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So glad to read the response of one who has read the series. I haven't had the pleasure, but the raw beastiality of the sex in this episode was totally repellant to me and I actually changed channels for a few minutes. It seemed produced for a different audience than those who are attracted to the romance and time travel of the story. And then to have Black Jack gone in an instant was very unsatisfying. I hope we get back to a more enjoyable story next season.

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I knew this show would be wonderful because, based on previous performances, all the actors were first rate. The dialog was tailored beautifully for each individual. So sorry CBS didn't give it a fair try. I'm guessing the Sunday evening crowd who preferred strong women characters just didn't warm up to this quirky buddy show. I will be sad to see it go but I do think the ending of the last episode can also serve a a series finale.

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Totally agree. So graphic. I think the producers are getting off on this as much as Black Jack.

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Two good shows on at the same time skews the ratings, even if you record one and watch it the very next hour.
One observation about lackluster ratings; first compare average ratings for the season. I'll be they were down considerably as well. In general, If you aren't watching the show, the finale isn't going to bring you back

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I'm getting pretty tired of Danny the Hothead. At his age, with his years on the force, he shouldn't have to be told about Miranda rights, excessive force and all the other "inconvenient" measures that stand in his way. He may not like it, but i'm beginning to think he would have been patrolling a beat in Staten Island a long time ago if it weren't for his father.

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So glad to have my feeling confirmed. Ki stopped watching a few weeks ago after faithfully following Revenge from the beginning. I feel they have just been spinning their wheels this season, and I don't have the time to waste on a show that is going no where.

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I was a kid in Connecticut in the 60's, graduated from Brown University in '66, and I remember it as a time of innocence and idealism. But maybe that was just my little corner of the world.

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I try hard to like this show and its characters, but to me they are barren, joyless and ultimately pathetic, almost to a man (and woman). I will continue to watch the final season but IMHO no show has ever demonstrated a better reason for suicide than this one.

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"their constant cluelessness confuses and frustrates me. These are not
entry-level positions they have and they often don't seem particularly
good at their jobs."
Amen to that. They seem more like interns that competent professionals. Are they there for comic relief? They aren't inept enough to be funny, just annoying.

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The dialogue was from the Scorpion School of Bad Script Writing. Almost every line was a cliche: "Pack your bags; we're going to Baltimore" "We're here to get your baby back" And that was in the first 2 minutes. Then my eyes began to glaze over. The show will probably succeed because it is about computer crimes for the elder set who don't know anything about computers but somehow believe that this stereotyped band of off-beat rebels will use their coding skills to neatly break up an international kidnapping ring in 49 minutes. The final scene of Patricia Arquette sitting on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial made me want to gag. Which brings me to my final complaint. Arquette as a ditzy spiritualist in Medium or as a struggling mother in Boyhood were believable, but Arquette as a savvy IT savant -- not so much.