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Post by Bigbeer » Tue Oct 06 10:45 pm

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I guess I'll be the contrarian to say I really haven't enjoyed this season of Fargo as much as I have previous seasons, though I'm having a tough time putting my finger on why that is.
So far I agree, but it's early. I also thought Season 3 was a notch below the first 2.
I would agree WRT to season 3 being a step (maybe half a step?) below. The first two seasons were just absolute brilliance though, so it was a high bar to match. I have not watched episode 3 of this season yet. Hopefully tomorrow.
I’m not necessarily a big Billy Bob Thornton fan but he kills it in season 2 and that’s one of the single greatest seasons in TV history.
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Post by Bigbeer » Tue Oct 06 10:46 pm

Bigbeer wrote:
Tue Oct 06 10:45 pm
Beauner wrote:
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Norm wrote:
Mon Oct 05 5:48 pm
JC65 wrote:
Mon Oct 05 1:17 pm
I guess I'll be the contrarian to say I really haven't enjoyed this season of Fargo as much as I have previous seasons, though I'm having a tough time putting my finger on why that is.
So far I agree, but it's early. I also thought Season 3 was a notch below the first 2.
I would agree WRT to season 3 being a step (maybe half a step?) below. The first two seasons were just absolute brilliance though, so it was a high bar to match. I have not watched episode 3 of this season yet. Hopefully tomorrow.
I’m not necessarily a big Billy Bob Thornton fan but he kills it in season 2 and that’s one of the single greatest seasons in TV history.
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Post by Bonin21 » Tue Oct 06 10:47 pm

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I’m not necessarily a big Billy Bob Thornton fan but he kills it in season 2 and that’s one of the single greatest seasons in TV history.
That's season 1 and yes for me still the best one
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I’m not necessarily a big Billy Bob Thornton fan but he kills it in season 2 and that’s one of the single greatest seasons in TV history.
That's season 1 and yes for me still the best one
Sorry, I got them backwards. The combination of storytelling and amazing brutality In S1 was right in my wheelhouse but I can also appreciate S2 as another superlative and possibly better storytelling jaunt.
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*GOT s7
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Post by Bigbeer » Tue Oct 06 11:19 pm

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*GOT s7
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I meant to say season 6...battle of the bastards was single greatest episode in TV history
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Post by Slap Shot » Wed Oct 07 3:43 am

My favorite seasons of all time (likely failing to remember a few):

Westworld S1
Broadchurch S1
Homeland S2/1
The Americans S4
Louie S3
Homicide S1
The Wire S3
Fargo S2
Twin Peaks S1 (the original)
Justified S2/6

btw what they did to Westworld from S1 to 3 is criminal and people should go to jail for it. :lol: :wink:

btw II: E1 of The Comedy Store from Showtime was freaking outstanding and I hope it will continue being that excellent.
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Post by Bonin21 » Wed Oct 07 8:12 am

Ignoring multiple amazing seasons of BB and GoT, True Detective S1 says hello.
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Post by Norm » Wed Oct 07 9:06 am

Bigbeer wrote:
Tue Oct 06 10:55 pm
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Tue Oct 06 10:47 pm
Bigbeer wrote:
Tue Oct 06 10:45 pm
I’m not necessarily a big Billy Bob Thornton fan but he kills it in season 2 and that’s one of the single greatest seasons in TV history.
That's season 1 and yes for me still the best one
Sorry, I got them backwards. The combination of storytelling and amazing brutality In S1 was right in my wheelhouse but I can also appreciate S2 as another superlative and possibly better storytelling jaunt.
Season 2 took place before Season 1. That made it confusing. The storyline with the small town beautician and her husband the butcher getting mixed up with the mob was fantastic.

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Post by bearpaw28 » Wed Oct 07 9:33 am

Norm wrote:
Wed Oct 07 9:06 am
Bigbeer wrote:
Tue Oct 06 10:55 pm
Bonin21 wrote:
Tue Oct 06 10:47 pm
Bigbeer wrote:
Tue Oct 06 10:45 pm
I’m not necessarily a big Billy Bob Thornton fan but he kills it in season 2 and that’s one of the single greatest seasons in TV history.
That's season 1 and yes for me still the best one
Sorry, I got them backwards. The combination of storytelling and amazing brutality In S1 was right in my wheelhouse but I can also appreciate S2 as another superlative and possibly better storytelling jaunt.
Season 2 took place before Season 1. That made it confusing. The storyline with the small town beautician and her husband the butcher getting mixed up with the mob was fantastic.
Agree season 1 with Billy Bob, Allison Dohman & Martin Freeman and season 2 with Kristen Dunst & Jesse Plemons are among the best ever 👍

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Post by Slap Shot » Tue Oct 13 4:39 am

Started the new series The Right Stuff. Not sure how many seasons this will be (I hope only 1) and while it's been a bit saccharine I am sucker for real life space stories and I have enjoyed it so far through 2 episodes.
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Post by Slap Shot » Tue Oct 13 6:43 am

I tried Pandora from Sci Fi or whatever - awful. Didn't make it through E1.

Now watching E1 of The Cabin with Bert Kreischer and I'm dying of laughter.
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Post by Jupiter » Tue Oct 13 8:39 am

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Started the new series The Right Stuff. Not sure how many seasons this will be (I hope only 1) and while it's been a bit saccharine I am sucker for real life space stories and I have enjoyed it so far through 2 episodes.
It's really hard to beat the movie...

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Jupiter wrote:
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Slap Shot wrote:
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Started the new series The Right Stuff. Not sure how many seasons this will be (I hope only 1) and while it's been a bit saccharine I am sucker for real life space stories and I have enjoyed it so far through 2 episodes.
It's really hard to beat the movie...
It won't beat the movie from what I've seen so far but it's still been worth the watch.
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Post by Beauner » Tue Oct 13 3:25 pm

Anybody watch Lovecraft Country?
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Post by Slap Shot » Tue Oct 13 11:20 pm

Beauner wrote:
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Anybody watch Lovecraft Country?
I tried it. Loved the characters, actors, dialogue, the time period setting, etc., but didn't know the premise. So I put it on hold once I realized the main theme because I didn't want to do another
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For some reason that aspect ruined the ambience (for lack of a better word) of what I did enjoy from the first episode.
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I’ve been watching it. Overall I’ve enjoyed it. Every time it gets a little too weird, it comes back around and pulls me back in. It is beautifully shot. Absolutely gorgeous to watch.

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Post by g-manpuck » Wed Oct 14 8:47 am

Slap Shot wrote:
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Started the new series The Right Stuff. Not sure how many seasons this will be (I hope only 1) and while it's been a bit saccharine I am sucker for real life space stories and I have enjoyed it so far through 2 episodes.
I have enjoyed it so far as well, even with the dramatic additions to the storylines. Like Jup I am a big fan of the movie and also the book. I think that I read that this series is going to change each season to follow different periods of NASA, I hope that is what they do. While Mercury gets all the hype I would really like to see the storylines of the Gemini and Apollo eras of NASA.

a sidenote, if you are interested more in the early NASA history read Chris Kraft's autobiography. He gives a good look into mission control/flight director aspect and dealing with the missions and astronauts. Both his and Gene Krantz's books are my two favorite about NASA during the space race era.
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Post by MNGophers29 » Wed Oct 14 12:27 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
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Now watching E1 of The Cabin with Bert Kreischer and I'm dying of laughter.
Did you watch beyond E1? I also died of laughter in E1, both of his friends were hilarious! E2 was a bit dry, kind of lost me, but Bobby Lee was fantastic in E3! Probably finish it tonight.
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Post by hudr0004 » Wed Oct 14 12:38 pm

I haven’t seen this show mentioned in this thread but Ted Lasso on Apple TV was pretty darn good. Jason Sudeikis is fantastic. Anyone else catch S1?

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Post by HockeyBum » Wed Oct 14 12:51 pm

I'm about six years late to the game, but I'm 4 episodes into Season 1 of Fargo. I like it, but the movie set an impossibly high bar for me. I'm trying to enjoy this TV series for what it is.

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Post by Slap Shot » Wed Oct 14 3:09 pm

MNGophers29 wrote:
Wed Oct 14 12:27 pm
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Now watching E1 of The Cabin with Bert Kreischer and I'm dying of laughter.
Did you watch beyond E1? I also died of laughter in E1, both of his friends were hilarious! E2 was a bit dry, kind of lost me, but Bobby Lee was fantastic in E3! Probably finish it tonight.
The Bobby Lee ep was also tremendous. The next ep with Joel McHale et al was not great but still worth a watch.
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Post by MNGophers29 » Wed Oct 14 3:12 pm

Slap Shot wrote:
Wed Oct 14 3:09 pm
MNGophers29 wrote:
Wed Oct 14 12:27 pm
Slap Shot wrote:
Tue Oct 13 6:43 am
Now watching E1 of The Cabin with Bert Kreischer and I'm dying of laughter.
Did you watch beyond E1? I also died of laughter in E1, both of his friends were hilarious! E2 was a bit dry, kind of lost me, but Bobby Lee was fantastic in E3! Probably finish it tonight.
The Bobby Lee ep was also tremendous. The next ep with Joel McHale et al was not great but still worth a watch.
I was kind of hoping Kaley Cuoco would make it worth watching...

Episode 5 with Anthony Anderson should be good!
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Post by Norm » Wed Oct 14 3:56 pm

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I'm about six years late to the game, but I'm 4 episodes into Season 1 of Fargo. I like it, but the movie set an impossibly high bar for me. I'm trying to enjoy this TV series for what it is.
IMHO Season 2 of the TV show > Fargo the movie.

Speaking of the tv Fargo, can anyone explain the bathtub scene this week, and is it related to the man in the hallway of the mortician's house?

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Norm wrote:
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HockeyBum wrote:
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I'm about six years late to the game, but I'm 4 episodes into Season 1 of Fargo. I like it, but the movie set an impossibly high bar for me. I'm trying to enjoy this TV series for what it is.
IMHO Season 2 of the TV show > Fargo the movie.

Speaking of the tv Fargo, can anyone explain the bathtub scene this week, and is it related to the man in the hallway of the mortician's house?
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Bonin21 wrote:
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Thanks! Had to hand paint them to get the “M” just right.

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hudr0004 wrote:
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^^^ <<< Those bags boards are so sick
Thanks! Had to hand paint them to get the “M” just right.
Now you should be able to get a vinyl wrap for them made pretty cheap. Not sure how well they hold up though.
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Post by Slap Shot » Sun Oct 25 9:50 am

Letterman interviewing Chapelle on the former's Netflix special is as good as it gets.
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Post by Bonin21 » Sun Oct 25 12:30 pm

Caught up on Fargo. This season doesn't have it. Of course I'm heavily biased to seasons that take place in "MN".

Chris Rock and his gang have some swagger. But there are just too few likeable/hateable characters. It's impossible to take the Bored to Death guy seriously in the Italian Mob boss role. I know that's kind of the point of casting him, but meh.

The brown/dark hue of the show's overall color has been taken one step too far. Everything is too dark and washed out.
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Post by Norm » Sun Oct 25 12:45 pm

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Caught up on Fargo. This season doesn't have it. Of course I'm heavily biased to seasons that take place in "MN".

Chris Rock and his gang have some swagger. But there are just too few likeable/hateable characters. It's impossible to take the Bored to Death guy seriously in the Italian Mob boss role. I know that's kind of the point of casting him, but meh.

The brown/dark hue of the show's overall color has been taken one step too far. Everything is too dark and washed out.
The psycho nurse is the only character that makes me think "Fargo"

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The psycho nurse is the only character that makes me think "Fargo"
And she's from MN :dup:
But I think you just nailed what's missing. It's a watchable show but it's not Fargo.
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I'm about six years late to the game, but I'm 4 episodes into Season 1 of Fargo. I like it, but the movie set an impossibly high bar for me. I'm trying to enjoy this TV series for what it is.
I'm 8 episodes into the first season now. I dunno. The "weird" factor of this show has gone completely off the charts. I like shows that are a little more believable.

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Post by The Rube » Mon Oct 26 10:06 pm

Re-re-watching Mandalorian, since new season drops this Fri. Cannot wait. Great series so far.
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Post by Superstar » Tue Oct 27 2:16 pm

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Re-re-watching Mandalorian, since new season drops this Fri. Cannot wait. Great series so far.
We've been rewatching it as well. I might be in the minority but I can never seem to follow exactly what's going on. So many characters coming and going and I can never remember how they all relate to the storyline as a whole. Therefore it's been really hard for me to totally get sucked in. Sigh.

Ted Lasso, on the other hand.... We watched the entire first season 3 times already. Absolutely love that show.
I've been totally sucked into The Morning Show as well.

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Superstar wrote:
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Re-re-watching Mandalorian, since new season drops this Fri. Cannot wait. Great series so far.
We've been rewatching it as well. I might be in the minority but I can never seem to follow exactly what's going on. So many characters coming and going and I can never remember how they all relate to the storyline as a whole. Therefore it's been really hard for me to totally get sucked in. Sigh.

Ted Lasso, on the other hand.... We watched the entire first season 3 times already. Absolutely love that show.
I've been totally sucked into The Morning Show as well.
The only thing that confused me, and this is where the internet lost their :censored: was the very ending with the thing that the guy had. I wiki'd it, and it was basically a 2-sentence explanation. I only have seen the major theatrical released movies, I've seen none of the side-stuff/fanboy stuff like the animation series, etc.

IMO, most of the characters are throwaways, just to help the story of Mando/Baby Yoda along. That's the true focus. For example, in the movies, Darth Maul really wasn't a big deal in the grand scheme of things other than to have an awesome fight scene and push Obi-wan's character forward.
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Post by The Rube » Fri Oct 30 9:57 pm

The Mandalorian season premiere.

Yep, it was awesome. Nice Gremlins reference in there. Due to no spoilers, the following is hidden:
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Sure, Tim Olyphant is in this one, and he's all sorts of kick-ass, but a Marshal? AGAIN?! C'mon....I was a little disappointed.
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Post by Karlsson » Fri Oct 30 11:04 pm

I figured that was totally on purpose, and took it as tongue in cheek. Made me chuckle. Bit of a “I see what you did there.” :mrgreen:

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Post by The Rube » Fri Oct 30 11:27 pm

Karlsson wrote:
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I figured that was totally on purpose, and took it as tongue in cheek. Made me chuckle. Bit of a “I see what you did there.” :mrgreen:
I would agree.
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Post by Slap Shot » Sat Oct 31 2:46 am

Yeah, I liked it. :)
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Post by The Rube » Sat Oct 31 10:40 pm

Kinda re-watched Mando tonight....one quote caught my ear both times...
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."Thank the Force" from the repair lady. Does she know about the Jedi/Sith/Force? Is it just a regional saying like "Uff da" or "Holy Wah"?
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Re: Television

Post by Karlsson » Sat Oct 31 11:40 pm

The Rube wrote:
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Kinda re-watched Mando tonight....one quote caught my ear both times...
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."Thank the Force" from the repair lady. Does she know about the Jedi/Sith/Force? Is it just a regional saying like "Uff da" or "Holy Wah"?
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I think she knows about it. There are a few times we see people on Tatooine that are aware of the force in episodes 1-6. This takes place between 6 and 7, so I wouldn’t be surprised if someone running a hangar at Mos Eisley would be aware.

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Post by The Rube » Sun Nov 01 12:00 am

Karlsson wrote:
Sat Oct 31 11:40 pm
The Rube wrote:
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Kinda re-watched Mando tonight....one quote caught my ear both times...
Hidden Content...
."Thank the Force" from the repair lady. Does she know about the Jedi/Sith/Force? Is it just a regional saying like "Uff da" or "Holy Wah"?
Hidden Content...
I think she knows about it. There are a few times we see people on Tatooine that are aware of the force in episodes 1-6. This takes place between 6 and 7, so I wouldn’t be surprised if someone running a hangar at Mos Eisley would be aware.
That's a good take.
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Post by Slap Shot » Sat Nov 07 12:41 am

The Mandalorian has been wonderful again so far in S2. Yes it's Disney so it's a teensy bit saccharine, but the dialogue, set designs, cinematography and CGI for a TV series has thus far been outstanding.
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Post by The Rube » Sat Nov 07 7:38 am

Slap Shot wrote:
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The Mandalorian has been wonderful again so far in S2. Yes it's Disney so it's a teensy bit saccharine, but the dialogue, set designs, cinematography and CGI for a TV series has thus far been outstanding.
And they are starting to develop The Child's personality, which is good. I'm absolutely loving this series.
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Post by maddie » Sat Nov 07 7:49 am

My interest I watching live sports without crowds is non-existent so we've watched a number of series. Our ranking.....

1) Curb Your Enthusiasm - the John Hamm episode got me in & we watched all episodes from the start. Brilliant.
2) Veep - highly recommended after this political campaign
3) Morning Show - great actors, good writing & stunning visuals of NYC
4) Little Fires Everywhere - extremely solid cast & story
5) Tehran - not done with this yet but this show rocks. Story line is bonkers.
6) For All Mankind - love the space era stories & this one has fun with history.
6) Away - another space era story from modern times. It's ok at best.
7) Barry - dark humor & quality kills. Bald guy steals the show.
8) Crashing - it's actually pretty good.
9) Schitt's Creek - wife liked. I did not.
10) Emily in Paris - Phil Collins daughter stars. She's cute. Outrageous fashion & Paris looks cool. Not bad.

Want to watch The Right Stuff. Older series worth binging......Fargo (any season) Big Little Lies (so freaking good)

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Post by Zwak » Sat Nov 07 9:11 am

I don’t fit their target demographic but I really enjoyed Teenage Bounty Hunters on Netflix. It had quite the twist ending to season 1 but sadly it was not renewed.
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Post by Bonin21 » Sat Nov 07 9:23 pm

Dave Chappelle is hosting SNL tonight. Yes, that first ten minutes is must see TV and then you can go back to whatever else you were doing.
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Post by Chris83 » Sun Nov 08 12:38 am

Bonin21 wrote:
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Dave Chappelle is hosting SNL tonight. Yes, that first ten minutes is must see TV and then you can go back to whatever else you were doing.
There is no "Off Limits" sign for him, that's for sure :lol:
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Post by Beauner » Sun Nov 08 6:06 pm

How many guys/ladies can get away with lighting up a cig indoors in a non-smoking building on live TV? Chappelle has some major pull.

His monologue yesterday was brilliant. Biting, funny, enlightening, everything I expected. He truly is a genius.
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Post by The Rube » Fri Nov 13 9:42 pm

Mandalorian:

Sh* just got real....
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Post by Greyeagle » Fri Nov 13 9:51 pm

Grace & Frankie (Netflix) is hilarious.
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Post by davescharf » Fri Nov 13 10:16 pm

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Mandalorian:

Sh* just got real....
Dammit I’m an episode behind and now I may be up late
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Post by The Rube » Fri Nov 13 10:17 pm

davescharf wrote:
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The Rube wrote:
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Mandalorian:

Sh* just got real....
Dammit I’m an episode behind and now I may be up late
It went to 3D Chess, so to speak.....
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Post by Karlsson » Sat Nov 14 4:42 pm

Always good to see Katee Sackhoff kick some ass. She’s good at it.

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Post by The Rube » Sat Nov 14 5:09 pm

Karlsson wrote:
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Always good to see Katee Sackhoff kick some ass. She’s good at it.
I have no idea who she is. Looked her up. Ah, the fanboys know her. I do like that about the Mando series. They are catering to both hardcore and movie-only crowds. Kudos to Disney on that one.
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Post by Karlsson » Sat Nov 14 5:18 pm

The Rube wrote:
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Always good to see Katee Sackhoff kick some ass. She’s good at it.
I have no idea who she is. Looked her up. Ah, the fanboys know her. I do like that about the Mando series. They are catering to both hardcore and movie-only crowds. Kudos to Disney on that one.
Yeah, she’s in a lot of sci-fi stuff so it was fun to see her in the Star Wars universe.

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Post by davescharf » Sat Nov 14 5:50 pm

Decided to watch it today. I'm really curious to see where this goes next
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Post by The Rube » Sat Nov 14 5:59 pm

What I really hope for is that the current main storyline isn't the only one in the series. I hope that ends this season, and it goes on to another storyline. Don't chase the dragon. That gets old.
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Post by Karlsson » Wed Nov 18 6:27 pm

Season 9 of Letterkenny starts streaming on Hulu 12/26/2020.

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Post by Cowgirl » Wed Nov 18 11:53 pm

Karlsson wrote:
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Season 9 of Letterkenny starts streaming on Hulu 12/26/2020.
There’s 9 seasons of that??? 😬

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Post by The Rube » Thu Nov 19 8:01 am

Cowgirl wrote:
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Season 9 of Letterkenny starts streaming on Hulu 12/26/2020.
There’s 9 seasons of that??? 😬
Short seasons, IIRC, and the eps just fly by.
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Post by YoungEagle » Thu Nov 19 11:10 am

The Queens Gambit is very good. Didn’t really expect much since it’s about chess, which personally I don’t find particularly interesting. The story however is extremely well done.
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Post by Beauner » Fri Nov 20 9:49 am

The series finale of Supernatural was last night. Was one of the longest running scripted shows of all time (15 seasons, only 9 shows ever had more - 6 are still on the air), and the longest running fantasy live-action show of all time.

I didn't start watching it until probably season 13 when my brother moved in with me for a while. I was watching it with him while waiting to go to softball one night and got hooked. Netflix had all the seasons. I binged through the entire series in about a month.

I thoroughly enjoyed the show.
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My wife is a huge Supernatural fan.
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Post by Beauner » Fri Nov 20 5:21 pm

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My wife is a huge Supernatural fan.
Some of the characters on the show are so freaking hilarious it was wasn't hard not to get entertained. It'll never be considered one of the greatest shows of all time, but it was absolutely one of my favorites to watch. TNT runs episodes Monday-Thursday from 9am-2pm usually so when I'm off work I usually flip it on to catch whatever random episodes are on.
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Post by Karlsson » Fri Nov 20 7:00 pm

There are some great moments. The episode they’re stuck in a sitcom? Hilarious. It was good with the two main guys, but really hit its stride when Misha joined them.

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Post by Beauner » Fri Nov 20 9:06 pm

Karlsson wrote:
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There are some great moments. The episode they’re stuck in a sitcom? Hilarious. It was good with the two main guys, but really hit its stride when Misha joined them.
The episode with Scooby Doo is great, also.

Bobby Singer is a great add too. Crowley, Rowena, and Lucifer were all awesome characters.
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Post by Karlsson » Fri Nov 20 9:35 pm

Beauner wrote:
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Karlsson wrote:
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There are some great moments. The episode they’re stuck in a sitcom? Hilarious. It was good with the two main guys, but really hit its stride when Misha joined them.
The episode with Scooby Doo is great, also.

Bobby Singer is a great add too. Crowley, Rowena, and Lucifer were all awesome characters.
Bobby was only supposed to be in a couple episodes, so they were lazy and picked the name of the producer. The character’s reception was super positive and they were pretty much forced to keep him, causing Robert Singer to exclaim, “Great. Now I’m the asshole that produces a show that has a character with my name in it.” :lol:

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Post by Cowgirl » Sat Nov 28 11:47 pm

Just finished season 1 of Westworld (yeah I know it’s old news). Very much enjoyed. Hope they don’t kill off the good looking guys. :mrgreen:
But way too many T!t$ for my liking. :lol:

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Post by Norm » Mon Nov 30 9:18 am

The season finale of Fargo was just great. The season as a whole was hit and miss, but I loved how they wrapped up the last 10 minutes.

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Post by JC65 » Tue Dec 01 7:38 pm

I finally watched the last three episodes of Fargo that were using up space on my dvr. eh... Not bad really, but not great at all.

The only thing I could think when those two characters were killed in the finale was that they production team did a really poor job digging the hole. It was completely unrealistic. No one would hand dig a hole that much larger than necessary.

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Post by frozen4champs » Tue Dec 01 7:49 pm

I was a little disappointed by the ending of the Undoing. It was till a great series. Murder on Middle Beach is a fascinating HBO documentary as well.

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Post by The Rube » Tue Dec 01 10:45 pm

Just about done with the Burns Country Music series. One more disc to go. The 7th part dealt with more women in the music (Wynette, Parton, etc) and "outlaw" country (which is prob my favorite style). Although, in retrospect, the women of that era I would also consider outlaw country; singing about non-traditional things, and breaking through to new audiences, while keeping the general country sound. They were doing what Nashville didn't want them to do, overall.

It'll be interesting to see this last disc (when it arrives). After the early to mid-80s, country REALLY changed, as to what was on the radio.
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The Rube wrote:
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Just about done with the Burns Country Music series. One more disc to go. The 7th part dealt with more women in the music (Wynette, Parton, etc) and "outlaw" country (which is prob my favorite style). Although, in retrospect, the women of that era I would also consider outlaw country; singing about non-traditional things, and breaking through to new audiences, while keeping the general country sound. They were doing what Nashville didn't want them to do, overall.

It'll be interesting to see this last disc (when it arrives). After the early to mid-80s, country REALLY changed, as to what was on the radio.
One of the better docs I have watched in a while. You will like the last episode as it stops before things to what we would consider Pop Country....I am sure those back in the 90s thought the same of it back then. I think Clint Black is the last artist they mention.

Anyway, my Mom grew up in West Virginia/Kentucky/Tennessee so she used to sing a lot of those old bluegrass country songs to us when we were kids so it was a fun trip down memory lane and seeing how everything got to be what it is now. I think I was most intrigued by the "Bakersfield Sound" stuff as I didn't think anything about different branches of the music before, I just lumped it all into "country".
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