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Short episodes

Post by Dunshelm » Mon Jan 19, 2004 9:19 pm

I am currently enjoying season 4 on challenge. Albeit, Alistair's advisors all shout and once and if i hear another 'can one of you speak at once' i will go mad!
Despite the unearthly hour I have to stay up for to watch it (benefits from the challenge logo not changing later to tell you whats on next), I feel the episodes are very short. Hardly anything happened in the last one. Why was this?
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Re: Short episodes

Post by Emii » Mon Jan 19, 2004 10:12 pm

Probably because Advisors and dungeoneers are not scripted, and they cannot be forced to do exciting stuff :)
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Re: Short episodes

Post by HStorm » Mon Jan 19, 2004 10:19 pm

When I watch TV in the small hours I always find that it seems to pass more quickly. It's not that the programmes are shorter, just that alertness is probably down. It's just symptoms of tiredness.
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Re: Short episodes

Post by Lord_Bob » Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:04 pm

Yeah I find that too, also some episodes go a bit slowly, it's just fact.

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Re: Short episodes

Post by MoanaLiza » Tue Jan 20, 2004 12:12 am

I don't know if it's just me, but I find that if the whole episode consisted of just one or characters beside the antichamber ones, it was basically only in a couple of rooms that don't have much action in and there was only one quest or two quests in level one only then it seems to be shorter. Also series 4 was quite repetative so it didn't seem to last as long as other series' i.e. series 3 and also some episodes were slightly longer than others.
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Re: Short episodes

Post by GrimaldineGrimwold » Tue Jan 20, 2004 2:19 am

Yes, for me some episodes do seem remarkably short. Those are not generally episodes from Series 4, however, which tend to drag for me, because I don't enjoy them as much as other Series, on the whole.
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Re: Short episodes

Post by Lord_Bob » Tue Jan 20, 2004 10:15 am

Yeah, when I watch KM everyday on Challenge then the episodes seemed fairly long but, then when they changed it to once in 2 days the eps seemed shorter. Natural I suppose

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Re: Short episodes

Post by knightmaredave » Tue Jan 27, 2004 12:46 pm

i found it quite amusing when alistair eventually stessed out at them look at the welleway for level 1 they all scrreamed at hima nd he hadnt a clue what they were saying tio him!!
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Re: Short episodes

Post by MoanaLiza » Tue Jan 27, 2004 9:21 pm

I'm pretty sure that when he was going down the well, he said (amongst the advisors' shouting) "I can't go any faster", or did I think I heard him say that?
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Re: Short episodes

Post by Crispeater » Tue Feb 03, 2004 12:55 am

What I think's rather a good sound effect is that the frantic screams of the advisors are heard echoing away as Alistair falls down the wellway.

They were an extremely excitable lot and, even allowing for the fact that they would never have seen it before (being the guinea pigs, as it were) they never stood a chance in the corridor of blades.  Bit like the second team in another series ;)

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