History Series / TheNeighbors

19th Dec '16 1:55:58 AM SpideyTerry
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* JerkassHasAPoint: During a fight, Larry tells Jackie that her parents will inevitably abandon her for the latest cause of the day and that he'll have to pick up the pieces when it's all over. The in-laws prove him right.


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* {{Metaphorgotten}}: Larry keeps lapsing into this during "Family Conference":
-->'''Larry''': You know the old saying: "Happy wife, happy life."\\
'''Debbie''': That's right.\\
'''Larry''': "No need to use a knife."\\
'''Debbie''': That's wrong.\\
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'''Larry''': I'm going to let Jackie go first this time. Because, as the old saying goes, "When the wife remains happy, the knife can stay in the drawer."\\
'''Debbie''': Where are you finding these sayings?
9th Nov '16 11:23:18 AM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: In "I Believe I Can Drive", a random pair of Zabvronians drive by in one of their golf carts. The sound that plays is that of the ships from TheJetsons. In the same episode, Danica [=McKellar=] from ''Series/TheWonderYears'' as an actress that Larry Bird feels could do anything. As it turns out, outside of acting Danica is a writer, mathematician, and scholar among other things.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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In "I Believe I Can Drive", a random pair of Zabvronians drive by in one of their golf carts. The sound that plays is that of the ships from TheJetsons.WesternAnimation/TheJetsons. In the same episode, Danica [=McKellar=] from ''Series/TheWonderYears'' as an actress that Larry Bird feels could do anything. As it turns out, outside of acting Danica is a writer, mathematician, and scholar among other things.
29th Oct '16 10:04:54 AM nombretomado
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** Ah, ''{{Grease}}'' ...who would have guessed that a 30 year old movie set 50 years ago would have been so relevant today!

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** Ah, ''{{Grease}}'' ...''Film/{{Grease}}'' ...who would have guessed that a 30 year old movie set 50 years ago would have been so relevant today!
19th Mar '16 2:34:32 PM nombretomado
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* OnlyBarelyRenewed: For its second season. And cancelled after that. Some fans have tried to get CBS interested in picking up the show with a more compatable lead in like ''TheBigBangTheory''.

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* OnlyBarelyRenewed: For its second season. And cancelled after that. Some fans have tried to get CBS interested in picking up the show with a more compatable lead in like ''TheBigBangTheory''.''Series/TheBigBangTheory''.
28th Feb '16 3:00:53 PM nombretomado
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Nothing to do with the Australian soap opera ''Series/{{Neighbours}}'', or with Regis Philbin's daytime game show, or with Creator/TommyWiseau's [[Series/TheNeighbors2015 sitcom]] for Creator/{{Hulu}}. Compare to ''ThirdRockFromTheSun''.[[note]]Which actually gets a ShoutOut in this series.[[/note]] Despite an initially rocky start, the show picked up enough positive reviews in the latter half of the first season to earn a second season. [[FridayNightDeathSlot On Fridays]]. A fact which has not gone unnoticed by the show itself, as the FridayNightDeathSlot trope is referenced several times in season two...

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Nothing to do with the Australian soap opera ''Series/{{Neighbours}}'', or with Regis Philbin's daytime game show, or with Creator/TommyWiseau's [[Series/TheNeighbors2015 sitcom]] for Creator/{{Hulu}}. Compare to ''ThirdRockFromTheSun''.''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun''.[[note]]Which actually gets a ShoutOut in this series.[[/note]] Despite an initially rocky start, the show picked up enough positive reviews in the latter half of the first season to earn a second season. [[FridayNightDeathSlot On Fridays]]. A fact which has not gone unnoticed by the show itself, as the FridayNightDeathSlot trope is referenced several times in season two...
7th Feb '16 11:23:23 AM Morgenthaler
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** A meta-one. An early season two episode mentions TermsOfEndearment and how Marty doesn't understand why Debbie likes it. Later in the season, they unintentionally re-create a scene from the movie.

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** A meta-one. An early season two episode mentions TermsOfEndearment ''Film/TermsOfEndearment'' and how Marty doesn't understand why Debbie likes it. Later in the season, they unintentionally re-create a scene from the movie.
8th Jan '16 10:50:31 AM TheUnsquished
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* BlessedAreTheCheesemakers : Debbie teaches Reggie about Earth cooking.
-->'''Reggie''' So... you steal the milk away from the baby cow and add bacteria to it...
-->'''Debbie''' Please don't ruin cheese for me, Reggie...
7th Oct '15 10:29:30 AM Morgenthaler
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** "The One With Interspecies Friends" has a few and also crosses over into ShoutOut's. The title is a reference to Friends which also gets a reference in the opening ("Wait, Courtney Cox did something before Cougar Town?!") as well as a self-deprecating one when Marty suggests watching some network television ("[Watch network tv] on a Friday? Pfft!" - TheNeighbors time slot being Fridays).

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** "The One With Interspecies Friends" has a few and also crosses over into ShoutOut's. The title is a reference to Friends which also gets a reference in the opening ("Wait, Courtney Cox did something before Cougar Town?!") as well as a self-deprecating one when Marty suggests watching some network television ("[Watch network tv] on a Friday? Pfft!" - TheNeighbors The Neighbors time slot being Fridays).
23rd Sep '15 4:21:12 AM StFan
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** Max wants a [[StarWars Princess Leia]] doll for Christmas. Larry does it one step better. [[spoiler: In itself shouting out to two of the movies when she says "Help me, Max Weaver, you're my only hope"; while at the same time wearing Leia's slave costume from the "Return of the Jedi".]]
*** In the same episode, Abigail gets a [[MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Rarity]] doll.
** The tag of "You've Lost That Larry Feeling" to ''{{Ghost}}''.

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** Max wants a [[StarWars [[Franchise/StarWars Princess Leia]] doll for Christmas. Larry does it one step better. [[spoiler: In itself shouting out to two of the movies when she says "Help me, Max Weaver, you're my only hope"; while at the same time wearing Leia's slave costume from the "Return of the Jedi".]]
*** In the same episode, Abigail gets a [[MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Rarity]] doll.
** The tag of "You've Lost That Larry Feeling" to ''{{Ghost}}''.''Film/{{Ghost}}''.
8th Apr '15 7:59:03 PM bombadil211
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** Also the females fertilize the males' eggs which the males carry to term.

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** Also the females fertilize the males' eggs which the males carry to term.term in a sac on their back. Larry's third pregnancy is complicated by the fact that he's doing it while in human form.
--->"But what hole will it come out of?"
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