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Old 04-07-11, 06:00 AM
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Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

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When Charlie (Diedrich Bader) loses his call center job, Todd (Ben Rappaport) hesitantly hires him until he finds a new one. However, Charlie has a hard time not being the manager, which causes friction with Todd. To make matters worse, Todd also learns Charlie is going through a mid-life crisis. Meanwhile, Rajiv (Rizwan Manji) concocts an unusual plan to raise money for his honeymoon and manages to enlist Gupta's (Parvesh Cheena) help in his scheme. Sacha Dhawan, Rebecca Hazlewood, Anisha Nagarajan and Pippa Black also star.


Episode 19 of 22

This and Perfect Couples are the only new episodes airing Thursday night. Not a good sign for either.
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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

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Synopsis:

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When Charlie (Diedrich Bader) loses his call center job, Todd (Ben Rappaport) hesitantly hires him until he finds a new one. However, Charlie has a hard time not being the manager, which causes friction with Todd. To make matters worse, Todd also learns Charlie is going through a mid-life crisis. Meanwhile, Rajiv (Rizwan Manji) concocts an unusual plan to raise money for his honeymoon and manages to enlist Gupta's (Parvesh Cheena) help in his scheme. Sacha Dhawan, Rebecca Hazlewood, Anisha Nagarajan and Pippa Black also star.


Episode 19 of 22

This and Perfect Couples are the only new episodes airing Thursday night. Not a good sign for either.
I think all the other shows are getting 1 hour finales, so there is a need to burn off Outsourced...I think....

But yeah, they are both dead.
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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

I was pleasantly surprised that I came to like this show. Its a shame it didn't catch on. I especially like the Charlie character. Diedrich Bader always brings the funny.
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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

I slowly stopped watching this show around midseason and haven't really picked up again. I just kept waiting for it to get better and it never did. Shame; I actually had high hopes for it.
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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

Meh. While it certainly got MILES better than the awful (and borderline racist) pilot, the show was mostly a one trick pony. Once the premise wore off and Todd was hitting the Aussie and no longer flirting with Asha, what was the real reason to tune in much anymore?
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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

I did start to like the show a bit after the initial rocky start, but agree that it became a little bit one-note after awhile. I especially liked some of the Indian characters, and the show seemed poised to possibly do something interesting with them, but has instead become creatively stagnant and just a bit too generic sitcom in its approach.

Not that I have much hope for The Paul Reiser Show or anything else new NBC might come up with for next season.
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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

My DVR didn't record this tonight even though it says it's new in the guide. It canceled the recording because it thought it was a repeat... weird.
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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

Gupta: "The strongest pepper in the world - think of your bum hole."
Charlie: "It's been through worse than this."

Charlie: "Rabbit's foot...here's the rest of him."

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Re: Outsourced -- "Charlie Curries A Favor From Todd" -- 4/07/11

Madhuri answering the phone after seeing the rest of the rabbit:

"Mid-American rabbit eye."

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