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  1. vinyl.zealot

    vinyl.zealot Fresh Meat

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    Definitely. How good are those nods to previous generations of sitcoms and shows? Wandavision is littered with them. Admittedly, I never watched much television from the first era but have definitely caught subtle styles and references to everything from the Brady Bunch to Growing Pains.

    After a year of no cinematic Marvel, I didn’t know what I wanted or expected from Wandavision tbh but I’m really happy with what it is.

    And Jimmy Woo is awesome, need more card tricks
     
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    OMG! I had forgotten the close up magic bit from Ant Man. So funny. I can totally see him fronting an Agents of Atlas series. I have to say I like the comedic spin Marvel can put on its shows. A lot of it is just dad jokes, but I am a middle-aged dad, so it works for me :)
     
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    I couldn't make it through that first ep. I certainly grew up on reruns of everything from Perry Mason up through the Brady Bunch and I loved it all...at the time. But a remake, or homage, or whatever, to any of that campy shit just irritates the hell out of me. I kept waiting for WV to snap out of that throw-back sitcom and into the "real" show, but it didn't happen, and didn't happen, and didn't happen and I finally started fast-forwarding to get to something watchable...and it was the end credits! For, like, seven minutes! I realize I'm in the minority here, but what an absolutely awful way to start a series (for me).
    I'm sure I'll give it another try, as I understand it isn't just 8 episodes of an I Love Lucy remake...but that first try left a really bad taste in my mouth.
     
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    Ack..ended up binging it today. Thoughts? It's not about reruns. More cerebral...more about losing your mind. I HATE the sitcom elements and laugh track and find myself getting irritated HOWEVER, knowing that this is a slow burn makes it worth. Ep 1-3 meh with moments of wtf.....4-6 better. Marvel movies have been pretty consistent. I have faith in the show. Huge fan of House of M, Days of Future past, Old Man Logan..Hoping for the twist...even though I have never been a fan of Mephisto. Couldn't care less in the character.
     
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    I also tried watching the first episode but ff to the end. I became bored and irritated so I gave up. I think I'll take Bryce's advice and try watching ep.4.
     
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    I have no interest in rewatching 1-3. Apparently 7-9 are a big pay off.
     
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    Three things this week:
    • Skipping the first 3 episodes would be a silly thing to do.
    • Modern Family, right? Never seen it.
    • Sit through the credits this time.
    Cheers, dorks!
     
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    I loved that move from Marvel, starting the show how they did. I think it’s a pretty bold move from them.
    Almost gave it up during episode 2.
    I think the reward is worth it. Definitely my favorite Marvel show and those first episodes played a big role. I like when a show or movie isn’t trying to rub me the right way from the start. Particularly refreshing from an Hollywood production.
     
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