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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Serkanner » 31 May 2016 15:59

    I am watching Channel 4 and AMC's "Humans", I am pleasantly surprised by it.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humans_%28TV_series%29
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby lotek » 01 Jun 2016 06:48

    Oh yeah, everyone says good things about this!
    I've started League of Legends for some reason, it's a bit silly and feels like Sliders meets the Justice League, but it's easy to watch while you're busy doing something else ^^
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Omphalos » 01 Jun 2016 10:25

    Serkanner wrote:I am watching Channel 4 and AMC's "Humans", I am pleasantly surprised by it.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humans_%28TV_series%29


    that one keeps popping up on my Netflix screen. Maybe I should give it a chance.

    Still have not watched Mr. Robot. That one I want to watch for sure.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Robspierre » 01 Jun 2016 23:50

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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Omphalos » 02 Jun 2016 13:15

    Robspierre wrote:Outlander


    Never watched it. Probably would because Ron Moore is attached. But every time I see it I picture Sean Connery from Outland in my head. Dating myself. I know.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Aquila ka-Hecate » 03 Jun 2016 02:34

    Omphalos wrote:
    Robspierre wrote:Outlander


    Never watched it. Probably would because Ron Moore is attached. But every time I see it I picture Sean Connery from Outland in my head. Dating myself. I know.


    Great series. Season 1, anyway; we've yet to get season 2 in Seffrica, but coming soon.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Omphalos » 03 Jun 2016 10:50

    Aquila ka-Hecate wrote:
    Omphalos wrote:
    Robspierre wrote:Outlander


    Never watched it. Probably would because Ron Moore is attached. But every time I see it I picture Sean Connery from Outland in my head. Dating myself. I know.


    Great series. Season 1, anyway; we've yet to get season 2 in Seffrica, but coming soon.


    It sounds kind of romancey, so I was thinking it would be something that my wife and I could watch together. Plus, Scotland!
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Robspierre » 04 Jun 2016 09:30

    Omphalos wrote:
    Robspierre wrote:Outlander


    Never watched it. Probably would because Ron Moore is attached. But every time I see it I picture Sean Connery from Outland in my head. Dating myself. I know.



    Not a bad movie, I wonder of I have a copy somewhere....

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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Aquila ka-Hecate » 06 Jun 2016 02:20

    Omphalos wrote:
    Aquila ka-Hecate wrote:
    Omphalos wrote:
    Robspierre wrote:Outlander


    Never watched it. Probably would because Ron Moore is attached. But every time I see it I picture Sean Connery from Outland in my head. Dating myself. I know.


    Great series. Season 1, anyway; we've yet to get season 2 in Seffrica, but coming soon.


    It sounds kind of romancey, so I was thinking it would be something that my wife and I could watch together. Plus, Scotland!


    A little bit; "romancey" that is. But lots of Seffrican men liked it, probably for the nudity and blood if I know them.

    As a woman I did enjoy it, but mostly for, as you say, "Scotland". :D
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    Postby Hunchback Jack » 16 Jun 2016 23:27

    I'm watching The Night Manager miniseries. Bloody brilliant.

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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby lotek » 20 Jun 2016 05:04

    Looks pretty good.
    In this interview, TH mentions the novel has been adapted entirely but there might be more
    (I hate having to wait for the next episode, I usually watch a whole season in one go if I can)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oduOciubjQo

    Also, The Shannara Chronicles, that was unexpected (only watched the 1st episode and I kinda liked it, the book is a bit distant in my memory but I still remember it fondly)
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby lotek » 07 Jul 2016 06:36

    Has anyone seen the trailer/teaser for HBO's Westworld?
    It looks quite promising.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peedWIz8r2Q
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Serkanner » 07 Jul 2016 12:19

    lotek wrote:Has anyone seen the trailer/teaser for HBO's Westworld?
    It looks quite promising.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peedWIz8r2Q


    Wrong link.

    Here is the trailer:

    I am looking forward to it.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby lotek » 08 Jul 2016 06:52

    Ha ha I thought you meant wrong link to get the preview.
    Good job I was not watching porn ^^
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    Postby Eyes High » 17 Jul 2016 03:31

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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Mandy » 17 Jul 2016 10:39

    Mr. Robot - that's it for this summer, I think.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Serkanner » 17 Jul 2016 14:29

    Mandy wrote:Mr. Robot - that's it for this summer, I think.


    Second season just started and I am fully into it again. Great series.
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    Postby Naib » 18 Jul 2016 14:39

    I've been catching up with the first series of Mr. Robot and have been recording the second.
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    Postby Freakzilla » 16 Dec 2016 18:43

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    Postby Omphalos » 19 Dec 2016 15:14

    Got pulled into old episodes of The Shield recently. Loved that show.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Serkanner » 20 Dec 2016 14:56

    Freakzilla wrote:The Man in the High Tower

    I now suspect everyone is a Nazi.


    I need to catch up with it again. I stopped watching afyter 5 or 6 episodes.

    If you haven't watched Westworld yet, you really should. I think it's awesome. And it has Evan Rachel Wood in every episode.
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    Postby Freakzilla » 23 Dec 2016 17:02

    I just caught up with TMitHC, I can't wait for season 3.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Omphalos » 26 Dec 2016 12:52

    Freakzilla wrote:I just caught up with TMitHC, I can't wait for season 3.


    That's one my wife will watch with me, and we have not found the time yet. Looking forward to season 2.

    Anyone watch the latest season of GoT? I watched the first episode and got really bored.
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    Re: Television Shows you are watching on TV or DVD now.

    Postby Robspierre » 30 Dec 2016 18:47

    Westworld
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    Omph, the last season of Game of Thrones was pretty uneven, but, there are several good episodes that are worth watching, it's obvious the show runners are missing chunks of the story due to the novels still unpublished.

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    Postby Ampoliros » 31 Dec 2016 14:35

    I feel like GoT has been ruined by the showrunners taking it in directions it never should have gone, and then just turning it into pretty much pure bloodsport. It exists as a vessel for "who's gonna die next, and how terribly".

    Also, I don't care how good the chicken soup is in Game of Thrones, it can't cure sepsis.
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