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TV Guidance Counselor Podcast

Dec 26, 2017

November 14-20, 1987

Today Ken welcomes writer Dave Brusie to the show.

Ken and Dave discuss Cheers, Rebecca vs. Diane, the socio-economic hierarchy of Cheers, academia, nicknames, Sledgehammer, the weirdness you missed, Small Wonder, The Edge, The Simpsons, David Merkin, being banned from In Living Color, parental rules, Troll Book Club vs. Scholastic Book Club, Elementary School, specialization, The Facts of Life, Sherrie Krenn/Austin, Golden Girls, Amen, Empty Nest, The News Adventures of Beans Baxter, Comic Relief, tape trading, being on a Gameshow, Celebrity Jeopardy, Newhart, major cast replacements, Family Ties, loving Michael J. Fox, the underrated comedic chops of Justine Bateman, Moonlighting, John Cleese, The Muppets, Muppet Babies, showing your kids things you loved as a kid, current kids' shows, Puffin Rock, Mr. Rogers, Just the Ten of Us, the early days of Saved by the Bell, Teacher Shows, The Charmings, Night Court, The Cosby Show, Mr. Belvedere, why there are always Hospital shows, and interviewing Big Bird.