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

Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

TV Talk Talk about Shows on TV

Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Old 05-05-14, 12:25 PM
  #1  
DVD Talk God
Thread Starter
 
DJariya's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: La Palma, CA
Posts: 69,301
Received 1,652 Likes on 1,211 Posts
Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14





Episode 1 / Production #401 - "Back" (Airs May 5, 10:00 pm e/p) - Louie has a typical day. Written by Louis C.K.; directed by Louis C.K.

Episode 2 / Production #402 - "Model" (Airs May 5, 10:30 pm e/p) - Louie does a benefit show. Written by Louis C.K.; directed by Louis C.K.

14 episode 4th season

Back tonight for 2 episodes. Took 2013 off as most of you probably know due to Louis CK's schedule.
Old 05-05-14, 12:29 PM
  #2  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Mike86's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 22,971
Received 695 Likes on 570 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Excited for the new episodes tonight! I burned through the first three season of the series over the past couple weeks and love it.
Old 05-05-14, 12:57 PM
  #3  
Moderator
 
dex14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 38,683
Likes: 0
Received 2,591 Likes on 1,775 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

And said in another thread... they will air 2 episodes a night for 7 weeks.

Last edited by dex14; 05-05-14 at 01:12 PM.
Old 05-05-14, 01:16 PM
  #4  
DVD Talk Legend
 
DeputyDave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 14,080
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Thanks for posting this. I had no idea this was on tonight.
Old 05-05-14, 01:21 PM
  #5  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Mike86's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 22,971
Received 695 Likes on 570 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Originally Posted by dex14 View Post
And said in another thread... they will air 2 episodes a night for 7 weeks.
Oh I didn't realize that. I thought just the premiere was two episodes and it was having a regular twelve week run for the remainder of the season.
Old 05-05-14, 04:09 PM
  #6  
Moderator
 
dex14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 38,683
Likes: 0
Received 2,591 Likes on 1,775 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Hello friend.

This is Louis C.K. I'm a comedian. You know about me from something or other. Anyway, sorry to bother you. I just wanted to let you know that my series on FX, LOUIE, returns for it's fourth season tonight at 10pm. Tonight being Monday, May 5th. There will be 2 episodes tonight, 10 and 10:30 and there will be 2 episodes every Monday for the next 7 weeks.
I took a year off between last season and this one, mostly so I could have more time to do the show, to make it better. This season is very different from past seasons. The first three episodes are pretty typical of what we've done in the past, Self-contained stories. But the next 6 episodes after that are all connected in one story. Then we have a three part story and a two part story. So lots of… parts stories. Yeah.
Anyway, I just wanted to make you aware that the show is coming back tonight.
If you live in a part of the world that doesn't get the show at the same time then I'm sorry to bother you.
I hope you all have a great Spring and summer. Enjoy the show tonight.

Regards,

Louis CK
Old 05-05-14, 04:11 PM
  #7  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 3,578
Received 59 Likes on 48 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Just rewatched the last 4 episodes of Season 3 when they aired on FX over the weekend. It's weird seeing the 3-episode "Late Show" thing now that Dave is retiring for real.

Still waiting on the Season 3 DVD.

I'm going to have to save the entire Season 4 on my DVR now. Who knows when the hell we'll get that on disc.


I love the back-to-back episodes this season. 21 minutes a week is not enough of this great show.
Old 05-05-14, 09:57 PM
  #8  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 3,578
Received 59 Likes on 48 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

This show is so fucking good!!! I can see why it would turn some people off, but this is definitely the best thing Louis CK has ever done (the TV show as a whole I mean).
Old 05-05-14, 11:43 PM
  #9  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: DFW
Posts: 3,779
Received 5 Likes on 2 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Poker table scene had me dying with laughter.
Old 05-06-14, 11:20 AM
  #10  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Jul 1999
Posts: 4,550
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Both episodes were great! I just couldn't stop watching.
Old 05-06-14, 01:02 PM
  #11  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
madcougar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Houston
Posts: 6,690
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Best show on television. The show didn't miss a beat because of the hiatus.
Old 05-06-14, 05:23 PM
  #12  
Moderator
 
dex14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 38,683
Likes: 0
Received 2,591 Likes on 1,775 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

at the stuff with Seinfeld

to my double dose of Yvonne.
Old 05-06-14, 06:55 PM
  #13  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Crocker Jarmen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 7,338
Received 122 Likes on 93 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Both episodes were great, so glad to have this amazing show back.

I love the way Louis CK handles the surreal elements very matter-of-factly, like the trashmen um... trashing his bedroom.

The only false note to me was the poker scene. There wasn't a single moment that didn't feel awkward and contrived, each comedian practically mugging for the camera as they delivered their carefully rehearsed line. Couldn't they have just shot the shit naturally and tried to build a scene around that? (and Jim Norton needs to watch that Michael Caine tape about how to try not to blink when you're on camera).

Took me until halfway through the doctor scene to realize that was CHARLES GRODIN! I never thought he would do anything funny again. He was awesome.

The Seinfeld stuff was gold too, I think Louis stumbled across a great premise for a network sit-com, the ultra-successful comedian and his loser open-mic friend.

Last edited by Crocker Jarmen; 05-06-14 at 07:01 PM.
Old 05-06-14, 07:13 PM
  #14  
DVD Talk God
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Directionally Challenged (for DirecTV)
Posts: 126,851
Received 301 Likes on 245 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Great stuff as usual. The rich family should have threatened to sue him to become their butler.
Old 05-06-14, 09:29 PM
  #15  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Muskegon, MI
Posts: 5,199
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Yvonne gifs:

Spoiler:












If I find bigger versions, I'll replace them.
Old 05-06-14, 09:56 PM
  #16  
Premium Member
 
E Unit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: In my Breakfast Nook looking at Why So Blu
Posts: 17,371
Received 627 Likes on 479 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

I'm so glad he upgraded this season to Yvonne Strahovski from Parker Posey and Chloe Sevigny last season.
Old 05-06-14, 10:25 PM
  #17  
DVD Talk Hero
 
slop101's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: So. Cal.
Posts: 42,894
Received 285 Likes on 203 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

So is the thing with the family getting $5K a month from him (which makes absolutely no sense) going to be some season-long thread?
Old 05-06-14, 10:45 PM
  #18  
Premium Member
 
E Unit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: In my Breakfast Nook looking at Why So Blu
Posts: 17,371
Received 627 Likes on 479 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Affording to Louie CK's email, he said the first three episodes are the usual self contained stories, then the remainder of the season is the one long story. Guess we'll see.
Old 05-06-14, 11:35 PM
  #19  
DVD Talk Legend
 
whotony's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: ^ Kristen Bell
Posts: 20,915
Received 214 Likes on 172 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

I loved everything but the rich people sueing him for 5k a month.

The old guy punched Louie and broke his nose, shouldnt that at least even things up?


Jerk, snobby Seinfeld was one of the funniest things he's ever done. Brilliant.
Old 05-07-14, 01:57 AM
  #20  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Crocker Jarmen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 7,338
Received 122 Likes on 93 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
I loved everything but the rich people sueing him for 5k a month.
They didn't sue him. The 5K a month is to keep them from suing him. Cause if they did sue him, he'd have to pay a lot more than 5K a month.

The secret cabal of rich people and the secret pay-off is a flight of fancy, like the garbage men or him ending a date by jumping into a helicopter. (Please forgive the man'splaining)
Old 05-07-14, 02:33 AM
  #21  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Mike86's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 22,971
Received 695 Likes on 570 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Both episodes were pretty good. I liked the scene with the doctor at the end and the garbage men scene at the beginning was good too.

I especially enjoyed the second episode though. I agree that Jerry Seinfeld acting like a jerk was pretty damn funny. I'm wondering too if the story with him paying off the rich family will continue on or will be dropped after a while like a lot of the storylines on the show seemingly are. I saw on another forum too that some were speculating if the thing with the model even really happened because she said to him while they were in bed "maybe it's not really happening" and maybe he just made it up to try and get some sympathy from the bartender he wanted to go out with.
Old 05-07-14, 08:15 AM
  #22  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: CT
Posts: 5,177
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen View Post
The only false note to me was the poker scene. There wasn't a single moment that didn't feel awkward and contrived, each comedian practically mugging for the camera as they delivered their carefully rehearsed line. Couldn't they have just shot the shit naturally and tried to build a scene around that? (and Jim Norton needs to watch that Michael Caine tape about how to try not to blink when you're on camera).
I agree. The scene didn't work for me either. Just seemed like they were trying way too hard.

I thought everything else was great though, and I wasn't really a huge fan of last season as a whole. The scene with the garbage men had me dying.
Old 05-07-14, 09:26 AM
  #23  
DVD Talk Legend
 
andicus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Canada
Posts: 10,308
Received 400 Likes on 314 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Yeah, the masturbating scene really didn't work for me, either. I think partly because it seemed to go on for too long. Either that, or because it didn't work, it just felt like it went on too long.
Old 05-07-14, 09:33 AM
  #24  
Moderator
 
dex14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 38,683
Likes: 0
Received 2,591 Likes on 1,775 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

Strange...

What Louis C.K. didn't want you to know about the season premiere of 'Louie': http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/05/lo...on-4-premiere/
Old 05-07-14, 12:17 PM
  #25  
DVD Talk Legend
 
spainlinx0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: NJ
Posts: 18,128
Received 331 Likes on 198 Posts
Re: Louie -- Season Premiere -- "Back/Model" -- 5/05/14

I have to admit that I rarely laugh at this show. I find the show amusing/interesting/entertaining, but I don't find it laugh out loud funny.

I love Jim Norton. I listen to him on O&A every day. However. his acting is horrendous, and it totally took me out of that poker scene. He just sounds completely unnatural and forced to me. I wish he could just talk like he does in real life because whatever he tries to do when he acts is terrible.

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.