's canker sore prevents him from performing certain husbandly duties, prompting Laura to conclude that age is starting to show on her anatomy, and when George overhears the ZanyScheme she contrives to address this problem, he mistakenly concludes that she wants him to euthanize their cat. There's even AnAesop at the end: Use your mouth, instead of beating around the Bush. As well as the sitcom plots, each episode did touch on a topical issue that was of particular relevance at the time (episodes revolved around the abortion debate, the War on Drugs, the Strategic Defence Initiative and oil drilling in Alaska), but these were usually used to add to the absurdity of the tropes of sitcoms rather than as the focus of satire. Most episodes had AnAesop that compromised on both liberal and conservative ideals, [[AuthorTract arguing]] that both sides have valid points and that neither is completely correct.

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Much of the show's humor came from raunchy or shocking humor contrasting or parodying the show's old-fashioned format. The President's CatchPhrase, above, spoofs the classic CatchPhrase from ''TheHoneymooners'', ''Series/TheHoneymooners'', drawing attention to the blase disregard many old sitcoms had for domestic violence (it was played as if he had said something endearing, and was always followed by a cheering and laughing mock-StudioAudience). One episode employs a ''double'' ThreeIsCompany plot: George's canker sore prevents him from performing certain husbandly duties, prompting Laura to conclude that age is starting to show on her anatomy, and when George overhears the ZanyScheme she contrives to address this problem, he mistakenly concludes that she wants him to euthanize their cat. There's even AnAesop at the end: Use your mouth, instead of beating around the Bush. As well as the sitcom plots, each episode did touch on a topical issue that was of particular relevance at the time (episodes revolved around the abortion debate, the War on Drugs, the Strategic Defence Initiative and oil drilling in Alaska), but these were usually used to add to the absurdity of the tropes of sitcoms rather than as the focus of satire. Most episodes had AnAesop that compromised on both liberal and conservative ideals, [[AuthorTract arguing]] that both sides have valid points and that neither is completely correct.



At the time, a show featuring a sitting president seemed like a novel concept, but it would only be the first of several large productions to feature George W. Bush as the main character. The animated series ''WesternAnimation/LilBush'' re-imagined Bush and his political allies as children similar to ''Film/TheLittleRascals''. Oliver Stone went on to make a feature film biopic of Bush before he had even left office. [[Series.DeadRingers Jon Culshaw]] took the idea for his short-lived ITV sketch show, which featured a series of sketches titled "My Two Presidents" that parodied sitcom tropes from the 1970's and 1980's.

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At the time, a show featuring a sitting president seemed like a novel concept, but it would only be the first of several large productions to feature George W. Bush as the main character. The animated series ''WesternAnimation/LilBush'' re-imagined Bush and his political allies as children similar to ''Film/TheLittleRascals''. Oliver Stone went on to make a feature film biopic of Bush before he had even left office. [[Series.DeadRingers [[Series/DeadRingers Jon Culshaw]] took the idea for his short-lived ITV sketch show, which featured a series of sketches titled "My Two Presidents" that parodied sitcom tropes from the 1970's and 1980's.






!!! "That's My Trope!":

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!!! "That's !!"That's My Trope!":Trope!":



-->'''Larry''': Hey, George, there's some snoo on your lawn.
-->'''George''': What's snoo, Larry?
-->'''Larry''': Nothing, what's snoo with you?

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-->'''Larry''': Hey, George, there's some snoo on your lawn.
-->'''George''':
lawn.\\
'''George''':
What's snoo, Larry?
-->'''Larry''':
Larry?\\
'''Larry''':
Nothing, what's snoo with you?



--> '''Larry''': (in tears) Say George, Can I borrow a kweerdoo?
--> '''George''': What's a kweerdoo?
--> '''Larry''': This! ([[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming kisses George]])

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--> ---> '''Larry''': (in tears) Say George, Can I borrow a kweerdoo?
-->
kweerdoo?\\
'''George''': What's a kweerdoo?
-->
kweerdoo?\\
'''Larry''': This! ([[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming kisses George]])


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18th Oct '15 5:57:40 PM gloopgloopgloop
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-->''"One of these days, Laura, I'm gonna punch you in the face!"''
-->-- George W. Bush in the style of [[Series/TheHoneymooners Ralph Kramden]]

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-->''"One ->''"One of these days, Laura, I'm gonna punch you in the face!"''
-->-- ->-- George W. Bush in the style of [[Series/TheHoneymooners Ralph Kramden]]
8th Oct '15 3:06:34 AM C2
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* GoldenMeanFallacy: Invoked on a regular basis. Once again, in keeping with the whole sitcom parody.

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* GoldenMeanFallacy: Invoked on a regular basis.basis, despite having the most prominent partisan in America as a subject. Once again, in keeping with the whole sitcom parody.
5th Jul '15 9:45:47 PM nombretomado
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At the time, a show featuring a sitting president seemed like a novel concept, but it would only be the first of several large productions to feature George W. Bush as the main character. The animated series ''WesternAnimation/LilBush'' re-imagined Bush and his political allies as children similar to ''TheLittleRascals''. Oliver Stone went on to make a feature film biopic of Bush before he had even left office. [[Series.DeadRingers Jon Culshaw]] took the idea for his short-lived ITV sketch show, which featured a series of sketches titled "My Two Presidents" that parodied sitcom tropes from the 1970's and 1980's.

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At the time, a show featuring a sitting president seemed like a novel concept, but it would only be the first of several large productions to feature George W. Bush as the main character. The animated series ''WesternAnimation/LilBush'' re-imagined Bush and his political allies as children similar to ''TheLittleRascals''.''Film/TheLittleRascals''. Oliver Stone went on to make a feature film biopic of Bush before he had even left office. [[Series.DeadRingers Jon Culshaw]] took the idea for his short-lived ITV sketch show, which featured a series of sketches titled "My Two Presidents" that parodied sitcom tropes from the 1970's and 1980's.
5th Jul '15 5:21:37 AM Prfnoff
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At the time, a show featuring a sitting president seemed like a novel concept, but it would only be the first of several large productions to feature George W. Bush as the main character. The animated series ''LilBush'' re-imagined Bush and his political allies as children similar to ''TheLittleRascals''. Oliver Stone went on to make a feature film biopic of Bush before he had even left office. [[Series.DeadRingers Jon Culshaw]] took the idea for his short-lived ITV sketch show, which featured a series of sketches titled "My Two Presidents" that parodied sitcom tropes from the 1970's and 1980's.

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At the time, a show featuring a sitting president seemed like a novel concept, but it would only be the first of several large productions to feature George W. Bush as the main character. The animated series ''LilBush'' ''WesternAnimation/LilBush'' re-imagined Bush and his political allies as children similar to ''TheLittleRascals''. Oliver Stone went on to make a feature film biopic of Bush before he had even left office. [[Series.DeadRingers Jon Culshaw]] took the idea for his short-lived ITV sketch show, which featured a series of sketches titled "My Two Presidents" that parodied sitcom tropes from the 1970's and 1980's.
8th May '15 8:59:18 PM nombretomado
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Short-lived Comedy Central SitCom parody spoofing the antics of President GeorgeWBush, from Creator/TreyParkerAndMattStone.

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Short-lived Comedy Central SitCom parody spoofing the antics of President GeorgeWBush, UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush, from Creator/TreyParkerAndMattStone.
13th Feb '15 10:39:50 PM CrystalThorn
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* TwoTimerDate: The sitcom plot of the first episode.



--> '''Larry''': (in tears) And, George, there's a kweerdoo on your porch.

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--> '''Larry''': (in tears) And, Say George, there's Can I borrow a kweerdoo on your porch.kweerdoo?



--> '''Larry''': This! ([[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming hugs George]])

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--> '''Larry''': This! ([[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming hugs kisses George]])
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