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Old December 7 2011, 05:07 PM   #46
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Re: Revisiting The Six-Million Dollar Man...

^I did watch an episode of Knight Rider the other day where a car was forced off a cliff and did not explode.

Though I guess it's only worth mentioning because it's an exception to the rule.
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Old December 7 2011, 05:34 PM   #47
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I don't think I've seen an ep of this show since it was still in production. I read the book a few years back, and enjoyed it even if it was very dated.
So what if it's dated? Does that mean you can't watch it now and appreicate it for what it is? If so, why not?
He is talking about the book being dated, not the show. And he said that he enjoyed it anyway.
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Old December 7 2011, 05:40 PM   #48
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Of it's time but I remember it fondly. Best eps are the ones with bigfoot, the Venus probes and the one with Meg Foster as a stranded alien

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Old December 7 2011, 06:06 PM   #49
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I don't think I've seen an ep of this show since it was still in production. I read the book a few years back, and enjoyed it even if it was very dated.
So what if it's dated? Does that mean you can't watch it now and appreicate it for what it is? If so, why not?
He is talking about the book being dated, not the show. And he said that he enjoyed it anyway.

I know, talk about an unnecessary response!
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Old December 7 2011, 06:46 PM   #50
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So what if it's dated? Does that mean you can't watch it now and appreicate it for what it is? If so, why not?
He is talking about the book being dated, not the show. And he said that he enjoyed it anyway.

I know, talk about an unnecessary response!
Yes, well, book or show, my point stands. Something being dated is no reason not to enjoy it.
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Old December 7 2011, 06:50 PM   #51
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^ But he said he enjoyed it!!!!!!
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Old December 7 2011, 07:24 PM   #52
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Right, Randy. You actually quoted the post in which he said he enjoyed it, and asked why he couldn't enjoy it.
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Old December 8 2011, 03:59 AM   #53
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Survival Of The Fittest **

Killers intent to kill Oscar Goldman are among the survivors of a shipwrecked aircraft.

Meh. I found it rather slow paced. It was also somewhat predictable. And what was the point of having Joanne Worley guest star? Yeesh! Essentially there wasn't much of interest going on in this episode.
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Old December 8 2011, 10:33 AM   #54
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Joanne Worley. I imagine a lot of the fun of revisiting this show will be seeing the popular stars and character actors of the day making their appearances.
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Old December 8 2011, 12:11 PM   #55
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Killers intent to kill Oscar Goldman are among the survivors of a shipwrecked aircraft.

Meh. I found it rather slow paced. It was also somewhat predictable. And what was the point of having Joanne Worley guest star? Yeesh! Essentially there wasn't much of interest going on in this episode.
Not to quibble but can an aircraft be shipwrecked? I remember a pre-Hart to Hart Stephanie Powers in a few eps
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Old December 8 2011, 12:22 PM   #56
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Then again, the second and third movies were produced by Glen Larson (which would explain why they were lame) while the weekly series was produced by Harve Bennett. Maybe the network had enough faith in the concept (from the pilot's success) to realize that the weakness of the later movies was due to the producer instead, so they decided to give the franchise to someone they had more faith in. In fact, now that I mention that, it sounds familiar. I think I may have heard or read somewhere that Bennett was hired to "save" the 6M$M franchise much as he was later hired to "save" Star Trek.
Yeah, you're going to have to explain how Harve Bennett is a better producer than Glen Larson.
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Old December 8 2011, 07:58 PM   #57
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My only quibble is when Austin throws his makeshift concrete and steel javelin I don't understand why the truck blows up on impact.
That was probably the most memorable scene for me when I was a kid. If I'm doing yard work and pick up a heavy branch or something, I still reenact that scene (as long as no one can see me).
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Old December 8 2011, 07:59 PM   #58
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How many trucks do you go through?
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Old December 8 2011, 08:13 PM   #59
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How many trucks do you go through?
I decimated the whole neighborhood once. Those FedEx trucks had better watch out.
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