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Six Feet Under

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Maikeru-sama, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    Is this series any good? I watched about 30 minutes of the first episode and not really sure what to think.
     
  2. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    I couldn't really ever get into it and I typically think everything HBO does is great.
     
  3. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    It had it's good parts and bad parts. I thought it was a pretty good show.

    It kept me from watching Dexter at first. I couldn't get past Michael C. Hall's character in Six Feet being a serial killer. I'm glad I gave it a second chance.

    Have you finished Oz already?
     
  4. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    No, I am towards the end of Season 4. I heard the series goes extremely downhill after that, this is why I started searching for a completed series and somebody at work told me about Six Feet Under.

    I watched about 30 minutes of it a few nights ago and thought it was somewhat strange.

    Oz, The Sopranos and The Wire all seemed great during the 1st Episode, so I am not sure about Six Feet Under.

    But I downloaded the every Season and have put about 3 seasons on DVD already, so I have to at least watch a few epidoses :laugh1: .
     
  5. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    If you are just wanting to watch something...check out The Tudors. Pretty good show.
     
  6. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Have you seen Deadwood? It's only a few seasons and it's EXTREMELY good.
     
  7. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Don't get me started. Man alive they screwed the pooch in letting that one go.

    Not only that but they promised a 2 movie (2 hours each) to wind up the series but never delivered. I remember I seen an interview with the guy that played Swearingen (sp?) and they asked him about the movies and he said he guessed they scrapped that too because they took the set down but never bothered to tell anyone from the cast.

    Great show and I still am mad they let that one go.
     
  8. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Yeah, I never understood why they quit all of a sudden. It was extremely well received.
     
  9. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    They were trying to save money. I believe I read they did so by cutting that show because it cost too much to make due to the sets, wardrobes and animals or something like that.
     
  10. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Don't remind me :banghead:
     
  11. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    Good show. Little too much "homogenized" emphasis for my liking, but it's worth watching.
     
  12. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    Six Feet Under was a great show and definitely one of the best shows HBO ever had along with The Wire, Curb, and The Sopranos.
     
  13. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    I haven't tried Deadwood because I heard it was never completed.

    Was Deadwood just a short series or did they cancel it?
     
  14. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Cancelled after 3 seasons in mid story :banghead:
     
  15. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Well, it's still fantastic even if it wasn't completed.
     
  16. Duane

    Duane Well-Known Member

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    The first three seasons are great in my opinion. It started to lose something the last two however (maybe I just lost interest but the writing didn't seem as good towards the end).
     
  17. Big Dakota

    Big Dakota New Member

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    I felt the same way. Didn't even watch much of the last season.
     
  18. Boom

    Boom Just Dez It

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    If you are interested in a mini-series, give Generation Kill a chance.
     
  19. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Reporter: So did you get cancer from smoking?
    LTC: No, I'm just lucky :lol:

    That exchange killed me
     
  20. Maikeru-sama

    Maikeru-sama Mick Green 58

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    Yeah, I heard it was good, I just don't want to get into a series and then not be able to get closure :D .
     

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