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Old 11-15-20, 11:41 AM
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Falling Skies. remember that show?

Anyone still remember Falling Skies a decade ago that was on TNT? It had Noah Wylie and Will Patton. The show was basically a homage to War of the Worlds post apocalyptic style. Show was pretty good
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Yes. It started out good then got stupid as hell.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Yeah, it started off pretty good and then got progressively worse. Was ok.

Took place in the Boston area so I'm like, "Hey, that's where the Wonder Bread factory was!".
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I didnít realize it had already been five years since it ended. Never watched it but I thought it looked decent for a cable sci-fi series.
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I didnít realize it had already been five years since it ended. Never watched it but I thought it looked decent for a cable sci-fi series.
It had a pretty good premise. But the final reveal as to why there was an alien invasion might be the most hilarious thing ever.
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good premise but man, it was a chore to get through.
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Bailed around season 3. Got way too stupid
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

I enjoyed it for the most part, but it did start falling apart midway.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

I watched it from the first episode all the way to the bitter (and rushed) and stupid end.

... such potential.

Wasted.

but I still enjoyed it (for the most part).
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Originally Posted by Deftones View Post
It had a pretty good premise. But the final reveal as to why there was an alien invasion might be the most hilarious thing ever.
Will you share what that was, in spoilers I guess? I watched the first season but never kept up after that.
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Agreed that it started out good then became fucking horrible. So many annoying characters doing stupid things.
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It had a pretty good premise. But the final reveal as to why there was an alien invasion might be the most hilarious thing ever.
What was it? I never finished the series as it became unwatchable.
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What was it? I never finished the series as it became unwatchable.
IIRC one of the alien race came to earth many millennia ago but was killed by humans. The reason they attacked earth was because it was the offspring if the alien leader. Basically a vendetta. They way it was done on the show made it hilarious.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Ooof....I gave up on the show when I believe there was at least another 1-2 seasons to go before it ended and for a period of time the show was fantastic. Great cast, some decent special effects...but I think it started to go off the rails for me when I believe the main character made his way onto one of the ships. I never really bothered to finish out the season as eps piled up on my tivo and I believe that based on the posts in the thread that was dedicated to the show at that time that I felt I was not missing much by deleting the show.

The show always had moments that were a bit sluggish but there was a point at which you started to realize that the show had not been mapped out to any sort of conclusion and it does sound like they rushed to wrap things up towards the end.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Its been years since i saw Falling Skies.

Was Will Patton in anything before the show?
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Originally Posted by urrutiap View Post
Its been years since i saw Falling Skies.

Was Will Patton in anything before the show?
Look him up on IMDB. He's not hack fresh from drama school. He's a long-time veteran actor.

Off the top of my head, he was in the 1987 movie No Way Out with Kevin Costner and Gene Hackman.
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I remember him most from The Agency
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yes I know Will Patton was in Armageddon and the Postman movies.

Im asking was he in anything after The Postman AND before Falling Skies.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Originally Posted by urrutiap View Post
yes I know Will Patton was in Armageddon and the Postman movies.

Im asking was he in anything after The Postman AND before Falling Skies.
If only there was a website that could tell you... a database of sorts...
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Originally Posted by urrutiap View Post
yes I know Will Patton was in Armageddon and the Postman movies.

Im asking was he in anything after The Postman AND before Falling Skies.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

Originally Posted by urrutiap View Post
yes I know Will Patton was in Armageddon and the Postman movies.

Im asking was he in anything after The Postman AND before Falling Skies.
He has over thirty credits between the two including "24" and "The Punisher".
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

I watched most of the series but bailed before the last season or maybe one before.

I do recall hating both of Noah Wyle's sons and everytime anyone used the word "Skitter" to describe the aliens.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

The last couple seasons are laughably terrible. It was obvious Noah Wyle had checked out on the series and was phoning it in by season 3.
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Re: Falling Skies. remember that show?

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If only there was a website that could tell you... a database of sorts...
A database of movies on the internet? IDK, that sounds like an awfully big thing to ask for.

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