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NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Hoping it gets better
I am a big fan of N.C.I.S. Didn't get into it till the 4th season, but now have every season on DVD and watch them regularly as well as episodes that air on USA. I'm also an on/off again N.C.I.S. LA fan. When I heard about N.C.I.S. New Orleans, I had high expectations of the show.
I know series have to build characters and usually start weak, and I have hopes that as the series continues things will get better, but there are several things about this series that bother me, and are very distracting.
1st) Scott Bakula's accent. Granted, this is New Orleans, but there is no reason for him to have this accent. While it is not as thick as Lucas Black's, it is unnecessary. 2nd) Scott's character. He/his character is old enough that he should to some degree be like Gibbs. He's too congenial, and the constant cooking for his team is too much. 3rd) Lucas Black's accent. OMG this guys voice drives me crazy. His accent reminds me of a comment Jeff Foxworthy made in one of his bits. "people hear this accent they want to deduct 50 IQ points. This guy sounds like such a hick, I can't take him seriously. 4th) Granted, this is supposed to be different team and dynamic than the other two shows. The interactions during investigations seems about right but the off duty Creole cooking, drinking together, etc. seems over the top, and not the type of activity a leader of a team would do with his team. 5th) We get we are in New Orleans. Enough with the food, and forcing the culture down our throat.
I hope they improve, but so far the show has been mediocre to weak. Hope they figure this out quick.
Urban Tarzan (2013)
Oh My God!!!!!!!!!
I watched two episodes of this show tonight because my son and wife thought it was good. I watched this and was physically in pain trying to sit through 2 30 minute episodes.
They call this a reality show. Jerry Springer is more believable that this load of garbage, and we all know that Jerry is fake. The lion episode where they are moving on the lion and the cops come screaming in? Where the tiger escapes onto the golf course and SixFeet and Roid? If this was a real magic act, why do they not have a website? What true act in LA does not have a website? The most ridiculous was the rabid coyote that goes into the house through the doggies door,and they break in the house. The owner comes home freaking out. They try to explain they saved the pet, and are there with the neighbor, and the woman starts screaming at them.
Yes there are stupid people out there that are about as bright at the people on this show. But the acting in this show is so unbelievable, and being on SPIKE, they aren't much for intelligent TV.
Get Smart (2008)
86 and 99 are back
Whether you watched the show during its original run, caught it in reruns over the years like I did, or you are a very recent fan of the series like my 9 year old son who watches all the seasons and original movies repeatedly, you will laugh hysterically at this movie. Just about every agent and character from the original series is here, from Agent 13 who gets stuffed in the oddest places to Fang, Max's dog from season one. The dialog, the gags, and the characters are pure Get Smart. I do not believe anyone could have come into Don Adams shoe phone better than Steve Carell. He perfectly carries off the almost debonair, yet not as clever as he thinks he is Agent 86. Anne Hathaway (who looks breathtaking in black leather) was awesome as Agent 99, completely playing the seasoned agent to Max's bumbling. Alan Arkin, Dwayne Johnson, and Terrance Stamp round out a great cast. I just hope though in the next movie we see more Hymie, one of my all time favorite characters. My family and I have been waiting over a year since the first trailer was shown for this movie,and it was well worth the wait. We will be seeing it many times over.