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Defiance on SyFy

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by lparsons21, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. John Strk

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    I felt the same way and was about to delete it half way through but then it started getting better. I like the lead guy Nolan's character and his "companion." Nice to see Julie Benz & Mia Kirshner in this too so I'll keep watching for now. But I can't help but feel that this is bad rip off of too many great sci-fi shows. The town and the people living there reminded me of another alien planet of the week episode from Star Trek, Stargate, etc.. And how do all these aliens always look human and speak English? Falling Skies is much better!! :nono2:
     
  2. Henry

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    Good writing, good cast, good special effects ... good overall.

    Timer set.
     
  3. djlong

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    Not bad. Couldn't poke TOO many holes in it so the willing suspension of disbelief was still holding up. This could be good and at the very least I'll keep watching to see where it goes.

    If nothing else, I should watch to encourage SyFy to have ACTUAL SCIENCE FICTION on their channel... ...like it was in the beginning!
     
  4. LOCODUDE

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    I am liking this show. :)
     
  5. Drucifer

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    Can't wait to see more.

    The assembly of aliens reminds me of Babylon 5.
     
  6. Virginian

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    So did I.

    Cliche after cliche after cliche ...

    One would rather rewatch Mad Max, Babylon 5, Stargate..you name it.
     
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  7. 1953

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    Watched the primere for about 40 minutes then chucked the lot into the bin.
     
  8. lparsons21

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    Watched the 2nd episode and haven't changed my mind about it at all. Excellent!
     
  9. Drucifer

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    For my own pleasure, I hope to see some type of map of New Earth.
     
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  11. Henry

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    :eek: Yuck! :eek:
     
  12. Tom Robertson

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    Sigh. What happened to the programming at Syfy. Gone are fun shows Eureka and Warehouse 13. Now Defiance is getting more and more brutal. And fewer characters with the slightest bit of likability.

    Time to dump this one from my series list.

    Peace,
    Tom
     
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  14. Tom Robertson

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    Seems like fun distopian science fiction isn't dead, Marvel comics movies are doing well--which cover the whole gamut of serious drama to fun and light, ala Guardians of the Galaxy. Syfy apparently had some success with a few more dramatic shows and went all in. Syfy is becoming DarkFy... Sigh.

    Peace,
    Tom
     
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  15. TomCat

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    This was a favorite of mine, but some eps got a little stupider than the norm in the last seasons. Then they killed off whatshername and gave the other girl cancer, and I had to stop watching it.

    Allison Scagliotti has a new show, Stitchers, well-deserved; I thought she was the actual heart of WH13, and is as talented as they come. Very young, too, still only 24. I first saw her portray a gender-confused patient on the under-appreciated Mental in 2009 (must have been 18 or 19 at the time) and she nailed a very tough role pretty convincingly. She has a great energy and enthusiasm.
     
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  16. Drucifer

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    I wish they spend a little bit more money and time on alien makeup. Just purple makeup and color eye is in one word - cheap.
     
  17. armophob

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    Can anyone explain why S3/E4 is not available on DOD?
    I understand that E1&E2 are bunched together in the first download, but they skip E4 and have two E3 and E5.
     

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