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Atlantis

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:15 pm

:? I watched the first episode of this on the iPlayer.

Pardon my Klatchian, but WTF?! :lol:

Modern Jason finds himself naked in Atlantis, where everyone seems to speak the same language as him. He meets Pythagoras and Hercules (???), falls in love with Doctor Bashir's daughter, Ariadne and kills the Minotaur while helping a girl named Helen. :doh:

The Beeb obviously wanted something to replace Merlin and came up with this mish-mash of pseudo Greek mythology by taking everything they know about the Greeks, mincing it all up and then putting it back together with duct tape.

Oddly enough - I have the feeling it's going to be really, really popular. :hand:

I don't think I'll bother. :lol:
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Re: Atlantis

Postby chris.ph » Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:26 pm

i liked the fact that hercules is a man after my own heart :D :D
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Ghost » Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:40 pm

Tonyblack wrote::? I watched the first episode of this on the iPlayer.

Pardon my Klatchian, but WTF?! :lol:

Modern Jason finds himself naked in Atlantis, where everyone seems to speak the same language as him. He meets Pythagoras and Hercules (???), falls in love with Doctor Bashir's daughter, Ariadne and kills the Minotaur while helping a girl named Helen. :doh:

The Beeb obviously wanted something to replace Merlin and came up with this mish-mash of pseudo Greek mythology by taking everything they know about the Greeks, mincing it all up and then putting it back together with duct tape.

Oddly enough - I have the feeling it's going to be really, really popular. :hand:

I don't think I'll bother. :lol:

reminds me of Dinotopia except for Doctor Who I don't like anything the BBC decide to put in that time slot :|
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:08 pm

chris.ph wrote:i liked the fact that hercules is a man after my own heart :D :D

As long as that's all he's after Chris, you should be OK :twisted:
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:24 pm

:lol:

Strongly reminded me of Merlin as well. That grew on me after a while, especially the later series when they had Amelia Fox as Morgause causing havoc and propping up the abysmal irish Morgana :roll: so I'll give it another few weeks before I decide whether or not to bale. I must admit Mark Addy's a big draw though - so funny, and Jason's quite easy on the eye and not too hammy (yet) :P
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Re: Atlantis

Postby michelanCello » Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:09 pm

Ooooh, this sounds like fun :D I need some Merlin-replacement, I'll have a look at it later on :D
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Jack Remillard » Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:49 am

I really enjoyed that. Daft beyond words, but great fun. :D
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:26 am

I forgot it was on! :oops:
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Re: Atlantis

Postby pip » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:30 am

It looked a bit tacky so I avoided it to be honest. Never liked Merlin at all and it looks to be in the same mould.
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:32 am

I liked Merlin, but I totally forgot to set the PVR, and even if I had, I totally forgot to plug the PVR in!!
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Re: Atlantis

Postby pip » Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:56 am

They'll show it again . Bones is back so i'll have that to watch (two episodes ready to go) as well as Downton , Agents of SHIELD plus Big Bang means this won't make the schedule I think
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:21 am

SHIELD

This is my POV from the Beeb's boards.

I've never seen Avengers, or any of the other movies in the franchise, nor have I read any of the comics.

I liked it, and will probably keep on watching, BUT, they have the same disease that all TV shows have (IMHO) - loud BGM and too fast dialogue.

Mix those two together, and I missed half of what was said.

I love Joss, but if he walked into my office now, I'd probably give him a little slap!
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Re: Atlantis

Postby pip » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:33 am

How have you not watched Avengers . Wow
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Re: Atlantis

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:46 am

To be honest, the whole franchise of Avengers/Thor/comics, etc doesn't appeal to me.

I'm only really watching this coz it's Joss.
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Re: Atlantis

Postby pip » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:52 am

Avengers was Pure Joss as well.
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