New Series of Magnum PI

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Old 10-19-2018, 04:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Jaggy View Post
Watched Magnum until he jumped onto the helicopter from the car... won't waste my time again .. I did watch Manifest.. I like it.. and since I like it---- it will probably only last a season if that long.
Still watching Magnum PI but mainly just for the Hawaii scenery.

Old 10-19-2018, 05:52 AM
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Did not even try watching the new Magnum, or the new Hawaii 5-0 either. They need to just stop remaking classic TV shows and movies, in my opinion. I hate constant remakes.
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Old 10-19-2018, 06:14 AM
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Didn't watch the new show that was gonna be Roseanne. I didn't like the old show with Roseanne. I heard that it was an attempt to showcase as many diverse kinds of character as possible. I don't want to be politically "guided" or goaded when I watch TV, I want to be entertained.

Why is nothing really, really, funny like Carol Burnett and Harvey Korman or really, really entertaining and fun like Johnny Carson????? I am so tired of poor writers, low budgets and constant commercials.

I do find relief on PBS with some of the Acorn presentations but a few are difficult to understand; either the dialogue is too Aussie or the sound goes down at odd times.

Now I feel better. Got THAT out of my system. Who knew I would get old-er and really relish TV programs.
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Old 10-30-2018, 04:52 PM
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I am very critical about remakes, but this one is well made and has good plots. So far, I have watched every episode and I think they are excellent.
Old 10-30-2018, 06:15 PM
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Watched three episodes. Just could not buy the players trying to emulate the original.

Hawaii 50, however has turned out to be a very good, well written episodes with plots that hold one's attention and the characters acceptable because (to me anyway) they do not spend time trying to be the original.
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