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Old 05-19-09, 05:47 AM
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Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

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In the pilot of this musical comedy-drama from Ryan Murphy ("Nip/Tuck") about the misfits who make up a high-school glee club, teacher and former glee-club star Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) must find a male singer to match diva Rachel (Lea Michele). Then he hears football quarterback Finn (Cory Monteith) singing in a shower. Meanwhile, Will's wife (Jessalyn Gilsig) wants him to get a better-paying job.



This isn't something I would normally watch, but I will try it only because of Ryan Murphy.
Old 05-19-09, 06:59 AM
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

I'll give it a try, since all my other shows have ended.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

this looks fun, will give it a watch.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

I enjoyed Murphy's WB show Popular, which is probably closer in theme to this show than Nip/Tuck, so I'll give this a chance. Actually, I enjoyed the first season of Popular, when the drama-to-camp ratio was balanced. In the second season it cranked up the camp too high and became too over-the-top for my tastes. Hopefully Glee keeps that under control.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

I look forward to the bizarro third season where normal plotlines will take a back seat to a mysterious serial killer.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

wow, this is exactly like the sub-plot with Oz in American Pie.

But that doesn't mean it'll be bad. I'm actually interested in checking it out.

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that lead girl has some good pipes. And i love jane lynch.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

Originally Posted by Big Boy Laroux View Post
And i love jane lynch.
+1 She's why I'm on board.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

It has the boss from 40 year old virgin and the head camp lady in Role Model. In
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

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It has the boss from 40 year old virgin and the head camp lady in Role Model. In
aka Jane Lynch.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

We also get Charlie from Heroes/Ugly Betty. I wonder if her name on this show will also be Charlie.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

It looks good but almost too hip for people to watch.
Lynch is definitely a selling point to me.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

No, no, no. The commercials are driving me insane.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

Wow, this show has come out of nowhere. Wonder why Fox has done nothing to promote it?
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post
No, no, no. The commercials are driving me insane.
Don't want to go to rehab?

I think this show looks well executed, can't say the content is particularly intriguing though.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post
No, no, no. The commercials are driving me insane.
I have to admit, I had no interest in this at all until I caught a commercial during 24 last night. It actually looks interesting. I'm definitely in for the pilot.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

looks like an abc-family type show

will give it a try
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

Although I was a fan of Popular when I was in high school, I was never able to bring myself to like Nip/Tuck. That having been said, I had honestly not heard much about this show until the network upfronts were released.

All I have seen in regards to the show is the extended preview from this thread, and I cannot say I am impressed. While the last minute or so seems to delve into actual themes and emotion, the first bit appears far too campy for my taste. It has an almost self-aware schlockly feel to it, as if everyone is aware of the (seemingly) weak acting and premise.

However, I will push aside any trepidation I currently feel, and afford the show the opportunity to make a believer out of me.

(And, as much as I may like Jane Lynch, she is far from being any sort of comedic "god." Her schtick has already worn through with me, and I feel she needs to evolve slightly to truly become funny.)
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

I assume that other then Ryan Murphys name as creator, this will prob have little to no similarities to Nip/Tuck right? ie, should i get my dad to try to watch this, if he's a big fan of that show, but not to keen on teen comedies which this looks to be.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

I have it set to record tonight. I was going to skip it, but who knows...it looks like it might be OK.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

well, i know it may be a bit late, but pad those dvrs, because of course american idol went 4 minutes long (with a full carrie underwood song too)
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

TRASH

don't know why FOX bought this shit, this IS an ABC Familyesq show

i can only watch stuff that is actually funny or have intense action
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
Wow, this show has come out of nowhere. Wonder why Fox has done nothing to promote it?
According to an article I read, part of their promotion is "word-of-mouth." They also ordered 13 episodes and plan to show those next fall - this showing of the pilot tonight is an idea the network is trying out.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

also right after american idol, so if the pilot is popular (for sure it will get a lot of viewers no matter what), then the word of mouth will help it gain traction for the fall.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

We've only watched the first 10 minutes so far, but as parents of a former show choir student who is now a high school choir director, there's more truth than not in this show.
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Re: Glee -- Series Premiere -- "Pilot" -- 5/19/09

I actually really liked it. Looking forward to more in the fall.

Their rendition of Don't Stop Believing was fantastic.

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