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Posted: 17 November 2008 05:18 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 23 ]
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Im sure that its all for good clean comments but you dont need to be rude about it. I mean i hated many shows like the cartoons now a day and i thought Merlin was horrible but im sure you love to spread your insight but again You dont need to be rude. Plus if you are in Mensa what the hell are you spending your time on the forum? Shouldnt you be spending your IQ somewhere other than watching stupid sci-fi/fantasy shows?

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Posted: 17 November 2008 05:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 24 ]
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I just found out Mensa is not full of respectable people. They even have a porn star as a member.

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Posted: 17 November 2008 06:22 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 25 ]
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hay I just think it’s stinking cool that Sam Raimi is directing it regardless it should be good even with it’s corny undertones…

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Posted: 25 November 2008 01:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 26 ]
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This is a great start of a discussion, and makes my job easier…  wink

I’m actually looking at the discussions on Legend of the Seeker on various sites to see how it is being perceived and if I can answer any questions about the show that people may have.

First off, it’s being produced by ABC Studios. While the source novels are the Terry Goodkind Sword of Truth books (beginning with Wizard’s First Rule, also the original name of the show) the fact that it is being made into a television series means there will be some latitude with regard to storytelling and adaptation. The show promises some great action, locations, and storylines and has the added benefit of a proven production team, including Sam Raimi. Having read the first three scripts (the two-hour premiere, and the first episode following) I can honestly say I’m looking forward to the next installment. The stories have a great pace.

Again, any questions, please feel free to ask. Terrygoodkind.com and .net should also have some information on the show soon.

This show is so bad as to be un-watchable.  Please dear God cancel it as soon as possible.

The acting is awful.
The “Special” in the special effects is like the special Olympics, RETARDED
The stories are Bad and
the “fight” scenes are awful.

I normally support all Sci-fi/fantasy shows since they are so rare, I can;t wait for this one to go away.
The only good thing I can see is that I probably won’t be seeing any of the people who like it at the local Mensa meetings.


I agree with you 100%. Me and my husband couldn’t wait to see the show. WOW were we disappointed! What a shame! Terry GoodKind should be ashamed and pissed about how awful the show has turned out.  It has become a joke in our household.
Could they have chosen worse actors? Richard is this wimpy little turd who seems to get his butt kicked and then you have Kahlan saving his butt ALL THE TIME! Can they make him more of a wimp?
WHAT A JOKE!

It gives The Sword of truth series a bad name.

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Posted: 25 November 2008 06:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 27 ]
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I’ll be the first one to say that I was disappointed by the show. The books were great and Goodkind turned down a lot of offers to have it made into a movie or series before this, leading us to believe that he was holding out for the best. And he got Sam Raimi who is the best. But stuff happens and this is what we’re left with. It may not be as good as the books and we might be disappointed but it’s what we have to work with and so I’ll keep on watching it.
Besides as my husband pointed out to me ‘It’s a bit like a car accident. You know it’s going to be bad but you can’t help but look anyway as you drive past, just to see what’s going on’.

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Posted: 25 November 2008 07:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 28 ]
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Nettie - 25 November 2008 11:48 PM

I’ll be the first one to say that I was disappointed by the show.

You won’t, you know. At least two people got there before you. wink

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Posted: 25 November 2008 07:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 29 ]
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Well I’ll be the first to say this is pretty much exactly what I thought the show would be.  When I first heard about it and found out it would be a syndicated show I figured it would be along the lines of Hercules and Xena.  Huge camp value, not gret acting, special effects on an obvious budget.

I’m enjoying it because it is fairly bad.  But bad in a fun way, IMO.

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Posted: 26 November 2008 05:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 30 ]
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Nettie - 25 November 2008 11:48 PM

I’ll be the first one to say that I was disappointed by the show.

You won’t, you know. At least two people got there before you. wink

Well I wasn’t jumping for joy when I made the comment that they ruined my favourite character raspberry

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Posted: 28 November 2008 10:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 31 ]
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So, is this television series a “based on the books” series like the Lord of the Rings movies (where they made a few changes, but the story was recognisably carried over from text to film), or is it an “inspired by the books” series like Will Smith’s I, Robot (where a few of the most basic ideas are carried over, but what’s on film has nothing to do with what went on in any of the books)?

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Posted: 29 November 2008 02:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 32 ]
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Accipiter - 29 November 2008 03:17 AM

So, is this television series a “based on the books” series like the Lord of the Rings movies (where they made a few changes, but the story was recognisably carried over from text to film), or is it an “inspired by the books” series like Will Smith’s I, Robot (where a few of the most basic ideas are carried over, but what’s on film has nothing to do with what went on in any of the books)?

i, Robot

You have the general idea of the (first) book (so far), but each episode, while following a general over-arcing plot somewhat similar to the book, has to have it’s own self-contained story.  Those are generally no where near anything that was in the book(s).

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Posted: 31 March 2009 07:13 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 33 ]
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Anyone still watching?

I’ve noticed on the Facebook page that the majority of the people there really like it, I guess as they accept it for what it is and not for what it is not. The last few episodes have actually been pretty good. We’ll see if it sticks around another season or not. The stations want it at least.

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