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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 1099 Views
I loved that show. It was my brain candy during university. - 21/09/2011 08:13:22 AM 513 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 530 Views
There is one trick you can accuse Whedon of repeating. - 21/09/2011 04:00:28 PM 609 Views
Angel had Cordy - 21/09/2011 07:16:59 PM 478 Views
Re: Angel had Cordy - 21/09/2011 10:17:27 PM 534 Views
no I'm not counting AFTER Connor - 22/09/2011 02:24:15 PM 527 Views
well two tricks - 22/09/2011 02:48:49 PM 560 Views
True, in a way. - 22/09/2011 03:43:06 PM 516 Views
spoilers - 22/09/2011 09:52:31 PM 526 Views
I didn't know that, cool. - 22/09/2011 10:10:30 PM 600 Views
well *spoilers* - 22/09/2011 11:13:53 PM 613 Views
Huh. I was convinced... - 22/09/2011 11:39:04 PM 603 Views
Re: Huh. I was convinced... - 23/09/2011 01:41:15 PM 541 Views
Re: Huh. I was convinced... - 23/09/2011 07:26:49 PM 594 Views
You take that back right now. - 28/09/2011 01:52:59 AM 500 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 537 Views
Chalk another score up for private schools then. - 21/09/2011 11:54:09 PM 645 Views
I must have attended the best public schools in the world. - 22/09/2011 02:12:25 PM 430 Views
our school was pretty chill too - 22/09/2011 02:45:04 PM 487 Views
I'm gonna guess the "little" was sarcasm... *NM* - 22/09/2011 11:40:26 PM 251 Views
Yes. Yes, it was. *NM* - 23/09/2011 03:01:54 PM 230 Views
You never know with American schools. *NM* - 23/09/2011 07:19:42 PM 209 Views
I know of a degree of these problems in private schools as well - 22/09/2011 02:38:54 PM 485 Views
The Mean Girl comment makes me wonder if coed is the problem. - 23/09/2011 12:23:13 AM 540 Views
Yes. - 23/09/2011 12:49:08 PM 496 Views
Yah, girls do have a tendency to snipe. - 23/09/2011 02:04:42 PM 461 Views
That seems a bit exaggerated. - 23/09/2011 07:32:33 PM 501 Views

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