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05:13 PM on 08/20/12 
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Star Slight
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Does the fat kid have slight Downs?
I'm not even asking that as a joke
05:13 PM on 08/20/12 
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The remake looks so unbelievably bad. Not just because I love the original series, it just looks god awful. Poor Bret Gelman

Was seriously appaled when I found out MTV was doing a remake, the show didn't even come out that long ago, it's completely unnececary to americanize every fucking thing, just buy the rights to the original and air it....
08:46 PM on 08/20/12 
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the american version seems word for word the same. pathetic. i wish they wouldn't have done it.

i want to see the movie!
09:03 PM on 08/20/12 
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the american version seems word for word the same. pathetic. i wish they wouldn't have done it.

i want to see the movie!
Not defending the US version in any way (because I never will, fuck that it exists), but a shot for shot pilot is common in remakes, especially going from the UK to US. The Office, Shameless, it's a simple way to get a remake off the ground.
05:20 AM on 08/21/12 
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Not defending the US version in any way (because I never will, fuck that it exists), but a shot for shot pilot is common in remakes, especially going from the UK to US. The Office, Shameless, it's a simple way to get a remake off the ground.

ahh yeah, i guess you're right. it seems like all the previews i've seen are similar in every way to the UK, and it's terrible. hopefully it doesn't catch on
05:30 AM on 08/21/12 
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Gonna watch it now just to see how appalling it is...
06:52 AM on 08/21/12 
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Yeah it sucked. Will isn't a good casting at all, he's not got the superiority attitude enough. Too weak, which makes things that happen to him less embarrassing or awkward and more "standard". It's pretty much a shot-for-shot of the second episode of the UK version too as the pilot here was the evening at the pub.

Also, the girl playing Carly might be one of the worst actresses ever.
06:53 AM on 08/21/12 
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Was seriously appaled when I found out MTV was doing a remake, the show didn't even come out that long ago, it's completely unnececary to americanize every fucking thing, just buy the rights to the original and air it....

what are you doing here
06:59 AM on 08/21/12 
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So it's basically a repeat of McSpaced, right. The same but with less talent and verve and chemistry.
07:15 AM on 08/21/12 
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what are you doing here

Spaghetti.
09:16 AM on 08/21/12 
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Are they doing shot for shots of the whole series?
09:19 AM on 08/21/12 
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The long haired dude in the US version is from Sex Drive. Might be the only cool thing about the show.
09:22 AM on 08/21/12 
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So it's basically a repeat of McSpaced, right. The same but with less talent and verve and chemistry.

Hahaha very good
09:29 AM on 08/21/12 
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bhen
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this is too close to that episode where george's worlds start colliding
09:43 AM on 08/21/12 
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I refuse to acknowledge the American remake. I'll just pretend it's like the US Skins and hope it gets cancelled before too long. The original is too perfect to try and remake.



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