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I remember the year JR was shot on the show Dallas. I waited all summer for that show to resume so that I could see who did it. I remember coming home from school in the fall all excited to watch with my mom. She was excited too. It was something we did together.
Best memory: Watching Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing on VHS and seeing my 10yo son fall in love with Shakespeare. more Shakespeare & unschooled kids
I will never forget how I realized that I could be an independent person from watching That Girl, or how seeing Barbara Jordan give the DNC speech as the first Black Woman ever to do so impacted me in ways that stay with me to this day. and...
There are specific Star Trek moments I remember vividly from my childhood that made a big impression on me. Spock mind-melding with the rock monster and discovering everything they thought they knew about it was wrong. And the "Venus drug" challenging ideas about beauty.
The tv westerns when I was a kid fueled my love of horses. Bonanza, Gunsmoke, it didn't matter which show, I loved them because they were filled with horses. focus/hobbies/obsessions
My favourite will always be watching frozen (twice in the theatre and twice at home) with 4 16-19 year old boys and singing all the songs to each other. more music
I was just talking with my sister about this! Because The Wizard of Oz is playing on the big screen here today. I remember every year when it came on TV, getting our baths & putting on our pajamas early so we could watch it, both sitting right in front of the TV. We were allowed to stay up late! And we'd be there for each other when Miss Gulch took Toto, and when the flying monkeys were released. It was magic! Magic
The day I watched the movie Born Free as a 9 year old child! I remember everything! It was a weekday on an afternoon and it was sunny. One of those moments I will never forget! Wonder
Watching Saturday Night Live with my dad. And documentaries - Jane Goodall, sign language, far away places, exotic animals - my world was absolutely opened up and expanded by watching tv. Connections