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wow!

I thought Scott had a revenge-mind this episode. Can't wait to see him (and the team) rescue Finn.

Good episode. Thought that lady was going to get blown up at the plant. Well.. we saw her pause and think. Maybe she jumped off the ledge? Ha
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I want to read replies..

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What a contrast to go from from a tropical location in Thailand to Hungary in late Fall starring as North Korea... Good episode.

Looking forward to seeing how our heroes will escape from "North Korea." That should be epic!
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It looks like the lovely Tereza Srbova (Major Nina Pirogova) is coming back. That probably means the Russians will help get our heroes out of North Korea..
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No new episode of Strike Back tonight??

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No new episode of Strike Back tonight??
I was anticipating a new episode all night long. Just looked on the DVR and nothing

The Labor Day holiday is on Monday so I guess they skipped a show. Next episode is on Friday, September 11.
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I was anticipating a new episode all night long. Just looked on the DVR and nothing

The Labor Day holiday is on Monday so I guess they skipped a show. Next episode is on Friday, September 11.
We were anticipating this so much, went down to watch and .....nothing...not recording ...began cussing my cable company dvr until I realized it was a repeat. I could see repeating on a Sunday before the holiday but not Friday, geez!
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After last weeks previews it started "back in two weeks"
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After last weeks previews it started "back in two weeks"
Thanks. I did not watch that far
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Up late due to a "birthday holiday". Maybe I should tune in
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New episode tonight!
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wow what a ride! That was episode 6 so we're counting them down
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Thought it was kind of silly how they stopped at the hospital to take care of Finn's gun shot wound. Yeah, he was in need of urgent care, but they were on the run from the military.

That NK woman in charge is scary. She's so relaxed and calm..
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Actually, I'm thinking that the showrunners decided to go out as cheaply as possible. Sec. 20 is now only 3. No tech backup and now the Colonel is part of the away team. I see one more sex scene with Scott...more ridiculous body drops in tight corridors and maybe all 3 of them eat the big enchilada while saving the world one last time.

I don't lurk as much as I used to and I NEVER listen. Comes from being old and cynical.

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Plus...over Comcast the last 3 eps havne't been broadcast in HD...WTF?

I don't lurk as much as I used to and I NEVER listen. Comes from being old and cynical.

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Plus...over Comcast the last 3 eps havne't been broadcast in HD...WTF?
My Comcast feed was in HD, but for the last three episodes there was terrific macroblocking. Last week I bailed out at 15 minutes in and set a manual recording of the 12:00 AM repeat which was perfect.
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Another fine episode ,sure gonna miss the show when it's gone

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You can catch Philip Winchester starring in this Fall's The Player on NBC, and Sullivan Stapleton is starring in Blindspot, also on NBC.
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I'll be looking at both programs, just to see if they pass muster....

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You can catch Philip Winchester starring in this Fall's The Player on NBC, and Sullivan Stapleton is starring in Blindspot, also on NBC.
Got um both on the DVR

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You can catch Philip Winchester starring in this Fall's The Player on NBC, and Sullivan Stapleton is starring in Blindspot, also on NBC.
Yes! I noticed they both got some new rolls.

Thankfully. Great actors!
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Another fine episode ,sure gonna miss the show when it's gone
The whole sneak into North Korea, get captured, escape and defeat all of their forces is a bridge too far for me.
I have never taken this series very seriously though.

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You can catch Philip Winchester starring in this Fall's The Player on NBC, and Sullivan Stapleton is starring in Blindspot, also on NBC.
Utterly bizarre that you have an American playing an English soldier and an Australian playing an American soldier. It hurts my brain trying to come up with how this happened.
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The whole sneak into North Korea, get captured, escape and defeat all of their forces is a bridge too far for me.
I have never taken this series very seriously though.
I've always tried to keep uppermost in mind that Strike Back is over the top comic book fun and doesn't really have a serious bone in its body. With that in mind, the show's excesses have never bothered me. I have loved it and will hate to see it go.
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I've always tried to keep uppermost in mind that Strike Back is over the top comic book fun and doesn't really have a serious bone in its body. With that in mind, the show's excesses have never bothered me. I have loved it and will hate to see it go.
One excess that seems to have disappeared this season is the lack of hanky panky and naughty bits.
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I've always tried to keep uppermost in mind that Strike Back is over the top comic book fun and doesn't really have a serious bone in its body. With that in mind, the show's excesses have never bothered me. I have loved it and will hate to see it go.
After the last episode I commented to the wife: The program is preposterous, but it is so much fun!

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I've always tried to keep uppermost in mind that Strike Back is over the top comic book fun and doesn't really have a serious bone in its body. With that in mind, the show's excesses have never bothered me. I have loved it and will hate to see it go.
You did have some negative comments to say about the show last season

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One excess that seems to have disappeared this season is the lack of hanky panky and naughty bits.
You are so correct!
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You did have some negative comments to say about the show last season
As I recall, most of my negative comments about Strike Back prefaced a remark about what a guilty pleasure the show is.
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I have a feeling that Mei Foster will die before it's over. Hopefully an excruciating painful death.
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