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ghoulishmoose

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« on: 03-18-2002 05:52 »

Right..I was watching The Tom Green Show the other day with my dad, and my dad thought it was absolute CRAP! As did my friend   tongue But I thought it was GREAT   laff So I was just wondering what u guys think? Is he funny or just plain annoying?  smile
diagnostic

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« Reply #1 on: 03-18-2002 06:30 »

I must admit i do find it funny, im easily amused and i love stoopid stuff like that.  laff
MuscaDomestica

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« Reply #2 on: 03-18-2002 07:16 »

he can be funny sometimes but can get annoying very very quickly.
VelourFog

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« Reply #3 on: 03-18-2002 07:56 »

he's a jerk
BlackCoke

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« Reply #4 on: 03-18-2002 08:31 »

I think he should rott in hell.
Ricky

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« Reply #5 on: 03-18-2002 10:01 »

Funny for five minutes.
Nixorbo

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« Reply #6 on: 03-18-2002 10:31 »

I can feel my IQ drop every time I look at his monkey face.
wu_konguk

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« Reply #7 on: 03-18-2002 11:07 »

I thought he was funny but only in small doses.
My friends and I rented his film Freddy Got Fingered and dfispite the trailer being funny it was the beggest pile of donkey s#!t I have ever seen. He can be funny but he is also stupid. Like the guys of Jackass very funny what the do but I would still call them insane.
diagnostic

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« Reply #8 on: 03-18-2002 11:25 »

i think jackass is way better when compared to tom green, if i see tom green to much i jus wanna punch his lights out after a while.
 
cellery

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« Reply #9 on: 03-18-2002 11:51 »

Tom Green can be funny, and actually is quite intelligent when he's not being a dumbass. The only problem is that his gags go on for too long. He'll go hump something in public, but then he'll keep doing it for 10 minutes while yelling weird things. I don't watch his show or Jackass, but it's a wonder that they get paid so much money to act like morons. Probably the same demographic keeping Fox's reality shows afloat.    roll eyes
wu_konguk

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« Reply #10 on: 03-18-2002 12:03 »

Nah it's because shows like Jackass appeal to those of us who like to see other people hurting themselves always fun  smile
cellery

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« Reply #11 on: 03-18-2002 12:06 »

MTV cancelled Tom Green and Jackass, though they'll always live on in reruns.   smile

 http://newsfilter.free2air.org/story/2001/8/15/21221/3669
ghoulishmoose

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« Reply #12 on: 03-18-2002 12:39 »

 
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Originally posted by wu_konguk:
I thought he was funny but only in small doses.

Yeah I agree! There are some genuinely funny skits that he's done. Like the cow in the supermarket..if anyones seen that skit  smile But there are quite a few crappy ones as well! And when he's just bein dumb in front of his audiance in the studio..thats bullshit  hmpf
JoJo

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« Reply #13 on: 03-18-2002 12:48 »

i think the tom green show can be funny sometimes, but most of the time it's just dumb, insane and annoying.
but jackass..., i love that show!!!

You were right Fry.
From now on Iím going to bend what I want, when I want, who I want!
Iím unstoppable!
ghoulishmoose

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« Reply #14 on: 03-18-2002 12:54 »

 
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Originally posted by JoJo:
but jackass..., i love that show!!!

Same ere! I got most of them on video  cool
Hawk

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« Reply #15 on: 03-18-2002 12:58 »

I've never seen The Tom Green Show. I don't know a thing about it.....
Just Chris

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« Reply #16 on: 03-18-2002 13:13 »

He's funny initially, but his jokes can get old quick. Especially that eating-the-gross-things bit. I don't know what Drew Barrymore saw in him.
Tzlk
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« Reply #17 on: 03-18-2002 14:02 »

Yea he is quite a nut, and that is entertaining for a while but often times i find myself laughing at him not because its all that funny, but because its just so damn nasty.
Mitsui

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« Reply #18 on: 03-18-2002 14:53 »

I havnt seen that much of him but I think I hate him  smile
FishyJoe

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« Reply #19 on: 03-18-2002 15:12 »

Letterman's old "annoy people on the street" bits were so much funnier it's not even funny. He's such a witty guy. No matter what other people would say to him, he'd always have something hilarious to say in return. Compare that to Tom Green, who just starts yelling or humping things when he runs out of stuff to say.

Also, Tom Green doesn't have a hidden camera. It's just a guy with a normal camera, in plain sight. So instead of being fooled about these outrageous situations, people just look at the camera and say "why is he filming this?".

Nothing beats Letterman and Rupert with his hidden camera glasses. Sigh...they had to stop when someone pulled a knife out on them. What a shame.
Chump

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« Reply #20 on: 03-18-2002 15:13 »

Another great Canadian!  tongue
He's pretty funny... but too much is annoying. I liked the fake thing of him on Family Guy:
Do people like me? CAN I STOP THIS!?!
Shadowstar

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« Reply #21 on: 03-18-2002 15:28 »

Tom Green was funny, now he's not. There's a fine line between barricading a cereal aisle claiming people are going to attack the supermarket (funny) and cutting open a dead deer on the road, taking its insides out and running around the street with the skins on you like a moron (not funny).
SpacemanSpiff

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« Reply #22 on: 03-18-2002 15:32 »

actually, both.
he's funny for a short period, and then he's pretty annoying. i guess it's that canadian humor...  wink
Chump

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« Reply #23 on: 03-18-2002 15:38 »

What like Jim Carey?
 big grin
Kryten

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« Reply #24 on: 03-18-2002 16:02 »

Never funny. Never will be funny.
Chrissy

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« Reply #25 on: 03-18-2002 16:03 »

I don't like him... He just think that everything's funny, that's maybe why his marriage didn't work either...
Kryten

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« Reply #26 on: 03-18-2002 16:08 »
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To praraphrase Norm McDonald:

Drew Barrymore divorced Tom Green when she realized that she was Drew Barrymore and he was Tom Green.
Torquemada

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« Reply #27 on: 03-18-2002 17:35 »

Never seen him, although I heard he shagged a dead moose in the name of comedy. That ain't funny, it's wrong!
Jackass has it's funny moments, usually about 2 to 5 miniutes of hilarity in a sea of gross.
totalnerd undercanada

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« Reply #28 on: 03-18-2002 17:58 »

Heh "but it's cool for tom Green tohump a dead moose"

Emeinem intorduced me to that, and themore I heard it, the more I laughed> Then I saw some of Tom Green, and stopped laughing.
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rach_the_tall

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« Reply #29 on: 03-19-2002 09:44 »
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I think i'll go with the 'revolting' option. Ew, tom green.
Chrissy

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« Reply #30 on: 03-19-2002 13:22 »
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I don't like Tom Green, even though I haven't seen his show...     tongue
wu_konguk

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« Reply #31 on: 03-21-2002 08:28 »

How can you judge him if you have not seen his work, mind you probably better if you keep on judging otherwise you will be scared for life.
SlaytanicMaggot
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« Reply #32 on: 03-21-2002 23:56 »

The Bum-Bum song rules, but that's the only thing he did that I like...the rest of his stuff is just plain stupid, sick, and did i mention stupid as all-fucking-hell?
Tzlk
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« Reply #33 on: 03-22-2002 00:20 »

Since we are talking about a contriversial Comedian... What do you people think of George Carlin?  The Younger people here might not know who i am talking about but If you do what do you feel about him?  Me? I think he is absoulutly fucking hillarious, yet at the same time he is one...WIERD individual and if the world worked like he wanted it to we would all be in trouble.  So whadda all you people think?
Kryten

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« Reply #34 on: 03-22-2002 01:17 »

George Carlin is a genius and does not belong in the same thread as Tom "LOOK AT ME! LOOK AT ME!" Green.
B.Frankendorfer

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« Reply #35 on: 03-22-2002 18:13 »

 
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Originally posted by Kryten:
George Carlin is a genius and does not belong in the same thread as Tom "LOOK AT ME! LOOK AT ME!" Green.


Ditto.
BrainSluggo

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« Reply #36 on: 03-24-2002 02:38 »

I couldn't say anything here better than others before me: I'll just mention the lengthy Jabootu's Review of "Freedy Got Fingered" which captures my feelings--about the film, Green, and his claim to fame--perfectly.

"Heed your own advice once in a while and you won't come over as such an arrogant pr*ck."
BrainSluggo

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« Reply #37 on: 03-26-2002 16:29 »

Tom Green's Ultimate Triumph

"Heed your own advice once in a while and you won't come over as such an arrogant pr*ck."
Chrissy

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« Reply #38 on: 03-26-2002 16:58 »

 
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Originally posted by wu_konguk:
How can you judge him if you have not seen his work, mind you probably better if you keep on judging otherwise you will be scared for life.
Thank you wu_konguk for giving me better thoughts... You're right I should'nt judge people before I've seen their work!

  smile   tongue   smile
dschomburg

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« Reply #39 on: 03-26-2002 23:06 »

Did anyone see the skit where he was in the bubble at a softball game. The best part was when the guys on the team were going to really beat him with a bat!
He would make me break my vows with Tae-kwon-do.
"With Karate I'll kick your ass!"
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