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7Th
Harunobu Madarame
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(03-09-2009, 05:57 AM)
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MisterHero
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(03-09-2009, 06:00 AM)
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i don't like jittery animation for the chosen artstyle

some of those were pretty good episodes though
Rewrite
Not as deep as he thinks
(03-09-2009, 06:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by MisterHero

i don't like jittery animation for the chosen artstyle

some of those were pretty good episodes though

I do though! :D
GoutPatrol
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(03-09-2009, 06:04 AM)
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Snowman Prophet of Doom
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(03-09-2009, 06:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by GoutPatrol

Which episode was this? I remember this scene quite well, I just can't place the episode it's from.
MorisUkunRasik
so many racists
gotta adjust my hat
(03-09-2009, 06:08 AM)
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The Simpsons went from one of the best shows on television to one of the worst. I'm still hoping it gets canceled so that the series will get released in a boxset sooner.
IamMattFox
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(03-09-2009, 06:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Snowman Prophet of Doom

Which episode was this? I remember this scene quite well, I just can't place the episode it's from.

Isn't it Whacking Day?
B!TCH
how are you, B!TCH? How is your day going, B!ITCH?
(03-09-2009, 06:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Snowman Prophet of Doom

Which episode was this? I remember this scene quite well, I just can't place the episode it's from.

Whacking Day, Episode 20, Season 4.

Approx. 15 minutes and 25 seconds in.
Suburban Cowboy
(03-09-2009, 06:11 AM)
the koreans must be slipping
riskVSreward
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(03-09-2009, 06:12 AM)
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The first one and the Lisa one are classic examples of what I hated about the early episodes, way too over the top.
shuri
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(03-09-2009, 06:13 AM)
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i hate the look of new episodes too. they feel so plastic and fake.
SpeedingUptoStop
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(03-09-2009, 06:17 AM)
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This is a GAF classic in the making.
Rorschach
Quis custodiet ipsos Batman?
(03-09-2009, 06:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by GoutPatrol

Originally Posted by GoutPatrol

Originally Posted by GoutPatrol

Originally Posted by GoutPatrol

Originally Posted by GoutPatrol

Gets me every time. Just like this picture of Cartman:
minor effort
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(03-09-2009, 06:19 AM)
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This thread displayed what was going through my mind as I was watching tonight's episode. I really miss the human touch the show had during it's first several seasons. It looks too... overproduced these days. My favorite part of watching DVDs of older seasons is viewing it frame by frame, and getting those unexpected frames of animation. You don't really see that these days.

I know it's push towards HD necessitates now more than ever, but it still leaves me feeling somewhat cold towards it.
Tyrone Slothrop
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(03-09-2009, 06:20 AM)
to be fair a lot of those screens are from the really really early seasons.

but yeah i think they need to have a meeting and decide what they're going to do with the show. pump it with new life, hire some new writers, ect.

for awhile i defended the show's newer stuff (season 10 and on) but now... yeah.
riskVSreward
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(03-09-2009, 06:22 AM)
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I can't watch the really early ones anymore, not just the animation as I griped about earlier, but the different VAs, the pacing of the episodes, and the stories in general. I can tolerate the latest ones, but the real meat of the Simpsons in my eyes were the "middle" ones. I'm not well versed on the season numbers, but I'd guess the middle 10 or 11 seasons are the ones I feel are truly great. It's too bad they rely on so much CG nowadays.
grandjedi6
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(03-09-2009, 06:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Rorschach

Gets me every time. Just like this picture of Cartman:

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relaxor
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(03-09-2009, 06:58 AM)
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BenjaminBirdie
(03-09-2009, 07:00 AM)
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The new HD animation is especially bad. It's like the models just got a few pixels too wide. Everyone, EVERYONE, looks just a bit...off.
mac
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(03-09-2009, 07:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by relaxor



The show has none of that detail anymore. Everything is so sparse and they just sort of stand around until the next joke. It reminds me of how Matt Groening said you had to give animators cool things to draw.


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Homer freaking out is something that would be fun to animate and the quality shows.
AstroLad
Hail to the KING baby
(03-09-2009, 07:25 AM)
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yes an excuse to talk about/marvel at old simpsons
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MisterHero
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(03-09-2009, 07:26 AM)
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homer grabbing that gummi Venus de Milo was awesome
guidop
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(03-09-2009, 08:52 AM)
give me a sec
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Bernbaum
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(03-09-2009, 08:56 AM)
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In before:



Oh, wait....
smoothj
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(03-09-2009, 08:59 AM)
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3d homer was my favorite.

Rapping Granny
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(03-09-2009, 09:21 AM)
Oh god this thread is making me cry.
Price Dalton
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(03-09-2009, 09:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by shuri

i hate the look of new episodes too. they feel so plastic and fake.

Especially in HD. Too clean.
Lakitu
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(03-09-2009, 09:28 AM)
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:(

God, I hate new Simpsons. Why do things have to suck so much?
BorkBork
The Legend of BorkBork: BorkBorkity Borking
(03-09-2009, 09:37 AM)
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I almost never catch Whacking Day on reruns. Such a classic episode.
smoothj
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(03-09-2009, 10:04 AM)
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cut the simpsons to15 minutes and then do a spinoff on barts' would be college years
Leonsito
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(03-09-2009, 10:18 AM)
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Am I the only one that loved the first season ? None of my friends like it :(
CiSTM
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(03-09-2009, 10:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Leonsito

Am I the only one that loved the first season ? None of my friends like it :(

Great season. It took a while for me to get used to the weird voices and not so crisp animation but once i did, i loved it.
Rewrite
Not as deep as he thinks
(03-09-2009, 10:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by Leonsito

Am I the only one that loved the first season ? None of my friends like it :(

Nope. I loved it!
Rezbit
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(03-09-2009, 10:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by MisterHero

homer grabbing that gummi Venus de Milo was awesome

Precious Venus....aahhhggghhghgh
Scullibundo
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(03-09-2009, 11:06 AM)
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GrotesqueBeauty
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(03-09-2009, 11:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by CiSTM

Great season. It took a while for me to get used to the weird voices and not so crisp animation but once i did, i loved it.

Yeah, it was interesting when Homer would still do something like sell the television to pay for family counseling. He slowly went from a sort of believable schlub heading the all American nuclear family to an idiot manchild with a penchant for absurd/surreal behavior, and along the way pretty much acted as a symbol for the direction the entire show was taking.

In a lot of ways King of the Hill picked up the torch for more grounded social satire when the Simpsons dropped it, and likewise Futurama took the more absurd elements to their zenith. Between the two of them there wasn't much left for the Simpsons to do but strike a successful dichotomy, but the show went through a sort of identity crisis and fell into shambles instead. It's varied in quality since then, but never really gotten back to being any better than passable imo.
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donkeymonkey
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(03-09-2009, 12:06 PM)
Bring back Matt Groening, James L. Brooks and Sam Simon as the show runners for one more season and then LET IT DIE ALREADY.
demon
I don't mean to alarm you but you have dogs on your face
(03-09-2009, 01:00 PM)
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This thread makes me miss the days I used to watch The Simpsons all the time. :( Used to be such an epically great show.
The Chosen One
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(03-09-2009, 01:08 PM)
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Someone want to post a screen shot from one of the newer episodes?
fistfulofmetal
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(03-09-2009, 01:21 PM)

Originally Posted by The Chosen One

Someone want to post a screen shot from one of the newer episodes?


came here to request this.
would like to see whats so bad about it now since i don't watch Simpsons
CiSTM
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(03-09-2009, 01:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by The Chosen One

Someone want to post a screen shot from one of the newer episodes?

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deejay8595
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(03-09-2009, 01:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by GoutPatrol

Picture cracks me up everytime...

Why do people love it so much?....
Scullibundo
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(03-09-2009, 01:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by deejay8595

Picture cracks me up everytime...

Why do people love it so much?....

You just answered your own question.
Darklord
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(03-09-2009, 01:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Leonsito

Am I the only one that loved the first season ? None of my friends like it :(

I use too but its incredibly boring now.
AstroLad
Hail to the KING baby
(03-09-2009, 01:40 PM)
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people forget (or don't know) that even the ullman clips were AMAZING at the time, but like S1 (and to a lesser extent some of S2), they were just surpassed so much by S3-8.
Ceres
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(03-09-2009, 01:44 PM)

Originally Posted by CiSTM

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(03-09-2009, 01:45 PM)
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shuri
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(03-09-2009, 01:49 PM)
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I liked the show better when it was about somewhat family issues.. but they just ran out of subject one day
Haeleos
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(03-09-2009, 01:51 PM)
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Wow, it looks like the clean up is done by a robot.
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(03-09-2009, 01:59 PM)
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