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Melllvar

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« on: 07-23-2007 22:16 »

Anyone else like this show?

I bagged the first season after seeing Tracy Morgan on Conan when we went to the taping, and it's definately a grower.  I'm really liking this.

2nd season starts soon in the US, and the first season will air on channel five in the UK soon too.

You're like the fun vampire, but instead of sucking blood, you just suck...

STILL The Cuddly Face Of Heavy Metal
David A

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« Reply #1 on: 07-23-2007 22:47 »

I'm pretty sure the only reason I started watching this was that they put it on the same night as Scrubs.  I'm glad that they did, because it's pretty good.  I think it's a lot better than Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip anyway.

I can't stand Alec Baldwin in real life, but I find him funny on this show, despite the fact that he basically plays himself.  The rest of the cast is funny as well.
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« Reply #2 on: 07-23-2007 22:51 »

Agreed, especially on the Baldwin factor.  Can't stand the guy, but he's great in this.  Also, a glut of Star Wars references, more than you can shake a stick at.

Studio 60 was cancelled after season one, 30 Rock is renewed.
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« Reply #3 on: 07-24-2007 13:12 »

I love this show, Tina Fey is a brilliant writer. Alec Baldwin is pretty damn funny. In all honesty I think Kenneth and Tracy are my favorites.
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« Reply #4 on: 07-24-2007 13:14 »

You mean... Alec Baldwin?


I've not heard of it, activate checking TV.com..... GO NOW!
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« Reply #5 on: 07-24-2007 14:19 »

It's a pretty funny show, definitely deserves a second season
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« Reply #6 on: 07-24-2007 16:26 »

Considering it has two odious cast members (in Baldwin and Jane Krakowski), it succeeds in spite of them, and they're great in their roles.

Tracy Morgan is fantastic, and steals the series with all the best lines: 

"You know how pissed off I was when U.S. Weekly said that I was on crack? That's racist! I'm not on crack - I'm straight-up mentally ill!"

"Affirmative action was designed to keep women and minorities in competition with each other to distract us while white dudes inject AIDS into our chicken nuggets... That's a metaphore!"
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« Reply #7 on: 09-15-2007 22:24 »
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Just got the DVDs of this (imported), some great extras on there too.  Commentaries on a selection of good episodes, Tracey Morgan's commentary on Tracey Does Conan (arguably the best episode) is great.

Tracey Does Conan is fab, even Conan gets some good lines...

"If you all remember the last time he was on, when he trying to stab me in the face!"

"...Aaaand, he's asleep.  But that's fine, because at least he didn't try to murder me."

Counting down to Season Two... Beginning of October.  big grin
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« Reply #8 on: 09-16-2007 02:12 »

My mom hates this show, but I occasionally see it between Scrubs and whatever comes before it.  It is pretty funny.  I like Tina Fey too, so that makes it even better.
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« Reply #9 on: 10-06-2007 08:33 »
« Last Edit on: 10-06-2007 08:33 »

Season Two kicked off on Thursday, "Seinfeld Vision".  Was a good start to the new season, excellent guest appearance from Jerry Seinfeld, but it was mainly Alec Baldwin's episode.  Not much Tracey in this one, but Kenneth almost stole the episode with his gagging over Seinfeld.  Solid.

EDIT:  Will Arnett returns as Devon Banks next week!

"Jack, I'm gay and I want your job!
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« Reply #10 on: 10-06-2007 11:07 »

Alec Baldwin... odious? Denied! I think you meant to say "totally awesome in every way." Both in real life and on 30 Rock.

Why are you wearing a tux?

It's after six. What am I, a farmer?
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« Reply #11 on: 10-06-2007 22:53 »

 
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Originally posted by Melllvar:
Not much Tracey in this one, but Kenneth almost stole the episode with his gagging over Seinfeld.

Kenneth is constantly stealing the show.

 
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Alec Baldwin... odious? Denied! I think you meant to say "totally awesome in every way." Both in real life and on 30 Rock.

He's a true role model to fathers everywhere.
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« Reply #12 on: 10-07-2007 05:46 »

Some of Jack's best moments:

Jack: ....I have other things on my plate. You hear about that chemical factory explosion outside of Colorado Springs?
Liz: No.
Jack: Good.
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Liz: Well it was nice of you to let him (Kenneth) keep his job.
Jack: The Italians have a saying, Lemon. 'Keep your friends close and your enemies closer'. And although they've never won a war or mass-produced a decent car, in this area they are correct. In five years we'll all either be working for him... or be dead by his hand.
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« Reply #13 on: 05-12-2008 19:16 »

Just seen the end of Season 2.  Great, enjoyed it.  Seeing Will Arnett return for the end of season was fab.  Especially because I've been watching lots of AD recently.
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« Reply #14 on: 05-14-2008 01:54 »

It's awesome whenever Will Arnett shows up. Then again, it's usually awesome all the time anyway. But, I dunno, I was a little disappointed by the ending of Season 2, mainly because Season 1's ending kicked so much ass. It just felt too rushed (which it was - they lost a few episodes due to the writers' strike). Still, loved Jack's storyline. Cooter was hilarious.

Tracy continues to steal every scene he's in, though.  big grin
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« Reply #15 on: 10-31-2008 20:55 »

bump because I was gonna make a new thread, after seeing a few eps on TV I downloaded the whole lot a while ago, great stuff, Jack and Kenneth are the best.

"This company has a strict bros before hos policy."
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« Reply #16 on: 10-31-2008 21:38 »

Finally watched the pre-air copy of the 1st episode.  Was good to see it carry on where it left off from season 2.  Been waiting for this for a while. big grin
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« Reply #17 on: 10-31-2008 23:29 »

It aired normally last night in the US too.
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« Reply #18 on: 10-31-2008 23:30 »

I don't post in here, but I like this show. smile
*leaves*
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« Reply #19 on: 11-01-2008 11:36 »

Keep your friends close, and your enemies so close that you're almost kissing....
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« Reply #20 on: 11-01-2008 15:04 »

The actress who played Karen on will and grace is pure awsome in the season premiere.

She must take her job seriously if shes willing to chock herself with a window blind string
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« Reply #21 on: 11-01-2008 19:18 »

Cerie gets more doable every season.  Katrina Bowden rocks my socks...
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« Reply #22 on: 11-07-2008 19:30 »

Oh man, how disturbing did Tracey Jordan look in that episode... hmpf
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« Reply #23 on: 11-08-2008 03:02 »

I swear he's gotten fatter...

Very funny episode, it hurt my wisdomtoothless-jaw from laughing too much.
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« Reply #24 on: 11-08-2008 03:34 »

Jack and Kenneth for Pres/VP in 08'!

Oh shit, too late.
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« Reply #25 on: 12-05-2008 16:35 »

"We all have ways of coping, I used sex and awesomeness." big grin

Kenneth crying was hilarious.
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« Reply #26 on: 12-05-2008 22:37 »

lol at Kenneth's high school reunion.
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« Reply #27 on: 12-06-2008 02:38 »

How's your telescope liz?

I dunno, how's your mums pill problem?
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« Reply #28 on: 12-06-2008 06:45 »

I'm not Larry Braberman
Spacedal11

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« Reply #29 on: 12-06-2008 23:08 »

I totally saw the "this is your son" thing coming at the end. And personally, I would have hung out with Liz in high school. She might have been hurtful but hey it was funny.

Platonic gay guy: This is my wife Liz Lemon, and together we have raised three beautiful dogs together!
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« Reply #30 on: 12-07-2008 04:14 »

I've been using the line

"I want to go to there" for days, and I loved how Liz said "seriously, you were going to Carrie me"

also "I'm so mad all I can do is dance"

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« Reply #31 on: 12-08-2008 00:10 »

I've been using the line

"I want to go to there" for days

I actually found that line to be a little too forced and unbelievable. Which is sad, cause it should be funny.
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« Reply #32 on: 12-08-2008 00:54 »

So should you.
Zing.
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« Reply #33 on: 12-12-2008 01:54 »

ICU81MI
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« Reply #34 on: 12-12-2008 04:17 »

"If I wanted to lick a hippie, I'd return Joan Baez's phone calls"
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« Reply #35 on: 01-09-2009 18:31 »


laff
Guest starring Salma "Fit a Pringles can in my cleavage" Hayek. eek
trickster381

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« Reply #36 on: 01-10-2009 03:57 »

Poor Midget frown
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« Reply #37 on: 01-10-2009 05:09 »
« Last Edit on: 01-10-2009 05:13 »

He was in Death At A Funeral too, and I remember him running across a table and dropkicking some dude in something but I can't remember what.
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« Reply #38 on: 01-10-2009 05:13 »

Elf! smile
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« Reply #39 on: 01-10-2009 15:39 »

He was also in "In Bruges".

Alright episode.
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