Pulse TV Flashback 12/19/2004: An Open Letter To Donald Trump, South Park Christmas

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Riding Coattails: An Open Letter To Donald Trump

“I don’t like your jerk-off name. I don’t like your jerk-off face. I don’t like your jerk-off behavior. And I don’t like you, jerk-off.”
–The Malibu Chief of Police, The Big Lebowski

Dear Mr. Trump,

In light of your recent actions on The Apprentice finale, I have no choice (to use your second-favorite phrase) but to give you a much-deserved verbal lashing in the most public forum available to me. I was absolutely appalled by the way in which you handled yourself on Thursday, pissing on the pre-planned structure of the show and messing with people’s heads. I suppose it’s your money, your time, your people, and your damn show, but ownership and a massive ego do not give you the right to treat so many with such disrespect. The savages on The Jerry Springer Show have more tact and consideration than you.

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New Kids On The Blech: South Park, \”A Woodland Critter Christmas\” Review

The Spirit of Christmas
The gist of it- Jesus fights Santa over who truly owns Christmas.
Personal Thoughts- The one that started it all. Not considered an actual episode, but I couldn’t do this list without including this five minute short. What was essentially a Christmas card from two Colorado goofballs, became legendary in Hollywood circles and kicked open the door for their own series. The animation is rough and the voices are shaky, but you could see the potential for comedic greatness the show has received since.

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NBC & FOX Ready For Mid-Season, ‘Apprentice’ Finale Ratings Plummet, Bond To Air On SpikeTV

FOX’s supernatural drama “Point Pleasant” and NBC’s sitcom “Committed” will both get some extra exposure when they premiere in January.

FOX will likely test the ability of “American Idol” to boost the ratings of shows around it when “Point Pleasant” debuts after “Idol” on Wednesday, Jan. 19. The show, about a mysterious young woman (Elisabeth Harnois) whose father, unknown to her, is Satan, could hardly be more different in tone than the musical talent search that precedes it.

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Spoilers

Episode 1.10: Come Back To Me
Airdate: December 19, 2005

Rex is in the hospital. Carlos goes to court (and wears an orange jumpsuit). Gabrielle visits Carlos in prison and they kiss.

Uber mom Maisy Gibbons (guest star Sharon Lawrence) returns, and her secret life intersects with Bree’s. Meanwhile Gabrielle’s predicament worsens, Susan plans to take her relationship with Mike to the next level, and Lynette, suspicious (and a little jealous) of her new nanny (guest star Marla Sokoloff), decides to secretly videotape her.

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