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Journeyman

Discussion in 'Television & Streaming' started by sideshowspacegirl, Dec 21, 2007.

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  1. sideshowspacegirl

    sideshowspacegirl Have you taken your meds?

    I watched Journeyman for the first time the other day, and of course watched the second episode.
    I thought it was good enough to keep watching.
    I was struck, though, by the similarities to a short story that Neary once mentioned called "If This Is Winnetka, You Must Be Judy"
    Would anyone whose both seen the show and read the short story agree?
    Neary? :confused:
     
  2. Tim

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    Not read that story and only watched the first episode of the show when it very first aired. I assumed it would get cancelled and it did. Unfortunately can't comment on similarities!
     
  3. sideshowspacegirl

    sideshowspacegirl Have you taken your meds?

    Ohh, what??? It got cancelled? :oops:
    It's still going here...
     
  4. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

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    Digitalspy is handy for tvshows as well as other freaky things :)

     
  5. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

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    I never saw any of the episodes. Before it aired I thought the premise reminded me too much of 7 Days so I put it on my "Eh, if I'm totally bored I might watch it." list.

    I did not realize, though, that it was based on a short story.
     
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    Oddly enough i read this post a couple of days ago, while i was in the process of "aqcuiring"the first episode of journeyman, so sideshowspacegirl you can imagine my surprise when you were drawing similarities to the short story "if this is winnetka..." and i have to agree with you it certainly reminiscent of the story, albeit with a bit or quantum leap thrown in for good measure, but that would always be the case where you have a time traveller helping people. I actually quite liked it, there is obviously something deeper going on, but as i've said i've only seen the first episode so hopefully i'll see the rest in the next week or so. But as usual, reasonably quality shows get cancelled
    bugger!
     
  7. Black Mathias

    Black Mathias Twisted Mentat

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    I thought it was ok, like a weak version on Quantum Leap. I didn't know it got cancelled, though I'm in no way surprised. It might have done better is Heroes had had a better season, which in my opinion, was kind of weak.
     

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