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Old November 20 2012, 07:27 PM   #196
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Re: Last Resort was Awesome.

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The show had it's flaws, but every show does when they are starting up.

Is network television so competitive these days that if a series doesn't succeed right out of the gate, they're done?
That's pretty much true though the CW does seem to keep struggling shows on the air longer. Unless they tank realy fast they tend to keep a new show around for a full season. As a smaller network they order less series so they have very little in the way of mid-season replacements.
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Old November 21 2012, 09:30 PM   #197
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Last Resort Tweaking Final Episode to Give Fans Closure

“We have time to tweak,” confirms Last Resort creator Shawn Ryan, adding that Episode 13 will indeed function as a full-fledged series finale.
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Old November 21 2012, 09:48 PM   #198
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Well, that's something, at least.
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Old November 21 2012, 10:26 PM   #199
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Cool news. I was really liking the show, but was wasn't feeling very motivated to keep watching if we were just going to be left hanging at the end.
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Old November 21 2012, 10:49 PM   #200
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"Tweak" sounds like "We filmed most of the episode, so instead of having the captain live, we changed the last 2 minutes, killed him off and went home".
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Old November 21 2012, 10:55 PM   #201
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Awesome!!!!!!!!!
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Old November 22 2012, 06:35 AM   #202
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Eh. At least we get some kind of ending.
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Old December 1 2012, 02:08 AM   #203
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I honestly can't tell why they haven't put a bullet in Serrat yet other than the need for an antagonist on the island. He would be a much more compelling villain if he didn't make his actions against them so blatant. It is almost cartoonish. "Oh you." Is not how you respond to a person who has tried to get you killed, kidnapped and murdered your people, etc.
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Old December 1 2012, 05:11 AM   #204
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I honestly can't tell why they haven't put a bullet in Serrat yet other than the need for an antagonist on the island.
I'm not a violent person but even I would have shot him by now.
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Old December 1 2012, 09:16 AM   #205
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I completely agree with the above. The show had so much promise and it's wasting it on such a useless bad guy.

Now with the bar woman's dad around they should kill off the other guy. He's useless and would have added some new fun from it.
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Old December 1 2012, 07:35 PM   #206
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I honestly can't tell why they haven't put a bullet in Serrat yet other than the need for an antagonist on the island. He would be a much more compelling villain if he didn't make his actions against them so blatant. It is almost cartoonish. "Oh you." Is not how you respond to a person who has tried to get you killed, kidnapped and murdered your people, etc.
I can understand buying a jury off if the populace is large, but how can he keep it a secret on such a small island? With the Islanders out for the rapist's blood, I just don't see how the jurors that were paid off would be able to keep the secret. Further, what would happen when the secret is revealed?

Why aren't the FBI, CIA, NSA or some other alphabet-soup spy organization keeping Kylie under surveillance? If she's such a person of interest that she keeps being discussed and her home searched, then surely she's worth keeping a visual eye on. Yet she comes and goes as she pleases to and from the Kendal residence.

Did Kendal remove the short-wave radio? Is he keeping the radio under watch so he can catch the mole? Did anyone see the smoke and smell the burning of the Navy Seal's body?

Chaplin's starting to get into the habit of meeting privately with Pitts. This is in contrast to just a couple of episodes earlier where he said that was not a good idea and against protocol/regulations.

Absolutely nothing mentioned about the COB this week. His torture alone ought to be enough to end Julian's life.
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Old December 2 2012, 06:25 AM   #207
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Serrat should definitely be killed. Chaplin had no problem executing that henchman in the previous episode but he won't off the main dude? It doesn't make much sense.
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Old December 2 2012, 08:03 PM   #208
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^Yeah, this whole episode made no sense to me. I kept asking hubby, "Why doesn't he just SHOOT Serrat?" And yes, it's completely illogical to have the Captain one week say, "We can't meet in private" and the next week show them meeting in private--when they don't even HAVE to. If he's just tutoring her, he could have left the door open. It would have made more sense, since creepy Nuke guy might not have been such a dick if he knew that he could be replaced.

And not mentioning what happened to COB at all? What the hell?
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Old December 2 2012, 10:38 PM   #209
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The writers REALLY screwed up Serrat when they had him execute a sailor. The only response that would satisfy the crew is to kill him. It would really be out of the captain's hands as I could see a dozen of the crew going up to Serrat's house (led by the COB) in the middle of the night and taking him out.

Everything since that point-of-no-return has made no sense. The guy is a threat they just ignore and they get bit in the ass every episode because of it.
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Old December 3 2012, 03:37 PM   #210
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Wow...has this show gone downhill fast. The thread title is ironically still true - "Last Resort WAS Awesome". They took a story with a really great premise and pissed it down the toilet. They have almost completely removed themselves from the main cause of this whole mess - the conspiracy at home - and are relegated to a universe of repackaged Gilligan's Island episodes. I'm waiting for someone to make a radio out of coconuts. I cannot remember when I've felt this let-down by a show that started out so good. Even Terra Nova managed to keep it together and remain relatively consistent until the final episode. This is just unraveling...
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