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Sep 21, 2007, 03:16 AM
 
I don't have cable, but I'd like to buy some entertainment at the iTunes store. I have seen ATHF, and it's pretty humorous, but of the other choices, which would you absolutely buy? And why is this show better than the others?

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Sep 21, 2007, 03:24 AM
 
People pay for tv?
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 03:37 AM
 
Yeah. Cable, Satellite, Internet, DVD.

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Sep 21, 2007, 04:20 AM
 
I rate them (of the ones I've seen):
1. Venture Bros.
...and then way down:
2. Robot Chicken
3. Aqua Teen Hunger Force
4. Drawn Together

I've heard good things about Harvey Birdman though.

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Sep 21, 2007, 07:42 AM
 
I would only bother with Family Guy and Futurama. ATHF is too messed up. Robot Chicken can at times be funny. Venture Bros. is also really messed up. I don't even want to go anywhere near Drawn Together and Harvey Birdman.
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 07:43 AM
 
Drawn Together is not an [AS] show. Venture Bros. is a must buy. Aside from that, Harvey is very good, and Robot Chicken is amusing. I really don't know what Mac User 001 is talking about.

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Sep 21, 2007, 07:52 AM
 
Sorry. I can't keep them all apart since we obviously don't have Adult Swim here. Futurama and Family Guy I wouldn't classify as Adult Swim either though

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Sep 21, 2007, 08:51 AM
 
Did anyone see the Aqua Teen movie? It sucked! Instead of a pointless 15 minute episode, it was a pointless hour and a half episode.
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 09:52 AM
 
I like most of Adult Swim, except for Drawn Together... tho the boobies are nicely drawn.

I miss Sealab and Super MilkChan, perhaps two of the most bizarre shows ever made.
(though Super MilkChan is near meaningless to most, as the jokes are mostly about Japanese culture)
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Sep 21, 2007, 10:03 AM
 
Originally Posted by MacinTommy View Post
Did anyone see the Aqua Teen movie? It sucked! Instead of a pointless 15 minute episode, it was a pointless hour and a half episode.
I'm not really a fan of Aqua Teen, although it has its moments. My brother insisted we see the movie, however. It was, perhaps, a bit better than a regular episode. On the plus side, we got reimbursed for the price of admission when my brother looked on the ground by his seat and found a $20 bill.

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Sep 21, 2007, 11:12 AM
 
I used to be a big Aqua Teen fan, but for some weird reason, the show took a complete nosedive last season. I found the movie to be terrible as well.

It's so strange. Seasons 1 - 2 = A
Season 2 = C
Season 4 = D
Movie = D

I'm going to recommend the Venture Bros. again. It's one of the best shows on TV today.
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Sep 21, 2007, 11:26 AM
 
Venture Brothers is good. ATHF is somewhat dull. Robot Chicken is funny about once per fifteen minutes. Drawn Together is absolutely awful.
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 11:26 AM
 
If there is ONE Aqua Teen episode that you should watch, it's the "Broodwich" episode. By far one of the funniest episodes ever. What are the Venture Bros.?
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 11:41 AM
 
Originally Posted by Big Mac View Post
Drawn Together is not an [AS] show. Venture Bros. is a must buy. Aside from that, Harvey is very good, and Robot Chicken is amusing. I really don't know what Mac User 001 is talking about.
I'm talking about my personal preference.
I didn't think Drawn Together was an AS show, but hey, what's the difference?
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 12:31 PM
 
Refer to sig for my recommendation.

First two seasons of Sealab are good and ATHF can be pretty entertaining .(Broodwich is a classic)
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 12:33 PM
 
Ha, I just watched the Broodwich episode, not bad. Venture Bros is great, ATHF is good sometimes.
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 12:40 PM
 
Venture Bros., Sealab, Frisky Dingo.
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 01:13 PM
 
In order
1. Venture Brothers. I think iTunes Store only has season 2 of Venture Brothers. Try get the first season before you watch the second season.
2. Frisky Dingo. Both seasons should be on iTunes. Get both, they're great.
3. Robot Chicken

I just bought a season pass for "Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil" last night and it's pretty funny.
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 01:40 PM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Ha, I just watched the Broodwich episode, not bad. Venture Bros is great, ATHF is good sometimes.
Other personal favorites of mine are "The Cloning" and "Super Birthday Snake"
     
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Sep 21, 2007, 02:20 PM
 
Don't forget "Love Mummy"
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Sep 21, 2007, 08:24 PM
 
Venture Bros should definitely be watched in order. The pilot episode is pretty weak, but the show quickly gains pace and by season 2 reaches legendary status. One of the great things about it is that it has an overall plot arch that develops along with the characters over the two seasons. Completely rare for an animated show (that's not Japanese ).

The pairing of the last episode of season 1 and the first of season 2 is just pure genius.

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Sep 22, 2007, 10:48 AM
 
Originally Posted by ort888 View Post
I used to be a big Aqua Teen fan, but for some weird reason, the show took a complete nosedive last season. I found the movie to be terrible as well.

It's so strange. Seasons 1 - 2 = A
Season 2 = C
Season 4 = D
Movie = D
Yeah, season four was pretty poor. However, I have to say I think "Handbanana" is one of the funniest eleven-minutes of TV I have ever seen. That may or may not be indicative of mental illness upon my part. Also, the film was pretty dire, to be honest. I think ATHF really works best in short chunks.
     
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Sep 22, 2007, 07:22 PM
 
Nobody likes Moral Orel? I find it quite funny, as I remember seeing the actual clay religious shows as a kid, and this show is an excellent parody of those.
     
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Sep 27, 2007, 07:56 PM
 
OH hello, thread.

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