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Another very good episode this week! Looking forward to hear what others think about it.
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Wendy is using information she got from her sessions with Taylor when they were at Axe.

She's not telling the others what Taylor's weaknesses are but she knows Taylor's relationship with their father is a vulnerability. That is, she's not telling Axe exactly what Taylor's vulnerability is but she's hinting that it involves her father losing his invention and getting fired.

Is Wendy a licensed therapist? Because that seems unethical.

And then you had another ridiculous scene of Wendy batting her eyelashes at Mafee to get him to give up the goods. They did that once before and it wasn't credible then.

But Taylor reached out to Wendy and now Wendy is going to help Axe destroy Taylor and their father? She's suppose to be humiliated by Chuck going public with their BDSM (which apparently is now suddenly some uncontrollable addiction for Chuck). So she wants to cause Taylor pain? But would that necessarily destroy Taylor Mason Capital? Would causing this invention to fail destroy it? Daddy Mason talked about $14 million, not exactly something that would ruin a big time hedge fund, which Taylor's firm is suppose to be already.

In any event, after ruining that kid's firm last week, they're really ramping up the villainy of Axe Capital.
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Not sure what you’re referring to.
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Not sure what you’re referring to.
The post above mine didn't sound like last weeks episode. I feel like I missed one.
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The post above mine didn't sound like last weeks episode. I feel like I missed one.


Looks like they posted their thoughts on the episode early, which is a shame and exactly what I was trying to avoid.
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Looks like they posted their thoughts on the episode early, which is a shame and exactly what I was trying to avoid.
6PM EST should be the earliest it's shown no?
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6PM EST should be the earliest it's shown no?


9PM EST/6PM PST is air time I think. I always watch via Showtime m Anywhere which posts it at midnight EST (watch Sunday AM).
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"Go to your room" Lol.
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OMG!!! Tonight, we see "Wags" as we've never seen him before. And, once you see it, you can never un-see it!

And, YIKES!...Looks like Chuck has got himself a new, er… employee. Be afraid...be very afraid!
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6PM EST should be the earliest it's shown no?
No. I watched yesterday's episode, scheduled to air on Showtime last night, on Showtime Anytime streaming yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. I don't know how long before the show is scheduled to run it goes up for streaming but it is substantial.

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What a burn for poor Wags. What group makes a guy look forward to shopping for a dress? Not one I'm joining. Safety pin adorned Chuck should have done some better pre-negotiations with the Dom, such as, not the face! If you see her on the street, waste no time, throw the first punch. Nice to see Axe's ex back on screen. She was truly a great character. A lot more interesting than his current partner. Speaking of great characters, Taylor. What a well written part and so well played.

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No. I watched yesterday's episode, scheduled to air on Showtime last night, on Showtime Anytime streaming yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. I don't know how long before the show is scheduled to run it goes up for streaming but it is substantial.
I've watched some Showtime series after 9 PM Saturday PT because that's 12 AM EST.


It probably helps prevent overload on the streaming servers.
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Even though a depiction of sadomasochism opened the entire series, I don’t think I ever appreciated what an effective analogy it is for the behavior of, well, pretty much everyone on the show .. No one here seems fulfilled unless they’re giving or taking a beating ..

Wendy just seemed to be particularly vicious this week ..
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I don’t think they’re going to have Lara on much any more. She didn’t show up until half way thru the season and Bobby doesn’t care if she moves to another state or country with the kids, whom he doesn’t see anyways.
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No. I watched yesterday's episode, scheduled to air on Showtime last night, on Showtime Anytime streaming yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. I don't know how long before the show is scheduled to run it goes up for streaming but it is substantial.


Well technically they are correct since the forum bases “shown” as the 1st showing to air EST. Many shows now though offer early viewing (Showtime and STARZ) online starting at 12AM est. while people can watch earlier, it shouldn’t be discussed fully until after the EST airing (IMO) to give those what don’t have access to the online only viewing a chance to watch. Which is what I think was originally the point/question.
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Well technically they are correct since the forum bases “shown” as the 1st showing to air EST. Many shows now though offer early viewing (Showtime and STARZ) online starting at 12AM est. while people can watch earlier, it shouldn’t be discussed fully until after the EST airing (IMO) to give those what don’t have access to the online only viewing a chance to watch. Which is what I think was originally the point/question.
I'm just not going to click on a thread the "day of" anymore.

Anyway, the shots of Taylor and Wendy at the F.D.R. memorial were fantastic. Great angles and symmetry.
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Anyway, the shots of Taylor and Wendy at the F.D.R. memorial were fantastic. Great angles and symmetry.


Yeah, I try to be vague as possible until after air time to prevent things like that. I know there are some that don’t have access or time during the day to watch.

I do agree about the shots, this show does a great job on cinematography and this was a standout scene.
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Yeah, I try to be vague as possible until after air time to prevent things like that. I know there are some that don’t have access or time during the day to watch.

I do agree about the shots, this show does a great job on cinematography and this was a standout scene.
I do too, it's common courtesy. Not everyone feels that way so my new method should cover it.
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I'm just not going to click on a thread the "day of" anymore.

Anyway, the shots of Taylor and Wendy at the F.D.R. memorial were fantastic. Great angles and symmetry.
I don't visit any Thread I follow the day of airing .. sometimes, it's several days ..

And, yes, the F.D.R. memorial shots were great .. in general, I think the camera crew does an excellent job ..

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I watched Billions and The Chi soon after they were available.

Get them out of the way in preparation for GoT, Killing Eve.

Also Barry and Veep have been great this season too, so no reason to delay watching those too.
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I watched Billions and The Chi soon after they were available.

Get them out of the way in preparation for GoT, Killing Eve.

Also Barry and Veep have been great this season too, so no reason to delay watching those too.
But Billions is SO much better than GOT

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I don't visit any Thread I follow the day of airing .. sometimes, it's several days ..
Things have certainly changed a bit in the "age of streaming". I will even avoid reading any threads about series where all episodes are available at once until I've finished all of them myself.


It's not longer "water cooler talk".
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Up to this season I have hated Rhoades and liked Axelrod. As this season has progressed I now hate hate both Rhoades and Axelrod and have elevated Taylor to the liked column. I'm neutral on Wendy due to her hotness.
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At this time of the year, 9 PM PT is NOT 12 AM EST.

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Well technically they are correct since the forum bases “shown” as the 1st showing to air EST. Many shows now though offer early viewing (Showtime and STARZ) online starting at 12AM est. while people can watch earlier, it shouldn’t be discussed fully until after the EST airing (IMO) to give those what don’t have access to the online only viewing a chance to watch. Which is what I think was originally the point/question.
If you are watching a show that is listed as 12 AM ET, then you are missing it by an hour if you are doing so at EST.

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If you are watching a show that is listed as 12 AM ET, then you are missing it by an hour if you are doing so at EST.


Enough man..I GET IT....
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What a burn for poor Wags. What group makes a guy look forward to shopping for a dress? Not one I'm joining. Safety pin adorned Chuck should have done some better pre-negotiations with the Dom, such as, not the face! If you see her on the street, waste no time, throw the first punch. Nice to see Axe's ex back on screen. She was truly a great character. A lot more interesting than his current partner. Speaking of great characters, Taylor. What a well written part and so well played.
I like Axe's new partner. She brings a very different dynamic that his ex-wife didn't have. Axe realized this after their confrontation in his apartment. He sees her as his equal, which I don't think he ever really did with his ex.
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I like Axe's new partner. She brings a very different dynamic that his ex-wife didn't have. Axe realized this after their confrontation in his apartment. He sees her as his equal, which I don't think he ever really did with his ex.


Agree with you here. Axe always gravitated towards powerful women. If Wendy and Rebecca team up Axe would be in serious trouble.
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Enough man..I GET IT....
Yep, "Gotcha!" games are tiring, aren't they?
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