Know what the best part of Friday night was when you were a kid? This:
Know what the best part of whenever-the-heck-I-want-it-to-be is? This:
Because I don’t have to wait for Friday night any more. I can use our roku box and stream, via Amazon Prime, vintage “Dukes of Hazzard” episodes any time I want for like 2 bucks (actually $1.99, but what’s $.01 between friends?).
I decided a few months ago that my spawn needed to be exposed to the awesome that is the “Dukes of Hazzard.” After all, their father’s Facebook profile picture for the past 6 years has been–without fail, change, or alteration–this:
And the background screen on my iphone has been this since the “Dukes of Hazzard” reunion last year (a.k.a. the Greatest Moment of My Life Spent in Middle Georgia):
And now? Any time the 5-year-old wants a guaranteed method of delaying bedtime another 45 minutes, all he has to do is make a simple request: “Wanna watch ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’?” Yes, son, I do. Because turning on “The Dukes” is like jumping 33 years backward to when I was your age, and it’s a good place to be.
I can’t wait ’til they’re ready for the more advanced plots lines of “Knight Rider.”