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Old 09-09-2008, 06:12 PM  
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*Fringe* the series Official thread

New JJ (Lost) Abrams series. Starts tonight on FOX.

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Old 09-11-2008, 11:09 AM   #16
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Wow. I'm surprised at some of the comments.

I thought the score was awful. Totally derivative. It sounded like a "Pilot", not a series.

The story was "okay" but nothing special. What's JJ's fascination with planes?

This would have been a C Minus if it had been an X-Files episode. I'll watch again, but if episodes two and three aren't better than the pilot, they'll definitely lose me as a viewer.
I thought the score was good. However, I wonder how much of that is because it reminds me of LOST and how I miss it.

I would have liked JJ to direct the pilot. That was probably my only complaint. If there's anything I learned from LOST, it's that when the creators come in and take over, things change for the better.

I do agree with other comments I've read online that the dialogue left a lot to be desired. A lot like Transformers with characters saying stupid things.
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Old 09-11-2008, 11:11 AM   #17
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I thought the score was good. However, I wonder how much of that is because it reminds me of LOST and how I miss it.
That's what I mean by derivative. It sounds like he was sleep walking through the score.
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Old 09-11-2008, 11:17 AM   #18
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I liked the production, camera angles, and first/third person view switching.
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Old 09-11-2008, 11:32 AM   #19
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That's what I mean by derivative. It sounds like he was sleep walking through the score.
I could see that.
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Old 09-11-2008, 01:48 PM   #20
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I for one didn't really like the Pilot of Lost. It was a good storyline and all, but the acting seemed fake.

I'm not 100% sold on this series yet, but I will definitely be watching the first season.
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Old 09-11-2008, 02:14 PM   #21
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I thought the first 15 minutes was absolutely awesome. But then the second quarter hour just dragged for me. After that, I thought it was pretty solid. Definitely a show with some promise.

Isn't Dollhouse the other test show?
Yeah, the first 15 minutes was cool, got me excited. Then, it gradualy put me to sleep, at least up until she did that whole psychic communication deal. It does seem like it could get interesting though.
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Old 09-11-2008, 02:30 PM   #22
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I for one didn't really like the Pilot of Lost. It was a good storyline and all, but the acting seemed fake.
That was actually my only real beef with Fringe. The female lead just seemed 'off' somehow, to me.
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Old 09-11-2008, 03:30 PM   #23
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That was actually my only real beef with Fringe. The female lead just seemed 'off' somehow, to me.
I thought Jackson was off. Of course, I knew that was the writing more than anything.
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Old 09-11-2008, 04:41 PM   #24
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I enjoyed it. I'll give it a shot this season.
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Old 09-11-2008, 04:48 PM   #25
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I thought Jackson was off. Of course, I knew that was the writing more than anything.
How long until we see special guest star: James Van Der Beek ??
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Old 09-11-2008, 05:16 PM   #26
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Old 09-11-2008, 10:26 PM   #27
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Yeah, the first 15 minutes was cool, got me excited. Then, it gradualy put me to sleep, at least up until she did that whole psychic communication deal. It does seem like it could get interesting though.
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Yeah, the first 15 minutes was cool, got me excited. Then, it gradualy put me to sleep, at least up until she did that whole psychic communication deal. It does seem like it could get interesting though.
I thought the ending was dumb though, they just had talked about how you could "communicate" with a dead person up to 6 hours after their death, yet they(the good guys) didn't think to talk to the dead agent?????
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