What old bit would go great in today's show atmosphere?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Beth143nacho, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep VIP

    Reputations:
    11,941
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    25,928
    Likes Received:
    25,518
    I was thinking today about a bit that used to make me smile all the time. Every time this happened, I laughed. If it happened today, though, I might just be sad about how far the show has declined and how, oddly enough, I'd think that it would be ironically fitting.

    The bit was when Howard would pick up a call of someone that had waited on line so long that they fell asleep. Back then it was funny, now, it's just a sad reminder of the status quo...
     
  2. Peau de Soie

    Peau de Soie Edit Button? Thanks LaserTilt!

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    9,617
    Likes Received:
    2,078
    Um, he still pulls that all the time; they're practically demanding that listeners do it. On one of the last shows I listened to before dropping out this month, he accused a snorer of being fake, but he still let it drone on.

    Like the phony phone calls and everything else, it's already driven well into the ground....

    The parent impressions are another obvious one, but really, ALL the bits are trodden to death.
     
  3. Wesmantooth

    Wesmantooth VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    174
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    12,756
    Likes Received:
    10,996
    dial a date
     
  4. Roberticus

    Roberticus Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Messages:
    1,364
    Likes Received:
    527
    Hollyweird Squares, if you could trust them to put any effort into it. Which you can't.
     
  5. Dlist

    Dlist Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    15
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    28,614
    Likes Received:
    37,754
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 23, 2014
  6. aquadog

    aquadog Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    -8,566
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    2,554
    Likes Received:
    2,653
    When was the last time there was any bit, game or guest that took any planning, meetings or prep? The Tiger Woods Pagent?
     
  7. Imus O Sternsky

    Imus O Sternsky VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    736
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2012
    Messages:
    3,147
    Likes Received:
    2,875
    Out Of The Closet Stern
    Guess Who's The Jew