Season 7 of "24" Discussion - Page 5 - Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums
 

Go Back   Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums > Entertainment > What's On Television?

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

Old 2009-02-25, 09:16 AM   #61
MCI
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 411
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sixer View Post
Great season so far and 24 remains the best show on TV in my opinion.

Jack is the man, I love how he handled the paramedics. Next week's 2hr episode looks good.

Anyone know when Elisha Cuthbert will be back, I heard she's coming back this season.
She comes in the last 4 or 6 episdoes, apparently with child.
MCI is offline   Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 2009-02-25, 10:52 AM   #62
PFD
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,122
Default

To each our own, but I think Lost this year is better than 24.
PFD is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 11:53 AM   #63
hockeymancw
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Calgary
Posts: 937
Default

My favourite part of Monday's episode was when Jack was with the paramedics and when he found out that Dubaku had a chip inside him he screamed at the paramedics, "OPEN HIM UP!". I laughed and laughed over that scene.
hockeymancw is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 01:41 PM   #64
99gecko
Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,575
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HDTVVH View Post
Quote:
...Anyone know when Elisha Cuthbert will be back, I heard she's coming back this season.
She comes in the last 4 or 6 episdoes, apparently with child.
Has anyone warned Sean Avery about this development.
Dion Phaneuf, sorry but I couldn't resist.
99gecko is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 03:25 PM   #65
MCI
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 411
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PFD View Post
To each our own, but I think Lost this year is better than 24.
Sorry to hear that.
MCI is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 03:34 PM   #66
rsambuca
Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Calgary
Posts: 1,660
Default

I think both Lost and 24 are having fine years so far.

I don't think they are comparable in any way, though. Lost is a character driven show, whereas 24 is plot driven.
rsambuca is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 03:36 PM   #67
rileyparrish
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Rogers Specialist, Downtown Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 578
Default

Only thing I thought was odd, Jack handing over that memory chip to some random pilot instead of holding onto it himself. If they can't trust some members of the President's admin why can they trust a random officer. Also the bit about reformatting the FBI's entire server room was laughable.
__________________
Shaw Xtreme-I,HD(DCT3416),Phone | Iphone 3GS,BlackBerry Bold (Rogers) | 42" 1080P,7.1 Sound,Xbox 360 Elite,Blu-ray HTPC
rileyparrish is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 04:01 PM   #68
Tezster
Veteran
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Mississauga
Posts: 1,986
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rileyparrish View Post
Only thing I thought was odd, Jack handing over that memory chip to some random pilot instead of holding onto it himself. If they can't trust some members of the President's admin why can they trust a random officer. Also the bit about reformatting the FBI's entire server room was laughable.
I don't even get started with poking holes in the plot, because the entire show would pretty much fall to pieces upon the slightest bit of scrutiny - I just turn off the critical thinking portion of my brain when watching the show

If we devoted a thread to all the unbelievable/implausible or plain impossible events that happens every single episode, we could get quite a high-traffic, lively discussion going.
Tezster is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 04:54 PM   #69
NB Josh
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New Brunswick - Shaw Direct
Posts: 3,150
Default

I agree that it didn't make any sense for Jack to give someone else the chip. It also surprised me that Chloe would read it in FBI headquarters, when she knows someone is working against the government.
NB Josh is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 05:51 PM   #70
Larry
Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Ottawa, Ontario (Rogers)
Posts: 1,611
Default

I was actually disappointed how this portion of the season ended without a suspenseful pick up to the next sequence. I mean Jack even had time to sit outside and relax a bit - what's up with that? They have to regain the momentum all over again.
Larry is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 06:38 PM   #71
PFD
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,122
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by hockeymancw View Post
My favourite part of Monday's episode was when Jack was with the paramedics and when he found out that Dubaku had a chip inside him he screamed at the paramedics, "OPEN HIM UP!". I laughed and laughed over that scene.
Right and so he's got this important chip, deadly useful to them, and what does Jack do? He gives it to a nearby random cop and tasks him with delivering it to the FBI. All this while trying to fight corruption.

EDIT: oK. This has been discussed already.

Last edited by PFD; 2009-02-25 at 06:40 PM. Reason: read whole thread
PFD is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 06:54 PM   #72
MCI
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 411
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tezster View Post
I don't even get started with poking holes in the plot, because the entire show would pretty much fall to pieces upon the slightest bit of scrutiny - I just turn off the critical thinking portion of my brain when watching the show

If we devoted a thread to all the unbelievable/implausible or plain impossible events that happens every single episode, we could get quite a high-traffic, lively discussion going.
I feel that about LOST, it is so out of control, it is nuts. Alot of filler, then the stories, and characters. They always fall back on the " it's the island "..I guess they can use that as a crutch for losing the story. I think the LOST producers are doing a much better job on Fringe.
This year's premire for LOST could have been a hour, it was like watching a oil painting. Use to be great until all the filler episodes started happening, now episodes seem to drag. 24 seems to fly buy, feels like 20 minutes and it's done, not to mention the best backing music ever, most intense show, and the acting sets it apart from others ( no pun intended )
MCI is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 07:06 PM   #73
PFD
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,122
Default

HDTVVH: We can chose to disagree and not turn this thread into a Lost vs. 24. I watch them both. I like them both. I think that this year Lost is superior. 24 was superior years ago.
You're obviously not really watching Lost this year, as it hasn't had a moment of filler material. It's actually all falling into place nicely this year in fact.
PFD is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 08:02 PM   #74
MCI
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 411
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PFD View Post
HDTVVH: We can chose to disagree and not turn this thread into a Lost vs. 24. I watch them both. I like them both. I think that this year Lost is superior. 24 was superior years ago.
You're obviously not really watching Lost this year, as it hasn't had a moment of filler material. It's actually all falling into place nicely this year in fact.
Not doing that..Having trouble staying interested in LOST, have been since late in season 2..Still watch it though, watched it from day 1, NHL strike will do it to ya, just think 4 seasons would have been enough that's all. Do you watch Fringe? Really fresh idea for a show, good characters too.
MCI is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2009-02-25, 09:02 PM   #75
Larry
Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Ottawa, Ontario (Rogers)
Posts: 1,611
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HDTVVH View Post
Not doing that..Having trouble staying interested in LOST, have been since late in season 2..Still watch it though, watched it from day 1, NHL strike will do it to ya, just think 4 seasons would have been enough that's all. Do you watch Fringe? Really fresh idea for a show, good characters too.
Why has this thread turned into a LOST vs. 24 discussion. And now... lets start discussing Fringe too! Can we stay on the 24 topic please?
Larry is offline   Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:22 AM.

Search Digital Home

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.