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FishyJoe

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« Reply #40 on: 07-17-2003 23:21 »

 
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but judging from the synopsis, if it puts gays in a positive light than it might win on that, you know supporting the community.

Pfff...The Simpsons already won an emmy for a "gay" episode. If anyone's gonna win for supporting the gay community, it sure as hell better be Spongebob.
DotheBartman

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« Reply #41 on: 07-18-2003 04:44 »

Jurassic Bark is what I'm rooting for.  BEST EPISODE EVER of the series, hands down, for me.  Still, as someone who disliked the majority of The Simpsons' season 14 (November-February, anyway.  March through May was actually a significant improvement), "Three Gays of the Condo" aint a bad episode at all.  Very good in fact, if a little flawed in certain areas.  Very touching and funny.  I would've picked another ep, like "Moe Baby Blues", but still, the only reason the Simpsons ep doesn't deserve to win is that Jurassic Bark happened to be SOOO much better(not a knock at the Simpsons ep, but a compliment to the Futurama one).

Still, its hardly a sure thing for JB either way.  Ruling out the kiddie toons, I think Simpsons has a substantial shot.  Jurassic Bark was a great episode, but it had something of a love/hate reaction from its audience, IE some loved it, some hated it or found it very flawed.  Without going into the other aspects much, the biggest fans (like me) were fine with what they percieved as a very gutsy, moving and appropriate ending.  But the people who didn't like it as much often complained about the ending being manipulative (showing a dying, whimpering dog to manipulate the audience's feelings), which honestly I can understand even if I don't agree. 

Plus, its not like great episodes always get the nod.  A Big Peice of Garbage is one of the best episodes, and easily the best of season one, but lost to KOTH (which I'm less keen on even then Simpsons seasons 10-12 personally).  No nods at all in season two, with the winner being "Behind the Laughter" (an overrated but fun and actually pretty good episode).  For season three, Amazon Women in the Mood lost to Simpsons' HOMR (very overrated.  The funny parts are funny, and I guess it is one of the better season 12 eps, but it fails on many levels, most notably that the "emotion" is in a way more disturbing then touching).  In season 4 it finally got the deserving nod, but it took a juggernaut, Roswell that Ends Well, to do so, and that was an ep that's more universally loved then Jurassic Bark.  JB certainally has a good show too, depending on how the voters personally feel about the emotional aspect (especcially the ending), but its certainly no "slam dunk".  Not only has Simpsons put up a well loved contender (loved by people other then, say, some of the people here that want to kill all of the current writers and their families, I mean.  Personally I find good and bad aspects in the current episodes), but Futurama's episode is too much of a "love it or hate it" thing to be a shoe in.  If it wins, then that's great, but don't expect anything.
EnJaDa

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« Reply #42 on: 07-18-2003 09:35 »

Jurassic Bark : An episode that makes you laugh and make you cry in only 20 minutes... a classic one.
Only the classics can do that.
Of course the Emmy must be for it.
Smitty

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« Reply #43 on: 07-18-2003 10:33 »

I don't think it will win.

Believe me I want it to, I just don't think it will.
M Jackson
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« Reply #44 on: 07-18-2003 16:48 »

Sorry if somebody has already said this, but I haven't read the whole thread (i'm too tired, long story) But although Jurasic Bark is easily the best programe that has been nominated, would the fact that Futurama won last year effects its chances this time!? Would they allow it to win twice in a row? I know that The Simpsons has done this many times before, but I just don't know about this. I have total faith in the episode being good enought to win (it really is a masterpiece), I just don't know if it will be 'allowed' to.
ShineFusion

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« Reply #45 on: 07-18-2003 18:16 »

I just watched Jurassic Bark for the first time and i have to say it did'nt touch my heart as i thought it would. (i'm not really a dog person). It was still a very funny episode and worthy of an emmy.
Javier Lopez

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« Reply #46 on: 07-18-2003 18:39 »

It looks like Jurassic has better chances of winning sinze Simpsons episode is not as good..at least for me and most of the people who saw it
Shadowstar

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« Reply #47 on: 07-18-2003 18:45 »

Here's my view of these categories:
As Told By Ginger: SUCKS.
Kim Possible: OK, but no competition here.
Spongebob: Pretty good ep, but still no competition.
Simpsons: This episode was HORRIBLE! Except for Weird Al's cameo. That was great.
Futurama: GREAT! It's in the bag, guy!
TriforceBun

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« Reply #48 on: 07-18-2003 20:07 »

Three Gays of the Condo was a fairly solid Simpsons episode, but I think there were a half-dozen or so better this season (I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can, Moe Baby Blues).  Man, people here tend to really HATE the Simpsons...it still is a good show with a few bad eggs; just not the top-notch quality it used to be.  S13 and S14 are improvements over the couple of bad years before them.

Kim Possible's actually a pretty clever show...but not Emmy-deserving, IMO.  Same with Spongebob (though I haven't actually seen that particular episode of the show).  As Told By Ginger just kind of bores me.
alexvilagosh

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« Reply #49 on: 07-18-2003 20:27 »

Nice work Futurama, it should win I reckon. That or the Simpsons episode, although I haven't seent that particular one.
dr_Dean_in _Oz

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« Reply #50 on: 07-18-2003 21:53 »
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grim- as told by ginger is a nickelodion cartoon from the creaters of rugrats. its in the very same vein as the rugrats, just that "ginger" the main character is 12 to 14 years old and has "girl troubles". -its just a cartoon for young girls going through puberty
Futurama_Hil

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« Reply #51 on: 07-18-2003 23:57 »

Any disney show sucks...
Ginger just isn't as good...
same with the simpsons...
spongebob is funny but still not as good...
I have two wrds:
GO FUTURAMA!!!!!!!!
Moron!

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« Reply #52 on: 07-19-2003 02:12 »

Congrats to Matt and the Futurama crew! nice to see the show earn some respect - since Fox never really showed it any!

The only real competition is the Simpsons epsiode...but it's not that great of an episode!

Where "Jurassic Bark" is simply fantastic!

Good luck, JB!
Margarita

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« Reply #53 on: 07-20-2003 00:55 »

it's good that Futurama is nominated for an Emmy but i don think Jurrasic Bark is the best ep..
Gocad

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« Reply #54 on: 07-20-2003 07:55 »

I think that Jurassic Bark is a good choice, because this one has a "real" story...
I agreeb with (the) Moron! (sorry, had to be  tongue ), that JB has a good chance of winning this Emmy.
LesserRaven

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« Reply #55 on: 07-20-2003 12:32 »

Jurassic Bark has its best chances if they:

A: Show it first, so they'll be sad through the rest of the cartoons and not enjoy them.

B: Show it last so that it stays with them most
SQFreak

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« Reply #56 on: 07-20-2003 15:03 »

If I understand the process right, judges are sent video tapes called screeners to watch the nominees at their own leisure, so LesserRaven, your point is valid, but in the context of the Emmys, moot.
OC_James

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« Reply #57 on: 07-20-2003 15:07 »

As Told By Ginger- It's a great show if you'rre a brainless preteen girl.

Spongebob Squarepants- The only tolerable recent Nickelodeon show since IZ was cancelled.

The Simpsons- I'll admit this episode was better than some other episodes of the season but it just combined plots and elements of previous better episodes. It'll probably win because everyone has this undying respect for what Simpsons did for animation even when recent episodes aren't that good. Futurama winning "Best Animation" two years in a row seems like somewhat of a stretch when the Emmy board mainly consists of Simpson lovers.

Kim Possible- The entire Disney enterprise is evil excluding "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and "Pirates of the Caribbean". A wasted nomination that could've gone to South Park which was nominated for Emmies in it's crude days but now that it has become somewhat political, the mass groves of idiots seem to dislike it because it confuses them when Terrence and Phillip aren't in an episode.
Xmpel

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« Reply #58 on: 07-20-2003 16:04 »

The judges will proboably just be confused with all the flashbacks.
ShineFusion

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« Reply #59 on: 07-21-2003 00:30 »

Who chooses the episodes that get nominated for an emmy?
davids

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« Reply #60 on: 09-11-2003 14:16 »

Just 2 days to go. I think futurama will be leaving with the award.
NoAPOlogies

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« Reply #61 on: 09-11-2003 23:35 »

Got my fingers crossed for the next two days. I am seriously gonna be pissed if JB loses. If it loses out to The Simpsons that's ok, but if it loses to a damn kiddie cartoon, i'm gonna be downright pissed
mjsmith

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« Reply #62 on: 09-12-2003 00:07 »
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Let us hope so.

I didn't care about that Simpsons gay episode, anyway.

If they didn't win, at least they got a few more episodes (From The Sting to the last one) to worry about submitting (If they can't, at least CN will).   roll eyes
sk8ghost
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« Reply #63 on: 09-12-2003 03:25 »

It makes sense that the simpsons won for a gay episode and now the futurama one might win this one because this episode was pretty gay. Haha I kid I kid, but I'm kind of tired of these "mushy" endings, I'm starting to think this is a chick show instead of a nerd show.
Javier Lopez

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« Reply #64 on: 09-12-2003 12:56 »

by the way when the Emmys are?
davids

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« Reply #65 on: 09-12-2003 15:51 »

 
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by the way when the Emmys are?
I take it you meant to say when are the emmys. the answer = tommorow!
Lindsay99

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« Reply #66 on: 09-12-2003 16:00 »

the creative emmys (where best cartoon is annouced) is tomorrow and the main one is sept. 21
AnarchyBoy

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« Reply #67 on: 09-12-2003 17:48 »

I've seen three of the five nominees (I have not seen the Ginger or Kim Possible episodes). That particular Simpsons episode wasn't very entertaining. My money's on Sponge Bob, one of the better episodes of a pretty good show.
I think Jurassic Bark was better than either, but in my experience awards like the Emmys and Oscars go to shows more for political reasons than real quality.
Asylum-Fry

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« Reply #68 on: 09-12-2003 19:28 »

I think the only competition JB has is Spongebob... and that's not a lot of competition

I don't know which episodes are nominated (other than Jurassic Bark), but I can say that As Told By Ginger is one of the stupidest, most conformist, pointless cartoons ever made (for a reason). No offense to the makers, because The Rugrats is okay, but there tends to be limits to what kind of stuff you can write for after years of a certain thing. Kim Possible is also of extremely poor making (half of that being that it's a Disney show), though not quite as much. I have not seen much Simpsons because I prefer the newspaper for my news... it's fine, and Matt started it, but I don't think it's quite as up-to-scratch by now as it used to be when I watched it last. Spongebob... all the episodes are a good laugh, however stupid-seeming they are. My mom and brothers watched about every episode of Spongebob ever, so they're big fans.

All in all, if Futurama doesn't win this award, it's rigged. If As Told By Ginger wins, the judging is being made by Satan himself.

Of course, this is all Asylum's strongly opinionated thoughts, so take nothing as an insult.
LaVaLaDy

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« Reply #69 on: 09-12-2003 19:50 »

I like the As Told by Ginger episode, Its really good. But im praying to Zeuse for Futurama.
Metallica

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« Reply #70 on: 09-12-2003 19:54 »
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What time tomorrow is the show?   (centeral time) and what channel/station?        BTW  i think ALL disney shows are so f'n bad and worthless that its embarressing to think of them compared to futurama and mabey even simpsons mad mad mad   futurama should win  no doubt!     
                      hmpf
Shadowstar

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« Reply #71 on: 09-12-2003 19:57 »

A waaaaay delayed response to TriforceBun, I like the Simpsons, it's a great show, and I like the episodes you listed, but I just hated "Three Gays in a Condo" but I don't want to rant on, for it is off-topic.
SixByNine
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« Reply #72 on: 09-12-2003 19:57 »

I don't suppose anyone knows the time we'll be hearing GMT? or what it is Centeral and the number of hours ahead...
Metallica

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« Reply #73 on: 09-12-2003 20:00 »

 
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I don't suppose anyone knows the time we'll be hearing GMT? or what it is Centeral and the number of hours ahead...
  i mean central U.S. time

  hmpf   confused   hmpf   confused
Shadowstar

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« Reply #74 on: 09-12-2003 20:00 »

Wait, are the creative Emmys even aired on TV at all? And if so, where can I catch it Eastern time?!
alexvilagosh

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« Reply #75 on: 09-12-2003 20:22 »

I don't believe they are...
SixByNine
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« Reply #76 on: 09-12-2003 20:30 »

How will we find out the winners then?
Action Jacktion

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« Reply #77 on: 09-12-2003 20:53 »
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The awards are in LA at 5 pm, their time (12 am GMT).  But I don't believe it will be shown live on any channel.  However, I'm sure the winners will be reported somewhere soon after they're announced.
Metallica

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« Reply #78 on: 09-12-2003 21:13 »

when? where? how? what?  umm...   does anyone here know??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
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« Reply #79 on: 09-12-2003 21:44 »

Wishing all the best for Team Futurama!
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