RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,935
Posts: 5,478,942
Members: 25,056
Currently online: 462
Newest member: PennyC

TrekToday headlines

Trek Shirt And Hoodie
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

A Klingon Christmas Carol’s Last Season
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

Attack Wing Wave 10 Expansion Pack
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

New Star Trek Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

QMx Mini Phaser Ornament
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Stewart as Neo-Nazi Skinhead
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Klingon Bloodwine To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Trek Actors In War Of The Worlds Fundraiser
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Star Trek: The Next Generation Gag Reel Tease
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24

Shatner In Haven
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old February 21 2011, 02:30 AM   #61
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Jeff was actually smiling when he typed the text to them as well.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 21 2011, 03:22 AM   #62
Skywalker
Admiral
 
Skywalker's Avatar
 
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

And don't forget that he left that party at his old job because he realized the people he used to consider his friends were a bunch of jerks, and he'd started to care for the study group as actual friends.

And he actually busted his strict four-year plan so he could take Anthropology with the rest of the group.
Skywalker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 21 2011, 03:26 PM   #63
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Yep. They're just like any group of friends that have disagreements and the occasional fight or debate with one another (you should see my inner circle and how much we bitch with each other about stuff). I guess I'm disagreeing with the poster vehemently.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 21 2011, 10:02 PM   #64
M'rk, son of Mogh
Rear Admiral
 
Location: Ontario, Canada
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Admiral_Young wrote: View Post
Yep. They're just like any group of friends that have disagreements and the occasional fight or debate with one another (you should see my inner circle and how much we bitch with each other about stuff). I guess I'm disagreeing with the poster vehemently.
Heh, maybe.

I guess I'm just used to getting along with the people I choose to spend my time with, and not punching them out as they try to ruin our happiness.
M'rk, son of Mogh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 21 2011, 10:15 PM   #65
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Fair enough. Truthfully there does seem to be a lot of unresolved tension within the group. Annie and Jeff haven't really resolved their thing with each other yet, the writers obviously want to play this out as much as possible, I just hope it doesn't turn into a soap opera type thing. Britta and Jeff bicker at each other because of their egos, they're pretty much the most egocentric members of the group. Shirley buries her feelings I think and this is the source of her superiority complex. We've seen glimpses of her breakdown over the course of just this season alone. Abed had his emotional breakdown over Christmas Pierce is going through his own inner demons right now. Yeah I'm confident that this is all just part of an overall plan from Hammon and his writers right now.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 22 2011, 01:20 AM   #66
M'rk, son of Mogh
Rear Admiral
 
Location: Ontario, Canada
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

I hope you're right!
I hope this is just a rough patch (for me) that will be resolved with that overall plan you're talking about. As I really do enjoy this show and still look forward to it every week!

I'm just one of those people who likes the optimism in things over the negative and cynical (why I probably love TNG so much, but couldn't get into the new Battlestar Galactica, as much as I tried and wanted to!)
M'rk, son of Mogh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 22 2011, 02:21 AM   #67
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Can probably tell my enthusiasm for the show in my posts. So far haven't really been disappointed by an episode yet.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 04:27 PM   #68
Jono
Rear Admiral
 
Jono's Avatar
 
Location: Jono
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

I still find Chang funny, though it seems to me that the writers don't really know what to do with him.
Jono is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 05:01 PM   #69
Sparky
Commodore
 
Sparky's Avatar
 
Location: Calgary, Alberta. Canuckistan
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Jono wrote: View Post
I still find Chang funny, though it seems to me that the writers don't really know what to do with him.
Chang is one of those characters that is best in small doses. I see him as one of those random elements that can just pop up out of nowhere as a laugh and/or to advance a story. I'm kind of glad that the writers just have him kind of there every now and then. His character is best used as a "WTF is Chang doing now?"
__________________
My journey is the same as yours, the same as anyone's. It's taken me so many years, so many lifetimes, but at last I know where I'm going, where I've always been going. Home...The long way round.
Sparky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 05:16 PM   #70
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

I agree that Chang is best when used in small doses or to further the plot in an episode, like two weeks ago for instance. I don't know if I'd be able to take him as being part of the study group. Too much Chang is not a good thing. Plus I'm not a fan of the actor either.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.

Last edited by Admiral_Young; February 23 2011 at 05:51 PM.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 05:47 PM   #71
Sparky
Commodore
 
Sparky's Avatar
 
Location: Calgary, Alberta. Canuckistan
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

I don't think he will become part of the study group. He will be a part of the show, but always on the outside. The character is just too outrageous to be a regular. Assuming that the show will be back next season, I would guess that they keep him as the antagonist/pathetic/sometimes sympathetic character.
__________________
My journey is the same as yours, the same as anyone's. It's taken me so many years, so many lifetimes, but at last I know where I'm going, where I've always been going. Home...The long way round.
Sparky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 05:51 PM   #72
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Yeah Chang is really used for slap stick moments or outrageous comedic bits as I like to call them.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 11:35 PM   #73
Chris_Johnston
Captain
 
Chris_Johnston's Avatar
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
View Chris_Johnston's Twitter Profile Send a message via ICQ to Chris_Johnston Send a message via Yahoo to Chris_Johnston
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

I'd never seen the show before io9 posted that clip of the Firefly shout-out last Friday, but I've now watched all the back episodes.
It's possibly the most wonderful comedy I've ever come across!
Many times I've come perilously close to rupturing a lung (or some other internal organ, possibly the spleen) from laughing.

Abed instantly became my favorite character, and Danny Pudi's performance has moved me to tears on several occasions.

• When he showed his first movie to his father
• When Annie angrily asks him why he stayed in the experiment room for 26 hours, and Abed just says, "Because you asked me to stay, and you said we were friends."
• When he tells Britta how cool it would be to be able to dance, but that he wouldn't want to take a class in it, then gives it a whirl after everybody's left the theatre... and he's amazing!

And Troy and Abed have the best friendship ever. I just love their end credits tag scenes.

It breaks my heart that the show hasn't received any award nominations.
__________________
"Reality is whatever doesn't go away when you stop believing in it."
--Philip K. Dick
Chris_Johnston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 11:42 PM   #74
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

^ Same with me. I think "Modern Family" gets all the attention and "Community" is largely ignored.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 23 2011, 11:59 PM   #75
Chris_Johnston
Captain
 
Chris_Johnston's Avatar
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
View Chris_Johnston's Twitter Profile Send a message via ICQ to Chris_Johnston Send a message via Yahoo to Chris_Johnston
Re: Ongoing Community Discussion Thread

Now that I'm fully caught up, I'm somewhat bothered by the fact that there was no foreshadowing in previous episodes about Jeff's daddy issues, or Troy's obssession with LeVar.
The show's usually very good about setting these things up, however subtly, for a payoff later.
__________________
"Reality is whatever doesn't go away when you stop believing in it."
--Philip K. Dick

Last edited by Chris_Johnston; February 24 2011 at 07:49 PM.
Chris_Johnston is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
alison brie, community

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:50 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.