Covert Affairs Second Season Thread 2011

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  1. Jul 10, 2011 #1 of 145
    hummingbird_206

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    I wasn't thrilled with the season premiere, but I've continued to watch and am enjoying it a lot.

    I'm really confused about what's going on with Joan and her Hubby (Arthur?) I think I just don't care enough about either of them to pay attention when they are on.

    So glad Auggie didn't leave the group. I hated the actor on Ugly Betty, but I love him on this show.
     
  2. Jul 11, 2011 #2 of 145
    caslu

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    Watched all of last season and right up to this week, but finally deleted my SP... the show is not bad, just boring.
     
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    Steveknj

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    I'm enjoying the show. It's light and there is plenty of eye candy. I loved the lead actress in Coyote Ugly, and another movie I cannot remember the name (I think it was about a pedophile). I am also a sucker for spy shows, and CIA stories. As with most USA network shows, its great summer escapism.
     
  4. Jul 11, 2011 #4 of 145
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    ...Getting tired of the star not "touching" a gun besides that training in one of the last episodes. Then in the following episode no gun again. :/
     
  5. Jul 11, 2011 #5 of 145
    Steveknj

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    Why does that bother you? I think the point they are trying to make is that intelligence officers are more about "intelligence" than shooting people.
     
  6. Jul 11, 2011 #6 of 145
    rahnbo

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    It seemed like near the end of last season they were dropping hints that Auggie is not as blind as he portrays himself. Wonder if they will drop that story line or pick it up again.
     
  7. Jul 11, 2011 #7 of 145
    Steveknj

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    Really? I never got that impression. We know that he went blind in the line of duty, but I never got the impression that he wasn't blind, only that he uses a lot of high tech gadgets to do things sighted people do. Any examples of them hinting he can see?
     
  8. Jul 11, 2011 #8 of 145
    markz

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    We really like this show. Especially Annie & Auggie. Glad they didn't split them up after all. I did not like the new girl. She had no personality.

    I have never seen any indication of Auggie not being blind. It must have been real subtle and I missed it.
     
  9. Jul 11, 2011 #9 of 145
    danplaysbass

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    This show makes me miss Alias.
     
  10. Jul 11, 2011 #10 of 145
    AlphaDelta

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    Every week she's going up against people with guns. There's a lesson in there somewhere.
     
  11. Jul 11, 2011 #11 of 145
    Hoffer

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    I hated the first episode, but have kept watching. I'm still not liking the show as much as last season.

    As to Joan and Hubby, I don't know what's going on there either. The last episode something happened at the very end that made them relieved or something. I have no idea what that was about. I don't remember them being concerned with anything.
     
  12. Jul 11, 2011 #12 of 145
    hummingbird_206

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    I really like how Annie finds ways to get out of trouble without using a gun. Maybe it's not realistic, but that's ok with me. I'm not watching this show expecting real life situations.

    I missed this, too. But I love all of Auggie's hi tech gadgets!
     
  13. Jul 11, 2011 #13 of 145
    verdugan

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    He was under threat of congressional investigation. They hired a hot shot lawyer. The lawyer went to play tennis with the senator who was driving the investigation. They're friends so he convinced them that no investigation is needed, so it looks like this story arc is done (I hope so!)

    However, they did recall "Arthur's people" from the Tanzania office, so who knows. (One of the characters said that would be the first step in Arthur being pushed out when his people start getting recalled.)
     
  14. Jul 11, 2011 #14 of 145
    squint

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    I think this is from season 1 but it looked like she was stashing loot from her missions in her sofa safe. Is she planning on going rogue one day?
     
  15. Jul 11, 2011 #15 of 145
    MNoelH

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    I thought she was just keeping things hidden from her sister.
     
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    rahnbo

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    I don't specifically remember all the things I noticed. There were a few little things he shouldn't be able to do or need to do like turn on lights in his home and then there was the lie detector test where when asked if he was blind he answered "No" which was registered as a truthful answer. It seemed to me they were either trying to show he could beat the test or perhaps not it wasn't clear. Or maybe I made more out of it than was there.
     
  17. Jul 12, 2011 #17 of 145
    caslu

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    Me too.

    I thought this was more about how he perceived himself vs. his actual ability to see with his eyes and therefore why his answer registered as truthful.
     
  18. Jul 12, 2011 #18 of 145
    rahnbo

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    Could be. . .sort of a kung fu moment.
     
  19. Jul 12, 2011 #19 of 145
    TIVO_GUY_HERE

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    I liked her when she was on "KYLE XY" where she didn't have a personality.
    Now I see it's just her. Terrible actress.
     
  20. Jul 12, 2011 #20 of 145
    mbhuff

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    Annie not having a gun makes complete sense to me. She is a NOC agent (non-official cover). This means that she is competely under cover unlike an agent that works at an embassy, etc... As an employee of a museum she would have no justification for a carry permit for a majority of jurisdictions.
     

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