History SignatureStyle / LiveActionTV

11th Apr '17 6:11:47 PM nombretomado
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* ShotaroIshinomori really loved the PhlebotinumRebel, with [[Manga/{{Cyborg009}} his]] [[Series/{{Kikaider}} more]] [[KamenRider prominent]] [[Manga/SkullMan works]] featuring heroes as such.

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* ShotaroIshinomori Creator/ShotaroIshinomori really loved the PhlebotinumRebel, with [[Manga/{{Cyborg009}} his]] [[Series/{{Kikaider}} more]] [[KamenRider prominent]] [[Manga/SkullMan works]] featuring heroes as such.
12th Mar '17 1:30:13 PM nombretomado
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* ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' - It is usually easy to tell who wrote a given sketch. Any sketch featuring characters being verbally abusive to each other was written by John Cleese & Graham Chapman. Any sketch featuring large amounts of location filming was written by Terry Jones & Michael Palin. Any sketch featuring extensive word play or long monologues was written by Eric Idle

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* ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' - It is usually easy to tell who wrote a given sketch. Any sketch featuring characters being verbally abusive to each other was written by John Cleese & Graham Chapman. Any sketch featuring large amounts of location filming was written by Terry Jones & Michael Palin. Any sketch featuring extensive word play or long monologues was written by Eric Idle
5th Feb '17 8:57:06 AM themisterfree
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** Creator/BobStewart: Word association games that are obviously trying to copy his huge hit, ''Series/{{Pyramid}}''. Often with super-cheap-looking but elaborate sets, and peppy themes by Bob Cobert. Creator/BillCullen is usually involved.

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** Creator/BobStewart: Word association games that are obviously trying to copy his huge hit, ''Series/{{Pyramid}}''.''Series/{{Pyramid}}'', or else quirky little games with simple but enjoyable gameplay. Often with super-cheap-looking but elaborate sets, and peppy themes by Bob Cobert. Creator/BillCullen is usually involved.



* MontyPythonsFlyingCircus - It is usually easy to tell who wrote a given sketch. Any sketch featuring characters being verbally abusive to each other was written by John Cleese & Graham Chapman. Any sketch featuring large amounts of location filming was written by Terry Jones & Michael Palin. Any sketch featuring extensive word play or long monologues was written by Eric Idle

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* MontyPythonsFlyingCircus ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' - It is usually easy to tell who wrote a given sketch. Any sketch featuring characters being verbally abusive to each other was written by John Cleese & Graham Chapman. Any sketch featuring large amounts of location filming was written by Terry Jones & Michael Palin. Any sketch featuring extensive word play or long monologues was written by Eric Idle
24th Oct '16 9:30:03 PM nombretomado
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* NichelleNichols once accused GeneRoddenberry that ''{{Series/Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' was just "morality plays in space!" His response was; "so?"

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* NichelleNichols Creator/NichelleNichols once accused GeneRoddenberry Creator/GeneRoddenberry that ''{{Series/Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' was just "morality plays in space!" His response was; "so?"
30th Jul '16 2:49:20 PM themisterfree
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** Reg Grundy: Proprietor of Australian adaptations of American game shows, always extremely faithful to what they copied.

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** Reg Grundy: Proprietor of Australian adaptations of American game shows, always extremely faithful to what they copied. When his company set up shop in America, they tended to have themes composed by the father-son team of Ray and Marc Ellis (who had been doing work on Creator/{{Filmation}}'s cartoons for years in the same capacity), and either aired on NBC or got ScrewedByTheNetwork.
26th Jul '16 1:12:33 PM Willbyr
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* ShotaroIshinomori really loved the PhlebotinumRebel, with [[{{Cyborg009}} his]] [[{{Kikaider}} more]] [[KamenRider prominent]] [[Manga/SkullMan works]] featuring heroes as such.

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* ShotaroIshinomori really loved the PhlebotinumRebel, with [[{{Cyborg009}} [[Manga/{{Cyborg009}} his]] [[{{Kikaider}} [[Series/{{Kikaider}} more]] [[KamenRider prominent]] [[Manga/SkullMan works]] featuring heroes as such.
6th May '16 10:22:57 AM themisterfree
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** Creator/JackBarry-Dan Enright: Generally solid quiz formats (unless they're trying to copy something else for instance, ''Hollywood Connection'' was a blatant ''Series/MatchGame'' expy), extremely easy questions (likely over-compensation for the quiz show scandals of which they were a part in the 1950s), and a luck-based BonusRound that involves some variant of "Find X amount of [good thing] before you find [[[{{Whammy}} bad thing]]]".
** MerrillHeatter-Bob Quigley: Variations on popular games (for instance, ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'' is based on tic-tac-toe; ''Series/{{Gambit}}'' was blackjack; and ''Series/HighRollers'' was Shut the Box). Always with brassy Stan Worth theme tunes and Kenny Williams as announcer. After Quigley left, Heatter rehashed ''Squares'' twice: first in ''Series/AllStarBlitz'' (''Squares'' meets ''Series/WheelOfFortune''), then in ''Series/{{Battlestars}}'' (''Squares'' [[AC:[[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]]]). Also, Kenny Williams was no longer alive, so these had different announcers.

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** Creator/JackBarry-Dan Enright: Generally solid quiz formats (unless they're trying to copy something else for instance, ''Hollywood Connection'' was a blatant ''Series/MatchGame'' expy), extremely easy questions (likely over-compensation for the quiz show scandals of which they were a part in the 1950s), and a luck-based [[LuckBasedMission luck-based]] BonusRound that involves some variant of "Find X amount of [good thing] before you find [[[{{Whammy}} bad thing]]]".
thing]]]". They had a trifecta of announcers, too: the above-mentioned Johnny Jacobs, Jay Stewart during the late 70s, and Charlie O'Donnell in the 80s.
** MerrillHeatter-Bob Quigley: Variations on popular games (for instance, ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'' is based on tic-tac-toe; ''Series/{{Gambit}}'' was blackjack; and ''Series/HighRollers'' was Shut the Box). Always with brassy Stan Worth theme tunes and Kenny Williams as announcer. After Quigley left, Heatter rehashed ''Squares'' twice: first in ''Series/AllStarBlitz'' (''Squares'' meets ''Series/WheelOfFortune''), then in ''Series/{{Battlestars}}'' (''Squares'' [[AC:[[RecycledInSpace IN SPACE!]]]]).SPACE!]]]]), then in ''Series/AllStarBlitz'' (''Squares'' meets ''Series/WheelOfFortune''). Also, Kenny Williams was no longer alive, so these had different announcers.



** Creator/JayWolpert: [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRules Ridiculously complex]] shows that often border on being the game show equivalent of {{Calvinball}}. Not surprisingly, few of his shows lasted very long.

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** Creator/JayWolpert: [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRules Ridiculously complex]] shows that often border on being the game show equivalent of {{Calvinball}}. Not surprisingly, few of his shows lasted very long.long (though his shows also had a tendency towards getting ScrewedByTheNetwork).
22nd Feb '16 11:36:05 PM DavidDelony
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* Creator/TimAndEric are known for kitschy, surreal visuals inspired by public access TV, using ordinary people as actors, BadBadActing and heavy doses of StylisticSuck.

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* Creator/TimAndEric are known for kitschy, surreal visuals inspired by public access TV, TV and infomericials, using ordinary people as actors, BadBadActing and heavy doses of StylisticSuck.
19th Dec '15 7:42:00 PM nombretomado
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* When Clark Johnson directs an episode in any given series, expect lots of handheld shots and shots of tangential, sometimes random but interesting events happening at the periphery of the scene. Called "Shoot the Dog" shots by the crew of the TheShield, after he excitedly insisted on filming nearby barking dog in one of the early episodes, different from the more familiar ShootTheDog.

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* When Clark Johnson directs an episode in any given series, expect lots of handheld shots and shots of tangential, sometimes random but interesting events happening at the periphery of the scene. Called "Shoot the Dog" shots by the crew of the TheShield, ''Series/TheShield'', after he excitedly insisted on filming nearby barking dog in one of the early episodes, different from the more familiar ShootTheDog.
20th Aug '15 6:40:02 AM Willbyr
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* ShotaroIshinomori really loved the PhlebotinumRebel, with [[{{Cyborg009}} his]] [[{{Kikaider}} more]] [[KamenRider prominent]] [[SkullMan works]] featuring heroes as such.

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* ShotaroIshinomori really loved the PhlebotinumRebel, with [[{{Cyborg009}} his]] [[{{Kikaider}} more]] [[KamenRider prominent]] [[SkullMan [[Manga/SkullMan works]] featuring heroes as such.
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