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The People vs. O.J. Simpson

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by SnarkShark, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    Other than the issue I have with Cuba Gooding Jr. being a few inches shorter and probably 50 pounds lighter than O.J. was at the time, I thought the first episode was solid, but the look ahead to future episodes was what really looked good.

    Anybody else watch?
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  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Why didn't they get Tom Cruise?
    Hell, they let him play Jack Reacher.
  3. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    My brother said Cuba looks a lot more like Marcus Allen than OJ.
  4. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Have not watched yet (my wife is working the early shift this week and couldn't stay up that late), but I also was worried about Cuba as O.J. In addition to his physical stature, Gooding's voice is also so soft and squeaky, I'd worry he can be menacing enough.

    They'd have been better off going with a semi-unknown in that role.
  5. Travolta and David Schwimmer?
  6. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Travolta was terrible, but overall I liked it.
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  7. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

    I liked it, too, but Cuba is too short and squeaky to play OJ.
  8. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Rather watch Lena eat a pig
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I figure I am going to watch this a few times just to remember how uproarious the real-life version was.

    Probably save the Rosa Lopez episode on the DVR for all time.
  10. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    I find the presence of Travolta distracting.
  11. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    When it's eventually revealed that OJ has CTE, will that change the public's opinion of him?
  12. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    Tell the truth!
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