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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #450 on: July 17, 2017, 09:28:17 AM »
Finished Into The Badlands.
Dumb story and a slow first season. But the fight scenes....
Nostalgic bliss and a triumph of talent over budget.
Nick Frost elevates the second season very impressively!

You could watch the first and last episodes of season one (though I recommend skimming for the fights) and then watch season two complete.
Definitely liked what they're trying to do with that but, didn't seem quite successful to me.

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« Reply #451 on: July 17, 2017, 09:46:05 AM »
I haven't seen much more than Voyager and one of the new movies, but I suspect avid fans who recognise all the things they're parodying might enjoy this more



This is an actual TV show. I thought it was a youtube parody. Oh dear.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #452 on: July 17, 2017, 09:47:20 AM »
Black Sails. Based on an SGU mention recommendation, I'm tucking into this 4 season series. I'm on episode 4 season 1. Okay so far. Not a lot of actual action. Lot of milling about on land. Some boobs. Have a helluva time remember names.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #453 on: July 17, 2017, 09:56:59 AM »
Black Sails. Based on an SGU mention recommendation, I'm tucking into this 4 season series. I'm on episode 4 season 1. Okay so far. Not a lot of actual action. Lot of milling about on land. Some boobs. Have a helluva time remember names.

Season 1 is really meh, but it picks up a LOT and becomes the best gay anarchist pirate show ever.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #454 on: July 17, 2017, 10:00:27 AM »
I haven't seen much more than Voyager and one of the new movies, but I suspect avid fans who recognise all the things they're parodying might enjoy this more



This is an actual TV show. I thought it was a youtube parody. Oh dear.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #455 on: July 17, 2017, 07:30:48 PM »
Black Books
I have a certain respect for a show not trying to reinvent the wheel by any stretch (it is shocking this was not produced in the 80s)  but totally nailing it.  Formulaic as fuck, but these formulas exist for a reason, they work when used effectively.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #456 on: July 18, 2017, 04:50:54 PM »
I liked black books, though your criticisms are not without merit.

Love, netflix series from Judd Apatow.    Not funny but I think its meant to be.   The main female lead is a terrible person, the only reason the main male would be into her is because she's hot and the only reason she would be into him is if she thought he could somehow save her from her miserable self destructive life.
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The series is presented as a "down-to-earth look at dating", exploring male and female perspectives on romantic relationships through the characters Mickey and Gus, played by Jacobs and Rust respectively.[4]
Not really.  The relationship might make sense if the characters were much younger than they are, then you could call it a "down to earth" look at dating. 

The show is terrible but quite well reviewed by critics.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #457 on: July 18, 2017, 04:54:20 PM »
I liked black books, though your criticisms are not without merit.
I enjoy it.  It's well made sillyness.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #458 on: July 18, 2017, 05:50:47 PM »
Yeah, Black Books was pretty good.
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