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 Post subject: The Expanse (Books / SyFySeries)
PostPosted: Wed January 21, 2015 4:00 pm 
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I LOVE these books, and this trailer looks really cool, but I don't know about the casting. The guys playing Holden and Amos look like the members of Fall Out Boy.

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I guess it's my own damn fault. As I read the books, I always pictured the crew of the Rocinante as the crew of Serenity.

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I'll watch this. Although one review called it "Game of Thrones in space".

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Anyone read the books? I just realized that Corey populated Mars with the same ethnicities as Futurama.

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I didn't know this TV series was based on books.

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Looking forward to this. Hopefully it doesn't turn like that miniseries SyFy did last year.

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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Looking forward to this. Hopefully it doesn't turn like that miniseries SyFy did last year.

oh man, Ascension? That was awful.

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I missed that one.

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I missed that one.

I purposely missed it after the first 10 minutes.

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Looks like a Syfy production. I guess that guy wears a fedora so we know he's a hard boiled detective.


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First episode available to watch online now.

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bada wrote:
Looks like a Syfy production. I guess that guy wears a fedora so we know he's a hard boiled detective.

I love this post.

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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
First episode available to watch online now.

on demand or gtfo

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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
bada wrote:
Looks like a Syfy production. I guess that guy wears a fedora so we know he's a hard boiled detective.

I love this post.

Yep. I'd like to honor it in some way. Do we have a Hall of Fame for posts?


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 Post subject: Re: The Expanse (Books / SyFySeries)
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Sure, yeah, I'll check it out.


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I watched the first episode and I'm kinda hooked. A bit rough around the edges early on, but the production value is pretty staggering for a TV show, it's unusually atmospheric, has a rich sense of history and setting, and the characters sneak up on you. I'm in. I like it.

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 Post subject: Re: The Expanse (Books / SyFySeries)
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Did this air already?

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 Post subject: Re: The Expanse (Books / SyFySeries)
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No, not 'til December 14, but the first ep is available for free digitally. I got it from PSN.

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This officially starts tonight.

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