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Oh, man...

Watched my second episode of Dollhouse, "Spy In The House of Love" tonight, and have decided I'm going to have to get the first season DVD. Mind you, I'm no diehard Joss Whedon fan, and I didn't have that much interest in La Femme Nikita when it was on the air, but something about this series really sets the hook in me, and it isn't just Eliza Dushku. Although Ms. Dushku is pretty damn awesome all by herself. (Inevitable question: So why haven't you seen Tru Calling yet? A: Shut up.)

Anyway, the most recent episodes and a first season recap are all online, and if you haven't watched them yet I highly recommend them. This is the first thing since House and the Nationals that's even remotely tempted me to plop myself down in front of a TV.

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therevdrnye
Sep. 21st, 2009 07:57 am (UTC)
That's a common reaction from some people I've met. I (and one of the ex-housemates) watched the first 5 eps patiently, waiting to see what developed, although none of those episodes stood out... but after the 5th episode, the story begins to pick up speed, until the end of the first season arrives and you look around and say, "What? That can't be it! MORE!"

It's still important to watch the first 5 episodes, though, because a lot of little detail builds up that will matter later.

So, probably worth your DVD bux, and when the series comes back, record and/or watch the 2nd season. Sometimes the time between episodes is important in building antci-
pation....


wombat_socho
Sep. 21st, 2009 04:21 pm (UTC)
I'm looking forward to seeing what I missed by waiting this long. I knew from internet chatter that the series started slow, so I don't mind so much that I missed episodes 1-7, but I would like to see them. As you say, there's details in there that are going to matter later in the series.

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