#1 MonkeyMe wrote on January 12, 2005:
hee hee hee
#2 Beatrice wrote on January 12, 2005:
Lucille: they don’t allow bees in prison.
Who’s Your Daddy?
Just when you thought FOX could sink no lower, they exploit a hapless young boy.
When Fox airs a reality show special, you know it’s going to be a freak show. Just 28 seconds into Who’s Your Daddy, and you realize it’s like a carnival without the half person on the skateboard that grabbed your knee to steady himself.
In the show, a young man attempts to figure out who is his biological father and who is lying. (Not that being the real biological father precludes a man from lying.) The young man, Buster Bluth, is a perpetual student who seems to have never grown up. He’s a mamma’s boy, who appears desperately in need of a father figure.
To make Buster’s decision more difficult, two of the potential fathers turn out to be twins—George Bluth, Sr., the disgraced founder of the Bluth Company, and Oscar Bluth, a lemonade salesman turned lothario. Each man seems genuinely convinced that Buster is their own, including George, Sr.’s rather odd belief that Buster spent eleven months in the womb. Supposedly, neither man was compensated for their appearance on the show, although sources say George, Sr. dipped into the kitty a few times.
During the show, there are dramatic musical flourishes which seem to give viewers a clue as to the real father is. Unfortunately, just as we were about to learn the identify of Buster’s father, our review copy ended abruptly at the candlelit elimination ceremony, when Buster accidentally set off the fire alarm.
Petitions from a boatload of protestors and a guy holding a Freedom sign who called the show the most unethical thing they had ever seen (despite having never seen it), failed to stop FOX from going ahead with the broadcast. But the buzz didn’t bring in the ratings honey, as viewers flew away.