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post #901 of 2261 Old 08-24-2011, 08:43 PM
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and because of the awful Lost-music that didn't fit (yes, I'm weird in that that's what I focused on)

It's JJ Abrams signature. He used the same music on Alias way before Lost existed.
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Buck Rogers, Andromeda, the original Battlestar Galactica, Cleopatra 2525 (don't remember UFO) are nothing more than something to do on a Saturday when nothing else was on. Falling Skies may not be the best show ever but it's not on the same lower level as those shows.

In my opinion, it is. Falling Skies was something to watch on a Sunday night when nothing else was on. Period.
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I'll watch FS next year just to see where the story lines go but I can't help feeling that this show should've been better. It gets a C- from me but with minor inexpensive writing tweaks it could've been upgraded to an A-/B+ very easily. That's what's so frustrating.

Since we're listing other psuedo sci-fi shows as comparisons. Anyone know if Legend of the Seeker is still in production? (nevermind - This thing called "Google" informed me that it's been cancelled)
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I'll watch FS next year just to see where the story lines go but I can't help feeling that this show should've been better. It gets a C- from me but with minor inexpensive writing tweaks it could've been upgraded to an A-/B+ very easily. That's what's so frustrating.

That's about where I would rate it. As vfxproducer said, Falling Skies was something to watch when nothing else was on. It is in about the same category as Buck Rogers and the early seasons of Andromeda, not as good as the original Battlestar Galactica, but certainly better then Cleopatra 2525.

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It is in about the same category as Buck Rogers and the early seasons of Andromeda, not as good as the original Battlestar Galactica, but certainly better then Cleopatra 2525.

I don't know, I think FS and Original BSG could have learned from each other.

If BSG had been slightly more gritty and with less hokey acting (and muffet) and if just a few characters on FS could crack a smile or stop approaching every episode with the gravitas of a David Mamet play, then both would have been better.


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I don't know, I think FS and Original BSG could have learned from each other.

If BSG had been slightly more gritty and with less hokey acting (and muffet) and if just a few characters on FS could crack a smile or stop approaching every episode with the gravitas of a David Mamet play, then both would have been better.
Fair enough. I have to totally agree with you on the Muffet thing, AND the hokey acting, but for its time, it was pretty darned good. And "gravitas of a David Mamet play" is an almost perfect way to describe one of my issues with FS.

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Oh, don't get me wrong I'd still rather watch original BSG. It's much more fun.


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i somehow missed the whole series.
is there a site where they can be seen this late in the season for free?
i've done a good deal of searching, the farthest i've gotten was 80% thru the first episode and now i can't find it to continue.
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i somehow missed the whole series.
is there a site where they can be seen this late in the season for free?
i've done a good deal of searching, the farthest i've gotten was 80% thru the first episode and now i can't find it to continue.

They have been re-running the whole series recently (DVR has been recording the reruns for some reason), and if you have "OnDemand" I believe they are available there for free - at least they used to be.

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Falling Skies Season 2 TNT

For those of us that actually liked the show ..

http://www.tnt.tv/series/fallingskies/

June / 2012 ..


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Season 2? OK, I'll tune in. Second chance to wow me. Last season was kinda flat for me, but there wasn't much else on to watch instead.
Here's to hoping that this year will bring great things.
(or at least interesting things)
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TNT Renews 'Falling Skies' for a Second Season



http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/201...-season/97472/

Are we going to split up "Falling Skies" threads into different seasons?

I would prefer one giant thread for the life of the show. This thread is not titled "Falling Skies Season 1 TNT"

What does everybody think?
(not trying to be a jerk, just an organizational freak)
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Doesn't matter to me either way. Does it make a difference?
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How about just call it "Falling Skies: the pointless, endless B****fest"
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Is the whole first season over or do we have a back half coming?
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Is the whole first season over or do we have a back half coming?

I think all of season one has aired.
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How about just call it "Falling Skies: the pointless, endless B****fest"

... or maybe the:

'I really hate everything about this show, but for some reason I can't stop watching it or posting about how much I really hate this show thread.'

Wait a minute, I think that describes at least 66% of all treads in this section.
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Can't wait!

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I know it will never get voted the "Best Sci-Fi Ever" show award, but I myself did like it .. of course, I also liked "Terra Nova" ..

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I know it will never get voted the "Best Sci-Fi Ever" show award, but I myself did like it .. of course, I also liked "Terra Nova" ..

Agree, better than all those reality shows.
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I enjoyed season one and will be back for two.

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I'm glad it's coming back. I need something to watch during the summer.
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I'll be back and really liked season 1 .. Bring on the skitters LOL
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... or maybe the:

'I really hate everything about this show, but for some reason I can't stop watching it or posting about how much I really hate this show thread.'

Wait a minute, I think that describes at least 66% of all treads in this section.

Ha. Great posting
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Yeah, me too. The4re is nothing I like about this show, but for some reason I keep watching.
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Topics merged.

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Yeah, me too. The4re is nothing I like about this show, but for some reason I keep watching.

LOL ... Life is too short. The day is too short. And there really are many alternatives. My DVR overfloweth.

Therefore, I can only assume that there must be some new internet age sport in trying to tweek people who actually like (or at least don't "hate") a show.

That or you're secretly a professional reviewer that actually gets paid to watch and hate shows ... or perhaps a it's a dorm room drinking game?

Otherwise, I just don't get the self-flagulation (sic). YMMV.
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