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Fox cancels "Terra Nova"

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by phrelin, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. MrSmartyA

    MrSmartyA Mentor

    Aug 17, 2008
    I generally stopped watching TV series years ago. The only exception is "The Walking Dead" right now and stuff on HBO/SHO/STARZ.

    I usually wait and see if a series actually makes it all the way to a "Good" ending and then I usually buy the whole shebang on Blue-ray at Amazon. No commercials to skip through, no waiting a week, a month, six month for the next episode to arrive.

    On my bullpen is Battlestar Galactica right now. After that I will take on "24" and "Breaking Bad - which is still progress"
  2. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    If you only watch shows that make it to a good ending you want to skip this one.
  3. MrSmartyA

    MrSmartyA Mentor

    Aug 17, 2008
    You are an ASS.
  4. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    Excuse me? I was giving you a friendly tip and this is how you respond? Wow, how nice of you. Didn't your mother teach you manners?
  5. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
    Is that it? No more Terra Nova?
    I ask only so I can perform housekeeping on my DVR.
  6. cj9788

    cj9788 Hall Of Fame

    May 14, 2003
    The BSG ending sucked big time, I did enjoy the ride though.
  7. phrelin

    phrelin Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jan 18, 2007
    Yeah. There have been rumors that the show isn't dead. But back in late March Deadline Hollywood reported:
    That article mentioned that the cast had not been released at that time. But in early April The Hollywood Reporter reported:
    And we've now seen Stephen Lang on "In Plain Sight" though that wasn't a big commitment. Both he and Jason O'Mara are starring in the eight-hour six episode mini-series "To Appomattox" scheduled to be filmed later this year and aired in 2013. Shelley Conn was a guest star in some episodes of the popular BBC drama "Silent Witness" and has been talked about as a possible regular.

    Nothing announced yet would preclude a 2013 10-13 episode return, but indications are the show is dead.
  8. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
    So to be safe, I should keep the SL for now. Thanks phrelin. I posted the same type request in the "Luck" thread if you have any insight on that program.
  9. DoyleS

    DoyleS Icon

    Oct 21, 2002
    El Dorado...
    Sad to hear about Terra Nova. We really liked the show.
    I gave up on Alcatraz after 3 episodes. They all seemed the same.
    I really like ONCE UPON A TIME, SMASH, AWAKE and REVENGE. I am recording TOUCH but haven't watched any of them.
    Kind of bummed last year when the cancelled COMBAT HOSPITAL.
    I am totally tired of shows like AMERICAN EGO, DANCING WITH THE PLANETS, THE VOCAL CORD.
  10. Red Orc

    Red Orc Legend

    Oct 11, 2011
    Me too :(
    All the good shows get cancelled and the crappy shows go on for ever and aver and ever.....
  11. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
    Really gives you a perspective on the the average American's intellect doesn't it?
  12. Rich

    Rich DBSTalk Club DBSTalk Club

    Feb 22, 2007
    Piscataway, NJ
    If you liked Terra Nova, you might try Outcasts on NetFlix or some other provider of BBC HD content. I've watched three episodes, out of eight, and I think it's better than Terra Nova. Not much computer generated graphics, but the cast is easily as good and the story lines, so far, are much better.

  13. ghontz1

    ghontz1 AllStar

    Mar 25, 2010
    SyFy hasn't been SciFy since they changed their name to SyFy.
  14. Reaper

    Reaper Godfather

    Jul 30, 2008
    Meh. The pilot was great but, with sophomoric scripts, the show quickly moved to "the great middle" of mediocrity after that. We dropped it after the 5th episode or so.
  15. Maruuk

    Maruuk Hall Of Fame

    Dec 4, 2007
    Formulaic network crapola. Agree, promising pilot which turned into Lost in Space. The nets have a way of taking sci-fi and grinding it into safe, unimaginative, write-by-the-numbers pablum for the lowest common denominator of mouth-breather trailer trash. The real dinos are the nets. They'll be extinct in a few short years.
  16. 1953

    1953 Icon

    Feb 7, 2006
    Desoto, TX
    If the nets shink into the tar pits who will replace them?
  17. jkane

    jkane Icon

    Oct 12, 2007
    Teenagers with phone cameras. They already produce better material! :lol:
  18. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

    Jun 18, 2006
    It's funny, I keep forgetting this TV show ever existed. I think this thread has been going on longer than the show did.
  19. makaiguy

    makaiguy Icon

    Sep 24, 2007
    Aiken, SC
    This thread was dead and buried.

    Then Craig Ferguson went to Scotland to make a few episodes of his show. While he was there last week, CBS reran some old episodes, but the guide data didn't identify them as repeats, instead giving a current "first aired" date. One of those programs was the one right after Fox announced Terra Nova was to be cancelled, and Craig commented on it. I think somebody saw that, thought it was news, and this thread was brought back to life.
  20. Maruuk

    Maruuk Hall Of Fame

    Dec 4, 2007
    Hey, it needed to get stomped on some more to make sure it was dead!

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