HBO's DeadWood???

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by gulfwarvet, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
    It was hard to get past that when I started it. But it is well worth sticking with it in the end.
  2. Supramom2000

    Supramom2000 In Loving Memory of Onyx-2/23/09

    Jun 20, 2007
    Colbert, WA
    I stuck with it a full season. Just had no desire to go back to it the next. Due to the profanity.
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  3. Delroy E Walleye

    Delroy E Walleye AllStar

    Jun 9, 2012
    The profanity of Deadwood actually puts Sopranos to shame!

    I thought I'd already been used to the "language," but it didn't take me too long to adapt. (Although I'd heard that some of the "terminology" wasn't really invented, yet, it didn't really detract from my enjoyment of the series.)

    For me it was harder to watch starting season two for a couple of different reasons.

    a.) They did something to the way the picture was processed, making it look too "muddy."

    b.) Despite keeping the profanity, it seemed writers were stupidly trying to "up-class" the dialog.

    The whole rest of the series was never really quite as good as that very first episode. I enjoy re-watching that one every so often, for some reason. But I still thought the series was worth sticking with. I even felt like it could've used maybe another half-season or so by the time it was over.
  4. jerrylove56

    jerrylove56 Godfather

    Jun 14, 2008
    North Alabama
    The profanity didn't bother us much, it was the corpse eating hogs that went just a wee bit over the top for us. Just couldn't buy in after those scenes.
  5. phrelin

    phrelin Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jan 18, 2007
    Ironically, the corpse-eating-hogs are not all that unusual. Do a Google News Search "corpse eating hogs" and you get numerous stories including those where murderers fed the corpses to pigs.
  6. djlong

    djlong Hall Of Fame

    Jul 8, 2002
    New Hampshire
    I remember the uproar over the profanity. Then came the backlash of articles that basically said "That's the way they spoke back then in that area" - apparently with research to back it up.

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