Friday, July 31, 2009

I'm going to have to bring a pinata to the finale to living things up

Who is totally unexcited about the finale of So You Think You Can Dance?*

Me.

Because all of my favorite dancers are gone. Jeanette was my number 1, followed by Ade, then Melissa. And now they're all gone.

All those weeks of watching Mary Murphy scream...wasted.

Well, full disclosure, I barely watched Mary Murphy at all. DVR was invented so that we all could fast forward right through her hot tamale train yelping.

*I just realized that, other than my mild obsession with America's Next Top Model, I don't often write about current television shows that I watch. I don't know why that is. I certainly am not trying to give off the impression that I don't want a lot of TV. Trust me, folks, that is not the case. I watch loads of TV. And I don't know about you, but it has always kind of bothered me when people say, "Oh, I don't really watch TV." Like they're just too busy dusting their volumes of the OED to watch a rerun of MASH. (Fact: I don't ever get tired of MASH reruns. Ever.)

12 comments:

Andrea said...

I agree with you 100% Rachel. This season has been kind of blah. No one is standing out like last year with Katie, Josh, Chelsea, and Twitch. But the good news is that they are starting up another season in September. Let's cross our fingers it's a much better one this time around!

hi, i'm nancy! said...

don't beat me up, but i am one of those who says "i don't watch that much t.v." because i don't! no, i am not dusting off anything, i am just not watching all that much t.v.

it's neither here nor there - i just don't.

Laura said...

I agree!! I loved Jeanette. At first, I didn't think I would like her but she was so great! And Ade getting voted out last night? Seriously? And Melissa was so beautiful to watch! I do like Evan, but he's certainly not good enough to be in the finale. Sorry. I'm not sure who I want to win. And I SO agree about DVR and fast forwarding through Mary!! DVR is a beautiful thing!!

~Mama Skates~ said...

preach! i ♥ TV - probably watch too much of it!

but i have 2 disagree...i am still totally in2 SYTYCD! i'm pulling 4 Brandon - he rocks!

Gina said...

We haven't even watched it so much this season. But I did see the "cancer" dance and loved it.

The Katzbox said...

The screaming...why the screaming...her open mouth frightens me. I live on top of the San Andreas Fault and her mouth is scarier to me than the idea of the big one.

I like the blond judge's hair cut. I can't remember her name right now-the choreographer. I want that weird haircut. Too bad my 12 hairs won't cooperate on my pea-sized head.

I would look like a Barbie-doll head that went through the washing machine. And that Murphy woman would start screaming when she saw me....*shudder*

Amanda said...

I always knew I didn't like Mary Murphy, but never spent a second figuring out why. You nailed it with "hot tamale train yelping." I'm pretty sure this is why I don't watch the show.
That and I'm too busy with my other shows. Between The Bachlorette (can you say disappointment) and Bravo, I'm pretty busy at all times. Even if I've already seen that Housewives episode, there's no harm in watching it again. Rachel, you have Bravo, right?

Bronwyn James said...

Girl, this week's episode hasn't aired here yet! You spoiled the results for me, but don't worry, I'm not upset. I rarely watch the results show anyway. I just like the dancing.

I've tolerated Mary Murphy all these seasons, but this season a whole new loathing has boiled up in me for her ridiculousness. I'm just embarrassed for her to have to be her on television in front of the nation. Shouldn't someone clue her in?

Gina said...

Pardon the dumb question, but what is OED? I know I'm going to feel stupid after we get the answer.

Rachel said...

Oxford English Dictionary. The Mother of All Dictionaries.

Rach said...

Yeah, Jeanette getting the axe was kind of depressing for me. I am a Brandon fan, but I wanted Jeanette to win it all. Boo. I just need to watch it with Jacob and it will be fun fun fun. He makes up his dances when we watch, and lately they're a lot more fun to watch.

Hannah said...

I have to mute the tv as soon as mary opens her mouth, for the sake of the dog. I'm waaaaaaaaaay bummed about both melissa and especially ade. I'm a big Kayla fan however, so I'm pulling for her to win this one. I want to like Brandon....really I do. He's a great dancer...but he's just such a ditz. I like Evan too, awesome at what he does....but not that awesome at anything else. Also I always feel bad for him when the judges say stuff about how he doesn't have to look sexy! he's so cute! He's in the remedial class at sexy dance school. It's ok. He can sit next to me.