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I concur -- It was a great show
Ha-ha...I forgot about the vulture!!! Yes it probably didn't help viewer-ship that the name of the show was "Dweebs", though you'd think there were enough of them (us?) out there who could relate to make the show a prime-time contender.
In my home the word "mulch" to describe drab, unimaginative attire is still used to this day, 12 years after it was modeled so well on the show by Carl (Stephen Tobolowsky?), one of the programmers. Man, they were cruel to him.... Not that he couldn't dish it out as well: "Death called--he wants his outfit back..." (you'd have to know Vic) That these and other quips became part of our comic dialog is a testament to Dweebs' appeal as a comedy; and we'd eagerly watch those few episodes again if they became available.
An unforgettable program
I saw Montserrat for the first time as a teenager and was haunted for weeks by the story; indeed I have searched TV listings for it ever since, to no avail. It may have been the first time in my young life that I realized there were truly heartless people on this planet. I believe the events portrayed are fictional; still, the severe testing of one's convictions, the callous disregard for the lives and feelings of others, the cowardice and courage in the face of death by young and old alike, were themes played out in such convincing fashion that the viewer can't help but come away introspective, moved.
I sincerely hope that PBS or someone will air this presentation again, with sufficient promotion to get the attention of the viewing public (and so that I don't somehow miss it).