Did anybody watch last night's show? I think the last 2 episodes have revived a dying drama.

I tuned into Swingtown the first time because I couldn't find anything else to watch. I wasn't very impressed because I thought it was cliched. I watched the second episode and it didn't change my opinion. Last week's cabin episode was more fun and more nuanced and I found myself liking it and admiring the writing, acting, directing, and story lines. I only discovered while reading the credits on this last episode that Alan Poul produces it, which makes sense given the subtlety and understated elegance of this series. I would really like to know what other people think of it.



Jul 5, 2008 6:50AM EDT

I love it. It's unique and a welcome change. I hope it is picked up for next year. I haven't checked how the ratinngs were so I don't know if it has a chance or not. After the last episode I went out and found Deep Throat and watched it just to see what they were all disscussing. I thought it was a really bad movie but at least I had an idea.

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Jul 5, 2008 11:36AM EDT

Deep Throat is a really bad movie, for more reasons than one, but I liked that Swingtown tackled an issue relevant to '72. I also like how the characters aren't etched in stone but are changing and considering their actions and beliefs.

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Sep 1, 2008 2:46AM EDT

I love this show! This show is well needed for people like me who grew up in the late 70's and 80's, the music is fantastic. My girl friends and I, sit around and talk about what will happen next with Susan & Roger, Janet and her co-worker, Trina & Tom with a baby....Bruce & his lover Girl. We love Roger's kindness and hope the writers don't change him too much. I would like to tell the writers that most people don't know where to find it on their television,.It's a winning show so don't throw it away too fast. I have made other people watch it and they fell in love with the show also. Please keep writing for it. My daughter and I are now talking about the show and her friends,.Maybe more advertisement....I only got a change to watch it because I recently got Comcast (on damand) Thank you all Swingtown creater, actors, designers, and Roger!

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Sep 1, 2008 11:59AM EDT

A lot of what happens on this show reminds me of growing up in the seventies. I was 12 in 1972 and my parents were "experimenting" with drugs and sex, so I know how Laurie feels. It was an era that is worth exploring, and "Swingtown" is doing it in an intelligent and entertaining way.

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Sep 15, 2008 8:11PM EDT

Absolutely love this show. I just think it needs to move to a better network so the writers/directors can really delve deep into the themes.

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