For All Mankind Apple TV + SPOILERS

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  1. Nov 3, 2019 #1 of 124
    Gunnyman

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    Just started the 2nd episode. I’m hooked. The concept is very interesting. USSR beats us to the moon. Space race never ends.
     
  2. Nov 4, 2019 #2 of 124
    Jeff_in_Bklyn

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    enjoyed the 1st episode, will continue watching.
     
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    Peter000

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    Interesting but a little too "talky" for my taste. Still watching after three though.
     
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    dianebrat

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    I was going to start a thread on this over the weekend and never made it, thanks for starting it.
    As a spacegeek with a preexisting thing for alternate realities AND 60's period pieces , this is pretty much nails my niche demographic to a T and as expected I binged all 3 episodes and really like where they're taking it.
    I didn't find it at all "too talky" since they had a huge amount of exposition to plow through, I don't view talky shows as a negative, I view them as telling a richer more detailed tale.
     
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    Bierboy

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    Error in Ep 2...Funk #49 wasn’t released by the James Gang until 1970. The episode used it as a backdrop to the Sept. ‘69 launch of Apollo 12.
     
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    vertigo235

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    The first Error I noticed was that the Russians landed on the moon.
     
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    Rob Helmerichs

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    Obviously, the James Gang was so freaked out by the Russians beating us to the moon, they released the song sooner.
     
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    Bierboy

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    What?!?! You mean they actually landed somewhere else?!
     
  9. Nov 4, 2019 #9 of 124
    vertigo235

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    Well I mean in a movie about fake history, anything is fair game I'd say :D
     
  10. Nov 4, 2019 #10 of 124
    Gunnyman

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    I’ve requested spoilers be added to the thread title. I forgot
     
  11. Nov 4, 2019 #11 of 124
    Gunnyman

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    Did anyone else think they’d lose Apollo 11? They fooled me.
     
  12. Nov 5, 2019 #12 of 124
    Jeff_in_Bklyn

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    They should have went hard, and lost Apollo 11 and had to deal with Collins staying up there, I felt it was sort of a chicken out.
     
  13. Nov 5, 2019 #13 of 124
    Bierboy

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    Me, too...I smiled & cheered
     
  14. Nov 5, 2019 #14 of 124
    caslu

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    Fooled me too and I was surprised by how emotional I found those scenes. Good pilot, best of the Apple TV + shows in my opinion but I won't be watching... too much TV to watch and I think I've reached my limit on the different streaming services.
     
  15. Nov 8, 2019 #15 of 124
    vertigo235

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    I really enjoyed the 4th Episode, show gets better with each episode I think.
     
  16. Nov 11, 2019 #16 of 124
    trainman

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    I wondered what they were going to do with Apollo 13, and the answer seems to have been to just not mention it, in an episode that focused on the women astronauts' training and the run-up to the Apollo 15 launch -- presumably, in this timeline, the Apollo 13 mission went fine and allowed NASA to continue on their accelerated schedule of Apollo launches.
     
  17. Nov 11, 2019 #17 of 124
    Peter000

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    I bet Apollo 15 is going to be this show's Apollo 13.
     
  18. Nov 16, 2019 #18 of 124
    LlamaLarry

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    I just binged all of the episodes yesterday and I have found my favorite show on AppleTV+. I almost wish that I had waited until the season run was over so I could watch them all at once.
     
  19. Nov 16, 2019 #19 of 124
    Rob Helmerichs

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    Yeah, this show is amazing. I guess when Ronald Moore is tethered to some semblance of reality, it overcomes his storytelling weaknesses (i.e., his tendency to just make ^#%@ up as it suits him, regardless of whether it fits in with anything else).
     
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  20. Nov 16, 2019 #20 of 124
    Beryl

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    Enjoying it. I wasn’t feeling it midway through the first episode for many reasons but stuck it out thanks to this thread. Too many TCFers here like it so I multitasked through episode 1, gained interest in episode 2, and almost caught up.
     

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