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Bradys, Half Off

Sony has launched the Minisode Network, a new service airing abridged versions of classic 70's an 80's TV shows.

Here is a selection of the programs, which have been given new titles that better reflect the scaled-back subject matter.

  • One's Company
  • Green Yardage
  • Anecdotes of Life
  • The Odd Single
  • The Eight Hundred and Fifty Dollar Man
  • Fantasy Landing Strip
  • Narcissistic Joanie
  • Who's the Middle-Manager?
  • Space: 1973
  • Married ... And Childless
  • The Wonder Month
  • Littler House on the Prairie
  • Charlie's Angel
  • Above-Average Strangers
  • Knight Ambler
  • Starsky

Update: It Came From the Comments!

  • The Mary Tyler Show (Lung the Younger )
  • The Moderately OK Hulk (Jay)
  • Star Stroll - The Immediate Family (Mike)
  • Murder, She Summarized (LAN3)
  • The Stainless Steel Girls (Karen)
  • Peak (braine)
Posted on June 22, 2007 to Lists


Charles Inaction
The Duke of Hazzard
The Moderately OK Hulk
My One Son

Posted by: Jay on June 22, 2007 9:48 PM

Mission: Not Worth It
Rockford Memo

Posted by: Brett on June 22, 2007 10:52 PM

Miami Parking Enforcement
The "A" Duo
Happy Hours
The & Tennille Show
General Clinic
47 Minutes

Posted by: Mister Man on June 22, 2007 11:29 PM

Knoll Street Blues
Monty Pythons Flying Sideshow
The Love Dingy
Gilliganís Palm Tree
The Mary Tyler Show
Battlecomet Galactica
Sesame Alley
Alias Smith
Buck Rogers in the 15th Century

Posted by: Lung the Younger on June 23, 2007 5:35 AM

See Ya, Kotter
The Stainless Steel Girls
Mid-Afternoon Court
The Bachelor: Mike Brady

Posted by: Karen on June 23, 2007 9:10 AM

Star Stroll - The Immediate Family
Quantam Hop
Pee Wee's Sandbox
Alien County
Highway to Purgatory

Posted by: Mike on June 23, 2007 12:05 PM


Posted by: braine on June 23, 2007 1:10 PM

Freak and Geek
The One Love of Dobie Gillis
A Golden Girl
Battlestar Planetica

Posted by: Chuck on June 23, 2007 2:26 PM

The Dick Dyke Show.
That Half Girl!
The Street of San Francisco.
Murder, She Summarized.
Matlock: A Drama Set Entirely in the Courtroom
Hogan, a Hero.

Posted by: LAN3 on June 23, 2007 3:09 PM

Daisy Steele (or perhaps Bic Steele)
Lucy? I Met Her at a Party Once

Posted by: Brendan on June 23, 2007 5:37 PM

Bonus round:


Posted by: Brendan on June 23, 2007 5:39 PM

Starfence SG-0
The Inner Limits
Moderately Okay Piece of Work Theatre.

Posted by: Jun on June 24, 2007 1:37 AM

That 70BC's Show
Doc Hu (shortened, AND outsourced!)

Posted by: Jun on June 24, 2007 1:41 AM

O.K. Days
The Love Dingy
Quantum Step
Smaller Wonder
That's Not That Incredible

Posted by: Anonymous on June 24, 2007 7:20 AM

Honky Days
Ken Burns: The Civil War (length 3 minutes)
Single Dare
The 100 Club
20 Minutes with Matt Pinfield
10 Minutes
24 [seconds]
Andy Richter Controls His Office
Monty Python's Land-based Amusement Facility
Silk Socks
And the City
They're All Cylons!
Meet Tim Russert
The State of Disunion Address
Reno 411!
Saturday Night Pre-tape
Jerry Springer Presents White Trash Fighting
Jerry Seinfeld saying "Who are these people?"
Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, and Jennifer Aniston's Rack

Posted by: Osama bin Christ on June 24, 2007 10:03 AM


Posted by: Sue on June 24, 2007 10:22 AM

Closet: MD
Think about Rescuing Me
Lost in the backyard

Posted by: New Blue Shoe on June 24, 2007 12:00 PM

Passing Fancy Island
The Propane Company
Bakersfield Squares
Sonny and Charo
Soul Scooter

Posted by: Rebecca on June 24, 2007 6:39 PM

Reduced Fat CHiPs
Laverne or Shirley
Eh Times
The Brady
Flat-chested Buddies
My One Dad
Half Alf
Smaller Wonder
Greatest Canadian Hero

Posted by: Carmen on June 24, 2007 7:07 PM

Family Bolo Ties
The A Pair
The Serfs of Hazzard
Okay Times

Posted by: Robert on June 24, 2007 7:24 PM

Five is Enough
Bronze Spoons
Remington Tin
Empty House
Hill Street Blue
Monday Night Foot
That's Quotidian!

Posted by: LOD on June 24, 2007 10:31 PM

Quincy, G.E.D.
BJ and the Cub.
The McNeil-Lehrer Laugh-In
The X-File

Posted by: LAN3 on June 24, 2007 11:03 PM

H. Pufnstuf
Love Original 13 Colonies Style
Joker's Mildly Excitable
The Price is Adequate

Posted by: Katie on June 25, 2007 6:23 AM

The Infatuation Skiff
Donny or Marie
ABC's Narrow Region of Sport
NBC Fortnightly News

Posted by: junior on June 25, 2007 8:17 AM

Barney (Miller)
Ball 3
Little Shed on the Prairie
Mary Hartman
Speed Walk Racer
Gilligan's Pier
KRP in Cincinnati
Johnny Socko
Above-Average Man
Even Dog
Benny Hillock
The Charlie Brown Christmas Standard
Star Embargoes

Posted by: Anon on June 25, 2007 10:41 AM

Just Fat Albert (He Ate the Cosby Kids)

Posted by: Anonymous on June 25, 2007 11:31 AM

The B-Team
Half-Full House
The Most Ordinary American Hero
Evening Court
WKRP in Hyde Park
The Infatuation Boat
Headbanger's Gathering

Posted by: nic on June 25, 2007 6:31 PM

The Afternoon Zone??

Posted by: Wickwire on June 25, 2007 11:17 PM

Get Average
Gummi Bear
Fraggle Pebble
1 Jump Street
The Brady Boy
Charles Second-in-Command
Temporarily Relieved by the Bell

Posted by: Jen on June 26, 2007 8:49 AM

PeeWee's Closet
Daydream Beach
Recess with Ferris
Mr. Jefferson
Muppet Minutes

Posted by: Les on June 27, 2007 2:04 PM


Posted by: Fred Ut on June 28, 2007 8:58 AM

Ensign Parker's Navy
Car 54, We've Located You
The Addams Couple
Baywatch (sans slo-mo)
The Two Faces of Patty Duke (just cut out the shots where the cousins are together)

Posted by: LAN3 on June 29, 2007 11:38 AM