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    Quote Originally Posted by neorev View Post
    Not me, I was following the development of the show going back when it was called Montauk and not single actor or actress was hired. Montauk is the name of a town on Long Island where I lived and it has its own local legends surrounding a military base and laboratory... The Montauk Project. This is what the Philadelphia Experiment was inspired by. These legends was something I always wanted to turn into a screenplay since I was young. So when I heard Netflix was making a show called Montauk inspired by these legends, I was super excited for the show and couldn't wait to see it. I can probably find my original social media posts about it. Then the locale and title changed. More info leaked out. I grew even more excited. I had very high expectations by the time the show premiered and it didn't fail. I also enjoyed the second season and can't wait for the third. I think this show is fun and amazing.
    my friend used to have a band called The Montauk Project!

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    My distaste for season 2 isnt based on high expectations. I just thought it was boring, it had a lot of redundancies, frustrating lack of character development, weird sexual politics which included the strange isolation of all of it's female characters. I felt like the pacing was off, and character choices were hard to buy. The continued victimized state of the missing kid from season one and the continued frantic state of his mother became tiring.

    A lot of season twos are bad for the last few years, and I think some of these prestige shows build their first seasons as self contained stories, and in coming up with a sequel they faulter often failing to come up with a proper way to escalate the action or altogether not really having a coherent plan for the shows future.


    A recent exception would be Mrs. Maisel. I came to season 2 with very high expectations based on the first season and those were more or less successfully met. That season cleverly deserializes the show, which allowed individual episodes to thrive while larger arcs played out in a secondary sort of way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neorev View Post
    Not me, I was following the development of the show going back when it was called Montauk and not single actor or actress was hired. Montauk is the name of a town on Long Island where I lived and it has its own local legends surrounding a military base and laboratory... The Montauk Project. This is what the Philadelphia Experiment was inspired by. These legends was something I always wanted to turn into a screenplay since I was young. So when I heard Netflix was making a show called Montauk inspired by these legends, I was super excited for the show and couldn't wait to see it. I can probably find my original social media posts about it. Then the locale and title changed. More info leaked out. I grew even more excited. I had very high expectations by the time the show premiered and it didn't fail. I also enjoyed the second season and can't wait for the third. I think this show is fun and amazing.
    You just blew my mind, being a native Long Islander myself, I rememeber the talk about Montauk as well, so story corroborated a little more . The amount of times I Google earthed Plum Island...

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    Word around the interwebs is that season 4 may begin filming ‘as soon as October’.

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    Quote Originally Posted by october_midnight View Post
    Word around the interwebs is that season 4 may begin filming ‘as soon as October’.
    they're gonna have to film asap. Will isn't getting any younger.
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    No discussion on season 3? I'm letting my Netflix account lapse for a few months, so in the meantime am wondering what everyone's making of the new episodes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vertigo View Post
    No discussion on season 3? I'm letting my Netflix account lapse for a few months, so in the meantime am wondering what everyone's making of the new episodes.
    Check the Netflix thread.

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    Last edited by october_midnight; 09-30-2019 at 11:40 AM.

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    People on the internet freak me out... calling this a spoiler. Jesus, if it wasn't clear to you what that ending implied, then I don't know. And hell, this is just a teaser giving away absolutely nothing.

    Curious where they will take this for the new season!

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    Just blew through all three seasons this month, having never watched it, great series! I enjoyed all three and thought the series 3 finale was surprisingly poignant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweeterthan View Post
    None of them are. And with *gestures broadly around him* going on, the filming surely must have stopped and thus delayed. S4 could wind up being a major clusterfuck.

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    Scripts done. Nine episodes.

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    Just finished watching Season 1, wicked intriguing and punches all the right buttons. Looking forward to whatever may be next!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zero View Post
    Just finished watching Season 1, wicked intriguing and punches all the right buttons. Looking forward to whatever may be next!
    Enjoy the ride. I had to pace myself because it is sooo good. Bought the score CDs too. I'd like to re-watch the series over the summer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zero View Post
    Just finished watching Season 1, wicked intriguing and punches all the right buttons. Looking forward to whatever may be next!
    Season 2 is ok. Season 3 is great. I think 2 is too samey to 1, so maybe wait a little while before watching?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobbie solo View Post
    Season 2 is ok. Season 3 is great. I think 2 is too samey to 1, so maybe wait a little while before watching?
    We are in the middle of S2 now, and while it's still entertaining, it's starting to get a bit too predictable in some aspects. But nothing discouraging enough to warrant giving up just yet!

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    You're going to run into an awful Eleven-centric episode, but don't fret, as mentioned season 3 is much better!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sebek View Post
    You're going to run into an awful Eleven-centric episode, but don't fret, as mentioned season 3 is much better!
    oh, you mean the "chicago" episode? ugh. it's unbearable. and if you skip it, you literally don't miss ANYTHING of importance.

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    I actually really loved the summer aspect and the mall of season 3. That was a great season.

    1 > 3 > 3

    They're all good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eversonpoe View Post
    oh, you mean the "chicago" episode? ugh. it's unbearable. and if you skip it, you literally don't miss ANYTHING of importance.
    Come on, punk Axel was pretty awesome.

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