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Old 10-14-14, 08:33 AM
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Jane the Virgin (The CW) - Series Thread



Didn't see this one posted, so I thought I'd add it. What a GREAT premiere! This show is like a parody of a Mexican soap opera. Strong acting, funny storyline and feels fresh. Don't know if it'll last, but I'm hoping so. Anyone else catch it?


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Yeah, this is based on a Venezuelan telenovela from 12 years ago, it ran for about 150 episodes.
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Cute episode, will tune in again.
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I really loved it, exactly the kind of light show I need more of in my viewing lineup.
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I didn't know what to expect with this show and was pleasantly surprised. Really liked the lead, and her mother's reaction to her being pregnant made me .
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OMG, I loved this. This wasn't really on my must see list, but I read a lot of positive reviews and checked it out. I laughed so much, especially when Jane's Mom thought the pregnancy was a miracle

The grandmother who is also on Switched at Birth was also hilarious, especially her reaction to the pregnancy.

I like the lead. She's very charming and cute.

at the Telenovela star being Jane's father. Total parody of a Mexican soap opera.

Having the thick Spanish accented narrator was a cool touch.
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Just watched episode 2. LOL!

OK, seeing
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Zaz (sp?) impaled at the end was HILARIOUS.
And the relationship with the doctor's lover...too much! This show is great. Totally roped me in.

Enjoying the narrator and on-screen type, too. It's as much part of the show as the characters.

And: "I have too many phones. The best way to reach me is Twitter."
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at Zaz getting impaled. They're not holding back on the crazy telenovela plots. I'm glad I checked out this show.
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Another good one. Gina Rodriguez is really great in this.

Fun mix of crazy plots and regular plotting.

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Picked up for a full season according to Deadline.

Love it!! Last night's episode was hilarious.
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Ratings for the second episode were up from the premiere, and the show beat its lead-in
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I was with the whole Milkshake thing and Jane calling the baby a Milkshake.

at the ending when Zaz got impaled.

I was surprised to see the actress playing Petra's Mom was Priscilla Barnes from Three's Company. Man, she used to be hot, but that was 30 years ago. I wonder what was up with the burn marks on her face.

The over the top Spanish narrator is awesome and I love the typed text.

If you're reading this and haven't seen this show yet, check it out, especially if you were a fan of a show like Ugly Betty.
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I was with the whole Milkshake thing and Jane calling the baby a Milkshake.

at the ending when Zaz got impaled.

I was surprised to see the actress playing Petra's Mom was Priscilla Barnes from Three's Company. Man, she used to be hot, but that was 30 years ago. I wonder what was up with the burn marks on her face.
WHAT? That was Priscilla Barnes?! Wow, I used to think she was all that and then some...

I think her character
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is the villain Jane's boyfriend is after, but has supposedly "gone underground" for a year. Something happened, she got burned and put in a wheelchair and that's why she's disappeared from the action...or it's a front to hide in public. But just my theory.
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Priscilla Barnes then:




Priscilla Barnes now:

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Aging can be a son of a bitch...just ask Renee Zellwegger.
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Does the storyline follow the story of the original series?
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This show is a nice surprise.

Two of the women on this are drop dead gorgeous. The blonde, Petra and the red head who was on that D&D type show. Sorry I don't know the names.
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Another good episode last night. Yeeps, they're kinda pushing the broadcast standard for lesbian scenes. Don't think I've seen scenes like this on network TV before.

LOL at seeing Jane's heart beat. Though I thought it was a given she wouldn't actually sleep with her fiance. With the show's title, I'm sure they're going to keep her considering her flower for as long as possible...
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at the petals falling off the flowers when Jane was in bed with Michael. Jane's father cracks me up every time he shows up.

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Two of the women on this are drop dead gorgeous. The blonde, Petra and the red head who was on that D&D type show. Sorry I don't know the names.
She's more "cute" than drop dead gorgeous, but I think Jane is easily the most attractive woman on the show.
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Jane might not be in the 3 or 4 best looking on the show.
Jane's coworkers look great too.

@Juryduty, what did you see in a lesbianism scene that is pushing it for tv?
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Priscilla Barnes then:




Priscilla Barnes now:



Father Time is a cruel motherfucker.
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"I am sure the linguists among you have picked up on this, but they are speaking Czech."
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Is Anna Ortiz the new America Ferrera?

Check out this movie and I think it is playing on the HBO channels. Maybe she got discovered after doing this movie.

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Is Anna Ortiz the new America Ferrera?

Check out this movie and I think it is playing on the HBO channels. Maybe she got discovered after doing this movie.

Huh???

Ana Ortiz is on Devious Maids.

Jane is played by Gina Rodriguez.
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Just watched the first episode finally...good stuff.
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