Monday, May 26, 2014

Reviewing Judge Judy:

This is an old article pending revision.

Daytime TV used to be filled with game shows and people that competed against each other got along great, while winning money for being smart.

Now we have people fighting with each other.

There are lots of court shows, and none of the others can match Judge Judy. She is a sarcastic, wise, (and often rude) judge and she gives you important tips. She is not a conversationalist and unlike other TV judges she wants to get to the point and get the hearing done. She does not want to hear the life story of everybody, and she does not want to talk about the weather. She usually keeps the audience quiet.

Her catch phrases are great, such as calling people morons, idiots,  "I'm SPEAKING! I'm SPEAKING! You don't have on your listening ears!", "Coulda Woulda Shoulda", "'UM' is not an answer!", and the best one: "I don't care."

This is the best of the genre, but still annoying to watch a bunch of people fight with each other. There are a few times she was unfair and stated defamatory information on TV about people which really did not have anything to do with the case and they can't sue Judge Judy because they signed "You Can't Sue Us" papers before appearing. I mean those people she talked about were the witnesses, not litigants!

She is probably being paid extra to be so rude. I hear she is the complete opposite when she is not in her courtroom.

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