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Girls on HBO

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by jilter, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    And since the show is autobiographical, it gives some hope that the main character will GROW THE EFF UP!! :D
  2. rrrobinsonjr

    rrrobinsonjr New Member

    Nov 25, 2004
    Northern, VA
    The writing on this show is a little too hip and full of itself...it detracts from the believability. There are moments of humor, but nothing that makes me truly laugh. Ultimately the worst offense to me is that the characters are all just not likable.

    I'm out.
  3. sharkster

    sharkster Well-Known Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Man, there was almost more totally awkward sex on this recent episode than I could handle. I almost quit not far in to this episode, but I think I'm going to keep watching. I feel like I do need to know how these characters develop, assuming they do. If they don't begin to evolve soon, however, I might be out.
  4. rrrobinsonjr

    rrrobinsonjr New Member

    Nov 25, 2004
    Northern, VA
    You're a glutton for punishment.
  5. aadam101

    aadam101 Tell me a joke

    Jul 14, 2002
    I had a Girls marathon today and watched the entire first season. I enjoyed it very much. I found the characters to be very relatable (I'm 29). I either know someone like them or I am somewhat like them.

    I like that they don't hold back on the sex stuff. Some of those scenes were pretty shocking and real.

    I'm very impressed that Lena Dunham writes, produces, directs and stars in it. For such a young woman, she really has her hands full and has done a wonderful job.
  6. madscientist

    madscientist Deregistered Snoozer

    Nov 12, 2003
    Lexington, MA
    The first few episodes of Girls were not as funny. I liked them well enough to keep watching, but the show got MUCH funnier later on, IMO.

    Same with Veep... I enjoyed the second half or so of the season much more than the first. JLD is an amazing comedienne.

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