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April 30, 2005
Gordon: We'll see which part of that aspect she doesn't like this Summer.
Meanwhile, we bring back a VERY old game...from episode #7...called
Chico: It's the end of the TV year, isn't it?
Gordon: You got it.
Gordon: I'll give you a person, place, thing, etc. - You come up with the
resolution they should do for next season. For example, if it was Bo Bice, what
would a resolution be?
Jason: Don't get caught!
Chico: ... Damn! Stole mine! Uh... Don't get high on your own supply.
Gordon: Good resolution, as the Smoking Gun did just that to him, as we find
that he was caught with paraphernalia for....let's say Mary Jane brownies.
Chico: "These brownies... are delicious."
Gordon: Don't Eat the evidence!
Chico: Cue animated sequence (if you actually sat through all of Reefer
Madness, you'll get it.)
Jason: We got the idea though :)
Gordon: OK - this is the NETWORK edition of Resolutions.
Gordon Here we go...
#1. ABC, who has yet to give us a good original reality show (The Mole, which
was an import, doesn't count)
Chico: Get on all fours and beg for Regis.
Jason: Don't do them. Stay with the good dramas and make more of them.
Chico: Cut off all ties with Mike Fleiss.
Gordon: ABC - Resolved to hopefully have a hit in the Summer with the Scholar,
as I don't want to know the ratings for the dancing show.
#2 - FOX, who has a huge hit with American Idol, but who is taking a hit because
of the controversy - and the ABC special can't be a good thing for them.
Chico: Concentrate on quality product. It's got you where you are right now.
Jason: Ignore the enemies and do what you do best. AI is your biggest reality
Chico: But if worst comes to worst, remember the words of NWA: any publicity is
Gordon: So Resolved - Just keep doing what you've been doing, and as long as you
don't get in an ethnicity scandal (or have reports of Paula sleeping with
Michael Jackson), you are ok.
#3 - NBC -What you have on (Apprentice, Biggest Loser), is actually good stuff,
but you have nothing supporting it, as Joey...well...sucks. How can you get
stuff to help your game shows?
Chico: Well, they can a) try not stealing from other source material.
Jason: See: The Office and Coupling...ugh.
Chico: The Office was actually decent...and b) remember that Law and Order
won't work all the time.
Gordon: So Resolved - the NBC actually have an original braincell in it's head
and to get more NFL.
#4 - CBS. We love CBS. Survivor. Amazing Race. Big Bro...ok, we almost love CBS.
But they do a lot of good reality games that work. How can they have a
Jason: They are the reality kings right now.
Chico: Stick with what works.
Jason: Stay with what brung ya.
Chico: Resolved: If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Gordon: Sounds good.
#5 - UPN Tyra Banks - Good. Missy Elliott - Bad. Boston Rob as the Player
Operator - REAL Bad. They like star driven Reality shows, Who and what
profession should they try to go after?
Chico: What about hiphop mogul?
Jason: Damon Dash. He is the CEO of Roc-a-fella Records.
Gordon: BET has Damon Dash for their own 'Apprentice -Style' show.
Chico: Oh yeah...
Gordon: Anything else?
Chico: Well, they're under the same umbrella, so why not repurpose? But if
anything, they should avoid "player". That one was done already... and not that
well... Sure Boston Rob was a weird twist, but overall, forget it.
Gordon: Resolved to UPN - Uhhh....we're working on it. We'll get back to you.
#6 - WB - Well, you have...tanked. The WB needs something... anything. Any
Jason: Go home. You can't do reality/game shows.
Chico: If your best game was Studio 7, then... that says something.
Gordon: Resolved for WB - You're beyond help. Go into kiddie drama, since that
seems to be the only thing you can do.
Finally - it's the shout-out segment. Call out any other network and give them a
Chico: USA: Be careful what you wish for... you just might get it (per this
season of Nashville Star).
Gordon: Resolved for SPIKE - to actually give us a real UFC series to go with
the Ultimate Fighter. Jason?
Jason: Resolved to A&E and E--give us less of what we don't want (Gastineau and
Gotti) and more of what we do (Wayne Newton).
Gordon: Enough said. Let's break and then head on to THE BIG FINISH.
Chico: Break! We'll be back...
(Brought to you by Celebrity Strip Poker. We've had Strip
Poker. We've had Celebrity Poker. When do we get to see Traci Bingham take off
her clothes??? HUH?????)
Chico: Every day of your life, Gordon...
Joe: Good morning, all hands.
Gordon: And playing the role of Jason Hernandez this week is Joe Van Ginkel.
Joe: Indeed. This week I'm Joey Come Lately.
Chico: At least you're not Joey Come Dancing.
Joe: In that case, I'd be Bruce Forsyth. "Nice to see you. To see you..."
Joe: Couldn't resist.
Chico: We know... we're so much better than the crowd you had last week. Okay,
fun time aside, it's time ... for... the BIG FINISH!
Joe: Let's do it.
Jason: Let's do it.
Chico: First up, Joe... ear muffs...
Chico: Trust me...
Joe: What do I need ear muffs for? Gordon's gonna try to sing?
Gordon: You'll be hearing me sing at GSC4 - Watch it.
Chico: The S word will come up.
Joe: Oh. As in "teh suck."
Chico: Right. Anyway, who's out on Survivor next?
Gordon: I think someone on Greggifer - Gregg probably. Will Scott Savol finally
leave American Idol or will there be mass chaos and anarchy?
Jason: Scott is gone.
Joe: Yep. Toast.
Gordon: And the crowd goes mild. Yay.
Jason: Unless we have a Constantine like flame-out.
Chico: Nope. Anthony and Vonzell are in the catbird, leaving Carrie (finally!),
Bo, and Scott in the bottom. Scott's time runs out. There is much rejoicing.
Jason: Anthony is in the catbird's seat? What are you smoking?
Chico: He's growing, but still in trouble. Fans will respond in kind.
Everyone will think Carrie and Bo are safe. Scott will f(^_^) up as usual.
Gordon: But this is where the chaos theory wanes. The week after a favorite gets
knocked off, the audience takes nothing for granted. Unless someone flames out,
Scott is history. This weekend on GSN - Card Shark's hosted by...BIll Rafferty.
SHould this really be considered a classic?
Chico: Card Sharks? Yes. Bill Rafferty... Sorry, man.
Joe: Why? Because it was only one year?
Chico: But then again, what is classic? Aside from Jim or Bob.
Gordon: Concentration =)
Chico: Very funny.
Joe: I dig Rafferty. He's not Perry or Eubanks by any stretch, but he's
still damn good.
Gordon: He is - he should never have given up after losing two shows.
Joe: Totally underrated.
Chico: I like him too... but you said it yourself...Three shows. Remember Every
Gordon: well, the two straight shows with Blockbusters and Card Sharks right
next to each other.
Chico: Granted. Amazing Race... is this where Ron & Kelly bite it?
Jason: No. I am predicting Rob and Amber
Gordon: I think the hourglass for Meredith and Gretchen has run out. Sorry.
Joe: Wow. Everyone has different losers this week.
Chico: Freaky. Okay, Joe... You're on.
Joe: MAIL TIME!
Gordon: Let's hear it.
Chico: First up, from Christopher Reynolds... Thanks for writing, Chris!
I remember the absolute lowest sweep total was $7! Yes, seven dollars. I hope
someone can confirm this with tape, but I saw a guy with the minimum 1:30 run
around for the bonuses like a kid in a candy store, didn't get any of the big
inflatables, and eventually there were 10 seconds left so he grabbed a few cans
of stuff that totaled $7. I think this may have been one where the TV monitor
clues were used and he couldn't figure it out.
Joe: Ouch. Horrors.
Chico: Cans were cheap back then.
Gordon: Did he at least get to take the $7 of groceries home?
Chico: Heh. I doubt that they would want to keep it. After all, most of the
food on SS was past expiry date.
Chico: But it's good that someone caught onto that. I think that would have had
to be early in the run :)
Gordon: I love the dedicated fans, don't you?
Jason: Thanks Chris for helping us out!
Gordon: I got more mail.
Jason: MAIL THIS!
Gordon: This one from Adam Scimone.
Joe: MORE MAIL!
A while ago, I read that we would be able to see reruns of Remote Control on VH1
Classic. I suspect, however, that it might not happen. How come?
Jason: That I would love to see, Adam
Joe: So would I.
Gordon: We did talk about Remote Control being advertised on VH1 Classic - do we
have an update on that?
Chico: Me too... I doubt this will happen. At least since last weekend, they
switched back from an MTV/VH1 old school block back to their regular
Joe: Remote Control is one of the few shows that have aired on MTV that has
been truly good.
Chico: They gave us popcorn and took away our butter. For shame VH1 Classic.
Jason: Boo-urns indeed.
Gordon: If you do want to see Remote Control, go to the MTV or VH1 Websites and
e-mail them to let them know.
Joe: Good idea.
Chico: Very good.
Chico: Got another one for you...
Jason: MORE MAIL!
Chico: This one's from Anna Morfit. Thanks for writing Anna!
Hello, I was on the children's game show finders keepers in 1988 and I am trying
to locate a copy of the show's tape. Any idea how I could get one?
Gordon: It's a ...Klauss Mail!
Joe: We get one of these every week.
Chico: I was about to say!
Jason: KLAUSS TIME!
Joe: Isn't FK still airing (albeit temporarily at the moment) on Nick GAS?
Chico: Yes it is. It's always been airing. So we have TWO answers...1) You can
post a bulletin over at
http://members2.boardhost.com/gameshowtrading/ or 2) If you have Nick GAS on
your digital cable or satellite system, you can catch the reruns... apparently
while you can.
Joe: Rumor has it that GAS may stop showing the old Nick game shows.
Chico: Where'd you hear this, Joe?
Joe: I forget, actually. I believe Ben Ziek told me.
Gordon: OK I have one final letter.
Joe/Jason: LAST ONE!
Jason: I just see myself as an ugly talking mailbox.
Chico: Oh Jason... There's nothing ugly-takling about you =p
Gordon: This one comes from John Lee. Isn't it fun to know people are reading
Jason: Very much so.
So, why did Janu get her final words aired on Survivor last week, even though
she laid down her torch; and back on Survivor: Pearl Islands, Osten did NOT get
his aired, even though he laid down his torch?
Jason: Great question.
Chico: Well, per the rules, she is on the jury, and she didn't go home.
Gordon: Great question, and the answer is, in my opinion, that she shouldn't
Chico: My take... another great manipulation from the Burnett.
Gordon: We also didn't see Susan Hawk's last words when she quit All-Stars
Chico: Did we see Jenna's when she quit?
Gordon: Nope - we had the stars talking about how she would be missed
Chico: And for Susan and Osten... nothing.
Jason: It was a bad decision.
Chico: See? Burnett manipulation. You never can tell what's going on in his
Jason: And also what were the positions of the people who quit? Was she high
enough that it warranted words?
Gordon: Janu was the only quitter who's position would put her on the jury.
Jason: That could be the reason.
Chico: And again, she didn't go home.
Gordon: True, but I don't like the lack of consistency. Either air them all, or
don't air them
Jason: I agree.
Chico: Since when has Survivor been consistent with ANYTHING?
Gordon: It's consistently high in the ratings
Joe: I said it once, I'll say it again...
Jason: DON'T DO IT!
Joe: Survivor = teh suck.
Jason: Darn, he did it!
Gordon: (Pushes Mute Button on Joe)
Chico: He didn't stop.
Joe: You can't stop me! I am INVEENCI(MUTE)
Chico: Well, that's all the mail we have this week, but that doesn't mean we
don't like getting any more! Drop us a line at
WLTI@gameshownewsnet.com to get in
on this game.
Gordon: We love mail!
Jason: John, great question to end the week!
Joe: ..... (gadzooks, I just turned into Alan Cumming for a second.)
Chico: Remember, we do this show for you, and we can't do this without you. We
so love our readers...
Gordon: You bet.
Joe: WHOO READERS!
Chico: But alas.. we must part for another week.
Jason: May Sweeps...starts and we have AI losers on FF.
Chico: Yay sweeps!
Joe: RUN AWAY!
Jason: And by the end of this month...the best of all time--maybe on J!
Joe: WHOO! JEOPARDY TITLE FIGHT!
Chico: For $2 million and the title of Best Jeopardy Player... Period.
Jason: Will it be as good as Griffin Vs. Bonnar on UFC? :)
Joe: Very possibly. We'll see when it comes around.
Chico: Yeah. We have to watch all that. Okay, time to close shop. For Gordon
Pepper, Joe Van Ginkel, Jason Block, James Dinan, and everyone here at Game Show
Newsnet, I'm Chico Alexander and until next time... What do we always say?
Gordon: Lets Mute Joe!
Jason: GAME OVA!
Joe: GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAME OVEEEEEEEEEEEER!
Chico: Match Game, y'all :)
Gordon: Match Game...Aand Out!
Joe: And spread the love.
Previous Episodes (Season 6)|
December 26 - 2004 Year in Review
January 24 - Number Please/Bargain
January 31 - 20 ?s: Dan Avila/Take a
February 14 - ! the Game/Ask Dr. Ryan
February 21 - Who's Your Daddy?/Accuracy
March 5 - We the Jury/Five Good Reasons
March 14 - March Madness/Infiltration
March 21 - 20 ?s: Curt Spear/Deserted
March 28 - WLTI50
April 4 - 20?s: Nat Dykeman; Trios
April 11 - Really Big Board: GSN Sked/Presents
April 23 - Whammyville/Five Good Reasons
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