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The Old Man (FX | Hulu)

Release Date: June 16, 2022
Studio: 20th Television
Directors: Jon Watts, Jet Wilkinson, Zetna Fuentes
MPAA Rating: TV-MA
Screenwriters: Robert Levine, Jonathan E. Steinberg
Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Pej Vahdat, John Lithgow, Alia Shawkat, E.J. Bonilla, Noor Razooky, Amy Brenneman
Plot Summary: A former CIA officer, who's living off the grid, finds himself on the run from people who want to kill him.

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Watched episode 1 last night, pretty awesome. I thought it was funny how it didn't take long for Jeff Bridges' rug to got soiled, with blood this time. Too bad, it really tied the room together.
 
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I think I have the plot figured out now, but I'll keep my mouth shut.
 

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I watched this last night (though I think a new episode will hit Hulu today). It's really good.
 

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Bummed when I found out this got a Season 2. Really has the feel of a 1 season Limited Series to it.
 

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We fell asleep in an episode that had a ton of subtitles now having trouble getting back into it. My wife has moved on from the show, which means I am screwed.

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This got slower than molasses and as the series wears on, I can really feel the Covid production of it all.
 

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This show is horrible it started off so damn good

And now I’m just hoping Jeff Bridges dies.

That last episode just turned me off.
 

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Yeah what the heck happened? It started out so intriguing and became so boring.
One answer might be they needed to totally change the show mid-stream. Bridges got cancer in the middle of it, had to go thru treatments, then got Covid and almost died. So they not only cut their episode order from 10 to 7 for him but had to cut wayyyyyy back on anything requiring him to exert a lot of energy.
 

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One answer might be they needed to totally change the show mid-stream. Bridges got cancer in the middle of it, had to go thru treatments, then got Covid and almost died. So they not only cut their episode order from 10 to 7 for him but had to cut wayyyyyy back on anything requiring him to exert a lot of energy.
That explains so much. Maybe I'll try to finish again.
 

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One answer might be they needed to totally change the show mid-stream. Bridges got cancer in the middle of it, had to go thru treatments, then got Covid and almost died. So they not only cut their episode order from 10 to 7 for him but had to cut wayyyyyy back on anything requiring him to exert a lot of energy.

Oh wow.

That might explain the story shift from action to family drama
 

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