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Old 06-30-2015, 10:15 AM
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i watched S1E1. it was pretty good. lead character is a little annoying with teh eye thing.
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Old 06-30-2015, 10:34 AM
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Should I start this?

Where does it rank compared to the other half dozen or so scifi-ish summer series/mini-series?
you have to be more specific as i don't know which ones you are watching.

Let's see. I'm watching Syfys: Defiance, Killjoys, Dark Matter, TNTs: Falling Skies, The Last Ship, Fox's Wayward Pines. I feel like I'm missing something. BBC has Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell but I've just been recording it and haven't watched.

It definitely trumped all Syfy shows. I haven't watched the premiere of The Last Ship yet, but I felt Falling Skies wasn't as good as it's been in past seasons. Wayward Pines is about equal as long as you like Matt Dillon's acting.
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Old 06-30-2015, 10:46 AM
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you have to be more specific as i don't know which ones you are watching.

Let's see. I'm watching Syfys: Defiance, Killjoys, Dark Matter, TNTs: Falling Skies, The Last Ship, Fox's Wayward Pines. I feel like I'm missing something. BBC has Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell but I've just been recording it and haven't watched.

It definitely trumped all Syfy shows. I haven't watched the premiere of The Last Ship yet, but I felt Falling Skies wasn't as good as it's been in past seasons. Wayward Pines is about equal as long as you like Matt Dillon's acting.
Sorry for making you do that much work without guidance.

Yeah, watching/planning on watching:
syfy x 3 (fun but syfy)
TNT - falling skies (not liking this season) & last ship (okay, I think)
Wayward pines - think I am over my Matt Dillon hate
Under the dome - why am I still watching this?
Stitchers - still watching, for now, not that bad
Whispers - way better than expected. Right behind wayward pines at the top.

Extant - starts soon, not sure I can do it again.
Zoo - not sure I will watch, set to record.


Based on your advice, will probably give it a shot.

Also, I watch too much TV.
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apparently you and i are in the same boat, we should hang out more.

i chose not to watch stitchers or whispers solely because i watch too much TV, both interested me based on commercials. Under the dome, i chose not to watch when it started last year. Extant, I don't remember that one nor advertising for it. Zoo, i've seen commercials, i have no plans to watch.
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i remember extant now, halle berry
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also while on IMDB, there were "people also liked" for Humans and Sense8, which also interested me, but again, i really watch too much TV. i don't even know how i find time to watch the shows i am watching.

did you see Sharknado3 is only a few weeks out. i think i'm going to skip it solely based on how much shark it has officially jumped. I mean, David Hasselhoff, Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson, Frankie Muniz, and Mark Cuban as the President. what the hell? ah, who am i kidding, i'll probably watch it.
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Crap, also started Humans this weekend.
Looks good, hope it picks up.

Posted that in the thread for it.


I liked sense8. I know it wasn't for everyone, but it worked for my household.
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Despite the presence of Halle Berry I couldn't get into "Extant". I heard it's getting a "reboot" this summer, but I don't think I'll give it a second chance.
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Despite the presence of Halle Berry I couldn't get into "Extant". I heard it's getting a "reboot" this summer, but I don't think I'll give it a second chance.
Tonight's episode of "Extant" was much better than I remember last season being.
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Tonight's episode of "Extant" was much better than I remember last season being.
It is in the DVR. Might give it a shot this weekend if it rains.
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