Terminator-216 "SMWWSMS" - Discuss/Grade <Spoilers>

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by nx1701g, Feb 27, 2009.

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Grade "Some Must Watch, While Some Must Sleep"

  1. "I'll be back." (Excellent)

    7.4%
  2. "Come with me if you want to live." (Above Average)

    35.2%
  3. "Thank you for explaining" (Average)

    20.4%
  4. "Hasta la vista, Baby." (Below Average)

    22.2%
  5. "You are terminated." (Poor)

    14.8%
  1. Aragorn

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    Maybe next week we'll find out Sarah dreams about a practically-naked Cameron A LOT.
     
  2. Sakrysta

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    I admit it makes a little more sense if Winston is real. But I spend a lot of my time confused while watching this show, and this week was probably the worst as far as completely messing with my head. I would have appreciated a little more clarity on what was real and what wasn't.
     
  3. nx1701g

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    ^ All the events taking place in the hospital were fake. The events taking place in the car were real.
     
  4. nx1701g

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    Couldn't have said it any better myself.

    I think that's a possibility.

    An upcoming episode will involve John Henry being hacked.

    But I think that Weaver was in control over the base. We have seen that she controls companies other than Zeira Corp. Though I do suppose anything is possible with this show.
     
  5. Sephiroth

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    I disagree on the factory being Not Weaver's, it sounded to me like the factory's cover MAY have been blown so better to destroy it and start anew than to run the risk of exposure
     
  6. nx1701g

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    ^ Another possibility. We'll find out soon enough.

    Wouldn't it be shocking though if the Three Dots DID represent the logo of Cyberdyne/CRS from the films though...
     
  7. Guy Gardener

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    I seen this in TNG, Charmed and Buffy. The fake loony bin. Gods.

    This episode was a complete waste of time.
     
  8. Samurai8472

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    Will Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles finish the season?
    http://tvbythenumbers.com/2009/02/2...rah-connor-chronicles-finish-the-season/13675
    Posted on 28 February 2009 by Robert Seidman
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    summer-glau
     
  9. Brent

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    i want her to bite my pee pee off with those teeth
     
  10. nx1701g

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    It raises some good points: including one of the ones I mentioned about WB basically trying to buy it another season by low price and heavy advertising.

    Truthfully if (big if though) we'd get another season I still think it should be maximized at 13 episodes only.
     
  11. Guy Gardener

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    How about 26 1/2 hour episodes?

    I'm amazed about what can be done with the half hour drama set up after watching Weeds and Cali fornication and even The United States of Tara. It's not my imagination that they could probably take any episode ever make of terminator and remove 15 minutes without touching a word of dialog. The expressing and emoting and staring and glaring which seems to impersonate telepathy ion this show takes up too much space.

    They cut Ally Mcbeal down into a 1/2 hour format by removing all the court scenes and just focussed on the Ally and friends subplots. I never saw these episodes, but it's refferenced on IMDB and it sounds hilarious if your're a fan of taking a butchers knife to something you know intimately.
     
  12. LutherSloan

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    Um, I thought that TSCC's ratings were very close to Dollhouse's anyway?
     
  13. Tim

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    I appreciate it all, baby. :evil:
     
  14. dru

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    If that's your take on the episode you didn't "get it" at all. It was not as simplistic as "the fake loony bin" because it wasn't fake. She dreamed/hallucinated the whole sleep clinic plot.

    :rolleyes:
     
  15. Mitty

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    Was very Frame of Mind, but hey it was a mind fuck and I love mind fucks. anything that leaves you feeling disturbed at the end must be good.
     
  16. Wouter2

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    That's a possibility, Zack did say that the 3 dots would be explained, and not through supernatural means. So it would almost have to be something Sarah can remember (but which seems to be only subconscious, now).

    I'm not saying Weaver was not the owner of "Desert heat and air", just that it hasn't been established without any doubt, yet. Weaver is not the only one who can use other companies as fronts, and the parent company of "Desert heat and air" hasn't been established yet as one of the fronts for Weaver.

    I love the show, I hope it stays on the air and gets a third season - preferably a full one, though 13 would already be good, especially if it gets a real shot at a 4th season by correct promotion and timeslot (if the 3rd one is definitely the last though, known in advance, 22 eps would be better). I think the marketing of this show as "action" and the emphasis on "terminator" may have been a mistake, it's the Sopranos/BSG audience that TSCC should try to reach in marketing, rather than pure action fans. The latter will be disappointed and will stop watching.

    Is Dollhouse any good, anyway? Its premise doesn't sound that interesting, to me (OK, I admit, TSCC's premise didn't sound good to me either, at first). It's all good if it stays in the air, but I doubt replacing TSCC as lead-in would help - sounds as an excuse. If WB has a deal with FOX, I hope this does lead to a 3rd season, and TSCC isn't dropped in an attempt to get Dollhouse more viewers (that will likely fail anyway).
     
  17. hyzmarca

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    I've sick and tired of this lovey-dovey Sarah who feels bad about shooting people. I'd like to see some of that T2 makes-Jack-Bauer-look-soft blow-it-up-and-kill-whoever-gets-in-the-way Sarah that John has to reign in.
     
  18. Lindley

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    It's not bad. Not yet up to Joss Whedon's usual standards of awesome, though.
     
  19. Wouter2

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    Well, in that case, the ending of this episode should have made you happy, she executed Winston at point blank, after getting out of her handcuffs in a way that makes Jack Bauer look mere average?
     
  20. hyzmarca

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    Yeah, but the closing monologue suggested that she felt bad about it afterward, which kind of defeats the point.