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The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Old 07-31-13, 10:10 PM
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The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13



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Episode 4 / Production #104 - "Maria of the Desert" (Airs July 31, 10:00 pm e/p) -The clock ticks as Maria's broadcast continues. Sonya searches for the girl's location. Against protocol, Marco works a unique ransom angle. A powerful Juarez force crosses the border. Written by Chris Gerolmo; directed by Bill Johnson.


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Old 08-01-13, 02:52 AM
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

I suspect a lot of people gave up on this show as it had a rough start, but the last couple episodes and especially this one have been dramatically better. Really quite interesting and well done.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Originally Posted by johnnysd View Post
I suspect a lot of people gave up on this show as it had a rough start, but the last couple episodes and especially this one have been dramatically better. Really quite interesting and well done.
I watched the first three episodes in a marathon a few days back. I thought things improved in episode 3. I enjoyed this episode too because we are starting to get additional hints on the back stories of Linder, Sonya, and Hank.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

I haven't been keen on this show so far, but loved this episode. They picked up the pace and didn't beat us over the head with the fact that Sonya has Asperger's. I also liked the scene with Marco and the drug lord.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Love this show!
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

so the weird dude isn't a murderer, but he's just a guy that helps women disappear? that's an interesting turn.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

I've been really enjoying it from the beginning. Great show.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Originally Posted by johnnysd View Post
I suspect a lot of people gave up on this show as it had a rough start, but the last couple episodes and especially this one have been dramatically better. Really quite interesting and well done.
I go back and forth over it between every episode. I definitely enjoyed this one.....

Originally Posted by Fist of Doom View Post
I haven't been keen on this show so far, but loved this episode. They picked up the pace and didn't beat us over the head with the fact that Sonya has Asperger's. I also liked the scene with Marco and the drug lord.
.....probably helped by that fact.

Hard to believe the FBI agents would say their real names to the kidnapper like that though.
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Hard to believe the FBI agents would say their real names to the kidnapper like that though.
i was expecting something se7enish/him doing something to the guy's family. nice reveal on the cell phone video.

i am surprised people didn't take to this show, and the lead's off putting manner was so off putting to people in real life. i thought it was interesting and a nice change from the norm.

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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Good episode this week. Although there were a lot of subtitles in this one, so I suspect it won't be a ratings darling anytime soon.

The sequence at the end was pretty good. Like the turn of the bearded guy also. Glad to see Jon Gries is still getting roles.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Who was the woman on the video at the end? I did not recognize her.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Originally Posted by Geofferson View Post
Good episode this week. Although there were a lot of subtitles in this one, so I suspect it won't be a ratings darling anytime soon.
i guess the international ratings for this are stellar. one of the highest rated international shows right now.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

couldn't make it through an hour of the pilot. shame, because I've usually loved all of FX's stuff, even Lights Out
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Probably the best of the recent episodes that have aired.

Really surprising ending with the drop going bad and then the FBI guy getting decapitated. And that video was quite interesting.

And yes, Sonya wasn't as annoying.

A lot of Spanish dialogue in this episode with subtitles, so you really had to pay attention.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Originally Posted by johnnysd View Post
I suspect a lot of people gave up on this show as it had a rough start,
It did?

I loved episode one.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

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It did?

I loved episode one.
Yeah, I don't have much to say about it but I've been really enjoying the whole thing. I've also seen and really liked the Scandinavian version, I don't know if that helps.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
And yes, Sonya wasn't as annoying.
I've come to really enjoy the character. I think Kruger is doing a great job, and I applaud the show for not hammering Sonya's Asperger's over our heads.

It made the viewers feel that same awkwardness other characters experience when we first met her on the bridge in the pilot.
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Re: The Bridge -- "Maria of the Desert" -- 7/31/13

Originally Posted by Ropes Pierre View Post
i was expecting something se7enish/him doing something to the guy's family. nice reveal on the cell phone video.
They did a horrible job of explaining that because I have no idea what happened/who that was. (I haven't watched the next episode yet)

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