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Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:12 pm

Squids?
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:22 pm

tourist504 wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:12 pm
Squids?
Without giving anything away, its a nod to the end of the graphic novel.
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:43 pm

Yeah, lot of easter eggs in the pilot. Here's a list for anyone who's curious. Caught about half of them after the first viewing.

https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment ... aster-eggs
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:53 pm

pjsteelerfan wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:22 pm
tourist504 wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:12 pm
Squids?
Without giving anything away, its a nod to the end of the graphic novel.
It's not giving anything away. The show is a sequel to the Graphic Novel, if you did the show I suggest at least reading up on how the Graphic Novel went down, but read it if you can its a masterpeice.
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:49 pm

This is going to be very good.
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Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:16 pm

Mediocre opener for me, but it's an interesting shift to simple racism which could be key. Bring on Episode 2.
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Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:10 am

I dug it. A lot.
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Irishman12 wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:43 pm
Yeah, lot of easter eggs in the pilot. Here's a list for anyone who's curious. Caught about half of them after the first viewing.

https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment ... aster-eggs
re: Doc Manhattan on Mars:

"having fun creating and destroying new sandcastles on Mars. The one we catch a glimpse of in the grainy news broadcast isn't nearly as opulent as the one he builds on the red planet in the comic."

they failed to point out that the building we see him "destroy" on Mars is the exact Replica of Veidt's castle.
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Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:43 am

I really don't mean to turn this thread super political (but whatever - its a political show) but the setup of Ep 1 has an all-too haunting resemblance to present day society, especially since Trump is enabling all the closeted racists to crawl out of the cracks and further enabling the rhetoric of the racists that are "out-and-about". That is terrifying to me - the 7th Kavlary seems all too possible.
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Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:54 am

^and that's completely in line with the Facist undertones of the Reagan-era when the issues were coming out . . . the Keene Act was a direct analogy for the repression and all the fudge that was going on under Reagan.
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Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:35 pm

hunterjax wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:16 am
Irishman12 wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:43 pm
Yeah, lot of easter eggs in the pilot. Here's a list for anyone who's curious. Caught about half of them after the first viewing.

https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment ... aster-eggs
re: Doc Manhattan on Mars:

"having fun creating and destroying new sandcastles on Mars. The one we catch a glimpse of in the grainy news broadcast isn't nearly as opulent as the one he builds on the red planet in the comic."

they failed to point out that the building we see him "destroy" on Mars is the exact Replica of Veidt's castle.
Good eye. I'll have to rewatch and catch that.
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Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:04 pm

I thought it was aight, Will keep watching.
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for those who want to dive deeper https://www.hbo.com/peteypedia
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finneganm wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:49 pm
This is going to be very good.
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Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:58 am

Jean Smart is one alluring fox. This was the first episode that had the intriguing intensity and excellent pace. This show needed a particular gravitas to emulate the iconic graphic novel and E3 succeeded. Something is off with the Chief Crawford though, I doubt he is dead and if that is the case, then yeah he is one charming bad guy. Loved Mr Irons playing theatrical prisoner who no doubt devours the Warden next week. The episode was great at explaining who 'Laurie Blake' was with a clever but sad retelling over a long distance phone call. It seemed that Dr Manhattan does have a sense of humor after all.

I cannot wait to see him again.
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