View Full Version : The Family - New reality show

07-31-2003, 09:54 AM
So, anyone catch this last night?
Here's (http://abc.abcnews.go.com/primetime/thefamily/index.html) the link to the website. I thought it was pretty good myself. Seemed like a real family to me, although it was obviouse they picked family members that would rile things up. I like that the servents are the ones that decide who stays or goes. Although the one social director seemes a bit uppity to me. He needs to realized that the family members are from a different class of people, and cut them a little slack as they get adjusted.
I liked the premise at the first auction when they were spending the money from the prize, and was disappointed when they gave it back.

Anyone else watching?

07-31-2003, 10:24 AM
I'd watched it when they ran three or four episodes last winter, and checked in last night. What a loathsome bunch of people they are -- despite my fondness for the out-of-it snarkiness of George Hamilton, I switched over to "Cupid" at 10 and won't be watching the rest of it.

Considering my weakness for any and all reality shows, I find my snobbish aversion to these people odd -- but you don't need to have gone to a snobby prep school to know that "please" and "thank you" are always appropriate.

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