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Old December 10 2011, 10:30 AM   #616
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If Chuck got at least four seasons, damn it, then so should Community!

And I like Chuck. Well, I checked out midway through Season Four. But I liked most of it before then!
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Old December 10 2011, 02:34 PM   #617
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And this whole weirdly meta thing about region-els (eh?) being code for "will we get canceled or not" was just...odd.
I didn't really get that from the Regionals bit. That just felt like another Glee riff.
The badly sung "See you after Reee-heee-gion-eeeels!" over the last shot of the cast seemed to imply that heavily if you ask me.
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Old December 10 2011, 03:47 PM   #618
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I wasn't a fan of the episode because I don't like musicals, so if a show does a musical episode then it has to have at least one amazing song to win me over. Sadly, there was nothing in this episode even close to Guy Love.
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Old December 10 2011, 04:50 PM   #619
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I really don't mind musical numbers, its just this episode seemed so vapid and paint-by-numbers compared to any episode beforehand that put me off.
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Old December 10 2011, 08:08 PM   #620
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And this whole weirdly meta thing about region-els (eh?) being code for "will we get canceled or not" was just...odd.
I didn't really get that from the Regionals bit. That just felt like another Glee riff.
The badly sung "See you after Reee-heee-gion-eeeels!" over the last shot of the cast seemed to imply that heavily if you ask me.
On Glee they constantly talk about preparing for and competing in the Regionals. I think that's all the subtext there was to it.

I thought this was a pretty subpar episode. The only bit that got a laugh for me was the Dean, Chang, Magnitude, Leonard, and Starburns ornaments singing at the end, and that wasn't even that great.
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Old December 10 2011, 10:32 PM   #621
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I was impressed by it a great deal...maybe it was because it was a Christmas episode and I'm a sucker for Christmas episodes?
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Old December 10 2011, 10:46 PM   #622
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I wasn't a fan of the episode because I don't like musicals, so if a show does a musical episode then it has to have at least one amazing song to win me over. Sadly, there was nothing in this episode even close to Guy Love.
I absolutely loved Troy and Abed's rap, myself.

And I was thoroughly entertained. I like that they dialed up the cheesiness a bit to make it work as a Glee parody.
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Old December 11 2011, 03:48 AM   #623
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was that abed on chuck this week or am i seeing things? and yes I know he did'nt play abed but the other indian actor sure did look like abed.
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Old December 11 2011, 03:55 AM   #624
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Yes that was Danny Pudi who isn't an Indian actor, on "Chuck".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Pudi
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Old December 11 2011, 06:03 AM   #625
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I thought he was my bad.
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Old December 11 2011, 07:25 AM   #626
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If you were on the fence if that was Danny Pudi... Didn't the second Community cameo appearance tip you off?
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Old December 11 2011, 10:54 AM   #627
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Yes that was Danny Pudi who isn't an Indian actor, on "Chuck".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Pudi
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It even says in that link that he's Indian and Polish.
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Old December 11 2011, 02:18 PM   #628
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reminds me of the days all the Indians on Gunsmoke were just honkeys slapped up in shoe Polish.
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Old December 11 2011, 07:37 PM   #629
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Yes that was Danny Pudi who isn't an Indian actor, on "Chuck".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Pudi
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It even says in that link that he's Indian and Polish.
He's American. He's of Indian and Polish descent.
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Old December 11 2011, 08:04 PM   #630
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If you were on the fence if that was Danny Pudi... Didn't the second Community cameo appearance tip you off?
what was the second community cameo? because I missed it.
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