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

  1. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Who is she?
     
  2. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    No Family Guy?
     
  3. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    A woman who tragically died IRL that Family Guy was being immature and making fun of.
     
  4. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    Eh, I'm not that big on it anymore. It got a bit too repetitive and mean spirited for me. Not just the offensive stuff either, things like the long awkward cutscenes of Conway Twitty started getting on my nerves also. I briefly put it on last night while I was waiting for the new episode of the Last Man on Earth to come on and they cut to a WHOLE Jell-O commercial for like 5 minutes without any editing or anything. Those kind of overly long gags combined with the offensive material became a bit off putting the more I saw of the show. I don't dislike Seth MacFarlane or anything, I just feel as though this particular show has gone downhill over time. For someone who references Happy Days a lot, Seth MacFarlane can now relate to Fonzie because they both jumped a shark at least once in their career lol jk.
     
  5. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Not familiar with Terri, sorry.
     
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  6. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Do you still watch the show?
     
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  7. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    No. I have no doubt that there's some good stuff in the new episodes but I don't enjoy having to sit through all the bad stuff just to get to a few good moments. The old episodes are okay but I've seen them so many times by now that I can pretty much memorize a few of them.
     
  8. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    That's okay. I just didn't think it was appropriate for them to talk like that about a real person. I'm sure Seth MacFarlane is a nice guy in real life and has no hateful intentions with any of the stuff on his show but I just felt like that clip crossed a line. Seth is one of those people that seems to find humor in everything and while I can understand that to an extent, he should consider the fact that the families of the people he's making fun of are watching the show and might have a strong negative reaction to what they are seeing. I really miss back when Family Guy constantly used all those obscure 80s references like when they had a cutscene of The Snorks having dinner together or the time that Peter rode The Great Space Coaster. That was back when the show was in it's prime.........the golden age of Family Guy if you will.
     
  9. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Same with Whose Line. I don’t watch that show anymore either.
     
  10. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    Why? Did you just grow tired of it or did a specific episode make you stop liking it like what happened to me with Family Guy?
     
  11. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    In regards to Family Guy, I stopped watching the show by the time season 8 came around because of how predictable the jokes have gotten (and not to mention, how ooc the characters have gotten. *cough* QUAGMIRE *cough*).

    I honestly try not to let anything from FG or even South Park offend me because both shows are intentionally there to make fun of stuff in black comedy humor. End of the day, both shows are pretty much aimed for people who can learn to laugh at themselves.
     
  12. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    I completely agree. I don't get too offended by shows like that either, I just feel like they would have a bigger audience if they left certain topics out of it. I find the show more annoying and predictable than offensive, honestly. I agree about Quagmire as well. He used to be one of my favorite characters but has since become a man of few jokes, as have pretty much every once good character on the show. I don't watch South Park either, not because I find it offensive or anything but just because the animation style and voices get on my nerves. I find their paper cut out-type animation to be hard to look at and the character's voices seem to be done almost intentionally irritating. Also how they say the same curse words over and over again to the point where pretty much every other word is a bleep gets on my nerves just as much as the character's voices themselves. I'm not even exaggerating, they did an episode where they dropped S-bomb over 127 times with an on screen counter. Robot Chicken is really the only offensive cartoon I watch but only because they don't go near as far other similar shows. Plus I've always loved pop culture parodies and they have some of the best parodies I've ever seen on television. The only thing they do consistently that I don't like are the skits about Jesus but even those don't bother me much, I just tend to ignore them and enjoy the rest of the episode.
     
  13. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I just grew tired of it.
     
  14. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    When it comes to South Park, I've managed to tune out the bleeps when it comes to the swearing.

    I do recall the infamous S word episode from.... Seasons 5/6? And yeah, it was amazing how many times it had to be bleeped out.

    To me, it's just one of those things you learn to ignore when you hear it alot, just like the laughing audience tracks in sitcoms.
     
  15. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    Bleeps are more annoying than laugh tracks to me because they are louder than the rest of the show. Laugh tracks used to bother me but The Big Bang Theory has probably desensitized me to them by now lol
     
  16. LittleJerry92

    LittleJerry92 Well-Known Member

    I just find it very hypocritical now that you can get away with dropping the s bomb and yet the F word ALWAYS has to be censored.

    I mean.... really?
     
  17. mr3urious

    mr3urious Well-Known Member

    What really gets my goat is with Adult Swim's and their inconsistent bleeping of the S-word, among other swears. Make up your mind, S&P! :rolleyes:
     
  18. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    Me too. It used to be that only the ones in that aren't the dictionary got bleeped. That meant that basically if it had more than one meaning, it's okay to be said uncensored (for example the B-word means a female dog, the A-word means a donkey, the H-word is a place, etc.) but just like the F-word the S-word is nowhere to be found in the dictionary.
     
  19. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    I've also noticed that both GD and a**hole can be said uncensored now. So really that just leaves the F word and c**t as the only two that always have to be bleeped (not counting racial slurs like the N-word).
     
  20. Flaky Pudding

    Flaky Pudding Well-Known Member

    I was snowed in this past weekend and bored out of my mind so I decided to binge both seasons of Wonder Showzen. Holy cr@p, I don't think I've laughed that hard in months. How on Earth did they get away with some of that stuff!? That show has the biggest cojones of any adult comedy show ever. Don't believe me!? They had a recurring skit where a little boy would dress up like a reporter and go around asking random strangers completely inappropriate questions. Did the kid's parents even know that he was saying those things on television where everyone could hear it? They also had a recurring segment where a blue puppet named Clarence would go up to random people on the street and basically annoy the **** out of them on camera. Some of the people would laugh and play along but others would get mad. The fact that they had to blur out some of the people's faces makes it obvious that these people were just random pedestrians who had no idea that a puppet was going to trick them into saying stupid things on TV. Yeah, that is freaking amazing!! That show is NOT for the faint of heart and I don't recommend it to just anyone. If you are easily offended by ANY subject (racial humor, violence, religious jokes, making fun of celebrities you like, etc.) or squeamish towards gross humor stay away from this show at all costs. At least 99% of the jokes on there are offensive, inappropriate, immature, annoying, gross, crude, or otherwise rebellious way in one or another. But if that kind of stuff doesn't bother you then maybe try an episode or two lol.
     


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