Re: Meme spotting

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 13 Apr 1999 11:55:41 -0700

From: "Tim Rhodes" <>
To: <>
Subject: Re: Meme spotting
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 11:55:41 -0700

Bill Benzon wrote:

>Over the last few years a number of US TV shows, mostly situation comedies,
>have adopted a certain practice. At the end of the show, while they're
>rolling the credits, we'll see snippits of shots from that day's show where
>the actors messed up in some way.

I hate to admit knowing this, but that practice goes back a couple decades,
at least to the Burt Renald's "Smokie & the Bandit" movies. Although I have
no idea when it made the transition to TV.

-Tim Rhodes

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