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Grim

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« Reply #120 on: 05-01-2005 08:28 »
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Just saw the first ep of season 4. I actually thought it was pretty good. Looks like they've up'd the animation budget, the driving / jughead comic scene appeared to be in 3D.

The GI Joe scene had me laughing out loud. Its good to see they're keeping up the completely random pop culture references
Lrrr_2004
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« Reply #121 on: 05-01-2005 18:13 »

You guys can't wait for the new episode, you have to watch it on the internet? We've waited like 3 years, what's another 3 weeks?
winna

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« Reply #122 on: 05-01-2005 18:50 »

you mean couple of hours.... right?
killbot4000

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« Reply #123 on: 05-01-2005 22:09 »

I think the first ep of season 4 was pretty good i liked it.I hope the other eps are action like this ep.
j_ohanley

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« Reply #124 on: 05-01-2005 22:12 »

Family Guy was pretty good, while American Dad was... hmm.

Let's just say, I'll be watching one of these shows next week, but not the other.
evan

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« Reply #125 on: 05-01-2005 22:55 »

Eh, Family Guy had some good points, but it wasn't as good as it could have been. Season three was pretty good, but I suppose they need some time to get back into the groove, so to speak. Then again, I didn't care about the original premire of FG either.

Oh, and the fanboy in me noticed that Chris talked to Stewie, so I guess everyone can understand him now.
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #126 on: 05-01-2005 23:17 »

I enjoyed Family Guy. Really funny shit with "Passion of the Christ 2". Had me holding my sides in laughter. Other highlights were Pinocchio, and of course, GI Joe. And the beginning joke about FOX making tons of really crappy shows lasting only a season was a nice start.

Yeah, I'll be watching it next week.

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BendingUnit4000

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« Reply #127 on: 05-02-2005 00:31 »

I didn't get that Pinnochio joke at first, but when did, I wished I didn't.

Other than that, it was good.

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El Zilcho

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« Reply #128 on: 05-02-2005 00:37 »

 
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Originally posted by Nasty Pasty:
And the beginning joke about FOX making tons of really crappy shows lasting only a season was a nice start.

No, they also listed good shows that were cancelled after a season (or four eps, as the case may be). But I likes what what you said.
Ben

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« Reply #129 on: 05-02-2005 02:42 »
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I thought it was pretty damn good, myself. It's nice to have it back.

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Jeremy

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« Reply #130 on: 05-02-2005 03:03 »

I thought it sucked. That's not my Family Guy.  It felt rushed. I'm sure it obviously was, but I hope it gets better.
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #131 on: 05-02-2005 03:12 »

 
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Originally posted by Jeremy:
I thought it sucked. That's not my Family Guy.  It felt rushed. I'm sure it obviously was, but I hope it gets better.

It seemed also like they tried to insert a good number of minor characters from previous episodes in. (ie the popsicle old guy, scary monkey, greased-up deaf guy), but interestingly, no Quagmire, Joe, or Cleveland...

On the subject of animation, I saw a definite improvement over the older episodes.
Eyedol7513

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« Reply #132 on: 05-02-2005 03:13 »

The animation seemed "knocked up a notch", especially during that part when Peter is reading a comic while trying to drive. (It seemed to be as if it had an element of 3-D in it. The whole thing was probably in 3-D, but I'm not too sure.)
Grim

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« Reply #133 on: 05-02-2005 03:28 »

 
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Originally posted by Lrrr_2004:
You guys can't wait for the new episode, you have to watch it on the internet? We've waited like 3 years, what's another 3 weeks?

Not everybody lives in the US, so if I was going to download it anyway, I may as well get it early  tongue
Beamer

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« Reply #134 on: 05-02-2005 03:30 »

Besides, I'm sure if Futurama were returning and an episode was leaked to the internet early, everyone here would want to see it as soon as possible.
Lrrr_2004
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« Reply #135 on: 05-02-2005 08:57 »
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Originally posted by winna:
you mean couple of hours.... right?

Yes. When I said three weeks I was refering to this guy.

 
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Originally posted by jacoby:
Yeah, I got it about a week ago.

 
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Originally posted by Beamer:
Besides, I'm sure if Futurama were returning and an episode was leaked to the internet early, everyone here would want to see it as soon as possible.

But if everyone downloads it early, not all of those people will tune in to Fox when it airs, then the rating aren't what Fox expected, and then the show gets cancelled for a third time.
newhook_1

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« Reply #136 on: 05-02-2005 09:48 »

You obviously have no idea how ratings actually work.
David A

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« Reply #137 on: 05-02-2005 14:08 »

 
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Originally posted by evan:
Oh, and the fanboy in me noticed that Chris talked to Stewie, so I guess everyone can understand him now.

Chris has talked to Stewie before.
evan

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« Reply #138 on: 05-02-2005 15:18 »

But they actually had a conversation, i.e. its not like Chris was talking and didn't hear Stewie's responses. He clearly responded to things Stewie was saying concerning the high school dance.
David A

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« Reply #139 on: 05-02-2005 15:24 »

Stewie: "You!  You seem to know all the players in this poorly acted farce.  What's that one called?"

Chris: "That's Meg, dude.  You know that."

Stewie: "Meg!  You're a dirty girl, and you're not to touch any of my things."
parasite?

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« Reply #140 on: 05-02-2005 15:56 »

 
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Originally posted by Jeremy:
I thought it sucked. That's not my Family Guy.  It felt rushed. I'm sure it obviously was, but I hope it gets better.

I didn't think that it sucked. It did feel a little more rushed though. I think that was mostly because of the apearences of many minor characters; evil monkey, weatherman "its gonna rain!", etc. The only characters I wish they would have had was the squid and the coupon chicken. I thought it was decent. Sub-par to many other episodes, but far better than American Dad. Some peole love it, but I guess I will save my opionion of that for the AD topic. It was the first NEW animated episode of ANYTHING that I have laughed at in years. Not a triumphant return, but it's good to have it back. Stupid Fox.
P.S. Andy Richter controls the Universe (named in the beginning) was a great show.
i_c_weiner

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« Reply #141 on: 05-02-2005 17:10 »
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The one below this is the right one. I have no idea how I double posted it.
i_c_weiner

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« Reply #142 on: 05-02-2005 17:12 »

If I'm correct, in the beginning scene, they mentioned almost every show that's been canceled on Fox since Family Guy was canceled/began(not sure which). The thing that stuck out at me was that I didn't hear them mention Futurama. Is this a hint to a possible return?

Also, the episode was more or less an average one. I watched it only because I wasn't interested in watching Law and Order and my brother was watching it.
parasite?

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« Reply #143 on: 05-02-2005 17:32 »

 
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Originally posted by i_c_weiner:
The thing that stuck out at me was that I didn't hear them mention Futurama.

Sonofabitch your right! They won't even acknowledge their competition. Pussies.
killbot4000

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« Reply #144 on: 05-02-2005 17:48 »
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Originally posted by i_c_weiner:
If I'm correct, in the beginning scene, they mentioned almost every show that's been canceled on Fox since Family Guy was canceled/began(not sure which). The thing that stuck out at me was that I didn't hear them mention Futurama.
 it.

Like Nasty pasty said

 
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Originally posted by Nasty Pasty:
the beginning joke about FOX making tons of really crappy shows lasting only a season was a nice start.

B+
parasite?

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« Reply #145 on: 05-02-2005 17:54 »

Andy Richter was not crappy. Jeez  smile
jrock241

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« Reply #146 on: 05-02-2005 17:54 »

"The thing that stuck out at me was that I didn't hear them mention Futurama."


That was the reson I checked this board today, to see if I just missed it or if they didn't actually say it.  But I can only hope that it is because there is a chance of it coming back.  Now seems like the perfect time to start violent protests to get Futurama back on the air .
parasite?

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« Reply #147 on: 05-02-2005 17:57 »

violent you say?
I gotta stop posting and study for finals...
jrock241

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« Reply #148 on: 05-02-2005 18:00 »

 
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Originally posted by parasite?:
violent you say?
I gotta stop posting and study for finals...

Don't wuss out.  This is Futurama that we are talking about.

Ask yourself, What would Bender do?
parasite?

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« Reply #149 on: 05-02-2005 18:07 »

Vamanos!
killbot4000

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« Reply #150 on: 05-02-2005 18:14 »
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I thought i was right but everyone thought that peter said canceled shows but he actual said were canceled because we got to make room for great shows like.

PS I just checked
GreyThinkyWhale

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« Reply #151 on: 05-03-2005 16:37 »

Family did do better than AD, I liked the GIJoe referance and the 3D part (Family Guy never seems to have much 3D, while Futurama has a lot...). I would give it an A-.
killbot4000

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« Reply #152 on: 05-03-2005 17:47 »

Don't listen to my last post i didn't listen to what they said after the shows they said if all those shows get canceled then i supposed we've got a shot.
Agent Rodriquez

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« Reply #153 on: 05-03-2005 18:05 »

I think all the shows that Peter listed were ones that got cancelled with only one season.  It didn't matter if they were good or not, he was just pointing out how Fox brings on all these shows and then drops them like no tommorow.
Thats why he mentioned some good shows like Andy Richter, and it's also why Futurama wasn't mentioned, it lasted at least four seasons.
i_c_weiner

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« Reply #154 on: 05-03-2005 19:17 »

Can we leave the Futurama not being mentioned chat for the General Discussion board's thread on this topic?
parasite?

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« Reply #155 on: 05-03-2005 19:21 »

Never!
Nasty Pasty

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« Reply #156 on: 05-03-2005 22:03 »

Parasite?, stop making one word posts.
David A

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« Reply #157 on: 05-04-2005 01:38 »

Nasty Pasty, stop making off-topic posts.   tongue

There's a good reason that Futurama wasn't mentioned.  It was a list of cancelled shows.  Futurama was never cancelled; it's on hiatus.
chay´s head

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« Reply #158 on: 05-04-2005 10:51 »

i liked the bam-zap straight to the moon part. The "turned up side down face" bit. And when Brian rubs his arse all over the carpet. Sorry for the random and structureless previous few sentences. I thought it was a good episode.
i_c_weiner

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« Reply #159 on: 05-04-2005 16:59 »

Bam-zap straight to the moon?! That's a quote from The Series Has Landed! Is Seth getting in on the Futurama references now, or am I just imagining things?
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