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« on: February 14, 2011, 05:18:22 am »
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Does anyone watch this? I'm halfway into season 2 and it's the best comedy I've seen on tv since Arrested Development.
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2011, 08:41:58 am »
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Meh. It has its moments.
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« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2011, 05:34:40 pm »
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It's possibly my favorite show on TV right now.  Troy and Abed are the best parts.
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011, 05:36:09 pm »
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Don't watch it much, but the Halloween episode last year was great
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011, 05:37:38 pm »
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I've only seen the paintball episode. What else should I watch?
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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2011, 06:03:56 pm »
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I've only seen the paintball episode. What else should I watch?

The entire show? Tongue It's partly from the same people who did Arrested Development so if you liked that...
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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2011, 07:04:08 pm »
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It doesn't do much for me, but it's one of the better things on network TV. But that's definitely not saying much. Sad

I was just realizing how much I hate almost everything on network TV the other day... Premium cable is where it's at!
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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2011, 08:23:48 pm »
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I really like it, and I'm sure there's another D-CA who will attest to its amazing-ness.
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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2011, 11:24:05 pm »
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Don't watch it much, but the Halloween episode last year was great
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The paintball episode was the only one I saw in season 1. I feel like this will be my office replacement when carell leaves
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« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2011, 12:58:18 am »
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Don't watch it much, but the Halloween episode last year was great
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The paintball episode was the only one I saw in season 1. I feel like this will be my office replacement when carell leaves

The Office has reached a point where it needs to be replaced on the viewing list regardless of Michael Scott's whereabouts.
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« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2011, 01:20:49 am »
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Was not impressed.
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« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2011, 02:08:05 am »
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I really like it, and I'm sure there's another D-CA who will attest to its amazing-ness.

Yeah, I have an unhealthy love for this show.
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« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2011, 01:31:02 pm »
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It's possibly my favorite show on TV right now.  Troy and Abed are the best parts.

My problem is that Troy and Abed are the only parts I like. The female characters annoy me.

Parks and Recreation is my favorite NBC Thursday offering.
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« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2011, 05:05:55 pm »
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The paintball episode was the only one I saw in season 1. I feel like this will be my office replacement when carell leaves

The Office has reached a point where it needs to be replaced on the viewing list regardless of Michael Scott's whereabouts.

It is true it has been going down hill. Really there's 3 eras of the office, The Early Era (everyone loved), the Pam and Jim are married now era and Jim is co-manager (ok) and the Sabre now owns you era (which sucks unless it's an episode with Jo)
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« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2011, 09:21:26 pm »
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Never heard of it.  What channel does it come on?
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« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2011, 09:59:37 pm »
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Never heard of it.  What channel does it come on?

NBC
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« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2011, 11:04:56 pm »
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Don't watch it much, but the Halloween episode last year was great
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The paintball episode was the only one I saw in season 1. I feel like this will be my office replacement when carell leaves

The Office has reached a point where it needs to be replaced on the viewing list regardless of Michael Scott's whereabouts.

It is true it has been going down hill. Really there's 3 eras of the office, The Early Era (everyone loved), the Pam and Jim are married now era and Jim is co-manager (ok) and the Sabre now owns you era (which sucks unless it's an episode with Jo)

I actually think it started going downhill a lot earlier than that, when Jim and Pam started going out (at the beginning of Season 4?). I liked the first two and a half seasons, got a little frustrated when Jim left, was happy when he came back, but then disappointed that a whole facet (and the best, IMO) of the awkward humor disappeared with the beginning of the relationship.
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« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2011, 11:58:27 pm »
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It's possibly my favorite show on TV right now.  Troy and Abed are the best parts.

My problem is that Troy and Abed are the only parts I like. The female characters annoy me.
Jeff and Annie aren't that annoying and we're supposed to not like Pierce and Britta.  Shirley is just filler....well, very good filler.  The secondary characters are almost all gold.  The Dean is great, Chang is great, the Brittish guy from the Daily Show is great.  Troy and Abed are just comedy gold and make everyone else look bad in comparison.
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« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2011, 12:14:57 am »
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It's possibly my favorite show on TV right now.  Troy and Abed are the best parts.

My problem is that Troy and Abed are the only parts I like. The female characters annoy me.
Jeff and Annie aren't that annoying and we're supposed to not like Pierce and Britta.  Shirley is just filler....well, very good filler.  The secondary characters are almost all gold.  The Dean is great, Chang is great, the Brittish guy from the Daily Show is great.  Troy and Abed are just comedy gold and make everyone else look bad in comparison.

Abed's pretty excellent as an observer, but he's the flattest character, and it shows when they try to make him the focus of an episode. Donald Glover is amazing, and Troy's my favorite character. His development as a character is one of the better things that's happened in this season.

I don't understand how anybody could dislike Annie.
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« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2011, 03:13:19 am »
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I dislike Chang, to be honest. His persona is just a little grating. Also, I agree that Abed is somewhat one-dimensional, but I think it's mostly the inability of a young actor to really blossom into a multi-faceted role. He'll get there, eventually. Regardless, the one dimension he portrays is still rather funny, although it's getting old.
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« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2011, 01:53:45 pm »
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« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2011, 01:54:39 pm »
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Brita isn't supposed to be funny, she's just a love-interest. Which they amusingly reference in one of the episodes, sort-of.

Pierce is probably my favourite character and I agree with Dead that the secondary characters are actually the best thing about the show.
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« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2011, 06:03:55 pm »
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HockeyDude is right, of course.

I dislike Chang, to be honest. His persona is just a little grating. Also, I agree that Abed is somewhat one-dimensional, but I think it's mostly the inability of a young actor to really blossom into a multi-faceted role. He'll get there, eventually. Regardless, the one dimension he portrays is still rather funny, although it's getting old.

Chang was good as the crazy Spanish teacher, but he hasn't had a well-defined place in the second season. It doesn't help that he's not in a number of episodes; it renders him more easily expendable.
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« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2011, 06:14:01 pm »
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Community is absolutely the best comedy on network TV right now. It's a show unafraid to take chances -- sometimes it pays off, sometimes it doesn't. When it does pay off, though, it pays off in a big way.

The best episodes this year have easily been the Halloween one, the Apollo spoof (S.A.N.D.E.R.S. <3), and their show two weeks ago, Advanced Dungeons and Dragons.
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« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2011, 10:41:27 pm »
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Isn't it something of a problem when the secondary characters are the best thing about the show? By their very nature, they're on screen less.

I still like Community more than nearly anything else on TV, but it struggles when compared to say, 30 Rock, where you don't just have great secondary characters, but characters like Liz and Jack, who Brita and Jeff can't compare to.
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