I’ve been rewatching season one these past few days (shout outs Hulu Plus, I see you) and was blown away by how pigeonholed the characters were at the beginning of this series.
Instead of facing the music, TAMRA rushes from the dinner table to have a solo cry and be consoled by the “Jewish Marry Poppins.” HEATHER’s purse did always seem to be holding an endless supply of items, but, in a Jewish kind of way.
I talk about television characters like they’re my friends. Over the years, I’ve lost touch with some (series finales), some have passed away, and some I still meet up with every Monday night at MacLaren’s. Here’s a list of my closest friends on television, past and present.
Nothing, and I do mean NOTHING, gets in the way of your Thursdays at 10 p.m.
It’s not that I wanted to be him, but his personality was so much like mine it was something I couldn’t fight.
It’s fitting this episode opens with Pierce bragging about the Americanized version of Inspector Spacetime and Abed rolling his eyes at the common TV tropes he lists as epic.
As he gets ready to take over The Tonight Show, it’s segments like his serialized “History of Rap” which show how he has grown the talk show format into a catch-all of out-of-character fun for his guests and viewers.
Convince yourself it’s allergies. That’s all.
“If you want to do the Steve Urkel dance, all you have to do is hitch up your pants. Bend your knees, and stick out your pelvis, I’m telling you, baby, it’s better than Elvis!”
2. Sports Teams