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Breaking Bad Marathon on AMC starts Wednesday

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Marco, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. Cearbhaill

    Cearbhaill Garden obsessed

    Aug 1, 2004
    I think the Aztek was just used as the epitome of dork.
  2. bsnelson

    bsnelson Mid-life anti-crisis in progress TCF Club

    Oct 30, 1999
    Allen, TX, USA
    That, and what a great contrast to the bad-ass 300C SRT that he drove after the "transformation" was complete. :)

  3. Worf

    Worf Active Member

    Sep 15, 2000
    I still can't believe I decided to watch it all on Netflix and catch up on 5.5 in time for the finale... the hours between were the longest ever, though.
  4. waynomo

    waynomo My One Time TCF Club

    Nov 9, 2002

    So made room on the TiVo. Moved a ton of stuff to different drives between 2 PCs so I could move programs off of the TiVo. I set up the season pass. I thought I removed all conflicts.

    Turns out episodes 101 and 102 didn't record. I guess that was my fault. Turns out there was still a conflict.

    Everything else recorded except I can't transfer 503 to my PC. It plays fine on the TiVo. It transfers just 162 KBs and stops. I tried doing it multiple different ways.

    Anyway, thanks for the heads up about the marathon. I think we will muddle through somehow. :)

    (And my wife enjoyed the pilot tonight so I think we will be watching this for a bit.)
  5. Jstkiddn

    Jstkiddn Shutity up up up

    Oct 15, 2003
    Do you have netflix or can you buy the missing episodes from amazon or iTunes?
  6. waynomo

    waynomo My One Time TCF Club

    Nov 9, 2002
    I'll get them one way or another. Probably try a torrent first.
  7. Idearat

    Idearat Active Member

    Nov 26, 2000
    I had never watched an episode so I thought I'd record the marathon. My Tivo caught all 62 episodes. But after the first one with AMC's annoying commercials and constant censoring of curse words I got fed up. (I don't need to hear the word, but the sound dropouts bug me ) Luckily I still have a month of free Netflix from buying my Chromecast so I'm watching them that way instead.

    I'm up to S03E03 now. It's not as compelling as SOA or Justified, but it's Ok. Greatest show on TV as it was made out to be? I don't see it.
  8. Worf

    Worf Active Member

    Sep 15, 2000
    Yeah, it you watch it individually it's not that great. But binge it, and it's a lot better. There are a lot of episodes where it does nothing but set everything up for a future episode.

    Breaking Bad is about actions and consequences, and even the most innocent action can reverberate down the road. Plus, season 3 is a bit slow, however the last 3-4 episodes things REALLY pick up again.

    Everything's in the setup phase. Near the end is where the dominoes start falling. But that doesn't mean there aren't some entertaining diversions
  9. spartanstew

    spartanstew Thanks 4 the Update

    Feb 23, 2002
    Wylie, Texas
    Halfway through the first season.
  10. Craigbob

    Craigbob Active Member

    Dec 1, 2006
    Land of...
    You and me both.
  11. janry

    janry New Member

    Jan 2, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    The joy of retirement. I spent the past what? 3 weeks? watching every episode. Just finished the last one. Probably the best thing I have ever watched on TV.

    Well Done!
  12. gigaguy

    gigaguy Member

    Aug 29, 2013
    I'm laid off, but did the same. saw the whole thing in a few weeks. Great story, characters, and acting. the violence and drug plot had kept me away before, but well done. It's in my top 10 I guess.

    I think I need to rewatch BB at some point, due to the rushed nature I did this time. I was trying, for some weird reason, to get the finale to watch it live. I was about an hour behind, but it was a great ride. Jesse was my favorite.

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