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Continuum, is anyone watching this show?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Billyh1026, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. gweempose

    gweempose Active Member

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    Lost Girl is my guilty pleasure. It's one of those shows that I will readily admit kind of sucks, and yet I enjoy it quite a bit. It's sort of like Revolution, which is another stupid show that I find entertaining. :)
     
  2. Rob Helmerichs

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    I think the difference there is that Lost Girl is cheerfully, enthusiastically dumb, whereas Revolution puts on fake glasses and thinks that makes it smart.
     
  3. philw1776

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    Did I miss an episode? Or more likely forget stuff. :eek: Who and what is the backstory on Escher? Obviously a time traveler of sorts but beyond that?
    I 1st remember seeing him when Keira's old cop boss introduced him to her.
     
  4. cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Meh.

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    I'll spoilerize this before someone complains but...
    Thank God her partner now knows Kiera's a time traveler. I hate it when shows withhold the hero's/heroine's secret identity from their partner. Grimm drove me nuts with this for a whole season too.
     
  5. gweempose

    gweempose Active Member

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    But this is necessary in order to deliver the payoff. Some of my favorite moments on TV are when one of the characters suddenly becomes enlightened with information that the viewers had all along.
     
  6. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

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    Still came too late for me....they should have accomplished this MUCH earlier...
     
  7. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Yeah, usually they withhold information solely for the sake of drama, with no basis in reality whatsoever (i.e., it's not something this person would or should ever do).

    But it's become a trope, people (especially TV writers) don't even think about it. They just do it.
     
  8. philw1776

    philw1776 Active Member

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    Confused about spoiler etiquete. It's bad to mention things that happened several episodes ago?
     
  9. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    It's considered bad form to spoil pretty much anything unless you're in an episode-specific thread, or the Statute of Limitations has expired (but good luck getting anybody to agree on when that happens).
     
  10. Anubys

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    Actually, there are very good reasons in reality to do that. I'm just not going to tell you those reasons right now. You'll just have to trust me.
     
  11. Bierboy

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  12. tivogurl

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    No backstory yet. I'm not even sure what time he's from.
     
  13. logic88

    logic88 Active Member

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    I might have to give this show another shot as I gave up after S01E07 or S01E08. I just didn't care much for any of the characters (especially the young Alec Sandler, he's rather Wil Wheaton-esque).
     
  14. aaronwt

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    yet Under the Dome has millions and millions of more people watching than any of those other shows.

    Although I like all those shows listed. I think I would rank Defiance last. But I still enjoyed watching the first season of Defiance and looking forward to the second.
     
  15. aaronwt

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    I think that nails it for me too. A guilty pleasure. I enjoy it more than I should for some reason. I think partly because it seems like the actors are having a great time making the show. At least that's the impression I always get when watching it.
     
  16. phox_mulder

    phox_mulder I get paid 2watch TV

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    If you caught the 2 specials that aired on Canadian TV right before the finale of season 2, and right before the first episode of season 3 , it would cement that impression.

    IIRC, SyFy didn't air them.

    They are available by other means if you are so inclined.


    phox
     
  17. pteronaut

    pteronaut Killer of Threads

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    Whilst there's a very good chance that Syfy will not air the specials, as S2 is still mid run on Syfy, there's hope.
     
  18. aaronwt

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    Thanks. I'll need to look for them.

    EDIT: I found one special on Youtube and the pre-show special on another site.
     
  19. Rob Helmerichs

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    You must mean end of Season 1/beginning of Season 2, since Season 2 isn't over yet, even in Canada...
     
  20. phox_mulder

    phox_mulder I get paid 2watch TV

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    Thread got off track, speaking of Lost Girl, not Continuum.


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