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Man in the High Castle - season 2, eps 1-4 *spoilers*

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by cwerdna, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    I wanted to discuss but hadn't finished the whole series yet so I didn't want to go into the season 2 spoilers thread.

    Starting threads for season 2 eps 1-4, 5-8 and 9 & 10.

    I'm actually near the end of ep 9 but may not be able to finish 9 and get to 10 for awhile.
     
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  2. kaszeta

    kaszeta Fjohürs Lykkewe TCF Club

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    Plot-wise, I'm not all that enamored with Season 2 yet...

    But I'm loving the folks that do set design on this show. They've taken (mostly) Vancouver and suburbs made some really, really convincing imagery of what the Greater Nazi Reich and Japanese Empire (or whatever they call it) might look like. Indeed, I love the 1960s-era Nazi-inspired kitchen appliances.
     
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  3. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    It's been awhile since I watched these eps but there are some pretty big events that happen towards the end of season 2.

    I'm at the beginning of ep 10 now.

    I agree about your comments about the design.
     
  4. JYoung

    JYoung Series 3

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    At first I thought that the New York Resistance people chasing after Julianna were actually working for Smith to play head games with Julianna but I guess not.
     
  5. ElJay

    ElJay Active Member

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    I'm two episodes in, and I don't think it's giving me any reason to keep watching. It feels like this season has started out in Canon City, where advancing the plot goes to die.
     
  6. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    ^^^
    I don't remember the first two eps well but to me, it gets better and better. As I said, there are some huge events towards the end of the season.
     
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  7. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give em Hell, Devils

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    I don't think we should be hinting at what happens later in the season in a thread that's only supposed to be about the first few episodes.

    But it should go without saying that any well-written TV show will build to a climax so if you feel the first few episodes are slow, it's unlikely things will stay that way throughout the season.
     
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  8. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    Sorry... I've tried to be as vague as possible about it and my earlier reply was sorta aimed at ElJay.

    As for the latter... I dunno, some shows I've tried watching before were just awful like Earth 2. Don't think I watched ep 2. And, I wasn't interested enough in Caprica to stick around. Not sure if they were well-written.

    This show is a bit slow though, I must admit.
     

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