Anyone else see "How I met your mother"?

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  1. Dave Mack

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    We got our free sample episode dvd in the mail yesterday, Allyson Hannigan's new show but it is very ensemble-y. Sort of "seinfeld" structure-wise. Cute so far...
     
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    I haven't seen it, but I know the previews made it out to look very cheesy and predictable.
     
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    I watched it a few days ago mostly because of Hannigan. I didnt care for it. It was trying to be too funny and I dont think it worked. It was like watching a play that didnt work. I thought Neil Patrick Harris was way over the top and very unlikable.
     
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    A sitcom that's cheesy and predictable? I'm shocked.

    How did you get this DVD? Any other shows on it?
     
  5. Dave Mack

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    My fiancee subscribes to Entertainment Weekly so I guess that's how it came. It was cute at times and might get better. Alysson was adorable as always but I'm biased.
    The disc also has "Everybody hates Charles" on it.
     
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    Gee, I subscribe to that, too, but they've never sent me a DVD. Was it inside the mag or mailed by itself?
     
  7. Dave Mack

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    It came on it's own. I know she has signed up for things like movie screenings with them so maybe that's why?

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  8. Cameron Yee

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    I've been an EW subscriber for 10 straight years and I've only received ONE of those DVDs. Whatcha gonna do?
     
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    Is this a traditional sitcom (with a laugh track) or a one-camera show like AD?
     
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    laugh track
     
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    This doesn't look too good from the previews. I hope Alyson chooses a better show after this one bombs.
     
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    Has this premiered yet? While it does look pretty corny (I checked out a lengthy preview over at the CBS site), I've gotta lend my support to Alyson Hannigan (Buffy!) and Jason Segel (Freaks & Geeks!).
     
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    It starts Monday night (9/19).
     
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    I will also give it a chance based on the brilliance of Jason Segel in "Freaks & Geeks" and "Undeclared". I'm glad that casting agents and producers like him despite the fact that his shows always get cancelled prematurely. I also like Hannigan, and narration from Bob Saget seems like it could be a nice touch.
     
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    Hmmm. This seems to be on up against Fox's Kitchen Confidential (with Nicholas Brendon from Buffy). I'll have to watch one and record the other. [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, it's Battle of the Buffy All-Stars.
     
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    It's not just a Battle of the "Buffy" All-Stars. They've both got one character each from "Buffy", "Freaks and Geeks", and (I just noticed) the movie "Harold and Kumar".
     
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    Well IMHO, this was far more entertaining than "Kitchen..." which just seemed pointless to me. Nicholas Brendon needs a better agent, he was wasted in it. At least Alysson was memorable in her new show.
     
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    I thought it was pretty decent, but I'm not sure I liked the twist in the end where the woman he loved wasn't actually "your mother" (wouldn't the kids already know he wasn't decribing their mom?) Plus, that girl was HOT!

    I'll pretty much watch it for Allyson anyway.
     
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    I had the same thought.
     

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