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Old 07-04-2013, 08:00 PM   #1
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Falling Skies gets S4

Falling Skies will return for a season 4
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:48 PM   #2
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Ah, hell. Now it'll be another year before we find out what the Volm are building and why they came to Earth.
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:57 PM   #3
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This show seems to have a pretty small following here - I think it's actually gotten better since season 1. I like what they've added to it and it's a good summer show. If it was on in the fall, I probably wouldn't have time for it.
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:16 AM   #4
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I've been enjoying it as well. It's gotten consistently more watchable. If not for the mediocre first season, I might even recommend it to friends now (as summer watching at least).
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:21 PM   #5
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I watch, but I just don't know how much I actually like it thanks to the glut of post-apocalyptic dramas that are all mediocre in the past few years, I'm about apocalypsed out, I count:
Falling Skies
Terra Nova
Revolution
Defiance
All with the same basic "mankind tries to survive after the gutting of xxx or yyy" and I'm sure I'm missing another
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:47 PM   #6
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Those shows are COMPLETELY different!

Falling Skies=Alien invasion
Terra Nova=Environmental catastrophe
Revolution=Science experiment gone wrong
Defiance=Terraforming mishap

You have to give them credit...rather than their usual habit of just blatantly ripping each other off, the networks here have given us an impressive array of apocalyptic scenarios!


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Old 07-07-2013, 02:47 PM   #7
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Those shows are COMPLETELY different
I LOL'd on that, and then was reminded of the quote from The Blues Brothers "We got both kinds of music, we got Country and Western"
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:43 AM   #8
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I watch, but I just don't know how much I actually like it thanks to the glut of post-apocalyptic dramas that are all mediocre in the past few years, I'm about apocalypsed out, I count:
Falling Skies
Terra Nova
Revolution
Defiance
All with the same basic "mankind tries to survive after the gutting of xxx or yyy" and I'm sure I'm missing another
What, no Zombie Apocalypse? (The Walking Dead)
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:46 AM   #9
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What, no Zombie Apocalypse? (The Walking Dead)
see! I knew I'd miss at least one if not more!
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:42 PM   #10
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At 10 episodes per season, can they really be called seasons? I find it harder to get hooked on shows with so few eps.
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Old 07-08-2013, 06:32 PM   #11
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At 10 episodes per season, can they really be called seasons? I find it harder to get hooked on shows with so few eps.
Ten shows is more than a series (season) in the UK....
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Old 07-08-2013, 07:15 PM   #12
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Ten shows is more than a series (season) in the UK....
Or less (e.g., Doctor Who). They're a lot more flexible in season length. 3-13 seems to be the range...
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Old 07-09-2013, 07:49 AM   #13
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I watch. It's not great but it's some mindless summer fun.
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His oldest son is so lucky, he gets both hot blondes.
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His oldest son is so lucky, he gets both hot blondes.
...who are both psychotic...
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Old 07-09-2013, 04:17 PM   #16
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I watch. It's not great but it's some mindless summer fun.
I uncovered my own thoughts about this show after catching up on a bunch of episodes last weekend. I'm enjoying watching it but I give 0 crap about any of the characters in the show; they could live or die right now and I just won't care. Likely chalk it up to the fact...

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...an implanted alien probe, or surprise alien baby, or challenge of authority turns likeable, logical characters into hateable dickbags

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