Anyone Watching HBO's "The Leftovers"?

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  1. Petal

    Petal A girl in a sea of mults

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    Stern related thread as Howard's buddy J Theroux is in the series...

    Anyone watching The Leftovers on HBO?

    I didn't read the book - Help me understand the people in white. :dontknow:

    http://www.hbo.com/the-leftovers#/
     
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    What is it about? From that pic, I'm guessing something supernatural?
     
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    Petal A girl in a sea of mults

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    Sorry - not sure where that pic came from... LOL

    Anyhow - 2% of the population disappears on the same day/same time. Some suspect the Rapture... others have different ideas.

    It's not really religious based... bunch of weird characters left behind (thus the title).

    Kind of a "Lost" feel... weird stuff going on and each episode raises more questions.
     
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    Just looked it up…

    Lindelof? FUCK THAT GUY! WORST FUCKING SCRIPTWRITER EVER! He's fucking movie/series cancer.
     
  5. Petal

    Petal A girl in a sea of mults

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    Oh wow - just looked him up. He worked on LOST - now it makes sense why these have the same feel. :mad:

    If I stick with the show, sounds like I am in for years of confusion after every episode.
     
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    Petal A girl in a sea of mults

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    Also - there was a scene where Justin has his shirt off.

    I started laughing and had to explain to my husband how Beth mistook Justin from Howard based on "body type" :giggle:
     
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    I was bored with the first episode. I turned it off and deleted it from my dvr during the second episode. Fucking thing sucks!
     
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    That guy's the fucking worst. He even fucked up that movie Prometheus. When I see his name attached to anything, I avoid it like plague. He's a fucking shithead.
     
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    "Lost" is one of my favorite shows ever, but "the Leftovers" doesn't even compare.
     
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    Yeah, Prometheus could have been sooo good!
    Instead it was what it was
     
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    I have been hearing nothing but shitty reviews (first two episodes). If it picks up , I am going to start watching. I like the premise.

    exactly what I heard. everything i heard about the first two episodes was shit.
     
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    Tried the first episode but it is just too wierd. Masters of sex .that is a great show.
     
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    Supposedly there will be no explanation of the initial disappearances, uncertainty in life being the central theme of the show.
     
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    nah even tho HBO promo'ed the fuck outta of it just looks blah to me. finished Orphan Black dont know how that chick has not been nom but whatever great show. not sure what to start watching right now...queue is kinda empty suggestions?
     
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    Justin Theroux is amazing in it Robin, am i right ?
     
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    Tapped out after episode 2.
     
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    I hear you... looking for new stuff too, that's why we tried The Leftovers.

    Don't have Showtime - but others seem to say to check out Masters of Sex and Ray Donovan. Don't know... :dontknow:
     
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    So far the Leftovers is a boring show with no edge and doesn't belong on HBO it should go back to ABC, everything about it is as cliche as possible with the Cop who is morally good but and drinks in his police cruiser (just like Jack from Lost) and then sees weird shit with the deer and the mystery man (like when there are polar bears and Jack sees his dead dad on the island) then you have the mental institute father (Hurley) and of course the rebellious teen daughter with her hot friend (every show ever) then you have the wife who is part of the the GNR White group (The Others) who has some sort of connection because she remembers (Juliette) and then even Christopher Eccleston, Doctor Who (Desmond) can not save this mess of a show.
     
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    I bailed after two episodes. I have plenty of DVR space so it is still recording in case I hear that it picks up. I'm not expecting that to happen though.
     
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    Ray Donovan is entertaining but rather forgettable, when they go for serious drama it seems comical.
     
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