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View Poll Results: "Deepthroat"?
A -- Excellent 3 11.54%
B -- Good 20 76.92%
C -- Average 3 11.54%
D -- Poor 0 0%
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Old June 23rd 05, 23:32   #11
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Re: EpDis: All Alone In The Night

Have to give it a B I think, just for Sheridan's "What could go wrong?" before heading out on a mission he was not supposed to head out on .. hello? You're on a TV show? .. *NEVER* say "what could go wrong"

Damn though .. even the episodes of Season 2 that I wouldn't count to my favorites just seem great in retrospective though. I've been forgetting why I devoted myself to B5 like I did lately.
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Old June 23rd 05, 23:47   #12
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Re: EpDis: All Alone In The Night

hello? You're on a TV show? .. *NEVER* say "what could go wrong"

Indeed. I have similar thoughts every time I watch that part.
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Old August 23rd 10, 21:22   #13
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Re: EpDis: All Alone In The Night

I too went "d'oh!" at the "What could go wrong" line - that was almost *too* obvious a clue! The abduction and fights with others on an alien ship seems a bit Trek-y, including the comment wondering if it was for their entertainment. I did like Sheridan's line: "The first obligation of a prisoner is to escape." That reminds me strongly of Tolkien's passionate argument for "escapist" literature in his essay "On Fairy-Stories".

The Delenn story arc is very interesting and important at this point, as is Lennier's loyalty to her. There's also the conflict with Neroon, that continues to escalate.

There's a very thoughtful moment near the end, where Sheridan asks, "Why am I still alive and he's not?" That is the classic dilemma facing survivors, an element of guilt that haunts them.

Kosh's repeated "always been here" lines add to the general feeling of mystery and building tension.
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Old August 24th 10, 21:42   #14
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Re: EpDis: All Alone In The Night

Part of something that Joe said early on was that he wanted good sci-fi *and* good television, which includes building on those television cliches I think. Since a plot was going to unfold there anyway, why not point to it with flashing neon.

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