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Top Ten Things to Watch for at the Next PBS Pledge Drive
(submitted by Bog Byrd)
"Announcing PBS-pdtv! All Pledge Drives, all the time!"
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."
Mr. Rogers and Jerry Lewis in a love duet
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"
Gifts aimed toward dot-commers starting at the $1 level
The casts of 'Hometime' and 'This Old House' in a Power Tool Deathmatch
A chance to pay $250.00 for a PBS show that you just videotaped for the cost of a blank tape
Hostage negotiations on Sesame Street: "Call now, kids, or Elmo gets it!"
(Major Tom, El Booya)
Three Tenors vs. Three Stooges in an all-out fight to the death
See if the pledge drive hostess has let the weird haircut she had during the last pledge drive grow out yet
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