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Old 06-04-2018, 06:18 PM   #1
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Succession - New HBO show

Premiere episode was last night. Overall really solid show with solid acting and writing. Definitely a few moments that were painful (in a good way, as in heartbreaking). All of the characters are very well developed imo. They all have redeeming qualities while simultaneously being despicable in their own ways.
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Old 06-04-2018, 06:54 PM   #2
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I liked it...eapecially Kieran Culkin and Angus Mcfayden.
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:29 PM   #3
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Looks good, the widow/wife may get annoying though.
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Old 06-06-2018, 04:13 AM   #4
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Another interesting tidbit, it's directed by Adam McKay and he and Will Ferrell are the exec producers.
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Old 06-10-2018, 08:31 AM   #5
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I liked it quite a bit for a first episode
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:47 PM   #6
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I liked the first episode but this is shaping up to be extra soapy and every character seems to be a despicable douchebag except for the clueless cousin and maybe Rucks character. I think this one might get old fast.
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Old 06-11-2018, 11:25 PM   #7
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Old 06-11-2018, 11:41 PM   #8
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Why doesn’t the fired guy wanna come back?
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Old 06-12-2018, 02:51 AM   #9
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I liked the first episode but this is shaping up to be extra soapy and every character seems to be a despicable douchebag except for the clueless cousin and maybe Rucks character. I think this one might get old fast.
Yeah, I'm having trouble rooting for any of these characters so far. Even the two you mentioned - the cousin is a burnout idiot who apparently never showed any interest in the rest of the family until he needed to be bailed out, and Ruck is just Cameron 30 years later, still a giant pussy.
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:29 AM   #10
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I just found out that a good friend from high school, Arian Moayed, has a significant role on the show starting next episode. I'm so ****ing stoked for him.
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Old 06-12-2018, 11:38 AM   #11
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Yeah, I'm having trouble rooting for any of these characters so far. Even the two you mentioned - the cousin is a burnout idiot who apparently never showed any interest in the rest of the family until he needed to be bailed out, and Ruck is just Cameron 30 years later, still a giant pussy.
Agreed, the cousin may be my least favorite character of them all but he doesn't have the entitled douchiyness of the others. I'm guessing Cameron goes into douche mode at some point from his neutral marshmallow mode.

But yeah I don't like anybody so far so it makes it hard for me to get invested.
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Old 06-12-2018, 11:46 AM   #12
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This show is hilarious. Yeah, they're all hateable, but I don't feel a need to specifically root for anyone to enjoy it. Watching a bunch of *******s backstab each other can be fun too.

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Old 06-13-2018, 08:13 AM   #13
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Why doesn’t the fired guy wanna come back?
He knew about the debt.
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Old 06-13-2018, 08:56 AM   #14
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I am basically rooting for total failure, will keep going for now. hopefully by the end the asian guy owns the company
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Old 06-13-2018, 08:55 PM   #15
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This show is so slow & uninteresting, watched the first 2 episodes just now & i was waiting for something to intrigue me but i just can't.
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:49 PM   #16
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I liked the first episode but this is shaping up to be extra soapy and every character seems to be a despicable douchebag except for the clueless cousin and maybe Rucks character. I think this one might get old fast.
LOL I havn't even watched it and this was my general impression of it from the previews.
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Old 06-14-2018, 03:11 PM   #17
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HBO Renews 'Succession' for Season 2.

I like it so far, I have seen a lot of negative reviews. It is no Billions, but its a good show.
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Old 06-14-2018, 03:41 PM   #18
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2nd episode was okay.
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Old 06-14-2018, 05:46 PM   #19
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The funniest line was what the kid said about control the narrative.
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The funniest line was what the kid said about control the narrative.
This. I did crack up at a few other lines, too.
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Old 06-18-2018, 06:40 PM   #21
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I’m liking it, but Kendall is such a tool, I have s hard time believing he could pull a smart hottie like his estranged wife.
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Old 06-18-2018, 06:41 PM   #22
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Do we think Logan moved Shiv’s hand towards his crotch “in delirium” or to **** with her?
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Old 06-18-2018, 10:10 PM   #23
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Big fan of the window jerkoff bit
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Old 06-19-2018, 11:55 AM   #24
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Everyone seems like a total dip****, I'm not sure how the show wants us to feel about the characters. Like, the promotional material is all "from the creator of The Big Short" but I feel like it might be more appropriate to view the show from the lens of "from the creator of Step Brothers, Eastbound and Down, and Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby"
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Old 06-19-2018, 12:00 PM   #25
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Yeah, I'm having trouble rooting for any of these characters so far. Even the two you mentioned - the cousin is a burnout idiot who apparently never showed any interest in the rest of the family until he needed to be bailed out, and Ruck is just Cameron 30 years later, still a giant pussy.
I'm not sure we're supposed to be rooting for any of these characters. What if the show is just about an abusive father and the idiot, entitled, incompetent children he raised. Like, maybe it's a comedy.
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