Send your hair to ABC to save Cavemen
OK, now this might be the grossest "save our show" mail campaign yet.
The folks over at New York mag's Vulture Culture are urging readers to send hair to ABC to save the in-trouble sitcom Cavemen. They're upset that the show wasn't on ABC's list of shows renewed for the 2008-09 season, and they want people to start mailing envelopes filled with their hair to ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson. And they're suggesting you even shave your head completely. They want you to include the note "Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow." No word yet on whether or not the stuff will be sent Hair-Mail (ha!).
I guess this could be worse. Viewers could mail in dead Geico lizards to save the show or something, but this is still pretty odd. We've come a long way from nuts and light bulbs. The idea is in jest (I think), but I'm sure a lot of people are going to mail the hair anyway. Stephen, if you're reading this, watch out for hair in the mail.
Personally, I had completely forgotten about this show. Maybe part of it was because of the strike, sure, but I think this is a show that wasn't coming back regardless of what happened. I wonder how many fans are actually sad to see this show go enough to send a part of their body to save it?