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Old June 28 2014, 11:13 PM   #391
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What I hate is how they stamped out the future and everything happens in the present now save for "flashbacks".

Saves on effects bucks, but the story might get tedious and even more confusing.
Except we just saw a platoon of armored future soldiers (robots?) show up in 2014 Vancouver. That doesn't strike me as something that would reduce VFX expenditures.

Besides, flashbacks (or flashforwards, really) were all we saw of the future after the first episode anyway. So I don't see why that needs to change. Even if the futures the characters remember have been "erased," the characters still remember them and are guided by their experiences in them. So the flashbackforwards would inform their behavior and relationships the same way they always have. This week we saw a flashsomething of Brad Tonkin's experiences in his future; we could easily see more of his memories, or similar ones for whatever new time-traveller characters are added next season.


Anyway, I think my favorite moment in the finale may have been when Lucas looked around and saw Travis, Garza, and Kiera coming to him together. "Whatever this is... I'm in!"
I guess I'd like to see more of the show actually set somehow in the future to go along with what's happening in the present is all...

The cyborgs/robots whatever look pretty cool, yeah. I guess we'll see where next season goes.
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Old June 29 2014, 12:12 AM   #392
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Brad's timeline happened before there were two Alecs.

Alec and/or Kiera going back invented the new timeline with the mechs/cyborgs.

Kellogg gaining control of Pyron, and Alec becoming insignificant was already a version of Brads history.

Although it's probably Alec harvesting Kira's CMR which brought about the technology leap that makes those "things" possible, which couldn't have happened without Keira dying because there were two of her.

Of course liber8 getting hold of the Freelancers arms locker can't be good for the landscape either.
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Old June 29 2014, 02:30 AM   #393
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Re: Continuum the new tv series!

Just as an aside, an article on the CBCnews.ca brought up discussion of Canadian made programming and it was nice to see several posters bringing up Continuum (and Orphan Black) as a example of quality Canadian content.
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Old June 29 2014, 02:53 AM   #394
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That lot did Danger Bay?

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I had such a crush on Annie Edison when I was little.

Although the episode of Corner Gas where the idiot thought that the Littlest hobo had come to town to save them from something they hadn't quite figured out yet, was fantastic, as he tried to out smart the stray dog he thought was the littlest Hobo and save the town first so that he would be a hero and get the key to the city...
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Old June 30 2014, 04:46 PM   #395
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Seems to me if they just kill Kellogg then the future will be back on track. Still not sure if Alex has any control over Sadtech though. I think Kellogg now owed that too, and there was a scene a few episodes back were they were building a skyscraper for Sadtech on the grounds of the building Nagame blew up.
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Old June 30 2014, 04:54 PM   #396
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I kringe everytime I see "Sadtech". It just screams " I repair PC's in my mom's basement and have business cards".
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Old June 30 2014, 05:02 PM   #397
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I kringe everytime I see "Sadtech". It just screams " I repair PC's in my mom's basement and have business cards".
I can see that...but also "Our technology makes people Sad".

If Alec were Jane Badler's (Diana of V) son ? That it'd be Badtech.

Or Virginia Madison ... Madtech.

The possibilities...
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Old June 30 2014, 05:48 PM   #398
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Oh, and... "Sonmanto"?? Really!?!?
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Old June 30 2014, 09:55 PM   #399
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The corporation names on this show are really lame sounding.
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Old June 30 2014, 11:57 PM   #400
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I hope this show gets renewed. I've really enjoyed it.

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Oh, and... "Sonmanto"?? Really!?!?
It makes sense if you're a time-traveler trying to create a Monsanto knock-off multi-conglomerate. I bet there's a start-up in that universe that was called Monsanto, and they got sued right out of existence by Sonmanto.

I wonder if all the major corporations in Continuum were created by time-travelers...
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Old July 1 2014, 12:04 AM   #401
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The corporation names on this show are really lame sounding.
Piron and Fermitas aren't bad-sounding. Gautuma is kind of an interesting name too, although it's oddly similar to Gautama, the given name of the Buddha.
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