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New SciFi tv series. Does anyone here in the states know how to get this tv show? I took a preview on YouTube and it really looks good, starts tonight with a 2hr movie. DN does not carry the network - "Showcase".

http://geeksoulbrother.com/continuum-tv-series/


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I have it on Bell, but have been subscribed for years now... It's the same station that shows lost girl.
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New SciFi tv series. Does anyone here in the states know how to get this tv show? I took a preview on YouTube and it really looks good, starts tonight with a 2hr movie. DN does not carry the network - "Showcase".

http://geeksoulbrother.com/continuum-tv-series/

Thanks for the heads up.
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New SciFi tv series. Does anyone here in the states know how to get this tv show? I took a preview on YouTube and it really looks good, starts tonight with a 2hr movie. DN does not carry the network - "Showcase".

http://geeksoulbrother.com/continuum-tv-series/

it may show up on the SYFY channel.
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Anyone watch it? Any good?
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I watched it, not too bad. But I am going to with hold judgement, as it could easily slip into a partners cop show with barely any sci-fi, based on the first episode.
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I watched it, not too bad. But I am going to with hold judgement, as it could easily slip into a partners cop show with barely any sci-fi, based on the first episode.

Where did you watch this? Are you in the US?

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I just looked up the show on Wikipedia it has an interesting premise. Hopefully it will show up on Syfy eventually.

You can never judge a show by its pilot episode or the half season following it.
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If it was an American show you can bet your A$$ Canadians would not miss a minute of it.

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Where did you watch this? Are you in the US?

I watched it streaming to my plasma. It's the Internet, dude. You can find anything you want. It just depends on how much risk or justification you can take.
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The only thing we get from Canada is robotic arms, blackberrys, and NICKELBACK!!

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I watched it streaming to my plasma. It's the Internet, dude. You can find anything you want. It just depends on how much risk or justification you can take.

Hey rusty - post some links!

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The only thing we get from Canada is robotic arms, blackberrys, and NICKELBACK!!

I like Rookie Blue.

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Just by the description I'm guessing

Backwards Alcatraz

Criminals come from the future and not the past
Hot cop/protagonist is helped by geek guy..

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Watched ep 01 and 02 last night... pretty decent actually!
Good production values, interesting Sci-Fi premise, some neat tech stuff- and Rachael Nichols is very easy to look at- kind of reminds me of a young Jodie Foster.
I'm in for a few more episodes....
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Yeah only thing that bothers me is that mole near her right eye.. LOL

Still how many episodes they can produce? How much it will take to get them all?

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Still how many episodes they can produce? How much it will take to get them all?
I've read they've shot 10 episodes so far- two have aired. Hope it makes it.....

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We can only hope the stuffed shirts at Syfy, staring hours at their spreadsheets, don't decide to show it .... two years from now.
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Watched ep 01 and 02 last night... pretty decent actually!
Good production values, interesting Sci-Fi premise, some neat tech stuff- and Rachael Nichols is very easy to look at- kind of reminds me of a young Jodie Foster.
I'm in for a few more episodes....
Yeah, enjoyed the 2nd episode as well. They spent a little more time setting up the premise going forward by legitimizing her in the present after her initial shaky cover was blown. And kept a surprising amount of tech by virtue of her suit. The did eliminate her future gun out of the equation when it was damaged in the explosion when they tried to return to 2077. I am in for the rest of the season.
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Watched ep 01 and 02 last night... pretty decent actually!
Good production values, interesting Sci-Fi premise, some neat tech stuff- and Rachael Nichols is very easy to look at- kind of reminds me of a young Jodie Foster.
I'm in for a few more episodes....
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She's got an awesome body, for sure. Hope they work a little gratuitous display of it into the show somehow; always worth a few ratings points. For, um, artistic merit of course. wink.gif
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She's got an awesome body, for sure. Hope they work a little gratuitous display of it into the show somehow; always worth a few ratings points. For, um, artistic merit of course. wink.gif
Um.. yeah- that's it "artistic merit"! biggrin.gif
Not every actor/actress can successfully pull of serious/intense- but Rachael Nichols carries it off very well. She's also retained the 'sympathetic character' attribute in regards to her family she left 60 yrs in the future. Well done in any case... she seems a good fit for the role.

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Um.. yeah- that's it "artistic merit"! biggrin.gif
Not every actor/actress can successfully pull of serious/intense- but Rachael Nichols carries it off very well. She's also retained the 'sympathetic character' attribute in regards to her family she left 60 yrs in the future. Well done in any case... she seems a good fit for the role.

Excellent IMO - I finally watched ep 01. This looks to being a very good series if they keep up the good work. I will be watching via internet until someone in their right minds decides to import this to the US.

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Seen first two episodes and I do like it. Will decide by episode 5 to keep watching it or not.
The story is what is killing it for me. Who do you want to pull for? Touchy subject big brother vs freedom.
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Seen first two episodes and I do like it. Will decide by episode 5 to keep watching it or not.
The story is what is killing it for me. Who do you want to pull for? Touchy subject big brother vs freedom.
There's the interesting conundrum- if Kiera somehow gets the (future) terrorists killed/locked up, she can kiss her ride back to 2077 goodbye.
On the other hand- she can't just let them start a preemptive strike against the future legal government 65 years before her time because then there will be nothing to go back to. Also- if she indeed captures the engineer live- there's no way our current government would allow them (Kiera and the fugitives) to time travel back to 2077 regardless. Her only chance of getting back to 2077 is to take out all the fugitives except the engineer- and then somehow make a deal with him to get just the two of them back to 2077- even though his last two attempts failed. Of course this plan would involve a lot of deception on her part as far as 2012 law enforcement in concerned.
It's an interesting situation in any case...

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See thats what I like about it so far. Last episode she was willing to make a deal to get home. Everyone seemed to be ok with it, untill it failed. Still Keira did give a hit of another option she has. None of the fugitives have been born yet....
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There's the interesting conundrum- if Kiera somehow gets the (future) terrorists killed/locked up, she can kiss her ride back to 2077 goodbye.
On the other hand- she can't just let them start a preemptive strike against the future legal government 65 years before her time because then there will be nothing to go back to. Also- if she indeed captures the engineer live- there's no way our current government would allow them (Kiera and the fugitives) to time travel back to 2077 regardless. Her only chance of getting back to 2077 is to take out all the fugitives except the engineer- and then somehow make a deal with him to get just the two of them back to 2077- even though his last two attempts failed. Of course this plan would involve a lot of deception on her part as far as 2012 law enforcement in concerned.
It's an interesting situation in any case...

And that for me makes great SciFi. I will continue watching via streaming until someone in their right mind brings this show to the US. Anyone watching out there in TV land?

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Another great episode , and in a way a lot went down. Anyone else catch the soldiers are enchanced? Bio or tech I wonder if we will go more into that.
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Reminds me of DS9 as the Jem'hadar, super soldiers that depended on a drug to keep going strong and controlled by their "masters", but now they have produced their own.

What about the suit, is it autocleaning? it must stink by now...

and nobody in the office has asked why she always wears it (specially the ladies).

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You're right! I forgot about Jem'hadar. So bio vs tech on the enchancements. While "normal" the officer uses a tech suit that pretty much does what ever she wants.

Hope they go into the design & power source in next episode since it was damaged. They made a huge push to be the best, trust the tech, not your gut.
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You're right! I forgot about Jem'hadar. So bio vs tech on the enchancements. While "normal" the officer uses a tech suit that pretty much does what ever she wants.
Hope they go into the design & power source in next episode since it was damaged. They made a huge push to be the best, trust the tech, not your gut.

For the protector they showed that the Tech was embedded into her cortex and syncs with the systems integrated into the suit. They work seamlessly together.

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