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Old 26-09-2007, 15:34   #1
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The Big Bang Theory (US Pace) Season Five *SPOILERS*

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actually quite liked this. wasn't trying to be anything special and more importantly didn't treat it's audience like idiots. Sheldon looks like he's gonna get the killer lines and darlene's boyfriend looks like the straight man. the two friends were pretty funny too. CBS have given this a great slot between how i met your mother and two and a half men, so they must want big things from it. definitely watch again.
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Old 26-09-2007, 22:54   #2
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didn't treat it's audience like idiots.
Unless you count a laughter track to some incredibly insipid material as treating us as idiots. Sadly it's par for the course in a lot of sitcoms nowdays. The actual laugh content is very low, I mean they should be able to come up with one laugh in 20mins of a pilot. They seemed to feel that throwing a few "wacky" characters in there is enough
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Old 27-09-2007, 04:50   #3
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well, i thought it was charming.
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Old 06-10-2007, 10:08   #4
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Humour is subjective. Especially Geek humour.

I watched the first 2 episodes of these last night and laughed throughout - especially the 2nd one.

Yes, the laugh track was intrusive but if that's the worst thing that can happen to someone's day, then it's a pretty sweet life.

First funny new show since How I Met Your Mother.
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Old 06-10-2007, 10:43   #5
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It wasn't intrusive, they just needed it to cover up the lack of funny bits.

I'm not sure why you say it was "Geek humour". Humour is humour, it's all pretty much the same thing
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Old 06-10-2007, 11:01   #6
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Humour is not pretty much all the same thing, otherwise we'd all laugh at exactly the same jokes. Is all music the same?

As I said, it was funny throughout - it just isn't your type of humour.
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My type of humour? Well yeah, I tend not to find jokes that a 7 year old would roll their eyes at that funny. I expect it on a lolly stick but not on a tv sitcom. It's not just this show, a lot of shows (and films) are just not funny and they compensate with a laughter track (which actually works on some people) or "goofy" characters.
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If you need any help beating that dead horse, let me know.

You can never accept when people don't agree with you - you're never, ever wrong.
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You can never accept when people don't agree with you - you're never, ever wrong.
Very nice of you to say so, thanks
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Is it unhelpful to say 'I found it quite funny ' at this point?
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I'm enjoying this too
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it's ok, but i can't understand why they dropped the class for this
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I'm finding it watchable so far, but I wouldn't go so far to say it was funny. Didn't realise it replaced the Class, which I also found watchable, but not particularly funny
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Old 25-10-2007, 17:27   #14
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Just read that this has been picked up for a full season, have to agree I did find it very funny especially the second episode. And it was nice to see Darlene from Roseanne make a appearance.
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Old 25-10-2007, 21:19   #15
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Quite funny so far. I think geeks will find it funnier though. My favourite moment so far has been the Superman conversation in episode 2.

BTW, I consider myself a geek. I'm not saying geeks will find it funnier than me.

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I find myself pleasantly surprised. I had initially slated this in my blog but I'm surprised (and delighted) that some of the jokes are quite high-brow and not catering purely to the science people are weird humour which I fully expected.

The superman joke was a classic and is a good example of this.

Episode 5 was by far the funniest tho..
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I saw the advert for this on E4 and it looked funny, so I watched some, and I think it is pretty funny.
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What day and time is it on E4?
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Pretty funny show, although one of the lead character's is really unlikeable (Sheldon)

I think it starts on Channel 4 on Thursday night.
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watched up to ep5

not the greatest sitcom ever made, but the geek in me really likes it

(unlike Carpoolers which is ****)
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