Who's Online Now
12 members (Fdemetrio, Bill Draper, Gary E. Andrews, Guy E. Trepanier, JAPOV, couchgrouch, ckiphen, Gavin Sinclair, 2 invisible), 1,222 guests, and 761 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Register Today!
Welcome to the Just Plain Folks forums! You are currently viewing our forums as a Guest which gives you limited access to most of our discussions and to other features.

By joining our free community you will have access to post and respond to topics, communicate privately with our users (PM), respond to polls, upload content, and access many other features. Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free; so please join our community today!
Comment Guidelines: Do post respectful and insightful comments. Don't flame, hate, spam.
What's Going On
Boss Tribute
by Fdemetrio - 04/17/24 10:57 PM
Noah Wotherspoon, Cappy's Wine, Loveland
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/17/24 10:18 PM
Problem I foresee with ai
by Craig Allen - 04/17/24 10:08 PM
What my heart denied
by Bill Draper - 04/17/24 06:11 PM
Donovan Tolle music
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/17/24 02:30 PM
Above the Tortoise
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/17/24 12:46 PM
Wasting My Time
by Fdemetrio - 04/17/24 12:20 PM
More fun and aggravation
by Fdemetrio - 04/16/24 02:14 PM
New Music Creation Tool Changes Everything
by Fdemetrio - 04/16/24 01:08 PM
Having too much fun
by Sunset Poet - 04/16/24 09:28 AM
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/15/24 07:08 PM
Werhun Band
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/15/24 12:50 PM
One Kiss At A Time (Carroll Kiphen's lyric)
by ckiphen - 04/15/24 08:45 AM
Boss Bioptic Coming
by Fdemetrio - 04/14/24 12:00 AM
I made you money on spotify
by Fdemetrio - 04/13/24 02:01 PM
Inspirational Videos Post Them Here
by Sunset Poet - 04/13/24 10:22 AM
Argyle Theatre at Babalon Village,
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/13/24 05:57 AM
Hulkster a Christian
by Fdemetrio - 04/13/24 12:29 AM
Name That Tune Challenge
by John Lawrence Schick - 04/12/24 03:49 PM
Does Billy Joel belong in top 10?
by Fdemetrio - 04/12/24 11:21 AM
Fox News Reports Stunning Archeological Discovery.
by Fdemetrio - 04/12/24 11:19 AM
WORLD5 - Review Upcoming Album "3" by ViriAOR
by World5 Music - 04/12/24 11:19 AM
Bossa Nova Beatniks
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/09/24 01:30 PM
2 Miles Deep
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/08/24 11:09 PM
Fire Tiger
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/07/24 12:01 PM
Highly effective country boy
by bennash - 04/06/24 01:24 PM
The Rant Arena
by JAPOV - 04/05/24 07:24 PM
The Wolves Of Fading
by bennash - 04/05/24 04:41 PM
Mark At The Park, Cadiz, Ohio
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/05/24 03:14 PM
Donovan Plant
by Gary E. Andrews - 04/05/24 01:50 PM
Top Posters
Calvin 19,857
Travis david 12,264
Kevin Emmrich 10,941
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,649
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 9,003
glynda 8,683
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
couchgrouch 8,164
Colin Ward 7,911
Corey 7,357
Vicarn 6,916
Mark Kaufman 6,589
ben willis 6,114
Lynn Orloff 5,788
Louis 5,725
Linda Sings 5,608
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Fdemetrio 5,099
Neil Cotton 4,909
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,670
Blake Hill 4,528
Bob Cushing 4,389
Roy Cooper 4,271
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Tom Shea 4,195
Cindy Miller 4,178
TamsNumber4 4,171
Sunset Poet 4,163
MFB III 4,143
nightengale 4,096
E Swartz 3,985
JAPOV 3,983
beechnut79 3,878
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,845
Dan Sullivan 3,710
Dottie 3,427
joewatt 3,411
Bill Cooper 3,279
John Hoffman 3,199
Skip Johnson 3,027
Pam Hurley 3,007
Terry G 3,005
Nigel Quin 2,891
PopTodd 2,890
Harriet Ames 2,870
MidniteBob 2,761
Nelson 2,616
Tom Tracy 2,558
Jerry Jakala 2,524
Al Alvarez 2,499
Eric Thome 2,448
Hummingbird 2,401
Stan Loh 2,263
Sam Wilson 2,246
Wendy D 2,235
Judy Hollier 2,232
Erica Ellis 2,202
maccharles 2,134
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Marty Helly 2,041
DukeWill 2,002
floyd jane 1,985
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
David Wright 1,866
Clairejeanne 1,851
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Iggy 1,652
Noel Downs 1,633
Rick Heenan 1,608
Cal 1,574
GocartMoz 1,559
Jack Swain 1,554
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
RogerS 1,481
Tom Franz 1,473
Chuck Crowe 1,441
Ralph Blight 1,440
Rick Norton 1,429
Kenneth Cade 1,429
bholt 1,411
Letha Allen 1,409
in2piano 1,404
Stan Simons 1,402
Deej56 1,385
mattbanx 1,384
Jen Shaner 1,373
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,294
lane1777 1,280
Gerry 1,280
DakLander 1,265
IronKnee 1,262
PeteG 1,242
Ian Ferrin 1,235
VNORTH2 1,220
Glen King 1,214
IdeaGuy 1,209
AaronAuthier 1,177
summeoyo 1,174
Diane Ewing 1,162
ckiphen 1,124
joro 1,082
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
yann 1,037
9ne 1,035
David Gill 1,034
Tony A 1,016
argo 986
peaden 984
90 dB 964
Wolvman 960
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
Drifter 886
Petra 883
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Nadia 829
ant 798
Juan 797
TKO 784
Dayson 781
frahmes 781
bennash 771
teletwang 762
Andy K 750
Andy Kemp 749
tbryson 737
Jackie444 731
Irwin 720
3daveyO3 704
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
Pat Hardy 692
Knute 686
Lee Arten 678
Moosesong 668
Katziis 652
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
R&M 614
Mel 614
NaomiSue 601
Shandy 590
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 566
Tink2 553
musica 539
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 513
goodfolks 499
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
KathyW 462
allenb 459
MaxG 458
Philjo 454
fanito 448
trush48 448
dmk 442
Rob L 439
arealrush 437
DGR 436
avweek 435
Stephen D 433
Emmy 431
marquez 422
kit 419
Softkrome 417
kyrksongs 415
RRon 408
Laura G. 407
Debra 407
eb 406
cuebald 399
EdPerrone 399
Dannyk1 395
Hobart 395
Davyboy49 393
Smile 389
GJShades 387
Alek 386
Ezt 384
tone 380
Marla 380
Ann_F 379
iggyiggy 378
coalminer 377
java 374
ddreuter 371
spidey 371
sweetsong 370
Rob B. 369
danny 367
Jim Ryan 360
papaG 353
Z - man 350
JamesDF5 348
John K 348
Jaden 344
TheBaz 340
Steggy 339
leif 339
tonedeaf 336
rickwork 334
Eddie Ray 332
Johnboy 328
Bob Lever 328
Helicon1 327
lucian 326
Muskie 321
kc 319
Z. Mulls 318
ptondreau 313
Chris B. 310
trush 304
ed323 297
Ellen M 294
markus-ky 293
lizzorn 291
nicnac49 290
Char 286
ktunes 285
Top Likes Received
bennash 38
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
Top 100 Poster
OP Offline
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
I am simply completely hooked on this amazingly well written and acted series ....its on the AMC lineup late at night-so you have to have cable tv.....this Sunday will start the new season at 10/9 Central...AMC is of course a movie channel but in my opinion this show is better than most of the movies run......its really top flight original programming............check it out if you can and let me know if you agree its one of the best things to be offered.....the New York Times reviewed it as Excellant....the basic plot line revolves around a high school chemistry teacher who gets into making Meth to keep him and his family financially afloat during a long ongoing battle with cancer........he is just going to cook up one big batch and make a big score and get out.........of course he doesnt get out after the one big score and dives into the dark underworld of the Arizona meth underworld.....made more interesting by the fact that his brother in law is a federal DEA agent.......yes I know sounds like standard soap fare but I just love the acting and writing in this show...........catch it if you can by all means.......


Last edited by WriterTomYeager; 07/12/11 05:56 PM.
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 7,997
Top 20 Poster
Top 20 Poster
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 7,997
I'll look for it un Netflix Tom, I heard of it but haven't seen it.

Besides old movies (the only great kind it seems) I've been watching some pretty crazy shows, all on instant netflix they have loads of TV series from every channel. Many in HD as well. Very Cool. They just added all the entire original Start Trek series in HD and all the Twilight Zones. I already own the Treks lol


Peace Mike

Music & Video's & Photo's

Demo/Production & Music Services

Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
Top 100 Poster
OP Offline
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
I think you'll like the series Mike

by the way I see where Netflix just raised their prices 50%.......but I reckon its still worth it overall-if not they can expect alot of cancellations and lower volume.....


Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,639
Top 100 Poster
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,639
I stopped watching when the protagonist- the chemist- let the girl die. It killed any sympathy I had for him. I was fascinated for a lot of reasons, one being that I grew up in Albuquerque (where it is set) so I recognize the landscape and the cultural influences.

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
Top 100 Poster
OP Offline
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
you have missed alot since then Samuel

theres been so many interesting developments........I just love the show.....such great acting and writing......its a pretty bleak world they portray-but they dont sugarcoat it....


Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,639
Top 100 Poster
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3,639

I will say that when I saw the first few episodes, I could hardly believe how good it was. I already was impressed with the amazing writing of Malcom in the Middle and knew that it was probably going to be good when Bryan Cranston was cast in the lead.

Talk about moral complexity, this show is just plan "smart". The writing, casting, acting and art direction is better than most movies. The problem I had with that episode where Cranston had to decide to keep his drug business going or let his partner's girlfriend choke to death, was a point where the protagonist deserved to die so I decided not to invest anymore time watching a protagonist I didn't respect. As the Stephenwolf song says, "God Damn the Pusher Man". He crossed the line and I bailed.

At some point a great series will "jump the shark" and everything after than will be downhill. It happened to the Simpsons, Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty and it will happen to Breaking Bad because the popularity is rising after the most creative stage and the "suits" will try to keep in going. It didn't happen to MASH or Seinfield because the crew knew when to pull the plug.

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
Top 100 Poster
OP Offline
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
well Samuel I still think its the best thing on tv and its been a real long time since I got hooked on any tv show or series..........they still amaze me with the quality of writing and acting..........nobody seems to be just phoning it in so to speak......it wont last forever-but in my opinion this is still the best thing on tv these days........


Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 3
Casual Observer
Casual Observer
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 3
I heard of it but haven't seen it.

We Know Your Expectations for [url=htttp://www.epopulardvd.com]television dvd [/url] Films, We Reach It
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,670
Likes: 2
Top 100 Poster
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,670
Likes: 2
Tom, I only heard about the series for the first time a couple of months ago. However, I quickly became addicted to it, and am waiting now for the new season.

A fascinating, complex study of moral decline. Absolutely rivetting.

A couple of other equally brilliant (and older) series are "The Wire" and "House M.D.".


Honour the Earth. Without it, we'd be nowhere.

Life is too important to take seriously.


Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
Top 100 Poster
OP Offline
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
Hi Donna

its a truly addicting show alright...possibly the most well written and well acted show I have ever seen.....and yes like you I cant wait for the next and final season...you should get the DVD's for the seasons you missed.....you are very intelligent and appreciate just how good this show is compared to the usual drivel on American TV.........you would enjoy another AMC Channel show called "Mad Men".....also extremely well acted and written....nice to know that American media is so popular even in Windmill Country....do you get ABC TV? they have that new nightime soap opera-NASHVILLE.....definitely not Masterpiece Theater-but good mindless soap opera with a country music theme...


Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,670
Likes: 2
Top 100 Poster
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,670
Likes: 2
I've heard of 'Mad Men', Tom. I'll need to check them out.

There sure have been some excellent series over the past few years, including from the UK. Did you ever see 'Spooks'?

Another brilliant one (US, I think) is 'The Killing'. Short, though. Only two seasons, I think.


Honour the Earth. Without it, we'd be nowhere.

Life is too important to take seriously.


Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
Top 100 Poster
OP Offline
Top 100 Poster
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,650
I think you will enjoy Mad Men.....besides being well written and acted the male lead is quite a good looking man.....one of the new sex symbols in TV......

course they have something for the men as well-some real beauties........

I really think you will like that show...

thanks for the recommendations you gave................I will check em out


Joined: Nov 2018
Posts: 4
Casual Observer
Casual Observer
Joined: Nov 2018
Posts: 4
Loved this series and now i am watching Better call Saul

Web Designer CMS Developer
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 19,580
Likes: 13
Top 10 Poster
Top 10 Poster
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 19,580
Likes: 13
I started watching Better Call Saul, but for some reason we lost interest in it a bit.. we need to get back to it but it didn't hold us like Breaking Bad did.

Brian Austin Whitney
Just Plain Folks
Skype: Brian Austin Whitney
Facebook: www.facebook.com/justplainfolks

"Don't sit around and wait for success to come to you... it doesn't know the way." -Brian Austin Whitney

"It's easier to be the bigger man when you actually are..." -Brian Austin Whitney

"Sometimes all you have to do to inspire humans to greatness is to give them a reason and opportunity to do something great." -Brian Austin Whitney

Link Copied to Clipboard
Support Just Plain Folks

We would like to keep the membership in Just Plain Folks FREE! Your donation helps support the many programs we offer including Road Trips and the Music Awards.

Newest Members
chriscastle, yasir252, cathennashira, Samwise, HappySousa
21,470 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Most Online37,523
Jan 25th, 2020
Just Plain Quotes
"When will we all, as artists, creators and facilitators learn that the so-called experts in our lives are nothing more than someone who has stepped forward and called themselves an expert?" –Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
bobmahoney (37), Severe (46)
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5