Pulse TV Flashback 12/23/2004: Sitcoms, Christmas TV, Office, Simpsons

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 Eyes— The Sitcom Of Our Times

Vanuatu has come to an end, and Palau is just a couple months away from taking off. So, in the meantime, I want to write about another of my favorite television shows.

This show is a sitcom, so this will definitely be a different approach than my usual Survivor columns. This sitcom is one of the best sitcoms ever written and produced. The actors are top-notch, the storylines are realistic, believable, and funny all at the same time, and all the characters are extremely well-rounded and three-dimensional.

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Confessions Of A Remote Hog: My 12 Days Of Christmas

Screw my true love. Screw those pipers piping. Screw those ladies dancing. Screw the partridge and screw the pear tree.

Now, don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas. I just don’t get too worked over up over the gifts. Stuff my stocking with some candy, find me my favorite show on DVD and cook me up some good food, and I am a happy boy. I just never got that song. Yeah, I know. There is probably some great historically significance to it that somebody in the cyber world will probably clue me into. I just don’t get the gifts. I mean, if someone showed up at my house with six geese a layin’, well, I’d probably have to disown them.

I’ll take the five golden rings, though.

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‘Office’ Writer May Pen ‘Simpsons’ Episode, MTV Focuses On ‘Sweet 16’, ESPN + Manning = Ratings

Golden Globe winner Ricky Gervais has turned down all variety of offers since the conclusion of “The Office,” but the much lauded funnyman may have received an offer he couldn’t refuse. According to the British press, Gervais is expected to write an episode of FOX’s “The Simpsons.”

According to the Guardian newspaper, Gervais was originally only supposed to make a vocal cameo, but “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening has convinced him to become the first Brit to write an episode.

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