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Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2018 6:13 a.m. PST

Started watching the 1st ssn of this last night on Netflix. Watched 3 of 6 episodes. Sean Bean stars. Very good period piece, reimagining of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein". Sean Bean was a producer. Nice references to his "Sharp" series….LOL! Highly recommended (I know, Hal, thatnks for that phrase…!).

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Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2018 10:52 a.m. PST

I saw the previews for this series while I was watching Babylon Berlin. That is a series about 1927 Berlin with Communists And nationalists and police and crooks and such.

Are there actual battles in the Frankenstein Series? Something to game?

Black Cavalier21 Feb 2018 11:32 a.m. PST

Seems like having Sean Bean produce a project may be the only way his character will make it to the end of the show (hopefully).

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2018 12:50 p.m. PST

Bob, I wouldn't expect battles in a Frankenstein story, plenty of pulp rpg potential maybe. That Babylon Berlin series sounds good though.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2018 4:48 p.m. PST

That sounds like an interesting series.

hocklermp521 Feb 2018 5:21 p.m. PST

Very atmospheric. Even indoors everyone can see their breath and all in all I'm glad I did not live there then.

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2018 5:38 p.m. PST

Nick, it's like Peaky Blinders in Berlin. i'll do Frankenstein next.

M C MonkeyDew22 Feb 2018 5:11 a.m. PST

Was fortunate enough to see this previously. I really liked it and thought it raised some interesting philosophical/religious issues while being a cracking bit of Gothic detective fun.

Sadly I do not think Bean said "bastard" once.

Other than that worth watching.

Bob

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2018 7:54 p.m. PST

I have watched one episode and thought it was pretty good.
Mark

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