Thursday, December 26, 2019

Thursday Movie Picks #23: TMP Television Edition: Rivalry

Hey! Welcome to Thursday Movie Picks where you get to share your movie picks for each topic presented every Thursday!  Based on the theme presented each week, you can pick up to 3 to 5 movies and explain why you picked those movies! This meme is being hosted by Wandering through the Shelves!

This week's theme is: TMP Television Edition: Rivalry

Oooh! I love this week's theme!  I have watched so many awesome rivalries on TV that I just have to give a shout out to some of my all-time favorite TV rivalries!

1. Scrubs: J.D. vs. the Janitor

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Aw man!  I just loved this rivalry!  Seeing the Janitor constantly pestering J.D. in the hospital was one of the most iconic and hilarious rivalries that I've ever seen in all of television!

2. The Simpsons: Homer Simpson vs. Ned Flanders

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Homer Simpson's rivalry with Ned Flanders was always interesting to me.  You have Ned Flanders who is a friendly Christian neighbor to Homer's more grouchy and slob behavior.  Those two contrasting personalities have made some comedy gold with this series!

3. South Park: Cartman vs. Kyle

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Cartman and Kyle's rivalry was another interesting rivalry in television.  Just seeing Kyle trying to prevent Cartman from doing anything horrible, while Cartman do as he pleases while torturing Kyle at the same time was so hilarious to me!


  1. I love all three of your picks! Especially South Park, that one didn't even occur to me.

  2. Good choices though unfortunately from three shows I don't care for.

    Though I've seen an episode or two of Scrubs and laughed at it on occasion Zach Braff annoys me no end.

    Animation rarely works for me and I never caught The Simpsons fever. I downright hate South Park.

    Everyone seems to be choosing rivalries between men but all mine ended up being between women.

    The Golden Girls (1985-1992) Three widows and a divorcee-Dorothy (Beatrice Arthur), Rose (Betty White), Blanche (Rue McClanahan) and Dorothy’s mother Sophia (Estelle Getty)-share a home and a close friendship in Miami. Along with that friendship comes multiple times when the various women were pitted against each other in rivalries for men, bowling trophies or just the plain upper hand. Timeless comedy with four of the best comic actresses ever.

    Dynasty (1981-1989) Blake Carrington (John Forsythe) runs oil giant Denver-Carrington while his glamorous scheming ex-wife Alexis (Joan Collins) and present wife Krystle (Linda Evans) are locked in a constant rivalry which escalates through the years. In the era of conspicuous consumption this show reigned supreme and set the tone for over the top luxury (and shoulder pads!) with Collins leading the way.

    Revenge (2011-2015) Emily Thorne (Emily Van Camp) arrives in the Hamptons and immediately crosses swords with reigning doyenne Victoria Grayson (Madeleine Stowe) who feels she isn’t who she appears to be. Her intuition is right Emily is actually Amanda Clarke whose father Victoria and her husband had destroyed years before and now she’s back to extract revenge. Week after week the two go head to head in a rivalry that becomes increasingly deadly as Emily/Amanda seeks to ruin Victoria’s family and life.

  3. YES! Carman and Kyle are a great choice, their rivalry was always so hilarious

  4. Oooh! I need to watch Revenge and Golden Girls someday!