Due to the long-standing writer's strike, there has been a dearth of new episodes on TV. Let's face it, the networks are getting desperate. Fortunately, producers are looking at a new crop of shows, loosely based on some environmental blogs out there.
Casablanca's Book (Romance) - In a post-peak-oil world, Sheryl Astuck, exiled American and former Israeli freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town, serving signature cocktails like "Post-Apocalypse Now." Co-starring Tom Cruise.
Impacted Man (Comedy): A Manhattan writer travels the country on his bike in search of a doctor to cure him of his severe constipation caused by his limited winter diet.
Fake Plastique Fish (Action) - Explosives expert and Jiu-Jitsu master, Betty Terry, saves Bay Area residents each week from crooks, criminals and heavy users of plastic-laden products.
Boyz n the Wood (Drama) - Urban gangstas are sent to live in a little log cabin out in the woods and are put to the test cleaning weep-holes, digging outhouses and putting up with the ramblings of a demented, ranting old man.
Clean my Thistle (Home Improvement) - New homeowner, Vanessa, sets out to hire a team of experts to whip her house into enviro-shape with weekly team contests and the pressure and threat of receiving the dreaded, "You're flushed!"
The Adventures of Chile and Fartsy (Western): Set in the old west, this rip roaring tale follows the antics of Cowgirl Chile and her trusty dog, Fartsy, as they corral wild citrus fruits against a backdrop of cactus and canning equipment.
A Homesteading Nymphomaniac (Reality) - Ex-porn stars battle it out in a test to be the last nympho standing while running a homestead, raising donkeys, fighting against NAIS regulations and all the while squeezing in lots of baump chicka baump baump.
Kurunchi Chikin (Anime) - Japanese animation sets the tone of this series which highlights the daring adventures of super-heroine, Kurunchi Chikin, as she saves people from bad diets, too much garbage and evil, scratchy toilet paper.
Thank goodness there's hope on the horizon. Rest easy, my friends.