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Old 05-12-2013, 05:40 AM   #1
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Family Tree - New HBO series starts May 12th

Just saw this review on IGN.com

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/05/...the-box-review

Show stars Chris O'Dowd from IT Crowd and Bridesmaids. Show is made by Christopher Guest who did Spinal Tap, Best in Show, etc...

I will watch it because it is HBO and I loved IT Crowd. I pretty much hate anything Christopher Guest does. So, we will see what I think about it I guess.
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:51 AM   #2
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I like O'Dowd and I've loved most of the Guest movies so I'm really looking forward to this.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:58 AM   #3
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Planning to check it out, but no SP set yet.

I'm really hoping that the cable channels will keep coming out with more comedies. Among other things, I really enjoy having a lot of sitcoms on deck and the networks are being idiots lately, what with cancelling a few really good shows.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:30 AM   #4
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set a season pass...heard chris guest on NPR talking about this....like his other stuff, no formal script at all. just an understanding of the outline of the story.

could be great.
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:04 AM   #5
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So did it start yet or not? I'm confused...
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So did it start yet or not? I'm confused...
Well, yesterday was May 12th. So, yes it has started.
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Old 05-23-2013, 07:49 AM   #7
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We've seen both episodes so far and I love it!

I'm a sucker for the Christopher Guest mockumentaries anyway, but so far this is really good.
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:03 AM   #8
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I'm not liking it. I went into my DVR to remove Rules of Engagement since that show was cancelled. I saw this show and almost deleted it as well. I've decided to give it one more episode.
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:30 AM   #9
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The salt on the clavicle had me rolling. Perfect comedic timing.
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Old 05-26-2013, 07:03 PM   #10
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I had this set to record and forgot about it. I started watching the first episode today, paused it and called out to my wife to come in and watch it with me. We were rolling with laughter through both episodes to date. We're big fans of Guest and love his humor. We'll be sure to watch more.
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Old 05-28-2013, 02:59 PM   #11
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The second episode was much funnier than the first for me. I don't know how much of that date scene was improvised. I assume a lot of it, which is very impressive.
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The second episode was much funnier than the first for me. I don't know how much of that date scene was improvised. I assume a lot of it, which is very impressive.
Now that I think of it, the girl that loved bones was pretty funny.
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:18 PM   #13
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It's on HBOGO so ill watch it there.
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