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I married that idiot, Ricky. I walked out on that idiot, Ricky. And I've had DATES WITH NOTHING BUT IDIOTS EVER SINCE.
That's not true, Marie.
Oh yes, it is. On Halloween, I had a one-night-stand with a hunchback. WHAT IS THAT?
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Followed strictly the rules written in the sitcom book...
...the problem is that it lacked of a spark. Jonathan Silverman who has demonstrated comedic skills, starred in this overall entertaining and regularly funny sitcom. Don't get me wrong, I followed the show constantly and was involved with the characters and situations but to be honest, it had the phrase "easily forgotten" on it's face.
The situations were funny but not sassy or even very interesting. I mean, it displayed the life of a single man in his late 20's who didn't make a change on his life. The characters are super clichéd and didn't add something memorable for the plot. Ernest Borngine was the most likable and funny character in the show. He was memorable... sadly, the rest of the cast didn't show the necessary abilities to perform a more funny show.
Still, this is a prime example of mid 90's t.v. humor. It could've survived as "Friends" did after a period of uncertainty in American sitcom humor, but sadly, it lacked of arguments.
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