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Raising Dion Review

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Raising Dion Netflix Exclusive Review: Color Commentary

Is Raising Dion good? The Michael B Jordan action hero moviereviewed by the Color Commentary team at Blerd. Click here for our non-spoiler/spoiler review


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today we're going to be talking about
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the brand new Netflix show raising D on
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this show is raising D on the story of a
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single mother
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widowed okay she's nice little yeah
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Widow it wouldn't single mother raising
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a young man who spontaneously developed
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house huge bounce and what do you do we
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will throw in the fact that this is an
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african-american Glade you know so
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there's a little reflection know some
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things we get getting some
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representation in here shut up on
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Netflix we decided to color commentary
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crudely to spend a little bit of time
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watching this show so we're gonna give
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you the non-spoiler review of it as well
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as a full review unlike some of the
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other shows we have watched we've saw
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all the episodes so it was only 9 and
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not 13 thank God
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baby Netflix so uh mr. Taylor what do
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you have to say come on Raven Dickey on
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yeah oh yeah I was pretty excited when I
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saw the the trailer for this a couple
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weeks back to my channel
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this looks interesting okay you know
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black boy it was about six or seven I
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guess any eight no he's he's you know
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there's no scar so I was intrigued all
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right it's like we don't have their
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movies like this so I was like yeah I'm
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definitely down for checking this one
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out but I thought it was really I
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thought it was um pretty pretty good
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really really had some really good
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episodes they had some like pretty okay
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episodes it started off a horrible it
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comes yeah it didn't take too long to
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get into the story but it did come by it
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was like a little blank right at the
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beginning on that first episode was it
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started I really enjoyed it um I had a
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lot of good twists in it the acting was
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done that thing was really know well my
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all two actors a little boy he did a lot
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of things he was my son sometimes so I
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was sitting there just laughing like s
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he just like go off and you start
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randomly doing something this is amazing
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how exactly yeah that's my kid but cubed
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or Sam some of that so you know having
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fun just kind of watching the kids
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interact I love the little girl
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Esperanza yes she was like my favorite
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characters I love her little smart mouth
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she was just she just they care she's
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doing what she won't do until you know
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she felt and didn't have no I don't care
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okay we talk about me and hurt my pillow
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so I really and that's my daughter she
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watched the show steals like she was
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really um he felt I guess a new a new
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respect for her almost because like she
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can see like wow her being disabled and
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stuff you know she's this I guess tough
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and this what's the word I'm looking for
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uh Nikki honor so she's just confident
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her so then she didn't really allow
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anybody to bring her down so my daughter
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really like understood oh yeah I'm gonna
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start getting more confident myself it's
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not worried so much with people think oh
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well telling isn't it because I enjoy I
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thought I thought I thought I thought
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the kids at school all of them like felt
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like they were really a school so like a
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lot of times when you watch these type
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movies you see kids acting together they
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don't really be with the graders job
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they need like an adult in there with
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them to act so seeing the kids just have
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their own dialogue throughout the whole
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shows for like most of the whole episode
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I really enjoyed it
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I like know this was produced I believe
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by Michael B Jordan he's a definitely
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one of my you know favorite actors right
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now but watching him since Friday Night
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Lights and the wire so I'll go way back
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but yeah just seeing him and he jumped
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in teacher he comes in but uh I just I
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just enjoyed I thought I did a good job
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he's definitely bringing us a lot of
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blurred tight type stuff so he's a big
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flirt I see I think I didn't know he was
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that big of a clerk and I know he'd like
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watches the ruler a lot of the animes he
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has clothing lines of enemies
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becomes a lot of offense of course he
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was a black panther he had actually has
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his own enemy that's on the Cartoon
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Network
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so yeah he is actually like the Adult
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Swim part across the network yeah he
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does on there too I really watched but
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he loves it so I was I was only
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encouraged by it I wanted to keep going
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the episode is really good it has a lot
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of good surprises and good you'll
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definitely enjoy yes yes I'm all for
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that man they were everything that you
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said man I thought it was really good
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show I think it's a very well-rounded
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show in a lot of ways um there's some
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things that kids will enjoy um I've seen
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a lot of people say that it's more of a
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kid's chill I don't think so I don't
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think it's a good show because there's a
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lot of things that are really pertinent
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to adults particularly when you're
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spending time with the mom and you're
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going through you know her lies and
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what's half
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but I think there's enough things that
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the kids can relate to and things that
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parents can enjoy to get it's
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interesting for people that like sci-fi
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type of things I think it's good for
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people that like more of a story and
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list of the sci-fi but it's a really
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good balance of things you know I think
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the characters are compelling they're
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interesting you know I want to find out
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more about them you know you like
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watching the little twerks of the
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characters one of my favorite things is
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watching Dion and how he reacts with his
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mom and then anytime he's not around his
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mom and he's just talking to like
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Esperanza it's like hilarious could it
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reminds me of me of a kid and how kids
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are because when you become a dope and
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you talk to kids he's talked to you like
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they're done you know like yeah why
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don't you do that I dunno like they just
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right but soon as adults no wait yeah I
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couldn't tell my mom about that because
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you know she was happy for Nate we got a
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protector from Beck exactly I was a kid
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like I talk I talk about friends like
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yeah we roll video so just like you I
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love Esperanza she's definitely my
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favorite character of the show and I can
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relate exactly you don't do what Monica
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is talking about you know I definitely
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like the fact that she is herself you
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know and she is extremely loyal and like
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I said she's herself you know you're not
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gonna let anybody bother her the whole
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story a lot of it is about dealing on
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trying to fit in it was really about
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several characters trying to fit in you
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know but out of all the characters see
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the one that most is confident in
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herself you know I love it because she
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could easily be the one that is the
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least confident in herself but because
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of that you know this is my friend and
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it doesn't matter
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I'm gonna treat him well you know and
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I'm gonna believe in him and if he says
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he likes this thing I'm gonna be excited
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about that type of thing and I'm not
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gonna let anybody else talk oh we talked
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about that's for babies no he likes me I
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like that you know I love that like when
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they were at the party you know the poor
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ended up in Canada
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you know last thing as far as it being
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well rounded it's like everybody gets a
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little piece of something the main
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characters are black let me see here
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again we mentioned Esperanza there's an
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Asian boss in here there's a black
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teacher you know really like you know I
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really like the fact that they put him
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in there particularly since they made a
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big deal about the fact that there's
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only two black kids at the whole school
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so you wouldn't expect there to be a
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black teacher as well
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but there is a black teacher and you
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know he does a really good job
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connecting with his kids you know they
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just really took all the people that are
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kind of left out in a lot of tender
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mainstream movies and TV shows and
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really getting them the opportunity to
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shine and I loved it I was all about it
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so I think this is definitely a show
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that you should watch take your time
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watch it with your kids there's nothing
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else if there's any foul language or you
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know sexuality that if you are more of a
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conservative person you might have some
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issue with a couple characters but
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that's if you're you know if you're a
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conservative person but if you realize
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that we live in 2019 regardless of your
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feelings you know that this stuff is
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just happening how you feel about it
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that is in your face so there it is you
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know it is yummy but you should get
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better get this your watch
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all right it is fine
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the same time time you ready ah all
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right mr. Taylor
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what is your spoiler review oh raison D
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huh okay so I really I like how they
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used I liked how he found out he had
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powers and he acted like what a kid will
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at like once he had powers like he
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started Isis making stuff been around
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and I like how he did not have control
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of his compactness powers
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so basically going throughout the whole
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Muslim show like having him learn how to
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control his powers and the lot of the
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Star Wars references and comic books and
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I'm like what is a God father's man Pat
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yeah like a peck comes in and he's like
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this support role cause you know we know
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Michael B Jordan he dies early I guess
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he dives in you know past vision so
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mm-hmm know what happens to helm until
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later on by like I like how they they
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basically he and we kept pretty simple
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you know he had some things him moving
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to stuff and then him getting the power
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to kid getting powers and then like
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everybody learning about and I felt
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everything flowed really well I thought
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I thought it looked at you I know
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everything you look too cheesy cuz
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sometimes someone shows is a yahoo with
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sci-fi most some things are pretty good
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pretty good money in there stuff like CW
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sometimes they look like corny with some
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of their special effects I thought I did
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pretty good here it was better being on
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see you tomorrow right - you were you
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all over that show that movie oh yeah
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yeah yeah now special effects it's
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horrible
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yeah yeah I like to do it
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just touch this lamp stop me stop but um
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uh what was Radeon it's just I guess you
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just have so many different characters a
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dip we could know everybody had a
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character that you keep running to
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Nikolas so and they didn't spend so much
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time on one or two particular characters
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like guess the mom and the son had the
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most of time but you saw Pat he saw her
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sister we saw the other kids at school
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you know you saw it's the father and the
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ball easy I saw a little bit of
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everybody the whole stuff so it kept me
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interested in the whole series it was
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fun even when I first started watching
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that I thought it was just a movie so I
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was like still when I was starting to
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get into uh all getting good cuz you
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know it's like it's been like 45 minutes
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okay well good or no sorry about to be
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really good oh just the theory I was
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like yes sounds like this is a series
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yes I can watch like 8 9 10 episodes I
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was excited so yeah that was kind of
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like I read all to the movie like two
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hour movie and I figured everyone just
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cram everything into the last hour and a
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half but yeah Frank yes
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yo you boys quick cram I really just let
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me lose there and I had me like
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completely turned over with Pat like the
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way they brought him in from they did a
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great job like they brought him in like
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the little Duke goofy you know outsider
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guidance a little thrilled kids but he
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already got my girl and you know he was
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friends with a dad and everything but
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he's like they're helping support his
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guys on the stuff he ain't seeing the
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whole relationship growing playing games
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with have everybody's caught him like a
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kid on top and then we find out at the
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end of the door he's the first that's
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been telling everybody the whole ring
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yes daddy we should told me he was gonna
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be
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I'm like only gain I did not see that
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coming so that was like when I say it
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like it's probably that was a surprise
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even though even though why even the
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mall just like you killed you killed my
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husband like yeah
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I didn't mean to I told him tell me what
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he was going and I was like well that
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was pretty good that I really thought an
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asian chick was the bad guy like the
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whole time I thought Sudan had some hope
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but he actually you know release right
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now she's not the main bad guy so right
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so I like how I love a lot of open doors
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for theories and future episodes and
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future seasons on how they can take this
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they kind of love me kind of like
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stranger things like on the first season
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you had the demigod jogging in the world
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of things called he was the bad guy and
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once they stopped today finally always a
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whole world that's trying to you know
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take over and then that said she'll for
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the next season so like here's like oh
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now we know there's a supernatural being
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that's trying to kill all the rest of
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the people that got affected and they
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can take their power so yeah I enjoyed I
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can't say I watch the hair watch Dixon
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this step so straight one night and then
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I just finish the last two up today so
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yeah it was it goes good watched a lot
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of stuff haka top rock just try can't
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remember it's a great great show to meet
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thought was really well done
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good job Michael B and the crew who
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helped Netflix
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what does you once again yes sir I am in
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a hundred percent agreement that's why
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we gotta find some more stuff that we
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disagree on we're right on room locked
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in I gotta find so to be contrarian with
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you on yeah man um
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episode 7 is the best one me tell you if
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you are watching this show and you think
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it's a little bit boring or maybe you're
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not into it
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just make it to episode 7 then when you
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see Pat Wright John did not see that
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coming
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y'all who walks the show you know I
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figured these things out I've seen so
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many movies I'm like oh that's such a
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sir that's him that's it I had no
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clothes not that I had one thing one
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piece of evidence and the only thing I
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can say that I thought that Pat maybe
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had ours too
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because he kept getting those migrants
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you know something's happening with the
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migrants that that means something but
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him being the crooked man no no not a
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clue yeah they keep bringing up this guy
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they've lost so the Asian lady what's
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the name Suzanne I think there's a name
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I feel listening don't let it yeah we're
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gonna call her Suzanne right now yes she
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has this assistant that she's always
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like loris give me this Lawrence give me
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that and like Lauren is always looking
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at he does okay something like Laura's
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he must be got you know he's that best
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yeah that's the guy right there
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Lawrence can reveal himself look at what
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great and you know I really love the
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city the development of Deon powers it's
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they're doing in a really good way like
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you said he doesn't control him at all
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and then he just had he spurts work he
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shows you the next thing that he can do
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you like women he learn to just take
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these balls of energy like oh you can do
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that now to it this teleport turn
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invisible and but in the same token he's
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still a kid so he's my training with the
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lady was he shocking to me which is
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interesting I guess that acts there was
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actually no payoff in that part because
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he never uses them he never uses the
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invisibility like I don't know if
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problem if the
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I can see them when they're invisible or
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not but he never uses it anyway so it
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kind of yeah now that I think about it
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that was probably a little bit of
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problem with the writing because you
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don't want to introduce something that
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much time doing it any time teaching him
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how to be invisible only for him to
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never use it any other time in the rest
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of the show you know particularly said
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the lady died you know so if he do that
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if he does it in season two it won't
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really mean anything
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versus it being somehow connected to him
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you know to her dying and him being able
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to transcend that depth and being able
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to come in invisible so that may be
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something that they missed but other
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than that I think the writing is pretty
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good at for historians concerned again I
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like the fact that this so many
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different characters and I love how the
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Pat and the Asian boss switch characters
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could be definite think Suzanne is the
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bad guy um I only have a couple of
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dislikes really this is actually only
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the same dislike and I could see how
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certain people are gonna dislike this
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show and you guys probably wouldn't
20:30
think I would feel this way based off of
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what I just said about the Joker my
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thing is that I'm an equal-opportunity
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person I believe believe in equality for
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everybody so my only dislike in this
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show is that every single white male
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character in this show is a bad guy at
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some point every single one Pat is the
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main villain right all right
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there's a white male teacher he's a
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racist yeah yeah Jonathan is the main
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kid initially the main villain kid
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initially now he turns around and get
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themselves together which I'm like that
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a lot I like it reminds me of my mom
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being a fourth grade teacher and being
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able to deal with the difficult kids and
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sometimes if you can reach them they can
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get out of that I really like seeing
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that transformation of Jonathan he just
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needed somebody to believe in him and to
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get around the bright people and stop
21:25
trying to fit in with the bad kids so I
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like that but he still was the what the
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main villain initially and even the
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little white boy at the end they're only
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white
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we're doing one your daddy just got
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killed and then the lady won't help you
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shit now that that was kind of funny to
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me tiptoes like it kind of felt like cuz
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I'll guess I'm just gonna say it was a
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white woman telling the white boy that
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she can't help him because you gotta
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help black shit I can't help you you
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believe you're oh I got the eye
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what are you gonna go see Dina take me
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to you don't want to help me like my
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daddy got it daddy died in the same
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situation here
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he got powers why do I gotta stay here I
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only like the whole movie
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[Music]
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Wow and speaking of her character I
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forget with her name this right now
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because again a little small problem
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with the reigning after she died they
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never even said her name again I don't
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even know everything that one took not
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one time not once Beckett did they say
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even say her name she said Oh Pat he's
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the one he killed more literally
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murdered a girl right in front of you in
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your face and it is and they are noser
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trained with her to fight return see
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then you know what Charlie she can still
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stay with the white boy exactly but
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anyway um yeah I think this is a great
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watch I guess real quick oh so she goes
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one now the way they got rid of the
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leash dude I was like okay I kind of
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like cuz yeah you found yeah you science
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but I go get a pole she just like runs
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into the Lightning field like just
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sticks and metal full of it like me like
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like no I'm like you're sticking a metal
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pole and like me right
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yeah that's not I'm like yeah like how
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are you doing that um I could see it
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like if they found something to throw it
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at him and it got in there and then they
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they had them shock it but like yeah I
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mean you're throwing lightning I was
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gonna get in that you're fucking dying
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but so yeah that part yeah here the last
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episode be honest did it kind of it
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wasn't bad but it definitely you know
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nor from episode 7 it went down a little
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bit you know because you got that part
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she definitely should have been killed
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and then um you get the whole thing with
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them making this big thing that's gonna
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kill the storm
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so you're thinking okay these kids have
24:50
come up something come up with something
24:51
that's actually gonna do something they
24:53
spent a lot of time talking about this
24:56
project the storm killer the name of the
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episode is the storm killer and then he
25:02
comes out with this little something it
25:07
did nothing go hard go hard right and
25:16
then on what else happened during that
25:19
misty here I was something else it's
25:21
kind of like yeah the riding could have
25:23
been a little bit better right over
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there and then in that end you know but
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you know overall it doesn't take away
25:30
from the whole it's not bad enough that
25:31
it just ruins it for you right Game of
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Thrones I imagine which I never saw I
25:40
took anything else that you ready to
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check out now I yeah you see me over
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here like show for us um anything else
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anything said about this go go check it
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out everybody if you haven't
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definitely hopefully you didn't listen
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to sports cuz you might not check it out
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cuz check it out if you like will be
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dead make sure to leave us a like leave
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your comments what do you think about
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this show did you like it could it have
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better you know what do you think let me
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see here and usual you've got to
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subscribe justify this is color
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commentary will to keep the views from a
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