Originally Posted by juancmjr
The pilot episode also had a grainy low angle shot where after flipping the bus teacher terminator jumps on it. The rest of the episode was pretty sharp.
Actually, I noticed several scenes in the Pilot that were grainy, mostly towards the beginning of the episode. This appears to be the director's choice, and not a jab at Fox's HD quality, to represent certain sequences as grainy.
The CBS drama, Shark, uses a similar technique when showing flashbacks to the crime that the trial in the episode is about, to signify to the audience that "this is a different type of scene".
Not to say I'm a fan of this, of course.