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just watched last night's episode. defo my fave show on tv.
brilliant and fucked up once again
 

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just watched last night's episode. defo my fave show on tv.
brilliant and fucked up once again
Bit of a twist there. I was getting slightly bored and expecting a fairly anodyne
parody of modern cultural activities and then
BAM.
Right in the chops.
It got fairly mental, fairly quickly.
I don't know what to think now.
That was upsetting.
 

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Bit of a twist there. I was getting slightly bored and expecting a fairly anodyne
parody of modern cultural activities and then
BAM.
Right in the chops.
It got fairly mental, fairly quickly.
I don't know what to think now.
That was upsetting.
it sure did.
good to see tyres from spaced on tv
 

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that was mental! brutally tense first half, insane twist then all of the tension rendered completely redundant by the unnecessary credit sequence!
 

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I've decided I didn't like that episode. The twist was too implausible and the theme park thing at the end was silly. Kudos on the first 25 minutes though. Brilliantly sustained tension and Michael Smiley was fantastic. I wish they'd stuck with the "unknown signal turning people homicidal" plot. I was digging that.
 

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trial by twitter, internet trolling, etc
I don't think S02E02 was about the internet at all. It was the fact that she'd filmed the kid being killed, so they turned the books and are putting her through the same experience (Groundhog Day style).
 

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I don't think S02E02 was about the internet at all. It was the fact that she'd filmed the kid being killed, so they turned the books and are putting her through the same experience (Groundhog Day style).
yeah and i thought it was also about the mob mentality of Daily Mail readers and the like. didn't get the twitter/facebook thing this time.
 

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that was stupid. this season started well and got progressively sillier.
I think it was the over the top "absolutely" that followed with no sense of the sarcasm.

The last one had potential but they dropped the ball.
The second one was not far off mediaeval times with a modern slant. Could have been taken further to make it more interesting but maybe too violent for TV?
The first one was the only one that made me uncomfortable, and I mean that in a good way.
So agreed with pretty much everyone else in that it started out well, ended poorly.
 

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the second episode had two good ideas but neither one was explored particualrly well. the twist was ludicrous and the ending was bollocks. it started very well though.
 

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