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Old 05-10-2019, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by ftg View Post
I remember watching the original MoO Wild Kingdom on rainy Sunday afternoons as a kid, purely because the other two shows on were even worse.

Marlin Perkins was creepy.
Yep, Sunday afternoons were definitely a dead zone where TV was concerned (still are, actually). I always hoped there would be a war movie on one of the local channels whenever I was stuck at home on Sundays.

Marlin was avuncular, like that uncle of yours who smelled of dentures and nicotine.
"Makes you wonder why we bother, eh, Fawlty?"
"Didn't know you did, Major."