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April 23 2007

Drive: Does the Race Exist? The Bobby Truax Show (4/13/2007) and (4/18/2007). Host Bobby Truax invites guests to talk about the rumors of The Race. We've all heard about it, but does it exist?

Click on Drive under BROWSE SHOWS.
Also there are FOXCASTING (aka podcasting)of the Drive episodes.

I don't think THE BOBBY TRUAX SHOW is real, but I thought it was a pretty clever idea.

Need to get some other late night radio hosts talking about The Race.

Unfortunatelt, the premise of this show doesn't interest me in the least...

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Simpleba,

I won't have been interested in this show at all either if Nathan and Tim weren't involved.

Now, it is the only show I watch live and then rewatch later. Love all the little Firefly references and inside jokes. If you want to check out Drive episodes online free see http://www.myspace.com/driveonfox

And Alex Tully is just so Malcolm Reynolds' Earth-That-Was ancestor. Although, I am not sure how Captain Reynolds turned out the way he did with such an ancestor.

[ edited by Anonymous1 on 2007-04-23 06:18 ]
Yeah, I don't think that it's the premise that will make Drive a good show (if it gets the chance to become a good show). Frankly, I don't think that the premise of Buffy or Firefly or Angel made them good shows either. It's the writing and the characters that make them great shows.

It's funny to me when Whedon-fans say they don't like the premise of Drive. Usually it's because it's too "mainstream" or "hokey" or "uncreative" or whatever. But, that's just the inverse of all of the other people who say they don't like the "out there" and "fantasy/sci-fi" premises of shows like Buffy and Firefly. Haven't we all tried to convince people to watch those shows despite their premises? Why wouldn't we do the same?
Hear, hear!

Personally, I avoided Buffy and Angel like the plague as I was in no way interested in goth, vampires or demons (nor am I still.) Then I fell in love with Firefly. Then I gave the preceding shows a chance and fell in love with them - for the writing and characters. So it is with Drive - I've watched the three aired eps at least twice, now, and am anxious for tonight's fourth.
Monday! Monday! Monday!
It's funny to me when Whedon-fans say they don't like the premise of Drive. Usually it's because it's too "mainstream" or "hokey" or "uncreative" or whatever. But, that's just the inverse of all of the other people who say they don't like the "out there" and "fantasy/sci-fi" premises of shows like Buffy and Firefly. Haven't we all tried to convince people to watch those shows despite their premises? Why wouldn't we do the same?

This is true, but for some, no amount of good writing or acting will enable them to get past whatever it is they really don't like (racing cars, vampires, spaceships, etc). In the same vein, no amount of liking a concept will overcome bad writing and acting! (Oh how I wanted to love Smallville, cuz I love me some Supes backstory...) BUT, it is true some people like Joss can write and construct in a way that the show isn't primarily about the thing you dislike. Buffy was a vampire slayer, but how much of the show was actually about her slaying vamps? Not much. And Firefly was about about 'space cowboys', but how much of the tale rested on being in space? (Though if you really hate those things, you won't like the shows.) To me, Drive really droops and sags in parts(mostly the driving parts!), and I never really felt that with Joss' shows. I know Tim is much loved and I've appreciated some of his Joss-show episodes, but I think Joss set the bar really high as a creator.

That said, I do hope Drive succeeds, even if I won't be watching it. My God, Nathan is certainly due!
I wouldn't have watched the show either, if not for Capt Mal, and it turns out that I like it. I don't know where it's going, but I like the characters and the actors that play them. I will stick with it cuz as what was said previously, give a show a chance and you may be pleasantly surprized. I always appreciate a show that tries to do something different.
Question about tonight's episode, is the first appearance of ?
Are you asking if that's the case, Simon? If so, no. That happened last week.
Cheers, I wasn't sure.
It's such a relief not to hate Mondays anymore, except for the part about getting up and going to work. Not only is Drive making Mondays sing, tonight is the return of Heroes, so a double-adrenaline blast!
Love all the little Firefly references and inside jokes.


Ditto, someone should keep a list.
Tonight is the new Heroes as well?

WOO-HOO!

Tonight is a good night for T.V. it seems...
faith21 | April 23, 23:20 CET
Ditto, someone should keep a list.


Drive DVD extra!

[ edited by Anonymous1 on 2007-04-24 04:18 ]

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