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Primeval review 2.01

Forgot to crosspost this to my own page.

two additions:
Nick: "You mean the Home Office."
Abby: "No. We moved from that place ages ago."

how long is "ages"?

&

Most people are upset about Ryan not being on the opening credits...I wonder if anyone noticed that the Dodo is still on said credits.



2.01 observations
Yay!



* I kinda thought the start of the bowling scene, was another ad....then the Anomaly showed up, and I thought it was a commercial for Primeval. :D

* naked 'raptors? uh-oh.

in the Forest of Dean...

* is Connor wearing a suit and tie? and here I was thinking that it couldn't get any weirder than a "humans lay eggs" timeline.

* Abby seems awfully concerned / protective of Nick.
(Abby/Nick in this timeline?)

* once more, Lester gets the comic lines - "bit old for an imaginary friend, Professor" :)

*
at the mall...

* is it just me, or do the 'raptors sound like big pterodactyl from last season? then again, we probably all sound alike to them too.

*
at the Anomaly Research Center...

* just idle curiosity - what do you think the building's public face is?

* I can imagine the enthusing - "I get my own locker!" :D

* oooh, a Helen-look-alike! with long hair.
(hey Fredbassett, think that she's the composite of Helen and Claudia you put in a shortfic?) ;)

* "I'm brilliant, and I'm not the least bit unusual." :D

* is it Link or Leek ?

* "appearantly some people never change" "is that a bad or a good thing?" :D

*
at the mall...

* they don't trust Connor with guns? well, some things really haven't changed. :)

* "so what now?"

* "until I tell you its safe"...*thinks of voice-mimics* *eg*

* what did he say? "Hang on, (?) you lot."

* "don't you hate it when people bring their personal lives to work with them?" I have two comments about that:
- last season, Connor was all about personal life.
- didya see the look on Abby's face when Connor said that? oi!

* the 'raptor attacked the camera - why?

* good dodging, Nick. (given that it was behind you & the Anomaly was in front)

* ah, so, not naked...entirely.

* I wonder if the sound (and vibrations?) of the floor cleaner might've been keeping the 'raptor(s) away from him. hm

* I've heard of kids putting all sorts of stuff in their lockers...but a baby 'raptor? new levels of oi! will be needed.

* do _try_ not to shoot her twice, Connor.

* that line from the movie _I, Robot_ comes to mind - "did you close your eyes? AIM and shoot!"

* "I'd've shot you myself"...and probably not with a tranq.

* "its jammed" and I bet Nick's thinking "I told you (so)" :)

* faint, Nick, faint! :)

* "really?" :)

* "she's going to kill me when she wakes up" yep

* wild hunch - Helen saves Abby

* blue brow ridges? hm

* kicking and punching a 'raptor?

* 87.1

* "sorry" just got bit by a huge plot bunny!

* just leave it, Cutter!, it'll be a strange little mineral blot in Mongolia, after all...unless those are one of Britain's maniraptoran species.

* "what if this world is the only world there is?" um...Voltaire?

* now that's a VERY clean cut.

* "now all we need is to find out what's causing the Anomalies in the first place." that's season 12. (or 3, depending on ratings)

* "so fire me" "we can all dream" :D


as for next time...
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