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The Following - The Poets Fire - 2/4/13

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by VegasVic, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. DouglasPHill

    DouglasPHill Active Member

    Feb 10, 2005
    St Louis, MO
    Along paranoid lines, I fear that this show is giving ideas to the nuts out there.
  2. sharkster

    sharkster Well-Known Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Or SOMETHING! That whole scene was just bad, in every imagineable way. Plus, if somebody is pouring gasoline on me, I'm thinking that I am smelling gasoline so I cannot imagine that I'm just standing there looking stupid.

    Then, he's rolling around trying not to die and nobody would start covering him trying to put the fire out?

    But more strange, to me, is just how all those people were standing around like they were.
  3. BrandonRe

    BrandonRe Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Jul 14, 2006
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Maybe all those people standing around watching are also part of the following.
  4. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    That's the grand revelation in the series finalé. Kevin Bacon is the ONLY GUY ON EARTH who's not part of the Following.
  5. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
    oh boy...here we go again....
  6. philw1776

    philw1776 Active Member

    Jan 19, 2002
    Seacoast NH
    You're joking
    I fear that that is the show's actual premise :eek:

    Only like Ronald Moore in BSG the writers will only realize this as their only out as they're writing the last 2 episodes
  7. Lee 2.0

    Lee 2.0 Hoopy frood

    Jul 10, 2012
    It's going to kill the show. Audiences won't have it. If they keep it up, I'm not going to be sorry it dies, either.
  8. SnakeVargas

    SnakeVargas New Member

    Feb 8, 2013
    Savage Village
    Teaching the boy to kill made the series more personal and more menacing. It's a good move if they don't overdo it. Moving onto higher order animals that are commonly considered pets such as dogs would be a mistake and would alienate viewers. I bet they will move onto some other psychological way of conditioning the boy. I also suspect he's not going to remain a prisoner forever. That plot line will get old.

    The fire scene happened very quickly, I think folks are being too critical of the bystanders. It's going to take people a few moments to react and figure out what just happened. My first thought would be that it was somehow part of the act. By the time I figured out it was real, the guy would be gone.
  9. aadam101

    aadam101 Tell me a joke

    Jul 14, 2002
    That's what I was thinking. People may have thought it was part of a show (at least for a minute).

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