Originally Posted by archiguy
Alas, you can lead a a pig to water but you can't make him drink. Now maybe if you lead him to beer...
NOW you understand me...
Originally Posted by jcmccorm
At the end of season 1 of Fargo, I thought "Well, that's it for this show. There is absolutely no way that they can match this. No way."
Well color me wrong. I think they've outdone themselves with season 2 so far.
Pretty amazing IMO.
Originally Posted by lovinthehd
Curious, what makes the subject matter of Breaking Bad any less palatable than something like Fargo? Okay to watch generations of crime families in the midwest go about their sordid business but not some guys in New Mexico doing something generally less onerous?
The crime families on Fargo are less of a lethal force on the innocent than the destruction of young people and their families that meth has wrought.
Also, Fargo operates in the Past, while meth is the Today.
Or do you have some personal issues with meth particularly?
No, I do not.
Meth has a habit of utterly destroying people's minds AND bodies.
In some sense, this is unique (excepting alcohol, of course).
The meth makers/dealers I read about in the papers are anything but
( BSG, though (and had to look up wtf bsg stood for), that's another matter....that's like dragging nails across a blackboard last time I tried (in the very beginning....did it get better?).
Some have said it does, but I couldn't tell ya.
I nearly made it to the end of S1 until I couldn't take it anymore.
The space soap's characters just didn't grab me.