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« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2008, 09:00:58 AM »

Leverage. Seriously guys, watch this. It's painfully Spycraft.
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« Reply #16 on: December 11, 2008, 09:37:23 AM »

Leverage is the A-team. Seriously. It's almost painfully spycraft. I'm not sure it will last, but it feels like a throwback  80's adventure show. I'm very interested to see where they go with episode three now that the two origin episodes are finished.
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« Reply #17 on: December 11, 2008, 09:54:46 AM »

Leverage is the A-team. Seriously. It's almost painfully spycraft. I'm not sure it will last, but it feels like a throwback  80's adventure show. I'm very interested to see where they go with episode three now that the two origin episodes are finished.

The series and the stories in the first season will eventually dive into Nathan's background... why he turned to the drink... he'll go back to the drink...

Episode 3... Leverage vs. the Mob... "The Wedding Job" (posing as wedding planners)
*Episode 4... Levereage vs. a Real Estate developer who wants to raze a church pastored by Nate's former priest... "The Miracle Job" (originally set for Episode 8... I guess this has a more holiday feel to it...)*
Episode 5... Leverage vs. Construction company that foreclosed on a National Guardsman... "The Snow Job"
Episode 6... Leverage vs. a conglomerate... "The Mile High Job"
Episode 7... Leverage vs. Wall Street broker that burned his own horse racing stable down... "The Two-Horse Job" (Leverage helps out the dad of Eliot's high school sweetheart)
Episode 8... Leverage vs. a corrupt county judge, but get caught in a bank heist... "The Bank Shot Job"
Episode 9... Leverage vs. a Serbian adoption agency scam (to pull the job, they have to hijack the production of an independent horror movie)... "The Stork Job"
Episode 10... Leverage vs. the Verdict... Parker attends jury duty and sees that someone is trying to buy a verdict from the inside... Leverage then tries to steal it... "The Juror No. 6 Job"
Episode 11... Leverage vs. Investment broker who swindled a charity... "The 12-Step Job"
Episode 12... Leverage vs. Insurance company CEO (the one that denied Nate's son's medical treatment... "The First David Job"
Episode 13... Leverage vs. Insurance company CEO, part 2... "The Second David Job"
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« Reply #18 on: December 11, 2008, 01:57:31 PM »

Leverage is the A-team. Seriously. It's almost painfully spycraft. I'm not sure it will last, but it feels like a throwback  80's adventure show. I'm very interested to see where they go with episode three now that the two origin episodes are finished.

The series and the stories in the first season will eventually dive into Nathan's background... why he turned to the drink... he'll go back to the drink...

Episode 3... Leverage vs. the Mob... "The Wedding Job" (posing as wedding planners)
*Episode 4... Levereage vs. a Real Estate developer who wants to raze a church pastored by Nate's former priest... "The Miracle Job" (originally set for Episode 8... I guess this has a more holiday feel to it...)*
Episode 5... Leverage vs. Construction company that foreclosed on a National Guardsman... "The Snow Job"
Episode 6... Leverage vs. a conglomerate... "The Mile High Job"
Episode 7... Leverage vs. Wall Street broker that burned his own horse racing stable down... "The Two-Horse Job" (Leverage helps out the dad of Eliot's high school sweetheart)
Episode 8... Leverage vs. a corrupt county judge, but get caught in a bank heist... "The Bank Shot Job"
Episode 9... Leverage vs. a Serbian adoption agency scam (to pull the job, they have to hijack the production of an independent horror movie)... "The Stork Job"
Episode 10... Leverage vs. the Verdict... Parker attends jury duty and sees that someone is trying to buy a verdict from the inside... Leverage then tries to steal it... "The Juror No. 6 Job"
Episode 11... Leverage vs. Investment broker who swindled a charity... "The 12-Step Job"
Episode 12... Leverage vs. Insurance company CEO (the one that denied Nate's son's medical treatment... "The First David Job"
Episode 13... Leverage vs. Insurance company CEO, part 2... "The Second David Job"

Yeah, the back story between the characters looks interesting....   

I did like in the second espisode everyone  is like...'I've never hurt anyone.... '  and then Spencer  goes... kinda shaking his head..'I hurt people..'
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« Reply #19 on: December 11, 2008, 02:00:34 PM »

Makes you wonder if Spencer was in the military before or he just fought a lot of military trained guys ... I'm guessing the AK knowledge comes from more than working in Europe....
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« Reply #20 on: December 11, 2008, 02:49:04 PM »

Makes you wonder if Spencer was in the military before or he just fought a lot of military trained guys ... I'm guessing the AK knowledge comes from more than working in Europe....


Maybe but being able to identify Marine knife fighting styles, I'd guess he has some military experience....  maybe bounced out, DisHonorable.
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« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2008, 03:19:04 PM »

He doesn't seem like he'd be a dishonorable type, despite being a thief...
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« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2008, 03:36:26 PM »

He doesn't seem like he'd be a dishonorable type, despite being a thief...

Well, being a thief in the military and getting caught generally gets you a dishonourable discharge, hard to say, maybe we'll find out.....


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« Reply #23 on: December 12, 2008, 10:19:33 AM »

Don't forget the Battlestar Galactica webisodes begin Friday (Dec. 12) at Noon EST.

http://www.scifi.com/battlestar/webisodes/
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« Reply #24 on: December 12, 2008, 02:08:12 PM »

If you haven't, check out some of the behind the scenes of Leverage at TNT.tv
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« Reply #25 on: December 12, 2008, 02:41:50 PM »

All those + Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Nip/Tuck, In Plain Sight, Sons of Anarchy, Venture Brothers, Robot Chicken, Frisky Dingo, the list goes on and on...

Did you catch the Xtacles special? The second episode had me in tears I was laughing so hard.

Is anyone still watching Sons of Anarchy? I gave up around Episode 7 or so...
I completely groove on that show and watching it just makes the wait to 10KB even harder.
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« Reply #26 on: December 13, 2008, 01:19:32 PM »

All those + Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Nip/Tuck, In Plain Sight, Sons of Anarchy, Venture Brothers, Robot Chicken, Frisky Dingo, the list goes on and on...

Did you catch the Xtacles special? The second episode had me in tears I was laughing so hard.

No. Was it recent?
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« Reply #27 on: December 13, 2008, 02:24:30 PM »

No. Was it recent?

They aired about a month ago, round the 9th. It was a two episode preview of the upcoming Xtacles spin off series. Operation: Mountain Punch and Operation: Murderous Conclusions.
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« Reply #28 on: December 15, 2008, 12:09:14 AM »

No. Was it recent?

They aired about a month ago, round the 9th. It was a two episode preview of the upcoming Xtacles spin off series. Operation: Mountain Punch and Operation: Murderous Conclusions.

Nice. I'll definitely have to check that out.
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« Reply #29 on: December 15, 2008, 02:20:12 AM »

Sad news for Australian fans of The Sarah Connor Chronicles -- Channel Nine, instead of utilising their largely vacant HD channel have instead sold the screening rights for the 1st and 2nd seasons to cabel channel Fox8  Angry
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