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User avatar #33061 - rockmanfan (08/20/2015) [-]
anyone notice how the last 3 episodes of rock and morty end with one of the family members totally depressed/ traumatized?
User avatar #33018 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
I need a new show that's good background noise. Used up futurama, family guy, cleveland show, american dad, hell on wheels, and shows like all up. If you got any suggestions I'd like to hear them, preferable sit coms or cartoons that are comedical. Hell on Wheelies isn't comedical, but it sucks like a comedy.
#33118 to #33018 - anon (08/21/2015) [-]
The office if you can stand Steve Carrells character
User avatar #33095 to #33018 - shabadaka (08/20/2015) [-]
if you have netflix, i would recommend Bojack Horseman
User avatar #33072 to #33018 - godshandshake (08/20/2015) [-]
arrested development
rick and morty
gravity falls
User avatar #33069 to #33018 - machiavellianhumor (08/20/2015) [-]
rick and morty. game of thrones. burn notice, royal pains, doctor who
#33074 to #33069 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
>Game of Thrones
>Background noise
#33075 to #33074 - machiavellianhumor (08/20/2015) [-]
wow you just roasted me on another level
User avatar #33237 to #33075 - maybetraffy (08/25/2015) [-]
makes sense
#33235 to #33075 - ffinfinity (08/25/2015) [-]
where in the world is that from
#33077 to #33076 - machiavellianhumor (08/20/2015) [-]
roast deez nuts on a open fire bitch
#33080 to #33077 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
I don't mean this personally, but I just found this gif and couldn't wait to use it
#33082 to #33080 - machiavellianhumor (08/20/2015) [-]
i mean this personally
User avatar #33059 to #33018 - rockmanfan (08/20/2015) [-]
the entire dragonball - dragon ball z series. that should last you a few years.
User avatar #33078 to #33059 - machiavellianhumor (08/20/2015) [-]
aka 5 minutes in the show's time
User avatar #33042 to #33018 - suddenk (08/20/2015) [-]
That's 70s show.
#33043 to #33042 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
seen it, thrice.
User avatar #33045 to #33043 - suddenk (08/20/2015) [-]
If you're on laptop check out this site

User avatar #33022 to #33018 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
I'd been using American Dad for awhile
If you've got HBO I recommend Entourage
User avatar #33023 to #33022 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
i must have seen all american dad episodes like 9 times. unfortunately dont have hbo though.
User avatar #33024 to #33023 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
Damn, well...
BoJack Horseman?
User avatar #33025 to #33024 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
seen it.
User avatar #33026 to #33025 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
Does it really matter if you've seen it if you're going to use it for background noise anyways?
User avatar #33027 to #33026 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
I'd still be watching it, and within close distance. I'd prefer to have not seen it.
User avatar #33028 to #33027 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
User avatar #33030 to #33029 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
Jesus, I've never met anyone who cares about a show they won't be paying attention to...
So you're limited to Netflix right?
You don't have anything else like Hulu?
User avatar #33031 to #33030 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
User avatar #33032 to #33031 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
American Horror Story?
Breaking Bad?
House MD?
User avatar #33034 to #33033 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
The X-Files?
Malcolm in the Middle?
#33035 to #33034 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
Definitely seen it.
User avatar #33036 to #33035 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
The Following?
Orange is the New Black?
House of Cards?
Arrested Development?
The Killing?
#33037 to #33036 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
Seen it.
Californication is too good to watch as background noise btw. Show was amazing.
User avatar #33038 to #33037 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
Mad Men?
The West Wing?
Bates Motel?
#33040 to #33039 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
30 Rock?
Always Sunny?
Parks & Recreation?
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt?
User avatar #33020 to #33018 - CrimsonHazrad (08/20/2015) [-]
Sons of anarchy
User avatar #33021 to #33020 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
seen it
#33044 to #33021 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
Bob's Burgers?
Saturday Night Live?
Wet Hot American Summer?
Star Trek (Any of them, God knows Netflix has like 3 series)?
Agents of SHIELD?
The Walking Dead?
Doctor Who?
#33046 to #33044 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
yes, all those too.
#33047 to #33046 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
I feel like you're just doing this to fuck me up

Black Mirror?
The Twilight Zone?
User avatar #33048 to #33047 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
all but black mirror
User avatar #33051 to #33049 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
keep going. wanna see if you can get 3.
i generally stay away from british tv. such as black mirror. might help you out a bit.
User avatar #33052 to #33051 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
Twin Peaks
Bill Nye
Quantum Leap
Freaks & Geeks
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
User avatar #33053 to #33052 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
all but star wars because i actively avoid star wars on account of I fucking hate it.
#33054 to #33053 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes
Curious George
The Magic Schoolbus
Phineas and Ferb
#33055 to #33054 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
#33056 to #33055 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
And now for my final recommendation because I haven't even seen every show I listed

Reading Rainbow
User avatar #33057 to #33056 - hirollin (08/20/2015) [-]
But yes, I have seen many of them. Favorite is the star trek episode where they do behind the scenes star trek tng stuff.
#33058 to #33057 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
I must go.
It's TV time.
User avatar #33050 to #33049 - dorkledumbs (08/20/2015) [-]
Ignore the youtube video, was supposed to start at a certain time and it just...
Ugh, my victory is ruined
#33017 - anon (08/20/2015) [-]
Any tips for lowering my standards?

Whenever my friends talk about TV it's usually about shows like Arrow and The Walking Dead.

Unfortunately I'm not really into either.

I've tried many-a-time to get into both (Was into TWD in season 1) and just can't keep going. I want to be able to fit in with the majority of my friends though and talk about shows that they like with them when they talk about them.
User avatar #33060 to #33017 - eight (08/20/2015) [-]
Focus on what you like about it instead of what you don't. Try not to imagine what you would have done (if in the writers room or directors chair) and instead just accept what's shown.

Also take into consideration the production budget and the target audience as well as the genre.

For example:

Arrow - Aimed at teens. Aimed at comic fans. 18-24 episode semi-procedural drama. Airs on CW. What can you expect then? Average acting. Soapy characters. Predictable twists. Deus Ex Machina. Simple and or sloppy plot construction. Lots of filler episodes. Entertaining action. Interesting heroes, villains. The occasional good episode.

The Walking Dead - NBC Network. Aimed at wide audience, mostly late teens to late 20's. 16 episode full procedural drama. Zombie show. What can you expect? Slow plot progression. Repetition. Good acting, well developed characters, simple plot, sometimes forced out of character actions, character stupidity convenience, 2-4 filler episodes per season. Easy show to watch, but repetitive and slow. If you're not into zombies, or apocalyptic genre, it's not for you.
#33079 to #33060 - anon (08/20/2015) [-]
>Walking Dead
>Well Developed Characters

What pisses me off most about The Walking Dead is how good it started, sure a couple episodes were slow Tell it to the Frogs , but the changes they made to the source material felt cool and fit in with the world.
Blowing up the CDC? Awesome
Community of people holed up in nursing home just trying to protect the elderly? Awesome
Merle Dixon? Awesome
Daryl Dixon? Awesome

But starting off Season 2 they fucked it up
Hey is Daryl still pretty much a dickhead like his brother? No now he's nice and says funny stuff sometimes
So how long should they be at the farm? In the comics they were there for less than a full volume. The whole season? Alright.
Remember how The Governor felt dangerous because he cuts off Rick's fucking arm when they first meet and rapes Michonne while Glenn is forced to watch? Yeah. Let's not do that and make him "Bad Guy in Eyepatch".

As far as Arrow goes I don't like having to wade through filler to get to the continuation of an average story.
User avatar #33089 to #33079 - eight (08/20/2015) [-]
Frank Darabont was definitely the best thing to happen to the show. A pity AMC's cheap ass fired him.

Daryl was a dickhead for most of season 2. He was starting to warm up to some people, but he was still very snappy towards people. He didn't even live with them yet, he had his own area out away from the main house. In any case, character development. You don't get development if the character stays the same as when they are first introduced.

Robert Kirkman himself suggests that they shouldn't cut off Rick's hand in the show. I'm sure he has a good reason for that. The Governor was definitely pretty tame in the show, but, I still enjoyed his character. Hopefully, they won't be tame with Negan though.

In the end, the comics are the comics and the show is the show. Most things in comics do not even translate well to live action. It's either too cheesy or over the top.

But to suggest that The Walking Dead doesn't have good character development is completely ludicrous. It's basically the one thing it consistently delivers, well except for in the case of Lori, but she's dead now.
#33090 to #33089 - anon (08/20/2015) [-]
I still don't agree with you on the Daryl thing, but whatever

How about Carol then?
They just pulled Badass Independent woman out of their ass on that
All of the throwaway characters that they put in the beginning of each season so that they have someone to kill without derailing the story is some lazy writing.
Sickness in the prison was a huge wasted opportunity, basically just meant "new characters die and Carol leaves only to come back because this show's all about fanservice now"
Hey let's bring Merle back since we haven't seen him for awhile! Wait don't we have that rule about new characters? Oops, you're right shit. Better kill him. Didn't matter.

I don't mind change to the source material, I really don't, but the changes have to feel appropriate to the source material. Rick feels invincible in the show and that's some bullshit. One of my favorite moments in the comics is when Rick saves Carl from getting raped by those guys out in the middle of the road. He rips them apart with one arm missing! The downward spiral for rick is much more noticeable in the comics and in a big way that's what the comics were about. Watered down to a criminal point in the show.
User avatar #33101 to #33090 - eight (08/20/2015) [-]
Why not on Daryl?

Carol starts out as a helpless meek woman abused by her husband and eventually becomes a strong independent woman who's good at deceiving others. She started a little bit in season 3, more so in season 4 and became a complete savage badass in season 5. I don't expect her to be around much longer now.

Hence the term, throwaway. They aren't even secondary characters, they matter even less than secondary. It's lazy writing to include people just to kill, I agree completely. But obviously the character development applies to actual characters and not just the kill of the week. The ones that stick around get development. Except for maybe Beth, that was a huge forced mess.

Sickness in the prison further established the core groups ability to survive. It completed Herschel's character progression arc,, showed Ricks ability to exile family, setup the conflict and eventual redemption between Tyreese, Rick and Carol and established Lizzie's characters psychosis. All of these plot lines later tied up together, albeit it, it took too long. The latter half of season 4 should have been condensed into 2-3 episodes. The rest was filler.

I don't think the creators care anything about fanservice, otherwise they wouldn't have taken the many directions they have. I'm pretty sure the fans want meaningful deaths, logical deaths and not plot arcs squeezed so thin that you nearly fall asleep every episode. I'd say the only fan service they're listening to is keeping Daryl alive and killing off Lori. I mean, it took 5 years to truly bring back Morgan and make him a regular. He was a major fan favorite from the first episode.

They had to bring Merle back, it was an unresolved plot point. If they cared about fanservice, they never would have killed him off. Most liked Merle. Then again, what more could Merle really offer?

Rick is invincible in the comics then, as you just stated, he rips them apart with one arm. Sure, he gets injured and maimed, but he's still alive and doing unbelievable things with only one arm. I'm not a comic book reader, so he may be dead in it by now, I don't know.

This is an AMC show. Just about everything is watered down on network television. If it were HBO, STARZ, Showtime, ect... I'm sure the stakes would be more severe and graphic. Otherwise, I think they would go there, because that would be great drama.
User avatar #33019 to #33017 - CrimsonHazrad (08/20/2015) [-]
watch really awful campy stuff for a few weeks like the Leprechaun films or old Star Trek episodes, then everything else will seem better by comparison.
User avatar #33015 - machiavellianhumor (08/20/2015) [-]

still sounds like a trainwreck. But what bothers me is this is how shitty marvel movies keep making money. the movies are shit. but they pack in enough to satisfy name dropping and shit
#33016 to #33015 - anon (08/20/2015) [-]
It's almost as if their comicbook movies
#33007 - anon (08/19/2015) [-]
Seems.. interesting.
We haven't gotten an R-rated animated movie in a long time, so we'll have to see if this is good or not.
#33012 to #33007 - thedudeistheman (08/20/2015) [-]
I knew this day would come. I've been waiting three years to see this movie.
User avatar #33006 - eight (08/19/2015) [-]
After years of avoidance, I have succumbed to Teen Wolf. Not a bad show, wish I had checked it out sooner. Wasn't like what I expected it might be. That's not to say it's a great show. It's filled with plot holes, conveniences and inconsistencies, but I do enjoy the characters and their chemistry with one another. Also like how the main character isn't a superhero as commonly happens with these types of shows.
User avatar #33014 to #33006 - lobselvith (08/20/2015) [-]
I've learned that sometimes you just have to take some movies and shows for face value and ignore the plotholes and inconsistencies - glaring or not. I do it all the time. A few of my favorite movies have huge plotholes and screw-ups, but that doesn't stop me from enjoying them for what they are.
User avatar #33008 to #33006 - machiavellianhumor (08/19/2015) [-]
i feel like that's what it's gonna be like with the Scream show. I feel like i will eventually give it a chance and think it's ok.
User avatar #33013 to #33008 - eight (08/20/2015) [-]
I wish that were the case for me. I watched 20 minutes of the first episode and turned it off. It was just so aggravating.
#33005 - dorkledumbs (08/19/2015) [-]
I think I may have just had a religious experience watching this
User avatar #33011 to #33005 - thedudeistheman (08/19/2015) [-]
I thought that movie was really great. Hertzfeldt did a Kickstarter recently to get it on Blu-Ray along with World of Tomorrow, and each stretch goal got another short of his on the disc. I'd never backed a Kickstarter project until this one came around.
User avatar #33009 to #33005 - machiavellianhumor (08/19/2015) [-]
looks creepy
#33004 - anon (08/19/2015) [-]
Episode titles for Marvels Jessica Jones

1x01 - AKA Ladies Night (52m)

1x02 - AKA Crush Syndrome (52m)

1x03 - AKA It's Called Whiskey (54m)

1x04 - AKA 99 Friends

1x05 - AKA The Sandwich Saved Me (50m)

1x06 - AKA You're a Winner (54m)

1x07 - AKA Top Shelf Perverts

1x08 - AKA WWJD?

1x09 - AKA Sin Bin

1x10 - AKA The Kumbaya Circle Jerk

1x11 - AKA I've Got the Blues

1x12 - AKA Jewel and the Power Man

1x13 - AKA Smile
#32995 - thedudeistheman (08/19/2015) [-]
I have just under 25 minutes left in the movie, but this movie implies eating people can heal fatal wounds and disease. It's also bad for other reasons. I don't even really care that it was partly spoiled for me anymore.
#33003 to #32995 - thedudeistheman (08/19/2015) [-]
There's this one scene towards the end of the movie where one guy basically flaps his wrist at another guy, and this bone-crunching sound plays.
User avatar #32992 - thedudeistheman (08/19/2015) [-]
IMDB has probably spoiled a movie for me. Looking at the cast list ruined a twist, because if a character has a fake name and his/her real name is revealed later on, IMDB lists both names next to the actor that plays that character. So now I know one of the twists.
User avatar #32996 to #32992 - godshandshake (08/19/2015) [-]
what movie and what were the names
can you put the names in spoiler tags tho incase i wanna watch the movie later
User avatar #32997 to #32996 - thedudeistheman (08/19/2015) [-]
>>#32995, this is the movie. That spoiler is not the names. The name was F.W. Colqhoun (the fake name) and Col. Ives (the real name). It's on Netflix U.S., but I'm not sure about in other areas. I mean, it's a bad movie, but if you watch it, you can see how ridiculous it is.
User avatar #32999 to #32997 - godshandshake (08/19/2015) [-]
wow that looks pretty bad
thanks though
User avatar #33000 to #32999 - thedudeistheman (08/19/2015) [-]
Sometimes a movie has a bad poster and it's not a bad movie, but this isn't that kind of movie.
#32990 - dorkledumbs (08/19/2015) [-]
I don't want to wait until next month for this
So hype for Johnny Depp to finally act again
User avatar #33010 to #32990 - machiavellianhumor (08/19/2015) [-]
im scared that's johnny depps real hair
User avatar #33001 to #32990 - godshandshake (08/19/2015) [-]
wtf are you talking about
pirates of the caribbean 5 isn't out til next year at least
User avatar #32991 to #32990 - sannukas (08/19/2015) [-]
Wasn't he just recently in a movie tho? Mordecai or something like that.
User avatar #32998 to #32991 - dorkledumbs (08/19/2015) [-]
Not finally appear again finally ACT again.
#32987 - anon (08/19/2015) [-]
Age of Ultron dvd is out. Still a month to wait for bd.
User avatar #32985 - adunsaveme (08/19/2015) [-]
why must the resident evil movies be so, so bad
User avatar #32989 to #32985 - rockmanfan (08/19/2015) [-]
because they're video game movies. and adaptations from another media.
User avatar #32994 to #32989 - adunsaveme (08/19/2015) [-]
that 2d dead space movie wasn't all terrible
and the other dead space movie with the retarded multiple art styles wasn't the worst thing ever

media adaptations don't always suck
#32982 - dorkledumbs (08/19/2015) [-]
Damn Bojack, you really fucked up now.
User avatar #32993 to #32980 - ScottP (08/19/2015) [-]
Is that...a Flash signal?

I didn't realize that he used a signal...
#32977 - soup (08/19/2015) [-]
Marvel is going to hire F. Gary Gray (straight outta compton) to direct Black Panther, i'm calling it now. He was already considered to direct The Winter Soldier.
User avatar #32975 - emperorwatergate (08/18/2015) [-]
Rebecca Ferguson will not play Belladonna in Gambit.

Current candidates for the role include Lea Seydoux and Abbey Lee.
User avatar #32974 - hirollin (08/18/2015) [-]
Batman Monster Mayhem was so fucking hilarious. It was so tongue in cheek it was great.
#32973 - anon (08/18/2015) [-]
JL: Gods And Monsters was good. Much better than Wars
User avatar #32976 to #32973 - rockmanfan (08/19/2015) [-]
it's so good to have bruce timm back in the writer's chair. the movie had a few bumps, but was overall pretty damn great.
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