K-9 on Syfy for Xmas

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  1. Mr. Adventure

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    I see on Christmas Day that Syfy is marathoning the unofficial K-9 series. I know it's unofficial and maybe not the best but it might make for curiosity viewing while waiting for the Christmas series.
     
  2. Worf2DS9

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    While I was flipping around the dial yesterday I came across K9 on BBC Kids here. Looked largely forgettable and didn't bother watching much.
     
  3. jbny67

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    I never got further than the pilot episode. I just didn't have enough interest beyond that.
    I doubt I'll be tuning in to the marathon.
     
  4. Emh

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    Watching the trailer alone killed off any interest I had in the show. Looked far too goofy and disconnected from the K-9 we all know and love.
     
  5. Mr. Adventure

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    I thought it was interesting counter-programming. It has to be a response to BBCA and Who because it's not a very typical program for Syfy, especially these days.
     
  6. Saga

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    never watched an ep so i'll give it a chance. how bad can it be?
     
  7. Cutter John

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    A shame nobodies kept up with it. I wonder if like SJA it got better with time?
     
  8. Guy Gardener

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    Saw it all.

    Took at least 10 episodes till I became invested and the strange future world began to be explained. Enjoyed the love triangles, and the final battle was a bit of a laugh.

    It's not awful.

    This is supposed to be the further adventures of the original K9 who we last saw went to Gallifrey with Leela.
     
  9. Christopher

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    I have been curious to see this. I'll probably watch some and DVR the rest for later. I can't say I like the "regenerated" K-9 design, but it is John Leeson doing the voice, and that's the main draw.
     
  10. DWF

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    I have seen the first ep. where K9 regenerates and battles the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle from outer space. :vulcan:
     
  11. OmahaStar

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    ROFLMAO! :rommie:

    "You will know pain. You will know fear. And then you will die." That pretty much sums up my reaction to the pilot.
     
  12. Saga

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    :lol: i know you're just trying to spare me...but it only makes me more curious.
     
  13. DWF

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    To quote the Doctor, it's bad with an extra helping of bad on the side.
     
  14. Cutter John

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    I wish they'd have just gotten the rest of SJA and shown it.
     
  15. Guy Gardener

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    Well have you tried Wizards vs. Aliens, which is where all the SJA production staff and money went.
     
  16. ToddKent

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    I knew this thing existed but never got around to seeing any of it. Found the trailer on YouTube. That's really all I needed to see. I think I get the gist of it.

    This show is no longer in production correct?

    EDIT: Here's another trailer that uses the music from the Star Trek (2009) trailer.
     
  17. Christopher

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    It's not currently in production, and it's been two and a half years since the last episode aired, but the producers are reportedly developing a second season. However, there's been no news on that since June, and apparently ratings and reviews for the first season were disappointing. So it's sort of up in the air, I guess.
     
  18. Pindar

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    Hmm, I just caught the pilot on Lovefilm. It wasn't great, the acting, the story, the new K-9 were all bleurgh.

    But the accents were truly awfull. They are some of the worst British accents I have heard.

    If the cast is British then they are putting on appalling accents for the overseas market.
     
  19. Christopher

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    It's an Australian production.
     
  20. Pindar

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    I gathered that but the accents are not Australian wouldn't have minded that.
     

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