Such A Good Series


God damned shame this series went so under appreciated. Such a fantastic premise.

Loved it.

I would love for someone to run this kinda like True Detective. Maybe take Chandler's story a couple of seasons. Then come back for Dorian for a couple of seasons. There is still some good material left to work with.

Gave it an 8 as a whole.

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Yes, too bad they cancelled. I think the problem here was they tried to bite more than they could chew and people didn't like that at all. For instance, the whole Lily storyline was as boring as Dorian thought it was... and pointless in the end when they saw the show was being cancelled and they still had a lot to develop from the main arc.

But yeah, absolutely. They could start the project again if it seems profitable, being a little more humble and centred.

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Never having had Showtime, I didn't really know about this series. i passed it up on Netflix countless times until last week when a friend recommended it.
I'm late to the party, but I am loving this show!

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The series was a minor work of art, and I mean that as praise, not put down. Eva Greenโ€™s bravura acting in it deserved an Emmy award. I loved the show's literacy, though I found the Frankenstein's monster's slavish love of poetry for poetry's sake banal. I'm fully aware that Mary W. Shelly's monster was literate, but combining him with the bride of the monster, as PD did, and having him want "to fill her heart wiith poetry," was just too fey a note for a series that could have achieved a wider appeal among mainstream horror fans. The series ended because Vanessa Ives is its central character, its organizing principle. When her story arc concluded, so did the series. That is not my opinion. That comes from the show runners. I still watch the whole thing occasionally. I especially like the scenes between Vanessa and the Cutwife, in both her incarnations!

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The series has ended. So has The Lord of the Rings; but our pleasure and joy continue for as long as we elect to revisit these works of art. Can we gaze on La Giaconde too long?

Penny Dreadful rocks forever!!

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Sucked...glad it was cancelled...

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So you're happy that a show others enjoyed got cancelled? How mean spirited.

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The show sucked. Started off good than got too weird really quick. Dorian having sex with most of the main cast was the final straw for me.....it's not ever coming back and there is a reason for that....IT SUCKED......

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It got worse in S2. No story just Eva Green in front of the camera acting dramatic.

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You must not been paying attention. S2 is excellent and LOTS of story.

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Nothing to pay attention to after they dumped the plot in s1.

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I couldn't disagree more. S2 plot is a ramped up continuation of S1. S1 didn't resolve. It was just the end of a stage.

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Can you elaborate because the beginning of S2 was about witches and didn't seem to have anything to do with Murray and his daughter.

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The witches were a continuation to "the master" theme, which builds and carries through to the very end. Murry and his daughter were also more of a side plot and story building of Vanessa, around whom the story ultimately revolves.

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Murray and his daughter were THE plot of s1 until pushed aside to focus on EG and suddenly there was no plot, no story. Murray went from hating her to calling her his daughter in one episode. Just shit writing.

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What you call shit writing, I call story evolution and what's wrong with that? I'm pretty sure it was all planned.

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You're doing that thing car salesman do where they ask what you don't like and then brush the answer aside and ask again. I've said more than once what I'd didn't like.

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You're quite entitled to not like it. I'm giving my explanation to your points which could also be called conversation evolution. You said "shit writing". I then gave my take on it. How is that brushing what you said aside? Am I just supposed to say, "Okay. Shit writing" and take my leave of the conversation? YOU asked for elaboration and I gave it. I ain't tryin' to sell anything.

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You're entitled to dislike it but why impose that on people who do? If I watch it and you don't, how does that hurt you?

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You are entitled to like it....I'm entitled to say ...IT SUCKED.....it's gone and not coming back...it will be largely forgotten thankfully...

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We've been over this! You didn't answer my questions.

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It doesnt hurt me....any other questions?

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Then why are you glad a series you hate and wouldn't watch, got cancelled? How does that affect you that t would make you glad? Others like it. I hate sports but if they were banned, it wouldn't make me happy. I'm happy that others get joy from it.

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Because it makes me joyous and I want to share that joy...

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No. It makes you a troll. Soak your head.

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No .....i speak the truth. The show turned to shite...it was awful....

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Nope.

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When 2/3 of the main cast is seduded my the same guy. Yeah it sucks...๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™„

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Nope.

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Eva Green put her all into acting intense and bizarrely!

She should have gotten an award.

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