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"I don't watch much TV." Maybe you just don't know what's on that's worth watching! That's why PopCultureShack.com has separated the wheat from the chaff and revealed sites that are shrines to truly original TV. (None of that awful "Touched By an Angel" stuff, either.) So, quit wasting your time watching sappy dreck, and change the channel to something better!
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Bill Clinton
Cheaters - Ever suspected that your boyfriend or wife is unfaithful to you? This syndicated TV show tapes those cheaters in the act along with the catfight that erupts when the evidence appears. Meow! Reruns air on local stations.
Cast of Designing Women
Designing Women Online - Catch episode summaries, guides to the characters, wacky quotes and more from a site dedicated to America's wittiest sitcom that tackled political issues, the craziness of Aunt Bernice, divorce, dating, the exploits of former beauty queen Suzanne, and a huge pet pig named Noelle. Reruns air on local stations.
Farmer and wife
Green Acres - Join lawyer Oliver Wendall Douglas and socialite wife Lisa as they are mysteriously transported from a plush, New York penthouse into rural Hooterville and meet up with huckster Mr. Haney, popular pig Arnold Ziffel, and more! Reruns air on local stations.
Addict
Intervention - Watch families fall apart amidst the downfalls of drug and alcohol addiction, gambling, obsessive & compulsive behavior, sexual addiction, and suicide in this heartbreaking, popular, real-life program that shows the addicts' horrific actions and provides them a chance for recovery. New episodes and reruns air on Lifetime Movie Network.
Sun
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Four pals (with Danny DeVito) run Philadelphia's least successful bar while dealing with definitely non-PC topics like selling babies, selling tickets to view Virgin Mary water stains, exploiting welfare, pooping in bed, inbred relatives, and becoming hustlers in this long-running series. New episodes and reruns air on FXX.
Jerry Springer
Jerry Springer - Wonderfully trashy, but true! Revel at plots like, "I'm Pregnant & Cheating!", "I Cut off My Manhood!", and "I Married a Horse!" Confrontation and chair-throwing ensues. Hey—this ain't the '50s anymore. New episodes and reruns air on local stations.
Judge
Judge Mathis - Judge Greg Mathis takes on real human drama with justice, compassion, and lots of laughs in his syndicated TV court show. A former convict, he turned his life around and now helps out youth and ex-cons to get a start on a better life. Check out his site for info on the show, free legal advice, and important issues of the day. New episodes air on local stations.
Mama Harper
Mama's Family - Chill with craft-making Iola, hunky grandson Bubba, dippy wife Naomi, and dopey Vint as they struggle through life with offbeat crankster Mama Harper. Sometime-appearances by Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Carol Burnett. Reruns air on local stations.
Man in jail
Reno 911! - There's nothing quite like watching police chasing a nekkid, drunk old man through the streets as he moons the neighborhood—now, that's entertainment! So, if you love COPS, you'll be positively giddy over this wacked-out TV parody showing in reruns on local stations.
Cartman
South Park - Join four twisted kids on a cartoon journey through the bizarre world of South Park, Colorado, which includes the buttal journeys of a gerbil, Christmas in Iraq, evil J. Lo, veal horrors, and that annoying Jared guy from the Subway commercials. New episodes air on Comedy Central. Reruns air on Comedy Central and MTV.
Gavel
The People's Court - Deals with what is, beyond a doubt, the best court show on television. Judge Marilyn Milian is witty, sharp, fun, and she follows the law (unlike a certain other TV judge whose name begins with "Judy"). Find out details about the show, biographies of the regulars on it, and info about upcoming episodes! New episodes and reruns air on local stations.