REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

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REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by KANG » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:09 pm

I must say, this one was a none-stop laugh and good episode of Futurama. I really like the new season.
It´s not just a good thing that secondary-characters get more attention (lrrr is so very hilarious and relateable), I also like Fry in this episode, it´s his old clumsy and childish behaviour with so much love in himself. Also Bender had some great parts and Leela is stil the brave and reasonable person.
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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by Gulliver63 » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:32 am

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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by missy_misery » Sun Aug 29, 2010 7:11 am

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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by Gulliver63 » Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:00 pm

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I notice that they make lots of references to things from "our" generation, like Soylent Green jokes. If any young people need answers on these things, just ask "Gramps" here!:D
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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by Stretch_Dude » Sun Aug 29, 2010 3:47 pm

Gulliver, we're not that young and clueless. ;)
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Post by Gulliver63 » Sun Aug 29, 2010 5:45 pm

Oh, thank god...that means that I'm not that old then ::puts false teeth back in:: :D
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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by Archonix » Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:14 pm

I agree with much of what was said. I didn't like it as much as others, but some parts were funny. All in all it felt a lot like the Bigfoot episode... though without the feeling of being two half-episodes stitched together in the middle.
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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by c_nordlander » Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:44 am

Not as good as "The Prisoner of Benda", but I liked it a lot.

I've always been kind of indifferent (ndndifferent?) to Lrrr and his wife: they feel kind of like they belong to a different world than most of the cast. (Well, they do, Omicron Persei VIII. But I digress.) I was expecting this to be mainly a "how Lrrr got his groove back" story, and wasn't really looking forward to it. Instead, the plot kept throwing me for clever twist after clever twist.
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The very ending felt like it bogged down a bit, though that might just have been because I'm still not a shipper. Mainly, I didn't get why none of the cast noticed
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Fry's comic was funny (especially the art style), though it might have taken a bit too much time. The Comic-Con scenes were, of course, a big heap of self-referentiality, but damn if it didn't make me laugh pretty much constantly. Great costumes, too.

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Not much, really, except maybe the plot meandered a bit too much, and I'm still not a Lrrr and Ndnd fan. Also, like I said, the "gun on the mantelpiece" in the ending being a bit predictable.

Still loads better than "Spanish Fry" (which I consider the worst Lrrr episode), IMO.

EDIT: I didn't really see that much of a friendship between Lrrr and Leela, more a case of her usual bossy nature expressing itself in helping him. Which is really all it needed for a jealous wife to get mad at her.
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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by missy_misery » Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:00 pm

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Re: REVIEW: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences

Post by Quazie89 » Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:39 pm

Another one of my favorite episodes of this season. What made it memorable for me was Maurice LaMarche's Orsen Welles impression. I'm surprised they didn't have him do something like that before the show was cancelled.
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