HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > Non-Sports > Entertainment
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2
Notices

Entertainment Discuss movies, tv shows, music, arts, literature, fashion, and upcoming events, concerts, etc.

Community: Part Four - Community is Back

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old
02-16-2013, 04:35 PM
  #226
WhiskeySeven
Retired. Bye.
 
WhiskeySeven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 22,430
vCash: 300
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kitten Mittons View Post
This show needs to have less "awwwww the group loves each other so much" and more random community college stuff. All the inside jokes annoy me - how is someone supposed to get into the show when 95% of the jokes are only understood if you've watched the show before?
That's exactly what I complained about in the previous threads. I wrote about it at length actually - the whole gooey, gushy, we love each other aspect of it is a massive detriment to the show.

WhiskeySeven is online now  
Old
02-16-2013, 05:34 PM
  #227
MeowLeafs
LM is awesome
 
MeowLeafs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Baconland
Country: Canada
Posts: 23,965
vCash: 500
Annie is 30 IRL.

MeowLeafs is offline  
Old
02-16-2013, 09:35 PM
  #228
Shareefruck
Registered User
 
Shareefruck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Vancouver, BC
Country: Canada
Posts: 22,174
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiskeySeven View Post
That IS the Harmon crowd. Do you think the transsexuals and tumblr artists of Reddit number more than 1.1 million? Hardly. They're just the whiny, obnoxiously loud vocal minority that essentially steered the show off the cliff with demands for fan-service and inside jokes.

I've written at length about the problems of Community in the Part Three thread but in short it's all the inside jokes, the professor spacetime, the halloween specials, the god-damned dean, the dumbing down of characters, the post-ironic huggy feel good moments at the end of every episode, the complete lack of self-awareness (or too much self-awareness?)... the show is a parody of itself now but since what it's mocking is so kitschy and lame, the method it parodies itself is even lamer.

Pierce hugging Gus Fring at the end of the last episode was ridiculous on multiple plains.
My feeling is that even the Harmon crowd doesn't like that stuff. And I don't think anyone who loves Dan Harmon's impact on the show was defending that aspect of season 3, personally. I might consider myself part of that crowd and I hate that stuff.

Shareefruck is offline  
Old
02-17-2013, 03:11 AM
  #229
Shareefruck
Registered User
 
Shareefruck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Vancouver, BC
Country: Canada
Posts: 22,174
vCash: 500
Episode was not as awful as the first one, but yeah, this show's pretty much a lost cause, IMO. I'll probably be stopping here.

Shareefruck is offline  
Old
02-17-2013, 07:49 AM
  #230
G F O P
Moderator
 
G F O P's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 256,328
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shareefruck View Post
Episode was not as awful as the first one, but yeah, this show's pretty much a lost cause, IMO. I'll probably be stopping here.
Don't

G F O P is offline  
Old
02-17-2013, 05:56 PM
  #231
G F O P
Moderator
 
G F O P's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 256,328
vCash: 500

G F O P is offline  
Old
02-17-2013, 07:13 PM
  #232
Kitten Mittons
Registered User
 
Kitten Mittons's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Francisco
Country: Armenia
Posts: 48,524
vCash: 500
Ugh, more of the Inspector Spacetime **** ... and hey look, they are making fun of it by having a poster behind them. So witty!

Kitten Mittons is offline  
Old
02-17-2013, 08:59 PM
  #233
danishh
Registered User
 
danishh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: YOW
Country: Canada
Posts: 33,594
vCash: 50
the only reason last week's episode wasnt that good is because it was a halloween episode in the middle of february. No one would've cared if it was in october.

danishh is offline  
Old
02-17-2013, 10:07 PM
  #234
Kitten Mittons
Registered User
 
Kitten Mittons's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Francisco
Country: Armenia
Posts: 48,524
vCash: 500
Not really. If they aired the zombie Halloween episode, I would've loved it regardless the month.

Kitten Mittons is offline  
Old
02-21-2013, 07:38 PM
  #235
G F O P
Moderator
 
G F O P's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 256,328
vCash: 500
Good ep

G F O P is offline  
Old
02-21-2013, 08:55 PM
  #236
Nalens Oga
HeavenOrLasVegas
 
Nalens Oga's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Country: Canada
Posts: 13,107
vCash: 3434
That was the least Community like episode yet out of all 3. A bit boring tbh, they do the emotional-y stuff at the end but they did it through the whole episode. Winger's lost his touch or "swag" or whatever word they use. Troy's the only one who still says funny crap. It probably had more of that mass appeal they were looking for I guess.

Britta's so cute sometimes.


Last edited by Nalens Oga: 02-21-2013 at 10:24 PM.
Nalens Oga is offline  
Old
02-21-2013, 09:50 PM
  #237
td_ice
Peter shows the way
 
td_ice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: USA
Country: United States
Posts: 26,740
vCash: 500
I liked it. Nothing outstanding, but enjoyable.

td_ice is online now  
Old
02-21-2013, 11:18 PM
  #238
serge2k
Registered User
 
serge2k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 15,036
vCash: 500
I'm 6 minutes into an episode that features a giant doctor who reference and the jokes seem incredibly lame.


serge2k is offline  
Old
02-21-2013, 11:46 PM
  #239
serge2k
Registered User
 
serge2k's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 15,036
vCash: 500
Jeff at the end was great. Great!

serge2k is offline  
Old
02-22-2013, 06:50 AM
  #240
jumptheshark
McDavid Headquarters
 
jumptheshark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Lord of HFBOARDS
Country: United Nations
Posts: 72,938
vCash: 5769
I am a Doctor who fan so you know I liked it

__________________
**Avatar approved by the powers that be***

I am the KING of Alternative Facts as any hockey fan is
jumptheshark is offline  
Old
02-23-2013, 01:07 AM
  #241
DennisReynolds
the implication
 
DennisReynolds's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,269
vCash: 500
This show was good when it was actually about a community college.


Last edited by DennisReynolds: 02-23-2013 at 01:12 AM.
DennisReynolds is offline  
Old
02-23-2013, 03:01 AM
  #242
SolidSnakeUS
Registered User
 
SolidSnakeUS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Pipersville, PA
Country: United States
Posts: 38,436
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by serge2k View Post
Jeff at the end was great. Great!
I agree.

SolidSnakeUS is online now  
Old
02-23-2013, 05:11 AM
  #243
Eternal Sunshine
 
Eternal Sunshine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ottawa
Country: Somalia
Posts: 26,475
vCash: 500
Abed is really not delivering anymore. I think Harmon drove the Abed boat.

Eternal Sunshine is offline  
Old
02-23-2013, 12:17 PM
  #244
Stamkos Intolerant
Here comes the $$$
 
Stamkos Intolerant's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Country: Canada
Posts: 4,578
vCash: 500
This show has been sabotaged and mishandled by NBC. It's a shame, there was so much potential with Harmon at the helm.

Stamkos Intolerant is offline  
Old
02-23-2013, 12:38 PM
  #245
td_ice
Peter shows the way
 
td_ice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: USA
Country: United States
Posts: 26,740
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eternal Sunshine View Post
Abed is really not delivering anymore. I think Harmon drove the Abed boat.
Totally agree.

td_ice is online now  
Old
02-23-2013, 02:41 PM
  #246
Renbarg
Registered User
 
Renbarg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: NY
Country: United States
Posts: 9,861
vCash: 500
Abed was just quirky in the beginning. Now he is over-the-top quirky.

Renbarg is offline  
Old
02-23-2013, 10:42 PM
  #247
Fish on The Sand
Untouchable
 
Fish on The Sand's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Nanaimo
Country: Canada
Posts: 58,915
vCash: 500
I loved the 90210 homage at the end with Dylan and Kelly.


Last edited by Fish on The Sand: 02-23-2013 at 10:57 PM. Reason: spelling
Fish on The Sand is offline  
Old
02-24-2013, 03:25 PM
  #248
Hip Of Rick*
Snow Must Go!
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Philadelphia
Country: United States
Posts: 9,145
vCash: 50
Used to love the show, now it sucks and is just background noise

Hip Of Rick* is offline  
Old
02-24-2013, 08:12 PM
  #249
USC Trojans
Fight On!
 
USC Trojans's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: LA Oiler fan
Posts: 12,730
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by serge2k View Post
jeff at the end was great. Great!
bow before thoraxis!

USC Trojans is offline  
Old
02-25-2013, 12:03 AM
  #250
CanadianHockey
Smith - Alfie
 
CanadianHockey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Petawawa
Country: Canada
Posts: 29,932
vCash: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Renbarg View Post
Abed was just quirky in the beginning. Now he is over-the-top quirky.
Yup. Worked best when he was just a quirky minor character. Now they're over-using him.

__________________
CanadianHockey_________ _ _ _ _ _______Sens, Oilers, and Team Canada
CanadianHockey is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:21 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2017 All Rights Reserved.