The Colony

Tuesday 10:00 PM on Discovery Channel Premiered Jul 21, 2009 In Season


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  • I am not shocked to see that The Colony has 0 fans on HUGE miss by the Discovery Channel.

    This is the most obvious, staged, poorly executed concept I've ever seen. What began as a brilliant concept as it was advertised (how do strangers rebuild society after a disaster) to what it posits (how would we survive the midst of a catastrophe) - what evolves is a mangy cast of know-it-alls (lucky them to have engineers and doctors in their "random" midst!) who cleverly build things a la science (oh, the show has to teach us ignorant people something)... all while running from some fictitious Mad-Max-esque group of motorcycle renegades. That's so original. No other post-apocalyptic show or movie has thought of that!
    It's poorly written, poorly acted, completely obvious and absolutely nothing about it is ground-breaking beyond the audacity of producer for corrupting a totally marvelous idea into an agenda-driven piece of crap.