Scorch was a 1300-year-old dragon who lived with TV weatherman Brian and his daughter Jessica. Scorch could talk, and appeared with Brian on his news program posing as a ventriloquist's ...
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Scorch was a 1300-year-old dragon who lived with TV weatherman Brian and his daughter Jessica. Scorch could talk, and appeared with Brian on his news program posing as a ventriloquist's dummy. Scorch would make jokes during Brian's weather forecasts. No one knew Scorch's real identity.Written by
Marty McKee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I may have seen worse shows, but I can't think of any.
My God, this was a dreadful show. For some reason, I watched two of the three episodes that aired and was mortified by each. I was 13 at the time and a fan of ALF, so I looked forward to what looked to be a show with a similar premise. Instead I got a blatant, albeit toothless, rip-off. That damn dragon was the most irksome TV puppet since Elmo, and the writers used the same jokes over and over. I recall an exchange along these lines:
Scorch: "Well, I could stay here with you." Dad: "Stay here with us?" Scorch: "Thanks, that's so kind of you!"
Later that episode they pulled the exact same gag with "Sleep in my bed?" and in the second episode I believe it was "Go to work with me?" Pretty funny stuff, huh? Not to beat a dead dragon, but this was the worst prime time television program I have ever watched.
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