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I don't watch a lot of TV because I just don't have the time. I've seen plenty of good stuff on TV over the years, and I'm sure there are quality programs on now that I am missing. But I can't let the TV discussion pass by without saying that Fox TV's "The Simpsons" and "Malcolm in the Middle" (both on Sunday Night) are, as far as I am concerned, among the highest forms of popular art available on TV or any other medium. No kidding, if you have not seen Malcolm, you are missing out on some of the most brilliant comic writing of our day. And the Simpsons is simply an icon -- still as clever and funny as it was 10 years ago. Both these shows have appeal for all ages, and watching them with the teens is one of the few activities that we all equally enjoy. There is nothing like sharing a laugh with an otherwise surly teenager! If you have a shortage of laughter in your house (and who ever has enough?), I highly recommend Channel 2 on Sunday nights. Ginger
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