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Keef Monkey

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #30 on: 01 September, 2017, 09:36:11 am »
Apologies for necroposting but Email from Netflix announcing that season 2 is starting on 8th Sept.  Tidy!

YES!

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« Reply #31 on: 01 September, 2017, 10:48:51 am »
I started watching this but everything was dark and everyone was whispering or mumbling.
I decide to give up - didn't seem much point watching a programme I couldn't see or hear!

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« Reply #32 on: 11 September, 2017, 03:48:32 pm »
I started watching this but everything was dark and everyone was whispering or mumbling.
I decide to give up - didn't seem much point watching a programme I couldn't see or hear!

I know what you mean about the mumbling - I've had to stick the subtitles on...

Still enjoying it though - halfway through S2 now.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #33 on: 02 October, 2017, 04:52:09 pm »
Mrs Monkey and myself finished S2 last night and have to say, it's hands down, far and away our favourite show on TV these days by a really, really long way. Definitely the most into something we've been since Battlestar. We're enjoying it so damn much, and love every character on that wee ship. It's incredibly rare nowadays that we do anything approaching binge-watching a show and we only generally like to watch something different from night to night and keep a few things on the go, but with this it was Expanse every night until it was done.

And now it's done.

The thought that it might be a year before Netflix get S3 is a bit of a torment.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #34 on: 02 October, 2017, 10:39:20 pm »
Worth the wait though :)


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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #36 on: 09 October, 2017, 05:33:19 am »
I just started the Expanse season 2 (I gobbled up the first three episodes) and, yes it's very enjoyable.

I'm enjoying Discovery just as much. Two very different stories that work well.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #37 on: 09 October, 2017, 09:45:03 am »
We watched the last four episodes all in one go last night. I can't recall the last time we did something like that after mini-IP arrived on the scene. I'm really enjoying shows that barrel things along. The first half of this season (which itself is only 13 episodes) felt like an entire season in and of itself; and the same with the second half.

Mrs IP also pointed out that the show manages to be quite diverse in some areas, too (body; race; gender), which is still bafflingly a rarity these days. (They could do with another woman on crew though.) Elsewhere, the effects are solid, the scripting works well, the acting's strong, the characters are generally well-rounded with very few ciphers, and there are really nice moments peppered throughout, such as using Jupiter's many moons to slingshot into position. Looking forward to s03, and glad it's already on a full order, rather than Syfy hedging its bets.

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Re: The Expanse
« Reply #38 on: 09 October, 2017, 07:27:16 pm »
I just spotted that I started this thread  :o I was ahead of the curb on that one, at least! (I also was championing Rick and Morty when the first episode came out NOW THEY'RE BURNING DOWN McDONALDS ACROSS AMERICA JUST FOR THE LOVE IT).

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