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Old 06-22-14, 07:33 AM
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Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14





Season Premiere: Falling Skies

Season Premiere: "Ghost In The Machine" - Sunday, June 22, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-LV

On the outskirts of Charleston, just steps away from perceived safety, The Mason Clan and the remaining 2nd Mass suddenly find themselves under brutal attack by a new Espheni war machine - and a new, deadly creation unlike anything previously encountered. Divided like chattel and spread to the winds, The Masons must each forge new relationships and abilities to survive. Treva Etienne guest-stars.

Directed by Greg Beeman

Written by David Eick

Created by Robert Rodat



12 episode 4th season

New Executive Producer/Showrunner is David Eick (Battlestar Galactica)


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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

I don't know what it is about this show. It's not good, although it has gotten much better... yet I find myself eagerly awaiting its return.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

It's not good, yet I can't stop watching.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

And here I was wondering if it had actually gotten better since I bailed halfway through season one. Guess you guys have answered that question for me.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14



Yeah, it sucks but I just watch for Moon Bloodgood.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

But it's not like you get any cheesecake or eye candy out of this. It's really a bad show and I hate myself for continuing to watch it. Ughhh.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

Really? I finally started to watch it on Amazon Prime a few months ago and I was hooked. I burned through the three seasons in a couple of weeks.

That was during the last few weeks of the Walking Dead. While I count myself as a Walking Dead fan, often I am not sure why. I found myself comparing the two shows and wishing Walking Dead was on par with Falling Skies. Sure FS has its faults, but I didn't ask myself "why do I like this?" and lack for answers the way I was with WD.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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But it's not like you get any cheesecake or eye candy out of this. It's really a bad show and I hate myself for continuing to watch it. Ughhh.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

Lol, hitler youth plot.



Like how the daughter went from being almost half-black looking to Daenerys Targaryen Aryan.

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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

Originally Posted by Jackskeleton View Post
But it's not like you get any cheesecake or eye candy out of this. It's really a bad show and I hate myself for continuing to watch it. Ughhh.
Yep, me too. Pretty much every character on the show annoys me, but I keep watching...
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

That was a really awkward 1st episode. Something was very off about it. The 1st 10 minutes or so was cool with the attack, then it was like I was watching a completely different show. The tone was completely different. I don't know how many people will like the tonal change by David Eick.

at Lexie aging again and turning into some kind of Daenerys Targaryen religious prophet. That whole subplot was really strange.

The promos for Falling Skies were sort of teasing the re-education camp subplot. That was a really hokey subplot, especially considering only 4 months passed since the attack.

WTF was up with that Tom masked avenger subplot in the "Ghetto" camp.

at the Volm saying..."Keep the Faith"

yeah this episode was a mess. I read alot of comments on the Falling Skies Facebook from people who hated this episode.

Anytime a network hands off a show to a completely new showrunner who had no involvement with the development with this show, in this case David Eick, problems are bound to happen with the writing and tone. But, I was expecting more from him because of his resume coming from Battlestar Galactica.

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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

That's it, I'm done with this show.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

Wow, this looks like it'll be worse than the final season of Heroes.

Having Tom stuck in alien prison again between seasons was completely lazy.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

Have to agree. This was a complete style change. Not for the better.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

Yet more proof that the brilliance of BSG largely came from Ronald D. Moore. Eick was also behind the BSG spinoff Blood and Chrome, which was nearly unwatchable.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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Gratuitous nekked shower scene incoming!!!

You know, as bad as it was I have to watch it anyways. I put up with it this long...
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

The show has been consistently bad since the very first episodes. It's a vanity vehicle for Noah Wyle and nothing more. I don't recommend anyone to jump in now but I've already stuck with it for three long seasons. The commune and prophet sub-plot has a lot of potential for kookiness, I want them to dress the aliens up in those robes.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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You know, as bad as it was I have to watch it anyways. I put up with it this long...

Hey, she's 23.

I hate when they move forward with time cuts. Are they trying to go the Walking Dead route this season trying to split the group up?
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Hey, she's 23.

I hate when they move forward with time cuts. Are they trying to go the Walking Dead route this season trying to split the group up?

I found it interesting that Ann is now leading a group since everyone is separate. In 3 seasons, she has not shown one ounce of being a capable leader or have any firearms training. She was just a young pediatrician thrown into a bad spot and a mother to a newborn or now 20 something girl.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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But it's not like you get any cheesecake or eye candy out of this. It's really a bad show and I hate myself for continuing to watch it. Ughhh.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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This is what happens when you cross a Malfoy with a V baby.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

Originally Posted by mnementh View Post
My Khalessi.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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My Khalessi.
She's 23 also.

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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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She's 23 also.
The character she portrays is a year old, you pervs.
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Re: Falling Skies (S4E01) -- Season Premiere -- "Ghost in the Machine" -- 6/22/14

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The character she portrays is a year old, you pervs.
So one year in Alien-Human-Hybrid time is ....

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