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Old 09-27-03, 06:30 PM
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Did anybody watch "The Handler" Premiere?

I meant to watch this but I got it's night confused. I thought it didn't come on until Sunday. I've liked almost everything Joey Pants has done and had some expectations for this show.

Anybody watch it? Any Opinions?
Old 09-27-03, 06:35 PM
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I watched it 2 or 3 months ago and it was pretty good from what I remember.
Old 09-27-03, 07:18 PM
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Wasn't bad at all. Cute chicks. Joey Pants. I'll tune in again. [while taping Boomtown]
Old 09-27-03, 07:23 PM
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I saw the show and enjoyed it. Will be tuning in each week.
Old 09-27-03, 07:42 PM
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I'd give it a thumbs up. Easily, One of the best new shows I have seen this fall. I liked how they set up what appears to be his crew for the up-coming season.
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I thought it was pretty good, much better than I thought it was going to be.
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I liked it, will definitely keep the season pass.
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I taped it and watched it. It was better than I thought it would be. If I start watching it (which I probably will), I think it'll be the first regular CBS show I've watched since Tour of Duty.

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I thought it was excellent. Joey Pants was a great casting choice for this. I'll be watching every week.

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I liked it. I liked how they kept Joey moving around on different cases. I also liked how they showed the different stages of development as an agent. I just liked it. I will definitely keep watching.

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I really liked this show. I'll keep watching it and tape BOOMTOWN. It was my first time watching BOOMTOWN, only reason I taped it, cause KELLY HU was on it. It was also a pretty good show.
Old 09-28-03, 01:19 PM
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I'll be taping this and "Boomtown". (I hate watching things live since I can't skip commercials! )

I thought it was a good episode, though it felt like they tried to cram a little too many subplots in there. I love Joe Pantoliano -- he's just fascinating to watch. (I'm STILL furious that his "EZ Streets" got cancelled several years back -- one of the best dramas in the last 10 years. )
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I thought it was okay, but I didn't feel compelled to watch it all season long for now.
Old 09-29-03, 09:11 AM
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Good show. I'll tape next week's and decide on whether or not it gets Season Pass status after that.
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I thought it was fairly decent. I'll give it a few more weeks before I decide its fate (that is, unless CBS does before I do).
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I finally watched this and WOW. I really liked it. I enjoyed it more than the Boomtown season premiere. I liked that show last season, but now it just seems like a watered-down cop show.

The Handler was unlike anything I have seen on TV before. Great premise and I love Joey Pants. Plus I loved the fast pace and all the surprises. The rest of the cast seemed good also.

I'll definitely keep watching. So far this is one of the best new shows I have seen of the season.
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Now lets hope it can get moved off of death night to a nice spot (Though at this point, I'm hard pressed to find a spot in CBS's schedule where they can move it without it conflicting with either one of their current successful shows (which they won't move) or some other network's powerhouse show.
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Finally got around to watching this last night. Not bad. It ain't Boomtown, but not bad at all. Was a little too busy for my taste - going back and forth btwn 3 'cases' at once. I'll keep recording it.
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I really enjoyed this show as well. Not a big Joey Pants fan, but this was pretty entertaining.

BTW, I think that both of these shows (Handler and Boomtown) were either created by Canadians, or people that have been working in Canadian TV for years

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