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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by dualstow » Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:36 pm

Wow, excellent post!
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Post by MediumTex » Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:35 am

Holy cow!

What an episode.

Bruce Campbell shows up as Ronald Reagan.  Bonus!

The body count is really picking up.

There were about half a dozen memorable and/or hilarious lines in the episode.

The tension in almost every single life in the show is ratcheting up, but for slightly different reasons in each case.

Beautiful pacing, writing, acting, plot, music.  Terrific show so far.  People who join late will have the pleasure of binge watching.  Lucky them.
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Post by dualstow » Wed Nov 11, 2015 6:28 am

Bruce Campbell nailed that bit as Reagan. Caught the essence.
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Post by dualstow » Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:52 am

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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by dualstow » Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:14 am

Rhinocerous -- Best episode to date!
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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by MediumTex » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:55 pm

I think that this season so far has been considerably better than the first season, even though the first season was outstanding.

I love these characters and the way each of them is in a slightly different orbit around a cluster of really bad stuff.

Ted Danson is terrific.  I never liked him at all before this role, but he's been great so far.

The black dude is the best philosopher/humorist hitman since Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction.
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Post by dualstow » Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:59 am

MediumTex wrote: Ted Danson is terrific.  I never liked him at all before this role, but he's been great so far.
I was a bit disappointed when I first saw him on the screen but yeah, he's holding his own in this show. Maybe it's a testament to the good writing.
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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by AdamA » Wed Dec 02, 2015 11:01 pm

This weeks episode was awesome.  Great suspense.
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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by Jack Jones » Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:47 am

AdamA wrote: This weeks episode was awesome.  Great suspense.
I loved the cabin scene.
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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by AdamA » Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:38 pm

Jack Jones wrote:
AdamA wrote: This weeks episode was awesome.  Great suspense.
I loved the cabin scene.
yeah...and the bar scene.
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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by Jack Jones » Fri Dec 04, 2015 8:43 am

AdamA wrote: yeah...and the bar scene.
Oh yeah, forgot about that! It's crazy when you stop to consider that this all happened, more or less.
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Re: Official Fargo-Only thread

Post by dualstow » Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:04 am

Jack Jones wrote:
AdamA wrote: yeah...and the bar scene.
Oh yeah, forgot about that! It's crazy when you stop to consider that this all happened, more or less.
I hate to burst your bubble, Jack, but it is most assuredly *not* based on a true story. That part is just a joke.
They got away with it when the movie came out because no one had the internet to readily look it up. Nowadays, in the tv series, they still say the same thing, but it's just tongue-in-cheek.
ethnic: "pagan, heathen," Greek ethnikos ".. national," from ethnos "band of people living together, nation, people, tribe, caste,"..Earlier in English as a noun, "a heathen, pagan, one who is not a Christian or Jew" (c. 1400)
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