Who is America? (Showtime-Sacha Baron Cohen)

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  1. Tony_T

    Tony_T Well-Known Member

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    "Alegatto, Allegato" :)
     
  2. gweempose

    gweempose Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    Do you think there is any way that yacht salesman didn't get fired within minutes of that episode airing? "Oh, you could fit 30-40 girls per cabin easily" ... LMAO!!!
     
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  3. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    In last night's episode, they had a bit buried in the middle of the credits. Have they done that in previous episodes?
     
  4. zalusky

    zalusky Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    I would like to have seen what Biden or Jill Stein said after the interview. Some of this stuff is so ridiculous that they must know they are being played.
     
  5. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    Yeah, we never see how these interviews end. I'd like to see if the interviewee just gets fed up and walks out (seems like someone did that earlier in the season) or if they figure out they're being pranked.

    And I wonder how many other prank subjects they tried to get that simply weren't fooled or who didn't give a good enough reaction to make it into the show.
     
  6. getbak

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    They've had outtakes from segments that aired during the episode, but I believe this was the first time they did a new mini-segment in the credits.

    From what I remember, Ted Koppel and Roy Moore both cut their interviews short and walked out. Moore played along longer than Koppel but eventually walked out when Cohen's "pedophile detector" started working.
     
  7. realityboy

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    From what was said by Showtime, I think Sarah Palin may have been one of the ones not to air. We would’ve never known if she hadn’t complained about it.

    Sacha Baron Cohen might let Sarah Palin off the hook, Showtime hints

     
  8. gossamer88

    gossamer88 UHDTV Snob

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    Last episode not as fun as the others, but the opening credit never fails to crack me up.
     
  9. markymark_ctown

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    This show is so uneven. A couple of clips are great but most are utterly ridiculous. :)
     
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  10. wmcbrine

    wmcbrine Well-Known Mumbler

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    I'm loving pretty much the whole thing.
     
  11. innocentfreak

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    I keep trying to get into it, but just don't find it as funny as his old stuff. I forgot it was even on this weekend and haven't watched it yet. Even then his stuff was hit and miss when he did interviews so I guess I shouldn't be surprised.
     
  12. getbak

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  13. series5orpremier

    series5orpremier Well-Known Member

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    Nice ending segment, and nice job not giving Sarah Palin the publicity she sought.
     
  14. Anubys

    Anubys All About Footwork

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    The show does have hidden gems, like getting the guys being taught how to infiltrate the liberals to say they hate the anti-Fascists. But I'm afraid there is too much repetitive stuff to hold my attention for very long. I'm still watching but I don't know if the show can compete when there's a ton of stuff on.
     
  15. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    Why is that a hidden gem? Wouldn't everyone who holds their political views freely say they hate Antifa? That doesn't seem like much of a "Gotcha!"
     
  16. Anubys

    Anubys All About Footwork

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    Because I don't think they know what anti-fascists mean...
     
  17. wmcbrine

    wmcbrine Well-Known Mumbler

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    The last episode has already aired.
     
  18. Tony_T

    Tony_T Well-Known Member

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    I did like how he called OJ a murderer to his face:

    "Me and you, we have something in common. We're both, how you say, 'Lady Killers'. Its not what it sounds like.
    In Italian it translates to 'Someone who murders women'"
     
  19. Steveknj

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    We got a free weekend of Showtime and they had all the episodes for binging on one of the channels so I recorded them. I lasted barely half the first episode before I realized, I really don't like SBC and his humor must be an aquired taste. Firstly I can understand how these people didn't realize they were being put on. Bernie Sanders seemed to start to realize it during the end of his segment, but the others seemed to not "get it". Nor did I frankly. Was the idea to just punk everyone? Make them look stupid? Well there's only so much of that I can watch before it bored me completely. For me, that was about 30 minutes.
     
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  20. Howie

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    I agree with you, Steve. I've seen that schtick before and thought it was funny, but it seems stale now. I watched a little bit of one of the eps and gave up.
     

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