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Growing Up Manning

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    A little too syrupy but overall not bad. Did not like the virtual scenes with actors or all
    the SEC promotion but they had some good clips of Archie playing.
  2. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I thought it was OK. Like you said, a little sappy, but pretty decent.
  3. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    I'm sure it'll be a great show in September and October but once it gets to January, a plot twist will come along and it'll be abruptly cancelled a week or two early.
  4. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Yeah, too bad those Manning boys can't win any Super Bowls.
  5. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Enjoyed it, but I would've liked for it to have been 30 minutes longer and gotten into the kids' NFL careers a bit. A segment on the 2004 draft would've been great, as well as their head to head matchups and the various Super Bowls.
  6. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    It was "The Book of Manning."

    I think you have this film confused with Barry Williams' autobiography-turned-TV-movie:

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  7. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Yea I did. First I wrote Book of Manning and thought that can't be right because
    it sounds too close to Book of Mormon.

    Very little on the NFL careers of the bro's. It was really more about Archie who I
    just do not see how you cannot admire for how he has conducted his life and
    raised his family.

    Would have liked to see them touch base more on the turbulent racial times that
    Archie played in when the SEC was not integrated and how Archie felt about it.

    As an aside Cooper's mannerisms reminded me of another brother of a high
    profile family- Jase of Duck Dynasty.
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