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Old November 5 2013, 11:18 PM   #2699
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Re: sf/f TV development news - 2013

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So not the pill popping Hourman who gets an hour of super strength?
The Rick Tyler Hourman does have that power, like his father the Golden Age Hourman, but he also has an hourglass that gives him visions of the future. I can see why that would be more TV-friendly than popping addictive pills to get superpowers.
Yes, more TV friendly, but I think taking the addictive substance Miraclo would make a better story. You don't have to reveal it's addictive right away, but slowly, until our hero realizes he is hooked.
"They have to help the viewers let go. Firefly did a movie to wrap things up. Buffy the Vampire Slayer continued on as a comic book. Heroes gradually lowered the quality season by season until we were grateful it ended. - Sheldon Cooper
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