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Old July 20 2008, 05:14 AM   #121
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That was bloody brillant!!! I love the whole concept of this thing from start to end, I might be the only one here who LOVES the ending. It was sad what happened but ironic in a way too the villan finally WON and seeing Captain Hammer in therapy was hilarious! Everyone performed beautifully...this should be released in theatres in front of a movie so more people can see it! I can't wait to get the DVD...I want a soundtrack too because the songs were great. I wouldn't mind getting Captain Hammer's t-shirt...
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Old July 20 2008, 05:29 AM   #122
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Upon watching Part 3 again, I can appreciate it more. However, I do wish Penny had gotten one more song in this segment....I want to know what she was thinking at the end there.
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Old July 20 2008, 05:31 AM   #123
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Actually I thought that she might break into a song during her death scene...that would be like Joss.
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Old July 20 2008, 05:34 AM   #124
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Best Supervillian musical ever!

Best line is "The hammer is my penis".
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Old July 20 2008, 05:52 AM   #125
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Oh I should mention...the final scene of Dr. Horrible walking into the conference room with the League of Evil in his new bitchen awesome red suit was awesome. NPH was truly awesome in this...
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Old July 20 2008, 08:09 AM   #126
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If anything, Penny's Death scene summarizes exactly what Dr. Horrible was talking about.

Even Penny who knew the man behind the Hammer as it were, was of the belief that this guy who thought he was the greatest thing since sliced bread and only thought of himself, would save her in the end. To be that deluded about those we see as Heroes is frightening. Just because Capt. Hammer was "The Good Guy", didn't mean he was a good guy. Yet the "shee-ple" don't see the flaws, and go along anyway even when he insults them, belittles them, and in the end endangers them by pulling the trigger on a damaged ray gun.

Sadly, Horrible was right about everything. Penny's last words solidified his resolve more than anything else, and he starts down his path, but that still doesn't mean his path won't be an empty one.
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Old July 20 2008, 09:48 AM   #127
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What a sad ending! But, I felt, very appropriate. As the old adage says, "Be careful what you wish for."

It did crack me up, though, that Bad Horse was a real horse.
Yeah, I loved that too. And it seems to add more to the "Or he'll make you his mare." line.
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Old July 20 2008, 01:24 PM   #128
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Old July 20 2008, 03:30 PM   #129
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If anything, Penny's Death scene summarizes exactly what Dr. Horrible was talking about.

Even Penny who knew the man behind the Hammer as it were, was of the belief that this guy who thought he was the greatest thing since sliced bread and only thought of himself, would save her in the end. To be that deluded about those we see as Heroes is frightening. Just because Capt. Hammer was "The Good Guy", didn't mean he was a good guy. Yet the "shee-ple" don't see the flaws, and go along anyway even when he insults them, belittles them, and in the end endangers them by pulling the trigger on a damaged ray gun.

Sadly, Horrible was right about everything. Penny's last words solidified his resolve more than anything else, and he starts down his path, but that still doesn't mean his path won't be an empty one.
Bravo! Nothing to add. Carry on.
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Old July 20 2008, 03:57 PM   #130
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I agree completely. I kinda think some people got attached to their idea of what should happen, rather than just going with it.
I know people think it's cliche that Joss killed the love interest again, but I thought it was pretty much the only way it could go down.
Count me in this as well, and it's not with Joss. I see this a LOT in fandom, with fans wanting to go x direction with a story and getting out of sorts when the author goes his/her own direction instead.

Just go with it.
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Old July 20 2008, 04:26 PM   #131
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Or, you know, people just have different opinions. No need to justify yours by saying that anyone who thinks differently must not be enlightened enough (like you are) to go with the flow. I'll respect yours if you can respect mine.
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Old July 20 2008, 04:39 PM   #132
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Or, you know, people just have different opinions. No need to justify yours by saying that anyone who thinks differently must not be enlightened enough (like you are) to go with the flow. I'll respect yours if you can respect mine.
Was that directed at me? Nothing about "enlightenment". I just don't have the temerity to think that I know better than the author how he should write his story, especially one as accomplished as Joss.

As a rule, when I'm enjoying something created by someone else, I'm content to sit back and let them take me for a ride. Not come up with how I think the characters should go on their journey. I didn't write it, so it's not up to me.
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Old July 20 2008, 04:50 PM   #133
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That was bloody brillant!!! I love the whole concept of this thing from start to end, I might be the only one here who LOVES the ending. It was sad what happened but ironic in a way too the villan finally WON and seeing Captain Hammer in therapy was hilarious! Everyone performed beautifully...this should be released in theatres in front of a movie so more people can see it! I can't wait to get the DVD...I want a soundtrack too because the songs were great. I wouldn't mind getting Captain Hammer's t-shirt...
Ditto to all this, loved it, fantastic songs and some really brilliant humour - "the hammer is my penis"

thank you for introducing that to me, Bob! I'm still laughing at it now
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Old July 20 2008, 04:59 PM   #134
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Or, you know, people just have different opinions. No need to justify yours by saying that anyone who thinks differently must not be enlightened enough (like you are) to go with the flow. I'll respect yours if you can respect mine.
Was that directed at me? Nothing about "enlightenment". I just don't have the temerity to think that I know better than the author how he should write his story, especially one as accomplished as Joss.

As a rule, when I'm enjoying something created by someone else, I'm content to sit back and let them take me for a ride. Not come up with how I think the characters should go on their journey. I didn't write it, so it's not up to me.
The "you" was plural, for all who were saying that anyone who didn't like it must be unable to accept the author's right to write what he/she wants. I agree that the viewer should be willing to go along with the ride, but there's nothing wrong with getting off the ride and not enjoying it as much as others might have, so there's no need to say that those who didn't like it must've been in a certain mindset that prejudiced them from the start.
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Old July 20 2008, 05:12 PM   #135
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Or, you know, people just have different opinions. No need to justify yours by saying that anyone who thinks differently must not be enlightened enough (like you are) to go with the flow. I'll respect yours if you can respect mine.
Was that directed at me? Nothing about "enlightenment". I just don't have the temerity to think that I know better than the author how he should write his story, especially one as accomplished as Joss.

As a rule, when I'm enjoying something created by someone else, I'm content to sit back and let them take me for a ride. Not come up with how I think the characters should go on their journey. I didn't write it, so it's not up to me.
The "you" was plural, for all who were saying that anyone who didn't like it must be unable to accept the author's right to write what he/she wants. I agree that the viewer should be willing to go along with the ride, but there's nothing wrong with getting off the ride and not enjoying it as much as others might have, so there's no need to say that those who didn't like it must've been in a certain mindset that prejudiced them from the start.

There is nothing wrong with that, true. But it is also true that some fans DO go with that attitude. That the ride should go in the direction THEY want, and if it doesn't, they get out of joint.
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