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The Greatest Premise for a Cable TV Show -- EVER

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Birdscribe, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member

    OK, perhaps this is because this is based on my favorite cartoon of all time, but my new TV love is for a show on Tru TV ("It's not reality, it's actuality..."), the channel best know for bringing you "World's Dumbest Thieves/Drivers/Criminals/Fill In Sub-Criminal Genre".

    The show is "Man vs. Cartoon" -- a show where students at New Mexico Tech (an engineering and technical school) have to create the gizmos and items Wile E. Coyote used in his endless and fruitless pursuit of the Road Runner.

    Tonight's episode was creating a pair of rocket skates... epic fail.


    Last week's was creating this Rube Goldberg contraption that ended up with a cannon firing a bowling ball. And they actually pulled it off.

    It's hilarious to see them actually try supplanting the Acme Corporation. Highly recommended TV. ;D
  2. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    I want to see the episode where they determine if a person actually does produce a big cloud of dust visible from the cliff after he falls 200 feet down.
  3. Norman Stansfield

    Norman Stansfield Active Member

    Yeah, I saw that too. It's hilarious and highly creative.

    I just wonder what other cartoons they'll use for fodder.

    Scooby Doo? The Flintstones? Justice League?

  4. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    I just set the DVR to record the season. This sounds brilliant.
  5. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Holy crap. Did not know about this but it seems like pure genius.
  6. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    "Let's see what really happens when you try to use your bare feet as the brakes in your automobile!!"
  7. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    But it would have to be the same automobile that accelerates by your holding the frame of the car up and running really, really fast to get it going.
  8. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

  9. CitizenTino

    CitizenTino Active Member

    The guy doing the Fred voice in that clip is DEAD ON.

    Back to the original topic, this show sounds brilliant. According to my guide, it's not on again until Thursday night. Does Tru TV stream episodes on their website?
  10. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    The secondary show title: "Nerd Jackass"
  11. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    I think you meant this one ;)

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