Dirty Sexy Money: "Pilot" OAD:9-26-2007 *spoilers*

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  1. terpfan1980

    terpfan1980 It's Just TV TCF Club

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    I've been looking forward to this show since I found out who all was going to be in it. Just from the opening segment you get to find out that 'the family' (the Darlings) is pretty screwed up: "They say you can't act!" "Well, you're poor!" :p :D

    Now, just how hard will our poor star lawyer be working for that $10 million per year?? :D
     
  2. cwoody222

    cwoody222 Well-Known Member

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    Arrested Development meets Brothers & Sisters... and I loved it!

    Loved it more than Chuck and just about the same as Reaper! A keeper for sure!
     
  3. ToddNeedsTiVo

    ToddNeedsTiVo Shampoo is not toxic

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    I liked it. It has a sort of Royal Tenenbaums meets Arrested Development feel to it, but with a lot more money.
     
  4. atrac

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    Wow, Billy Baldwin is really turning into Alec. He's actually starting to look more like "The Shadow." ;)

    I was surprised to see that Brian Singer has his hand in another TV Show.
     
  5. Ntombi

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    I love the cast, especially Peter Krause, but I wasn't enthralled with it. I liked it enough to watch again next week, but that's as far as I'll go.
     
  6. Family

    Family Well-Known Member

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    +1
     
  7. AJRitz

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    I loved it - right up until the last five minutes or so. It was going great until they introduced the "who killed Daddy?" mystery. I'll keep watching, but I fear that "twist" is going to derail what was shaping up to be a really fun ensemble show with a great cast.
     
  8. minorthr

    minorthr Your Ad here

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    My wife and I caught the last 15 minutes of this last night. It looked pretty good. Hopefully they replay this episode.
     
  9. TAsunder

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

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    that's about how I felt. I think the ending with the whole mystery might keep me hooked for a while. I'd say it's more like arrested development crossed with ugly betty, not b&s, though.
     
  10. Vito the TiVo

    Vito the TiVo Rockin' the Suburbs

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    My understanding is that the father murder is not a centerpiece to the show and is just a thread... much like the suicide on Desperate Housewives. It won't inform the action each week.
     
  11. TIVO_GUY_HERE

    TIVO_GUY_HERE I miss the ocean

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    I understood the $10 Million was his to give to charities, not his salary.
     
  12. terpfan1980

    terpfan1980 It's Just TV TCF Club

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    True. Not his salary, but instead a contribution to a charitable trust in his father's name so that the son could do good works in his dad's name with the money.

    He would still be getting normal salary/fees for his work for the family on top of the charity money.
     
  13. AJRitz

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    Hmmmm - I didn't save the episode, so I can't rewatch. But I believe it was BOTH - $5 million in salary PLUS $10 million to give away.
     
  14. TIVO_GUY_HERE

    TIVO_GUY_HERE I miss the ocean

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    he just told wife 10 mill above his salary. Still I don't think he will be hurting for money.
     
  15. Martha

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    When Tripp offered him the job he said something along the lines of, "Double what I'm paying you, $5 million" so I guess the original salary offer was 2.5 million plus the 5 million for charity; now with the charity portion doubled, does that mean the salary is doubled too? Does it really matter? :)
     
  16. realityboy

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    I loved it except for the mystery part at the end. If the mystery is handled like on Desperate Housewives, I can deal with that as long as it doesn't lead to a new mystery at the beginning of next season. The characters are entertaining enough without the added suspense.
     
  17. stellie93

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    Surprized to find such positive response. I thought it was terrible. Oh well, too much stuff on right now anyway.
     
  18. scooterboy

    scooterboy Coney Island Small

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    Had high expectations due to the cast, but it didn't grab me enough to keep the SP. Too many other things to watch.
     
  19. megory

    megory Advanced TiVoOligan

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    Darn. I need to lower my expectations. Too much chazerai -- but I will probably record it one more week.

    My taste is apparently unique. Most of the ones I liked from last year (especially the mid-seasons) are gone. My liking a show isn't good for its longevity.
     
  20. zordude

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    I thought he said "on top of what i'm paying you, i'll give you 5 million for your charity work around town"

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