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#1 OFFLINE   Virginian

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 08:32 AM

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 09:57 AM

I can't wait for this show to start! I just hope it makes it to a second season...

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 10:17 AM

This is one of the three new shows I will be recording.

Who knows, it's not on NBC, it may stand a chance.

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 10:47 AM

I'm setting up a timer for it. As long as it doesn't get canceled after just a few weeks I'll probably end up watching it.


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Posted 17 September 2012 - 12:36 PM

I can't wait for this show to start! I just hope it makes it to a second season...


You don't need to, full pilot is available on Yahoo:

http://tv.yahoo.com/...-061122041.html

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Posted 19 September 2012 - 03:05 PM

I really liked the pilot. I'm hoping this show becomes something awesome. :)

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 10:10 AM

I stopped watching. My dad was a submariner and I always enjoyed submarine movies. I'm a little bit familiar with the missile's launch protocols and seeing a captain launching missiles whenever and wherever he wants was a turning point for me.

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 07:30 PM

Awesome.

Great start.

http://www.tv.com/ne...-awesome-29670/

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 07:47 PM

I thought it was a great start as well. Will keep watching this one.

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:18 PM

I really loved it. I didn't expect to have the emotional reaction I did to it, especially this scene:
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I don't know why, but after the previous tense 48 minutes, that scene was just very powerful for me.

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:19 PM

Loved this first episode!!!

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:34 PM

Wow, best new show of the Fall Season. Wow!
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:25 PM

Three nukes in the first episode.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 08:21 AM

Three nukes in the first episode.


It's a stretch but falls within a limited strike scenario. What I question is the sub's captain launching a SBLM equipped with MIRVS without reprograming it's targets using one warhead and scraping the others to make his point.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 08:39 AM

Enjoyed the first episode, but that being said, I thought the first 18 minutes of Flash Forward was one of the best 18 minutes ever on the small screen and that show failed to earn a second season.
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Posted 28 September 2012 - 09:06 AM

Haven't watched it yet, but looking forward to it. Also would be interested in Mike's perspectiv :)

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 09:16 AM

I didn't like it. Don't know why yet ... I just didn't believe the characters. It seemed a little formulaic to me.
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Posted 28 September 2012 - 10:17 AM

As a submarine veteran I had no desire to watch this program. It is beyond a stretch of the imagination that something like this could take place. I normally can suspend my disbelief but not this time. Below is just one of many comments by some of my submarine veteran friends. I don't think too many old boat sailors will be watching. Not that it will make a difference to ABC.

I wrote ABC an email today...about this New series "LAST RESORT" that is extremely critical and disrespectful of those who wear Dolphins...
I'm definitely not thin skinned...but if these network entertainment entities can produce Cop Shows or Medical programs.. with some degree of accuracy... then By God they owe it to those of us who wear Dolphins.. to portray us as accurately as possible..
To suggest we are fragile.. or disrespectful of authority or to each other... to the exclusion of the Mission...the boat...and the brotherhood.. pisses me off to no end... To not even be able to get it right in terms of technical accuracy.. terminology etc... is as ridiculous as it gets... Calling a Head on a boat a Latrine.. is pathetic inaccuracy and ignorance.. Yea its only TV...but it is I feel encumbent on all of us.. in our interactions with the public... friends etc.. to always strive to set the record straight. and to continue to raise the BULL**** Flag at every oppurtunity with ABC
To Those of us qualified on Submarines, and proudly wear our Dolphins.. This ABC program, does very little to honor, and respect Our Brotherhood... and the Submarine Force.


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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:18 PM

As a submarine veteran I had no desire to watch this program. It is beyond a stretch of the imagination that something like this could take place. I normally can suspend my disbelief but not this time. Below is just one of many comments by some of my submarine veteran friends. I don't think too many old boat sailors will be watching. Not that it will make a difference to ABC.


If I didn't watch shows that got my field of expertise wrong (computers, programming, networking, geek stuff, etc) I'd never watch TV. While I do respect your opinion, and thank you for past service, I don't agree with not watching a TV show just because it's not technically perfect or plausible.
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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:18 PM

As one who used to be bothered by such "inaccuracies" it is a lot easier when you realize these shows do NOT take place in our world this is as different to us as Star Wars. Bitching about this is no different than complaining because an alien wasn't portrayed right in Star Wars or Star Trek.

If this was advertised as a factual documentary following a REAL submarine or retelling a true story then you would have a point. Of course I also know people like to be offended and complain about things so what more should I expect.


As for the show I liked it, looks like the Pres. or CEO or whatever he is-- is pulling a Wag the dog to prevent impeachment.




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