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Malcolm In The Middle

i LOVE this show, just the character development is amazing and the life lessons and the truth of what living with 5 brothers is like, its on Netflix

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12-17-2013 07:58 AM
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I love that They Might Be Giants did the theme song to that. Do you mind if I steal the about me thing?

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The spy movie the actor of Malcolm in the Middle played in ruined the show for me. Now I can't watch it without remembering him as that corny teen spy in that movie nobody probably remembers.

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Agent Cody Banks was the shit. It was a great geek revenge fantasy, at least before I found Ender's Game. And oh, the gadgets.
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I liked it when I watched it. However, now that I think of it, I find it to be hilarious due to it's plot.

I read the Ender's Game book 3-4 times. It was originally an option for summer reading, but I'm glad I chose it. I used to want to be Ender when I was reading it. I'll probably watch the movie simply because I was such a big fan of it.

Never read any of the other books. Sometimes I wish certain movies/games/books had more information, more sequels. However, some are just so good that even if it never goes in-depth about certain things or clarifies certain aspects, I'll never indulge in a sequel or prequel.

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It's not in the UK Netflix. Sucks. But yes, I loved that show! Biggrin

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Ender's Game and Ender's Shadow were awesome books. The movie was okay too.

Also, Agent Cody Banks was not a bad movie.

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RE: Malcolm In The Middle

(12-17-2013 07:58 AM)Asder Miller The Second Wrote:  i LOVE this show, just the character development is amazing and the life lessons and the truth of what living with 5 brothers is like, its on Netflix

Interesting. i've never seen that show, but I'm always on the lookout for what people find interesting, since I want to make a show about all these school issues.

From TV Tropes' Malcom in the Middle article:

"The titular Malcolm is the frustrated and eternally-perplexed "middle" child of a middle-class home who is discovered to have a genius-level IQ. The show follows his attempts to keep his head down and get through life despite the social stigma of being "smart" and the rest of his family: his sociopathic brothers (whose behaviour has rubbed off on Malcolm himself), his emotionally-immature father, and his overbearing and perpetually-stressed mother Lois."

As most of these shows, i imagine it doesn't deconstruct school or the field of psychology... so there's work to be done. Wink

"Malcolm had the advantage of being shot film-style rather than in front of a studio audience, and the added freedom allowed it to achieve a tighter pacing and surreal tone more reminiscent of an animated cartoon (although at the worst could also create a frantic, confused mess). Like many more recent sitcoms, it contains no Laugh Track. In fact, Malcolm is considered (along with British sitcom Spaced) by many critics to be the Trope Codifier of the high-quality, single-camera, laugh-track-free sitcoms that are so prevalent today."

Hmm... thoughts on that?

I definitely prefer shows without a laugh track. I'm glad that trend is going away.

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Laugh tracks are annoying. Sometimes the track plays yet I don't understand what's so funny.

Sometimes if even distracts you from the funny.

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I like laugh tracks. Sure, they are used in the assumption that viewers are morons, but what they lack in subtlety they make up for in effectiveness. It is true that a show feels funnier when it has a laugh track, although that is no substitute for true comedy.

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Considering that there are a lot of movies with comedy, and no laughing track, its probably safe to say laughing tracks are starting to outlive their purpose(though I do hate anything that is totally void of any background ambience. Its why I hated those morning soap operas. Plus they looked like crappy filming. It reminded me of cheap cardboard)

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