Burn Notice "Hard Bargain" 08/23/2007 ***SPOILERS***

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by pkscout, Aug 24, 2007.

  1. pkscout

    pkscout Well-Known Member

    Jan 10, 2003
    Honolulu, HI
    Yet another great episode. The voice overs are really great. There was a part where he was going over the money thing with the surfer dude that I started laughing so hard we had to pause and rewind it.

    Looks like no more Burn Notice until after the US Open, and I think only one more episode until the end of the season. :(
  2. phox_mulder

    phox_mulder I get paid 2watch TV

    Feb 23, 2006
    Salt Lake...
    Being that this is TCF,
    I loved when Fiona was browsing, picked up a pair of Croc's like they were a bag of poo and made that face.

    Surfer dude really needed a general smack up side the head and removal from the entire process.
    He did get one, then another, eventually.

    Why only a 10 episode season, were they that worried it wouldn't be a hit?
    Heck, dreck like Painkiller Jane over on the sister station Sci-Fi got a 22 episode freshman (and only)season.

  3. Cainebj

    Cainebj Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    New York
    Continue to LOVE this show.

    I have missed Sharon Gless the last couple of weeks.

    Other than that - it's one of the best shows of the summer.
  4. pkscout

    pkscout Well-Known Member

    Jan 10, 2003
    Honolulu, HI
    I like her character OK, and it's nice to have her in the mix from time to time, but if she was in every week getting Michael to help folks it would get old. Right now they've done a good job mixing up how Michael gets work.

    Yup. I totally agree. I'm hoping they put it on multiple mini seasons like Monk and Psych and not a summer series like 4400 and Dead Zone. I can't wait nine more months for more Burn Notice.
  5. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

    Jan 30, 2005
    Boston, MA
    Not me---I'd be happy if we never see her of the brother again...
  6. Family

    Family Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2001
    This show is great. I love the character interactions. Fiona is a scream. Great summer show.
  7. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Dec 26, 2005
    A Galaxy...
    I liked this episode. I mean there hasn't been an episode I haven't liked.

    I especially loved when Michael was on the balcony and knocked the cell phone out of the guys hand. OMG. And standing there with the guy pointing the gun at him. Just so calm and cool.

    Fiona smashing Luciano guys foot. The surfer dude being so ....wimpy. He was great.

    I have to agree that I like the variations on non main characters, having the mom around and then not around is good. It seems more like real life.

    I did wonder, how often have we seen a guy get blown away like that? I know this is a fairly non murderous/blood/guts show. And Fiona deserved her birthday present. Excellent choice.
  8. SoldOnTiVo

    SoldOnTiVo New Member

    Mar 5, 2003
    Best "You lied to me! <SCHMACKKK!>" and again "You lied to me! <SCHMACKKK!>" ever. The way she put her whole upper body into it. wow :D
  9. Fl_Gulfer

    Fl_Gulfer Tivo's R Us

    May 27, 2005
    The Wife and I just love this show, How could you not with the great cast they have.
  10. megory

    megory Advanced TiVoOligan

    Jan 22, 2003
    This one's a keeper. I enjoyed it fully.
  11. cthomp

    cthomp Member

    Dec 24, 2001
    It sucks that we have to wait until 9/13 for another new episode.
  12. Graymalkin

    Graymalkin Grumpy Poster

    Mar 20, 2001
    Can't let good entertainment get in the way of the US Open! :rolleyes:
  13. windracer

    windracer joined the 10k club

    Jan 3, 2003
    St. Pete, FL
    They are the best part, IMHO. This week I learned how to make flash grenades and thermite! :D
  14. mrpantstm

    mrpantstm Well aren't you

    Jan 25, 2005
    I was really thinking the girlfriend was in on the kidnapping. Great episode. Damn US Open!
  15. cheesesteak

    cheesesteak Meh. TCF Club

    Jul 24, 2003
    15 mins...
    I thought she was in on it right up until they showed her bound and gagged on the bed.

    I'm trying to figure out how Michael convinced the gun owner to sell him the gun at discount. Why should the owner care about the kidnapping?

    I usually don't complain too much about someone's acting ability, but sufer dude's acting was Flash Gordon show caliber.
  16. IDSmoker

    IDSmoker Member

    Apr 10, 2004
    Boise, ID
    I thought it was pretty spot-on... but then again, I did grow up with a guy just like that (only with a "so heavy it sounds fake" southern accent instead of surfer) :p
  17. windracer

    windracer joined the 10k club

    Jan 3, 2003
    St. Pete, FL
    Worthy of the Spicoli (or Bill and Ted) Seal of Approval(tm).

  18. Lopey

    Lopey Active Member

    Feb 12, 2004
    I've noticed that someone on this show really likes the Red Sox, last weeks episode had someone reading a newspaper and Kevin Youkiles's picture on it, and this week when they did the plug for Directv, that was NESN with a Red Sox game on. I couldn't see the picture, but I recognized the voices.
  19. brnscofrnld

    brnscofrnld where is this place?

    Mar 29, 2005
    NW. DC.
    There's nothing wrong with this and there was a glimpse of VTek (Jason Veritek for those who don't know the Sox) in full catcher gear at Fenway on a TV screen that passed by quickly. :D
  20. Lopey

    Lopey Active Member

    Feb 12, 2004
    is this a game somewhere? spot the Sox...

    I missed that one.

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