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"Grow the beard" is an antonym of "jump the shark." In other words, it's when a show that starts off in Suck Town hits its stride. The term comes from Star Trek: The Next Generation, which started off terrible but began to get better when Commander Riker grew a beard at the beginning of season two.
"Man, the first season or two of The Simpsons blew, but after that the show started to grow the beard."
#jump the shark #grew the beard #when shows start to suck #growing the beard #seeing the leprachauns
by Walter Wiese April 13, 2006
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