"A televised dream or…" (8/3/04)

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In a humorous column, Bob Welch recasts the plots of several popular TV shows into the local community. Can’t pass up a prime opportunity to mention the Exploding Whale!

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Tuesday, August 3, 2004

A televised dream or nightmare?

By BOB WELCH
The Register-Guard

In a midsummer night’s dream, I was given a sneak preview of fall TV’s first week — with a distinctly local flavor:

CSI: Eugene Tonight: After reports of mysterious smoke coming….

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Fox News Tonight: Florence’s Exploding Whale: Did He Have Ties To Al-Qaeda?

Survivor: Springfield Tonight: Cinemark moviegoers vote the following people out….

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