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    ISU on TV

    Watched an episode of Simon & Simon last night as I was trying to wind down after a particularly long day. My wife and I were very suprised to hear ISU mentioned, even though it was irrelevant to the "plot" (it wasn't a very good episode) and was only in passing.

    The blonde character (AJ?) came into the scene dressed in totally 80s neon beachwear ready for a day at the beach playing volleyball. His brother calls him out as having ulterior motives (women) as you would wear "an Iowa State sweatshirt and cutoffs to play volleyball at the beach".

    Totally irrelevant but hey, it's July and there's nothing else to talk about. Anybody else know of ISU references in t.v. or movies (there was a whole thread on the mystery science 3000 scene)?



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Was watching House Hunters the other night and they featured a young couple in Altoona, and the guy had an ISU blanket on his bed.

    Since I live in Texas and was viewing this national program, I started jumping off the treadmill and was all excited. My fiance, who is an Iowa alum, gives me a thumbs down and makes a fart noise. But I was excited.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    gives me a thumbs down and makes a fart noise
    That pretty much describes the most interesting conversation I have ever had with a Hogeye fan.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Was watching House Hunters the other night and they featured a young couple in Altoona, and the guy had an ISU blanket on his bed.

    Since I live in Texas and was viewing this national program, I started jumping off the treadmill and was all excited. My fiance, who is an Iowa alum, gives me a thumbs down and makes a fart noise. But I was excited.
    For many, many, reasons I am very glad to have married an ISU alum. I don't know if I could handle living with an UI fan, kudos to you. (Of course I'm kidding! There are some wonderful Iowa City alums out there.)



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Was watching House Hunters the other night and they featured a young couple in Altoona, and the guy had an ISU blanket on his bed.

    Since I live in Texas and was viewing this national program, I started jumping off the treadmill and was all excited. My fiance, who is an Iowa alum, gives me a thumbs down and makes a fart noise. But I was excited.

    That's hot.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by sunset View Post
    Watched an episode of Simon & Simon last night as I was trying to wind down after a particularly long day. My wife and I were very suprised to hear ISU mentioned, even though it was irrelevant to the "plot" (it wasn't a very good episode) and was only in passing.

    The blonde character (AJ?) came into the scene dressed in totally 80s neon beachwear ready for a day at the beach playing volleyball. His brother calls him out as having ulterior motives (women) as you would wear "an Iowa State sweatshirt and cutoffs to play volleyball at the beach".

    Totally irrelevant but hey, it's July and there's nothing else to talk about. Anybody else know of ISU references in t.v. or movies (there was a whole thread on the mystery science 3000 scene)?
    Wow... Simon and Simon and "wasn't a very good episode"
    I never thought I would hear those phrases in the same sentence.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    Wow... Simon and Simon and "wasn't a very good episode"
    I never thought I would hear those phrases in the same sentence.
    It's a rarity. I really enjoy that series. This episode had the main character from "V" as a guest star. Talk about overacting, this guy was horrible. And they had him in some lame love-interest plot with the female police leutenant that came on board after "Downtown Brown" left.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    In one of the Back to the Future movies as Biff drives down the road it announces scores of football that day.

    Something on the lines of

    Iowa State pounded by Oklahoma 60-3.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by sunset View Post

    Totally irrelevant but hey, it's July and there's nothing else to talk about. Anybody else know of ISU references in t.v. or movies (there was a whole thread on the mystery science 3000 scene)?

    Does my "Girls of the Big 12" issue count?



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    In one of the Back to the Future movies as Biff drives down the road it announces scores of football that day.

    Something on the lines of

    Iowa State pounded by Oklahoma 60-3.

    I was thinking it was the other way around.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by sunset View Post
    It's a rarity. I really enjoy that series. This episode had the main character from "V" as a guest star. Talk about overacting, this guy was horrible. And they had him in some lame love-interest plot with the female police leutenant that came on board after "Downtown Brown" left.
    The Beastmaster.



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    The Beastmaster.
    Man, I completely forgot about that movie. My mom loved it.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    On Nationals games, Joel has Don Sutton referring to Iowa as the 'Cyclone State' whenever he pitches. He has made sure to correct every reporter that interviews him and mentions 'hawkeye state' as well.



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    Re: ISU on TV

    Say what you want about his talent (or lack thereof), but Dane Cook did wear an Iowa State shirt through portions of his Tourgasm series...


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    Re: ISU on TV

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Say what you want about his talent (or lack thereof), but Dane Cook did wear an Iowa State shirt through portions of his Tourgasm series...
    where did you watch this? curious.



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