Brilliantly done! This show has vivid and well formed characters. Indeed bro town provides perfect caricatures of pacific islanders. The parent's are exceptional and with story lines that provide both excitement and entertainment value. At times the humour isn't accessible to everyone but extremely well done even though it is generally cultutally specific to new zealanders/pacific islanders. for ppl from nz and islanders abroad (not including the states) this will be a fav. 100 words is too long for a min. make the min. shorter
100 words is too long for a min. make the min. shorter
100 words is too long for a min. make the min. shorter
Bro'Town is about 5 juvileal Delnquents in New Zeeland who want to be more sucessful in everything. I think Agre Tapili & Sione's Thingy to be one of my favorite charater in the series so far.I like the episode where Sione want's to go to the ball & he's mom won't let him. There was some funny stuff in that episode. I think there should be more episode on Link Tv in the US beacause it's funny & a LOOOOOOOOOOOT more oringinal than The Weekenders.
As Valea always said in the show.
Moring side 4 life, Moring side, Moring side 4 life.
I love the show. The hot chicks and Jeff was one of the best things. But the thing I hated about the show is no one actually done wildstyle on a hottie and its off TV. Fat Pizza took over it but I can rely on TV.com.
The show is very funny and I would recommend this show to lots of people who love Animation-Comedy. And as I say its better every season. I havent missed any episode on SBS. My friends talk and act like Maori people now. Me and my mate Steven Searle-Boswell done a project on New Zealnd. Speaking of New Zealand my teacher Mr. Maine went on an adventure to New Zealand. Back to the show one of the bad things about the show is that there is no wildstyle if you know what I mean (except at the credits of the episode when the Canadian woman lap danced Vale and Valeas dad).
Even though many may find this series immature and even sacrilegious at times, i believe that this show is a true pioneer for all that New Zealand and more generally The South Pacific has to offer. Seeing as this region is plagued with the stigma of producing a population of thick heads or the supposedly more affectionate term *coconut* did you really think that NZ would produce a ground breaking series about the fundamental errors with the theory of relativity? Hell no! It produced something that every islander can relate to: a comedy of escapism showing a life wit the boyz, fanatical to irresponsible parenting, corn beef, the occasional taxing of goods at the local convenience store and much much more... so to you gang who wanna bring down this awesome show about life in morning side... ask yourself this... when was the last time America produced an animated series on world peace? (futurama doesn't count), when was the last time the French produced a series about there love of England? such things will never be just as there will never be a series like bro town to let us islanders laugh at our own stupidity without the rest of the world reminding us how stupid we are... so to you gang who find it beneath you... enjoy it for what it is.. not all you believe it should be, coz its a sweet show aye.. MORNINGSIDE 4 LIFE!!
PS. To the person who finds the whole series a waste of time... fair enough, that is your opinion.. but there's no need to make crude references to the show and poor comparisons to other series... yes the line "does that mean he's homo ow?" may not be a stroke of genius in your eyes, but did you not think to see the underlying relevance of this line highlighting the ignorance of some islanders to the wider array of sexuality due to religious upbringing or the fact that living with the stigma of stupidity anything different from this such as Vale's new found intelligence may lead to other issues of difference, in this case homosexuality?... and please don't use the excuse that being an Australian makes you unable to the follow the story... you seem to follow the satire and ironies of South Park and The Simpsons just fine even though there are many references specific to America? When was the last time you saw an Amish person waltzing around our countrysides? So please don't try and pass off cultural referencing as a valid excuse, it makes our nation seem ignorant to anything that doesn't have George Bush written all over it and that would be further degradation to our nation...
Brotown is the best thing to come out of New Zealand, including Russel Crowe. This show doesnt just appeal to Maoris and PI\'s. My mates all love it, and theyre all aussies. At first glimpse i admit it seems a little crude, but it grows enormously on you. Also, to correct something that one of the other critics has said Jeff doesnt say \"Does that mean youre homo now?\" he says \"Does that mean youre homo, owww?\" This is his phrase in the show. Valea is, i think, the funniest of all. PEWWW PEWWW.
I had very low hopes for this TV show after seeing advertisements for it on The Comedy Channel. Usually when the channel raves about something, they're desperate for viewers and try their best to over-hype it. They did the same thing with "Popetown", another pathetic animated show.
I watched the first episode, and laughed once, during the hydroponics flashback sequence. I watched the second episode, and found it so dull that I couldn't watch it all.
This show is so badly written, lacking in intelligence, charm, subtlety and basic humour that I can't possibly see how anyone could like it.
Let me give you an example of how bad the jokes are:
"The doctors say you're a genius now!" "Does that mean you're a homo now?"
New Zealands first prime time animated television show. Very funny as well, I was in China on a school trip and remebered that I would miss the first 3 episodes. Luckily my family taped them for me and I loved it. I went and bought Season 1 and 2 on DVD as soon as they came out. Season 3, cant wait!
Morningside 4 life! Indeed, i hope this never ends... It's witty, funny and has good ethnical sterotype humour. The characters rule and remind me of south park. When it came to Australia, I eagerly watched it and now do every week. WATCH IT! If you do, you will be as happy as i am! WHEEE!
Pleasantly suprised was I when I saw this show for the first time, having had previews for it's first airing crammed down my throat on the Comedy Channel for days on end led me to question the validity of all the hype.
Once again, I was plesantly surprised and have since seen the entire season on DVD.
Based in Auckland in New Zealand, Samoan's Vale, Valea, Sione and Mack are teamed with local Kiwi Jeff in what is the South Park of the South Pacific.
Rude, crude and leaving no prisoners, bro'Town is indeed a guilty pleasure, as it isnt the type of show you would want your parents or any religious associates knowing you watch.
Bro town really rocks! of course the first series was, as some may say, 'mediocre'
and really had the feel of a university school animation project than a prime t.v. show, but still, most television series dont start out looking totally proffesional, the second series delves deeper into characters, and theres only been something like 12/13/14 episodes so far, so Im expecting good things from this show. It has humor, and a sense of being new zealand.
bro'Town is undoubtedly New Zealands most original attempt at a comedy. The animation aspect of it could do with some fine-tuning, but overall the show does very well on a relatively small budget. Critics praise it and audiences flock to it. I cant help feeling that it would really only appeal to a New Zealand audience though...
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