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Message Posted On Tuesday, February 8th 2011 at 8:14 pm
Episode discussion for: 01x01 | Pilot (Feb 08, 2011)

Somewhat juvenile, better watch now before it's gone. I don't expect this show to last long unless it gets better quickly.

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Message Posted On Wednesday, February 9th 2011 at 3:06 pm
Wanted to love it cos of the English guy. But the thing that buged me, and which bugs me with many-many series, is that though I have no problem with strong female characters why-o-why is the man they they so often paired with portrayed as such a weak, underthethumb kinda way. It seems like having a man tell his wife what to do would be seen as a big throw back to the dark ages before women got the right to vote and all that, but it's just fine to have a woman ordering her man about, and for him to give a "yes dear" and just do it without a fuss.

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Message Posted On Wednesday, February 9th 2011 at 4:08 pm
I agree totally, men are dumb, juvenile, and childish in todays sitcom and this show is a perfect example. Why cannot a man ask his wife if it's ok to go out with the boys sometimes? I realize sneaking around has more comic element but it's becoming trite and tiresome and that's why I think this show is doomed.

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