Love, love, love Fixer Upper. Jo Jo and Chip seem like real people and have genuine chemistry. She doesn't wear her pearls and heels to work in and he doesn't mind messing up his hair. Bing watching today and telling my friends tomorrow. Keep up the good work. Love that Texas feel
Fixer Upper is the best show you have had on in a long time. Chip and Joanna are so real. They do a down to earth job of redecorating. She is beautiful and he is funny. Taped last show rewatched it. Unbeliveable. Loved the one where they did the ladies home in Texas who lost her home to gas explosion. They treated her like she was their Mother.
I'm really not a fan. I've seen 3 shows. All 3 used subway tile with Carrara Marble. ALL 3 used white slip covers on the couches and featured distressed furniture. All 3 heavily emphasized found objects...sometimes inappropriately. My biggest huh?! moment was the faux fireplace with what appeared to be bicycle baskets hanging inside.
They do a lovely job on the structural renno, and the design is often lovely, too, when all is said and done. However, I can't see making a show that is the same each and every time. One trick ponies.
I had just noticed and began watching episodes of Fixer Upper, I won't be watching it anymore. The woman on the show, Joanna is snide and smug, not likeable in the least. I had already noticed how condescending she is to her husband, but this morning on episode 6, I couldn't believe what she said, or that it was actually aired. Her husband stated that he had had a bad morning, as HE was getting their 4 children ready for school, and that their dog had gotten out . Her statement was " I've got a solution, we need to stop rescuing animals, and just get to work and school on time. That's the solution, don't go to the pound." . I'm sure and animal would rather stay in the pound than have to rely on this cold hearted, hateful woman for a home. I will not be watching this show again, and will be suggesting to anyone who will listen that they not watch this show either. It's a shame, I am usually an HGTV enthusiast.
I love the show Fixer Upper! Joanne & Chip are a deliteful couple to watch refurbish these homes for average people like me! If they'd do a house in Houston for my daughter id love love love it! My daughter agrees! I've watched every episode & some twice- haven't seen one yet I haven't liked! Please keep this show rolling!!!!
I don't find Joanna snide or condescending in the least! They are a cute, lovely couple who have the best show on HGTV. Cannot stand anything else BUT this show! Her style is gorgeous and the houses they redo for people are the best I've ever seen on HGTV.
Posts: 2650 | Location: Norco, CA | Registered: Mar 20, 2008
I absolutely love this show and the couple! I have even watched repeats of some of the episodes because I like it so much, which I rarely do on other shows. Happy to see on another thread that the show has been picked up and they will start filming new episodes.
Posts: 3078 | Location: Anchorage, AK USA | Registered: Feb 28, 2004
I also love Fixer Upper. Chip and Joanna are so real, so funny at times, and so very talented. It's a real pleasure to watch them at work. It has quickly become one of our very favorite shows. I'd think of moving to Waco if I thought we could get them to remodel a house for us! A great team, and I hope they stay on for a long time.
Posts: 6 | Location: Shawnee, OK | Registered: Nov 13, 2010
I love Fixer Upper too. It is so much better than many shows that they keep repeating. I told my daughter and friends about the show and everyone is now watching it. I hope HGTV continues renewing this show.
Excellent educational program. no one doing scripted clumsy tripping, etc., or poor attempts at juvenile humor. We need more shows like this--informative and enjoying to watch the mutual respoect and complementary skills by Joanna and Skip.
I have not found Joanna anything other than sincere (such as eating the cost of one renovation or focusing on a special gift to the couples' children. GENUINE is my word for her and would personally love to work besider her and learn all she knows. Good hearts and great minds and my favorite on HGTV.
Probably one of the least scripted of any of the home rehab/flip/etc shows....but for being "experts" in rehab and construction , they seem to get surprised too often with unexpected issues....which have to be eaten by the home buyers/owners. How can you rehab a 60 yr old house and not expect knob and tube wiring that needs to be replaced? That's an amateur's mistake.
Other issue is the costs that seem way too low for what they get accomplished but then maybe Waco is at a rock bottom wage scale.....rumor has it that the network helps out with costs.
With all that said, it's a fun, entertaining rehab show despite the "un-reality" aspects.
I have an issue with one of their shows tonight. They charged their customer $800-1000 for 6-8 GFCI switches for their kitchen. The cost on that should have been about $100. I lost all respect for this couple. Ka-Ching Ka-ching.