History Quotes / RidiculouslyAverageGuy

6th Feb '16 10:08:10 PM AtticusOmundson
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
[[AC:Video Game]] ->''"Be it arm strength, running, stamina, or anything else, you are perfectly average. . . . It's something of a scientific miracle that you can be so completely unoutstanding."'' -->-- '''Miriel''', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', referring to Stahl
18th Oct '15 4:15:08 PM hamonrye
Is there an issue? Send a Message
[[AC:Comc Books]] Jean was his favorite. He sensed her potential, even then. And he's always been partial to psychics. He'd never admit it, but he thinks we're a bit ... [[BewareTheSuperman above]]. Hank is a genius, and terribly good with people. Warren looked like a god. And Xavier picks ''you''? To ''lead''. Why? Because you had nothing else. The one time you had to defend your title, you lost it. To Storm. Potentially the most powerful team on earth and Xavier gave you the top position ... out of pity. Because he thought you'd wash out if you didn't get a little boost."''
to:
[[AC:Comc [[AC:Comic Books]] Jean ->Jean was his favorite. He sensed her potential, even then. And he's always been partial to psychics. He'd never admit it, but he thinks we're a bit ... [[BewareTheSuperman above]]. Hank is a genius, and terribly good with people. Warren looked like a god. And Xavier picks ''you''? To ''lead''. Why? Because you had nothing else. The one time you had to defend your title, you lost it. To Storm. Potentially the most powerful team on earth and Xavier gave you the top position ... out of pity. Because he thought you'd wash out if you didn't get a little boost."''

[[AC:Literature]] ->''“Major Major had been born too late and too mediocre. Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. With Major Major it had been all three. Even among men lacking all distinction he inevitably stood out as a man lacking more distinction than all the rest, and people who met him were always impressed by how unimpressive he was.”'' -->--'''Joesph Heller''', ''Literature/CatchTwentyTwo''
18th Oct '15 4:14:23 PM hamonrye
Is there an issue? Send a Message
->''"Jean was his favorite. He sensed her potential, even then. And he's always been partial to psychics. He'd never admit it, but he thinks we're a bit ... [[BewareTheSuperman above]]. Hank is a genius, and terribly good with people. Warren looked like a god. And Xavier picks ''you''? To ''lead''. Why? Because you had nothing else. The one time you had to defend your title, you lost it. To Storm. Potentially the most powerful team on earth and Xavier gave you the top position ... out of pity. Because he thought you'd wash out if you didn't get a little boost."''
to:
->''"Jean [[AC:Comc Books]] Jean was his favorite. He sensed her potential, even then. And he's always been partial to psychics. He'd never admit it, but he thinks we're a bit ... [[BewareTheSuperman above]]. Hank is a genius, and terribly good with people. Warren looked like a god. And Xavier picks ''you''? To ''lead''. Why? Because you had nothing else. The one time you had to defend your title, you lost it. To Storm. Potentially the most powerful team on earth and Xavier gave you the top position ... out of pity. Because he thought you'd wash out if you didn't get a little boost."''

!!!Reviews
to:
!!!Reviews [[AC:Literature]] ->''“Major Major had been born too late and too mediocre. Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. With Major Major it had been all three. Even among men lacking all distinction he inevitably stood out as a man lacking more distinction than all the rest, and people who met him were always impressed by how unimpressive he was.”'' -->--'''Joesph Heller''', ''Literature/CatchTwentyTwo'' [[AC:Web Animation]]

->'''[[Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon Josh]]''': Matt (played by Creator/GregoryPeck’s son Tony, who looks basically like a blond Gregory Peck, which is kind of distracting) is the replacement artist for Brenda Starr, the comic strip, and in the opening scene she basically walks off panel and refuses to be in the strip. So he draws himself into it to follow her and convince her to come back to work or else he’ll lose his job.\\ '''John''': Matt is so superfluous to the movie that he spends most of it [[TapOnTheHead knocked out]] in some form.
to:
->'''[[Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon Josh]]''': Matt (played by Creator/GregoryPeck’s son Tony, who looks basically like a blond Gregory Peck, which is kind of distracting) is the replacement artist for Brenda Starr, the comic strip, and in the opening scene she basically walks off panel and refuses to be in the strip. So he draws himself into it to follow her and convince her to come back to work or else he’ll lose his job.\\ '''John''': Matt [[AC:Web Original]] ->''"Matt is so superfluous to the movie that he spends most of it [[TapOnTheHead knocked out]] in some form."''

->''"It's at this point that I realize who the "Phantom Menace" is.\\\ No, it's not [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Jorgé]].\\\ It's Qui-Gon Jinn. His character is totally baffling to me and I do not know why he is in this movie...If they did ''have'' to have him in the movie, they shoulda had him on the ship, just, like, meditating the whole movie, and sayin' very little, and just bein'..."wise"."'' -->--'''[[WebVideo/RedLetterMedia Mr. Plinkett]]''' on ''Film/ThePhantomMenace''

->'''Charlie''': Did [Edward] hurt you?\\ '''Mike''': In the sense that [[SuckinessIsPainful boredom can be painful]], yes. -->-- '''RiffTrax''', ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''

->''"The real reason ''Enterprise'' sucked is very basic. It's because all of its characters--every single one--were little more than empty shells. By the time the series finale rolled around, I knew nothing more about the central characters than I knew in the pilot. No one exhibited even the slightest trace of an actual personality. None of them grew beyond the thumbnail descriptions seen on the leaked casting sheets."'' -->--'''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''' on ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', "A Night in Sickbay"

->''"Clark Kent's character in this show is consistent. It is so consistent, it never changes. From the beginning to the end he is [[NiceGuy a basically good guy]] who doesn't have a clue how to solve most situations without anyone's help, [[AesopAmnesia constantly making mistakes and not learning from them]] outside of dialogue lip service when it's convenient.\\\
to:
->''"Clark Kent's character in this show is consistent. It is so consistent, it never changes. From the beginning to the end he is [[NiceGuy a basically good guy]] guy who doesn't have a clue how to solve most situations without anyone's help, [[AesopAmnesia constantly making mistakes and not learning from them]] outside of dialogue lip service when it's convenient.\\\

->'''Chris:''' Once again, we get an episode where Clark just doesn’t do much, but the rest of it is so ludicrous and fun that it hardly matters. [[StatusQuoIsGod The rules of the show]] seem to apply only to Clark, and so we get a ton of scenes where characters basically shout “JUST BECOME SUPERMAN ALREADY,” which, as someone who does the same thing at home, makes it [[TakeThatScrappy oddly gratifying for me.]]\\
to:
->'''Chris:''' Once again, we get an episode where Clark just doesn’t do much, but the rest of it is so ludicrous and fun that it hardly matters. [[StatusQuoIsGod The rules of the show]] seem to apply only to Clark, much...and so we get a ton of scenes where characters basically shout “JUST BECOME SUPERMAN ALREADY,” which, as someone who does the same thing at home, makes it [[TakeThatScrappy oddly gratifying for me.]]\\

Added DiffLines:
->'''Chris:''' Once again, we get an episode where Clark just doesn’t do much, but ->''"The real reason ''Enterprise'' sucked is very basic. It's because all of its characters--every single one--were little more than empty shells. By the rest of it is so ludicrous and fun that it hardly matters. [[StatusQuoIsGod The rules of time the show]] seem to apply only to Clark, and so we get a ton of scenes where series finale rolled around, I knew nothing more about the central characters basically shout “JUST BECOME SUPERMAN ALREADY,” which, as someone who does than I knew in the same thing at home, makes it [[TakeThatScrappy oddly gratifying for me.]]\\pilot. No one exhibited even the slightest trace of an actual personality. None of them grew beyond the thumbnail descriptions seen on the leaked casting sheets."'' -->--'''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''' on ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', "A Night in Sickbay"

Added DiffLines:
->'''Chris:''' Once again, we get an episode where Clark [[AC:Web Video]] ->''"It's at this point that I realize who the "Phantom Menace" is.\\\ No, it's not [[Creator/GeorgeLucas Jorgé]].\\\ It's Qui-Gon Jinn. His character is totally baffling to me and I do not know why he is in this movie...If they did ''have'' to have him in the movie, they shoulda had him on the ship, just, like, meditating the whole movie, and sayin' very little, and just doesn’t do much, but the rest of it is so ludicrous and fun that it hardly matters. [[StatusQuoIsGod The rules of the show]] seem to apply only to Clark, and so we get a ton of scenes where characters basically shout “JUST BECOME SUPERMAN ALREADY,” which, as someone who does the same thing at home, makes it [[TakeThatScrappy oddly gratifying for me.]]\\bein' "wise"."'' -->--'''[[WebVideo/RedLetterMedia Mr. Plinkett]]''' on ''Film/ThePhantomMenace''
4th Aug '15 12:01:33 PM johnnyfog
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:

Added DiffLines:
->'''[[Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon Josh]]''': Matt (played by Creator/GregoryPeck’s son Tony, who looks basically like a blond Gregory Peck, which is kind of distracting) is the replacement artist for Brenda Starr, the comic strip, and in the opening scene she basically walks off panel and refuses to be in the strip. So he draws himself into it to follow her and convince her to come back to work or else he’ll lose his job.\\ '''John''': Matt is so superfluous to the movie that he spends most of it [[TapOnTheHead knocked out]] in some form. -->--''[[http://the-toast.net/2015/01/06/looks-like-sunday-comics-watched-brenda-starr-1989/#g6OFoZcqflPo8zdc.99 The Toast]]'', "We Watched ''BrendaStarr'' (1989)"
24th Jul '15 8:55:09 AM johnnyfog
Is there an issue? Send a Message
->''"I can describe her character in five words; [[DarkActionGirl acrobatic assassin]] [[SpyCatsuit who wears spandex]]. Theron just drifts through the movie like a zombie droning out one liners with all the emotion of Ben Stein. Just watching her say the line 'Amateurs' in the trailer is akin to Costner’s]] line read of 'My boat…' in ''{{Film/Waterworld}}''."''
to:
->''"I can describe her character in five words; [[DarkActionGirl acrobatic assassin]] [[SpyCatsuit who wears spandex]]. Theron just drifts through the movie like a zombie droning out one liners with all the emotion of Ben Stein. Just watching her say the line 'Amateurs' in the trailer is akin to Costner’s]] Costner’s line read of 'My boat…' in ''{{Film/Waterworld}}''."''
24th Jul '15 8:54:39 AM johnnyfog
Is there an issue? Send a Message
->''[[Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey Fifty Shades]]''[=’=] PR team has begun trying to convince us that Dakota Johnson is someone we should pay attention to and they somehow managed to get her a ''Vogue'' cover. Only the cover has leaked so far, but I’m sure as soon as the other pictures and interview comes out, doctors will use it to cure patients suffering from severe chronic insomnia."''
to:
->''[[Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey ->''"''[[Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey Fifty Shades]]''[=’=] PR team has begun trying to convince us that Dakota Johnson is someone we should pay attention to and they somehow managed to get her a ''Vogue'' cover. Only the cover has leaked so far, but I’m sure as soon as the other pictures and interview comes out, doctors will use it to cure patients suffering from severe chronic insomnia."''
6th May '15 1:03:35 PM johnnyfog
Is there an issue? Send a Message
It's Qui-Gon Jinn. His character is totally baffling to me and I do not know why he is in this movie. If you ask me, Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi should've been combined to form a ''new'' character--called '''Obi-Wan Kenobi'''...If they did ''have'' to have him in the movie, they shoulda had him on the ship, just, like, meditating the whole movie, and sayin' very little, and just bein'..."wise"."''
to:
It's Qui-Gon Jinn. His character is totally baffling to me and I do not know why he is in this movie. If you ask me, Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi should've been combined to form a ''new'' character--called '''Obi-Wan Kenobi'''...movie...If they did ''have'' to have him in the movie, they shoulda had him on the ship, just, like, meditating the whole movie, and sayin' very little, and just bein'..."wise"."''

->''"Anna Wintour gets a hard-on for unseasoned soggy breadsticks floating in a Styrofoam bowl full of lukewarm tap water (see: [=Blake NotSoLively=]), so it’s not shocking or a surprise that she’d put Dakota Johnson on the February cover of former fashion magazine turned celebrity of the month club ''Vogue''....''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'' is less than a month away from [[PornWithPlot splattering against thousands of movie screens everywhere]] and advance ticket sales of that mess are already beating records. ''Fifty Shades''[=’=] PR team has begun trying to convince us that Dakota Johnson is someone we should pay attention to and they somehow managed to get her a ''Vogue'' cover. Only the cover has leaked so far, but I’m sure as soon as the other pictures and interview comes out, doctors will use it to cure patients suffering from severe chronic insomnia...If the whole “movie star” thing doesn’t work out for her, she should be a model for pharmaceutical companies."''
to:
->''"Anna Wintour gets a hard-on for unseasoned soggy breadsticks floating in a Styrofoam bowl full of lukewarm tap water (see: [=Blake NotSoLively=]), so it’s not shocking or a surprise that she’d put Dakota Johnson on the February cover of former fashion magazine turned celebrity of the month club ''Vogue''....''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'' is less than a month away from [[PornWithPlot splattering against thousands of movie screens everywhere]] and advance ticket sales of that mess are already beating records. ''Fifty Shades''[=’=] ->''[[Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey Fifty Shades]]''[=’=] PR team has begun trying to convince us that Dakota Johnson is someone we should pay attention to and they somehow managed to get her a ''Vogue'' cover. Only the cover has leaked so far, but I’m sure as soon as the other pictures and interview comes out, doctors will use it to cure patients suffering from severe chronic insomnia...If the whole “movie star” thing doesn’t work out for her, she should be a model for pharmaceutical companies.insomnia."''

->''"Aside from the [[PrivateEyeMonologue droll opening exposition]], I really have no idea why Aeon is so passionate in her duty. I don’t know what kind of person she is, who her friends are, why they like her, or anything that would make me like her. I can’t really blame the usually good (Charlize) Theron for having no personality in this movie because she has no personality written for her. I can describe her character in five words; [[DarkActionGirl acrobatic assassin]] [[SpyCatsuit who wears spandex]]. Theron just drifts through the movie like a zombie droning out one liners with all the emotion of Ben Stein. Just watching her say the line 'Amateurs' in the trailer is akin to Costner’s]] line read of 'My boat…' in ''{{Film/Waterworld}}''."''
to:
->''"Aside from the [[PrivateEyeMonologue droll opening exposition]], I really have no idea why Aeon is so passionate in her duty. I don’t know what kind of person she is, who her friends are, why they like her, or anything that would make me like her. I can’t really blame the usually good (Charlize) Theron for having no personality in this movie because she has no personality written for her. I ->''"I can describe her character in five words; [[DarkActionGirl acrobatic assassin]] [[SpyCatsuit who wears spandex]]. Theron just drifts through the movie like a zombie droning out one liners with all the emotion of Ben Stein. Just watching her say the line 'Amateurs' in the trailer is akin to Costner’s]] line read of 'My boat…' in ''{{Film/Waterworld}}''."''

->''"The real reason ''Enterprise'' sucked is very basic. It's because all of its characters--every single one--were little more than empty shells. By the time the series finale rolled around, I knew nothing more about the central characters than I knew in the pilot. No one exhibited even the slightest trace of an actual personality. None of them grew beyond the thumbnail descriptions seen on the leaked casting sheets. ... And the most ironic part of all of this? This episode, like many of ''Enterprise''[='=]s worst, was scripted by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga. I could almost accept that some clueless hack writers, completely not understanding the character, had come in and [[CharacterDerailment bumbled their way through writing]] this piece of shit. But it's the ''creators of the series'' who are doing this. The guys who ''came up'' with Jonathon Archer had no clue what to do with him. That should give you a pretty good idea of what we're in for."''
to:
->''"The real reason ''Enterprise'' sucked is very basic. It's because all of its characters--every single one--were little more than empty shells. By the time the series finale rolled around, I knew nothing more about the central characters than I knew in the pilot. No one exhibited even the slightest trace of an actual personality. None of them grew beyond the thumbnail descriptions seen on the leaked casting sheets. ... And the most ironic part of all of this? This episode, like many of ''Enterprise''[='=]s worst, was scripted by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga. I could almost accept that some clueless hack writers, completely not understanding the character, had come in and [[CharacterDerailment bumbled their way through writing]] this piece of shit. But it's the ''creators of the series'' who are doing this. The guys who ''came up'' with Jonathon Archer had no clue what to do with him. That should give you a pretty good idea of what we're in for."''

->''"It is headlined by stalwart Sinise, who's like The Great Stone Face of the police procedural, a Buster Keaton type whose facial muscles barely moved in the 12 or 13 shows I watched for this review. Though a fine actor, Sinese's character here is like a modern-day version of the colorless leads that used to populate B-level war and science fiction movies of the 1940s and '50s: John Agar, Rex Reason, Hugh Marlowe types - grimly determined but humorless and as two-dimensional as cardboard. He's got nothing like the intriguing eccentric ambiguities of William Petersen's ''[[{{Series/CSI}} CSI]]'' character, or the hulking-but-sensitive attributes of Fishburne's, Petersen's replacement. More importantly, Sinise's character lacks that most vital trait: innate, insatiable, driving curiosity. At crime scenes he often acts like [[UnsatisfiableCustomer an impatient man at the end of a long line at McDonald's.]]"''
to:
->''"It is headlined by stalwart Sinise, who's like The Great Stone Face of the police procedural, a Buster Keaton type whose facial muscles barely moved in the 12 or 13 shows I watched for this review. Though a fine actor, Sinese's character here is like a modern-day version of the colorless leads that used to populate B-level war and science fiction movies of the 1940s and '50s: John Agar, Rex Reason, Hugh Marlowe types - -- grimly determined but humorless and as two-dimensional as cardboard. He's got nothing like the intriguing eccentric ambiguities of William Petersen's ''[[{{Series/CSI}} CSI]]'' character, or the hulking-but-sensitive attributes of Fishburne's, Petersen's replacement. More importantly, Sinise's character lacks that most vital trait: innate, insatiable, driving curiosity. cardboard...At crime scenes he often acts like [[UnsatisfiableCustomer an impatient man at the end of a long line at McDonald's.]]"''
4th May '15 8:22:39 PM johnnyfog
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
->''"I hate when ''Zelda'' games try to characterize Link (aka [[HelloInsertNameHere "Useless", aka "Snothat"]]), 'cause as we all know by now, with the exception of ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTheWindWaker Wind Waker]]'' Link, he ''has'' no personality. He'd be played in the film by Creator/OrlandoBloom. I particularly hate when female characters have the hots for him; I don't know what the fuck signals these women think they're getting from him, 'cause he's got the expression of an untuned TV set."'' -->--'''''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''''' on ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask''
11th Apr '15 11:03:59 PM johnnyfog
Is there an issue? Send a Message
->Jean was his favorite. He sensed her potential, even then. And he's always been partial to psychics. He'd never admit it, but he thinks we're a bit ... [[BewareTheSuperman above]]. Hank is a genius, and terribly good with people. Warren looked like a god. And Xavier picks ''you''? To ''lead''. Why? Because you had nothing else. The one time you had to defend your title, you lost it. To Storm. Potentially the most powerful team on earth and Xavier gave you the top position ... out of pity. Because he thought you'd wash out if you didn't get a little boost.
to:
->Jean ->''"Jean was his favorite. He sensed her potential, even then. And he's always been partial to psychics. He'd never admit it, but he thinks we're a bit ... [[BewareTheSuperman above]]. Hank is a genius, and terribly good with people. Warren looked like a god. And Xavier picks ''you''? To ''lead''. Why? Because you had nothing else. The one time you had to defend your title, you lost it. To Storm. Potentially the most powerful team on earth and Xavier gave you the top position ... out of pity. Because he thought you'd wash out if you didn't get a little boost."''

->It's at this point that I realize who the "Phantom Menace" is.\\\
to:
->It's ->''"It's at this point that I realize who the "Phantom Menace" is.\\\

It's Qui-Gon Jinn. His character is totally baffling to me and I do not know why he is in this movie. If you ask me, Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi should've been combined to form a ''new'' character--called '''Obi-Wan Kenobi'''...If they did ''have'' to have him in the movie, they shoulda had him on the ship, just, like, meditating the whole movie, and sayin' very little, and just bein'..."wise".
to:
It's Qui-Gon Jinn. His character is totally baffling to me and I do not know why he is in this movie. If you ask me, Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi should've been combined to form a ''new'' character--called '''Obi-Wan Kenobi'''...If they did ''have'' to have him in the movie, they shoulda had him on the ship, just, like, meditating the whole movie, and sayin' very little, and just bein'..."wise"."''

->Anna Wintour gets a hard-on for unseasoned soggy breadsticks floating in a Styrofoam bowl full of lukewarm tap water (see: [=Blake NotSoLively=]), so it’s not shocking or a surprise that she’d put Dakota Johnson on the February cover of former fashion magazine turned celebrity of the month club ''Vogue''....''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'' is less than a month away from [[PornWithPlot splattering against thousands of movie screens everywhere]] and advance ticket sales of that mess are already beating records. ''Fifty Shades''[=’=] PR team has begun trying to convince us that Dakota Johnson is someone we should pay attention to and they somehow managed to get her a ''Vogue'' cover. Only the cover has leaked so far, but I’m sure as soon as the other pictures and interview comes out, doctors will use it to cure patients suffering from severe chronic insomnia...If the whole “movie star” thing doesn’t work out for her, she should be a model for pharmaceutical companies.
to:
->Anna ->''"Anna Wintour gets a hard-on for unseasoned soggy breadsticks floating in a Styrofoam bowl full of lukewarm tap water (see: [=Blake NotSoLively=]), so it’s not shocking or a surprise that she’d put Dakota Johnson on the February cover of former fashion magazine turned celebrity of the month club ''Vogue''....''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'' is less than a month away from [[PornWithPlot splattering against thousands of movie screens everywhere]] and advance ticket sales of that mess are already beating records. ''Fifty Shades''[=’=] PR team has begun trying to convince us that Dakota Johnson is someone we should pay attention to and they somehow managed to get her a ''Vogue'' cover. Only the cover has leaked so far, but I’m sure as soon as the other pictures and interview comes out, doctors will use it to cure patients suffering from severe chronic insomnia...If the whole “movie star” thing doesn’t work out for her, she should be a model for pharmaceutical companies."''

->Aside from the [[PrivateEyeMonologue droll opening exposition]], I really have no idea why Aeon is so passionate in her duty. I don’t know what kind of person she is, who her friends are, why they like her, or anything that would make me like her. I can’t really blame the usually good (Charlize) Theron for having no personality in this movie because she has no personality written for her. I can describe her character in five words; [[DarkActionGirl acrobatic assassin]] [[SpyCatsuit who wears spandex]]. Theron just drifts through the movie like a zombie droning out one liners with all the emotion of Ben Stein. Just watching her say the line 'Amateurs' in the trailer is akin to Costner’s]] line read of 'My boat…' in ''{{Film/Waterworld}}''.
to:
->Aside ->''"Aside from the [[PrivateEyeMonologue droll opening exposition]], I really have no idea why Aeon is so passionate in her duty. I don’t know what kind of person she is, who her friends are, why they like her, or anything that would make me like her. I can’t really blame the usually good (Charlize) Theron for having no personality in this movie because she has no personality written for her. I can describe her character in five words; [[DarkActionGirl acrobatic assassin]] [[SpyCatsuit who wears spandex]]. Theron just drifts through the movie like a zombie droning out one liners with all the emotion of Ben Stein. Just watching her say the line 'Amateurs' in the trailer is akin to Costner’s]] line read of 'My boat…' in ''{{Film/Waterworld}}''."''

->The real reason ''Enterprise'' sucked is very basic. It's because all of its characters—every single one—were little more than empty shells. By the time the series finale rolled around, I knew nothing more about the central characters than I knew in the pilot. No one exhibited even the slightest trace of an actual personality. None of them grew beyond the thumbnail descriptions seen on the leaked casting sheets. ... And the most ironic part of all of this? This episode, like many of ''Enterprise''[='=]s worst, was scripted by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga. I could almost accept that some clueless hack writers, completely not understanding the character, had come in and [[CharacterDerailment bumbled their way through writing]] this piece of shit. But it's the ''creators of the series'' who are doing this. The guys who ''came up'' with Jonathon Archer had no clue what to do with him. That should give you a pretty good idea of what we're in for.
to:
->The ->''"The real reason ''Enterprise'' sucked is very basic. It's because all of its characters—every characters--every single one—were one--were little more than empty shells. By the time the series finale rolled around, I knew nothing more about the central characters than I knew in the pilot. No one exhibited even the slightest trace of an actual personality. None of them grew beyond the thumbnail descriptions seen on the leaked casting sheets. ... And the most ironic part of all of this? This episode, like many of ''Enterprise''[='=]s worst, was scripted by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga. I could almost accept that some clueless hack writers, completely not understanding the character, had come in and [[CharacterDerailment bumbled their way through writing]] this piece of shit. But it's the ''creators of the series'' who are doing this. The guys who ''came up'' with Jonathon Archer had no clue what to do with him. That should give you a pretty good idea of what we're in for."''

->It is headlined by stalwart Sinise, who's like The Great Stone Face of the police procedural, a Buster Keaton type whose facial muscles barely moved in the 12 or 13 shows I watched for this review. Though a fine actor, Sinese's character here is like a modern-day version of the colorless leads that used to populate B-level war and science fiction movies of the 1940s and '50s: John Agar, Rex Reason, Hugh Marlowe types - grimly determined but humorless and as two-dimensional as cardboard. He's got nothing like the intriguing eccentric ambiguities of William Petersen's ''[[{{Series/CSI}} CSI]]'' character, or the hulking-but-sensitive attributes of Fishburne's, Petersen's replacement. More importantly, Sinise's character lacks that most vital trait: innate, insatiable, driving curiosity. At crime scenes he often acts like [[UnsatisfiableCustomer an impatient man at the end of a long line at McDonald's.]]
to:
->It ->''"It is headlined by stalwart Sinise, who's like The Great Stone Face of the police procedural, a Buster Keaton type whose facial muscles barely moved in the 12 or 13 shows I watched for this review. Though a fine actor, Sinese's character here is like a modern-day version of the colorless leads that used to populate B-level war and science fiction movies of the 1940s and '50s: John Agar, Rex Reason, Hugh Marlowe types - grimly determined but humorless and as two-dimensional as cardboard. He's got nothing like the intriguing eccentric ambiguities of William Petersen's ''[[{{Series/CSI}} CSI]]'' character, or the hulking-but-sensitive attributes of Fishburne's, Petersen's replacement. More importantly, Sinise's character lacks that most vital trait: innate, insatiable, driving curiosity. At crime scenes he often acts like [[UnsatisfiableCustomer an impatient man at the end of a long line at McDonald's.]]]]"''

->Clark Kent's character in this show is consistent. It is so consistent, it never changes. From the beginning to the end he is [[NiceGuy a basically good guy]] who doesn't have a clue how to solve most situations without anyone's help, [[AesopAmnesia constantly making mistakes and not learning from them]] outside of dialogue lip service when it's convenient.\\\ He isn't a leader. He is a doer. The last conflict he has in the show is having someone else [[HowDoIShotWeb tell him how to be Superman.]]
to:
->Clark ->''"Clark Kent's character in this show is consistent. It is so consistent, it never changes. From the beginning to the end he is [[NiceGuy a basically good guy]] who doesn't have a clue how to solve most situations without anyone's help, [[AesopAmnesia constantly making mistakes and not learning from them]] outside of dialogue lip service when it's convenient.\\\ He isn't a leader. He is a doer. The last conflict he has in the show is having someone else [[HowDoIShotWeb tell him how to be Superman.]]]]"''
27th Feb '15 7:25:16 AM DaibhidC
Is there an issue? Send a Message
Added DiffLines:
->'''MARTIN DELANEY (Jason Summerbee)''': Pretty much the lead character, which meant he was the only one who wasn’t allowed to have any discernible quirks or characteristics -->--'''Seb Patrick''', ''[[http://www.branchofscience.com/2014/02/whatever-happened-to-the-renford-rejects/ Whatever Happened to the Renford Rejects?]]''
This list shows the last 10 events of 51. Show all.