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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    I'm surprised Elon Musk hasn't bought it.
    What, something to watch whilst your car drives itself? I think we are a while off that yet

    He has enough plates spinning I can't imagine he would want to get into streaming video as well!

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Another awesome episode this week, anyone else have any thoughts...that ending, 4 episodes in a row now I've had to pick my jaw off the floor with the ending.

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    I understand why they're so good.. but it's the WOOD I need

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Still waiting to see it, I gather it won't be on Netflix until October? So spoilers please

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    Another awesome episode this week, anyone else have any thoughts...that ending, 4 episodes in a row now I've had to pick my jaw off the floor with the ending.
    For the first time I wished I hadn't read the books, knowing in advance how that would end.

    Interesting that they're trying to get 2 books worth into one series, this episode was like a mini reset. Moving all the pieces to where they'd need to be for the next plot very quickly.

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Wow,the current season has been great!


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Wow,the current season has been great!
    Loving it!

    I like the small details, like spherical fire in Zero-G, and tears pooling in the eyes!

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    I'm loving this season as well. This weeks episode wasn't great (compared to the others), but overall, great show.
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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    So looks like they end at the conclusion of Abaddon's Gate for this season.


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Yeah, but it ended as though they already knew syfy and pulled the plug and they weren't sure if someone else would pick it up.
    Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes; after that, who cares?! He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!


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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Enjoyed this season more than previous ones. Amazon acquiring it seems likely to make the production values (mostly in terms of directing, not sfx) go up. Also think the next book might be a little boring or unworkable in terms of making it seem interesting. We'll see where they take it.

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    Re: The Expanse - best hard sci fi show in years!!

    Quote Originally Posted by wazzickle View Post
    Enjoyed this season more than previous ones. Amazon acquiring it seems likely to make the production values (mostly in terms of directing, not sfx) go up. Also think the next book might be a little boring or unworkable in terms of making it seem interesting. We'll see where they take it.
    If they just skip the slug book and move on to the next one, they won't lose much...

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