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Post by L-Jam3 » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:11 am

A_B wrote:
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The food fight at Diane's house on Cheers is the single best Thanksgiving tv episode ever, and I don't know why people are even debating this.
Because sane people are aware of WKRP.
I've never seen that. I'll correct that tomorrow.
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sancarlos wrote:
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rass wrote:Really enjoyed the first couple of episodes of Angie Tribeca (though the first was maybe stronger than the second). But I'm a sucker for the running gag with the dog, so maybe I'm too easy a grader.
I watched about 10 minutes of it, but according to my wife, I laughed way too hard at the front butt joke.
My wife and I have been catching up on Angie Tribeca. If you liked Airplane or Police Squad, you'll love it.
Always meant to watch it, but never did until this weekend.

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Post by tennbengal » Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:50 pm

Not for nothing - but Watchmen is absolutely fantastic.

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Post by rass » Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:22 am

tennbengal wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:50 pm
Not for nothing - but Watchmen is absolutely fantastic.
Pretty excited for the finale.

After how intense the previous two episodes were (farts in court aside) this last one was pretty fun. I really liked how they chose to portray
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Post by phxgators » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:30 am

Caught up with Silicon Valley over the last couple months just in time to watch the series finale last night. I miss it already.

I loved the The Office, but Silicon Valley was just on another level. I loved how they weren't afraid to really geek out. I don't usually rewatch a show after it's done, but Silicon Valley joins Breaking Bad as pretty much the only show I would enthusiastically watch again. Disclaimer - I'm a software guy.

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Post by Giff » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:50 am

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Caught up with Silicon Valley over the last couple months just in time to watch the series finale last night. I miss it already.

I loved the The Office, but Silicon Valley was just on another level. I loved how they weren't afraid to really geek out. I don't usually rewatch a show after it's done, but Silicon Valley joins Breaking Bad as pretty much the only show I would enthusiastically watch again. Disclaimer - I'm a software guy.
I watched the penultimate episode last night. You know an actor does a great job with his character when you just want to punch him in the face every time they're on the screen. So kudos to they guy playing Jian Yang.
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Post by A_B » Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:12 am

Giff wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:50 am
phxgators wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:30 am
Caught up with Silicon Valley over the last couple months just in time to watch the series finale last night. I miss it already.

I loved the The Office, but Silicon Valley was just on another level. I loved how they weren't afraid to really geek out. I don't usually rewatch a show after it's done, but Silicon Valley joins Breaking Bad as pretty much the only show I would enthusiastically watch again. Disclaimer - I'm a software guy.
I watched the penultimate episode last night. You know an actor does a great job with his character when you just want to punch him in the face every time they're on the screen. So kudos to they guy playing Jian Yang.
There were a few options available to you, wasn't sure where you were going with it, but Jian Yang is a good pick. I'm a couple of episodes behind.
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Post by brian » Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:26 am

Gavin Belson too, yup. (I wouldn't say Russ Hannaman because that dude just makes me laugh. When he calls Guilfoyle a "spooky little fuck" a few episodes ago I laughed out loud for like 30 seconds.
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:06 pm

rass wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:22 am
tennbengal wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:50 pm
Not for nothing - but Watchmen is absolutely fantastic.
Pretty excited for the finale.

After how intense the previous two episodes were (farts in court aside) this last one was pretty fun. I really liked how they chose to portray
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Dr M experiencing everything at once
Damon Lindeloff is a master of this kind of trippy episode - part of what made Lost and The Leftovers so damn good.

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Post by Giff » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:12 pm

I watched the first episode of The Leftovers and for some reason didn't follow through. I don't recall having an opinion about it other than it sounds like my kind of show. After seeing it top the Rolling Stone list of top TV show of the 2010s, it's now at the top of my personal "get caught up on" list.
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Post by brian » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:23 pm

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I watched the first episode of The Leftovers and for some reason didn't follow through. I don't recall having an opinion about it other than it sounds like my kind of show. After seeing it top the Rolling Stone list of top TV show of the 2010s, it's now at the top of my personal "get caught up on" list.
The first season is fine, but the second and third seasons are vastly better (once it exhausts all of the plot from the novel it's based on in other words). I think it's probably one of the best TV shows of all time. Period.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:31 pm

Top 5 theme song, too.
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Post by brian » Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:35 pm

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Top 5 theme song, too.
Definitely an all-time Top 5 (maybe top 2 or 3) series finale also.
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:08 pm

brian wrote:
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I watched the first episode of The Leftovers and for some reason didn't follow through. I don't recall having an opinion about it other than it sounds like my kind of show. After seeing it top the Rolling Stone list of top TV show of the 2010s, it's now at the top of my personal "get caught up on" list.
The first season is fine, but the second and third seasons are vastly better (once it exhausts all of the plot from the novel it's based on in other words). I think it's probably one of the best TV shows of all time. Period.
This. And the first season was pretty great - but man did it soar after that - three tight seasons of brilliance.

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Post by edwzipper » Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:23 pm

Just watched Unbelievable and I cannot tell you how fantastic it was. A great piece of TV.
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Post by brian » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:11 pm

Lodge 49 is officially dead.

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Post by Giff » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:22 pm

Bummer.
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Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:39 pm

Damn.
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:22 pm

Watchmen stuck the landing. Fucking fantastic show.

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Post by rass » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:28 pm

tennbengal wrote:
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Watchmen stuck the landing. Fucking fantastic show.
Absolutely.
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Post by brian » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:39 pm

Sucks that we got just the nine eps but well done.
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Post by edwzipper » Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:01 pm

rass wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:28 pm
tennbengal wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:22 pm
Watchmen stuck the landing. Fucking fantastic show.
Absolutely.
I must be missing something. I want to like it.
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We went through 9 Episodes to learn that she would inherit Dr. Manhattan's powers? Seems like we took the Family Circus path to get there.
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Post by brian » Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:52 pm

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There’s no more seasons so either she got the powers or she didn’t. But that absolutely is not the point of the story. It’s insane anyone could think that.
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:07 pm

brian wrote:
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There’s no more seasons so either she got the powers or she didn’t. But that absolutely is not the point of the story. It’s insane anyone could think that.
This.

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Post by Shirley » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:21 pm

Really don't think we need season-ending show spoilers in this thread. I edited the last three posts.
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Post by brian » Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:15 am

Shirley wrote:
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Really don't think we need season-ending show spoilers in this thread. I edited the last three posts.
Gracias.
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Post by Giff » Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:41 am

Shirley wrote:
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Really don't think we need season-ending show spoilers in this thread. I edited the last three posts.
Thank you because I would have lost my fucking mind.
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Post by brian » Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:20 am

They weren't super-spoilery but the point is taken. Anyway, it's sad we won't see the story continue, at least not any time soon.
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Post by Giff » Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:31 am

brian wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:20 am
They weren't super-spoilery but the point is taken. Anyway, it's sad we won't see the story continue, at least not any time soon.
I was also only on my second cup of coffee.
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Post by EdRomero » Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:46 pm

I really enjoyed this year's live All in the Family

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Post by Shirley » Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:01 pm

Finally a TV for Jerloma!



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Post by Rush2112 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:48 am

Christmas Day Letterkenny is the best Letterkenny, though I do regret running through a season in a day. Fantastic season though. S7 was a 65-70 this is a 90-95.
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Post by Pruitt » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:27 pm

tennbengal wrote:
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Anyone else watch Succession?

I am fully in now.
Watched the first two episodes tonight.

It is amazing.
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Post by tennbengal » Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:31 am

Pruitt wrote:
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tennbengal wrote:
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Anyone else watch Succession?

I am fully in now.
Watched the first two episodes tonight.

It is amazing.
You are in for a fun ride catching up.

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Post by brian » Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:46 pm

Anyone watch Schitt’s Creek? I’ve had several friends rave about it on Facebook but I’ve watched the first few episodes and I’m not seeing it. Does it get better or is it acknowledged that the first season isn’t that great or something? Maybe I just don’t get Canadian humor.
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Anyone watch Schitt’s Creek? I’ve had several friends rave about it on Facebook but I’ve watched the first few episodes and I’m not seeing it. Does it get better or is it acknowledged that the first season isn’t that great or something? Maybe I just don’t get Canadian humor.
My wife is really enjoying it - she just finished season 1.

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Post by Pruitt » Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:11 pm

brian wrote:
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:46 pm
Anyone watch Schitt’s Creek? I’ve had several friends rave about it on Facebook but I’ve watched the first few episodes and I’m not seeing it. Does it get better or is it acknowledged that the first season isn’t that great or something? Maybe I just don’t get Canadian humor.
Watched the first few episodes.

Thought it was absolutely abysmal.
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Post by degenerasian » Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:50 pm

It's awful.
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Post by The Sybian » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:18 pm

I love it. It’s all about the characters and the way the actors play off each other. Not much plot. If you don’t like it, it’s more of the same. I think it progressively gets better, but not different.
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Post by brian » Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:21 pm

Appreciate the feedback. Just must be one of those shows that doesn’t do it for me.
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