TV Shows I Dislike

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1.
Diff'rent Strokes (1978 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a wealthy Manhattan family who adopted the children of their late African American housekeeper from Harlem. (30 mins.)
“ Gary Coleman, pretty good. The rest of the cast, dull. ” - toddandceleste
 
2.
Family (1976 TV Series)
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The joys and heartaches of the Lawrence family of Pasadena, California. (60 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
“ It says this show is about the joys and heartaches of a family, but it's really just everyone in the whole family whining nonstop about every little thing that happens to them. They never get to the joys. ” - toddandceleste
 
3.
Eight Is Enough (1977 TV Series)
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This comedy drama focused on a family with eight very independent children. (60 mins.)
“ Boring, even with eight kids. ” - toddandceleste
 
4.
Webster (1983 TV Series)
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The post-retirement season is suddenly disrupted for football player George Papadapolis and his wife Katherine when Webster, the orphaned son of a former teammate, moves in. Laughter -- and life lessons -- in every episode. (30 mins.)
“ Cute kid, but not a funny show. I think if you claim to be a sitcom, you need jokes. Funny ones. ” - toddandceleste
 
5.
Bosom Buddies (1980 TV Series)
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Two young single ad men must disguise themselves as women to live in the one apartment they can afford. (30 mins.)
“ I think this could have been funnier with two different guys. ” - toddandceleste
 
6.
Matt Houston (1982 TV Series)
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Matt Houston is a wealthy Texan who moves to California to oversee his family's offshore drilling enterprises but spends most of his time dabbling in his private investigator hobby. (90 mins.)
“ One of my least favorite TV cops ever. ” - toddandceleste
 
7.
Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a bumbling Marine named Gomer Pyle. (30 mins.)
“ Surprise, surprise, surprise! Gomer gets on your nerves after a few dozen episodes. ” - toddandceleste
 
8.
Remington Steele (1982 TV Series)
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The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business. (60 mins.)
“ I just don't think the two lead characters were well matched. ” - toddandceleste
 
9.
Donny and Marie (1975 TV Series)
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Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first... (60 mins.)
“ This show was too perky and cheesy to survive long. ” - toddandceleste
 
10.
What's Happening!! (1976 TV Series)
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A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city. (30 mins.)
“ SO dumb and stupid. ” - toddandceleste
 
11.
My Favorite Martian (1963 TV Series)
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A sarcastic Martian comes to live with a hapless young Terran on Earth. (30 mins.)
“ Even compared to other series of its time, just a bit too boring. ” - toddandceleste
 
12.
Police Woman (1974 TV Series)
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This was the first TV cop show to feature a female lead - Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. (60 mins.)
“ This one was ok but Cagney and Lacey was way better. This show needed better writing. ” - toddandceleste
 
13.
Gilligan's Island (1964 TV Series)
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Seven men and women are stranded on an uncharted island following a torrential storm. (30 mins.)
“ The premise was too corny to keep it going for very long. ” - toddandceleste
 
14.
Too Close for Comfort (1980 TV Series)
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Jackie and Sarah Rush are two grown sisters who live in half of a duplex. Their parents, Henry and Muriel... (30 mins.)
“ Ted Knight was funny as a supporting actor on Mary Tyler Moore, but not as a lead... ” - toddandceleste
 
15.
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976 TV Series)
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Set in fictional Fernwood, Ohio, this deliriously demented serial focused on the beleaguered heroine Mary Hartman... (30 mins.)
“ Strange and odd and not very entertaining. ” - toddandceleste
 
16.
General Hospital (1963 TV Series)
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Families, friends, enemies and lovers experience life-changing events in the large upstate New York city of Port Charles, which has a busy hospital, upscale hotel, cozy diner and dangerous waterfront frequented by the criminal underworld. (60 mins.)
“ I really hate soaps... ” - toddandceleste
 
17.
Big Brother (2000 TV Series)
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Contestants must compete against each other for a chance to win $500,000 in a house wired with cameras and microphones, capturing their every move for a TV and Internet audience. (44 mins.)
“ Watching a bunch of people live in a house and stab each other in the back. Enough of that already, it's not interesting enough. ” - toddandceleste
 
18.
The Bachelorette (2003 TV Series)
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A single bachelorette dates multiple men over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find her true love. (60 mins.)
“ This is a crock, nobody ever gets together... ” - toddandceleste
 
19.
Silver Spoons (1982 TV Series)
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Ricky Stratton is a spoiled rich kid who lives the life that many kids dream of, but he still suffers from the problems that many teens do. (30 mins.)
“ I think most people over the age of 8 would not find this funny. ” - toddandceleste
 
20.
Mork & Mindy (1978 TV Series)
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same. (30 mins.)
“ Too dumb to live... ” - toddandceleste
 
21.
Desperate Housewives (2004 TV Series)
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor. (45 mins.)
“ Just another soap, and I hate soaps. But if you love soaps, probably great stuff. Some good actors were in this. ” - toddandceleste
 
22.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
“ If you did not watch every single episode, you would get lost too... ” - toddandceleste
 
23.
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989 TV Series)
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties... (30 mins.)
“ How many 15 year old doctors have you met? The novelty wore off after first season. ” - toddandceleste
 
24.
The Wonder Years (1988 TV Series)
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting. (22 mins.)
“ Just not that funny and a little sad. Not great elements of a sitcom. ” - toddandceleste
 
25.
Thirtysomething (1987 TV Series)
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Hope and Michael are a married couple in their thirties, living in Philadelphia, and struggling with everyday adult angst... (60 mins.)
“ A bunch of thirtysomething people who are the most depressing, self-obsessed, whiny people you would ever meet. You have probably never met people this whiny. ” - toddandceleste
 
26.
Guiding Light (1952 TV Series)
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Guiding Light takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family... (60 mins.)
“ I hate soaps. ” - toddandceleste
 
27.
Falling Skies (2011 TV Series)
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Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back. (42 mins.)
“ The aliens are gooey and oozy and drippy, ick. And how long can you keep this premise going? They never make any progress against the aliens. ” - toddandceleste
 
28.
H.R. Pufnstuf (1969 TV Series)
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The adventures of a boy trapped in a fantastic land with a dragon friend and a witch enemy. (30 mins.)
“ Like a really bad acid trip. ” - toddandceleste
 
29.
Weeds (2005 TV Series)
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is. (28 mins.)
“ I don't like the idea of a show that talks about pot this much. Nurse Jackie is WAY better. ” - toddandceleste
 
30.
Step by Step (1991 TV Series)
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Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan... (30 mins.)
Director: Steve Witting
“ This was never funny, stupid and dumb really. ” - toddandceleste
 
31.
Roseanne (1988 TV Series)
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The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law. (22 mins.)
“ It started out funny and ended not funny. Toward the end there was a lot of fighting and sad stories and screaming. Although that fits well in a drama, this was supposed to be a sitcom. ” - toddandceleste
 
32.
Flashforward (2009 TV Series)
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A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future. (42 mins.)
“ Completely vague and senseless, deserved to be cancelled... ” - toddandceleste
 
33.
Barney & Friends (1992 TV Series)
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From pretending to be a pilot on a make-believe airplane to pretending to be a pirate in search of buried treasure, Barney's friends discover that creativity lets them soar in the wings of imagination! (30 mins.)
“ A purple dinosaur that haunted my dreams long after my two year old stopped watching him... ” - toddandceleste
 
34.
Will & Grace (1998 TV Series)
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Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer. (22 mins.)
“ Stopped being funny after second season and just became an endless loop of itself... ” - toddandceleste
 
35.
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (2012 TV Series)
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A reality TV show featuring the life of Toddlers and Tiaras competitor Alana, A.K.A. 'Honey Boo Boo', and her overweight family, as they live every day. (60 mins.)
“ Seriously? Life is WAY too short.... ” - toddandceleste
 
36.
Hoarders (2009 TV Series)
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Follows different people on their hoarding issues.
“ To witness the life and home of a person who has fallen apart, I don't really see that as entertainment, it's more like voyeurism...a better thing to do would be to give some money to charities that provide help for people such as this. They need help and love, they don't need to be watched like a show. ” - toddandceleste
 
37.
Cops (1989 TV Series)
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Follows real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the United States... (30 mins.)
“ This show went way too long, it's not entertaining enough... ” - toddandceleste
 
38.
Jericho (2006 TV Series)
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A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive. (45 mins.)
“ I am so tired of apocalypse shows, please stop doing them.... ” - toddandceleste
 
39.
American Idol (2002 TV Series)
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Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete... (42 mins.)
“ Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz........ ” - toddandceleste
 
40.
Survivor (2000 TV Series)
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A reality show where a group of contestants are stranded in a remote location with little more than the clothes on their back. The lone survivor of this contest takes home a million dollars. (60 mins.)
“ This show started when my oldest child was two, and she now has a son of her own. It's just that I do not enjoy watching a lot of people lie to each other just to win money, and I don't think any show should be on the air SO long. It's exhausting. ” - toddandceleste