Jump the Shark

Jump the Shark

by Jon Hein
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Jump the Shark by Jon Hein

Happy Days infamously jumped the shark when Fonzie literally jumped a shark on water skis. I Love Lucy jumped the shark when Lucy and Ricky moved to the suburbs. The Brady Bunch jumped the shark when Cousin Oliver moved in.

You know when you see it. It's the moment on your favorite TV show when a new character is introduced, the romantic leads share their passionate embrace, or the whole gang takes a trip to Tahiti. In that moment you know your favorite show has lost its magic, has begun the long, painful slide to the TV graveyard-the show has jumped the shark. Completely revised and updated, these shark-infested pages will leave you in stitches and wondering where the insidious fin will pop up next.

Author Biography: Jon Hein is the creator of the award-winning website jumptheshark.com that gets over four million page views a month. He has contributed articles to Esquire and TV Guide, and has been featured in USA Today as well as on NPR, The Howard Stern Show, and Good Morning America.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780452284104
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/2003
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.42(w) x 7.24(h) x 0.38(d)

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