"V" returning to TV

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  1. Ra88

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    ABC greenlights sci-fi pilot - Entertainment News, TV News, Media - Variety
     
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    Eh.
    V wasn't that great.
     
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    The miniseries was. Back when it first aired it had some geniunely "holy SHIT!!" moments. I remember them because that's when I first watched it.
    The TV series that followed, however, was absolute crap.
     
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    For some reason I own the min-series, and the "holy SHIT" moment was when she ate the rat. That looked trippy.

    I mean, I kinda liked the whole rise of the Nazis analogy they were doing, I just felt it could've been done better.
     
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    It did seem as if they were using Nazis as their basis for the Visitors to the point where it annoyed me at times because of a lack of originality.

    I remember seeing an article about this long ago. I believe the pilot episode's script was written a year ago called "Found."
     
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    I loooooved V when I was a kid. If they are going to do this I hope they do it right.
     
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    So ABC thinks they can capture the magic that is Battlestar in a different series? I will definitely watch, but I'm not holding my breath for any semblance of brilliance.

    (4400 was good, though, so hopefully they will make this work well.)
     
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    Miniseries=good.
    Series=lame.

    please don't butcher this like ABC has done with other classics *The Night Stalker, Dragnet anyone?*
     
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    They made a new Dragnet? Let me guess, CSI ripoff?
     
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    ive seen your pics. you werent even there.

    thats like a kid seeing ESB for the 1st time in the 90s and going: hes just a muppet! :rolleyes: 

    i think this has better promise at a remake, more than, say, BSG. i liked the vehicles design btw. especially that minivan looking shuttle where the hatchback goes PEW PEW PEW

    also, marc singer was FTW
     
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    Weird. That was exactly my first thought.
     
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    Yar, 'twas awesome at the time. Like absoloutely fucking mindblowing.
     
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    Funny, a lot of people thought that Yoda was just a stupid muppet/crappy comedy relief before ESB first hit...
     
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    What?
    My favourite show is Doctor Who.
    Y'know? Started in 1963?

    I can look past effects that haven't aged well. I just didn't like it that much. It had some good ideas, but I feel the script could have been better, and it was fairly predictable. Like I said, some moments caught me off-guard (especially the rat eating), but it didn't do it for me.

    Maybe the new series will be good, but I've got a feeling it's going to be like 99% of the American Sci-fi shows out there, with Battlestar being the exception that proves the rule.

    Besides, I miss the Yoda puppet, he had personality. Crazy lightsabre-fighting Yoda annoys me.
    I saw ESB in the theatres. It was epic.
     
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    you, my child, are an anachronism. go out with your peers and play with your digimon cards or whatever kids are doing these days. you might have a chance at normal life!
     
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    I've been raised on Dr Who and Blakes 7. I will never have a normal life.
    Teenagers don't get my cultural references!
     
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    Back on-topic, the more I think about it, the more I like the idea of V. I might rewatch it some day.
     
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    I remember back in 1984 when DC made a comic book from the series. Do not know if comic book did well or not, I did'nt read it.
     
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