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Old 01-19-2016, 02:38 AM   #101
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Re: The Expanse- Basic Cable Game of Thrones in Space

i know this isnt what you guys meant but I also found it extremely interesting because its definitely scifi but with protagonist(s) having a lot anti-hero qualities and plenty of character flaws and questionable morals...yet we are given a glimpse into their redeeming qualities as well(thank the Sopranos).

but on a plot level, yes I agree, its extremely murky and twisted...i'm caught up on the latest episode and I'm still not sure who is actually trustworthy yet besides the ghey-looking emo dude(you're scared of me!). I love the constant snaking around and political nut-twisting back on earth with the Persian-lady(who strangely enough, has a derpy 8 year old Indian kid despite the fact she's clearly 60+ years old). At times it does feel a bit contrived and overly-schemey, particularly the plot with the detective/cop which I found to be a little insulting to the intelligence with his ability to stumble around sherlock-holmes style while he unravels every strand of a complex story.

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Old 01-19-2016, 02:41 AM   #102
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The 8-year-old is her grandson, I think it was mentioned in ep 1 or 2
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Old 01-21-2016, 08:38 PM   #103
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Even if the actress is Iranian her character is clearly Indian.
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Old 01-22-2016, 07:46 PM   #104
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not sure i like all the detours from the book....
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Old 01-24-2016, 04:02 PM   #105
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This last episode pissed me off. The entire episode was just filler in order to knock out an episode. Episode ends exactly where it started, why was all this stuff added? Really hurt the pace of the show.

Also the pilot's voice makes me angry too for some reason, that didn't help.
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Old 01-26-2016, 08:12 PM   #106
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Jesus I hate the UN womans accent/voice. All the non book stuff is irritating me
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Old 01-27-2016, 09:24 AM   #107
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Jesus I hate the UN womans accent/voice. All the non book stuff is irritating me
Every time I hear her talk I flash back to her character in 24.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:17 PM   #108
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Haha yep - hard for me to not imagine every other word she says is "Beehroooozzzz"

Thought episode 8 was excellent!
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:34 PM   #109
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lol. Watched the first four, giving it a chance based on this thread. What a steaming pile of bad acting and stale, corny writing. The new Babylon 5.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:44 PM   #110
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episode 8 was absolutely amazing, the whole ep.

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Old 01-27-2016, 06:16 PM   #111
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Agreed, ep 8 was good. After a few slow episodes this saves things a bit.
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Old 01-31-2016, 07:51 PM   #112
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lol. Watched the first four, giving it a chance based on this thread. What a steaming pile of bad acting and stale, corny writing. The new Babylon 5.
there are definitely a few bad actors(namely the detective and the ex-Martian pilot), but IMO it has not detracted from the show very much because the overall cast is very solid and has noticeable chemistry(something that is extremely overlooked when evaluating new shows...).

but I think you are being a little harsh....especially if you watch closely and check out the extra videos that have been released. Clearly the show is being very heavily edited/watered down.

if you want BAD sci-fi with bad acting, go watch that new show "Colony" or whatever its called...thats a great example of bad, corny writing
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:49 PM   #113
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good episode...about time we got back on track
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Old 02-03-2016, 07:23 AM   #114
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Was literally going to quit after 7, but watched cause you guys said ep 8 was good. 8, 9 and 10 all really good. How many episodes this season? Was that it?
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Old 02-03-2016, 08:11 AM   #115
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Excellent episodes!

Yeah, that was it. Now we wait.
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Old 02-03-2016, 03:03 PM   #116
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Well, season 1 was amazing.
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Old 02-03-2016, 03:57 PM   #117
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Wait, I thought we had one more...wasn't that episode 9??
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Old 02-03-2016, 04:27 PM   #118
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They released both 9 and 10 taday? Well, at least internet has both.
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Old 02-03-2016, 05:17 PM   #119
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expected more of this thread after these two
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Old 02-03-2016, 05:35 PM   #120
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They released both 9 and 10 taday? Well, at least internet has both.
But only 9 has aired yet, right? the finale will be on Tuesday (for us TV watchers)?
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Old 02-03-2016, 08:58 PM   #121
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I think they aired it as a 2-hour season finale?
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:01 PM   #122
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Episode 9 was two hours. Two episodes edited into one - Critical Mass/Leviathan Wakes. They are done for now.
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:28 PM   #123
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Did I miss something or did Miller's female colleague/friend from Ceres who travelled with him totally disappear?
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Old 02-03-2016, 09:56 PM   #124
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Traveled with him?
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Old 02-03-2016, 10:29 PM   #125
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Did I miss something or did Miller's female colleague/friend from Ceres who travelled with him totally disappear?
He told her she couldn't come. She didn't.
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