I've played with a lot of novice card players who seem to have an...accelerated perception of texas hold'em. I blame television.
The invention of those little cameras that show each player's hole cards transformed poker into a very popular spectator sport. Ever since, the World Series and many World Poker Tour events have over-run cable TV. Other channels banked on the viewership with celebrity poker shows and the like. This is good in that it brings many more new players to the game, but bad in that the it gives a false sense of gameplay.
In reality not every hand is exciting. The network edits a days worth of poker playing into an hour long highlight reel and presents it as a hand-by-hand game. Watching people fold is not good TV for the causal viewer, I know that, but I think some brave channel out there in TV land should give the audience more credit.
I believe at this point the market is ready for realtime gameplay on television. Those of us who have put in the hours to know the game would rather see how the professionals really play.