Re: [OT - long running shows] Re: List words separated by comma and without duplicates
- Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 22:52:06 -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 21:28:56 Richard Hector wrote:
> On 30/04/18 12:56, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > 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.
> >> Richard
> > 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. :)
> CBS News: 16,400+
> General Hospital: 14,000+
Yes, true, but those are daily, this was once a week.
> Other countries don't necessarily seem to count episodes, but also
> have long-running series.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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