Agents of SHIELD. Season 1 Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Trekker4747, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. Alidar Jarok

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    Well, I pointed out the idea of a computer that can process so much information that it can predict the future. Then I saw MODOK's wiki page basically said the same thing.
     
  2. sojourner

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    Isn't that pretty much Persons of Interest?
     
  3. Alidar Jarok

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    Marvel did it first

     
  4. Christopher

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    By the way, it might be worth pointing out that while alleged "clairvoyance" can theoretically involve precognition, it's not exclusively about seeing the future. It means sensing things beyond the range of the normal senses, including things in the past or far away in the present. It doesn't mean mind reading either, just perception of things not present (it's French for "clear vision").
     
  5. Alidar Jarok

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    Yeah, although the wiki article also has that covered. I was just addressing whether Person of Interest did it first.
     
  6. Luminus

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    Exactly.

    Yes. It would be like saying we're going to be very happy to find out who's been feeding the walkers on the Walking Dead and then it turns out to be the Governor.
     
  7. Guy Gardener

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    Now that 7/10ths of the group are dead, it's likely that it was the bunny killer doing that.
     
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  10. Guy Gardener

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    Well if he is Triathlon/The 3-D Man, then that leads directly into SKrulls and a Secret Invasion.
     
  11. DEWLine

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    Tonight's rerun is "F.Z.Z.T." on CTV. 8 PM EST.
     
  12. kitik

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    Who's up for a trip to Tahiti next week?
     
  13. DEWLine

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    Looking forward to it. Whether the title spells the name with or without initials.
     
  14. Turtletrekker

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    Down, down, dow, oh wait we reference or have movie related guest star, jump up, then down, down, level off into slow decline. But it is getting better just taking a long time.
     
  16. Vendikarr

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    While it's not a mega hit, the ratings appear to have stabilized. Add that to the fact that it's number two in its timeslot, and that it's produced by a Disney company airing on a Disney network (they would rather pay themselves than another company), and I think the chances of a renewal are better than 50%.

    It's also advertising for the Marvel theatrical releases. Even if not directly, it keeps he brand in people's minds.

    One thing I would like to know is how the ratings compare to the same timeslot this same time last year. Rises in those ratings are also helpful in the renewal decisions.
     
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  17. Turtletrekker

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    ^This is the first scripted drama to do this well against NCIS in a LONG time.
     
  18. Vendikarr

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    That is another tick in the plus column for them.

    I would be more surprised if the show wasn't renewed. I think it will get a second season, and find itself in a different slot on the schedule to give it a chance to grow an audience without being in competition with the CBS juggernaut NCIS.
     
  19. RJDiogenes

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    I'm pretty sure it will be renewed-- my worry is more that it will be re-tooled.
     
  20. Captain Craig

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    I'm just ready for March 4th! Glad the Olympics are over.
    Is it bad I didn't watch any of if? I mean any. Sure I saw highlights during the news but I never sat down to intentionally watch it.