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Falling Skie - S3E2 - "Badlands"

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Steveknj, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    It's strange to me that none of that was obvious to you...
  2. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    None of what?
  3. cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Meh. TCF Club

    Jul 24, 2003
    15 mins...
    I'm still trying to figure out why the Vohm dude answers to "Cochise" and speaks like he's from an old money family.

    Seemed odd to me that the "real" Americans would open fire on Tom's American's without asking questions first. I know it was said that they look like collaborators but still...
  4. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    Um, the things you talked about? In the post I quoted?
  5. tivogurl

    tivogurl New Member

    Dec 15, 2004
    The obvious answer is "humans can't pronounce his name, so they gave him a nickname". As for his speech, maybe the person he learned English from spoke like that. If he had learned it in Charleston he should have a Southern accent.
  6. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    Maybe I'm thick as a brick in my old age, but I'm not sure what should be obvious to me? Do you mean all the events that they never told us about that happened in the time between last season and this? Stuff happened, we have no idea why, and they go on as if we are supposed to know. What was obvious?

    Meh, doesn't matter I suppose in the scheme of things. I am liking the show still, and I'm just going with it.
  7. DouglasPHill

    DouglasPHill Active Member

    Feb 10, 2005
    St Louis, MO
    It was the writers way of retooling for the 2nd season. Time will tell if the retool is the kiss of death, (like every other show) or saved the show.
  8. Bryanmc

    Bryanmc I'm normal.

    Sep 5, 2000
    3rd season.
  9. fmowry

    fmowry Well-Known Member

    Apr 30, 2002
    Baltimore, MD
    You guys haven't moved on to the 3rd episode yet. It addresses Cochise as tivogurl mentioned.
  10. robojerk

    robojerk Active Member

    Jun 13, 2006
    Laguna Hills CA
    I think you mean episode 4. This thread for episode 3 is titled incorrectly, and no one made one for episode 4.

    Ep 4 "At All Costs" OAD 6/23/13
    Ep 3 "Badlands" OAD 6/16/13
    Ep 2 "Collateral Damage" OAD 6/9/13
    Ep 1 "On Thin Ice" OAD 6/9/13

    This upcoming Sunday is episode 5
  11. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

    Apr 16, 2003
    My issue wasn't with the fact that the humans now know the names of the different races. My issue was the fact that when they were interrogating the blonde sniper, they were using those names with her as if she would know what they are talking about. It was almost as if the writers completely forgot that those names were only known to the people at Charlotte at this point.

    And then in episode 4 they remembered their mistake when Mason explained the names of the two alien factions to POTUS.
  12. Gunnyman

    Gunnyman Just a boring dude

    Jul 10, 2003

    Native Charlestonians don't have much of a southern accent. I mean we say y'all and honey and darlin' but we aren't drawly rednecks like other TV shows and movies have made us out to sound.

    Old native Charlestonians actually have a "gullah" accent.
    My grandmother, who died at 97 had a very thick gullah accent.

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