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#1 OFFLINE   SPACEMAKER

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 05:58 PM

Not a bad first episode. Some aspects are slightly cheesy but there seems to be some potential.

On a side note, I noticed quite a bit of macro blocking during the episode. I've not noticed this on Cinemax before.

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 06:37 PM

I've recorded it, but haven't had time to watch yet. Hoping it will fill my 24 and Sleeper Cell void.

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 10:58 PM

I've recorded it, but haven't had time to watch yet. Hoping it will fill my 24 and Sleeper Cell void.


Doubt it, it's not quite in the realm of those shows......

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Posted 13 August 2011 - 11:08 PM

I am getting a bit confused by IMDb. Is this the first episode, or the second seasons first episode?

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 05:51 AM

I am getting a bit confused by IMDb. Is this the first episode, or the second seasons first episode?


First episode ever.

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 08:57 AM

And you can watch the second episode on Max Go early before is airs next week.

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 09:05 AM

I am getting a bit confused by IMDb. Is this the first episode, or the second seasons first episode?


Yeah, IMDb didn't even list half the cast. Hoping the show replaces my Human Target fix. Enjoyed the first episode, will watch the second one tonight on MaxGo tonight assuming it looks OK from my iPad to my TV via Airplay.

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 09:15 AM

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On a side note, I noticed quite a bit of macro blocking during the episode. I've not noticed this on Cinemax before.


For all premium series, I use the VOD. The PQ is damn near perfect with less blocking.
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Posted 14 August 2011 - 09:44 AM

I am getting a bit confused by IMDb. Is this the first episode, or the second seasons first episode?


There was a six episode first series (season) that aired in Britain. So this is actually the second series, but the first season since HBO has been involved. The original star of the first series, Richard Armitage, took a role in The Hobbit and had to drop out of Strike Back.

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 11:08 AM

Just got done watching episode 2 online, I like it so far. What do you guys think?

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 10:23 PM

There was a six episode first series (season) that aired in Britain. So this is actually the second series, but the first season since HBO has been involved. The original star of the first series, Richard Armitage, took a role in The Hobbit and had to drop out of Strike Back.


That is what I was picking up on. It made it seem like I was a season behind.

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 01:17 AM

Series 1 EPs 1 through 6 can be found on eztv.it
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Posted 15 August 2011 - 12:14 PM

There was a six episode first series (season) that aired in Britain. So this is actually the second series, but the first season since HBO has been involved. The original star of the first series, Richard Armitage, took a role in The Hobbit and had to drop out of Strike Back.


So first ever for HBO/Cinemax but 7th episode overall. Got it.

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 03:46 PM

I liked it a lot! Definitely action-packed. And unafraid to kill off actors, just like 24 and Sleeper Cell.

"But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, is their monument today, and for aye." "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 10:25 AM

I may actually pick up Cinemax to complete this season. Enjoyed the first two ep's.

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Posted 25 August 2011 - 03:23 PM

Just finished watching the second episode. It was really good! I like the show. But the whole "giant conspiracy from within" is so overdone. But the action is good and the actors are hot!

"But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, is their monument today, and for aye." "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 01:37 PM

Don't forget this returns tonight!!


"But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, is their monument today, and for aye." "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 10:10 PM

If anyone is interested, they are doing a special short series they are calling the "Prequel" to Strike Back.  It begins the end of October and is about Porter, the one who was killed in the video (I think) in the first season.


"But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, is their monument today, and for aye." "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."

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