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Hung: “The Rita Flower”, or “The Indelible Stench”

Posted by therebelprince on August 19, 2009

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Great guest performances and some logical plot follow-ups make this episode worthwhile, even if we’re beginning to feel in a bit of a holding pattern. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hung: “Doris is Dead”, or “Are We Rich or Are We Poor?”

Posted by therebelprince on August 12, 2009


We’re into the middle of the season, so there’s a lot of plot but not a lot of rumination this week. Ray’s relationship with Jemma (Natalie Zea) is centre stage this week. It starts off wonderfully comedically, with a session that turns out to be marriage counselling. The counsellor (Erick Avari) just sits there shocked as Jemma makes up an entire broken relationship, and all the reasons that it’s Ray’s fault. She is, as Tanya put it last week, incredibly fucked up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hung: “Do It, Monkey”

Posted by therebelprince on August 5, 2009


This week, Ray experiences the wackier side of prostitution, while Tanya slowly falls apart. It’s not the most fascinating installment, but at least everyone gets a moment in the spotlight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hung: “The Pickle Jar”

Posted by therebelprince on July 30, 2009


This week, Happiness Consultants finally have their first success, while Ray’s personal life takes a downturn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hung: “Strange Friends, or The Truth Is, You’re Sexy”

Posted by therebelprince on July 23, 2009


“I’ve been a terrible pimp. At least, not very excellent.”

– Tonya

Hung

His daughter is dating a guy named Hammer, his son is listening to “death music”, and his ex-wife is falling apart at the mere sight of sad animals. But Ray has bigger problems – his first client stole his wallet after sex. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hung: “Great Sausage, or Can I Call You Dick?”

Posted by therebelprince on July 22, 2009

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The second episode of HBO’s Hung is five-star entertainment, and continues the show’s return to the HBO of old. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hung: “Pilot”

Posted by therebelprince on July 21, 2009

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The pilot episode of Hung – being reviewed late, I apologise, but I’ll catch up shortly – introduces us to Ray Drecker (played by the immensely likeable Thomas Jane, left), a down-on-his-luck gym teacher with one asset: his much-promo’d penis. Read the rest of this entry »

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