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post #2521 of 2743 Old 10-09-2014, 04:33 PM
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I thought Big Jim was the dome with his head.
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CBS isn't so innocent either. They didn't give Jericho a real chance. Yes. We got a 2nd season, but they reduced the budget so much that they only had money to film 7 episodes of " Two Guys in a Room. " NBC loves to kill Sci-Fi though. They've probably killed a dozen shows in the past 4 years.
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CBS isn't so innocent either. They didn't give Jericho a real chance. Yes. We got a 2nd season, but they reduced the budget so much that they only had money to film 7 episodes of " Two Guys in a Room. " NBC loves to kill Sci-Fi though. They've probably killed a dozen shows in the past 4 years.
Who doesn't kill shows? No one!
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Don't give CBS too much credit. How many sci-fi shows have they actually made when they are not pumping out cop drama after cop drama?

Fox on the other hand take plenty of risks with new shows. Firefly died under an old regime and it's changed hands multiple times since then. That's how Grimm is still on the air, Fringe got five seasons and a zombie soldier fighting a headless dude and a magical suit of armor with a flaming sword is on in prime time.

Almost Human died because it didn't try hard enough to not be a CBS cop show. Fox let it run for an entire season too.
Fox's problem is that too much damage has already been done and that's why they're currently struggling along with terrible decision making.
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Fox's problem is that too much damage has already been done and that's why they're currently struggling along with terrible decision making.
It might not be attractive to their advertisers but I'm still more likely to watch their output than the cookie-cutter blandness that the CBS thinktank comes up with.

I'd rather watch a network fail doing something interesting than succeed being dull.
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It might not be attractive to their advertisers but I'm still more likely to watch their output than the cookie-cutter blandness that the CBS thinktank comes up with.

I'd rather watch a network fail doing something interesting than succeed being dull.
True, but it explains a lot about their current predicament.
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Fox on the other hand take plenty of risks with new shows. Firefly died under an old regime and it's changed hands multiple times since then. That's how Grimm is still on the air, Fringe got five seasons and a zombie soldier fighting a headless dude and a magical suit of armor with a flaming sword is on in prime time.
Grimm is NBC, not Fox.
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It might not be attractive to their advertisers but I'm still more likely to watch their output than the cookie-cutter blandness that the CBS thinktank comes up with.

I'd rather watch a network fail doing something interesting than succeed being dull.
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I doubt about the 'plenty to tell' part, they've already seem exhausted by this season, especially the way they ended, which obviously was a waste a time.
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I is now a waste of time! This season went way out there.
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I is now a waste of time! This season went way out there.
Exactly, even the disasters were lazily put together even when compared to some of the earlier ones. All this show had was characters running around spouting off the same 'dome'/'egg' dialogue over and over again. What 'plan' do they have? XD.
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All this show had was characters running around spouting off the same 'dome'/'egg' dialogue over and over again.
We have to save the golden egg! The Dome is here to protect our jobs!
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We have to save the golden egg! The Dome is here to protect our jobs!
That's like 80% of the dialogue right there. .
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I just started watching Breaking Bad for the first time. Dean Norris is great in that.
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I just started watching Breaking Bad for the first time. Dean Norris is great in that.
Yeah, after BB, it's hard to believe it's the same guy playing the part of idiot Big Jim.
But then again... it's what the dome wants!!
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Yeah, after BB, it's hard to believe it's the same guy playing the part of idiot Big Jim.
But then again... it's what the dome wants!!
Easy and more $$ for him?
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Yeah, after BB, it's hard to believe it's the same guy playing the part of idiot Big Jim.
But then again... it's what the dome wants!!
It's the writing, obviously.
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Won't You be surprised when he puts Under the Dome is the the former category and Breaking Bad in the latter.
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He was so good as Hank on BB and then you watch him on Dome and it cannot all be his acting. Most of it is the writing obviously. The writing on BB was light years ahead of most writing on TV.
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He was so good as Hank on BB and then you watch him on Dome and it cannot all be his acting. Most of it is the writing obviously. The writing on BB was light years ahead of most writing on TV.
I don't think anyone could make that dialogue (if you can call it that) work.
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I don't think anyone could make that dialogue (if you can call it that) work.
That's why the Dome was raining blood last season. It was crying, because bad writing is not what the Dome wants.
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That's why the Dome was raining blood last season. It was crying, because bad writing is not what the Dome wants.
Poor dome, it has to be trapped with these brain dead morons.
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It begins again tonight (6/25/15) ... and a double episode showing to boot.

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