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Yes! Gabi’s dad is like a caricature. In fact the mom is too.

The injuries absolutely horrify me. And I can’t understand why they all love Monica on a personal level so much, she seems quite cold and distant. There must be a likeableness to her that I haven’t picked up on.

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I'm really enjoying Cheer but I can't help feeling it is hardly going to prepare them for later life. I feel sorry for them too, they shouldn't be this injured at such a young age. And Gabi's parents are horrors. The poor kid.
Absolutely. The number of concussions and at such a young age! For something that will almost certainly give them no career whatsoever.

It does seem to keep them focused, though and there is a lot to be said for that, I think.

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I wasn't sure about Cheer at first but was absolutely captivated by the end. Such incredible athletes. I also had misgivings about Monica at first but thought she was pretty inspiring by the end.
I guess loads of kids/young adults pursue sports to a very time consuming level when there isn't much to be 'gained' from it in the end. Probably not so many injuries though!

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Gabi's parents were definitely a spoof. Poor kid.

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We watched Cheer over the weekend and enjoyed it. Americans are a bit mad, and I felt uncomfortable when they discussed the history of Texas and how conservative it is. I was very impressed by the athleticism, but really it felt like the programme was about Monica - it clearly takes something to win the way she does. I couldn't bear Gabi's parents, they were bizarre.

A couple of people have recommended The Stranger so we'll try that next, although I can't say I particularly enjoyed Safe so I hope it's better.

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Glint wrote:
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I'm a few episodes into Next in Fashion and enjoying it. It's Project Runway but slightly more polished outfits (so far).
I binged it this weekend, was an excellent guilty pleasure.

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If you’ve not seen it, try Schitt’s Creek. It’s really good fun.

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I second the Schitt’s Creek recommendation. It starts off a bit manic and overly silly but when it finds its feet it’s cracking comedy and good natured, never cruel about its protagonists or the butt of jokes
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Interesting. I’ve tried to get into Schitt’s Creek a couple of times but not managed. Maybe I should persevere.

I’ve just watched the final episode of the Good Place. I didn’t realise it was ending, although there wasn’t anywhere else for it to go.

First episode of The Stranger has me intrigued, so we’ll continue with it.

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I've tried SC and only got about 6 episodes in but might try and persevere too!

I absolutely adore The Good Place and was devastated it was ending, although completely right. I finally agreed to get T to watch it on Friday and he's now 20 episodes in because the big idiot loves it too, just like I told him he would!

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I love Schitt’s Creek, definitely persevere with it.

We are in Ep. 4 of The Stranger and enjoying it.

I also need to catch up on that final episode of the Good Place.

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I tried SC but couldn’t get into it either.

I have one episode of Cheer left. I am enjoying it a lot. They can do amazing things! Though I feel for those kids. Some of them have had awful childhoods. I had a little cry about Morgan and Jerry :l:

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I was so sad when the Good Place was ending but the final episode was so perfect.

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I cried so hard through the final episode of The Good Place but it was just right. Sorry I didn’t mean to spoil anything. Apologies.

I didn’t want it to end but equally I didn’t want it to be spoiled by going on past the sweet spot. I will probably start again from the beginning and watch it all again. :love:

I finally finished Travelers [sic] and I wish that it had been picked up for a fourth series with new travellers and a new effort to save the future, but apparently the series was cancelled after season three. Bad decision! Even I could invent a story arc and characters to continue the story.
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I lost interest in The Good Place during this last series, so maybe I should watch the rest if the ending is good. I really liked the first series, and the second was quite good, but I felt it really tailed off after that.
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Spoilers, rosy!

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I had to scroll past your post really quickly, rosy once I realised you gave details about the episode. I’m a bit behind on this last season.

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Yes me too!

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No spoilers on this thread! :drill:
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Ella77 wrote:
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Spoilers, rosy!
Indeed!

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