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    From Dreamer@VERT/SETXBBS to All on Mon Jun 25 20:06:35 2012
    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently premiered. It's pretty awesome... The imdb entry says "A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future." That pretty much sums up the series, but of course there's SO much more to it. Kinda like "X-Files is about aliens and the supernatural" just doesn't do that show justice, either.

    Anyone else seen it yet?

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  • From Deuce@VERT/SYNCNIX to Dreamer on Mon Jun 25 21:45:31 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Dreamer to All on Mon Jun 25 2012 08:06 pm

    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently premiered.

    I've been watching it... there's a few flaws I'm unhappy with - plot holes and a tendency to blur portions of the shot. So far I'm still hanging in, but I've
    yet to be happy about a complete show.

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  • From echicken@VERT/ECBBS to Dreamer on Tue Jun 26 11:45:29 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Dreamer to All on Mon Jun 25 2012 20:06:35

    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently premiered. It's pretty awesome... The imdb entry says "A detective from the year 2077

    Canadian ... show ... good? I'm sorry, but I'm having a hard time believing that. :|

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Dreamer on Tue Jun 26 12:56:04 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Dreamer to All on Mon Jun 25 2012 08:06 pm

    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently premiered. It's pretty awesome... The imdb entry says "A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future." That pretty much sums up the series, but of course there's SO much more to it. Kinda like "X-Files is about aliens and the supernatural" just doesn't do that show justice, either.

    Anyone else seen it yet?


    nah, but i intend to. thanks for the recommendation.

    right now i'm wrapping up eureka.

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to echicken on Tue Jun 26 12:56:36 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Dreamer on Tue Jun 26 2012 11:45 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Dreamer to All on Mon Jun 25 2012 20:06:35

    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently premiered. It's pretty awesome... The imdb entry says "A detective from the year 2077

    Canadian ... show ... good? I'm sorry, but I'm having a hard time
    believing that. :|


    there's a lot of canadian shows that are decent. canadian american shows as well.

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  • From Deuce@VERT/SYNCNIX to echicken on Tue Jun 26 11:09:59 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Dreamer on Tue Jun 26 2012 11:45 am

    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently premiered. It's pretty awesome... The imdb entry says "A detective from the year 2077

    Canadian ... show ... good? I'm sorry, but I'm having a hard time
    believing that. :|

    King is/was quite good indeed. My wife likes that one about the Succubus... "Lost Girl" I think.

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to echicken on Tue Jun 26 12:45:21 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Dreamer on Tue Jun 26 2012 11:45 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Dreamer to All on Mon Jun 25 2012 20:06:35

    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently premiere It's pretty awesome... The imdb entry says "A detective from the year 20

    Canadian ... show ... good? I'm sorry, but I'm having a hard time believing that. :|

    echicken
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    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.

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  • From Dreamer@VERT/SETXBBS to echicken on Tue Jun 26 14:56:50 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Dreamer on Tue Jun 26 2012 11:45 am

    Canadian ... show ... good? I'm sorry, but I'm having a hard time
    believing that. :|

    lol! That's funny; I read a review on the net that kinda said the same thing. One website ranks them at #3 compared to present and past shows across various countries. I forget one 1 and 2 are, I don't have the URL here with me at the moment.

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  • From Dreamer@VERT/SETXBBS to Deuce on Tue Jun 26 14:57:38 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Deuce to Dreamer on Mon Jun 25 2012 09:45 pm

    I've been watching it... there's a few flaws I'm unhappy with - plot holes and a tendency to blur portions of the shot. So far I'm still hanging in, but I've yet to be happy about a complete show.

    Eh, I learned a long time ago to look past the small stuff. Kinda have to if you're a big Trekkie... ;)

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Corey on Tue Jun 26 17:14:23 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45 pm



    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.


    a lot of my favorite shows come from canada. and a lot of my favorite actors as well.

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  • From echicken@VERT/ECBBS to Deuce on Wed Jun 27 11:00:03 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Deuce to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 11:09:59

    King is/was quite good indeed. My wife likes that one about the Succubus... "Lost Girl" I think.

    The posters in the subway were enough to convince me not to watch the latter. Never heard of the former.

    I'm generally unimpressed with the quality of Canadian comedy and drama programming, however I suppose I'd give stuff from Showcase more of a chance than junk from the other networks. There are often Canadian *co-productions* that work out a bit better (cooperating with American networks or the BBC,) but most of the home-grown stuff just makes me want to puke.

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  • From echicken@VERT/ECBBS to Corey on Wed Jun 27 11:00:35 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.

    Uh, thanks for helping me prove that point. :D :D :D

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to echicken on Wed Jun 27 08:29:04 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.

    Uh, thanks for helping me prove that point. :D :D :D

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    Sliders was good until they sold it to universal/fox and moved it to Calif. then most of the stars quit and the show died like a small animal.

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  • From Deuce@VERT/SYNCNIX to Dreamer on Wed Jun 27 09:36:29 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Dreamer to Deuce on Tue Jun 26 2012 02:57 pm

    I've been watching it... there's a few flaws I'm unhappy with - plot holes and a tendency to blur portions of the shot. So far I'm still hanging in, but I've yet to be happy about a complete show.

    Eh, I learned a long time ago to look past the small stuff. Kinda have to if you're a big Trekkie... ;)

    I can look past the small stuff like them cleaning guns from the muzzle to the breech, but the big stuff like them all having proficiency with 70 year old weapons and Kellog remembering enough specific business details from 70 years ago to get Richie Rich Rich in a matter of a week or two is hard to swallow. I
    can do a couple in each eposide, but when they come in flocks, it keeps me jarred out of my suspension of disbelief.

    The blurring of the top and/or bottom of the screen in many of the shots almost
    drove me up the wall in the last episode... along with the whole lack of a resolution to the paradox and a reason that the terrorists might know the name of the cops grandma.

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  • From Deuce@VERT/SYNCNIX to echicken on Wed Jun 27 09:39:32 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Deuce on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    King is/was quite good indeed. My wife likes that one about the Succubus... "Lost Girl" I think.

    The posters in the subway were enough to convince me not to watch the latter. Never heard of the former.

    The show is exactly what it looks like. Well produced and such but yeah, not my type of thing either.

    I'm generally unimpressed with the quality of Canadian comedy and drama programming, however I suppose I'd give stuff from Showcase more of a
    chance than junk from the other networks.

    You should catch King - it's about a female supercop in Toronto.

    There are often Canadian
    *co-productions* that work out a bit better (cooperating with American networks or the BBC,) but most of the home-grown stuff just makes me want
    to puke.

    Corner Gas was great... Trailer Park Boys not so much.

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  • From echicken@VERT/ECBBS to Deuce on Wed Jun 27 15:54:58 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Deuce to echicken on Wed Jun 27 2012 09:39:32

    Corner Gas was great... Trailer Park Boys not so much.

    I could never quite get behind Corner Gas.

    Trailer Park Boys is terrible, and not in a "it's supposed to be terrible" sort of way. Poorly executed in every way.

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  • From echicken@VERT/ECBBS to Corey on Wed Jun 27 15:57:42 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Wed Jun 27 2012 08:29:04

    Sliders was good until they sold it to universal/fox and moved it to Calif. then most of the stars quit and the show died like a small animal.

    It's one of those shows that I remember watching because it was sci-fi and because it was on. I dunno, let's just say I don't have a lot of fond
    memories of it. Maybe not terrible, but IMHO it's a stretch to call it "good."

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  • From Deuce@VERT/SYNCNIX to echicken on Thu Jun 28 11:51:38 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Deuce on Wed Jun 27 2012 03:54 pm

    Corner Gas was great... Trailer Park Boys not so much.

    I could never quite get behind Corner Gas.

    Yeah, it's very regional humour. I'm shocked that it was picked up in the US.

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to echicken on Thu Jun 28 22:00:48 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.


    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while before
    fox execs stepped in and started mucking about.

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Corey on Thu Jun 28 22:01:54 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Wed Jun 27 2012 08:29 am


    Uh, thanks for helping me prove that point. :D :D :D

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    Sliders was good until they sold it to universal/fox and moved it to Calif. then most of the stars quit and the show died like a small animal.



    yeah, i liked sliders. it had potential. too bad they treated their actors like garbage and made so many judgement errors with the show.

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to echicken on Thu Jun 28 22:03:23 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 03:57 pm

    It's one of those shows that I remember watching because it was sci-fi and because it was on. I dunno, let's just say I don't have a lot of fond memories of it. Maybe not terrible, but IMHO it's a stretch to call it "good."


    did you see it in reruns or did you see it as it aired?
    what seasons did you watch?

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to Mro on Thu Jun 28 22:27:15 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to echicken on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:00 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.


    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while before fox execs stepped in and started mucking about.


    same they did with Sliders too.
    beware, the fox kills all.

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to Mro on Thu Jun 28 22:29:21 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to Corey on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:01 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Wed Jun 27 2012 08:29 am


    Uh, thanks for helping me prove that point. :D :D :D

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    Sliders was good until they sold it to universal/fox and moved it to Cali then most of the stars quit and the show died like a small animal.



    yeah, i liked sliders. it had potential. too bad they treated their actors l garbage and made so many judgement errors with the show.


    yep. I have it on dvd, well not season 5 yet.
    and you can almost see it dying after arturo was killed.
    then from season 4 and 5 they have the Kromag story line.

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  • From McQuack@VERT/RASPBERI to Mro on Fri Jun 29 06:53:53 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to echicken on Thu Jun 28 2012 22:00:48

    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.


    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while before fox execs stepped in and started mucking about.

    I'm currently watching Episode 4 of Season 2 of Sliders... i can verify that statement is true... I'm just going to stop in the middle of season 3
    and pretend it ended there...

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to McQuack on Fri Jun 29 00:40:35 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: McQuack to Mro on Fri Jun 29 2012 06:53 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to echicken on Thu Jun 28 2012 22:00:48

    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.


    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while befor fox execs stepped in and started mucking about.

    I'm currently watching Episode 4 of Season 2 of Sliders... i can verify that statement is true... I'm just going to stop in the middle of season 3
    and pretend it ended there...


    it's like a train wreck, you have to see more.
    I first bought 1 and 2. then wanted 3, then wanted 4.
    god help me...

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Corey on Fri Jun 29 13:34:36 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to Mro on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:29 pm

    yep. I have it on dvd, well not season 5 yet.
    and you can almost see it dying after arturo was killed.
    then from season 4 and 5 they have the Kromag story line.


    stuff really went to hell with the kromag story line. it was very depressing and poorly thought out.

    i did like however how they tied in the quinn that visited him episode one to all the chaos that occured.

    really sad what they did with that show. with the correct creative writing team you could have the best television show ever with the underlying structure of being able to slide into any parallel world.

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to McQuack on Fri Jun 29 13:35:37 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: McQuack to Mro on Fri Jun 29 2012 06:53 am


    I'm currently watching Episode 4 of Season 2 of Sliders... i can verify
    that statement is true... I'm just going to stop in the middle of season 3 and pretend it ended there...


    there were pay disputes and various acts of sexism from fox execs.
    it really tainted the show.

    the black dude stuck it out and he was making good money, though.

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to Mro on Fri Jun 29 12:13:27 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to Corey on Fri Jun 29 2012 01:34 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to Mro on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:29 pm

    yep. I have it on dvd, well not season 5 yet.
    and you can almost see it dying after arturo was killed.
    then from season 4 and 5 they have the Kromag story line.


    stuff really went to hell with the kromag story line. it was very depressing and poorly thought out.

    i did like however how they tied in the quinn that visited him episode one t all the chaos that occured.

    really sad what they did with that show. with the correct creative writing t you could have the best television show ever with the underlying structure o being able to slide into any parallel world.


    yeah but when a studio pulls up to your door with a truck full of money,
    you do wierd things. the main stars were killed off because they wanted
    out because fox was killing the show.
    another bad thing is, you notice every set looks the same after a while?
    when the left canada to go to la. they only filmed on 2 different sets at UA and I forget which 2 sets off the top of my head.

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to Mro on Fri Jun 29 12:14:29 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to McQuack on Fri Jun 29 2012 01:35 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: McQuack to Mro on Fri Jun 29 2012 06:53 am


    I'm currently watching Episode 4 of Season 2 of Sliders... i can verify that statement is true... I'm just going to stop in the middle of season and pretend it ended there...


    there were pay disputes and various acts of sexism from fox execs.
    it really tainted the show.

    the black dude stuck it out and he was making good money, though.


    yeah, poor cleavant. that show made him a bit actor for life.

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  • From Gryphon@VERT/CYBERIA to Corey on Fri Jun 29 13:03:00 2012
    On 06-29-12, Corey said the following...

    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to echicken on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:00 pm

    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while bef fox execs steppedin and started mucking about.

    same they did with Sliders too.
    beware, the fox kills all.

    Some forget Sliders (like me!) But I certainly remember how they
    killed off the best show on TV: Firefly.

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Gryphon on Fri Jun 29 21:48:51 2012
    Re: Re: Continuum
    By: Gryphon to Corey on Fri Jun 29 2012 01:03 pm


    Some forget Sliders (like me!) But I certainly remember how they
    killed off the best show on TV: Firefly.


    firefly as okay, but i wouldnt call it the best show on tv.

    also, everyone spoke english and chinese, but i never saw any
    fucking asians on that show. whats the deal with that!

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  • From Gryphon@VERT/CYBERIA to Mro on Sat Jun 30 10:09:00 2012
    On 06-30-12, Mro said the following...

    Re: Re: Continuum
    By: Gryphon to Corey on Fri Jun 29 2012 01:03 pm


    Some forget Sliders (like me!) But I certainly remember how they
    killed off the best show on TV: Firefly.


    firefly as okay, but i wouldnt call it the best show on tv.


    You'd prefer Babylon 5?

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Gryphon on Sat Jun 30 17:20:46 2012
    Re: Re: Continuum
    By: Gryphon to Mro on Sat Jun 30 2012 10:09 am



    firefly as okay, but i wouldnt call it the best show on tv.


    You'd prefer Babylon 5?


    i tried watching it but couldnt get into it.

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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to Mro on Sat Jun 30 16:27:18 2012
    Re: Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to Gryphon on Sat Jun 30 2012 05:20 pm

    Re: Re: Continuum
    By: Gryphon to Mro on Sat Jun 30 2012 10:09 am



    firefly as okay, but i wouldnt call it the best show on tv.


    You'd prefer Babylon 5?


    i tried watching it but couldnt get into it.


    babble on 5?
    whats my sister and her friends have to do with this?

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  • From Dreamer@VERT/SETXBBS to Deuce on Sat Jul 14 11:10:33 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Deuce to Dreamer on Wed Jun 27 2012 09:36 am

    I can look past the small stuff like them cleaning guns from the muzzle to the breech, but the big stuff like them all having proficiency with 70
    year old weapons and Kellog remembering enough specific business details from 70 years ago to get Richie Rich Rich in a matter of a week or two is hard to swallow. I can do a couple in each eposide, but when they come in flocks, it keeps me jarred out of my suspension of disbelief.

    There's a lot we don't know about their future. Probably basic mechanical physics is taught in middle school, and they certainly strike me as mechanically inclined. Could be they trained on all types of weapons: mechanical/chemical as well as electronic/particle.

    Certainly Kellog, being extremely intellectual and well studied, would be well versed in the history of "what the hell happened to our world". He probably would have extensive knowledge on all the early key players, whether he had known he'd need it or not. I'm sure some of the minor details lost to history would be able to be filled by present day info.

    Lastly, they never said whether or not he's got any augmentation. If he's chipped, and since he's fairly smart, he would have downloaded info well into the 1900's.

    The blurring of the top and/or bottom of the screen in many of the shots almost drove me up the wall in the last episode... along with the whole
    lack of a resolution to the paradox and a reason that the terrorists might know the name of the cops grandma.

    There's some backplot that the writers are still dangling, such as how and why she was maneuvered into this situation. I get the feeling that Kellogg was fed information about her from whoever helped set up their "breakout".

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  • From Dreamer@VERT/SETXBBS to Mro on Sat Jul 14 11:19:55 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to echicken on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:00 pm

    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while before fox execs stepped in and started mucking about.

    Yeah, there's not many Fox shows I could really get into. They're either really great, or really bad.

    Back in the mid nineties, BBC and Fox produced a Doctor Who movie. It was OK; at least, they didn't fuck with any of the major stats of the show (two hearts, multiple lives/regenerations, sonic screwdriver, quirky mind, and so on). Even started off with the previous doctor "dying" and regenerating.

    However, the plot was not that great. They really stretched the believability of the Master's survival. Supposedly, the Time Lords and, if memory serves, the Daleks teamed up against the Master. They hold a quick trial, and destroy the Master.

    If the Daleks were involved, it's a pretty good bet he was reduced to less-than-ashes. However, the Doctor is charged with transporting his "remains" to Gallifrey, and for some reason they're stored in little more than a sealed box. Of course, there's an accident with the TARDIS, and the Master breaks free, his essence oozing out and taking over someone's body.

    Now, there's a story I can have some concerns with! :) It'd been far more believable if some cohort had taken the box and somehow regenerated the Master from whatever remains were left. Come to think of it, that's almost exactly what the 2005 TV series ran with, and it sure was far more believable. Well, as believable as any pseudo-sci-fi can get.

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  • From Deuce@VERT/SYNCNIX to Dreamer on Sun Jul 15 16:45:54 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Dreamer to Deuce on Sat Jul 14 2012 11:10 am

    to the breech, but the big stuff like them all having proficiency with
    70 year old weapons and Kellog remembering enough specific business details from 70 years ago to get Richie Rich Rich in a matter of a week or two is hard to swallow. I can do a couple in each eposide, but when they come in flocks, it keeps me jarred out of my suspension of disbelief.

    There's a lot we don't know about their future. Probably basic mechanical physics is taught in middle school, and they certainly strike me as mechanically inclined. Could be they trained on all types of weapons: mechanical/chemical as well as electronic/particle.

    Basic mechanical physics won't give you proficiency - I'm talking about getting
    an arbitrary firearm from 70 years ago with the safety on and shooting it accurately under a second later.

    It's expected that the special forces guys would be familiar with a wide range of weapons, but familiarity and proficiency are different things. There is no similar excuse for the cop (who came late to the profession).

    Certainly Kellog, being extremely intellectual and well studied, would be well versed in the history of "what the hell happened to our world". He probably would have extensive knowledge on all the early key players, whether he had known he'd need it or not. I'm sure some of the minor details lost to history would be able to be filled by present day info.

    Not enough to amass a fortune in a matter of a week or two trading in the stock
    market. You would need to know specific dates of stock ups and downs - something you simply don't study in any course.

    Lastly, they never said whether or not he's got any augmentation. If he's chipped, and since he's fairly smart, he would have downloaded info well into the 1900's.

    Why would he have done that? Even with theoretically infinite storage, I still
    wouldn't download the price history of all stocks going back sixty years... and
    I can't think of why Kellog would either.

    The blurring of the top and/or bottom of the screen in many of the shots almost drove me up the wall in the last episode... along with the whole lack of a resolution to the paradox and a reason that the terrorists might know the name of the cops grandma.

    There's some backplot that the writers are still dangling, such as how and why she was maneuvered into this situation. I get the feeling that Kellogg was fed information about her from whoever helped set up their "breakout".

    Except Kellog isn't the one who knew who her grandparents were and she was swapped in to the security detail at the last moment.

    All that said though, the last eposide did not bother me in any significant way
    (yay).

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  • From Mark Hofmann@VERT/TCP to Dreamer on Thu Jul 26 14:57:17 2012
    There's a new Canadian scifi show called Continuum that recently
    premiered.
    It's pretty awesome... The imdb entry says "A detective from the year
    2077
    finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future." That pretty much sums up the series, but of course
    there's SO much more to it. Kinda like "X-Files is about aliens and the supernatural" just doesn't do that show justice, either.

    Anyone else seen it yet?

    Yes, we have been watching that show. Very cool new show.

    The only way to watch this show in the US, is to download it. It isn't available on any US network that I'm aware of.

    - Mark

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  • From The Phantom Lord@VERT/LIMITS to Corey on Sat Oct 13 18:48:00 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Wed Jun 27 2012 08:29 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.

    Uh, thanks for helping me prove that point. :D :D :D

    echicken
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    Sliders was good until they sold it to universal/fox and moved it to Calif. then most of the stars quit and the show died like a small animal.

    "Practise safe Lunch, Use a Condiment"



    I never watched Continuum but nw Sliders is awesome lol. I am at season 4 so
    im getting close to finishing the series. I really don't have the time to
    watch shows anymore so i just download and watch them one day or year lol. Easier when you have lots going on in your life =)

    The Phantom Lord
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  • From The Phantom Lord@VERT/LIMITS to Mro on Sat Oct 13 18:50:00 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to echicken on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:00 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.


    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while before fox execs stepped in and started mucking about.


    Stargate was a really great show and in my opinion it was so much better than the movie. Don't get me wrong the movie was great but the series was just
    much better. I recommend Macgyver too lol one of the best shows!

    The Phantom Lord
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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to The Phantom Lord on Sat Oct 13 21:16:57 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: The Phantom Lord to Corey on Sat Oct 13 2012 06:48 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Wed Jun 27 2012 08:29 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.

    Uh, thanks for helping me prove that point. :D :D :D

    echicken
    electronic chicken bbs - bbs.electronicchicken.com - 416-273-7230


    Sliders was good until they sold it to universal/fox and moved it to Cali then most of the stars quit and the show died like a small animal.

    "Practise safe Lunch, Use a Condiment"



    I never watched Continuum but nw Sliders is awesome lol. I am at season 4 so im getting close to finishing the series. I really don't have the time to watch shows anymore so i just download and watch them one day or year lol. Easier when you have lots going on in your life =)

    The Phantom Lord
    The Outer Limit's - limits.darktech.org


    me too. most all of season 4 is those aliens storyline.
    I have seen it go downhill from season 2.
    I am almost afrid to order season 5.

    Sliders! not just a nice little burger.

    "Practise safe Lunch, Use a Condiment"


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  • From Corey@VERT/TSGC to The Phantom Lord on Sat Oct 13 21:19:32 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: The Phantom Lord to Mro on Sat Oct 13 2012 06:50 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to echicken on Thu Jun 28 2012 10:00 pm

    Re: Continuum
    By: echicken to Corey on Wed Jun 27 2012 11:00 am

    Re: Continuum
    By: Corey to echicken on Tue Jun 26 2012 12:45:21

    Stargate and Sliders came from canada.


    stargate was a pretty good show. sliders was good for a short while befor fox execs stepped in and started mucking about.


    Stargate was a really great show and in my opinion it was so much better tha the movie. Don't get me wrong the movie was great but the series was just much better. I recommend Macgyver too lol one of the best shows!

    The Phantom Lord
    The Outer Limit's - limits.darktech.org


    I liked the episode where they find a TV show copies thier real ecapaids. because you go to see how the sets were done.
    funny because it was so easy to do. just pull bacl the camera a few feet and poof! instant copy set.

    "Practise safe Lunch, Use a Condiment"


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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to The Phantom Lord on Sun Oct 14 12:37:46 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: The Phantom Lord to Mro on Sat Oct 13 2012 06:50 pm

    Stargate was a really great show and in my opinion it was so much better than the movie. Don't get me wrong the movie was great but the series was


    you are replying to old msgs.

    please adjust your msg pointers.

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  • From Mark Hofmann@VERT/TCP to Dreamer on Fri Nov 2 21:58:31 2012
    I really like Continuum. I believe that I read somewhere that it was renewed for season 2.

    The only way to watch that show here in the states is downloading it. It isn't
    on any cable channel that I'm aware of in the states.

    - Mark

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  • From Nostalgia@VERT/THEWASTE to Mro on Mon Dec 3 20:32:22 2012
    Re: Continuum
    By: Mro to Corey on Tue Jun 26 2012 05:14 pm

    Ren and Stimpy is Canadian :-)
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  • From Erikn@VERT/MORTALAU to All on Wed Dec 5 06:18:43 2012
    Well you learn something new every day don't ya? Ren N Stimpy bein a Canadian show, while we're on the subject, about 1996/1997 there was a Canadian children's show on in Australia called Stickin' Around. My favourite episode of that was Disciplinary Action. Anyway, I also remember a NZ series called 'Freaky.' Anyone remember that? Some of the ones I remember: 'Fridge', 'Principal', 'Photobooth', etc... Don't know what other childrens shows were around - but they were REAL quality compared to the absolute peanut-brained shows that pass for entertainment these days...

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