February 04, 2008
HOW CAN WE MAKE JACK BAUER A PANSY?
The husband hated the last season of 24
. I was not ready to let go just yet. But somehow, I think I might be able to stop watching now. Also, Butterfly Wife might need a new name for her hubs; seems Jack Bauer is going wuss on us
On May 31, the shows head writers went in for a meeting at the studio to present their first big idea: sending Jack to Africa. In various incarnations, Jack would begin the season digging ditches, building houses, tending to orphans, providing security for an embassy or escorting around a visiting dignitary. One of the themes we discussed was penance, that Africa was a place Jack had gone to seek some kind of penance. Some sanctuary too, but also penance for things hes done in his life, Mr. Gordon says.
You know what would make 24 even better? They could feature a big gay pile to stop terrorism.
AirForceWife lent us Sleeper Cell; looks like we'll watch that instead. And I could use more Deadwood when they make it.
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You gotta watch Sleeper Cell.
Posted by: Erin at February 04, 2008 05:07 AM (y67l2)
Mmmmm, Oded Fehr. Almost as good looking as Air Force Guy, but still falls short.
You'll love it! I know you will!
Posted by: airforcewife at February 04, 2008 05:21 AM (mIbWn)
And now, thank-you-very-much, that you mentioned Deadwood I can't get that line about Nebraska *ahem* genitals out of my head.
I hope I don't talk in my sleep. AFG will really be wondering what the heck is going on.
Posted by: airforcewife at February 04, 2008 07:20 AM (mIbWn)
I read that article. Seems like the lead writer just changed his mind as time went out. I don't think it makes Jack a pansy. I've never watched the show but Jack is still who he was. He's just realizing the truth. Sounds very American to me. Sounds like the writer has some big and interesting ideas. I want to watch this season.
Posted by: Will at February 04, 2008 08:29 PM (ZBuK9)
LOL - they got a hit show doing the most un-PC stuff they could write about. Then when it became popular they were freaked and didn't know what to do.
I won't watch it again. Last year was the limit. I also understand that Janeane Garofalo (however you spell her name) will be joining the cast - oh HELL NO!
I'm now watching the Sarah Connor Chronicles. Not great, but not bad.
Posted by: Teresa at February 05, 2008 02:00 PM (rVIv9)
Posted by: Butterfly Wife at February 05, 2008 06:12 PM (K0acE)
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