Saturday, April 23, 2005

Erased

Since I'm taking a TV writing class, I'm watching and recording a fair amount of TV shows. I had to go to Orlando last week for work, which made it more critical to have my DVR in working order. I had about 80 hours of programming saved on the harddrive.

Hard drive crashed today. Wiped out all programs, before I could watch the programs I recorded from this week. House, Lost, Alias, 24, Project Greenlight, even Low Carb and Lovin' It! (My favorite Food Network show) are all gone. I've now lost two weeks of House and Alias I hadn't seen and God knows that I'm in trouble trying to write my Lost spec without my episodes at hand to refer to.

I'm in mouring. It's a dark day in the Benson household. Dish Network will pay for this tragedy!

4 comments:

Dave said...

It's so easy to become dependent on DVRs. My parents live and die by theirs. I don't even think they can watch "live" TV anymore. I was visiting my mom today and my step-dad insisted on showing me every feature of their DVR -- we had to watch ten minutes of TV in slow-motion until my mom finally wrestled the remote away from him.

Kid Sis said...

Oh geez, I can't even imagine. I didn't know such a thing was possible...I'm having withdrawal from my TiVo just thinking about it!!!!

Luckily, Bravo reruns Project Greenlight right up until the new one airs Thursday night, so you should be able to catch up with Gullagher and co. And I think Lost was a rerun last Wednesday...

Rogers said...

you got broadband? I'd say this is justifies BitTorrent. Google up Idiot's Guide to BitTorrent, you'll find a couple guides, along with probably my page on the subject.

Kid Sis said...

This doesn't help you with analyzing episodes to write a spec, but at least you can catch up with what story developments you missed:

http://www.televisionwithoutpity.com/

http://www.epguides.com