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  • Feb. 16, 2012, 9:12 p.m. CST

    first

    by Epsilon

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 9:12 p.m. CST

    Oh no, I've become THAT guy. :(

    by Epsilon

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 9:21 p.m. CST

    I watched it and I'll watch the rest...

    by SoylentMean

    if it gets a full season run. Then, when it hits home video I'll catch up. I'm not sure how the show won't run out of steam after a few episodes, unless they add another element beyond the crime solving via dreams. <P> It was pretty well acted, although I kept waiting for B.D. Wong to tell us how they had engineered all the dinosaurs to be female...

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 9:27 p.m. CST

    Fight Club starring Lucious Malfoy

    by Mel

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 9:27 p.m. CST

    ...and hello to Jason Isaacs!

    by Dasinfogod

    Hey, somebody had to say it...

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 9:43 p.m. CST

    Saw it earlier tonight - it was very good

    by SifoDyasJr

    Although I don't know how you'd make a multi-year network series out of it. I could see it working more on a limited run on cable with fewer episodes/seasons. NBC, please put Community on right before it.

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 10:24 p.m. CST

    The time is right. Bring back Nowhere Man.

    by David_Denmans_Beard

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Player isn't working for me

    by Fremen

    I installed the latest version of Flash, as well. Is this on anywhere else?

  • Feb. 16, 2012, 11:58 p.m. CST

    Ok, got it working on NBC.com

    by Fremen

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 12:37 a.m. CST

    Nowhere Man..hell yeah!!

    by Carl's hat

    Ahead of its time and Bruce baby is still young and fit enough to play Thomas Veil. The episode "Through A Lens Darkly" is still one of the best hours of tv in any series ever.

  • I was looking for more.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 7:15 a.m. CST

    I'm rather proud to say that...

    by WarrenSmooth

    I recognize Jason Issacs from "Brotherhood" and I've never seen one frame of the "Silly Wizard" movies.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 8:27 a.m. CST

    ukulele reference

    by theGoldbergV

    and Brotherhood really was great

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 9:27 a.m. CST

    LOL at his terrible Southern accent in Black Hawk Dawn

    by kidicarus

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Jason Isaacs sounds eerily like Dustin Hoffman in this

    by Ben Jarvis

    The pilot was great - the look, the writing, and acting are all top notch for a broadcast network show. But I swear - close your eyes when Isaacs is speaking and it's like he's doing a Hoffman impression. But maybe that's just what his voice sounds like when he fakes an American accent.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 11:10 a.m. CST

    Watched it last night

    by honavery

    Interesting premise, but thought it was a little slow. And a little too much like a regular cop show. I hope it isn't just him tackling a different case every week with the aid of the 2 worlds he lives in. Isaacs is great, he looks A LOT like Jon Hamm in this.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 12:17 p.m. CST

    Best New Show On TV

    by StephenHawkingDiarrhea

    Just watched the pilot, and if they can sustain this quality, this will be the best hour long on broadcast TV. PS: The ending of the series will be that he actually died and the entire series run occurs in the length of the car crash itself. I'm just saying.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 12:31 p.m. CST

    Jason Isaacs is good

    by veritasses

    and the "man in two worlds" idea is interesting but otherwise it was just a run of the mill cop show (generic characters, "dialog" that's used to describe what's going on etc). Frankly, considering the hype I was pretty disappointed. I might hang around for a few more episodes, but if they don't advance/do something much more with this Gimmick, I see no reason to keep watching.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 12:37 p.m. CST

    The series finale of this show is going to suck!

    by bobarhett

    We're going to be emotionally involved, love Isaac's character, and then find out that he was the one who died!!!

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 12:53 p.m. CST

    How Do They Expect To Get Good Ratings When They Do This?

    by IAmTommyWiseau

    I never understand the idea of releasing things online ahead of the broadcast. If it gets low ratings because everyone has seen it online already, they better not cancel it.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie

    by austinguy

    If you haven't seen Jason Isaacs in the BBC trilogy based on Kate Atkinson's mysteries, they are terrific. They were shown on PBS this winter on Masterpiece Mystery as "Case Histories". He was an excellent Jackson Brodie. 'Awake' seems a bit like Jackson Brodie, crossed with "Life on Mars".

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 2:49 p.m. CST

    He is dead or dying the whole time....

    by Michael Salerno

    the whole show takes place as "flash" before he dies and the wife and son are alive and he is dead.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 3:02 p.m. CST

    I loved it, but can it possibly be a hit

    by Saen

    I quite liked Lonestar too, and its made by the same guy, and its on NBC which is pretty much the CW+ now! and its supposedly supernatural sci fi stuff, though the pilot really wasnt as much of a sci fi supernatural type thing as I thought theyd make it, and I like that. I am not sure what has happened to him, and its interesting because its not like fringe's Alt A and Alt B, it could all just be in his head and Jason Isaacs plays it very well. Though how this works out past 1 season I have no clue. Definitely getting the DVR pass.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 3:04 p.m. CST

    He's apparently suffering from Life on Mars Syndrome.

    by Bob

    At least that's the vibe I got from it. Yeah it's been tweaked around a bit. But that's basically what it is.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 7:18 p.m. CST

    This thing feels a lot like two other NBC series...

    by WarrenSmooth

    JOURNEYMAN and RAINES... both cancelled.

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 7:30 p.m. CST

    Isaacs was GOLD in Brotherhood.

    by ennio

  • Feb. 17, 2012, 7:59 p.m. CST

    Decent, but not too exciting...

    by jgsugden

    I don't get the fuss - it seemed a little bland to me. I'll give it a few episodes, but I don't think the praise it has been given is warranted.

  • Feb. 18, 2012, 1:05 p.m. CST

    B.D.Wong

    by aaron cassese

    Why is he only relegated to shitty psychiatrist rolls? He needs to start expanding his range a bit. I did enjoy the show quite a bit though and will most likely DVR it.

  • Feb. 18, 2012, 2:55 p.m. CST

    The solution is easy: The reality with his son is the fake one.

    by Greggers

    Why? Because it's the one where the color is unnaturally de-saturated. I'm mostly kidding here, but to make such a blatant stylistic choice conveys a degree of contrivance on the part of the show's creators. It's not even close to subtle: Reality just doesn't look like that, and the audience knows it. It would be a fair read to extend the responsibility of that contrivance to the character.

  • Feb. 18, 2012, 3:30 p.m. CST

    That said, bravo.

    by Greggers

    I enjoyed the show and the challenge of it. But the writers are really going to have to be on their game to sustain it. They're going to have to be as smart as the audience, and not let up. And they should know the end and how they want to get us there.

  • Feb. 19, 2012, 12:26 a.m. CST

    I wish he wasn't a cop

    by krabklaw

    I don't need another cop show in my life

  • Feb. 19, 2012, 6:03 a.m. CST

    brilliant but won't last on Network tv

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    should be on cable for 12-13 eps 3/4 seasons

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