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 1 GG Crono, Fri, 13th Mar '09 10:45:25 PM from Waterbury, Connecticut
The Torterra Moves!
AKA Why The Crap Did Nobody Tell Me That Nathan Fillion Got A New Show.

Anyone else catch the first episode of this? It looks highly promising to me.

edited 8th Oct '11 2:56:46 PM by GGCrono

"Honesty is the best policy but insanity is a better defense."
It's a kind of show you don't see a lot of these days. An amateur detective who really isn't some kind of expert consultant with a string of degrees but just a guy who invites himself along for fun? Extraordinary.

 3 Darth Matrix, Sat, 14th Mar '09 3:14:52 PM from The Matrix, Canada
Cats Are Mean NYAAAH!

This post was thumped by the Codfish in a Derby Hat
Welcome to the Dark Side of the Tropes.
"SUDO BOW TO ME BITCHES"
Yeah, save the Darth Matrix stuff for the Games threads, okay? These threads are about the topic.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
 5 Oscredwin, Mon, 16th Mar '09 3:58:02 PM from The Frozen East
Cold.
The show is funny has hell. Nathan Fillion is at least 3 kinds of awesome.

FYI, for Nathan Fillion fans, he plays Steve Tyler in the new Wonder Women animated film. The role sounds like it was written for him too.
Sex, Drugs, and Rationality
Likes Burnt Offerings
My wife and I are watching this on Hulu. I wouldn't mind letting the lady cop handcuff me and read me my rights.
"I kind of pegged EVH as sounding like Jack Nicholson's alcoholic Anglophile dad." —Furiko Maru
 7 GG Crono, Wed, 1st Apr '09 10:34:47 PM from Waterbury, Connecticut
The Torterra Moves!
Hey, we have a page for this now. Castle. Nice.
"Honesty is the best policy but insanity is a better defense."
I'm enjoying the show, which is a surprise to me. Not one for the stories where the cops are meant to be the good guys, myself.

Tuned in, though, because of Firefly connect, and am sticking around for the characters. Castle, the character, is like Mal all the time in a good mood, which were the times in Firefly when I liked Mal the best.

Also digging the way Castle is with his family. Craxy Mom and ridiculously precocious, ridiculously cute daughter, and all. Works really well.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
 9 highcastle, Sun, 19th Apr '09 3:16:23 PM from Sunny Florida
times they are a'changin
So far, this is my favorite new show of the year. The writing's all really snappy and the characters very unique. Castle's mom...pure gold. She reminds me far too much of my own grandmother, though, which is probably saying more about me than the show.
I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government.
Last woman standing
Okay opinions: Castle and Beckett or Brennan and Booth?

 11 alliterator, Sun, 17th May '09 3:49:21 PM from Southern California
professional crastinator
Caskett. Definitely.

This is, however, Captain Mal versus Angel.

edited 17th May '09 3:49:47 PM by alliterator

No, see, you can't put the finest brunettes on TV in opposition in a way that makes it seem like it is about the guy. That is just plain wrong.

The real question: Given a choice, would a guy rather do Brennan or Beckett?

Because both at the same time is right out, it says here in the rules.

Frackin' rules.
Goal: Clear, Concise and Witty
Last woman standing
I'm not a guy, and I'm straight so I'm going to have to use some imagination.

  • rainbow*

Buuuuut... even though I've known Brennan as a character for longer I think Beckett. She's easier going, has a better sense of humour, and doesn't do that weird hypocritcal thing where she flicks from "We must be totally objective!" to "It's all about doing it for the dead person which means we are already biased in a subconcious way."

But that leads me to the question: Booth or Castle. NOT Angel and Captain Hammer. Personally I lean more towards booth for some reason. Oh yeah, Castle's a lovable jerk that always gets his way. it's cool when you only have to deal with him for fourty five minutes but longer than that... Well... I think I can understand why her daughter is the Straight Man of the family.

edited 29th May '09 8:24:02 AM by wellinever

 14 alliterator, Mon, 21st Sep '09 11:11:12 PM from Southern California
professional crastinator
New episode!

Stana Katic is hot. With a capital H.

I continue to be amused by Those Two Guys.

The ending was very sad and very happy, simultaneously.
 15 Mariecat, Mon, 26th Oct '09 7:45:10 PM from Parts Unknown
Tropeaholic
Best Shout out ever, Castle dressed as Mal for Halloweenwinkwink
Lost my shoe...
 16 GG Crono, Tue, 27th Oct '09 6:29:53 PM from Waterbury, Connecticut
The Torterra Moves!
Space Cowboy! grin I love this show.
"Honesty is the best policy but insanity is a better defense."
 17 Oscredwin, Wed, 28th Oct '09 6:19:14 PM from The Frozen East
Cold.
"First there are no cows in space. Second, didn't you wear that like 5 years ago?"

"I like it"
Sex, Drugs, and Rationality
 18 tricksterson, Sun, 1st Nov '09 11:09:02 AM from Behind you with an icepick Relationship Status: I made a point to burn all of the photographs
Never Trust
For me it would be more a case of Lainie vs Angela (or Cam), because either one is hotter than the lead. And in two years it'll be Alexis, no contest.
If it's an authority figure and it's breathing it's guilty
 19 Funstuffof Doom, Tue, 9th Mar '10 12:28:14 PM from Inspiration, Spontaneity
High Overthinkamancer
How did y'all feel about the depictions of the BDSM lifestyle in The Mistress always Spanks Twice? 'Cause, while Castle definitely has a more neutral take than most shows, I still felt like there were an awful lot of subtle jabs against, but no real defenses for. Am I just being to sensitive, or am I right to have expected just a little bit more?

 20 Shale, Wed, 10th Mar '10 9:44:45 AM from Int'l House of Mojo Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Mighty pirate!
I didn't notice any real jabs at the lifestyle. There were jabs at the kind of person who has to pay for it, but that's not specific to S&M.

 21 Magus, Tue, 30th Mar '10 5:59:05 PM from West Clownadelphia
Propane accessories
And they made a lawyer joke or two.

Fillion said on his Twitter that there was another Firefly reference in the most recent episode. Anyone know what it was?
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 22 Shale, Tue, 30th Mar '10 6:20:33 PM from Int'l House of Mojo Relationship Status: You cannot grasp the true form
Mighty pirate!
"I was aiming for his head." Same thing Casey said in The Train Job.

 23 Gentleman Bastard, Fri, 23rd Apr '10 5:03:03 AM from The Land Downunder
Lord of fools
Dont'cha mean what Jayne said?

edited 23rd Apr '10 5:03:15 AM by GentlemanBastard

"I suspect this is all gonna end in screaming and drowning"
 24 Magus, Sat, 24th Apr '10 6:58:23 PM from West Clownadelphia
Propane accessories
I see what you did there.
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 25 Teemo, Mon, 4th Oct '10 11:28:35 PM from Sweet Apple Acres Relationship Status: Married to the job
Bucking Awesome
Was I the only one disappointed that Beckett didn't bust out the "Two kinds of people in this world" speech?

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