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Old August 2 2013, 03:53 AM   #196
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These people keep driving in their cars and don't run out of gas. I guess that's why they needed all the propane.

And I guess as soon as the rain started falling, finding those two who murdered Beth Broderick wasn't so important?

And that Angie has to be the stupidest character ever. Get a gun and shoot Junior. Is it really that hard? Call him, tell him you're cured and to come over and then blow his freaking head off!
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Old August 2 2013, 03:57 AM   #197
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And that Angie has to be the stupidest character ever.
Be fair, now. She's worn the same clothes for a week, hasn't slept or eaten much, nor has she peed or pooped. So she's likely not in her complete right mind. She may also be the teenage daughter of Kim Bauer.
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Old August 2 2013, 04:05 AM   #198
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Terrible.

Wish they'd just kill the whole lot of them now and the next five episodes be nothing but pictures of the town.
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Old August 2 2013, 01:17 PM   #199
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Did someone eat the half cow?

Is they didn't barbeque it instantly, a local degenerate would have had sex with it, and then it still would have been barbequed by some other clay footed son of a bitch.
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Old August 2 2013, 05:51 PM   #200
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Thought it was a pretty decent episode actually, and I like the way they're at least trying to address all the various issues that would naturally crop up during an event like this-- even if it's something as mundane as where they'll get their medication from.

The fact every crisis somehow gets resolved at the end of every episode doesn't really bother me too much, and doesn't really seem that jarring to me.

Although this time, I gotta say.... the way the rain put an immediate stop to the rioting was absolutely hilarious. The way the rioters go from being at each other's throats one minute, to hugging and laughing and slapping each other's backs the next, was one of the most ridiculous things I've seen in a while.

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Old August 2 2013, 06:10 PM   #201
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The mystery of the dome is too far in the background for me to care about any characters in this show. It really isn't even a good psychological study in the breakdown of an isolated society.

The show has dropped the ball of uniqueness and promise just as much as Falling Skies has, in my eyes.

I'll be happy with the Walking Dead and Breaking Bad start back up...
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Old August 2 2013, 08:04 PM   #202
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I found it odd for it to even rain in the first place. They're under a dome and unaffected by outside wind or weather systems. Didn't even look like they had any dark clouds and any rain clouds would have to have been generated by unique circumstances. I even toyed with the fact that Big Jim might be controlling the weather what with all that propane he's hoarding to power something. All the while there was some signal searching going on, I was hoping they'd find the signal was related to something like that. But I know I'm overthinking it.
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Old August 2 2013, 09:12 PM   #203
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Yeah it doesn't look like the dome extends up nearly high enough for natural storm clouds to form.

But then the dome is clearly some kind of magical scifi technology, so it was probably able to generate rain regardless.
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Old August 2 2013, 11:54 PM   #204
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It was more my interpretation that it wasn't "storm clouds" so much as water that had been collecting on the top of the dome had finally condensed and collected enough to fall back down? I dunno, even that doesn't make complete sense. It's either a very convenient plot device on how The Dome "works" in creating a sustainable biosphere within it (it just happened to rain right when it "needed to" and dramatically poignant to do so) or it's some evidence of some "intelligence" behind the dome that realized how things were escalating, why, and activated this feature of the dome.

In "reality" it could be argued that moisture and such should always be collecting on the top of the dome raining down almost constantly.
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Old August 3 2013, 12:28 AM   #205
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Regarding the lake, I couldn't help but notice how strong the waves were. If it were truly cut off by the dome, it would have been completely still and flat.
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Old August 6 2013, 04:53 AM   #206
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On the one hand this week's episode was a bit of a turd. I mean Christ, that was our second manhunt and medical drama episode all rolled into one?!?! OMG THE UMBILICAL CORD IS AROUND THE BABY'S NECK!!!! AND THE DOCTOR IS HAVING AN INSULIN HEART ATTACK...OR SOMETHING!!!

On the other hand.. they killed off a useless character so I guess I should be happy?
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Old August 6 2013, 05:18 AM   #207
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But she was super hot in the 80s.

Pump Up the Volume seems silly compared to what passes for freedom on the internet.
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Old August 6 2013, 04:40 PM   #208
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Whatever. Big Jim burned a guy alive and they found the dome machine. More than enough to keep me watching.
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Old August 6 2013, 10:06 PM   #209
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So the pregnant woman sees her husband coming home from serving in the Navy in 1944, touches the dome, and it puts her in labor. CBS treats us to a shot of her embryonic fluid pouring on the ground. Thanks, show.
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Old August 6 2013, 10:30 PM   #210
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You were grossed out by a shot of water hitting pavement?
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