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Penny Dreadful
« on: July 24, 2014, 05:03:29 AM »
Someone mentioned this series in another post so I downloaded the series and have to say I loved it. Infact I watched every episode in one sitting! After being disappointed with some recent new series like The Strain and The Last Ship this was a breath of fresh air. Though Dominion is another one I'm enjoying at the moment aswell..again tracked down after someone posted about it on here.

Looking forward to season 2.

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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2014, 06:57:53 PM »
But it is something that Martock should not watch.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2014, 07:01:35 PM »
But it is something that Martock should not watch.

Why? Is there death-by-Lutefisk?
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2014, 07:06:23 PM »
Arachnids galore, in some episodes.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2014, 06:30:58 AM »
This grew on me.  I enjoyed the first episode, but then it seemed to slow down for a couple episodes before picking up again.  The quality is quite good, and the gothic horror setting is enjoyable.  I'd liken it to a darker gothic horror version of League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Since the Penny Dreadful season is over, I looked around for something else but the only thing I found interesting was Syfy's Dominion series.  So I've been watching that too.  It's the usual B-quality stuff made for Syfy but the writing and acting seems to be better than the rest, and the premise is unique.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2014, 11:27:40 AM »
Arachnids galore, in some episodes.

Good to know!  Thanks for the warning.  :P 

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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2014, 11:19:39 AM »


There is another scene with more, but I can't find a pic.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2014, 11:58:09 AM »
Typical Satanic-leaning little buggerers.

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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2014, 04:29:19 PM »


There is another scene with more, but I can't find a pic.

Quite all right.  That's already more than I care to see.  :o 

"Like we need an excuse to drink to anything..." - Banzai_Cat
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2014, 10:17:22 AM »
Watched the first three episodes...really good. Martok you may be able to watch if you skip the opening credits.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2014, 11:54:42 AM »
Someone mentioned this series in another post so I downloaded the series and have to say I loved it. Infact I watched every episode in one sitting! After being disappointed with some recent new series like The Strain and The Last Ship this was a breath of fresh air. Though Dominion is another one I'm enjoying at the moment aswell..again tracked down after someone posted about it on here.

Looking forward to season 2.

Where can one download shows these days?
Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, shmudu and all the rest of them are blocked to me because I'm not American.
Likewise Amazon won't let me download digital versions of shows/movies for the same reason (yet allow me to order the physical copies... go figure).
iTunes will maybe allow me to purchase movies but is a complete mess.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2014, 12:57:23 PM »
Watched the first three episodes...really good. Martok you may be able to watch if you skip the opening credits.

Thanks Gus.  Good to know I can keep this one in mind. 

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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #12 on: August 25, 2014, 07:44:15 PM »
Yeah the opening credits are a bit much even for me. For you I think they would be a definite issue.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2014, 04:56:43 AM »
Watched the first three episodes...really good. Martok you may be able to watch if you skip the opening credits.

Thanks Gus.  Good to know I can keep this one in mind.

Remember, he is only 3 episodes in. That being said, he should have seen the flood of spiders coming from behind the crucifix by now.
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Re: Penny Dreadful
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2014, 08:08:50 AM »
I made some, er...poo viewing choices last night but will not make the same mistake twice. Will watch at least a couple more this long weekend.
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