TV thread

User avatar
Derwood
Stall Monitor
Posts: 71846
Joined: Thu Jul 10, 2003 4:44 pm
Location: 375 Miles East of Wrigley
x 1395
x 2987

Re: TV thread

Postby Derwood » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:38 pm

NOLA wrote:
Banedon wrote:
NOLA wrote:Is no one else watching Castle Rock on Hulu? Seriously one of the best shows I have ever seen.


A coworker is watching it, and he loves it, but he's also a Stephen King freak...so I have a hard time knowing if my popular-movie-only knowledge of Stephen King will be sufficient to enjoy it the same way.

I am absolutely not a Stephen King fan, and this show is amazing. I was worried that the Stephen King references would be hokey (Shawshank prison is involved), but it doesn’t play on that at all. It might be the best show I’ve seen. It’s that good.


Stephen King is one of the most self-referential writers ever, so it makes sense that the show is the same
0 x

User avatar
Brian707
All-Star
Posts: 3184
Joined: Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:57 pm
Location: Algonquin IL
x 955
x 1346

Re: TV thread

Postby Brian707 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:47 pm

I can get Hulu free trial, might have to give this show a shot.
0 x

User avatar
Ding Dong Johnson
Crap Bag
Posts: 34961
Joined: Fri Jul 01, 2005 3:42 am
Location: Durnsville
x 986
x 6663

Re: TV thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:10 pm

I added it to my stuff or whatever, but I haven’t found the time to start it yet
0 x
Image

User avatar
javy knows my name
previously Beertown Cubbie
Posts: 9268
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2007 10:46 pm
Location: Chicago
x 1600
x 758

Re: TV thread

Postby javy knows my name » Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:02 am

NOLA wrote:
Banedon wrote:
NOLA wrote:Is no one else watching Castle Rock on Hulu? Seriously one of the best shows I have ever seen.


A coworker is watching it, and he loves it, but he's also a Stephen King freak...so I have a hard time knowing if my popular-movie-only knowledge of Stephen King will be sufficient to enjoy it the same way.

I am absolutely not a Stephen King fan, and this show is amazing. I was worried that the Stephen King references would be hokey (Shawshank prison is involved), but it doesn’t play on that at all. It might be the best show I’ve seen. It’s that good.


These superlatives for this silly show are just insane. It's not even the best show currently airing (BCS)
0 x
neely wrote:but in reality
2006 .364
2007 .351
2008 his one big year
2009 .347
2010 90 games played
2011 .323
what do you call that?

User avatar
Banedon
Curse You!
Posts: 67939
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2003 9:36 pm
Location: Kidding Myself
x 6519
x 6298

Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:52 pm

Fall TV premiere calendar. Spoilered for size (you're welcome, Regular Show)

Spoiler: show
Image
0 x

Forgotmyoldlogin
Starter
Posts: 290
Joined: Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:29 am
x 70
x 118

Re: TV thread

Postby Forgotmyoldlogin » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:11 pm

The first few minutes of the Good Place season premiere were posted to their official Facebook page.
0 x

User avatar
Banedon
Curse You!
Posts: 67939
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2003 9:36 pm
Location: Kidding Myself
x 6519
x 6298

Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:31 pm

Forgotmyoldlogin wrote:The first few minutes of the Good Place season premiere were posted to their official Facebook page.


Yeah, to each their own but I'll pass. I can wait the two weeks till the premiere.
1 x

User avatar
Banedon
Curse You!
Posts: 67939
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2003 9:36 pm
Location: Kidding Myself
x 6519
x 6298

Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:17 pm

0 x

User avatar
jersey cubs fan
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 61556
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 pm
Location: Hoboken squat cobbler
x 3213
x 11292

Re: TV thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:59 pm

1 x
longhotsummer wrote:I realize now, any opposing viewpoint, will not be tolerated.

User avatar
jersey cubs fan
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 61556
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 pm
Location: Hoboken squat cobbler
x 3213
x 11292

Re: TV thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:24 pm

0 x
longhotsummer wrote:I realize now, any opposing viewpoint, will not be tolerated.

User avatar
treebird
chinese food
Posts: 20822
Joined: Sun Dec 21, 2003 3:25 am
x 2817
x 2020

Re: TV thread

Postby treebird » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:37 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:


i hope the jetlime is extravagant as i remember
2 x

User avatar
Brian
Hall of Fame
Posts: 29231
Joined: Tue Sep 28, 2004 7:43 pm
Location: Chicago
x 43
x 5311
Contact:

Re: TV thread

Postby Brian » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:46 pm

Bojack Horseman has done it again with Henry Fondle.
0 x

User avatar
cl smooth
All-Star
Posts: 2404
Joined: Thu May 12, 2005 3:59 pm
Location: brooklynnnnnnnnnn
x 3640
x 887

Re: TV thread

Postby cl smooth » Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:14 am

Phillip Jennings got the Emmy but Elizabeth was robbed by Queen Elizabeth II.
0 x

User avatar
Sammy Sofa
Licks Butts
Posts: 83524
Joined: Sat Oct 22, 2005 3:45 am
Location: Washington DC
x 14228
x 16796

Re: TV thread

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:55 am

Harvey Birdman's coming back with a half hour special:

1 x

User avatar
Irrelevant Dude
5-Time All-Star
Posts: 6703
Joined: Wed Mar 02, 2005 4:40 am
Location: In a Glass Case of Emotion
x 23
x 288

Re: TV thread

Postby Irrelevant Dude » Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:13 am

Did anyone watch Season 1 of Cobra Kai on You Tube? I'm halfway through it right now and, very suprisingly, it is freaking awesome.
0 x
Retired User Name: Jody, Jody Davis (2005-2012)

User avatar
CyHawk_Cub
5-Time All-Star
Posts: 9132
Joined: Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:24 pm
x 387
x 3486

Re: TV thread

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:33 am

Irrelevant Dude wrote:Did anyone watch Season 1 of Cobra Kai on You Tube? I'm halfway through it right now and, very suprisingly, it is freaking awesome.


I was entertained. I mean,
Spoiler: show
the whole Johnny is a backwards ass chauvinist was way overdone, IMO
, but other than that, nothing bugged me.
0 x

Bertz
All-Star
Posts: 1751
Joined: Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:59 pm
x 691
x 973

Re: TV thread

Postby Bertz » Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:02 am

The new season of American Vandal is fantastic. I've seen a lot online about how it's not as funny as last year's, but I think the gap is way overstated.
0 x

NonProfitCow
All-Star
Posts: 4885
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:15 am
x 206
x 759

Re: TV thread

Postby NonProfitCow » Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:40 pm

Anyone else watch Forever on Amazon? I think I loved it.
0 x

User avatar
cl smooth
All-Star
Posts: 2404
Joined: Thu May 12, 2005 3:59 pm
Location: brooklynnnnnnnnnn
x 3640
x 887

Re: TV thread

Postby cl smooth » Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:48 pm

going to start maniac this evening.
0 x

Bertz
All-Star
Posts: 1751
Joined: Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:59 pm
x 691
x 973

Re: TV thread

Postby Bertz » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:23 pm

NonProfitCow wrote:Anyone else watch Forever on Amazon? I think I loved it.


I liked it but didn't love it. The dialogue had the same problems as the first season of Master of None. It's this weird compulsion to include exposition explaining every single point being made. It's small, but it bugs the horsefeathers out of me.
0 x

User avatar
jersey cubs fan
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 61556
Joined: Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 pm
Location: Hoboken squat cobbler
x 3213
x 11292

Re: TV thread

Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:26 pm

1 x
longhotsummer wrote:I realize now, any opposing viewpoint, will not be tolerated.

User avatar
JudasIscariotTheBird
5-Time All-Star
Posts: 5619
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2003 6:05 am
Location: Denver, CO
x 5435
x 2348

Re: TV thread

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:05 pm

HELL YEAH. I don't have anything to play my VHSs with anymore.

https://www.netflix.com/title/70213238
0 x
"None of these signal alarm bells to me"-Boris
"Sublime was driven by their frontman, who was, quite probably, a musical savant." -RIP Stannis
(Formerly Diceman4221)

User avatar
Banedon
Curse You!
Posts: 67939
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2003 9:36 pm
Location: Kidding Myself
x 6519
x 6298

Re: TV thread

Postby Banedon » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:23 pm

Full trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which looks fun.

1 x

biittner77
Superstar
Posts: 10771
Joined: Wed Mar 05, 2003 12:10 am
Location: Maryland's Eastern Shore
x 20
x 276

Re: TV thread

Postby biittner77 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:05 pm

These superlatives for this silly show are just insane. It's not even the best show currently airing (BCS


This reminded me of a radio ad I heard for the local NBC affiliate. They were bragging about getting the syndication rights to Show The Big Bang Theory which they touted as "The funniest TV show ever"

Um, no. Not even a little.
0 x
snoodmonger wrote:Schwarber dong was as swaggy a dong as you're gonna see, fellas. If he'd dropped the bat cleanly, it would've jumped up and flipped itself.

User avatar
Hairyducked Idiot
Kyle in disguise
Posts: 34865
Joined: Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:42 pm
Location: GRIP IT AND RIP IT
x 2171
x 2444

Re: TV thread

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:09 pm

biittner77 wrote:
These superlatives for this silly show are just insane. It's not even the best show currently airing (BCS


This reminded me of a radio ad I heard for the local NBC affiliate. They were bragging about getting the syndication rights to Show The Big Bang Theory which they touted as "The funniest TV show ever"

Um, no. Not even a little.


But the main dude is *wink win* autistic. How *hilarious* is that?
1 x


Return to “Social”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Andy, Bertz, Bing [Bot], Burt Macklin, FBI, gflore34 and 7 guests