Monday, December 20, 2010

I Sleep With Dead Guys Club

Alright, let's get things started.
I want to welcome everyone to the weekly
"I Sleep With Dead Guys Club".
And I'm excited to announce that we have a new member!
So everyone, please welcome Bella!

Hi.




We're all excited that Bella is now a member.
Like the rest of us, her boyfriend is a vampire.
His name is Edward and he's super broody.


That's good.
You definitely want broody for your first vampire boyfriend.



Sookie's right.
Broody for your first vampire.
Then you can experiment with evil vampires later.


First vampire?
Edward's the only vampire I love.
And the only one I will ever love.
We are going to be together forever.

Yeah, heard that before.
Then he went and slept with his maker.



I hate when they get all lusty after their makers.




Mine had a kid with his.
Don't even get me started.



Umm . . . Edward was made by a man.
He's like his Dad now.



Huh.
No comment.



So Bella, you really don't have another vampire?
Maybe an evil one?



Evil, sexy and blonde.




They don't have to be blonde.




They're usually blonde.




No. I mean. There's no other vampire for me.
I mean, I have a best friend.
We got kinda close.
But he's a werewolf.


Oo, been there sister.





Friday, December 17, 2010

Chosen Challenge: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Chosen is a word that can mean many things. It's defined as: one who is the object of choice; who is given preference.

But there are those of us who know better.

Chosen.

"Into every generation a Slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will wield the strength and skill to fight the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness; to stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their numbers. She is the Slayer."

Making a massive impact on the world, Buffy the Vampire Slayer hit television series in 1997 and saying that it changed tv is only the beginning.

Buffy took young, blossoming actors and turned them into pros. It created seven amazing seasons, a spin off series, and is even continuing in a comic book version for the eighth season. It's very difficult to turn on television these days without running into at least one Buffy alumni. Buffy had it's own language. Buffy was "Twilight" before Twilight was Twilight.

I've known many a Trekker (or Trekkie if you prefer) and those so dedicated to Star Wars that they live by the code of the Jedi. There are even Browncoats among us all, and underground of fans, geek and non-geek alike devoted to television shows that changed their lives. So when I say that I have the word, "Chosen" tattooed on my back, I want you to understand that it was not a spur of the moment, "Golly that sure would look cute" kind of decision.

Buffy can be dissected in so many ways. People love it. They hate it. Some (though ignorant) have never seen it. There are colleges teaching courses in Buffy studies and Buffyology. There are authors taking Buffy and turning it into philosophical understanding. There are reviews on thousands, if not millions of websites, in hundreds of books and everyone has their opinion. Well here's mine:


"Every girl who could have the power, will have the power. Can stand up, will stand up. Slayers, every one of us. Make your choice. Are you ready to be strong?"

As many young boys want to grow up to be Jedi, I wanted to be a slayer.
I wanted to be strong.
I wanted to be chosen.

And if the series did nothing but this, it reminded me that everyone is "Chosen" for a purpose in the world, and within that purpose, there is strength.

For those of you who've been living under a rock lately, I'll break the news. Buffy has been optioned to be rebooted on the big screen. Now brace yourselves . . . . Buffy creator, Joss Whedon has no part in this. For those who don't understand the severity of that statement, imagine that Star Wars was being remade . . . without George Lucas.

Joss Whedon has stated his opinion on the reboot, and when the official announcement hit the interwebs, the fans lost their mind. 'Joss Whedon' and 'Buffy' became a Twitter trend faster than any other I've seen before. And even if the fans were going to remain silent about the travesty, former Buffy stars are giving their opinions, and they - like the rest of us - think it's a mistake.

Naturally there's nothing that can be done at this point. A movie is being made and apart from an oncoming apocalypse, there's a pretty good chance that it'll hit the big screen eventually. What we fans CAN do is appreciate Buffy the way it's supposed to be, created by Joss Whedon.

That's why I'm instigating an official Chosen Challenge to my fellow Whedonites!


A Buffy marathon, if you will. The original movie, all seven seasons of the television series, the eighth season in comic book form, and anything else I can get my grubby little hands on. That's 144 episodes. At least 40 comic book issues and loads more. And I'll be reviewing it all right here. I figure if I get in at least 3 episodes per week (which let's face it, will probably be on a slow week), I can complete this challenge in one full year (or less). Everyone can participate. All seven seasons are on Netflix. Watch and read along with me. Certainly before the rebooted movie comes out.

"I would love to be upstairs watching TV or gossiping about boys or, god, even studying! But I have to save the world. Again."

Saturday, December 11, 2010

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010

Catching Up

I had originally wanted to do an individual post for all the show premieres last week, but life caught up with me and I just didn't have the time. But since I'm all about finishing projects that I start, here's my summary post for the season and show premieres last week.

If you haven't caught up with the shows, you can catch them online:
Glee at Fox.com
The Middle at ABC.com
Hell's Kitchen at Fox.com
Better With You at ABC.com
Modern Family at ABC.com
Big Bang Theory at CBS.com
$#*! My Dad Says at CBS.com
The Office at NBC.com
Outsourced at NBC.com

 Glee Season Two Premiere, "Audition"

Pros: Song choices were as usual, amazing. Rachel didn't sing every single song which was unusual and great cause really, the girl has an amazing voice, but I like some variety. The performance from Charice who plays new guest character Sunshine Corazon was just tear jerking beautiful. Powerful.

Cons: Kurt didn't have a solo, which is our usual complaint with Glee. Also, while the new football Coach (Beast) seemed to be a new villain for Will and Sue to team up against, the emotional performance by actress Dot Jones was touching and actually made us really dislike Will for the better portion of this episode.

Fav Quote"People thought I went on vacation, but actually I spent the summer lost in the sewers." -Britney

Notable Moments: Matt and I were making our observations about the new kid on the block (show), Sam Evans.

Matt: Geez, that kid has a huge mouth. He's like 90% mouth.
Me: I hate his Justin Bieber haircut.

(on the show like 5 minutes later)

Puck: Dude your mouth is huge. How many tennis balls can you fit in there?
Sam: I don’t know. I’ve never had any balls in my mouth. Have you?
Finn: The Justin Bieber haircut has to go.

Me: We could totally write this show.

Overall: 7 out of 10. Not it's best, but certainly not it's worst. Either way we're still going to watch it.

The Middle Season Two Premiere, "Back to School"

Pros: The continuity of this show is what keeps us watching. Axel still doesn't wear pants, Sue is still over the top and Brick still whispers to himself. Also, they didn't complain about the economy in this episode which was a nice change of pace. Plus, Doris Roberts and Patricia Heaton on screen together again? Brilliance. 

Cons: Sue's sudden placement into the athletic program feels awkward. By the end of the episode we've decided to never let our children try out for the cross country team. That way we never have to hear the words "cross country team" ever again.

Fav Quote:  "I feel like she's watching me all the time. And she won't let me whisper to myself. Whisper to myself.." -Brick

Notable Moments: Doris Roberts as Brick's new teacher trying to tell Frankie that she is a smothering mother. The irony is too sweet.

Overall: 8 out of 10. We're big on continuity humor.

Hells' Kitchen Season Eight Premiere,  
"16 Chefs Compete" and "14 Chefs Compete"

Pros: A fat chef does karate when drunk. Need we say more? I say that we all take a moment and try to guess what mental illness Chef Raj suffers from. My money is on schizophrenia.  

Cons: More than half of the contestants. Also, our favourite Maitre D', JP has been replaced by someone named James. It was a surprise we were not prepared for and thus, did not appreciate.

Winner Predictions:  Normally within the first three episodes of a reality series, Matt and I can guess at least one of the final contestants and often the winner. We're pretty damn close. So far in watching this season of Hell's Kitchen we're just not sure. We don't really know who's going to win yet. What we do know is who we absolutely hate. Sabrina needs to go. Preferably in a really horrifying way.

Overall: 8 out of 10. It still has Gordon Ramsay in it.

Better With You Series Premiere

I'm honestly not even going to give this a full review. This show was stupid from beginning to end. The acting was horrendous and felt like watching an awkward college drama class performance where half of the students really, really, really, really want to be actors, and the other half is there because is a prerequisite for something else that they're wanting to major in.

The storyline involves a younger sister who randomly gets married to an idiot after finding out that they're pregnant and the rest of the family reacting to the situation. My suggestion... watch Reba, where the same actress performed it the first time.

Modern Family Season Two Premiere, "The Old Wagon"

Pros: As far as we're concerned, it would take a lot for this show to really disappoint us. It's comedic brilliance. Every character is amazing when on screen and it's hard to really pick a favourite moment. Everything is memorable about this show.

Cons: Despite being a season premiere, this episode felt like starting things off mid-season instead of opening the door with a big entrance and a bang. It was good, but people just tuning into Modern Family for the first time might turn it off because it's not an episode that's going to convert new watchers immediately.

Fav Quote: "If an accident does happen I hope he kills me, because I don't think I would be a very inspiring disabled person." -Cameron

Notable Moments: Mitchel getting stuck inside a giant pink castle with a bird. Also, everything with the Dunphy family inside the old station wagon.

Overall: 9 out of 10.

Big Bang Theory Season Four Premiere, "The Robotic Manipulation"

Pros: Sheldon on a date. Mathematically calculating Penny's sexual partners. And Howard with a robot arm stuck on his penis. It's all magic.

Cons: I'm constantly disappointed that this show isn't an hour long. Or running 24/7.

Fav Quote:

Raj: You slipped and fell into a robot hand?
Wolowitz: Yes.
Raj: Penis first?
Wolowitz: Yes. Now help me!
Leonard: I'd suggest a lubricant, but I have a feeling you fell on some of that as well.

Notable Moments: The nurse at the ER turning the computer off in order to rescue Howard from his robotic arm.

Overall: 10 out of 10.

 $#*! My Dad Says Series Premiere

We're still walking the line with this one. It's not the best show ever, and frankly, I'm pretty certain it'll get canceled within the first season, but you can't hide the fact that there is humor inside William Shatners insanity. The best part of the show so far, has been the fourth wall breaking line, "Why can't anyone ever do a good impression of me?" mocking the typical Will Shatner  . . . . dramatic . . .  pauses when he . . . . talks.

The Office Season Seven Premiere, "Nepotism"

Pros: I'll be honest, a part of me doesn't even know why I'm still watching, but the other part just can't stop. The humor is constant, but the story lines don't keep me interested. The bits do. I don't watch to hear about the company being bought out, or the dramatic romantic life of Michael Scott. I watch to see the pranks pulled on Dwight. The awkward looks Jim gives to the camera and Kelly and Ryan bickering. Luckily, The Office never disappoints.

Cons: None.

Fav Quote:

Pam: (after ruining Jim's prank) Sorry.
Jim: Oh no, I was just going to put a couple keys on everyday until Christmas. Then his pants would've fallen down which was, a little gift to me but...
Pam: It was really funny...?
Jim: Well it would've been. So unprofessional Mrs. Halpert.

Notable Moments: Dwight peeing in the corner of an elevator. Also, the musical opening sequence was awesome.

Overall: 8 out of 10.

 The Outsourced Series Premiere

Pros: C'mon, we all expected this one to be a winner. And it didn't disappoint. It was full to the rim of racial stereotypes, sacred cow humor, Indian food and diarrhea jokes and there was even a mistletoe belt buckle explanation.

Cons: Matt says that there was not enough of Diedrich Bader.

Fav Quote: "And how would you like to pay for your vomit and poo?" -Madhuri


Overall: 10 out of 10. Matt says he's partial to the show because he works at a call center.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Big Bang Theory Tonight!

Big Bang Theory premieres tonight! To get yourself excited, check out these clips.







Catch up on last season before tonight . . .







And if you can't wait a few more hours (I can't) here is a spoilery clip of tonights episode!




Anyone else for Team Shamy?

Running Wilde and Raising Hope

Spoiler Alert. If you haven't seen the season premieres of Running Wilde and Raising Hope, you can catch them online at Fox.com

A TV show by any other name would smell as sweet. Especially if it's created by the same people that created previous TV shows I found particularly sweet. Watching Running Wilde and Raising Hope this week is like when you go to a Cafe Rio restaurant and really enjoying it and then traveling to another state and eating at Chipotle. It's almost exactly the same thing as Cafe Rio, just ever so slightly different and you're eating it now, instead of then.


Running Wilde, created by the genius behind Arrested Development and Raising Hope created by the genius behind My Name Is Earl is just that. Eating similar food at a different restaurant.

While Running Wilde doesn't really begin to compare to the creativity explosion that was Arrested Development, it at least qualifies as Arrested Developments younger, albeit less attractive brother. Still attractive, but not "sleep with you" attractive. Like "best gay friend" attractive.

Will Arnett returns to sitcom land as Steven Wilde, a man who has everything in the world at his fingertips thanks to the money his Daddy dishes out to him in "points" for behaving accordingly. Wilde spends his time trying to one-up his best friend, being catered to by a nanny and butler and arriving late and drunk everywhere. The only thing he's never been able to have, is Emmy Kadubic (played by Keri Russel) a nature activist who grew up as the daughter of a servant to the Wilde family.

The show, narrated by Emmy's daughter, Puddle, brings these two old friends together in an awkward way, but not such a bad awkward. The kind of awkward you pretty much expect from Will Arnett. The best parts of the show I find are in the supporting characters, which was the same case with Arrested Development. As funny as Michael Bluth was, what you really wanted to see was David Cross covered in blue paint playing Tobias Fumke (pst... David Cross makes a cameo in Running Wilde!)

If you're looking for a replacement for Arrested Development, then keep looking... and you'll be looking for a long time because they just don't make them like they used to. But if you're okay with settling for second best, then Running Wilde is a good watch.


You know the kind of TV Show that does nothing but funny things, and then wonders why it was suddenly canceled after it's 4th season? Well... that wasn't this show. That was a different show. Every time something good happened to the other show, something bad was always waiting around the corner. Karma. I guess that's when the network decided to make a change. So, they made a list of potential new shows to make up for what they thought was a mistake, even though it was a freaking awesome show. It was just trying to be a better show. It was called My name is Earl.

(If you watched My Name is Earl, then that was really funny.)

Matt and I were watching Raising Hope and were surprised when we saw several "Earl" alumni poking up here and there during the show. Which made sense seeing that creators like to work with people they know they can work with again and again and again. If that wasn't the case then Kevin Smith and Quintin Tarrantino wouldn't even have careers. Midway through the season premiere of "Hope" I said out loud, "It's like watching My Name is Earl, only from the point of view of a different white trash family."

Jimmy Chance replaces Earl Hickey as our main character, a person who's spent a lot of his life going down one direction only to have a sudden desire to really make something of his life. Only this time instead of winning the lottery and getting hit by a car, Jimmy gets to sleep with a psychopath and 9 months later gets a baby.

My favourite character in any show, Joy Turner has been replaced by Jimmy's mother, Virginia Chance, a woman who got pregnant at fifteen years old and made every mistake in the book in raising her son alongside husband Burt. Virginia works cleaning houses and Burt (along with Jimmy and Jimmy's cousin) clean pools.

When you used to watch My Name is Earl, you often observed the characters doing illegal, immoral and often just awkwardly embarrassing things to one another and even themselves. Raising Hope is no different. In the first episode alone you are audience to an execution, a car seat mishap, knowledge that the Fire station is a supplementary orphanage, and ultimately, vomiting on a baby.

Despite the mass dysfunction, like "Earl", Raising Hope is about a family who often times do come together to show their love, as is proven when Jimmy's parents finally give in and help him get his new daughter to sleep. The pilot provided momentary flashbacks to Virginia and Burt in their younger years raising Jimmy, moments I hope become a continuity staple in the show because they really add that extra depth to the characters.

If you're not sold on the show now, let me just say two words: Cloris Leachman.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Biggest Loser Season 10 Premiere

Spoiler Alert. If you haven't watched the season premiere of Biggest Loser, you can watch it online at NBC.com


I have a love/hate relationship with Biggest Loser. I love it because I am a reality show addict. I love it because I do genuinely get motivated and inspired to lose weight and become healthy. I love it because it's interesting to watch and I love hearing peoples stories. I hate it because it's edited to increase drama. I hate it because I don't believe it's a healthy way to lose weight. I hate it because the contestants are constantly monitored by doctors to look for injuries, health issues and overall progress during their journey, so it gives false hope to millions who want to lose weight but don't have a 24/7 medical staff to make sure that someone is there in case they pass out on a treadmil.

Love/Hate.

Matt loves watching Biggest Loser. It's his chance to unleash whatever anger he builds up all day. He hates most of the contestants on the Biggest Loser. Just downright loathes them. And there's really no reason why. Every season he picks someone to hate, and will continue that bitter relationship all season long. Maybe it's his way of assigning characters to real people. Someone has to be a villain.

This season the Biggest Loser went to several different cities and chose 3 contestants to weigh in. Then, after showcasing their weight to their friends and family, the Biggest Loser said, "By the way, you're not actually on the show yet. We're going to make you do something really strenuous to prove how out of shape you are, and the person who's the most out of shape actually loses, which is weird cause you'd think that we would want to help you!" Only 2 out of the 3 contestants would actually make it onto the show.

To me sometimes, Biggest Loser casting is like the casting for Extreme Home Makeover. The sadder your life is, the closer you are to prime time television. The winners from each city are as follows:

BLACK TEAM

Brendan: Lost the love of his life because of his weight.
Frado: Doctors say he will die in 5 years because of his weight.

BLUE TEAM

Ada: Father blames her for the death of two brothers and almost killing a third brother.
Adam: Mother died due to complications from weight.

GREEN TEAM

Patrick: Only 28 years old, is over 400 pounds and will leave behind a wife and two kids.
Rick: 54 year old physical therapist who weighs over 350 pounds.

ORANGE TEAM

Jesse: Was nicknamed "Pumba" from The Lion King during High School.
Sophia: Brother was recently killed in a car accident.

PINK TEAM

Allie: Had vertical banded gastroplasty at fourteen years old to fight her weight problem. It didn't work.
Lisa: Has a daughter who stopped eating and drinking because she didn't want to be fat, like her Mom.

PURPLE TEAM

Burgandy: Mother of five, foster parent, military wife, mother of an autistic child.
Tina: Husband cheated on her, daughter got pregnant as a teen, and her father died.

RED TEAM

Jessica: Mother told her that she wouldn't be loved because she was fat.
Mark: Lost his job, father battling cancer and grandmother is dying.

It may just be me, but I think I would be a shoe in for this competition.

Other competitors Elizabeth, Montina, Anna, Aaron, Sandy, Corey and Shanna were all eliminated from the competition because they couldn't finish their challenges, came in last, or in some cases, their bodies gave out on them and they earned a trip to the hospital instead of the Biggest Loser ranch. Gone from the contest forever.

Or are they?

Yes, like with every single season, Biggest Loser not only takes the weight off of the competitors, but enjoys doing massive mind !@#$s with them too! Though the details have not been told yet, some of the now "at home" competitors will have another chance to get back on the Biggest Loser. I'm guessing only two, because so far there is no yellow team. It will certainly stir up some drama in the house and a big, "You're not welcome here" sign will be presented as usual.

So far Matt seems to dislike everyone except for Frado because his full name is Alfrado, and Matt thinks it would be awesome for a guy who has a food name to win a weight loss competition. I'm preferential to Burgandy and Rick myself cause despite being heavy (and Rick being the older than his competition) both kicked the crap out of their challenge to win a spot on the Biggest Loser.

I am not liking Jessica so far from what I've seen of the preview. There's always someone who is there to cause drama. Anyone remember Vicky?

So what do you think of this seasons cast? Who are you rooting for?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Terriers: Veronica Mars 2.0

Spoiler Alert

I can't be the only one thinking it. And to be fair, I've only watched the first episode of the new show Terriers, so for all I know, they could have changed everything in episode two, but from what I've watched of the show I can't help but ask . . ."Didn't Veronica Mars already do this?" 


Let's look at the evidence:

Main Character Become a Private Investigator Because . . . . ?

Hank Dolworth: Used to be a cop but but chose to drink a lot and in the process lost his job and status.
Veronica Mars: Used to be a popular girl but chose to stick by her Dad and in the process lost her status.


Sidekick gets swooped up in the main characters determination to take down the man..


Rich guy and the towns "favourite son" is a supposed killer and crossing them is dangerous..


Dead friend becomes the spark that causes the main character to take action..


There are plenty of other similarities in the cast including the ex from the previous life, the friends from the previous life who now look down upon our main character because of their choices, and even the appearance of a bulldog in the first episode. Also, supposedly our potential villain in Terriers is creating a hotel resort fraud, a storyline that also took place during season two of Veronica Mars.

Overall, Terriers is a decent show, funny and entertaining, plus Matt and I love Donal Logue, but despite all the good qualities of the show, instead of watching the episodes we have in our DVR, I've just gone back to Netflix to re-watch my favourite Private Investigator.


What are your thoughts about Terriers?

Mike & Molly Review

Spoilers below. If you haven't watched the season premiere of Mike & Molly, you can catch it online at CBS.com


I only saw one preview for Mike & Molly before deciding to watch it and I knew that it had HUGE (no pun intended) potential to be really good, or really, really bad. A show about fat people falling in love? Would the jokes eventually run out? But Mike & Molly is created by the same people that make Two and a Half Men and Big Bang Theory and honestly, I can't think of two more successful sitcoms on TV today. Mike & Molly has hope.

Watching the show was a relaxing experience. I wasn't tipping over in laughter, but I wasn't saying things like, "Really? They went with that joke?" either. It was pleasantly funny and showed a realistic look into characters I feel I already know. Fat people often learn to be funny in order to make up for what they feel is a flaw on their exterior and that's how both Mike and Molly come across. Genuinely funny, but not because they are played by actors and comedians.

Pros:
  • The AMAZING Swoozie Kurtz plays Molly's Mother.
  • Katy Mixon (from Four Christmases) plays Molly's sister and I was glad to see her in something else.
  • The connection between our two main characters seems very genuine and endearing. I believe them.
  • Hilarious moments like Molly screaming "Shut up!" at her nine year old class.
  • Mike and his partner telling a little boy to wash his hands or he'll go to jail.
  • Molly states at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting that she's okay with who she is, she just wants to be healthier and have control over her overeating. This made me super happy because I was worried this was going to be one of those "Oh the fat people hate themselves cause they're fat" shows or the opposite "It's okay to be fat cause bacon grease tastes better than salad" shows. But they were able to find that happy middle and even did it with humor. Bravo.
Cons:
  • Molly's sister smokes weed twice in the episode. Totally unnecessary. The character could be funny and entertaining without a drug habit. I found it very offputting.
  • Mike's partner overacts in almost every scene. I don't buy it. It's too much despite some pretty good lines every now and then.
Favourite Quotes:
  • "You're a big boned girl, you'll always be a big boned girl." "Bones don't jiggle Ma."
  • "You're pretty funny." "Yeah I figure if everybody's laughing then they're not trying to kill and cook each other."
  • "I know I'm never gonna be a size two, and that's fine, cause I happen to like who I am. There's nothing wrong with me as a person. I'm smart, I'm funny, I recycle. I just want to learn to control my eating. Not keel over in a White Castle drive-thru like my dad. And it was his third lap."
  • "Just stuff?! Is that what you call the diamond necklace your father gave me?" "I'm so sorry." "Did you know that he had to take a second job to afford that thing? And I had to give him a third job to get it." 
  • "You had every chance to ask me out and you choose to ask me out in the middle of a crime scene?" "I realise this is not the most opportune moment but I'm quite smitten with you.
Overall I really like the show and I can't wait to see what comes next!

So weigh in your opinion.

What did you think of the premiere of Mike & Molly?

Season Premiere of HIMYM was Legen . . . wait for it . . . . Dary!

Spoilers below. If you haven't watched the season six premiere of How I Met Your Mother, you can catch it online at CBS.com


The season premiere of How I Met Your Mother reminded me of everything I absolutely love about the series. And unlike many things in season five, I was not reminded about everything I hate about the series. Honestly, I loved the idea of the show when I was first turned onto it, because I too have a long ass story about how I met my husband. But I cannot seriously be the only one who has caught onto the fact that in the process of telling his kids how he met their mother, Ted has dated and/or had sex with at least 9 girls in the first season alone!

I don't know about you, but this just sounds like bad parenting. "Hey kids, let me tell you about how I met the love of my life and in the process somehow did not contract STDs or get anyone knocked up!" It's going to replace Cinderella for all children everywhere.

Aside from that, I love the series! And I loved the season six premiere!

Here are some legendary moments I loved about the season six premiere episode "Big Days" of How I Met Your Mother:
  • The technicality of "dibs" including a history of "dibs" that was cut short.
  • Robin's attempt to prove that she's still sexy.
  • That little moment between Robin and Barney. Come on, who's a Robin/Barney shipper? Me! Me!
  • The music that Lily and Marshall plan to have sex to.
  • Lily using her breasts to manipulate Marshall.
  • Guest appearance by Bill Fagerbakke as Marshall's dad!
  • Awesome cliff hanger that made me immediately freak out.
Favourite Quotes:
  • "You have no reason to be nervous. None whatsoever. And I'm going to tell you why in one word." "And what's that word?" "Dibs!"
  • "Is this a cheeto?" "No, we ran out of cheetos last week. Oh yeah, it's a cheeto! Dibs."
  • "Marshall wait! A big package just arrived." "Yeah it did."
  • "Okay, so you want me to give my dad a stroke?" "Only if you want to give this a stroke!"
    So let's speculate (even though we already know who I'm rooting for) . . . who's wedding does Ted meet "The Mother" at? (Considering that he's apparently the best man, Marshall and Lily are already married and neither Robin or Barney are present in the flash forward) Ahem. Speculate away.

    Monday, September 20, 2010

    Tuesday Premieres are Tomorrow . . . . . . . but . . .

    How psyched are you for season two of Glee!? I'm losing my mind! Which is interesting because apparently Finny will be "losing his religion". Which, for the record? Awesome. Lots of yummy spoilers below in the video, all of which I'm thrilled for!

    I can't be the only one who's had their Glee soundtracks on repeat this summer. I never thought I'd know all the words to not one but 2 Lady Gaga songs, but Glee . . . you just bring things out in me that never before were there.


    Sunday, September 19, 2010

    Monday Night Premieres

    I am so excited about all the premieres this week! So many new shows and all my favourites are returning! What's even better is that this year I don't have to listen to everyone saying things like, "Oh my gosh, I can't believe Lost is almost over!" Because it's over! Yay!

    I'm really hopeful for this season of How I Met Your Mother. I really hope they push more toward finding "the mother". I think the worst ending to this series would be to find her on the last episode and just leave it there. I want to get to know her! I want to see the interactions from beginning to end. I also want more Robin/Barney goodness. And dopplegangers!




    Okay, I'm really looking forward to watching Mike and Molly. It's a show about two fat people that fall in love. I know, how could I possibly relate? But it looks like such a sweet show! OMG, I totally just remembered that I have donuts in the kitchen! Awesome! So yeah . . . Mike and Molly is created by the same people that are behind Big Bang Theory, which is literally, my favourite sitcom ever in the history of ever. If they can find that magic touch for this show that they've found for Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men, then Mike and Molly will be in syndicated heaven soon enough!




    Alright, so I haven't watched last seasons Castle finale. We were warned ahead of time by friends not to watch it because it's full of cliff hangery goodness and we're very impatient. So we held off and will probably watch the season finale sometime tomorrow afternoon in order to catch the season premiere tomorrow night.

    But all spoilers, news and such aside . . . . Nathan Fillion. Shiny.




    What are you most excited about watching tonight?

    Why I Don't Like Channel Surfing

    I should probably mention that there are a few things I don't like to be spoiled about. I don't like spoilers when it comes to reality TV shows. I want to have a panic attack while I hear those words . . "and the winner is . . . ." right along with the contestants. I also don't like being spoiled when it comes to mysteries or suspenseful movies and television shows.

    You know the surprise ending to the next Saw movie? Keep it to yourself! You heard about some mystery serial killer on Castle? Mind your business!

    Tonight, by total accident, Matt spoiled season four of Dexter for the both of us. And by both I mean that he's normally the one to cover his ears and eyes whenever there's a random ad for any show we watch (but aren't yet caught up with). Matt's still on season five of House, which is why season seven is NOT scheduled to record on our DVR this week. It will be a "to be downloaded later" television show. While I already know spoilers for the next season of the show, we've both gone out of our way to quickly fast forward or change the channel anytime a new House preview comes on.

    But tonight . . . . Matt failed to act quickly.

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