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Halb

23,166 posts

66 months

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Thursday 17th May 2012 quote quote all
Nice one tonight. Thought Hawking would have some good lines. Not so much Penny though which lets it down I think.

RichyBoy

2,552 posts

100 months

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Sunday 20th May 2012 quote quote all
God is it over now? Seemed like they were going for 6 seasons and a movie. I hope community replaces it, I could at least enjoy watching endless repeats of that on E4 especially the call of duty episode.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjpS2V3SAvI

Edited by RichyBoy on Sunday 20th May 21:24

Du1point8

16,037 posts

75 months

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Sunday 20th May 2012 quote quote all
RichyBoy said:
God is it over now? Seemed like they were going for 6 seasons and a movie. I hope community replaces it, I could at least enjoy watching endless repeats of that on E4 especially the call of duty episode.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjpS2V3SAvI

Edited by RichyBoy on Sunday 20th May 21:24
not sure I follow you or your link...

But TBBT is set to go 2 more series.

wiffmaster

2,282 posts

81 months

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Sunday 20th May 2012 quote quote all
RichyBoy said:
God is it over now? Seemed like they were going for 6 seasons and a movie. I hope community replaces it, I could at least enjoy watching endless repeats of that on E4 especially the call of duty episode.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjpS2V3SAvI

Edited by RichyBoy on Sunday 20th May 21:24
Future's looking bleak for Community, sadly.

Yeah, it got renewed for Season 4, but they have a death timeslot. Couple that with only 13 episodes being commissioned and Dan Harmon getting fired and things look bad.

Community never got the ratings it deserved...admittedly not helped by going up against TBBT every Thursday at 8:00.

RichyBoy

2,552 posts

100 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
wiffmaster said:
Future's looking bleak for Community, sadly.

Yeah, it got renewed for Season 4, but they have a death timeslot. Couple that with only 13 episodes being commissioned and Dan Harmon getting fired and things look bad.

Community never got the ratings it deserved...admittedly not helped by going up against TBBT every Thursday at 8:00.
and yet it's a million times better than TBBT and any similar show. I guess it's like two and a half men, absolute complete tv smashing drivel and yet people love it for some reason.

A mere thought of a scene or character in community and I'm ready to burst out laughing - Professor Spacetime and Constable Reggie, the dreamatorium, Chang, the Winger guarantee, Professor Professorson, the air-conditioning repair school and its much needed pastor, the dean touching winger's chest, billiards, trampolines, paintball assassin etc etc.
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Halb

23,166 posts

66 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
Community is ok, but it's no where near as good as TBBT. It's a typical surreal yankcom. More in the vein of 30 Rock, which I think does the surreal thing much better. I do like Community though, but it doesn't break the top three of my current fave yankcoms.

jammy_basturd

10,482 posts

95 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
I watched an episode of Community on Friday, thought it was OK, though the humour was no where near as clever as TBBT. I thought it was basically Scrubs but in college.

Halb

23,166 posts

66 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
jammy_basturd said:
I watched an episode of Community on Friday, thought it was OK, though the humour was no where near as clever as TBBT. I thought it was basically Scrubs but in college.
Did you watch it on Sony TV?

jammy_basturd

10,482 posts

95 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
No.... just the same website that I get my links for TBBT from.

RichyBoy

2,552 posts

100 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
jammy_basturd said:
I watched an episode of Community on Friday, thought it was OK, though the humour was no where near as clever as TBBT. I thought it was basically Scrubs but in college.
LOL I never liked scrubs. You need to follow community from the beginning to really get into it.

ThunderSpook

1,663 posts

94 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
Surely that makes it a bit rubbish? If you can't get in to something without knowing the entire back story then it definitely fails on the comedy stakes.

wiffmaster

2,282 posts

81 months

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Wednesday 23rd May 2012 quote quote all
ThunderSpook said:
Surely that makes it a bit rubbish? If you can't get in to something without knowing the entire back story then it definitely fails on the comedy stakes.
That's what something like Family Guy relies on. And as South Park pointed out, that is just one long procession of unrelated gags which don't relate to characters or storyline.

I think Community is one of the smartest comedies on TV at the moment - it is criminally underrated. I reckon it's up there with TBBT.

RichyBoy

2,552 posts

100 months

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Thursday 24th May 2012 quote quote all
ThunderSpook said:
Surely that makes it a bit rubbish? If you can't get in to something without knowing the entire back story then it definitely fails on the comedy stakes.
Good lord, it burns my soul when people say community is a failure as it did when people said the same about arrested development. Watch the modern warfare episode for instant thrills.

Here an outtake clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lH_XwLZ6Y0M

Batman lol:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3vgqVOhz2s&fea...

ThunderSpook

1,663 posts

94 months

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Thursday 24th May 2012 quote quote all
Which channel is it on? I don't do this whole stealing TV off the Internet malarkey.

Halb

23,166 posts

66 months

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Thursday 24th May 2012 quote quote all
ThunderSpook said:
Which channel is it on? I don't do this whole stealing TV off the Internet malarkey.
Community is relegated to the Sony TV channel.
157.

jammy_basturd

10,482 posts

95 months

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Thursday 24th May 2012 quote quote all
Watched the Modern Warfare episode at lunch today. Very good, much better than the episode I watched last week. However I still wouldn't say it is better than TBBT.

RichyBoy

2,552 posts

100 months

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Thursday 24th May 2012 quote quote all
ThunderSpook said:
Which channel is it on? I don't do this whole stealing TV off the Internet malarkey.
I have series one and two on region 1 dvd, otherwise you can watch clips on youtube.

RichyBoy

2,552 posts

100 months

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Thursday 24th May 2012 quote quote all
jammy_basturd said:
Watched the Modern Warfare episode at lunch today. Very good, much better than the episode I watched last week. However I still wouldn't say it is better than TBBT.
You're so hard to please, watch the basic rocket science episode, that might please you.



Halb

23,166 posts

66 months

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Thursday 24th May 2012 quote quote all
Jim comes out.
http://www.enstarz.com/articles/3016/20120524/jim-...
39? He is a fresh faced 39 year old. Pretty cool that he is at comiccon.biggrin

RichyBoy

2,552 posts

100 months

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Halb said:
Jim comes out.
http://www.enstarz.com/articles/3016/20120524/jim-...
39? He is a fresh faced 39 year old. Pretty cool that he is at comiccon.biggrin
Cannot believe he's 39, I always thought he was in his early twenties.
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