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Old February 25 2013, 11:17 PM   #16
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Re: Utopia (Channel 4) last night

Just finished watching them all. It did get a bit better, but ultimately it was just a bog standard conspiracy thriller that tried too hard to be arty.
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Old February 26 2013, 10:22 AM   #17
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Re: Utopia (Channel 4) last night

Probably, although I found it grew on me a lot. I agree the first episode (maybe the first couple) were not great. You have to admit the end of episode one is quite a surprise. I didn't mind that it was arty, if I had to cite one problem with it I'd say it tried too hard to be shocking, though not in a torchwood/juvenile kind of way, almost the opposite and a few times in the opening episodes I felt quite uncomfortable.

But either it relaxed a bit or else I acclimatised because this bothered me less as it went on. I liked the fact that the central conspiracy was something that at least made you pause and think, "are they right?" and I liked Wilson's response.
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Old February 27 2013, 09:41 PM   #18
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Re: Utopia (Channel 4) last night

A fine show and I would suggest it has been left perfectly well. There's no need for another series, as I don't believe there are enough threads left to pick up on.
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Old March 18 2013, 02:54 PM   #19
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Re: Utopia (Channel 4) last night

Utopia has been picked up for a second series.
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Old March 18 2013, 03:07 PM   #20
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Interesting, I wonder where they'll go with that?
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Old March 18 2013, 05:53 PM   #21
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It was always going to be more than one series
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