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Quotes of the Day for 10 September 2000 – Television

On this day in 1955 "Gunsmoke" premiered. The networks are all trumpeting the new shows, and the season premieres of the old shows. I've got friends running off to the web to find out when the first "ep" of Buffy the Teenage Vampire Slayer will go on the air, and trying to figure out which channel it will be on this year. Here are some quotes on Television.

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The quotes:

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set I go into the other room and read a book.
     - Groucho Marx

Television: A medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done.
     - Ernie Kovacs

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
     - Rita Mae Brown

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
     - Johnny Carson

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