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#4483742 - 07/22/19 06:11 PM The Boys  
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who do you call to keep superheroes in line?



oh be good be good be good... well with Urban in it...

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#4483746 - 07/22/19 06:35 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Ok, now I got a Thin Lizzie song on my mind...




But looking forward to watching this biggrin

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#4484657 - 07/31/19 03:45 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Halfway through the season and enjoying the heck out of it. Nice to see it's been picked up for reason 2 already.

BE warned, this is not a show for the faith of heart. It is gory, violence, absolutely not political correct.
But it is also awesome fun biggrin

#4484662 - 07/31/19 05:13 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Just finished it last night. Looking forward to the second season, this was good stuff.

#4484664 - 07/31/19 05:21 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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I've not seen it but I'm sure Karl Urban rocks in it. He always rocks.


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#4484673 - 07/31/19 06:13 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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he does indeed rock in it smile

#4484686 - 07/31/19 08:57 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Just grabbed season 1 on the recommendation of my brother. Looks like my sort of thing.

*Update*

2 episodes in and I'm enjoying it a lot.


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#4486904 - 08/21/19 08:16 AM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Saw Ep1 last night, I enjoyed it & will continue. It's what Watchmen should have been.


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#4486939 - 08/21/19 03:27 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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I expected this to be good, but it was far better than expected. Some nicely complex characters to make you see that most people are both good and evil. Well, except that one guy, he's pretty clear cut. LOL
Season 2 will be interesting! It was renewed before it even released.


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#4487001 - 08/21/19 09:58 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Oh why cant it be on Netflix frown

#4487018 - 08/22/19 12:52 AM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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#4487021 - 08/22/19 01:20 AM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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This show is outstanding! I watched the season finale last night. I really enjoy a show that does not do what you expect it to do. When you think, "I know what's gonna happen..." It doesn't! Looking forward to season 2.


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#4487044 - 08/22/19 09:32 AM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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I'd have to agree. I've finished the first season and it was really good.

I was a bit shocked that there will be no more 'Adventures in Babysitting'. wink


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#4487223 - 08/23/19 03:43 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Boy, that was some dark stuff, right there!


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#4487228 - 08/23/19 04:13 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Dude made a serious point about not being vulnerable on any level. Sick, but I kind of liked that.


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#4487503 - 08/25/19 10:42 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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Finished the series. I didn't really dig the cliffhanger, seemed very contrived, but everything else was spot on smile


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#4495599 - 11/01/19 06:26 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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All I can say is "That poor perverted dolphin". LOL it is so bad to laugh but what the hell.

#4501852 - 12/29/19 01:09 PM Re: The Boys [Re: EAF331 MadDog]  
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Originally Posted by EAF331 MadDog
Halfway through the season and enjoying the heck out of it. Nice to see it's been picked up for reason 2 already.

BE warned, this is not a show for the faith of heart. It is gory, violence, absolutely not political correct.
But it is also awesome fun biggrin


I need to see this show and The Watchmen. Yes, everything I have been reading in non-spoiler reviews abut The Boys says it is a violent, dark, black comedy and more comments in this vein.
My friend persuaded me to only watch the hijacked jetliner scene with the "superman" and "wonder woman" superheroes to the rescue. Oh my word, i could not believe how that played out! After seeing that clip and the trailer I am now avoiding all spoilers and clips until I can watch Season 1.


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#4501856 - 12/29/19 02:21 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Patrocles]  
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Originally Posted by Patrocles
I need to see this show and The Watchmen. Yes, everything I have been reading in non-spoiler reviews abut The Boys says it is a violent, dark, black comedy and more comments in this vein.
My friend persuaded me to only watch the hijacked jetliner scene with the "superman" and "wonder woman" superheroes to the rescue. Oh my word, i could not believe how that played out! After seeing that clip and the trailer I am now avoiding all spoilers and clips until I can watch Season 1.


RE Watchemn, not really any spoiler as such in this section below, unless you regard the very mention of a character to be a spoiler.

I really enjoyed Watchmen for the first 7 episodes, but they really got Dr Manhattan wrong for those last 2. Still somewhat of an enjoyable series, but yeah the Dr Manhattan stuff is just nonsensical. YMMV obviously.


But yeah The Boys is a terrific series, I generally hate superhero movies but occasionally something good pops out. It has a terrific first episode. I knew it was going to be good when
Butcher is fighting the invisible guy, getting his ass whupped, until he spits blood onto him allowing him to see where he is biggrin

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#4501857 - 12/29/19 03:03 PM Re: The Boys [Re: Khai]  
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And how they killed Translucent ... OUCH!

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