I seriously called several of my friends last night to tell them they *have* to watch this show next week. I thought it was hysterical. It was surprisingly witty, risque and totally heartwarming all at the same time. And Jason Lee? Rocks.

lebelo at September 21, 2005 10:48 PM

I heard a bit on NPR of all places that said the second episode is even funnier than the first. I can't wait!

waylaid at September 22, 2005 12:55 AM

I hope the second episode is funnier than the first, because I didn't think it was that great.

Don't throw things at me!

I mean, I thought it was all right, but I just didn't laugh that much. The fat guy bugged me, and as a whole, it owed a lot to "Raising Arizona." A hell of a lot...

Rain at September 22, 2005 01:36 AM

Rain, I would never throw anything at you, unless we were playing "beer can tag." I think you are dead-on, actually, in your connection to Raising Arizona. I wonder if that's going to be something constant throughout the run of the show, or if it was just laid on so heavily for necessary exposition. I guess we'll see next week.

Max at September 22, 2005 07:35 AM

I totally want to play beer can tag. Max, you're it!

Rain, damn, I thought Ethan Suplee was hilarious. I may just be biased by his tour de force performance in Mallrats as Willam, the guy who couldn't see the sailboat. He's lost a lotta weight!

Jaime Presley was really funny.

freakgirl at September 22, 2005 08:40 AM

You have to love a show where a character says "i even took out my good boob". I can't wait until next week.

ellen at September 22, 2005 10:57 AM

I thought it was great and I'll definitely be back for more.

"I realize now that the running away probably wasn't necessary."

Jen in AZ at September 22, 2005 11:56 AM

I thought it was really well done and smart and interesting and the characters are enjoyable but...I totally didn't laugh. Not even once.

I smiled a couple times and was amused but no true guffaws, chuckles or chortles.

I'll keep watching but I like my comedies to actually make me laugh so, in that regard, it was lacking.

Jason at September 22, 2005 01:04 PM

Let's focus more on how hot Jason Lee is. Although, I keep hearing Azrael when ever he is talking. Love teh Dogma.

sar at September 22, 2005 01:14 PM

I really enjoyed the first episode. It seems like something that wouldn't be on mainstream TV and it's refreshing! I'm a little worried that it won't last the season, but I'm hoping it will!

Katy at September 22, 2005 02:37 PM

Well, we have one thing going for us...it's not on Fox. Because if it were, it'd probably be cancelled already.

How much do I love the trend of 30-minute sitcoms that are filmed on location instead of your typical stage set? I love it a lot.

Maggie at September 23, 2005 02:26 AM

I finally watched this just now and as I type this I'm downloading Rob Base and DJ EZ Quick right now.
I agree this owed a heavy debt to "Raising Arizona" and partially fulfills my dreams for a sequel.

Michael at September 23, 2005 08:45 PM
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