Monday, December 01, 2008


New word, well new phrase really. Okay, new to me. I could keep going on this path but will stop now. What do you think, I like it:

"Jumping the Shark" - refers to a tv show whose plot has veered off course, in what seems to me, a desperate attempt to recall previously good ratings. The Wikipedia article refers to a Happy Days episode where the Fonz is water skiing in a leather jacket and swim shorts and jumps over a shark.

So the article talks about how this phrase has been used to mean something that has peaked and is in decline now.

Other shows that have Jumped the Shark?


Hmmm, I am sure there are many more. Thoughts?

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