626: Life, in the Third Person - Part 1

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4 stars! Very nice!
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626: Life, in the Third Person - Part 1

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So, what did you think of this episode? \:D/
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I thought this was an excellent episode. =D> I loved Mandy talking in the third person. David seemed incredibly bratty in this episode, but that's to be expected. Excellent lesson. Once Mandy started riding her bike in the rain, I had a feeling she was going to crash sooner or later. Five stars!
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I haven't enjoyed the Mandy series as much, but I thought this one was pretty well made, so I give it four stars.
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v-lady93 wrote:I haven't enjoyed the Mandy series as much, but I thought this one was pretty well made, so I give it four stars.
I never really got into the Mandy "saga" (if you could call it that) either. I gave this one an avarage.
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Kairi wrote:/globalannouncified.
I thought this was an excellent episode. =D> I loved Mandy talking in the third person. David seemed incredibly bratty in this episode, but that's to be expected. Excellent lesson. Once Mandy started riding her bike in the rain, I had a feeling she was going to crash sooner or later. Five stars!
I second every single thing stated above. I've loved this whole "Mandy's-Parents-Separating" phase, 5 stars.
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I never thought I'd say this but Mandy is really starting to get on my nerves... :( Anyway's good episode, sounds like Racheal and Stephen could get back together... hurrah! 4 stars.
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Post by Jimmy Barclay Fan »

Being a myspace friend of Miss Aria Curzon. I know some spoilers she told us. This could be the episode she talked about, well all 3 parts.

Well done. I enjoyed it. I liked how at the end God was working by allowing cell phone call to go through. David was bratty, and I felt bad for Mandy.

Good episode. 5 stars, ready for next 2 parts.
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Yeah it was actually pretty good.
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I love all the thorough, in-depth reviews ya'll are giving. =D>
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Wow..this was an amazing, but incredibly sad episode. It was sad how Mandy's attitude really changed. Previously, she was still hopeful, and now she's lost all hope. She no longer wants to ask God for things to get better. It liked that Connie tried to counsel Mandy. I liked how the episode explores the effects of the divorce on each member of the family, particularly David and Mrs. Straussberg. Though this episode was sad, I appreciated the harsh reality this episode brought.

When I heard Mandy’s crash, I was really worried that she might be seriously injured, so I was relieved to hear it was only a broken leg. It was really sad to hear how alone she felt in the hospital, away from her parents. I am hoping, however, her crash might bring her parents together. :pray:
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I am torn on the direction I want this to go in... I mean yeah realistically, if this was a family I knew in real life I'd want them to patch things up... but there are many, many Christian families that go through divorce so I don't know if I really totally am behind a happy ending to it all since most of the time that's not what actually happens... :-k
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H Tide wrote:Wow..this was an amazing, but incredibly sad episode. It was sad how Mandy's attitude really changed. Previously, she was still hopeful, and now she's lost all hope. She no longer wants to ask God for things to get better. It liked that Connie tried to counsel Mandy. I liked how the episode explores the effects of the divorce on each member of the family, particularly David and Mrs. Straussberg. Though this episode was sad, I appreciated the harsh reality this episode brought.

When I heard Mandy’s crash, I was really worried that she might be seriously injured, so I was relieved to hear it was only a broken leg. It was really sad to hear how alone she felt in the hospital, away from her parents. I am hoping, however, her crash might bring her parents together. :pray:
I agree. 5/5
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I was a big fan of this episode, so I gave it a 5 star. I've actaully really enjoyed the Mandy saga, as well. However, I'm not sure that it should end out well, b/c, as it has already been stated, sadly not all christian couples stay together. Wow, I can't wait to hear the next three.
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H Tide wrote:Wow..this was an amazing, but incredibly sad episode. It was sad how Mandy's attitude really changed. Previously, she was still hopeful, and now she's lost all hope. She no longer wants to ask God for things to get better. It liked that Connie tried to counsel Mandy. I liked how the episode explores the effects of the divorce on each member of the family, particularly David and Mrs. Straussberg. Though this episode was sad, I appreciated the harsh reality this episode brought.

When I heard Mandy’s crash, I was really worried that she might be seriously injured, so I was relieved to hear it was only a broken leg. It was really sad to hear how alone she felt in the hospital, away from her parents. I am hoping, however, her crash might bring her parents together. :pray:
yeah, that's one of the reasons I liked it.
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Post by Danielle Abigail Maxwell »

I liked it. But this time around, David just had to get on my nerves.
I've been getting into Odyssey more (like starting to like the whole Eugene/Dad/Everett thing), and this one caught on too. I thought it was planned out well and the third person thing... not into that. That's what made this a 4. There wasn't much third person in the first place(it being a two part episode), and it was all very... annoying to me even in the third person? I got confused at some places.
But all in all, it was pretty good. I cannot wait for the next part. I wonder what will happen next... hmmm.... THem getting back together... not bad idea...
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I was shocked to hear Mandy recounting her life in the third person. I was fully expecting Connie to be the protagonist since we're expecting an update on her book this season. So I was surprised, but not at all disappointed to have my prediction proved wrong. Nice way to set up the episode too-- makes it more interesting.

All the storylines (Mandy, Mrs. Straussberg/Mrs. Washington, Mr. Straussberg/David) were decent. The real estate guy was great in a wry way, especially making those comments about his own divorce and about Christians being more accepting of divorce nowadays. I liked Connie as a mentor, sharing her wisdom and experiences with Mandy. Hmm, I wonder if Mandy was wearing a bike helmet.

Good start. Though things are looking up for Mr. and Mrs. Straussberg, I have no idea what will happen. I could see this storyline closing either way. More, hopefully better, thoughts to come next week.
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I'm so glad things are looking up for Mandy's parents . . . or at least, it seems that way.
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