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Old 15-04-2013, 15:21
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Just caught up with the first episode. It is odd watching with such preconceived ideas as I am a huge fan of the original. It didn't grab me like the UK version, although I will give it a chance to see how they develop the characters.
Sally seems quite different from Annie already, not so neurotic. And how did Aidan see the blood on his chin in the mirror? Josh seems the nearest to his BBC counterpart.
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Old 15-04-2013, 17:53
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I found it awful but I might stick with it to see if it becomes more original.
I'd skip all of season one if that's your issue with it. I'd reckon your knowledge of the UK show would fill in any gaps with the backstory in season two, and it does diverge at that point
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Old 15-04-2013, 23:43
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It's alright this version. I think the acting is good but it's the writing I had a bit of an issue with. It just doesn't come to life as well as the UK does but I have yet to see the second and third seasons of this show yet.
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Old 16-04-2013, 14:19
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I'd skip all of season one if that's your issue with it. I'd reckon your knowledge of the UK show would fill in any gaps with the backstory in season two, and it does diverge at that point
Thanks will do that then. I think I was struggling with it being too similar but the characters not being as good or sympathetic as the UK one's.
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Old 16-04-2013, 15:53
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Thanks will do that then. I think I was struggling with it being too similar but the characters not being as good or sympathetic as the UK one's.
I felt much the same way it really bugged me that they were telling the same story just with a lesser quality trinity. Though i think Sally comes across better than Annie did.

Once the story changes it's much easier to accept, just like in the UK version when we had a cast change you can see them as another group of people all together
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Old 16-04-2013, 20:10
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Dos anyone know how this did for Watch, rating wise?
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Old 21-04-2013, 20:43
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I'm enjoying it! Nice to revisit it but differently!
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Old 06-05-2013, 00:21
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Watching the third episode. Some differences starting, which is good.

No one else watching it?
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:24
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I'm watching it but struggling. One of the things I loved about the original series was the humour and that is missing from the American version. Although they are telling the same story there's none of the humorous side. It's taking itself very seriously.
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Old 06-05-2013, 05:16
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It doesn't ever capture the humour.. It's a dark show..but really finds its feet as it develops..
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Old 29-05-2013, 12:26
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I don't mind it but do miss the humour of the original series as already stated by some here. Last night I watched Josh reunite with his family. I loved the UK episode where they thought his dad was a ghost - that was missing. It is too serious.

The fact that vampires can be seen in mirrors and on camera will certainly change the outcome of the series. I see the porno cd is now in Aiden's hands. I am not sure how they will handle him becoming friends with a neighbour's son. The whole misunderstood paedo thing although such serious subject matter was hilarious. I can't see that happening somehow.
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Old 22-06-2013, 19:38
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I have stuck with this and I'm glad I have. I really like Josh. I don't think that Aiden is as good as Mitchell, he doesn't portray the anguish in quite the same way. I am warming to Sally and I really enjoyed this weeks exorcism episode.
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Old 23-06-2013, 18:32
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I'm really enjoying the US version of Being Human and we are nearly at the end of the first season.I just hope Watch have got the rights to the second season so they can show it straight away once they finish showing the first season!
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Old 24-06-2013, 13:48
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Enjoying more than I thought it would. But didnt like the bit where Aidan threw the table with the pregnant woman on it over. Horrid.
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Old 01-07-2013, 22:56
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Well they announced at the end of last week episode that this week episode is the series finale which I guess means that Watch have no plans to go straight into season 2!

I hope that its only a break of a few months before they show season 2 otherwise I may have to obtain it by other means!
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Old 06-07-2013, 22:37
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Well it looks like I will have to obtain season 2 as Watch said after the season 1 finale that they are not showing season 2 untill the start of next year.I guess this means that Watch will show it but will always be two seasons behind the US!
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Old 11-07-2013, 13:08
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What a stupid decision to not show season 2 until next year I mean the uk are already so far behind why couldn't they show it straight away
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Old 11-07-2013, 13:45
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What a stupid decision to not show season 2 until next year I mean the uk are already so far behind why couldn't they show it straight away
Maybe their budget for programming for 2013 wouldn't cover it.
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Old 11-07-2013, 13:57
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I gave it a go despite hearing not so good reviews before. Whilst not nearly as good as our UK version I did enjoy this. Watch waiting a whole year to show season 2 is a bit of a downer though.
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Old 12-07-2013, 16:38
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I'm a big fan of the UK series and it took a few ep's before I felt comfortable with the USA version but by the end I was hooked. The improved special effects were a nice bonus

Roll on series 2!
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Old 14-07-2013, 19:08
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I never watched the UK version but when i seen that Watch was showing season 1 of the US version i thought i'd give it a watch.I'm glad i did,i really enjoyed it.
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Old 16-07-2013, 23:00
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As I've said numerous times love this show.. Tube talk reporting its. 2014 before season 2 comes to screen.. Seems silly as season 4 will have started in the us by then.. Season 3 is excellent not a dud episode in the 13 and the plots have taken some unexpected and exciting divergences from the uk show
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Old 19-07-2013, 18:54
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Netflix us version has season 2 I think if you have unblock us
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