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Watch the old TV programs on Tubtub.com without the screen flipping ?
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Posted on 05/05/2012 7:40:00 AM PDT by djone

I enjoy the old TV programs on tubtub.com like Dragnet, Dick Tracy ect. but the Realplayer image flips to horizontal lines at each break and has to be restarted to see it again. Can this be fixed. There is no way to contact tubtub that I can find.


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: johnwaynedragnet
I haven't watched Sargent Preston or Racket squad in years, what a hoot !
1 posted on 05/05/2012 7:40:01 AM PDT by djone
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To: djone

Had no idea about tubtub.com. Thanks!! Not sure how to fix your problem, but good to know this site is there!


2 posted on 05/05/2012 8:05:28 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: djone

By “break”, do you mean after the commercials? If so, it didn’t happen when I just tried using Windows Media Player. I rarely use WMP and instead regularly use VLC Media Player or ZPlayer. I haven’t tried them on tubtub yet.

Thanks for the heads up on tubtub - I’d never heard of it.


3 posted on 05/05/2012 8:08:24 AM PDT by Brent Calvert 03969-030
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To: djone
Most of the links seem to be in mms format.

They will play in MS Media Player.
4 posted on 05/05/2012 8:09:01 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: djone

Step 1 is to change your default video player to anything not Realtime, that thing is one of the biggest hunks of junk out there. That’ll probably fix it.


5 posted on 05/05/2012 8:13:41 AM PDT by discostu (I did it 35 minutes ago)
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To: djone

I don’t know how you watch anything from that site. I go to tubtub.com and it lists all kinds of links, but when I click on them a second screen flashes and nothing else happens. This occurs in both Firefox and IE.

I found a link to tubtub/Westerns, and a screen comes up with a video but it tells me I don’t have the plug-in. I’ve downloaded the plug-in (MPlayer) and installed it, but now it tells me I need another plug-in. This is ridiculous.


6 posted on 05/05/2012 8:16:21 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: djone

Tubtub is garbage. There are other ways to watch these shows. Zulu??


7 posted on 05/05/2012 8:22:58 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: djone

I don’t know about tubtube, but I would avoid like the plague anything that uses realplayer. It has a reputation of being very unsecure and letting in malware and adware.


8 posted on 05/05/2012 8:23:00 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: djone
I don't know anything about Tubtub.com, however, my cable company recently added "ME TV" ("memorable Entertainment Televison") to its lineup. The station has all kinds of programs from the 50s, 60s, 70s: Honeymooners, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler, Moore, Bob Newhart, The Odd Couple. They also have a number of the 1970s cop shows: Kojak, Cannon, Rockford Files, Columbo. Overnight, they have Peter Gunn.

I may never have to leave the couch again.

9 posted on 05/05/2012 8:35:26 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: GreenHornet

I have noticed while scanning through the channel program guide that several of the ‘religious’ channels [INSP, FAMNET, BYUTV] are also airing old regular TV series.


10 posted on 05/05/2012 8:47:43 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: goseminoles

Sorry Dude what’s Zulu ???


11 posted on 05/05/2012 8:50:54 AM PDT by djone
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To: GreenHornet

I believe Svengoolie is also on Me TV. He is the late night horror host on U-26 in Chicago. He is the only thing I miss not having real tv or cable.


12 posted on 05/05/2012 8:54:50 AM PDT by LauraJean (sometimes I win sometimes I donate to the equine benevolent society)
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To: djone

I always get a kick out of “Racket Squad.” Slews of familiar post-war era b-actors populated the episodes. Even more fun is the “Boston Blackie” tv-series with Kent Taylor, which sported much more on-location shooting, and really captures the early-1950s atmospherics.


13 posted on 05/05/2012 9:08:48 AM PDT by greene66
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To: djone

Hulu. Sorry, I mis-typed on my phone.


14 posted on 05/05/2012 9:13:37 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: djone

GET A ROKU! Sorry for screaming, but it truly is the BEST $90 we ever spent. You’ll have so many old shows/new shows/radio stations/ that you’ll never sleep again. Hulu is on ROKU with a zillion other channels.


15 posted on 05/05/2012 10:08:00 AM PDT by battletank
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To: djone

Alternate site: http://free-classic-tv-shows.com/

Of course most all the public domain old shows can be had for streaming or download by searching here:
http://archive.org/details/movies

‘Follow that man” is my favorite!


16 posted on 05/05/2012 10:20:13 AM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: battletank

Netflix streaming ($8.00 + tax per month) is a great bargain.

I use it via ROKU.

No commercials.

==

Also via ROKU are several commercial channels — Crackle.com, for example.


17 posted on 05/05/2012 10:28:02 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: mrsmith

Thanks for the links! I’m watching episode 1 of “Follow That Man” right now.


18 posted on 05/05/2012 10:37:16 AM PDT by Chesterbelloc
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