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July 14th, 2019, 23:24
That's too bad, that series three of Stranger Things isn't all that good. I'll take it as a positive, I can keep the decision on whether or not to re-get Netflix on the back-burner a bit longer.
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July 15th, 2019, 12:48
I just finished season 3 of Stranger Things as well. Its not good as season 1 but I found it much better than season 2. It still gave me the "feelz" so I like liked. Overall I really enjoyed it and would rate it 7/10.
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July 15th, 2019, 13:55
I can't understand how anyone could think season 3 was better than season 2. I really had to force myself to even finish season 3. They spent more time talking about relationship issues than focusing on what made the show fun to begin with, and they just kept beating that topic over the head again and again and again…
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July 15th, 2019, 14:02
Yeah pretty much S1>S2>S3, but there were things S3 did netter than S2. I like Max more this time around although she still over-acts on occasion. The plot was a lot more coherent this time too.
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July 15th, 2019, 14:14
Still didn't watch s3 (lack of time and trying to watch as many titles from my "to_watch" overgrown backlog), but I can't shake the feel you're all nitpicking.
Is it fun? Is there a better similar show? Is it so bad you're expecting cancellation? Does it look as a forced mediocrity only to milk more $?

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July 15th, 2019, 14:24
Originally Posted by Philistine View Post
Yeah pretty much S1>S2>S3, but there were things S3 did netter than S2. I like Max more this time around although she still over-acts on occasion. The plot was a lot more coherent this time too.
I liked Max and Billy from the get-go and thought they were good additions to the cast. The one character I can't stand is Lucas' little sister. I find her incredibly annoying.
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July 15th, 2019, 14:32
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Is there a better similar show?
Dark
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July 15th, 2019, 14:39
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I liked Max and Billy from the get-go and thought they were good additions to the cast. The one character I can't stand is Lucas' little sister. I find her incredibly annoying.
You're being polite by calling her "annoying". She's a real pain the ass! Worst yet, she doesn't contribute to the plot in any meaningful way. I mean, I've watched 7 out of the 8 S3 episodes and so far she didn't. Unless the 8th episode proves me wrong….
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July 15th, 2019, 14:42
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Dark
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Better perhaps is, can't say yet. But similar it is not.

Dark is flirting with experiencing the time itself and ventures into such complexity it could easily end up ignored by long live shallowness critics. Stranger Things, at least it's two seasons, were concentrated on sort of a parallel dimension.
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July 18th, 2019, 20:38
Watched the first episode of Pandora earlier this week. Yeesh. It was like they were trying to see how much crap they could cram into a one hour episode. I suppose these days you have to try and grab an audience right away, rather than focusing on character development. But I'll bet it gets cancelled, sooner rather than later.
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July 18th, 2019, 22:15
Managed to finish season 3 of Stranger Things, really pushed myself. Disaster of a season, they destroyed everything, every character. And season 4 looks like more recycling. If s1 was a 9, s2 a ~7, s3 would be a 3 tops.

Also started Deadly Class, only 2 episodes so far, but look really interesting.
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Also started Deadly Class, only 2 episodes so far, but look really interesting.
Deadly Class was an odd egg, and it finally lost me with the pants-soiling episode. (But apparently that scene was in the graphic series.) Happy! did a much better job of portraying the ludicrous, I thought.
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Deadly Class definitely had a couple of weird episodes, but on the whole I enjoyed it. Happy! is even better, in my opinion.
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