I miss Grizzly Adams. Men like him, Pa, and Mr Edwards (from little house on the prairie) were who I looked up to as a child. Well before I found that reading was cool. What TV icon do you miss from your early years and did they ever help you in your quest to become a man?

Views: 75

Attachments:

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I just miss plain good TV period!
Yes 100+ channels and rarely any thing worth watching.
Truly TV has gone down hill, Most all of the new programs I would not soil my screen, Virtual Peeking tom TV.I don't want to know how to make a fool of my self on TV. It seem that no one has any pride anymore...Books I don't see anything worth reading much past the 1950s altho Joel Olsteens books are fabulous. As a whole there is no self help programs or books to help you become a better person...I like the Duke...When I quit my Job and moved down here( one of the best things I ever did) I was Scarred ....Courage is being scarred to death and saddleing up any way...John Wayne...that helped me so much....Come back Cowboy bob and Hopalong Cassity ...WE NEED YOU......Dan
Seeing a thread about Captain Kirk reminded me that he was an influence for me. So was Professor John Robinson of Lost in Space (and earlier, Guy Williams was a marvelous Zorro as well). Those influences are vague, however. I simply remember how he seemed strong and self-assured.

A boy can't go wrong with the influence of the Cartwrights, though! Good cowboy values of integrity, honesty, fairness, hard work...
He-Man. I was an 80s child and lets face it. Is there any manlier name for a character than He-Man?
Is he wearing acid wash jeans in that pick? Pretty fashionable for Grizzly Adams.
whew I don't know how I missed those jeans must have been a promo shoot. I always remember him wearing those buck skin clothes.
Indeed so! Although it seems to have tapered off somewhat, you still see the "dumb dad" in commercials. Double standard; you cannot pull that nonsense on women without getting the Policially Correct police on your tail.
Sam Beckett, from Quantum Leap. Smart, friendly, and selfless... I mean, he gave up his life to set other people's lives straight!
Don't forget Simon and Simon, Remington Steele, and B.A Baracus from the A-Team...funny thing about the A-Team I always thought that the A-Team seemed like one man in several different men. I mean it seemed like they took one complete man and seperated all of his different aspects and personalities into different people.
Dr. Huxtable on the Cosby show. Strong, intelligent family man. Good with his kids, self-deprecating without being "stupid", romantic with his wife. And very, very funny!
The Coz was the first that came to my mind too

RSS

Latest Activity

Nick H replied to Pale Horse's discussion General Election 2016 in the group The Great Debate
"The article is discussing functional MRI and how it's possibly flawed (thereby questioning all the recent theories it's opened relating to brain pathways). Has nothing to do with "nerve disease". I'm guessing you are…"
19 minutes ago
Sir replied to Pale Horse's discussion General Election 2016 in the group The Great Debate
"I'd hate to bet money on that proposition."
37 minutes ago
Vin Flanagan commented on Spencer Clarkson's group Pushup fans
"What's the best time of day for pushups? Always done them in the bedroom upon waking but is the evening better? What do you think? "
1 hour ago
Devster replied to Henrik Stroemblad's discussion Reinventing yourself
"I believe in the why aspect of reinvention, sometimes it more evoultion to what you do well at this moment. When you find what the goal is, be being a better husband, friend or developing a skill or education who need to have a strong emotional…"
2 hours ago
Devster posted a discussion

MBA - is it worth it?

After months of diliberation and inner questioning, I have decided that I need to increase my business acumen and develop the neccassary skills to lead and grow our business.I have a teaching qualification that has certainly aided me in coaching, communication and developing others. However, there are limits.Before I embark on spending an incredible amount of money, have you studied an MBA, and was it worth it?See More
2 hours ago
Pale Horse replied to Pale Horse's discussion General Election 2016 in the group The Great Debate
"Very. After Assange gives proof next month that she keeps choking because of a nerve disease, MSM is going to say, "Well magnetic resonance is next to alchemy anyway.""
2 hours ago
Devster replied to Devster's discussion Leadership, can this be taught?
"amazing, thank you for your advice. I have been told I have great potential as a leader and have the ability to get the buy in as well as motivate staff. To be honest, I truly want people to succeed and reach their full potential. However I have…"
2 hours ago
Devster replied to Devster's discussion Leadership, can this be taught?
"I never thought of it that way, I come from a teaching background and business termilology is pretty new. I guess i adopt terms to keep the conversations and communication running smoothly. Are you in business? I have bought the book so keen on…"
2 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service