Antiques Roadshow Appraises 2008 Flatscreen Television

August 14, 2014


This is a video of Gizmodo writier Brian Barrett having his 2008 Toshiba flatscreen TV appraised by an Antiques Roadshow expert. Despite being a whopping six years old, expert Gary Piattoni (who is very professional) only appraises the television at around $100 (I'm not sure if that's with or without remote and cables). Will it be worth twice that in 20 years?! No. It will be in a landfill. I actually went to an Antiques Roadshow with my grandma once and tried to get her appraised. Surprisingly, for being 84 she wasn't worth much. Which is why I said I was going to the bathroom and left her there. Grandpa was pissed!

Keep going for the video.

Thanks to E V I L A R E S, who has an old CRT television worth so little nobody will even come pick it up for free on Craigslist.

  • Bad Habit

    Why would you waste your time AND his for something so uninteresting stupid?

  • aint seen nothin yet

    This was great, especially the fact that Gary Piattoni played along

  • Carlos

    This guy is trolling Antiques Roadshow HARD

  • MikeVeesnuts

    Why is this here?

    What is this?

  • nanCY

    I didn't know Michael Cera worked for Gizmodo!

  • Andyman7714

    I thought it was hilarious! Although I think $100 is way off. It's basically a paperweight without the remote.

  • MustacheHam

    This must be a joke.

  • Bad Boy Bubby

    wtf? this guy is an idiot...

  • How did they keep a straight face? (they even have the little pointy stick thingy) This is magical.

    And anyone taking this seriously needs to wipe their overly serious Napoleon Dynamite expression off their face.

  • Ollie Williams

    Your mom went to college.

  • slow news day?

  • Proteon

    This is honestly the dumbest shit I've seen all week on and offline. His parents should be so proud.

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