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Revolution TV series: An exercise in false dilemmas

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« Reply #30 on: <08-10-12/1032:45> »
My plan is to wait until I watch at least the pilot, see why (or rather how) they say all the electricity is gone, see if it's a fun show that I might otherwise like, and then worry about how realistic the setting is.

My guess is that the "Why" won't be revealed in the pilot. That will be the theme of the show tracking down what happened. It'll likely only get revealed by the 2nd or later seasons.
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« Reply #31 on: <08-10-12/2008:41> »
My plan is to wait until I watch at least the pilot, see why (or rather how) they say all the electricity is gone, see if it's a fun show that I might otherwise like, and then worry about how realistic the setting is.
My guess is that the "Why" won't be revealed in the pilot. That will be the theme of the show tracking down what happened. It'll likely only get revealed by the 2nd or later seasons.
Unless it's cancelled, because, you know:  Science Fiction doesn't sell!   ::)
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« Reply #32 on: <08-11-12/0913:57> »
Pretty much my biggest concern with this...will it last?  I was pleasantly surprised to see that Falling Skies got a second season, but not sure how if the corporate expectations will match fan interest.

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« Reply #33 on: <08-11-12/0955:56> »
Pretty much my biggest concern with this...will it last?  I was pleasantly surprised to see that Falling Skies got a second season, but not sure how if the corporate expectations will match fan interest.
And they're wondering why Kickstarter is getting so much cash...   ::)
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« Reply #34 on: <08-11-12/1600:00> »
Pretty much my biggest concern with this...will it last?  I was pleasantly surprised to see that Falling Skies got a second season, but not sure how if the corporate expectations will match fan interest.

They just got renewed for season 3.
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« Reply #35 on: <08-12-12/1001:07> »
Well there you go...time to start watching... ;D

Didn't know that - thanks!!

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« Reply #36 on: <08-12-12/1015:16> »
My guess is that the "Why" won't be revealed in the pilot. That will be the theme of the show tracking down what happened. It'll likely only get revealed by the 2nd or later seasons.

If NBC learned anything from Heroes, then they have to save things for after the first season.
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« Reply #37 on: <08-12-12/2325:44> »
Pretty much my biggest concern with this...will it last?  I was pleasantly surprised to see that Falling Skies got a second season, but not sure how if the corporate expectations will match fan interest.

They just got renewed for season 3.

Being on TNT helps.  TNT has lower expectation, runs shorter seasons, and tends to be more willing to give a show a chance, I think.

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« Reply #38 on: <08-13-12/0912:06> »
"The revenues aren't as good as a Reality TV Show."  "Cancel it and replace it with Celebrities making idiots of themselves."
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« Reply #39 on: <08-13-12/1325:42> »
And soon we will be at 'Ow, my balls!' level of programing with our gaint comfy chairs with toliets built into them so we never need get up!

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« Reply #40 on: <08-13-12/1545:51> »
And soon we will be at 'Ow, my balls!' level of programing with our gaint comfy chairs with toliets built into them so we never need get up!
Why do you think I've stopped watching TV?

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Aside from Shadowbronies insisting I watch little girl cartoons?
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« Reply #41 on: <08-13-12/1753:51> »
The Cult of Bronie

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« Reply #42 on: <08-13-12/1934:55> »
The Cult of Bronie
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« Reply #43 on: <08-13-12/2024:48> »
While I find MLP to be a rather decently constructed cartoon series (something I truly appreciate) my 4 year old daughter has ruined any chance of me being a Bronie, Shadow, Light, Ninja, or otherwise.

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« Reply #44 on: <08-14-12/1415:39> »
Oh?  And why would that be?
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