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Bender_Unit_22

Delivery Boy
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« on: 01-08-2002 04:49 »

I'm totally pissed
fox just had to show all sorts of football scores and re-cap shit right after the game.  Then they show futurama intro, then a commercial block, then they finally tell me that I'm screwed and don't get to see the first part.  So I got part of fry, and all of leela.  All I wanted to see was the bender one, why couldn't it of been last.
 mad
I guess I'll have to wait for the rerun, if they do.
I know I can download it but I hate the quality of it.

anyone else out there get cut short?   

lalala look at my head, it's so crazy look at my head, I got this big ol head, hey, ho...  ok shows over I'm tired
VelourFog

Space Pope
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« Reply #1 on: 01-08-2002 09:55 »

sorry.  i got pre-empted for "Roswell that ends well" so i feel your pain.
Kif´s The Man

Crustacean
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« Reply #2 on: 01-08-2002 15:40 »

I got the same shaft as you "Bender_Unit", and doesn't that just BITE when everyone else talks about how good the one you missed was...

Grrr
The Baz

Bending Unit
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« Reply #3 on: 01-08-2002 20:14 »

I also feel you pain as an East coast dweller where preempts are very popular  frown darn 7pm time slot.
Bender_Unit_22

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #4 on: 01-09-2002 01:24 »

yea it totally sucked

and here in central timezone it's on a 6pm

what added to the insult tho was all the bullshit after the game had ended, I nderstand they pay a lot of money to show the actual agmes, but all the post game, and scores really pissed me off, and then a commercial block!
The episode probably could have run from the begining if they started it as soon as the game ended.
oh well
Go Bears!

lalala look at my head, it's so crazy look at my head, I got this big ol head, hey, ho...  ok shows over I'm tired
Just Chris

Urban Legend
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« Reply #5 on: 01-09-2002 08:34 »

DA BEARS!
Still, even though I got to see a funny play by Keith Traylor, it was no excuse to cut the first act of the show, the one most people were looking forward to. I wouldn't mind watching Futurama from 6:30 or even 7:00. And not many people are that interested in King of the Hill.
Bender_Unit_22

Delivery Boy
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« Reply #6 on: 01-10-2002 07:55 »

Actually king of the hill is HUGE in texas, or so I've heard,  aparently that's what it's like down there.

and it wasn't the bears game that pre-empted the show, was the rams game, at least here.

if it was da bears at least it wouldn't have been all that shitty.

go bears
 puke
  green bay sucks
<just a statement of fact not trying to turn this into a football thread in anyway> 
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