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Old September 27 2013, 07:48 PM   #1
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Atlantis - New BBC Series

It starts tomorrow and looks like it had a decent budget.

Unfortunately, it happily describes itself as a 'mash up' of Greek myths and reminds me of both Sinbad and Merlin, which I liked the look of but detested when I actually got to see them. Here's hoping that Atlantis is rather better.

Anyone else going to watch it ?
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Old September 27 2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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Awesome. I loved Merlin and I've been wondering what BBC was going to replace it with.
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Old September 27 2013, 11:50 PM   #3
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Awesome. I loved Merlin and I've been wondering what BBC was going to replace it with.
Well, this is on rather later than Merlin. I don't think it is an 'adult' series but it may be a little harder edged than it's predecessor.
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Old September 28 2013, 06:44 AM   #4
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I'll check it out.
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Old September 28 2013, 07:40 AM   #5
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Kevin Sorbo has been at the pies.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01c...files/hercules
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Old September 28 2013, 12:57 PM   #6
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I saw some comment somewhere that said "It's a disgrace to Kevin Sorbo to cast this guy."
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Old September 28 2013, 01:02 PM   #7
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He should be called Heracles, in any case.
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Old September 28 2013, 04:42 PM   #8
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Heard about this, they built some pretty extensive sets for it I believe!
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Old September 28 2013, 05:01 PM   #9
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I saw some comment somewhere that said "It's a disgrace to Kevin Sorbo to cast this guy."
Robert Baratheon as Hercules? I'm cool with that.
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Old September 28 2013, 07:42 PM   #10
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i'm a sucker for anything even remotely related to Atlantis so i'll check this out.
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Old September 28 2013, 09:18 PM   #11
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Hercules was great in this. "I'm not fat, I'm powerfully built. I'm just big boned." Not sure about the rest of it yet, but I'll probably give the second episode a go.
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Old September 28 2013, 09:26 PM   #12
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Mark Addy was the best thing in it by far.
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Old September 28 2013, 09:34 PM   #13
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I rather liked that. I'll try episode two...
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Old September 29 2013, 12:35 AM   #14
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Old September 29 2013, 02:16 AM   #15
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I saw some comment somewhere that said "It's a disgrace to Kevin Sorbo to cast this guy."
Robert Baratheon as Hercules? I'm cool with that.
Really?

That's where your mind went?

Mine lurched straight to Fred Flintstone.

Barney Rubble does remind me of Iolaus though.
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