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View Poll Results: What was your favorite sketch of #1310?
Hannah Montana: Drug Party 6 18.18%
Eddie Thundercloud: Illegal Immigration 4 12.12%
Crista & Bobby's Triathlon 13 39.39%
Eddie Thundercloud: Foreign Policy 1 3.03%
Johnny Gan: Movie Guesses! 0 0%
Eddie Thundercloud: Medical Insurance 0 0%
Fairview Fire Report 1 3.03%
Knock-Knock Negroes 1 3.03%
MAD Encore: Aren't Asians Great? (#1214) 2 6.06%
Rice & Beans Tour - Part V 3 9.09%
MAD Encore: Holly Meadow Estates: Crime Watch Meeting (#1104) 2 6.06%
Closing: Knock-Knock Negroes Outtakes 0 0%
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Old 02/11/2008, 4:16 PM
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The writers just need to get their perverbial s*** together when they get back to work. They have half of the season left to improve.
Yep. Keep the format of 1309 and 1310 though.

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Funny thing is, this is almost the exact same writing team we had in S12. It's not like these people are retarded. What happened?

On another note, #1307's thread rating is two stars, and yet, #1310 still hasn't made it past one. Harsh much?

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They deserve it.
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Old 02/11/2008, 5:23 PM
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Funny thing is, this is almost the exact same writing team we had in S12. It's not like these people are retarded. What happened?

On another note, #1307's thread rating is two stars, and yet, #1310 still hasn't made it past one. Harsh much?
I'd personally give them BOTH one star...

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Old 02/11/2008, 6:21 PM
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Meh, I guess I'll do a semi-full review.

Hannah Montana: Drug Party: This one had a lot of potential, and the parody elements and impressions were spot-on, right down to the look of the set. Everything else about it was extremely mediocre and generic, though. Taking the "haha Hannah Montana does drugs!" route was extremely lame. So overall, good concept, but poor writing made this pretty much a clunker.

Eddie Thundercloud #1-3: I didn't even realize this dude was recurring. Anyway, like most sketches this season, this had a decent concept, but the execution was poor. There wasn't much satire or substance to this, at all. Not great.

Crista & Bobby's Triathlon: Now THIS is how you do remote sketches. By far, the best sketch of 1310, all thanks to Bobby and Crista, who made a surprisingly awesome duo. Perfect example of why this cast is much better then the writing this season. Maybe they should all just improv everything, it'd be much better then the crap the writers are spewing.

Johnny Gan: Movie Guesses!: This character is not funny, and this sketch was even worse then usual. Repeating "do her hard and sloppy!" while LOlol ShoWing The WRONG NAMes For PEople'S FacES!!111 does not equal good comedy. No stars.

Fairview Fire Report: An extremely repetitive sketch, and like BW said, it didn't really go far enough for the end result to be funny. It was predictable all the way through, and really just not that funny.

Knock-Knock Negroes: Okay, this mound of shit can't even compare to the random hilarity yet subtle brilliance of the original Coffee Twins sketch. It just doesn't even come anywheres close. This sketch was, like I said, possibly the worst sketch in the history of the show. It was AWFUL. Just completely immature and...well, a mound of shit. I'd like to give this NEGATIVE stars.

Rice & Beans Tour - Part V:: Good friggen God, kill me now.

Overall: An all-around shitty episode, possibly one of the worst episodes ever, although I'd still rank 705 and possibly even 1307 lower then this one. Triathalon was great, but nothing else was even worth a second look. And this just leaves us with the question: is it possible to get worse then this? I can't see it happening, but weirder things have happened on this show. I'll give them the benefit of the doubt as this WAS a strike episode, but this was bottom of the barrel even for bottom of the barrel stuff.

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Old 02/11/2008, 9:25 PM
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I missed the Hannah Montana sketch, but I'll look for it on YouTube.

Eddie Thundercloud #1: I liked the cast's effort in these, and Anjelah's short apperance, it was ok though, but it's good they spilt it in three because this would have dragged on.

Crista & Bobby's Triathlon: Like many have already said, this was the funnest sketch this episode, I really enjoyed Crista's annoyence towards Bobby . It was fun to watch, and that comment from Bobby to Crista about her pale skin was funny, cause it's so true

Johnny Gan: Movie Guesses!: I wasn't paying attention to this really, I tried to ignore it the best I could, this sucked more then normal Johnny Gans it gets

Fairview Fire Report: This was funny at first, but yeah it needed a little more to pull off, kinda like this season no?

Knock-Knock Negroes: This is a big WTF I was like this the whole time . But it did remind me of a time where I was eating something and someone made me laugh, and I started running, I don't know why...aaaa memories.......why am I crying? This only happened last month

Rice & Beans Tour - Part V:: !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHEN WILLL THIS END!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I Give it

This episode was a big no no, but next week is the last of the bad sketches taped three months ago.

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Old 02/11/2008, 9:41 PM
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Funny thing is, this is almost the exact same writing team we had in S12. It's not like these people are retarded. What happened?

On another note, #1307's thread rating is two stars, and yet, #1310 still hasn't made it past one. Harsh much?
I think what happened was, the writers as well as the cast and practically the entire crew was distraught by the fact that they were kicked out of the old studio after 12 years. Not only that but they're forced to work at a theatre designed for musical performances, and stand up, NOT sketch-comedy. On top of that, you have the contracts of the WGA members expining in the beginning of November, and the writers probably knew they would end up on strike because they wouldn't be able to reach some agreement within a matter of days. To that effect, the writers most likely lacked enthusiasm to write top-notch material like in S12; they knew the strike was coming, and they just lacked the encouragement or interest thereof to write stuff worth watching.

Oh and as a response to your statement about 1307 and 1310, both episodes were just horrible...horrible is too much of an understatement to even describe what they were. The only good that came out of the half-ass 300th episode was Debra and Mo. 1310 had garbage from left to right minus Hannah Montana and the Triathlon, so I don't really think a lack of thread rating is harsh for an episode that dealt us all a low-blow.

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As always, great job on the episode description Just G.

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As always, great job on the episode description Just G.
Why thank you kind sir. And please, just call me "G."

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Old 02/17/2008, 4:54 PM
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i didn't mind this episode.i voted the triathlon sketch as my fave,closely followed by the hannah montana sketch
i have to agree about johnny gan,its pretty tired by now
rice & beans was decent too..especially that creepy lady that had her boob hanging out of her shirt,lolz
i don't have anything else to say
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Allrighty my first episode review...I saw this one again last week so I thought I'd start with this one
Hanna Montanna Drug Party This was my favorite of teh night because I was forced to watch Hannah Montanna once...
Eddie Thundercloud 1-3 I didnt care much for this..Anjelah's role was way too short
Crista and Bobby's triathalon This was actually pretty good....lol at Bobbys 50's swimsuit, the zipper caught in his back kinda grossed me out though....
Johhny Gan I liked this character last year but now its just the same jokes every time...not knowing what celeberties look like, Pongo not caring, Bobby saying "hard and sloppy" 15 times, ugggghhh
Fairview Fire This was kinda funny, I liked Michaels little twitches but thats it
Knock Knock Negroes This was a little too weird for me
Rice and Beans Glad they stopped doing these..just pointless
I give no ratings for the two encores
All in all this episode was pretty mediocre compared to the rest of the season, The only good things were Hannah Montana and the Triathalon (go Crista) Just glad this season and the writers strike are long over
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