KMInfinity
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July 22nd, 2014, 1:02 am #31

Really good one last night (The 214s). I loved the story of Gordon and Donna's engagement ring, with the whole o Henry twist and all. I also liked the way they are slowly working in more character beats and backstory - Cam and Boz, Joe and his dad...

I love everything about Donna and want more of the story from her POV. Glad she decided to be crazy and go to ComDex.

And noticed again after the fact co-written by Zack Whedon.
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July 22nd, 2014, 1:09 am #32

Yeah, it looked like she WAS leaving, until she found the ring...

Gang taking off in what looks like the Griswold Family Truckster at the end is fun... Road trip...


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July 22nd, 2014, 4:12 pm #33

Dax wrote:Yeah, it looked like she WAS leaving, until she found the ring...


Or...was it turning Giant on, and realizing it deserved a chance... thus so did Gordon. :yes:
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July 29th, 2014, 5:24 am #34

I think my Dad was probably at Comdex in '83... he worked for a video distribution company ('King of Video') and would go to CES and Comdex...

Joe building the static-free room looked like Dexter setting up a Kill Room... of course, later, they'd wish they had one for that purpose...

http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watchi ... -men-clone Huh... I had not remembered that McNairy & Bishe (Gordon and Donna) were also a couple in of-nearly-the-same-time-period Argo... Krystal, you just re-watched that recently, didn't you? Was that since HACF started? Did you notice this?
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July 29th, 2014, 6:37 pm #35

I did not notice but you are correct. I am one behind as I like to watch the last 2 together. I just watched the one where they all took off in the car. I was surprised that the boss would put himslef in trouble to bail them out. I think he grew fond of them all.

I really like this show a lot.
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August 4th, 2014, 7:37 am #36

Finale -

I like unemployed Donna getting high and eating cookies.

I like Cameron stealing all the coders and trying to hire Donna.

The carjacking was odd (and didn't look right - Gordon played the impact a lot stronger than dozing Donna did).

Joe's a fucking psycho, but Cameron dealt a pretty low blow saying he's the same sad little boy that went off the roof.

Joe torching the truck was predictable.

Clean-shaven Gordon is The New Joe.

Mutiny is a better name for a computer company than The Giant is for a portable computer.

Guess Joe's Mom is the caretaker of the observatory he's taking a long hike to. Okay.

Looking forward to seeing Lee Pace as a villain in Guardians of the Galaxy. My facebook friends' reviews have been universally positive this weekend.

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August 4th, 2014, 3:02 pm #37

I liked the stuff with Donna and Cameron too. Loved D's 'performance review.'

So, splitting 8% PROFIT (which is what I thought they said) is 1.6 mil each for Joe and Gordon. And Cameron gets nothing?

>>>>>Joe torching the truck was predictable.
I was confused though. He didn't ruin the rollout, just burned one truck, right?

And I was also confused because it seemed like way more time was passing all of a sudden between scenes.
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August 4th, 2014, 3:21 pm #38

No more shows?
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August 4th, 2014, 4:32 pm #39

That's the end unless it gets renewed... TV Guide did an interview with the creators, with spoilers if you haven't seen the last episode. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Halt-and-Ca ... 85225.aspx
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August 4th, 2014, 5:30 pm #40

>> So, splitting 8% PROFIT (which is what I thought they said) is 1.6 mil each for Joe and Gordon.

Oh, maybe (of the profit). I thought they said full partnership of the company... (4% to each, but vested after four years, so... Joe's not going to get it... - does Gordon get an 8% share now?)

>> And Cameron gets nothing?

Right. Well, she was paid for her work...

>> He didn't ruin the rollout, just burned one truck, right?

Yeah. Glad it wasn't a warehouse or something, but... still. The truck of their symbolic rollout, the champagne breaking... kinda stings. Psycho.

>> And I was also confused because it seemed like way more time was passing all of a sudden between scenes.

Time advanced, but not (I don't think) scene-to-scene, did it? Think all the jumps were separated by act breaks...

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