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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Tallahassee and Television ~ #4

For the past few weeks, I’ve been including references to “Tallahassee” in TV shows. Here is my next installation. This one is from the fourth season of West Wing, in the show The California 47th. President Bartlett and Chief of Staff Leo McGarry are in the Situation Room with Admiral Fitzwallace. The reference is to […]
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Tallahassee and Television ~ #3

This is the 3rd post in a series where I am sharing clips of references to Florida’s capital city found in TV series. I’ve been wondering if it is just a version of the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, where you notice things that are suggested or familiar. Sort of like when you are in the market for […]
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Tallahassee and Television ~ #2

So a week ago I started a series in this blog about references to Tallahassee in TV shows. You can see that post here. So what is it about Tallahassee that attracts all these references? This clip is from Season 2 of Once upon a Time, an episode with the title, Tallahassee. It is part […]
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