OT: Anyone watching "The Outsider" ?

It's a Stephen King book that has been adapted for a mini series on HBO.

The show has true detective feel to it.

It's been excellent and we are only 3 episodes in.

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Not yet, but it's on my list, looks intriguing.

It's really good and if you enjoyed something like True Detective it only takes a few minutes to get into.

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Just heard on radio that it's darker than dark

"Hey Bud, you wont have to hold the opponent to 17 points anymore."

I'm one episode in and my wife is terrified and won't watch another episode until I'm not traveling for at least a week straight.

Haha yep. Wife capped it at one episode at a time followed by parks and rec to make her feel happier.

Sounds like my wife, lol, I'll have to start watching this one

Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

My wife won't watch any detective or horror things with me, so I just sneak away to watch this kind of stuff lol.

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Stay golden, Pony Boy.

Five star get after it 100 percent Juice Key-Playing. MAN

Leonard. Duh.

This deserves more legs than the one I'm permitted to give. Oh well, here's two more.

If you're not sure if my comment warrants a "/s", it probably does.

I loved the first episode or two. Made the decision to read the plot summary of the King novel, and now I doubt if I finish the show. Just not my kinda thing. I won't say more so as to avoid spoilers.

I love the premise, and how dark the show is.

But the writing can be kinda corny at times, and I'm just not sold on the lead guy. I don't really think he's pulling off this character well.

I don't really like that... zany chick that they brought in either. The classic... Super smart but troubled troupe is a bit tired.

But I'm definitely interested in how all this plays out. I haven't read the book so it's all fresh to me.

From the episode recaps I have read, people that have read the book think that Zany Chick is one of the best characters that Stephen King has ever written. It will be interesting to see how she progresses.

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Watched the first episode, I thought it was slow. So I looked how many more episodes and then novel page count, then read the book as it looks like less of a time commitment.

How was the book? I have been contemplating reading it.

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It was okay. I've only read a handful of King's work and it wasn't the Shinning. But it was an interesting read. It's not that long at 500 pages. I have some more comments but spoilers so ...

I have been watching, I am liking the way all the evidence continues to conflict and the answers are not clear at all, but I am afraid it will all come down to some supernatural shape shifting being is behind it and it will take away from the sort of evil genius in plain clothes plot that was building. I also think they killed off Jason Bateman's character too fast, I would have like to see that tension play out a bit longer.

Whatever. It was one bad year.

Seasonal Brew means High ABV for football season and standard the rest of the year.

Mrs. Leonard, is that you?

That's exactly what my wife is saying 4 episodes in.

Her quote - "I really wish they hadn't killed Jason Bateman that early... and I really hope this thing doesn't turn out to be a dementor or the Tailypo."

Leonard. Duh.

First 3 episodes were pretty awesome, but after ep 4 I agree not that excited about alien/supernatural virus type thing. Probably finish it out but man it killed a lot of the initial luster.

Its based off a king book, of course there's a supernatural element to it.

Think Molly might be shining too.

Chick Patty w/ Cheese

The death of Bateman did seem weird. I initially thought he survived the the shot.

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Love the show so far! My wife and I bought the book to read on some flights we have coming up. Jason Bateman has killed it in both acting and directing the first two episodes. This seems right up my alley.

Let's GO!!!!!!!...

Man the acting is particularly bad. Compared to their other shows at least.

Reminds me a lot of Philbert from season five of bojack. Lol

But man, the premise has really got me. I'm watching because I gotta see it through.

Who's acting are you finding bad? Nothing particularly has been popping out to me.

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