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#21 OFFLINE   phrelin

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Posted 21 September 2011 - 11:28 PM

Just finished it. No question, it's a keeper.

We watched it tonight and both my wife and I liked it. She's a comedic clown in the tradition of Lucille Ball. And given that this was a pilot her supporting cast is pretty good.

If Fox doesn't screw up the scheduling, or have too high ratings expectations, I expect to see this show for several years.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 07:34 AM

A note on the supporting cast: Damon Wayans, Jr. did this pilot and Happy Endings and decided to go with that show instead. His role has been recast.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 07:58 AM

A note on the supporting cast: Damon Wayans, Jr. did this pilot and Happy Endings and decided to go with that show instead. His role has been recast.

Bummer. He was kind of funny. He sure looks like his dad though.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 08:01 AM

Yeah, no kidding he does. Makes me feel oooooold though.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 08:19 AM

Yeah, no kidding he does. Makes me feel oooooold though.


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Posted 22 September 2011 - 09:35 AM

A note on the supporting cast: Damon Wayans, Jr. did this pilot and Happy Endings and decided to go with that show instead. His role has been recast.


I thought it was a bit strange seeing him in another show. This explains it.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 09:53 AM

Bummer. He was kind of funny. He sure looks like his dad though.


:lol: I was watching Happy Endings when it aired, great show BTW, and kept thinking, "This guy really reminds me of Damon Wayans." Finally after like 3 episodes, I noticed the credits. Ding! That explains it.
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Posted 22 September 2011 - 10:01 AM

I thought it was a bit strange seeing him in another show. This explains it.


Once Happy Endings was renewed, Wayans had to drop out of New Girl. Additionally, he was replaced, but the replacement is a new character, not a different actor playing the same character.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 01:27 PM

Given her low-pitched voice, I can see where she might have a future as an understudy for Elijah Wood. ;)


If you use this search term in Google there a bunch of hits with Zooey Deschanel singing in She & Him

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I liked some of them.

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 06:25 AM

Well, last night's episode was kind of stupid. This show won't last long if he keeps going like that.

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 07:02 AM

The hat-standoff scene was funny, but Zoey, as cute and zany and Lucy-like as she is, is a pretty much a one-trick pony. I'll keep watching for a while longer just because she's so damn cute, and Lord knows, I love cute!

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 02:59 PM

This POS just got picked up for a full season! Guess we know now why the nets are all dinosaurs.

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 03:22 PM

This POS just got picked up for a full season! Guess we know now why the nets are all dinosaurs.

Well actually, it isn't the nets that are dinosaurs its the viewers. As I just posted so far "The New Girl" is the one and only ratings bright spot in a completely lackluster premier week for Fox.

The hat-standoff scene was funny, but Zoey, as cute and zany and Lucy-like as she is, is a pretty much a one-trick pony. I'll keep watching for a while longer just because she's so damn cute, and Lord knows, I love cute!

We dinosaurs like cute.:D

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 03:22 PM

This POS just got picked up for a full season! Guess we know now why the nets are all dinosaurs.


While it's not the best show I've ever seen, it's far from a POS, and more entertaining than the new NBC comedies I've seen so far and as said above, Zooey is cute.

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 04:22 PM

Zooey is cloying, annoying, treacley and way too old to pull off this childish dysfunctional Baby Jane routine. And not funny. This one-note routine was cute 5 years ago. Now it's moving into Blanche DuBois territory.

Zooey and Gwyneth have tried to pass themselves off as "singers". Mating cats are far more melodious.

UAN will survive among the new sitcoms, and maybe 2BG (iffy), but FA is toast.

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Posted 28 September 2011 - 04:27 PM

Zooey is cloying, annoying, treacley and way too old to pull off this childish dysfunctional Baby Jane routine. And not funny. This one-note routine was cute 5 years ago. Now it's moving into Blanche DuBois territory...

:rolleyes:
Her character is in her late 20s and she's only 31. What's the big deal?
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Posted 28 September 2011 - 11:06 PM

The big deal is she doesn't act like a woman in her late 20's. The big deal is her exaggerated cutesy/sexy Jonbenet act is appropriate for about a 9 year old girl tops. For a woman in her 30's, it's just plain...creepy. I mean, I guess some guys like it. Heck, Toddlers and Tiaras gets an audience. Ew. Enjoy, folks! Takes all kinds. I'll pass.




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