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OT: A subject that must be discussed(Vanity)
7-22-09

Posted on 07/21/2009 6:14:14 PM PDT by aft_lizard

Did anybody watch that horrible horrible miniseries called Meteor?

Never in my life watching B rated made for TV movies have I seen one so bad. The entire script must have been two pages and to make it stretch into a 4 hour movie they just redid those two pages over and over and over again.

Let's not forget the total ignorance of the laws of physics or the fact that they blew a 30 mile round meteor out of the sky when it was just out of our atmosphere. And then a second meteor had entered our atmosphere and they deflect it back out of the atmosphere.

I don't know if I am now less smart for having watched that series or not. But at least the chic scientist who kept getting kidnapped, held at gunpoint, seeing her chief scientist, chief border patrol agent, etc die was good looking enough to keep me at least half way tuned into the show.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: meteor; tv
Yeah I am bored.
1 posted on 07/21/2009 6:14:14 PM PDT by aft_lizard
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To: aft_lizard

10.5


2 posted on 07/21/2009 6:16:23 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("A new Dark Ages made all the more terrible and prolonged by the sinister powers of science.")
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To: aft_lizard

The old miniseries from 1979? Yeah, it sucked on toast.


3 posted on 07/21/2009 6:17:01 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: aft_lizard

I’ll see that and raise you ANY movie shown on The Lifetime Channel, LOL!


4 posted on 07/21/2009 6:17:06 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: aft_lizard
If you watch network TV from CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, HBO or their affiliate cable channels you are supporting Obama and if your time is wasted by them then who is to blame? You know they spew out anti-American crap. They hate America as does GE (MSNBC,CNBC,MSNBC), Time Warner (CNN, ESPN, Turner, and others), Disney (ABC, Disney, Golf Channel), Viacom (CBS,MTV, etc). They hate America and they hate your values.
5 posted on 07/21/2009 6:18:19 PM PDT by Frantzie (Remember when Bush was President and Americans had jobs (and ammo)?)
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To: aft_lizard

The Colony starts tonight


6 posted on 07/21/2009 6:18:34 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: aft_lizard

Didn’t Dallas get whacked in that movie?


7 posted on 07/21/2009 6:19:13 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: Army Air Corps

I think it was remade actually... yeah, remade a bad TV movie I think.


8 posted on 07/21/2009 6:19:46 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: aft_lizard

Meatier.

mmmmmmmmmmmmm meat.


9 posted on 07/21/2009 6:19:46 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I am going to have to say I would sit through a marathon of Lifetime movies than watch this one again.


10 posted on 07/21/2009 6:20:18 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: aft_lizard

South Park is on......


11 posted on 07/21/2009 6:20:59 PM PDT by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: Frantzie

Meh.

I should just read and go to the internet.

Cox cable doesn’t hate America does it? Because my bill suggests they do.


12 posted on 07/21/2009 6:21:24 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: aft_lizard

You ARE bored, LOL!

And FWIW, I seriously DO feel my IQ slipping if I watch more than 30 minutes of TV a day. Don’t watch it much, don’t miss it. :)


13 posted on 07/21/2009 6:22:01 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: GeronL

I don’t have cable right now. I won’t have cable until football season starts.


14 posted on 07/21/2009 6:22:24 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: Frantzie; All
I know there are plenty of reasons to justifiably hate HBO, but the recently did at least one thing right:

Taking Chance
15 posted on 07/21/2009 6:24:03 PM PDT by rottndog (WOOF!!!!!)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I actually tend to only watch TV when I go to bed anymore but I was checking out some shows on Hulu and caught part 1 of that show and decided to watch the finale in the hopes that it somehow improved. Boy was I wrong.


16 posted on 07/21/2009 6:24:27 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: aft_lizard

Do you have fast internet?


17 posted on 07/21/2009 6:28:06 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: GeronL

That I do. When I get bored on the weekend I go to crackle, hulu and many other sites.


18 posted on 07/21/2009 6:31:09 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: aft_lizard

We watched the first part... it was bad writing, bad science, bad plotlines.

OTH, you can watch Firefly episodes over and over again and they are always entertaining. My 13 year old was listening to some radio newsbit about another Obamanation and remarked “OMG, he’s turning our government into the Alliance, when will it stop!”


19 posted on 07/21/2009 6:31:32 PM PDT by Valpal1 (Always be prepared to make that difference.)
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To: aft_lizard

Some of those are pretty good. Crackle huh.... ever seem Molly Ringwald’s first film?? Its really bad.... baaaaaadd... Spacehunter! (3-d) ha


20 posted on 07/21/2009 6:32:40 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: aft_lizard
The entire script must have been two pages and to make it stretch into a 4 hour movie they just redid those two pages over and over and over again.

Good guess, actually the script was a half page but we won't hold it against you.

Signed,
Hollywood

:^)

21 posted on 07/21/2009 6:35:13 PM PDT by Kitsunebi
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To: Valpal1

I actually just marathoned Firefly and Serenity the weekend before last.

Best series ever, to bad it got cut off.


22 posted on 07/21/2009 6:38:06 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: GeronL
ever seem Molly Ringwald’s first film?? Its really bad.... baaaaaadd... Spacehunter! (3-d) ha

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

Hey don't knock it...I LOVED that film!

23 posted on 07/21/2009 6:38:15 PM PDT by Kitsunebi
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To: GeronL

I haven’t. If it’s the good kind of bad I am all for it. Like Robinson Crusoe on Mars, it’s bad in a good way.


24 posted on 07/21/2009 6:42:10 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: Kitsunebi

oh man... lol..


25 posted on 07/21/2009 6:46:35 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: aft_lizard

I can’t seem to find “Misfits of Science” anywhere online... it was canceled after about 5 or 6 episodes


26 posted on 07/21/2009 6:47:36 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: aft_lizard

OT? it’s amazing a subject that cannot be described must be somehow discussed. What the heck is “OT?”

Geeez.


27 posted on 07/21/2009 6:52:49 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: Cyber Liberty

OT=Off Topic.
It’s something the mods at rivals.com makes us use when we make a topic that has nothing to do with the board.


28 posted on 07/21/2009 6:57:03 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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I haven’t. If it’s the good kind of bad I am all for it. Like Robinson Crusoe on Mars, it’s bad in a good way.

Robinson Crusoe on Mars, what a great film!

29 posted on 07/21/2009 6:57:27 PM PDT by Kitsunebi
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To: aft_lizard

You mean you didn’t appreciate George Castanza as a scientist???


30 posted on 07/21/2009 6:58:26 PM PDT by red-dawg (If you don't like the constitution, move to a country with one you like. LEAVE OURS ALONE.)
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To: red-dawg

More believable as a marine biologist.


31 posted on 07/21/2009 7:00:35 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: aft_lizard
Ah. Inside baseball from another forum.. Pray proceed without me.
32 posted on 07/21/2009 7:00:58 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: aft_lizard

If you’re a Nathan Fillion fan, try Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog. Also I enjoyed his new series Castle.


33 posted on 07/21/2009 7:07:41 PM PDT by Valpal1 (Always be prepared to make that difference.)
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To: aft_lizard

Its free on Crackle.


34 posted on 07/21/2009 7:09:24 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: aft_lizard

I saw Armageddon which, while it had undeniably better special effects had to suck every bit as much.


35 posted on 07/21/2009 7:11:36 PM PDT by Artemis Webb
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To: aft_lizard

Great minds think alike. I think it begins with Alabama vs VTech at the Ga. Dome.


36 posted on 07/21/2009 7:20:24 PM PDT by LeavingNewYork
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To: Artemis Webb

Armegeddon is Oscar quality compared to this movie, in my opinion.


37 posted on 07/21/2009 7:41:30 PM PDT by aft_lizard (Barack Obama is Hugo Chavez's poodle.)
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To: GeronL; aft_lizard
Of course I draw the line at Killer Klowns from Outer Space. That, my FRiends, is a bad B movie. Hopefully the Chiodos Brothers will never make a sequel.

*shudder*

38 posted on 07/22/2009 8:49:36 AM PDT by Kitsunebi
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To: Artemis Webb

Was it Armageddon or Space Cowboys? or maybe Space Trucker or whatever that older movie was called?


39 posted on 07/22/2009 3:30:52 PM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: Frantzie

NetFlix and BitTorrent are your friends.


40 posted on 07/22/2009 3:48:22 PM PDT by enviros_kill
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