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Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by TheOzhaggis, Nov 24, 2005.

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  1. The_Scream_Man

    The_Scream_Man Jedi Knight star 5

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    heroes is getting kless ratings? But it's awesome still!
     
  2. Ki-Bara-Mundi

    Ki-Bara-Mundi Jedi Master star 6

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    Nov 27, 2000
    Yep. [link=http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20158840,00.html]'Heroes' Creator Apologizes to Fans[/link].
     
  3. TheOzhaggis

    TheOzhaggis Jedi Master star 5

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    Finally caught Chuck 1.01. It was amusing. Had its moments. And nice to see Jayne back on screen...

     
  4. Scoot

    Scoot Jedi Master star 4

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    Chuck is my favourite new show this season. Ive seen the first 8 so far and have enjoyed the all!
     
  5. TheOzhaggis

    TheOzhaggis Jedi Master star 5

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    Oh, and I caught Reaper 1.01 as well. Mildly amusing, but can't say I'm fussed on it.

    Ray Wise does a good devil though (but he'll always be Leland Palmer to me)

     
  6. TheOzhaggis

    TheOzhaggis Jedi Master star 5

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    Chuck 1.02 ...


    Did anyone else pick up on the LOST reference?

    During the montage of images and sound bytes, a male voice said "Oceanic Flight 815 was shot down ... "


     
  7. Scoot

    Scoot Jedi Master star 4

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    Aahah yep, caught that one!

    A few episodes in Chuck and Morgan have the best Halloween costume ever! The shows a gold mine of pop culture references.
     
  8. TheOzhaggis

    TheOzhaggis Jedi Master star 5

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    Heroes: are they trying to make each finale more of an anticlimax than the last...?

    Bionic Woman: I liked the finale better when it was the first episode.




     
  9. Kartanym

    Kartanym Jedi Knight star 6

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    BW's getting better. Hopefully season 2 will hit its stride.
     
  10. The_Scream_Man

    The_Scream_Man Jedi Knight star 5

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    Im not getting the companits on Heroes. Ive sen up to Episode 8 now ('4 Months Ago') and i find it thoroughly compelling viewing. Yeah, id like a little more action. But im still loving the show and the characters.
     
  11. Teknobabel

    Teknobabel Jedi Master star 5

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    I'm liking reaper, but the plot needs to advance a bit quicker.

    need more boston legal as well :D
     
  12. TheOzhaggis

    TheOzhaggis Jedi Master star 5

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    Did anyone else catch the new shoes that started last night? (yes, on actual free to air tv)

    Psych - a bit over the top and hammy at times, but could be fun to watch.

    Six Degrees - I saw the pilot when it first came out, wasn't greatly moved by it, but second time around it kinda sucked me in. I'll keep watching it (for now).


    And I just read that they've decided to finish season 1 of Chuck. (Yes, this is the new way of tv - they don't make seasons anymore, they make a few episodes, test ratings, make a few few more episodes, etc. This is what happens when MBA's run hollywood).


     
  13. Scoot

    Scoot Jedi Master star 4

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    Even if Chuck only gets one season, Ive still had a bunch of fun with it so far!
     
  14. Darth_Berserker

    Darth_Berserker Jedi Youngling star 3

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    um wtf happened to heroes??? it finished while america i think had the season finale and iv read the episode summaries on wikipedia and we still have heaps of episodes to go? anyone know what caused that?
     
  15. Scoot

    Scoot Jedi Master star 4

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  16. Kehleyr

    Kehleyr Jedi Master star 4

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    Those 2 eps will be shown next year prolly, it's the official end of ratings for all networks regardless so I think all shows go b00m.
     
  17. Kartanym

    Kartanym Jedi Knight star 6

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    Yeah, seven probably planned to do that anyway as a mid season finale *shrugs* Unfortunately for us, those two episodes probably won't be shown here until the next chapter starts showing, and who knows when that will be.
     
  18. Ki-Bara-Mundi

    Ki-Bara-Mundi Jedi Master star 6

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    Saw an ad for Reaper on 7. Let's see how long it stays in the same timeslot/on the air.
     
  19. The_Scream_Man

    The_Scream_Man Jedi Knight star 5

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    the last 2 heroes episodes need to be seen. Where they ended it is a terrible point. its worth downloading the last 2 episodes if u can get em.
     
  20. Shadowfire

    Shadowfire Jedi Master star 4

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    Knight Rider 2008 is bearable if you can survive the first 15 minutes.

    Having just finished watching the pilot, I need to revise my opinion down from bearable through inept to woeful.
     
  21. The_Scream_Man

    The_Scream_Man Jedi Knight star 5

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    And terminator starts to get interesting around episode 5, but is probably gonna go under anyway. TV just doesnt give it's shows enough time to find their legs anymore....
     
  22. TheOzhaggis

    TheOzhaggis Jedi Master star 5

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    These days you're lucky if they make 5 episodes. The new norm is to make a pilot and then keep making it one episode at a time. If it's a huge hit like Heroes, they *might* just order an entire season, otherwise they scrap it whenever the numbers start to droop.

     
  23. The_Scream_Man

    The_Scream_Man Jedi Knight star 5

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    very true. Makes u wonder how many of the great shows on today would be thewre if that was the case....
     
  24. Kartanym

    Kartanym Jedi Knight star 6

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    Going to see the Knight Rider thingo later, but I haven't got high hopes. Especially when you've got Val Kilmer as the voice of KITT ... what the?
     
  25. TheOzhaggis

    TheOzhaggis Jedi Master star 5

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    The guy who originally did the voice of KITT was going to do it, but he has an exclusive contract as "the voice" of some car company, and they won't let him do KR because KITT is a different brand of car ... so they got kilmer to do the voice instead.


    So it goes.
     
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