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Anne Dudek Vs Maggie Lawson?

Anne Dudek or Maggie Lawson?

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    jjm329

    [1]Jul 15, 2006
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    Did anyone prefer the original female detective in the pilot played by Anne Dudek to the new female detective played by Maggie Lawson? I find myself firmly in the Anne Dudek camp!
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    neishababee

    [2]Jul 15, 2006
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    i was so confused. i missed the beginning and my sis said that they transferred the other girl. but did they just switch her out?
    because the new girl is prettier and more outspoken but i don't know if i like her better.
    i'm confused.
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    jmd811

    [3]Jul 16, 2006
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    what the...? 11 to 5 in favor of MAGGIE?!? i'll give lawson a chance but still...

    Anne dudek is way better. big mistake on the part of the writers. BIG mistake...

    just my opinion.  

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    ARGuck

    [4]Jul 17, 2006
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    It took me forever to figure out that Anne was "Precious" from Friends. I liked Anne quite a bit in teh Pilot episode and I wish she'd come back. I don't have anything against Maggie, she seems like she'll do alright and she is pretty but It seemed that Anne had more of a character for the network with the new slogan of "Charcters Welcome".
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    dh4645

    [5]Jul 18, 2006
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    i just watched the pilot last night...i liked the female detective. i havent seen episode 2, so i dont have anything to compare really.
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    Pharmacopoeia

    [6]Jul 22, 2006
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    I never liked the detective in the pilot, so I was happy when she didn't stick around for long. Plus Shawn needs a love interest, and the first was already taken by the dufus detective.
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    MaggieBell

    [7]Jul 22, 2006
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    I much prefer Anne Dudek to Maggie Lawson. There was something very appealing about Dudek. I am really disappointed that she is gone. Bring her back!!
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    ZFox83

    [8]Jul 22, 2006
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    jmd811 wrote:

    what the...? 11 to 5 in favor of MAGGIE?!? i'll give lawson a chance but still...

    Anne dudek is way better. big mistake on the part of the writers. BIG mistake...

    just my opinion.  

    I highly doubt this was the fault of the writers.  Sounds to me like maybe she didn't test well with test audiences or maybe producers found her unlikable.  Doubtful that the writers were the ones to get rid of her.

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    jmd811

    [9]Jul 22, 2006
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    it may not have been the fault of the writers, but i still hold them responsible for giving in to the test audience.

    who were those morons in the test audience anyway??

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    kellerwilliam02

    [10]Jul 23, 2006
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    Pharmacopoeia wrote:
    I never liked the detective in the pilot, so I was happy when she didn't stick around for long. Plus Shawn needs a love interest, and the first was already taken by the dufus detective.
    exactly HERE HERE all that good ish. It was the pilot episode c'mon i think the new chick is hella different so i wouldn't say better but i think she's a bit more favorable since she's not the pilot chick i mean if you think about it in hollywood if you get taken out of the pilot you're either gonna get something bigger or fall out like sharona from monk. think about it. if yall like her write the studio. but then again you might be the minority.
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    sugah66

    [11]Jul 23, 2006
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    I liked Anne Dudek, but I'm liking Maggie Lawson better. But I think they're giving Maggie more of a chance to shine. After all, Anne was only in the pilot, and she wasn't even in it all that much. They didn't really give her a chance. Maggie's character is taking a bigger role than Anne's because they obviously plan to hook O'Hara up with Shawn.

    Some people just don't test well. People are replaced in shows all the time. Carol on "Friends" was recast after the first episode she was in. Jane Sibbet played her in every episode but that first one that Carol was in, and I think she did much better than the original actress. That's just how things go. They have to think about the show and the chemistry between the actors.

    Also, never fault the writers.

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    kellerwilliam02

    [12]Jul 23, 2006
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    dude you said everything i did but with examples lol.
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    Pharmacopoeia

    [13]Jul 24, 2006
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    [This message was deleted at the request of a moderator or administrator]
    Edited on 07/25/2006 4:57pm
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    PyScHiSaWeSoMe

    [14]Jul 25, 2006
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    maggie is so much better, she has more personality and actually does investigation on the case. the first cop just went around doing basically nothing. Also maggie trusts shawn's instincts which i like because i
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    Paradigne

    [15]Jul 25, 2006
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    I didn't get a chance to get to attached to Anne, so I just hope Maggie works out well. I definately see more potential with Maggies character.
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    Wu_Kong

    [16]Jul 29, 2006
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     I like Maggie Lawson so far and am willing to give her a chance, but I liked Anne Dudek a lot in the pilot.  Loved the target shooting scene -- thought it was a good flirtatious moment between her and Shawn.
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    jeps1lon2

    [17]Jul 29, 2006
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    wtf are you guys talking about...

    the "detective" in the first episode made an appearance for about 10 minutes total...

    how can you be comparing that to the "new detective", either way, both rarely come out, thus far at least...

    seriously, change the thread discussion or delete it haha...

    lol @ "writers made a huge mistake by writing her off"

    good gosh...
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    Atellix

    [18]Jul 30, 2006
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    ** spoiler for 'Woman Seeking Dead Husband'**


    (after Juliet refuses to give Shawn and Gus the case file)
    Gus: I liked the other girl better.
    Shawn (smiling): Not me...

    Guess we know which one Shawn prefers, huh?
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    Pharmacopoeia

    [19]Jul 31, 2006
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    Atellix wrote:
    ** spoiler for 'Woman Seeking Dead Husband'**


    (after Juliet refuses to give Shawn and Gus the case file)
    Gus: I liked the other girl better.
    Shawn (smiling): Not me...

    Guess we know which one Shawn prefers, huh?

    When I was watching it and that part happened, I immedietly thought of this thread, and I'm like, well that helps that argument.

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    Atellix

    [20]Jul 31, 2006
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    Glad I wasn't the only one who thought of this thread!
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