Generation Kill

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  1. Glock Man_G19

    Glock Man_G19

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    Has anyone seen this before? It's a series done by HBO. I didn't want to put it on my netflix until I hear from others that have seen it. I just want to make sure they don't put some anit military spin on things.

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    I watched it about a year ago and from what i remember there wasnt any anti military spin and was a pretty good series
     

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    I watched it on HBO and loved it. Bought it and watched it again.
     
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    I loved it, very good and funny series.
     
  5. DrMaxit

    DrMaxit Dirtbag Airman

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    Great series I think. Shows some perspective on things that's for sure. Check it out I mean its just netflix. Some funny *** people on that show too.
     
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    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    I can still remember watching that with my FIL, and he turns to me and says "Do Marines really act like that?" I told him yeah, they are pretty much exactly like that. It was a really well done series.
     
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    mikeflys1 Pastafarian

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    Saw it...great series and spot on with how soldiers/marines act around each other and how messed up the leadership can be.
     
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    I really like it as well. Kind of a modern day Band of Brothers. I'm really looking forward to The Pacific as well.
     
  9. zackwatt

    zackwatt That's a Bingo! Lifetime Member

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    HBO hit a home run with it, but its no "The Wire"
     
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    Max1775 Marine Infidel

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    Good series. Discipline seems a bit more relaxed than I remember...
     
  11. Glock Man_G19

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    Good to hear. I will put it on the list.

    Thanks guys.
     
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    I haven't seen the series but I know that one of the Marines portrayed on the show, Lt. Nathaniel Fick, wrote a book called One Bullet Away. I read it about a month ago and found it to be pretty interesting.
     
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    Pretty good and worth a watch
     
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    I hated it. I guess I am alone here but I thought the characters were annoying and hammy. It felt like every actor was over the top in their role. HBO often does some really good shows like Rome but this one was a stinker. Hated the characters, story was stupid and just all around poorly done in every way.

    I think I watched 2-3 episodes and it was crap so I couldn't watch anymore.
     
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    TKM Shiny Member Lifetime Member

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    Good show, some characters were over the top but not as bad as your average Mamet play.

    Worth watching.
     
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    was interesting,seemed original good "characters" if thats what you want to call them.some pretty over acted parts.i`d give it a shot.good music though.
     
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    I watched it and liked it so much I bought the series.
     
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    Read the book, havent seen the series yet. Loved the book, I'm going to buy the series and check it out.
     
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    Whiskey Six Marine 0369 Platinum Member

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    The humor, language, attitudes were exactly how I remember my time in 1st Recon Bn and in Desert Storm. I thought it was a perfect portrayal. Guess you had to be there.:rofl: