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That 70s Show:

 1 Morwen Edhelwen, Fri, 7th Sep '12 12:30:34 AM from Sydney, Australia
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I've recently (as in just a few hours ago) been watching episodes of That 70s Show on Project Free TV. This is one of my favourite shows ever, and I love to watch it when reruns come on. So this is a discussion thread for it. Anything- the show in general, favourite episodes, important plot points...

Anyone think Fez is really from some mundane place and is exaggerating about his home country?

And that some of the episodes seemed to be "Donna and Eric get into a fight and start dancing around resolving the issue so as not to hurt the other's feelings."

edited 7th Sep '12 8:08:29 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 2 Morwen Edhelwen, Fri, 7th Sep '12 8:25:46 PM from Sydney, Australia
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Does anyone have a favourite episode/character? Right now I'm watching "Battle of the Sexists."

edited 7th Sep '12 10:16:04 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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I enjoyed the first few seasons, but much like its spiritual predecessor, it ran a few seasons too long. Once they graduated high school and continued to hang out in the Foreman's basement getting high and doing nothing with their lives, it got rather pathetic. Also Fez started getting really pervy and I'm pretty sure his accent got thicker somehow.

 4 Morwen Edhelwen, Sat, 8th Sep '12 3:25:31 AM from Sydney, Australia
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I've never seen Happy Days, so could you explain why you think it ran a few seasons too long? And Fez always was a bit pervy... that's why he's the Plucky Comic Relief. But I loved the Kelso-discovers-Brooke-is-pregnant episode arc. Never noticed his accent getting thicker btw. I think the accent is modelled on Desi Arnaz's (probably because Wilmer Valderrama is an I Love Lucy fan.)

edited 8th Sep '12 5:43:38 AM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 5 Morwen Edhelwen, Sat, 8th Sep '12 4:40:07 AM from Sydney, Australia
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Why was Jackie's dad just Mr. Burkhart when everyone else's parents had a name?

edited 8th Sep '12 6:43:24 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 6 Morwen Edhelwen, Sun, 9th Sep '12 4:40:28 PM from Sydney, Australia
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I think the sitting in your friends basement upon graduation still smoking pot and not knowing what to do with your life was the most realistic part of the show.

Also, I'm not totally sure, but I thought Jackie's father was called Jack Burkhart.
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 8 Morwen Edhelwen, Sun, 9th Sep '12 7:58:46 PM from Sydney, Australia
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@Giggles: Was he actually called Jack in the show? I don't remember that.

edited 9th Sep '12 8:08:56 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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It was fun. But by the time that other guy appears and even Red likes him, you figure that the show was a couple of seasons beyond its expiration date.

edited 9th Sep '12 9:02:25 PM by nairoxev

 10 Morwen Edhelwen, Sun, 9th Sep '12 9:23:55 PM from Sydney, Australia
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@nairoxev: Yeah, I didn't like Randy all that much either. Also, what do you think of Fez? Do you think he's exaggerating?

edited 9th Sep '12 9:29:02 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 11 JR Pictures, Sun, 9th Sep '12 10:30:02 PM from Australia Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
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[up] You know there's an edit button. There's no need to double post.

As for my thoughts the show it's funny and will always be.

I always thought the show kept on running even into its final season with the changes in casts and shifts in focus because like any other show in the 70s it would actually do that. But thats just my silly theory.

edited 9th Sep '12 10:30:42 PM by JRPictures

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 12 Morwen Edhelwen, Sun, 9th Sep '12 10:48:24 PM from Sydney, Australia
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Yeah, I just momentarily forgot. You might be right. That makes a good WMG. What's your favourite episode?

edited 9th Sep '12 11:11:19 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 13 JR Pictures, Sun, 9th Sep '12 10:55:18 PM from Australia Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
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Just put it down here: That '70s Show
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 14 Morwen Edhelwen, Mon, 10th Sep '12 1:36:39 AM from Sydney, Australia
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@JR Pictures: I added one too. Does anyone else like the sketches? Like the "I Love Lucy" one? Seeing Donna and Fez get stuck is kinda hilarious.

edited 10th Sep '12 3:18:41 AM by MorwenEdhelwen

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I don't think I've ever stumbled across anyone, real life or internet, who liked Randy, including me, however I don't think the final season is as horrible as everyone makes it out to be. There were some good moments, like the anti-disco bonfire or stealing the clown from that fast food place, and I honestly think the final episode was perfect, as far as series finales go.
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 16 Morwen Edhelwen, Mon, 10th Sep '12 6:40:58 PM from Sydney, Australia
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Yeah, but there's a significant number of people who think Jackie and Hyde should never have broken up.
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Fez was all right for most of the time. At the end he was too wacky and perverted. But I like to blame the drugs.

The best thing about this show is Red. I mean, really. We were promised hovercrafts!? Where's my hovercraft? Another broken promise.

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Jackie/Hyde were okay, I guess. They learned a lot from each other, but the whole "Loner falls for snobby, rich girl" storyline was already predictable and cheesy enough, I'm glad they didn't make it even worse by marrying them.
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 19 Morwen Edhelwen, Mon, 10th Sep '12 8:22:31 PM from Sydney, Australia
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"You're going to read a book my foot wrote! It's called "On the Road To In Your Ass!"

"How would you like to own a little piece of my foot in your ass?"

"Dumbass!"

"Did you see the one where Greg was a wise-ass and Mr. Brady took him outside and cleaned his clock?"

Red is hilarious.

And Kitty:

"I have put up with a lot of things in this neighbourhood. Hot tubs. Wife swapping. Jogging."

(to Hyde) "Well, I have menopause. Do you have menopause? "Lucky bastard!"

"Red Forman, I don't want to hear another word out of your mouth unless it's "I love babies!"

This show is quotable.

I'm watching "Reefer Madness". Watching the skit :).

Oh and Fez's love of candy...

edited 13th Sep '12 3:05:27 PM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 20 Morwen Edhelwen, Thu, 13th Sep '12 2:02:57 AM from Sydney, Australia
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 21 JR Pictures, Thu, 13th Sep '12 2:07:53 AM from Australia Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
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[up][up] Those are pretty funny quotes.
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 22 Morwen Edhelwen, Thu, 13th Sep '12 3:06:53 AM from Sydney, Australia
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Yep. I love it when Kitty says, "Menopause makes me CRAZY?! I'm CRAZY!? Well, you want space, you got it, Red Forman, because this CRAZY LADY's going out the CRAZY DOOR!" She's a riot. And so is Fez. "An apple? Where's my free candy, you son of a bitch!?

edited 14th Sep '12 3:08:13 AM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 23 Morwen Edhelwen, Sat, 15th Sep '12 5:00:37 AM from Sydney, Australia
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bump. Anyone have a theory about Fez's country? Or even share mine?

@Giggles: Yes, Mr. Burkhart's name is Jack.

edited 15th Sep '12 5:25:07 AM by MorwenEdhelwen

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 24 JR Pictures, Sat, 15th Sep '12 5:51:48 AM from Australia Relationship Status: In Lesbians with you
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Your theory is pretty sound.

But I think Fez really is from a fictional foreign country. It's funny and it works.
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 25 Morwen Edhelwen, Sat, 15th Sep '12 6:12:57 AM from Sydney, Australia
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I don't know. He could be exaggerating to make him look cool/mysterious. And also, he fits the stereotype of the more-sexual foreign exchange student.
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