March 23, 2007

Looking for old HBO series

Back in 1994, HBO aired 13 episodes of a series called Hardcore TV. It contained some real oddities and unusual parodies such as:

1) a commercial for The Pubic Hair Club for Men

2) Fairytales From the Dark Side

3) a Bob Vila spoof where Bob and Norm spoke like they were from the hood

Anyway, I've spent some time trying to find old episodes, even ones on tape. Apparently HBO has not released, and does not plan to release these episodes on DVD. Ever. Also, I cannot find even bootleg copies on YouTube, Google video, or Bittorrent, which is a decent indication of how rare any copies must be.

My search is hampered a bit by the fact that there is or was, apparently, a wrestling showed called by the same name. Regardless, I'd lie to put my hands on copies of these episodes. If anyone has them, drop me a line. It would be appreciated.

Posted by: Physics Geek at 03:01 PM | Comments (1) | Add Comment
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1 I'll pass the word. Meanwhile, I found a guy here: http://tvmegasite.net/trading/lists.shtml who's also looking (CTRL+F "hardcore"). Might want to e-mail him and see if he's had any luck. Also ask the searcher here: http://boards.hbo.com/thread.jspa?messageID=700377123&tstart=0

Posted by: Harvey at March 24, 2007 09:44 AM (L7a63)

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