>From: Music Department <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: chauvinism in SB?
>Date: Thu, Jul 15, 1999, 12:13 AM
>OK, at last somebody has provoked me out of "lurker" status on this
>group. With reference to "1970s chauvinism", Timothy Keirnan said:
>>When you rememeber that drivel
>>like "Three's Company" was popular in the US while SB was running,
>Yes, point taken, but let me remind you that "Three's Company" was
>basically a remake (most episodes from the first series, at least,
>almost word-for-word from the same scripts) of "Man About the House",
>a UK sitcom which had run its course by 1975. So what does this prove?
>That the US was culturally five to seven years behind the UK at that
>point in history? Or simply that The Sandbaggers wasn't a sitcom?