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Utopia - can I just start with series 2 or do I need to watch all of series 1 first?

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GrowlLikeMargeSimpson Sun 13-Jul-14 21:15:46

I somehow missed the first series completely, never even knew it existed. I'm drawn in by the trailers for series 2 but I don't know whether I should record it and watch all of series 1 first. Will it make more sense if I have already seen series 1 or will I be able to figure out the back story as I go along?

Chickencheeks Sun 13-Jul-14 22:12:42

From what I've seen of the premise of series 2 (a prequel) I think you'd be wise to watch series 1 first. I'm guessing it will expect some degree of knowledge of the back story though it makes sense chronologically to watch series 2 first. Plus it's excellent and a shame to miss.

GrowlLikeMargeSimpson Sun 13-Jul-14 23:12:50

Good, I'm glad it's excellent. I will record series 2 and watch series 1 first then.

ozymandiusking Sun 13-Jul-14 23:30:51

Please can you tell me which chanel this is on, and when?

DulcetMoans Sun 13-Jul-14 23:36:24

Yeah, obviously not seen season 2 yet but looks like understanding season 1 will be pretty useful. I think you should squeeze it in if you can, it's worth watching and quite surprising!

GrowlLikeMargeSimpson Sun 13-Jul-14 23:39:07

Ozy, Series 2 starts on Channel 4 tomorrow (Monday) at 10pm.

Rollergirl1 Mon 14-Jul-14 09:59:27

I am ridiculously ridiculously excited about this tonight and tomorrow. I thought Utopia Series 1 was the best thing i'd seen on TV in years.

I think you definitely need to watch series 1 to have any kind of a hope of understanding what's going on.

adrianna22 Mon 14-Jul-14 23:27:40

Utopia is so good. I loved the first series.

Deathraystare Wed 23-Jul-14 10:10:59

Best to catch up on Iplayer or whatever it is.

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