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[TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Tue May 27, 2014 12:16 am

It's got a bit of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen about it and seems to have potential. I need something to fill the aching void left by the Game of Thrones break and this might just do it.
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Re: [TV Penny Dreadful

Postby Synaphix on Tue May 27, 2014 10:43 am

I have watched the two out (not sure if more) and was a bit mixed on this. It is something to watch and it is ok but then it looks extremely dreadful on some of the ways they chose to present things so it has put me off but I'll continue and see where it goes.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Wed May 28, 2014 12:02 am

Ep 3 has been screened it seems. I do like some of the choices for actors and actresses especially Dorian Grey (Reeve Carney) but it does meander a little.Lots of sex and violence and swearing. Yummy.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Shuriken on Wed May 28, 2014 1:11 am

Ep 3 hasn't helped me to decide if i like this show or not
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby SaintStrongbow on Wed May 28, 2014 9:35 pm

I think I like it so far :)

Better than some of the guff they put on anyways! The good casting is definitely helping this show, mind.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Tue Jun 03, 2014 2:53 am

Oh I say. Much naughtiness in episode 4.



Concluding with some man luvin with Dorian and what I suspect is an American werewolf in London. SCANDELOUS.

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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:10 am

Well a 2nd series has been confirmed and the plan is for ten episodes to air next year.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:36 pm

Meandering a bit but having a whole episode to flesh out a major female character scored a lot of points for me. I like shows with good parts for women in them so this and Game of Thrones please where frankly the Walking Dead doesn't.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Shuriken on Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:03 pm

The back story was nice and all but an entire episode :(
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Thu Jun 26, 2014 5:21 pm

One more episode of the 1st season to go and I'm hooked. Eva Green is just stealing the show and the latest episode made me want to serve up my still beating heart to her on a silver platter.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Shuriken on Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:49 pm

I definitely don't dislike it, but I think I'm in love with the premise more than the content of the show itself. I am a few episodes behind though
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:44 pm

Season finale despite some severe issues with watching it. Interesting stuff and I do hope it gets a chance to progress as I find it fascinating viewing.



I don't quite see how Dorian fits in apart from his lifting the tail of the bisexual werewolf surely being a moment in television history. OK that part was only referred to during the possession scenes but I imagine internet slash fiction authors are busily writing their own versions. Juicy stuff and no sparkly vampires.

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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby just annoying boo on Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:58 pm

Ready for the new season?
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:53 pm

Very but it's been a bit delayed until Sunday, May 3rd.



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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Cotillion on Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:51 am

I enjoyed season 1 very much. Looking forward to season 2.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby SaintStrongbow on Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:37 pm

My interest waned towards the end of the first season. Still, looking forward to this :)
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:52 pm

It begins...

Season 2 off to a nice gory start.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby SaintStrongbow on Sun Apr 26, 2015 11:42 am

Did it? I can't find it on my tv guide :scratch: :(
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Silkie on Mon Apr 27, 2015 2:53 pm

You may need to pretend to be living in the good old U. S. of A. as it's available online as a taster.
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Re: [TV] Penny Dreadful

Postby Shuriken on Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:11 pm

I was going to watch that but decided against the 3 week wait that comes with it
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