REVIEW: Yo Leela Leela

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REVIEW: Yo Leela Leela

Post by Stretch_Dude » Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:45 am

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Re: REVIEW: Yo Leela Leela

Post by Archonix » Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:40 pm

Seen it, loved it, can't say more because I'm lazy. ;D

It always amuses me that things we'd find abhorent in real life are hilarious in a tv show. Like
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Re: REVIEW: Yo Leela Leela

Post by c_nordlander » Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:34 pm

This one was pretty good. The jokes were mostly great, though it had one or two of the weird random jokes that I associate with the new seasons (like Bender's steam whistle). I was worried that the kids show pitches would be too "relevant" (i.e. easily dated), but they were really funny. The plot was well put together. The twist was a little predictable, but that didn't hurt anything.

The Lady Gaga mention felt really forced. I mean, it wasn't awful or anything, but it's like some exec or someone said: "OK, you have one episode to cram in a mention of Lady Gaga." Why would someone compare a children's show writer to a musician anyway?

Probably my favourite part of the episode:
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Good ending, too.
Are you really gonna take it like that?
Riding on the missile with a cowboy hat?

Oh, well the world is gonna end
So dance around the fire that we once believed in
Oh, wanna tear it down again, now
'Cause there's nothing left for us to bleed
Give it up, the sons of anarchy
So come around and have another round on me!

DANCE, F***ER, DANCE, LET THE MOTHERF***ER BURN!


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Re: REVIEW: Yo Leela Leela

Post by missy_misery » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:14 pm

This was both adorable and wonderfully piquant:
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LETTER GRADE: A
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Re: REVIEW: Yo Leela Leela

Post by c_nordlander » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:24 pm

missy_misery wrote:
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I agree with you. I even had (very vague) ideas for a fanfic where Leela adopts Sally.
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Are you really gonna take it like that?
Riding on the missile with a cowboy hat?

Oh, well the world is gonna end
So dance around the fire that we once believed in
Oh, wanna tear it down again, now
'Cause there's nothing left for us to bleed
Give it up, the sons of anarchy
So come around and have another round on me!

DANCE, F***ER, DANCE, LET THE MOTHERF***ER BURN!


-- The Offspring, "Slim Pickens Does the Right Thing and Rides the Bomb to Hell"
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Re: REVIEW: Yo Leela Leela

Post by missy_misery » Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:52 am

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Now known as Lisabella! (Or Missy.  Missy's good.)

Creator of the Waving Universe

Crack!Fic, The Marge Simpson Way: "Just then, Sir Lancelot rode up on a white horse and saved Joan of Arc.  They got married and lived in a spaceship.  The end." - Tales from the Public Domain, "Hot Child In The City"
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