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genevieve
05-03-2010, 12:39 AM
Anyone watch the premiere of this show last week? I forgot to, but I just watched on hulu. The ads have been relelntless and a bit annoying, but I was hoping this could be this year's "Harper's Island", with perhaps a less corny ending. I was surprised to find that it is a really good show...sadly, good in the vein of a zillion other shows I've followed in ABC's 10pm Wednesday slot that always get canceled too soon, but for now, I'll be watching.

The show was created by the team that did "October Road" a few years ago - it was a really understated show that I think I may have been the only person watching. One of the main actors from that show is on this one, plus Steven Weber, Amy Acker (that alone would get me to watch), the impeccable Sam Neill, Jerry from ER (Abraham Benrubi), and.... Tom Friendly from LOST! The actor, MC Gainey, is such a chameleon I didn't recognize him, but his voice is so distinctive. it was driving me nuts who he was until about halfway through the ep when I placed him.

Buzz
05-03-2010, 12:44 AM
I watched and liked it but not quite sure that I am in love with it yet. It might be a little too quirky for me, but I will watch it again. :)

my little pony
05-03-2010, 01:19 AM
I liked it. I loved the sun streaming through the hole in the guys skull in the ice house.

genevieve
05-03-2010, 01:40 AM
me too :lol:

jeffisjeff
05-03-2010, 03:43 AM
I watched and will probably tune in again. Is this a limited series like Harper's Island?

I was a bit surprised how quickly the show turned dark and violent. I was expecting a bit more of the happy in Happy Town to start. :lol:

PeterG
05-03-2010, 04:39 AM
I was surprised to find that it is a really good show...

:eek:

Did you mean to add an ;) add the end of this comment? You usually have such good taste!!!

I found this show to be so over-acted, but I think that's because the script is so sh***y that the actors are doing anything they can to salvage it. And obviously the director took VERY long coffee breaks and let the actors do whatever they wanted.

The sheriff's son is cute though... :swoon:

genevieve
05-03-2010, 05:00 AM
No, I was serious! Of course, as I said, I was expecting it to be like Harper's Island, which was the epitome of cheezy tv horror. it could be that the brilliance of the show come through in the comparison ;) There were a couple of moments that were a bit schlocky and some lines that made me cringe, but I chose to find the boarding house of widows charming, and the whole sheriff channeling his inner Chloe was creepy enough to make me want to come back and learn more.

my little pony
05-03-2010, 05:06 AM
not to mention Chloe's tattoo matching the grafitti in town

Peter's just peeing on our fun in order to get us to watch some documentary on Ottawa instead

PeterG
05-03-2010, 05:17 AM
Peter's just peeing on our fun in order to get us to watch some documentary on Ottawa instead

OMG...isn't it GREAT??????????????????? :rofl:

my little pony
05-03-2010, 05:20 AM
OMG...isn't it GREAT??????????????????? :rofl:

it's ok but how long do I have to watch before someone gets killed?

PeterG
05-03-2010, 06:41 AM
it's ok but how long do I have to watch before someone gets killed?

I'm sure I'd off you before the opening credits are over.

:kisses:

:P

genevieve
05-03-2010, 07:13 AM
PeterG, do not resist. You know you will have to watch Happy Town now, if only to disagree with mlp and me all spring/summer.

PeterG
05-03-2010, 06:33 PM
PeterG, do not resist. You know you will have to watch Happy Town now, if only to disagree with mlp and me all spring/summer.

:lol:

Now I'm considering watching episode two... If only they had filmed in the summer when we could see the sherriff's son in some skimpy swim trunks! :D

my little pony
05-03-2010, 06:37 PM
:lol:

Now I'm considering watching episode two... If only they had filmed in the summer when we could see the sherriff's son in some skimpy swim trunks! :D

doesnt all the icy tundra remind you of home?

my little pony
05-06-2010, 04:34 AM
how did Georgia get to Larry, Darryl and Darryl's living room?