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The Expanse
« on: December 17, 2015, 08:35 AM »
I've kind of been sucked back into the Sci Fi channel and started watching the Expanse.  The first two episodes have aired, and the pilot is readily available on Youtube.  It looks pretty good so far.
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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2015, 10:21 AM »
I've kind of been sucked back into the Sci Fi channel and started watching the Expanse.  The first two episodes have aired, and the pilot is readily available on Youtube.  It looks pretty good so far.

I started watching this and had my DVR set to record the series.  I got through the pilot after two sittings and then started on the second episode and watched about 15 minutes before I was bored to tears and cut it off.  I was really hoping for something that would suck me in, but no such luck.
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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #2 on: February 9, 2017, 09:30 PM »
I'm glad The Expanse is back!
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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #3 on: March 7, 2017, 12:30 AM »
This is the show that has resurrected the SyFy channel for me.

Is anyone else watching this show?
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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #4 on: March 7, 2017, 06:15 AM »
If this is the show I'm thinking it is, I watched a couple of episodes last season and I just could not get into it.  I really, really wanted to.  I may try to get back into it.
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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #5 on: March 7, 2017, 10:25 AM »
You know, I saw a few ads for this, but couldn't recall the name or what channel it was on whenever I had time to actually watch it.  Do you have a brief summary of what it is without major spoilers?  I'm still trying to catch up on Arrow and Flash, and would like to check Legion at some point, but I'd check this out if the premise is good.
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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #6 on: March 7, 2017, 11:29 AM »
I can't remember the last time I watched the SyFy channel.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #7 on: March 7, 2017, 12:52 PM »
I can't remember the last time I watched the SyFy channel.

I believe it was a few episodes of Caprica for me until I tired of it.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #8 on: March 7, 2017, 01:45 PM »
I can't remember the last time I watched the SyFy channel.

I believe it was a few episodes of Caprica for me until I tired of it.

Yeah, that was probably it for me too.  Looks like about seven years since that show started.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #9 on: March 7, 2017, 02:34 PM »
"12 Monkeys" and "Face Off" both very good shows

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #10 on: March 7, 2017, 02:39 PM »
The Expanse is pretty good...if not very user friendly sometimes. Those belter accents and teeny screen fonts that are hard to read...tycho station, jupiter

Most of SyFy's shows are mediocre, but not as bad as some have been. Dark Matter and Killjoys are okay. Incorporated was decent. Defiance was fairly good but got canned after 3 seasons.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #11 on: March 7, 2017, 03:00 PM »
"12 Monkeys" and "Face Off" both very good shows

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How are they when compared to the Sharknado movies?  ;) 

Is that the Syfy standard of measuring good show?

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #12 on: March 7, 2017, 03:48 PM »
Oh yeah, I guess I've seen parts of all the Sharknado movies, so I guess I have watched some SyFy in the past few years.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #13 on: March 7, 2017, 07:09 PM »
If this is the show I'm thinking it is, I watched a couple of episodes last season and I just could not get into it.  I really, really wanted to.  I may try to get back into it.

I'll admit, the first Season is a bit of a slow burn.  Basically, humanity has colonized the solar system.  Earth and Mars are the superpowers, with the people in the asteroid belt (the belters) caught in between them.  There's a third faction out there that is trying to get Earth and Mars into a full scale war...but you don't find out why until the end of the first season.
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