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Postby 17 Seconds » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:27 pm

i think part of what made the first series so great was the whole "i can't believe we're doing this!" vibe that it had. this season felt more like "well, we're still doing this." it kind of felt like they ran out of gags and were just being absurd for the sake of being absurd.

but yeah, it was still enjoyable, and i have no life so i would definitely watch more
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:35 pm

17 Seconds wrote:i think part of what made the first series so great was the whole "i can't believe we're doing this!" vibe that it had. this season felt more like "well, we're still doing this." it kind of felt like they ran out of gags and were just being absurd for the sake of being absurd.

but yeah, it was still enjoyable, and i have no life so i would definitely watch more


I didn't mind the really bonkers stuff at all; I actually wanted more of that than things like "Zak Orth pines for his friend's GF, and it's played weirdly straight for too much of it." Basically I thought the first two episodes and the last two nailed it, and everything in between was REALLY inconsistent.
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Postby Butterscup » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:28 pm

i really enjoyed it. the movie and first season are of course better but i just love the wet hot universe so much that they can essentially do whatever and i'll be all for it. not really certain how they could do more at this point but i'll always be up for it if they do
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:05 pm

Butterscup wrote:i really enjoyed it. the movie and first season are of course better but i just love the wet hot universe so much that they can essentially do whatever and i'll be all for it. not really certain how they could do more at this point but i'll always be up for it if they do


Oh yeah, they can do whatever they want and I'll show up. Even a "lesser" WHAS series is still funny as horsefeathers.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:55 pm

Amazon making a Good Omens miniseries. 6 one hour eps, coming out next year. Starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:18 pm

Hot damn, that is some good casting.
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Postby snoodmonger » Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:49 pm

17 Seconds wrote:i think part of what made the first series so great was the whole "i can't believe we're doing this!" vibe that it had. this season felt more like "well, we're still doing this." it kind of felt like they ran out of gags and were just being absurd for the sake of being absurd.


that's every version of Wet Hot.
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Re: TV thread

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preacher is a ton of fun. the actor who plays cassidy steals the show.
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ABC is making a live action, multicam sitcom out of The Jetsons.
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Postby Derwood » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:12 pm

Banedon wrote:ABC is making a live action, multicam sitcom out of The Jetsons.


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Re: TV thread

Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:35 am

The Defenders

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must have gotten a great deal on severed limb/head props, I wasn't paying super close attention but I think someone loses a hand/arm/head in every episode
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Postby woodchip2153 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:17 am

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:The Defenders

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must have gotten a great deal on severed limb/head props, I wasn't paying super close attention but I think someone loses a hand/arm/head in every episode


I enjoyed it, but the iron fist was by far the weakest link.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:15 pm

Defenders was fun. Dialog got pretty repetitive at points, and like all of the series I thought it lost steam at the end.

I'd like to see them make all of these 8 episodes. Seemed a perfect length.
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Postby TarzanJoeWallis » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:13 pm

Derwood wrote:
Banedon wrote:ABC is making a live action, multicam sitcom out of The Jetsons.


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Postby Tim » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:23 pm

Just finished season 2 of Mr. Robot. Very well done.
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Re: TV thread

Postby Brian707 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:25 pm

6 new episodes of Black Mirror coming to Netflix by year end

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Jessie Plemmons(Todd from BB, and Fargo) is in an episode.
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Re: TV thread

Postby woodchip2153 » Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:55 pm

Did any one watch The Tick?

I thought it was fun, and I enjoyed the dad humor.
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Re: TV thread

Postby beantowncubfan » Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:13 pm

1/2 way through Ozark on Netflix. Enjoying it, although it's not how I am used to seeing Jason Bateman
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Re: TV thread

Postby Butterscup » Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:38 pm

beantowncubfan wrote:1/2 way through Ozark on Netflix. Enjoying it, although it's not how I am used to seeing Jason Bateman


The most "fine" show I've ever watched. Wasn't terrible, wasn't great, just fine.

Though every character on that show is completely unlikable. Except Ruth. Ruth horsefeathering owns.
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Re: TV thread

Postby weis21 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:25 am

Butterscup wrote:
beantowncubfan wrote:1/2 way through Ozark on Netflix. Enjoying it, although it's not how I am used to seeing Jason Bateman


The most "fine" show I've ever watched. Wasn't terrible, wasn't great, just fine.

Though every character on that show is completely unlikable. Except Ruth. Ruth horsefeathering owns.

sounds like you are like a 5.5/10 and i would probably give it a 7/10 imo

agreed mostly, though. i think it's solid af and i'm probably biased bc i really love bateman ever since teen wolf too
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Re: TV thread

Postby weis21 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:27 am

disclaimer: only on ep 9 of ozark. i really do enjoy it though.
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Re: TV thread

Postby bd811 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:06 am

i couldn't make it past the first episode of ozark, for some reason. i think the pacing really bothered me.
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