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Author Topic: Terra Nova... meh  (Read 857 times)

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Offline poz91

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Terra Nova... meh
« on: September 27, 2011, 01:41:39 PM »
Anybody else watch the 2 hour pilot episode last night?

...silly me, I was so excited about this new show that I actually marked the premier date on my calendar.

Instead of an intelligent sci-fi drama, though, it's a cliche 90210-ish tween drama with dinosaurs... original 90210, with Brenda & Brandon moving to a new city and trying to fit in with the local high school aged crowd.

And miraculously, all of the Terra Nova teens are well adjusted, normal, fashionable, and beautiful... completely unaffected by the toxic and deathly polluted future world they came from and completely oblivious to the dangers of the new carnivorous environment they now live in (even the ones who were orphaned when mommy and daddy went on the menu).

Problem with this premise is that the audience they are trying to appeal to is probably too busy tweeting and playing X-Box Live to tune in.

Hopefully they'll realise more quickly than Stargate Universe did who their real audience is and focus more on the adult storylines before it's too late... the show does have great potential if they would just ditch the kiddy plots and teen love interests.   

Offline leatherman

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Re: Terra Nova... meh
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2011, 09:04:51 PM »
completely oblivious to the dangers of the new carnivorous environment they now live in

focus more on the adult storylines before it's too late... the show does have great potential if they would just ditch the kiddy plots and teen love interests.   
I kinda liked it; but totally agree with these 2 pts ^^
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Re: Terra Nova... meh
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2011, 07:27:35 AM »
Hmm... sounds disappointing. I was looking forward to it - I think it starts here next week, or possibly the week after.

One reason I'm interested is, after seeing the trailers, I want to know how they get the fuel for the vehicles if they're back in pre-history. I mean, that's when the oil (and coal) deposits were being laid down, no? Or am I just confuzzled?
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Re: Terra Nova... meh
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2011, 09:07:16 PM »
jason o'mara

other than that, the show sucks
gonna go up to the mountain, for to find a little peace
looking over the valley, for the beauty i see
out across the hills, forevermore

Offline WillyWump

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Re: Terra Nova... meh
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2011, 09:09:15 PM »
It's on my DVR, I am saving it for one of those nights that I cant sleep and nothing else worthwhile is on.

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Offline phildinftlaudy

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Re: Terra Nova... meh
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2011, 09:13:35 PM »
While it is pretty formula - it is able to bring tired storylines into a different realm (prehistoric times).  I like it more as mindless entertainment - nothing more, nothing less.  They have the ability to incorporate some cool storylines - while still throwing in the tried and true (and tired) imbedded stories of lust, jealousy, greed, fear, betrayal, loss, etc., etc.

I plan to keep watching - although, if I missed an episode I wouldn't lose any sleep over it.  I give them credit for at least "going back in time."  Kind of takes me back to "Land of the Lost" but with better special effects and computer generated graphics.
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Offline poz1970

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Re: Terra Nova... meh
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2011, 05:49:33 PM »
You really need to give shows a little longer to develop!!

I personally enjoyed it, much better than the continual reality shows.  With any luck, Dean Geyer will end up with his shirt off in some coming episodes :-D

Hopefully the characters/plot develops into something really interesting, there is soooo little sci-fi on tv these days :-(

J
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