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Rome series finale

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Simon_Cowbell, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    I raise a cup to a tremendously acted two-season show that made something that I never would have watched (I tuned in that first night because I had heard about the lathered sex on the show) into a history lesson and required viewing each week.

    As far as my list of the greatest short-lived series go, it doesn't knock F&G off its No. 1 perch, but it is right in the mix below that.

    Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson and James Purefoy have carved massive characters on a small screen.

    And 40-year-old Polly Walker (the blazing redhead in Patriot Games) is MILF supreme.
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I thought this was the end of Jim Rome....

    Thanks for getting my hope up then crushing them.... turd.
  3. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

  4. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

  5. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    Can't wait.

    And piss on HBO for only going a season and a half.
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Rack him.
  7. lantaur

    lantaur Well-Known Member

    Great series (although I liked season 1 better than season 2), but certainly don't take it as a history lesson. And it cost too much (and didn't get enough viewers) to go a third season, although not sure where else they could have gone with it.
  8. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    This thread is niiiiiiiiiiiiiice
  9. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I watched the first season. I haven't seen any of the second.
    I'll definitely watch it on DVD.
    They could have gone a long way with this, through the late republic into the early imperial era. They would have just had to developed new characters as they went forward.
    But the expense of the show was huge.
  10. lantaur

    lantaur Well-Known Member

    Bringing back an ancient thread ... Bruno Heller says he's thinking about a Rome motion picture.


    Most interesting part of the article:

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