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re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

Not a good episode. It was borderline terrible. Jen’s terrible dates was so clichéd. And the A plot with Wong and the second rate magician was just annoying and eye rolling. I really have nothing more to add.
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Old 09-08-22, 06:26 AM
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

Well, this episode was...ah...different. Wish I liked different because the lame jokes didn't do much for me.

I did get a chuckle when the pediatrician oncology doctor dumped Jen because she wasn't in her She-Hulk form.

The after credits scene was also funny. (Wong and drunk girl went through the list of drinks that Wong has drunk in his life.) (Seemed like one of those improvised scenes that they tag onto a blooper reel on a Blu-ray.)
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

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Not a good episode. It was borderline terrible. Jen’s terrible dates was so clichéd. And the A plot with Wong and the second rate magician was just annoying and eye rolling. I really have nothing more to add.
Someone disagrees:

https://www.ign.com/articles/she-hul...isode-4-review
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

For a second I thought they were going to introduce Ghost Rider. Johnny Blaze.... hmmm.

Episode was blah. I still believe the cgi was best in the first episode and have gone down hill since.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I absolutely disagree with you guys. Loved this episode. It was exactly what I was hoping the show would be. And anyone who meets Tatiana Maslany and calls her a six is delusional.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

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For a second I thought they were going to introduce Ghost Rider. Johnny Blaze.... hmmm.

Episode was blah. I still believe the cgi was best in the first episode and have gone down hill since.
Donny Blaze (if I heard correctly) not Johnny. I bet they’re related and tie it in somehow, like his cousin Donny mistakenly sent him to Hell, etc.

I liked the episode- I don’t know what people expected from this show, it’s a straight ahead comedy, more like the comics. Was the actress who played the drunk girl an unknown?

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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I loved the episode and would love to see weekly episodes of She-Hulk like this as a regular series. This is exactly what was so charming about the character and comic book back in the 90’s. Marvel guest stars, goofy comedy plot with a little action and straight up criticism about the macho culture. The whole dating scene in this episode is exactly like several single female friends of mine have told me it has become. Lot of empty headed men who want to fulfill the high school fantasies without committing to anyone

Let’s hope for a Howard the Duck or Rocket crossover at it happened in the comics
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I've always felt that Marvel injected enough humor into their "serious" comic books which made them stand out and be different from DC and other competitors.

I know that when Marvel went for satire (Mad Magazine-style) with Not Brand...Echh back in the 60s, it was a flop.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Not_Brand_Echh

Just wish She-Hulk would up the stakes and inject some seriousness into this series, otherwise, (for me), there are better and funnier "comedies" I can watch on TV.

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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I've been enjoying this so far. I'm not a hater by any means. But, this episode just didn't hit it off with me. And no I wasn't tired when I watched this at Midnight today. I just felt the sitcom tropes were cliched and tired and I just didn't like the main plot with Rhys Coiro and ditzy Madisynn. Humor is very subjective and the attempts at humor didn't work here for me. Oh well.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I chuckled a few times, but the ep wasn’t hilarious… but - like other sitcoms - some hit and some miss.

This was more of a miss for me until the egg cracked and “all hell broke loose.”

Didn’t like the dating stuff, and I hope Wong isn’t in an another ep for awhile.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

This show is an absolute blast. Just fun, light and breezy. A breath of fresh air in the Marvel Universe. It doesn’t take itself seriously, not even for a minute. This is just a show where you shut your brain off and just have a tremendous good time.

It has a little action, a little superhero stuff, simple and so enjoyable. The shows brisk pace is just amazing. They blow by in a blink. But, in the blink, they just want you to sit back, relax and watch a show that knows exactly what it is. A show for smiles and enjoyment. That’s all.

It just works and the cast knows this and all of them play it perfectly, especially Maslany.

I’m not saying every Marvel show should play by this script, but what they did in not taking themselves seriously, even for a minute, is produce something that is hilarious and wonderfully different then anything we’ve seen from this brand.

I hope it’s renewed and I hope it remains non-taxing on the brain. Just pure fun.
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I’m sure the character will be played more seriously when She-Hulk ends up in something like Secret Wars or FF4.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

Loved this one - lots of laughs for me. And I thought the CGI on all of her dates was excellent. Looked very natural and you could clearly see Maslaney’s acting and expressions through it.

Loved the Twitter-armor crack. It’s amazing how people continue to deny that these female-driven shows and movies are simply attacked far more than a male-driven show. It’s so obvious you’d have to be completely blind to miss it.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

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And anyone who meets Tatiana Maslany and calls her a six is delusional.
Yeah, the dude was being pretty generous.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I really liked this episode. Had some good laughs. My favorite was the “why is this an alert?” bit
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I liked this episode. The dating scenes was pretty spot on. Dating today is like wading through a cesspool. I thought the actress playing Madisynn was great. She has over 54 credits on IMDB, but I've never seen her before. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2027868/

Overall, I'm really enjoying this series. I loved that it's a half-hour comedy and has the same feel and tone as the comic books.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

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It better have Wong as her sidekick! And I would watch their version of MST3K!
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

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It better have Wong as her sidekick! And I would watch their version of MST3K!
LOL. They could do commentary for key episodes of The Sopranos.

Thing is, I still haven't watched that show so SPOILERS totally pissed me off at first but then I thought, damn, I really should have seen this by now and only have me to blame.
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It better have Wong as her sidekick! And I would watch their version of MST3K!
Wongers! I hope we get more Madisynn - I laughed at everything she said.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

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LOL. They could do commentary for key episodes of The Sopranos.

Thing is, I still haven't watched that show so SPOILERS totally pissed me off at first but then I thought, damn, I really should have seen this by now and only have me to blame.
My daughter just finished a months-long binge of the show watching for the first time. I constantly had to be careful about accidentally spoiling things for her. The moment "Wongers" had the episode "Long Term Parking" paused, I knew what was going to happen next.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

I like this one for the most part, but I found Madisynn to be cringeworthy.

It feels to me like each week the secondary characters are overshadowing She-Hulk.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

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I like this one for the most part, but I found Madisynn to be cringeworthy.
Isn't she supposed to be? That was how I took it - she's every cringeworthy party-girl on social media.
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Re: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (S1E04) - "Is This Not Real Magic?" - 9/8/22

Yes, I thought the cringe was intentional. Wong felt the same way....and then she started to grow on him...

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