Television show titles from alternate universes


Those of us at Nerd Odyssey pondered what alternate universes might have chosen as titles for various television shows through the decades.

Below is a list of television show names from the past and present, paired with a possible amusing titular alternative, which may exist in some random universe…. behold!

1. The Pretender = The Faker

2. Dexter = The Killer Killer

3. Detroit 1-8-7 = Detroit Has a Lot of Murders

4. Smallville = Untrained Superman

5. Lost = Where Are We… & What the Hell is That Thing?

6. House = Junkie A-Hole Doctor

7. Lie to Me = You’re Lying… Stop That!

8. Castle = Murder He Wrote

9. Grey’s Anatomy = Whiny Doctors MD

10. Seinfeld = It Wasn’t Me!

11. CSI = Blinded By Science… & Blood Stains

12. Cheers = Has-Been & the Drunkards

13. Joey = That One Guy…

14. M*A*S*H = Hey, Doc… Remember All the Fun We Had Fighting Korea?

15. Supernatural = Ghost Face Killers

16. Vampire Diaries = Teen Bloodsuckers (A.K.A. Vampire Weekend)

17. Outsourced = Casual Racism : A Comedy

18. The Cape = Costco Batman

19. Episodes = That One Guy Is Back Again

20. Being Human = Oh, the Humanity!

21. Quantum Leap = Time Skipper

22. Family Matters = The Character Assassination of Carl Winslow By the Coward Steve Urkel

23. Burn Notice = Being a Spy the Bruce Campbell Way

24. Full House = Two Guys, Three Girls, & an Impressionist

25. Shameless = Child Protective Services, Where Are You?

26. The Mentalist = Psych (Psych = The Mentalist)

27. Iron Chef = Can’t Eat THAT at Applebee’s!

28. All In the Family = Just Like Grandpa…

29. Sex & the City = Sex & the City: The Sands of Time

30. How I Met Your Mother = Hey Kids, Wanna Hear About All The Women I Slept With Before I Met Your Mother?

31. Big Bang Theory = The Socially Awkward Network

32. The View = Celebrity Hen Party

33.That ’70s Show = The ’70s Weren’t Really That Great, Folks… Here’s a Reminder

34. The Tudors = Hail to the King, Baby

35. Big Love = Seriously?

36. Doogie Howser MD = I’m 16 & I’ve Been Licensed to Cut Out Your Liver

37. Family Guy = The Simpsons Did It

38. Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper = Hangin’ With Alice Cooper

39. Dr. Who = No Way That Guy is a Doctor!

40. Cougar Town = UB 40

41. The Situation Room = Wolf Blitzer & the Chamber of Secrets

42. The Rifleman = That Man Uses a Rifle!

43. Step By Step = White Trash Brady Bunch

44. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno = The Tonight Show with Machiavelli’s Ghost

45. Two & a Half Men = Two Half-Men & a Hobbit

46. Larry King Live = The King’s Speech

47. Sarah Palin’s Alaska = The Deer Hunter

48. Justified = Kentucky Gunslinger

49. Married With Children = Growin’ Up Bundy

50. American Idol = The Golden Calf (A.K.A. Lost in Space)

Any thoughts on our hypotheses?

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Posted on February 9, 2011, in Comedy, Mind Drippings, Nerd Odyssey, Television and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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