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Old 08-19-09, 07:04 AM
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John Adams series

Very good for those interested in history.

Some fascinating stuff... hard to imagine being overseas for so many years, away from your children, and not even knowing if you still had a country to call home.

Summary: Before he was Russell Crowe's boxing manager, John Adams was actually President of the United States. But the details of his life are largely untold, until now.
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Old 08-19-09, 10:56 AM
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Re: John Adams series

And Benjamin Franklin was our nation's first pimp daddy.

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Series was great. Well the first 3 episodes. Once he was president you can sleep thru the rest.
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Spoiler that shit please. Some of us haven't watched the series yet.
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Old 08-19-09, 12:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Mopower View Post
Series was great. Well the first 3 episodes. Once he was president you can sleep thru the rest.
I second this.
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Old 08-19-09, 02:54 PM
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Re: John Adams series

No offense, but this really belongs in the Political TV Movie and/or Progressive Mini-series subforum.
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No offense, but this really belongs in the Political TV Movie and/or Progressive Mini-series subforum.
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Old 08-19-09, 08:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Mopower View Post
Series was great. Well the first 3 episodes. Once he was president you can sleep thru the rest.
Poppycock! The last episode was by far the best of the series!
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Poppycock! The last episode was by far the best of the series!
By "Last Episode" do you mean Episode 6, or Episode 3?
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By "Last Episode" do you mean Episode 6, or Episode 3?
The last episode in the series so that will be #6, the one where he dies.
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The last episode in the series so that will be #6, the one where he dies.
Ah man... yet another spoiler





Seriously though I agree, it was a great mini-series and personally I enjoyed all of it, not just the first half.
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It's true that in episode 6 he dies, but I'm glad Luke at least removed his mask so we could see that John Adams wasn't completely consumed by his power. There was definitely a look of love on his face, which is not surprising even after being a servant of the dark side for so long.
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Ah man... yet another spoiler





Seriously though I agree, it was a great mini-series and personally I enjoyed all of it, not just the first half.
Shaky cam drove me nuts in it though. I like how it was realistic to the period. Everyone had nasty teeth, and dirty wigs.
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson View Post
It's true that in episode 6 he dies, but I'm glad Luke at least removed his mask so we could see that John Adams wasn't completely consumed by his power. There was definitely a look of love on his face, which is not surprising even after being a servant of the dark side for so long.
And when Alexander Hamilton came back as a cyborg!!!!!
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Hasta la vista, Burr-by.
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Hasta la vista, Burr-by.
I think we are on to something here!
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Old 08-21-09, 11:23 AM
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I think we are on to something here!



So who's up for a fan re-write of the John Adams book?
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Old 08-21-09, 12:23 PM
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Yeah, this could be really good. Maybe when I have some free time.
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