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Revolution

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by IndyMichael, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. Jun 7, 2013 #301 of 312
    The Merg

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    +1

    I especially like the boom-box sitting under the counter that started playing. I assume it was supposed to be plugged in, but if there were batteries in there, there is no way it would be playing.

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  2. Jun 7, 2013 #302 of 312
    The Merg

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    I think she was supposed to be in Atlanta, so I would think so...

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  3. Jun 7, 2013 #303 of 312
    RunnerFL

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    Yes, she was in Atlanta.
     
  4. Jun 7, 2013 #304 of 312
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    We already saw an iPhone, which hadn't been charged in 15 years, come back to life when it was near one of the "pendants." Presumably, the explanation is that the nanites' electricity-blocking power extended to keeping batteries from discharging.

    At least they had the boom box radio picking up static, rather than immediately getting a actual broadcast.
     
  5. Jun 8, 2013 #305 of 312
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    Although it's totally bogus, they were originally working on a way of distributing free energy, so maybe the nanites are now generating the electricity rather than inhibiting it. That would be a lame excuse, but a part of me is expecting them to use it.
     
  6. Jun 8, 2013 #306 of 312
    The Merg

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    We already saw an iPhone, which hadn't been charged in 15 years, come back to life when it was near one of the "pendants." Presumably, the explanation is that the nanites' electricity-blocking power extended to keeping batteries from discharging.

    At least they had the boom box radio picking up static, rather than immediately getting a actual broadcast.


    True. And that would actually make some sense then.


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  7. Jun 9, 2013 #307 of 312
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    I would have loved a nod to reality in having only hydro-electric systems "come on". Some specials I've seen suggest that, even without maintenance, dams COULD still produce some electricity - just nowhere near peak efficiency. I think that would have made Las Vegas the new capital city what with all the hydro-power from Lake Mead. Quebec would also be a major power source.
     
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    I thought my favorite character in this show was a goner.
     
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    I guess it's better than nothing. From ‘Revolution’ To Wrap Story In DC Comics Digital Book From Series’ Creative Team:

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    Maybe they'll explain how rockets work after a decade and more of zero maintenance. I mean, I *loved* the fact that they showed a steam engine being brought back to life and THAT being a major technological development.

    I could deal with everyone having clean hair and a whole bunch of other things that were missing from a post-apocalyptic setting...

    But launching rockets at Philadelphia? The odds of anyone remembering how to program the machines are remote enough - to say nothing of how remote the idea of the machines WORKING is in the first place. But the fuel for the rockets degrade QUICKLY. They REALLY lost me there. Go ahead. Leave a car in your yard for ONE year - then try and start it. I won't hold my breath waiting...
     
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    Yeah but it is way easier to write a plot without doing any research.

    And here's the kicker, some darwinian will try repeat some of things they did on the show.

    As to that steam engine, it was coal burning. Wood wouldn't get it hot enough to move.
     
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    All of the old cowboy and Indian movies I used to watch had wood burning steam engines for the trains.
    Indeed there is some of them still around. Here is a link to one that is in Florida. It is a You Tube video.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqLF84gInkk
     

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