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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2009 3:20 pm    Post subject: 30 Rock Reply with quote

Is the most consistently brilliant comedy since Arrested Development closed up shop.

Discuss.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 1:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Every time someone talks of how good it is, I give it another chance. And every time I give it another chance, I walk away thinking the same thing: man, this is lousy.

I also didn't like Arrested Development. Both try too hard with too little payoff.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

William Goss wrote:
They hit a bit close to home then?


Yeah: your mother's bedroom.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've seen 'em, I've seen how funny they can be (the one where Alec Baldwin becomes Tracy Morgan's father in therapy is actually every bit as fantastic as you have heard), but for some reason, I'm just a no-show come viewing time.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's one of those shows I'll watch if I happen to be awake (fave line from the past couple of weeks: "It's pronounced Wiener-Slave"), but I don't set the DVR or anything.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think there are things on at that time that either my wife or I want taped, so those get left behind. The nice thing though, is with Netflix I can always revisit them down the road, and not even have to wait week to week. That's how I'm currently consuming House.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't get the appeal. I've had a coworker harassing me to get into it for as long as it has been on, and I've tried repeatedly, but it's never taken. I think I just can't get past Tina Fey. Great comedic writer (lord knows SNL misses her), and some of her impersonations are spot on, but having her play someone "normal," meaning without a blatant gimmick, and she becomes really irritating to me. Odd, since she was one of the elements of the perfect storm that made Mean Girls so much better than it deserved to be.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I didn't get into it until I had whole seasons at my disposal via Netflix streaming. I don't know if I would use a rental on it, but it's great late at night right before bed when a last laugh is in order. I've grown to appreciate the comedy stylings of Alec Baldwin, and Tracy Morgan usually gets a laugh or two out of me.
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PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2009 1:02 am    Post subject: but better than Studio 60, yes? Reply with quote

I quite like '30 Rock' myself, but can see how it doesn't appeal to man-y...,


It's better than that 'Studio 60', though, a similar the behind-the-scenes of a weekly late night comedy show [featuring West Wing Friends]...at least it's shorter in airtime, which makes sense since 30 [Rock] is half of [Studio] 60...
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well somebody really likes it. It got nominated for 22 Emmy Awards.

That's got to be some kind of record.

BTW Arrested Developement.. best.comedy.series.ever. Never watched it when it was on television but I rented all the dvd's and couldn't stop laughing. OMG.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 3:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

tulip wrote:
Well somebody really likes it. It got nominated for 22 Emmy Awards.

That's got to be some kind of record.

BTW Arrested Developement.. best.comedy.series.ever. Never watched it when it was on television but I rented all the dvd's and couldn't stop laughing. OMG.


You are right its a record in itself.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am too agree here and such deserving persons must appreciate for their best givings .
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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 4:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey i really like this show a lot. Thanks for starting this thread. Smile
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