The Glades 7/11/2010 (S01E01) "Pilot"

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  1. dswallow

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    This was unexpected. A nice cast; a great lead character. Fun banter. Writers that don't seem to be total morons. A Miami cop show that is more than a bunch of pretty pictures and ridiculous caricatures, even.

    Thank you, A&E!
     
  2. Thom

    Thom The Fatman's got his eye on you, kid

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    Lead character was too obnoxious at times. Hope he turns that down a touch in future episodes.
     
  3. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

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    I wanted to catch this but didn't so I'll have to download it. Sounds promising though!
     
  4. caslu

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    Guess I'm on a different wavelength, absolutely hated the lead character and turned it off about half way through.
     
  5. TIVO_GUY_HERE

    TIVO_GUY_HERE I miss the ocean

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    It's cable. This episode is repeating at my count, 7 more times before next weeks 2nd episode. :)
     
  6. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

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    Oh I guess I didn't realize A&E repeated shows like USA does. Thanks!
     
  7. matt@thehickmans

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    Sort of "Columbo" meets "House". The lead character is both (apparently) clueless and obnoxious - which is as far as the resemblance to the above goes.

    I liked the show and the twist came out of left field and surprised me.
     
  8. Rob Helmerichs

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    Clueless? He seems utterly clued. He just doesn't care.

    As for obnoxious, he needs to be either less (which would make it a more conventional and probably boring show) or more (which would be a lot harder to pull off, but potentially more rewarding). They seem to be trying to have it both ways right now, which I don't think can work for long.

    I thought it was convenient that he immediately and for no apparent reason focused on the one thing that led him to the solution. I think he's supposed to be brilliant, but he just came across as extraordinarily lucky.
     
  9. catcard

    catcard MoxiDVR

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    I really enjoyed this! I like quirky characters and the lead is definitely that! I usually figure out the "who done it" but was very surprised at the end of this one.
     
  10. ayedee

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    It was awful! I am surprised that the main character is not a werewolf or a vampire!
     
  11. Fl_Gulfer

    Fl_Gulfer Tivo's R Us

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    We liked the show at our house. So It will be a SP fersure.
     
  12. marksman

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    Really enjoyed it was a nice surprise. The lead guy makes the show. Good character, definitely interested.
     
  13. philw1776

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    Please just tell me that it's not a show where everybody ends up in the Glades because they're in Limbo or something and I'll try it
     
  14. marksman

    marksman ID-10-T

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    What do you mean buy "in limbo"?
     
  15. balboa dave

    balboa dave well rounded

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    What do you mean by "buy"?
     
  16. EvilMidniteBombr

    EvilMidniteBombr what bomz at midnite

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    Not a bad show. I was expecting more from the alligator wound considering the writers/director made a point of drawing attention to it in every scene.

    I'll keep the SP for a while. Besides, the nurse sure is easy on the eyes.
     
  17. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

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    Haha!! I love the members here.

    Okay I have this on my DVR so I plan to check it out tonight.
     
  18. taronga

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    I had high hopes for this one, but I echo what's been said about the fast talking obnoxious lead. SP canceled.

    One weird thing I noticed was that the closed captioning was censored. Lots of #$% and @*$^ type entries replacing vaguely naughty words.
     
  19. jschuur

    jschuur TV-holic, improving

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    Not this again. The writers have said time and time again that the glades aren't 'limbo'.
     
  20. photoshopgrl

    photoshopgrl Nerd Fashionista TCF Club

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    Okay sorry guys but this one did not tickle my fancy and I ended up deleting it about 20 mins in.
     

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