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Weekly Sci-Fi Thread (06/24/12)
06/24/12 | Kevin Davis

Posted on 06/24/2012 5:48:56 AM PDT by KevinDavis

Weekly Sci-Fi Thread (06/24/12)
Sunday:
9/8 -- Falling Skies -- TNT

Monday:
9/8 -- Eureka -- SyFy

Wednesday:
10/9 -- Futurama -- Comedy Central


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: scifi
Falling Skies was good...

Eureka: Will Wheaton will go down as the biggest tool of SciFi. (Bigger than Bill Shatner). I could have sworn that Dr Parrish was going to get smacked.

Futurama: They should have left show cancelled. Also I'm getting tired of the Nixon bashing on that show.
1 posted on 06/24/2012 5:49:03 AM PDT by KevinDavis
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2 posted on 06/24/2012 5:51:14 AM PDT by KevinDavis (Give the Government an inch and they will want more and more.)
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Falling Skies started the season good. More alien, less soap and alpha conflict.

I hope they keep it up. The new Dallas provides plenty of soap.


3 posted on 06/24/2012 5:58:20 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: KevinDavis

oh....geeze...

you know Nixon was NOT a conservative. He thought he was royalty...above the law...had the white house police dress like european palace guards.

the whole Wage and Price freeze was right out of FDR’s socialist playbook...

that being said he was head a shoulders better than LBJ.


4 posted on 06/24/2012 6:02:32 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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‘Continuum’ is pretty good - a Canadian series that started a few weeks ago.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1954347/


5 posted on 06/24/2012 6:05:12 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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RE: Falling Skies

The after-air discussion [2nd Watch, hosted by Wil Wheaton] is interesting. It has some of the actors commenting on the episode.

http://www.fallingskies.com/watch/2nd-watch

It is live a few minutes after the conclusion of the broadcast.


6 posted on 06/24/2012 6:22:58 AM PDT by TomGuy
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The second season of Falling Skies is darker and edgier, which is a good thing. What I wish they’d change is the syrupy, melodramatic soundtrack that sounds like it was lifted from the LifeTime Channel.


7 posted on 06/24/2012 6:31:54 AM PDT by nuancey
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The problem I see with the Nixon bashing isn’t political, it’s chronological. He’s been dead almost 20 years, out of the White House 20 more, it’s way past time to move on. Nixon is not a funny punchline anymore.


8 posted on 06/24/2012 7:24:08 AM PDT by discostu (Listen, do you smell something?)
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Hey Guys how about some advice? I’ve watched about 8 episodes of the TV series “Jerico”. Does it get any better? It seems to bog down without going any where. It’s like “General Hospital” in that you keep expecting something to happen so you keep tuning in... (yes I know it is an old show but I don’t get out that much) ... Thanks


9 posted on 06/24/2012 12:00:13 PM PDT by djone ("Education without morality is to make but a clever criminal")
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To: KevinDavis

I think his hateful persona might be the reason that they softened his character (ie, himself)) on Big Bang Theory.


10 posted on 06/24/2012 12:06:12 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: TomGuy

Is 2nd Watch online only?


11 posted on 06/24/2012 5:55:38 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: libertarian27
‘Continuum’ is pretty good - a Canadian series that started a few weeks ago.

Yeah, it is really good. I almost stopped watching it after the first 5 minutes because I was sure it was going to go after the "EVIL Corporations", but as it turns out, the protagonist works for the Corporations and the anti-corp terrorists are the bad guys!

Who would have thought? Almost every Canadian show I have tried to watch over the past few years has had some kind of liberal agenda attached to it, usually gay. This show has none of that crap! Well, maybe a bit. The Corporations of the future do have a bit too much control over society. I guess time will tell. I am going to watch it until they go over the edge and she (the protagonist) switches sides and goes after her former bosses and tries to tell us how the EVIL Corporations are trying to control our lives...

12 posted on 06/24/2012 7:20:29 PM PDT by America_Right (Remember, Republicans have a lot more in common with Democrats than they do with Tea Partiers.)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

Yes. 2nd Watch is only on the Fallingskies.com website.


13 posted on 06/24/2012 7:21:14 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: TomGuy

Thanks!


14 posted on 06/24/2012 7:27:09 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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15 posted on 06/24/2012 9:04:51 PM PDT by Krankor
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the Invisible Woman (1940); and her cruel boss.
Where do you get these photos (netflix? :)
i never saw this film, sounds like a parody of the invisible man; w/Claude Rains

16 posted on 06/24/2012 9:52:25 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: America_Right

I have direct TV and could not find it on the guide. What station is it on?


17 posted on 06/25/2012 2:03:29 AM PDT by verga (Wintertime stinks, summertime is much nicer)
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We're starting to get details about Doctor Who Season 7, which begins in August. Episode 1 will be titled "Asylum of the Daleks". Some episodes are starting to have details on IMDB
18 posted on 06/25/2012 11:37:32 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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I have direct TV and could not find it on the guide. What station is it on?

It is Canadian, so it won't be on DirecTV, or any other American sat/cable systems - yet. Sci-Fi Channel may pick it up in a year or so.

19 posted on 06/25/2012 12:04:38 PM PDT by America_Right (Remember, Republicans have a lot more in common with Democrats than they do with Tea Partiers.)
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To: Tanniker Smith

Curse you Will Wheaton!


20 posted on 06/25/2012 12:10:02 PM PDT by pgkdan (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA!)
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To: skinkinthegrass

Very good. I didn’t think you’d get that one so fast. I have definitely got to try harder. I get the pics from Google images. You just go to Google’s home page. Click on images then put in the name of the movie. The Invisible Woman is actually pretty good. It’s not a parody of The Invisible Man per se, but it’s a lot more lighthearted and humorous at times.


21 posted on 06/25/2012 7:07:26 PM PDT by Krankor
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don't make 'em too easy..
like Raquel Welch in 1 million years BC :-D

22 posted on 06/25/2012 7:56:17 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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