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Halt and catch fire.....

Post by Agent009 » Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:49 pm

Anybody else watch?....
Pretty good for the opening of a new show, ill continue to watch via DVR.
Im interested in what you 'nerds' think, now, and as the show progre55es.
So, thanks in advance, nerds.
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Re: Halt and catch fire.....

Post by muthafunky » Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:51 pm

Never heard of it.

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Post by Agent009 » Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:22 pm

Its the new AMC show....
Takes place in the 80s, looking at the pc clone boooom.

http://www.amctv.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire


Heres a review, but its full of kinda basically spoilers if you would rather be surprised by what the shows all about by watching the 1st episode.
I really liked how it unfolded not knowing.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/31/arts/ ... .html?_r=0
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Post by Agent009 » Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:11 am

Anybody?
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Post by egjeg » Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:35 am

Thanks for the recommendation. Acquiring episodes 1-4 now.
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Re: Halt and catch fire.....

Post by Agent009 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:58 pm

The season finale is next week....
These 10 show runs are a bit of a let down.

As for the show.....
For some reason i really like it.
Its done well to build the characters, especially bosworth. And gordons transformation has been quite entertaining.
Decent twists and turns considering the topic is fairly tale loook at building computers in the 80s, an era i was a kid during.
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Re: Halt and catch fire.....

Post by thoughtpolice » Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:05 pm

Its OK.
I think the main female character is miscast. She is not believeable as a punk nerd plus is not hot as she is supposed to be. Gordons wife is much better.

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Post by Agent009 » Sun Sep 28, 2014 12:21 am

Yo TP.....
Id agree she is miscast, but they really havent given her much to work with.
And ya, the show was OK, it was on my DVR so i watched everyweeek.
Its getting a second season.

Oh, ya....
Gordons wife is SMOKIN HOT.
And well played.
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Re: Halt and catch fire.....

Post by pezworld » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:41 am

Hey Nerds!

We're watching this now.

It's on Netflix!

I live with a (real) nerd, and he's utterly fixated. Me too. And 15yo stepson (who built his own computer a year ago) seems somewhat interested. We have to explain all the history though, stuff like modems.
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Re: Halt and catch fire.....

Post by pezworld » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:42 am

thoughtpolice wrote:Its OK.
I think the main female character is miscast. She is not believeable as a punk nerd plus is not hot as she is supposed to be. Gordons wife is much better.

Naw, I like Cameron... I think she's the best.
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Post by Bastet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:26 pm

Never heard of it but it doesn’t should like my cup of tea.

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Post by Agent009 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:43 pm

This show kinda fell through the cracks on me a few episodes into season 3......
It neeeds to get back on the list.
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Post by pezworld » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:12 pm

I just finished Season 3. It started losing steam for me in Season 2 and into Season 3, but it picked up toward the end.
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Post by Lincoln » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:47 pm

It's an awesome show,the whole series was available on Amazon Prime so I downloaded the whole thing and watched 2/3 episodes a day at work.

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Post by pezworld » Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:54 pm

Done. Loved it. Really liked the last season and how it ended.
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