Revolution's New Trailer: Jason Fights Back (VIDEO)

The last time we saw Revolution's Charlie, Danny, Miles, Rachel, Google Guy, and Whatsherface, one of Monroe's recently recharged attack helicopters was ready to mow then down like an unkempt lawn. NBC has released a new trailer promoting the show's way, way, way far off return, and if it's any indication, whoever is flying that helicopter and manning its guns is really bad at their job.

The bulk of that promo is recapping what happened in the first half of the season, but it looks like when Revolution does return on March 25, we can expect some angsty rebellion from Nate/Jason, a mad dash for the power pendants, and a lot of people whipping their heads around with surprised looks on their faces!

The trailer was released as part of NBC's weekend session at the Television Critics Association press tour, in which producers J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke dressed up Revolution's four-month break (normally a death knell for serialized shows) with lipstick and glitter. The two said the time off has given the writers a chance to look at where they are, and the second half's repeat-free schedule favors a sped-up pace. But that's what we expected them to say, right?



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It's not Jericho. nuts!
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Sometimes the show is slow, but the mystery is interesting. I just wish the story line was better.
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can't wait till it starts again...!!!
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Can't wait! This show is hilarious!
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I laughed the whole time to the unduly dramatic music playing in the background of the trailer. My, my, my. Talk about ugly lipstick on a pig. AH! I've missed this show!
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"mow then" or "mow them?"
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The should of made a bulk of scenes with Charlie getting punched in the face and promise even more punching for the second part of the season :)
How can this crap go on and Awake is canceled there is no justice in the world
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The show is medicore at best (I think it can improve tho) yet myself and others continue to watch. I mean, I know the shows downfalls and problems, yet I am still compelled to watch; I still want to know what is going to happen...

This must be how people who watch Jersey Shore feel
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ok, i admit it. this is not a good show. but i dont care. i'm starved for sci fi...any sci fi on tv...so i will watch it until its last swirl around the commode
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That still doesn't make up for the 4 months hiatus IMO.
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Now I'm actually mad that I have to wait to see the worst show on tv so long. Guess the network got what it wanted an avid viewer sort of.
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I like how this trailer for season 2 was more like 80% recap of the first half of the season and 20% of the second half
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It is not a good sign for this show that I clicked on this link thinking "Who's Jason?" It's probably an even worse sign that I read Tim's intro and was legitimately stumped as to who "Whatsherface" is, especially considering Nora is one of the characters I actually LIKE. Geez show, get your sh*t together........and possibly let that helicopter kill Charlie.
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The helo should kill google guy first. Obviously. He is way worse than Charlie.
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Charlie didn't get punched in the face once during that entire trailer. I don't have high hopes for the next half.
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I can't wait for March now
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I still can't believe this is still on while much better shows like 666 Park Avenue get cancelled. Plus, I expected better from Kripke. Still, I don't have the heart to drop this show. I keep waiting for it to somehow get better.
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I'm a dork and I still kind of like this show (I am glad to see that I was totally right in the Jason storyline, I really theorize that a romance is what will grow Charlie up into the 22 year old she is supposed to be versus the 16 year old way she was acting - I know she can do it, I rewatched Being Human and she was fine there). NBC did this with all their shows, they recapped and then showed a twenty second trailer from probably just the first episode back.
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The trailer looks ten times better than the actual show but it still looks bad. That's when you know Revolution is a special kind of failure.
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There's only one way the Chopper situation can be resolved and it's the same way I've seen similar situations resolved a million times. Every time the major characters are staring down a weapon and completely cornered......suddenly, a minor character rushes over the hills or swings down from a rope or, in this situation, arrives in the second chopper. "FORGOT ABOUT ME, DID YOU?" they yell, or something similar, while slaying every bad guy in 7 seconds max.

So the question isn't how they live, it's who the minor character is we're forgetting.
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Maybe Maggie never really died. Revolution would love to throw that twist in there, thus canceling out the most bold and best moment their show has ever had.
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Well, it's a good thing I don't watch this bad, baaaad show.
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Of course they did? I mean in the script in your head, I guess they would have said, "Look we've read Tim's recaps. We're sorry. And, we've decided to repeatedly punch ourselves in the face for the next 4 months as penance. Apologize for the delay."

Cable's success has changed the way TV works. Remember when seasons started in early September and ran through the end of May? Remember when there weren't weird Winter finales? Yeah, you don't mind cable taking months or even years off in between season parts. We're just going to have to adjust to fewer episodes further apart because too many people think that quality TV can only be produced in short bursts, especially serialized shows. Why do the people who clamber for 13 episode seasons not see what that's going to get us in the long run? More crap filler shows primarily of the reality variety, an inability to figure out what is going to be on when, less attachment to shows, and network doing exactly what cable does because the audience will put up with it. Eventually we'll end up with the BBC and 3 episodes followed by a year and half off. So, the only thing on every night is a makeover or talent show.
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LOL I loved the "script in your head" part and Tim imagining the writers used Tim's reviews as a reason for self-immolation.

I also think the following analysis of the present state of television gives us lots to think about.
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Oh man. I've truly missed this. Mad Pac...Bloom...There's only one more person. Only one -- he can make this a perfect moment *a single tear*.
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He's there, somewhere. And we're all eagerly waiting for the show to come back!
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Looks to me like the battle of the 6, never dying, characters vs ... wait for it.... The Chopper! dun dun dun.
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You're probably right. They've had, what, three good chances to kill off Google Guy and failed to do so. We'll never be rid of these rejects.
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