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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?

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show just iircs me, after the 1st or 2nd time a police officer walked into a room to "search" it, and amounted to basically a 6 year old "making sure their room is clean" .. I was able to look past it - after the 50th time....... not so much


I'm ok with it for now, but that really is the only way to keep this show going, by having the good guys continue to do maddeningly stupid things. This probably would have been better as a mini series than a full series. They really need to make more mini series.
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Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
And all of the characters are stupid. No, nothing they do makes sense.


wildtigercat93
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
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show just iircs me, after the 1st or 2nd time a police officer walked into a room to "search" it, and amounted to basically a 6 year old "making sure their room is clean" .. I was able to look past it - after the 50th time....... not so much


this cracked me up. The cops wouldnt open closets or anything, just casually look at the floor for two seconds


If youre with the cops in this show, you are fricked
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wildtigercat93
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
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And all of the characters are stupid. No, nothing they do makes sense.


NO WE CANT ACT ON THE HOUSE WE GOT A TRACE FROM, WERE ONLY 97 PERCENT SURE THATS THE HOUSE!!

So dumb


piggidyphish
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
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And all of the characters are stupid. No, nothing they do makes sense.


Well if they found all the killers and solved the case in the first couple of episodes that wouldn't really make for a good show either.


Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
I like how iceman sneaks around this warehouse while KB is dying. Ok, stupid she has a knife, you have a gun. Your friend is dying. fricking move in and shoot her.


Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
No, it's the small decisions.


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wildtigercat93
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
When the wife of the pyro guy kills tge black guy and runs away its pure hilarity and poor writing

First off, the husband survives a point blank gun shot. Then attacks Bacon which takes bacon 2 secods to defend

In that 2 seconds the chick ran away on foot. They are in a wide open neighborhood WHERE DID SHE GO. She would be 5 feet at most from where she was and he didnt even attempt to look for her


Brian Wilson
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
I really enjoy it. I'd have to put The Americans above it.


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Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
Yeah he doesn't chase her. My gf and I enjoy the show because its so easy to make fun of. It is so fricking dumb.


wildtigercat93
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
1st episode

They have no clue whose in this cult or whatever. But they do know the names and faces off all the people that have visited that dude in prison over the past however many years

Then the first twist comes and whoa this guy is apart of it oh no!!! Wait play it back, he visited him in prison!! Omg!

Wait, why didnt they pull all the names and faces from the prison footage and investigate the frick out of all those people??


Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
I mean we could do this all day. Verdict is in: following blows.


wildtigercat93
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
Yep. I do enjoy making fun of it though. Theres the silver lining


Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
I will say that despite the enormous gaps in logic that it manages to keep a good pace for 2 or 3 episodes but aside from an awful everything, theyre trying to spread out a 5,6 episode plot over 14 episodes. This show is a disaster in almost every single area.

Jesus, I though Alcatraz was bad.


wildtigercat93
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
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I will say that despite the enormous gaps in logic that it manages to keep a good pace for 2 or 3 episodes but aside from an awful everything, theyre trying to spread out a 5,6 episode plot over 14 episodes. This show is a disaster in almost every single area.


Pshh 14 episodes? With decent ratings, they will stretch this same plot over 5-8 seasons.


Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
Well I'm assuming this one plot is limited to this season.


wildtigercat93
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
Doubt it. They think theyve struck gold with this plot so they will do everything to stretch it out

Soon itll be everybody is in on it except Kevin Bacon.


White Shadeaux
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
My biggest pet peeve is that evidently Joe Carroll can turn dozens and dozens of followers in all aspects(as a matter of convenience) of life and professions. Especially, cops and FBI agents, who can perfrom their day to day jobs for years, just biding their time to do this convoluted plot of his.

That being said, it's fun to watch.


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Fox Mulder
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
When I found out Kevin Williamson was writing it, we started predicting the next events on what would be the most illogical thing, since then we've been on the money.


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Rohan2Reed
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re: The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?
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The Following... best new drama...agree or disagree?


can't say because I haven't seen much else, but I like TF so far .. it's walking a fine line though, I find myself on the verge of losing interest every episode.


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