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    Don't read it as if I everyone doesn't agree that Hannah is completely destructive and obnoxious. I'm just going by what Ivy said about Adam's inconsistent reactions to Hannah and that storyline. He wants to see her be better than the shitshow she is so he takes her jogging, he celebrates her successes. We see Hannah wanting to reciprocate with someone she loves. Lena plays a mess with all her other relationships, but we see that she's honest in this one. It is sexist- but also very real, because some of us know both sides of that story. Maybe some of us lived it at that age, or watched our friends live it.

    It took me until this late to actually like this show- because they're all kind of terrible, but I mean, that's the show right? Watching bullshit behavior from fucking Girls who just go off emotion. It's a commentary on how each one deals with all the shit one comes across in their 20s. Marni is only funny to me because of how Elijah talks about her. But if Shoshanna wasn't a character I wouldn't watch. That girl is cray.
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    The show is deliberately, mockingly sexist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djbionik View Post
    Don't read it as if I everyone doesn't agree that Hannah is completely destructive and obnoxious. I'm just going by what Ivy said about Adam's inconsistent reactions to Hannah and that storyline. He wants to see her be better than the shitshow she is so he takes her jogging, he celebrates her successes. We see Hannah wanting to reciprocate with someone she loves. Lena plays a mess with all her other relationships, but we see that she's honest in this one. It is sexist- but also very real, because some of us know both sides of that story. Maybe some of us lived it at that age, or watched our friends live it.

    It took me until this late to actually like this show- because they're all kind of terrible, but I mean, that's the show right? Watching bullshit behavior from fucking Girls who just go off emotion. It's a commentary on how each one deals with all the shit one comes across in their 20s. Marni is only funny to me because of how Elijah talks about her. But if Shoshanna wasn't a character I wouldn't watch. That girl is cray.
    HOW IN THE FUCK ARE YOU INTERPRETING WHAT HANNAH IS DOING AS "HONESTLY SUPPORTING" ADAM? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?
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    You know what's awesome? Is that this thread is proof that Lena's depiction of young women is not even remotely off base. They are--for the most part--insanely delusional creatures who cannot perceive the emotional dichotomy of how relationships should work in the slightest and skew everything towards a demented pro-feminine perspective that values emotional bullshit over logic and fairness.
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    i am not buying into hannah's bullshit. i think adam has any number of reasons not to be with her. i think he's using his work as a cop out or he is too much of a child to not figure out how to do work at home while living with someone else. he did essentially call her a plaything and basically said her existence is too distracting. i lived with someone for three years and found plenty of ways to do the private things i needed to do by setting boundaries and without being distracted by the mere sight of my love and without an entire second bedroom with a door. again, maybe i am forgetting all the ways hannah was purposefully interrupting his work, but i am waiting for someone not on my ignore list to prove me wrong. he should leave because she is selfish, insecure, and annoying in general. by making it about his work it comes off as hypocritical and weak.
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    Well put. Although oddly when I think about it, it's mostly the women who get the shit treatment in Lena's rendition. Adam, Ray (despite his faults), and Charlie were all portrayed as being more or less goodish people and frequently put in the position of wisdom with regards to their dynamic interacting with their female counterparts. It's a story about young girls who don't know who they are yet and not so young men who are a bit more worldly and the conflicts that arise as a result. Intriguing. Frankly, the show is kind of sexist.
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    Preview of the season finale scheduled for Sunday!
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    Am I weird because I thought some of the things Adam said sounded like compliments that Hannah just couldn't understand? Like the whole "distraction" and "plaything" I see that as a good thing, when you're with that person shouldn't that be person be a distraction because you love spending time with them and goofing off? Joking together and what not. I know there have been many many times when my boyfriend needs to do work and I come over anyways and he gets jack shit done. So if he does have something important to do we know to stay apart so he can handle it. I think Adam has a closer grasp to the reality of a healthy relationship, knowing when you need your space and asking for it. If the other person is too insecure to handle the request then that should be a sign of future problems.

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    Holy shit, look at that--a woman with a brain. Thank you, euphonic.
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    I loved everything about the finale. So thrilled to see where Caroline ended up... "There's definitely a vagina taking shape.." HA! Shoshana's scene with Ray at Intermission and Hannah and Adam's scenes broke my heart. Marnie and Clementine in the washroom was amazing. But my favorite moment was Elijah trying to sneak his way into the cast photographs near the end. Fucking hilarious. It makes me sad to know we have to wait for months for the start of next season.
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    This show is very good at season finales.
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    i cannot believe hannah went backstage before adam's show to talk about the master's thing. i would have been so pissed, just like adam.
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    This show is very good at season finales.
    Loved it.

    You can totally see Jenny Biggs is pregnant in the cast photos part where she kisses Adam on the cheek. She just had the little Biggs so I hope she comes back next year as a recurring character.

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    What did everyone think of the opening episode for Season 4? Spoilers ahead....


    I liked Hannah didn't say bye to Adam before leaving for Iowa..like she was getting back at him for not nailing down a plan for their relationship before she left. Shosh's parents are crazy and awful, and Elijah was hilarious as always. Awesome Natasha Lyonne cameo too.
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    adam didn't say goodbye either.

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    What did everyone think of the opening episode for Season 4? Spoilers ahead....


    I liked Hannah didn't say bye to Adam before leaving for Iowa..like she was getting back at him for not nailing down a plan for their relationship before she left. Shosh's parents are crazy and awful, and Elijah was hilarious as always. Awesome Natasha Lyonne cameo too.
    I thought she should have said goodbye. Not saying good bye to get back at him is silly and childish, but not surprising for her character. She shouldn't be surprised or upset by Adam not making a plan. Adam has always been aloof, and they touched on it in regards to how he is horrible on the phone. She should know by now that Adam loves her and thats just him and stop expecting things when she knows who and how he is. I have come to the conclusion that I don't really like the girls and I am grateful I don't have anyone like them in my life, but i sure do enjoy watching it.

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    I really hate Marnie. She's such a selfish bitch.
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    I predict that Desi knocks her up before the season concludes.
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    I thought the ass eating was just brilliant, honestly. That looked f-real.
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    there needs to be a gif of that

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    Woah. I just saw Peter Pan get anilingus. I wonder if Brian Williams watched this ep. Loved everything about it - season's off to a very strong start. Oh, and, Rita Wilson cracked me up.

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    He apparently watched it with her
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    Quote Originally Posted by RageAgainstTheAoki View Post
    Woah. I just saw Peter Pan get anilingus. I wonder if Brian Williams watched this ep.
    Brian Williams apparently said it was like when they say "No animals were harmed while filming this production" ..a mock sex scene is acting and no one got hurt. Perfect response really.
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    i want whatever fucking drugs ray is on in this episode. christ, what's all the plur smiling about

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    I think he showed up to hear Marnie sing and was smiling at her singing and sadly...its obvious he's pretty over Shosh.
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    Rita Wilson was fucking hilarious in that opening episode and I still want Marnie to experience some type of atrocious facial disfigurement as a storyline.

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    The second episode delivered. But I am wondering where the ideas about wardrobe are coming from, especially for Hannah's character. Really bizarre choices. The party scenes were all fantastic. Especially Elijah and the "straight" guy fooling around upstairs.
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