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February 22nd, 2009
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Big Bang Theory Redux
Okay, so I've now seen all the episodes that have aired thus far, with the exception of last week's, which I haven't been able to find online. I have concluded that my initial tentative conclusions were correct: it is very funny and very true to geek culture.

ETA: It has been pointed out to me that the episode I have not seen, The Cushion Saturation, hasn't yet aired. So I'm all caught up.

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Date:February 23rd, 2009 05:21 am (UTC)
My family, geeks all, loves that episode. We were worried at first that it was just the mundanes making fun of us again, but have been happily surprised with the show.
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Date:February 23rd, 2009 12:19 pm (UTC)
I like that the humor really works on a few levels, where it certainly can be "making fun of geeks" but in a kind of affectionate way. And, at the same time, it's kind of in group humor, too.
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Date:February 23rd, 2009 08:04 am (UTC)
i'm just embarking on that! i've seen the first four eps, and yeah, very funny indeed :)
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Date:February 23rd, 2009 12:26 pm (UTC)
I like sit coms where they aren't trying to get the humor out of a funny situation, because that wears off really quickly, but where they just put a few potentially amusing characters together. And I think this qualifies, because although the original "situation" is Regular Person Meets Geeks they go beyond that pretty quickly, I think.

They're basically funny people getting into funny situations and saying funny things. And with five main characters, several good supporting ones, and a few locations (the apartment building, the other guys' homes, work places), there's enough variety to generate plots. I think they could stay funny a long time. I hope so, anyway.
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