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You Haven't Seen That?!

You know when you're in a conversation and someone uses a popular movie or television show as a reference to what they're talking about?  You ever know someone who NEVER gets the reference because they haven't seen that show?  Yeah, I'm that girl.  For some reason, I've managed to miss out on some of the world's most popular t.v. shows of all time.  Don't get me wrong...if it was a popular show in the 80's I'm there!  Cheers and The Cosby Show among others.

I often play a little game I like to call: "Helen hasn't ever seen this show and doesn't get your reference at all so just give up".  Also known as: "a day in the life of any of my relatives, close friends and coworkers".

Here's a list of just a few examples of shows that I seriously haven't watched.  Seriously.

Friends
The Sopranos
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Lost
Seinfeld
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Office
Modern Family

Now, this isn't to say that I haven't watched a rerun or two of some of these.  Just don't ask me something like, "Remember when Ross and Rachel....?" because you'll just receive a blank stare.  ;-)

And now one of my favorite quotes from one particular t.v. show that I did watch.  Religiously.  1980's, y'all!


“It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood,

A beautiful day for a neighbor.
Would you be mine?
Could you be mine?...



It's a neighborly day in this beauty wood,
A neighborly day for a beauty.
Would you be mine?
Could you be mine?...



I've always wanted to have a neighbor just like you.
I've always wanted to live in a neighborhood with you.



So, let's make the most of this beautiful day.
Since we're together we might as well say:
Would you be mine?
Could you be mine?
Won't you be my neighbor?



Won't you please,
Won't you please?
Please won't you be my neighbor?” 
-- Fred Rogers



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