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Alphas - Goes Bye-bye


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#1 OFFLINE   Drucifer

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 07:24 PM

Syfy has canceled its drama series "Alphas" after two seasons.


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Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:55 PM

Well, that stinks.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:19 AM

It isn't entirely surprising, but unfortunate. Will we ever get the cliff hanger ending of season 2 resolved now? :(
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:45 AM

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 06:10 AM

I have it all recorded but unwatched. Probably just delete it.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:04 AM

I got 10 recorded and unwatched...I delete them...
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:15 AM

Another victim of the "Summer Glau curse". It seems she's been on a lot of shows that end up canceled before their time. I'll miss this show, it was actually a sci-fi show that my wife would watch with me, she especially liked the guy who played the autistic kid who could see electromagnetic signals in the air. The funny thing is when it first came out I wasn't going to watch it but then my brother told me about how "Binghamton" was part of the show and since that's where we grew up of course I had to at least check it out. Of course it really didn't have anything to do with Binghamton the city I grew up in but I ended up liking the show anyway. Oh well, another one bites the dust.


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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:14 AM

Another victim of the "Summer Glau curse".


omg somebody needs to stop this monster.... everything she touches turns to ash :(

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

I will miss it, but not like Eureka. :mad:

If it weren't for Gary, I doubt I'd have watched it. He had the BEST lines in the show. "Respect the Badge!"
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:26 PM

It was more to me like a poor man's X-men

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 03:15 PM

I will miss it, but not like Eureka. :mad:

If it weren't for Gary, I doubt I'd have watched it. He had the BEST lines in the show. "Respect the Badge!"


The more I think about it the more I watched it for Gary as well. His character was awesome and the actor did a great job.
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 04:04 PM

The more I think about it the more I watched it for Gary as well. His character was awesome and the actor did a great job.


Yep he was the favorite in our household as well.


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Posted 17 January 2013 - 06:02 PM

The funny thing is when it first came out I wasn't going to watch it but then my brother told me about how "Binghamton" was part of the show and since that's where we grew up of course I had to at least check it out. Of course it really didn't have anything to do with Binghamton the city I grew up in but I ended up liking the show anyway. Oh well, another one bites the dust.


I think that one of the writers was from the Binghamton area and familiar with the, now abandoned, Binghamton Psychiatric Center. It was basically an old "castle" on top of a hill overlooking the city.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 06:24 PM

Well, quality wise. it beat the shiny spandex pants off of Continuum.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

Well, quality wise. it beat the shiny spandex pants off of Continuum.


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Posted 18 January 2013 - 03:32 PM

I could have forecast this as I liked the show :( Of the six hours on SyFy I recorded weekly only Warehouse 13 is left. I am going to give Continuum a couple more weeks before I decide on keeping it
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 03:57 PM

I wanted so much to like it but couldnt get into it. I didnt like Ryan Cartwright's character but probably because I was spoiled by his Bones character. For me that just left Azita Ghanizada (who I would watch read the phone book) and she wasnt enough.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 05:41 PM

I caught the first season on Netflix and was hooked. Seems that the writers/creators wanted a more sinster plot and took the show toward more "dark" subject matter in the second season. Still hate that it gets axed.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:52 PM

In all honesty this was a step up from everything else SyFy was doing besides Blood and Chrome. It saddens me to it see go.

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 07:15 AM

In all honesty this was a step up from everything else SyFy was doing besides Blood and Chrome. It saddens me to it see go.


How can you tell how good or bad Blood And Chrome is? It hasn't started airing yet and is almost a month away.
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Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:16 AM

How can you tell how good or bad Blood And Chrome is? It hasn't started airing yet and is almost a month away.


http://www.youtube.c...l/SWgObGz7zha9U

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 08:40 AM

http://www.youtube.c...l/SWgObGz7zha9U


Ahhh, did not know it was being "broadcast" online first. Thanks for the heads up!
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Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:35 PM

It was more to me like a poor man's X-men


Actually, Heroes was a poor man's Alphas.

These people were actually believable, even for as fantastic of a story as it was. They drove around in a SUV, ferchrissake, and stationed in an industrial park; how real is that? I thought the scene where Nina jumped off the roof and Cameron jumped after her was the single most exciting moment in recent TV memory; that knocked me completely out of my chair.

The writing, expecially for "Gary", and the acting, especially for the under-rated David Strathairn as "Dr. Rosen", was hard to beat. It wasn't some boring predictable procedural, it was messy, and unpredictable, just like real life.

And those women were just stunning, even the little one ("Kat"). Someone please recast them in something that will not get cancelled way too early.
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:02 AM

Actually, Heroes was a poor man's Alphas.

These people were actually believable, even for as fantastic of a story as it was.


Don't get me wrong, I watched every episode.




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