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The Expanse - Season 2 - Full Season Thread *spoilers*

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by Saturn_V, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. TAsunder

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

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    I didn't like this episode that much. Or, rather, I liked parts of it a lot but felt that portions of the episode were silly or stupid. The capstone of stupidity being the use of elevator / duct-work cliches. The scenes on the Roci felt weak to me as well. Sort of like a throw-away episode of a lesser Star Trek show.

    Avasarala went from incredibly intelligent and manipulative to totally stupid in this episode. The whole negotiation thing could have gone 50 different ways that were smarter than this.

    I did really like seeing Frankie Adams working her boxing skills, though! And the disassembly scene was really nice.
     
  2. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    I re-watched part of the scene recently I realized an inconsistency/question: How did it stick to the outside of the ship? Did it have adhesives in its feet or could it secrete them? Or, did it have magnetism it could turn on/off?
     
  3. tomhorsley

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    Who knows? The books established that it could cause radio blackouts, so if it can do that, maybe it can magnetize its feet. Or perhaps it grows gecko feet Synthetic setae - Wikipedia
     
  4. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    has a 6.5 minute video featuring the actor who plays Alex about what space combat should look like.

    There aren't really any spoilers in it.
     
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  5. Saturn_V

    Saturn_V Now with flavor!

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    A lot of YouTube channels are analyzing the science within the science fiction of The Expanse. Some of the commentary is actually pretty good.
    Let's Do The Science
     
  6. oscarfish

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    I need to be very careful here, these videos could end up costing me a lot of time. I'll bet if I look around I can find one that addresses the "juice" that helps them deal with high Gs.

    In this video in Ceres, it discusses the native water that is/was on Ceres, and how in The Expanse universe earth took it. I sort of kind of vaguely remember that (either from the book or TV), but I don't remember why they took it. They didn't just take it and shoot it off into space. The water must be somewhere.
     
  7. stellie93

    stellie93 Well-Known Member

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    I'm no scientist--I had no idea there would be so much--or even any--water out there. Interesting stuff. :up:
     
  8. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    It's in people's stomachs on Earth. Billions of people have to get their drinking water somewhere. It's a problem we're starting to see already with Southern California taking water to drink (and water lawns, agriculture, etc.) from the Rocky Mountain states. And it's reaching the point where there isn't enough to spare. Getting limitless water from off-planet would greatly enable Earthers to avoid having to deal with the consequences of their population and consumption habits.
     
  9. Malcontent

    Malcontent Aka: Smiling Bob

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    FYI,

    A new book in the 'Expanse' series has been released.

    It's called 'Persepolis Rising'.

    [​IMG]
     
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  10. jakerock

    jakerock Hey ho howdy!

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    Started the audio book already. :)
     
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    Saturn_V

    Saturn_V Now with flavor!

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    Season 2 on Amazon Prime on Feb 7
     
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    jakerock

    jakerock Hey ho howdy!

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    And I don't know how they do it but once again they wrote something AWESOME!
     
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    PaulS

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    Just finished reading it. Quite enjoyed it. I believe I read somewhere :

    They're treating these last three books as a sort of trilogy. This being the first of those final three, lots of setup for future events happen, in addition to all the cool stuff that happens in this one.
     
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    doom1701

    doom1701 Time for a new Title TCF Club

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    Awesome. I have a feeling I'll be binge watching while I'm on a trip next week.
     
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    Anubys

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    Does Amazon release all the episodes at once like Netflix?
     
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    Saturn_V

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    Season 2 is *last year's* episodes. So they'll be all at once.

    Season 3 premiere date has not been announced yet, but it'll air on SYFY first before OTT/Streaming.
     
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    Anubys

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    oh...crap...I didn't realize that and was all excited about a new season...I just assumed it was moved over to Amazon or something...

    well, I feel silly!
     
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    aaronwt

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    I thought I read somewhere that the Expanse, Season 3, would air in June?

    I think I might just purchase this season from Amazon or Vudu, since the quality is much better than from SyFy.
     
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    Saturn_V

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    The initial rumor was sometime in March after Winter Olympics.

    June hasn't been confirmed yet. I'm betting that the Westworld and Handmaids premieres (both in April) are what pushed Expanse into the Summer.
     
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    Rob Helmerichs

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    ??? What do Westworld and Handmaiden have to do with The Expanse?
     

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