The Finder oad 2/2/12

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by betts4, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Feb 6, 2012 #1 of 12

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Dec 26, 2005
    A Galaxy...
    I haven't seen any threads on this spin-off. I started watching from the pilot because I liked the premise when this was on a Bones episode.

    I don't know how it's doing but I am enjoying the shows and have it on a SP, so I hope it gets renewed.

    The characters are a nice mix and as much as they seem to be predictable, there are some twists in them that I like.

    Is anyone else watching?
  2. Feb 6, 2012 #2 of 12

    eddyj SeƱor Member TCF Club

    Jun 20, 2002
    South Florida
    I am watching it, and enjoying it, but I would not be heartbroken or surprised if it bites the dust. I like the premise, I like the characters, but in spite of that, I don't think it has been particularly good.
  3. Feb 6, 2012 #3 of 12

    cheesesteak Meh. TCF Club

    Jul 24, 2003
    15 mins...
    I haven't watched and I'm not going to but I remember when I first saw its commercials, I wondered if they even tried to think up a name for this show. The Finder. What the hell kind of effort went into that?
  4. Feb 6, 2012 #4 of 12
    Church AV Guy

    Church AV Guy Active Member

    Jan 19, 2005
    high desert...
    I think the Bones back-door pilot was actually quite a bit better than the series has been. Maybe the cast changes, maybe they changed the tone a bit too much. I can't put my finger on it exactly, but I'm just not enjoying it as much, which is odd, because I liked the pilot--and NO it isn't because the pilot had Bones and Booth.
  5. Feb 6, 2012 #5 of 12

    JYoung Series 3

    Jan 16, 2002
    Los Angeles
    Perhaps it's the absence of Saffron Burrows.

    I watched the first two regular episodes and it's ok but I don't like the addition of the teen girl and I'm not sanguine about giving Hart Hanson another chance to screw with me story wise (See Zack on Bones).

    So I've passed on more episodes.
  6. Feb 7, 2012 #6 of 12

    madscientist Deregistered Snoozer

    Nov 12, 2003
    Lexington, MA
    Maybe they took all the people complaining about Terriers to heart.
  7. Feb 7, 2012 #7 of 12
    Church AV Guy

    Church AV Guy Active Member

    Jan 19, 2005
    high desert...
    I agree with you except I'm sticking with it for the moment, but it's on the bubble for me. After the pilot, I really thought I was going to like it, but for the reasons you list, and others, it's just barely hanging in there. The ratings are poor compared to Bones, so I am not going to invest any emotional interest the show or the characters. Considering the lead-in, it's not performing well at all.
  8. Amnesia

    Amnesia The Question

    Jan 30, 2005
    Boston, MA
    Just saw MCD on the Leno show and he said that he's dating Omarosa!!!! Wow---I used to like him....
  9. Mar 2, 2012 #9 of 12
    That Don Guy

    That Don Guy Now with more GB

    Mar 13, 2003
    Benicia, CA
    Good news for any fans of The Finder out there: Fox had second thoughts about pulling the show completely from the schedule after March 8 - it will return on April 6, although it will move to Fridays (Gordon Ramsay's new show, Hotel Hell, will be held back until the summer).
  10. betts4

    betts4 I am Spartacus!

    Dec 26, 2005
    A Galaxy...
  11. rloper

    rloper Is there an answer?

    Mar 25, 2002
    I thought tonights Finder was very good. I was good to see a little character development in the girl, and the hurricane zany-ness. I hope they can keep it going.
  12. secondclaw

    secondclaw Member

    Oct 3, 2004
    I actually enjoy the show ... kinda goofy like Psych. I am glad it will be given a small chance to survive - though we all know how Friday time slots turn out.

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