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Humans on AMC

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Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:11 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


This is from the UK, but not the BBC? Just checked and it is Channel 4, although I'm assuming that does not mean BBC-4 if there is such a thing.

Anyway, it's about "synths," android servants that everyone seems to have accepted into everyday life. Maids and nannies, general work population, even prostitution. However, there are a few synths who either have design faults that allow them to have emotions and ambitions beyond their programming, or else they have been hacked to get to that point. So a general look at what it means to be human, how mankind might react to such a breakthrough, plus yet another segment of society that can either be embraced or subjugated. Lots of room for great social discourse.

The pilot episode just repeated on AMC as I type this, plus it will be on again at 2am, then again Sat night/Sun morning at midnight, again at 9am Sun morning, with the second episode at 8pm Sunday night. NOTE: all times are US CENTRAL, adjust that for wherever you are and what feed your cable or satellite provider uses.

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Thursday, July 2, 2015 7:32 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Have you seen Automata? If so, how do you think they compare?

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Thursday, July 2, 2015 9:15 PM

THGRRI


All the same social dilemmas as in Battlestar Galactica. I thought they handled that brilliantly.


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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 5:44 AM

SHINYGOODGUY


I actually kind of enjoyed the pilot, but I have yet to see the second installment. The main synth (the actress) is rather good, the other actors are passable. I'm taking a wait and see attitude toward Humans. So far I find it intriguing.


SGG


Quote:

Originally posted by ecgordon:
This is from the UK, but not the BBC? Just checked and it is Channel 4, although I'm assuming that does not mean BBC-4 if there is such a thing.

Anyway, it's about "synths," android servants that everyone seems to have accepted into everyday life. Maids and nannies, general work population, even prostitution. However, there are a few synths who either have design faults that allow them to have emotions and ambitions beyond their programming, or else they have been hacked to get to that point. So a general look at what it means to be human, how mankind might react to such a breakthrough, plus yet another segment of society that can either be embraced or subjugated. Lots of room for great social discourse.

The pilot episode just repeated on AMC as I type this, plus it will be on again at 2am, then again Sat night/Sun morning at midnight, again at 9am Sun morning, with the second episode at 8pm Sunday night. NOTE: all times are US CENTRAL, adjust that for wherever you are and what feed your cable or satellite provider uses.


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Monday, July 27, 2015 1:39 AM

SHINYGOODGUY


I am now caught up to the current episode, No. 5, and I really like this show and what it has to offer. It reminds me of AI, with the same actor playing the good doctor, William Hurt.

Overall the acting, as I stated earlier is passable, but there are a couple of standouts - the teenage daughter and "Anita." The pace is somewhat European (very few quick cuts) meaning that it is somewhat deliberate. The transitions could be a bit neater, but this show has enough going for it that it piques my interest.


SGG

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Saturday, March 3, 2018 6:17 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


I'm watching DVD of Humans 2.0, which seems to be season 2.
I haven't seen any letdown in the acting.
Pretty interesting, I should also look for season 1.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018 8:05 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:
I'm watching DVD of Humans 2.0, which seems to be season 2.
I haven't seen any letdown in the acting.
Pretty interesting, I should also look for season 1.

I am finding Season 1 riveting. Waiting a week between episodes seems a deprivation.

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Friday, March 16, 2018 5:15 AM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


After season 2, I found the first half of season 1 to be even better. The latter part of S1 seemed to devolve into calamity of errors cliche, but still good.

It's not likely I would have watched Humans if I had not already viewed this thread.

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