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Anyone watch Luther?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by markymark_ctown, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. markymark_ctown

    markymark_ctown Well-Known Member

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    Thinking about starting "Luther" via Netflix.

    Yeah or Neah?
     
  2. Maui

    Maui Major Lee Oblivious

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    Yes.
     
  3. Gunnyman

    Gunnyman Just a boring dude

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    One of the best cop shows I've ever seen. Idris Elba is so good.
     
  4. dswallow

    dswallow Save the ModeratŠ¾r TCF Club

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    Long...
    Worth watching. Though it's hardly a big investment of your time to watch considering how short the "seasons" are.
     
  5. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    I thought the first season was brilliant, but when I heard what they were doing in the second, I knew the show had already jumped the shark.

    Then the second season was brilliant too.

    (I refer to
    bringing back Alice.)
     
  6. TonyTheTiger

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    a HUGE yeah!

    There's only 10 total episodes (6 for season one and 4 for season 2), so not a massive investment.

    Season 3 is being made now. Not sure how many episodes, but it's great drama.
     
  7. Gunnyman

    Gunnyman Just a boring dude

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    Season 3 is supposedly only 4 episodes if I'm remembering correctly.
     
  8. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Season 2 was really only two episodes...two two-hour movies each divided in two for broadcast.
     
  9. dianebrat

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    boston'ish
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    Another thumbs up for Luther, one of the better British imports.
    I also really loved Whitechapel which didn't get a lot of love.
     
  10. lynncosbm

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    Absolutely yes! Love Idris Elba to bits!
     
  11. markymark_ctown

    markymark_ctown Well-Known Member

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    thanks all - adding to the queue...
     
  12. BrettStah

    BrettStah Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    Idris Elba pulls off a British accent perfectly, by the way. After first seeing him in The Wire, I was shocked at how well he could do the British accent.



    ;)
     
  13. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Nah, he sounds pretty phony to me.

    Nothing like Alistair Cooke!

    :D
     
  14. CraigK

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    Great show! :up:
     
  15. cheesesteak

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    A big thumbs up for Luther.
     
  16. wprager

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    Started watching this week. Only 3 episodes in, but enjoying it so far.
     
  17. markymark_ctown

    markymark_ctown Well-Known Member

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    4 episodes in for me now...like it alot. Idris Elba is fantastic, and i enjoyed his run in the Wire too.

    only drawback for me is trying to understand the dialogue completely with the british accents. but i guess subtitles can fix that. but can't these people just speak english, for cripe sake! :)
     
  18. wprager

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    He was really easy to understand in Prometheus. He was also very boring -- completely miscast. I always have subtitles on, what I don't really understand is why Netflix doesn't have a way of "remembering" this preference.
     
  19. markymark_ctown

    markymark_ctown Well-Known Member

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    now thru season 2, episode 2.

    who are the mother & daughter (prostitute) that luther is helping out? i missed it.
     
  20. StacieH

    StacieH betativowho??

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    I never had trouble understanding Luther, or most of them, actually. But that other detective... the young guy? I really had to pay attention to him, and still missed some of it. I think he's Scottish, but I'm not sure.
     

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