Eureka:

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26 moberemk12th Jun 2012 04:21:06 PM from Canada , Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
Dread Lord
A good chunk of the cast (complete with the newly married Jack and Alison) around a table playing D&D? You know what, they could end the series on this episode and I think I'd be happy.
27 Journeyman13th Jun 2012 06:40:12 PM from Here and there.
It's the Over Lord!
They'd like to try getting Felicia Day's character settled into a survivable computer first. Otherwise we have her impending death looming over the end, which makes it a downer, you know?
When the hammer falls and your world shatters, I'll be there to cut the handle and pick up your pieces.
28 ZheToralf14th Jun 2012 01:41:03 AM from somewhere in Germany
I kinda wish they finish that soon because her ongoning impending doom gets boring quickly. I would like for them to build a small supercomputer and put it in an android body like Andys, then she could move around and.. do stuff again. Didn't they have a feeling android in the first or second season? Jo was dating him before she found out, what was his name again?

Edit: here we go

edited 14th Jun '12 1:43:01 AM by ZheToralf

29 Journeyman15th Jun 2012 01:49:46 PM from Here and there.
It's the Over Lord!
Zane's working on it. Won't take more than half the remaining season, I'm sure. evil grin Assuming they don't wind up having to fix that in the final final episode they're going to put together. After all, they DID announce the cancellation after the crew finished shooting.
When the hammer falls and your world shatters, I'll be there to cut the handle and pick up your pieces.
30 moberemk17th Jul 2012 12:09:07 PM from Canada , Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
Dread Lord
Well, it's over. Been a hell of a run, at least it has for me; I've been with this show since day one, watching it all through high school and most of the way through university. I'm not gonna lie, there were a lot of times when my interest faded and I wondered why I didn't just drop it, but in the end?

Yeah, I'm almost happy with how that ended. Almost, because seriously guys? You brought back GRANT instead of Stark? That is so not who I wanted to have back.
31 Journeyman17th Jul 2012 12:47:08 PM from Here and there.
It's the Over Lord!
The way they did it was more plausible.
When the hammer falls and your world shatters, I'll be there to cut the handle and pick up your pieces.
32 moberemk17th Jul 2012 02:29:15 PM from Canada , Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
Dread Lord
I know. But still. I wanted to see him one last time, you know?
33 Journeyman17th Jul 2012 03:57:29 PM from Here and there.
It's the Over Lord!
Oh, I can understnd that. Just think, DV Ds! Then you can see him to your heart's content. ^_^ I'm actually serious about that, too.
When the hammer falls and your world shatters, I'll be there to cut the handle and pick up your pieces.
34 resetlocksley1st Aug 2012 07:34:10 PM from Alone in the dark , Relationship Status: Only knew I loved her when I let her go
Shut up!
So I have a complaint about Eureka.

In "Here Come The Suns", Zane makes a joke about Tatooine. Carter asks what that means, and Jo dismisses it as "geek speak." Hold on a freakin' second. Geek-speak? Really? Are you honestly trying to tell me that Jack Carter has never seen Star Wars? Or are you trying to say that simply knowing what Tatooine is a reference too automatically makes you a super-geek? It bugs me.

Well, I've been wanting to say that ever since I saw the episode. I'm so glad I've gotten it off my chest.

Oh, and I have another complaint about Eureka...it's over! :(
Fear is a superpower.
35 Journeyman3rd Aug 2012 08:18:50 AM from Here and there.
It's the Over Lord!
The second complaint I agree with. The first . . . Lupo's a security guard/director at a city on the cutting edge of technology. She's too busy living her life to care about movies like Star Wars. Also, you can watch Star Wars once or twice a long time ago, and just not remember any of the planet names. After all, they're details, and once again, if you're too busy living, you're not going to care to remember them. Then again, if you're too busy living, you actually may NOT have seen the movies, if you were already pursuing your dream career when they came out.

Remember, there are lots of people who don't watch tv or movies to begin with. Even in countries where such things are common. There are probably people in L.A. and Vancouver who have never even turned on a TV set. Not many, but a few.
When the hammer falls and your world shatters, I'll be there to cut the handle and pick up your pieces.
36 resetlocksley3rd Aug 2012 10:50:51 AM from Alone in the dark , Relationship Status: Only knew I loved her when I let her go
Shut up!
Actually, the way Jo dismisses his comments indicates that she knows what Tatooine means. Carter's the one who doesn't, and Jo's just telling him not to bother asking Zane what he's talking about.

Yeah, I know it's possible for someone to not actually have seen Star Wars. But I think it's very unlikely that Jack Carter hasn't, simply because of his personality. Maybe I'm off-base on that, but I don't think so.

In all honesty, I'm more annoyed at the real-life implications that simply knowing and using the name of one fictional planet makes you so "geeky" that you're not worth listening to. If it was something more obscure that Zane was referring to, that would be one thing. I just don't think Tatooine is an obscure enough reference to be considered "geek-speak."

edited 3rd Aug '12 10:51:07 AM by resetlocksley

Fear is a superpower.
Long Live the King
The name of the planet, in itself, isn't the "geek speak". The reference of Tatooine having two suns is the "geek speak"...

It's not implausible that Carter saw Star Wars without remembering that Tatooine has two suns... I mean, that sunset scene is an iconic one, but there aren't any other shots in the entire series that directly reference the fact that Tatooine has two suns. So it's not that far-fetched for Carter to not understand the reference Zane was making...

edited 6th Aug '12 10:00:21 PM by Swish

38 resetlocksley7th Aug 2012 11:27:34 AM from Alone in the dark , Relationship Status: Only knew I loved her when I let her go
Shut up!
Like I said, it's not Carter missing the reference that bugs me so much. It's just made out to be an incredibly obscure reference, which it really isn't. If it was an obscure reference, it probably wouldn't bug me. But saying that Zane's too "geeky" to bother listening to because he knows Tatooine has two suns just rubs me the wrong way.
Fear is a superpower.
Long Live the King
The line is made by Jo because the whole reference is not important to the events at hand, even if it may be funny/interesting. The "geek speak" line is made so Carter drops any further questions about it, and focus on the fact that there's a second sun in the sky, and that problem needs to be fixed.

I mean, it's not like that was a first season episode. It's the third season. And actually rather well established at this point that Carter can get sidetracked by wanting to know about things people are talking about in town... And that Jo ensures that Carter doesn't do such a thing during a case if it's not important to said case.

As to what should or shouldn't be considered obscure... That ultimately depends on who is involved. I honestly don't see it as being far-fetched that Carter may have never seen Star Wars when he was a kid, and never bothered as he got older(primarily because he doesn't care, but also due to a lack of time). And if one has never seen the movie, every reference to it is obscure.
40 resetlocksley8th Aug 2012 10:30:08 AM from Alone in the dark , Relationship Status: Only knew I loved her when I let her go
Shut up!
It's only a tiny little thing that I thought was a bit silly. Please stop trying to explain the scene to me, it's not that I don't understand it. I just don't like it.
Fear is a superpower.
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