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Tallahassee and Television ~ #14

Before ending this series, one last post: A brand new Netflix TV Show, Bloodline was made available back in February. It should be no surprise since the show is set in the Florida Keys, to hear a reference to Florida’s capital city. In the pilot episode of this series, starring Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sam Shepherd, and Sissy Spacek, the patriarch of the family introduces his children, noting that his daughter attended Florida State University.

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Tallahassee and Television ~ #13

Today, we return to Lost and an audio clip from the official ABC podcast about the show. The podcast was released on February 20, 2007 and includes a conversation between two creators of the show, Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse. In this clip they are responding to comments made by viewers about what the show […]
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Tallahassee and Television ~ #12

Dating back to the last century, a show highlighting paranormal activity, The X-Files had several mentions of Florida’s capital city. One of these came in a 7th season episode called Millennium. Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, played by Dave Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, are involved in an investigation into the mysterious grave robbery of […]
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Tallahassee and Television ~ #11

Today we return to the groundbreaking television show, Lost. Last time we stopped in on this show (see here), Kate was buying a bus ticket to Tallahassee. That was part of a backstory in season two. Fast forward to the next season and the “Others” have captured Jack, which prompted a rescue attempt by John, […]
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Tallahassee and Television ~ #10

Today we turn to the HBO series True Blood. After almost every episode there is a brief related clip called Post Mortem. Following Episode 4 there is an interrogation of rogue vampire. In this backstory, one learns about the shadow world of vampire politics. The clip shares an interchange about the wealth of vampires and […]
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Tallahassee and Television ~ #9

Returning this week to television, here is a clip from the US version of The Office. Based on a BBC TV show, this mockumentary of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company and their office employees and antics entertained us for nine seasons. Starring Steve Carrell, John Krasinki, Jenna Fisher and Rainn Wilson, this show won an […]
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Tallahassee and Cinema ~ #8

Another clip from the silver screen, this one is from the 1991 movie, Fried Green Tomatoes. This movie is a story within a story and the inner story stars Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker as Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison respectively, co-owners of the Whistle Stop Café which serves great bar-b-que and, well, green […]
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Tallahassee and Cinema #7

Another take from a movie: The opening lines of the movie, True Romance, starring Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette, begins with the phrase, “I had to come all the way from the highways and byways of Tallahassee, Florida…” TallyCinema #7
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Tallahassee and Cinema #6

Continuing the Cinema theme, here is a clip from The Green Mile. While many people will focus on the lead actors, Tom Hanks and Michael Clarke Duncan, anyone who knows the movie well remembers an unexpected character, Mr. Jingles. Mr. Jingles was the mouse who links the many miracles of the movie. Eduard Delacroix, played […]
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