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Old 12-02-03, 07:00 PM
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The Tracy Morgan Show 12/2/03

Seems pretty funny so far. Only downside i can see is that Annoying kid from the "PeoplePC" commercials.
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Doh, i missed the first episode. How was it? Anyway the second one was funny. Th story about his uncle's peanut toe, had me cracking up, had to catch my breath actually. Spoon is of course a great character, but I like John Witherspoon in anything. I could do without Eddy, and i wouldn't be surprised if he got phased out.

It's great to see Tracey in anything, he was underused on SNL, IMO. It'e even better that he stars, and he's had plenty of funny lines throughout the second episode. If it stays this funny I'll keep watching.
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Thought it was pretty good. Loved the youngest kid - thought he was great.
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I actually like Morgan, but the kids stole the show. I hope that they don't turn into bigger characters than their father, but so far, it looks promising.
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This show was hilarious. Tracy Morgan is just an all-around funny guy. The way he delivers his lines and the facial expressions he uses are great. His kids (especially the youngest one) are great, as is the supporting cast.
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Amusingly innoccuous. I will watch the next new episode on Thursday after Friends.

Kind of odd that NBC waited so long to debut the show then blows three new episodes off in the 1st week.
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I am not much of a fan of the sitcom formula, but I like Tracy Morgan and I agree he was underused on SNL. I found myself laughing out loud a few times during the show. Tracy just cracks me up sometimes just from his voice. I also thought the smallest kid was funny although he had better be careful (look what happened to Gary Coleman and Emmanuel Lewis's careers.)

I thought the wife seemed a little miscast. She seems too cute and model-esque with not much personality. I think it would have been better if the wife seemed more realistic and if she had a stronger personality.

But overall, I think I will keep this on my Tivo as a lower-priority and record it as long as it doesn't conflict with any other shows.
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"What's an example of a White crime?"
"Baby snatching. Brothers can't pay for the kids we already have."

As a sitcom, this show is as formulaic as you can possibly get. Watching the first episode, I was mentally going through the checklist, and they hit every mark right where it should be. While nothing special, I did find it entertaining and will probably keep tuning in. I liked how Tracy's character was a good role model. Yeah, he was off the wall and did/said some crazy things, but he owns his own business, recognizes his faults, and is very involved in his kids' lives. It's a good character.

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Just tell me that he doesn't do an impression of Starr Jones at any time on the show and maybe I'll watch it next week. Seemed anytime I ever watched him on SNL they only used him whenever they needed a black woman. Maybe they were confused by his first name.
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i didn't even know this was on, but luckily flipped by it....i thought it was pretty good....at least good enough for me to keep watching
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Just tell me that he doesn't do an impression of Starr Jones at any time on the show and maybe I'll watch it next week. Seemed anytime I ever watched him on SNL they only used him whenever they needed a black woman. Maybe they were confused by his first name.
Then you missed Brian Fellow's Safari Planet and Astronaut Jones, two of my favorite skits by him.
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Damnit! I completely forgot that this was on last night. I'll have to catch it next time around.

I miss Astronaut Jones.
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Am I the only person who didn't think it was funny at all? The acting seemed really forced, and while there were some funny moments, I guess most of the humor wasn't "edgy" enough. More of a family show, I guess.

Then again if you watch the first few episodes of Friends the acting seems REALLY forced on those. It turned out all right
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I saw the first show. I did like Morgan on SNL, but wow did this show really stink. I didn't laugh once, but maybe did make a smirk when the thieving friend was introduced. It's pretty much a by the numbers sit-com, with some tender moments thrown in. I couldn't stand the youngest kid, though the older son was fine, since he actually seemed like a real person. And I hated how the wife laughed at the jokes. That really grates on my nerves. I thought this would be smarter, but it really wasn't, at least to me.
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I expected Maya Rudolph to start singing on the theme song.
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Rocket! I'm flying a rocket...

I'll get a season pass for this, give it a few tries.
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Originally posted by SirPablo
Rocket! I'm flying a rocket...
Quit, you're making me miss it. Best Skit Ever. (excluding cowbell)
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White people are so lame!

Honk!
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Originally posted by SirPablo
Rocket! I'm flying a rocket...
I kept expecting him to tell his wife:

"Lift up that skirt, so I can smack that ass!"

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