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Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 09 Jan 2011, 02:11

Anyone else watch this? I'm halfway thru 2nd season. Wowza.

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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Bungo the Mungo » 09 Jan 2011, 13:07

The first two seasons are brilliant. The third, not so.

The first couple of episodes of the second season feature some of the most nail-biting, fucked-up stuff I've seen since The Sopranos.

Bryan Cranston's performance is a thing of wonder, isn't it? He deserves every accolade going.

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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 09 Jan 2011, 17:52

Season 4 doesn't begin until June or July. I hope it's still good.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 10 Jan 2011, 01:18

Dangerous Ian Bond wrote:The first two seasons are brilliant. The third, not so.

The first couple of episodes of the second season feature some of the most nail-biting, fucked-up stuff I've seen since The Sopranos.

Bryan Cranston's performance is a thing of wonder, isn't it? He deserves every accolade going.

Whoooo boy, yeah, I'm almost finished season 2. Crikey.

Cranston is fricking brilliant, absolutely. Always liked him. No wonder he's won 3 straight Emmys.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Mr Maps » 11 Jan 2011, 12:18

I've only seen season 1 but may continue. I have to rent the boxes as they come out.
I have heard that Bob Odenkirk shows up later for which I cannot wait.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Velvis » 11 Jan 2011, 12:35

Dangerous Ian Bond wrote:The first two seasons are brilliant. The third, not so.



I think the third is the best yet! This series is telling a story in (very) long form, and to the perceptive viewer and student of storytelling, the third season is logically paying off things that were set up in the first episode of S1. And what a cliffhanger!
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Spec » 11 Jan 2011, 13:44

Velvis wrote:
Dangerous Ian Bond wrote:The first two seasons are brilliant. The third, not so.



I think the third is the best yet! This series is telling a story in (very) long form, and to the perceptive viewer and student of storytelling, the third season is logically paying off things that were set up in the first episode of S1. And what a cliffhanger!



We wouldn't know because no one has picked it up in the UK yet, though different channels are showing series 1 and 2 at present.

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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 12 Jan 2011, 04:13

M.Maps wrote:I've only seen season 1 but may continue. I have to rent the boxes as they come out.
I have heard that Bob Odenkirk shows up later for which I cannot wait.

Yeah, Odenkirk is great in it! I love him. No one plays smarmy arsehole like Bob. 8-)


Season 3 should be coming out on dvd any minute now, but no release date seems to be set as yet. I'm salivating here.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Shagger Dave » 12 Jan 2011, 23:37

Loki wrote:
M.Maps wrote:I've only seen season 1 but may continue. I have to rent the boxes as they come out.
I have heard that Bob Odenkirk shows up later for which I cannot wait.

Yeah, Odenkirk is great in it! I love him. No one plays smarmy arsehole like Bob. 8-)


What I find great about Odenkirk's performance is that his character is not that far removed from something he would have played on Mr Show.
He tries.

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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 14 Jan 2011, 02:48

He plays that type of character alot. He was great on The Larry Sanders Show, and I recall a one-ep appearance on Just Shoot Me (back in the 90s) playing a perfect....twat. Yep, he's terrific.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Bungo the Mungo » 14 Jan 2011, 10:02

Who does he play? the dodgy lawyer?

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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Mr Maps » 14 Jan 2011, 11:32

Loki wrote:He plays that type of character alot. He was great on The Larry Sanders Show, and I recall a one-ep appearance on Just Shoot Me (back in the 90s) playing a perfect....twat. Yep, he's terrific.


I don't recall him on the Larry Sanders show and I don't know if I could sit through an episode of Just Shoot Me but I remember when David Cross was on it.
Odenkirk was good on an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. And was great as a regular cast member on the short lived Ben Stiller show. He does a great Charles Manson.
He's had an interesting career; wrote for SNL for a few years, Mr. Show of course and directed the underrated Melvin Goes To Dinner.

His brother Bob wrote for Mr. Show and has been a producer on the Simpsons for years.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 15 Jan 2011, 01:20

The Science Eel wrote:Who does he play? the dodgy lawyer?

Yeah, Odenkirk plays the lawyer.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 15 Jan 2011, 01:50

M.Maps wrote:
I don't recall him on the Larry Sanders show and I don't know if I could sit through an episode of Just Shoot Me but I remember when David Cross was on it.

On Larry Sanders he played Larry's agent, Stevie.

Cross was great on Just Shoot Me, faking a brain injury.

His brother Bob Bill wrote for Mr. Show and has been a producer on the Simpsons for years.


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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Mr Maps » 15 Jan 2011, 16:07

Loki wrote:
His brother Bob Bill wrote for Mr. Show and has been a producer on the Simpsons for years.


Fixed. I think.

:oops: of course.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Velvis » 15 Jan 2011, 18:11

M.Maps wrote:
Loki wrote:
His brother Bob Bill wrote for Mr. Show and has been a producer on the Simpsons for years.


Fixed. I think.

:oops: of course.


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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 15 Jan 2011, 21:57

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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Phil T » 16 Mar 2011, 10:03

Just finished watching season 2. All I can say is bring on season 3.
Bryan Cranston is a wonder to behold! :D

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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby Loki » 16 Mar 2011, 18:35

I know, right? Cannae wait.
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Re: Breaking Bad

Postby fire and fueryIre » 26 Jun 2011, 03:09

Just finished season 3 of this. Just gets better and better...Does anyone know how much time is supposed to have passed between the start of season 1 and the climax of season 3 (won't say what happens so as not to spoil it for those who've not yet seen it)
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