Whitney: Season One Thread *Spoilers*

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  1. astrohip

    astrohip Well-Known Raconteur TCF Club

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  2. astrohip

    astrohip Well-Known Raconteur TCF Club

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    I actually enjoyed this episode, #2 "First Date", Sept 29. I like her character, she has just the right amount of craziness (IMHO, as versus New Girl, which I consider over-the-top craziness). She's cute, she's funny, her timing is great. I like the resigned acceptance of the boyfriend. The one friend who keeps taking off his shirt is a little wacky (bad wacky, not good), but I like the others.

    SP survives!:up:
     
  3. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

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    So you're saying that she's safely north of the Vicky Mendoza diagonal...
     
  4. DLiquid

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    I think I like this show better than 2 Broke Girls (SP cancelled) and The New Girl (SP hanging by a thread). It's not great, but it's amusing so far. The laughter at things that aren't funny was very annoying at the start of the first episode, but I didn't notice it so much in the second episode. For me to stick with this show, it's going to have to improve a bit.
     
  5. markymark_ctown

    markymark_ctown Well-Known Member

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    the laugh track in the pilot was awful...
     
  6. omnibus

    omnibus cowboy, yee-ha

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    Hey.......Is Whitney Flo's sister?

    Coincidentally or maybe not coincidentally I got a progressive insurance (Flo) pop up while reading this thread.
     
  7. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

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    I liked episode 2 and never got to see the pilot. I round Whitney a bit annoying for the first ten minutes or so - when she was working so hard to make "first date" go right. Really enjoyed the boyfriend's charm in the bar at the end. That sold me on the show.
     
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    Hoffer

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    I watched episode 2 last night. At first, all I could think about was the laugh track. Solely because of this forum. :) When the show was almost over, I realized I hadn't noticed the laugh track since the very beginning of the show.

    I definitely don't love this show, but I'll keep watching it.
     
  9. Oct 1, 2011 #9 of 76
    DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    I liked the second episode better than the pilot. Still not great, bit might have some promise. I'll watch a couple more to see how they progress.
     
  10. GoodSpike

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    The husband didn't bother me as much the second episode.
     
  11. pjenkins

    pjenkins God bless Texas :)

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    we deleted the SP and the show itself after 10 minutes, completely unwatchable because of that.
     
  12. JLucPicard

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    Are you talking about Whitney's girlfriend's husband, or are you talking about Whitney's boyfriend (not husband)?
     
  13. madscientist

    madscientist Deregistered Snoozer

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    My wife and I actually liked the second episode as well. A few funny things. It feels like the kind of show that might find its footing and become pretty good. Kind of an updated Mad About You (which we also really liked). Or else they could quickly run out of plots; we'll see.

    We're keeping it... for a while anyway.
     
  14. TAsunder

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    The second episode was better. The laugh track was less obvious to me (could have just been my mood, though). I like this more than Free Agents and both were teetering on the edge of deleted SP. My wife convinced me to keep both, actually, out of fear of our Dish DVR going rogue and deleting itself again, leaving us in dire straits, as happened two months ago.
     
  15. Steveknj

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    I liked the second ep better than the first. It's not great, but it's ok. It's a second tier sitcom for me (with shows like Community, The Middle, Modern Family, Raising Hope and TBBT as top tier of current shows).
     
  16. GoodSpike

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    I'm sorry, I guess it's the boyfriend.
     
  17. nickels

    nickels opinionated dope

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    This show is OK, but not quite clicking for me (especially that damn laugh track). I will keep watching because it isn't terrible and it does show some promise. I am hoping they tinker with it a little bit and make some improvements over the course of the season. SP remains, but hanging by a thread.
     
  18. Hoffer

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    All the talk of laugh tracks has me noticing it now in shows like How I Met Your Mother.
     
  19. Regina

    Regina I've got Jewbs!

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    SpongeBoobs SweatPants :D:p
     
  20. jradosh

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    I haven't watched any sitcoms for a very long time. My coworkers were bugging me to check out "The IT Crowd" on Netflix and "Big Bang Theory" on TV. So I did.

    Wow... either I'd forgotten how annoying those laugh tracks are, or they're really ramped them up in the past few years. I couldn't believe how intrusive, fake and overall annoying they've become! :eek:
     

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