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2 Duds from NBC already!!

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by lparsons21, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. Rtm

    Rtm Godfather

    Oct 18, 2011
    Shocked to see some of the opinions of NBC in this thread as it is a major part of my TV watching experience.
  2. hdtvfan0001

    hdtvfan0001 Well-Known Member

    Jul 28, 2004
    Not sure why anyone is surprised. It's an annual ritual...

    Fall comes and networks throw out a bunch of new programs like spaghetti on a wall to see what "sticks". NBC seems to be reaching for some of the same kinds of marginal topic programming found on other networks.

    Some stink and some "make it" further to survive.
  3. dhaze

    dhaze Cool Member

    Apr 23, 2012
    Make it 3 and counting. I could only stand 14 minuets of "Revolution". Too much over acting, corny scene music and exactly what caused the power to go off? IMOP networks trying to cash in on the whole "Walking Dead" thing. Which is a great show btw & can hardly wait for the new season to start on Oct. 14!!!!
  4. lparsons21

    lparsons21 Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Mar 4, 2006
    Herrin, IL
    While I wouldn't call Revolution great, it is very watcheable depending on how it develops. I'll give it a few episodes to jell.
  5. The Merg

    The Merg 1*

    Jun 24, 2007
    Northern VA
    Isn't that part of the mystery of the show? I don't think that is something you are supposed to know in the first episode.

    - Merg
  6. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    To me, it's more of a MacGuffin than anything. Will have to see how it plays out.
  7. djlong

    djlong Hall Of Fame

    Jul 8, 2002
    New Hampshire
    Well, whatever their "answer" is for 'why', you have to take into consideration that SOMETHING changed the *laws of physics*. That eliminates a lot of possibilities and asks so many more questions...
  8. trdrjeff

    trdrjeff Icon

    Dec 3, 2007
    I thought Guys w/ Kids was decent for a pilot ep, haven't seen Ep 2 yet, but I know having Meadow Jamie-Lynn Sigler to watch makes it easier to give some time to develop...
  9. koji68

    koji68 Icon

    Jun 21, 2004
    You know what's wrong with New Normal? Ellen Barkin as a gramma!!!! :(

    Oh, Penny Priddy, you too got old.
  10. Maruuk

    Maruuk Hall Of Fame

    Dec 4, 2007
    The endless self-conscious gay gags get old fast. Very shallow, one-dimensional. And Ellen Barkin is excruciating. This is yet one more new network show which hard-sells multi-racial relationships, gayness, political references, and extreme obnoxious behavior at us and expects us to laugh uproariously at the pure bold radicalness of it all--"See, we're just as edgy as CABLE!" To which I say...:new_sleep
  11. Henry

    Henry Retired Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    Pine, CO
    Cynicky but on target. :cool:
  12. Paul Secic

    Paul Secic Hall Of Fame

    Dec 16, 2003
    I heard ads for them on local radio stations & said to myself more junk.
  13. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

    Dec 2, 2010
    IF Rev. is trying to cash in on zombie stuff, which I don't see, that's show biz.

    Anyone looking for some amusement in zombie stuff should find "Shaun of the Dead" a hoot. It was filmed in 2004, and is set in London. Simon Pegg stars.

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