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Old 03-28-2016, 09:14 AM
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the line about "socialistic zombies coming to eat their guns" had me rolling for a few minutes.
That line made me laugh out loud too. I also like any show with Sherlock's autistic girlfriend, Fiona,played by Betty Gilpin. Gilpin is a very talented young actress. She brings both humor and pathos to the Fiona character.
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Very good actor. The last American TV he did was Eli Stone...an American lawyer who has a brain aneurism that allowed him to see visions from God...sort of a dramedy that was quite good though it didn't last. His character couldn't have been more different than Sherlock.
I loved Eli Stone. It's one of the only TV series that I've ever bought the DVD sets for and still watch once a year. Miller was outstanding as the lead character and as Sherlock, a character who is light years apart from Eli, he is equally as good.
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That line made me laugh out loud too. I also like any show with Sherlock's autistic girlfriend, Fiona,played by Betty Gilpin. Gilpin is a very talented young actress. She brings both humor and pathos to the Fiona character.

maybe it's just me, but I want to see them make a porno.

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Just realized this was on again.


Dear CBS, I wish you would make a Roku channel without requiring the $6/mo bit that I am not going to pay. I am not sure why it is more beneficial to force me to use the computer for the five free episodes of this and TBBT. I stopped watching NCIS, CSI, Criminal Minds, and haven't really entertained starting any other show on your network because of it.

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Just realized this was on again.


Dear CBS, I wish you would make a Roku channel without requiring the $6/mo bit that I am not going to pay. I am not sure why it is more beneficial to force me to use the computer for the five free episodes of this and TBBT. I stopped watching NCIS, CSI, Criminal Minds, and haven't really entertained starting any other show on your network because of it.

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You need to get a DVR
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You know, I got one of the Homeworx ones to try out. But, it turns out that CBS is the one channel that I get poor reception with (1st floor apartment surrounded, so not a lot of options there). Not going to pay into the cable + DVR + HD, since they stream it for free -- just frustrated that CBS is the one broadcast network I can't get on the Roku through Hulu or in CW's case, straight from them.

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You know, I got one of the Homeworx ones to try out. But, it turns out that CBS is the one channel that I get poor reception with (1st floor apartment surrounded, so not a lot of options there). Not going to pay into the cable + DVR + HD, since they stream it for free -- just frustrated that CBS is the one broadcast network I can't get on the Roku through Hulu or in CW's case, straight from them.

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PlayOn might be worth a look - I assume the Roku would be able to connect to it. Or use it to record from CBS.com - I think most any media player could play the MP4 file...

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You know, I got one of the Homeworx ones to try out. But, it turns out that CBS is the one channel that I get poor reception with (1st floor apartment surrounded, so not a lot of options there). Not going to pay into the cable + DVR + HD, since they stream it for free -- just frustrated that CBS is the one broadcast network I can't get on the Roku through Hulu or in CW's case, straight from them.

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I just watch with their cbs app on Android and just mirror from my phone to the tv. Otherwise I watch for free just plugging directly to the wall.
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You need to get a DVR
CBS works very hard to make sure your DVR is largely useless Sunday night by not allowing some disposable buffer post-game programming in their schedule that they can dump if needed. I've taken to recording an extra 90 minutes past the scheduled end of Sunday night shows to make sure I don't miss part of a show.
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As a West Coaster I am not as affected those in the Eastern Time Zone, however I do pad on occasion. Also On Demand has saved my bacon a few times.
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CBS works very hard to make sure your DVR is largely useless Sunday night by not allowing some disposable buffer post-game programming in their schedule that they can dump if needed. I've taken to recording an extra 90 minutes past the scheduled end of Sunday night shows to make sure I don't miss part of a show.
Yes CBS sucks if you can't watch the show live (and even a little bit then )

Unfortunately we have 2 or 3 CBS shows
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Yes CBS sucks if you can't watch the show live (and even a little bit then )

Unfortunately we have 2 or 3 CBS shows
Other nights CBS is okay. Sunday night is the problem night. Here CBS has the best OTA picture quality. I have 2 Sunday night CBS shows though.
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They didn't make this Sunday's 'predator of predators' complex enough--even with the mishmash of computer manipulations. Maybe if they could toss in some Russian hacking/manipulation going on at the same time. And toss in Sherlock's father shipping him, through the police captain, a Thanksgiving roasted turkey.-- John
Edit: Managed to DVR the show by starting recording near the end of Madam Secretary, then setting the end point for 120 minutes later. Then, for kicks, signing off 15 minutes before Elementary's ending.
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CBS is at it again. Enjoy tonight's 39:17 episode.

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What happened to Ep 19? It was supposed to be televised last night.
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As posted in Hot Off The Press, the Masters went long, so they pre-empted it. Canada still got to see it as it airs a lot earlier there. Plus savvy U.S. viewers know where to find it. Otherwise, you'll have to wait until Sunday to see it.

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And note for Tivo users.....when this happens, often times Tivo won't record if you have yours setup for NEW episodes only, because the OAD(original air date) might have last weeks date, in which case Tivo thinks it's a repeat. This might not happen but you'll want to check your Tivos To Do List or bring up the guide and make sure Elementary had a check mark next to it.
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Other than Kitty's return, this is the most interesting thing that's happened this season...

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CBS works very hard to make sure your DVR is largely useless Sunday night by not allowing some disposable buffer post-game programming in their schedule that they can dump if needed. I've taken to recording an extra 90 minutes past the scheduled end of Sunday night shows to make sure I don't miss part of a show.
I do that too, though I think I only do an hour.

I know some people record the next show, but the issue I've found with that is if the next show gets dropped or is changed out for another show - or even a repeat, you still miss it. I have enough tuners that I can pad the end, especially since there's usually nothing I record after prime time other than a few random cable shows where the DVR picks up the re-air.
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I use Optimum and I add a 2 hour buffer, on my DVR, for Elementary.

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I use Optimum and I add a 2 hour buffer, on my DVR, for Elementary.
Might I suggest setting up a manual recording for a huge chunk of Sunday PM programming. This frees you from any guide related network shenanigans and any DVR conflicts.
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Might I suggest setting up a manual recording for a huge chunk of Sunday PM programming. This frees you from any guide related network shenanigans and any DVR conflicts.
It doesn't account for programing changes for the other shows you've set up, including times when those other shows might be repeats and wouldn't record.

I'd say you have far more chance of encountering "guide related shenanigans" recording multiple shows than if you just extend the recording for Elementary. The only thing you have to worry about is a tuner conflict, but you'd run into that recording the whole programming block, too. A recording is a recording regardless of how you set it up.
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