Under the Dome TV mini series disappointment

Discussion in 'Under the Dome' started by Avi Sokol, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. DiO'Bolic

    DiO'Bolic Mr. Man

    I always get a chuckle at the political cartoons based on UTD.

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  2. carrie's younger brother

    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

  3. AnnaMarie

    AnnaMarie Well-Known Member

    I hope you're right. Personally I'm getting fed up with all the doodads and woohoos on tv. We watch shows as a family, and while I don't actually object to my teen son seeing that stuff if it relates to the story, all the random scenes make him uncomfortable and he does not want to watch it with his mom and dad in the room.

    Even as a teen, he gets the difference.
     
  4. VultureLvr45

    VultureLvr45 Well-Known Member

    It is so cool! I keep looking for Uncle Stevie...
     
  5. VultureLvr45

    VultureLvr45 Well-Known Member

    I saw him... 2014-06-30-23-07-18-1646415985.jpeg Was a good episode images-318.jpeg
     
  6. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Great episode done in true SK style!!
     
  7. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    yes, awesome, can"t wait for next week.
     
  8. K4driver

    K4driver Active Member

    Anyone else catch the Dark Tower reference? What about Steve's appearance?
     
  9. morgan

    morgan Well-Known Member

    Do you mean the painting of what appeared to be a door? That was probably my favorite part of the episode (after SK's cameo of course!).
     
  10. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

    Oh this is so frustrating! Our TV ads have been saying "Coming Soon" for a while now... when, dammit?! *Mumble-swear*
     
  11. CCAL

    CCAL Well-Known Member

    I never start watching an adaptation expecting it to be really close. I figure why go to the trouble if its just like the book. Thats just me though. I was able to watch it-and Haven too without those 'wait-a-minute-thats-not in-the-book' moments. So I was able to enjoy it all for the entertainment it is, and isnt that why we watch it anyway?
     
  12. VultureLvr45

    VultureLvr45 Well-Known Member

     
  13. carrie's younger brother

    carrie's younger brother Well-Known Member

    I'm there with you. I get uncomfortable with full nudity in mixed company as well. But what you are talking about is on cable TV. CBS is network TV and like I said, a bare butt is about all you'll see.
     
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  14. TrueGeneration

    TrueGeneration Well-Known Member

    I gave it a chance, and I did like the season 2 premiere! Will keep watching the rest of the season to see how it goes! Enjoyed SK's cameo, too.
     
  15. DiO'Bolic

    DiO'Bolic Mr. Man

    I thought I would be able to watch UTD in peace with my 13 year old daughter staying over at a friends house last night and not be bombarded with all kinds of questions. Not! Kept getting texts from her during the show. Some of my favorite exchanges (don't look if you haven't seen it yet)...

    Linda could still be alive right?
    No!
    The dome coulda saved her
    The dome ain’t Mother Theresa
    Who that?
    Look it up!
    Thnks

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    I saw Stephen King
    Me too
    Not a big part
    That’s why it’s called a cameo
    What that?
    Look it up!
    Thnks

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    Why did they kill Angie
    That’s what happens when you serve Stephen King a bad cup of coffee
    Really?
    Really!
    Should I just text mom
    Yes
    k
     
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  16. mayday10

    mayday10 Member

    I personally am not a fan. Especially with how awesome the book is. However, the acting/mood is well done IMO and it became a life of its own and is a piece of American movie history. Whenever it comes up in conversation, I always advise that the novel MUST be read, and that the little known TV series was closer to the novel.

    IMO this "interpretation" of UTD is just garbage and the moment it gets cancelled it wont be remembered by anyone fondly.
     
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  17. no bounce no play

    no bounce no play I am Borg

    I love the new direction SK took the story into :) He created a great one-episode story within the ongoing series story and even answered some of the questions we'd had :) I hope we can look forward to more episodes that don't follow the novel exactly. I'm glad SK decided to swerve from the path. I'm also glad Eddie Cahill joined the cast. This should be an interesting season :)
     
  18. Moderator

    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    Steve shared with me some of the things that will be happening in future episodes after we'd watched last night's premiere. Definitely not the book but I'm excited to see how it plays out on screen. :zip_it:
     
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  19. no bounce no play

    no bounce no play I am Borg

    I suspect you're not going to give us any hints :( You are such a tease :rofl:
     
  20. Moderator

    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator


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