If you’re like me (and really, for your sake, I hope you’re not), there are a few TV shows that piss you off.
You see, it really irks me when people miss opportunites: To make a statement, to do the right thing, to be special. With that in mind, here are the most obvious:
TV shows that piss me off
- Deal or No Deal
Like the game – hate the dumb models. Sorry, but the models rely on their short and beautiful dresses, their fancy high heels, their big hair and big – you know – brains, rather than glamming it up for the big occasion and wearing pantyhose. Not impressed.
Now, I will say this: The few times it’s aired, the special Deal or No Deal Around the World is great.
A case in point, the models of the Phillipines, left, not only have the class and grace to wear pantyhose, they come out and do a rousing little coordinated dance routine to the show’s opening theme music.
It’s very creative and really cool.
Likewise, the models in Estonia have the good taste to wear pantyhose. In fact, I’m sure the models in all the countries except the good old USA “get it” and wear pantyhose.
Back to DOND in the U.S., when the banker makes a statement with a special gimmick offer, he usually has one of his Robert Palmer band-looking girls deliver it, and she always wears pantyhose and looks incredible. Why the other models (or at least the idiot costumer for the show) doesn’t see that and say, “We should really dress up all the models” is beyond me.
OK, one more reason I hate this show: The idiot contestants, the idiot audience members, and the idiot models always boo or put down the banker at every opportunity, which I understand is part of the act, but the banker is hillarious, and he should get credit for his antics. Idiots!
- Covert Affairs
That’s right, I said it. I had such high hopes for this show after seeing it advertised and watching the pilot, both occasions on which the star, Piper Perabo, wore a skirt suit with high heels and pantyhose.
Well, that lasted all of that one whole episode. Since then, the bimbo agent (uh huh) is always bare (bear) legged. Yeah, like you’re going to go to work at the CIA in a suit and bare (bear) legs.
Sorry, not a fan!
A TV show that probably will piss me off
Coming later this month, it’s another version of the “La Femme Nikita” professional assassin story, this time, starring Maggie Q (“Balls of Fury,” “Mission Impossible II or III,” “Live Free or Die Hard”).
Now, you’ve read my blog – you know how I love and appreciate Asian actresses for always having the good sense and class to wear pantyhose. Well, I can tell you that I’ve NEVER seen Maggie Q in pantyhose and I am sure she won’t be wearing them in “Nikita.” I do hope I’m wrong.
TV shows that make me proud
- The Good Wife
Thank God for this show. It’s a bigtime corporate lawyer show, so it would really have infuriated me if the the female cast members weren’t dressed lawyerly.
- The Closer
Never watched it, but I have seen it advertised many times and ALWAYS the lovely little Kyra Sedgwick is wearing a skirt suit with pantyhose and heels. Good for her. I probably will begin watching that show just to support her.
- Ally McBeal
No, seriously, the series is being re-aired and it’s the first time in 10 years that I’ve seen it. Wow, talk about pantyhose city! Calista Flockhart, below right, as the title character, along with fellow lawyers, including Portia de Rossi and Lucy Liu, make this show a real pleasure to watch.
Watching the show is kinda sad though because it harkens us back to a very special time in our past, as even in the scenes where people (extras) are just walking through the streets of Boston, all the women are wearing pantyhose.
Ahhhh, those were the days.
OK, readers, what TV shows piss you off because the female stars don’t wear pantyhose in them?
Or what shows make you proud because they do?
Let us know.