Originally Posted by Nil
Is this show worth watching? I'm in need of a new show and while I'm a scifi nerd, I've always had reservations about this.
Not really the acting is super hammy and the writing isn't very good. I got hooked because there was a messianic figure named John May and "hey that's my name!" and just have it pvr'd every week. Last one just happened to be the episode where they said "hell with it let's just burn this fucker to the ground", pretty much confirming, I assume, that it's cancelled at the end of the season.
Let's put it this way: Castle has had more good episodes than V to date.
Originally Posted by L.R.
I was watching until they explained part of the aliens motivation as having no feelings, or ability to "love". I'm sorry, that's just the laziest way to make someone a bad guy. And I normally love sci-fi, so it hurt to have such crap writing.
As I just said the writing is indeed terrible but this is not an accurate statement about the show. The Aliens' motivation is more or less survival. The lack of emotion was just a condition of their species until they took on human form and started living among humans, now it's sort of a crisis where some are in denial re: the fact that emotion is seeping into their collective consciousness.