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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: November 28, 2016, 06:24 AM »
The best thing from that episode was it didn't go on and on and on with Negan showing how much of a bad person he is.  He wasn't in it, and I didn't have to listen to him.

Other than that...I wonder if it did anything for the story.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: November 21, 2016, 08:48 AM »
Did anybody else find that episode to be mostly craptastic?

I understand the need to build the suspense and fill in the backstory, but good lord this is getting to remind me of season 2.  No action, a lot of talking and drama, a little snippet of something here and there, and then a cliffhanger.  I hate to sit and complain, but the point has been pretty well drilled home that Negan and his guys are bad, egotistical, and rule with an iron fist.  Time to push the story forward.  It's no wonder the ratings have been falling off the past few weeks.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: November 16, 2016, 06:17 AM »
That episode was boring as hell and while it may have built a few things for later on, it was still like pulling teeth to watch.  I can't say it really got me amped up for next week.

JDM is incredible as he plays out the role of Negan, and Lincoln is still doing an incredible job at going from extreme to extreme.  But, I don't really buy Rick bailing on everything after he has completely dug in against other baddies and in one way or another handed them their ass.

In the end, I was really disappointed with that episode.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: October 7, 2016, 05:20 PM »

And if enough people feel that way, this show doesn't have more than a season or two left...

Yep.  I'm assuming many people watching the show are like me in that they wouldn't leave it on the DVR if it were a truly gripping show.  The writing isn't that great.  The acting is cardboard.  And the story pace is very slow.  With that in mind, why would I race to watch?

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: October 6, 2016, 06:21 AM »
Rob, I think that nails down what I've thought overall.  I keep watching just to get my zombie fill, but even that is fading.

I'll probably just stick with it to see what ends up happening, but unlike TWD, this gets put on the DVR and watched as time presents itself.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: October 3, 2016, 06:21 AM »
I wasn't terribly impressed with any new revelations.  However, I wasn't disappointed either.  Travis finally realized the way things are and took care of some business.  The plot still moved at a snail's pace, but it did offer some hope that Season 3 will have some good stuff.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: September 26, 2016, 03:47 PM »
Why haven't these idiots started digging through homes looking for useful bits of...I don't know...guns, weapons, bottled water, food, etc...  I know they're in a hotel and all, but dear god they are dumb.

Too many stupid people.  Too many non-decisions and too much BS.  This show drives me nuts with how you think something is going to happen, something builds, and then nothing happens.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: September 20, 2016, 06:23 AM »
Dear god it looked like FTWD was going somewhere, then it did, but nothing happened.  Two more episodes to hope something happens.  Seriously, is anything going to happen?

As for Z Nation, I'm about halfway through the episode and I love the hokiness.  It doesn't take itself too seriously, and is for the most part an enjoyable zombie show.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: September 14, 2016, 06:27 AM »
Well, I felt this week was a pretty "decent" episode.  I say that loosely.  However, the mom/daughter relationship looks to have potential.  Nick looks like he's getting his head screwed on and could go somewhere cool.  So we'll see.

Maybe the writers are finally figuring this out and will make a decent show out of this yet...I'm being optimistic.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: August 22, 2016, 03:58 PM »
I did not realize he was the host of that show.  Damn I feel old.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: August 22, 2016, 02:22 PM »

I didn't make it five minutes into Talking Dead. An hour of people talking about a boring episode of a series with a weak concept.

Good summary!!

I can't stand Talking Dead.  Chris Hardwick is a boring star struck homer and is terrible to listen to.  I fast forward through that show just to watch the sneak peak of next week.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: August 22, 2016, 06:35 AM »
Hey, guess what's back tonight??

 :D

I watched and...listened...and watched...and waited for something to happen...and then nothing exciting happened.

This is so much like Season 2 of TWD.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Star Trek
« on: August 13, 2016, 05:38 PM »
Cool.  I thought I had read it was going to be available in Netflix the day after it aired.  In this case, will it be released in a weekly basis or all at once?

Sucks because I'm not getting a streaming service for one show when I don't religiously watch anything except baseball and TWD.  Everything else sits on the dvr until I find time.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Star Trek
« on: August 13, 2016, 04:43 PM »
I'm being lazy right now.  Can anyone explain how the new series will work with Netfilx in the US?

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« on: May 23, 2016, 03:44 PM »
I'm still in.  Although it is not priority watching.  I watched "almost live" last night simply because there wasn't anything else to watch.

Last night had potential, and then it went to crap...kind of like a bunch of episodes.  The entire thing with the barber talking to ghosts was stupid.  (You can tell how awesome it is when I don't know his name).

I have said it before, this show does have potential to be good.  But it is so ADHD and won't focus on anything in particular except the craziness of a couple of people.  It's a lot like Season 2 of TWD in that there is so much standing around, talking, and then something gets going, only to be picked up again the next week....and then to be let down because nothing really happened.

I guess I'll keep doing what I'm doing.  I'll watch when there is time and when there is nothing else to watch.

FWIW, I DVRd "Colony" from USA and have enjoyed it after two episodes.  I know that is not remotely related to the subject at hand, but it jumped into my head.

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