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2 Duds from NBC already!!


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#1 OFFLINE   lparsons21

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 12:12 PM

Watched both Guys with Kids and New Normal - blechh! Neither funny, neither worth a timer.

And unlike most shows, I killed the series links while watching the first episodes.

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#2 OFFLINE   dsw2112

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 12:29 PM

To each their own... I found the grandmother on "New Normal" to be hysterical, and wondered what outrageous statement she'd make next.
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 12:31 PM

I liked both, especially The New Normal.
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 12:33 PM

Just the FIRST two in what looks like a season of mostly duds. I think I only watch one or two NBC shows.
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 12:52 PM

New Normal was very different, more like a 30 minute drama than a typical sitcom. Reminded me a bit of what a spin-off of the gay brother on Brothers and Sisters would have been like.

I tried watching that animal hospital show (was it a sneak preview after the olympics???) and could only make it about 10 minutes in, it was just so awful.
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 01:03 PM

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I tried watching that animal hospital show (was it a sneak preview after the olympics???) and could only make it about 10 minutes in, it was just so awful.


Yeah, that was brutal.


Did anyone catch Mathew Perry's new show, Go On? It was just ok, IMO.
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 01:08 PM

[...] Did anyone catch Mathew Perry's new show, Go On? It was just ok, IMO.


My wife did. She watched the first Episode (I think). She then instructed me to delete the timer.
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 01:14 PM

Yeah, that was brutal.


Did anyone catch Mathew Perry's new show, Go On? It was just ok, IMO.


Yeah, I watched it. It is just OK, enough that I'll keep a timer on it. Good for at least a nap if nothing else! :)

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 08:19 PM

I thought Go On wasn't too bad. I am giving it a few more episodes.

Some of the other new shows on NBC. Pure trash.. I can't believe how much $$$ and time they waste on some of this crap and they cancel some of their good shows each season.. just an example, I thought Awake and The Cape were quite good, yet NBC cancelled each after 1 season.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:08 PM

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I rarely watch this joke of a network. Only when Hockey is on, do I watch.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 11:26 PM

I liked Go On quite a bit, both the first and second episodes.

I liked The New Normal, but not as much as "Go On". I think this has a lot of potential though.

At the start of the Jiimmy Fallon produced show, Guy With Kids (?), I was supremely annoyed by the laugh track and expected it to be horrible. It wasn't horrible, but it wasn't good. I'm not sure if I'll give this one another try.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 12:44 AM

The premise for Go On with Matthew Perry sounded too much like Community. There was also that cop show on USA this summer (can't remember the title) where the 2 detectives were forced to go to marriage counseling group therapy sessions.
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Posted 14 September 2012 - 03:00 AM

These are the clowns who did not observer a moment of silence on 9/11 but, aired Kris Jenner discussing her breast implants. This is not a mistake the mistake is NBC.
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Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:20 AM

What is this network called n b c, and where does one find it? It is a new station or an infomercial or what? Or, maybe it's just a passing fad..I can't seem to find it on my tv dial.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:31 AM

I liked Go On quite a bit, both the first and second episodes.

I liked The New Normal, but not as much as "Go On". I think this has a lot of potential though.

At the start of the Jiimmy Fallon produced show, Guy With Kids (?), I was supremely annoyed by the laugh track and expected it to be horrible. It wasn't horrible, but it wasn't good. I'm not sure if I'll give this one another try.


My problem with both Guys with Kids and New Normal is they aren't funny imo. If it wasn't for the laugh tracks, I wouldn't know when I was supposed to laugh.

The New Normal has gotten some heat from those a bit right of center for being offensive, which I understand even if I don't agree with their position. But being offensive doesn't mean not funny. For those of us a bit older, we remember 'Soap'! They managed to pretty much offend everybody, but they were hilarious. You didn't need a laugh track to figure out when to laugh with that one! :)

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 08:23 AM

I thought the New Normal was HORRIBLE! I too deleted it while watching it.

I did LOVE Matthew Perry's Go On. I have that series recording and I think it will do well.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 10:41 AM

Have watched pilot episodes of Go On, The New Normal and Guys with Kids.

Go On... gone.
The New Normal... not new, see Modern Family.
Guys with Kids... set up a season pass. I found it funny but maybe that's because for a while I was a stay at home dad.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 12:54 PM

As bad as NBC is, veteran Parenthood and sophomore Grimm have both started gangbuster seasons.

It was rare for me to watch a single show on NBC, but two at the same time? Unheard of!

I'm also going to give JJ Abrams another shot starting next week...

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 05:18 PM

Just finishing watching The New Normal. Found it better than I expected.

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 05:45 PM

I went into The New Normal expecting to hate it and was pleasantly surprised. I like humor when I can't tell it's coming (predictable), and this was anything but.

Guys with kids I'll give another episode, but it's not looking good.

I watched Go On after the Olympics and thought it was horrible.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 12:28 AM

Shocked to see some of the opinions of NBC in this thread as it is a major part of my TV watching experience.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 06:05 AM

Shocked to see some of the opinions of NBC in this thread as it is a major part of my TV watching experience.

Not sure why anyone is surprised. It's an annual ritual...

Fall comes and networks throw out a bunch of new programs like spaghetti on a wall to see what "sticks". NBC seems to be reaching for some of the same kinds of marginal topic programming found on other networks.

Some stink and some "make it" further to survive.
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Posted 19 September 2012 - 06:51 AM

Make it 3 and counting. I could only stand 14 minuets of "Revolution". Too much over acting, corny scene music and exactly what caused the power to go off? IMOP networks trying to cash in on the whole "Walking Dead" thing. Which is a great show btw & can hardly wait for the new season to start on Oct. 14!!!!
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Posted 19 September 2012 - 07:20 AM

While I wouldn't call Revolution great, it is very watcheable depending on how it develops. I'll give it a few episodes to jell.

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 07:58 AM

and exactly what caused the power to go off?


Isn't that part of the mystery of the show? I don't think that is something you are supposed to know in the first episode.

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