MTV's Two-A-Days: Great Show? Or Greatest Show?
So the first season of Two-A-Days is over, and I feel the need to make some points about the show. For those of you who didn't watch the show, it follows the season, and more importantly, the social lives, of a high school football team in Hoover, Alabama. The team's nationally ranked, has won three state titles in a row, and has produced some big name players (Chad Jackson on the Patriots, John Parker Wilson who is Alabama's starting QB, and his brother Ross Wilson, the current QB who is currently a highly touted recruit.)
I have four main points:
1. The guys on that team must crush so much ass, it is absurd. The town they live in has absolutely NOTHING going for it other than high school football. Even the girls in the high school seem to comprehend Xs and Os type of football information. It's crazy. Also, these girls are smoking hot. Yes, I know they are or were still in high school, but I don't care. Alex's ex-girlfriend Kristin is unbelievable. However, she didn't accept my myspace friend request, so that's not something working in her favor.
2. Rush Propst is not a smart coach. Hoover is a really good high school football team because everyone in the town is expected to play football. While I will give credit to Coach Propst for possibly working them harder than anybody else (which is an important part of coaching obviously), he's still a complete moron.
First, his pre-game and halftime speeches are TERRIBLE. He doesn't say a word more than four letters long during any of them. Believe me, I'm not saying cursing isn't effective. It is. But merely saying , "BEAT THE PISS OUT OF 'EM!" repeatedly isn't going to inspire anyone. You have to at least attempt to tell a story. Preferrably one that uses the word "fuck" a lot.
Secondly, in the game they lost, they knew they were facing a mobile QB the entire week, and then Propst complains the defense couldn't stop them when he had them running plays against their pocket QB all week. Shouldn't he have used that kid Cornelius at QB during practice for a good portion of that week so the defense would have experience against a running QB? Did anybody else notice this?
3. Goose is a fucking douchebag and a pussy. When he showed up at Alex's house with Kristin as a part of that whole "cheerleaders deliver baked goods the night before the game" thing that apparently happens in the South, I was amazed that Alex didn't punch him in the face. This was like 3 days after Alex had broken up with Kristin. I don't care that Alex banged out Keagen or that Goose wasn't great friends with Alex, hanging out with a teammates' ex-girlfriend that soon after a breakup in such a clear, sexually motivated manner is unacceptable. Thankfully, it appears that Goose's fat ass is relegated to hanging out only with chicks now who haven't appeared to touch his penis. The final episode was vague as to how things are between him and Kristin, but she used the word "friend" a lot, so I'm guessing they don't rub naughty parts. Fuck you, Goose. Also, I think the fact that this idiot would sully the name of Maverick's partner like that pisses me off even more.
4. Repete was the most intriguing character on this show. I don't understand why the focus was on Alex. First, Repete is the most "dirty South" of all the characters. Repete featured the blowout afro or dreads at all times. Furthermore, his name is fucking Repete. Not Pete Jr. Repete. His Dad's name isn't even Pete or Peter either, it's just his nickname. Plus his Dad was a massive alcoholic who seemingly led all the idiotic cheers in the stadium, and interrupted a post-game interview with his son drunkenly. Finally, Repete has a thing for white chicks. His girlfriend was white, and he was almost suspended from the starting lineup for a game after asking for white girls' phone numbers in the stands during the game.
A little follow up on the show. Repete was able to walk on at Auburn, but later "quit" the team. Sounds like he got booted off to me. Ross Wilson has decided to play baseball instead of football for the Crimson Tide. Finally, Alex Binder was arrested for breaking and entering a motor vehicle the summer after his senior year. However, Alex's myspace profile contains a photo of his highly underage girlfriend Danielle, who needless to say, is extremely good looking.