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2013-14 TV Season

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by GarrAarghHrumph, May 9, 2013.

  1. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    I haven't watched Revolution since midway last season so I had no idea what was going on but did this show jump the shark when what's his name was resurrected from the dead or has it been ridiculous for a long time?
  2. Gypsy

    Gypsy Watching the Leaves Change!

    :eek: Anyone else watch Criminal Minds season premier last night!
  3. loulou

    loulou Let It Snow

    I have yet to watch, you're teasing me!
  4. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

    I think that's so obvious, it won't be true. Who didn't think so 5 minutes in. :lol: If it is, that's a major eyeroll.
  5. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Headcase Addict

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  6. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

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  7. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

    Anyone else watch The Michael J. Fox show? There'd been so much buzz I went in thinking it would be fab ... but it fell flat for me. Fox has bags of charm, enough to sustain the show on his own, and there was some not bad stuff from the supporting characters, but it just seemed to be trying too hard for me. I know a lot of the details are based on Fox's own experiences with Parkinsons, but while that might make for a good book it doesn't necessarily translate well to entertaining TV. I didn't hate it, but it wasn't the home-run I was expecting.
  8. manhn

    manhn Well-Known Member

    LOL, Mistresses is back? I will watch next summer but I basically hated everything about what I thought was the series finale.
  9. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Headcase Addict

  10. dbell1

    dbell1 Well-Known Member

    Didn't staff on the show get very sick from Hoarder houses?
  11. Buzz

    Buzz Well-Known Member

    Revolution should be my type of show but I disliked the first episode and never bothered watching afterwards. However I think the real death of the show was that enormous three months ( or was it four months?! ) break because to my mind it was still fairly popular up until then.
  12. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

    Another comic universe spinoff announced: Detective Gordon of Gotham will be getting his own (live action) TV series.

    I can't say this one fills me with excitement. No one can possibly play Gordon to my satisfaction after Gary Oldman, and Gotham without Batman is just another city. But they may surprise me yet.
  13. michiruwater

    michiruwater Well-Known Member

    Scandal starts in a week! :cheer2:
  14. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

    Which was worse....The Crazy Ones or The Michael J. Fox Show? Life is so full of tough choices!!!
  15. Angelskates

    Angelskates Well-Known Member

    OMGosh, I had to look away so many times! And the ending...

    SVU :cheer2: and (((((Liv)))))
  16. Sassafras

    Sassafras Well-Known Member

    I'd already decided to pass on The Crazy Ones. A little Robin Williams goes a long way. Opted to watch Glee (love the Beatles) and record Michael J Fox. Are you telling me I shouldn't bother to watch it?
  17. rfisher

    rfisher Will you rise like a phoenix or be a burnt chicken

    Sadly, Kelly Clarkson was far and away the best part of Crazy Ones. I won't bother with a 2nd look.
  18. AliasJohnDoe

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  19. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

    ^ Those are some huge numbers for BBT! Looks like they're earning their big paycheques.
  20. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

    I'm happy to read this! I missed it so will look for it online but all the reviews said she would steal the show. Can she get an Emmy nomination out of this?!
  21. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

    Kelly was very good and very funny. (And there was an outtake where Williams cracked her up, which was HILARIOUS.) For me the jury's still out on the show. My initial impression was, you can have Robin Williams, or you can have an entire cast full of hyperactive fast-talkers doing quirky things, but it's probably not a good idea to try to have both at once.

    I'll probably watch at least another episode or two and see if it improves. There's some potential there, I think, but we'll see . . .
  22. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

    double post
  23. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

    A small dose of Robin Williams is enough.
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  24. PeterG

    PeterG Well-Known Member

    Me either. I did think that James Wolk did an okay job with what little he was allowed to do. Sarah Michelle Gellar was given the TOTALLY thankless job of being the straight man to Robin Williams. What a horrible job to be the straight man when the funny person....isn't.

    They had two episodes back to back last night, I watched this show during the commercial breaks of The Crazy Ones. For some reason I chose to watch the second episode but just couldn't make my way through it. I had noticed a Joan Baez documentary on The Knowledge Network while flipping channels so I watched that instead. It was much funnier! :p
  25. Jenny

    Jenny From the Bloc

    Or maybe at all - Happy Endings didn't make it after all ;)
  26. Allskate

    Allskate Well-Known Member

    I don't think you understand. It wasn't that Kelly was brilliant. (She was good, but no way Emmy material.) It was that the show was bad. I like Robin Williams, but even he wasn't as good as his usual self. The show didn't work for me at all. It just wasn't that funny.

    I watched an episode of the Michael J. Fox show. Didn't like that one either.

    It's sad that two comedy icons are in two crap shows.

    My sister called, so I missed the Big Bang Theory season premiere. Now that's a funny show.
  27. Artemis@BC

    Artemis@BC Well-Known Member

    Just spotted that Stephen Merchant has a new comedy, Hello Ladies, starting on HBO on Sunday. I don't get HBO so would appreciate hearing whether it's any good and whether I should try to find it some other way.

    I think Merchant is hilarious ... but in his best stuff has always had a good foil/partner for his comedy to work. So it will be interesting to see him as a central solo character.
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  29. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Headcase Addict

    New/Returning Shows for the week Sunday September 29/2013 - Saturday October 5/2013: http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2013/08/01/list-of-2013-fall-tv-show-premieres-dates/195183/

    Sunday September 29:
    60 Minutes CBS 7:00 PM
    Amazing Race CBS 8:00 PM
    Once Upon A Time ABC 8:00 PM
    Simpsons, The FOX 8:00 PM
    Bob's Burgers FOX 8:30 PM
    Family Guy FOX 9:00 PM
    Good Wife, The CBS 9:00 PM
    Homeland SHO 9:00 PM
    Revenge ABC 9:00 PM
    American Dad FOX 9:30 PM
    Betrayal ABC 10:00 PM
    Eastbound & Down HBO 10:00 PM
    Masters of Sex SHO 10:00 PM
    Mentalist, The CBS 10:00 PM
    Hello Ladies HBO 10:30 PM

    Monday, September 30:
    We Are Men CBS 8:30 PM

    Tuesday October 01:
    30 for 30 ESPN 8:00 PM

    Wednesday October 02:
    Super Fun Night ABC 9:30 PM
    Ironside NBC 10:00 PM
    Top Chef Bravo 10:00 PM

    Thursday October 03:
    A Young Doctor's Notebook Ovation 8:00 PM
    Vampire Diaries, The CW 8:00 PM
    Millers, The CBS 8:30 PM
    Welcome to the Family NBC 8:30 PM
    Originals, The CW 9:00 PM
    Sean Saves the World NBC 9:00 PM
    Michael J. Fox Show, The (Time Period Premiere) NBC 9:30 PM
    Scandal ABC 10:00 PM

    Friday October 04:
    Untitled Cassadee Pope Project CMT 9:00 PM

    Saturday October 05:
    When Calls the Heart Hallmark 9:00 PM

    If there are any updates or changes, please post.