I just joined a new monthly linky top ten party with The Third Grade Nest.
I thought this would be easy but try as I might, I could only come up with 9 shows.
Oh TV! In the last few years my TV viewing has taken a backseat to the rest of the house. ESPN, Disney Junior, and Nick Jr. have taken over and my TV watching is limited.
I used to love shows like CSI and Law and Order but alas they became too easy. Now, I only have to watch the first 5 minutes, figure out the character that was introduced and had no importance in the beginning and BINGO that’s your killer. So, it lost it’s fun.
TV is now my background noise. The thing I can watch with a computer in my lap, going around picking up stuff, doing dishes, folding laundry, and blogging. The only show I put things down to watch these days is So You Think You Can Dance, because, wow, those people are amazing and I can’t look away!
And, yes, I know I aged myself with my reruns. I still love my Friends and Will and Grace. I know the lines before they say them, but sometimes I just need some of my old friends to visit. The ones I had to block time out for since there were no DVRs. They were the characters that I ran home or rearranged my schedule to spend time with. They remind me of my younger years, of the breakups and hardships, of the joys, and also of why I am the luckiest girl in the world to have my husband, kids, pup, and family.
Lastly, Netflix… The only reason I watch anything new is that I can take Netflix on the go. Plus they have some really interesting characters that I can’t get enough of. I can watch 5 minutes here and there and even tune in while the rest of the family dominates the real TV.