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Old 10-08-07, 01:28 AM
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Has Flash Gordon improved at all?

I was really looking forward to Flash Gordon, but the early reviews were dismal.

Has the show improved at all?
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It hasn't been canceled yet?
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It's been a silly ride, but I still watch the episodes because it has some comedic value, even with the bad acting and delivery of dialogue by some of the actors/actresses.
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I have just fast forwarded through the past two episodes. I was actually geting ready to drop the season pass when I found out that they would be airing the two minute snippets of Battlestar Galactica. Oh well. I will keep recording as I will be saving the snippets.

Flash has turned into very bad comedy now. Bad writing, bad acting. It would take a miracle of Biblical proportions to save this mess!

Take care all!!
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I think their depiction of the Hawkmen a few weeks ago pretty much sealed the fate of this show. Greasy-looking guys in black trenchcoats, who grab the sides of their coats, spread their arms and glide through the air while making "Screeeee" sounds? Yikes.

Makes Brian Blessed and his gold-plated wings look like Shakespeare.
Old 10-08-07, 01:19 PM
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We ARE talking Flash Gordon here. It's good Saturday afternoon fun ... (although the dancing Hawkmen were pretty silly).
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Originally Posted by MrE
We ARE talking Flash Gordon here. It's good Saturday afternoon fun ...
That's what people said about Battlestar Galactica. Flash Gordon could be re-done well, just like BSG was.
Old 10-08-07, 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Dmacsg1
I have just fast forwarded through the past two episodes. I was actually geting ready to drop the season pass when I found out that they would be airing the two minute snippets of Battlestar Galactica. Oh well. I will keep recording as I will be saving the snippets.
The snippets are also available for download immediately after airing from the Sci-Fi website.
Old 10-08-07, 04:56 PM
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We ARE talking Flash Gordon here. It's good Saturday afternoon fun ...
I have no problem with SciFi doing a campy Flash Gordon.

The problem is doing a Flash Gordon without rocket ships, with half the action being set on Earth.
Old 10-08-07, 05:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Sean O'Hara
I have no problem with SciFi doing a campy Flash Gordon.

The problem is doing a Flash Gordon without rocket ships, with half the action being set on Earth.
Totally agree. Sci-Fi's series is Flash Gordon in name only. Since its creation, FG has been about imaginative, campy sci-fi/fantasy fun. There's very little of any of that on display here.

It's as if someone took scripts that even "Andromeda" rejected and slapped the "Flash Gordon" name on them.
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I bagged it twenty minutes into episode 2 - and nothing I've heard or read since has made me second-guess my decision.

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