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2 Duds from NBC already!!

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by lparsons21, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. lparsons21

    lparsons21 Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Mar 4, 2006
    Herrin, IL
    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.
  2. dsw2112

    dsw2112 Always Searching

    Jun 12, 2009
    To each their own... I found the grandmother on "New Normal" to be hysterical, and wondered what outrageous statement she'd make next.
  3. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    I liked both, especially The New Normal.
  4. Church AV Guy

    Church AV Guy Godfather

    Jul 9, 2007
    Just the FIRST two in what looks like a season of mostly duds. I think I only watch one or two NBC shows.
  5. mreposter

    mreposter Hall Of Fame

    Jul 29, 2006
    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.
  6. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    Yeah, that was brutal.

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

    Henry Retired Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    Pine, CO
    My wife did. She watched the first Episode (I think). She then instructed me to delete the timer.
  8. lparsons21

    lparsons21 Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Mar 4, 2006
    Herrin, IL
    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! :)
  9. n3ntj

    n3ntj Hall Of Fame

    Dec 18, 2006
    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.
  10. PrinceLH

    PrinceLH New Member

    Feb 18, 2003
    N No
    B Body
    C Cares

    I rarely watch this joke of a network. Only when Hockey is on, do I watch.
  11. Drew2k

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    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.
  12. mreposter

    mreposter Hall Of Fame

    Jul 29, 2006
    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.
  13. STEVEN-H

    STEVEN-H Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    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.
  14. Nick

    Nick Retired, part-time PITA DBSTalk Club

    Apr 23, 2002
    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.

    Oh, well... :shrug:
  15. lparsons21

    lparsons21 Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Mar 4, 2006
    Herrin, IL
    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! :)
  16. jimmerz

    jimmerz AllStar

    Jan 25, 2010
    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.
  17. Indiana627

    Indiana627 Hall Of Fame

    Nov 18, 2005
    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.
  18. renbutler

    renbutler Godfather

    Oct 17, 2008
    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...
  19. yosoyellobo

    yosoyellobo Icon

    Nov 1, 2006
    Jacksonville Fl
    Just finishing watching The New Normal. Found it better than I expected.
  20. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone

    Nov 16, 2005
    Wylie, Texas
    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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