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Old 09-13-05, 07:00 PM
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THRESHOLD is Bloody awesome ! No Spoilers

All i gotta say is it's a must see for not only sci fi fans but everyone else too
Old 09-13-05, 07:36 PM
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Told ya....

The best cast and by far the best of the sci-fi related premiere's. No question. I also tend to agree that this will in all likelihood appeal to quite a few outside of the genre's hardcore base.

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Crap. Is it too much to ask that for one season I actually reduce the number of shows I have to watch? Oh well, could be worse...
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So there is more than one very specific reason for me to watch this show?

That's good to hear.
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Originally Posted by B.A.
So there is more than one very specific reason for me to watch this show?

That's good to hear.
I can think of 2.5 reasons to watch this show: Carla Gugino, Brent Spiner, and Peter Dinklage.
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Originally Posted by Jadzia
I can think of 2.5 reasons to watch this show: Carla Gugino, Brent Spiner, and Peter Dinklage.
Here's hoping Peter doesn't check this board.
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Doesn't matter how good it is, it has a Friday night death slot right now. If it is really that good, they should consider moving it to a better location.
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Originally Posted by Jadzia
I can think of 2.5 reasons to watch this show: Carla Gugino, Brent Spiner, and Peter Dinklage.
The Dinklage fucking rules! I didn't know he was on this show. Sweet! That's even more of an incentive to watch the show.

Thanks, Jadz.
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There have been lots of shows and movies about the discovery of Alien life, but this show so far to me is doing it differently, with great characters. Hopefully the standard of the first episode will be maintained.
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Reasons why the show looks promising: Spiner & Dinklage

Reasons why the show looks not so promising: Executive Producer Brannon "I helped Berman ruin Star Trek" Braga.

But I'll still tune in for the pilot on Friday to see how it goes...
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I thought the Pilot got off to a pretty slow start, but finished pretty strong. I'll stick around for the next few episodes. Better than Surface, that's for sure.
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Im going to check this out, although very hesitant due to the Friday night time slot...
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#$%@!#$% it would be nice if our cable company showed CBS here. And my rabbit ears get nothing but snow. Oh well.
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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt

Reasons why the show looks not so promising: Executive Producer Brannon "I helped Berman ruin Star Trek" Braga.
Yep. I like the cast and having Spiner in anything certainly doesn't hurt. But having Brannon Braga as executive producer might cancel that out right quick.
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Gah, here we go again!

I don't like Brannon Braga, but having him as producer of Threshold does not sound like bad news. At least he would be drawn away from the Trek franchise and Threshold does not seem like a bad sci-fi series per se. All this Braga bashing is starting to get obsessive and irrational now...

And as for Brannon and Berman with the Trek franchise: although they've both got alot to answer for, with that cash cow running for many years it was inevitable the series was going to creatively dry up. Also in defense of Rick Berman, after the end of Voyager he actually asked the studio bosses to wait a few years to make a new Trek series so that they would have time to develope their new show, but no the studio bosses requested that Enterprise would start soon after.

And so the studio suits at Paramount demanded B&B that the magic goose would lay more golden eggs but ended up breaking it, so while B&B are not very good, in some respects they are not the harbingers of doom that some sociopathic Trekkies make them out to be.

And while Braga is too up his ass with high concept stories, he still managed to pen very episodes on TNG and even parts of Voyager, so Threshold could give him that last chance of redemtion.

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Am I the only one who doesn't have a thing against this Brannon Braga guy?
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Originally Posted by B.A.
Am I the only one who doesn't have a thing against this Brannon Braga guy?
Yes.

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Originally Posted by B.A.
Am I the only one who doesn't have a thing against this Brannon Braga guy?
Nope.
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Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt
Reasons why the show looks promising: Spiner & Dinklage

Reasons why the show looks not so promising: Executive Producer Brannon "I helped Berman ruin Star Trek" Braga.
The very points I was going to make.

Also agree with Bando's answer above.
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Originally Posted by Deftones
Yep. I like the cast and having Spiner in anything certainly doesn't hurt. But having Brannon Braga as executive producer might cancel that out right quick.
The early reviews that I have read have indicated Spiner being the weak link on this show.
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Originally Posted by Michael Corvin
Doesn't matter how good it is, it has a Friday night death slot right now. If it is really that good, they should consider moving it to a better location.
I don't think Friday is a death slot. CSI and X-Files were both on Friday nights before they gained audience and moved to another day. Saturday is more of a death slot than Friday.
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Originally Posted by B.A.
Am I the only one who doesn't have a thing against this Brannon Braga guy?
You didn't watch Enterprise, as many didn't, so those that didn't won't have issues w/ him.

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The early reviews that I have read have indicated Spiner being the weak link on this show.
That's bizarre. He's always been a quirky actor. Maybe the reviewers are only familiar w/ his role as Data and expext that type of performance from him.
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Originally Posted by Deftones

That's bizarre. He's always been a quirky actor. Maybe the reviewers are only familiar w/ his role as Data and expext that type of performance from him.
That seems to be the case.
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Was this on last night?

what time?
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It's part of CBS's Friday night line-up.

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