From tonight's episode: (Stan and Francine are riding horses; they end up in the wrong place. Francine criticizes Stan for not controlling the horses properly."
Stan: "I don't speak horse. I'm not Matthew Broderick."
That's a low blow to someone as inoffensive as Sarah. I'll bet some fat, Paulie G, man-child type wrote that joke too, as if he can talk.
Yes we've always said the same thing around here, but that's not broadcasting it to the masses like they did.
Well, it kinda is R1.
Seth prides himself on his willingness to go for the low blow.
That's the problem with all of Seth's shows. They ALWAYS go for the obvious, easy joke.
Exactly r3, it's not funny, she's a nice woman but not the most attractive. And pointing that out is funny because???
Considering a plant raped Stewie and gave him poison ivy on Family Guy, and a meth head had his head shotgunned off on American Dad, I'm kind of surprised this is what you remember, OP.
Suddenly DataLounge has become iVillage? We've spent YEARS ripping SJP apart, and now we're all offended by some lame jokes that were probably stolen from DL by those geniuses working for Seth McFarlane?
Gays were a target audience of Sex And The City, ripping her horsey looks was done at least somewhat affectionately here. Years later, the now very stale joke appearing on American Dad, whose primary audience is straight males, it comes off as misogynistic.
One of the lead characters of American Dad is based on Paul Lynde. Are you SURE straight men are the only audience?
I fucking love Roger.
Ugh, the director's an idiot, the lead can barely speak English, and the second lead is 30 pounds overweight. PS I'm the second lead, and I'm starving.
You actually watch "American Dad" and admit it? Really?
Yep. I'll also cop to sitting in front of the computer, drinking coffee and reading Datalounge daily like it's a newspaper.
[quote] Suddenly DataLounge has become iVillage? We've spent YEARS ripping SJP apart, and now we're all offended by some lame jokes that were probably stolen from DL by those geniuses working for Seth McFarlane?
The joke is as old as rocks and dirt, and was never really funny, at least to me. Of course, I was made fun of enough in school to realize that jokes about the way people look are just plain mean. And usually the people that tell jokes like that are, to me, highly unlikeable people that will always make easy jokes that are made specifically to hurt.
I bet you're having a nice guffaw over that SJP joke. Which means you too are an unlikeable person.
It's official. The humorless scolds have taken over Datalounge. First Bob's Burgers, and now this.
R14, on the contrary, I have an excellent sense of humor. I'm just not interested in dumb jokes that are already a decade old.
And I don't even like SJP.
[quote] The humorless scolds have taken over Datalounge.
Wrong. You just have a shitty sense of humor and a desperately low IQ, most likely.
Wrong on both counts, R16. But thanks for being a humorless scold and proving my point for me.
the only slam I think Seth regrets is the crack about Matt Damon having married a hair dresser (or whatever)
I thought that was odd given that he spoofed JKF as Mayor McCheese and had his cheeseburger head blown off and then Jackie started eating it. (Eww.)
R18, why did Seth regret the Matt Damon joke?
Probably because Matt turned him down for "Ted".
That joke was funnier when South Park did it years ago.
Oh, it's okay for gay men to trash Sarah Jessica Parker's equine face, but not a straight guy? Total Entitled White Faggot BS.
Big deal. If SJP was the least bit conservative, everyone on DL would hunk it was the funniest thing in the world and race to see who could pile on the fastest.
bunch of fags arguing over a joke. every joke isn't going to be a home run. It's a funny show. 8 seasons and counting proves that. If you don't like it, don't watch.
That was definitely worth bumping an old thread R25.
My, you are a bright penny. Aren't you?
[quote]ripping her horsey looks was done at least somewhat affectionately here.
Don't try to re-write history. We were here when she was bashed on a regular basis. There was nothing affectionate about it.
Family Guy did it first.
... and her face looks like a FOOT.
I like Family Guy, but I hate it when they make fun of someone's physical looks. It is very juvenile.
Is SJP hate still a thing? While I came to detest the Carrie character and the character annoyed the fuck out of me, SJP herself seems like a perfectly decent person.
Seth is mean. Period. His humor is based on anger and spite. He must have had a bad high school experience. That's no excuse, though. He's powerful and rich now, so he should be able to show some compassion. But he's obviously incapable of that. Anyone who watches his show is enabling his campaign of hate and pettiness.
I agree, R31, BUT, it's not like that sort of humor is new to the world. SJP should be able not make anything of it.
At least she wasn't called a giraffe.
Well, I thought it was funny.
This episode of "American Dad" is on right now on Adult Swim.
Good timing with the bump, because SJP is on the cover of September's Harper's Bazaar and said some odd things about her marriage.
"I love Matthew Broderick. Call me crazy, but I love him. We can only be in the marriage we are. We’re very devoted to our family and our lives. I love our life. I love that he’s the father of my children, and it’s because of him that there’s this whole other world that I love.”
It's like she saying, "Yeah, he's cheated on me a bunch of times, and I should have left his ass years ago, I'm sticking it out."
I've been on the DL for a decade. And this is the first time I've said this: Are you for fucking real people? We rip SJP to shreds because of her horse face. Is it juvenile and stale? Totally. But we can't get mad at Seth for doing what we do on an almost daily basis. Shit.
r13 You owe me a new keyboard. That SJP video was one of the funniest things from "South Park".