The Unicorn *Season 1 spoilers*

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  1. Beryl

    Beryl Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Feb 22, 2009
    True. I became a fan after Justified so gave this a shot.
  2. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

    Nov 22, 2008
    Boring Ohio
    FYI not to be picky but it's Walton, not Walter. ;)
  3. markymark_ctown

    markymark_ctown Well-Known Member

    Oct 11, 2004
    Watched last night, and thought is was pretty good. I’ll continue to watch if only to see Walton in an upbeat unlike the other shows I’ve seen him in.
  4. hummingbird_206

    hummingbird_206 Retired

    Aug 22, 2007
    Valley of...
    Watched the first episode and thought it was ok. If they make the dating app a major thing then that will drive me away.

    I didn't like either of the best friend couples though Michelle could possibly grow on me.

    I liked the daughters. I usually don't care for the kids in shows like this, but Grace and Natalie were great.

    I liked the actress who played his first date (she was on Rules of Engagement) and would like to see her back.

    And I love Walton. Fun to see him in a very different role than I've seen him play before.
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  5. series5orpremier

    series5orpremier Well-Known Member

    Jul 5, 2013

    The earlier tIme slots were the first clue that this and Perfect Harmony would be the best two of the four new Thursday night sitcoms. I'll try another episode of these two and delete the OPs of the others.
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  6. Pokemon_Dad

    Pokemon_Dad Ruler of Unown UI

    Jan 19, 2008
    Silicon Valley
    Of last week's sitcom premiers, I watched this one and Sunnyside. No contest, the Unicorn wins, even though I was predisposed to think more of the Sunnyside concept. This one has far better writing, acting, directing, and production.

    Walton Goggins was the main draw here for me originally. He did a great job in Justified, and it's about time he gets to play a good guy. I've seen most of the rest of the cast in other film and TV, and expect this ensemble to gell well as time goes on.

    As someone said above, I'm not sure how they'll be able to string this gag out for multiple episodes, but hey that's why I'm not one of the writers.
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  7. astrohip

    astrohip Well-Known Raconteur TCF Club

    Jan 6, 2003
    I can't recall all the times I've said that about a show, and yep, that's why they're writers.

    There are a couple this season that fall in that category. It'll be fun to watch how they develop (assuming I stick around for the ride).
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  8. Howie

    Howie Out of Pocket TCF Club

    May 3, 2004
    San Antonio
    Big :up::up: here. The show AND Tracy.
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  9. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Fishers, IN
  10. gossamer88

    gossamer88 UHDTV Snob

    Jul 26, 2005
    Da boogie...
    Loved Justified and Goggins especially as Boyd Crowder. It is hard for me to see him in another role even after all these years. I watched the pilot and I am one and done however.
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  11. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey TCF Club

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    I wasn't going to record this, but last minute decided to. We enjoyed it and will give it another try at least. As mentioned I had know idea who Goggins was, so I didn't go in with any predisposition. I don't know if that helped or hurt :)
  12. Tony_T

    Tony_T Well-Known Member

    Nov 2, 2017
    Looks like most of "Ballers" found work.

    ... halfway through (when the woman from Rules of Engagement showed up for his first "date", so looks like he'll be in a relationship by the end of the pilot)....
    ....i'll give this one more Episode, but doesn't look good...
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  13. Pokemon_Dad

    Pokemon_Dad Ruler of Unown UI

    Jan 19, 2008
    Silicon Valley
    Must be Walton Goggins week or something. I was at a relative's house last night, noticed a Big Bang Theory episode playing, and lo-and-behold there was Walton playing the scary jealous husband of a girl Raj was dating. S11 E14, "The Separation Triangulation", first aired 1/18/18.
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  14. Craigbob

    Craigbob Well-Known Member

    Dec 1, 2006
    Land of...
    I became a fan of Walt from Justified. Such a great role as Boyd Crowder, so I decided to give this a chance. It has potential, but I really can't stand either of the other couples. The daughters are fine, but please re cast or create new friends for him.

    I just hope this doesn't turn into a date of the week show, which is something I'm afraid will happen. SP stays for now.
  15. cannonz

    cannonz Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    He doesn't have any flesh on his face, looks like skull with thin layer of skin.
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  16. gossamer88

    gossamer88 UHDTV Snob

    Jul 26, 2005
    Da boogie...
    I don't know...he looks pretty good here:

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  17. cannonz

    cannonz Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    That's Allison Janney.
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  18. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

    Nov 22, 2008
    Boring Ohio
    I'm really liking this so far.
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  19. Donbadabon

    Donbadabon Bored TCF Club

    Mar 5, 2002
    Nashville, TN
    Episode 2 was even better than the pilot.
    I love his relationship with his daughters, both the serious side and the funny side.
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  20. Family

    Family Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2001
    Easily best new comedy.
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