Not Necessarily the News

Not Necessarily the News Series
Genre: Comedy
Premiere: 1982
Network: HBO
IMDB Rating: 6.9/10
Sessons: 4
Full Episodes: 48
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Cable series took an offbeat look at current events, often by dubbing over news video with farcical commentary. The series also gave rise to 'sniglets' by Rich Hall, 'new' words for everyday things and actions that did not have words.
Not Necessarily the News S04E13
Last Episode, 01 June 1986: Season 4, Episode 13: The Elf
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Date Aired Not Necessarily the News Episodes
Season 1
08 August 1983 Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot (1)
15 August 1983 Season 1, Episode 2: Pilot (2)
22 August 1983 Season 1, Episode 3: Pilot (3)
02 October 1983 Season 1, Episode 4: The Regan of Doom
09 October 1983 Season 1, Episode 5: Theo
16 October 1983 Season 1, Episode 6: Road Trip
23 October 1983 Season 1, Episode 7: Machine
Season 1, Episode 8: Halloween {unedited version}
07 November 1983 Season 1, Episode 9: Halloween {Edited Version}
14 November 1983 Season 1, Episode 10: Audrie in Love
21 November 1983 Season 1, Episode 11: The Funeral
28 November 1983 Season 1, Episode 12: Action Star
05 December 1983 Season 1, Episode 13: KKK and Rich
12 December 1983 Season 1, Episode 14: Human Face
Season 2
03 May 1984 Season 2, Episode 1: Blood Not Simple
10 May 1984 Season 2, Episode 2: Levity
17 May 1984 Season 2, Episode 3: Shotgun
24 May 1984 Season 2, Episode 4: Sunday, Bloody Sunday, Coarse Light
31 May 1984 Season 2, Episode 5: Sex at 10 Feet
07 June 1984 Season 2, Episode 6: A Little Sex with Breakfast
14 June 1984 Season 2, Episode 7: The Kick
21 June 1984 Season 2, Episode 8: The Real Kick
28 June 1984 Season 2, Episode 9: Clip Show
26 August 1984 Season 2, Episode 10: There is no Regan
Season 3
01 January 1985 Season 3, Episode 1: Marathon
08 January 1985 Season 3, Episode 2: The Guy from Elecko
15 January 1985 Season 3, Episode 3: Le Boob
22 January 1985 Season 3, Episode 4: Le Boob Part 2
29 January 1985 Season 3, Episode 5: Annabelle and Rich Go Down Under
05 February 1985 Season 3, Episode 6: Tales of 3
12 February 1985 Season 3, Episode 7: Brother and Mother
04 March 1985 Season 3, Episode 8: The Pope
11 March 1985 Season 3, Episode 9: Fight Club
31 May 1985 Season 3, Episode 10: Not Necessarily the News: America
18 March 1985 Season 3, Episode 11: Hot Noise
Season 4
02 July 1985 Season 4, Episode 1: The New Chick
09 July 1985 Season 4, Episode 2: The Fight
16 July 1985 Season 4, Episode 3: The Comedian
01 August 1985 Season 4, Episode 4: GGG {1}
08 August 1985 Season 4, Episode 5: GGG {2}
15 August 1985 Season 4, Episode 6: 100...........Just 100
22 August 1985 Season 4, Episode 7: This Phyco Rift
03 September 1985 Season 4, Episode 8: Freddy
10 September 1985 Season 4, Episode 9: The Script
12 May 1986 Season 4, Episode 10: Film Festival
19 May 1986 Season 4, Episode 11: Audire got Run Over by a Reindeer
26 May 1986 Season 4, Episode 12: The Death
01 June 1986 Season 4, Episode 13: The Elf