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      09-10-2012 04:32 AM #1
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Last_Re...U.S._TV_series)

      Anyone gonna watch this??

      Ive seen a bunch of commercials for this. I dunno what to make of it though...premise looks interesting but i dunno how long they can keep it going for. How long can a rogue submarine keep going

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      09-11-2012 05:19 AM #2
      Assuming the sub is nuclear, it's gonna go like the Engergizer Bunny. The only limiting factor is the crew's endurance.

      I have high hopes for this series. I understand it's from the same creator of The Shield. So I'm guessing there won't be stuff like romance and other drama. I hope.

      It's now on yahoo TV: http://tv.yahoo.com/blogs/fall-tv/ex...3Rpb25z;_ylv=3

      I'm gonna see if it's on ABC on-demand first.

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      09-11-2012 11:23 AM #3
      Im in for this... I like the premise. From what Ive read, they dont stay on the sub... they end up marooned on an island.
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      09-11-2012 08:20 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by beng View Post
      they end up marooned on an island.
      Whoa, now that's original

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      09-12-2012 11:04 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by mx5er View Post
      Whoa, now that's original
      LMAO

      Worked for Gilligan!
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      09-17-2012 12:11 PM #6
      Set my TiVo
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      09-19-2012 11:28 AM #7
      Yeah my dvr is also set for this one. Looks like it should be pretty good.
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      09-28-2012 08:37 PM #8
      Who watched? I'm going to say this was my favorite new show on my DVR. I hope the ratings were good.
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      09-28-2012 11:14 PM #9
      Little rocky like most new shows, but I think it has some promise... The premise isn't entirely unoriginal so hopefully it does well. I enjoyed the first episode and will continue watching.

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      09-29-2012 12:04 AM #10
      I was expecting Crimson Tide made for TV. But it seems like they added in some romance to broaden the appeal to a wider audience.

      While I do appreciate a half nekkid Autumn Reeser, I was hoping a show just focused on the military and politics.

    11. 09-29-2012 07:52 AM #11
      I liked it. Pretty much kept me entertained throughout. I think though they should have made it a 2 hour episode to even out the pace a bit. I like fast paced action-type shows, just seemed to be a bit rushed at times even for me.

      As much as I liked it, I wonder how much plot material (or at least *compelling* plot material) they can have for an episodic TV show. I could see this working better as a mini series. But I guess we'll see what they come up with.

      For now though, I am hooked.

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      09-29-2012 10:31 AM #12
      I thought it was really good. Blows Revolution out of the water!
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      09-30-2012 01:05 PM #13
      I like it better than Revolution too... Though, first episode ratings were a little mediocre so I hope it can last.
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      10-05-2012 12:17 PM #14
      Second episode was good. This is my favorite of the new shows this season but based on ratings, I do not see it lasting
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    15. 10-05-2012 12:20 PM #15
      This is a great show. It will be interesting to see what happens with the female weapon designer.

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      10-08-2012 05:53 AM #16
      Good second episode...

      How did the DOD agent windup dead? I didn't catch that part...

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      10-10-2012 07:17 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by PlatinumGLS View Post
      Second episode was good. This is my favorite of the new shows this season but based on ratings, I do not see it lasting
      I hope it does! Unfortunately I think this is a show best suited for cable programs ( i could see this being a big hit on fx). Really like this show! I tried to get through last episode of "revolution" but I couldn't lol...show is just to much cheese for me.

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      10-11-2012 09:25 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by The Dubsta View Post
      I hope it does! Unfortunately I think this is a show best suited for cable programs ( i could see this being a big hit on fx). Really like this show! I tried to get through last episode of "revolution" but I couldn't lol...show is just to much cheese for me.
      Revolution drives me crazy. Had so much potential but it as I noted in that thread, it seems watered down, soft and written in such a way to appease demographics that would not normally watch shows like that
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      10-15-2012 03:29 AM #19
      i like this show... so far... probably cuz it makes my sorry ass feel like i served in the forces vicariously just by watching the show.

      but there are bits and pieces that don't seem to make sense so you have to suspend belief.


      (spoilers)

      like in episode one where they were about to get bombed and the captain chaplin makes the dying speech, he was about to destruct the missile... but then we learn there's really no need to destruct that nuke.

      and where did they get those military jeeps from when they travel on the island?

      and where is the other seal? weren't there four seals? i don't recall three dying... one's in the hospital. one got hit in the head and died. where's the last one?
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      10-15-2012 03:41 AM #20
      Those are old Jeeps... They were probably brought there by the NATO (NATO?? Why not the UN in the middle of the Indian Ocean?) mission or by any of the inhabitants.

      The US military hasn't used the JEEP since the late 70s.


      They've shown one of the other SEALs recently, I guess he's not a part of the love story though...

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      10-15-2012 04:01 AM #22
      (spoiler)

      ok that just made it worse to account for them then. cuz there are five of them instead of the four I was thinking.

      one's dead from the submarine exploding bolt in the flood

      one needs hospital saying the intel is wrong and they killed wrong people.

      one's trying to **** the asian girl from dollhouse

      where are the other two?
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      10-15-2012 04:22 AM #23
      It's Top Secret.

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      10-16-2012 05:54 PM #24
      There is one glaring error on this show. Remember when Chaplin launches the SLBM Trident missle towards DC and denotates the warhead about 200 miles offshore to show his power? Well, the Trident missle is a MIRV type missle; meaning, each missle has multiple warheads on a "bus". Typically it carries three (3) MIRVs per a missle. What happened to the other two MIRVs?
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      10-17-2012 12:14 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Uberhare View Post
      There is one glaring error on this show. Remember when Chaplin launches the SLBM Trident missle towards DC and denotates the warhead about 200 miles offshore to show his power? Well, the Trident missle is a MIRV type missle; meaning, each missle has multiple warheads on a "bus". Typically it carries three (3) MIRVs per a missle. What happened to the other two MIRVs?
      These are the new Trident (D6) missiles We can re-target that easy too and remotely destruct.

      I served on two SSBNs, one 640 class and the other a 726 class. I have to look the other way when they do some stuff - like hull numbers on the sail while on patrol. The CO's stateroom wasn't that big on our boat... and a bunch of other things. I need to tell myself its just a show.

      I'll keep on watching, because there's a submarine in it.
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      10-17-2012 12:33 PM #26
      Online info says there is no D-6 variant. I'm not saying you're lying just that there is nothing out there to confirm what you are saying. Everything I'm read says the Trident II D-5 is a MIRV design with up to four (4) warheads. Key word is "up to"; meaning I guess they could only have one warhead installed. But that wouldn't make sense for a boomer. Why have such an expensive missile system on board without maximizing the payload?

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UGM-133_Trident_II

      http://www.designation-systems.net/dusrm/m-96.html

      http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/usa/slbm/d-5.htm

      This says the in-development E-6 model will soon replace the current D-5 model: http://www.missilethreat.com/missile...ile_detail.asp

      Regardless, it's still a fun show to watch.
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      10-17-2012 12:37 PM #27
      Why doesn't the government send in B2 stealth bombers or perhaps cruise missiles like a Tomahawk to take out the sub when it's surfaced in the lagoon at the island? If they were so determined to kill Chaplin and the crew why not use the advanced weapons at their disposal? I doubt they'd be concerned with radiation leakage from the reactors or setting off the SLBM warheads (that wouldn't happen anyway due to the inherent safety features of the warhead design).

      Just sayin'...
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      10-17-2012 01:38 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by Uberhare View Post
      Online info says there is no D-6 variant. I'm not saying you're lying just that there is nothing out there to confirm what you are saying.
      Not lying, but it was a joke. Sorry if I mislead you... I don't discus submarine operations or capabilities - even if I can find this information on the web.

      I look at this show the same as a doctor or lawyer looks at a show like House or LA Law. I guess it is made to entertain you and you have to look beyond the tech they use.
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      10-17-2012 01:40 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by Uberhare View Post
      Why doesn't the government send in B2 stealth bombers or perhaps cruise missiles like a Tomahawk to take out the sub when it's surfaced in the lagoon at the island? If they were so determined to kill Chaplin and the crew why not use the advanced weapons at their disposal? I doubt they'd be concerned with radiation leakage from the reactors or setting off the SLBM warheads (that wouldn't happen anyway due to the inherent safety features of the warhead design).

      Just sayin'...

      Because they can track ANYTHING from that NATO station. Look how good they were able to help navigate the boat through the canyon from that station.

      I thought a SEAL team could disable the boat easily. But, that would make for a short season.
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      10-25-2012 11:24 PM #30
      Best episode so far. See how better the series is without the drug dealer and minimal silliness with the SEAL and the bar keep.

      Looks like Grace Shepard finally got some respect from the T-1000.

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      10-25-2012 11:41 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by mx5er View Post
      Best episode so far. See how better the series is without the drug dealer and minimal silliness with the SEAL and the bar keep.

      Looks like Grace Shepard finally got some respect from the T-1000.
      It was a very good episode but prepare for some silliness next week...
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      10-30-2012 12:24 PM #32
      that taylor townsend from the OC is hot.
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      11-02-2012 03:50 PM #33
      Enjoying this. The negotiation scene was great
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      11-02-2012 03:53 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by actng 1.8T View Post
      that taylor townsend from the OC is hot.
      I think you mean Autumn Reeser?
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      11-04-2012 12:11 PM #35
      Why's there a french girl on my boat?

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