Home Forums Television ROSEANNE Revival

ROSEANNE Revival

CREATE A NEW TOPIC
CREATE A NEW POLL
Viewing 15 posts - 106 through 120 (of 411 total)
Created
3 years ago
Last Reply
2 years ago
410
( +1 hidden )
replies
51322
views
74
users
SHT L
38
Atypical
37
Andrew Carden
23
  • Profile picture
    SHT L
    Joined:
    Feb 7th, 2017
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521520

    Metcalf was snubbed for Getting On for the first two seasons where she was absolutely brilliant, so maybe it might happen again if they just don’t click with her material here.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by SHT L.
    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    queenbee
    Joined:
    Dec 12th, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521623

    I’m halfway through the first episode, and is this supposed to be funny?

    And yeah I’m 24 and wasn’t even at school yet when this show ended, so it’s true this isn’t exactly my vintage. But in saying that, I watch Bewitched, etc. and laugh my head off. Isn’t good comedy supposed to be timeless?

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    Icky
    Joined:
    Jun 28th, 2012
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521634

    The first episode of the revival or the first episode of the series? I haven’t watched, but I know the first episode of the revival has gotten poor reviews while the consensus is that it improves. If you’re talking about the first run I liked the pilot, but the show doesn’t really come together until season 2. Before then it’s pretty hit and miss.

    As far as politics and some of the coo-koo sh*t Roseanne has said throughout the years- well, that’s Roseanne. She was known as a hysterical, paranoid tyrant during the show’s initial run and did and said plenty of things for the sake of being rebel. How she’s evolved really shouldn’t surprise anyone.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    queenbee
    Joined:
    Dec 12th, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521649

    The first episode of the revival or the first episode of the series? I haven’t watched, but I know the first episode of the revival has gotten poor reviews while the consensus is that it improves. If you’re talking about the first run I liked the pilot, but the show doesn’t really come together until season 2. Before then it’s pretty hit and miss. As far as politics and some of the coo-koo sh*t Roseanne has said throughout the years- well, that’s Roseanne. She was known as a hysterical, paranoid tyrant during the show’s initial run and did and said plenty of things for the sake of being rebel. How she’s evolved really shouldn’t surprise anyone.

    First episode of revival

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    AayaanUpadhyaya
    Joined:
    Dec 15th, 2011
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521692

    I do think we are overestimating how much they love Laurie. I mean sure she got three awards for Roseanne in its initial run, but afterwards it’s not like they’ve been name-checking her for anything and everything she’s been in.

    For instance, someone mentioned how they actually snubbed her for the first two seasons of Getting On (even though the show had started registering on their radar from Season 2 onwards) and she’s been a Guest on TBBT many times before, yet she only got nominated for it once. Her Horace and Pete nomination is certainly indicative of support for her, but let’s not forget how amazing her performance actually was (for me, it was one of the best acting performances of 2016 on any medium).

    I guess what I’m trying to say is that, when the quality of the show (and even the performance if the first two episodes are any indicator) isn’t up to the mark on a show that is extremely problematic thanks to its Trump connections, and with a backlash that is only going to get worse, is Metcalf beloved enough to overcome ALL of that to score a nod?

    I guess it’ll depend on her performance in the rest of the season. The big plus for her here is massive Lady Bird goodwill she has. I feel like that might be the reason why she gets the nod, and not anything else.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    AwardsConnect
    Joined:
    Jan 16th, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521717

    If Trump plays a factor, it’ll be against Barr herself, not her co-stars. I’m confident Metcalf returns and suspect the comparably beloved Goodman makes the cut too. (For what it’s worth, I also think Barr and the series have more than a fair shot.)

    COMING SOON to The Awards Connection: The 100 Greatest Oscar-Nominated Performances

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    SHT L
    Joined:
    Feb 7th, 2017
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521881

    Deleted because I was wrong about who wrote the episode “Communicable Theater”.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by SHT L.
    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by SHT L.
    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by SHT L.
    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by SHT L.
    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    Jeffrey Kare
    Joined:
    Jan 23rd, 2013
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521891

    A second season (eleventh overall) has already been greenlit…
    http://deadline.com/2018/03/roseanne-revival-renewed-second-season-abc-season-11-1202356132/

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 4 months ago by Jeffrey Kare.
    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    Icky
    Joined:
    Jun 28th, 2012
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521948

    It’s funny how in the 90’s many saw Roseanne as “Liberal propaganda” and representation of the “femi-Nazi” but now some of these same people see it see it as a realistic potrait of blue-collar life. Both things were due to the frontman’s politics.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    GusCruz
    Joined:
    Feb 26th, 2012
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521978

    It’s funny how in the 90’s many saw Roseanne as “Liberal propaganda” and representation of the “femi-Nazi” but now some of these same people see it see it as a realistic potrait of blue-collar life. All because of the frontman’s politics.

    It’s so weird because last week I found myself watching Michael Moore’s Slacker Uprising and she shows up and speaks at one of his pro-Kerry/anti-Bush rallies basically making fun of who she seems to behave as now.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    Noah Arlington
    Joined:
    Nov 24th, 2017
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202521995

    There is no way this show gets really noticed by the Emmys. All the Pro-Trump stuff it’s been engulfed by isn’t doing them any favors. Especially how controversial the lead Roseanne Barr has been lately about the MSD shooting. The only thing I can see this getting is a nod for John Goodman.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    Joined:
    Jan 1st, 1970
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202522068
    This post was found to be inappropriate by the moderators and has been removed.
    Profile picture
    Bee
    Joined:
    Oct 25th, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202522130

    LA not in the top 30 overnight ratings. NYC not in the top 20.

    Hint hint hint

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    Atypical
    Joined:
    Dec 1st, 2011
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202523684

    Episode Title: “Roseanne Gets the Chair”

    Synopsis: Roseanne’s clash with Darlene over how she’s raising her kids, especially Harris, reaches a breaking point; Dan tries to help Roseanne with her bad knee by getting her an elevator chair, which she refuses to use because she doesn’t want to admit getting old.

    Discuss.

    ReplyCopy URL
    Profile picture
    Eden
    Joined:
    Jun 7th, 2016
    Topics:
    Posts:
    #1202523687

    The ratings for the second week got me very excited. Any predictions?

    ReplyCopy URL
Viewing 15 posts - 106 through 120 (of 411 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Similar Topics
Piper H... - Aug 8, 2020
Television
Chris B... - Aug 7, 2020
Television
Gabriel... - Aug 6, 2020
Television