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The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

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Pete's new girlfriend wants to help him with his team lineup; Kevin's past at the DA's office comes back to haunt him; Ruxin runs afoul of his company's e-mail policy; and autocorrect gets everybody in trouble.


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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Funniest episode of the funniest show on television! I honestly have a stomach ache from laughing so hard! My favorite exchange from this episode:
Ruxin: "Are you baked all the time?"

Taco: "Oh, not this baked! I just wish I could walk around in a cloud of it all day long. 'To the cloud!' - like Microsoft."

Kevin: "All right... you realize that that's just a cloud of data pushing itself wirelessly through different devices?"

Taco: [snorts] "Now who sounds baked?"
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Oh wait.. I forgot: "You got a gun so you could plaxidentally shoot yourself?"
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Originally Posted by Rex Fenestrarum View Post
Oh wait.. I forgot: "You got a gun so you could plaxidentally shoot yourself?"


Loved Andre acting British. "Move, ya git!"

The ending was awesome. Mr. McGibblets with a gun bong.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

"B. Roethlisberger... has he ever done anything wrong?"
Old 12-16-11, 08:12 AM
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Absolutely hilarious. The funniest episode ever of The League. Watched this on a bus with my iPad and was rolling down the aisle in stitches.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Hey, I use hotmail.

"The Legend of Baggar Vance."

I'd let that chick set my fantasy lineup anytime she wants. Damn, she was fine. Loved when she asked if Big Ben ever did anything wrong.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Loved the return of Mr. McGibblits.

Taco pointing the gun at Kevin and saying "what I assumed it wasn't loaded" was hilarious.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Originally Posted by Goat3001 View Post
Taco pointing the gun at Kevin and saying "what I assumed it wasn't loaded" was hilarious.
Pointing and pulling the trigger about 4 times. Taco KILLED it this episode. Loved Ruxon's rants of what his team was going to do.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Originally Posted by Goat3001 View Post
Loved the return of Mr. McGibblits.

Taco pointing the gun at Kevin and saying "what I assumed it wasn't loaded" was hilarious.
MR MCGIBBLITS

Loved that episode from season one as well!
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

To the cloud!

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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Laughed my ass off all the way up to the end with the whole home invasion thing. That part just didn't do it for me.

I loved how Pete's girl goes "you must be Andre" practically as soon as she laid eyes on him.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Originally Posted by Rex Fenestrarum View Post
Oh wait.. I forgot: "You got a gun so you could plaxidentally shoot yourself?"
One of the best ... lines ... ever!

I thought this one was actually a step down from the last few episodes, but still much better than most anything on TV. I've been re-watching episodes on Netflix and didn't realize how many things "come back" much later.
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To the cloud!
Just put it in your mouth and ... sweet oblivion!
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

I liked this episode a lot except for the very end with Taco threatening the guy with the bong/gun. They went a little over the top and lost me.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

The opening, with Ruxin's rant and then him having to explain to his coworker how 'balls deep' was part of a case they were working on, was probably one of the funniest scenes ever on this show...and that is saying a lot.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

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The opening, with Ruxin's rant and then him having to explain to his coworker how 'balls deep' was part of a case they were working on, was probably one of the funniest scenes ever on this show...and that is saying a lot.
Yeah, I was rolling..

and damn Pete definitely outkicking his coverage.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

I absolutely love this show, but can't help wondering if it's actually going to go anywhere. Every episode is essentially the same, whereby each main character has an event or storyline, Taco acts 'zany', and they occasionally throw in a guest star.

That said, absolutely love it regardless.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Why does it need to go 'somewhere?' It's a comedy.
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Originally Posted by vedderstapp View Post
I absolutely love this show, but can't help wondering if it's actually going to go anywhere. Every episode is essentially the same, whereby each main character has an event or storyline, Taco acts 'zany', and they occasionally throw in a guest star.

That said, absolutely love it regardless.
The show definitely has a formula, it reminds me a lot of Seinfeld. Several goofy plots that tend to intertwine at the climax scene. Throw in a guest star or a hottie each week to keep things fresh. Taco's into some zany scheme, Andre's got a pretentious new hobby, etc.

There probably isn't anywhere for the show to go from here. It's not like HIMYM where the writers can add some actual drama to keep the show interesting, or like Community where they've set a precedent to do any creative thing they can think of. I think they're best off just doing what works every week, and making a point to 'go somewhere' would probably be bad for the show.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Originally Posted by vedderstapp View Post
I absolutely love this show, but can't help wondering if it's actually going to go anywhere. Every episode is essentially the same, whereby each main character has an event or storyline, Taco acts 'zany', and they occasionally throw in a guest star.

That said, absolutely love it regardless.
Not really sure the show is suppose to 'go' anywhere. Its a bunch of 30 year old guys and their everyday stories with fantasy football the backdrop.
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Originally Posted by SpanishTechno View Post
The show definitely has a formula, it reminds me a lot of Seinfeld. Several goofy plots that tend to intertwine at the climax scene. Throw in a guest star or a hottie each week to keep things fresh. Taco's into some zany scheme, Andre's got a pretentious new hobby, etc.

There probably isn't anywhere for the show to go from here. It's not like HIMYM where the writers can add some actual drama to keep the show interesting, or like Community where they've set a precedent to do any creative thing they can think of. I think they're best off just doing what works every week, and making a point to 'go somewhere' would probably be bad for the show.
Yeah I was just going to say that it's like Seinfed. Save for just a couple episodes, Seinfeld had a different, independent storyline each week. The League actually has more continuity because it follows the fantasy football season and has had a couple multi-part episodes as well.

And like others have said, I don't think it has to go anywhere. Each season kind of builds towards the Shiva Bowl and that's all they really need. Like Seinfeld, it's like life. Just a group of people going about their daily business. It doesn't have to be like Friends where idiotic relationships between the main characters happen just to keep the story going.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

Originally Posted by SpanishTechno View Post
The show definitely has a formula, it reminds me a lot of Seinfeld.
I'll take flack, but I'll say it ... "It's like Seinfeld only good."
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

I hate Taco. I hate characters that are too stupid to live (like Randy from My Name Is Earl) or characters that are zany (never a Kramer fan from Seinfeld either). They just drive me crazy. Aside from Taco, I love the show.
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Re: The League -- "The Guest Bong" -- 12/15/11

I think Taco is bearable but when they have Taco and Rafi in an episode it's pretty bad.

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