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GateWorld
May 4th, 2013, 09:08 PM
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<FONT SIZE="1">EPISODE NUMBER - 301</FONT>
<DIV STYLE="margin-top:10px; padding:0;">Seven months after the arrival of the 2nd Mass in Charleston, the town enjoys the benefits of support and technology from the Volm. But when evidence points to a mole in their ranks, Tom appoints his former mentor to investigate. Hal dreams of encounters with Karen, and Anne prepares to give birth.</DIV>
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Lt.Colonel John Sheppard
June 9th, 2013, 05:09 PM
I like Season Premieres that start off things with a "bang".

Gen. Chris
June 9th, 2013, 11:21 PM
Great first two episodes (speaking about both, of course)

Perelandra
June 10th, 2013, 07:31 AM
yes great first two eps and:
wondering who the mole is, can the Volms be trusted, and holy cow Karen is the new overlord did I hear that right?

garhkal
June 10th, 2013, 01:07 PM
Yup you did.

Though it makes me irked that yet again they 'skip forward in time'. I would have loved to see the initial meeting with the Volms and the formation of the pack with them.
in addition the whole "mole" thing has me on edge, as i love skullduggery.

Though it also makes me wonder.. If the Volm has such good tech, how was it the "assini (i believe thats what the overlord race is called) enslaved them?

Livestick
June 10th, 2013, 02:33 PM
Yup you did.

Though it makes me irked that yet again they 'skip forward in time'. I would have loved to see the initial meeting with the Volms and the formation of the pack with them.
in addition the whole "mole" thing has me on edge, as i love skullduggery.

Though it also makes me wonder.. If the Volm has such good tech, how was it the "assini (i believe thats what the overlord race is called) enslaved them?


It's Ashvini. And I think Weaver is right. The Volm are lying about who and what they are and have their own agenda.

gatechick
June 10th, 2013, 02:39 PM
Great episode.

I too was irked that they skipped forward. I would like to know more about what happened right after the Volm came to earth. I really hope Hal does not turn out to be the mole, because it is so obvious that it would be him. I love Karen as the new overlord. She does creepy and evil so well. What is up with super babies in sci-fi shows. First BSG, then Stargate Sg-1 and Atlantis. I do not get the fascination. I am wondering if this season will be like some big dream, based on the previews for next week. or I could be getting ahead of myself and misunderstanding the preview.

Lt.Colonel John Sheppard
June 10th, 2013, 03:50 PM
it's spelled Espheni.

Ian-S
June 10th, 2013, 06:28 PM
For a few seconds I entertained the notion that the

mole IS the Volm

but then dismissed that as too obvious, so I considered that it was

Hal because he is "telepathically" linked to Karen...

but then I dismissed that because he

knew both parts of the attack plan, so it couldn't be him.

So I'm back to the original idea.

Oh and WHAT THE FRAK??

You have shiny new weapons that can take out a super-mech in one shot, but you forget to take them to the biggest battle ever, and don't even consider strapping one to Hal's platform?????

JEEZ! no wonder we're on the menu.

Still, who cares? Falling Skies is back!!!! YIPEEEE!

Gen. Chris
June 10th, 2013, 07:50 PM
For a few seconds I entertained the notion that the

mole IS the Volm

but then dismissed that as too obvious, so I considered that it was

Hal because he is "telepathically" linked to Karen...

but then I dismissed that because he

knew both parts of the attack plan, so it couldn't be him.

So I'm back to the original idea.

Oh and WHAT THE FRAK??

You have shiny new weapons that can take out a super-mech in one shot, but you forget to take them to the biggest battle ever, and don't even consider strapping one to Hal's platform?????

JEEZ! no wonder we're on the menu.

Still, who cares? Falling Skies is back!!!! YIPEEEE!



I thought it was Hal as well, but the mole got the plans while they were traveling to the site, I think, so it couldn't be him. I have a theory about who it is but I'll keep it to myself

Perelandra
June 11th, 2013, 07:19 AM
Great episode.

I too was irked that they skipped forward. I would like to know more about what happened right after the Volm came to earth. I really hope Hal does not turn out to be the mole, because it is so obvious that it would be him. I love Karen as the new overlord. She does creepy and evil so well. What is up with super babies in sci-fi shows. First BSG, then Stargate Sg-1 and Atlantis. I do not get the fascination. I am wondering if this season will be like some big dream, based on the previews for next week. or I could be getting ahead of myself and misunderstanding the preview.

Yes irked too I thought I had missed an episode I would like to see in a flashback how the initial meeting/alliance got set up with the Volm. And I don't trust them either they have their own agenda for sure.
The super baby thing- I could do without that storyline. But we'll see how it plays out.

the fifth man
June 14th, 2013, 09:57 PM
Very strong season premiere. My wife couldn't watch it when I did, so I got lucky. I got to watch this twice in two days. I even picked up a few things I didn't notice in my first watch.

knowles2
June 17th, 2013, 01:23 AM
Good episode.
I reckon Tom is planning to seize the Volm weapon once it is completed for the resistance, with Pope men taking care of the Volm. Tom and Pope make the best double team on the show. Weaver will be pissed that Tom left him out of his plan to double cross the Volm. I don't think Weaver will be launching a rebellion anytime soon, as has been suggested on other sites, Weaver and Tom are just to close for that to happen.

I am kind of hoping the creepy baby thing is just all in her mind, they all been through hell and back and it would be nice to see some consequences and it not exactly unknown for pregnancies to induce a mental melt down, that be a bigger surprise than Alexis actually being a super baby.

It a shame Matt as entered the rebellious teenage stage, his character was better last season, playing the kid learning to fight.

cosmichobo
June 17th, 2013, 02:55 AM
Very happy to see the show back, and with a bang indeed.

It's weird to think Karen started out as a fairly sweet thing, and now is so Superbad. Indeed though, despite the actors (apparent young) age, she does a pretty convincing job IMO, but I have to say it did strike me as pretty unrealistic that she'd become the new boss - presume it was as much about saving on CGI than anything.

I don't mind the "6 months later" (or however long it was), as it just adds that degree of mystery, trying to figure out all that's been going on since last we saw the survivors.

Ahh - I'd forgotten about the Mole doing things at the same time that Hal had solid alibis... It really could be anyone... But it had better be a main character... Just too lame if they pass it off on some previously unnamed soldier.

knowles2
June 17th, 2013, 01:05 PM
The mole is mostly likely the person who killed Manchester, an to me it look like it was a women walking along the corridor.

I am thinking the mole is Tom chief of staff.

garhkal
June 20th, 2013, 12:52 PM
I thought it was Hal as well, but the mole got the plans while they were traveling to the site, I think, so it couldn't be him. I have a theory about who it is but I'll keep it to myself

Spoil us baby.. who do you think it is?

As to the comments about the superbabies , i too am getting a little tired of them. BUT i also would like to know When/how the Esphendi managed to alter the DNA of her kid?

Livestick
June 20th, 2013, 01:46 PM
Spoil us baby.. who do you think it is?

As to the comments about the superbabies , i too am getting a little tired of them. BUT i also would like to know When/how the Esphendi managed to alter the DNA of her kid?

Well, she WAS captured in the last year's finale. The would presumably be when it happened. As to how... I have absolutely no idea. :P

cosmichobo
June 21st, 2013, 12:15 AM
Also RE SuperBaby, Tom spent that time captured by them too... DNA is 50% from each parent...

garhkal
June 21st, 2013, 01:33 PM
True.. So perhaps the "super baby" is a plant BY The overlords to rule us from within.

Brother Freyr
June 26th, 2013, 10:02 PM
Super baby could also be a side effect of Anne's extensive use of the Volm tech while pregnant. I'm not putting my money on it, but it's a possibility.

A lot of spoiler tags so far in this thread. Remember they're unnecessary except for references to events in 3x02 and beyond.

Fishhead
July 4th, 2013, 05:01 AM
Any opinions on why "underground Charleston" seems to have been abandoned? Life was certainly better organized and cleaner down there.

cosmichobo
July 4th, 2013, 07:08 PM
Any opinions on why "underground Charleston" seems to have been abandoned? Life was certainly better organized and cleaner down there.

Construction on the real shopping complex needed to move on? (:

Now they have the barrier they can afford to be up top... And most humans like sunshine over darkness/artificial light.

garhkal
July 4th, 2013, 09:07 PM
Plus they can move around more, have access to fresh air.

THough it makes me wonder where they grow all the fruit/veg and have grazing ground for all the meat?

Matt G
July 16th, 2013, 02:09 PM
OK...

1. A LOT of stuff has been going down...wouldn't have minded a few flashbacks.

2. The Volm look cool, certainly trustworthy for the time being. Too early to tell if Weaver is right.

3. Karen is an overlord now? Flip!

4. What the hell is up with the new Mason kid?

Baron Of Hell
September 22nd, 2013, 04:32 AM
I think the show picked up a bit but still wouldn't call it good.

Didn't like that they skipped past the first contact scene and into the future. Skipping after the first contact would have been ok. It was a bit jarring the way they did it.

garhkal
September 22nd, 2013, 10:24 PM
It seems revolution is getting into that "Skiping time" act. Its one of the only gripes i have with the way they do things.

Spimman
November 6th, 2013, 05:25 AM
Cool way to start the season. While skipping ahead in some ways isn't preferred, the show has pretty short seasons and so can't afford to spend 2-5 episodes getting to know the Volm and going through a presidential election process. I thought they handled it pretty well. I'm interested to learn more about the Volm.

garhkal
November 6th, 2013, 02:31 PM
I still find it interesting that this series is stuck with only 10 eps a season, but every other series gets a full 20..

SimplyComplex
November 7th, 2013, 12:34 PM
Great premiere especially the opening scene and the Hal/Karen weird woods sex thing. Started to become uninteresting once Hal lost his evil side. So, first 7 or so episodes were good, while the last 3 episodes were sooooooo anti climatic.

Looney
February 8th, 2014, 07:41 PM
Okay, I just started Season Three and WOW! I loved this episode. I don't like that O'Quinn is gone and that was the first clue that Hal isn't the mole. Manchester would have reacted to seeing Hal out of the chair and he didn't. It was someone he expected to see. All signs point to the Chief of Staff, and yes that looked like a woman walking up to his door. But she also seems way too obvious.

My biggest complaint is the stuff with the baby. I really don't like it and I hope it is all in Anne's head. There are a few explanations for it, but I still don't like it.