And the show’s relationship with MLB and Fox, which allowed it to use real-life team names, logos, broadcasters and even All-Star game highlights, gave the whole production an important air of verisimilitude.
Maybe I would have eventually soured on Pitch the way I have on other sports shows, but I sure wish I’d gotten the opportunity to find out.
And the cameos from everyone from Joe Buck to Jonah Keri were perfect.
We’ll see how the show does in season two (and the already-announced seasons three and four), but for now, it’s the fictional sports show on TV that’s brought me the most joy.
In hindsight, some of the “sports” aspects of the show make minimal amounts of sense, (CSC was only going to provide extra draft coverage in case of a tennis rainout?
), but that doesn’t damper my enjoyment of the show.
In terms of regular primetime programming, that puts it up there with The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live from a longevity standpoint, and an argument could be made that Raw has held up better than both of those shows over time.In the eighteenth century, a young girl named Suzanne Simonin was forced by her parents to pronounce her vows at the end of her novitiate.Indeed, for supposed financial reasons, the latter preferred to lock up their daughter in the convent.Matt Yoder: Is it too much of an old school answer to say Coach? Nelson and Jerry Van Dyke were a big part of my childhood growing up. Looking back, it’s somewhat remarkable the show had a nine season run on ABC.It’s a sentimental answer but I can’t think of a scripted sports show that matches it for me personnally.