The Expanse

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  1. Joe_Pesci

    Joe_Pesci How can less be more? It's impossible
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    I read in some reddit comment that their budget is actually the same, they just uwe it over 10 episodes instead of 12 or 13

    In terms of the overall look, it's great. Some of the CGI is corny but not bad
     
  2. Truman

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    Finished. They do such a good job. Next season is probably my favorite book in the series. It's going to be so awesome.
     
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  3. Truman

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    I forgot to mention this - I was listening to a podcast and they talked about the swearing. Apparently they had a lot of cussing in the dialogue in the first 3 seasons, but censored it for Syfy, but they didnt need to do that for the Canadian channel it was on. So none of it is censored anymore on amazon.

    So that explains you not really noticing the diferrence, but the Syfy watchers did. But also Avasarala is much more unencumbered in S4 as well.
     
  4. bryix

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    recently started this series and I'm enjoying it. finished up season one and a couple of episodes in to season 2.

    do they ever explain how they get thrust propulsion in space?
     
  5. southlick

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    They use a some kind of fusion reactor/drive.
     
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  6. Joe_Pesci

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    https://expanse.fandom.com/wiki/Epstein_Drive
     
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  7. Truman

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    They explain the Epstein drive fairly early in s02 iirc.
     
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  8. bryix

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  9. CaneKnight

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    Finished and once again I enjoyed this season. Can't wait for Season 5
     
  10. CaneKnight

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    I'm also about to rewatch the entire series because why not.
     
  11. zeberdee

    zeberdee read it? I own it. but no, I have not read it
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    only 3 eps in but Amazon really stepped up the female attractiveness with some of these new additions.
     
  12. Joe_Pesci

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    I liked the Star Helix lady and the reporter :idk:

    One joke among my friends is that none of these women skipped a leg day in their lives to make up for zero g
     
  13. zeberdee

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    honestly more a comment on the additions than subtractions. the doctor is beautiful.
     
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  14. zeberdee

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    2 seconds after I type that she gets shot.
     
  15. zeberdee

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    just finished. really enjoyed it.
     
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  16. Arrec Bardwin

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    I liked it, but it seemed like half a season and not a complete one. Don’t feel like it moved very much plot wise.
     
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  17. Fargin' Icehole

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    Liked it but didn't love the storylines this season. Did like the quality improvement from Amazon money. Love Amos.
    Hated the Miller metal spider and then it being attacked by the structure.
     
  18. Truman

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    The book this season was based on is the slowest in the series. At the time I read it, I was very meh on it. However you later realize it's just table setting for the wild ride to come.
     
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  19. Joe_Pesci

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    Do we learn more about the ring builders or the other bad guys soon? My only issue about the season was we barely learned anything
     
  20. Truman

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    I'll put this in spoilers in case people want to remain in the dark about everything. There arent any plot spoilers below

    Quick answer is no, not really. The focus is more about humanity discovering new worlds, a new technology and how that impacts the geopolitical - or solar system-political balance. The why and how about the protomolecule creators and the beings that wiped them out arent as important to the story as they new territory and technology it allows humans to develop, explore and how that shifts balance of power between mars, earth and the belt.


    There's 1 more book in the 9 book series. They just started to tease we might get more insight to protomolecule and the people that wiped them out in the 8th book. So unless they change something for the show, or move some things up, I dont expect there to be a whole lot of answers on that front.
     
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  21. Wu

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    Truman spoiler not spoilers
     
  22. Truman

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    you beat my edit. I thought I caught that quickly
     
  23. Arrec Bardwin

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    You’re a hero Wu
     
  24. Truman

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    If youre itching for more Expanse discourse - The Churn Podcast is really good. The host, I find a bit annoying, but she also has a history professor on and the discuss the show really in depth. They talk about the big plot points, but also talk about the more under the radar stuff like the implications of the ring of the geo political relationships, compares it to our history ect.

    There are also a lot of min episodes interviewing the cast.