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April 14, 2014

DICK WOLFSIE: Such a thing as too much

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“Wait a second,” I said, as the show ended and they previewed the next one. “That was Episode 16. Not 14. That’s why we were confused. We missed two episodes. Netflix was still running while we were watching ‘Dancing with the Stars.’”

“Oh no, now we have to go back and watch 14 and 15,” said Mary Ellen.

“We can’t do that. That would make both those episodes flashbacks. I hate flashbacks. I never understand them. Not only that, if we watch episode 14 and 15, then what will we do when we reach Episode 16. Do we watch it again? We already know what happens. And if we try to skip it, it may take us back to Episode 1. Get out the Netflix manual. There must be some advice in the troubleshooting guide.”

We watched 14, 15 and then 16 (again) and finished all the remaining episodes this season, but we’ll be glad when the series is finally over. My wife said she’s had enough of Kevin Spacey pandering to the public for votes, making illegal moves and destroying his competition. I didn’t have the heart to tell Mary Ellen that next year, Kevin Spacey will be doing exactly the same thing … on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Dick Wolfsie is an on-air personality at WISH-TV Channel 8 and weekly contributor to the Kokomo Tribune.

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