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Old 07-15-14, 07:16 AM
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The Most Cringeworthy Moments in TV History ?

What do you reckon ? can be any type of TV show, live events etc

Mike the Situation trying comedy at Trump's Roast was pretty bad
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George Bush doesn't care about black people.

http://youtu.be/zIUzLpO1kxI

God, what a douche. Sorry, would have embedded that vid but it seems impossible from an iPad.

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I can think of two I watched and they both involve Chevy Chase:

1. His late night talk show was so uncomfortable to watch that I don't think many watched a second show.

2. His Comedy Central roast should've been awesome but all they round up was some unfunny C-list comics. I actually felt sorry for the guy.
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Originally Posted by TomOpus View Post
I can think of two I watched and they both involve Chevy Chase:

1. His late night talk show was so uncomfortable to watch that I don't think many watched a second show.
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Painful to watch.


I don't know if the Magic Johnson Talk Show (1998?) was cringeworthy or just funny to watch because it was so bad. I remember he had Craig Schumacher as his Ed McMahon, and you could see he clearly knew the show was tanking by his facial expressions every night. And I think Sheila E was the band leader?
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Last night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers saw two painful interviews in a row with Kate McKinnon (who refused to stop being "on" the entire interview) and Pete Rose (who clearly has had better days). For as many voices and characters as McKinnon was doing, it was Rose who ended up getting more laughs. But wow, bad interviews all around. The delayed applause here and there was pretty bad, too, as if you could picture the crowd warm-up guy off-camera watching the interview, noticing a handful of people in the crowd laughing, and then waving his arms to say, "Yeah, let's clap, let's clap now, okay, people?!" Here's hoping Meyers continues to grow into the role like Conan did.
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Originally Posted by Strafe View Post
George Bush doesn't care about black people.

http://youtu.be/zIUzLpO1kxI

God, what a douche. Sorry, would have embedded that vid but it seems impossible from an iPad.
He was right. Even Mike Myers later on agreed with what he did. Shutup and get over it.
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Some good ones (mostly Live News stuff) here:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/the-1...happened-on-tv

The kid's game show host at that link is REALLY creepy.
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He was right. Even Mike Myers later on agreed with what he did. Shutup and get over it.
That doesn't make it any less awkward.
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That doesn't make it any less awkward.
It was awkward but looking back on it he was right and pretty much said what most people in that situation weren't able to say. I applaud Ye for doing that because no one else had the balls too and glossed over it.
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He was right. Even Mike Myers later on agreed with what he did. Shutup and get over it.
Touchy! Sorry, I should clarify, my douche comment referred to Kanye, not that Katrina wasn't a total clusterfuck.
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I applaud Ye for doing that because no one else had the balls too and glossed over it.
Really?
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The Crispin Glover thing was pretty bad.
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Donna (Tori Spelling) in lingerie on 90210
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That kids game show host link was really painful to watch. Truly terrible.

Tom Cruise on Oprah is a good one.

Or anything related to Honey Boo Boo.
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Originally Posted by stopgap
What was this about? I'm lost.
His Letterman appearance in the 80's:

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Hmm...looks like stopgap deleted his post.
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Thanks. I deleted my post after realizing I should have Googled before asking
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At least a couple moments in every episode of last fall's Hello Ladies. I had a hard time watching that show from start to finish in one setting. The one where Stuart and Jessica go to that party is especially bad.
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Touchy! Sorry, I should clarify, my douche comment referred to Kanye, not that Katrina wasn't a total clusterfuck.
Yeah. Complete douche move, but kanye is always pulling douchey shit like that.
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Painful to watch.


I don't know if the Magic Johnson Talk Show (1998?) was cringeworthy or just funny to watch because it was so bad. I remember he had Craig Schumacher as his Ed McMahon, and you could see he clearly knew the show was tanking by his facial expressions every night. And I think Sheila E was the band leader?
Schumacher was the best thing out of that mess and Howard Stern would make fun of the show on the radio and Magic finally had him on.

They fired Schumacher after a few episodes and replaced him with Tommy Davidson.
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Final episode of Dexter.

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