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07:33 PM on 08/08/12 
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popdisaster00
Two years is a long time to pretend
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Wish I had known, would have set my DVR. Definitely will seek it out tomorrow.

It's on in 30 min. 11 on the east coast, 10 central.
07:33 PM on 08/08/12 
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brandon_260
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It's on in 30 min. 11 on the east coast, 10 central.
I'm already at work and will be here until 6:30 AM. I'm sure it'll be easy for me to find.
07:34 PM on 08/08/12 
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popdisaster00
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I'm already at work and will be here until 6:30 AM. I'm sure it'll be easy for me to find.

Oh, right on.

I'm not expecting anything groundbreaking, but I hope it's decent.
07:36 PM on 08/08/12 
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Cody Nelson
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Me. And shit, I used search function AND google and couldn't find this thread.
Haha, it happens. Since I've become a mod here, I've gained superhuman ability to track down threads, and this one was particularly tough.
08:18 PM on 08/08/12 
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irthesteve
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I might watch it..... the trailers have been pleasantly funny
08:44 PM on 08/08/12 
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I was pleasantly surprised, didn't think I'd like it but I did.
08:51 PM on 08/08/12 
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popdisaster00
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It was okay, pretty much what I was expecting. I'll tune in for a few episodes this fall before making any final judgements.
09:05 PM on 08/08/12 
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Cody Nelson
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Meh. Heavier on drama than comedy, and much heavier on melodrama than drama. I don't know if I did more than chuckle inwardly at any of the jokes, and I don't get where the plot could possibly go after 10 episodes unless he decides to run a class like that or is assigned more therapy by (an underutilized) Cho. The obvious sexual tension was brought in much too soon, and the good comic elements (Morris, Gelman) were all but wasted completely. I felt a little something in that last monologue of Perry's, but other than that, this was pretty mediocre. I'll keep watching just because there were bits and pieces of a nice show scattered about, but there's work to be done.
09:13 PM on 08/08/12 
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popdisaster00
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Meh. Heavier on drama than comedy, and much heavier on melodrama than drama. I don't know if I did more than chuckle inwardly at any of the jokes, and I don't get where the plot could possibly go after 10 episodes unless he decides to run a class like that or is assigned more therapy by (an underutilized) Cho. The obvious sexual tension was brought in much too soon, and the good comic elements (Morris, Gelman) were all but wasted completely. I felt a little something in that last monologue of Perry's, but other than that, this was pretty mediocre. I'll keep watching just because there were bits and pieces of a nice show scattered about, but there's work to be done.

You described my thoughts perfectly.
11:47 PM on 08/08/12 
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Whalejaw
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Mr. Sunshine had a much better start than this. I don't see it lasting.
12:31 AM on 08/09/12 
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SlappedActor
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Made it about three minutes into the pilot and turned it off.
10:00 AM on 08/09/12 
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daftpunker45
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I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed the pilot. It was funny and really hit the dramedy angle Perry wanted to hit with this show. I don't know why anyone would say Mr. Sunshine was better than this. That pilot was mediocre at best. That being said this show may not have a significant lasting value.
10:30 AM on 08/09/12 
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SkyHeldUpByStar
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The strangest thing to me about this was its similarity to Community. That will likely change as the show wears on, but with Community being a mere cult hit for the network and therefore a ratings issue, I would think they'd aim for something dissimilar. Perhaps they're banking on Perry.
02:56 PM on 08/09/12 
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brandon_260
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I really enjoyed this.

I've mentioned Scrubs in this thread already, but this show definitely does have a similar tone. The humor isn't as goofy, but its the transitions between comedy and drama that does it for me.
03:04 PM on 08/09/12 
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Cody Nelson
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The strangest thing to me about this was its similarity to Community. That will likely change as the show wears on, but with Community being a mere cult hit for the network and therefore a ratings issue, I would think they'd aim for something dissimilar. Perhaps they're banking on Perry.
Thinking back now, I really do see some Jeff Winger in Perry's character, but not executed nearly as well. That being said, I'm also surprised when you look at the tempestuous relationship between Community and NBC from the start.



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