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Old 02-09-10, 06:14 AM
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Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Past Life

Synopsis for Pilot:

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New series in which people haunted by past-life events are aided by psychologist Kate McGinn (Kelli Giddish) and ex-NYPD detective Price Whatley (Nicholas Bishop). In the edgy premiere, they help a troubled teen who recalls an abduction-murder from before his birth. The case, which is the skeptical Whatley's first, requires that they identify who the teen was prior to tackling the crime itself. Dr. Malachi Talmadge: Richard Schiff. Dr. Rishi Karna: Ravi Patel.


Starring:
Kelli Giddish (All My Children, Damages)
Richard Schiff (The West Wing)
Nicholas Bishop: 1st lead role in U.S. Previous work in UK and Australia.

Originally 13 episodes, but order was cut to 7.....Remember New Amsterdam? 3 of the 4 leads are unknowns. Will move to Thursday's and air in Fringe's timeslot after tonight.

I'll check this out, but prospects are extremely grim for this show.

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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

I tuned out after the first 20 minutes or so.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

I DVR'ed it and will wait for more posts before I commit.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Boring and poorly written. Won't be tuning in again.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Not the worst, but nothing (in cast, plot, or writing) to draw anyone back for a second chance.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

I found it interesting enough that I'll give it a second watch, but the two leads seemed to be weak in their acting abilities. I'll be surprised if it goes past the 7 episodes....
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

I haven't gotten to watching the Pilot from Tuesday yet, but judging by the few responses, most of you don't like it.

Well if you haven't tuned out yet. Episode 2 airs tonight.

"Dead Man Talking"

Synopsis:

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Memories of falling into a quarry and a bloody murder scene haunt a young woman who's dealing with addiction issues. Making the matter even more urgent for Kate and Price: An innocent man on death row is slated to be executed for the crime in question.
Old 02-19-10, 01:11 PM
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

It was canceled today.
Old 02-19-10, 01:56 PM
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

http://www.thrfeed.com/2010/02/fox-c...past-life.html

Yup, Canceled. Hardly a surprise.

The remaining episodes will be burned off eventually, but not that anyone really cares.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Lol, 10 days. What show holds the record for fastest to be cancelled? Anyone know?
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Viva Laughlin was canceled faster than this. I believe after 2 episodes.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

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Lol, 10 days. What show holds the record for fastest to be cancelled? Anyone know?
Emily's Reasons Why Not starring Heather Graham had 1 episode air and was canned (ABC, 2006)

Doing some additional research:

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1969 variety comedy show on ABC. A racier derivative of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, the show alarmed broadcast officials and sponsors who immediately perceived the show as offensive. Guest host Tim Conway said the show was canceled midway through its first and only episode, and at least two affiliates didn't return to it after the first break. The series achieved wide recognition for this dubious achievement when it was cited in the first volume of The Book of Lists.


Of course, plenty of shows got canned before they ever actually aired as well (US version of the IT Crowd comes to mind).

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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Emily's Reason's Why Not was canceled by ABC after 1 episode.

There have also been many other shows over the years that have been canceled prior to even airing.

The Deep End on ABC should also be on death watch, it got basically the same ratings last night as Past Life. Of course ABC might just let it run until FlashForward comes back.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Anchorwomen (?) a few years back was canceled the next day. Fox knew they had a stinker on their hands.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

I caught the pilot on Hulu. I didn't think it was that bad once I made it past the first 20 minutes.

But there is just too much in that time slot. I would have only been able to watch it online as I have 4 other shows recording at that time and only so many DVR tuners.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Well jeez, I didn't even get a chance to watch episode 2 yet...LOL
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
Of course, plenty of shows got canned before they ever actually aired as well (US version of the IT Crowd comes to mind).
The US version of the IT Crowd never made it past a pilot, so that does not count.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

Originally Posted by Matthew Chmiel View Post
The US version of the IT Crowd never made it past a pilot, so that does not count.
Thought the pilot was scheduled to air and the show was advertised. Eh whatever.
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Re: Past Life -- New Series -- Premieres 02/09/10 -- Airing Thursday's on FOX

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The Deep End on ABC should also be on death watch, it got basically the same ratings last night as Past Life. Of course ABC might just let it run until FlashForward comes back.
Deep End has been Deep Sixed

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