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Matt Reed
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Posted: 14 December 2019 at 2:14am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Just dropped on Amazon today.  Unlike when it aired on SyFy, all eps are now available for binging.  It's been 1.5 years since the last season and I've been looking forward to it seeing what happens with this crew for what seems like an age.  

Spoiler warning in advance.  Since this is a series many will binge, we can't control the spoilers as much as we can with a weekly series.  Be forewarned that this thread will more than likely be ahead of where you are, so watch the season before you read and/or post.  
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Through the first four episodes and I've gotta say that they haven't missed a step.  Excellent world building, sharp dialogue, fantastic characterizations.  I'm very happy that we can watch at our own pace instead of waiting week-to-week.  It's such a dense series that I think it benefits from watching more than a single ep per week.

Looking forward to the last six!
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That was a rush to watch!   A novel for television (literally) that I couldn't put down.

They manage to juggle five (perhaps six) separate stories and still give each enough screen time and relevance to the ongoing plot.  A masterclass in how to adapt from one medium to another without losing anything important or deviating for deviation's sake as Hollywood is wont to do.

No spoilers, other than perhaps the goofy logic of a piece of sheet metal that somehow manages to hold most of an ocean back -- that's but a minor quibble in a nearly-perfect piece of television.

Bring on Season 5.  I can't wait.
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I'm about 5 episodes in then decided to take a breather


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I've only watched the first episode.  Interesting the changes that were made from the books.  I don't detail them here since people may still want to read the book.

Bobby's story seems to draw from the novella Gods of Risk.  Her nephew David was the main character of that one, but Bobby featured heavily.  Her story eventually dovetails into the main plot.  I can't wait!
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I'm back rewatching seasons 1-3 again...  Definitely noticing a few extra easter eggs this time around.
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Finally was able to watch the rest of the season.  I like the plus-ups from Amazon, the larger budgets, the 2:35 aspect ratio, the swearing.

It's funny that people often list the novel that this season covers as their least favorite, but I think they did a good job smoothing out the stuff people didn't like about it for the show.  It was a little simpler, and some of the character issues were removed completely. 

Just can't wait for season 5.  I may re-read the book just because I'm too eager to enjoy the story again. 
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I finished before the holidays again its the best the sci fi show I have seen in
years.

I could watch a Bobby Draper show all day any day
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Adding Burn Gorman to the cast completely killed the show for me.  With the exception of Pacific Rim, there's nothing I like him in.  Hard pass on me ever finishing this series.
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Season 5 Trailer New Episodes December 16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caLji74IIp4


I read somewhere its going to be dropping weekly



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I was really late to this, didnít watch an episode until all 4 seasons were
already a available..

Lots of people in the Bab 5 groups I am in kept saying to watch it so I
gave it a go earlier this year.

Blasted through all four seasons - loved it. Very, very impressive. Really
looking forward to season 5. Might do a rewatch beforehand
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