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Anybody watch? I just watched it and I thought it was OK. Nothing ground breaking but I think it has potential.

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i watched the pilot and thought it was alright... there's plenty of potential there

my wife, who's not normally into sci-fi stuff actually said she enjoyed it, so I'll keep recording to see where it goes

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My wife liked it too. It was pretty good IMO. Nothing amazing. It could be though. I give some slack to sci-fi shows. I still watch Falling Skies, so if that can stay on (and going into the 3rd season) no reason this can't. It looks like SyFy is finally getting back to actual Sci-Fi with this show and some others in the pipeline.

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my mommy made me watch it with her and the cats. I didn't hate it. It's a cool concept and the alien chick is pretty hot. I just hate to see how strongly racistism is still going that far in the future. Why can't we all get along mayne

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We liked it. Ever since BSG went off the air, I'm still waiting on a sci-fi/fantasy series to grab me. I won't hold my breath, that's a pretty tall order.

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[quote name='Scrumtrilescent' timestamp='1366313534' post='2198481']
We liked it. Ever since BSG went off the air, I'm still waiting on a sci-fi/fantasy series to grab me. I won't hold my breath, that's a pretty tall order.
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I'm netflixing the BSG right now. I'm in the middle of season 2. It seems like it's kind of getting a bit stale...does it get better in season 3?

As for the Defiance show, I thought the alien chick was hot too, lol. The writing could have been better here and there, but overall it didn't get too cheesy which is a big turn off for me, especially with these Sci-Fi shows. I thought the interactions between Nolan and Irisa were the best part of the show and I'm looking forward to seeing the progression there. I had never even heard of the guy playing Nolan but I thought he played the character very well.

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It really picks up at the end of 2, if what I remember happens at the end of that season happens. Hell, it could be season 3. But it does kind of muck along in a depressing way until poo hits the fan.

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The hot alien chick is Jaime Murrary AKA Lila West from Dexter. I agree with everyone else. I thought it was okay, nothing ground breaking but it was enough for me to continue watching.

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compared to some of the junk I've seen lately I thought it was pretty good, which makes it objectively slightly above average but with a lot of potential.

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what is BSG? Bad girls club?

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Wouldn't that be BGC? BSG=Battlestar Galactica

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Look up watch orders for BSG though, there are some TV movies and webisodes that fit in there if I remember right.

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[quote name='Scrumtrilescent' timestamp='1366330480' post='2198889']
It really picks up at the end of 2, if what I remember happens at the end of that season happens. Hell, it could be season 3. But it does kind of muck along in a depressing way until poo hits the fan.
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I was actually almost to the end of season 2. Just finished watching the first episode of season 3, and man did it get really good again.

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First 4 minutes of episode 2.
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BNZN3KoqbE[/media]

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So did anyone watch the second episode yet? How was it? Haven't had a chance because I don't think it gets put up on Xbox live until tonight.

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It's.... idk.... it was OK. Still too early to tell I guess with this show. I just don't see anything new about it, same ole' storylines, etc. But only 2 episodes in so we'll see.

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Still not up on Xbox Live...guess I'll have to wait until tomorrow. I thought they put up the new shows the day after they air.

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I decided to watch it on hulu, but man do I hate commericals.

I thought it was an OK episode. I feel like they are just laying the groundwork for the series. But it feels like they are trying to do to much at once. They are trying to work in political, racial, social and moral themes all at once.

On a side note, I think the choice of music used in the show has been great so far. Johnny Cash in the first episode, Nirvana in the second.

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Yeah, I'm still idling with it. It's got a pretty interesting concept to work with, but knowing how the landscape of TV shows are it's trying to force everything at once. I also really like the music, I have a total Bear McCreary vibe but I'm not sure he's doing the work since he's on Walking Dead right now. He's one of the reasons why BSG is so haunting to me, the music. Every time I hear his All Along the Watchtower, I get chills.

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No one has mentioned it, but did you guys know that this show is tied to a video game? Where what happens in the show affects the video game and vice versa.

http://www.defiance.com/en/

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I can see the show is trying to give each alien race their own unique culture but sometimes it just comes off like a soap opera. I agree with everyone else its still okay so far.

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I don't think I've heard that (All Along the Watchtower) in the show yet...must be later in the series. But yeah I do like some of the music for BSG too.

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[quote name='Munch4455' timestamp='1366820713' post='2205326']
No one has mentioned it, but did you guys know that this show is tied to a video game? Where what happens in the show affects the video game and vice versa.

[url="http://www.defiance.com/en/"]http://www.defiance.com/en/[/url]
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I'm playing the game as well...there is a thread in here about that. Not much overlap from game to TV show right now though. They did show Irisa and Nolan in a couple of missions.

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Ah, I didn't see the other thread. In truth I didn't even look for another thread. When I first heard about it a long time ago I thought it was a pretty creative idea. Ill stay tuned to see how it works out.

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What is everyone thinking, now that we're at the half way point?

 

I think the show has potential, it's right there on the edge of being a really interesting show.  It needs to find an identity.  I'm not overly excited for any of the characters, but hopefully it gets there. 

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