Smallville writers discussion thread

Discussion in 'Misc. TV Series' started by Brainiac 8, Apr 11, 2006.

  1. Kane Guest

    I hate the writers. They are the worst aspect of the show.


    I like some of the cast and sometimes I even feel that certain cast members are screwed over by some of the really bad dialogue they get. They do the best they can with it, but it shouldnt have to come to that.

    I'd say if it was earlier in the show's life, they should have cleaned the house and maybe hire more writers who write for the comics. Geoff Johns would have written an amazing episode.

    Now I think its too late for that anyways, the show has defined itself. Im just hoping Mercy Reef doesnt follow the exact same trends as SV.
     
  2. Super_Ludacris Registered

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    Well with something like Mercey Reef where just hoping it's not Brids of Prey
     
  3. The Sage The World's Finest

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    If he's confused, wouldn't he try to find the answers? Exploring would answer questions. Again, I'm not saying he should accept out of the blue but learning about it to gain better understanding.

    I thought the show was about Clark Kent's journey into Superman? Dealing with his destiny should be just as prevalent as dealing with the teenage stuff, or else the show is just Dawson's Creek with an \S/.
     
  4. Kane Guest

    Ya but BoP was by other people also... but the premise of BoP itself was pretty weak. The majority couldnt care less about the 3 main characters and female comic superhero shows and movies dont seem to sell and generate interest at all.

    The show just operated off a ridiculous concept.
     
  5. Super_Ludacris Registered

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    He does, but he's still 18. He's still trying to fit in and worry about things like School, helping a single mother and his girl. The fact he's more use to this life is prevelent to him.

    It's always been that........and it's still good. You just started watching in Season 4 or something ?*laughs like an evil giant*
     
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    Had the show taken itself a little seriously it could have worked but man did it mess up. I'm still not sure if in the last episode they purposely made it bad because it was going to be canned and they knew in advance ([email protected] Helena and Harley fighting in slow motion to TATU's "All the things she said". I was waiting for them to make out :mad: :( )
     
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    Well I pay little attention to who writes the scripts but I do know that probably the best episodes (with rare exceptions) were the ones written by Gough and Millar and I really do miss them on the season premieres and finales.
     
  8. Kane Guest

    Yes. When I heard that it was a major WTF moment.

    I dont think it would have sold. It just wasnt very interesting. They took way too many liberties too (alienating the actual BoP fans...the very few).

    If they wanted to do a Batman-esque darker series, they should have just done The Question. He has the most potential. His 'Dr House'-like edge and personality would have made him funny and interesting to the younger crowd (as proved on JLU) and he lends himself to darker and more deeper stories for an older audience. They could play off a GTA/Soprano's esque vibe too with the crime syndicates, mafias, murders, corrupt cops etc....that stuff seems to be popular with the male audience especially nowadays
     
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    I'm not a huge Steve Deknight fan as he wrote imho the two worst episodes this year (Thirt and Tomb) and last season's worst (Spell).
     
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    He runs hot and cold....

    He wrote and directed Ageless (almost poor drek) as well as writing Onyx and Mortal, both of which were totally stellar eps (aside from the awful twin stereotypes he perpetuated in Mortal, that is).
     
  11. The Sage The World's Finest

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    He quit school. You haven't been watching since Reckoning or something?:ghost:

    And right now he's at least 19 or approaching it soon.

    Still good? You better hope the rest of this season is at a Nas God's Son level.
     
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    I'm talking about generally, even if he quit school he's got all these others things to worry about and on top of that whatever issue is thrown at him every episode

    It is at a Nas God son level. so-so and I'm the biggest Nas fan on these boards.
     
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    God how I would have loved to see that. I mean look at what he has done for TT, IC, AC (OYL) and Superman (OYL) that would be great if they had people like that on the show.
     
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    How do you think he would have written the show keeping in my mind he had to please network execs?
     
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    A hell of alot better. I mean you dont have to have him write all the shows but have him Rucka and Kelly on some the shows I bet you anything it would be much better. As I said before I have no problem with the cast I think it is a great cast. I just have a problem with the writing and if you had those 3 on at least 10 of the shows it would have been alot better then what we have now.
     
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    That's why I'm asking, I'm curious to know how he would have mapped things out. No hate, I'm genuinely curious
     
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    Well for that you got to ask him I didn't even know how his crisis would map out I thought he was going to let Superboy live :(
     
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    People need to get over Conner's death for real.

    Proof>>> Conner
     
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    look here BIG was never better then Pac. Big only wishes he could be half the person Pac was. But anyways back on topic.
     
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    Lyrically BIG was better than Pac, I hope your not one of those little teenage white dudes dudes who's mistified by Pac's legacy cause the dude was real but he wasnt a great lyricist.

    Oh and to keep topic just like BIG and Pac with enough preptime Batman could beat Superman and a great writer like Johns on Smallville could show that :)

    Perfectly seamless link to return to topic :)
     
  23. Brainiac 8 Clark Smash!

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    You are correct, he has had some stellar episodes (Onyx and Mortal), but when he is bad, he is really bad.

    I wish his writing was just more consistent.
     
  24. blksuperman2 Deadly Akuma

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    I can't believe I'm hearing this.

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  25. Super_Ludacris Registered

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    End of discussion, now lets back to Smallville
     

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