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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #150 on: November 12, 2009, 12:17 AM »
I watched the 2nd episode of V, meh. It did nothing for me but I will see how far it goes which is not much for episodes according to the IMBD.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #151 on: November 12, 2009, 08:39 AM »
I watched the 2nd episode of V, meh. It did nothing for me but I will see how far it goes which is not much for episodes according to the IMBD.

I think they are only showing 4 episodes, then going on hiatus for the olympics.  It's due back in Feb, so I think the Feb ratins are what will make or break the show.  Too bad there's such a gap in episodes - that's a great way to lose viewers IMO.
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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #152 on: November 12, 2009, 01:53 PM »
I haven't watched the second one yet, but the first was interesting enough to have me wanting to watch more.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #153 on: November 12, 2009, 02:13 PM »
The only shows I make a point of watching are:

The Clone Wars
The Office
30 Rock
Criminal Minds
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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #154 on: November 12, 2009, 04:15 PM »
V has done nothing for me yet.  I will give it until the break to draw me in, otherwise I will not be coming back when it does.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #155 on: November 12, 2009, 04:51 PM »
I haven't watched the second one yet, but the first was interesting enough to have me wanting to watch more.

Ditto.  I DVR'd the second episode, but haven't had a chance to watch it yet.
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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #156 on: November 16, 2009, 09:37 AM »
Anyone check the remake of The Prisoner on AMC with Ian McKellen? Slightly different from the oringal series from the 60's, more our time line. Was the old man "#93" at the begining of the 1st episode a tribute to Patrick McGoohan?

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #157 on: November 16, 2009, 11:03 AM »
I watched The Prisoner last night.  I've never seen the 60's version but had heard of it.  I thought the show was pretty good.  I'll be watching the rest of it to see how it turns out.  What's really going on.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #158 on: November 16, 2009, 11:43 AM »
Same idea as the original, a government agent resigns for unknown reasons. He is drugged & when he wakes up, he is in the Village & the world that he knows is all gone. The people have no names, they are numbers & he is #6 & Ian McKellen is #2. In each episode in the original show, different people play #2 as they failed to get information from #6. All they want to know is why he resigned & #6 will not tell tho he does want to know who #1 is but we never knew back in the day. Patrick McGoohan took that answer to the grave with him.

His only purpose is to escape the Village & for those that try fail & at times meet the security of the Village... the big white weather balloon.

The original had 17 episodes, this new one is only a 6 episode mini-series. I like Ian McKellen as #2, plays the part well.  ;D

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #159 on: November 16, 2009, 12:41 PM »
amctv.com has all the original 60's The Prisoner episodes to watch online.

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #160 on: November 16, 2009, 07:55 PM »
The wife and I watch:

House
Lost
Fringe
Stargate: Universe
CSI (The Vagas one)
The Law and Orders (Original, SVU and CI)
South Park
Family Guy
The Cleveland Show
V
We also watch O'Reilly Factor and Hannity most nights and will record interesting documentaries like the WWII one that just started on the History Channel

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Clone Wars
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #161 on: November 16, 2009, 09:24 PM »
I really still don't watch a whole heckuva lot of TV...but one of my new favorites:



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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #162 on: November 16, 2009, 10:01 PM »
Is he eating a Primanti's Sandwich?  I face those down routinely.
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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #163 on: November 16, 2009, 10:05 PM »
Wish I could down that sandwich right now.  :P

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Re: Official Television Thread
« Reply #164 on: November 17, 2009, 12:11 AM »
I really like the concept of that show, but the host is kind of a douche. I have a hard time watching it because of him.
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