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Half the Tim & Eric thread is about this show so I think it deserves its own thread

Granted I'm only like 13 hours into this thing but it's possibly one of the best comedic achievements of the 21st century

also this video is wonderful and I watch it every day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUE5_Mnelwc

frogbs, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 15:32 (two years ago) link

Worth looking for: the episode of The Best Show from a couple years back where Tim and Gregg take up about an hour of the show arguing over whether or not Tim actually saw the Tom Cruise remake of The Mummy.

Herman Woke (cryptosicko), Tuesday, 2 July 2019 15:44 (two years ago) link

I never really gave a shit about the Tim & Eric show but I am 100% on board with this as pure genius, Turkington hooking up with him was a godsend.
I'm on season 9.

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 16:08 (two years ago) link

feel like I'm doing a marathon to catch up but even then I can only watch like a handful of these in a row otherwise I will succumb to severe couchlock hypnosis

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 16:10 (two years ago) link

I think the guys using the mailbag to passive aggressively torment/spring surprises on each other is my favorite gag

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 16:11 (two years ago) link

best comedy on earth

imago, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 16:27 (two years ago) link

when you've got movies like Tom Cruise in them

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 16:29 (two years ago) link

i watched the first episode of this afew days ago.....does it get better? or do you just have to immerse yourself in the voib for a few episodes before you can get into it?

. (Michael B), Tuesday, 2 July 2019 17:16 (two years ago) link

It’s my favorite television thing. You really need to immerse yourself (similar to the Best Show).

Allen (etaeoe), Tuesday, 2 July 2019 17:18 (two years ago) link

Immerse, my friend. Let it wash over you.

Six seasons of uncritical plaudits for every film under the sun was a magnificent setup for Tim's excoriating Ant-Man review.

I Ate Those Food (Old Lunch), Tuesday, 2 July 2019 17:19 (two years ago) link

I got into it through the spin-off, Decker.

Chris L, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 17:34 (two years ago) link

Oh god there are Oscar specials and a 12 hour long youtube clip ;_; I am going to have to watch it, I'm afraid. These guys are unreal.

Uptown VONC (Le Bateau Ivre), Tuesday, 2 July 2019 17:48 (two years ago) link

didn't realize it until I went back but Tim's speech was a lot less garbled pre-brain surgery

frogbs, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:03 (two years ago) link

for some reason the Oscar Specials are not on the Adult Swim streaming channel

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:18 (two years ago) link

i watched the first episode of this afew days ago.....does it get better?

at first it just seems like a shitty half-assed parody that does not feature any actual jokes, but as time goes on, the layers of comedy really accrue in an ingenious way

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:19 (two years ago) link

probably said this in the other thread but Tim's explanation of why he's paying for Ayaka's abortion despite being a staunch pro-lifer is the purest distillation of the right-wing ethos that I've ever heard

frogbs, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:20 (two years ago) link

he just... he wasn't going to be in that situation

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:22 (two years ago) link

how come there are no animated gifs of Tim's guitar wanking faces, that shit is comedy gold

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:24 (two years ago) link

he just... he wasn't going to be in that situation

choices have to be on the table

frogbs, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:27 (two years ago) link

i watched the first episode of this afew days ago.....does it get better? or do you just have to immerse yourself in the voib for a few episodes before you can get into it?

I don't know how to explain this to you but the "Stump the Buff" segment where Tim nails Gregg on the Star Trek/San Francisco trivia question is just as dramatic as the scene in Breaking Bad where Hank figures out who Heisenberg is

frogbs, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:34 (two years ago) link

you must be talking about Star Trek II

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:39 (two years ago) link

which as Trekkie and non-Trekkie alike knows, takes place in San Francisco

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:40 (two years ago) link

haha

bookmarkflaglink (jim in vancouver), Tuesday, 2 July 2019 18:40 (two years ago) link

This playlist seems to comprise the definitive chronology of the On Cinema-verse (countdown to exasperated sic post detailing, at length,what's missing from said hi playlist): https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRT5PdjVF-ipL5SPXbmZXzfBchXVR8JTo

I Ate Those Food (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 06:15 (two years ago) link

(No idea where that rogue 'hi' came from so that would be sic gripe #1., I'm sure.)

I Ate Those Food (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 06:18 (two years ago) link

I graciously accept your thanks for my recommending that playlist to you

quelle sprocket damage (sic), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 06:53 (two years ago) link

I completely don’t get this

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 07:13 (two years ago) link

Popcorn Classic is a really useful term for a certain kind of movie.

Daniel_Rf, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 09:37 (two years ago) link

I thank u, sic, although I spent a long while watching a different, much less complete YT playlist (after starting on the even less complete playlist on that one website) so I just wanted to make sure no one else made my stupid mistake. I give this latest playlist five bags of popcorn and a hundred cups of soda.

I Ate Those Food (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 14:28 (two years ago) link

The later seasons of Decker aren’t on youtube btw, but iirc they stop interacting directly with On Cinema episodes so it doesn’t stand out badly

(The two Ant-Man movies also don’t appear in the playlist, but do very much affect On Cinema video and twitter content )

forks if you were starting at an early point, try dropping in on a S4 or 5 episode, when the Tim vs Gregg tone is better established & there’s loads of backstory, to see if it pings any better with you

quelle sprocket damage (sic), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:16 (two years ago) link

eh I think starting in the beginning obscures what a slow build this show is

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:17 (two years ago) link

er starting in the MIDDLE

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:17 (two years ago) link

the whole of season 9 seems to be an extended satire on how annoying having dinner service at the Alamo Drafthouses is

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:24 (two years ago) link

"Tastes like a mouthful of dirt."

Herman Woke (cryptosicko), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:27 (two years ago) link

Todd Rundgren appears in the last episode of Decker...I knew that voice was familiar!!

frogbs, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:28 (two years ago) link

"Why was he fired, did he forget to wipe down the microwave?"

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:34 (two years ago) link

if someone "completely doesn't get" the show at the beginning, pushing on through twenty episodes of more of the same is probably going to bore and annoy them

oh yeah, the full real-time Trial Of Tim Heidecker coverage isn't on youtube either, just 10-15 minutes highlights from each day (iirc that's all I watched, then switched over for the full verdict)

quelle sprocket damage (sic), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:41 (two years ago) link

all 5 hours right here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YWJcqISKJ

frogbs, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:44 (two years ago) link

oops. I meant right here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YWJcqISKJQ

frogbs, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:45 (two years ago) link

the trial is astonishingly great. you HAVE to watch the full thing and not just the highlights.

Vape Store (crüt), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 18:56 (two years ago) link

the whole of season 9 seems to be an extended satire on how annoying having dinner service at the Alamo Drafthouses is

― Οὖτις, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:24 AM (forty-nine minutes ago)

the satire of the kind of fake fancy junk food you get in north america - e.g. everything coming with truffle aoili - was very good

bookmarkflaglink (jim in vancouver), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 19:16 (two years ago) link

I would say you can watch highlights of the trial until Tim fires his attorney and starts defending himself, then switch to the full thing

Screamin' Jay Gould (The Yellow Kid), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 21:14 (two years ago) link

no!!!!!!!

Vape Store (crüt), Wednesday, 3 July 2019 21:15 (two years ago) link

a couple of my old acquaintances recently started a video game podcast. I listened to one episode and thought about On Cinema the whole time. one of the guys has probably played 20,000 hours of video games but has absolutely nothing insightful to say about them, it's so spot on that I've almost come to view Tim & Gregg as real people

frogbs, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 22:07 (two years ago) link

Has anyone started an On On Cinema at the Cinema podcast yet

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 3 July 2019 22:35 (two years ago) link

lol
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zK_iydsYSiI

Οὖτις, Friday, 5 July 2019 15:50 (two years ago) link

I just watched shakey's clip the other day. It wouldn't be nearly as beautiful without the interviewer's overt lack of interest in Gregg's banalities.

I Ate Those Food (Old Lunch), Saturday, 6 July 2019 00:08 (two years ago) link

Can you guess which album changed Gregg's life?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON4ZLquouHc

Herman Woke (cryptosicko), Sunday, 7 July 2019 16:53 (two years ago) link

Anyway now that I think about it Toni revealing that she was having an affair with both members of Dekkar but Tim not catching it because he can’t fucking shut up for two seconds is one of the best jokes of the whole thing

frogbs, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 01:17 (two months ago) link

A lot of great stuff. Mark calling in as Alfred Hitchcock was my favorite moment. However, I now agree with Gregg and don’t want to see Dekkar ever again.

Allen (etaeoe), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 02:00 (two months ago) link

lol i completely missed the blondie segment during the livestream

aegis philbin (crüt), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 03:09 (two months ago) link

"Desert Sun Tequilla" - both misspelled (on the bottle and the banner) and more or less named after Tim's music festival that killed numerous people.

All members of Dekkar remain seated for the duration of their performance.

The big QR code on Gregg's cardboard box leads one to VFA.expert.

"First Movie of the Year".

Tim's head floating in the darkness, with his eyeliner and flashlight, after the power went off reminded me of Arthur Frayn/Zardoz

https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/tranquiltirades/images/4/4e/ArthurFrayn.jpg/

Hans Holbein (Chinchilla Volapük), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 06:57 (two months ago) link

couldn't have psycho ii without albert... without alfred hitchcock

dogs, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 10:28 (two months ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/NTKjSoK.gif

frogbs, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:24 (two months ago) link

i loved that shot

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:28 (two months ago) link

Tim’s emotional reaction to the dog

Otto Insurance (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:31 (two months ago) link

Contemplating if Gregg (in character and as himself) found that rattletrap van in a junkyard

Otto Insurance (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:32 (two months ago) link

wonderful gif

nxd, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:34 (two months ago) link

the mgm lion holding his face in worry

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:51 (two months ago) link

Tim’s emotional reaction to the dog

― Otto Insurance (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, March 29, 2022 8:31 AM (twelve minutes ago) bookmarkflaglink

hah yeah while the Scooby Doo was wandering around

Power of the Dog didn't actually have a dog in it btw

frogbs, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:53 (two months ago) link

there was a dog in the film but it was not that dog and “the power of the dog” means something far less literal in the context of the film and tim getting it so wrong was on the order of gregg insisting that the wonka prequel is directed by tim burton (it’s not)

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 13:56 (two months ago) link

the one line that lives in my head forever is "last year it was 'Oscars So White', this year it's 'Oscars so A through M'"

frogbs, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 14:11 (two months ago) link

Beating a Wendy Kerby effigy

Otto Insurance (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 16:49 (two months ago) link

this dekkar performance - i knew they had it in them, but the way they're doing it. i'm proud

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 22:41 (two months ago) link

good decision for them all to stay seated

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 22:41 (two months ago) link

Fill me up again
Fill me up again

*tambourine 16th note syncopation*

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 22:56 (two months ago) link

[Verse 1]
I'm like an empty bottle
Drained of everything left in my mind
Checking out life on the dark side
Riding down the road 'til the end of time

[Verse 2]
I'm like a broken lantern
Stuffed of everything good and light
Hanging 'round waiting for something
To pick me up or hang me dry

[Chorus]
Fill me up again
Fill me up again

[Solo]

[Chorus]

[Solo 2]

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 23:02 (two months ago) link

holy shit, is it joe estevez?!!!?

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 23:14 (two months ago) link

that ending was powerful

it felt like michael mann but way more intense

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 29 March 2022 23:15 (two months ago) link

lol there's a new post on the hei news site

aegis philbin (crüt), Tuesday, 29 March 2022 23:48 (two months ago) link

The tour that Tim gave in his little cart was so comically short... Like it would have been about as quick to walk.

Hans Holbein (Chinchilla Volapük), Wednesday, 30 March 2022 03:06 (two months ago) link

OC summed up in about 17 seconds

Will Smith just won best actor pic.twitter.com/jmCBmyYTjL

— Dr. Rod Kalifornia (@KingyEngy) March 28, 2022

frogbs, Wednesday, 30 March 2022 13:03 (two months ago) link

Hahaha

nxd, Wednesday, 30 March 2022 13:19 (two months ago) link

Tim’s increasing sunburn throughout the special

Otto Insurance (Boring, Maryland), Wednesday, 30 March 2022 14:53 (two months ago) link

that whole setup, with watching private therapy sessions on a big monitor with everyone on set watching together, expecting it to exonerate him, while also not even listening to what she was saying...incredible

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 30 March 2022 14:56 (two months ago) link

this show is the master of characters whose very presence is hilarious. Manuel looking concerned, Joe looking bored, LaRue trying to look serious and tough. the mascots in the background. Gregg in everything he does. the Chaplin's Chili guy (Hank?) being on every special despite never really being given anything to do

frogbs, Thursday, 31 March 2022 02:37 (two months ago) link

i'll prove to anybody here tonight what i can do sexually. be happy to do it. anybody here. that's a challenge right now. ...fuck that scooby-doo... anybody

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Thursday, 31 March 2022 13:37 (two months ago) link

The way that Chaplin’s Chili is progressively diminished as a franchise in each special is one of my favorite small recurring gags. Also adds to the “trapped in hell" atmosphere—despite Tim commenting each year on how gross the chili is, they are always back the next year.

blatherskite, Thursday, 31 March 2022 14:26 (two months ago) link

listening to Office Hours today it looks like Mark has Covid and Joe got sick (not Covid), which is why neither appeared. must've been some pretty fast n' furious rewriting taking place

that happened last year too, I think Pastor Lewis was supposed to factor into the plot but the actress was unvaxxed and wouldn't take a Covid test or something

frogbs, Thursday, 31 March 2022 19:43 (two months ago) link

dang, i guess its lucky the whole special didnt get delayed or something

nobody like my rap (One Eye Open), Thursday, 31 March 2022 20:56 (two months ago) link

yeah Tim was worried he might've gotten it from Mark. apparently Mark is asymptomatic, he didn't say what Joe has but did say "he'll be fine" so that's good

also apparently there was a huge downpour 12 hours after filming. I wonder what their contingency plan was, or if it was just "fuck it, it's SoCal"?

frogbs, Thursday, 31 March 2022 21:07 (two months ago) link

i almost subscribed to the patreon but i noticed it renews at midnight on april 1 - gotta wait a few hours!

aegis philbin (crüt), Thursday, 31 March 2022 23:53 (two months ago) link

Holy shit what

The Original OGs Denzel Washington & Michael C Matthews Scene from the movie " Hard Lessons " pic.twitter.com/QDsN4FiPCz

— Michael C Matthews (@real_mcm) April 5, 2022

frogbs, Tuesday, 5 April 2022 16:25 (two months ago) link

loll he's actually in character for this

https://i.imgur.com/1OIbswy.jpg

frogbs, Thursday, 7 April 2022 22:01 (two months ago) link

full clip, brings me so much joy

Think about how many people had to sign off on this and/or fall for this in order for it to air. King shit by Gregg. pic.twitter.com/UpBARimLUL

— Justin Gaynor (@justingaynor) April 8, 2022

nxd, Friday, 8 April 2022 13:40 (two months ago) link

amazing

karl...arlk...rlka...lkar..., Friday, 8 April 2022 13:48 (two months ago) link

ok, i was literally browsing shudder the other day, saw that said docuseries was covering the wizard of oz, and thought to myself “i hope they tapped gregg turkington, certified wizard of oz expert”

and they fucking did

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Friday, 8 April 2022 13:52 (two months ago) link

lol that is amazing

frogbs, Friday, 8 April 2022 14:09 (two months ago) link

Wait what is this from?

Otto Insurance (Boring, Maryland), Friday, 8 April 2022 14:44 (two months ago) link

cursed films 2, on shudder

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Friday, 8 April 2022 14:48 (two months ago) link

pic.twitter.com/rFSuK4WLTF

— Staten Island Bryan Ferry (@wyrdtweeter) April 20, 2022

reality is merely a reflection of On Cinema

frogbs, Wednesday, 20 April 2022 04:17 (two months ago) link

ha, with a hint of manuel too

nxd, Wednesday, 20 April 2022 08:18 (two months ago) link

Holy shit yeah

also pic.twitter.com/4Q3dYFN4h5

— Eric Notarnicola (@ericnotarnicola) April 20, 2022

frogbs, Thursday, 21 April 2022 01:18 (two months ago) link

i'm like an empty bottle, drained of everything left in my mind

flamenco drop (BradNelson), Wednesday, 27 April 2022 20:59 (two months ago) link

If you don't know this guy, Dr. San, he's the most wanted man in America. He's fooled me, and he fooled our audience. He's wanted by us. My wife, my soon-to-be-wife, is been working, as a secret agent, almost.

aegis philbin (crüt), Thursday, 28 April 2022 22:58 (two months ago) link

three weeks pass...

Elon, here is all the evidence you need of Tim's exceptional ability. You must hire him to defend you against the false allegations that you offered a flight attendant a pony to give you a happy ending on your rocketship. pic.twitter.com/0rv2huqPTo

— Rex Crapman (@Kurt_Loader) May 21, 2022

deep luminous trombone (Eazy), Saturday, 21 May 2022 03:53 (one month ago) link

one month passes...

1:45 Intro, A crazy coupla years
3:55 Relationship origin, Ken Collins connection/body hair
6:17 Opening for Ken, Babe Ruth moment
7:12 Quad Core read
7:57 Making Sense of It
9:39 Henry Deaver: The Life Molecule and Masculinity In Decline
11:50 New Rulebook, We're not in Kansas anymore
15:06 From Cavemen to People Working and Computers
16:09 Research, Evidence, Breaking New Ground and Backlash
18:41 The Sea Change in Power Structure, Lever Pullers vs The Average Joe
22:21 The Origins of the Now Circle Loop, go back further to return
23:39 Dr. Mark Prance and the importance of crab salts
27:45 Montana fly fishing eagle story, (animals in the food chain)
31:50 Our disconnection from nature, porn, new kid brain scan
33:23 The Censorship of Ideas in Social Media
36:00 Where do we go?
36:48 Artoush Sybian e-mail chain, The Good Fight with Joanne Pacman
38:25 The Silver Lining, finding a way out with psychedelics
40:00 Is that where God comes from? The Atheist Paradox
41:19 The Devil Horn find. Religious Structures and money.
43:50 Success and pattern study, the sleep connection and dreams
47:06 BigBlinds dot com read
48:01 Cosby's run and the lessons of Theo Huxtable
50:58 Society changed Bill stayed the same
51:57 Kyle Maxim's 250 million views, Merrill Lynch walkout
57:25 Elvis Presley link
58:10 Kyle Maxim camping trip tease
58:45 Brain absorption
1:00:40 Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson nutrient conversation
1:02:39 No one knows the answer, Power and Fear
1:04:55 The Rock's big transformation and societal restructuring

Bruce Stingbean (Karl Malone), Monday, 27 June 2022 16:26 (yesterday) link


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