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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #585 on: April 12, 2019, 08:59:35 AM »
OA Season 1 left me with mixed feelings. It was like "if season 2 rocks it, season 1 will be a genius set up but if season 2 sucks, season 1 was an equal waste." I've never seen a TV show that really required me to watch the second season for me to make my feelings about the previous season concrete. That said, I'm 2 eps into season 2. I'm enjoying it so far although it's starting to point in a kind of VR cyber crime thriller. If I recall Season 1 left us with the question of whether or not OA was just a BS artist who made everything up based on the book names on her shelf. Season 2 doesn't really much address that. We're just kinda "yep, no, she wasn't shittin' those poor high school kids".

They'll address it but you won't feel any better about the show in general.

It's worth watching but it definitely belongs on the "Not the very best" list.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #586 on: April 12, 2019, 10:10:13 AM »
enjoying season two of amazon's tick series.  I think they improved some of the tone issues in season 1.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #587 on: April 12, 2019, 10:30:24 AM »
enjoying season two of amazon's tick series.  I think they improved some of the tone issues in season 1.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #588 on: April 12, 2019, 01:31:17 PM »
Posted this in the wrong thread. I posted it in the right one
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #589 on: April 12, 2019, 01:46:57 PM »
OA Season 1 left me with mixed feelings. It was like "if season 2 rocks it, season 1 will be a genius set up but if season 2 sucks, season 1 was an equal waste." I've never seen a TV show that really required me to watch the second season for me to make my feelings about the previous season concrete. That said, I'm 2 eps into season 2. I'm enjoying it so far although it's starting to point in a kind of VR cyber crime thriller. If I recall Season 1 left us with the question of whether or not OA was just a BS artist who made everything up based on the book names on her shelf. Season 2 doesn't really much address that. We're just kinda "yep, no, she wasn't shittin' those poor high school kids".

They'll address it but you won't feel any better about the show in general.

It's worth watching but it definitely belongs on the "Not the very best" list.

Agreed, worth watching season 2 if you saw season 1, but also worthy of being on the not the very best list. Not sure if I'll watch season 3 if they make one.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #590 on: April 12, 2019, 05:29:21 PM »
OA Season 1 left me with mixed feelings. It was like "if season 2 rocks it, season 1 will be a genius set up but if season 2 sucks, season 1 was an equal waste." I've never seen a TV show that really required me to watch the second season for me to make my feelings about the previous season concrete. That said, I'm 2 eps into season 2. I'm enjoying it so far although it's starting to point in a kind of VR cyber crime thriller. If I recall Season 1 left us with the question of whether or not OA was just a BS artist who made everything up based on the book names on her shelf. Season 2 doesn't really much address that. We're just kinda "yep, no, she wasn't shittin' those poor high school kids".

They'll address it but you won't feel any better about the show in general.

It's worth watching but it definitely belongs on the "Not the very best" list.

Agreed, worth watching season 2 if you saw season 1, but also worthy of being on the not the very best list. Not sure if I'll watch season 3 if they make one.

Yeah, can't disagree. Worth watching, but not essential viewing.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #591 on: May 06, 2019, 12:40:55 PM »
enjoying season two of amazon's tick series.  I think they improved some of the tone issues in season 1.

finished the season.  It was not as ambitious as S1 but more consistently good.  It really felt like a comic book come to life, for better or worse. 
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #592 on: May 06, 2019, 02:39:05 PM »
Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #593 on: May 06, 2019, 06:05:44 PM »
Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

There was definitely an effort to make S2 sillier than S1.  a big chunk of plot revolves around singing baby lobsters.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #594 on: May 06, 2019, 06:19:53 PM »
Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

There was definitely an effort to make S2 sillier than S1.  a big chunk of plot revolves around singing baby lobsters.

I appreciated the effort, but it came off as more weird than silly, if you follow me.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #595 on: May 06, 2019, 06:35:04 PM »
Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

The cartoon was so great.  Most Ticky of the non-comic Ticks

Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

There was definitely an effort to make S2 sillier than S1.  a big chunk of plot revolves around singing baby lobsters.

I appreciated the effort, but it came off as more weird than silly, if you follow me.

Ya - Doom Patrol has got that covered for now.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #596 on: May 07, 2019, 09:06:41 AM »
I like the tick, both seasons but then I've like pretty much every version of the tick. 

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #597 on: May 07, 2019, 10:46:31 AM »
Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

The cartoon was so great.  Most Ticky of the non-comic Ticks

Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

There was definitely an effort to make S2 sillier than S1.  a big chunk of plot revolves around singing baby lobsters.

I appreciated the effort, but it came off as more weird than silly, if you follow me.

Ya - Doom Patrol has got that covered for now.

not sure if i like Doom Patrol or not.
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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #598 on: May 07, 2019, 11:26:58 AM »
Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

The cartoon was so great.  Most Ticky of the non-comic Ticks

Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

There was definitely an effort to make S2 sillier than S1.  a big chunk of plot revolves around singing baby lobsters.

I appreciated the effort, but it came off as more weird than silly, if you follow me.

Ya - Doom Patrol has got that covered for now.

not sure if i like Doom Patrol or not.
I found it to be trying too hard.

Which I find to be true of all Grant Morrison derived properties.

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Re: List of the Not the Very Best TV Shows
« Reply #599 on: May 07, 2019, 11:44:35 AM »
Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

The cartoon was so great.  Most Ticky of the non-comic Ticks

Every incarnation of The Tick is less silly than the one before, back to the B&W comics.  I prefer silly Tick.

There was definitely an effort to make S2 sillier than S1.  a big chunk of plot revolves around singing baby lobsters.

I appreciated the effort, but it came off as more weird than silly, if you follow me.

Ya - Doom Patrol has got that covered for now.

not sure if i like Doom Patrol or not.
I found it to be trying too hard.

Which I find to be true of all Grant Morrison derived properties.

I was paying for DC for a bit and i liked all their shows but not enough to keep paying.  I am going to wait for the second half of young justice to be released, then I will resubscribe and binge on them (plus i will be on summer break then)
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