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Favorite Non-Henson TV Shows

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Flaky Pudding, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I've been into the 2010 reboot of Pound Puppies lately. It's on Netflix at the moment because I just checked, and may be adding the show very soon to mine.
     
  2. ErinAardvark

    ErinAardvark Well-Known Member

    Can't beat the classics.
     
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  3. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    I currently watch the following shows:
    -Robot Chicken
    -Bob's Burgers
    -The Big Bang Theory
    -That 70s Show
    -Stranger Things
    -Speechless
    -Futurama
    -The Simpsons
    -Happy Tree Friends
    -The Middle
    -We Bare Bears
    -Regular Show
    -The I.T. Crowd
    -Gravity Falls
    -Clarence
    -Monty Python's Flying Circus
    -Whose Line Is It Anyway?
    -Mythbusters
    -Geeking Out (An awesome nerd talk show hosted by Jay and Silent Bob)
    -The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
    -Rick and Morty
    -Stitch & Ai (The latest reboot of one of my childhood favorites, Lilo and Stitch is just as interesting, emotional and funny as the original. Childhood enhanced!)
    -Firefly (I know it was short, but it's definitely worth the watch in my opinion)
    -Miranda (British humor, constant fourth wall breaking, and a girl who works at a joke shop. That's definitely my type of show!)

    Honestly, I've pretty much given up on the Seth MacFarlane shows. They're okay and I don't hate them or anything, but I just can't really find the enjoyment in them that I used to. I'll watch on occasion, but really only when I'm waiting for another show to come on. I don't know, I think they just got a little too repetitive and bizarre for me. I may make an exception with that new Orville show when it comes out, but as for the cartoons:I really don't care about them anymore. The constant attempts to shock the viewers, the overreliance on pop culture, and the annoying voices of the characters began feeling stale the more I saw them. Those silly little cutaway jokes I used to find hilarious are now either disturbing, offensive, dumb, pointless, cringeworthy or sometimes just plain boring to me now. I know this sounds weird, but I think I outgrew MacFarlane's adult humor. That was kind of an oxymoron, wasn't it? :p
     
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  4. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    You know, I actually lost interest in Whose Line. I'm into the show still, but not as much anymore because I lost my entire Whose Line collection due to the computer getting corrupted.

    Now I moved on from that and am into other shows such as Night Court (My avatar is an old picture of John Larroquette, one of the cast members from that show) and The Brady Bunch. Oh. And Three's Company too.
     
  5. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    Family Guy was just a little too out there for me, if you know what I'm saying. Still love Robot Chicken though (a much better source for crude references to 80s stuff in my opinion lol)
     
  6. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    So you've moved on from Family Guy and Robot Chicken?
     
  7. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    Have you seen this before? :p
     
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  8. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    Not Robot Chicken, I love that show even more than I used to (just got the season 2 DVD a month ago, actually). Only Family Guy. I'll probably always love Robot Chicken :). Where else could you see Cookie Monster fighting off the Keebler Elves, Optimus Prime doing a PSA, Skeletor getting stuck in traffic, and AAAHH! Real Monsters getting crossed over with The Ring of all things? That show is way too clever and creative for me to stop watching it any time soon. It feels like one huge love letter to everything geeky now matter how obscure the source. I'm still waiting for them to do one about HTF. Come on Seth Green, give it your best shot! Lumpy and Bullwinkle could become buddy cops or something :p
     
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  9. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    No I haven't. But I'll watch it tomorrow, since I'm about to head off to bed.
     
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  10. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Oops. Sorry.
     
  11. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    They have done plenty of other Brady Bunch sketches if you like that one, :)
     
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  12. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Are the actual voices involved?
     
  13. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure. But I know the dad is voiced by Seth MacFarlane so probably not.
     
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  14. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    I know they love obscure references, but I was kinda surprised they parodied a local access show:

    I looked up what they were doing and now I think it's clever, but considering I'm not from New York (where The Magical Garden originated), I was a bit confused at first and many others probably were as well.
     
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  15. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Well, in keeping with my apparent tradition of replying to this thread once a year, here is another updated list. As someone who watches waay too much TV, I like to pretend that my evolving tastes is an upside to my brain falling out of my ears, and my eyes going completely numb and unable to blink:

    Still my faves:
    • Bob's Burgers, The Last Airbender, Doctor Who and Parks and Rec are definitely still on my list
    • Hey Arnold!
    • Foster's HFIF
    • The Powerpuff Girls (1998-2005 version)
    • Harvey Beaks ( RIP :cry:)
    • Steven Universe
    • The Fairly Odd Parents (seasons 1-4)
    • Arthur (seasons 1-4, 7)
    • The Simpsons (seasons 2-8)
    • Courage the Cowardly Dog
    • Batman: The Animated Series
    New favorites:
    1. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - One of the most hilarious shows in years, with a lot of heart and a perfect cast. Not to mention, they mention the Muppets or SST in almost every episode, and Bill Barretta, Peter Linz, and Noel MacNeal have all made appearances so that's pretty cool.
    2. MASH - No longer on my list of shows to watch eventually, but now on my list of "must watch" all the time.
    3. Rick and Morty - Some people think i'm "edgy" for enjoying this show, but I don't care. It's a funny and exciting show and that's all there is to it.
    4. Stranger Things - Quite possibly one of the best shows i've ever watched. Can't wait for season 2.
    5. Danger and Eggs - An extremely charming, funny, and creative show. It's really trippy, simple and silly. It feels a bit like Adventure Time did in it's first couple of seasons.
    6. Black-ish - A really funny and smartly written show. It speaks the truth and educates. The first season is by far the best, but the rest of the show is still great.
    7. The Office - Yes, I know i'm late to the party but it's almost as great as everyone says it is (almost). Basically they work in a boring, awkward office, with a weird boss who has no friends and makes things uncomfortable for everybody. He wants his office to be like Cheers, but it's not.
    8. Cheers - And speaking of Cheers. I know this show is iconic and all that, and everyone and their mom, and their mom's mom has heard the theme song a dozen times, but I never thought i'd actually be interested in watching it. But, this is just another show, like MASH, The Office, and Kimmy Schmidt that work so well because of a great cast.
    9. Fraiser - Another show I only watched recently.
    10. Seinfeld - It's so weird. It's like Friends but way more awkward. I love it!
     
  16. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    My current Fall version of the list:
    -Bob's Burgers
    -The Simpsons
    -The Big Bang Theory
    -That 70s Show
    -Futurama
    -Young Sheldon (Big Bang spinoff)
    -The Orville
    -The Last Man on Earth
    -Stranger Things
    -We Bare Bears
    -Robot Chicken
    -Speechless
    -Happy Tree Friends
    -Rick and Morty
    -Milo Murphy's Law
    -Regular Show (I know it's cancelled but I still haven't seen all of the episodes yet)
    -Jimmy Fallon
    -Pretty much any British comedy show
    -The Middle
     


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