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* These kinds of shows are spoofed in ''Series/{{Screenwipe}}'' and its spinoffs with the interludes with Barry Shitpeas (and later Philomena Cunk), a couple of mind-bogglingly shallow TalkingHeads of indeterminate social role (initially Barry was always explained as a 'comedian' in his subtitle description, but later any description of his job became surrealistic nonsense - Philomena is usually introduced with some internet-based pseudo-job such as 'Facebook Liker' or 'Animated GIF') who comment on contemporary shows in this manner. They usually have extremely limited understanding of the shows: for instance, they assume that ''Series/{{Broadchurch}}'' is a ''Series/DoctorWho'' ReBoot because it also stars David Tennant, think that ''Professor Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe'' is about a former boyband star on his holiday [[MushroomSamba slowly freaking out on drugs]], and open their description of the Creator/DavidAttenborough nature documentary ''Africa'' with "There was this amazing programme about Africa, right, all about this [[CriticalResearchFailure country called Africa]]..." and goes on to explain that [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXnAlHF-D90 no-one lives in Africa because it's all full of monsters]]. In the ClipShow episode, the whole show is framed as one of their usual rants, with them even singing along to the theme music.

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* These kinds of shows are spoofed in ''Series/{{Screenwipe}}'' and its spinoffs with the interludes with Barry Shitpeas (and later Philomena Cunk), a couple of mind-bogglingly shallow TalkingHeads of indeterminate social role (initially Barry was always explained as a 'comedian' in his subtitle description, but later any description of his job became surrealistic nonsense - Philomena is usually introduced with some internet-based pseudo-job such as 'Facebook Liker' or 'Animated GIF') who comment on contemporary shows in this manner. They usually have extremely limited understanding of the shows: for instance, they assume that ''Series/{{Broadchurch}}'' is a ''Series/DoctorWho'' ReBoot [[ContinuityReboot reboot]] because it also stars David Tennant, think that ''Professor Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe'' is about a former boyband star on his holiday [[MushroomSamba slowly freaking out on drugs]], and open their description of the Creator/DavidAttenborough nature documentary ''Africa'' with "There was this amazing programme about Africa, right, all about this [[CriticalResearchFailure country called Africa]]..." and goes on to explain that [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXnAlHF-D90 no-one lives in Africa because it's all full of monsters]]. In the ClipShow episode, the whole show is framed as one of their usual rants, with them even singing along to the theme music.


* A nearly identical American version aired on [=VH1=], starting with 2002's ''I Love the '80s''. In total, [=VH1=]'s covered TheEighties three times (with the [[ThirdIs3D third series allegedly in 3D]]), and TheSeventies, TheNineties, and the TurnOfTheMillennium twice. Notably, the later installments for the Seventies and especially the Eighties poked holes in the NostalgiaFilter by discussing shows and fads that were DeaderThanDisco, SoBadItsGood and/or even completely terrible (''Film/HowardTheDuck'', anyone?). There was also a good deal of SelfParody in later installments -- of both the growing number of shows and the regular panelists (in a '90s-related discussion of The Club anti-car theft device, comic Hal Sparks claimed that VH-1 was using it on him in the downtime between shows).

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* A nearly identical American version aired on [=VH1=], starting with 2002's ''I Love the '80s''. In total, [=VH1=]'s covered TheEighties three times (with the [[ThirdIs3D third series allegedly in 3D]]), and TheSeventies, TheNineties, and the TurnOfTheMillennium twice. Notably, the later installments for the Seventies and especially the Eighties poked holes in the NostalgiaFilter by discussing shows and fads that were DeaderThanDisco, SoBadItsGood and/or even completely terrible (''Film/HowardTheDuck'', anyone?). A staple of these shows were guests [[IWasQuiteAFashionVictim cringing at the goofy fashion trends they bought into]].There was also a good deal of SelfParody in later installments -- of both the growing number of shows and the regular panelists (in a '90s-related discussion of The Club anti-car theft device, comic Hal Sparks claimed that VH-1 was using it on him in the downtime between shows).


* A nearly identical American version aired on [=VH1=], starting with 2002's ''I Love the '80s''. In total, [=VH1=]'s covered TheEighties three times, and TheSeventies, TheNineties, and the TurnOfTheMillennium twice. Notably, the later installments for the Seventies and especially the Eighties poked holes in the NostalgiaFilter by discussing shows and fads that were DeaderThanDisco, SoBadItsGood and/or even completely terrible (''Film/HowardTheDuck'', anyone?). There was also a good deal of SelfParody in later installments -- of both the growing number of shows and the regular panelists (in a '90s-related discussion of The Club anti-car theft device, comic Hal Sparks claimed that VH-1 was using it on him in the downtime between shows).

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* A nearly identical American version aired on [=VH1=], starting with 2002's ''I Love the '80s''. In total, [=VH1=]'s covered TheEighties three times, times (with the [[ThirdIs3D third series allegedly in 3D]]), and TheSeventies, TheNineties, and the TurnOfTheMillennium twice. Notably, the later installments for the Seventies and especially the Eighties poked holes in the NostalgiaFilter by discussing shows and fads that were DeaderThanDisco, SoBadItsGood and/or even completely terrible (''Film/HowardTheDuck'', anyone?). There was also a good deal of SelfParody in later installments -- of both the growing number of shows and the regular panelists (in a '90s-related discussion of The Club anti-car theft device, comic Hal Sparks claimed that VH-1 was using it on him in the downtime between shows).

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* Creator/{{CNN}} has done one for every decade from TheSixties to TheTurnOfTheMillenium covering every aspect of those decades, as well as one specifically about the year 1968 which premiered in 2018.


* A nearly identical American version aired on [=VH1=], starting with 2002's ''I Love the '80s''. In total, [=VH1=]'s covered TheEighties three times, and TheSeventies, TheNineties, and the TurnOfTheMillennium twice. Notably, the later installments for the Seventies and especially the Eighties poked holes in the NostalgiaFilter by discussing shows and fads that were DeaderThanDisco, SoBadItsGood and/or even completely terrible. (''Film/HowardTheDuck'', anyone?) There was also a goodly deal of SelfParody in later installments -- of both the growing number of shows and the regular panelists. (In a '90s-related discussion of The Club anti-car theft device, comic Hal Sparks claimed that VH-1 was using it on him in the downtime between shows.)

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* A nearly identical American version aired on [=VH1=], starting with 2002's ''I Love the '80s''. In total, [=VH1=]'s covered TheEighties three times, and TheSeventies, TheNineties, and the TurnOfTheMillennium twice. Notably, the later installments for the Seventies and especially the Eighties poked holes in the NostalgiaFilter by discussing shows and fads that were DeaderThanDisco, SoBadItsGood and/or even completely terrible. terrible (''Film/HowardTheDuck'', anyone?) anyone?). There was also a goodly good deal of SelfParody in later installments -- of both the growing number of shows and the regular panelists. (In panelists (in a '90s-related discussion of The Club anti-car theft device, comic Hal Sparks claimed that VH-1 was using it on him in the downtime between shows.)shows).



** These shows were so popular that ''I Love the New Millennium'' covered the 2000s in '''2008'''! It's almost fascinating now as a time capsule for what people THOUGHT would be memorable and lasting about, say, 2007. Some looked laughably dated just a year or two down the road -- and yet, it's almost more apt for the sort of nostalgia the franchise was made for. (They had a long segment on Myspace...but didn't mention Facebook once!) In any case, [=VH1=] revisited the decade in 2014, this time calling it ''I Love the 2000s''.
** [=VH1=] also did a series of specials called ''When _____ Ruled the World''. The ''Franchise/StarWars'' episode actually had the merit of featuring almost the entire cast of the old trilogy. (Other topics included Music/{{KISS}} and disco.)

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** These shows were so popular that ''I Love the New Millennium'' covered the 2000s in '''2008'''! '''2008''', before the decade it was nostalgically looking back at was even over. It's almost fascinating now as [[UnintentionalPeriodPiece a time capsule capsule]] for what people THOUGHT ''thought'' would be memorable and lasting about, say, 2007. Some looked laughably dated just a year or two down the road (they had a long segment about Myspace... but didnt mention Facebook once) -- and yet, it's almost more apt for the sort of nostalgia the franchise was made for. (They had a long segment on Myspace...but didn't mention Facebook once!) In any case, [=VH1=] revisited the decade in 2014, this time calling it ''I Love the 2000s''.
** [=VH1=] also did a series of specials called ''When _____ Ruled the World''. The ''Franchise/StarWars'' episode actually had the merit of featuring almost the entire cast of the old trilogy. (Other Other topics included Music/{{KISS}} and disco.)

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* The Investigation Discovery channel has one about the 1980s called ''The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade'', recounting well-known murders from each year of the decade.


* The VH1 shows that focused on specific fads were [[SelfParody parodied]] by Gonzo at the end of ''I Love Franchise/TheMuppets'', when he announced that forthcoming programmes would include ''I Love [[Music/SpiceGirls Posh]] & [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball Becks]]'', ''I Love Posh But I'm Not So Keen on Becks'', ''I Love Becks But I Could Do Without Posh'' and ''I Love Gonzo The Great''.

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* The VH1 Creator/VH1 shows that focused on specific fads were [[SelfParody parodied]] by Gonzo at the end of ''I Love Franchise/TheMuppets'', when he announced that forthcoming programmes would include ''I Love [[Music/SpiceGirls Posh]] & [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball Becks]]'', ''I Love Posh But I'm Not So Keen on Becks'', ''I Love Becks But I Could Do Without Posh'' and ''I Love Gonzo The Great''.


** These shows were so popular that ''I Love the New Millennium'' covered the 2000s in '''2008'''! It's almost fascinating now as a time capsule for what people THOUGHT would be memorable and lasting about, say, 2007. Some looked laughably dated just a year or two down the road -- and yet, it's almost more apt for the sort of nostalgia the franchise was made for. (They had a long segment on Myspace...but didn't mention Facebook once!) In any case, VH1 revisted the decade in 2014, this time calling it ''I Love the 2000s''.

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** These shows were so popular that ''I Love the New Millennium'' covered the 2000s in '''2008'''! It's almost fascinating now as a time capsule for what people THOUGHT would be memorable and lasting about, say, 2007. Some looked laughably dated just a year or two down the road -- and yet, it's almost more apt for the sort of nostalgia the franchise was made for. (They had a long segment on Myspace...but didn't mention Facebook once!) In any case, VH1 revisted [=VH1=] revisited the decade in 2014, this time calling it ''I Love the 2000s''.


* Creator/TheHistoryChannel too has joined the bandwagon with their ''I Love the 1880s.''

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* Creator/TheHistoryChannel too has joined the bandwagon with their ''I Love the 1880s.''


* TheHistoryChannel too has joined the bandwagon with their ''I Love the 1880s.''

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* TheHistoryChannel Creator/TheHistoryChannel too has joined the bandwagon with their ''I Love the 1880s.''


* In the UK ChannelFour and Five seem to air a ''100 Best Whatever'' show every few months, roping in lots of "celebs" to discuss their favourite whatevers.

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* In the UK ChannelFour Creator/Channel4 and Five seem to air a ''100 Best Whatever'' show every few months, roping in lots of "celebs" to discuss their favourite whatevers.



** ChannelFour leapt on the chance to release a new-millennium edition about as soon as 2010 started. Appropriately enough given the decade's widespread pessimism and sense of anticlimax, it was called ''the noughties... was that it?'' (yes, inexplicable-but-fashionable [[AllLowercaseLetters lowercase]] included).

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** ChannelFour Creator/Channel4 leapt on the chance to release a new-millennium edition about as soon as 2010 started. Appropriately enough given the decade's widespread pessimism and sense of anticlimax, it was called ''the noughties... was that it?'' (yes, inexplicable-but-fashionable [[AllLowercaseLetters lowercase]] included).


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* The VH1 shows that focused on specific fads were [[SelfParody parodied]] by Gonzo at the end of ''I Love Franchise/TheMuppets'', when he announced that forthcoming programmes would include ''I Love [[Music/SpiceGirls Posh]] & [[TheBeautifulGame Becks]]'', ''I Love Posh But I'm Not So Keen on Becks'', ''I Love Becks But I Could Do Without Posh'' and ''I Love Gonzo The Great''.

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* The VH1 shows that focused on specific fads were [[SelfParody parodied]] by Gonzo at the end of ''I Love Franchise/TheMuppets'', when he announced that forthcoming programmes would include ''I Love [[Music/SpiceGirls Posh]] & [[TheBeautifulGame [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball Becks]]'', ''I Love Posh But I'm Not So Keen on Becks'', ''I Love Becks But I Could Do Without Posh'' and ''I Love Gonzo The Great''.


** They also did ''I Love Toys''. Guess what it was about?
** ''I Love the Holidays'' (2005) was a 90-minute special that covered pop culture relating to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year's. It only aired a few times compared to the endless repeats the decade-based shows received -- strange, considering how well it holds up in TheNewTens.

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** They also did ''I Love Toys''. Guess what it was about?
about? Surprisingly, it fell by the wayside and has rarely been seen since its premiere in 2006.
** ''I Love the Holidays'' (2005) was a 90-minute special that covered pop culture relating to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year's. It Like ''I Love Toys'', it only aired a few times compared to the endless repeats the decade-based shows received -- strange, considering how well it holds up in TheNewTens.

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