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..I find it odd how these Dome-expecters didn't seem to prepare for it... I mean, if you thought you knew this was going to happen... why not leave town like Big Jim's "dead" ex-wife did? For that matter... why didn't she take her son with her?
Um... can you really blame her for leaving Big Jim, and especially Jr. dimwit trapped under the dome?
I mean, would you give those two a heads-up? Probably the best thing that ever happened to her

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That's a frghtening prospect, because that means the entire fate of the world would rest on a guy from in the Dome. Barbie, Big Jim, Junior, DJ Dirty Phil, Joe ...

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Not having seen Sharknado, I watched Sharknado 2 last nite. I have the feeling if you liked the first one, then you'll love the second.. Future cult classic.
Thanks for the recommendation! I did indeed enjoy Sharknado and recorded Sharknado 2 on my TiVo. I wasn't sure I would watch the second one, sequels to cult classics being what they are, but may do so now.
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Thanks for the recommendation! I did indeed enjoy Sharknado and recorded Sharknado 2 on my TiVo. I wasn't sure I would watch the second one, sequels to cult classics being what they are, but may do so now.
Wait, Sharknados are better than UTD? :O
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Wait, Sharknados are better than UTD? :O
I like UTD better. But the Sharknado movies were good for a bunch of laughs. I guess UTD is too.
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Wait, Sharknados are better than UTD? :O
There's cheese and then there's cheeeeese .. I liked both Sharknados .. what's not to like .. ?? Tara Reid and Tornados with Sharks ..


And let's not forget about "Sharktopus" ..
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There's cheese and then there's cheeeeese .. I liked both Sharknados .. what's not to like .. ?? Tara Reid and Tornados with Sharks ..


And let's not forget about "Sharktopus" ..
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Sharknado was a great laugh. Even my wife loved that campy movie and we are going to watch Sharknado 2.
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Now that Barbie is sheriff (hired under the authority of the town floozy), he can track himself down for the murder of same town floozy's husband. "You're coming with me!"
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Shouldn't that be, "I'm coming with me!"?
Funny... my brain also went to that seen from Blazing Saddles where the new town sheriff takes himself hostage and threatens to kill the hostage if they don't step away.

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Um... can you really blame her for leaving Big Jim, and especially Jr. dimwit trapped under the dome?
I mean, would you give those two a heads-up? Probably the best thing that ever happened to her
Leaving Big Jim makes sense... but Jr was a kid... I think it was like 17 years ago or something when she supposedly "died" but really just left. So, leaving your crappy husband is one thing... but faking your death and abandoning your kid and leaving that kid with the crappy husband AND where you think they one day will be trapped inside a dome... that's kind of sleazy of the mom to do... looking out only for herself, and not Jr. Maybe Jr is so screwed up because Big Jim raised him instead of mom.
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After the big buildup to the revelation that Junior's mother killed herself last season, it seems clear to me that she was supposed to be really dead. Stephen King just decided to directly contradict things the series had already established in the season 2 premiere, because either a) he didn't bother watching the other episodes first to know what had happened or b) he just felt like trolling the other writers to make the rest of season 2 even more silly as they tried to clean up (or more accurately, double down on) the mess he made in the premiere.
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Maybe Big Jim's wife DID die, but the lake will bring her back too!

Heck, the lake could be responsible for new characters EVERY week!

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Well, here is the timing update for this week: ~39:45

Does this mean that Extant will be longer?
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Tonights episode made me want to join Sam and jump into the abyss.
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Barbie is jumping also, thanks for the previews, I guess they won't kill them and the abyss leads to something and Lyle, Sam and Barbie are alright, I can almost bet they appear on Zenith or something.

Don't know if they time forward it but the windmill wasn't assembled, then they hoist the thing up with ropes, but who climbed up to secure it?

I'm also guessing they used a pump to get the water up there..

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Loved how spritzing a little water in the air instantly stopped the dust storm within seconds. Every time I think the show can't possibly get any dumber, it manages to amaze me.

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Loved how spritzing a little water in the air instantly stopped the dust storm within seconds. Every time I think the show can't possibly get any dumber, it manages to amaze me.
Well it helps if you keep your expectations low too
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Loved how spritzing a little water in the air instantly stopped the dust storm within seconds. Every time I think the show can't possibly get any dumber, it manages to amaze me.
Yes, a bit of water washes out the dust from the entire atmosphere in the dome, just like a few chemicals poured into a lake instantly clears the "blood" from the rain already in the air, or a "home-made" electromagnet can counter a huge electromagnetic field that is powerful enough to pull nails out of the supporting beams of a house, or, for that matter, a man would just willingly jump into a bottomless pit and end his life rather than continue to strive for life.

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hmmmm....

the one kid who goes out to play in the dust storm is asthmatic?

the dead girls "friends" includes the girl who hates her guts?

Big Jim hoists up the water spreader attachment all by himself? And in the long shot of that happening, it's not very dusty?

Sam telling Barbee as they are bonding about how hard it is to see someone you have killed alive again. That would be hard on anyone. And if people come back from the dead, why not use that? We need to kill the four, but that's not so bad, they will probably just come back anyway.

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I want antnados, ant week, etc.
There's all kinds of potential timeless lines in that one:

- This storm is making me itchy!
- There are ants in the tornado? Now our picnic is doubly ruined...!
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- Help! The ants have me. Apparently they really can lift 50 times their weight....! I knew that diet was a mistake!
- Quiet or they'll hear you and come get us.....Oh God, I just spilled some soda and dropped my sugar cookie!
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There's all kinds of potential timeless lines in that one:

- This storm is making me itchy!
- There are ants in the tornado? Now our picnic is doubly ruined...!
- Quick, hide under the sink or behind the water heater! No, don't do that - that's exactly where the ants are coming in!
- Help! The ants have me. Apparently they really can lift 50 times their weight....! I knew that diet was a mistake!
- Quiet or they'll hear you and come get us.....Oh God, I just spilled some soda and dropped my sugar cookie!
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The episode was so boring that even Tim couldn't think of much to say this time around:

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Maybe Big Jim's wife DID die, but the lake will bring her back too!

Heck, the lake could be responsible for new characters EVERY week!

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She is very much alive but I do like the idea of new characters every week :P
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"I need to borrow your Prius..."
+1 for Toyota sponsorship!

Maybe we'll find Toyota Jan is trapped under the dome too

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"I need to borrow your Prius..."
+1 for Toyota sponsorship!
Actually, it sort of makes sense in a Domish kind of way. Prius might be the only car around that can keep running indefinitely since the Domers presumably have a finite supply of gasoline, but an infinite supply of propane. Propane runs the generators that make their ample supply of electricity. And Prius' can run on electric power only (assuming Julia had the foresight to buy the plug-in version that can be attached to a generator with its handy-dandy included power cord). So, voila!

Of course, it could also mean GM didn't pony up the sponsorship bucks to plug the Volt instead. Cheapskates.
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"I need to borrow your Prius..."
+1 for Toyota sponsorship!

Maybe we'll find Toyota Jan is trapped under the dome too
Lol.

Yeah, it's no longer "I need to borrow your car keys."

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Actually, it sort of makes sense in a Domish kind of way.... And Prius' can run on electric power only (assuming Julia had the foresight to buy the plug-in version that can be attached to a generator with its handy-dandy included power cord). So, voila!
Yes- Julia did have the good fortune to buy the PIP (Plug-in-Prius), we've see the charge port on previous episodes- it's a big deal on the Prius forums. Plug in full charge gives you 11 AE (All Electric) range in the PIP without using the PIP's gas engine.

Too bad GM didn't give her a Volt- I get 50 AE range out of my Volt vs 11 AE range from the PIP.

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Yes- Julia did have the good fortune to buy the PIP (Plug-in-Prius), we've see the charge port on previous episodes- it's a big deal on the Prius forums. Plug in full charge gives you 11 AE (All Electric) range in the PIP without using the PIP's gas engine.

Too bad GM didn't give her a Volt- I get 50 AE range out of my Volt vs 11 AE range from the PIP.
Yeah, we're looking to go hybrid. The gas savings are substantial. From what I understand, if you do a lot of short-trip city driving the PIP Prius makes sense (my buddy gets around 150 mpg with his and scarfs free juice everywhere he can ), but if you do a lot of high-speed freeway driving the Volt is the better choice because of the longer AE range.
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When Sam jumped into the hole it looked like he just vanished instead of falling to his death. Did anyone else notice this?

I wonder if Sam knew about this place all along and had planned to jump into the hole from the beginning. Why else would he stop Barbie from falling off into the pit? Maybe Sam didn't want Barbie to find out the secret of the bottomless pit?

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