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whitemex88
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(05-14-2017, 05:15 AM)
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Goddamn, I just finished the New York episode and that shit was amazing. From Vagina to Six Flags to Nic Cage.
Lulubop
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(05-14-2017, 05:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dereck

fucking killed me, tupac
limination
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(05-14-2017, 05:33 AM)
Marathoned it today and holy shit, what a ride. Those last couple episodes were so incredibly well done.
smokeymicpot
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(05-14-2017, 05:36 AM)
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Just finished what the fuck.
phanphare
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(05-14-2017, 05:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dereck

that shit is one of the best moments in a television show period

if you are of semitic descent that shit was just so good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rh9S4vLDDOI
golem
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(05-14-2017, 05:56 AM)
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EP4 😂
mm04
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(05-14-2017, 06:00 AM)
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Oh, and Thanksgiving was my favorite episode. I laughed out loud so much. Dev repeating the Instagram account name for grandma had me rolling.
Technosteve
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(05-14-2017, 06:04 AM)
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Slice of life episode was really good
Ledbetter
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(05-14-2017, 06:12 AM)
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Episode 6 was really good. Reminded me of the Atlanta episode with the talk show, where the main story doesn't move forward, but the creators try to experiment what they can do in their world and show their perception of it (in this case, New York).
Barzul
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(05-14-2017, 06:20 AM)
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Just got done with episode 6. Best one so far, really love the way this show is handled and scripted overall. Fantastic stuff.
torre_avenue
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(05-14-2017, 06:21 AM)
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I honestly didn't think he could top Season 1.

And then he, Alan Yang, and co. did.

That pork episode has echoed large parts of my life, vegetarianism included. The heartbreak and the pain he feels with Francesca was also so well done, and there was just so much great stuff involving the cinematography and framing that I was just bowled over.

Aziz and Alan created something fucking beautiful and I hope he gets more critical recognition for it. I also hope he films an episode in India for the next season, like that conversation with Jeff was potentially hinting at.
NipplesAndToes23
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(05-14-2017, 06:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by mariachi507

"Do you wanna grab a condom from that jar?"

My god, I'm dead.

That shit was fucked up and hilarious.
Steelyuhas
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(05-14-2017, 06:29 AM)
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Damn the ending of ep 5 was brutally effective :/
oatmeal
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(05-14-2017, 06:31 AM)
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9 down, really fucking great.

New York, I Love You is brilliant TV.

Thanksgiving was alright, but I don't care enough about that particular character to spend 30 minutes with them.

Love the story with Francesca...
Luke_Wal
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(05-14-2017, 07:00 AM)
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YOOOOO I just finished it and that junk is phenomenal. Couple thoughts:

1. I think Dev and Francesca are incredibly cute together, but making Dev the kind of guy to convince a woman to cheat felt out of character for me. It made him seem scummy to me, but maybe I'm being too conservative, considering nobody else has said anything.
2. Arnold continues to be incredible. The second episode in particular had me dying. His abbreviations are always on point.
3. Only one scene of Rachel?! Are you kidding me? I was really hoping when she said "how are you?" and he hesitated, that he was going to say something like "terrible, actually" and go off. Unfortunately, they resisted the urge.
4. Was Ravi such a douche in the first season? Found him intolerable.
5. The thought of another extended wait for a season 3 is killer. Don't do it.
TripOpt55
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(05-14-2017, 07:04 AM)
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Just finished. What a fantastic season of TV. One of my favorites of 2017 so far. My favorite moment was probably the end of Episode 5, but there were so many great ones. I will probably write up a bit more when I'm less tired. I had planned to try and spread watching it out over the course of a week, but I just kept watching.
LionPride
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(05-14-2017, 07:37 AM)
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Hol up Hol up Hol up

This woman who watches wrestling in the dating episode...

L
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Flip4k
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(05-14-2017, 07:45 AM)

Originally Posted by Luke_Wal


1. I think Dev and Francesca are incredibly cute together, but making Dev the kind of guy to convince a woman to cheat felt out of character for me. It made him seem scummy to me, but maybe I'm being too conservative, considering nobody else has said anything.


Don't think you're being conservative at all. My GF and I finished the show today and thought the exact same thing. That whole 'you were using me' dialogue was so manipulative, I found it extremely hard to root for Dev. If I know someone in real life is willfully pursuing someone in a relationship, it's scummy.
Blackhead
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(05-14-2017, 07:49 AM)

Originally Posted by JTripper

Honestly thought this was the weakest episode so far. And I typically love stories with that narrative concept.



Loved that moment. The series isn't really a "laugh out loud" comedy to me but that episode had a few genuine lol moments, including that one. Son of Scatman caught me by surprise too

Second episode was the weakest.

Another excellent season
LionPride
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(05-14-2017, 07:57 AM)
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"Well it doesn't reflect well on my principles"
JonnyKong
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(05-14-2017, 09:49 AM)
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Angela Bassett <3
Ledbetter
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(05-14-2017, 10:05 AM)
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Finished the season.

Just wow. It's 4 am so maybe later I'll write with more detail, but this has become easily one of my favorite seasons of a series ever.
Linius
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(05-14-2017, 10:31 AM)
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Watched the whole season in one sitting yesterday. Powerful stuff, great new season.
BSherrod
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(05-14-2017, 11:58 AM)
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Just watched the whole season in one sitting, excellent.

I thought the experimentation with filmmaking throughout each episode was really well done. The New York episode was just awesome, it was great how they showed the humanity of people that in most shows or movies would just have throwaway lines and often are the only parts that POC or minorities can get. The door man, corner store cashier and taxi driver here where shown to be real people with full lives that exist outside of just bit parts and the way that they all ended up in the same movie theater felt so right and so New York. The Thanksgiving episode was excellent as well, so much nostalgia for me and how I grew up.

It's been a long time since watching the first season but the nonactors' novice acting skills seemed more noticeable to me this time, but was still charming in a way.




I've been up all night and I'm rambling while typing on a phone so my post may not make sense, but I can not wait for Season 3.
Romez
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(05-14-2017, 12:02 PM)
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Just watched Thanksgiving, damn what an episode.

Been waiting for more Denise, best so far.
Paganmoon
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(05-14-2017, 12:09 PM)
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Man, I love this show, the nuances of being a second generation immigrant/minority, but at the same time, really no different as a person. Makes me so happy for a real representation of life.
number11
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(05-14-2017, 12:35 PM)
What other shows are like this? I guess this, Louie and Atlanta are the big three.. but is there any other shows I'm missing?

Also, Is there any way of stopping Netflix from auto playing the next episode? This is one of those shows where I love listening to the end credits track. Soft Cell playing at the end of the dinner episode was so good.
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witness
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(05-14-2017, 12:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by mm04

Oh, and Thanksgiving was my favorite episode. I laughed out loud so much. Dev repeating the Instagram account name for grandma had me rolling.

Finished that one last night, favorite episode of the series. Really incredible.
sixteen-bit
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(05-14-2017, 01:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by mm04

Oh, and Thanksgiving was my favorite episode. I laughed out loud so much. Dev repeating the Instagram account name for grandma had me rolling.

I'm sad the IG account wasn't "real"
Aquavelvaman
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(05-14-2017, 01:16 PM)
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Cannot believe they topped season 1. So good
Vyrance
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(05-14-2017, 01:29 PM)
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Fantastic season, tops the first for sure
phanphare
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(05-14-2017, 02:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by LionPride

Hol up Hol up Hol up

This woman who watches wrestling in the dating episode...

L
O
L

total GAFer. pretty sure she's the one who talked about an 8 hour Overwatch sesh as well.

Originally Posted by Paganmoon

Man, I love this show, the nuances of being a second generation immigrant/minority, but at the same time, really no different as a person. Makes me so happy for a real representation of life.

yeah I'm a first generation citizen, totally agreed
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Osahi
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(05-14-2017, 02:25 PM)
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Just watched the first episode (not binging it, as I watch it with my wife and we like to spread series out over some evenings).

I loved season one, but this seems like a new level of great alltogether. I absolutely loved the first episode. It was funny, heartfelt, beautyfully shot and I loved how it mirrored itself to a classic Italian movie. I giggled my way trough it for most of the runtime.
Junior Mint
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(05-14-2017, 02:44 PM)
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Oh man that first date episode with the gaffer. Lmao.
Greatest Ever
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(05-14-2017, 02:50 PM)
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I really like how due to the lack of an overarching plot for a lot of episodes (minus the latter ones), you can jump back in and rewatch them. It was almost depressing when the episode I decided to replay from the first season was the one where Dev and Rachel move in together.

A lot of the episodes are self-contained and follow some irreverant concept. Really great stuff so far.

Also, Francesca <3 I told my woman, two days before our anniversary no less, that I need an Italian woman with that accent. Not a smooth idea but you know. It is what it is.
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tauroxd
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(05-14-2017, 02:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by JonnyKong

Angela Bassett <3

I don't find her attractive but I forgot to mention hoy much I liked her acting! It was so good seeing her!

Originally Posted by phanphare

total GAFer. pretty sure she's the one who talked about an 8 hour Overwatch sesh as well.

She is.
Technosteve
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(05-14-2017, 03:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by LionPride

Hol up Hol up Hol up

This woman who watches wrestling in the dating episode...

L
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that's rameniac the most important ramen eating blog that ever was
Last edited by Technosteve; 05-14-2017 at 03:06 PM.
Dereck
(05-14-2017, 03:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by LionPride

Hol up Hol up Hol up

This woman who watches wrestling in the dating episode...

L
O
L

Originally Posted by Technosteve

that's ramanaic the most important ramen eating blog that ever was

Aparna Nancherla's Twitter is pretty funny
Ashhong
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(05-14-2017, 03:25 PM)
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Ending

didnt realize that Fran was wearing different clothes and had no ring. Glad to see that she goes to Dev. Makes the ending and the wait for season 3 a little less sad
jmood88
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(05-14-2017, 03:32 PM)
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My favorite thing about this show is that none of the characters are unreasonable, over the top, assholes, they're just regular people.
GrapeApes
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(05-14-2017, 03:37 PM)

Originally Posted by number11

What other shows are like this? I guess this, Louie and Atlanta are the big three.. but is there any other shows I'm missing?

Also, Is there any way of stopping Netflix from auto playing the next episode? This is one of those shows where I love listening to the end credits track. Soft Cell playing at the end of the dinner episode was so good.

On mobile if you it gives you the option to watch credits. When it pops up just click the screen or watch credits.
urfe
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(05-14-2017, 03:50 PM)
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Binge watched it. Loved it. Nothing new to add, New York, Thanksgiving and Ep9 the last. Ep5 ending great. Chef Jeff character and reactions well done.
Broken Joystick
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(05-14-2017, 03:51 PM)
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fuck chef jeff
The Artisan
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(05-14-2017, 04:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dereck

Only God can judge me
CoolOff
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(05-14-2017, 04:37 PM)
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Wasn't fully invested in Ep.1, but Ep.2 is amazing. I've missed the Arnold/Dev dynamic.
BlueTsunami
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(05-14-2017, 04:40 PM)
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That lewd sign language convo slayed me

That whole episode was a fantastic slice of life
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jmood88
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(05-14-2017, 05:33 PM)
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Man, the lady who plays Lisa is fine.
mariachi507
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(05-14-2017, 05:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Broken Joystick

fuck chef jeff

I figured we'd learn something scummy about that guy sooner or later. Who's that dude think he is? The President or something?
BlueTsunami
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(05-14-2017, 05:46 PM)
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The use of New Edition in the Thanksgiving episode. All the feels. This show definitely hits unique emotional highs you dont typically get from other shows.
doop_
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(05-14-2017, 05:50 PM)
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Teenage Dev and Denise were great by the way.

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