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#1 OFFLINE   Scott Kocourek

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:02 PM

The series premier was last night January 30, 2013. Did anyone watch this? I hope to get to it tonight.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:07 PM

Recorded, but not watched yet.

Here's what one reviewer had to say about it:

http://tv.nytimes.co...spies.html?_r=0
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:26 PM

This may sound odd but I really want this show to be good, there seems like there are so many possibilities and story lines.

Fingers crossed.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:31 PM

Recorded it, figured I'd wait to see if people like it.

Hate to add another series commitment, but always looking for something different if it's better then whats' already queued up.

So far sticking with Continuum and The Following, but not certain about either.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:39 PM

Recorded it and will watch it sometime today

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:03 PM

This is shaping up to be the third brand-new series in January 2013 for my wife & me to try out.

While I haven't watched the premiere of The Americans yet, I have higher expectations for it than I do The Following and Banshee.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:31 PM

Recorded it, figured I'd wait to see if people like it.

Hate to add another series commitment, but always looking for something different if it's better then whats' already queued up.

So far sticking with Continuum and The Following, but not certain about either.


I recorded it, too.

We also watch Continuum and The Following. While we are pleased with The Following, our enthusiasm for Continuum is waning a bit. We'll give Continuum a few more episodes before we decide one way of another.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:32 PM

Recorded it, definitely looking forward to it and I'll probably watch it tonight.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:07 PM

IMHO, story and acting are first-rate. Mrs. and I give it two thumbs up!
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:53 PM

IMHO, story and acting are first-rate. Mrs. and I give it two thumbs up!


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 02:56 PM

Each?

Yes. 4 thumbs! :lol:
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:51 PM

Yes. 4 thumbs! :lol:


That's good, because other wise it looks like you 2 are hitchhiking :D

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:03 PM

That's good, because other wise it looks like you 2 are hitchhiking :D

:lol:

I'm actually looking forward to next week's episode, so I guess that's a good thing! :)
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

We recorded and watched it last night. Excellent beginning to a show that my wife and I began watching with high expectations. It's a strong pilot.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:23 PM

Great to hear the positive comments! I too recorded last night but was catching up from earlier in the week's fare. Hopefully tonight will allow me to watch it.

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We recorded and watched it last night. Excellent beginning to a show that my wife and I began watching with high expectations. It's a strong pilot.


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:38 PM

Watching right now. Half way through. Good twists so far, just set my DVR to record the series.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:54 PM

Just watched it. A keeper for now. Is that John Boy. :)
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:01 PM

Just watched it. A keeper for now. Is that John Boy. :)



Haha, I had to back it up to be sure. Yes it was.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:47 PM

Watched it tonight. We both really enjoyed the show. It's a keeper.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:45 PM

Just finished it. This looks to be a good one :)
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:02 AM

Both the wife and I loved the show. I was pumped to hear the booming version of Fleetwood Macs "Tusk". Added to the heart pounding scenes immensely.
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:30 AM

Really liked the show. Good acting Good plot filled in the characters from the 60's and their reasons for being here. Did single record but after viewing setup SP.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 01:54 AM

There was one song they played that really ticked me off.

Crocket and Tubbs get to own that scene for all time. For this new untested show to try to capitalize on that moment in tv history with "In the air tonight" was way too presumptuous.

I will keep watching, but I really got a bad feeling they are reaching at that moment.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:27 AM

Well I ended up working too late to try and watch this last night so maybe tonight is the big night. I'm glad to hear you all are liking it so far.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:36 PM

Loved it!! The acting was superb. The musical selection was really good.

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