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The Rewind – 4.9.12

Here are a few things we came across this past week that might be of interest to the TVA community:

Rosie O’Donnell and Dan Aykroyd to appear on new show Happily Divorced. The next bet I enter into, the loser will have to watch a season of this show. (TV Guide)

David Simon slams people who watched his show, The Wire, after its initial airing. Then he, um, sort-of apologized about it. (Vulture)

Kristin Wiig doesn’t know if she’ll return to SNL. (Vulture)

The final season of Breaking Bad will be split in two. This is both the best and worst news possible. (TV Guide)

Website tries to get Larry David to join Twitter. This has about as much a chance at succeeding as Happily Divorced has of lasting more than 6 episodes.(Vulture)

SNL Clip of the Week: We’re Just Friends. Not a Digital Short, but might as well have been. (Hulu)

Is Game of Thrones the best show about women? Not if Dixie Carter has anything to say about it.1 (Salon)

The Best TV Neighbors. (TV Guide)

That 70s Show Reunion. Don’t care? I didn’t either, until I read about the other casts that will be reuniting at the same time. (Just Jared)

The 11 Worst Characters on the Best TV Shows. (The Philly Beat)

Pretty good list, but I think we can do better…

Who else should be on the list for worst characters on the best TV shows? I call Angela from The Office.

  1. Designing Women reference, FTW []
  • http://calebmcnary.com/ Caleb McNary

    President Palmer’s wife from 24

  • http://www.haleybragg.com/ haleybragg

    Michael on LOST.

  • http://lauramcclellan.com Laura McClellan

    1) AGREED on New Lilly. She is the worst ever.
    2) DISAGREED on Jenna and Kenneth. They have a special place in my heart, as do all the 30 Rock characters.
    3) Robin is the worst on HIMYM (not the worst ever, like New Lilly. Just the worst of the HIMYM cast). She can never make up her mind or just be a real person/deal with her emotions. Plus she broke Barney’s heart, and I was rooting for them. Though she serves the purpose of being the center of brilliant Canadian jokes, and for that, she can stay.

  • Jeff Q

    Namond from The Wire. I’m rewatching on DirecTV and fast forward every scene with him in it.