58 – Getting into the Black

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It’s always better in the darkness…

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Post Factum:

Bob teases:
Our Breaking Bad Wrap-Up Hangout Podcast

Big Time Spoilers here. This is where the guys go deep into…

  • Orphan Black – BBC America – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.1 – 10 100 users

The part where they gushed about the cast – that lead them into talking about Matt Frewer & his work:

  • Max Headroom: 20 Minutes Into The Future – 1985 – IMDB: 6.9 – 1000 users
  • Max Headroom: Series – ABC – 2 seasons – IMDB: 7.0 – 1100 users
  • Doctor, Doctor – CBS – 3 seasons – IMDB: 6.9 – 164 users
  • Eureka – Syfy – 5 seasons + 8 webisodes – IMDB: 7.4 – 20 400 users
  • Falling Skies – TNT – 3 seasons – 4th/2014 – IMDB: 7.2 – 41 800 users
  • Watchmen – 2009 – IMDB: 7.6 – 271 300 users

Ratings:
Bob – 4.5 / J-Dean – 4.5

QFL:
Name TV Series / Movies where multiple characters are played by one actor?

  • Dead Ringers – 1988 – IMDB: 7.3 – 20 600 users
  • Dr. Strangelove – 1964 – IMDB: 8.5 – 240 400 users
  • The Dark Half – 1993 – IMDB: 5.8 – 8900 users
  • The Mask – 1994 – IMDB: 6.8 – 166 300 users

Then they Segue into:

  • Futurama – Fox / Comedy Central – 7 seasons – IMDB: 8.7 – 88 200 users

Where J-Dean feels the last episode of the series is a mix of:

  • Up – 2009 – IMDB: 8.3 – 366 600 users
  • Police Squad! – ABC – 1 season – IMDB: 8.4 – 5500 users

Series Mapping Futurama:
Top 25 episodes to watch & Fan Chosen Top 10

The part where they talk about how Futurama takes the piss out of: Everything & makes real science
Bob’s favourite episodes:

QFJD:
What character you hate the the most?
Zapp Brannigan or Calculon

Bob & J-Dean’s favourite characters:
Hedonismbot & Bender Bending Rodriguez

QFL:
Who’s your favourite character? Who do you hate?

Ratings:
Bob – 4.8 / J-Dean – 4.999999999999

Then they move onto:

  • The IT Crowd – Channel 4 – 4 seasons + 1 special – IMDB: 8.5 – 53 900 users

In a word: Brilliant! Then they move to:

  • Whitechapel – ITV – 3 seasons – 4th/2013 – IMDB: 7.7 – 3600 users

Grittiness/characters reminiscent of:

  • Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels – 1998 – IMDB: 8.2 – 268 600 users
  • Snatch – 2000 – IMDB: 8.3 – 380 600 users

OT:
Where Bob explains how J-Dean gets that sexy voice & where J-Dean talks about Britishing It Up while he watches the show

Bob & J-Dean’s favourite characters:
Edward Buchan (Historian) & Ray Miles (Detective Sargent)

The part where they mention:

  • Cracker – ITV – 3 seasons + 2 specials – IMDB: 7.8 – 2600 users
  • The Wire – HBO – 5 seasons – IMDB: 9.4 – 109 300 users
  • Prime Suspect – ITV – 7 seasons – IMDB: 8.0 – 2800 users

Then they talk about the dark, gritty joy of British Television as they segue into:

  • Hannibal – NBC – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.4 – 41 500 users

The part where J-Dean get’s poetic & Bob brings it back to reality & contrasts to:

  • Dexter – Showtime – 7 seasons – 8th/2013 – IMDB: 8.9 – 242 400 users

OT:
The part where they talk about the Ontario film industry vs. the BC film industry. Then they talk studios, new digital, fx companies, & planned future interviews with the BC film community.

Some great past series shot in Canada:
Battlestar Galactica, X-Files, Fringe, Little Mosque On The Prairie, Corner Gas, Trailer Park Boys

Current Series Shooting in Canada:
Arctic Air, Arrow, Once Upon A Time, Once Upon A Time In Wonderland, Continuum, Supernatural, Psych, Almost Human, Bates Motel, Rogue, Heartland, Hell On Wheels, Falling Skies, Hannibal, Defiance, Lost Girl, Nikita, Suits, Warehouse 13, Republic Of Doyle, Haven

Serious!? Wow – great stories being told in The Great White North

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