Primetime Show Reviews
review by Suzanne
Premieres Monday 8/7 c Sept. 26
I really enjoyed the two hour season premiere of this show. I
think any science fiction fan will, too. It has lots of excitement and
action as well as family drama and more. It is by Spielberg, and he puts
together a good show that makes you want to come back next week.
The story starts out about a century in the future when mankind
has ruined the Earth's environment. The air is brown, and you can't see the sun
or the moon, and everyone needs special rebreathing equipment when they go
outdoors. Also, there is overpopulation, and the government has mandate that
every family can only have two children. The focus is on the Shannon
family. They get in trouble for having a third child.
I don't want to spoil what happens for you. The mother,
Elisabeth, who is a doctor, is chosen to be a pioneer on this new mission.
Scientists have found a tear in time and space that will take people back to the
time of the dinosaurs (and before anyone wonders, yes, they do explain why this
is okay and won't ruin their future). Elisabeth is chosen to go back to
the past with her family.
The show gets more interesting, of course, once they go back in
time, and we see the dinosaurs. I thought they looked pretty good, but then
again I'm not again one of those who cares that much about special effects.
There were only a couple of things in the storyline that I thought were kind of
dumb or predictable. The rest of it was good and kept my interest. It is kind of
a thrill ride for the most part. One even made me go "Awww!" I think
it will be a big hit for FOX. Enjoy it!
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