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post #1861 of 2147
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Good to see "The Swede"

I kept trying to place him and now I know .. thanks for that .. smile.gif

The Swede to some, to me and Pope he's Todd the Wraith. smile.gif
post #1862 of 2147
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Good to see "The Swede"

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Originally Posted by mgkdragn View Post

I kept trying to place him and now I know .. thanks for that .. smile.gif

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The Swede to some, to me and Pope he's Todd the Wraith. smile.gif

To me and Tector (Ryan Robbins), Christopher Heyerdahl will always be "Bigfoot" (aka Mr. Big, or Biggie) and John Druitt (aka Jack the Ripper). He was the hardest workin' man/beast on 'Sanctuary'.
post #1863 of 2147
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Originally Posted by VisionOn View Post

The Swede to some, to me and Pope he's Todd the Wraith. smile.gif

Oh geez, I never made the Pope connection - Major Davis! Just picked up the SG:Atlantis BD set from Amazon when they had a major gold box deal on it.

Todd the Wraith - one of the stranger story lines from that series. . .
post #1864 of 2147
2 episodes left and we get a chrismas show? This was totally pointless. How exactly did Tom escape? Is he bugged again? I didn't even find this episode campy fun, it was just painful to watch, we all knew what was going on.
post #1865 of 2147
This was a money-saver episode... they get to save loads on doing this kind of episode as "filler"... It is also becoming almost obligatory in any show like this to do the "it is all a dream" episode
post #1866 of 2147
I hated the show last nite beyond belief. Total stink-o. Easy to figure out quickly, and it went on and on forever, they could have found a better way to save some money on a show. mad.gif

What a comedown for such a good series.
post #1867 of 2147
I'm just glad we don't have a Chrighton/Scorpy or Baltar/9 mind-f*ck deal here. But I guess there is still time. The Hal eye-worm situation was ripe for that. He only saw his bizarro self once in the mirror. Whew.

Why didn't Mason toss blondie off the platform when he had a chance if he was so angry with her? Instead he runs past her and takes out the Skitter guard. Yes, I know, the Skitter cushioned his fall, but he was risking life and limb to get to blondie inside the building. I guess it was just for show. And then he walks out of the Skitter facility unharrassed.
post #1868 of 2147
If he touched her she would probably crush his head. She can walk(or whatever they call that move she did) on walls, has super strength, all that jazz.
post #1869 of 2147
Yeah, last nights episode was rather blah. With only two left this season it's time to kick it into high gear.
post #1870 of 2147
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Originally Posted by Yrd View Post

If he touched her she would probably crush his head. She can walk(or whatever they call that move she did) on walls, has super strength, all that jazz.
No more so than a skitter.
post #1871 of 2147
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Originally Posted by Yrd View Post

If he touched her she would probably crush his head. She can walk(or whatever they call that move she did) on walls, has super strength, all that jazz.

Which would have not made any difference, his weight on top and the quick fall you have no time to do anything but say "oh s__t" or whatever a Skitter would say in that situation? biggrin.gif
post #1872 of 2147
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Originally Posted by Waboman View Post

Yeah, last nights episode was rather blah. With only two left this season it's time to kick it into high gear.

I agree. The one thing I will give props to for this episode was their attention to detail. The Christmas scenes were actually remarkably good. The evergreens were snowed covered, the trees were bare of any foliage, the snow was actually real. Pretty amazing for a summer TV series if you ask me.
post #1873 of 2147
Why wouldn't the snow be real? They shoot in Canada in the middle of winter, there is lots of snow. Odds are they shot it around christmas and saved money on putting up the decorations -- we know how cheap the show is.
post #1874 of 2147
It was obvious that this episode would be filler before it even started. I cringed when they started showing flashbacks of the first season in the "previously on Falling Skies" segment. You don't go back to Matt saying how he wished things would go back to normal three seasons ago... unless you're about to show things going back to normal.

The worst part wasn't even the Christmas dream, because it at least gave us a little character development for Mason and showed us what his life was like before the show started. It really went down the tubes when he "woke up" in Karen's torture chamber, only to be "rescued" after thirty seconds, which gave an immediate cue that he had merely moved into yet another fantasy. I'm not sure which is worse, the fact that this show can't move beyond scifi trope episodes or the fact that such episodes do a better job of grounding the characters than the "original" episodes do.
post #1875 of 2147
I actually enjoyed soap opera town more than falling skies earth.

I keep seeing Will Smith's kid in the youngest Mason son. They're pretty much twins.




Edited by Yrd - 7/23/13 at 1:38am
post #1876 of 2147
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Originally Posted by Matt L View Post

2 episodes left and we get a chrismas show? This was totally pointless. How exactly did Tom escape? Is he bugged again? I didn't even find this episode campy fun, it was just painful to watch, we all knew what was going on.

Uhm, didn't you see him grab the skitter and jump off the ledge. He then got out of that area on his own. They showed, in the last scene, that his house was very close to the alien base he escaped from so it wasn't that long of a walk.
post #1877 of 2147
Slow episode, but I liked most of it even though you knew it was coming. It was refreshing to see main characters cleaned up and acting normal, they sure looked different without all the dirt on them.

This episode really hammered home how much I would love to see an episode dedicated to the first day the aliens arrive and they start attacking.
post #1878 of 2147
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Originally Posted by WilliamR View Post

It was refreshing to see main characters cleaned up and acting normal, they sure looked different without all the dirt on them.

Except for Pope. He looked just as scuzzy. wink.gif
post #1879 of 2147
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Originally Posted by hooked01 View Post

Except for Pope. He looked just as scuzzy. wink.gif

He will always be Major Davis from Stargate for me.
post #1880 of 2147
^^ I think you guys are confused. Pope was cleaned up and playing Tom's co-worker. Weaver was still looking ragged and portraying a homeless guy with "The End is Near" sign.
post #1881 of 2147
Man Tom's wife was surely pretty and looking young for having an adult son and 2 other kids..
post #1882 of 2147
The actress that played Rebecca Mason is supposedly 34. No different than and older actor playing a younger person.

Besides I know a several mother/daughter couples that get mistaken for sisters. IN one couple the daughter is in her twenties and people think her mom is also in her twenties even though she is in her forties. And other couple the daughter is in her forties and the Mom is in her sixties. they also get mistaken for sisters because her mom looks like she is in her thirties or forties even though she is in her mid sixties.

In the last one it's mother, daughter, and grand daughter. You would almost think they were all twins. Although in this situtation it's obvious there are age differences but no one can ever guess that one in in their mid sixties, the other is her forties and the grand daughter is 20.
Edited by aaronwt - 7/23/13 at 1:22pm
post #1883 of 2147
Well at least we had some Moon acting, of course hiding behind a table with loose clothing..
post #1884 of 2147
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Originally Posted by aaronwt View Post

The actress that played Rebecca Mason is supposedly 34. No different than and older actor playing a younger person.


In the last one it's mother, daughter, and grand daughter. You would almost think they were all twins. Although in this situtation it's obvious there are age differences but no one can ever guess that one in in their mid sixties, the other is her forties and the grand daughter is 20.

So the actor who plays the son, Hal, is almost 30, and the actress who plays the mom is 34. So she had him when she was 6. biggrin.gif

As for the GM/M/D resemblance...the daughter must look really "mature."
post #1885 of 2147
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Originally Posted by Waboman View Post

Yeah, last nights episode was rather blah. With only two left this season it's time to kick it into high gear.

I have to agree .. it was like a "Wizard of Oz" style flashback where the characters were the same only playing a different role .. it had nothing to do with anything really .. an attempt to get Mason to spill his guts on the location took up the bulk of the show and played thru as some semi-lame mind meld trickery ..
post #1886 of 2147
I felt like I was watching "Future Imperfect" the whole time. Riker! Don't give the Romulans the location of the Federation outpost! It's a trick! Oh, wait. Wrong show. It even had the modern CGI equivalent of a guy in a rubber alien suit at the end. rolleyes.gif
post #1887 of 2147
So Tom's Daughter and wife dead? I felt Blondie was lying and was doing some cheap parlor tricks, but Tom seem sure about their death...The only part that intrigued me rolleyes.gif


Djoel
post #1888 of 2147
Yeah, I doubt they're dead, too. We haven't received any word that Bloodgood is leaving the show, and she was even doing promotional TV interviews for it not long ago. I doubt they'd choose a soon-to-be axed member of the cast to do the TV circuit.
post #1889 of 2147
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Originally Posted by WilliamR View Post

Uhm, didn't you see him grab the skitter and jump off the ledge. He then got out of that area on his own. They showed, in the last scene, that his house was very close to the alien base he escaped from so it wasn't that long of a walk.

Yeah, you're right, I was only paying half attention to the show and had thought that was another dream sequence. Very convenient that Tom ended up just a hop away from his home. I can really see that happening.
post #1890 of 2147
^^
it's also a long walk from Boston to Charleston wink.gif another inconsistency if he shows up for the battle in the last 2 eps.
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