Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip 6/28/2007 (S01E22) "What Kind Of Day Has It Been"

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  1. Jun 28, 2007 #1 of 120

    dswallow Save the ModeratŠ¾r TCF Club

    Dec 3, 2000


    I like happy endings. I just wish it didn't have to end, though I'd have liked where we got to this season to have been the same, just with another season coming up.
  2. Jun 28, 2007 #2 of 120

    Lenonn Member TCF Club

    May 30, 2004
    I loved this show. It will be greatly missed.
  3. Jun 28, 2007 #3 of 120

    hefe Rebus Philbin

    Dec 5, 2000
    CO via Chi-town
    I was kind of thinking all along, it can't all be happy endings. A bit sappy, but I didn't mind. I enjoyed its one season.
  4. Jun 28, 2007 #4 of 120

    terpfan1980 It's Just TV TCF Club

    Jan 28, 2002
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    I really enjoyed the last few episodes and think that the show basically ended on the same type note it came in on (which is a good thing). I really wish that the middle episodes hadn't been so blah, as they seemed to have dragged things down and almost had me not caring about the episodes that were left to come (now).

    It is a shame it won't be back, and I still wish it had been given a better slot to gets an audience in, but I'm glad it was given the season and wrapped up nicely.

    It might not be something I'd look for DVDs of, but I would still recommend it to those that haven't seen it.
  5. Jun 28, 2007 #5 of 120

    Marco Loyal Little

    Sep 19, 2000
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    I *was* a big fan of this show and *was* going to miss it dearly.

    Sorkin took the easy way out, on three out of three storylines. :mad:

    Jordan was the healthiest, most lucid critical patient I've ever seen. :mad: That was quite the miraculous instant recovery. :mad:
  6. Jun 28, 2007 #6 of 120

    MusicMama Member

    Mar 6, 2005
    Happy it ended well and sad it's over.

    Some really good acting from Steven Weber (make sure to watch him - his body language and facial expressions really worked well) this week and last. Good scenes together with DL Hughley - they played off each other even better this week. Loved how pretty much all of the "missing" cast members were back even if only for 1 scene.

    The last few scenes with Matt and Danny made me realize how much I liked this show when it started. Ensemble acting, interconnected storytelling and smart and funny dialogue. And when you come right down to it -- good interaction between the 2 main characters that made you like them, clay feet and all.

    I'll be watching this one again, soon as it downloads to the PC.

    I did like the whole sense of closure yet life going on. I'd be happy to see this group again.
  7. Jun 29, 2007 #7 of 120

    mrpantstm Well aren't you

    Jan 25, 2005
    I like that they brought it to a nice conclusion, if a bit sappy. I was worried they wouldn't have addressed how Tom forgot about Lucy when his brother was taken hostage but at least we saw them together at the end.

    Ah well, alls well that ends well.
  8. Jun 29, 2007 #8 of 120

    vman41 Omega Consumer

    Jun 18, 2002
    Hey, that doctor was gooood. What happened to the mask Danny was supposed to wear?
  9. Jun 29, 2007 #9 of 120

    drew2k Drew != Drawn

    Jun 9, 2003
    Long Island, NY
    Jack: "I kept my word."

    Who knew that it was going to be Wes that was the weasel, and Jack took the fall for Wes, so Matt and Danny wouldn't lose respect for their hero? I didn't!

    Jack has certainly been my favorite character throughout the series.
  10. Jun 29, 2007 #10 of 120

    drew2k Drew != Drawn

    Jun 9, 2003
    Long Island, NY
    And the restrictions in place that were supposed to prevent Danny from holding Baby Girl McDeere? Maybe when the doctor pulled Danny aside to say "we have to talk" he told Danny everything is now hunky-dory.
  11. Jun 29, 2007 #11 of 120

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

    Aug 6, 2003
    Madison, WI
    I thought this show basically proved that it wasn't worth saving with the last 4 episodes, and nailed its own coffin with this truly abysmal finale. I did not think it had a single redeeming quality. Garbage. I truly hated this episode. Overbearing music, sappy storylines, and boring plot. All of the plots were conveniently resolved at the last minute. Most of the actions by the characters did not really make that much sense. At least the doctor seemed less ridiculous this time around.

    Several times in this episode I wondered whether it was intentionally bad as a final F U to the network, or if it is what the creators thought was actually good television.

    What a waste of a good show.

    I will miss the fun of earlier episodes, but I am having a hard time mourning this show after so many lame episodes in a row. I swear this show was at one point about making a television show and not about politics and soap opera love stories. Am I imagining it?

  12. Jun 29, 2007 #12 of 120

    stargazer21 Active Member

    May 22, 2002
    Well, if you wanna get nitpicky...there's no way they would have let a mother who is septic hold an premature baby. But it's not a medical documentary.

    But chin up folks. Next week we get the premiere of "The Singing Bee"! :rolleyes:

    I really enjoyed last night. And I'm terribly sad that it couldn't hang, for whatever reason.
  13. Jun 29, 2007 #13 of 120
    Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    Yeah, that was weird. At first, I thought they had jumped forward in time. Then, I thought it was a dream sequence.

    My hunch is that most of the last few minutes of the show was redone to close out the series. It felt very artificial and tacked-on. On the other hand, I bet there's not much better they could have done in terms of converting a season finale to a series finale at the last minute, and if that's really what they did, I at least appreciate the effort.
  14. Jun 29, 2007 #14 of 120

    Frank_M New Member

    Sep 9, 2001
    Shrewsbury, MA
    Saving the finale for tonight, so I haven't watched yet ... but thought from the guide it was a nice touch that they named the episode "What kind of Day it has Been"... which was the name of the final episode of season one of the West Wing as well.

    Will miss this show.
  15. Jun 29, 2007 #15 of 120

    cwoody222 Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 1999
    Buffalo, NY
    I'm so glad they tied everything up neat and tidy. This was an awesome season. It will be missed.
  16. Jun 29, 2007 #16 of 120

    busyba The Funcooker

    Feb 5, 2003
    It's because Danny finally got on his knees and prayed to God. :p
  17. Jun 29, 2007 #17 of 120

    busyba The Funcooker

    Feb 5, 2003
    I just started wondering something. Matt Albie is supposed to be Aaron Sorkin and Harriet is supposed to be Kristin Chenowith.

    So, the Comedia Dell'Arte girl in the cast, the one who is Matt's f-buddy... who in real life does she represent?
  18. Jun 29, 2007 #18 of 120

    gchance 4 8 15 16 23 42

    Dec 6, 2002
    Olivehurst, CA
    That doctor is in the latest McDonald's commercial, the one with the website that's going to be "bigger than the Big Mac". He's not a doctor, he's just chomping on a Big Mac hehe.

  19. Jun 29, 2007 #19 of 120

    MrGreg New Member

    May 2, 2003
    What did the baby's name end up being? I couldn't understand what Jordan meant by "read what you just signed."
  20. Jun 29, 2007 #20 of 120

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

    Aug 6, 2003
    Madison, WI
    Rebecca Trip.

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