Almost Live! Reunion Special - 9/12/2005 8 PM

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  1. Jeff Jacobson

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    This probably won't interest anyone outside of Western WA...

    http://www.king5.com/about/newsrelea....a5679621.html



    The article goes on to describe what the cast has been doing since the show was canceled. (Except for Bill Nye, I guess because everyone already knows what he's been doing.)
     
  2. Steve_Knutzen

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    Very cool. Thanks for the heads up Jeff.
    Be like Billy. Mind your manners.
     
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    YES!
    Loved that show![​IMG]
     
  4. LarryDavenport

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    I have the DVR set up to record it. Whatever happened to Ross Schafer? The last time I saw him he was hosting a game show.
     
  5. Jim Dalton

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    Great show.

    I remember the comedy channel airing it in the 90's - back when the channel was actually funny.
     
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    Ah, I grew up on Almost live!, and my brother was actually in an episode (back in his child acting days).

    I remember when they showed it on Comedya Central, but it wasn't nearly as funny with all the Seattle-specific jokes slashed out.

    I'm on the other coast these days, so I won't be able to see it, sadly.

    High-Fivin' White Guys for the win, as they say.
     
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    I watched the beginning this morning after DVRing it, and man, those old clips were funny as hell! Sure, they're very Puget Sound area-specific, but that's why the show just killed for locals!

    Green Riverdance![​IMG]
     
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    It should also be noted that Almost Live!, I believe, was the birthplace of Bill Nye the Science guy, which many more people might be familiar with.
     
  9. LarryDavenport

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    It was indeed the birth place of Bill Nye the Science Guy. And as usual for Almost Live, he blew something up real good!
     
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    "Hey guys - can I be a high fiving white guy too?"

    Damnit - I dont believe I missed this! Thats what I get for not watching TV!
     
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    Thanks for posting this. I didn't see any ads for it and I missed it when highlighting this week's TV guide. Wouldn't have watched it without your heads-up. Thanks. It was a lot of fun.
     
  12. Jeff Jacobson

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    I'd kill to have these on DVD. Maybe Belo can work something out with a small distributor.
     
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    They are a time capsule of local Northwest living, and I would buy a DVD set!
     
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    I had no idea this was on but saw it while channel surfing. I missed the first half but it was still good stuff. That show was just about the last gasp for locally produced sketch comdey shows. I was always amazed that it lasted as long as it did.
     

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