Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Top Shot Season 3

After less than a four month break, Top Shot is back for a third season on the History Channel.

http://www.dailytvonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/top-shot-logo.jpgI love this show.  It scratches so many itches: history, guns, Survivor-like competition, guns, explosions, guns.  But even Survivor, which has been a great show at times, spends too much time with vacuous, half-dressed twenty-somethings, flailing about lying to each other.  Top Shot, on the other hand, tends to have older military and law enforcement types, generally more grounded individuals.  Last season the group prayed before every meal and in the first season one of the guys spent his spare time in his bunk reading his Bible.

I've always had a heart for these kind of people and we seem to have a large number, proportionally, in our church.  Watching this show makes me think of some the men (and women) I know.  In fact, some of those people ought to apply to be on this show.  I'm looking at you, Bob!  Or Ryan.  Or David.  Or…

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