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Old 10-11-2013, 11:57 AM   #1
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The Trophy Wife S1 Thread

We don't seem to have interest in an episode thread, so I'll create a season one.

I thought this past episode was the best of the bunch. I think maybe it hit home some because their daughter is 14, same age as my daughter, and I get the whole privacy thing. It's a fine line between it being "Your house, your rules" and respecting your teen's privacy. I liked how "hooked up" was so misconstrued. I loved Bert using Yiddish expressions (and I understand them as my mother spoke it) and Kate says something like, "I don't know how Bert learned Yiddish but please don't make him stop" Cracked me up. I also liked how Diane knew all the texting culture stuff...catfishing and all that.

This show is really starting to grow on me a lot.
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:32 PM   #2
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Latest episode caused me to delete SP.
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:33 PM   #3
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I've been trying to catch up with some of the new show premieres, and I just watched the first episode the other night. I found it surprisingly funny.
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:34 PM   #4
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I deleted the show after the second episode. I didn't hate the show, but I didn't especially like it either. I think Modern Family is all the family sitcom I have capacity for.
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Old 10-11-2013, 01:37 PM   #5
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I deleted the show after the second episode. I didn't hate the show, but I didn't especially like it either. I think Modern Family is all the family sitcom I have capacity for.
Give E3 a shot if you can find it. It definitely had a MF vibe to it, and I thought it was very funny.
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Old 10-11-2013, 02:18 PM   #6
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I am sticking with it so far mainly because I like all of the cast. It has some good moments as well.
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Old 10-11-2013, 02:37 PM   #7
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First episode was very good. 2nd episode stunk. Haven't watched the 3rd.
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Old 10-11-2013, 03:21 PM   #8
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My wife and I are mildly enjoying it so far - it's got a really strong cast. I'm not sure that I like the re-cast of the daughter between the pilot and when the series went into production, although I guess they wanted a different vibe for the character, I'm just not sure that I like her all that much.
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Old 10-11-2013, 03:57 PM   #9
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My wife and I are mildly enjoying it so far - it's got a really strong cast. I'm not sure that I like the re-cast of the daughter between the pilot and when the series went into production, although I guess they wanted a different vibe for the character, I'm just not sure that I like her all that much.
I really liked Bailey Madison on Once Upon A Time playing young Snow White. She does not stand out on this show nearly as much.
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:25 PM   #10
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I think it is by far the best of the freshman sitcoms but I also don't think it is destined to be long for this world.
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I'm liking it, especially the third ep.

Kind of wish this had been given the Wednesday slot after Modern Family.
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:04 PM   #12
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There's a lot of good stuff on this show for me, but hands-down my favorite part is their Chinese son. He's hilarious and makes me smile whenever he's on screen.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:51 PM   #13
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I love the kid too and the ex wives. But the best friend is a little over the top. "You got married and I didn't hear from you for a week. You mean our honeymoon?" Funny, but no one is that selfish. I hope.
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Old 10-17-2013, 10:33 AM   #14
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Warren was excellent in this episode.

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I'm liking it, especially the third ep.

Kind of wish this had been given the Wednesday slot after Modern Family.
That would have been great.

I was expecting the solar system to get used when they were making their drinks.

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Not hilarious, but I too like the cast. It's a big step down from The West Wing though, for the main guy.
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I continue to enjoy this show. I think that what makes it good is having wife #1 (great character!) and wife #2 (so needy, but great comedy) as a part of the group.

If it were just him, wife #3, and the kidlets, I'd probably get bored fast. There is only so much you can do with that (that hasn't been done a zillion times already). Having the two first wives and having kids with each of them has turned out to be better than I wold have expected.
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:49 PM   #18
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I continue to enjoy this show. I think that what makes it good is having wife #1 (great character!) and wife #2 (so needy, but great comedy) as a part of the group.

If it were just him, wife #3, and the kidlets, I'd probably get bored fast. There is only so much you can do with that (that hasn't been done a zillion times already). Having the two first wives and having kids with each of them has turned out to be better than I wold have expected.
I think you're right. I really liked how wife#1 talked to her son on the ride home - telling him what he did with the lego Falcon was a hint at what he could get into - engineer, architect etc. I didn't like her character at first, but the more she is around the more I like her.
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Old 10-25-2013, 07:23 AM   #19
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Another really fun episode this week, although predictable that they'd get locked in that storage room. I loved the 1st wife on Skype and overhearing how she was going to get lied to.
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I like this series too.

I think the daughter is a bit too bitchy (maybe they are portraying teenage girls correctly and I just don't know that, lol).
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I like this series too.

I think the daughter is a bit too bitchy (maybe they are portraying teenage girls correctly and I just don't know that, lol).
I have a teenage girl.....Accurate!!
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Another really fun episode this week, although predictable that they'd get locked in that storage room. I loved the 1st wife on Skype and overhearing how she was going to get lied to.
I did enjoy this episode and really loved the final video for the date site.
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Still enjoying this, waiting for the cancellation/hiatus ax to fall.
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Old 10-29-2013, 04:17 PM   #25
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Latest prediction from the Cancellation Bear:

ABC: 'Trophy Wife' Is Certain To Be Canceled


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While the Cancellation Bear made the prediction change earlier in the season, it's worth noting that Trophy Wife is now certain to be canceled. It's ABC's lowest rated non-Friday sitcom by a fair margin. The bear would guess that Suburgatory will replace it at some point, but when, the bear can't guess.
Too bad, as I enjoy this show. It's not "A" material, but it's entertaining.
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I'd hate for it to be cancelled. It consistently gets a laugh out of me.

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Old 10-30-2013, 04:37 PM   #27
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There are so many sit coms now that aren't nearly as good as this. Maybe it's the time slot.
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:10 PM   #28
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I'd hate for it to be cancelled. It consistently gets a laugh out of me.

"The Iron Man". Good stuff.
The Halloween episode was great- what a shame this show probably won't make it
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Really sad if this does get canceled. It is a fun show.
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Not hilarious, but one of the few sitcoms this year to have survived with SP intact. Dads and Precinct 9-9 or whatever it's called are the only other two I can think of at the moment. (But I *DID* keep SPs for a couple of the cancelled already ones to catch burnoffs next summer.)
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