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Official Discussion Thread: Persuasion (possible spoilers)

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    Gislef

    [1]Feb 15, 2010
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    Please direct all general and specific discussion of the 2/19/10 episode "Persuasion" to this thread.

    Enjoy!
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    Enthropii

    [2]Feb 15, 2010
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    Aaaaand first again.

    Well, last week's episode was enjoyable as opposed to the travesties prior to that. Let's hope this sticks in that vein.
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    jwgrlrrajn

    [3]Feb 16, 2010
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    It looks like fun, I always did like most of the episodes where Kryptonite tampers with Clark's life in one way or another.
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    Morspeed

    [4]Feb 16, 2010
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    Are they making up this kryptonite or does it actually exist in continuity?

    Looks like Clark and the team are essentially taking a break till that tower is built and all hell breaks loose. Did he not see that the tower is what caused him to lose his powers in the Pandora? Maybe he should get on that and take it down before it is too late.

    His idea of befriending the Kandorians doesn't seem to be working very well.
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    KingofIPirates

    [5]Feb 16, 2010
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    Morspeed wrote:

    His idea of befriending the Kandorians doesn't seem to be working very well.
    That is by far one of Clark's dumbest ideas.
    Edited on 02/16/2010 11:15am
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    alirk

    [6]Feb 16, 2010
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    I just saw a clip on youtube & it looks like it's going to be a very cute eppy
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    Morspeed

    [7]Feb 16, 2010
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    Oh sweet Jebus I just saw the webclip on YouTube. SMH...are we in the Golden Age and no one told me?
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    alirk

    [8]Feb 17, 2010
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    I think Lois dancing in a wedding dress is going to be enough to make this a good eppy )
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    XplantekX

    [9]Feb 19, 2010
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    jwgrlrrajn wrote:
    It looks like fun, I always did like most of the episodes where Kryptonite tampers with Clark's life in one way or another.

    I agree the only eppy I didn't like was with the silver Krpytonite...

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    jwgrlrrajn

    [10]Feb 19, 2010
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    Really? I rather enjoyed that one. (let's face it, it had Brainiac in it)

    What did you not like about it?
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    XplantekX

    [11]Feb 19, 2010
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    jwgrlrrajn wrote:
    Really? I rather enjoyed that one. (let's face it, it had Brainiac in it) What did you not like about it?

    I have to admit I like Brainiac as well, but the whole illusion thing just gave me the creeps... Those times I was like WTH Lana with Lex? That was soo annoying And I personally hate the episodes/scenes where Clark/Superman (in the justice league as well) shown weak or in delusion, its just my hero picture I don't like seeing vaporized

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    Enthropii

    [12]Feb 19, 2010
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    XplantekX wrote:

    And I personally hate the episodes/scenes where Clark/Superman (in the justice league as well) shown weak or in delusion, its just my hero picture I don't like seeing vaporized



    Agreed.
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    KingofIPirates

    [13]Feb 19, 2010
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    Mediocore episode at best; the timing for the episode just felt 'off', as the story seemed chopped and hacked. Lois's cheesy dancing was completely unnecessary and it was a cringeworthy performance, also didn't like the musical score throughout the episode which I usually hardly notice. The only thing particularly noteworthy about this one was Emil's transformation into the prototypical slacker. Despite the corny overtone and overacting that scene was pretty amusing.
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    that70sshow2000

    [14]Feb 19, 2010
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    KingofIPirates wrote:
    Mediocore episode at best; the timing for the episode just felt 'off', as the story seemed chopped and hacked. Lois's cheesy dancing was completely unnecessary and it was a cringeworthy performance, also didn't like the musical score throughout the episode which I usually hardly notice. The only thing particularly noteworthy about this one was Emil's transformation into the prototypical slacker. Despite the corny overtone and overacting that scene was pretty amusing.


    So it sucked??! Damn! I'm gonna be watching it online later tonight (still have an hour til it airs) cuz I'm finishing up some homework. But damn! I was looking forward to this episode. I love the ones with kryptonie-induced people LOL.
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    Hamzie

    [15]Feb 19, 2010
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    Loved the ending !
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    Jaenella

    [16]Feb 19, 2010
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    I actually really enjoyed this episode. I liked that it really furthered the main plot (after all, the future is now definitely different) and blended that with the 'persuaion' storyline. Some cute Clois moments, I actually liked Chloe in this episode(save for when she tore into Lois, but that's not really her fault), which I haven't for quite awhile, a pretty cool/scary under-the-influence-Clark and a great closing scene. Go Clark!
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    Redbird89

    [17]Feb 19, 2010
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    The ending was simply amazing in my book! Perfect facial expressions by TW and awesome music during that scene. One of the coolest scenes I have ever seen in this show.

    I found the episode to be entertaining, which is all that matters right?
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    that70sshow2000

    [18]Feb 19, 2010
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    Anyone wanna explain the ending to me?

    But I agree...AWESOME episode!!
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    DarkWolfAlphaII

    [19]Feb 19, 2010
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    that70sshow2000 wrote:
    Anyone wanna explain the ending to me?

    But I agree...AWESOME episode!!


    long story short, Zod killed the wierd-eyed kryptonian woman who confessed to murdering orb- Jor-EL and Clark used his heat vision to take down the tower.

    I don't know why, but I for some strange reason expected Clark to fly into the building.
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    RustyBattleship

    [20]Feb 19, 2010
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    Well, I don't know quite what to make of this episode. In some parts it was very funny (particularly with Lois) but other parts left me totally confused.

    Tess Mercer killed Jor-El? On a planet that was light years away? Is (or was) she actually a Kandorian that came to Earth as a nurse wound up on a tropical island watching Oliver Queen learning how to shoot a bow and arrow? And if she was a Kryptonian (as posted above) she should have had the same powers as Clark and his cousin (now a lizard on "V"). So she must have been a Kandorian, or something like that.

    Something is out of continuity here.

    Did I watch the wrong show or missed some dialogue from a previous show? The fight scene between Tess and Chloe was well done and the stunt doubles deserve a bonus. Tess' method of setting Zod up for her own execution (assisted suicide?) was rather erotic I suppose, but was it necessary? All she had to do was put her satellites into a degenerating orbit and have them burn up over the Pacific Ocean (but to block out the Sun they would have to be in a geo-physical orbit 25,000 miles up and would have taken some time).

    I'm not even going to post a score on this ep because I was, and still am, totally confused. So I'm going to go back and calculate the Metacentric height on the Battleship Iowa.

    Edited on 02/19/2010 11:10pm
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