Author Topic: The Gifted Season 2  (Read 5870 times)

Mandu

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #20 on: November 10, 2018, 10:56:39 PM »
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Ok guys, we've got to get through this section of thin wall which has 2 layers of drywall and very likely as many as two studs and all we have are a guy with superstrength, a guy who can shoot lasers out of his hands, a guy who can turn things to crystal which shatters easily, and guy who can disintegrate stuff but can't turn his power on and off. Here's the plan: laser guy you occasionally shoot covering shots while crystal guy runs out to play human shield. Meanwhile superstrength will coach disintegration guy who'll hopefully be able to turn his power on before any of the main characters are killed. Alright, on 3. 1, 2, 3, stupid!

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Not quite.  Crystal guy could probably have done his thing on the wall but  laser hands is about useless for anything except setting fires and blinding people. I'm pretty sure my hand held blue laser can do more damage than he can. Thunderbird got enough of the gas that he was barely able to stand.  Plus we have seen before how long it takes him to punch through concrete which is what that wall was.  As they pass through it you can see it is solid all the way around the hole and about 8 inches thick. 

Have you been taking attention paying lessons from Durakken or something?

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2018, 12:52:48 AM »
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I'd ask you the same. Well I could if i had any idea who Durakken was. I could clearly see drywall and i'm watching this two and a half times faster than normal. A quick check of the Marvel wiki tells us that specifically that Eclipse can cut through concrete and did in S1. But even if i granted you those two and T-bird's weakness there's still the matter of the guy with the name which describes his power which happens to be exactly what they need. Not to mention that they clearly wrote the entire situation around the trite Vampire Bill gets his powers to work through a combination of grunting and family montage just in whatever counts as the nick of time for everyone but the guest red shirt mutant of the week.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #22 on: November 12, 2018, 12:39:11 PM »
Durakken was somebody in the old CoH forums who was somewhat infamous for paying zero attention to the shows he was watching and then calling out logical inconsistencies that weren't.  For example a group of us would live message while watching Stargate Universe.  One episode the group was running for a stargate when one of the ships that was strafing them blew a big piece out of the ring. The scientist said that with a piece missing the gate couldn't dial out.  Durakken immediately popped up with the comment "This show is so stupid. If a piece was missing from the gate how did they dial in in the first place. And why did nobody notice it."   And he would do that sort of thing all the time.

And I still say that is concrete, not drywall. But yes, shatter could have handled that in seconds.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #23 on: November 12, 2018, 04:26:54 PM »
I'm really more annoyed that they just won't let the show evolve. Sure they pitched it with the premise of the family in the middle of these events but at this point they have to let every episode grind to a halt for the same dull family scenes and write things like the wall scenario just to give them something to do.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2018, 02:17:12 AM »
I'm really more annoyed that they just won't let the show evolve. Sure they pitched it with the premise of the family in the middle of these events but at this point they have to let every episode grind to a halt for the same dull family scenes and write things like the wall scenario just to give them something to do.

I completely agree with that. The focus and group dynamics in Runaways changed more each episode than this series has over the entire run so far.  And I swear, if I have to watch Thunderbird touch the floor intently one more time...

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2018, 04:24:26 AM »
What frustrates me the most is Reva could've used her powers to stop Rebecca from killing the hostages. Smh  >:(

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2019, 08:18:24 AM »
Just got caught up on the last 2 eps. I think they're just putting in the ground feels at this point to troll Mandu. Funny thing is it's not even clear if that's part of T-bird's mutant power or just old timey tv/movie racism super-powers.

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I like how they made Blink port the Morlocks into some alley in broad daylight rather than pretty much anywhere else just so they could have the Struckers on the run for a couple eps. It's really getting ridiculous the lengths the show goes to give them more screen time.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #27 on: April 18, 2019, 02:08:28 PM »
Cancelled. Hardly a surprise but it's a shame they were so married to the initial premise that the interesting parts took a backseat.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #28 on: April 18, 2019, 08:01:07 PM »
I'm sad to see it go, it had it's low points for sure but I genuinely enjoyed seeing John Proudstar and Polaris week to week.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #29 on: April 19, 2019, 05:20:40 AM »
Aww....

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #30 on: April 19, 2019, 10:54:08 AM »
Gee, yet another Marvel property cancelled.  It's almost as if they have their own streaming service coming out and also bought a majority stake in another already operating streaming service.  I fully expect it to be announced that this is the last season for Cloak and Dagger.  Then in a couple years all of these series plus the Netflix ones will be on Hulu or the Disney service.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #31 on: April 19, 2019, 11:33:45 AM »
Could be, though c&d is already on a Disney owned channel. I suppose it depends how the numbers work out for them.

Btw I wonder if Vegas is taking bets on what the Disney service costs after the bait and switch the $7.99 leads me to see coming.

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Re: The Gifted Season 2
« Reply #32 on: April 19, 2019, 03:15:21 PM »
Yeah, it was fairly clear the cancellation was coming. Sad, because Polaris was perfect and awesome. I'd prefer to see her in the next movie than anyone currently attached to the X-movies.
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