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20 September 2010 @ 09:37 pm
The Event  
I have to believe President Blair Underwood's cabinet has been infiltrated by EVIL when two of his main staffers are played by Tony Todd and Zeljko Ivanek, right? I mean, all they need is Gregory Itzin and the Trifecta of DOOOOOM is complete.

But wow, this show is constructed stupidly.
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Nicole Anell: sam is a superstarnicole_anell on September 21st, 2010 01:33 pm (UTC)
LOL.

So what exactly is the plot of this show, anyway? I wasn't home last night to watch it, but I have to admit I was intrigued by all those WE'RE NOT TELLING YOU WHAT THE EVENT REFERS TO commercials.
lizardbethlizardbeth_j on September 21st, 2010 03:46 pm (UTC)
there's this ... thing ... that happens. and hen we get weird nested flashbacks (13 hours ago, 2 hours ago, etc) to show really boring backstory. Blair Underwood is the president. And there are aliens or high tech or something causing weird stuff (kind of like Flashforward) and ...I'm not really sure because the husband turned to news. :)
Nicole Anell: warehouse 13nicole_anell on September 21st, 2010 03:53 pm (UTC)
Ah, so it's a mystery even if you watch the show? Meh.
lizardbethlizardbeth_j on September 21st, 2010 04:06 pm (UTC)
ah, having actually read the recap it appears I did miss stuff at the end, so in all fairness, they did get into it. I'm very impatient with the flashback structure when all the good stuff is happening in the present and the flashbacks are boring and seemingly unnecessary. Crash the plane, people! Get the party started early!
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lizardbethlizardbeth_j on September 21st, 2010 03:49 pm (UTC)
that was the best part of what I saw. Pity they had all that money and blow it. At least Flashforward had a good pilot, even if it fell apart later -- this one is just so wtf? I can't even understand how NBC let it get to that stage.