Revolution - season 1 part 2 -

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  1. DarthTom

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    Perhaps we'll assume that everyone they showed the power coming back on was wired up to the Hoover dam or a wind electric connection - both of which would instantly work in that scenario. ;)
     
  2. Enterprise is Great

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    I don't really mind that Eric Kripke stole from himself.
     
  3. ralfy

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    I could barely watch the first two episodes, and gave up after that.
     
  4. MPH

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    Well season 2 just got of a hell of alot more interesting hope the power doesn't go off again.
     
  5. Guy Gardener

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  6. Scout101

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    Know you're just being cute, but they DID show power coming back across the whole country. Also, Life After People addressed the Hoover Dam directly. Walk out tomorrow and lock the door, and the generators fail in about a year, turbines get trashed. so no...

    Just little things, I guess. Kinda like in Defiance, they keep showing the St. Louis Arch. In the show, it's damaged but fine. SyFy keeps showing it in the promo missing a big chunk of the top. Looks cool, but fails basic math. Without the top (you know, the keystone), an arch won't stand up. Come on.
     
  7. Guy Gardener

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    The bottom third of the Arch is underground from when the terraformers went apeshit.

    According the "apocrypha" the arch was also disconnected from it's foundations, and thowen into the air, and then caught by a tidal landslide, and then squeezed into a completely different shaped arch as the Earth settled.
     
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  8. Scout101

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    It's shown as essentially whole (just damaged) on the show, and missing the top chunk in the SyFy promos.
     
  9. auntiehill

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    I think what really, REALLY gets to me is the ridiculous "personal motivations" that the writers seem to switch in an instant. For instance, why the HELL is Monroe still alive? They've set him up as the paranoid, psycho dictator and we spent most of the first season with Miles on a mission to get his nephew and kill Monroe. He gets the chance to kill him, but doesn't do it.

    We also get a flashback of how he was determined to kill him, but couldn't go through with it.

    Rachel is determined to kill him for the death of her son. She is so determined to kill him that she is willing to blow herself up to do it. But she fails. Just hours (a day at most) later, she has the chance to kill him inside the "tower," but....decides not to. Huh?

    Miles and Monroe fight in the woods, and savagely attack each other, and Miles has the perfect chance to kill Monroe but....can't.

    Devious Neville finally has Monroe tied up and on his knees, and points a gun at his head.....but spares his life. And then Miles comes and inexplicably sets Monroe free. [​IMG]

    Sweet Zombie Jesus. Would someone please just kill this man????
     
  10. Mr. Laser Beam

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    The tower? The tower? RAPUNZEL!!! :D
     
  11. Nerys Myk

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    Childe Roland or perhaps the Gunslinger.;)
     
  12. 1001001

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    Finally saw the finale today.

    I agree with the shifting alliances and personal motivations criticism. Tom and his son have become ridiculous. Looking at Monroe, I just kept thinking KILL that bastard already!

    :lol:

    Still interested in the show, and will watch the next season.

    "The missiles are flying. Hallelujah, Hallelujah..."
     
  13. EmoBorg

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    The most interesting relationship in the whole series, for me, is not the one between Charlie and her mother Rachel or the one between Tom Neville and his son Jason. It is the relationship between Miles Matheson and Sebastian Monroe.

    They were best of friends before the blackout and knew each other from a young age. They kept close after the blackout and worked very hard to found the Monroe Republic and in the process, saving each others lives. They were closer than family.

    Then Monroe's slow descent into paranoia and Miles eventual disgust with his friend's resulting behavior caused them to go their separate way. Even when Miles is repulsed by Monroe's actions and recognizes that Monroe needs to be stopped, he still cannot bring himself to kill Monroe when he had the chances. Miles still considers him a brother.

    It is a great yet twisted Bromance for me.
     
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  14. Guy Gardener

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  15. EmoBorg

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    Yah i know. I have always been a sucker for bromances. I have always had great bromances when i was in elementry school, high school, army and college. Too bad my romantic relationships with women are not as epic.
     
  16. Guy Gardener

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    Bromances are between two "equally sane" people, and romances are not.
     
  17. auntiehill

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    Best line of the whole show. :lol:
     
  18. Nerys Myk

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    :wtf: Clearly you've never had a bad romance.
     
  19. sojourner

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    ^I think he has, read the line again.;)
     
  20. Nerys Myk

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    You're right. It's Guy, how could it be otherwise!