A few days ago, the series finale of 7th Heaven aired. As I wrote in MediaWeek.com
Last night was the season finale of Veronica Mars (hopefully not the series finale). I must say it was great. I read the spoilers and speculation too much and so already knew who the person who crashed the bus was. But it was still really good. My wife thought it was morbid. But after the show was over, she was talking about how much she likes this show and how she should e-mail her friends to get them to write to the CW and ask them to renew the show.
I think that there was an interesting line in it last night. A character named Clarence Weidman (who hasn’t been on the show since November) killed someone on the episode. He calls to tell someone about it. “CW?” “It’s a done deal”. Is that creator Rob Thomas’s way of telling us that the Veronica Mars on the CW is a done deal?
Well, the wife and I watched the last episode of 7th Heaven Monday night. It was good. I really liked it… until about the last 2 minutes of the episode. If you haven’t watched it yet, I will be talking about it and you may want to stop reading now.
So, Simon and Rose didn’t get married. Rose & Simon are dancing, then Rose and her father, then Rose and her ex-boyfriend. All of a sudden, Sandy (who we haven’t seen since her baby was born) walks in. Simon goes over to see her and says that he’s glad she came. She says “Simon, there’s something I need to tell you”. And then the episode ends. That really bothered me. There has been hints all season long that Martin may not be the father of Sandy’s baby, but that Simon actually was. Oh well, since there is the possibility that it may be back next season, they wanted to have something for us to explore.
Tonight is the final episode (probably) of the WB’s 7th Heaven. I’ve watched this sweet family show off and on during the last 10 years (1996-2006). I’ve watched it very faithfully all of this season and most of last season as the Wife really likes it. It was decided earlier this year that it will not be picked up for the 2006-2007 season by The WB as it was getting too expensive. However, after the announcement of the CW, talk was in the works to cancel the cancel or to create a spin-off. As of now, neither one has happened.
Today, however, I want to be among the many people who say to Spelling Television and the WB; thank you. Thank you for making such a great, family friendly show. There are millions of families that appreciate it. We hope that Spelling Television (and others in the Media) will create new, high quality family friendly shows, like 7th Heaven.
It was announced yesterday that KFBT (Gold 33) will be a CW affiliate this fall! That makes me very happy. I was surprised to learn a few days ago that KCNG-CA (UPN Las Vegas) passed on the affiliation, but it all works out. KFBT used to be a WB affiliate. When KUPN got purchased by Sinclair, they decided to drop UPN and switched to the WB. They even changed their call letters to KVWB. KVWB will become an affiliate of FOX’s new My Network TV.
I’m watching the first Smallville episode of 2006 tonight. So far, the teaser must be later in the episode. What is that pill that Jonathan took? Why is that girl so much into Lex? It seems Lana is more interested in sex than Clark is. Why is Lionel so against Lex running for Senate? It seems strange for a father to donate money to someone running against his son.
The wife and I debated during the movie about the Oompa Loompa’s. I keep swearing that there was only one actor playing all of them. Deep Roy did a great job.
All in all, I think I liked the 1971s version better, but this was interesting also.