Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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  1. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Just watching the first episode of this and it's absolutely AMAZING.

    No news on any UK channels picking it up?
     
  2. Pipo

    Pipo i feel like i am the Paris of people

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    I stopped watching after the second episode when the unnecessary music breaks took a toll on me
     
  3. dUb

    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    OMG this is SENSATIONAL :D

    First season is on Netflix now. Get into it everyone please
     
  4. Phoenix

    Phoenix Brown Cow...STUNNING

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    I started watching this the other day, it's nice but a bit light on plot. I'm hoping it gets better.

    The Sexy Getting Ready song is very catchy.
     
  5. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    It's OKAY

    I'm sticking with it but it's Kimmy Schmidt without the laugh out loud bits
     
  6. dUb

    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    Are you guys FOR REAL

    It's the funniest thing I've seen in YEARS
     
  7. dUb

    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    I don't watch that many comedies though
     
  8. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    I adore it. I'm not sure where any of the criticism comes from. It's a BILLION times better than Glee with the story, characters and original, genuinely funny songs.
     
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    It's quite fun. Surprised E4 didn't pick it up and KILL IT TO DEATH by alternating it with episodes of The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother.
     
  10. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Yeah, I was fully expecting that. Maybe double bills with Jane The Virgin.
     
  11. dUb

    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    It being an hourlong might make it less E4 friendly. Regardless, I'm three episodes in and it's absolutely wonderful. And SWOON at Santino Fontana. Prince Hans in me now.
     
  12. Phoenix

    Phoenix Brown Cow...STUNNING

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    Jane the Virgin is more fun, it's quick and they burn through plot like crazy. This is four episodes and we're still dealing with Josh and that's about it, on Jane they'd be a murder, a stolen baby, an affair, a heist all in the space of one episode.

    Also the men are way hotter in Jane the Virgin.
     
  13. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    Oh now Jane the Virgin I can definitely get on board with
     
  14. Suomi

    Suomi Super Moderator

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    dub and I have the same sense of humour so i'm going to throw myself into this on his recommendation (no pressure)
     
  15. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Well yes the men are hotter on Jane The Virgin, but I think that's some of the charm with Crazy Ex Girlfriend. The fact that Josh is such a nice-but-dim average person, yet she's obsessed with him despite her intelligence.
     
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    RobotBoy BANG BANG

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    I motored through this after a friend recommending it to me. It's absolutely hilarious and has so much heart. Even the songs that miss the mark have their charms and some of them are just FABULOUS.
     
  17. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Three episodes in and I'm finding the musical numbers charming, the rest less so. The supporting characters are really thinly drawn, even the intermittently fun best friend. Not to be cynical but I hope at some point they acknowledge why Josh would give the time of day to an obvious crazed stalker, because his motivation for wanting to spend time with her is pretty much non-existant so far.

    I'll bear with it though, because I really do like the songs.
     
  18. dUb

    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    There's an album of commentary tracks on each number on Spotify and iTunes now. Very interesting if you like that sort of thing.

    How did you get on with it, VoR and Su?
     
  19. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Finished it this weekend. Once I accepted that a lot of the behaviour wasn't supposed to be grounded in reality I really enjoyed it. I mean don't get me wrong, elements of Rebecca were disturbingly relatable, but Josh's continued willingness to be blind to her demented stalker behaviour, and her own blindness to Paula's obvious mental health problems never rang particularly true, and it took me a few eps to get past that.

    Darryl and White Josh are just too adorable, and I love that they're the only sane, grounded couple in the show. I hope they don't get torn apart next season. :evil: Surprisingly for a male-fronted vocal, Gettin' Bi was definitely in my top 5 musical performances too.

    Another moan was that I felt the actress playing Heather was basically just doing a passable Aubrey Plaza impersonation, but she ended up growing on me and I liked her arc with Greg.

    Speaking of, despite not finding the Josh/Rebecca dynamic hugely believable, I ended up preferring them as a potential romantic duo to Rebecca and Greg, although it's pretty obvious that's where the endgame is going.

    But yes on the whole very good, looking forward to Season 2.
     
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  20. Phoenix

    Phoenix Brown Cow...STUNNING

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    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    Season 2 will be added to Netflix as it goes out in the US :disco:
     
  22. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    The first episode of Season 2 is on Netflix now and thankfully it's just as charming and hilarious.

    This was by far my biggest LOL moment.

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    Also loved Rebecca sticking her foot in Paula's groin, the musical drawer and Rebecca's sad Charleston.
     
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  23. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Not too keen on the new theme tune compared to Season 1.
     
  24. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Oh, but the Ping Pong Girl song :D
     
  25. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    I'm completely obsessed with 'Love Kernels'.

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  26. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    Nobody else still watching? The ratings are pretty horrible so I fear it may not get a third season. :(

    They've done some really interesting things this season, but to be honest I can see why it isn't picking up much of a following. Basically abandoning the love triangle conceit, writing out one of the male leads 3 episodes in and making the lead character intentionally insufferable do not mass appeal television make.

    Shame though because I'm loving Paula more than ever this season, and it was nice to see White Josh and Daryl getting some screen time in the most recent episode.
     
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    I've started with this. The dialogue and characters are patchy, but the musical breaks are fucking everything. They have kept me intrigued for sure.
     
  28. Alex

    Alex Is this a triangle?

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    NO THAT'S A SHOE :D
     
  29. Alex

    Alex Is this a triangle?

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    Triangle really is LIFE. CAN't stop watching it.

    Oh and "Ghost Snake" is a must on spotify
     
  30. dUb

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    This is officially the least-watched scripted show on American broadcast TV :eyes:

    I'd feel sadder if the latest episode wasn't so shit - can Josh please just DIE
     
  31. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    I appreciate what they're trying to do, but I'm not sure I particularly care about giving Valencia a redemption arc.

    I still enjoy it, but Rebecca is just so hard to like at this point. Paula really is the saving grace of the show. I hope Donna Lynn Champlin gets another good gig if/when this does get cancelled. She's been fantastic.
     
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  32. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    It certainly appears that all of my favourite shows get cancelled quite early, apart from The Good Wife. Maybe I have shit taste, because I couldn't be less interested in some of the biggest TV shows of late.
     
  33. dUb

    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    I think its only hope now is for Netflix to pick it up - supposedly it does quite well on there.
     
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    RobotBoy BANG BANG

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    :D
     
  35. VoR

    VoR Forever in our hearts #Justice4Barb

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    This week's episode was so brilliant. Angelique and the lube! Trent! That Spice Girls tribute!

    "Czar of torture" :D
     
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  36. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Finally catching up. Friendtoptia is absolutely everything. I want it now..
     
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  37. Alex

    Alex Is this a triangle?

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    Oh he R Kelly mickey take was much better than the Spice Girls thing.

    Also Triangle is still AMAZING

     
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  38. dUb

    dUb TRIUMPHANT (GET 'EM)

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    This week's songs were two of the best of the series - especially "You Go First" :D :D :D
     
  39. Alex

    Alex Is this a triangle?

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    No "math of love triangles" (though what is)but yes amazing :D
     
  40. Ag

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    I've been watching this slowly such is my limited affinity with it... a lo and behold I finally got to an episode I enjoyed all the way through. The one about the text and Paula and her hubbie breaking the forth wall (kind of).
     

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