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Old 09-14-18, 07:18 AM
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

New season is up today.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

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I heard season 2 is going to be about a Cub Scout that goes AWOL on a camping trip ... it's shocking where he turns up ...
I'm watching it now ... came in to make a Serial/Bowe Bergdahl joke only to find I already did ...

Anyway ... our investigators have traveled to an elite private school in pursuit of the truth behind The TurdBurglar -- a serial vandal who caused "The Brownout" and additional "attacks" that (as of the first part of Ep. 2) have not been named ... it's a downright dirty case that can only be solved by the crew of American Vandal.

My prediction after the first episode:

Spoiler:
I think it was the girl that invited them to do the documentary. She seemed to have a crush on Kevin and real sympathy for what happened to him in fourth grade.



Loving it so far!
Old 09-15-18, 07:48 PM
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Got through most of it last night ... 8 episodes about 30 minutes each. Just finished the last two ...

It didn't have the humor of the first season, but it still had all the heart and really captures you. A+

So, I missed it with my prediction. I did catch the
Spoiler:

cat and fish emojis in the original Turd Burglar posts, but I figured it was referring to Chloe reaching out to the production and catfishing them as the Turd Burglar.


Did anybody else catch the name of the grocery store is Dassey's ... as in

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I was prepared to dislike season 2, since I'm one of the few people who don't find poop funny, but I ended up liking it better than season 1. Really well done show.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Watched season 2 this weekend. I thought it was really good, although not as funny as the first season. The show is really good a accurately portraying teenagers and the growing pains of high school.

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Did anybody else catch the name of the grocery store is Dassey's ...
The grocery store's name was Dawsey's, not Dassey's.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Cancelled: https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/ame...ix-1202998378/
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Speculation that Netflix dumped it because it is purchased programming, not produced by Netflix in-house. That means it could show up on another streaming medium/network. Hope so, I love this show!

Edit: didn’t read the article before I posted. It says that.
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I finished season 2 yesterday and it's a fantastic show. It deserves some type of Emmy.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Originally Posted by Abob Teff View Post
Speculation that Netflix dumped it because it is purchased programming, not produced by Netflix in-house. That means it could show up on another streaming medium/network. Hope so, I love this show!

Edit: didnít read the article before I posted. It says that.
Most of their stuff isnít produced in house. That is what they are starting to transition to.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Hence the mass dumping lately.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

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Hence the mass dumping lately.
The brown out of Netflix.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Netflix is making some odd choices lately... AV is some funny stuff. Maybe Hulu will grab this.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

I just finished season 2 a few days ago. Another great season. Compared to the first, I think this was better overall. In the first season, Sam and Peter got drawn into the whole mystery and became a big part of the story. What I liked here is that they maintained the documentarian/detective role the entire time.

Too bad to see it cancelled. It's the perfect streaming show as you can binge through an 8-10 episode season in a day or two. Hopefully they'll get another run at it elsewhere.
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Shitty news. I really hope someone else picks this up. Love the concept and execution of both seasons.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

They're not gonna take the 2 existing seasons off Netflix, are they?
Because I still haven't gotten to the second season, and I keep recommending the show to people.
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They're not gonna take the 2 existing seasons off Netflix, are they?
No, they'll still be there. Not sure how long but the article I saw mentioned they're staying up.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

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Netflix is making some odd choices lately... AV is some funny stuff. Maybe Hulu will grab this.
Thatís because the decisions arenít being driven by actual viewership numbers. They are being driven by rights issues and production costs.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

I hate to see it go, but at least there's not a lack of closure because this is the kind of show that has self-contained seasons.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

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Thatís because the decisions arenít being driven by actual viewership numbers. They are being driven by rights issues and production costs.
As well as viewership numbers and general media attention. Apparently American Vandal chatter and eyeballs fell off a cliff with season 2. I personally don't think they give shows enough time from launch to cancelation decision.
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As well as viewership numbers and general media attention. Apparently American Vandal chatter and eyeballs fell off a cliff with season 2. I personally don't think they give shows enough time from launch to cancelation decision.
Now that they are opening up their own studio, it has been very apparent they will be much more trigger happy on axing things they don't fully produce if they aren't buzzworthy or popular. This coincides with many of their first originals ending (House of Cards, OitNB).
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

Just finished Season 1 and was very pleasantly surprised with how good it was. Looking forward to Season 2.

Last I heard the series was being shopped around, but that was likely from a while ago.
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Re: American Vandal (Netflix) -- true crime documentary spoof

I loved the first season, but thought the second season was a major letdown. I think the difference for me is that the crime in season 1 was silly and didn't really hurt anyone in a major way so it was absurdly fun to see it dissected in such a way, while the crime in season 2 was way more cruel and mean spirited so it wasn't as fun to watch it unfold. I don't really know where they would go with a third season, to be honest. I would have watched a third season, but I'm also not too shaken up about not getting one.

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