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Father Jack

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We have to use spoiler tags 8 days after a show drops?
Personally I would, it's not like it's eight days after individual episodes, not everyone likes to binge entire seasons at once.

ZOMG!! :eek:
you posted spoilers for the Atlanta child murders. what's next? you gonna spoil Son of Sam, the Manson Family and BTK too?

also, why are people reading a thread discussing a show they haven't watched yet? seems to me like it's your own fault if things get spoiled.
People are normally pretty good with shows that have seasons drop all at once, but yes, it can be risky when you enter a thread like this, but again you're normally safe for a few weeks after it drops. I think it makes for a better discussion if people can post about the show as they watch it.

And I'm not sure why you'd assume that everyone is totally across the Atlanta child murders; the Manson Family and Son of Sam were much more well known I'd reckon, and anyway they weren't the basis for the season, so there was nothing to spoil. BTK is a bit different, as it's almost tangential to the main story and has been kicking around since the start, so I'd expect most people with an interest in the show would be up on that by now anyway, and the show will probably deal with it expecting that to be the case.

Either way, enjoyed the season, but wish it had have focused on its bread-and-butter a bit more.
 

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Personally I would, it's not like it's eight days after individual episodes, not everyone likes to binge entire seasons at once.


People are normally pretty good with shows that have seasons drop all at once, but yes, it can be risky when you enter a thread like this, but again you're normally safe for a few weeks after it drops. I think it makes for a better discussion if people can post about the show as they watch it.

And I'm not sure why you'd assume that everyone is totally across the Atlanta child murders; the Manson Family and Son of Sam were much more well known I'd reckon, and anyway they weren't the basis for the season, so there was nothing to spoil. BTK is a bit different, as it's almost tangential to the main story and has been kicking around since the start, so I'd expect most people with an interest in the show would be up on that by now anyway, and the show will probably deal with it expecting that to be the case.

Either way, enjoyed the season, but wish it had have focused on its bread-and-butter a bit more.
It was a week after it appeared and not a binge

Do wat I do; wait until you’ve watched the Show before looking in a thread
 

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Her arc was the worst part of the show for me. I really don't care about your sexual orientation. It has nothing to do with anything.

Other than that it was great. Hopefully there isn't such a big wait between 2 and 3.
She is definitely the weakest character in the series probably my only real gripe about the show really
 

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Just finished Season 2. Acting, writing and direction still good - very binge-worthy. While it was a little laboured at times, I did like the personal element for the 3 leads where each had a secret that they knew wouldn't go down well with the FBI culture still evolving from the Hoover years. It showed the difficulty of developing indicators of sociopathy and violence as distinct from the narrow norms of bureaucreatic subcultures. Maybe they're also laying the groundwork for the misuse of their techniques (eg. racial profiling)?
 

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Finished season 2, was really good but a touch below season 1.

Ford throughout Atlanta kept defining the common characteristics of a serial killer and parallel to that plotline BTK just ticks all of those boxes, that very last scene was creepy AF with the victims licenses all lined up next to their newspaper clippings.
 

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Finished season 2, was really good but a touch below season 1.

Ford throughout Atlanta kept defining the common characteristics of a serial killer and parallel to that plotline BTK just ticks all of those boxes, that very last scene was creepy AF with the victims licenses all lined up next to their newspaper clippings.
It's a recreation of an actual photo btk took of himself, check google, I watched that right bedore I went to sleep, gave me nightmares lol
 

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Watched some of the doco on Wayne Williams after the finale, they nailed it, even the body shape and posture. Unreal hearing him speak, even to this day he's basically saying "Yeah I did it, but can you prove it?"
 

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Great show. enjoyed it a lot again.

I see some complaints about the resolution of the Atlanta child killer story, but that doesn't make sense as that's how it ended in real life. The show is showing you the warts and all of real detective work. Although they caught the guy (who was brilliantly portrayed) they never got to pin all those murders on him which would have frustrated the hell out of many people.

Regarding the BTK stuff:

Btw, I don't think the show will ever see them catch BTK because that doesn't happen for at least 20 years. The show makers have included the footage of him to show that for all the work on profiling etc, that it doesn't always work/succeed.
 

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Great show. enjoyed it a lot again.

I see some complaints about the resolution of the Atlanta child killer story, but that doesn't make sense as that's how it ended in real life. The show is showing you the warts and all of real detective work. Although they caught the guy (who was brilliantly portrayed) they never got to pin all those murders on him which would have frustrated the hell out of many people.

Regarding the BTK stuff:

Btw, I don't think the show will ever see them catch BTK because that doesn't happen for at least 20 years. The show makers have included the footage of him to show that for all the work on profiling etc, that it doesn't always work/succeed.
The politics of the Atlanta child murders investigation would have seemed all too familiar to anyone that ever watched The Wire I reckon.
 

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Watched some of the doco on Wayne Williams after the finale, they nailed it, even the body shape and posture. Unreal hearing him speak, even to this day he's basically saying "Yeah I did it, but can you prove it?"
What was the doco called? On Netflix?
 

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