Category Archives: Television

Andy Griffith Show: “Runaway Kid,” and Moral Questions

I’ve been watching The Andy Griffith Show during my lunch time.  A couple days ago, I watched an episode that I found a bit puzzling.  It’s from Season 1, and it’s entitled “Runaway Kid.” The episode starts with Opie and … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time Cliffhanger: Happy Endings

I watched the winter cliffhanger to Once Upon a Time last Sunday night.  I’d like to share what stood out to me and see if I can bring all that together into a coherent thought. 1.  Regina was the evil … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Christy, by Catherine Marshall

I watched the TV series Christy in 1994, and again sixteen years later on the Gospel Music Channel.  It is based on Catherine Marshall’s novel, and it is about a nineteen year old girl, Christy Huddleston, who leaves the big … Continue reading

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Honest Prayer

At church this morning, the pastor preached about Thanksgiving.  He told us about the 1965 movie Shenandoah, in which Jimmy Stewart played a farmer during the American Civil War.   Stewart’s character was named Charlie Anderson, and he was trying … Continue reading

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The Jeopardy Match: Julia vs. Arthur Chu

I wrote a post last week, Jeopardy Disappointment, in which I expressed disappointment because I thought that Julia Collins would not be going up against Arthur Chu in the Tournament of Champions, since Julia had lost the night before.  But, … Continue reading

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Jeopardy Disappointment

I watched Jeopardy’s Tournament of Champions the past couple of days.  I was disappointed because I was hoping that, eventually, Julia Collins would go up against Arthur Chu and beat him.  Arthur is good at selecting across the board to … Continue reading

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Haven: “Magic Hour”

We’ve been watching the SciFi Channel series Haven.  Yesterday, we saw a particularly moving episode from Season 3: “Magic Hour: Part 2.” Parts 1 and 2 of “Magic Hour” have a subplot about a lady named Noelle, who is able … Continue reading

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