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New "Caveman" Show

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by WoodysGirl, May 16, 2007.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    ABC's fall lineup includes five new dramas and three new comedies, including Caveman, adapted from the popular Geico insurance commercials. Cavemen, a buddy comedy about three modern cavemen trying to find their place in the world. Bill English, Nick Kroll and Dash Mihok star.


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  2. Achozen

    Achozen Sounds From The Lair

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    Meh.

    The commercials were cool but, I have a feeling this show won't last.
     
  3. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    I'll be surprised if this pans out, but I'll definitely watch the first one or two episodes.
     
  4. Danny White

    Danny White Winter is Coming

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  5. kTXe

    kTXe On To The Next One

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    Yikes...that was pretty bad.

    I'll still probably check it out because these are some of the best commercials ever, IMO, but that preview was far from promising.
     
  6. Achozen

    Achozen Sounds From The Lair

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    :lmao2:

    How stupid. They should have just left them as commercials, now the cavemen are ruined forever.
     
  7. calico

    calico Well-Known Member

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    I remember reading of this a few months ago. This will not last past 3 episodes.

    I just don't see how they can take some 30 second commercials, with half of them being funny and turning them in a 30 min sitcom.


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    Just saw the preview...not even close to funny. The commercials blow this away...what a failure this will be.
     
  8. SupermanXx

    SupermanXx Benched

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    commercials: decent sorta

    clip: horrible.

    me: I rule.
     
  9. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Those aren't even the same characters..
     
  10. calico

    calico Well-Known Member

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    No, and the commercial versions have much better make up FX.
     
  11. Signals

    Signals Suspicious looking stranger

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    :laugh2:

    Now thats funny! This show is going to be a BIG hit.:D
     
  12. Boom

    Boom Just Dez It

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    Move over Cop Rock and Manimal, there's a new sherriff in town.
     
  13. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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  14. Signals

    Signals Suspicious looking stranger

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    So what do you call cavemen rappers?...Crappers! or crap-stars. ;)
     
  15. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    I'm guessing that was more of a screen test than an actual preview from one of the first episodes.

    If otherwise, you have a point.
     
  16. Danny White

    Danny White Winter is Coming

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    I can't imagine how out-of-touch or brain-dead a studio exec would have to be to allow that clip to be placed on your studio's site as a promo for this show.

    Who looks at that clip and says, "Yes! This will garner enthusiasm for this show!" ???
     
  17. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Honestly it looks like something a starting network would use to fill in a time slot and hope for the best.

    Like when Fox or WB were starting up.
     
  18. Boom

    Boom Just Dez It

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    The look on John Heard's face screams out "Boy has my career hit rock bottom."
     
  19. Mavs Man

    Mavs Man All outta bubble gum

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    What's with this photo? I see three cavemen, who for some reason have very attractive girlfriends/wives (but only two?) . . .

    . . . and a random guy holding a cowboy hat?

    :huh:
     
  20. ConcordCowboy

    ConcordCowboy Mr. Buckeye

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    :laugh2:

    I was thinking the same thing.
     

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