REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

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REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by Stretch_Dude » Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:13 am

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Thumbs freaking up on this one.
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Re: REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by Gulliver63 » Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:21 am

I have to agree that this one was wildly funny, from start to finish. Two of the gags hit me right where I live. Firstly,
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My wife and her sisters are all genealogists, and I just got done drawing a poster of one of these things on Wednesday for their family reunion. Secondly,
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This could be the funniest one yet this season.
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Re: REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by kaspired » Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:27 pm

All thumbs way up on this episode! I've watched it twice, and laughed out loud both times. Plus all the different costumes, and the subtle gags
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You can't miss the Monty Python bits
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Did you spot Doctor Who? And serious points to Gulliver for Andy Warhol.

Excellent episode! This entire season has been really really good. Can't wait for next week.
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Re: REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by c_nordlander » Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:51 pm

Funniest episode in a long while (possibly since "Benderama"). Not all the jokes worked for me, but the vast majority made me laugh out loud.
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I thought the mechanism behind the time-travel was a bit silly, but other than that, the plot was pretty strong. Kind of a well-worn storyline, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
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The visuals were particularly fun in this one. From the various old-fashioned outfits (I love Bender's antenna-queue) to the various new settings, to the excellent pastiche of Monty Python animation. Oh, I love it. David was a pretty good new character, too.

Dr. Cahill had a big role in this one. Seems like she's firmly gone from "one-shot" to "recurring character".

Definitely one of this season's high-water marks so far. And maybe the problem is that American people have too much correctional dentistry until you look like chipmunks

EDIT: Hey, the long "S" shouldn't have a crossbar!
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Re: REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by Gulliver63 » Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:02 pm

I'm assuming everyone has seen it (or owns it), but much of that humor goes back to the mighty Crossover book. I could kick myself...I missed the Dr. Who gag until I watched the clip again on Facebook.
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BTW, my daughter even enjoyed it, and she's not much of a fan.
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Post by missy_misery » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:45 am

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Re: REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by Archonix » Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:11 am

I'm still trying to work out what exactly made this episode so much better than the others. It had something that a lot of this season hasn't quite had. Any ideas?
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Re: REVIEW: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by c_nordlander » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:53 am

Jokes that were funny?
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: All the Presidents' Heads

Post by missy_misery » Sun Aug 07, 2011 5:19 am

It was snappy and had a lot of good catchphrases.

(Who among us has not said "Bender bit a poo penny!" out loud)
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