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I have been very disappointed with this show. I had such high expectations for Kripke. Supernatural was one of my favorite shows when he was still on board. The problem that I have so far is that it's just not believable. Post-apocalyptic worlds are not this clean. The characters look like they just finished shooting a make up/shampoo commercial. Also there's not enough chaos. Governments have collapsed which means no order. The Road or the walking dead is a better example of what a post apocalyptic world LOOKS like. For me its the look test. Also the acting is horrible. I feel like at times I'm watching the A-team or some other 70's action sitcom.
I love billy's character and charlie is quite OK for me. Aaron's harder to warm to. Was disappointed that danny fell for evil tom's rhetoric, why so naive danny? especially after all those years of survival training.
maggie was a bit unappealing looking but a great character. but i hadnt quite got her under my skin so wasnt too sad when she died
nate' s a wanker so far.
In last week's episode I actually liked Danny, because it was shown he's quite clever and willing to save himself. But all that was negated this episode - absolutely disappointing.
And I am still annoyed with Charlie. Nothing that character does works for me.
But Miles, Monroe and Rachel are just great! Their storylines, the background, the actors... I like it all. It's actually their story that keeps me watching.
Maggie was the one character with a lot of potential. I really wanted to see her meet rachel and more. She is the one that almost makes me like charly and she dies? I love Billy, but he can do only so much. And danny.. what the hell was that? to show he is such a good boy? ugh why on earth would you save that. and miles shouting at Charly, good for him, please shout some more at her, maybe then she'll shut up.
Still can't get over the fact that they killed maggie. I don't see the point. Why would they do that? To show that nobody is safe? could have killed someone else for that, not the one character who is a bit interesting.
I for one am one t=of the people that watches this show because... I actually like it. What a concept. This episode was the best but I did enjoy it. Maggie was a good character and as sad as it was to see her die, I totally get why they did it. Also to how they got the dogs to stop barking, if you watched, Miles grabbed the mad mans whistle. Stii like Charlie, sad because she has now ost pretty much everyone in her life now. Love Miles and Nora by far my favorite characters right now.
The episode had many faults. Perhaps because I have a toothache, I kept wondering about dentistry too. I didn't know Maggie well enough to care about her enough to feel sorry that she died. It might have been useful to put more of her backstory in other episodes. Instead, we learned about her story, then she bit the dust. I had to watch some parts of it twice online just to figure out holes in the plot. Then there were the dogs. When Miles said he took care of them, somehow he apparently managed to kill them all at once because they instantly stopped barking. If you want to watch a good post-apocalyptic series (cancelled too soon) watch Survivors, the 2008 British series which is available to watch instantly via Netflix or Amazon.
Ugh this series! The only time I liked Revolution was Maggie's scenes this episode and now she's dead. I guess I give up on Revolution.
i agree they shouldnt have kill maggie. miles would ever leave charlie. maggie was a great character and she brought alot to the time. its very sad they kill off so quickly.
I am glad Danny didn't let Neville die, because it showed his goodness and innocence. Something which their post-blackout world is seriously lacking. Charlie still has a little bit of it herself. It was sad about Maggie, especially given how sad her backstory was. But I figured she wouldn't last long when the real mom appeared alive and secondly in this ep when it started to build up her sad backstory.
I don't really like the actress that plays Charlie, but I guess Charlie as a character is somewhat decent. I really don't like Nate or whatever his name is - I think it is in part due to the bad casting for the character IMO. My favorite characters in terms of being interesting to watch is Miles, Neville, Monroe, and possibly Rachel. I also like Danny more than Charlie. And I liked Maggie.
They really need some new writers on this show.
These writers are some of the weakest writers for any show I've seen recently. They are ignorant about the basic things in real life.
The chase scenes with the dogs ... LUDICROUS.
Those people wouldn't have gotten more than 10 feet, from the spot they were standing on, when they had started to run away and that's in both scenes with the running dogs.
Then it was SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO predictable:
After the tornado, Danny saves the evil guy and the evil guy does what he does best; turns on Danny. Was anyone but the chimpanzee's surprised?
In real life, if I had been mistreated and held prisoner, I would assessed my circumstances (free) and my evil captor (pinned like a stuck pig) as a sign. I would have said. "I'm not murdering you, in cold blood like you have done so many times I'm leaving it up to God. If God wants you to live then that big thing hanging up there won't fall on you and your men will find yo
I don't think Monroe knows about the pendant - what on earth made you think that? He knows VERY little about what Ben or Miles knew, as evidenced by his cloying conversations with Rachel.
I am fascinated to know why Miles called for Rachel. Wondering where the hell this algebra school is b/c my math was nowhere near that good! :)
It's been a few episodes and we know nothing about who came for Grace or the other pendant.
I keep flip-flopping on "do I like this show"--last night was a big "NO!" In 15 years I would hope mankind would solve some problems--actually be doing something! instead of walking everywhere and into bad people with bad dogs. What throws me into the "definitely don't like" is the clothes and teeth--why are they perfect? And why kill off the Brit? She seemed to have some medical knowledge that no one else has. And Rachel seems to be sitting in Independence Hall as some sort of queen of knowledge with a hairdresser!! How long has she been sitting there drawing in books?
As for brother Danny---the boy isn't worth saving! He can't run away and then he helps the bad guy! Good grief, has this boy been living on Sesame Street? I actually thought he might do something last night to help himself--not!
Hate to say this, but the show keeps going in the direction of "Lost" and I lost interest in that series pretty quickly.
I liked the episode. I was sad that Maggie got killed off so fast but what she said and what was said to her was nice. I think Miles would have left and then just meet up with them somewhere like he always says just not travel with them but I think that it took what Maggie said for him to think twice then it took her death for him to say he wasn't going to leave. I thought it was really sweet when Charlie told Maggie that she knew it seemed she didn't really like her but she was still always there for her. I don't know what I would of done if I was in Danny's situation because I wouldn't want to be a murderer but I also would think that he didn't deserve to live and if he dies it would save a lot of people. Next weeks episode looks even better so can't wait.
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