Pulse TV Flashback 12/10/2004: The O.C., Lost, Desperate Housewives

Inside Pulse launched on August 9, 2004, and has covered the world of television for over a decade. Every day, we take a look back at what was happening in the world of television 10 years ago, as reported right here at Inside Pulse!

The Weekly Pulse: Mr. Coogan’s Groove Tube Update

The concept of interactive TV is about as old as Desperate Housewives is popular. First surfacing in the 1970s, the idea was that people wanted to be more active while watching television. That included buying items they saw being advertised or that showed up on certain shows or learning about products and people as they showed up on the screen.

I remember working in public relations in 2000 and the beginning of 2001 and having a client exploring this kind of dramatic shift in television viewing. The client never was never to be heard from again and I got laid off within a couple of months. That seemed to be the direction interactive TV was going: nowhere, with people losing jobs in the process (though, in reality the two weren’t related in my case, it just sounds more dramatic the way I said it).

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Recapped: Lost – Episode 10

Hey, hey, hey, it’s the last Lost recap until January. I’ve got some mail in the mailbag this time around, so let’s take a dip and dive and see what we can find.

Did you notice that Ethan Rom anagrams to Other Man or More Than?

If he wasn’t on the plane, he is the Other Man on the island -> Alex?

Thank you for doing the reviews. I read them every week.

It’s very possible that this could be Alex, but like I said, I’m just tired of this whole “XX is not my real name, bwahahahahaha” business.

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Remote Destination

If you’re reading this then I must have actually found something to write about.

Y’see as I’m typing this, I have no idea what this column is going to consist of. Oh sure, I’m going to give a brief rundown of what I watched this week and I’ll make a note of a cool video. But beyond that stuff, I’m really at a loss.

Ah, let’s just go with the flow and see what happens.

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Romo’s World: The O.C.-Episode 5

Previously on:

Summer making up with Zach after talking about Seth all night. Kirsten saying something is up with Caleb. Alex telling Seth she thinks he is cute. Ryan telling Lindsay he likes her and wants to go out with her.

Starting off with the boys at school. Seth is talking about how he and Alex kissed. He then mentions how Ryan and Lindsay got along so well while talking at the bus stop. They see a banner promoting the upcoming winter dance, The SnO.C. (lame name). They debate what they should do about winter dance, if they should invite their respective female friends.

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