Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Entertainment Discussions > TV Talk
Reload this Page >

Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

TV Talk Talk about Shows on TV

Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Old 02-06-13, 11:16 PM
  #1  
DVD Talk God
Thread Starter
 
DJariya's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: La Palma, CA
Posts: 69,353
Received 1,663 Likes on 1,220 Posts
Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us


Synopsis:

THE GREENDALE STUDY GROUP RETURNS FROM SUMMER BREAK FOR THEIR FOURTH YEAR - The Study Group returns from summer break ready to tackle their fourth year of Community College. Jeff (Joel McHale) is particularly focused on graduating and is just a few credits away. When there is a mix-up with a history class registration, Dean Pelton (Jim Rash) institutes an elaborate physical competition for class space. Meanwhile, Britta (Gillian Jacobs) helps Abed (Danny Pudi) deal with the anxiety he is experiencing over the thought of the study group graduating and breaking up. Chevy Chase, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover and Ken Jeong also star.

Read more: Listings - COMMUNITY on NBC | TheFutonCritic.com http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listin...#ixzz2KBfxvlIL


Well, I guess this is the most anticipated show of 2013 on this board. Might as well start this now.

13 episodes ordered. They wrapped production in December.

Trailer:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.nbc.com/assets/video/widget/widget.html?vid=n32337" frameborder="0"></iframe>
Old 02-06-13, 11:25 PM
  #2  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 43,268
Received 600 Likes on 484 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Smart NBC, keep the nerdiest show on TV going against the biggest show about nerds on TV.

I wish this show all the luck in the world, it's still one of my favorites.
Old 02-07-13, 02:43 AM
  #3  
DVD Talk Gold Edition
 
Trelach24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Maryland
Posts: 2,980
Received 5 Likes on 5 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Can't wait
Old 02-07-13, 07:01 AM
  #4  
DVD Talk Godfather
 
Michael Corvin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 1999
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 61,608
Received 609 Likes on 429 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

So... how many prematurely claimed they were done when Harmon was fired will tune in tonight and subsequently post in this thread later?
Old 02-07-13, 07:51 AM
  #5  
DVD Talk Hero
 
B.A.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: East County
Posts: 34,429
Received 101 Likes on 86 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Oh, glorious day!
Old 02-07-13, 07:57 AM
  #6  
Moderator
 
dex14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 38,724
Likes: 0
Received 2,610 Likes on 1,791 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13




Community Season 4: 6 Scoopy Bits Revealed!
http://tvline.com/2013/02/07/communi...edium=facebook

Last edited by dex14; 02-07-13 at 08:25 AM.
Old 02-07-13, 08:42 AM
  #7  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
sauce07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Centreville, VA
Posts: 6,547
Received 22 Likes on 16 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Happy October 19th!!!
Old 02-07-13, 08:44 AM
  #8  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: MN
Posts: 23,936
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
So... how many prematurely claimed they were done when Harmon was fired will tune in tonight and subsequently post in this thread later?



Don't think I voted completely done with it, but wasn't thrilled at the time. I'm pretty happy now though.
Old 02-07-13, 09:11 AM
  #9  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Gizmo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Formerly known as "GizmoDVD"/Southern CA
Posts: 31,233
Received 57 Likes on 50 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

I'm so down.

I'm sure this will rate higher than Parks and 1600 Penn (and likely all of NBCs new Comedies as well).
Old 02-07-13, 09:17 AM
  #10  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 43,268
Received 600 Likes on 484 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

It won't beat Parks and Rec which pulls between a 1.7 and 1.9 demo, but it should have no problem beating 1600 Penn, Up All Night, Whitney and Guys with Kids.

To think NBC cancelled a show getting above a 2.0 demo rating a couple seasons ago (Outsourced).

The last new episode of Whitney drew a 1.3 demo, 3.64m viewers. Guys with Kids drew 1.1 demo, 2.93m viewers. Series finale of 30 Rock pulled a 1.9 demo, 4.80m viewers (highest ratings in a year). Office had a 2.1 (9:00) and 1.9 (9:30), 1600 Penn pulled a 1.3 (3.28m viewers).

Community has to go against American Idol and TBBT, the two most popular shows on TV. Stupid NBC

Last edited by RichC2; 02-07-13 at 09:22 AM.
Old 02-07-13, 09:32 AM
  #11  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Gizmo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Formerly known as "GizmoDVD"/Southern CA
Posts: 31,233
Received 57 Likes on 50 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
It won't beat Parks and Rec which pulls between a 1.7 and 1.9 demo, but it should have no problem beating 1600 Penn, Up All Night, Whitney and Guys with Kids.

To think NBC cancelled a show getting above a 2.0 demo rating a couple seasons ago (Outsourced).

The last new episode of Whitney drew a 1.3 demo, 3.64m viewers. Guys with Kids drew 1.1 demo, 2.93m viewers. Series finale of 30 Rock pulled a 1.9 demo, 4.80m viewers (highest ratings in a year). Office had a 2.1 (9:00) and 1.9 (9:30), 1600 Penn pulled a 1.3 (3.28m viewers).

Community has to go against American Idol and TBBT, the two most popular shows on TV. Stupid NBC
The last 2 weeks have been the exception for P&R.

I still expect (hope) for a 1.5/1.7. After Smash getting a 1.2 the other day, I want to see this succeed.
Old 02-07-13, 11:32 AM
  #12  
DVD Talk Legend
 
chuckd21's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 1999
Location: Florida
Posts: 10,700
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Early reviews have not been kind.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/07/ar....html?hp&_r=1&
Old 02-07-13, 11:58 AM
  #13  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 43,268
Received 600 Likes on 484 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Early reviews have been pretty good so far:

http://www.metacritic.com/tv/community/season-4
Old 02-07-13, 12:42 PM
  #14  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: STL
Posts: 7,024
Received 4 Likes on 4 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Originally Posted by chuckd21 View Post
Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
Early reviews have been pretty good so far:

http://www.metacritic.com/tv/community/season-4
Old 02-07-13, 12:57 PM
  #15  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Xander's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Des Moines, IA
Posts: 4,489
Received 33 Likes on 23 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

I was worried when Harmon was fired, but I'm still totally stoked to tune in. Cannot wait to watch it tonight!
Old 02-07-13, 01:14 PM
  #16  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Meglos's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 5,407
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Originally Posted by chuckd21 View Post
Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
Early reviews have been pretty good so far:

http://www.metacritic.com/tv/community/season-4
Old 02-07-13, 04:52 PM
  #17  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Southside Virginia
Posts: 6,457
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

I see no way they bring this show back, but I've always been about getting what Community I can get (even if it turns out to suck -- we'll see).

NBC has made some seriously bad calls in what to renew and cancel in the past couple of decades. For instance, Outsourced was a really decent show by the end of the season and pulled in decent numbers.
Old 02-07-13, 04:55 PM
  #18  
Moderator
 
dex14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 38,724
Likes: 0
Received 2,610 Likes on 1,791 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Fuck...its 6 oclock already. I've been staring at the Annie gif I posted all day.
Old 02-07-13, 07:40 PM
  #19  
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
DJLinus's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Richmond, VA
Posts: 8,961
Received 38 Likes on 35 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

I miss Dan Harmon*.

*But I'm sticking with the show until the end.
Old 02-07-13, 08:01 PM
  #20  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Illinois
Posts: 1,663
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

yeah I'm going to keep watching, but was not a fan of that... it was trying too hard to be Community.
Old 02-07-13, 08:08 PM
  #21  
DVD Talk Legend
 
bluetoast's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 11,124
Received 110 Likes on 85 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Lots of episodes from season 3 can be considered to be "trying too hard to be Community."
Old 02-07-13, 08:08 PM
  #22  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Electric Ladyland
Posts: 1,042
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

Yeah, it did strike me as trying too hard.

But I'll watch all the way to the end. After all, I'm sticking with The Office and that show has been awful for awhile now. Can't imagine Community could end up that bad.
Old 02-07-13, 09:39 PM
  #23  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
tommyp007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Kingsport, TN
Posts: 6,231
Received 79 Likes on 50 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

I'm....not sure what the hell I watched tonight...but it wasn't the show I love so much. Watching the rest with fingers crossed.
Old 02-07-13, 10:01 PM
  #24  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
rocket1312's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 4,507
Likes: 0
Received 486 Likes on 340 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

I'll happily watch until the end, but this was not good. I'd be lying if I said I didn't laugh a few times, but it just didn't feel right at all. It looked like Community, it sounded like Community, but...
Old 02-07-13, 11:55 PM
  #25  
Moderator
 
Giles's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Washington DC
Posts: 33,617
Received 15 Likes on 11 Posts
Re: Community -- Season Premiere -- "History 101" -- 2/07/13

the 'Big Bang' riff was hilarious and far funnier - and I hate Big Bang Theory

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.