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Old 04-21-13, 07:52 PM
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

I would watch this were it not for my feeling that it's just a glorified ad for the game.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

I don't know how to feel about the pilot. It was so campy and the CGI was almost laughable. Every character was a cliche'. Can we get one f'ing drama w/out teenage angst?? I'll give it one more episode... if it's too heavy on the drama, I'm out.

Also, the stupid alien saboteur guy with the limp --- that acting was hard to watch.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Teenage love story means I am out.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Originally Posted by Dr. DVD View Post
I would watch this were it not for my feeling that it's just a glorified ad for the game.
So you haven't watched it, but feel its an ad for the game? There are much cheaper ways than create a series with the impressive setting that it has.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Episode 3 of 13 airs tonight:

Last week was a 2 hour Pilot and counted as 2 episodes.

Defiance (Syfy) Episode 2 “Down in the Ground Where the Dead Men Go” – A killer is pursued; at the same time, Nolan and Datak come to blows over an ancient ritual.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

I give most sci-fi shows an honest shot and liked the premier. My only real issue was the feeling that the first episodes mimicked the first episode of Eureka right down to the sassy daughter.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Originally Posted by Kdogg View Post
I give most sci-fi shows an honest shot and liked the premier. My only real issue was the feeling that the first episodes mimicked the first episode of Eureka right down to the sassy daughter.

I agree with you on the sassy daughter. She and the mine owning family were the characters that I didn't like. Overall, I liked the pilot and I have to watch the third episode later on tonight.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Finally caught the pilot last night. Not sure what I was expecting. I think it came off more camp, which caught me by surprise. However, it certainly picked up in the second hour. I did like the mystery reveal at the end and the preview looked like it had some good energy and development.

I may check out a few more, or save up the season and watch once summer starts.

New Zeland's answer to Nathan Fillion.
I actually had the thought - well they went a bit older, Fillion could have fit this part.
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I'm really enjoying it. If it keeps up, I hope it sticks around for a long while.
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Third ep was very good I thought.
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Third ep was very good I thought.
Third? I thought so far there was just the pilot and the episode in the mine.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

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Third? I thought so far there was just the pilot and the episode in the mine.
Episode 1 was considered 2 episodes (2 hours)
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Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
Episode 1 was considered 2 episodes (2 hours)
Ah. I thought it was just a 90 minute pilot. Usually when they're two episodes grouped as one the opening credits say stuff like "Part 1 written by" and so on.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
Ah. I thought it was just a 90 minute pilot. Usually when they're two episodes grouped as one the opening credits say stuff like "Part 1 written by" and so on.
It'll run as two episodes in syndication.

As if it will make it beyond whatever they already have filmed.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

so i watched the pilot. it was decent. one thing i missed, why did the mayor aide kill the son of that guy? i didn't catch why that happened.
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so i watched the pilot. it was decent. one thing i missed, why did the mayor aide kill the son of that guy? i didn't catch why that happened.
Its part of a larger conspiracy (I'm guessing that son was somehow involved with the conspiracy to have the city destroyed). At the end of the episode they wanted to look for something under the city.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

this show is so freaking.... bland... for the lack of a better term. It's just like a turd floating on a tranquil lake.
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this show is so freaking.... bland... for the lack of a better term.
It does feel a little so-so at the moment, I was mostly curious about the buired city stuff. Entertaining enough, will see where it goes.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Second (third?) episode dragged quite a bit. Sci-fi shows tend to start slow, though. I'll stick with this one.
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I'm liking the show so far. Angry girl is kind of all over the place. Darla is interesting same with albino incest people. Tech is cool but cg is on the poor side but understandably so.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Originally Posted by Baron Of Hell View Post
I'm liking the show so far. Angry girl is kind of all over the place. Darla is interesting same with albino incest people. Tech is cool but cg is on the poor side but understandably so.
Bad CGI on a SyFy channel show???

Surely you jest!

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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Originally Posted by Baron Of Hell View Post
I'm liking the show so far. Angry girl is kind of all over the place. Darla is interesting same with Albino Incest People. Tech is cool but cg is on the poor side but understandably so.
thanks for name checking my fav indie band.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

Alien daughter doesn't make much sense. Pissed that daddy wants to help save a town from destruction, tells him they aren't worth taking a risk for before he goes underground, but she risks her life to save one person who is actually willing to die.
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I call the Albino Incest People the Malfoys.
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re: Defiance -- Season 1 Discussion Thread -- From creators of Farscape & Alien Nation

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I call the Albino Incest People the Malfoys.
Cute.

The line-ey head techno people are hard to kill I guess. I suppose they are really going to draw out the conspiracy thing the whole season. I wonder if the show will last that long?

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