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Top Ten Things to Watch for at the Next PBS Pledge Drive

(submitted by Bog Byrd)

10. "Announcing PBS-pdtv! All Pledge Drives, all the time!" (vision)
9. Program Managers threaten to replace evening programming of BritComs like "Blackadder" and "Red Dwarf" with cheap American sit-com reruns of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir." (Little Jon)
8. Mr. Rogers and Jerry Lewis in a love duet (
7. The phone volunteer with the "I watched Ken Burn's 'Civil War', 'Baseball', and 'Jazz' back-to-back-to-back, and all I got was this lousy T-shirt" (Dave R.)
6. Gifts aimed toward dot-commers starting at the $1 level (Little Jon)
5. The casts of 'Hometime' and 'This Old House' in a Power Tool Deathmatch (Moose)
4. A chance to pay $250.00 for a PBS show that you just videotaped for the cost of a blank tape (Aaron Hirshberg)
3. Hostage negotiations on Sesame Street: "Call now, kids, or Elmo gets it!" (Major Tom, El Booya)
2. Three Tenors vs. Three Stooges in an all-out fight to the death (theopholis)
1. See if the pledge drive hostess has let the weird haircut she had during the last pledge drive grow out yet (Aaron Hirshberg)

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