The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by me_in_japan » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:51 pm

Never heard of The Boys before now. Looks interesting, I have to say...
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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by Primarch » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:03 am

Mike the Pike wrote:For Prim...(and any other interested parties)

I thought they’d never be able to make ‘Preacher’, but they did, and it was pretty good.

I thought well, yeah but surely they’d never be able to make ‘the Boys’, but...

https://youtu.be/CD46c08MsHg
More wholesome family fun. :lol:
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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by ashdevon » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:31 pm

Just finished Cobra Kai. Loved it.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7221388/episodes

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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by Primarch » Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:17 pm

ashdevon wrote:Just finished Cobra Kai. Loved it.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7221388/episodes
Yeah, that was awesome. I would never have imagined a follow up to Karate Kid would be that good.
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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by Primarch » Sat May 18, 2019 1:39 pm

I spent the better part of a day binge watching most of Cobra Kai Season 2. Now I have to wait almost a year to see the resolution to the season finale. :cry:
Despite the rather lame sounding premise of The Karate Kid, but 30 years later, it is a really good show. If you are not already watching it, you should give it a shot.

I also just finished Star Trek: Discovery season 2. It's different from previous Trek's but the underlying principles are still there. Decent acting, a reasonably good story arc and some nods to the original pilot episode have made it an enjoyable show to watch. It's probably worth your time to see the 4 episode Short Treks series before watching season 2 though, a couple of them tie in with later episodes.
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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by me_in_japan » Sat May 18, 2019 2:42 pm

I enjoyed S2 of Discovery. Far more watchable than most other treks.

What exactly is Kobra Kai, anyway? And where can I watch it, since peeps are saying it's so good?
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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by Primarch » Sat May 18, 2019 3:09 pm

me_in_japan wrote:I enjoyed S2 of Discovery. Far more watchable than most other treks.

What exactly is Kobra Kai, anyway? And where can I watch it, since peeps are saying it's so good?
It's based on the characters from The Karate Kid, but all grown up now. Daniel Larusso is now a successful businessman with a wife and two kids. Johnny Lawrence, the 'bad' kid from the first movie is an odd-jobs man with an ex-wife and delinquent kid who hates him. After a run in with a group of bullies and their victim, Johnny agrees to teach a local kid karate to toughen him up and ends up re-opening the Cobra Kai dojo. Honestly, I was never a huge fan of the movies, but this show is worth a look.
The show is being produced by YouTube. If you don't have a premium account, they have said that the show should be watchable if you are willing to put up with some ads. I think the first couple of episodes are free to watch without ads though.
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Re: The Golden Age of TV. So, what are you watching?

Post by me_in_japan » Sun May 19, 2019 2:50 am

Hmmn. I can barely recall even seeing the karate kid when I was young. That said, I’m willing to give things a try. Certainly, it’s interesting in that it’s the first tv show I’ve been made aware of that’s YouTube produced.
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