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#1411

Posted 2 weeks ago

Currently re-watching Jericho for the third time. Also just got into Dr. Who and wish I had gotten into it earlier. I definitely prefer when it's more lighthearted and corny then when it tries to be serious but overall I enjoy it. One one episode in with the 2nd doctor and I'm not sure how I feel about him. 

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#1412

Posted 2 weeks ago

I loved Jericho until the last half of season 2.  It really felt like they knew their run was ending and they had to wrap the story up.  Pretty disappointed, but hell, it was better than how Deadwood ended.

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#1413

Posted 2 weeks ago

Yeah I can definitely tell it was rushed and sort of sloppy. it's such a shame cause it was suchhh a good show with all unknown actors(aside from the guy that played hawkins). But with how they ended it they could certainly pick right back up if it's ever brought back. I really hope that's something netflix eventually buys. 

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#1414

Posted 2 weeks ago

Netflix:  Every Fanboy's hope for their canceled series.

 

 

 

I am guilty as well... come on Star Trek Enterprise and/or Firefly(pre-dead Wash)!

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#1415

Posted 2 weeks ago

I think it's just too late for a "pre-dead Wash"  TV show.  The actors are fifteen years older.  Summer Glau looks great, but she can't pull off a teenager.  Fillion doesn't look terrible either, but he's definitely aged.  I don't think we'll be seeing him waking up naked on a desert planet.

 

As much as I hate to admit it.  Wash couldn't be part of any new Firefly show or movie.  Good news though, he's in the MMO.

 

As for Star Trek, it's been far too f*cking long since they've had a new series.  And Enterprise wasn't exactly loved by fans, casual or hardcore.  They need to just get the Roddenberrys, Frankes and any other creative force involved with TNG, DS9, Voyager, and the TNG movies and just make something new.  The only issue is that the new movies are in a different timeline, and there are probably execs and studios who would want a new show to be in that timeline while the fans generally just want to go back to the original.  But then again, with a new timeline, they can pretend that the Next Generation crew didn't get together until later in life, and have a new Next Generation show.  Stewart is immortal so he could play the same age.

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#1416

Posted 2 weeks ago

Sad thing is I agree with all of the above.  That doesn't make me still long for a new Firefly or Enterprise to continue (I was one of the few who love the show, or rather, what the show was becoming in Season 4).  I don't know how a new TNG would work... besides Stewart they all have aged quite a bit.  That last episode of ENT where they showed the ENT time like as a holodeck program happening inside the TNG Episode "The Pegasus" really showed how damned old Frakes looks now. Really killed the immersion for me.    I've heard the synopsis of a ditched TV show called Star Trek: Federation that takes place a few centuries after TNG that sounded a bit promising.  Not very Roddenberry-esque but still really intriguing.

 

http://trekmovie.com...eries-proposal/

 

And yeah, Firefly is pretty much dead as a movie/TV show, I think that was a big goal with Serenity for Whedon.


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#1417

Posted 2 weeks ago

Don't have it in-front of me atm but as I recall the rights for Star Trek are held by two different companies.  I want to say TV is held by CBS and movies are Viacom.  Though Viacom owns CBS so I could be mistaken.  Viacom is Paramount btw.  Theres been a lot of interest, hazy but I believe Seth McFarlane on Family Guy fame wanted to do a series but was caught up in the rights battle.  So I don't think it'll be coming anytime soon.  

 

Couple of quick hits:

 

- Conan becomes the first late night comic in decades to film in Cuba.  Should air in the first part of March.  

 

- Last night's Simpson featured an 8-bit intro/couch gag.  Check it out if you haven't seen it.  

 

- Person of Interest is still kick ass.

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#1418

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Don't have it in-front of me atm but as I recall the rights for Star Trek are held by two different companies.  I want to say TV is held by CBS and movies are Viacom.  Though Viacom owns CBS so I could be mistaken.  Viacom is Paramount btw.  Theres been a lot of interest, hazy but I believe Seth McFarlane on Family Guy fame wanted to do a series but was caught up in the rights battle.  So I don't think it'll be coming anytime soon.  

 

Couple of quick hits:

 

- Conan becomes the first late night comic in decades to film in Cuba.  Should air in the first part of March.  

 

- Last night's Simpson featured an 8-bit intro/couch gag.  Check it out if you haven't seen it.  

 

- Person of Interest is still kick ass.

is POI more like a csi or more like a blacklist


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#1419

Posted 2 weeks ago

I haven't seen the Blacklist so I can't really comment.  The best description I've heard is it's like a live-action comic without the capes and sh*t.  It started out as a procedural kinda like a csi, but it's expanded out considerably.  It's kinda like The A-Team meets Lost meets the Chris Nolan Batman, but without batman, Mr. T, or polar bears.  

 

Great show and I'm surprised it shows on CBS.   


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#1420

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Currently re-watching Jericho for the third time. Also just got into Dr. Who and wish I had gotten into it earlier. I definitely prefer when it's more lighthearted and corny then when it tries to be serious but overall I enjoy it. One one episode in with the 2nd doctor and I'm not sure how I feel about him. 

 

You've only got about 34 seasons to go thru.


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#1421

Posted 2 weeks ago

I'm just watching the 2005 reboot not going to bother watching it from the 60s. And wiki says a lot of episodes are lost so yeah/ 


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#1422

Posted 2 weeks ago Edited by darthYENIK, 2 weeks ago.

Anyone watch the SNL 40th anniversary special?

If you're gonna watch any bit of it, watch the musical part...



Even if Dan Ackroyd is now the fat Blues Brother, and Jim Belushi is no John Belushi, especially in voice. It's got to be the greatest moment, in my opinion in the history of the show.

Edit: and I couldn't help but think about the fact that all three of the Three Amigos and half the Ghostbusters were in this show. They didn't come out and say it or anything, but damn, what if give to see the elderly Three Amigos try to do the Amigo salute...

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#1423

Posted 2 weeks ago

I really love the special, with the exception of the incredibly lame Kanya "performance".  What a f*cking arrogant, quasi-artistic hipster douche. 

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#1424

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I'm just watching the 2005 reboot not going to bother watching it from the 60s. And wiki says a lot of episodes are lost so yeah/ 


Well that's no fun. The originals are the best.

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#1425

Posted A week ago

The Parks and Rec finale was absolutely perfect. I kept the tears from rolling, until the tribute to Harris Wittels at the end.

I highly suggest everyone listen to the "Farts and Procreation" episodes of the Comedy Bang Bang podcast. Harris was a hilarious human being.
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#1426

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I'm not going to lie. I cried a little at the end of the Star Wars Rebels season finale. The return of some old friends.

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#1427

Posted 2 days ago

Any recommendations on what TV shows I should catch up on? Maybe something on Netflix? I'm up to check anything out.


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#1428

Posted 2 days ago

Any recommendations on what TV shows I should catch up on? Maybe something on Netflix? I'm up to check anything out.

Can you stand some camp?  Because Earth 2 is on Netflix, very cheesy but it's also quite good (in my opinion).  I'm a big scifi nerd though...

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#1429

Posted 2 days ago

It sounds interesting. I may very well just check it out. Anything else in mind? :)
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#1430

Posted 2 days ago

I found "The 100" from CW (also on Netflix) a good watch, and Vikings (not sure if on Netflix, but it's on Hulu+).  I will say that Star Trek: The Next Generation is awesome... the best. the very best... all the Treks are available and worth a watch, including the movies (Like The Wrath of Khan which features a great Spock death scene... may he rest in peace). 

 

The Tudors and Weeds are great shows, although Weeds isn't as great after season 3.  All Netflix available.

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#1431

Posted A day ago

Daniel von Bargen died on March 1. 2015, and I didn't hear anything about it. What a shame.


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#1432

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Holy crap Earth 2, now that's a blast from the past! 

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#1433

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It's even got Tim Curry in it.  





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