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Mountain climber
San Diego
Aug 23, 2007 - 01:19pm PT
Okay, okay, I was startin' to have second thoughts about him when that eraserhead thing appeared about 8,000 times (though 8,001--"Jaybro Kicks Ass"--buckled me) but THIS has to be one of the best OT threads ever. It's Donny's "Slaughterhouse Five".

Glen Gardner
Aug 23, 2007 - 01:53pm PT
I remember when Purnell Roberts announced that he was leaving the show because he didn't want to ever act like a "child" reporting to Papa in such a "demeaning" roll. I also rememeber that my own Dad was outraged by such a decision. I said" "But, Daddy, he is right. His role IS demaning." My, Dad, ever one be conservative with a penny, told me sternly that he was quite sure the money he (Purnell) was making was NOT in anyway demaning.

I wonder if families still watch TV together? We used to go to the movies together as a family, also.

Luxury rehabilitation treatment facility in Boise
Aug 23, 2007 - 02:04pm PT
When did Ponderosa become Bonanza? There's something in my memory banks that says that there was something like that.

When did Ben Cartwright quit riding a horse and piloting a starship?

I'm confused.

Social climber
The West
Aug 23, 2007 - 02:16pm PT
and how did adam cartwright become Trapper John MD?
Mighty Hiker

Social climber
Vancouver, B.C.
Aug 23, 2007 - 02:47pm PT
Davy Crockett could outdraw them all.

The following stanza begins the twenty-stanza ballad:

Born on a mountain top in Tennessee,
Greenest state in the land of the free.
Raised in the woods so's he knew every tree,
Killed him a b'ar when he was only three.
Davy, Davy Crockett
King of the Wild Frontier

Edit: Now that I've provided you all with ear candy for the day, the other nineteen stanzas seem unnecessary.

Aug 23, 2007 - 02:52pm PT
Dan Blocker, in addition to being the Father of Slacklining, moved to Europe out of disgust for US policy in Viet Nam. A true Renaissance man.
Donny... the OHHH!- Riginal

Sport climber
that Heaven's Gate comet. CRAP it's cold...
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 23, 2012 - 12:52pm PT
I'm pretty sure I speak for everyone when I state that a Dan Blocker tribute thread is FAR overdue.

Let's get one going here quick.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Moundhouse Nev. and land o da SLEDS!
Oct 23, 2012 - 01:52pm PT
just saw a hillarious commercial on MEtv little joe and Pa singin LOL! Dan Blocker was da shyt!
Donny... the OHHH!- Riginal

Sport climber
Topic Author's Reply - May 13, 2013 - 09:30am PT
He was should've seen him on the slack line.



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