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Ye olde TV series - classic television revisited

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by alexd, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    nice I have that one in the tank for my commutes one day... ;)
  2. JamesM

    JamesM TRIBE Member

    Happy Monday!

  3. JamesM

    JamesM TRIBE Member

    fucking watched macgyver today. stream that shit.

    macgyver has all the answers.
  4. NemIsis

    NemIsis TRIBE Member

    Ok, not classic per se, but definitely not a new show. Figured this would be the best place.

    I've never watched Farscape. Hard to believe being the sci-fi nut I am. A few years ago a friend burned every episode onto dvd's because he was convinced I should see it. I watched the first episode...:O I mean wtf was that?

    Fast forward to today, and a lot of time on my hands, and just finished Stargate. Hmm. It's on Netflix.

    Still had the same reaction after the first episode but kept going. I'm on the 10th and hooked. It's different, but you can't help loving it. Rygel is hilarious. The episode when D'Argo thought Rygel was his son? Had me in tears.. lol.

    If you've never seen it, and you are a sci-fi fan (and like Jim Henson's muppets.), it's worth the watch. In an interview, Ben Browder likened it to 'Doctor Who' on crack. I concur.
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2014
  5. derek

    derek TRIBE Member

    farscape is one of my fave scifi series. one of the more interesting storylines and the costumes / animatronics are amazing.

    watch in order as the story progresses through seasons.

    you've only just started. if you think it trippy now just wait till scorpious gets to work
  6. NemIsis

    NemIsis TRIBE Member

    Yeah, you're right.. after the third episode something didn't seem right, so I looked online. The first 7 episodes (on Netflix) are shown as they were shown in the US (not in the right order). So, I started to flip around and watch them in the order the producers intended. It made much more sense after that.

    It's an awesome show :)
  7. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    I haven't seen farscape. I will dl it.
  8. ian

    ian TRIBE Member


    Greatest American Hero!!!!
  9. glych t.anomaly

    glych t.anomaly TRIBE Member

    its absolutely amazing.

    basically it was on pretty much the same time as SG-1, but ended sooner and thats why the two main leads started in SG-1 season 9 !!!

    Hot british accent chick and the guy that replaced O'neil on SG-1 as the lead.

    cant think of their names, Ben Browder and something else.
  10. derek

    derek TRIBE Member

    claudia black and she's australian


    farscape was actually filmed there.
  11. glych t.anomaly

    glych t.anomaly TRIBE Member

    yeah i knew it was filmed down there, couldnt remember if she was brit or aussie !
  12. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    I have started watching Farscape. Three things:

    1. Farscape has the worst theme song ever.
    2. I now have a crush on blue chicks.
    3. This critter/dude is the best character in the show:

  13. glych t.anomaly

    glych t.anomaly TRIBE Member

    i think i might have to rewatch farscape again, its been quite some time. soooo good.
  14. NemIsis

    NemIsis TRIBE Member


    1. Isn't it? I had to fast forward in the beginning. It's growing on me now. Kind of a psychedelic sound buzz.
    2. Hehe. When Derek posted the pic of Claudia Black, I almost posted I thought you'd really like Zhaan, but wanted to see your reaction.
    More of a Chrichton fan myself.


    3. Love Rygel. I just started the second season. D'Argo is getting some hilarious moments as well.
  15. Beer babe

    Beer babe TRIBE Member

    I wish Roseanne was back on. I loved watching this every day. :(
  16. NemIsis

    NemIsis TRIBE Member

    Partway through season 3. Derek, you are so right. I think what I love the most about this show is that it doesn't follow the 'rules'. It can get pretty dark, unexpected,.. and weird. Scorpius is also a pretty great 'villain' (if you can even call him that now).

    Also, the chemistry between Chrichton and Aeryn Sun is completely off the charts. I love how they ignored the 'will they or won't they' crap. I have a feeling this will be one show I will be rewatching every few years.
  17. basketballjones

    basketballjones TRIBE Member

    so download farscape im reading
  18. NemIsis

    NemIsis TRIBE Member

    Well, there is a reason why it has a huge cult following. If you haven't see it yeah, and then I have someone to talk about it with.;)
  19. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

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    praktik TRIBE Member

  21. SneakyPete

    SneakyPete TRIBE Member

    It didn't occur to me that guy from Curb was Super Dave!

    And he did not look like someone in his 70s.

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