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NBC (ended 2013)
After the first five minutes of this episode, I wanted to scream "why in the world did I decide to watch this?" For a little while I continued disliking the pilot, but then it got better. And by the end I was laughing quite a bit.

Here is what I thought of the main characters. Molly was pretty good. She wasn't just like I thought she would be, she was made more irresponsible and feminist than I thought she would be. Junior wasn't so good. If I were to read a script, I might like his character, or if the episode was silent. But oh my god his voice. It's going to drive me crazy. Dan and Caroline were good. Dan annoyed me a bit at first, but he ended up being pretty funny. Caroline is fairly normal, which is something needed. Miguel and Lizette are even better than Dan and Caroline. Miguel is very funny. Lizette is an even better normal than Caroline. And then the younger brother, why? I mean, I liked him, but he barely provides anything to the show. Why would they pay for another actor that barely provides anything for the show?

The episode had a lot of funny parts in it. And then, the ending, why? That is way too soon. WAY too soon. Honestly. Now I wonder what kind of madness this show will provide in its (likely few) episodes to come...

QUOTES I LIKED FROM THE EPISODE

Dan:
When has she not been a challenge?
Caroline: That month that she was in bed with mono.

Junior: I couldn't bring myself to tell them.
Molly: Yeah, I got that from the big "what?"

Junior: I'd like to ask for Molly's hand in marriage.
Dan: Sure, take her hand. You've already had all the other parts.

Miguel: Molly, I didn't mean to hurt your feelings.
Dan: But, you did.

Junior: I'm taking my fiancée to her favorite place.
Molly: The mall?
Junior: The pier.
Molly: Oh, I love the pier!

Dan: He's got brains. She's got...him.

OVERALL RATING: 7/10

What did you think of Welcome to the Family's pilot?
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Oh, and by the way. I also thought Caoline seemed (good) normal - she kind of lost that quality in ep 2. Still like the show though!
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I it is gonna go on opposite Once upon a time in Wonderland. Based on there respective premieres - I'd rather watch this one
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I'm gonna have to try again; I started watching and shut the thing off when Dan met Miguel for the first time at the boxing gym; they were bugging the hell out of me; apparently I switched off too soon; we'll see.
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Honestly, I went in closed-minded, but I chuckled quite a bit :D The jokes need to be worked on, the cast needs to settle - this won't be a great show albeit pretty funny, but next to Modern Family (obviously inspired by) this type of non-childish-comedy could be refreshing :D
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Based on the premiere, I'd say it's definitely not a must watch show for me, but I'd watch it again. The previews for next week seem decent, so I'll probably watch again.
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I only watched if for Mary McC. I didn't hate it but I'm still not hooked. I'll give it another week or two...
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