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Old April 16 2013, 08:13 PM   #13
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Re: What Scifi movies or tv shows will you show your children?

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Not sure about Kolchak:The Night Stalker. The dialogue and writing probably hold up, but the bargain-basement monsters and makeup might be a turnoff for the younger generation.

P.S. I don't think it's the length of older shows that's an issue as much as the pacing. Older shows and movies just tend to be slower and talkier by modern standards.
This exactly. My kids had problems with Kolchak because of the pacing. To them, it took him too darn long to get to the action as the end of the episode. I remember him walking, exploring, getting startled and then confronting the episodes MOTW. It got boring for my kids.

Now that they are adults, they watch it, but are still a little antsy.
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