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I stopped buying cable TV a long time ago, but I am forever seeing advertisements and commercials for the newest, greatest, funniest, whatever reality show that involves taking something that's in bad shape and working on it until it is in good shape. Houses, cars, boats, bars, restaurants, people...PEOPLE! Apparently it doesn't matter what it is or who it is, if it (or them) has fallen into disrepair and has enough potential to be salvaged, there is a reality show out there that showcases people salvaging it (or them). And if there is not a show about salvaging it already, I'm sure Bravo or TLC or some other sinkhole of a network will jump at the chance to create one.
It is in that context that I am envisioning the next big reality TV show. Stay with me now, this will blow your mind:
It will probably air on Velocity or Discovery in the >10pm time slots (so our protagonists can curse), and it will chronicle two gentlemen who have teamed up to travel the country and look for pour souls like the owner of the Challenger in the initial post...look for LX owners that needs some help...and then they will provide that help!!
They will be able to identify their next project by the over-modded LX (and I do mean modded...MODDED 2 THE X-TREME!!!). Once found, and the owner located, our heroes will split up and go to work.
One of them will take the blitzed Challenger, Charger, or 300 and begin de-modding it (kinda like what they do on Jesse Jame's Monster Garage, but in reverse!!). The other partner will take the owner and begin an intensive session of mod-deprogramming on him (imagine those people who used to kidnap Moonies and try to get them normal again so they could rejoin regular society) in an effort to make sure he gets his mind right. I mean, we can't have the finished car at the end of the episode become another featured car due to extreme mods on a future episode, right?? That would indicate the owner had backslid all the way backward into mod-hell.
Although that is a good idea for season 2...do some revisit episodes...NOTE to self - stop being so damned smart and handsome!!
There will be laughs, there will be tears...there will be hugs, and there will be beers. But most of all, there will be Challengers (and Chargers and 300s to a lesser extent)...And it is through the excavation of their owner's tortured minds that we will truly learn how to live within our own LXs...
I imagine some ringing endorsement would come through in response to screening the pilot episode for some select allies in the industry...something along the lines of:
'This show is so good I want to die now that it is over' - Author W. Writer, Cool TV Shows Magazine
'If I knew how to get another episode before everyone else, I would do it and no one could stop me...because I would kill them if they tried' - Felonus Penitentiary, Shanking and Skanking Monthly
'AAAAHHHHH AAAAHHHH AAAAAAAHHHHHHHH' - unidentifed person from the 5th Annual Loudest Yeller convention, Denver, CO
Or something like that...who knows, I'm sure there will be some of the best writers that alcohol can bribe on the staff whose only job will be to crank out drivel like that, so whatever. I just want to get in on the ground floor here. Let's get the ball rolling!!
WHO'S WITH ME?!?!
Okay, let someone else create it and make all the money then...INGRATES!!
2012 Charger R/T with Pursuit pkg. (2018 - ?)
-- The Bacon Hauler
2010 Challenger Rallye Redline (2015 - 2018)
2011 Challenger Toxic Orange SE (2011 - 2014)