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Old 10-14-22, 01:44 PM
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I guess Laertes and I are the only ones watching, but Netflix has done a really good job with this reboot. I'm loving it so far.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I've only watched to episode 6. I watched it this morning. I'll definitely watch all three new episodes this weekend.

Why does
Spoiler:
Will look so surprised at EVERY elimination?




Mole behaviour?

Joi seems too obvious a choice....


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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I only watched the first episode and not sure if I want to watch more.

This would have been the perfect series for Netflix to test out the week-to-week episode releases. This show doesn't work for theories and forum discussions, since someone can binge them all at once. For the old seasons, the online discussions are what made the series fun.

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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I've watched the first two episodes and I dig it. Plus, I like Alex Wagner... so that is bonus.

Originally Posted by MLBFan24
This would have been the perfect series for Netflix to test out the week-to-week episode releases. This show doesn't work for theories and forum discussions, since someone can binge them all at once. For the old seasons, the online discussions are what made the series fun.
I don't disagree, but they are releasing them in weekly batches. The full season is not out yet. HBO Max has done that too for shows.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

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I don't disagree, but they are releasing them in weekly batches. The full season is not out yet. HBO Max has done that too for shows.
oh, my mistake. I just returned from vacation yesterday and saw a bunch of episodes already available (when it only premiered on Oct 7). I just did more research and see the batch release schedule now. That's better than what I originally thought. Thanks!


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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

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oh, my mistake. I just returned from vacation yesterday and saw a bunch of episodes already available (when it only premiered on Oct 7). I just did more research and see the batch release schedule now. That's better than what I originally thought. Thanks!
Yeah, they released five episodes last week, three today, and the last two next Friday.
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Old 10-15-22, 05:48 AM
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I haven’t watched all the available episodes yet so maybe this person is gone already, but since Episode 1 my guess on who the mole is:
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Sandy.



Edit: Just saw Episode 5. I was wrong.

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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I'm caught up and I'm loving it so far. It reminds me a lot of The Mole season 1 with much higher production values. If you like reality tv, check this out.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Watching episode 3 - ok I’m hooked now.

Some good challenges. The participants are growing on me (they are not annoying, seem like good people).

Alex Wagner is a great host.

I’m having a hard time guessing the mole. Great editing.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

All caught up and I've really enjoyed it. Looking forward to the final episodes.

Yes, Alex Wagner is a great host. I've liked her since seeing her on The Circus and that has only increased from seeing this.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I’m caught up now too (episodes 1-8). Broke my no-binge rule and have been watching multiple episodes per day.

This show lives up to the original series. Very good production value. In my opinion, only the Celebrity Mole sucked. No dumb reality show stuff and purely gamesmanship in all the scenes.

I only spotted one possible clue in episode 7. The letters “NCK” were on the wall in the warehouse (where they were chained and had to spend the night). Trying to figure out if those letters are an acronym relating to the mole.

Edit - after some research on the dossiers on the Netflix website, and comparing the NCK acronym to the remaining players…if it is a clue, I think the mole could be:
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Kesi - born in the backwoods of Kentucky according to her dossier. There is a city called New Castle in Kentucky. Population 900+

And there is a literal arrow pointing in this very shot. Though I suspect this acronym was completed in post-production / CGI, and wasn't physically on the warehouse wall.







Or, what if the mole is a family relative of one of the original series’ participants? Now that would be a good twist.

Can’t wait for the finale and all the clues they point out at the end. My favorite part.

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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Episode 9 and 10 (finale) reaction:
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I guessed the Mole correctly! Kesi did a good job. I never guessed correctly in the original series.

So Joi isn’t the mole, just HORRIBLE at reading maps and people. The editing never doubted Will throughout this whole game. He always won money for the pot. When he first appeared in the premiere, I thought he would be a douche. I was wrong. He is a class act.

Some complaints about the finale:

-No clues were shared with the viewer.

-No final tally of how much money Kesi took from the pot.


Did Joi lose more money in a single moment ($25,000) than the total amount Kesi purposely lost as the mole?






good reboot, hoping for another season

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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I just finished the last two episodes and I really enjoyed it. My main complaint is that the prize pot was tiny just over $100,000 due to players sabotaging the game to draw suspicions that they’re the mole. That’s a tiny pot compared to most shows. I hope there’s enough viewers for a season 2 on Netflix. Netflix did a really good job with this show.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

As a fan of season 1 and having seen that live, I like this new version. The production is well done, but it’s funny how the prize money is so much lower (it was five times greater 21 years ago). Even if they maxed out on every challenge we saw, it wouldn’t come close. The travel budget seemed a lot less too, but it all worked.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Originally Posted by MLBFan24
I only watched the first episode and not sure if I want to watch more.

This would have been the perfect series for Netflix to test out the week-to-week episode releases. This show doesn't work for theories and forum discussions, since someone can binge them all at once. For the old seasons, the online discussions are what made the series fun.
Not only that but with a week to week format we could have a forum game like we do for Survivor and The Amazing Race. On draft night everybody would pick a winner and a mole with the prize pool split between the two.

i just finished the reboot on Netflix and I really enjoyed it, especially the Australian locations.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Renewed: https://tvline.com/2023/02/15/the-mo...son-2-netflix/
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Yes! I really enjoyed season one. I'm looking forward to season 2!
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

I hate that Alex isn't back as the host. I really liked her. I don't know much about Ari Shapiro. Hopefully, he'll be good. I still have PTSD from Anderson Cooper leaving the original series. He was so great on ABC version of The Mole.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Awesome! The first (Netflix) season was actually quite good.

I’ve been on a reality show nostalgia binge lately. Rewatching Joe Schmo season 1 and 2. They need to bring that back too!
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

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Awesome! The first (Netflix) season was actually quite good.

I’ve been on a reality show nostalgia binge lately. Rewatching Joe Schmo season 1 and 2. They need to bring that back too!
I enjoyed the Netflix iteration, but I wished at the end they had reviewed The Mole's actions throughout the game like they did on the old show.

There was announcement last year about this time that TBS was relaunching "Joe Schmoe" with Cat Deely hosting. It appears to have been already filmed but it's never been given an air date. The problem now is that the "show within the show" is called "The Goat", which is also the title of a new Reality show on Amazon.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Yes I agree that the Mole should have reviewed the hints and clues. I think I caught one of the clues (mentioned in a previous post in this thread).
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

The first five episodes of seasons 2 are on Netflix now.
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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Only watched season 2, episode 1 and elimination reveal in episode 2 (will continue episode later).



I think the mole is:
Spoiler:
the red headed “Modern Family guy” Michael


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Re: The Mole - reboot (Netflix) - 10/7/22

Episode 2.6 reaction, and elimination reveal in 2.7:
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I just realized Neesh can’t be the mole. Revealed in the 1st episode during the paintball game. Since his place in the game was on the line, the risk of the mole being the “game leader” AND losing the paintball challenge would be too huge for the producers. The producers can’t reverse the outcome if they lost and bring back the mole.

In the cave game, Michael (my suspect for the mole) was on the rope team. Neesh wanted the tiger idol. Hannah took a guess with the fish idol. Michael backed up Hannah with his vote for the wrong idol, as the mole would do.

Micheal also has a “tell”. That guy rubs his brow everytime he does something guilty.






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