FLASHBACK FRIDAY Is this thing working?

Remember TV with rabbit ears? And the only things digital were your fingers!
Now everybody has to have digital TV and high definition so they can watch their cartoons and sit-coms.

When I was a kid, I had a black and white portable Motorola TV and it lasted forever. It also weighed forever.

It got channels 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and a few UHF channels - including Channel 68 with the Uncle Floyd show.

Imagine if we needed a converter to watch normal everyday regular channels? There would have been a revolt. Heck, back then, nobody could imagine paying money to watch television - unless you were in the hospital.

Well, aren't we all blessed that the government decided to hold off on the mandatory conversion.

Otherwise I'd have to throw out my little table top TV in the kitchen where I watch the end of Jeopardy! when I get in from work every day.

What a crazy country. Banks with no money and the government's worrying about my television reception.

Somebody give me back those old Roy Rogers shows... please.

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