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post #3661 of 3763 Old 06-24-2014, 10:53 AM
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I guess if this was Game of Thrones, GRRMartin might say: "Well, did you see him/her die?"
Does the same go for Eric. I am not sure what Pam is doing and if she will find anything but a crispy critter.
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Whatever this season is, it's feeding on long lost ideas and junk.

Yes it was entertaining trash a few years ago, but now, it's leftover
regurge for long lost ideas. Look elsewhere unless you're just bored or curious
for some reason.

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I enjoyed the episode. It was a little jarring to jump back into after a long layoff. I do not think Tara is dead I just think her mother is off because she saw the blood and guts.
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This show has lost a lot of it's luster.

Tara was always annoying, so who cares if she's gone. Eric isn't dead.


The vampires all seem like weaklings now. They are trying to make them more reliant on humans. Eric's sister can't find a place to sleep now. They just dig holes any other time.

The herpes vamps are really lame bad guys.

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This show has lost a lot of it's luster.

Tara was always annoying, so who cares if she's gone. Eric isn't dead.


The vampires all seem like weaklings now. They are trying to make them more reliant on humans. Eric's sister can't find a place to sleep now. They just dig holes any other time.

The herpes vamps are really lame bad guys.
Eric's sister Nora died in his arms. You are referencing Willa, the daughter of the governor who Bill dispatched last season. The scene they showed repeatedly during the previews and previously on True Blood segment.
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Oh yeah, I forgot about that.

Well she is pretty useless.

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I assume they filmed the first episode of this season along with last season's finale. I say this because the picture quality between last week's episode and last night's was greatly different to me. Last night's looked like a upconverted DVD compared to last week's blu-ray. I am just seeing things?
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The citizens of Bon Temp might just be the dumbest population I've ever seen on TV.
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What about the citizens of the other town that were wiped out? How hard is it to stay indoors during the night?

These damn herpes vamps are probably the worst villain they've ever had.

Eric has it now, is that right?

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Really... ? seriously...? Why have I bothered with this show...

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Really... ? seriously...? Why have I bothered with this show...
As if there's an overload of amazing programming produced to enlighten the minds of the unwashed herd and free us from greed.

Really... ? Seriously...?

On a finer note, the first 2 seasons were entertaining in a kind of "Mid 80s Daytime Soap Opera" way - were they not?

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I understand sex sells and to throw it in randomly ok, but take two majorish characters do a random 180 and make gay porn out of it because you're THAT out of F___ING ideas is the last straw...

Also for the record... I have no problem with LGTB, but when you start repeatedly showing something unnecessary like religious people trying to shove their cray cray religion down your throat all the time it gets real old fast...

I'M OUT... (after I put my... Flame suit on...)

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I understand sex sells and to throw it in randomly ok, but take two majorish characters do a random 180 and make gay porn out of it because you're THAT out of F___ING ideas is the last straw...
I take it that you shut the episode off halfway through that scene and never saw the punchline that it was just a dream sequence?

Ever since early in the first season, it has been established that a person who drinks a vampire's blood will have sex dreams about that vampire. This is not the first time that Jason has fantasized about Eric.

With that said, the scene was pointless comic relief that served no narrative purpose other than to take a potshot at Jason.

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Even better that I shut it off and deleted it...

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I just did a quick fast forward through the gay love scene. This show is done as stated above, they are out of ideas.
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Yeah I had to fast forward, it just kept going and going. Saying "why do I need to see this?"

I didn't need to see it.

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So, is this the ending? Kill off another main character every week oe so?
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So, is this the ending? Kill off another main character every week oe so?
Only if they do it in a way that seems sloppy and without any emotional impact. Especially to the viewers but even the characters.

I'm guessing they are doing this to paint Sookie into a corner by seasons end.

Maybe the whole series should have been based around Lafayette and Jason and their shenanigans.

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So, is this the ending? Kill off another main character every week oe so?
While the scene itself was hectic so the "dramatic" impact was lessened (much like with Tara, I have a feeling they will be killing off or "saying goodbye" to more than a few characters as we march down to the finale so that the cast is smaller and easier to manage. Judging by my Facebook feed, people didn't see this one coming so it may have had its dramatic effect outside of these forums, which tend to be tougher to impress
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Very anti climactic ending for Alcede. They try to build up your feelings with all this he loves me more than I him. When he ended I didn't really care, other than, he was a pretty cool dude, and now we are left with some crappy characters.

When the vamp came over to Lafayette's house, I was waiting for a gay scene. I was surprised it didn't happen, but they certainly are building up to it. Had my finger on the fast forward button, I should have used it because the scene was nearly pointless. There's a whole lot of nothing happening on this show so far.

Also, I hate Sookie so much. Please kill her next.


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He has to have contact etc with the wolf. I forget the rules, guess being a wolf dosent work for him. Of course I think the point was being a small mobile animal that was hard to hit yet still had some "fangs" not to be ferocious. If that was the case he'd turn into the Bear that is in repertoire.


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I just did a quick fast forward through the gay love scene. This show is done as stated above, they are out of ideas.
Yes. To suggest that there's been a point to anything in this show is immense over-praise.

As to the gay "porn," this show has always been about sex and has used the "prejudice" against vampires as an allegory to the prejudice against gays. I have no doubt that they want to push the limits of gay sex on tv which has significantly avoided that subject for almost ever. The fact that it (and we are strictly talking male on male since we seem to have no problem with the fantasy lesbian sex in the way it is depicted) upsets some people is a bit telling. Just fast forward if you don't want to see it. I'm sure our LGBT friends would say that they have had to endure the depiction of straight sex ad nauseum although television is usually directed to the lowest common denominator.

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I think Alan Ball stopped running this show a few seasons ago.

Yeah I think that was very early on, the whole mainstreaming vs. being hidden thing, being like gays out and in the closet.

Plus the campy aspects of the show probably attracts a good number of gay viewers. But then HBO and Showtime have had shows about gays so these little bits are nothing compared to those other shows.
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Yes. To suggest that there's been a point to anything in this show is immense over-praise.

As to the gay "porn," this show has always been about sex and has used the "prejudice" against vampires as an allegory to the prejudice against gays.
Agree, but pushing that specific device at this point in the series doesn't help it along, be it campy trash or not. What's the point of revisiting this? Been there & got it, so ... ? Russel Edginton was a high point though, walking around with Talbot's goo in an urn was True Comedy
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Agree, but pushing that specific device at this point in the series doesn't help it along, be it campy trash or not. What's the point of revisiting this? Been there & got it, so ... ? Russel Edginton was a high point though, walking around with Talbot's goo in an urn was True Comedy

Well for one it proved that Eric was still alive as this dream happened before his reveal. If Eric was dead and the connection severed then no more dreams. We could say the same thing for the endless naked women or heterosexual encounters on the show. After they had sex and showed 1naked women what's the point of revisiting that. Too many double standards these days me thinks (not saying you personally just in general).

Jason is overly heterosexual in the show. These dreams made him uncomfortable because they challenged his feelings in "real life". It seems that some here have felt "challenged l" since there has been nothing close to "gay porn" on this show.


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At least we got to see Hoyt's mom get killed and got confirmation that Tara's dead. Still cheap of them to not have shown it.
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On the latest episode I actually pressed the 30 second skip forward button 4 or 5 times. That's a first for any HBO series.
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At least we got to see Hoyt's mom get killed and got confirmation that Tara's dead. Still cheap of them to not have shown it.

There was one good point to that episode...

Bon Temps has to be filled with the dumbest people on the planet. Lets go outside, at night, while there are groups of herp vamps about trying to eat people. I'm talking about the 2 people that got caught, not the moron lynch mob.

Still no sense of danger from these herp vamps. They are all just red shirts to me. Russel was probably the best villain they ever had. Too bad they couldn't have him out de-spining more people.


When the rest of these vamps die off, and they kill off all the supernatural types, will the remaining people be the Leftovers?

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Try watching a few episodes of Under the Dome. The citizens of Bon Temps should all be inducted into MENSA in comparison.
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