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Girls (HBO)

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by gladhands, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. gladhands

    gladhands Senior member

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    So, I bought into the hype and watched episode 1. Nothing about it grabbed me. It's the TV series equivalent of #whitegirlproblems. That said, the awkward sex scene and the firing scene that preceded it were good for a laugh. I'll probably give this show three more episodes to do something for me.
     
  2. Lionheart Biker

    Lionheart Biker Senior member

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    Watched it the other day online. I was expecting more of it. It Didn´t live up to all the hype, but it was just the first episode.
     
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    Joffrey Senior member

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    What hype? Apart from the ads and a couple of articles haven't heard much about it.
     
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    blackstone Well-Known Member

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    i watched about 10 mins, i didnt get it so switched it off.
    anyone care to enlighten me about what this crap is about?
     
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    I was really disappointed. After Bored to Death and How to Make it in America were canceled, I really wanted another decent NYC show. This failed miserably, IMHO. Maybe it is because we are not 20-something girls. Meh.
     
  6. gladhands

    gladhands Senior member

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    #WhiteGirlProblems
     
  7. Lionheart Biker

    Lionheart Biker Senior member

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    ...
     
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    i though it was pretty good
     
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    Loved it. Reminds me of a lot of my NYC friends, so I squirmed a lot.
     
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    How To Make it in America reminded me more on my NY friends. In reality, there's a lot of overlap.
     
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    thekunk07 Senior member

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    ^then your friends must be fucking real assholes
     
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    Very little humor, and no wit or irony in the show. None the main characters are clever or even endearing. Me thinks all the hoopla is due to the media "being supportive" of unattractive, dumpy gals. The only good looking one better get her kit off real soon or else. Then again, she strikes me as being especially earnest, and that's a big turn off. Are college-educated, upper middle-class 20-somethings really this dependent in real life?
     
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    munchausen Senior member

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    You can really tell that it's written by a bunch of UMC girlblog writers.
     
  15. gladhands

    gladhands Senior member

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    No, but they are dirtbags.
     
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    Gonna watch this later. No expectations going in, so that's a positive. If it's going to make up for the NYC-twentysomethings void that the cancellation of How to Make it in America left, it's gonna have to be pretty good.
     
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    munchausen Senior member

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    I can't believe that people were into How To Make It In America. That show was horrible.
     
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    It was pretty consistently horrible, but I will admit that I followed it for awhile. Mainly for the Luis Guzman lulz and the increasingly gratuitous Lake Bell ass shoots.
     
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  20. Lionheart Biker

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    Speaking of girl shows, I really had fun watching "Don´t trust the bitch in appartment 23". Krysten Ritter makes me all tingly inside. And the blonde petite girl is also pretty hot.
     

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