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Old 06-11-12, 11:16 AM
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

And yeah, the killer was the dad.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

That was Jamie's dad? I missed the part where they explained that dude.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

Originally Posted by Brian Gentz View Post
How nice of the maybe big bad to stare menacingly into the damning security camera for a good long while.
And nice of him to remove his hoodie when he got in the elevator so we have a clear shot of this face.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

I like Linden's character. I just don't like how they choose to write her part a lot of the time.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

I had pegged Jamie since the pilot. But now I think we might find out that it was Richmond all along.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

Originally Posted by AJW View Post
And nice of him to remove his hoodie when he got in the elevator so we have a clear shot of this face.
Not to mention look straight at the camera...I do that every time I get into an elevator...especially after I've done something illegal.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

Originally Posted by Shannon Nutt View Post
I had pegged Jamie since the pilot. But now I think we might find out that it was Richmond all along.
For some reason I kind of get this feeling too. It doesn't really make sense which is why I think it might be him.

The only way the show can redeem itself for me is to show Linden and Holder making the final arrest and then finding out they messed it up (again) and the killer actually got away with it - Richmond could fit this scenario.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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The only way the show can redeem itself for me is to show Linden and Holder making the final arrest and then finding out they messed it up (again) and the killer actually got away with it - Richmond could fit this scenario.
What was the story Jamie told Richmond about his grandfather while Richmond was in the hospital? For some reason now I think that story might be important.

Yeah, I've thought it was Jamie for a long time...but if it proves to be Richmond a lot of things happen as a dedicated viewer: 1) The killer WAS revealed at the end of Season 1...we just didn't realize it, and 2) We won't feel so bad now that Richmond wound up in a wheelchair.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
The very fact that all signs pointed to Jamie at the end of this episode clears him as the killer.
That's pretty much how I feel. They're just throwing everything at the wall and eventually something will stick. It really can be anyone and and it really doesn't matter who it is either.

When we find out who the actual killer is, instead of saying "oh my god... that makes so much sense... all the pieces fit!", we'll be shrugging our shoulders saying "whatever".

I'm kinda suspicious about the dog Stan brought home. The dog could've killed Rosie and although never see a glimpse of it - 21 or 22 days later it sets up a scenario where he can be adopted by Stan - all to be close to the family and introduce the audience to the killer. Because no-one would suspect the dog, would they?
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

And what's with the "2-Part Season Finale" ? I thought we would have the last 2 episodes aired on the same night. This is episode 12. Next week is episode 13 - which is the finale. What makes this a "2-Part Season Finale" ?

By this logic, I just finished watching Mad Men's 13-Part Season Finale.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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By this logic, I just finished watching Mad Men's 13-Part Season Finale.


I haven't watched this episode, and missed a couple throughout the season. It just amazes me how such a relatively well made show can be so terrible.

I was reading this thread trying to just figure out who the killer was, and I can't believe they've turned it on Jamie.

You all are so right that instead of crafting a compelling mystery, the writers are just casting arbitrary suspicion on a cast of shady characters and as a result killing any real suspense.

I really don't care enough to watch anymore. But I look forward to reading the reactions next week.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

This show is the WORST!
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

Also, somebody tell the writers that the media hasn't reported on exit polls since 2000.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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I haven't watched this episode, and missed a couple throughout the season. It just amazes me how such a relatively well made show can be so terrible.

I was reading this thread trying to just figure out who the killer was, and I can't believe they've turned it on Jamie.

You all are so right that instead of crafting a compelling mystery, the writers are just casting arbitrary suspicion on a cast of shady characters and as a result killing any real suspense.

I really don't care enough to watch anymore. But I look forward to reading the reactions next week.
I am sure the downfall is because they started to make it up as they go. The complete premise of season 1 is out the window now. Takes away from wanting to know what happens when they full out admit the story is piece-meal now.

I'm sorry but this is a terrible show. I really was looking forward to it but I enjoyed 5 Days a whole lot better. That shows wasn't that great either btw but at least I invested.

No one on this show is likeable.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

I think Jamie is just involved in the cover up due to his dealings with the Chief and the Chief will be the killer since they revealed she's let other people take the fall for crimes in the past.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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This show is the WORST!
Forgotten Rubicon already, have we?
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

Rubicon was just boring, The Killing is far more insidious in how awful it is.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

I keep hoping AMC will cancel THE KILLING, but announce that the characters of Linden and Holder will return in "X-Files: The Next Generation".
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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I keep hoping AMC will cancel THE KILLING, but announce that the characters of Linden and Holder will return in "X-Files: The Next Generation".
With Showrunner Veena Sud!
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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With Showrunner Veena Sud!
Could you imagine what a cock-tease that bitch would be in real life?

She'd be like, "sure, I'll have some amazing sex with you tonight after dinner."
But then she makes you take her somewhere else for desert, then another place for drinks then she falls asleep on your couch...
Then on your next date she swears she'll put out, but she ends up having to be home early since she has to get up early the next day... and so on.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

I still think it was that school teacher that did it
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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I still think it was that school teacher that did it
I thought it was strange that they had him and his wife on a couple episodes ago. I think Stan fixed their flickering light for them out of guilt, but it was surprising to see them again after so many episodes.

I thought they were going to show something that implicated either him or his wife, but it didn't materialize.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

I'm wondering if any of the people that were upset about not finding out the killer at the end of season one ever watched the original Danish series. It took just as long for them to reveal the killer in the original series.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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I'm wondering if any of the people that were upset about not finding out the killer at the end of season one ever watched the original Danish series. It took just as long for them to reveal the killer in the original series.
In terms of episodes, yes. But it was all one season in Denmark.
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Re: The Killing -- 2-Part Season Finale -- "Donnie or Marie" -- 6/10/12

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I'm wondering if any of the people that were upset about not finding out the killer at the end of season one ever watched the original Danish series. It took just as long for them to reveal the killer in the original series.
Here's my deal and I said it before, they are 25 days (real-time) into a murder investigation. Some real-life cases take months, years to solve. From a realism standpoint, it works for me. There's going to be countless dead ends, red-herrings etc and multiple suspects. I'm assuming for the people who are complaining over and over that the red herrings are frustrating and it's not really compelling television to have 1 case be the focal point for 2 seasons.

There was an ABC series years ago called "Murder One" that focused on 1 case over 23 episodes.

Even if you think the show is annoying and frustrating to watch, you can't deny that it's a very well produced and acted show.

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