April 8, 2014 at 3:29 pm #315780
I know. That show.
I was a huge fan of the show back in its first two (stellar) seasons. Since then I’ve become quite frustrated with the wasted potential of its multi-talented cast and promising plot due to Ryan Murphy and the rest of the incompetent pack of writers. But that’s another talk.
I would love to hear from you what do you think about the show’s Emmy nominations. Were its 19 Emmy nominations for the first season richly deserved? Could Chris Colfer stop the Fizbo-Eric-Stonestreet train if he submitted a different episode (like Preggers, the one where he gets to dance the Single Ladies routine)? What about Lea Michele? Was her snub for season 2 unfair? Would she have a shot if she submitted a different episode in her first nomination?
And does anyone think that Glee deserved to beat Modern Family when they were both nominated in the comedy series field? (it only happened twice by the way!)
Let’s talk about this shall we? 🙂April 8, 2014 at 3:40 pm #315782
It makes me kinda sad that I might have even given Glee the win for its first season, while I’d probably give it the TV Razzie for at least the last two or three. Never have I seen so much wasted potential and talent by a tv show that started off so amazing and then went down hill so quickly. Most of its nominations are deserved. I probably wouldnt have given Lynch the recent nom, she does what she can but the materials just not there, and Dot-Marie Jones was a good nominee at first but it needs to stop. Naya Rivera is probably the only nomination i would have given it that it never got, although she didn’t really get a chance to show off her talents until the show was already on its way down the shitter but she’s been the saving grace most of the time. Romy Rosemont would also be a worthy guest actress nominee this year, but her performance was all drama and this is technically a comedyApril 8, 2014 at 4:01 pm #315783
I don’t think any nominations from last year are justified and if it gets any nominations this year, I’d only hope it would be for “The Quarterback” and nothing else.April 8, 2014 at 4:43 pm #315784
Cory should have been nominated for season 2 and 3.April 8, 2014 at 5:42 pm #315785
Actually I never thought Cory was remotely worthy of a nomination. I believe Naya Rivera was awfully robbed for season 2. Her performance in the episode “Silly Love Songs” (featured in the first tape of the comedy series submissions) is without exaggeration one of the best comedic performances I’ve ever seen in television. She was absolutely stunning in that season.April 8, 2014 at 5:47 pm #315786
Actually I never thought Cory was remotely worthy of a nomination. I believe Naya Rivera was awfully robbed for season 2. Her performance in the episode “Silly Love Songs” (featured in the first tape of the comedy series submissions) is without exaggeration one of the best comedic performances I’ve ever seen in television. She was absolutely stunning in that season.
I always found Cory to be the heart of the show. Naya was incredible in season 2 and 4 and this current season.April 8, 2014 at 5:57 pm #315787
I would say that if Michele had sticked to the Pilot in the first seasons, she could’ve been competitive.April 8, 2014 at 5:58 pm #315788
They should have:
– Given the win to Colfer in season 2
– Given Michelle and Rivera nominations in season 2
– Not nominated Morrison ever
– Not nominated Lynch after her season 2 win
– Given Criss a guest nom for season 2
– Not given any nominations (in the main categories) after season 2
– Never cared for the writing so perhaps the only deserved nom is the pilotApril 8, 2014 at 6:51 pm #315789
While Colfer was good in Season 2, there was almost no win I wanted to happen more than Ty Burrell’s that year.April 8, 2014 at 6:57 pm #315790
^Crap! I forgot Burrell was the winner that year! I thought it was Stonestreet. In that case, no, Burrell is way ahead of colfer, but he still gave a worthy performance that year. Btw, though I also wanted him to happen, its Bowen I needed to see win that year more than anyone else.April 8, 2014 at 8:27 pm #315791
Corey Monteith nominated for Glee would’ve been ridiculous, much worse than Morrison getting that nomination. This show got the nominations it deserved. Even though they didn’t do it for this particular reason, I do like that Jane Lynch didn’t get one for her worst season and got back when they actually fixed Sue. Other contenders made it possible for her to miss out in 2012, but I like that it happened.
I think the Dot Marie Jones nominations got a bit out of hand, I do believe Naya Rivera would have been deserving, and that Paris Barclay nomination last year was based on name alone, but in general, the show pretty much got what it deserved and stopped getting nominations when it wasn’t worthy anymore.April 8, 2014 at 8:35 pm #315792
For me, it goes like this.
Glee Season One: Genius, deserving of every award it received. A
Glee Season Two: Not as good as the first, but still highly enjoyable. B+
Glee Season Three: Hit and miss with just enough hits to be watchable. B-
Glee Season Four: No, just, no…I mean Quinn and Santana hookup, are you kidding me? And Finn kisses Emma? Were you people thinking?! Were you even THINKING? Oh and don’t even get me started on those f$&#ing new kids and that fakeout school shooting episode. This is just…this is just the worst. I mean THE WORST. And the fact that it actually scored a Best Director nod still drives me insane, reducing me to a petty, rambling troll who needs to complain on a message board just to deal with the bottled up rage inside. In short, “Smash” was the stuff of Gods compared to thee! F-
Glee Season Five: It’s…better, but I don’t know if that makes it good. C+
So yeah, the show’s quality is all over the place, but at least there’s only one season of inconsistency left.April 8, 2014 at 10:52 pm #315793
I think this season has been really poor. I forgave some of the flaws of Season 4 but have been an avid supporter of the first 3 seasons. They just don’t write Colfer any more good episodes. Since he is writing an episode, maybe he will write himself an Emmy award winning episode. As for anything else, Jane Lynch really should stay in the competition. Anyone that can make bad writing sound so good is wonderful and she really makes the show better when it slopes down to the point where they are singing with helium tanks to sing the Chipmunk Christmas Song (that was seriously as low as anything they can ever do). As for Dot Marie Jones she will probably put in for The Quarterback, a flawed episode I have to say, and she might have a shot because she always gets in for being dramatic. But Gwyneth Paltrow, a past winner, and Kristen Chenowith, a 2 time nominee for this role, had amazing hilarious performances this season so I wouldn’t count them out. I do think this is Lea Michele’s strongest year performance wise since the first season so it would be a happy suprise but a very long shot predictionApril 8, 2014 at 11:08 pm #315794
I’m allergic to Ryan Murphy, so even the first season would get next to nothing from my personal awards.April 9, 2014 at 7:04 am #315795
Ok, I thought that the first 2 seasons (like most people seem to) were good, but that there was a pretty steady decline until the dropoff at graduation. Everything until “New York, New York” can then be skipped. It deserved the nominations up to season 3 then became nearly unwatchable with the new kids. It’s too bad, because if it was still in contention, last night’s episode would have been a fantastic submission for Colfer.