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First Look: NBC's 'Munsters' Reboot 'Mockingbird Lane'


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#21 OFFLINE   RasputinAXP

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:37 AM

I can't help it. I gotta see it. Eddie Izzard sells me every time.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:22 PM

Eddie Izzard sells me every time.


He is the only reason I'll be recording it.
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 04:02 AM

Set your VCR - tonight's the night!
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Posted 26 October 2012 - 06:47 PM

Well, I now understand why this show got the kill switch.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 09:03 PM

I have to agree.

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 10:48 PM

Any show that starts out with half of the boy scout troop getting killed in the first three minutes is alright with me...
I liked it!

#27 OFFLINE   mreposter

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 04:28 AM

There were brief flashes of brilliance, but overall it was a disjointed mess. I suspect NBC was pushing for a straight-up comedy (something like Desperate Housewives with fangs) and the producers wanted something far darker (like Dexter) and what they ended up with was a mess.

Too bad, it could have been crazy good.
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 06:07 AM

Any show that starts out with half of the boy scout troop getting killed in the first three minutes is alright with me...
I liked it!


...then ends with killing a scout master. Bit much that Herman then takes on the idenity of that scout master in that he was wearing the uniform.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 04:36 PM

How do you mess up The Munsters like this?? Wow... Horrible, just horrible.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:05 AM

Terrible, done, over, out.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:19 AM

I made it almost 30 minutes before I deleted it. Horrible.
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Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:58 AM

Yeah...they sure did.

The original series would be a tough act to follow as a series. Success tends to be all about the right casting and characters. They got it right the first time...so any followup is inevitably going to be a challenge.

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 08:58 AM

How do you mess up The Munsters like this?? .


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