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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1845 on: December 29, 2014, 05:33:48 PM »
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1848 on: December 30, 2014, 01:30:43 PM »


Starting watching this last night (it's on netflix) and I was very surprised how good it was once you get past the pilot episode.

I was even more impressed by the ratings it got
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Watched 8 episodes last night (45min each) I'll most likely finish the first season tonight. It's hard to find good sci-fi these days and this is good.

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Sounds interesting.  Might have to catch it.

I have been watching Marco Polo on netflix.  It has it's problems, but I really like it all the same.  If you are not a fan of nudity and violence...well, there are other shows you might consider.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1849 on: December 30, 2014, 01:58:41 PM »


My brother got me interested in this.  I love it! 
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1850 on: December 30, 2014, 02:30:53 PM »


My brother got me interested in this.  I love it! 
It looks right up your alley.  Now, come to PA where we can show you how it is lived out IRL.  :laugh:
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1851 on: December 30, 2014, 02:54:28 PM »


My brother got me interested in this.  I love it! 

I was surprised to see a 15 year old Ellen Page in season 2! I guess she grew up in Nova Scotia.

The show is great, it's one of the first comedy "mockumentaries" and even came out before Americas version of The Office.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1852 on: December 30, 2014, 02:59:50 PM »


Admittedly, I watch and love this show due to its innuendoes plus the grim setting and characters.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1853 on: December 30, 2014, 03:30:45 PM »


Admittedly, I watch and love this show due to its innuendoes plus the grim setting and characters.

This show is awesome! I wish netflix had more than two seasons.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1854 on: December 30, 2014, 03:35:32 PM »


Admittedly, I watch and love this show due to its innuendoes plus the grim setting and characters.

My son loves it. You'll probably enjoy Gravity Falls as well - a kid version of the X Files.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1855 on: December 30, 2014, 03:44:31 PM »


Admittedly, I watch and love this show due to its innuendoes plus the grim setting and characters.

This show is awesome! I wish netflix had more than two seasons.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1856 on: December 30, 2014, 03:45:30 PM »


Admittedly, I watch and love this show due to its innuendoes plus the grim setting and characters.

My son loves it. You'll probably enjoy Gravity Falls as well - a kid version of the X Files.

I haven't checked it out but have a friend who watches it and loves it.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1857 on: December 30, 2014, 03:48:28 PM »


Admittedly, I watch and love this show due to its innuendoes plus the grim setting and characters.

My son loves it. You'll probably enjoy Gravity Falls as well - a kid version of the X Files.

I haven't checked it out but have a friend who watches it and loves it.

What I love about Adventure Time is that it's not just a kid show. It's fun for adults as well! I also love that the voice of Jake is the same guy who does Bender on Futurama

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1858 on: December 30, 2014, 03:59:00 PM »
The other night, I finally somehow got to a state of mind that was receptive to watching Sherlock. Overall, I was happy with the way the story and characters are entirely new creations, just with points of inspiration from Conan Doyle. However, the writers certainly wanted viewers to know that they are up-to-date with what makes for contemporary TV. The multiple references to homosexuality, the pop psychology, the Drug War, the having the protagonist torture a secondary character. These things started to get just too obvious. The worst thing about the pilot was the writers' decision just to drop the mystery plot, at the end, rather than solve it. Maybe I was not as happy with the newness as I thought I was. :)
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1859 on: December 30, 2014, 10:05:04 PM »
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1860 on: December 30, 2014, 11:33:20 PM »


My brother got me interested in this.  I love it! 

I was surprised to see a 15 year old Ellen Page in season 2! I guess she grew up in Nova Scotia.

The show is great, it's one of the first comedy "mockumentaries" and even came out before Americas version of The Office.

I couldn't imagine that you would enjoy this show, but the fact that you do is making me fall in love with you platonically. 
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1861 on: December 31, 2014, 04:02:03 AM »


My brother got me interested in this.  I love it! 

I was surprised to see a 15 year old Ellen Page in season 2! I guess she grew up in Nova Scotia.

The show is great, it's one of the first comedy "mockumentaries" and even came out before Americas version of The Office.

I couldn't imagine that you would enjoy this show, but the fact that you do is making me fall in love with you platonically. 


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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1862 on: January 02, 2015, 08:35:05 PM »
Well boys, I just spent all week watching all 8 seasons of the Trailer Park Boys, including the 3 movies and the live specials...... Starting to get with-drawls now that I it's all over. At least season 9 comes out in March 2015.


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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1863 on: January 02, 2015, 09:13:15 PM »
I've spent the last two days watching Gravity Falls en masse. It is the best show on Disney because they allow innuendoes and a dark and sinister tone underlying all the humor and fun that goes on.

Since it's 2015, here are some upcoming TV series I got on my watch list,

Ansatsu Kyoushitsu, Star Vs the Forces of Evil(Depending on reviews and whether it has stuff that older audiences can enjoy), Aldnoah Zero Season 2, Junketsu no Maria.

What upcoming TV Shows is OC Net planning to watch?

On a side note, it seems my personal style of sketching have changed after watching Gravity Falls. It became more cartoonish but I kinda like it.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1864 on: January 03, 2015, 02:20:49 AM »
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1865 on: January 03, 2015, 11:02:19 PM »
What upcoming TV Shows is OC Net planning to watch?

Major Crimes (3 more episodes this season)
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Game of Thrones (I need to see Season 4 when they release it in February, then new episodes begin in... April?)

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1866 on: January 06, 2015, 01:07:26 AM »
Just finished season 1 and 2 of Vikings. I was disappointed when finding out the version on Amazon Prime is the censored version without boobs and you can only see the unconcerned version in the UK and on Blueray. Boobs make everything better.  :laugh:

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1867 on: January 06, 2015, 01:37:14 AM »
Just finished season 1 and 2 of Vikings. I was disappointed when finding out the version on Amazon Prime is the censored version without boobs and you can only see the unconcerned version in the UK and on Blueray. Boobs make everything better.  :laugh:
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1868 on: January 06, 2015, 01:51:14 AM »
Just finished season 1 and 2 of Vikings. I was disappointed when finding out the version on Amazon Prime is the censored version without boobs and you can only see the unconcerned version in the UK and on Blueray. Boobs make everything better.  :laugh:
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« Reply #1870 on: January 10, 2015, 12:51:38 PM »
Just finished season 1 and 2 of Vikings. I was disappointed when finding out the version on Amazon Prime is the censored version without boobs and you can only see the unconcerned version in the UK and on Blueray. Boobs make everything better.  :laugh:
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« Reply #1871 on: January 10, 2015, 03:48:51 PM »
"Trial and Retribution." I thought they were going to take it off Acorn TV, but they're not. In fact, they now have the first five seasons, not just the first two. Going to be a busy weekend, other than work and church! :)
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« Reply #1872 on: January 10, 2015, 04:12:45 PM »
I'm waiting for Game of Thrones, it's right around the corner. The Walking Dead and Vikings start back up as well!


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« Reply #1873 on: January 15, 2015, 08:29:25 PM »
Just finished season 1 and 2 of Vikings. I was disappointed when finding out the version on Amazon Prime is the censored version without boobs and you can only see the unconcerned version in the UK and on Blueray. Boobs make everything better.  :laugh:
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« Reply #1874 on: January 15, 2015, 08:32:15 PM »
The other night, I finally somehow got to a state of mind that was receptive to watching Sherlock. Overall, I was happy with the way the story and characters are entirely new creations, just with points of inspiration from Conan Doyle. However, the writers certainly wanted viewers to know that they are up-to-date with what makes for contemporary TV. The multiple references to homosexuality, the pop psychology, the Drug War, the having the protagonist torture a secondary character. These things started to get just too obvious. The worst thing about the pilot was the writers' decision just to drop the mystery plot, at the end, rather than solve it. Maybe I was not as happy with the newness as I thought I was. :)

For some reason, I've kept watching this, and while the writers have yet to show they can compose a tight plot (or sometimes even a closed one) -- something unforgivable when one is emulating Conan Doyle -- and while the show overall continues to impress most at its ability to stay atop a tightrope between quality and stupidity, I haven't given up yet.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1875 on: January 15, 2015, 08:35:32 PM »
The other night, I finally somehow got to a state of mind that was receptive to watching Sherlock. Overall, I was happy with the way the story and characters are entirely new creations, just with points of inspiration from Conan Doyle. However, the writers certainly wanted viewers to know that they are up-to-date with what makes for contemporary TV. The multiple references to homosexuality, the pop psychology, the Drug War, the having the protagonist torture a secondary character. These things started to get just too obvious. The worst thing about the pilot was the writers' decision just to drop the mystery plot, at the end, rather than solve it. Maybe I was not as happy with the newness as I thought I was. :)

For some reason, I've kept watching this, and while the writers have yet to show they can compose a tight plot (or sometimes even a closed one) -- something unforgivable when one is emulating Conan Doyle -- and while the show overall continues to impress most at its ability to stay atop a tightrope between quality and stupidity, I haven't given up yet.

I am curious if you find the most egregious error and sin of the series. I believe it occurs in the second season.

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« Reply #1876 on: January 15, 2015, 08:37:06 PM »
The other night, I finally somehow got to a state of mind that was receptive to watching Sherlock. Overall, I was happy with the way the story and characters are entirely new creations, just with points of inspiration from Conan Doyle. However, the writers certainly wanted viewers to know that they are up-to-date with what makes for contemporary TV. The multiple references to homosexuality, the pop psychology, the Drug War, the having the protagonist torture a secondary character. These things started to get just too obvious. The worst thing about the pilot was the writers' decision just to drop the mystery plot, at the end, rather than solve it. Maybe I was not as happy with the newness as I thought I was. :)

For some reason, I've kept watching this, and while the writers have yet to show they can compose a tight plot (or sometimes even a closed one) -- something unforgivable when one is emulating Conan Doyle -- and while the show overall continues to impress most at its ability to stay atop a tightrope between quality and stupidity, I haven't given up yet.

I am curious if you find the most egregious error and sin of the series. I believe it occurs in the second season.

I am curious if you think that, godlike, your finding something "the most ..." then makes it so? But I'd be interested in your discussion and opinion. In my opinion the show's filled with enough sins that detailing them would be tedious. The threatening to shoot the plastic explosives at the Moriarty encounter -- that is, the Series One cliffhanger -- which could have had at least one thrilling good reason, being left without explanation when the encounter resumes with Series Two is an egregious example -- but then the whole encounter was a mistake, and then there are so many, many more.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1877 on: January 15, 2015, 08:39:06 PM »
Watched the first episode of "Downton Abbey" today.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1878 on: January 15, 2015, 08:39:47 PM »
The other night, I finally somehow got to a state of mind that was receptive to watching Sherlock. Overall, I was happy with the way the story and characters are entirely new creations, just with points of inspiration from Conan Doyle. However, the writers certainly wanted viewers to know that they are up-to-date with what makes for contemporary TV. The multiple references to homosexuality, the pop psychology, the Drug War, the having the protagonist torture a secondary character. These things started to get just too obvious. The worst thing about the pilot was the writers' decision just to drop the mystery plot, at the end, rather than solve it. Maybe I was not as happy with the newness as I thought I was. :)

For some reason, I've kept watching this, and while the writers have yet to show they can compose a tight plot (or sometimes even a closed one) -- something unforgivable when one is emulating Conan Doyle -- and while the show overall continues to impress most at its ability to stay atop a tightrope between quality and stupidity, I haven't given up yet.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1879 on: January 15, 2015, 08:40:19 PM »
Watched the first episode of "Downton Abbey" today.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1880 on: January 15, 2015, 08:42:29 PM »
The other night, I finally somehow got to a state of mind that was receptive to watching Sherlock. Overall, I was happy with the way the story and characters are entirely new creations, just with points of inspiration from Conan Doyle. However, the writers certainly wanted viewers to know that they are up-to-date with what makes for contemporary TV. The multiple references to homosexuality, the pop psychology, the Drug War, the having the protagonist torture a secondary character. These things started to get just too obvious. The worst thing about the pilot was the writers' decision just to drop the mystery plot, at the end, rather than solve it. Maybe I was not as happy with the newness as I thought I was. :)

For some reason, I've kept watching this, and while the writers have yet to show they can compose a tight plot (or sometimes even a closed one) -- something unforgivable when one is emulating Conan Doyle -- and while the show overall continues to impress most at its ability to stay atop a tightrope between quality and stupidity, I haven't given up yet.

Oh points for replying to yourself. And your last subordinate clause sums up the train wreck well. Points also for the run on. Hemingway ruined American, glad you are among those rehabilitating it.

That's not a run-on sentence, Norman, but thank you. (Your last sentence is.)
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1881 on: January 15, 2015, 08:45:55 PM »
The other night, I finally somehow got to a state of mind that was receptive to watching Sherlock. Overall, I was happy with the way the story and characters are entirely new creations, just with points of inspiration from Conan Doyle. However, the writers certainly wanted viewers to know that they are up-to-date with what makes for contemporary TV. The multiple references to homosexuality, the pop psychology, the Drug War, the having the protagonist torture a secondary character. These things started to get just too obvious. The worst thing about the pilot was the writers' decision just to drop the mystery plot, at the end, rather than solve it. Maybe I was not as happy with the newness as I thought I was. :)

For some reason, I've kept watching this, and while the writers have yet to show they can compose a tight plot (or sometimes even a closed one) -- something unforgivable when one is emulating Conan Doyle -- and while the show overall continues to impress most at its ability to stay atop a tightrope between quality and stupidity, I haven't given up yet.

Oh points for replying to yourself. And your last subordinate clause sums up the train wreck well. Points also for the run on. Hemingway ruined American, glad you are among those rehabilitating it.

That's not a run-on sentence, Norman, but thank you. (Your last sentence is.)

You ain't seen nothing yet! You were homeschooled so probably didn't learn that a run on sentence is pretty much anything containing more than ten words. When the kids come home they will certainly deify you on this matter.

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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1882 on: January 15, 2015, 08:48:45 PM »
Now watching a high school hockey game.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1883 on: January 16, 2015, 04:48:48 PM »
"Wallander," the BBC version, episode "Faceless Killers." I've read the Mankell book.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1884 on: January 23, 2015, 12:36:48 PM »
Dragons: Defenders of Berk. Over the holidays we completed the Dragons franchise (both films, Christmas special, and both TV series) and fun times are being had by all.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1885 on: January 23, 2015, 04:56:19 PM »
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1886 on: January 24, 2015, 04:06:41 PM »
I just got finished binge watching "Orange is the new black" on Netflix which is set in a prison for women ... Really really good..heavy on the pro-gay agenda but very well acted and written... Kate Mulgrew ( Capt. Janeway from Star Trek) has a big part.. They occasionally make obtuse Star Trek references. 
The tall girlfriend from "That 70's show" is one of the main characters too...She grew up good.





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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1887 on: January 24, 2015, 05:13:17 PM »
Oh man, Marc. You can't possibly be as bad as I thought you were because we apparently have the same taste in TV shows. I love Orange is the New Black. It is one of those rare shows that I enjoy for entertainment value, but it also really made me think about what people have to deal with in prison and the opportunities that I have been given in life that others don't have.
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1888 on: January 24, 2015, 07:05:19 PM »
"Space: 1999" and the original "Battlestar Galactica." I love old-school science fiction. :) (Both on Hulu, if you want to find them too.)
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Re: What TV shows are you watching?
« Reply #1889 on: January 24, 2015, 09:04:53 PM »
Oh man, Marc. You can't possibly be as bad as I thought you were because we apparently have the same taste in TV shows. I love Orange is the New Black. It is one of those rare shows that I enjoy for entertainment value, but it also really made me think about what people have to deal with in prison and the opportunities that I have been given in life that others don't have.

OITNB is quite a fantastic show, and I can wait for season three

perhaps i should rewatch