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The one where China subjects itself to mediocre TV

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Versatile, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member


    In brief: Friends has become so popular in China that they are making a miniseries based on the show. They even got Danny Wilde of The Rembrants to do a theme song. The best part is the show will be called Planet Homebuddies. The show will focus on six middle-class Chinese friends, oxymoron unintended.

    Dick Whitman and Double Down will be able to watch this show online, reportedly.
  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I wonder if they'll one day get in trouble for not having enough white people in the show.

    I have been watching some reruns on Nick lately. Friends isn't nearly as bad as the post-show retrospectives and opinions make it out to be. The rare show that lost it for a while but then got it back.
  3. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Will the Chinese version keep the studio extra cold?
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I bet no one told him it was gonna be that way.
  5. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member


    We watch an episode every night these days before bed on Nick at Night.

    I'm going to start having to take notes. There is laugh-out-loud, smart comedy in it. A lot of it, in fact.
  6. Norrin Radd

    Norrin Radd New Member

    After I found out which show you were referring to, I found the thread title rather satisfying.
  7. MeanGreenATO

    MeanGreenATO Well-Known Member

    I'm with DW on this one. Friends is a great show and when women find out you enjoy it, then it tends to pay dividends.
  8. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    One can hope.
  9. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    I was hoping the translated title would be "Ross: King of Poontang."
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Spit. Take.
  11. YGBFKM

    YGBFKM Guest

    I wasn't feeling too bad about watching Friends each night before bed. But now I'm following in the footsteps of LTL and Dick Whitman? What is wrong with me?
  12. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

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