Thursday Night TV Open Thread
Community was good last night, right? Though it did bring to mind the forever struggle — especially the Jeff plot line — of whether or not I like Community a lot because I’ve already decided that I like it a lot, like a friend you wouldn’t become friends with if you had just met them now, or because I actually do like it a lot still, like a normal friend that a person would have. Soooo. WHICH IS IT? Do I love it or not? Please let me know. Signed, Desperately Unsure Ms. Blogger. It’s certainly not as exciting as it used to be, I will say that, and the only inter-character relationship that is interesting anymore is Troy and Abed’s, but it is still very enjoyable! Much better than a rerun of The Office, which was on later in the night. The “Subway” character/1984 plot was very good, I thought. “It was funny.” Hey, but you know what isn’t funny? How so much of this season of 30 Rock has been dedicated to the joke that they’ve already done everything they’re doing/the joke of pointing out when they do something they haven’t done before (like, Liz Lemon saying something about how nice it is when you see character development or whatever). It was annoying when the whole plot of the episode wasn’t focused on it, and it was even more annoying when the whole plot of the episode WAS focused on it. The funny part of the self deprecation is kind of taken away when your audience realizes that the self deprecation is TOTALLY TRUE and NOT TO THEIR BENEFIT! Yes, you have done everything you’re doing already! And it’s not as funny this time around! And I’M SORRY! Kristen Schaal is still great, though. Up All Night was just as enjoyable as it always is, which is fairly enjoyable. They showed a lot of the baby in this episode! They don’t always do that! It was cute! WHAT DID YOU THINK?