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Old 07-30-2012, 11:03 PM   #31
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I thought the Warehouse premiere was weak, but the sound was distorted and AWFUL. .
God yes. Watched first two tonight. First was such a mess I thought my setup was screwed up.
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Old 07-31-2012, 11:14 AM   #32
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Really enjoying Alphas right now, this season started off really well IMO.
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I thought the second episodes of both shows were better.
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Artie is seeing the possible effects of his actions, and Steve has been brought back, with out permission (guesseed that).
I did not notice the sound this time as being distorted, so they must have fixed it. I wonder if they fixed it in any of the additional showings last week.
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The monster bit looked pretty much right out of a bad episode of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. Cute, and could not be taken seriously.

Rosen will have to win back the trust of the enture team it seems. they need to keep a supply of pudding on hand for Gary, just in case. Oh, and someone needs to explain to him AGAIN the concept of privacy! Sheesh!

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Old 07-31-2012, 01:53 PM   #34
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I feel like an old perv saying this but Allison Scagliotti looked FINE last night om W13.
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I feel like an old perv saying this but Allison Scagliotti looked FINE last night om W13.
I totally agree.
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In the first ep she looked terrible. Have not seen the 2nd ep.
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Old 08-01-2012, 11:09 AM   #38
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Try the original Being Human on BBCA, it is 1000 times better than its SyFy cousin. At least the first three season were. This last season, not so much as 3/4's of the original had moved on and the actresss that plays Annie has now moved on also.
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Try the original Being Human on BBCA, it is 1000 times better than its SyFy cousin. At least the first three season were. This last season, not so much as 3/4's of the original had moved on and the actresss that plays Annie has now moved on also.
Yeah. The BBC version of Being Human is a really good example of a show that has stayed around too long after the use-by date, and is now mighty stale. It should have ended after season three. Season four was pretty bad, really, and I haven't seen season five. When Aidan Turner left, the show should have ended.

I don't think the US version has been as good, but it has been very consistent--so far.
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Terrible how? Hair too dark? Too much makeup?
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I don't think the US version has been as good, but it has been very consistent--so far.
I watched two episodes and I thought the acting made the boys from Supernatural look like Oscar material in comparison. I mean, I thought it was right up their with Sharktopus in the bad acting department.
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:56 AM   #42
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Try the original Being Human on BBCA, it is 1000 times better than its SyFy cousin. At least the first three season were. This last season, not so much as 3/4's of the original had moved on and the actresss that plays Annie has now moved on also.
I totally disagree. I think the American version in much better then the BBC version. I might give in that the first few episodes of the BBC one were better but once the american version started to go in it's own direction it became much much better. And season 4 of the BBC version was horrible and unwatchabel for me. I can't even belive they are planning on doing a season 5.
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Old 08-05-2012, 12:01 PM   #43
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I watched two episodes and I thought the acting made the boys from Supernatural look like Oscar material in comparison. I mean, I thought it was right up their with Sharktopus in the bad acting department.
I guess we have different taste because i have to disagree again. I think the acting on the american version is much better then the BBC version. I thought the actor who played George on the BBC version was just terrible.
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I guess we have different taste because i have to disagree again. I think the acting on the american version is much better then the BBC version. I thought the actor who played George on the BBC version was just terrible.
Of people who've seen both, you're the first person I've ever seen say they prefer the American version/American actors. You're probably the first person I've seen who didn't say the American version was BAD, not just that they preferred the BBC version.

Personally I think the actor who plays George in the American version (Sam Huntington) is actually one of the worst actors I've ever seen in a lead role.

Interesting viewpoint.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:30 AM   #45
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I think the American one has been on an upward trend, and the British one on a downward trend. To the point where the American one has become quite interesting, and the British one quite...not.

I probably wouldn't say the American version is quite as good as the British one was at its peak. But it's definitely gotten into the same league.
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I think the American one has been on an upward trend, and the British one on a downward trend. To the point where the American one has become quite interesting, and the British one quite...not.

I probably wouldn't say the American version is quite as good as the British one was at its peak. But it's definitely gotten into the same league.
Yes, the last season of the BBC version definitely is below par; mostly because it's run about a season longer than it should have as a series, sicne just about every original cast member is gone. But the fair comparison really is more season-by-season, at least while the storyline is mostly identical. If/when they seriously diverge such comparisons will be more difficult.
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If/when they seriously diverge such comparisons will be more difficult.
So, basically, after about the first half of the first season?
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Of people who've seen both, you're the first person I've ever seen say they prefer the American version/American actors. You're probably the first person I've seen who didn't say the American version was BAD, not just that they preferred the BBC version.

Personally I think the actor who plays George in the American version (Sam Huntington) is actually one of the worst actors I've ever seen in a lead role.

Interesting viewpoint.
I might be one of the few who thinks the American version is better but according to the discussion of season 2 of the american version plenty of people are enjoying it.
http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...ht=being+human

I feel that the BBC version started out really good and got worse as it went on with the latest season being unwatchable, while the american version seems to be getting better as it goes on which to me is the sign of a better show.
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Yes, the last season of the BBC version definitely is below par; mostly because it's run about a season longer than it should have as a series, sicne just about every original cast member is gone. But the fair comparison really is more season-by-season, at least while the storyline is mostly identical. If/when they seriously diverge such comparisons will be more difficult.
Have you actually watched all of the american version because they went went in a totally different direction from the BBC version about half way through the first season and by the second season it has basically no story lines that resemble anything from the BBC version.
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Old 08-07-2012, 08:19 AM   #50
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I'm watching Alphas regularly! We dropped WH13 at the end of Season 1. The effects where hideous! On our really nice HD TV it just seemed so bad... and totally unbelievable. We just couldn't get into it any more.
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Edited: Didn't see there was a specific thread created for this week's episode. Reposting over there...
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Old 08-18-2012, 02:08 AM   #52
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We just got caught up on W13 and I forgot how fun it is. We laugh out loud (mostly at Pete) a few times an ep.
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Geishas and pregnancy on this week's "Warehouse 13"? I think the writers just have a long list of fetishes and are checking them off one by one. (And they appear to have suddenly realized that they may run out of "famous" people sooner rather than later, hence the couple of "regular person" artifacts involved in this one.)

Oh, and if anyone has a fetish for embarrassing product-placement dialogue, they definitely got to enjoy that, too.
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The biggest laugh I had was having two actors from Psych on the same episode.
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The biggest laugh I had was having two actors from Psych on the same episode.
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Geishas and pregnancy on this week's "Warehouse 13"? I think the writers just have a long list of fetishes and are checking them off one by one. (And they appear to have suddenly realized that they may run out of "famous" people sooner rather than later, hence the couple of "regular person" artifacts involved in this one.)

Oh, and if anyone has a fetish for embarrassing product-placement dialogue, they definitely got to enjoy that, too.
Okay, I laughed, but then went WTF? when have the agents ever gone had to go undercover as specific as they did to look like geisha gals. Usually they just step in, say they are special agents and grab the thing. I just dismissed that whole opening as fluff.
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Alphas is really different this season. I did not think it needed to be retooled and am not particularly fond of it now. Now there is this sinister guy that the boss is focused on every episode. Last year it was mostly solving the case of the week.
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Okay, I laughed, but then went WTF? when have the agents ever gone had to go undercover as specific as they did to look like geisha gals. Usually they just step in, say they are special agents and grab the thing. I just dismissed that whole opening as fluff.
Well, they were in Japan.
US Secret Service probably doesn't have a lot of authority to just take stuff.


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Alphas is really different this season. I did not think it needed to be retooled and am not particularly fond of it now. Now there is this sinister guy that the boss is focused on every episode. Last year it was mostly solving the case of the week.
It seems much darker than last season.
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