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Evens and Odds

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Anyone else pick up on the trend that there's two overwhelming responses to episodes released. The odd-numbered ones get a lot more favor than the ones that are numbered evenly.

*Even - The villains get ahead, more questions are raised, more characters are introduced

*Odd - The good guys get ahead, more questions are answered, plot problems are solved

I'm not going to subscribe to the idea that the even-numbered episodes are worse because I distinctly remember hanging onto the news every day waiting to hear about the show coming back, the dramatic back-and-forth negotiations with the creators and producers. The season was going to be originally just 9 episodes. The amount of stuff we're getting now is doubled. Scenes play longer. And those expanded episodes are cut in half. Even-numbered shows give the true endings to the original scripted installments. 

I can almost guarantee that next week the audiences will be right back on the happy train after Part 13 then pissed off and confused once more after Part 14.

Posted : 31/07/2017 2:48 am
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The good guys got ahead in episode 8?


Posted : 31/07/2017 2:49 am
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Posted by: Matthew Gladney

The good guys got ahead in episode 8?


Woops. Sorry about the mix-up. I edited the original post, so it's fixed now.

Posted : 31/07/2017 2:57 am