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    The AMERICANS

    Anybody catch this?

    I had high hopes but it was just good and not very good, imo. They committed one of my biggest pet peeves by using period music which was wrong for the period. It's set in 1981 and they played that stupid-***ed Phil Collins "comin' in the air tonight" tune or whatever which came out much later. Also, they didn't really sell 1981 that hard, imo.


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    Re: The AMERICANS

    I enjoyed it. I'll tune in again.



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    Re: The AMERICANS

    Damn missed it.... Will have to catch up so I can watch next week.



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    Re: The AMERICANS

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    Anybody catch this?

    I had high hopes but it was just good and not very good, imo. They committed one of my biggest pet peeves by using period music which was wrong for the period. It's set in 1981 and they played that stupid-***ed Phil Collins "comin' in the air tonight" tune or whatever which came out much later. Also, they didn't really sell 1981 that hard, imo.
    huh???

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    In the Air Tonight" is a song written and recorded in 1979 by British singer and musician, Phil Collins. It first appeared on Collins' 1981 solo album entitled Face Value. The track remains one of Collins' best-known hits. The song's 1981 music video directed by Stuart Orme received heavy play on MTV when the new cable music video channel launched in August 1981.
    In the Air Tonight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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    Re: The AMERICANS

    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    Anybody catch this?

    I had high hopes but it was just good and not very good, imo. They committed one of my biggest pet peeves by using period music which was wrong for the period. It's set in 1981 and they played that stupid-***ed Phil Collins "comin' in the air tonight" tune or whatever which came out much later. Also, they didn't really sell 1981 that hard, imo.
    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    derp

    DVRed it, went to bed with the TV on after the travesty last night. What little of it I caught before I fell asleep was pretty cool


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    Re: The AMERICANS

    My brother in law told me about it this morning. I'm currently reading The Venona Secrets, so this sounds like something I want to catch.



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    Re: The AMERICANS

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    Touche. Derp on me. Incidentally, could you tell if Tusk was actually Fleetwood Mac. I couldn't tell.

    Nevertheless I was kind of underwhelmed. I'll keep watching for awhile though. I'll also send an email to the production staff to apologize...


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    Re: The AMERICANS

    I liked it enough to watch it again.



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    Re: The AMERICANS

    I liked it. DVR is set to record the series...

    In case anyone who hasn't seen the previews or watched the show, Keri Russell is smokin' hot at 36.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JBone84 View Post
    I liked it. DVR is set to record the series...

    In case anyone who hasn't seen the previews or watched the show, Keri Russell is smokin' hot at 36.
    No doubt. I watched the entire series of Felicity (and the last two seasons blew) because of Keri Russell. She can pull off the flashbacks really well. She can look a legit 20.


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    Re: The AMERICANS

    I thought it was excellent



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    Re: The AMERICANS

    Just watched the first episode. I thought it was pretty good. Will watch again.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    Just watched the first episode. I thought it was pretty good. Will watch again.
    Same. Wife liked it as well. Just can't watch it with the 4 year old daughter in the room.


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    Re: The AMERICANS

    It's not quite 24 yet.... But they could get it there. I think it was a good start, but it was early to move the FBI agent across the street IMO.

    Definitely not for kiddos.....



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    Re: The AMERICANS

    Watched it, dvr'd it, am going to watch it again...not a huge fan of the 80's music (personally) but beyond that it was very good.


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