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Old 09-11-16, 12:09 PM
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Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller



The new FOX comedy SON OF ZORN will preview on Sunday, Sept. 11 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), following the season's first NFL doubleheader on FOX. The series will then premiere in its regular time period with an all-new episode Sunday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT). From executive producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller ("The LEGO Movie," "21 Jump Street"), and featuring the voice of Jason Sudeikis (THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, "Horrible Bosses," "We're the Millers"), SON OF ZORN is a new hybrid live-action/animated comedy about a warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean - where everything and everyone is animated - who returns to Orange County, CA, to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son. In the series' special preview episode, "Return to Orange County," airing Sunday, Sept. 11 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), Zorn (Sudeikis) travels from his native land of Zephyria to California to visit his son, Alangulon, aka Alan (Johnny Pemberton, "21 Jump Street"). While there, he learns that his ex-wife, Edie (Cheryl Hines, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"), has a fiancé (Tim Meadows, "Saturday Night Live"). But to reconnect with his son, Zorn stays and obtains a job where, despite his "unique" qualities, he is welcomed by his new boss (Artemis Pebdani, "Scandal," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"). In the all-new series premiere episode, "Defender of Teen Love," airing Sunday, Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), Zorn rediscovers the mystical "Stone of Sight" in an old box and uses it to help Alan get closer to his crush, Nancy. Meanwhile, Edie tells Zorn to move his boxes out of her garage and into his apartment.


PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Artemis Pebdani as Linda
· Cheryl Hines as Edie
· Jason Sudeikis as Zorn (Voice)
· Johnny Pemberton as Alan
· Tim Meadows as Craig


CREW INFORMATION:
· Christopher Miller as EP
· Eli Jorne as CRTR/EP
· Eric Appel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Phil Lord as EP
· Reed Agnew as CRTR/EP
· Sally McKenna as EP
· Seth Cohen as EP

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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

Okay, sneak preview on Fox tonight and so far, pretty stupid. But kinda funny in some ways, like paying the landlord with a cut off hand with a lot of jewelry...
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

Show was kind of hit and miss. Jeweled hands for money and the whole "Murder Hawk" where great, rest was kind of meh. To be fair it was just the first ep. Seems like the sort of show that needed to be late night comedy central vs prime time FOX. '

then again FOX has been able to run different animation shows for decades now so clearly they have an idea what works on their animation night. Show on it's own, might not be that great. This show thrown into and near the rest of FOX's comedy shows it should do ok.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

Was not into this.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

Yeah, I wanted to like this more than I actually did.

I'll give it a few more shots though.
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I will admit, the whole Murder Hawk thing really was funny. And the doctor hosing down the driveway while bits of the dismembered hawk in the trash can twitched was great. Other than that....

I may give this another shot, but there's a lot of other good stuff coming up to compete for my viewing time.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

In the beginning with Skunk-Man, Zorn says he'll get to meet his family some day... Skunk-Man's head is immediately smashed off - lol.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

Zorn sounded like Seth MacFarlane ... Was surprised to read otherwise here.

First episode, meh. Felt less like broadcast TV and more like Cartoon Network fare. Hopefully this improves now that the set-up is out of the way. I did get a kick out of Zorn getting a job ("minority hire") and refusing to accept his boss is a woman.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

I can see what they were going for but it wasn't that funny.

PS: I want a Murder Hawk for my birthday.
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I made it about 8 minutes and quit. Looks like a swing and a miss. I was certainly a lot more from the people that made Last Man on Earth.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

I loved it.

Murder Hawk.

The guy who he wanted Zorn to meet his son.
skunk man.

Tim Meadows playing it straight.

Can't wait for more.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

the murder hawk scene redeemed it.

also thought it was funny that Zorn thought his boss was a male.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

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the murder hawk scene redeemed it.

also thought it was funny that Zorn thought his boss was a male.
He knew his boss was a woman- he just wouldn't admit it. That was the joke.
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He knew his boss was a woman- he just wouldn't admit it. That was the joke.
yes, I got that.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

Okay first episode.

I suspect this will either get a lot better or hackneyed like Family Guy/2 Broke Girls and milk the same jokes over and over.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

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Okay first episode.

I suspect this will either get a lot better or hackneyed like Family Guy/2 Broke Girls and milk the same jokes over and over.
Hmm will it get better or worse? Tough question to answer.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

This show reminds me a lot of Greg the Bunny. I don't think it's going to last.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

The show is starting to hit it's stride. Pretty damn hilarious. I want a Lava Launcher as well as a Death Hawk.

http://transcripts.foreverdreaming.o...?f=711&t=29134

Oh, and for your enjoyment, here's a transcript of the most recent episode.
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Hit 'em with the Hein!
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

I would worry what happens when the joke of him being a He-Man character wears thin.

I like the cast except Zorn's teen son.
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I would worry what happens when the joke of him being a He-Man character wears thin.

I like the cast except Zorn's teen son.
I don't know- they can always do something with it if the cast is good enough.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

Anyone else think the actors cast as teens here look close to 30? They aren't even trying to de-age them with make-up.
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Anyone still watching this? I think Tim Meadows is making comedy gold with Craig.
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Re: Son of Zorn (FOX) - Season 1 Thread - from EP Lord & Miller

No.

Not funny enough.
I deleted the last 6 shows without watching them.

Too many other shows. Ran out of room on the dvr.

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