Did I just get trolled?

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  1. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    So I watched "My Name is Earl" on Netflix and finished it the other day. The last episode ended with a "to be continued". Were they planning to go another season and got cancelled? Or did the writers do this on purpose to troll their viewers? No other two parter ever put that phrase at the end to the best of my recollection.
     
  2. exclusacon

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    I think it got cancelled after that episode.....which is a bummer cause that show was cool...
     
  3. smkspy

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    Cancelled.
     
  4. jorod74

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    jason lee said that (when he started shooting "Memphis Beat") "Earl" didn't require any thought or effort to make an episode for him.

    so straight from the man himself, he wasn't too impressed with the show.

    i thought it was okay.
     
  5. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    I thought you would never catch on, IG.

    Oh wait. You're talking about My Name Is Earl.

    Disregard that.
     
  6. Insane Galvatron

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    So the consensus in the thread is that the episode was intended to set up a 5th season, but the show was cancelled? Is there any basis for that or is it just everyone's best guess? Cause if we're guessing, I'm guessing trolling. No other two parter said "to be continued" to my recollection. Plus, the episode titles on all two parters say "part one" or "part two". The last episode is just titled "Dodge's Dad". I think they knew they were not getting renewed, and trolled everybody by saying "to be continued" knowing it wouldn't be.

    Regardless of effort, the show was still enjoyable. I like watching redneck trailer trash shenanigans.

    Hardy har har. I've been aware of the trolling aimed my way for a long time. Just been ignoring it.
     
  7. Switchblade

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    I stopped watching after season two, but I do remember that the producers were trying to shop the show around to other networks after NBC pulled the plug. They legitimately were hoping to continue the story.

    Now Duckman's cliffhanger ending, that was legitimate trolling.
     
  8. AutoBobby

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    I loved that show,especially the earlier episodes.It got kind of stupid when he had to go to prison.
     
  9. TfAnimatedfan

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    It got boring when he spent a whole season (if memory serves) in a COMA.
     
  10. Autovolt 127

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    I miss this show.
     
  11. planetjacker

    planetjacker Critters burn real good. TFW2005 Supporter

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    That would be season 3. First half he was in prison the second half he was in a coma.
     
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    this is not the only time it happens. The TV Show Alf was going to have a Season 5 aswell. the final episode of the show had an TO BE CONTINUED aswell but season 5 was never made but luckly they made a movie to concluded the series

    i dunno if they made the same thing with this show
     
  13. Autovolt 127

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    Wrong that was the 2nd half.

    3rd half he was married to Billie.

    Then again i know because i am the only person who didn't mind Season 3.


    also damn To be continued Cliffhanger finales.
     
  14. AutoBobby

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    I miss Catalina jumping up and down.....and Crab-man.
     
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    I used to work with a black guy named Darnell...I called him crabman.
     
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    Third half? There were one and a half parts to the season?
     
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    I wish they at least did a TV movie to wrap it up. There needs to be a law stating that TV shows need to be cancelled with far enough notice for them to wrap it up.
     
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    You aren't the only person. Earl is one of the few tv shows I have on dvd.
     
  19. rattrap007

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    I love the show and own the entire series on DVD.

    So many good jokes in there.. I liked the bit where Earl returns a guy's TV and mentions he needed to get some "rabbit ears" for it, but Randy messed that up and it isn't something to talk about. Randy then asks if the guy wants to buy and earless rabbit.. :lol 
     
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    Does anyone watch on TV almost every weekday?
     

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