5/19/09

Fact or Fiction #12: Holy Crap! Lydia Cornell Commented on My Blog!



Yeah, that's right. Go back and read the title again - this time nice and slow so it sinks in. Lydia Cornell left a comment in response to the ongoing Monroe Rape Mystery. Here it is:

I played Sara Rush and I have repressed memories of this episode also. This movie is chilling. I'll ask Jimbo (Bullock) about it when we get together.

Now I have to look through all my taped episodes and hidden archives of episodes. At first I thought you were mistaken, that this was actually the Selma Diamond episode in which Monroe loses his virginity to Rafkin’s sister. But now the memories of this twisted rape are coming back to me. The movie is wonderfully done...

Luv xo
Lyd


As you can imagine, in the world of Retrospace Lydia Cornell is a Hall of Famer - ranking up there with Erin Grey, Farrah Fawcett, Catherine Bach, and... dare I say it (choke)...Maureen McCormick. I am indeed very thankful that she took the time to chime in on the subject.

I find it charming that she felt the need to tell me she played Sara Rush... as if I would somehow not know this.

The "chilling" movie she is referring to is of course the amazing film put together by Ethan Duff found here. Which I will once again encourage you to go check out.

It seems even a cast member's recollection of the episode is a bit hazy. It's as if it was so traumatizing that everyone, including the actors involved, have repressed the memory. So, I will politely ask that Lydia, when she goes over her "hidden archives" that maybe if she comes across an episode where Monroe is raped by two fat chicks in the back of a van - SHARE! Inquiring minds want to know. :-)

15 comments:

  1. Alright Gilligan! She is still one hot babe!

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  2. Wow! That is so awesome.

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  4. Thanks for the congrats! I'm giving myself a high-five right now.

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  5. This is cool, I've always tried to get celeberty posters over on my blog,especially when they are about them.so congrats.I recently became obessed with the whole monroe rape thing too.It's funny I've always preferred brunettes to blondes but in Jackie and Sara's case I always preferred Sara, but that's due to other assets than her hair.

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  6. You mean her nice complexion?

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  7. AnonymousMay 20, 2009

    This is all very exciting! I'm relieved and overjoyed that there are others like me. When I posted about the TCFC Monroe rape on my blog, people either hadn't seen it, or chose to say nothing at all. Uncomfortable?.... perhaps.

    I have so many strange memories from my childhood and can check this off as mystery solved! Thanks for the free therapy.

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  8. Anonymous - What's your blog? And thanks for chiming in, your comment is much appreciated.... however, the therapy isn't free. You owe me $149.99 (this is so awkward).

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  9. Ah yes her complexion.by the way i just emailed snopes.com about the monroe rape thing.I felt that this is definately Urban Legend territory

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  10. Wow, Lydia Cornell FTW!

    The more this goes on, the more TCFC I remember. It was one of my favorite shows, but I guess the lack of syndication (or my lack of attention) pushed it to the back of my mind.

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  11. I had a huuuge crush on Lydia Cornell when I was a kid! Two Close For Comfort is one of my favorite shows ever.

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  12. AnonymousJuly 01, 2009

    I remember that episode.

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  13. Hey I love your website. Did you guys see the new pic of Jim Bullock and moi on my blog?

    We went to a red carpet event together last Wednesday.

    Check it out: http//www.LydiaCornell.com/blog.html

    Join me on Twitter and Facebook too!
    Thanks

    Luv xo
    Lydia

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  14. I remember the episode like it was yesterday and every now and then try to see if there is clips on youtube.

    There was one funny scene that stood out where Monroe walks into an apartment with police officers and this short chick who must have weighed over 300 pounds comes out and Monroe tells the Police officer that is the Small one(the other lady must have been like 6 feet tall and weighed closer to 400 pounds).

    I

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