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Old 01-11-12, 03:00 PM
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Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

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"Meet the Parrots" - Dave's father, "Big" Dave (Michael McKean), comes to town to introduce his new girlfriend, who shockingly happens to be Penny's mother, Dana (Megan Mullally). Penny couldn't be more thrilled that her thrice divorced mother has a new man in her life, but Dave on the other hand reacts childishly to the news. Meanwhile Alex, who is feeling lonely at the shop, decides to adopt an adorable parrot that turns out to be not so charming, spewing nonstop racist and homophobic rhetoric. And Alex enlists Brad and Max's help, as she is convinced the Chinese restaurant next door is a front for a brothel, on "Happy Endings," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11 (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.


Episode 11 of 22


Some news to mention:

The season will run pretty much uninterrupted all the way to April 4th, which will be the season finale. Yes, all 22 episodes will air.

ABC isn't stretching this out to May because "Don't Trust the Bitch in Apartment 23" will be taking over this timeslot on April 11th.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

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ABC isn't stretching this out to May because "Don't Trust the Bitch in Apartment 23" will be taking over this timeslot on April 11th.
That's good news... and a rather risque title for a sitcom (especially considering how well $h*! My Dad Says did). Where is CougarTown going then?
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

So they don't trust this show enough for sweeps?
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

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So they don't trust this show enough for sweeps?
They need a timeslot for that show I just mentioned and want to use Modern Family as a lead-in to give it the best chance to succeed.
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That's good news... and a rather risque title for a sitcom (especially considering how well $h*! My Dad Says did). Where is CougarTown going then?
God I miss me some (say it like Abed did) Cougar Town!
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If they ever show the tubby gay dude in his tighty whities again this show is dead to me. Plus is it just me, or did all these characters turn into blubbering idiots since last season?
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

I really like this show... it's like a metro-sexual version of Friends.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

Jane's line about Penny getting rotary dialed on the bumper pool table killed me
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Can I Skype your nana?
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Hilarious episode. They always pack a lot of stuff into this show, but this episode was like a sitcom on steroids.

Everything was great, but Alex and the racist parrot really put it over the top.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

Alex: "Fine, don't play with me. I'll go play with myself." Liked the reaction on Brad's face.

Hilarious episode. Agree this episode was like a sitcom on steroids.

Loved Alex, Brad and Max's stakeout of Hop Sings. at Max constantly making The Wire references. "It sounds alot better than saying just like on Blue Bloods." And then he said he's never seen the show.

at the racist Parrot.

Megan Mullally and Casey Wilson have great chemistry as mother and daughter.

I'm glad the rest of the season will run almost uninterrupted.
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So last week we had a random Brady Bunch reference and this week Dave and Penny are on their way to being step-siblings. Their buried romantic feelings for one another should make for a lot of awkward funny moments as the series progresses.

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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

Watched this for the first time last night. Reminded me of a younger version of Cougar Town.
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Loving this show. From the begining comments about playing with herself by Alex, the rotary dialing of Penny, and Dave's two sandwich creations, I could not stop laughing.

Hope it comes back next season.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

Max was on fire in the restaurant.

They need to put a bumper pool table in the guys' apartment.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

Second show of the night with a The Wire reference.

Great episode.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

They really found their niche with this show. It's on fire right now.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Meet the Parrots" -- 1/11/12

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Can I Skype your nana?

I didnt get that joke
What did the kid say?

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