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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Oct 14, 2015

January 18-24,1992

This week Ken welcomes UK citizen, actor, comedian and Probably Science podcast co-host Matt Kirshen to the show.

Matt and Ken discuss spring break hotels, passive aggressive maids, the difficulty of accents, growing up top left, the BBC, going to television tapings, Gamesmaster, Take That, Robbie Williams, Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive, I'm Alan Partridge, warming up sitcoms, 2 Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps with Ralph Little, Sky TV, the UK's lack of choice, Boys and Girls, UK Gameshows, The TV License, the UK vs. US TV Production system, syndication, Who's the Boss with The Upper Hand, One Foot in the Grave, UK family trips to Florida, SuperStation WTBS, reruns vs. repeats, Only Fools and Horses, Leave it to Beaver, post-WWII UK misery, soap operas, Dallas, Dynasty, Aussie Soaps, Home & Away, Neighbors, Eric Bana, Michael Crawford, Friends vs. Seinfeld,  Stephanie Beacham, Trollied, Batman, Eurotrash, John Paul Gautlier, Bad Porn, outTHERE, Adam & Joe, Empty Nest, Peep Show, Tango and Cash, Dogs and Cops vs. just COPS, Two-Fisted Tales, Sundays in the UK, In Living Color, Desmond's, The Real McCoy, SNL in the UK, Paul Whitehouse, Harry Enfield, Comics Only, Drug Wars, Herman's Head, WWF, Mork & Mindy, Back-Door Pilot, Home Improvement, The Moonies, Roseanne, Look Who's Talking Too, Aliens vs. Kids in the Hall, Unsolved Mysteries, good shows made by bad people, A Different World, Cheers, Boston as Liverpool, Fraiser, Murder Mystery TV series, long UK school days, the post-pub slot, 999 vs 911, Tequila and Bennetti, TV Ventriloquism, and enduring power of Mr. Motivator.