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To wonder why The 100 aren't worried about having sex?!

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squishinglittlefatcheeks Wed 06-Aug-14 23:17:13

Any one been watching the new series 'The 100'?
[Quick update if you haven't - ppl live on a satellite in space (the ark) as earth had a nuclear radiation catastrophe 75yrs ago. The ark's oxygen supply is running out. They sent a bunch of teens to earth on a mission to see if earth is habitable. Teens can't go back to the ark they just have dorky wristbands transmitting their vital signs to the ark.]

So anyone else unable to watch these teenagers romping around on earth have casual sex without screaming at the tv 'where's your CONTRACEPTION!!!!! You will get <gasp> PREGNANT!!'

So then I am unable to watch the rest of the episode in peace because I am trying to work out:
a) if they start getting pregnant who is going to deliver their babies safely?
b) is the series going to then have to turn into a documentary about a primitive tribe on earth whose main aim is survival of their babies
c) perhaps none of them are concerned with pregnancy as they have all been fitted with contraceptive implants on the ark
d) the only answer is they all came down to earth with lifetime's supply of condoms.

Thoughts anyone?

ginnybag Thu 07-Aug-14 10:21:51

If you're curious, you could read the book it's based on...?

Tbh, though, it's something that I always wondered about with the Hunger Games. The Career tributes tend to be 17 or 18 and are actively trained for it and know they need to boost ratings for sponsors. The odd bit of porn wouldn't hurt that and teenagers aren't exactly known for self-restraint.

'We're going to die in the next couple of days...' would probably lead to a fair bit of shagging!!

squishinglittlefatcheeks Thu 07-Aug-14 20:45:45

Yes the spear-in-the-heart thing was a bit much. I also think life on the ark would be much more primitive anyway as there's no way they would be able to have enough factories and labs to make all the medicines, clothes, electronic gadgets etc

There's too much risk of being killed to have a shag in the hunger games. But I bet leading up to the games there would be

Salmotrutta Thu 07-Aug-14 20:50:14

Ah but the spear didn't go through his heart - according to know it all Clarke and that's why he ain't dead - yet.

As formulaic as it is I'm quite enjoying it grin

I think they are redistributing clothes from dead people on the Ark though because they are all quite tatty and threadbare.

CJCreggsfanclub Thu 07-Aug-14 20:58:58

Clark used to be in Neighbours!

Chippednailvarnish Thu 07-Aug-14 21:06:48

My neighbour's kids (age 11) watch this - just how much sex is there?!?

ocelot41 Thu 07-Aug-14 21:24:56

And I thought it was just me wondering that!

SchroSawMargeryDaw Thu 07-Aug-14 21:42:04

Chipped Not that much and the sex wasn't graphic, it's really pretty violent at points though.

Keepcalmanddrinkwine Thu 07-Aug-14 22:05:59

In the absolutely awful Hunger Games spoof, The Starving Games, they do have a lot of sex to boost ratings.

I love The 100, it's like The Breakfast Club meets Lord of the Flies.

WhenSheWasBadSheWasHorrid Thu 07-Aug-14 23:01:29

I'm loving the 100 it's complete shit but very watchable

They really have glossed over the massive food issue they have. Script writers seem to think that mentioning hunting every now and then means the food is taken care of.

Oh and do the men boys have a stash of razors somewhere, they are all exceptional clean shaven.

NoMoreMissusNiceGuy Thu 07-Aug-14 23:08:07

I must admit that the first thought that went through my head when Clark and whatever his name is started stripping off was "wow! they have sewing machines on the ark, that's a very neat bra" grin

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