With so many new series popping up on streaming services and DVD every day, it gets harder and harder to keep up with new shows, much less the all-time classics. With TV Club 10, we point you toward the 10 episodes that best represent a TV series, classic or modern. If you watch these 10, you’ll have a better idea of what that series was about, without having to watch the whole thing. These are not meant to be the 10 best episodes, but rather the 10 most representative episodes. X-Men wasn’t the only comic-book animated series to debut in 1992, and it’s pretty tough to argue it was the better one, since Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series hit screens a month before and had an impact that’s still reverberating through a genre it helped create. X-Men didn’t have quite the visual panache of Batman, nor its dark sense of atmosphere. But it had quite a few things going for it—most notably, the fact that it was working off of 30-odd years of … [Read more...] about 10 episodes that show how
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Even though a lot of kids today have cellphones, there's still a place for walkie-talkies. IPGGutenbergUKLtd/iStock/Thinkstock Kids today are not so different from kids of yesterday. They still like to pretend they're spies, space invaders, or tracking big game through the woods. And everybody still knows, apparently, that the preferred communication device for each of those situations is the walkie-talkie. They lend themselves more readily to the lingo that's essential to the game – the whispered "over" when you're finished talking and ready for the next spy to speak or "over and out" when you must end communications so the bad guy/robot/crazed wild animal doesn't hear you. So, although you may suspect that, yes, cell phones must have ruined walkie-talkies, the short answer here is, no, they haven't. In fact, they haven't even ruined adult walkie-talkies, but that's another subject. A search on Amazon for toy walkie-talkies brings up nearly 500 items. Choices include … [Read more...] about Have cell phones ruined toy walkie-talkies?