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Sooner Boomer

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Looks like "The Watch", loosely inspired by Terry Pratchett is one and done. Have not heard about any more seasons. I kinda liked it.
 

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There are some other pratchett stories on amazon, hogfather and good omens.
They closely follow the book they were based on. "The Watch" mixed story lines, books, times, charactors (not to mention gender swapping), and a whole bunch of stuff that was "inspired" by Pratchett. From the IMdB page, "After the release of the trailer Rhianna Pratchett, daughter of Discworld author Terry Pratchett, commented on Twitter: "Look, I think it's fairly obvious that The Watch shares no DNA with my father's Watch. This is neither criticism nor support. It is what it is". "

If you want "real" Pratchett, your suggestions arec spot on. The new show is... "entertaining".
 

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I liked it ok, but it was pretty far from the books.

Detritus getting killed by arrows is stupid if you play dnd.
Good omens was awesome!
"I asked for a Ducky":)
 

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Found Intergalactic on Peacock (NBC's streaming service). It was originally on Sky in the UK and didn't get renewed. 8 episode, criminals on the run in space. I would have liked the world flushed out a little more, but I enjoyed it. It is on the violent sweaty side. So not one to watch with the kids.
 

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Did anyone mention "sledge-Hammer! an over the top police officer.
"Trust me, I know what I'm doing"Even on the Nuke that ended season2.
Season 3 was done in flashback, lol.
 

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The Prisoner was on local tv when it was originally aired; as a kid. Danger Man had just ended, so it was a natural progression to me.
 

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Can't believe we are this far into this thread and no one has mentioned "The Prisoner" with Patrick McGoohan. One of my favorites!

Be seeing you!
Excellent choice, I remember it when I was a kid and loved it. I have it on DVD.
 

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I'm coming in at the end without reading all the other posts first and am older so remember shows from the '60s. Here are some I would list:
Quark from the mid-70s.
Kolchak: The Night Stalker from the '70s.
The Prisoner as mentioned above.
They were each 2 seasons but were great, The Munsters and The Addams Family.
Firefly.
Swamp Thing at this point in time.
Constantine.
Debris.
Electric Dreams (at this time).
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (at this time).
The Right Stuff (although very much soap operish).
The Dresden Files.
 

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Ultraman was a great/classic Japanese dubbed tv show! I think it only aired on the east cost? Everyone out west never heard of it? Go Speed Racer - Go-o!
 

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The Prisoner was on local tv when it was originally aired; as a kid. Danger Man had just ended, so it was a natural progression to me.
I loved the Prisoner, but never saw Danger Man (Secret Agent Man). I need to binge-watch that series, now!
 

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I loved the Prisoner, but never saw Danger Man (Secret Agent Man). I need to binge-watch that series, now!
Watched a few episodes of Danger Man a while back. It's streaming on Prime and Roku channels
 

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I think I barely remember watching Ultraman. Late 70’s or early 80’s?
 

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Both "Foundation" and "Ringworld" are supposed to be out soon,It'll take two seasons to introduce the characers. :)
Ooh, I didn't know about Ringworld. That should be interesting.
 

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"I'm Dickens, He's Fenster", starring John Astin and Marty Ingels. I remember it being funny. Ran one season before John took up with the Addams Family.
 

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Ooh, I didn't know about Ringworld. That should be interesting.
I loved reading Larry Nivens' Known Space universe! I wonder who they're going to have play Louis Wu?
 

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Both "Foundation" and "Ringworld" are supposed to be out soon,It'll take two seasons to introduce the characers. :)
wu hoo!! seldon do you hear awesome news like this!
 

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“Away”. A well written space travel series to Mars…..
 

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I loved the Prisoner, but never saw Danger Man (Secret Agent Man). I need to binge-watch that series, now!
We have been watching it through Prime on IMDB. It is free, other than Prime itself, with minimal ads. I watched some of them when I was a kid and they are probably more realistic about the life of a secret agent than the good but glorified Bond type movies.
 
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