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    The ones currently broadcasting which I watch on Hulu are House and Bones. I will probably also try and watch Dexter sometime after the current season has finished.
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    You watch Bönes? Colour me surprised!
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    True Blood is the most recent edition to my schedule. The Office has sort of become a hit or a miss (same with 30 Rock), despite starting out strongly. The most recent episode (which was actually a flashback to funny moments in previous episodes) kept me lolling for the entire time. Dexter, of course, is at the top of my list for a very good reason. If you don't watch it, you're missing out.

    Quote Originally Posted by LittleFuzzy View Post
    The ones currently broadcasting which I watch on Hulu are House and Bones. I will probably also try and watch Dexter sometime after the current season has finished.
    Current season finished a few weeks back. Next one starts in September, I believe.
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    I hope to get HBO back in time for The Pacific. Band of Brothers is one of my all-time favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleFuzzy View Post
    The ones currently broadcasting which I watch on Hulu are House and Bones. I will probably also try and watch Dexter sometime after the current season has finished.
    The 'current season' ended like a month ago.

    I used to like Nip Tuck too, but that's become too much 'let's try another crazy thing this week'.
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    I will confess that around my transplant a post-doc loaned BSG first two seasons to me. Much enjoyment. But I would have stopped watching it week in and week out. With occasional weak episodes I'd just drop out fairly soon.

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    You could profitable stop watching BSG five episodes into Season 3 and not miss out on much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steely Glint View Post
    You could profitable stop watching BSG five episodes into Season 3 and not miss out on much.
    I will vehemently and tenaciously disagree with you, on this point.

    The final season of BSG is, for all its flaws, also its culmination. A frequent criticism on the Intertrons is that "oh it's just two drunk guys chatting"; you're godsdamned right it is! That is what they were driving for.

    Was the choice of validating the religionist plotline poor and shoddy? Of course it was. However, the series was always about the characters. And the series ended with them, the choices and circumstances of what brought them there.

    A true, hardcore sci-fi fan should watch the miniseries and, at best, season one up to the point where Starcunt gets rescued. After that, it is an amalgam of sci-fi and usual tv drama. A line drawn in the water, stop at season 3, is senseless and useless.
    In the future, the Berlin wall will be a mile high, and made of steel. You too will be made to crawl, to lick children's blood from jackboots. There will be no creativity, only productivity. Instead of love there will be fear and distrust, instead of surrender there will be submission. Contact will be replaced with isolation, and joy with shame. Hope will cease to exist as a concept. The Earth will be covered with steel and concrete. There will be an electronic policeman in every head. Your children will be born in chains, live only to serve, and die in anguish and ignorance.
    The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.

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    Anybody seen Paradox or Defying Gravity?
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    I've seen Defying Gravity. Too much "Grey's Anatomy in space" for me, and the sci-fi was shoddy at best.
    I remember being annoyed that they were given a chemical to stop their sexual desires, which they later stopped using because it was claimed to be the cause of their hallucinations, but once that was proven to be a lie - they simply forgot to use it again! Would've spared them and me a lot of unnecessary drama.

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    A true, hardcore sci-fi fan should watch the miniseries and, at best, season one up to the point where Starcunt gets rescued. After that, it is an amalgam of sci-fi and usual tv drama. A line drawn in the water, stop at season 3, is senseless and useless.
    Except this being the precise point where it stops being good and starts being average.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steely Glint View Post
    Except this being the precise point where it stops being good and starts being average.
    Season 2 had some shitty episodes, too. The end of season 3, plus season 4 have plenty enough good moments to make their time-average higher than, well, average.
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    The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Illusions View Post
    Apparently Supernatural has been renewed. Not sure about this. I only really discovered it over christmas break, and it's a great series, but it seems like this season is a natural place to end the whole thing. Hope this doesn't turn out like the 5th season of Babylon 5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wraith View Post
    Apparently Supernatural has been renewed. Not sure about this. I only really discovered it over christmas break, and it's a great series, but it seems like this season is a natural place to end the whole thing. Hope this doesn't turn out like the 5th season of Babylon 5.
    I was pretty sure they were going to renew it when most recent episodes have been filler episodes, with only 9 or so episodes left in season 5. Unless they were going to rush the pacing, you can't really wrap up coming up with and implementing an effective plan to kill Lucifer, then whatever else happens afterwards. They have enough time to do that, then end with some cliffhanger where they either off Lucifer, or try to off him and Lucifer brings out or reveals something worse than him. I really do hope they end it soon though. Like you've said, the series is good, but the story is coming to an end and it will be better off if its well done, instead of drawn out unnecessarily...

    ...also here is something I don't understand at all. Why are the brothers afraid for their lives when threatened by any person or creature that isn't in on the fact that they're the vessels? For instance the wraith, the old forest god, or the stupid witchcraft practicing teenagers? The host of heaven has said that its going to keep resurrecting Dean, and the demons are going to keep bringing back Sam until they both say yes to Michael and Lucifer...so...?

    On another note [adult swim] is now broadcasting the reboot of Full Metal Alchemist. Sadly I have missed the first episode and it doesn't look like they're doing reruns during the week. Damn.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Illusions View Post
    ...also here is something I don't understand at all. Why are the brothers afraid for their lives when threatened by any person or creature that isn't in on the fact that they're the vessels? For instance the wraith, the old forest god, or the stupid witchcraft practicing teenagers? The host of heaven has said that its going to keep resurrecting Dean, and the demons are going to keep bringing back Sam until they both say yes to Michael and Lucifer...so...?
    If I wanted to overthink it, when they come back from the dead they presumably wouldn't have those nifty sigils carved into their ribs anymore, making it easy for the Angels to find them. I imagine the heavenly host can be a lot more convincing in person. Same goes for the demons if Sam is dragged to hell. Even ignoring that, they'd be out of the fight for however long it took them to get resurrected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wraith View Post
    If I wanted to overthink it, when they come back from the dead they presumably wouldn't have those nifty sigils carved into their ribs anymore, making it easy for the Angels to find them. I imagine the heavenly host can be a lot more convincing in person. Same goes for the demons if Sam is dragged to hell. Even ignoring that, they'd be out of the fight for however long it took them to get resurrected.
    Okay, that makes a bit of sense. I can't help but overthink certain situations though, it just happens naturally ...

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    Why can't I edit the post? I was just going to change my drunken title to something that accurately reflects what the thread actually is and all, but there is no edit post option, and the double clickety version of doing that won't work, either.
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    Mostly movies. Or anything on History Channel or National Geographic stuff.

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    Tend to just watch the various HD movie channels these days, catching up on movies I've been meaning to watch but haven't.
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    Alright, I have a question in case anyone has run across something like this. Since I don't watch many TV shows due to finding a lot of current day TV to be abhorrent crap marketed towards the broadest audience possible within a particular group, for instance men ages 13 - 35, housewives, etc. I would like to eventually (years from now, when I hopefully have more money to spend on setting up frivolous things like this) change to a pc based setup where I can record the TV shows that I do like, and also have stored on it any complete series collection of a TV show or movie that I own on disc. Now here's the complicated part, I'm wondering if there is any program out there that could create a schedule and stream content on different "channels" like cable/satellite/etc. have been doing for decades. Meaning, it would have a science channel, with science themed programs, a scifi channel with scifi themed programming, etc.

    Why? Sometimes I like the randomization and scheduling that TV offers. Its kind of nice sometimes to sit down to watch some TV and see that not only is GATTACA on, but immediately following it is Terminator 2 or Aliens. Or there is a show about the history of Tesla and his inventions immediately followed up by Mythbusters. The joy of this happening I feel is being lost as on demand viewing becomes more prevalent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Illusions View Post
    Alright, I have a question in case anyone has run across something like this. Since I don't watch many TV shows due to finding a lot of current day TV to be abhorrent crap marketed towards the broadest audience possible within a particular group, for instance men ages 13 - 35, housewives, etc. I would like to eventually (years from now, when I hopefully have more money to spend on setting up frivolous things like this) change to a pc based setup where I can record the TV shows that I do like, and also have stored on it any complete series collection of a TV show or movie that I own on disc. Now here's the complicated part, I'm wondering if there is any program out there that could create a schedule and stream content on different "channels" like cable/satellite/etc. have been doing for decades. Meaning, it would have a science channel, with science themed programs, a scifi channel with scifi themed programming, etc.

    Why? Sometimes I like the randomization and scheduling that TV offers. Its kind of nice sometimes to sit down to watch some TV and see that not only is GATTACA on, but immediately following it is Terminator 2 or Aliens. Or there is a show about the history of Tesla and his inventions immediately followed up by Mythbusters. The joy of this happening I feel is being lost as on demand viewing becomes more prevalent.
    I don't know of anything that would do exactly what you want - it kinda defeats the purpose of the whole solution. It doesn't sound like it'd be very hard to implement, but I still can't imagine anyone actually taking the time to do it.

    Closest thing would be that some of the DVR software have an option that will seek out and record shows meeting certain criteria, in addition to the stuff you specifically request. The criteria allowed varies by software, but could be anything from shows it thinks you'll like based on a ratings system, to shows with certain keywords in their descriptions, or movies in a certain genre with a rating above a certain amount.

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    Lately all I have been watching is The Office and Scrubs. I generally never watch TEEVEE. It's always on Hulu, or something else on the web.

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    So Caprica seems to have turned a corner a few episodes ago, and is starting to become pretty good. Anyone else still watching it?

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    I haven't started yet, will watch season 1 as a marathon!

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    I've watched the first episode, I keep meaning to watch the rest.

    I saw that SG-U will be back in the beginning of April, and that they have a second season. But will it ever be better? Or will it wind up joining Heroes in the "do not want" pile?
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