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Flight of the Conchords. Yeah those guys. Feel free to discuss them here! Garfunkling!
ASmallTurnip wrote:Bad Atom wrote:So the sudden reappearance of all the furniture was never explained, and on top of that, Murray can afford to rent a recording studio and stage a benefit too? I know money-related situations on TV are rarely realistic, but four episodes ago a $2.79 cup broke the bank.
Your insistence on internal narrative logic is bringing me dowwwwwn, man. The Conchords are like Kiwi Wile E. Coyotes, subject only to cartoon physics. They may plunge head-first off a towering cliff, but they just pop right back up again, ready for their next adventure. You want gritty realism, then I recommend The Wire. Or Bambi.
Zap wrote:I can't believe that people who are anal enough to keep Bret in the same socks all season would unintentionally farg up something as basic as the total loss of all props in the apartment.
bibliaddict wrote:Zap wrote:I can't believe that people who are anal enough to keep Bret in the same socks all season would unintentionally farg up something as basic as the total loss of all props in the apartment.
Actually, I think that might be partially Bret's doing. He seems very attached to particular pieces of clothing (stripey sweater, yellow Trachtenberg Family t-shirt, cruddy, used-to-be-white plimsolls) in real life, and wears them constantly.
Bad Atom wrote:ASmallTurnip wrote:Bad Atom wrote:I was going to say that she normally looks very pretty on SNL but looked kind of plain on FOTC. She's not ugly by any means. I just think it was an odd choice considering the lengths the guys go to fighting over her.
Wow. I could debate this vast, universe-swallowing black hole of small-minded aesthetics with you. But I think, upon reflection, that I'd rather commit hara-kiri with a rusty poker. But you have fun! Knock yourself out, Atom.
Okay... It's just weird to take someone who is beautiful and make them seem less so for a show where the plot revolves around the guys fighting over her after meeting her 20 (or 23) seconds ago. It may be "small-minded aesthetics", but it's also convenient shorthand in a TV production. You want the audience to say, "I get why they're acting that way."
SheWolf wrote:Those were some of my favorite moments as well ema. holy crud that was pure comedy gold baaaayyyybbeeee!Emafer wrote:OK, just watched it. DYING! Freaking hilarious! When they're at the "benefit" and Jemaine put his arm around Brahbrah and then Bret goes to put his arm around her and Jemaine's like, "Get out Bret" I was totally cracking up. And I'm really glad that my dog's not "pepileptic" hahahahaha. "I love dogs with epilepsy" blahahahahahahaand
Then the song lyrics. "Somewhere there's a Golden Retriever who's having a seizure" OHMYGOD! I have tears rolling down my face that is some of the most genius hilarity EVER! "Somwhere there's a Labrador who's shaking on the floor" I'm laughing so hard the my head hurts. "Make a donation and save a shaky Dalmatian" hahahahahahaha
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