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Old 06-28-16, 11:02 AM
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Re: Zoo (CBS) -- based on James Patterson novel -- Series Thread

Bring on the cheese!
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Old 06-28-16, 11:11 AM
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We just sit back and MST3K the heck out of this god awful show. It's so bad it's good!
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This show is worse than Under the Dome. I love it!
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Old 06-29-16, 11:38 AM
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Looks like production moved to Vancouver from Louisiana judging by all the trees. And they also replaced the house cat leopard stand-in with some seriously bottom barrel CGI. This show just never disappoints.
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Was the elephant named Trump?
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Re: Zoo (CBS) -- based on James Patterson novel -- Series Thread

I will say once again that I despise networks opening a season with two episodes back to back. It's usually tough enough sitting through one hour of a show like Zoo, but two hours is like walking through glass on bare feet.

I'm not really digging the mutated human story-line. I did like the gigantic vultures dragging bodies back to the forest.
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Yeah, I really hope they don't turn this into a 'rage zombie' show.
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Old 07-11-16, 09:37 PM
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Now the show is just fucking ridiculous. It's not even entertaining bad. Just bad.

I'm out.
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Old 07-12-16, 10:00 AM
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The writer's room for this show must just be one giant cloud of pot smoke.
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From the sounds of things it's a good thing I didn't even bother to check out season 2...
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Old 07-12-16, 04:58 PM
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I've been enjoying it as a completely mindless CBS series. They've mastered the art of empty, light action shows. This is one show where you have to understand that the writers are definitely making Zoo with a wink to the audience.

It's enjoyable enough if you take it as an out-and-out parody of normal network television.

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Re: Zoo (CBS) -- based on James Patterson novel -- Series Thread

Did they just kill off Chloe!? I didn't think much of Chloe confessing her love at the time but that is always the impending death signal.

I'm not sure I'll keep watching if she's actually dead.
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Old 07-21-16, 12:34 AM
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And I am out, she's been written off the show. Zoo was absolutely mindless junk but they just killed off the show's original female lead for the introduction of a replacement female lead character never mentioned before.

CBS keeps churning out the dumbest summer programming possible.
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Old 07-27-16, 04:20 AM
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Yeah, killing off Chloe was a real WTF? moment for me. It seemed really stilted to kill off a main character and then just slide in a replacement character not 2 minutes later. And I like Joanne Kelly--I was a big Warehouse 13 fan--but this feels like a good stepping out point so I am done with this, too. It was fun to watch and ridicule, but there's too much stuff out there to watch that's actually good.
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First they come up with a triple helix and now the ghost gene isn't long enough to code more than a few amino acids. Ugh.
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Old 08-10-16, 11:47 AM
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Re: Zoo (CBS) -- based on James Patterson novel -- Series Thread

Renewed for a 3rd season: http://deadline.com/2016/08/zoo-rene...ca-1201801389/

and no one at DVD Talk will be watching next summer.

So we should close this thread right?

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Old 09-07-16, 06:11 PM
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I'll watch. Jumping forward in time 10 yrs is weird enough to keep me hooked.
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Old 09-08-16, 12:05 AM
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well, that was something then
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I just realized this episode that Daniela is also on Ray Donovan.
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ZOO, last summer's #2 scripted series, returns for its third season on Thursday, June 29 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). In season three, the year is 2027 and the world has reached a tipping point: as the human population continues to dwindle due to the sterility problem, an equally devastating threat rises in the form of "the hybrids," an army of unstoppable lab-made creatures, hell-bent on destroying Mankind. ZOO, based on the #1 bestselling novel by James Patterson, stars James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nonso Anozie, Alyssa Diaz, Josh Salatin and Gracie Dzienny. Jeff Pinker, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Michael Katleman, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.
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You mean to tell me animals banding together to fight humanity wasn't a "tipping point"?
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Old 06-29-17, 11:34 AM
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I am not sure how the writer's table conversations actually go, but I kind of picture them sitting around thinking "now how do we one up animals banding together to destroy humanity?" " Oh I know. What about humans going sterile and being hunted by an army of lab-made mutants?!" "Best show ever!"

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Hatewatch 2017 begins!
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Did they ever bring back the French woman? I dropped the show after her sudden death.
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Old 06-29-17, 01:17 PM
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Did they ever bring back the French woman? I dropped the show after her sudden death.
Nope. I was convinced she was a robot because she never blinked. She was probably so gobsmacked by the lines she was reading that she couldn't move her eyelids.

Oh yes, I will be watching this trainwreck.
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