Boo didn't know it was Fleabag, but that someone slept with him. He is a sentimental, Romantic and as I watched it I thought -He has got to see this. It's true the shows don't share a lot in common, it's hard not to reminded of Malcolm in the Middle while watching Fleabag. His latest show, After Life, is another fine entry on his resume. With shows like The Office and Extras, Gervais seemed to have the golden touch with creating hilarious and awkward comedy series. r/ Fleabag. When He finally saw it, he came out of that movie and said, “well it was alright”. By 'help' I took it to mean a nanny or something, because the Godmother says 'you have the money for proper help!' Before Waller-Bridge was the most exciting British voice on television, there was Ricky Gervais. Fleabag: and also with you - I feel like this one is on the nose but I just don't get it. Im so sad its over but glad it can stay perfect and not get SATC, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. User account menu. It's just some thoughts, because someone should write an article or even a book about it. Maybe I need to give it another try though. Guy with front teeth (credited as Bus Rodent apparently): I'm essentially a documentary maker -- Dox. That's because in your last family photo she was forced to look the other away from the camera. I really want to like it, but I'm baffled by people who find it hilarious. especially season 2. I don't find a woman being sexually active whilst being selfish an interesting narrative. So happy we have similar nerd taste y’all! I'm currently really enjoying Gentleman Jack because the lead, while not entirely an admirable person, knows her mind, lives on her own terms, and keeps her moping to a minimum. So I have made my peace with it. That’s boring. I totally agree about this. It seems that television is being taken over by funny people showing that they have a lot more to offer than just laughs. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. BoJack is not an easy character to like and even when he seems to be on the path to redemption, he reminds us how flawed he really is. Fleabag. I tried explaining this to my friend but he doesn't understand it. Same for the characters in Killing Eve. But goddammit if my brother refuses to watch shows purely BECAUSE I recommend them. The show has wrapped its second season and doesn't look like it will return so if you're already looking for a suitable replacement, there are some great shows to help fill the void. Is there something I'm missing? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Few shows are brave enough to go to some of the dark places that BoJack Horseman does – let alone animated shows. If I had left it alone he would have fucking loved it. Phoebe's character is sooo gloriously unrepepenant, even when it's cringey, I just feel like I'm living vicariously thru her, and I'm a dude! The Netflix series is set in a Hollywood filled with anamorphic animals and follows the depressed and disturbed washed-up television star, BoJack Horseman. Fleabag might not be a show that is on everyone's radar at the moment, but it is quickly becoming one of the most acclaimed shows on television. Season 1 is also fantastic but very different in tone and pacing and plot. I saw that as Claire's conflict because she wants to believe the best in everyone but she now has to choose between two people who are incredibly chaotic and for whom she feels responsible. There’s a part of mass where people shake hands and one says “peace be with you” and the other person says “and also with you.”. ?? It’s got all his favorite things: hot guys, Lady Gaga, drag queens and great music. Younger people who were born in 1990s and later are darker and more twisted, but often kinda emotionally healthier. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the NoStupidQuestions community, Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. It looks like one of those show that you would only watch if you like that theme. Or maybe you are too busy having lots of sex to enjoy it, I absolutely loved it. We have very similar tastes in shows and movies and know what each other will like to almost a certainty. Did you watch Crashing yet? The 3rd point is from the 1st season. I only managed the first series. This is perhaps weird but I had this experience with my mom. Fleabag is a British comedy-drama television show created and written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Press J to jump to the feed. I loved season 1 the first time I watched but it did take me time to get though it because the pacing doesn’t jive with my ADD as well as the second season does so I’d end up taking time between episodes. 7. Sadly only 6 episodes but I loved it too. She has a Guinea pig themed café that she finds rather ridiculous, and. I can’t wait to hear how much he loves it and talk about his favorite parts! If you're not at all cynical or bitter it won't seem funny to you. Close. “You don’t know me! She recommended this book to me, literally, for years! Priest: please be seated. Also, for the vast majority of us, violence is not a day-to-day part of our lives so a heavy focus on it and/or murder doesn't usually make me think more deeply or relate to the show. We didn't like Fleabag either. The show handles the sexy thriller element well but it is the unique sense of humor that separates it from most of the other shows in this genre. She pushed because she loved it and it won prizes for being so good. Here are some of the shows to watch if you like Fleabag. Even if you don’t love or even like it you’ll at least be glad to have watched it. I know the show is raunchier than what you would usually talk with your mom about, but we have a very close relationship. I’d consider the humor to be fairly dry a lot of the time, so if you don’t find that sort of humor appealing then it may come off as more drama that comedy-drama. I'm dumb, can someone explain these: Awkward family dinner, Claire & Martin announce trying for a baby, Godmother: you have the money for proper help, ghastly without help I'd imagine. My other favorites have been Sex and the City, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld in the "comedy" category. I always enjoy keeping up with the latest films in theaters as well as discovering some hidden gems I may have overlooked. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Not enough to hold up the plot of an entire show and be the punchline of every joke. My simplicity is that I enjoy protagonists who are competent and clever. Many New Zealanders have tried and failed to watch hit UK comedy Fleabag. I guess the first one is on how Claire wouldn't be able to manage alone if she has a baby or something or maybe the Godmother just made a rude statement that she is not capable of doing anything. I think I'm experiencing some sort of emotional hangover after finishing the series a few days ago. I am about the same age as Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and I can say she is a voice of our generation who is in early-to-mid 30s now. I haven’t convinced anyone to watch! Side characters can bring in elements of that if done right. Log In Sign Up. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Fleabag: and also with you - I feel like this one is on the nose but I just don't get it. I need to watch that interview! Why aren't I in love with this show? Anyway it's about life choices, burden of expectations and responsibilites of our age, existential horror of mundane situations, like a family gathering or a date, for example. But we don’t watch comedy/drama without conflict and someone frolicking through life. 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Cookies help us deliver our Services. I’m wondering if it’s because season 1 episodes 1-5 kinda of feels like the manic pixie dream girl r/notlikeothergirls trope . I'm in the "simpler" age range and dropped the show after a few episodes. The whole "Peace be with you" "And also with you" thing. Any “Fleabag” fan hoping the show’s surprise Emmys dominance might entice creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge to bring the show back for a third season will surely be disappointed. My friends/family and I don’t seem to have similar taste in TV. Maybe if you’re not paying close attention, if you’re distracted by your phone or something you wouldn’t get as into it. I think a couple other people might've died as well. This is another series that uses comedy to tell a character study of its main character. Watching characters struggle and fail bums me out and I end up just feeling bad for them and their crummy lives.