Game Dogs: Season 2 Promo

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In all fairness, that was actually better than the whole of Season 1, some of it was a bit funny for one.

Not entirely sure why the Russians were heavily picked on though, was it a reference to the first season? If so, fair enough, if not....well, little harsh don't you think?

Either way, it's convinced me to give the second season a whirl at the very least, though I'm intrigued to see whether it can still be funny with some sort of story involved.

pluizig:
Okay, I laughed at "Afghanistan."

Same.

So its very superior to the old Game Dogs. I'll not hold my breath but maybe it will redeem itself. Goodluck Russ.

PURE Epic

Laughing all the way through it

Excellent! Just when we all thought the series might have died...that promo was hilarious! I do hope that most or all of Season 2 is this strong. Bob and Ivan don't really make such a great Pyramid team, do they? xD Looking forward to more pleasant surprises and to seeing what role the Husky plays on the show...hopefully the Russia jokes were in good fun, eh, Bob? ^^;

When did this show suddenly decide to become funny? Seriously, that was actually funny.

Did you get new writers?

Pros:
-Funnier than the entire first season combined.
-The introduction of a character, and I'm actually really interested! But please, keep him in the supporting cast. Once you decide to make him a main cast member he'll start sucking (see everyone in the cast and Gary, barring the supporting cast).

Cons:
-Some of the jokes went on for too long. One of the best in my opinion was the Trans- joke, in no small part because it was unexpected and ended before I figured it out, leaving me to realize it and actually laugh at it. That one was good. Try to be snappier with your jokes!

-You cannot have a show that looks like it takes place entirely in the late 70's/early 80's and make references to the present. And don't tell me that's not what you're going for when your promo is that of the game show "Password".

The DNF reference in general I could give a pass on, since it actually feels like it's been that long and it still works, but the Bieber and Seacrest references made the whole thing fall flat on it's face and it never really pulled itself back up to the level pre-that reference. It was a poor mistake that while I sadly expect in loads for the second season, hope against hope that it does not, because the rest of the material is otherwise not bad.

Other than that, like I said, best Game Dogs yet, better than all of the first season. I Out of the cons I list, please take the "stop referencing the present" to heart. It does not work at all and makes the entire show worse for wear.

Kimosaber:

-You cannot have a show that looks like it takes place entirely in the late 70's/early 80's and make references to the present.

Sure you can! Its a cartoon! :D

Oh and the show is "$25,000 Pyramid" not "Password".

lol

as said before, this sole video was substantially funnier than the entire first season. the whole 'things russia doesn't have' bit was absolutely vicious, but that's probably the reason why I was laughing my ass off at it. well done, hopefully the entire series will be similarly improved.

George Palmer:

Kimosaber:

-You cannot have a show that looks like it takes place entirely in the late 70's/early 80's and make references to the present.

Sure you can! Its a cartoon! :D

Oh and the show is "$25,000 Pyramid" not "Password".

lol

Drat, I knew it was either Password or 25K Pyramid x3

The thing is, jokes like these feel extremely out of place and actually quite a bit forced, because they seem like they're there in a desperate plea to make you laugh, because the material that could exist in the period isn't working. It was like "You didn't get that? Uh, uh...LOOK! JUSTIN BIEBER! OH HE'S SO FUNNY, HAHAHAHA! OHHH, that Ryan Seacrest fellow, he's such a silly person! Hahahahaha! (please laugh)"

If you can't rely on the material that the time period you set gives you, why did you set it in that period to begin with? That's not funny, that's just poor.

And unless there's an explanation that they somehow have the technology to make a dimensional gate to view our world at this point in time and have everyone know about the likes of Bieber and Seacrest, the "alternate universe" take doesn't work.

Now if they actually put this explanation or something similar in a future episode, I could live with it because hell, it explains it and why they have E3 instead of CES if they explain it properly (didn't have the technology working before E3 made it big, thus only E3 is shown). As it stands currently, it's just dumb.

I absolutly love the idea that you can't handle a joke out of place because it doesn't fit in a certain time (ie a Beiber joke in the late 1970's) but you have absolutley no problem accepting that talking dogs wear pants and are contestants on a game show.

My genius is once again overshadowed. :) ahh well. I'll try to remember your advice if I should, say, put Mr. Yee in Colonial America and feel the incredible urge to have him make a Hitler joke. Actually now that I mention that...

George Palmer:
I absolutly love the idea that you can't handle a joke out of place because it doesn't fit in a certain time (ie a Beiber joke in the late 1970's) but you have absolutley no problem accepting that talking dogs wear pants and are contestants on a game show.

This is where the "it's a cartoon" argument works. "It's a cartoon" explains the funny animals; it does not explain the seeming need to squarepeg Noughties jokes into an environment to where they don't belong.

But, I digress. The rest of the material was good, this just ticks me off because the show is so obviously set back in the 70's/80's/Possibly months before the Crash we're practically hit over the head with it, and there's still loads of good material there from that era ("The gaming industry is invincible! We're set for life!"), but here we are cracking jokes at Justin Bieber. It's virtually the easiest way out you can take, and that's saying something for a series based around canine video-game developers.

And admittedly it was still funny, I'm not saying it was bad, but it didn't fit at all. Was the deadline just that tight or something?

lol well done, im looking forward to watching more episodes
this series should be more about game programming than other random stuff

wait I thought this game was set in early 90s were PC gaming was huge and console games were small and you had huge hits like Doom II,Quake.Sim city etc...

Seriously had me laughing quite a bit..then again, I remember the old game show too.

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