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#521 Post by parklife03 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:04 pm

Hype wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:23 pm
parklife03 wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:01 pm
I love Trailer Park Boys. In fact, I watched their 12 seasons in a row last year.
It's bizarre comedy, like a mockumentary with lots of sarcasm and disasters going on. First 2 or 3 chapters are slow burners, but then it gets going! They are from Canada.
I suggest you watch the original series on Netflix, those that have 12 seasons (not the animated ones). There are several artists appearing, like Rush, Sebastian Bach, C.S.N., Snoop Dogg and many more.

In the same vein, I just finished the new Norsemen season. Hilarious parody to Vikings and those kind of shows. Also on Netflix.
If you like TPB you might like Letterkenny. It's similar, but more the Ontario style of small-town people, and their style of humour. A lot of rapid-fire puns and chirping, rather than the East Coast people from TPB. Letterkenny is hard for me to watch, even when it's funny, because I grew up with every kind of person they show in it. :neutral:

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7u53ek
Yes, I tried to watch Letterkenny but I couldn't find Spanish subtitles, neither a streaming service with Spanish subs. It has lot of Canadian references that I can't understand without them. Hope someday they make it available here!

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#522 Post by Hype » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:54 am

parklife03 wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:04 pm
Hype wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:23 pm
parklife03 wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:01 pm
I love Trailer Park Boys. In fact, I watched their 12 seasons in a row last year.
It's bizarre comedy, like a mockumentary with lots of sarcasm and disasters going on. First 2 or 3 chapters are slow burners, but then it gets going! They are from Canada.
I suggest you watch the original series on Netflix, those that have 12 seasons (not the animated ones). There are several artists appearing, like Rush, Sebastian Bach, C.S.N., Snoop Dogg and many more.

In the same vein, I just finished the new Norsemen season. Hilarious parody to Vikings and those kind of shows. Also on Netflix.
If you like TPB you might like Letterkenny. It's similar, but more the Ontario style of small-town people, and their style of humour. A lot of rapid-fire puns and chirping, rather than the East Coast people from TPB. Letterkenny is hard for me to watch, even when it's funny, because I grew up with every kind of person they show in it. :neutral:

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7u53ek
Yes, I tried to watch Letterkenny but I couldn't find Spanish subtitles, neither a streaming service with Spanish subs. It has lot of Canadian references that I can't understand without them. Hope someday they make it available here!
This might work: https://www.opensubtitles.org/es/ssearc ... vie-462575

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#523 Post by chaos » Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:23 pm

I have been binging The West Wing. Another great show I am late to. (I didn't watch a lot of TV in the late 90s/early 20s) It's rhythm is similar to The Newsroom (HBO), although The West Wing is far more superior which came as a surprise to me since it is a 20 year old network television series.

I'm halfway through Season 2.

I read that Sorkin's involvement with the show ended at some point. (I'm trying not read about it since I want to avoid any spoilers.) I am hoping the show doesn't go down hill as a result of his departure. I would be so disappointed.

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#524 Post by Artemis » Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:34 pm

chaos wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:23 pm
I have been binging The West Wing. Another great show I am late to. (I didn't watch a lot of TV in the late 90s/early 20s) It's rhythm is similar to The Newsroom (HBO), although The West Wing is far more superior which came as a surprise to me since it is a 20 year old network television series.

I'm halfway through Season 2.

I read that Sorkin's involvement with the show ended at some point. (I'm trying not read about it since I want to avoid any spoilers.) I am hoping the show doesn't go down hill as a result of his departure. I would be so disappointed.
I've never seen The West Wing either. I should make it the next binge-watch.


Recently I've been watching P-Valley, The Chi, Wentworth final season.

*The Chi is an excellent show, imo.

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#525 Post by chaos » Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:58 pm

Still watching The West Wing. Just started season 5. Love it. Very witty. It is one of the few shows that can make me laugh out loud.

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#526 Post by Hokahey » Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:13 pm

I hate sitcoms. I hate almost anything on basic cable or network TV.

But as a big Super Troopers fan, I've been really happy with Tacoma FD. There are definitely stupid moments, but the majority of it is really, really funny in the way Super Troopers was. Small, subtle jokes that you either get or you don't. The Ike character in particular is hilarious.

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#527 Post by parklife03 » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:06 am

Watching Brooklyn 99. I love sitcoms, as I tend to watch series and movies when I want to get away from everything.

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#528 Post by mockbee » Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:32 am

GLOW
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Really, really good. 80s snapshot, excellent acting and writing. It doesn't cut corners and is really smart and very funny.

I'm well into the third season and it's still good. :thumb:



GLOW is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch for Netflix.[1] The series revolves around a fictionalization of the characters and gimmicks of the 1980s syndicated women's professional wrestling circuit, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (or GLOW) founded by David McLane.[2]

The first season consists of 10 episodes and was released on June 23, 2017.[3][4] On August 10, 2017, Netflix renewed the series for a second season of 10 episodes, which was released on June 29, 2018.[5] The series was renewed on August 20, 2018, for a third season, which was released on August 9, 2019.[6][7] On September 20, 2019, the series was renewed for a fourth and final season.[8]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GLOW_(TV_series)


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#529 Post by perkana » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:23 pm

mockbee wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:32 am
GLOW
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Really, really good. 80s snapshot, excellent acting and writing. It doesn't cut corners and is really smart and very funny.

I'm well into the third season and it's still good. :thumb:



GLOW is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch for Netflix.[1] The series revolves around a fictionalization of the characters and gimmicks of the 1980s syndicated women's professional wrestling circuit, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (or GLOW) founded by David McLane.[2]

The first season consists of 10 episodes and was released on June 23, 2017.[3][4] On August 10, 2017, Netflix renewed the series for a second season of 10 episodes, which was released on June 29, 2018.[5] The series was renewed on August 20, 2018, for a third season, which was released on August 9, 2019.[6][7] On September 20, 2019, the series was renewed for a fourth and final season.[8]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GLOW_(TV_series)

Sorry to burst your bubble, but the show was cancelled :nyrexall:
“GLOW: The Movie”?
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-a ... a%20movie.

Actor Marc Maron is planting that idea to give the Netflix series some creative closure.

Netflix announced its reversal of a Season 4 renewal for “GLOW” this week due to the COVID-19 pandemic and largely cited financial challenges involved in keeping the physically intimate show afloat.
The wrestling comedy, which stars Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin as some of the ’80s-era Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, had already begun production on a few episodes of its fourth season when lockdown orders in L.A. County went into place.

Then a decision was made to ditch the remainder of the season because the increasing costs of shooting safely during the pandemic made it too expensive to continue producing.

“You don’t want to do the show anymore, but let us make a movie. Right? Let us wrap it up in a two-hour Netflix movie,” Maron said Tuesday on Instagram Live with his fans. (Watch it below around the 13-minute mark. Note: There is some swearing in the video.)

“They had the whole season laid out. We know where it’s going to go. Why don’t you give the showrunners [Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch], the writers and the cast an opportunity to finish the story in a movie? I think that would be the best thing,” he added.

The “WTF” podcast host, who played struggling filmmaker Sam Sylvia in the Emmy-winning series, urged fans and followers to tweet at Netflix that they’re upset about the cancellation and perhaps demand a revival. (It wouldn’t be the first time Netflix has changed course on a series or rescued a canceled one from a competitor.)

Maron explained that turning the show into a movie would take the financial pressure off and allow the streamer to be more economical with shooting. A movie would mean fewer directors and less production time, he said.

“I think they could do it in less time than it would take to do the show,” he said, teasing that the ideas in place for his character and his love interest, Ruth (Brie), were “gonna be good.”

Maron confirmed that Netflix didn’t want to pay to keep the large set pieces “alive anymore,” explaining that the show required the maintenance of two sound stages and an office space indefinitely, or until production was to resume on the show in spring 2021.

“Who knows where we’re going to be in May? Who knows if we’re even going to be a country come January — that’s functioning. It’s barely functioning now,” Maron said. “And all these protocols when I talk to people on sets ... it does not sound like fun to be on a set right now, and judging from ‘SNL’ last week, it does not look fun.”

It is unclear if Netflix plans to air that lone completed episode or how creators might button up lingering storylines in another capacity. Season 3, which began streaming in August 2019, ended on another show-resetting cliffhanger that saw the women leave their Las Vegas lifestyle behind, with many characters going their separate ways. Maron’s Sam and Brie’s Ruth also were pulled apart after briefly coming back together.

Maron suspected that a change of executives resulted in Netflix’s decision to stop the show. He added that some cast members received partial payment.

Netflix representatives for “GLOW” did not immediately respond to The Times’ request for comment.

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Re: Now Watching...

#530 Post by mockbee » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:43 pm

That sucks..... :conf:

Did you watch it? Like it?

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#531 Post by perkana » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:45 pm

I did, and I love it.
In fact, I missed wrestling so much that I've bought online access for the whole month to watch Mexican wrestling every Friday.

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#532 Post by clickie » Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:32 pm

You guys ever seen this movie
[youtubexmihht20Z0E][/youtube]

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#533 Post by kv » Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:17 pm

Nope

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