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Sleepless In Seattle

“It rains 9 months out of the year in Seattle.” David Hyde Pierce, Sleepless in Seattle

So I’m thinking you already guessed what this blog was about. You probably guessed it right on the nose. (In all seriousness you probably read the title.)

Yes, that’s right-Seattle! This was my 5th visit. Everytime I go I just get more and more excited to see this beautiful city.

I saw things like this:

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And This:

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People like this live here

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And this. (Frasier is one of my favorite’s!)

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There is so much to this beautiful city! The aquarium, Pike Place Market, Lake Union, Mt Ranier, throwing of the fish, mountains, and the list goes on and on.

I could definitely live there someday. It’s so full of life.

And very beautiful.

Does anyone out there watch Frasier or Sleepless In Seattle What do you think of Seattle? Would you like to visit?

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Cheers and Second Chances

Watching the tv show Cheers makes me happy. And why shouldn’t it? In my opionion, the writing is impeccable and funny, the acting superb, and the chemistry? Sigh, the chemistry. Everytime I try to watch an episode on Netflix, my Wii remote mysteriously seems to land on an episode of Sam and Diane “dancing” around each other. There is so much chemistry between the actors Ted Danson and Shelley Long, you could see fireworks in the sky.

But this little gem of a tv show almost got cancelled during it’s first season because of low ratings. Scary thought, huh?
If Cheers had not continued, there never would have been a Woody, a Rebecca, a Kelly, or even Frasier! And can you possibly even imagine this? The tv show Frasier would have never even existed! Oh, the horror!

So, naturally, watching Cheers got me thinking of tv shows that were brilliant and worthy of awards. But because of one reason or another, they never had a fighting chance to stay on tv.

For me that tv show is Trust Me. Never heard of it? Didn’t think so. It only lasted 13 episodes.
Will McCormack from Will and Grace fame ring a bell? Monica Potter from Parenthood? Tom Cavanaugh from the tv show Ed?

Trust Me is a show that appeared on television in early 2009. It was set in Chicago and involved relationships and advertising. It was funny, smart, and quite witty. And (to answer your question) it absolutely had lots and lots of chemistry.

Now, I know it may sound a tad familiar. Something like Mad Men perhaps? But I used to think to myself, heck, if there can be many Law and Orders and CSIs, why can’t there be another advertising show? Apparently, TNT had other plans.

Still saddens me to this day it got cancelled. I was really looking foward to more brilliant pitches from the boys from Rothman, Green and Moore, and a possible love affair between Mason McGuire and Sarah Krajicek-Hunter.

Very capable of winning Emmy’s, Golden Globes, People’s Choices Awards indeed.

Which leads me to a question I want to ask you. Was there a tv show that you absolutely adored that only lasted one mere season, or even a handful of episodes? Any tv show that you can think of that deserved a second chance and could have swept the award shows?