Re: [OT - long running shows] Re: List words separated by comma and without duplicates
- Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 20:56:45 -0400
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [OT - long running shows] Re: List words separated by comma and without duplicates
On Sunday 29 April 2018 20:27:56 Richard Hector wrote:
> On 30/04/18 10:29, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > The Simpsons, who just passed Gunsmoke as the longest running
> > program ever.
> I can't figure out what criteria are required to make that work.
Number of episodes aired. Gunsmoke ran for IIRC 22 years, 861 episodes.
Yesterdays Simpsons made 862 episodes. Gunsmoke started in b&w, shot
with image orthicon cameras, switched to vidicon's about the same time I
was helping make the vidicon cameras that went down into the mohole on
the Trieste in Fed '60. Yeah, I'm that old an old fart. :)
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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