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The Expanse

Discussion in 'TV Shows' started by Nettdata, Apr 12, 2018.

  1. Nettdata

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    Season 3 fired up last night.

    There's been a fair bit of discussion over the series, figured I'd spin up a new thread.

    Anyone else catch the season opener?
     
  2. Nettdata

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    I'll admit right up front, I'm a huge fan of the books.

    Last night's episode was, I feel, a solid 6.5/10, and kind of set up the direction for this season, I think. Nothing really new and exciting, really.

    The only rather "meh" part I found was

    them getting off the ship. It seemed like a lot of mediocre action and suspense in trying to get away from the nasty incoming missiles. In the end, I didn't find that part all that exciting or new... pretty contrived and cliched, that was done (I suspect) to re-assert Bobbie Draper as a bad-ass (even though she apparently had her ass handed to her by stepping on a door-frame... really?) as well as let some CGI guys live out their "I can do an Iron Man suit scene too!" fantasies.

    Still, I'm looking forward to tuning in next week.
     
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    They just announced the shows cancellation after this season. Too bad, was just getting into it.
     
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    That really sucks. Oh well, if you're inclined, the books are great.
     
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    Awesome. I had no idea. Thanks for posting.
     
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    This is good news indeed, guess I know what's on the agenda for tonight.
     
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    There is going to be a season 6 that is supposed to take us to the book where there is a big spoiler between it and the next one.
     
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    First three episodes of s5 are pretty damn close to the book.
     
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    The guy that plays Amos is just perfect.
     
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    Yeah... it's going to be an interesting season I think.
     
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    The decision to drop the first three episodes was genius.

    Week to week I don't think the rocks plummeting to earth were going to build up in the same way that a a quick 3 hour watch allowed for.

    Hopefully seasons 7,8,9 get picked up in the future.
     
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    I really hope they explain how the belters where able to afford to buy multiple martian gun ships. I get buying some missiles/pdc/ammo/etc here or there. But whole fucking ships? That is a lot of fucking money.
     
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    Watched the last episode last night.
    So a rogue hard core military faction that wanted to start out pure was helping the belters, season 6 looks like it is going to be securing the gate and trying to find which worm holes they went through.
     
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    Marco Inaros going in the guyliner hall of fame along with Richard Alpert from LOST.
     
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    I was very upset about the decision to kill off who they did in the last episode. They were probably my favorite character. Then I did a search and found out why. I understand the decision but I still hate it.
     
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    Yep, I agree.
     
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    I haven't read on how many accusations there were, but sometimes it just seems there is no innocent until proven guilty, which i know doesn't apply to private companies.
     
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    SEASON 6!

     
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    w00t! Can not wait!