Kali (_thirty2flavors) wrote,

sheer force of will!

Aw I forgot how much I liked Dave and Leslie/Dave. I don't think I really have a horse in the race between him and Ben and obviously Leslie/Ben is the show's OTP so whatever but I did find him funny and I thought them making up at the end was nice.

Tom/Ann is... idk. I have no vibe yet for whether the show is going to make them work or not and I don't particularly care one way or the other. I will echo other people in saying that I wish Ann would get a proper storyline and IDK what I think of "you wore me down" yet but I did at least laugh at some of her reactions to Tom.

And LOL the return of Duke Silver!


So I haven't watched this show since Catherine Tate's last cameo which means I am woefully out of most loops though I know Angela's baby may be Dwight's and that some random extra is trying to seduce Jim because the show has run out of plots. But I will say that this was better than I expected, even if in this case "better than I expected" just kind of means "less of a trainwreck than I anticipated". Todd Packer had mercifully few lines! The Jim/Kathy thing was basically nonexistent! The cold open Jim prank was pretty hilarious! (lol "THE ALCOHOL CLUB".)

I though the Sabre scenes were reasonably funny, though I'm sure they were helped a lot by the fact that in most shots I could at minimum see Catherine Tate off in the distance. I didn't think the material for Nellie was amazing but it wasn't quite as bad as I was fearing and I did think some of it was funny -- the thirteen pianos joke in particular, and lots of her reaction shots which are just down to Catherine Tate being wonderful ofc. I am not eager to have Todd Packer vs Dwight unless it means lots of Nellie, which I think it may, so... I'll take what I can get I suppose.

The stuff back in Scranton... idgi. I don't care about Erin/Andy at all and it was so obviously such a B-plot, it wasn't even a B-plot it was like a D-plot. And I'm forever pressed that Kelly isn't part of the ~special team because it means I won't see her with Nellie. But at least that stuff was kept to a minimum.

And that is the most I have written about The Office in aaaaaaaages.

The most exciting stuff though was clearly these two things happening on Twitter:

MINDY KALING AND JENNA FISCHER FANGIRLING CATHERINE TATE ON TWITTER. It's like it was made just for me and bazcat89. I texted Liz as soon as I saw the Jenna one ngl.
Tags: hrh catherine tate, parks & rec, the office
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.