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Old 06-10-03, 03:08 PM
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Threat Matrix?

Is it just me or is this about the worst show title you've ever heard? The ads look terrible, and I have to say the whole concept sounds like little more than lowly pandering to the kind of folks that bought duct tape and visqueen in mammoth quantities. I think ABC needs their own orange alert for this one....I suppose it could be an ok show, but from the timbre of the ads it doesn't look to be.....
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Old 06-10-03, 03:11 PM
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Old 06-10-03, 04:23 PM
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Re: Threat Matrix?

Originally posted by brizz
Is it just me or is this about the worst show title you've ever heard?

I read that it was actually initially called "Threat of Dumb Hulk Terminator with 2 Fast Bad Boys from the Caribbean Matrix: Return of the King".

But ABC was afraid movie studios might catch on to what they were doing. So they shortened it to just "Matrix Threat" this way nobody can tell.
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I think it's on against Friends and Survivor so it will probably be cancelled after a month.
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Old 06-10-03, 05:32 PM
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So what is it?
I am guessing it is a new gameshow.
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Old 06-10-03, 06:47 PM
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I've been thinking this since I first heard it and am glad I'm not alone.

A bit of a stupid premise as well. But I've gotten used to that.
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Old 06-10-03, 06:55 PM
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I just keep looking at the title and keep thinking that its "The Matrix" with a "rat" in it.
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Old 06-10-03, 06:56 PM
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So.... what is it!?!
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Originally posted by BizRodian
So what is it?
Originally posted by ^sam^
So.... what is it!?!
Originally posted by Groucho
So what is it?
http://www.abc.abcnews.go.com/primet...eatmatrix.html

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Old 06-10-03, 07:27 PM
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This looks good. I'll watch it.
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Old 06-10-03, 07:32 PM
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"With stories ripped from headlines, Threat Matrix is a drama with a ticking clock in an arena as deep and complex as today's world."

Ripped From the Headlines? A ticking Clock?

So its 24 meets Law & Order... Do the characters Outwit Outlast and Outplay too?

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Old 06-10-03, 07:44 PM
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Damn, ClarkKentKY beat me to the "With stories ripped from headlines" quote
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Well, if Mahershalalhashbaz Ali is in it, that's good enough for me.
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Well, if Mahershalalhashbaz Ali is in it, that's good enough for me.
You beat me to it.
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Old 06-11-03, 08:05 AM
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Here's what it is:

Our nation is a target. Al-Qaeda and other deadly enemies are determined to destroy our way of life. An attack could come at any time, from anywhere around the globe.

Against this rising threat, the Homeland Security Agency has created a highly specialized, elite task force trained and equipped to counter anyone or anything that threatens our nation. The head of this super-secret team is Special Agent John Kilmer. He reports only to the President and has authority to call upon the technical skills, firepower, and specialist agents of the FBI, CIA and NSA.

Working with cutting-edge technology and vast stores of chutzpah this clandestine team fights the many faces of terror to keep America safe. The one wrinkle in Kilmer's dream-team is his ex-wife, Frankie. She's as beautiful as she is fearless and lethal. Together they've averted disasters of all kinds, except their marriage.

With stories ripped from headlines, Threat Matrix is a drama with a ticking clock in an arena as deep and complex as today's world.
I think I'll pass.
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The Cast:James Denton, Kelly Rutherford, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, Shoshannah Stern, Kurt Caceres, Melora Walters, Anthony Azizi, Will Lyman

I wonder who gets to play the terrorist.
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Re: Threat Matrix?

Originally posted by brizz
Is it just me or is this about the worst show title you've ever heard?
No, E.A.R.T.H. Force still holds that honor.

Anyone remember what the acronym stood for?
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Anyone figure out yet what it is?

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Old 06-11-03, 10:36 AM
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24 ripoff I'd guess.
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Re: Re: Threat Matrix?

Originally posted by Josh Z
No, E.A.R.T.H. Force still holds that honor.

Anyone remember what the acronym stood for?
What is it?
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Actually I think this is the worst part...

"The one wrinkle in Kilmer's dream-team is his ex-wife, Frankie. She's as beautiful as she is fearless and lethal. Together they've averted disasters of all kinds, except their marriage. "

I'm sure there will be some classic screwball comedy and disfunctional marriage interplay between these two in the midst of all the battling of dark, evil forces of TERROR!!! - I am guessing within 7 minutes there will be a joke about someone leaving the toilet seat up...

Might make a good video game tho...
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