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re: Jules Verne

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The_Count 11:50 am MST 01/26/07
In reply to: re: Jules Verne - Vin 11:40 am MST 01/26/07

John Doe. Yeah, that was one I was trying to remember. Same guy in Prison Break. Honestly, I'd love to send Fox programmers' nut sacks up into their throats.


> I watched "Vanished." I didn't think it was that great,
> but it was good enough to follow up "Prison Break." But
> Fox totally fucked the show over.
>
> 1. Kill off main character.
> 2. Put show on 3 week hiatus during MLB playoffs.
> 3. Change show to new night. FRIDAY, of all nights.
>
> I never bothered to watch the one episode that aired after
> the baseball break, because I felt sure it would get the
> axe.
>
> Kind of reminded me of Fox's "John Doe," actually. That
> was a good show that got canned way too soon.
>
> >
> > Yeah, I remember that show. It was both campy and cool at
> > the same time. I liked how some of thecharacters were
> > woven in from the older Verne's novels. The thing that was
> > funniest was how Jules began the series with a really bad
> > French accent and within a few episodes he didn't even try
> > anymore. I can't remember the actor's name. Is he still
> > working?
> > I would have thought it would have lasted longer since the
> > Sci-Fi channel really doesn't get anything in the way of
> > ratings, not compared to the major networks anyway.
> > Speaking of networks, is anyone else as pissed as I am
> > with FOX for continually coming up with good ideas only to
> > whack the shows before any resolution is put forth? I am
> > referring mostly to Vanished and Reunion.
> > The Count
> >
> > > Well, I'll take your word for the politics, Rabe. I'm not
> > > knocking the show; I've only heard good things about it
> > > and do want to watch it at some point.
> > >
> > > Do you, or does anyone here, recall a short-lived Sci-Fi
> > > series called, I think, "The New Adventures of Jules
> > > Verne" ?
> >


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