Entertainment Is anyone watching Billions?

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  1. YodaQuiversStern

    YodaQuiversStern Turn and face the strange

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    Haven't seen a thread for this show.

    I'm really into it. Love the storyline. I do find it hard to believe that Paul Giamatti's character would have such a hot wife (the brunette from SOA), but maybe it's the dominatrix thing that attracts them to each other. Don't want to say anymore and give anything away.
     
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    suckemnuckledus Well-Known Member

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    DVR, so far...haven't seen 1 episode yet! please no spoilers.
     
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    I started watching solely for Giamatti, but its a pretty good show.
     
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    I tried to watch the first episode, but couldn't get through ten minutes of it.
     
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    chapped Well-Known Member

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    Watching what?
     
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    Punctured Well-Known Member

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    Love it.
     
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    sumtexan Consentido de Dios Gold

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    I'm watching it. It's a good show with smart, well written, interesting plot lines, and the actors are all phenomenal. Damn right I'm watching it.
     
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    The story is too far fetched!
     
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    Horrible writing - too far fetched. It's a C+ at best but there is nothing else on and its the doldrums of the sports season.
     
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    He's a great actor though
     
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    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

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    I did the same thing with breaking bad and SOA :facepalm: But I learned to give it another shot and glad I did
     
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    i am enjoying it alot
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    TV show about the annual deficit? Or would that be Trillions?
     
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    Liking it. Based on some of the real life BS that goes on in all areas of the public and privates sectors the storyline is not too far fetched.
     
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    Oh so the Homeland Jihad guy is the billionaire megalomaniac

    Who is Paul Giamattii playing and why does he give a fuck?

    how far fetch is far fetched? I mean it's fiction..... I wanna watch it... I pay for Showtime...... I may as well get my moneys worth...
     
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    Butt Trumpet Insert vagina flap here. VIP Gold

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    It is vely good, but I gannot stand ze ginger small mouth vaggot guy.
     
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    its been enjoyable so far. little above avg mainly cause of the acting less storyline
     
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    Good actors, not that into the story, but still watching.
     
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    YodaQuiversStern Turn and face the strange

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    I can't understand how people say a TV show is too far fetched. It's a TV show! It's entertainment! It's not meant to be real. Even "reality" TV and documentaries are highly edited and/or slanted.

    I watch TV to suspend my mind from reality. I want far fetched. Far fetched is usually more entertaining than actual reality.
     
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    Good but not great. I find myself looking for times when Bobby Axe fucks up his fake ny accent and the real british voice comes out. Pig Vomit is extra creepy in this show. Nalin Malin is a hot minx. The Baltimore Sun editor from Season 5 of The Wire plays Axes gal friday. He is the best part of the show. Nice boobage in various episodes. The BDSM subplot is the lamest part. Grade B-. After getting thru the pilot and watching the second episode of Vinyl, I am liking that show more than Billions.