Even though I understood the premise of the first half of this episode... that weird isolation and loneliness you can feel in a new place, I found it hard to watch just because Hannah was so incredibly self absorbed and tactless that she really brought everything upon her. Who tells a total stranger you are a victim of abuse, or 'feel free to leave the room' if my reading aloud overwhelms you. She was just such a brat, it was the first time I could really understand why sometimes her parents almost ignore her when she does this self pity thing. Marnie reached all new levels of deluded - knitting a scarf for Dez so 'she could always be with him.' My god... Shosh and Jessa were fine in their brief cameo. The saving grace of the episode was definitely Elijah. He is awesome. He lights up the screen everytime. I think that he really provides some much needed humor and also the one person not afraid to give these self deluded girls a dose of reality when they need it. Really missed Adam though.
I love the comparison to Sterling Archer!! Archer is a more classic alpha male but the personality traits are definitely super similar!
I would have preferred:CharlotteJackMargaux - all could have died before Daniel. Killing off the Grayson family so swiftly is going t make this show boring
You forget to mention the best part of tonight's episode! A Conrad cameo!! Please bring Conrad back... I know anything is possible on this show. It's literally a night time B&B in terms of reviving the formerly believed dead. Conrad and Victoria's sniping arguments are by far the best part of Revenge... I've felt something missing without them this season! I am sad Daniel died. They really could have taken Charlotte instead. I didn't even realise she was missing this episode.
Not even a mention in your review of how cute it was when Jess finally got her pash on with the cute male teacher? I thought that was adorable... The side story was pretty stupid, but that one really saved the day for me!
I really loved this episode. It is good to see Jess and Nick finally find partners who you think actually suit them, although the money thing was a bit awkward. Also still find it awkward that they just didn't deal with that break up at all... as if it never happened... I remember on Friends, with Ross and Rachel it just kept coming into the conversation... having seen it in my own group of friends, it's realistic. It's like the writers just wanted a do-over on New Girl... I guess it's the way you have to roll to watch the show and enjoy it... like that never actually happened. I think Nadia should be a series regular. She is soooo funny. She makes me laugh so much. I would watch episodes dedicated to her. I think the girl fight was really on the money!!
Tonight's episode was mostly funny and I enjoyed it. But I think the show has become a bit too crowded. Why don't a few of the characters move next door, "Friend's Style." I mean they've already brought in the next door apartment as an option. It just seems a bit hard to believe that many 30-somethings are all living together sharing a space. Also, on the topic of "Friend's," I think a major difference in the shows is that on Friend's, even rewatching all these years later, you see so much growth in the characters throughout the seasons. They start as in their late 20's pretty lost, and then they sort of really get into their professions and start to be solid in their directions, and their failures seem somehow real and relatable. The failures of the characters in New Girl seem a little bit ridiculous... for example: Schmidt losing all his money because he brought a shopfront for his like 3 week girlfriend. All of them trying to get laid at a wedding and totally failing - who cares... Also I really don't like how they've treated the Nick and Jess break up. There is no way you are in love with someone and then you break up and just go on living together as if everything is back to Season 1 and you never got together. Haha maybe coming from the point of view of a 30 y/o who just came out of a serious relationship with someone in her friend group I can say for certain there is no way everything is all good a few weeks later.. But I think that it's really letting the show down. One of them should have moved out even if it was next door... Even when Jess broke up with the super hot doctor (who they should bring back and I think they were awesome together) you saw her really sad and express pain and emotion. Even Cece and Schmidt couldn't be around each other for ages after their break up. It's just frustrating to watch them go on as if nothing happened.... Anyway that's my 2-bobs!! :)
I love so much that they brought Joel back as a cameo for this episode, and they let him be Zoe's friend. Since the beginning of this season, I couldn't help but love Joel. He is so delightfully neurotic and funny, and out of place, and yet he just works! But I always thought the chemistry with Joel and Zoe was more like brother and sister or very best friends in the world, and I am really happy to see they are still including him in her world more in this way. The fact they could discuss love lives with each other in a way that made you realise they had already sort of ended as friends made it work. When Tom Long nearly burst with excitement about Joel and Don Todd emerging at once it was so adorable! By the way what was up with this whole season 'Don Todd' obsession... is it some craze in America that Australians dont get or is it just a Hart of Dixie thing. Ahhh Wade and Zoe... so endgame! I am not convinced that Lemon should be with George or Lavon. I love them both, but think they are both a bit too cheesy for the new and very awesome character she has become. I actually do like Lavon and AB together. They worked, in a cute cheesy domestic way. I don't really understand how Lavon was all in love with her last season and said Lemon and him had their time and it was in the past, when he could have made that choice, and now he has done such a backturn. Hahah I love that Cricket was the one to come out! Classic moment!! How many months until the next season!??! Addicted to this little escape from reality in Bluebell, Alabama!
I was so happy to see the re-emergence of Tansy's crazy brothers. I used to find them awful, but ever since their mutual mancrush with "Joelle" I can't get enough!! I do hope there is a 3 brother + Joelle reunion episode sometime in the future! I think Lavon's behavior is awful, but I think it's actually realistic, I've seen male friends do this to their ex girlfriends's a lot more then you'd think. They decide for some reason they can't be with her, but they also want her to keep loving them, and don't want her to love anyone else. Insensitive and extremely selfish? Yes. Unplausible. No! I love love love the Wade & Lemon friendship. When you think back to the very first season and how they made reference to when they were in high school together with George all doing pranks together, you have to think, this is a real and long lasting friendship and it's very sweet. These two unlikely characters really look out for each other and its lovely.
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