Smallville from the beginning

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  1. LanieParker

    LanieParker Supporting Actor

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    The family channel is airing Smallville five nights a week at 7 PM starting tomorrow. I am definitely tuning in. ANyone else who missed it the first time around?
     
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    Even better, catch it in HD on HDNet.

    Now if only Comcast would pick them up...
     
  3. Shane S.

    Shane S. Stunt Coordinator

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    I'll try and catch the ones Ive missed. they had a mini marathon on two days ago with a "backstage" special. Had some decent intervies.
     
  4. LanieParker

    LanieParker Supporting Actor

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    Loved, loved the pilot of Smallville. I have my VCR set to tape it each day.

    *could very well end up being a tv on dvd purchase*
     
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    Let's see if you feel that way after 10 straight episode of the FOTW (Freak of the week) that plagued this show early on...
     
  6. LanieParker

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    Oh don't say that. lol.

    I thought for a pilot it was very well done. I've actually seen two other episodes (not sure which seasons they were from) and enjoyed them. I am hoping that I enjoy this series as much as my friends have.
     
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    Well....it was the lure of HDTV that drew me in to watch the pilot on HDNET, and I can say that I was quite surprised with how good it is. I watched the first two episodes, and will record more, if HDNET and or my HDTivo fixes their program guide.

    BTW, it is really stunning in HD. Some of the best I have seen in a regular program.
     
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    Mikel_Cooperman Producer

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    If you get the DVDs, you dont have to fast forward through the commercials.
     
  9. Evan M

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    You may even be able to check out the DVDs from your local Library, if they have them. That's how I watched Season 1. And even though my library charges like $1 for 5 days for normal movies, since this is a TV Series on video, for some reason they didn't charge me. Coulda been a fluke, but I'm not complaining.
     
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    LanieParker Supporting Actor

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    Well, second episode aired last night and it wasn't all that great. The whole spider/insect/bugman thing just wasn't even interesting. How odd that it went straight to that after such a good first episode.

    Hope the 3rd is better. I'm starting to dread what some of you have mentioned about the freak of the week episodes.
     
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    I have better memories of season 2.
     
  12. LanieParker

    LanieParker Supporting Actor

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    eh... so I'm sort of luke warm about the show. You guys were definitely right about the whole Freak of the Week thing and I am starting to realize that this may not be my cup of tea.

    The pilot was really good. Then episode two and three just didn't do anything for me. I had such high hopes for this show. Tell me how long the freak of the week things lasts, because I am still hanging in there hoping that they get to a good story with Lex Luther.
     
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    Freak of the week (fotw) lasts for about half the 1st season if i remember correctly.
     
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    Just wait till the last few episodes of Season 1 and it takes off and then season 2 gues really good.
     
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    Glad we stuck it out and kept watching. The show is one of our favorites now. I am really bummed however, that the family channel put it on hold for their 25 days of x-mas programming. We are tempted to buy the sets.

    I'm a Lex girl!
     

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