Entourage

Let's blog it out as Ari Gold, Johnny Drama and the crew from HBO's "Entourage" return for the eighth and final season. Victory!

Entourage finale: Best printable line

Adrian Grenier as Vincent Chase in the series

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Some things go according to plan in series finales. Some go in other directions. And some themes come full circle.

But Vincent Chase pulling off the best printable line in the finale of a series that was about him but not really, now that's a bit of surprise.

Vince and BIlly Walsh were in a jewelry store shopping for an engagement ring for his new lady, Sophia Lear, aka the Vanity Fair...

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Entourage 8/4: Best printable line

Vince faced a drug test a week after smoking a joint, so he turned to Billy Walsh for help. Walsh suggested (and provided) a fake unit with clean urine.

Vince questioned whether or not it could work and if it would be believable. Walsh responded with the best printable line: "Fooled a girlfriend of mine with it for a week."

Season 8 Big Knish Standings

Ari Gold 1Johnny...

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Entourage 8/2: Random thoughts this week

From left, Andrew Dice Clay, Scott Caan, Adrian

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- What guy in his 30s can't quote Andrew "Dice" Clay's routine word for word?

- I think Billy Walsh was a far more intriguing character when he was crazy and abusing of substances, but I appreciate character development.

- Wouldn't it be nice to see or find out how and why E and Sloan broke up? There's quite a bit of animosity between the two now.

- Early season...

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Entourage 8/1: Writer props

Again, a refresher course for those who are new to the game or just forgot: writer props goes out to something subtle yet impressive, something not so obvious such as an Ari Gold rant or any BPL.

For week 1, writer props goes out to Billy Walsh introducing the parade of ladies coming off the bus and walking into Vince's house for a party. It wasn't the bevy of beauties walking in like...

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Is it July 24 yet?

Comedian Andrew Dice Clay. (Getty Images)

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I spent Sunday evening dealing with some old feelings. I was craving some "Entourage."

I know, I know, that seems about as hip and cool now as that guy who used to wear the ugly sweaters on informercials. But so goes life on a summer Sunday when you don't care for shows and movies about vampires.

The eighth and final season of "Entourage" returns to...

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It's not you, it's me . . . or maybe it IS you

Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon

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Whether it's the unedited version on cable, the badly dubbed version on another station or side two of the DVD, I never watch the last half hour of "Goodfellas."

Why, you ask? Because I get mad every time I see Paulie (played by Paul Sorvino) give a befallen Henry Hill $3,200 and says "And now I must turn my back on you."

As Hill (Ray Liotta),...

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