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Lilaclily Wed 18-May-16 19:59:47

Did anyone watch the first episode ? I thought it was really good, good to see bloke from gossip girl again, I forget his name , haven't read the book but looking forward to the rest of the series

absolutelynotfabulous Wed 18-May-16 21:08:36

Oooh..when's this on? I loved the book.

tiredtoday Wed 18-May-16 21:23:02

I've seen this series... Was brilliant... Had to buy it as I have no patience

paniniswapx3 Wed 18-May-16 23:09:44

I enjoyed it too.

Whathaveilost Thu 19-May-16 17:40:37

When was this on and what channel?

GetHappy Thu 19-May-16 21:11:40

What channel was this on - haven't seen it advertised. I enjoyed the book

tiredtoday Thu 19-May-16 21:12:56

Not sure what channel it's on... I bought it from Amazon

Lilaclily Thu 19-May-16 21:14:23

Lifetime channel
Second episode on at ten

Tartyflette Thu 19-May-16 21:16:19

It's a remake of an Aussie series that was on two or three years ago, I think. It was v.good, as I recall. As was the book.

paniniswapx3 Thu 19-May-16 23:49:20

The main character just seems to completely overact to me ( Zachary Quinto) which is disappointing & he's so unlikeable that the moral question doesn't really stack up as you just want him to get prosecuted (even though I thought the kid & his family were nightmare drama queens originally!).

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 20-May-16 16:27:12

I want to slp all of themhmm

I hated the book,not even sure why I'm watching the series grin

Rushyswife Sat 21-May-16 09:10:32

I don't think it works as well see in America. I think Aussie culture was pretty central to the book and original to series. Well acted though. A great cast

Lilaclily Fri 27-May-16 07:04:19

I'm enjoying the US series, it's got a great cast, Uma thurman, thandie newton,

Blondeshavemorefun Fri 27-May-16 20:47:42

Watching e1 now

Not sure what to think tbh

Whether watch e2 or delete all off planner

Paniniswapx3 Sun 12-Jun-16 23:31:19

This is growing on me now - enjoyed last week & this weeks episodes. Like the stories of the characters rather than the stuff about the Slap though!

Gwenhwyfar Mon 13-Jun-16 22:16:26

"I think Aussie culture was pretty central to the book and original to series. "

I don't agree with that. There's a clash of cultures and while there is a nationality/ethnic component to it (macho Greek/Australian culture versus Australian "hippies") I thought it explored issues that are also relevant here. I don't know about USA.

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