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There is one trick you can accuse Whedon of repeating. Nate Send a noteboard - 21/09/2011 04:00:28 PM
That would be the use of a cute girl who kicks ass. Buffy, River, the cast of Dollhouse, Kitty Pryde in his X-Men work. But I like Whedon quite a bit, so I don't think it's fair to call that one-trick pony material. Angel didn't have a cute girl kicking ass until the end of the last season, and Fred wasn't exactly cute by that point. River only kicked ass in one Firefly episode and then the movie (you can argue that Zoe kicked ass, but she was a different sort of character, she wasn't the cute girl character, she was a hardened war veteran). Dr. Horrible didn't have it. He also wrote/rewrote much of the script for the original Toy Story, and that doesn't fit his so-called mold either. Avengers probably won't fit it. And there are other movie and tv scripts he's written too.

His dialogue is similar across many of his projects, but that doesn't count as one-trick pony material either, like you said. That's just how he does dialogue, he likes banter and he likes to make jokes, and a lot of people enjoy it.

Whedon writes stories that he enjoys, so there are some similarities to some of them, but he doesn't just repeat the same story over and over.
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And you though Joss Whedon was a one-trick pony? An older show by the "Glee" creator.. - 21/09/2011 12:16:14 AM 1196 Views
I loved that show. It was my brain candy during university. - 21/09/2011 08:13:22 AM 586 Views
Whedon's a one-trick pony? Other than his dialogue writing, he's pretty varied, I'd say - 21/09/2011 03:11:22 PM 620 Views
There is one trick you can accuse Whedon of repeating. - 21/09/2011 04:00:28 PM 697 Views
Angel had Cordy - 21/09/2011 07:16:59 PM 561 Views
Re: Angel had Cordy - 21/09/2011 10:17:27 PM 619 Views
no I'm not counting AFTER Connor - 22/09/2011 02:24:15 PM 597 Views
well two tricks - 22/09/2011 02:48:49 PM 662 Views
True, in a way. - 22/09/2011 03:43:06 PM 591 Views
spoilers - 22/09/2011 09:52:31 PM 624 Views
I didn't know that, cool. - 22/09/2011 10:10:30 PM 686 Views
well *spoilers* - 22/09/2011 11:13:53 PM 710 Views
Huh. I was convinced... - 22/09/2011 11:39:04 PM 682 Views
Re: Huh. I was convinced... - 23/09/2011 01:41:15 PM 616 Views
Re: Huh. I was convinced... - 23/09/2011 07:26:49 PM 680 Views
You take that back right now. - 28/09/2011 01:52:59 AM 584 Views
Re: And you though Joss Whedon was a one-trick pony? An older show by the "Glee" creator.. - 21/09/2011 06:05:39 PM 627 Views
Chalk another score up for private schools then. - 21/09/2011 11:54:09 PM 729 Views
I must have attended the best public schools in the world. - 22/09/2011 02:12:25 PM 512 Views
our school was pretty chill too - 22/09/2011 02:45:04 PM 573 Views
I'm gonna guess the "little" was sarcasm... *NM* - 22/09/2011 11:40:26 PM 294 Views
Yes. Yes, it was. *NM* - 23/09/2011 03:01:54 PM 274 Views
You never know with American schools. *NM* - 23/09/2011 07:19:42 PM 258 Views
I know of a degree of these problems in private schools as well - 22/09/2011 02:38:54 PM 567 Views
The Mean Girl comment makes me wonder if coed is the problem. - 23/09/2011 12:23:13 AM 622 Views
Yes. - 23/09/2011 12:49:08 PM 577 Views
Yah, girls do have a tendency to snipe. - 23/09/2011 02:04:42 PM 543 Views
That seems a bit exaggerated. - 23/09/2011 07:32:33 PM 598 Views

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