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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #105 on: April 18, 2016, 03:24 PM »
At least he has the only working cell phone left in the universe. Will have to re-watch again next week to see what he actually said...all I got was "Ill be there".  ???


One of two - he was talking to someone else.  I'm assuming it's a satellite phone in hopes that they'd still be functional based on being in space, rather than cell towers that were nuked.  I think it's a stretch, but I'll somewhat allow for it. 

Family coping fine, our heroes show up, two of them die (at least).  Yippee!  Another reason to hate our merry band.  These people are dumb.  I really wish Strand would toss them all off the boat.  Still operating like it's a democracy for the bleeding hearts.  Blech. 
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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #106 on: April 19, 2016, 09:19 PM »
There was a gun shot blast that came from the house, right? Did Jonestown dad kill himself? Shoot his daughter? Get bitten while firing?

The show has a few interesting elements but a lot of "WTF" moments.

The plane crash survivor tie-in is a nice angle.

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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #107 on: April 19, 2016, 09:45 PM »
I didn't recall a gunshot...  but then again my ability to actively pay attention to this like I do TWD is like night and day, and I'm sure I drift in and out of consciousness during FTWD frequently.
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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #108 on: April 20, 2016, 06:35 AM »
I didn't recall a gunshot...  but then again my ability to actively pay attention to this like I do TWD is like night and day, and I'm sure I drift in and out of consciousness during FTWD frequently.

You're not the only one.  The gunshot was as everyone was getting back on the boat.

I don't remember the airplane crash tie in.  For me, that must have been one of my frequent moments to zone out.
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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #109 on: April 20, 2016, 11:59 PM »
I got a lttle ahead of the storyline. The tie-in was shown on the preview for this week's episode. So no FTWD-ADD moment for you.  :P

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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #110 on: April 24, 2016, 07:01 PM »
Decisions, decisions...watch a taut, well crafted show with top notch writing and rich, well developed characters, or stick with this thing.   :D

Thrones it is!

Will I care enough to even watch this on-demand?  ???
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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #111 on: April 24, 2016, 11:16 PM »
Good thing there's scuba gear onboard and someone who knows how to use it.

How was the guy in the plane alive, since it's been at least a week+ since the place went down, right? Some time passed during the military quarantine, days at least and it's been days at sea.

We are to assume Alex offed the other guy on the boat after he tried something. Not that he was wrong, kid could die at any minute and turn into an undead. Which was why Strand was also kinda right.

The name of the episode is ouroboros, the symbol of the serpent eating itself. So that means...something.

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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #112 on: April 25, 2016, 01:43 AM »
I'm not 100% sure of the timeline...but I'm guessing it's only been a couple of days since the plane crash and the group leaving LA.  Plausible that the guy could still be alive.

Anyone buying Strand's story about the house in Baja?  I'm not.
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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #113 on: April 26, 2016, 02:52 PM »
If I can talk the wife into it, I'm going to bow out of watching this and just follow along here. I have too many other good things on the ol' DVR that have to be better than this.

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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #114 on: April 27, 2016, 01:34 AM »
I think you're right on the timeline Matt.  TWD seems to compress stuff too.  They don't seem to be that far removed from LA.  I didn't watch the last one.  I think in tappin out.  :-\
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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #115 on: April 28, 2016, 06:00 PM »
http://walkingdead.wikia.com/wiki/Fear_The_Walking_Dead_Timeline

Plane goes down on day 4 or 5 of the show's timeline.

The Abigail's "crew" don't find the plane wreckage until day 19.

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Re: Fear the Walking Dead
« Reply #116 on: April 29, 2016, 06:17 AM »
Finally got around to watching this last night...........

and.....

that's about it.....

Seriously, this season reminds me so much of Season 2 of TWD.  Nothing happens the entire show until the last couple of minutes and you are left wondering what is going on, but you really don't care because none of the characters are really interesting.  It seems our meth head figured out really quick how to walk with the zombies.  However, he started running through the herd and nothing happened to him.  When Rick and Glen started going through the herd in Season 1, if they moved too quick the zombies would key on them.

I'll stick with the show if for no other reason than there is nothing else I'm interested in watching yet.  However, it won't be like TWD where I will  have to watch that night.  I'll get to it when I get to it.
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