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Countdown To Extinction Week 3: A “Cavemen” Recap

Like “The Onion” once did with John Leguizamo’s abysmal sketch show “House of Buggin’,” we’re going to provide weekly recaps of “Cavemen” until it gets canceled. Another week, another recap. And this one’s got caveboobs. It’s hardly a stretch to say that the first two episodes of Cavemen were awful. But, this week, for the first time in the show’s brief history, the funniest punchline was in the show — not the show itself. That’s not to say that there’s an Emmy in Cavemen‘s future, or even that the show won’t be canceled by week’s end, but for the first […]

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Countdown To Extinction Week 2: A “Cavemen” Recap

Like “The Onion” once did with John Leguizamo’s abysmal sketch show “House of Buggin’,” we’re going to provide weekly recaps of “Cavemen” until it gets canceled. When I committed to writing weekly recaps of Cavemen, I was pretty sure it was going to be a one-time deal. But, to my surprise, the show was back last night for a second episode, so here we go again. Episode 2 (“Nick Get Job”) begins with Nick at his computer, purportedly working on his dissertation, which, despite its wordy title, is basically about how cavemen invented “the finger.” The subject of rent — […]

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Countdown To Extinction: A “Cavemen” Recap

Last night saw the premiere of Cavemen, one of the most talked about new shows of the fall season. Sure, most of that talk has been people saying things such as, “Can you believe they actually made a show out of those stupid GEICO commercials?” or “I think Cavemen is really going to suck.” But we’ve decided to give it a chance anyway. Like The Onion once did with John Leguizamo’s abysmal sketch show House of Buggin’, we’re going to provide weekly recaps of Cavemen until it gets canceled … which could happen by the time you’re done reading this. […]

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Who Wants To Make A Man Date With "Cavemen" and "Carpoolers"?

Posted by Mike Hey, guys, ABC was just wondering — if you’re not doing anything on Tuesday nights — would you maybe want to go on a “man date”? Turns out, the alphabet network just realized that all of its other shows are “for chicks,” so they’ve decided to make a night of television just for men. So, on Tuesdays, instead of being subjected to the Emmy-winning shows — such as Lost, Grey’s Anatomy and Desperate Housewives — that litter the other nights on ABC’s schedule, men will be treated to Cavemen and Carpoolers. Yeah, um, thanks. But the kicker […]