Reaper "Pilot" OAD:9-25-2007 *spoilers*

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  1. Sep 26, 2007 #21 of 108
    mwhip

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    Saw the original pilot with Nikki Reed as the love interest and they replaced her with Missy Peregrym. Nikki was much better not sure why she was replaced.

    Still really good though I am looking forward to see how the "devices" evolve.
     
  2. Sep 26, 2007 #22 of 108
    SuncoastTivoFan

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    Same here. Sam's slacker friend, Sock, is great. "Dude stop looking at my junk."
    I definitely liked "Reaper" better than "Chuck". "Chuck" seemed to be in an odd place between funny and serious and didn't give me any laughs. I'll give "Chuck" a few more episodes before I delete the SP though.

    -SuncoastTiVoFan
     
  3. Sep 26, 2007 #23 of 108
    lambertman

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    I thought was Reaper was very enjoyable. Chuck didn't inerest me enough to finish the pilot.

    This is by far the best show CW's ever aired Tuesdays at 9 :D , but I hope they move it away from House. Flipping it with Beauty/Geek would be awesome for me personally.
     
  4. Sep 26, 2007 #24 of 108
    FourFourSeven

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    Ha ha!
     
  5. Sep 26, 2007 #25 of 108
    needo

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    "Eat it Heat Miser!" I laughed so hard at that one.
     
  6. Sep 26, 2007 #26 of 108
    Dennis Wilkinson

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    'Brimstone' redone as a comedy? I enjoyed it, so the SP stays for now.
     
  7. Sep 26, 2007 #27 of 108
    getreal

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    "Chuck" IS "Beauty and the Geek". ;)

    I see a lot of people comparing "Reaper" with "Chuck" and "Heroes".

    I like 'em all, and prefer them in the order listed above.

    "Heroes" has been losing it for me since about the third last episode in Season One, and doesn't captivate me like it did at this time last year.

    I really enjoy the pace and humor in "Reaper", so it's a "MUST SEE" for me. i.e., "Reaper" is a "Keeper". :D
     
  8. Sep 26, 2007 #28 of 108
    7thton

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    Loved it.
     
  9. Sep 26, 2007 #29 of 108
    vikingguy

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    I liked it a lot my favorite new show of the season so far. Lots of humor a very fun show. I am interested where they will go with it in the future.
     
  10. Sep 26, 2007 #30 of 108
    terpfan1980

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    I really liked the part about how the parents were tricked into having the first born...

    Well, Dr. so-and-so had a gambling problem so the Devil paid off his debts in exchange for one little white lie and then blam, your mom was preggers.... :D
     
  11. Sep 26, 2007 #31 of 108
    Sadara

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    I went ahead and tried it just to see. But, it's not the style of show I usually go for. I'll keep the season pass for now. maybe I'll change my mind. But, it's on the chopping block for me.
     
  12. Sep 26, 2007 #32 of 108
    berkchops516

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    Did anyone else notice that this was executive produced and directed by Kevin Smith?
     
  13. Sep 26, 2007 #33 of 108
    terpfan1980

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    Yes, that was a big part of the reason I wanted to see the series. Not that I am huge Kevin Smith fan but based on the description of what the show was going to be about combined with him directing at least the pilot episode I figured it was worth at least one viewing.

    I really liked it (as if I didn't already say that above). It was just campy and funny enough (again, akin to the way the Buffy The Vampire Slayer series was) to be very enjoyable.

    I'm curious to see what they keep using for the vessels. It was pretty funny to see the comments from the DMV portal monitor about not having seen the vacuum cleaner before. Speaking of which, the whole mention of the DMV being Hell on Earth was also pretty freakin' funny for anyone that has ever suffered through a DMV line. :D
     
  14. Sep 26, 2007 #34 of 108
    Grumpy Pants

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    I loved it

    , "Yeah, that's been a big problem lately. It's a result of overcrowding. I blame myself really - The Devil"
     
  15. Sep 26, 2007 #35 of 108
    terpfan1980

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    Yeah, that was pretty funny (and btw, since it was from the episode and not from a future episode, previews, etc., and since the thread is the episode thread and *spoilers* are indicated in the thread title, there is no need to use spoiler tags for that information :) )

    I'd also say that the Zamboni incident that the Devil was waiting for was pretty funny too. The irony of the Devil liking Hockey (a cold weather sport) for all of the glorious violence in the game, etc., plus, well, the obvious expectation that the Zamboni was going to be combined with the silly driver that got down on the ice in front of it to find out what it was stuck on or how it was malfunctioning was funny. Sick, but funny. Made all the better by the Devil so slyly saying 'oh, he was a horrible person....' as he tried to calm the hero.
     
  16. Sep 26, 2007 #36 of 108
    wmcbrine

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    I wanted to like it, because of Kevin Smith, but for me it was just OK. I'm not sure if I'll give it another episode.

    When I first heard about the premise of the show, I thought, "That's not right -- you can only sell your own soul." (Yeah, it's fantasy, but fantasy still has rules...) I was glad to see that they brought this up, but then they dismissed it with no answer.
     
  17. Sep 26, 2007 #37 of 108
    DreadPirateRob

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    Well, not exactly. The Dev did say that if Sam opted not to work for him that he would just take his mom's soul instead. Presumably the Dev could do that since the Mom was undoubtedly one of the contracting parties. Thus, although Sam technically retains his soul, he has agreed to the Devil's terms to save his Mom's.
     
  18. Sep 26, 2007 #38 of 108
    lonwolf615

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    The serio-comedic thing isn't that easy to do, but Reaper makes it seem easy. It does have a bit of a Buffy vibe, but the show it really reminded me of was Wonderfalls. And thats enough to keep me watching. "I know how it ends-God wins." That made me laugh out loud, something very few things on tv can do.
     
  19. Sep 26, 2007 #39 of 108
    IndyJones1023

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    Man, so much good about this show! It's off to a great start. Bret Harrison is likeable, Tyler Labine is hysterical, Ray Wise is wicked, and the hot chick is smokin' hot. What's not to like?
     
  20. Sep 26, 2007 #40 of 108
    bareyb

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    Oh YAY! I'm glad it wasn't just me. I loved it. :up:
     

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