The "I don't get the appeal" thread..

Discussion in 'Movies and Television' started by rattrap007, Jul 10, 2014.

  1. rattrap007

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    Decided we need a thread to discuss things you don't get the appeal of yet are popular.


    I do not get the appeal of Modern Family. I watched bits and pieces and have never laughed. The closest I got was a bit where a neighbor of Ed ONiel and the hispanic wife says he doesn't complain about their loud parrot. Cut to clips of her shouting for him. Meh. I just see no humor in this series yet it wins awards as "Best Comedy"? I don't get it. Definitely not my kind of humor..
     
  2. Autovolt 127

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    I just can't get into stuff like Star Trek or Doctor Who.

    Naruto and One Piece I can't get in to...though with the formers it because it annoying and the later is just too damn long.
     
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    Big Bang Theory is the one that immediately comes to mind.
     
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    i get the appeal of everything.

    everyone has a different taste.
     
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    my little pony, most anime, most scifi... gotta agree on modern family too lol. the mexican lady is just annoying.
     
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    Exactly. Its tries way too hard. I've tried watching it a few times and for a show about smart guys, it is almost insulting.
     
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    Golf
    Top Gear US
    College sports
    IRT
    Harry Potter.

    This is gonna end well.
     
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    My Little Pony
    Uncle Grandpa
    Top Gear US and UK
    Soccer- like the world cup though
    Anime
    Manga
    Candy Crush Saga
    Modern Family
    Mom
    Most crime scene procedural shows
    Selfies
    Youtube reviewers
    the Dog Channel
    the vast majority of animated films
     
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    Big Bang Theory or Frozen.

    One's stereotypical, the other is just a Disney movie.
     
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    Naruto
    Dragon ball
    Frozen
     
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    One Peace
    The new Star Trek movies
    Frozen
    Modern Family
    Top Gear
    Any "Reality" tv show
    Zombie Films
     
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    I haven't really seen anything that was completely irredeemable.
     
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    Yup, agreed on all of these. Also...

    Hockey
    House of Cards
    Transformers Prime
    The Walking Dead (S2 onward, anyway)
    Firefly
    Star Trek: Original, Voyager, DS9

    ...off the top of my head.
     
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    I can GET the appeal of many things. I just don't share in them.
     
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    Jeez, where to start...

    Star Wars
    Star Trek
    Doctor Who
    Quentin Tarantino's work
    Joss Whedon's work
    The Marvel cinematic universe, in general
    All professional sports except hockey
    Sitcoms, in general
    Procedural dramas, in general
    The "Lego" stuff - Lego Movie, Lego Batman, Lego Star Wars, etc
    Late night shows (Kimmel, Fallon, Letterman)
    Nostalgia Critic and similar shows
     
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    Adventure Time: It's not that I hate the show it's just it doesn't interest me as much.

    The Walking Dead: I'm not a fan of a lot of Zombie related media because I feel like they just recycle a lot of the same old formula and the Walking Dead feels no different for me.

    Most sitcoms. With the exception of Dinosaurs,Sabrina the Teenage Witch and the Simpsons I'm not that crazy about shows about families that don't always get along with each other doesn't help that some of them feel samey.

    Power Rangers: Again I don't hate it but I'm not a fan of how it made it cheesy.

    The 90's X-men show: I just don't think it looks to age well not to mention it feels too over the top for me. I honestly like X-Men Evolution more because I think it can age well and the characters that I can relate to more.
     
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    The Walking Dead
    Family Guy
    The Simpsons since Season 13
    Big Bang Theory
    All of the live action Transformers movies
    Any parody movie like Epic Movie or Meet the Spartans
    Any reality show
    X-Men: Evolution
    Ultimate Spider-Man
    The Abyss
    Avatar (the James Cameron film)
    Cloverfield
    Naruto
    Dragon Ball
    Most sports
    WWE since The Invasion
    Most let's players and Youtube reviewers (exceptions are Two Best Friends Play, Retsupurae, Stuart Ashens, The Cinema Snob, The Spoony Experiment, ToddintheShadows, Guru Larry, Razorfist, Classic Game Room)
    Modern Pop music
    Dubstep
     
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    One Piece. Granted some of the zany character designs are unique and inspired but the show itself is just so damn bizarre and nonsensical.
     
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    Professional sports- don't get me wrong, I like sport, but an undying support for a team of bought players is beyond me.