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March 18 2010

(Vote) Castle Still in the Running for Hulu's "Best in Show" Competition. Currently Nathan Fillion's show, Castle is in a 50/50 dead heat with the Simpsons. If Castle wins it will face off against the winner of Community v. Parks & Recreation in the semi-finals.

The Simpsons is the better show, so I went with it. I don't know why, but the only two things NF acted good in is Buffy and Dr. Horrible. He is terrible in Castle, and I have never seen Firefly, so I won't comment on it. In fact, the lead girl in Castle is a terrible actress. Who cast these people?!
I've recently been catching up on Community (watched the pilot then forgot about it) and I honestly hope it wins this thing. I'll be ecstatic if it does. As much as I laugh at Parks, it doesn't give me the same satisfaction a good episode of Community does.

As for this Castle battle, I've been voting for it even though I've never watched it. I will watch it when it shows in the UK though. I'd love to go for The Simpsons - it might be my nostalgia for it after leaving it for so many years but these recent episodes have made me laugh quite a lot. That being said, I'll stay faithful to our Captain.

Surprising support for Parenthood, although I'm still glad Lost is going through.
Yes, I'm hoping Community wins the whole damn thing. It doesn't get nearly as much mainstream hype as the shows it's already beaten and deserves some attention. So...sorry, Cap'n.
No, I don't really like Community. I love the African American girl in it, she makes me laugh. I love watching her in films. I love Parks, it's just amazing.
Went with Castle. Don't get me wrong - the Simpsons is the Simpsons - but there is a reason why it's pretty widely accepted that its managed to overstay its welcome. Also went with Community out of loyalty to Gillian.

The Simpsons is the better show, so I went with it. I don't know why, but the only two things NF acted good in is Buffy and Dr. Horrible. He is terrible in Castle, and I have never seen Firefly, so I won't comment on it. In fact, the lead girl in Castle is a terrible actress. Who cast these people?!

Methinks you need to broaden your television-watching horizons.
The Simpsons is obviously the better show. Nathan Fillion is the only thing that makes Castle a little bit more than yet another boring procedural. And Frick is correct, the lead actress in Castle is just awful.
Wow. Couldn't disagree more about Castle. I LOVE that show and it's not just because of Nathan. It's a fun show to watch and I think it's very well acted. Plus, I can't wait to see what little gems (like feeding the birds and Firefly props) will be in each episode. I, for one, am voting for Castle.

[ edited by Simon on 2010-03-21 16:44 ]
Believe it or not, I've always been a Buffy fan, but did not finally watch Firefly until seeing Nathan on Castle last Spring. Now, I love all three.
it would seem a little disengenuous to describe a show as being "little more than yet another boring procedural" in comparison to a show that is currently in its 17th plus year of increasingly repetative plotlines where the characters and plot are routinely reset at the beginning of each episode.
I'm just saying.

FYI someone up above has left one of their italics tags dangling in public.

[ edited by brinderwalt on 2010-03-18 21:46 ]
Not fixed
That fix it?

edit: yep, that fixed it.

[ edited by guardian_owl on 2010-03-18 22:31 ]

[ edited by guardian_owl on 2010-03-18 22:32 ]
Castle is decent. Nathan carries it, IMO, as well as the rest of the actresses who play his family. Beckett is a better actress now than she was in the beginning, but she's still not anywhere near the reason that I watch the show.

Where is Bones, though? Bones is my favorite television show right now.
I love Castle. And I'll add that Nathan and Stana Katic carry the show (I love the interplay very muchly), and are supported by a nice, cast of characters that the creators respect and know how to use just enough.

Unlike Bones, which I spent four years with, and don't watch anymore.
I don't like the plots of Castle that much--some are better than others, but I do enjoy the actors & the banter--especially NF, of course. Don't have any problem with his partner. I don't rush to watch it, but I've caught all of them so far.

Love Community, though. I'm with those who'd like to see it win this thing (although it seems odd to put it up against Lost...talk about apples and oranges).
I didn't like Castle that much at first, but it has been showing quite the improvement this season. Taking it off for a month sadly did kill most of the momentum though. This season of the Simpsons has mostly been very enjoyable too, so it is quite even (I went with Castle).

Glad to see Community is doing so well.
I love Castle and Bones. :)
Whoo-hoo! New Castle episode Monday!
He is terrible in Castle, and I have never seen Firefly

Frick


*gasps*

Blasphemer! Twice!

:-P

But seriously, I could NOT disagree more.
Can't imagine anyone thinking Nathan is terrible in Castle (or in anything, for that matter). Also don't understand the dissing of his lovely and talented co-star (can't ever remember her first name). The whole cast is excellent and the show has gotten steadily better, after a rather ordinary beginning.

And I agree with whoever mentioned that The Simpsons has long overstayed it's welcome. (Always thought it was overrated, anyhow).

Never seen Firefly? How is that possible? Is that even acceptable, unless you've been living in a hell dimension? :_)
Methinks you need to broaden your television-watching horizons.

Or not. Because Firefly was not a good show, and Castle is pretty badly acted for whatever reason. Seems more like a fault of the direction than anything (I've loved Fillion since the days of 2 Guys, a girl and a Pizza Place).
If you don't broaden your television horizons, you'll be forced to relay on the opinions and taste of others. :)

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