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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Brenden » 5 August 2020, 02:35

René wrote:
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Brenden wrote:
PopTart wrote:Finished Santa Clarita Diet too and I wish I'd watched that sooner. Fucking hilarious!

I'm still pissed they cancelled it!

Ugh. I wish Netflix would let shows finish. Even just one extra longer episode to wrap things up.

don't quote me on this, but apparantly there is some serious upswing in the expense for taking a series beyond the third season on netflix. I can't remember the specifics, I think it was highlighted in an article or on a YouTube video, but it listed a good number of great series, that Netflix drops around the 3rd season and the evidence was quite compelling, as to why netflix lacked the incentive to do so.

If I can find it, I'll be sure to post a link.

https://www.nme.com/features/cancel-cul ... 711544?amp

Was easy to look up because I showed my other thirds after I read it, haha. Very displeasing though.

Is that the article that PopTart is thinking of, though?
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby René » 5 August 2020, 02:43

Brenden wrote:
René wrote:
PopTart wrote:
Brenden wrote:
PopTart wrote:Finished Santa Clarita Diet too and I wish I'd watched that sooner. Fucking hilarious!

I'm still pissed they cancelled it!

Ugh. I wish Netflix would let shows finish. Even just one extra longer episode to wrap things up.

don't quote me on this, but apparantly there is some serious upswing in the expense for taking a series beyond the third season on netflix. I can't remember the specifics, I think it was highlighted in an article or on a YouTube video, but it listed a good number of great series, that Netflix drops around the 3rd season and the evidence was quite compelling, as to why netflix lacked the incentive to do so.

If I can find it, I'll be sure to post a link.

https://www.nme.com/features/cancel-cul ... 711544?amp

Was easy to look up because I showed my other thirds after I read it, haha. Very displeasing though.

Is that the article that PopTart is thinking of, though?

I have decreed that it is.

I figure it popped up wherever he got it from around the same time it popped up in my news feed.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby PopTart » 5 August 2020, 08:45

René wrote:
Brenden wrote:
René wrote:
PopTart wrote:
Brenden wrote:
PopTart wrote:Finished Santa Clarita Diet too and I wish I'd watched that sooner. Fucking hilarious!

I'm still pissed they cancelled it!

Ugh. I wish Netflix would let shows finish. Even just one extra longer episode to wrap things up.

don't quote me on this, but apparantly there is some serious upswing in the expense for taking a series beyond the third season on netflix. I can't remember the specifics, I think it was highlighted in an article or on a YouTube video, but it listed a good number of great series, that Netflix drops around the 3rd season and the evidence was quite compelling, as to why netflix lacked the incentive to do so.

If I can find it, I'll be sure to post a link.

https://www.nme.com/features/cancel-cul ... 711544?amp

Was easy to look up because I showed my other thirds after I read it, haha. Very displeasing though.

Is that the article that PopTart is thinking of, though?

I have decreed that it is.

I figure it popped up wherever he got it from around the same time it popped up in my news feed.

I can confirm, that it is indeed the article I was referring to. :D

René! So assertive :keke:
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Magic J » 5 August 2020, 20:40

PopTart wrote:Black Books! I love that, Dylan Moran is hilarious and paired with Bill Bailey, just brilliant. A close friend and I, often joke that if we had a business together, despite the best of intentions, it would wind up playing out somewhat like black books :lol:

Black books is excellent. Not watched it in ages. I think it's the last episode where Bernard mentions that he "was married once", but his wife died, suggesting that he turned into the arsehole he is from the grief and that he's a bit more emotionally complex than you've been led to believe. But... Then it's revealed that she just ran away and pretended she was dead because he was such a bastard. It's one of the funniest wrap-ups to a sitcom I've yet seen. :lol:
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Valso » 5 August 2020, 20:45

Autobahn - a German TV show that has a not bad PC game based on it: Cobra 11.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Severelius » 5 August 2020, 21:19

Magic J wrote:
PopTart wrote:Black Books! I love that, Dylan Moran is hilarious and paired with Bill Bailey, just brilliant. A close friend and I, often joke that if we had a business together, despite the best of intentions, it would wind up playing out somewhat like black books :lol:

Black books is excellent. Not watched it in ages. I think it's the last episode where Bernard mentions that he "was married once", but his wife died, suggesting that he turned into the arsehole he is from the grief and that he's a bit more emotionally complex than you've been led to believe. But... Then it's revealed that she just ran away and pretended she was dead because he was such a bastard. It's one of the funniest wrap-ups to a sitcom I've yet seen. :lol:

Black Books is one of my favourite sitcoms ever. And Bernard is both the best character ever conceived and the worst character ever conceived all at once.

Also the bloopers/gag reels are the greatest shit ever.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Magic J » 5 August 2020, 21:41

Severelius wrote:Black Books is one of my favourite sitcoms ever. And Bernard is both the best character ever conceived and the worst character ever conceived all at once.

Also the bloopers/gag reels are the greatest shit ever.

If you've not seen any of Dylan Moran's stand-up, his stage character is pretty similar. Recommended.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Severelius » 5 August 2020, 21:44

Magic J wrote:
Severelius wrote:Black Books is one of my favourite sitcoms ever. And Bernard is both the best character ever conceived and the worst character ever conceived all at once.

Also the bloopers/gag reels are the greatest shit ever.

If you've not seen any of Dylan Moran's stand-up, his stage character is pretty similar. Recommended.

His stand-up is how I found Black Books. :D
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby René » 5 August 2020, 22:17

Magic J wrote:
PopTart wrote:Black Books! I love that, Dylan Moran is hilarious and paired with Bill Bailey, just brilliant. A close friend and I, often joke that if we had a business together, despite the best of intentions, it would wind up playing out somewhat like black books :lol:

Black books is excellent. Not watched it in ages. I think it's the last episode where Bernard mentions that he "was married once", but his wife died, suggesting that he turned into the arsehole he is from the grief and that he's a bit more emotionally complex than you've been led to believe. But... Then it's revealed that she just ran away and pretended she was dead because he was such a bastard. It's one of the funniest wrap-ups to a sitcom I've yet seen. :lol:

Instant replay from memory: "I had a girlfriend actually — she died."

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Severelius wrote:Black Books is one of my favourite sitcoms ever. And Bernard is both the best character ever conceived and the worst character ever conceived all at once.

Also the bloopers/gag reels are the greatest shit ever.

If you've not seen any of Dylan Moran's stand-up, his stage character is pretty similar. Recommended.

His stand-up is how I found Black Books. :D

My British first boyfriend introduced me to it when I was 16... 15 years ago. :runaway:
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Severelius » 6 August 2020, 19:08

Finally getting around to watching the final 4 episodes of season 6 of The Flash because they've been sitting on my laptop for months by now.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Valso » 8 August 2020, 01:48

Started Sense8, watched the pilot episode and dumped it. After the 1 hour episode was finished I had the feeling I've watched a 10 hour movie. Looked like poor attemt to reboot "Heroes" but with other actors. No wonder they cancelled it at the second season. I would have cancelled it after the first season. I hope Netflix won't waste anymore time on this crap. Starting the pilot with an unclear plot, not telling the viewer how it all started and why a bunch of people have a vision about a suicidal woman ain't a good way to grab the attention of the viewers.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby PopTart » 8 August 2020, 09:36

Valso wrote:Started Sense8, watched the pilot episode and dumped it. After the 1 hour episode was finished I had the feeling I've watched a 10 hour movie. Looked like poor attemt to reboot "Heroes" but with other actors. No wonder they cancelled it at the second season. I would have cancelled it after the first season. I hope Netflix won't waste anymore time on this crap. Starting the pilot with an unclear plot, not telling the viewer how it all started and why a bunch of people have a vision about a suicidal woman ain't a good way to grab the attention of the viewers.

Really? I admit I had to try sense8 twice. The first episode doesn't sell it well but the story blossoms into something completely different.

If you go into it, expecting just another "super hero" yarn, you're going to be disappointed as it's a completely different beast with a completely different kind of narrative, that is told more through snapshots of the characters lives. At first it can seem disjointed and confusing, but once I knew what to expect, it actually became a really emotive journey, through the lives of some very different people.

I was riveted once I got into it. The gay characters were also good to see as they weren't entirely stereotypical. The occassional nudity of hot guys was also a boon.

I'm pretty sure, that while the series got cancelled, they wrapped up the story pretty well. I also carry a torch for Brian J Smith, who incidentally, is gay in real life, so yay! :applause: (Doesn't play a gay character though :pfft: )
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Valso » 8 August 2020, 17:52

PopTart wrote:Really? I admit I had to try sense8 twice. The first episode doesn't sell it well but the story blossoms into something completely different.

If you go into it, expecting just another "super hero" yarn, you're going to be disappointed as it's a completely different beast with a completely different kind of narrative, that is told more through snapshots of the characters lives. At first it can seem disjointed and confusing, but once I knew what to expect, it actually became a really emotive journey, through the lives of some very different people.

I was riveted once I got into it. The gay characters were also good to see as they weren't entirely stereotypical. The occassional nudity of hot guys was also a boon.

I'm pretty sure, that while the series got cancelled, they wrapped up the story pretty well. I also carry a torch for Brian J Smith, who incidentally, is gay in real life, so yay! :applause: (Doesn't play a gay character though :pfft: )

I like the idea having LGBT characters, like the lesbian couple having sex in the first episode but that's not enough. I want a good and understandable plot. This show has neither. Have you ever seen the pilot episode of Stargate SG-1? Starts with the soldiers playing cards in the embarkation room, then Apophis comes and then the army summons Col. O'Neill back to active duty. This is called consistency. Or pre-story, if you will - something to tell you how it all started. The pilot episode of SG-1 is nearly 90 minutes but when I watch it, times passes fast and it feels like 10 minutes, not 90. :lol:
And I'm not talking about superhero stuff either. I'm very picky when it comes to superhero things, thus there are a handful of full movies about superheroes I like, so no - I'm not expecting superheroes. Just a decent and consistent plot. And while both me and my dick enjoyed the lesbian sex scene Image , that's not enough to grab my attention. After all, if I wanted to see nothing but sex, I have quite a good and constantly growing in size collection of TS porn on my computer and I wouldn't have to watch a tv show solely for the sex scenes.
Call me old fashioned if you want but I like a consistent plot from the first episode, not from the middle of the first season.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby PopTart » 8 August 2020, 18:04

Valso wrote:
PopTart wrote:Really? I admit I had to try sense8 twice. The first episode doesn't sell it well but the story blossoms into something completely different.

If you go into it, expecting just another "super hero" yarn, you're going to be disappointed as it's a completely different beast with a completely different kind of narrative, that is told more through snapshots of the characters lives. At first it can seem disjointed and confusing, but once I knew what to expect, it actually became a really emotive journey, through the lives of some very different people.

I was riveted once I got into it. The gay characters were also good to see as they weren't entirely stereotypical. The occassional nudity of hot guys was also a boon.

I'm pretty sure, that while the series got cancelled, they wrapped up the story pretty well. I also carry a torch for Brian J Smith, who incidentally, is gay in real life, so yay! :applause: (Doesn't play a gay character though :pfft: )

I like the idea having LGBT characters, like the lesbian couple having sex in the first episode but that's not enough. I want a good and understandable plot. This show has neither. Have you ever seen the pilot episode of Stargate SG-1? Starts with the soldiers playing cards in the embarkation room, then Apophis comes and then the army summons Col. O'Neill back to active duty. This is called consistency. Or pre-story, if you will - something to tell you how it all started. The pilot episode of SG-1 is nearly 90 minutes but when I watch it, times passes fast and it feels like 10 minutes, not 90. :lol:
And I'm not talking about superhero stuff either. I'm very picky when it comes to superhero things, thus there are a handful of full movies about superheroes I like, so no - I'm not expecting superheroes. Just a decent and consistent plot. And while both me and my dick enjoyed the lesbian sex scene Image , that's not enough to grab my attention. After all, if I wanted to see nothing but sex, I have quite a good and constantly growing in size collection of TS porn on my computer and I wouldn't have to watch a tv show solely for the sex scenes.
Call me old fashioned if you want but I like a consistent plot from the first episode, not from the middle of the first season.

The plot didn't seem consistent with just the first episode, the second and third episode add context. It's okay if you don't have the patience to let the narrative unfold.

I have to be honest, I don't recall a lesbian sex scene :lol: I mean, the series features gay, lesbian and trans relationships, but i was referring more to the gay male couple. Those guys are hot and I found myself invested in their stories more, as result.

But it's clear it's not your cup of tea. Good luck finding something that matches your expectations. :thumbsupwink:
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Valso » 8 August 2020, 18:16

PopTart wrote:I have to be honest, I don't recall a lesbian sex scene :lol:

Probably because you were looking for hot naked guys and didn't pay attention. :lol: Since I'm pan my eyes are always wandering, so to speak and I notice everything. :D
Here's something to joggle your memory. :P
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby René » 16 August 2020, 02:05

René wrote:
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René wrote:Just started watching The Umbrella Academy. I went into it thinking it was at least partially aimed at kids. Episode 2 kind of disabused me of that notion (which is a funny turn of phrase if you consider the content of the episode). :P

Umbrella Academy is amazing! I don't want to spoil anything or dampen anyones excitement, but I felt the 2nd season didn't quite live upto the first. Still good, but it was a tad inconsistent in places. :shrug: characters didn't really develop much either but instead, just get into shenanigans for shits and giggles. I still love Klaus mind :drool:

Oh well, maybe the company will make up for it :awesome:

I'm sure the company helped, but I actually enjoyed it a lot! :D
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby PopTart » 16 August 2020, 06:50

René wrote:
René wrote:
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René wrote:Just started watching The Umbrella Academy. I went into it thinking it was at least partially aimed at kids. Episode 2 kind of disabused me of that notion (which is a funny turn of phrase if you consider the content of the episode). :P

Umbrella Academy is amazing! I don't want to spoil anything or dampen anyones excitement, but I felt the 2nd season didn't quite live upto the first. Still good, but it was a tad inconsistent in places. :shrug: characters didn't really develop much either but instead, just get into shenanigans for shits and giggles. I still love Klaus mind :drool:

Oh well, maybe the company will make up for it :awesome:

I'm sure the company helped, but I actually enjoyed it a lot! :D

To each their own :D

I do feel that most of the characters fail to develop much, take Diego, for instance, he obstinately pursues the samr agenda throughout the season, despite having his obvious motivation called out, he is like a dog with bone and like a dog with a bone, he is non too bright! Then we have Luthor who again, just seems to be on the same imbecilec merry-go-round as he was in season 1. Even 5 seems to have lost a step.

The only characters with real character development, were probably, Alison and Vanya and I still feel the whole racial rights movement, was perhaps, a little under done. Perhaps, given the current climate the showrunners decided to avoid too much focus on that storyline.

I just felt it could have been better and it did rely too heavily on its previous seasons tendency to surprise with a vague non conformity to tropes, so it went out of its way to not conform this time round and just became something of a disorganised mess.
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby poolerboy0077 » 22 September 2020, 03:02

Has anyone been watching Cobra Kai and is low key obsessed with it? :awesome: Maybe it’s because I used to be in the martial arts but this was so entertaining to see all the stuff I had to go through (minus the fantasy mall fights).
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Re: TV Show of the Moment

Unread postby Edward » 23 September 2020, 15:43

Subra wrote:Dark on Netflix.

It's reminiscent of Twin Peaks, and every episode ends on a cliffhanger. Suffice to say I've been binge watching it.


Finally got round to watching this. It was very good and so glad I waited for all seasons to be completed before I started watching. Not sure my brain could have coped with the 12 month gaps!

I also had the dark.netflix.io site up during every episode which helped immensely.
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