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# 99500 20-Mar-2012 14:58
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I have been watching Homeland. The story is basically pretty good.

What gets me is the producers attention to detail, for instance:

Carrie has a whole bunch of work documents at home? That would get her fired.
Carrie and Saul discuss Abu Nazir in the corridor of a hospital. I dont think so!
Their questioning methods are pretty lame.
Going to the CEO of a company and announcing you work for the CIA...duh!

The producers have got a good story line here, but need to make certain aspects surrounding the CIA more believable!

Anyone else noticed this?

-Al

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  # 597733 20-Mar-2012 15:02
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I think it is pretty good, but some things are a bit predictable. It is TV so they perhaps don't have the budget to be 100% correct factually. But they are a lot more accurate than some of the old TV shows .

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  # 597752 20-Mar-2012 15:25

its 10x better than 24.

 
 
 
 


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  # 597754 20-Mar-2012 15:29
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wait till you have seen the whole series regarding things like the documents being at her home :-)




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  # 597756 20-Mar-2012 15:31
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I just wonder what they are going to do with a second series.

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  # 597760 20-Mar-2012 15:46
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I'm with freitasm...lost interest very early on. Have them recorded in TiVo but doubt I will waste my time playing catch up.




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  # 597761 20-Mar-2012 15:46
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geekiegeek: wait till you have seen the whole series regarding things like the documents being at her home :-)


Yeah just saw that. Buts the only addresses one of many inaccuracies.

Still watching tho.

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  # 597780 20-Mar-2012 16:26
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Yes have seen the whole series on... Let's say DVD from the USA, or something.
Quite enjoyed it! Good production value, good script and requisite twists etc,

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  # 597782 20-Mar-2012 16:31
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Just as painful as Prison Break.

As someone who has a relative who's been through the prison system, and has visited multiple different prisons in NZ multiple times, the crap that Prison Break showed was just criminal.

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  # 598041 21-Mar-2012 08:50
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But I thought everything on TV was real!!!!

Come on, theres always going to be little things in a work of fiction to make the "story" work as opposed to real life. Just be glad they didn't "CSI" it.

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  # 598075 21-Mar-2012 09:41
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I'd only be watching for Claire Danes/Gwyneth Paltrow/Sarah Roemer (chick off the event) as they are all the same person.

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  # 598096 21-Mar-2012 10:19
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Such a boring show. 24 is 100x better.

Jack Bauer = my idol!




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  # 598114 21-Mar-2012 10:49
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bigal_nz:  
Carrie has a whole bunch of work documents at home? That would get her fired.

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That's nothing - Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby talks his cases over with his wife!




 

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  # 598115 21-Mar-2012 10:56
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Watch Touch, which starts this Sunday at 8:30pm on TV 3, as it looks like it could be a pretty good show.
As the 24 "idol" in it :)

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  # 598123 21-Mar-2012 11:15
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watched it all but like 24 better. At least you get a better form of closure in a 24 series (without trying to spoil what happens). I reckon Jack Bauer is a cousin of Chuck Norris :)




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