By madeyoulaugh|Tuesday, February 15, 2005 | 11:55 am | 20 Comments
TV enthusiasts aren’t created overnight. Dedicated are we who spend years of our childhood watching mind numbing hours of TV. People used to call those “wasted years.” My parents told me if I kept watching that much TV, I would grow up ill adjusted. Well I’m grown up and I am well adjusted.
Why thanks to TV, I am not a drug addict. I learned my lesson watching Zack Morris talking Jessie off her speed high. I haven’t been molested by a Boy Scout troop leader, I learned from Wesley and Mr. Belvedere to draw attention to uncomfortable situations with old men. And thanks to Tootie and Mrs. Garrett, I learned the value of my virginity and the import of not throwing it away willy nilly…anyone of these days, I am gonna lose it.
The point being, so much of who I am, who any of us are, comes from our childhood and the TV we used to watch. TV junkies like us are not a small minority, we have a voice.
In an effort to make our childhood memories accessible and in a time when TV to DVD is financially lucrative concept for networks and production companies, TVGASM has selected its first petition to bring a show which we felt important, relevant and popular enough to bring to DVD. SILVER SPOONS. Tell me when you were a kid watching this, you didn’t want a train going through your house, a duck phone, Erin Gray ais a step mom, a suit of armor in the corner and a freakin train going through your house. Hell even Mr. T swung by. This shows fan base is far and wide and its time we let Sony Pictures Television know just how big we are. The Fraggle Rock DVD release was started with an online petition which creates the confidence that we can make it happen for SILVER SPOONS.
Let your voice be heard and sign the petition below, via “Comments” at the bottom of the page.
If you don’t do it for me, do it for Ricky Schroeder (out of work now that NYPD Blue is going away), Jason Bateman(out of work now that Arrested Developement is going away), and Alfonso Ribeiro (who may or maynot be alive)…and the wooden indian.
To: Sony Pictures Television
We are petitioning Sony Television to issue Silver Spoons on DVD either by way of Columbia House or general retail by season. There is a huge market for these discs and considering that the show is no longer in syndication and hasn’t been for nearly a decade now would be the perfect time to introduce another generation to this five-year success story. Thank you for your consideration.