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You Deserve It And Other Threatening TV Titles of Non-Threatening Shows


Last night on ABC a brand new game show called You Deserve It debuted. The new series took all the fun of conventional game shows (trivia, winning buckets of cash) and replaced it with do-goodery. (Here, you play to win money for somebody else.) While they missed the point of game shows entirely (greed, glorious greed!) it does have an unintentionally funny, vaguely threatening title. In fact, the show joins a long line of vaguely threatening-sounding shows. (Who's The Boss? is a pretty loaded question, especially if the boss you're dealing with isn't Tony Danza but someone more like Tony Soprano.) Check out this list of other vaguely threatening-sounding shows, and remember, You Can't Do That On Television.

Let's Make A Deal
Down You Go
Beat The Clock
Make Me Laugh
Take A Good Look
Think Fast
Have Gun--Will Travel
You Bet Your Life
How Do You Like Your Eggs?
Bring 'Em Back Alive
Press Your Luck
You Asked For It
1000 Ways To Die
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Roseanne's Nuts