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Arrested Development

offline RussellDust on 2023-03-10 15:46 [#02625789]
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Great show I’m about to finish. Any similar comedies out
there you could recommend?


offline Wolfslice from Bay Area, CA (United States) on 2023-03-11 01:35 [#02625796]
Points: 4615 Status: Regular

It's such a unique show, I don't think there's anything else
really like it.

It's got a specific cadence and a fast pace, large ensemble
cast with running gags and strange editing things like false
musical cues, etc. The moments of sentimentality are also
false. The closest thing to it might be sketch comedy, at

I don't know of another show that would routinely have
writing like
"it's as Ann as the nose on plain's face."

My favorite bit was when Tobias sees a call from BLU on his
answering machine. Thinking it's the Blue Men Group calling
him back, he paints himself almost entirely blue- while it
goes through all the messages from Lucille to Micheal. Then
he gets to the message...

"uuugh! BLUth company!" And he looks up at himself in the
mirror in slow motion, seemingly questioning how his life
led him to this moment. Nice someone made it into a gif


offline recycle from Where is Phobiazero (Lincoln) (United States) on 2023-03-11 01:50 [#02625797]
Points: 39432 Status: Regular

I like the 70s show and the new single season of the 90s

Tombstone is great.
Virgin River if your in a girly mode

You should get Disney+ and just watch
Star Wars stuff


offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2023-03-12 21:38 [#02625830]
Points: 6096 Status: Regular

i still havent watched father ted or bottom on my sony psp

got season 1 of each on umd

ive seen them both before, but it was a long time ago in a
galaxy far far away


offline RussellDust on 2023-03-13 13:34 [#02625847]
Points: 15851 Status: Lurker | Followup to Wolfslice: #02625796


I lol quite a bit. Last episode I watched Tobias tells
Lucile that hurt people hurt people. To which she responds
(in her head)

“Yes that makes sense, twice. I used to say I once but
twice is better: Hurt people! Hurt people!”

I reckon I could watch it all again and catch stuff I missed
out on the first watch. One of my fave comedies for sure.

“Daddy horny”


offline elusive from detroit (United States) on 2023-03-14 21:38 [#02625877]
Points: 18357 Status: Lurker | Show recordbag

yeah watched it until had every line memorized. too good


offline Wolfslice from Bay Area, CA (United States) on 2023-03-15 05:02 [#02625879]
Points: 4615 Status: Regular

was in the shower today and just started chuckling to myself
about arrested development (thanks, im sure, to this

particularly this scene

Dirty Ears Bill.

Definitely due for a rewatch (probably 6th time thru). You
catch something new each time.


offline RussellDust on 2023-03-16 15:05 [#02625957]
Points: 15851 Status: Lurker

Ha ha!

Seems like it’s staying on Netflix after all, so I can
watch it all again!! Yay


offline RussellDust on 2023-03-16 15:11 [#02625961]
Points: 15851 Status: Lurker | Followup to recycle: #02625797

I’m really enjoying my watch of the Mandalorian.


offline big from lsg on 2023-03-17 11:01 [#02625996]
Points: 23114 Status: Regular | Show recordbag

i've watched the first 1,5 or 2 seasons twice

it's good, but somehow i was like 'well, i get the jist of
it now'

Is Arrested Development a Classic?, by smooth voiced José


offline big from lsg on 2023-03-17 11:03 [#02625998]
Points: 23114 Status: Regular | Show recordbag

a fav+ mindfuck for me is watching Ozark and seeing Jason
Bateman essentially play the same character but then in a
straight setting (straight, or actually heightened reality
crime setting)


offline Tony Danza from Fabulous Hollywood on 2023-03-17 15:20 [#02625999]
Points: 3375 Status: Regular

I'm watching Curb Your Enthusiasm, recommended


offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2023-03-17 22:28 [#02626002]
Points: 6148 Status: Addict

they couldn't reboot it tho could they, was very much of the
same with Trailer Park Boys... wouldn't change that shit for
the world


offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2023-03-17 22:29 [#02626003]
Points: 6148 Status: Addict

splurg '00s, whatv


offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2023-03-17 22:42 [#02626004]
Points: 6148 Status: Addict

Wales is the Canada of England, come at me


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2023-03-29 08:43 [#02626293]
Points: 23210 Status: Regular

i was just using The Internets to figure out... yes, that
was it, Jimmy Quidd from House

and i get this, just, like autistic-grade House
fandom wiki

...has anyone tried re-watching House via just reading this

(i can actually see it in my head as i read this; i can give
you specific camera shots... reminds me of when i would
record movies and TV shows to an audio cassette to listen to
during long drives)


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