October 24, 2023

EP. S2E66 — The Frasier Reboot and Other Old Men We Love w/ Jamie Loftus

What’s with all the Frasier hate? Jamie Loftus joins Ashley to defend the revival and unpack TV crushes including Alex Trebek, Alan Thicke, and David Hyde Pierce. They also discuss their favorite “fall asleep shows” and dive into the history of ‘Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman’. Later on, Jamie opens up about her dream job: writing for soap operas.


What We Watched:

Frasier revival


Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

Fernwood 2 Night

Love is Blind reunion


Evil Lives Here: The Killer Speaks



The Fall of the House of Usher

The Midnight Club

Midnight Mass

Sister Wives



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Jamie Loftus [00:00:04] I genuinely do love how many Burbank residents are swinging for the fences with a Boston accent in that scene–the scene where they’re at the bar. I’m like, “One guy has it and everyone else is like, “Fraisah.”   Ashley Ray [00:00:22] “I thought your dad was a plumbah from Dorchestah.”   Jamie Loftus [00:00:27] Just acting like they’re in, like, a local production of Newsies. And you’re like, “Great. Love that.”   Ashley Ray [00:00:32] “I’m sold.” Welcome to TV, I Say with Ashley Ray–your go-to podcast for discovering what to watch on TV and getting behind the scenes insight from the people who make the shows you love. You just heard a little tease of my chat with Jamie Loftus–the amazing Jamie. Yeah, we get into a lot this episode. Do we get into the Chicago hot dog issue? Yeah, yeah, yeah. You know, we can’t just talk about TV. Obviously, w

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