It had been getting better before the holiday break, but last week’s was a slight regression, and this week’s was completely terrible. More like “Studio 60 on the Painfully Cliched Strip”. What crap. Timothy Busfield was good, I guess. Otherwise, complete yuck.
(And I have been a pretty staunch defender of the show up to this point. But there is no excuse for what I just wasted an hour of my life on.)
What, no mention on the absurdity of sending a ferret under the stage to get a viper, and then not being able to get it out? And…
next week they’re sending a fucking coyote in there?!?
Stupid beyond words. As is the continued contrived idiocy of Matt and Harriet, which is apparently over now for good! We swear!!!1! And the stupid lie Tom told Lucy, which everyone knew he’d get caught on, and penis would not ensue for anyone (and I do think the drunken slut Kim was predictable as well). I won’t even mention the being trapped on the roof storyline… the stupidity of that has been adequately covered.
I think now it’s time to de-program the DVR for this show. So sad.
So, the consensus is that the relationship/soap opera parts suck, and the only good parts are the ones that follow the characters trying to get their show made and run the a TV network? Who woulda thunk it? I guess Sorkin ought to go back to writing the show that he originally promised us.
Not to mention releasing TWENTY FOUR poisonous snakes onto an open stage with people walking all over the place. Like a movie snake company would even remotely think of bringing venemous snakes to a gig like that? And Timothy Busfield, Mr. Super Producer goes for that?
It’s like that was supposed to be a moment of almost cartoon insanity, except it wasn’t funny and just made the characters look stupid. And the ‘send a coyote after the ferret’ thing is a gag that you might have seen on the Milton Berle show, and it would have been old then.
And Uncle Miltie probably would have apologized for it.
If they have coverage in the building, why not on top of the building. Is that even plausible? It would have made more sense for Danny to leave his phone in his office, and Jordan to leave her purse there too.
And she better not go into labor on the roof. She’s not due until May - she’ll have to kill Danny and eat him to last that long.
Yeah, Jack knocked over the Husky Gymnast character (dressed as an apple) on his way out of Tom’s dressing room. He did say “Sorry” over his shoulder, though.
When they walked through the roof door, I almost said out loud “and now it’s locked”. But then I thought, no, not even Sorkin would do that, that’s something you’d see on The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, or some such crap. Not so much.
A couple times he wandered back over to the door, and you could see what looked like several breaker boxes on the exterior wall. So, dummy, start turning off breakers until someone notices and goes to investigate. And next week, the ferrett will appear on the roof.
And the only part I cared about was Tom and the horny drunken Kim. Even at that, the Angry Lucy twist was pretty predictable.