[mythtv-users] "Generational" TV, was: OT: 3D TV

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 22:10:00 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 10:42 AM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:22:24AM -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
>> On Wednesday 13 January 2010 11:09:43 am jedi wrote:
>> > > I have asked several law enforcement people what crime/police show is the
>> > > most realistic, the universal answer: Barney Miller, and I don't think
>> > > that answer was tongue-in-cheek at all.
>> >
>> >     Based on my own conversations with lawyers and such, the 80's seems to
>> >  be the decade when television "jumped the shark" in this regard and lost
>> >  all touch with reality. Anything past that might as well have witches and
>> >  dragons in it.
>> Some older stuff was a tad off too, Perry Mason had nothing to do with actual
>> courtroom scenes. Surprises are very rare in this age of pre-trial discovery
>    The general premise is a bit sensationalized but the mechanics and technical
> details hit the mark very well. This would be in stark contrast to the sort of
> circus you might see on LA Law or Matlock. Forget about Law & Order and CSI.

I suppose you are going to destroy my Boston Legal reality next?

Oh and IAAL :)

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