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Old 11-19-15, 01:25 PM
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The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15




"TELL"

11/19/2015 (10:00PM - 11:00PM) (Thursday) : Alex (Philip Winchester) receives a major clue about Ginny's disappearance and teams up with Cassandra (Charity Wakefield) to make sure that his next assignment might actually lead him to his ex-wife. Knowing that Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes) can't be trusted, they know that they have a limited time before he might sabotage this mission. Meanwhile agents Cal Brown (Damon Gupton) and Rose Nolan (Guest star Kadee Strickland) make a major breakthrough and are able to identify someone who works for the house. TV-14 V

Final filmed episode of the show. NBC shut down production of this show after this episode wrapped. So don't expect any wrap up.

As said before, bummer that no one watched this. It probably would have done better on another night.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Not probably... definitely.

A real shame.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

One of the very few non cw network shows I enjoyed.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

That photo is promising. Sad to see the show end.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

fuuuuuuucccccckkkkkkkkk you nbc
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Too bad, the show had promise.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Originally Posted by lisadoris View Post
That photo is promising.
At least we got to see a Player vs Pit Boss show down.. It's too bad this show never took off, it really started to hit it's stride in the later eps.

Maybe today's tv market is just not interested in the whole spec op like bad ass theme anymore. A lot of modern shows that have tried have flopped out in a season or less. I guess Superhero themed shows have taken over that role.

I wonder if The Unit came out now if it would bomb too? I can't picture it getting 4 seasons in today market like it did back in mid 2000s.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Yeah a shame. A stupid premise, but fun.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Well, maybe they should hire Winchester to expand his role in 24 and take over for Bauer. The guy was awesome in Strike Back; he needs a job before they film the Strike Back movie.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Originally Posted by mrhan View Post
Well, maybe they should hire Winchester to expand his role in 24 and take over for Bauer. The guy was awesome in Strike Back; he needs a job before they film the Strike Back movie.
Or bring him over to Blindspot and we can have it be Strike Back 2.0.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Originally Posted by phantom_azazel View Post
fuuuuuuucccccckkkkkkkkk you nbc
X10. I actually enjoyed this show a lot.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

We thought first few episodes were fun, but just deleted the rest off the DVR. Not interested in something that will not get an ending. This show looked to have a lot going for it. Certainly more than the AARP procedurals they continue to push out on CBS.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

I can say with no hesitation that even knowing the show was dropped, I enjoyed every episode I continued to watch. Not getting an ending ranked about a half point demerit on my 10-point grading system.

I'm OK with NBC cancelling it. I don't expect them to air shows that people aren't watching. But boy, it sure was a fun escapist show that I'll miss. This show was made for me. It's like the network TV version of Banshee or Strike Back, which was fine by me. I normally don't really get into these types of shows (I didn't watch, for instance, Human Target), but this one clicked. As for comic shows taking over for these type of action shows, I liked The Player more than the comic shows.

The Alex vs. Mr. Johnson fight scene? Thumbs up.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Finished the "Unofficial" series finale tonight.

That stinks that it ended incomplete, but it didn't stop me from enjoying the work the cast and crew put in. They really set up some potentially good storylines moving forward. The Alex-Mr. Johnson fight scene was fun. Mr. Johnson kicked his ass.

The interrogation scene with Cassandra was pretty awesome. It was probably some of Charity Wakefield's best work. Hopefully she lands another role that let's her keep the accent.

Oh well, another one bites the dust.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

I really liked this series from the start but gave up around episode six after NBC de facto canceled it during production.

This show had no chance whatsoever on Thursdays to establish itself. It probably should have been paired with Blindspot, but it was obvious that NBC threw their entire Fall advertising push behind that show instead of The Player.

This is a show that USA should consider picking up for something different. It's far better than the awful Agent X running on TNT.
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Re: The Player (S1E09) -- Series Finale -- "Tell" -- 11/19/15

Too bad this wasn't a cable show instead of a network show. It probably could have lasted a couple years.

I guess there's no chance of Netflix or Hulu picking it up?

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