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Anyone catch "The Unit"? **NO SPOILERS**

I thought it was pretty good......For a tv show! I still picture him as David or Mr. President though!

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Tivo'd it, havent watched it yet.




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The ending was pretty cool! I think i will edit the title though.......

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Hell yeah that turned out to be a pretty good show, and one hell of a way to end it though!

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Alex thats almost worthy of a neg rep .............but i wont!

O come on that was funny!!! and i give you rep for not giving me neg rep

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I just watched it off my Tivo, looks promising but man "Prez Palmer" is bullet proof and faster than lightning. Non of the terrorists can hit him at almost point blank range and he can turn around and shoot a terrorist before he can push the detonator all while dodging bullets. They keep this up and the show will be canceled soon.

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I keep thinking its a really long Allstate commercial?

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I keep thinking its a really long Allstate commercial?
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Did this one have some Russian translator in it? My buddy (from the Budlight commercials) said he's got some role like that in one of the episodes.
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Did this one have some Russian translator in it? My buddy (from the Budlight commercials) said he's got some role like that in one of the episodes.
Not in this episode........ They could of done a few things different to make it more realistic but most people would not of caught it anyway......

One scene in particular was the 35000 ft halo jump. since i do know a "little" about halos' they should of killed the right engine so when they did jump they would not of been sucked in. Typically in a rear engined plane when you do halos' or jumps in common the pilot would climb and almost nose over stall when you egress the door. VERY risky but not too uncommon.

All in all i thought it was still a pretty decent show.

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I didnt see it, got home from work late, and had to ride home in that shit last night!

But, my wife felt sorry for me riding in the cold and wet, and she caught my unit, does that count?

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and she caught my unit, does that count?
How long was she looking for it???

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I missed it can anyone burn it and send it to me???? I was at the hospital with the baby!!!!

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Cool show, I liked it!




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It is on Torrent Spy. "The.Unit.S01E01.First.Responders..."
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One thing that bugged me detail wise. What self respecting terrorist in that situation is not going to have his detonator wired as a normally closed circuit (i.e. deads mans switch)?

If it were me I also would have had a remote switch hooked to detect my heart rate, if that stopped Kaboom!




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something bothers me about the main character, either it's his acting is bad or the script is bad... the premise of the show is cool, but I don't think it will last all that long, probably die out after a few episodes. Who was the guy in the wheel chair, why were they there? THey just HAPPENED to be in idaho visiting some guy who used to be there gun smith, so they JUST HAPPENED to be able to get there that quickly? There was some resistance from the (i am guessing) leader of the army unit that was onsite (they were rangers right?) and then the rangers just followed a guy, who nobody even knows who he is? whats that about? defying a superior officer and then when they turn around, it's like he didn't exist... Also, the FBI steps in, and then basically says okay what ever. The main character didn't SELL me enough, but the end showed some promise, his inability to remove himself from it...

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something bothers me about the main character, either it's his acting is bad or the script is bad... the premise of the show is cool, but I don't think it will last all that long, probably die out after a few episodes. Who was the guy in the wheel chair, why were they there? THey just HAPPENED to be in idaho visiting some guy who used to be there gun smith, so they JUST HAPPENED to be able to get there that quickly? There was some resistance from the (i am guessing) leader of the army unit that was onsite (they were rangers right?) and then the rangers just followed a guy, who nobody even knows who he is? whats that about? defying a superior officer and then when they turn around, it's like he didn't exist... Also, the FBI steps in, and then basically says okay what ever. The main character didn't SELL me enough, but the end showed some promise, his inability to remove himself from it...
The guy in the wheelchair used to be in the unit presumably until he got injured. Then he became the units gunsmith. I think they went there so the new guy could get a nice silenced pistol (.22 High Standard Supermatic Citation?). Kind of like a welcome into the unit. The unit seemed a bit scattered, but yes the two were coincidentally really close to the hijacking. The other two sets of two guys were 30 and 60 minutes away at one point in the show.

The superior officer was only in control until the entire unit showed up. They couldn't wait any longer so they grabbed some Rangers that were in the National Guard. The superior officer was just covering his ass when he tried to stop them from taking over the plane. He let them go and told the unit leader that it is his responsibility (not is so many words).

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Hey Tony that switch was a standard Det switch. 2 clicks to send the charge to the demolitions. I kinda did not quite get that either......UNLESS they were going for the effect of not having to have the terrorist stand in one spot. He was also in charge of repelling the rescue force.

I agree with your assesment Chris on the Leader not totally seperating himself as well.

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It is on Torrent Spy. "The.Unit.S01E01.First.Responders..."
Cant get that to work any other ideas? Something other than a Ipod torrent?

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Cant get that to work any other ideas? Something other than a Ipod torrent?
Did you download it? It is an mp4 that can be played by Windows Media Player. More shows are being encoded in mp4 since it can be played on an ipod or computer.
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I couldnt get the damn thing to download just put a link on the desktop of my computer and thats it ???? I have ABC torrent download dunno why it didnt work....

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