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    pwade0102

    [1]Jun 2, 2006
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    I hope this new show is good.
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    Mad_Buck

    [2]Jul 26, 2006
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    This is just another in a long line of crap reality shows from A&E.  The network used to be the best out there now it's nothing but a dung heap. I hope it gets canceled after one episode but the way viewers' tastes are today it will probably be a hit.
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    rudedude74

    [3]Aug 6, 2006
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    Didn't they do this about 4 or 5 years ago with Ozzy Osbourne and his family?

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    marvelfan89

    [4]Aug 7, 2006
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    That was MTV I believe not A&E. I might watch it but not for Simmons but for hot Shannon Tweed.
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    RedsnGreens

    [5]Aug 7, 2006
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    his son is cute, but in the commercials the son seems a little resentful at Gene for not marrying his 'girlfriend' of almsot 30 years. He calls himself a bastard, which, technically, is true. i think i might watch this show mostly to see where this issue is going.
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    Mad_Buck

    [6]Aug 7, 2006
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    marvelfan89 wrote:
    That was MTV I believe not A&E. I might watch it but not for Simmons but for hot Shannon Tweed.

    Judging from the pictures on the show page, Shannon Tweed isn't that hot anymore.

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    Mad_Buck

    [7]Aug 7, 2006
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    rudedude74 wrote:

    Didn't they do this about 4 or 5 years ago with Ozzy Osbourne and his family?

    Yeah, this show is just copying a bad idea and making it worse.

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    marvelfan89

    [8]Aug 7, 2006
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    Mad_Buck wrote:

    marvelfan89 wrote:
    That was MTV I believe not A&E. I might watch it but not for Simmons but for hot Shannon Tweed.

    Judging from the pictures on the show page, Shannon Tweed isn't that hot anymore.

    True she's aged but it's still her, she still looks pretty good..

    Edited on 08/07/2006 6:10pm
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    Coffeegod

    [9]Aug 7, 2006
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    Oh yeah...this show is totally unscripted....



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    Mad_Buck

    [10]Aug 8, 2006
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    I watched the first episode last night mostly because there wasn't anything else on and I didn't have anything else to do.  While Family Jewels wasn't breathtakingly bad along the likes of Anna Nicole, Growing Up Gotti, Gastineau Girls, and Ashlee Simpson, it wasn't very good either.  The Simmons-Tweed family appears to be a pretty boring lot.  Gene is your typical has been celebrity.  Shannon is your typical never will be celebrity.  The kids appear pretty normal. The only real idiot on the premises is Shannon's buck-toothed sister.   I'd rate it a 4 out of 10 and that might be too generous. 
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    RJ-viewer

    [11]Aug 9, 2006
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    I have to agree that the first episode was excellent. Any doubts based on a few promo clips were laid to rest. This show is fantastic. Ozzy should be following Gene around taking notes!
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