Bad Movie Logo
"A website to the detriment of good film"
Custom Search
HOMEB-MOVIE REVIEWSREADER REVIEWSFORUMINTERVIEWSUPDATESABOUT
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
December 18, 2017, 03:40:37 PM
588015 Posts in 45317 Topics by 6021 Members
Latest Member: retiredblue
Badmovies.org Forum  |  Other Topics  |  Off Topic Discussion  |  Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About « previous next »
Pages: 1 ... 59 60 [61]
Author Topic: Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About  (Read 54182 times)
ER
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema
****

Karma: 654
Posts: 3866


The world becomes a dream....


« Reply #900 on: Today at 10:53:56 AM »

When I was in middle school I used to come home, sit down in my little uniform before tennis, and watch this strange PBS game show called Where in the World is Carmen San Diego? It had this giant map of the world on the WGBH studio floor and kids would have a minute to stick cones on the countries the announcer would call out.

The espresso-cheerful announcer would shout, "Ready, set, go! Carmen went to Russia! To Russia!"

And the kid would race over carrying a cone and put it somewhere on Russia, which was a pity-kiss since it covered a fifth of the board.

Then the announcer would say, "Carmen went to Botswana! Botswana!"

And the kid would stumble and go, "Uh, pass?"

"Carmen went to France! To France!"

Okay, France was good. The kid knew France....

"Carmen went to Chad! To Chad!"

Suspense would build, did the player know where Chad was? Yes she did!

If after dashing around the studio the tweenager placed ten cones in a minute, he or she got a mail-in certificate for an atlas. Yep, an atlas was the prize.

I think in retrospect that show was less about geography than it was a hidden effort to get young people to exercise.
« Last Edit: Today at 10:56:48 AM by ER » Logged

"If I should meet thee after long years,

How shall I greet thee? With silence, and tears."

--Lord Byron
Pages: 1 ... 59 60 [61]
Badmovies.org Forum  |  Other Topics  |  Off Topic Discussion  |  Make A Random Statement About Something Nobody Should Care About « previous next »
    Jump to:  


    RSS Feed Subscribe Subscribe by RSS
    Email Subscribe Subscribe by Email


    Popular Articles
    How To Find A Bad Movie

    The Champions of Justice

    Plan 9 from Outer Space

    Manos, The Hands of Fate

    Podcast: Todd the Convenience Store Clerk

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Dragonball: The Magic Begins

    Cool As Ice

    The Educational Archives: Driver's Ed

    Godzilla vs. Monster Zero

    Do you have a zombie plan?

    FROM THE BADMOVIES.ORG ARCHIVES
    ImageThe Giant Claw - Slime drop

    Earth is visited by a GIANT ANTIMATTER SPACE BUZZARD! Gawk at the amazingly bad bird puppet, or chuckle over the silly dialog. This is one of the greatest b-movies ever made.

    Lesson Learned:
    • Osmosis: os·mo·sis (oz-mo'sis, os-) n., 1. When a bird eats something.

    Subscribe to Badmovies.org and get updates by email:

    HOME B-Movie Reviews Reader Reviews Forum Interviews TV Shows Advertising Information Sideshows Links Contact

    Badmovies.org is owned and operated by Andrew Borntreger. All original content is © 1998 - 2014 by its respective author(s). Image, video, and audio files are used in accordance with the Fair Use Law, and are property of the film copyright holders. You may freely link to any page (.html or .php) on this website, but reproduction in any other form must be authorized by the copyright holder.