Author Topic: TV series thread  (Read 141579 times)

Online lahar

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 7211
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1740 on: October 03, 2017, 04:35:13 AM »
^ Well, it is set 10 years before the original Star Trek...

I hope that is not their excuse for serving the same dish using the same tired recipe. People of the present will quickly tire of watching a remake.

Hehe Star Trek tropes fail to satisfy the tacticians among us
https://sto.gamepedia.com/Ability:_Torpedo:_Transport_Warhead

But srsly I think the first two eps were pretty good. The level of tension between crew members is a something we haven't seen since DS9, and the visuals alone make the show worth seeing.

Here's something new.

https://io9.gizmodo.com/star-trek-discovery-delves-into-a-conflict-thats-been-1819047066?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

Offline newcastle_29

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 2590
  • Warning: General Protection Fault !!!
    • tweet me @neil33
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1741 on: October 04, 2017, 01:05:59 PM »
going to watch this series..
i7 6700K | Gigabyte Z170X G1 | 16GB Corsair DDR4 | Nvidia GTX970 | 2x 500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD | Corsair H100i GTX | LG 29" Ultrawide 75hz monitor | NZXT H440 | EVGA Supernova 850W G2 | Corsair Strafe RGB Mech keyboard | Logitech G602 wireless  | Logitech Z5500 5.1

Online Sephiroth

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 5681
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1742 on: October 04, 2017, 01:53:39 PM »
i have never been a fan of Star Trek. or Star Wars. i'm more of a Stargate fan. but i suppose i want to give the new ST series a try.

Online motion55

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 878
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1743 on: October 08, 2017, 09:45:26 PM »
Try watching "The Orville". It's Seth Mcfarlane's take on a Star Trek series.
"Set your mind free!"

Offline theDUD3

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 2654
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1744 on: October 09, 2017, 01:43:24 AM »
The Orville is just mildly funny.
Ryzen 7 7100 | Fatality ASRock X370 Gaming K4 | 2x8GB TridentZ RGB 3200 | GTX 980 Ti 6GB OC | 250GB Samsung 850 Evo SSD  + 4TB Storage | 27" Dell U2713H @ 2560x1440

Online motion55

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 878
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1745 on: October 09, 2017, 04:39:56 PM »
In episodes 3 & 4 of  "The Orville", it starts to take a more serious thought provoking twist.


"The Orville" is to ST Discovery as Masterchef Australia is to Masterchef US. If you like the civil competition of Masterchef Au, then probably Orville will suit you. If you like the in your face conflict in Chef Ramsey's Masterchef US, then you will probably like ST Discovery better.
"Set your mind free!"

Online Sephiroth

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 5681
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1746 on: October 09, 2017, 05:11:16 PM »
i happen to like both MS Au and US. :lol: i think MS Au's contestants are more talented and standards are waaaaaay higher though. but MS US is more entertaining.

Online lahar

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 7211
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1747 on: October 09, 2017, 08:44:43 PM »
Having watched all the Star Trek TV series and movies, I think Discovery is even darker than DS9.

Sent from my P01MA using Tapatalk


Online motion55

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 878
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1748 on: October 10, 2017, 07:13:49 AM »
ST Discovery is in the same theme as the movie ST Nemesis. Some scenes like kamekazeing into the enemy"s vessel and trojan bomb trick was also in Nemesis. But it was first used by Kirk on the Wrath of Khan.

I have watched all StarTrek series and movies. The Kardashians were aliens on DS9 before they were reality TV stars.
"Set your mind free!"

Online Sephiroth

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 5681
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1749 on: October 10, 2017, 08:56:45 AM »
woohoo! my current favorite TV show is gonna be back this week!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cYdxE_3dG8
Legends of Tomorrow: they screw up the timeline for the better! :lol:

take that, Barry Allen!

Online lahar

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 7211
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1750 on: October 16, 2017, 07:23:37 PM »
Watched the latest Wheeler Dealers episode. I was apprehensive about the departure of Ed China and the allegations of dumbing down the technical aspects of the show. But Ant is as good a mechanic and a host as Ed and I hardly noticed the shortening of some technical aspects (they did not show some common jobs and jobs that previous episodes already tackled like changing brake pads and bleeding). Overall still a good show.

Sent from my P01MA using Tapatalk


Online Sephiroth

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 5681
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1751 on: October 17, 2017, 10:41:47 AM »
ok, so new MacGyver series season 2 is out. i still think it needs to tone down on humor, although there were some really funny moments. Bozer is still an annoyance.


of the CW season premiers last week, i liked Legends of Tomorrow the best. not that i am already a huge fan of the series, but it retained its charm without losing a beat between seasons.


LoT to my mind is the spiritual successor to Stargate SG-1. both feature a diverse team with with interesting interactions between characters while thy explore worlds and save the timeline/universe.

Offline madz08

  • Semi-Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 18
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1752 on: October 27, 2017, 01:08:33 PM »
I haven't seen any comment of teleserye from ABS-CBN or GMA.  >:D

Offline WallyWest

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 1726
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1753 on: October 27, 2017, 01:13:05 PM »
I haven't seen any comment of teleserye from ABS-CBN or GMA.  >:D
It all sucks. [emoji14]

Sent from my ASUS_T00J using Tapatalk


Online Sephiroth

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 5681
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1754 on: October 27, 2017, 01:19:25 PM »
i didn't even bother to watch the rather popular teleserye where the actress i used to date played a role in. :lol:

Offline WallyWest

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 1726
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1755 on: October 29, 2017, 12:05:24 PM »
Now trying to watch Stranger Things S02.

Lost interest in Supergirl.

Watching The Flash but still not finding anything to be excited about.

Watching Lucifer and liking it so far.

Tried starting Series of Unfortunate Events but I don't know what to make of it so far.

Sent from my ASUS_T00J using Tapatalk

Offline theDUD3

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 2654
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1756 on: October 29, 2017, 03:53:14 PM »
Mindhunter, Mr. Mercedes, The Brave, The Good Doctor
Ryzen 7 7100 | Fatality ASRock X370 Gaming K4 | 2x8GB TridentZ RGB 3200 | GTX 980 Ti 6GB OC | 250GB Samsung 850 Evo SSD  + 4TB Storage | 27" Dell U2713H @ 2560x1440

Offline madz08

  • Semi-Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 18
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1757 on: October 30, 2017, 01:46:02 PM »
i didn't even bother to watch the rather popular teleserye where the actress i used to date played a role in. :lol:


Wow.   :lol:

Offline WallyWest

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 1726
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1758 on: November 04, 2017, 11:58:40 AM »
The Flash Episode 4. Danny Trejo FTW!

Sent from my ASUS_T00J using Tapatalk


Online Sephiroth

  • Member
  • **
  • Posts: 5681
Re: TV series thread
« Reply #1759 on: November 04, 2017, 07:06:28 PM »
The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow episodes were all good this week.

MacGyver still needs to have Bozer killed. the guy's annoying. preferably by having him fall into a trash compactor.