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In watching this week's episode, it occurred to me that this was probably meant to air as episode 2 or 3. The old story line with the criminal cop and John's ex-girlfriend was heavily played on again, which we hadn't seen since episode one I believe. Even though the show has just be "meh" up to this point, this was probably my second favorite episode, with the pilot being the first.

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In watching this week's episode, u it occurred to me that this was probably meant to air as episode 2 or 3. The old story line with the criminal cop and John's ex-girlfriend was heavily played on again, which we hadn't seen since episode one I believe. Even though the show has just be "meh" up to this point, this was probably my second favorite episode, with the pilot being the first.

Yes, it was the second episode, but apparently Fox learned nothing from Firefly...

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Luckily (in my eyes though) the out of order thing hasn't really hurt the show.  I can tell it was out of order in a couple places based on how far the characters relationships have gone so far this season only to be pulled back to the beginning, but it's minor.  More importantly it hasn't hurt the ratings which have actually gone up since the holiday break.  It'll be interesting if it gets renewed or not.  Kinda looks like Fox may be taking a "cable" approach and have several shows with 13 episode seasons, thus they can put two shows in one timeslot each season and not have as many repeats.  I actually like the idea if it keeps shows I like (like Sleepy Hollow and Almost Human) on the air and doesn't require huge ratings to survive.  Heck, the days of big ratings are frankly over and the networks just need to get used to it.


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At the beginning? That wasn't a mistake, they were referring to the bystander's plastic newspaper display device - "celo" cellophane? Cellulose display? - the bullet went through that.

Ahh, that would make sense. I was making lunch when I watched the episode, I guess my brain inserted a cello into the scene. Also doesn't help that "celo" isn't a familiar term.

They dropped "scrubbers" into this episode like everyone would know what it was too.

I thought they described the term early on in the segment.

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I'm trying to catch up and I'm watching the Low battery (That time of the month) episode. LMAO!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vW6ZXHWvaGc

"You heard Sandra, ROLL OUT!" AHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

Oh gawd I heart these androids. They gave them a sense of humor when not actually intending it. This is great. (or maybe I've seen too much Intelligence...)

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Tonight I watched the last 2 episodes and have to say this series continues to grow on me.

Karl Urban is pitch perfect as the straight laced, no nonsense cop.
However, the key to the series continues to be the humor.
Lots of LOL moments for a sci-fi.cool.gif
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I'm enjoying this as well, especially the Dorian character and his development. He can be very funny as when he told Kennex that he liked him because he destroyed the other android cop who questioned him.
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Gina Carano! Love the Machina feel.

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BEST EPISODE TO DATE.

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I hope that they are now going to have some better continuity as well as a continuing storyline. Best overall ep since the pilot.

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I could watch an hour long program of nothing but Gina Carano in THAT outfit. eek.gif
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Gina Carano! Love the Machina feel.

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BEST EPISODE TO DATE.

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I could watch an hour long program of nothing but Gina Carano in THAT outfit. eek.gif

Why they didn't pick her for the role of Wonder Women is beyond comprehension!

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Why they didn't pick her for the role of Wonder Women is beyond comprehension!

Agreed! Granted, she isn't the best actress out there (Haywire, I'm looking at you), but she definitely has the look and the body unlike the woman they did choose.

Oh, and simply because it's worth another look.




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As fond as I am of Gina Carano, we all know that she doesn't have the acting chops to pull of a major role like Wonder Woman. Putting her in that role would ruin the movie. Just think Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker. Like Arnold, her current abilities make her suited to playing an Android.
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Like Arnold, her current abilities make her suited to playing an Android.
Even that is a stretch for her.

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Love Carano in Haywire. Her fighting style in that movie was wicked cool.

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...Was ANYONE surprised when the Doc disappeared?rolleyes.gif

...or when they tossed in a dead zone and wall?

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Even that is a stretch for her.

Was ANYONE surprised when the Doc disappeared?rolleyes.gif
Not. At. All.
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...or when they tossed in a dead zone and wall?
Really, where did that come from? Somebody must have found it on the floor under the writer's room table and said "crap, we were supposed to have this in back in Ep 2, better throw it in now, maybe no one will notice".
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Really, where did that come from? Somebody must have found it on the floor under the writer's room table and said "crap, we were supposed to have this in back in Ep 2, better throw it in now, maybe no one will notice".
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If it was mentioned before, it was only in passing.
This REALLY should have been established early on.

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I was distracted from the show when the explanation of "The Wall" came about. Also, I was not recording the show. What is "The Wall" and beyond? Some sort of prison or dead zone?
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I was distracted from the show when the explanation of "The Wall" came about. Also, I was not recording the show. What is "The Wall" and beyond? Some sort of prison or dead zone?




Oh wait, sorry, wrong show! tongue.gif
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If it was mentioned before, it was only in passing.
This REALLY should have been established early on.
It was probably another instance of shows being aired out of order.

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Agreed! Granted, she isn't the best actress out there (Haywire, I'm looking at you), but she definitely has the look and the body unlike the woman they did choose.

Oh, and simply because it's worth another look.




That wasn't my favorite angle, but it was the best I could find.
I must be the only one that thinks she has very mannish facial features, eh? I don't think got picked for Wonder Woman because of that and due to her rather novice acting abilities. As a fighter she was awesome, though.

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I must be the only one that thinks she has very mannish facial features, eh?
No, you are not the only one.

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I don't think got picked for Wonder Woman because of that and due to her rather novice acting abilities.
Definitely wrong for the part.

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As a fighter she was awesome, though.
No question about that.
She absolutely would make me think twice before getting into the ring with her.wink.gif
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This episode should have been written and aired much earlier in the run. Not only did we finally get some backstory on where all the androids suddenly appeared from but they introduced an element which gives the show potentially new angles. Pity they just dropped it in from out of nowhere.

Definitely the most interesting episode since the pilot but let down by some weak writing again. It would have been less predictable if John Laroquette had been a good guy and not the mad genius planning to build an army in the Cursed Earth all along. But at least the show has a Walternate to fight against now, instead of faceless goons and generic crimes.

When sending in the police to take down the most deadly android in history, it might be prudent to outfit them with the same body armor the XRN just stole. Or at the least have them use cover. And when you are told to stick the fake EMP device in the skull, don't stick it the neck before complaining that it didn't work Kennex!

Hopefully the Wall element ratchets things up a bit in the way the Redverse reveal did on Fringe. Next week is back to episode 4, so expect the character continuity to take another hit and another generic crime.

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Suddenly this show got a whole lot more interesting, I hope they keep it up. Kennex is still way over the top though.
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Damn that was a good episode! Except for the bizarre reference to the wall that came out of nowhere, loved it.

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I am trying to figure out what a "chron" or "cron" is shortened from. At first I though they were saying "clone," but it was clear they were saying something else in reference to the genetically modified children and the female detective. Any ideas?

On edit: some form or shortening of "chromosome," perhaps? Maybe the term is "chrom" they are saying.

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Yes it is "chrome" .. genetically-enhanced - or "chrome" - children.there was one reference a few eps back that det. Stahl had rich parrents had paid for invitro good looks gene.

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