76 – CTT Hangout – True Detective with Gil

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A gripping hangout that will leave you on the edge of your seat…

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Another fun Hangout this week with Gil, J-Dean & Bob…

Post Factum:

Bob opens the Hangout & intro’s a round table catch up:

He also watched the Canadian Men’s Hockey Team take Gold & has been watching:

  • The Bletchley Circle – ITV – 2 seasons – IMDB: 7.9 – 2136 users
  • Person Of Interest – CBS – 3 seasons – 4th/2014 – IMDB: 8.4 – 69 500 users
  • True Detective – HBO – 1 season – IMDB: 9.5 – 77 700 users
  • Sherlock – BBC – 3 seasons – IMDB: 9.3 – 251 886 users

Then Gil Melo tells Us about his world & his collaborative project:

Gil also name drops:

And what he’s watching:

  • Intelligence – CBS – 1 season –  IMDB: 7.1 – 4362 users
  • Elementary – CBS – 1 season – 2nd/2013 – IMDB: 8.0 – 39 200 users
  • The Blacklist – NBC – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.2 – 25 400 users
  • Almost Human – Fox – 1 season – IMDB: 8.4 – 17 600 users

Then Bob jumps in & makes a strong point of how hard it must be to put out a show with all the great content out there.

Also mentioned:

Which brings them into comparing Intelligence, Person of Interest & Almost Human & other ideas mentioned:

Also dropped:

Then Bob drops the CTT: Pilot Podcast idea – & also mentions:

Gil adds” A shorter season means a true ending to a story if it gets cancelled” Which brings up:

Then J-Dean drives the conversation into:

  • Person Of Interest – CBS – 3 seasons – 4th/2014 – IMDB: 8.4 – 69 500 users

Which brings up:

Gil adds the “best shows are not about the genre or the plot but about the world & the characters” Which brings up:

Also mentioned:

  • The flawed humans of Breaking Bad
  • Sons Of Anarchy – FX – 6 seasons – 7th/2014 – IMDB: 8.8 – 101 500 users
  • Sopranos – HBO – 6 seasons – IMDB: 9.3 – 123 100 users
  • Shameless US – Showtime – 4 seasons – 5th/2014 – IMDB: 8.7 – 51 700 users

Bob continues with a discussion about the depictions of reality on TV:

Then Bob quickly slams on the brakes & the guys crash into:

  • True Detective – HBO – 1 season – IMDB: 9.5 – 77 700 users

QFL: Is TD a true depiction of detectives? Or is it a fantasy?

J-Dean intro’s & mentions:

Then Bob brings up:

Some of the best lines:

  • Rust: This place is like someones memory of a town – and that memory has faded
  • Marty: Stop saying shit like that!

Then Bob says it:

Also talked about:

The part where the guys talk about the two lead characters:

QFL: Who do you think is the Yellow King?

J-Dean gives the lay of the land in who it could possibly be & Bob points out a wild card which brings up:

Next Bob maps the story so far & that brings up:

Then the guys talk about the look & feel of the show:

Then the guys talk about some of the dark & weird themes:

This show reminds Bob of:

  • Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans – 2009 – IMDB: 6.7 – 56 200 users
  • Bad Lieutenant – 1992 – IMDB: 7.1 – 23 700 users

The part where they go into the viral spread of theories & discussions about the show:

Then the guys talk about the pace of the story & the shooting:

Also teased:

J-Dean is a wait & watcher & Gil is a DVRer

Next the guys touch on:

  • The Blacklist – NBC – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.2 – 25 400 users
  • The Guardian – CBS – 3 seasons – IMDB: 7.4 – 2787 users
  • The Guardian Casting Director: Jeanie Bacharach
  • The Wire – HBO – 5 seasons – IMDB: 9.4 – 109 300 users

Then they move into:

  • Person Of Interest – CBS – 3 seasons – 4th/2014 – IMDB: 8.4 – 69 500 users

The part where Bob & Gil tippy toe around:

& then they move onto:

Which brings up:

Then the guys go off about the inherent propaganda of the Western TV:

Which brings up:

  • The Blacklist – NBC – 1 season – 2nd 2014 – IMDB: 8.2 – 25 400 users

Gil points out: “It’s now ok to trade or deal with terrorists, & disappear them” – Which send the guys into:

The part where J-Dean talks about his favourite Season 2 episode:

Which brings up:

Then Bob breaks down the character arcs flying through the show:

Which reminds Gil of:

QFL: Who do you root for on Helix?

Also talked about:

Then the guys go on & on & on:

  • Being behind vs. catching up
  • Hell on Wheels – AMC – 3 seasons – 4th/2014 – IMDB: 8.3 – 23 300 users
  • Banshee – HBO – 2 seasons – 3rd/2015 – IMDB: 8.3 – 20 600 users
  • Peaky Blinders – BBC Two – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.3 – 3162 users
  • Sleepy Hollow – Fox – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 7.9 – 24 500 users
  • Held captive by a show

Next the guys finish up with their recommended & what they are watching lists:

Gil Recommends:

  • Hannibal
  • The Blacklist – NBC – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – IMDB: 8.2 – 25 400 users
  • Black Sails – Starz – 1 season – 2nd/2015 – IMDB: 8.1 – 10 200 users
  • A new Pirate story
  • Helix – Syfy – 1 season – IMDB: 7.3 – 8008 users

J-Dean Recommends:

  • The Bletchley Circle – ITV – 2 seasons – IMDB: 7.9 – 2136 users

And want’s to get into:

  • Black Mirror – Channel 4 – 2 seasons – 3rd/2014 – 8.7 – 15 100 users
  • Masters of Sex – Showtime – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – 8.2 – 11 500 users
  • Mad Men – AMC – 6 seasons – 7th/2014 – IMDB: 8.6 – 91 200 users
  • Bullet in the Face – IFC – 1 season – IMDB: 6.9 – 895 users

Also mentioned:

Bob wants to watch:

  • Mad Men – AMC – 6 seasons – 7th/2014 – IMDB: 8.6 – 91 200 users
  • Luther – BBC – 3 seasons – IMDB: 8.5 – 26 100 users
  • Masters of Sex – Showtime – 1 season – 2nd/2014 – 8.2 – 11 500 users

Bob Recommends:

  • Suits – USA Network – 3 seasons – 4th/2015 – IMDB: 8.9 – 126 300 users
  • Millers Crossing – 20th Century Fox – 1990 – IMDB: 7.9 – 85 500 users
  • Copper – BBC America – 2 seasons – IMDB: 7.4 – 5800 users
  • The Guardian – CBS – 3 seasons – IMDB: 7.4 – 2787 users
  • The Hour – BBC Two – 2 seasons – IMDB: 7.8 – 5964 users

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