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#41 Shawn

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 08:13 PM

Jennifer Ferrin and Tom Pelphrey in tonight's episode? Yes, please.
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Posted 25 March 2013 - 09:11 PM

Seems a lot of these Primetime shows that are filming in NYC (which are more than ever) have helped many of these former soap actors to stay relevant to acting. Been seeing alot more of them in Primetime shows recently as they choose to stay in NYC and not flee to Cali.
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#43 P.J.

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 07:25 PM

I don't know what was better---seeing someone off Pelphrey (whom I couldn't stand on GL) or seeing that crazy-assed mug shot of him with '70's Leif Garrett hair. I seriously busted a gut seeing that.

But yeah...I'm almost at the end of my rope with this show. It's way too tastelessly violent for me. Shock and gore doesn't distract me from the ludicrous-ness of the plot. It's one thing for Joe to have planted a nanny and neighbors. It's another to believe that not only has he planted multiple followers in key law enforcement areas but in Ryan's life as well.

I hope I can hang on til someone (hopefully) plugs or discredits Parker. I hate Annie Parisse.
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Posted 30 April 2013 - 09:43 AM

LOL....YES!! Agent Parker died a horrible death, which is exactly what her ATWT character deserved! I'm happy---now I can give up this twisted pile of crap with a clear conscience.


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Posted 30 April 2013 - 05:43 PM

I was actually very sad when agent Parker died! But that bitch Emma is still alive! HATE HER!
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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:28 PM

I lost feeling for anyone's death around episode three, when it was clear 90% of the characters were going to die.

 

Manhands had to die...teeheeheee!!  Emma's a cold bitch, I wouldn't have minded her dying either.


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Posted 30 April 2013 - 08:39 PM

I was actually very sad when agent Parker died! But that bitch Emma is still alive! HATE HER!

 

I was sad too and I don't think I'll watch next season if Emma is on. It's bad enough that she didn't die.

 

I lost feeling for anyone's death around episode three, when it was clear 90% of the characters were going to die.

 

And that is the number one problem with the show, they attempted to garner sympathy from some really putrid villains with poorly written backstories and it failed miserably. This isn't Dexter, the garbage writing doesn't support identifying with and enjoying the villain(s) as main character(s). And the good guys, who some of us liked, were either stupid, killed or both. The producer or whatever said in a TV Guide interview today that people really cared for Joe, rooted for him. I'm sorry but what the [!@#$%^&*] was she watching? No we didn't, at most, some loved to hate him. I found him to be a bore to be honest.

 

Emma? They obviously think we care about her but most of us [!@#$%^&*] hate her pixie sporting, 2-inch neck having, repugnant c.unt ass. The closest they got to creating a likable villain was with Jacob and that mostly worked cause of people who are obsessed with gay couples, despite how horrible they are. That and the fact that he hadn't killed anyone, making him "innocent." You know, despite assisting Emma and Paul with their myriad of crimes. I enjoyed seeing Nico create something out of pure horseshit writing, going from pure to devilish, and was so desperately hoping for him to slaughter Emma but naturally they ruined that too.

 

The best moments for this show involved the threeway OTP and their sexual trysts. Now that was interesting and pushed TV boundaries...so naturally it was swiftly dropped and Jacob was deemed straight and then Paul was killed off.


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#48 P.J.

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 10:29 PM

FOX seemed to think they could capture the horror audience. I think they need to realize the mainstream audience isn't going to get off on the sound of the weapon slicing the victim du jour (or minute). I remember being sort of relieved in one episode when the victim count seemed to be significantly less---only to watch young Ryan forcibly OD the junkie that killed his father.

 

There's really no one to root for. I would never root for someone as evil as Joe. Ryan isn't so much a hero---but for all his tortured angst, Bacon leaves me kind bored.

 

I do like the younger agent.

 

And the repeated Poe cliffnotes in every eppy didn't help. Who the hell wants to sit through an English lecture every Monday night?


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Posted 30 April 2013 - 10:55 PM

FOX seemed to think they could capture the horror audience. I think they need to realize the mainstream audience isn't going to get off on the sound of the weapon slicing the victim du jour (or minute). I remember being sort of relieved in one episode when the victim count seemed to be significantly less---only to watch young Ryan forcibly OD the junkie that killed his father.

 

There's really no one to root for. I would never root for someone as evil as Joe. Ryan isn't so much a hero---but for all his tortured angst, Bacon leaves me kind bored.

 

I do like the younger agent.

 

And the repeated Poe cliffnotes in every eppy didn't help. Who the hell wants to sit through an English lecture every Monday night?

 

I like Bacon and Ryan and yes, I like Mike Weston, forgot about him. But I'm not gonna watch for two characters. I do hope Claire makes it out alive, the interview made it seem like Agent Parker's death would springboard Ryan's direction next season and didn't say a word about Claire, not that she really can since it was a cliffhanger. I know that Bacon was pissed that they were killing off the two lead females and even went so far as to call the writing misogynistic. I agree with Bacon and let's hope that Bacon got his way and Claire lives, even if she's not the most well-written character. She can be off screen for all I care but she doesn't need to die, it's overkill, especially when you realize Emma is the only female that made it out alive. Disgraceful!

 

Agreed that the Poe angle was a failure after the gimmicks of Poe starting someone on fire and Poe leaping from a shelf of Poe masks were played out.


Edited by alexisfan07, 30 April 2013 - 10:56 PM.

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#50 DRW50

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 11:19 PM

 I know that Bacon was pissed that they were killing off the two lead females and even went so far as to call the writing misogynistic.

 

I'm surprised he has such standards, considering Wild Things is the movie that put him back into bigger roles. Not exactly empowering for women.

 

I heard a lot of hoopla over the OT3 in this show and how fascinating it was supposed to be, but I watched a little and could never tell the men apart. Sounds like - what a shock - more gay-baiting to get attention.

 

I guess Annie Parisse still can't keep a job.


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#51 P.J.

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 12:39 AM

I think misogynistic is a little disingenuous when the death count rivals a video game. Would it be less misogynistic if she'd simply been stabbed in the eye? HALF the original cast is dead (well, I'm not convinced Joe is---I've watched enough soap operas to know even a shrunken head can be written around)!!! IMO, TPTB simply wrote a 14 episode mini-series, expecting that it would be too violent for the mainstream audience and the honchos at Fox and fail to be renewed.

 

I'm not sure this stays on air if it's not starring Kevin Bacon. Otherwise it's simply a borderline poorly written, small-screen Scream rip off.

 

I mean, I spent more time wondering why Claire continued to call her son Joey than on any off the silly omnipotent, Svengali-ness of the cult of Joe Carroll.


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#52 rhinohide

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 08:11 PM

Season 2 premieres tonight after the football game. Can't wait.
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#53 cassadine1991

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 10:31 PM

Didn't expect that in the first few,minutes
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Posted 20 January 2014 - 08:52 AM

Didn't expect that in the first few,minutes

 

 

 

I fell asleep during the football game!  unsure.png

 

I will catch it on demand. 


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Posted 20 January 2014 - 01:26 PM

 
 
 
I fell asleep during the football game!  unsure.png
 
I will catch it on demand. 

The episode was very interesting
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#56 rhinohide

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Posted 21 January 2014 - 09:58 AM

Ok.  I enjoyed the S2 first episode.  But I think that's only because I had a break.  It's just so much more of the same.  I don't really care about Joe Carroll anymore.  And Ryan Hardy as the avenging angel with a hole in his heart is kind of silly.  No one would let him get away with that behavior, and I can already tell his niece will be one of Joe's victims.  Odd.  It's shocking yet predictable all at the same time. 


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#57 cassadine1991

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 04:52 PM

True..
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#58 rhinohide

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 11:29 PM

I'm starting to hate Ryan Hardy. And I don't like the blonde who is suddenly replacing Claire as the damsel in distress. I'm kind of interested in what comes next for Emma now that she's figuring out that Joe isn't dead.
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Posted 28 January 2014 - 02:23 AM

That Mandy girl, whoa

I'm a little afraid for Emma, because those twins and that French girl are kind of more insane
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Posted 28 January 2014 - 11:24 AM

That Mandy girl, whoa

I'm a little afraid for Emma, because those twins and that French girl are kind of more insane

 

Oh yeah.  I think that French chick is even more off the chain than the twins.  The whole show seems even more twisted this season.  Although, it's still just more of the same -- just More more. 


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