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Having Irisa back dragged this episode down compared to the one without her from the week prior. Her storylines are such a chore to watch.
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Another song remake? I think this is a sign of things to come.
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Another song remake? I think this is a sign of things to come.
I thought it was frickin' stupid.rolleyes.gif

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I'm only watching this for the eye candy, and we missed Jamie Murray in this last one so it was 2/3 eye candy, well 1/3 since Mia's character refused to do her "job"

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I thought it was frickin' stupid.rolleyes.gif
Oh OH OH...I would be MORE than happy to be the mayor's Boy Toy.tongue.gif

Mayor's new asst. is not too shabby. Lots of legs that one! But yeah im with you on either one.
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I don't know why this bothers me, but for some reason it does.

Why do all the races speak perfect English, but as soon as it comes time to say the word crap or **** they need to say shtako instead?
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Because Rockne and SyFy still think characters on cable can't say s**t? Or they prefer not to use it?

You hear it and pretty much every derivative on USA plenty.

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They're certainly not afraid of the "S" word on Lost Girl, another syfy series.

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They're certainly not afraid of the "S" word on Lost Girl, another syfy series.
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So it must be they think it's cute to make up swear word like Battlestar Galactica did and hope it catches on in polite company like FRACK did.

I haven't seen Lost Girl because I don't have cable and SyFy doesn't stream it (no Hulu or Netflix subscriptions either). I stream Defiance episodes from www.defiance.com--haven't tried the game itself.

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Both Lost Girl and Continuum come from Canada, which doesn't subscribe to the United States' squeamishness about language.
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So it must be they think it's cute to make up swear word like Battlestar Galactica did and hope it catches on in polite company like FRACK did.
Another reason why I didn't watch BG...rolleyes.gif

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Both Lost Girl and Continuum come from Canada, which doesn't subscribe to the United States' squeamishness about language.
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So it must be they think it's cute to make up swear word like Battlestar Galactica did and hope it catches on in polite company like FRACK did.

For what it's worth, BSG was a broadcast network show back in the 70's. The use of Frack in the newer version was a nod to that.
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I've never really understood all the complaining about Frack. I've watched enough HBO and I think they overuse swear words and nudity, the biggest contribution it adds half the time is it confirms the R rating. It's like a crutch, when they run out of dialog, they just stream a line of obscenities. As far as I'm concerned swear words don't really add a thing to a good show, if it's good it will be good with or without swearing. The only show that I thought really worked with curse words constantly was Deadwood, most everything else I've seen it just seems like overkill. I guess the language in the Sopranos felt appropriate
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I've never really understood all the complaining about Frack. I've watched enough HBO and I think they overuse swear words and nudity, the biggest contribution it adds half the time is it confirms the R rating. It's like a crutch, when they run out of dialog, they just stream a line of obscenities. As far as I'm concerned swear words don't really add a thing to a good show, if it's good it will be good with or without swearing. The only show that I thought really worked with curse words constantly was Deadwood, most everything else I've seen it just seems like overkill. I guess the language in the Sopranos felt appropriate
For me, what made me unable to watch Deadwood was using the F-word as the goto swear word all the time. It didn't offend me - it simply made me roll my eyes every time I heard it again and again.

It felt like they decided it was the one swear word you definitely can't say on other TV channels and used it as much as they could because of it.

I don't mind swearing - I just would rather characters swear more creatively. Combine stuff, like John Connor explained it to the Terminator...or sport a great catch phrase, like "Yippy Kay Yay, Mother F-er..." wink.gif
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I've never really understood all the complaining about Frack. I've watched enough HBO and I think they overuse swear words and nudity, the biggest contribution it adds half the time is it confirms the R rating. It's like a crutch, when they run out of dialog, they just stream a line of obscenities. As far as I'm concerned swear words don't really add a thing to a good show, if it's good it will be good with or without swearing. The only show that I thought really worked with curse words constantly was Deadwood, most everything else I've seen it just seems like overkill. I guess the language in the Sopranos felt appropriate

i always shook my head at this stuff. Not sure why the "f" word is verboten but you could use a word that means exactly the same thing which is acceptable like "shag" or "frack" "make love" or "screw" and that is okay. I think Lenny Bruce had it right, the words themselves don't mean anything. Additionally, the original meaning of the "f" word doesn't even really exist anymore. If you ask me, its all FUBAR. .

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So it must be they think it's cute to make up swear word like Battlestar Galactica did and hope it catches on in polite company like FRACK did..

shtako is a poor substitute for frack or even better frell wink.gif

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On the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson a week or two ago, Craig and Geoff made up a word during the monologue (can't remember what it was but I think it was to describe a female body part--my memory isn't what it used to be). They used it so much the producer and censors told them to stop using it before they got half-way thru the show. Craig even commented on being told to stop during that show and then a show or two later when they made up another word for something.

So sometimes even making up a word is frowned on if used too much.

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Deadwood was using the F-word as the goto swear word all the time. It didn't offend me - it simply made me roll my eyes every time I heard it again and again.

It felt like they decided it was the one swear word you definitely can't say on other TV channels and used it as much as they could because of it.
That, and Al's favorite description of other people: c_cksucker.

I loved Deadwood, but they ALMOST made it unwatchable with the repetitiveness.

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Seems the Defiance FB has way more discussion then whats going on here.

I missed it during its 2 week hiatus.

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Not sure what to discuss about Defiance. At this point, its more of a guilty pleasure. Nice ladies to look at. Show plots are not that great. Kind of a B television sci-fi.

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Not sure what to discuss about Defiance. At this point, its more of a guilty pleasure. Nice ladies to look at. Show plots are not that great. Kind of a B television sci-fi.
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hmm

I'll risk getting flamed for this, but we just watched last night's episode. pretty ho hum except for the lesbo action at the end wink.gif I must say, this show is descending quickly into mediocrity. And what's with every every old tune they dig up is done in such a lackluster fashion. I happen to really like Van Morrison's Into the Mystic a lot but the singer they used didn't do the song justice.

At least Revolution used Blind Faith's real song for Can't Find My Way Home at the beginning. I guess they could afford Eric & Stevie's royalties while SyFy had to find a folk singer.
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I'll risk getting flamed for this, but we just watched last night's episode. pretty ho hum except for the lesbo action at the end wink.gif I must say, this show is descending quickly into mediocrity. And what's with every every old tune they dig up is done in such a lackluster fashion. I happen to really like Van Morrison's Into the Mystic a lot but the singer they used didn't do the song justice.

At least Revolution used Blind Faith's real song for Can't Find My Way Home at the beginning. I guess they could afford Eric & Stevie's royalties while SyFy had to find a folk singer.
I was thinking the very same thing, it is very mediocre with a capital M. I'll continue to watch as I love sci-fi, and I am somewhat curious about the artifact angle, but this show is not very good, at all.
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I'll risk getting flamed for this, but we just watched last night's episode. pretty ho hum except for the lesbo action at the end wink.gif I must say, this show is descending quickly into mediocrity. .

I wished there was more "L" action, just some kisses... we've seen some "semi-action" before why not this?

It was certainly a "too much Jaime Murray" night and to top it off a "ninite night"

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I wished there was more "L" action, just some kisses... we've seen some "semi-action" before why not this?

I've never understood why so many heterosexual males like watching "L". There is no "avatar" to imagine yourself as in the scene! I have no wish to be a woman, so such scenes just seem detached from any personal pleasurable connection...
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I've never understood why so many heterosexual males like watching "L". There is no "avatar" to imagine yourself as in the scene! I have no wish to be a woman, so such scenes just seem detached from any personal pleasurable connection...

It's the hypocrisy of the dichotomy that's always bothered me. Many of these guys are flaming homophobes when it comes to the male version but drooling adolescents when it's two females. I just always attribute it to their own sexual insecurity. wink.gif
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With all due seriousness, I think that heterosexual men are attracted to women so they can understand the attraction to women in these scenes that are, lets face it, made for men. The scenes include women who are attractive to men and the sex which is shown is the type of sex that men like. I do agree that there is a hypocrisy of men being homophobic about male coupling and thinking that female coupling is just fine or natural. Despite my gender self-reflection, I am all for more scenes with Mia and Jaime and, what the heck, throw in Julie and Stephanie for good measure.

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