comedy television

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The Orville - (2017 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5691552/
http://www.fox.com/the-orville

Its first impression is that it's sort of Star Trek parody-thing, it quickly unfolds into its own unique space-adventure-drama.

Fantastic originality and mood. Recommended, rapidly approaching highly recommended.

Like other shows these days, I became interested in this purely because "those people" "hate" it.

Father Ted - (1995-1998 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111958/
http://www.channel4.com/fatherted

Two priests, exiled to an island in the middle of nowhere in Ireland, try to make due.

A mid-1990s British comedy with a laugh track. If you aren't positive you can handle that, then pass. It has only a few moments, but is otherwise crap.

Archer (2009-) tv poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1486217/
http://www.fxnetworks.com/archer

A spy does spy stuff, drinks, hits on women and makes a jackass of himself while being surprisingly competent.

A fun, light, series which has a whole lot of laugh-out-loud moments.

  • Though I've seen it all, I didn't begin taking notes until later on.



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Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0352045/

Stuck at a dead-end job, a guy ignores his girlfriend's nagging until she uses an old high school enemy to push his buttons.

I'm really really happy this series didn't get approval. This pilot is a steaming pile of shit. It has nothing to do with Clerks - (1994 movie) and so it cannot build on its mystique, and it isn't even particularly original or interesting on its own.

  • This is the single pilot episode. The full series was never produced.
  • Kevin Smith, the author of Clerks - (1994 movie) was unaware of this proposed TV show until its casting was under way, during his production of Mallrats - (1995 movie)
  • Properly titled Clerks. (with a trailing period) or more sensibly Clerks: The TV Show



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Robot Chicken - Star Wars (2007) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1020990/

A standard Robot Chicken, but with various skits parodying the Star Wars franchise.

Have a half hour to waste? Give this a shot, but if you don't like it within the first few minutes go do something better. Robot Chicken is hit-and-miss.

Futurama (1999-2013) logo

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.cc.com/shows/futurama

A failure of a delivery boy is frozen for a thousand years, where in the year 3,000 he's an interstellar delivery boy who continues to fail a lot.

A hilarious and intelligent show, with many subtleties. Watch an episode or three, and if you're interested then you'll enjoy the rest. Highly recommended.

I watched a couple of seasons before my interest petered out. I want to do other things with my time.



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