Author Topic: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family  (Read 3113 times)

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #30 on: July 14, 2019, 09:44:46 PM »
How come in the early videos he's balding but now he lives there he has a full head of hair?

That's what God does to you, I guess.

Fag hair plugs.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #31 on: July 14, 2019, 09:45:35 PM »
Oh great. Twitter fucks something else up.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #32 on: July 14, 2019, 09:46:31 PM »
Fag hair plugs.

Him saying he had "No experience of kids" was a bit :/

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #33 on: July 14, 2019, 09:49:11 PM »
I called Fred Phelps out as gay decades ago. TELL ME SOMETHING NEW.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #34 on: July 14, 2019, 09:52:52 PM »
Louis getting one over on this sub-Morgan Spurlock lad.

pwned lmao

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #35 on: July 14, 2019, 09:54:45 PM »
Why do they get all these closet cases turning up to join? Happened in the last one as well.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #36 on: July 14, 2019, 10:03:14 PM »
Makes sense this wally is a Kansas City Royals fan.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #37 on: July 14, 2019, 10:04:07 PM »
J? Pansexual?

Fuck off.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #38 on: July 14, 2019, 10:07:22 PM »
J? Pansexual?

Fuck off.

Some hairline on the fella as well.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #39 on: July 14, 2019, 10:08:31 PM »
Skinhead? Binary code tattoo? Guardians of the Galaxy merch?

Fuck off.

Some hairline on the fella as well.

Aye he's quite the specimen.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #40 on: July 14, 2019, 10:09:33 PM »
When do they get to the bit where they interview their new member Graham Linehan?

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #41 on: July 14, 2019, 10:14:41 PM »
Fuck's she blubbing for?

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #42 on: July 14, 2019, 10:17:29 PM »
Don’t even have widescreen computer screens, still in the 4:3 era.

Backwards mentality on full display.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #43 on: July 14, 2019, 10:19:29 PM »
I gotta say, this episode isn't a whole lot different from the first follow-up doc.

I guess it's more boring.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #44 on: July 14, 2019, 10:21:09 PM »
I think that's quite fitting really isn't it?


Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #45 on: July 14, 2019, 10:23:02 PM »




Pansexual?

Skinhead? Binary code tattoo? Guardians of the Galaxy merch?

Fuck off.


Alright Gramps, we've all had a nice drink.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #46 on: July 14, 2019, 10:23:20 PM »
I gotta say, this episode isn't a whole lot different from the first follow-up doc.

I guess it's more boring.

Fred Phelps Sr had a better accent, and an overall better line in mad faces and prophecies. These new lot are shite. Mildly offensive without any of the panache.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #47 on: July 14, 2019, 10:24:36 PM »


Alright Gramps, we've all had a nice drink.

Almost on his side a bit there.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #48 on: July 14, 2019, 10:24:47 PM »
He probably should have checked there was interesting stuff to fill an hour with before setting off.

Barely any God Hates Fags signs? Pfff... How are they anything different from your average Bible thumpers now? Ring me back when they say something offensive, thanks.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #49 on: July 14, 2019, 10:25:34 PM »
Like a mid-season episode of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #50 on: July 14, 2019, 10:28:20 PM »
Like a mid-season episode of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Yeah but more miserable.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #51 on: July 14, 2019, 10:30:51 PM »
"Disagree without demonising".

Leaving one fantasy bubble into another one it seems.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #52 on: July 14, 2019, 10:31:43 PM »
Yeah but more miserable.

Didn't find this or Huck Finn miserable at all. Rather watch these than Glee or Last Night at the Proms.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #53 on: July 14, 2019, 10:33:01 PM »
I thought it was the Before Midnight of the Westboro trilogy - fine, trying to go into new areas, and mostly succeeding, without being radically different or brilliant. The stuff with the mum was the best bit. Absolutely NO point pursuing Steve Drain at all, he's been a flat bat since day one. The ending was a bit VOTE CENTRIST.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #54 on: July 14, 2019, 10:34:02 PM »
Well I enjoyed it. Not as many funny moments this time although props to J for doing his best. My empathetic side suddenly felt very sorry for Shirley Phelps and ended up wishing she'd just run out at the end and hug Megan.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #55 on: July 14, 2019, 10:35:00 PM »
Not sure how much I bought the idea that things are mellowing post-Phelps. It felt a bit too over-emphasised, like Louis really wanted it to be the case, but it wasn't shown too much. Always fun to see him spar with top documentarian Steve Drain though.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #56 on: July 14, 2019, 10:39:56 PM »
In a series set over 13 years designed to show progression, it is depressing how little has changed.

Still your one has a TED talk career out of it, and the head baddie has carked it so that’s something

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #57 on: July 14, 2019, 10:43:23 PM »
Not sure how much I bought the idea that things are mellowing post-Phelps. It felt a bit too over-emphasised, like Louis really wanted it to be the case, but it wasn't shown too much. Always fun to see him spar with top documentarian Steve Drain though.
Yeah I agree and as much as he may correctly take everything they say with a pinch of salt, they were sort of right about him coming to conclusions based on very little. I don't think the fact that they're not as grotesquely joyful about the deaths of soldiers really counts as a softening of doctrine. If he'd focused more on the seven elders that kept being referenced I don't think that narrative would have got anywhere.

Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #58 on: July 14, 2019, 10:47:30 PM »
the image of Fred cooing out to the liberals across the street in a moment of revelation seems to fanciful to be true and yet no one seemed to actually rebuff that successfully.

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Re: Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family
« Reply #59 on: July 14, 2019, 10:52:22 PM »
I guess in retrospect, it's a big step to see Shirley admitting her vulnerability about the kids leaving. It's all very confusing. Louis pitches this mellowing, but also implies that Fred and Shirley have been edged out by this faction of elders pushing more patriarchal control. So which direction is the mellowing coming from?