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Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-10-2010, 13:42
Replies: 1,040
Views: 173,606
Posted By Eric Blair
Jay is the best character on the show. They're...

Jay is the best character on the show. They're all appealing and funny in their own ways, but Jay is the most prominent IMO. His lies have been shown to be a desperate effort to conceal his...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-10-2010, 12:13
Replies: 1,040
Views: 173,606
Posted By Eric Blair
I'm surprised nobody's picked up on the glaring...

I'm surprised nobody's picked up on the glaring error of the episode. Warwick University isn't actually in Warwick - it's in Coventry and the majority of its students live in and around the campus,...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 24-05-2010, 12:36
Replies: 381
Views: 31,971
Posted By Eric Blair
If you think the ending was brilliant then you...

If you think the ending was brilliant then you have probably convinced yourself that the central question at the heart of the premise of the entire show - WHAT IS THE ISLAND - is somehow not a valid...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 24-05-2010, 12:21
Replies: 598
Views: 50,123
Posted By Eric Blair
Great, now what about these two: what is the...

Great, now what about these two:


what is the Island
what is the light


Without answers to both of those, we're left with the kind of ending I predicted 6 years ago. "It means whatever you want...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 24-05-2010, 11:23
Replies: 598
Views: 50,123
Posted By Eric Blair
Jesus Christ. Thanks a lot for spoiling my...

Jesus Christ. Thanks a lot for spoiling my first-time viewing of The Wire. What were you thinking?

The least you can do now is go back and spoiler-tag it. It's too late for me, but others haven't...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 12-09-2007, 21:06
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
Full and detailed recap of the much-anticipated...

Full and detailed recap of the much-anticipated Heroes Chapter 9 here:

http://tellysandwich.co.uk/heroes-homecoming-1.php

Agree this was a great episode, easily the pick of the bunch so far. I was...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 05-09-2007, 22:13
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
Full recap of tonight's episode 8 here:...

Full recap of tonight's episode 8 here: http://www.tellysandwich.co.uk/heroes-sevenminutestomidnight-1.php

Was this week's Mohinder voiceover at the start the most fortune-cookied of them all? They...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 29-08-2007, 22:57
Replies: 64
Views: 3,829
Posted By Eric Blair
Oh, don't get me wrong, I'm looking forward to...

Oh, don't get me wrong, I'm looking forward to this too. I'd crawl over proverbial broken glass to watch a Joss Whedon show. My only worry is that the English setting will tweak whatever button it is...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 29-08-2007, 22:26
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
UK viewers have no trouble whatsoever keeping...

UK viewers have no trouble whatsoever keeping pace with shows like 24 and Lost. I'm an avid viewer of US shows at their original pace (aaah, the magic of the internet) and Heroes just is poorly-paced...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 29-08-2007, 21:50
Replies: 148
Views: 9,798
Posted By Eric Blair
A direct question deserves a direct answer! When...

A direct question deserves a direct answer!

When I first watched Heroes - at US pace - it was about now that I started getting 'fidgety' with the show, so you're by no means on your own. I love...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 29-08-2007, 21:40
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
Er, I can see there's lots of discussion about...

Er, I can see there's lots of discussion about tonight's episode going on here.... *gulp*

If anyone missed it, or wants a refresher, etc., there's a detailed recap here (100% spoiler-free):...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 29-08-2007, 17:22
Replies: 64
Views: 3,829
Posted By Eric Blair
I did watch Buffy after S2, and enjoyed the...

I did watch Buffy after S2, and enjoyed the character Giles became.

Every time they went to England in Buffy (watchers' council etc.) it was always the Merrie Englande kind of place. I think the...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 29-08-2007, 16:29
Replies: 64
Views: 3,829
Posted By Eric Blair
The reasons you list for 'Ripper' not being the...

The reasons you list for 'Ripper' not being the same old tired Merrie Englande made-for-US-TV tripe that we've seen a thousand times already are all good reasons why it will be exactly that, I'm...
Forum: Big Brother 29-08-2007, 15:41
Replies: 41
Views: 1,309
Posted By Eric Blair
The 'dislikers' on this and other forums get...

The 'dislikers' on this and other forums get exponentially worse every year. The trouble with them is that they settle upon one or more housemates and feed off each others' dark energies in an...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 29-08-2007, 13:54
Replies: 64
Views: 3,829
Posted By Eric Blair
I think this'll be terrible - bowler-hatted gents...

I think this'll be terrible - bowler-hatted gents strolling the streets of Merrie Londone Towne, an exclusively upper-middle-class and upper-class backdrop for all of the stories (cf. Spike's...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 22-08-2007, 22:14
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
If you missed tonight's episode 6, or just want a...

If you missed tonight's episode 6, or just want a refresher, there's a full recap here: http://www.tellysandwich.co.uk/heroes-betterhalves-1.php

(Guaranteed 100% spoiler-free for future episodes,...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 21-08-2007, 17:37
Replies: 1,551
Views: 124,140
Posted By Eric Blair
That's what I first thought he'd said, as it's a...

That's what I first thought he'd said, as it's a Vegas buzzword which Ando could be deploying in a 'mock-foreign' way suitable to the moment.

Then I thought it sounded like 'learn', and he was...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 21-08-2007, 16:00
Replies: 1,551
Views: 124,140
Posted By Eric Blair
Greetings, my fellow "seen all of Season 1 of...

Greetings, my fellow "seen all of Season 1 of Heroes"-ers.

I wonder if I could bend your ears for a moment. I have two puzzles that I hope you may help me with.

I've been putting together recaps of...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 16-08-2007, 00:24
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
As ever, if anyone missed tonight's Heroes or...

As ever, if anyone missed tonight's Heroes or just wants a refresher, there's a full recap of tonight's BBC2 episode available here: http://www.tellysandwich.co.uk/heroes-hiros-1.php

I'm loathing ...
Forum: Sony PlayStation, Vita & PSP 13-08-2007, 23:09
Replies: 52
Views: 3,138
Posted By Eric Blair
Well, I went ahead and got my PS3 today. I'm keen...

Well, I went ahead and got my PS3 today. I'm keen to get back to it now, so I'll keep this uncharacteristically short.

I went to Gamestation - thanks for the tip, Chris_TV - and picked up the 399...
Forum: Sony PlayStation, Vita & PSP 11-08-2007, 22:34
Replies: 52
Views: 3,138
Posted By Eric Blair
Now that's the kind of deal I'll be looking for...

Now that's the kind of deal I'll be looking for on Monday. Was it a pre-owned PS3 or a new one? I've got loads of stuff to trade in as well, so I'll be looking to spend about 350. Hope so anyway.
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 11-08-2007, 22:27
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
Perhaps those of us who have seen the show all...

Perhaps those of us who have seen the show all the way through should leave the first-time viewers to it. Let this thread be an authentic discussion thread about people's reactions to seeing the show...
Forum: Sony PlayStation, Vita & PSP 10-08-2007, 19:33
Replies: 52
Views: 3,138
Posted By Eric Blair
This Monday I'll be joining you in the PS3 club...

This Monday I'll be joining you in the PS3 club and I feel quite unreasonably excited too!

What tipped my hand right now is the news that there won't be a price cut in the UK until Christmas at the...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 08-08-2007, 21:32
Replies: 1,323
Views: 104,891
Posted By Eric Blair
Anyone who missed Ep 4 and fancies some...

Anyone who missed Ep 4 and fancies some not-so-light reading in the form of a 9-page recap, it's here:

http://tellysandwich.co.uk/heroes-collision-1.php

The ending of tonight's episode was one of...
Forum: Big Brother 03-08-2007, 12:19
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Eric Blair
Yes, the pseudo-moral-majority on this forum -...

Yes, the pseudo-moral-majority on this forum - who are, sadly, representative of the voting public (generally speaking) - DO expect HMs to be 'honest and honourable'.

This means: no arguing (or not...
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