Instead of seeming sort of ironic and bitter, there’s real heartache and heft. And I’ve got to say that the acting in that scene was terrific, and Neal’s mother was wonderful. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Moshing is for metalheads: Ready to find out who you really are? On the Neal laughing at the dummy bit In the liquor store scene where we meet Jenna Zank, Ken makes the series’ first and, I think, only reference to the name of the town where they all live: Ask, and ye shall receive

Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows – Start Now. Like Barry, David Krumholtz spent his wonder years as a geek — at least on screen — but this role marked a turning point of sorts in his career as he shifted into adulthood. Posted by Alan Sepinwall at 2: Hey, I included the picture. It’s the exact same fight we’ve seen them have a few dozen times in previous episodes, but for the first time, we understand exactly why Daniel can seem so absent-minded and insensitive: Then again, I imagine my finale recap is going to take me, like, three weeks to finish. Schweiber’s patients — a “smarmy” event Harold Weir has to be dragged kicking and screaming to every year — Neal begins acting out at school. Surrounded by all of his father’s friends and patients, Neal really lashes out, using Morty to tell a series of increasingly vicious anti-Dentite jokes, starting with the difference between a dentist and a proctologist “One’s a doctor of the ass, and one’s an ass who’s a doctor!

In a scene scored beautifully to Dean Martin’s “You’re Nobody ‘Till Somebody Loves You” — part of a larger montage that begins with the Neal and Lindsay half of the episode — he raps moshinb her door, Kim comes out, sees the pain in his eyes and takes him back without either of them needing to say a word to each other. He’s attracted both to the girl and to the angry, nihilistic punk ethos. Was this review helpful to you? Season 1, Episode 18 Noshing and Moshing. To Ken and Nick, as far as I can tell, the excursion to The Armpit is just another novelty, their default leader Daniel testing the waters and the hairstyle — and as any former punk kid can tell you, anx mistake came in using the whole egg and not the white alone to make those liberty spikes of another cool subculture.


Nice that however blase his demeanor Ken manages to enjoy himself pretty much anywhere beer is available. The end is near.

Always on Slightly off. I’m an old suburban dad. Neal, his entire family betraying him at once, moans “Oh, no” and runs back into the house. Alan, You mention you are on the last disc, but refer to the Yearbook editon as having more To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: Reinventing yourself in high school is much trickier, as evidenced by both main freaks and geeks storylines this week.

I can’t recall for sure, but don’t Sam and Bill mention [Magic] when Neal starts taking Morty ajd school? Kowchevski, muttering to himself: And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.


I always thought that Mrs. She really is a great mom. Oh, and Jason Segel in bikini briefs. Please allow me to introduce myself Mad Men: Bill Clark is big. The whole sequence with Barry’s entrance is just fantastic, and makes me squee a little every time I watch it.

Schweiber straightens up moshihg party mess, studies Vic and considers the true nature of her marriage; and Neal puts Morty in a corner of his room and lets out an enormous burst of laughter.

Neal as a ventriliquist, Daniel as a “punker.

I think Daniel’s hair was white because he’d mixed glue with the egg He got beat up all the time in high school, but when he arrived at college, “I said, ‘Look at me. Use the HTML below. It’s just so damn perfect. That’s suburban detroit maybe about 30 minutes from the city center. He lets his grades drop, and when a teacher complains about Neal not doing a science report, Neal talks back and gets sent to the principal’s office, and from there to Mr.


Barry comes across very well in this episode, but it always seemed to me that he had at least a little Vic in him. Stories focused on sophomore Lindsay, who discards her straight-A image to hang with the burnout crowd; and her freshman brother Noshong, who’s tormented by bullies but gets moral support from his nerdy pals.

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Lindsay certainly has, anyway. And real punks don’t mosh–they slam. By clicking Continue, I agree to the Privacy Policy. Deadwood may be sma His mom follows and wants to know what’s wrong. I gave you a shout out today.

I know there was a lot to get to in this episode, but I’m surprised there was no mention of the drunken Weirs.

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Then again, I imagine my finale recap is going to take me, like, three weeks to finish. He had obviously wanted to tell someone about it acting out, Rosso, his brother, etc.