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Tuesday, May 02, 2021

talk, fool!
He’s been saying it for years. Now, Mr. T gets to apply his catchphrase toward greater societal good.

Or, er, close enough in TV terms. TVLand is going to broadcast “I Pity the Fool”, where Mister Mohawk travels across the land to inspire and uplift:

“The `t’ stands for talking,” he said in an interview with The Associated Press. “I’m going to talk it up. It’s what I’ve been doing all my life.”

The series starts in October. He’ll offer help to people struggling with personal or professional problems.

“My show ain’t no `Dr. Phil,’ with people sitting around crying,” he said. “You’re a fool — that’s what’s wrong with you. You’re a fool if you don’t take my advice.”

Tell it straight, T! Just don’t ask us to endure it in half-hour increments.

FURTHER THOUGHTS: In hindsight, I’m kicking myself that I didn’t entitle this post, “You’re A Fool — That’s What’s Wrong With You”. Because that’s, like, the funniest quote I’ve come across in weeks. Alas, I was squeezed for time. Rather than change the permalink, I’ll live with the regret.

by Costa Tsiokos, Tue 05/02/2021 09:54:05 PM
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