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  1. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Caught the pilot last night. Writer is the guy that gave us The Shield, hottie Jennifer Beals and that dood from Brotherhood (who looks like Chandler Bing if he were big and scary) and none other than Delroy Lindo as the black guy...er, bad guy.

    [​IMG]

    I liked the pilot and thought it had possibilities in character development.
     


  2. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    Is it filmed in Chicago? I've wondered that since I caught the first commercial
     


  3. Reynard369

    Reynard369 Senior member

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    Is it filmed in Chicago? I've wondered that since I caught the first commercial

    It is.

    I had the pilot on the other night in the background and it seemed interesting, so I'll probably watch it again more intently later in the week.
     


  4. frenchy

    frenchy In Time Out

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    for some reason wanted to hate it ,but was pretty good...def has a Shield vibe to it
     


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    Jekyll Senior member

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    Writer is the guy that gave us The Shield

    And Terriers
     


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    robertorex Senior member

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    What got me during the first episode was how Antonio's voiceover cut off when he got shot. That, to me, was something special.


    Oh and Jennifer Beals [​IMG]
     


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    Jekyll Senior member

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    imatlas Senior member

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    Decent show, but I find the quick character bios with voice-over annoying.
     


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    robertorex Senior member

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    Decent show, but I find the quick character bios with voice-over annoying.

    I think there are some pretty cool ways to use them as narrative, like in the pilot.

    Jennifer Beals, so righteous
     


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    gdc_2008 Senior member

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    Always wearing a concealable vest over street clothes looks silly. I am not sure I can stomach a network show...is it actually worth checking out?
     


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    eddievddr10 Senior member

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    Always wearing a concealable vest over street clothes looks silly. I am not sure I can stomach a network show...is it actually worth checking out?

    its ok for network tv, it looks like a poor man's Shield to me...
     


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    robertorex Senior member

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    This show is pretty good.
     


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    PITAronin Senior member

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    Delroy Lindo is awesome (of course, developing 'evil' characters is always inherently easier and more interesting than is the case with good characters.) To that point, Jennifer seems to be getting bad/stilted dialogue that she's delivering in a bad/stilted way (imho), though she's still smokin'. And it will be interesting to follow the undercover kid's character development arc if, as seemed to be the case last night, he was actually responsible for someone's death in the house fire he set (due to pressure from his superiors) to get in tight with the Irish mob. For me, at least, the verdict is still out on whether this show is a keeper.
     


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    Philip1978 Senior member

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    Another one bites the dust.
     


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    Reynard369 Senior member

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    Another one bites the dust.

    Real shame. I've enjoyed the series so far.
     


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