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I found through a list of '100 best sitcoms', downloaded it, and got hooked.
Quote from: greece666 on January 24, 2017, 07:13:55 AMI found through a list of '100 best sitcoms', downloaded it, and got hooked.Thanks for sharing.Would you mind tell me where you DL it? Thanks
The 'Handsome Boy Modeling School' storyline is EPIC.
In other words, Chris did things throughout Get a Life that no sitcom character is ever supposed to do. Sometimes he did two distinct things sitcom characters were never supposed to do in rapid succession, like when he goes from being inundated with dangerous levels of toxic waste and develops freakish mutations like a second mouth in “Chris’ Brain Starts Working” to experiencing a Flowers for Algernon-style boost in intelligence and deciding to capitalize on his newfound brilliance by traveling the world defeating children in spelling bees.Chris could do seemingly anything — anything, that is, but be a believable character in an objectively plausible reality. The show would never be sadistic enough to ask audiences to imagine that its protagonist was somebody like them, somebody they might be able to grab a beer with or relate to an emotional level.
This show and the also even shorter-lived Dana Carvey Show were ahead of their time and had zero chance of success commercially in that era. Legal wrangling kept the former off the DVD market until the last few years (yes, I gave it to myself for Christmas a few years ago), and Carvey's show lasted only 5 or so episodes, I believe. Clips of Carvey's show are on You Tube. I was hooked immediately, but I knew it would not last. (You can't open your show mocking your sponsors and network and have the President interrupt an Oval Office speech to rip open his shirt and breast-feed a puppy and make long term plans. At least, not in that era. Also, off topic, please no Melo.