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Old 01-06-13, 02:03 PM
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Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

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"Fowl Play/Date" - After Brad and Penny accidentally break Alex's beloved childhood memento, they try to glue it back together. But they go from just being clumsy to "birderers" after Tyler, Alex's racist parrot, keels over and dies from the glue fumes. Can they cover up the crime before Alex returns from her Rom-Com Com? Meanwhile, Jane and Dave try a little too hard to find a match for Max, on "Happy Endings," SUNDAY, JANUARY 6 (10:01-10:31 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.


Episode 8 of 22

Another episode will air this Tuesday
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

I know this is airing twice a week to probably burn off all remaining episodes quickly, but this is show is really funny. It's too bad the audience just isn't there for it.

I kinda liked two back to back comedies on Sunday night. Has this ever been done successfully?
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Unfortunately the ratings were awful last night.

"On ABC, new episodes of "Happy Endings" (2.57 million viewers and a 1.0 key demo) and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (2.23 million and a 0.9 key demo) failed to get a big sampling."
http://www.hitfix.com/news/tv-rating...KrvB4UXTzke.99

For Happy Endings, that's lower than the shows's previous low of 2.98 million viewers (which was a random season one episode they burned off out of the blue in August 2011). And it's an all-time low for B in 23. The last new Happy Endings had 3.16 million viewers.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

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Unfortunately the ratings were awful last night.

"On ABC, new episodes of "Happy Endings" (2.57 million viewers and a 1.0 key demo) and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" (2.23 million and a 0.9 key demo) failed to get a big sampling."
http://www.hitfix.com/news/tv-rating...KrvB4UXTzke.99

For Happy Endings, that's lower than the shows's previous low of 2.98 million viewers (which was a random season one episode they burned off out of the blue in August 2011). And it's an all-time low for B in 23. The last new Happy Endings had 3.16 million viewers.
Yeah apparently noone in this forum watched last night either. Or some here had no idea it was on last night.

I had to go to work at 6am this morning, so I couldn't stay up late. I'll watch this later on tonight.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

I recorded both shows but haven't watched them yet, but surely ABC can't expect them to get any decent ratings in the 10pm hour, can they?
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

This episode was fucking hilarious - the con scene at the beginning was a highlight and lots of great lines throughout.

"Heat 2: It's getting hot up in herrrre".

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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Funny as usual but what the hell was this doing on a Sunday night?
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

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Funny as usual but what the hell was this doing on a Sunday night?
As mentioned in a previous thread, the show is getting pulled in March off Tuesday night because of Dancing with the Stars. There is no other timeslot available and there will be a shit load of unaired episodes. Since 666 Park Avenue is cancelled, they thought using this timeslot for a few weeks was a good idea to help get more episodes aired (doubling up with Tuesday).
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Again another hilarious episode. So many funny lines that are just slipped in and not just to set up a punch line like many comedies.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

"What if it were emailed to her as a PDF? How do you destroy a PDF? It's in the clouds. I don't control the clouds. I'm not Thor."

That and the convo about the jerk circle.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Too bad the ratings suck. One of the few network comedies I look forward to every week.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Maybe TBS will pick it up next year and pair it with Cougartown.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

FYI, not related to this episode.

As some of you probably know, episode 22 from last season never aired.

It's now airing this Sunday.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
FYI, not related to this episode.

As some of you probably know, episode 22 from last season never aired.

It's now airing this Sunday.
Is this the new 'Til Death? Although actually funny...
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

I think this was the episode where the actress playing Penny injured her sholder fake-slapping Brad
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Casey Wilson looks amazing. She has dropped a ton of weight.

Really like the show, and this was another great episode.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Love the show, and I don't know why it's not catching on. It's like a demented version of Friends. This episode is a great example.

"Tyler was a huge racist, and an even hugerer friend."
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

I wish I had a jerk circle where we could jerk each other's meat.
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Sounds like all you need to do is join a drum circle, bro.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

Also the scene where Dave and Jane express their displeasure at Max choosing Marcus over either of their guys was so good.

"Marcus, what kind of name is that?"
"Yeah, it sounds black...which is the only thing I like about him. Otherwise I hate him!"
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

I could not stop laughing at the parrot photos. I love that they had to take all of those.

Elisha Cuthbert is really incredible on this show. I was a fan of her hotness from 24, but now I think she's fucking hilarious too.
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Re: Happy Endings -- "Fowl Play/Date" -- 1/06/13

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I could not stop laughing at the parrot photos. I love that they had to take all of those.
I love how the pic looked stretched out, like they usually do at memorials and gatherings on a TV.

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