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Harper's Island

Post by PrinceAzure33 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:17 pm

Has anyone else seen the promos for this? Apparently it's a TV show/mini series which airs for thirteen weeks, and the storyline is a wedding on a secluded island, and the guests all has some secrets and/or dark pasts. They're set to be killed off one by one each week, and everyone is a suspect.

Sound familar? :wink:

It looks interesting, I'll be watching, I'm excited to see the concept of one of the best classic mystery tales back to life, although I'm a bit turned off from the commercials and such... It should be interesting at least.

Here's the offical site if anyone is interested.

http://www.cbs.com/primetime/harpers_island/
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Post by CluedoKid » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:24 pm

Sounds a little like And Then There Were None with the whole idea of people getting killed off one by one on an island.
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Re: Harper's Island

Post by PrinceAzure33 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:28 pm

Yeah, that's what I meant by this:
PrinceAzure33 wrote: Sound familar? :wink:
At any rate, I'll look forward on seeing how they use that formula in modern times.
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Post by Adam106 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:39 pm

After looking at the characters, it's so obvious that it's going to be the little girl as the killer.

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Post by cacums » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:46 pm

Adam106 wrote:After looking at the characters, it's so obvious that it's going to be the little girl as the killer.
I want to say Katherine Wellington
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Post by CluedoKid » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:47 pm

I'd kill the flower girl first.
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Post by MissScarletDidntDoIt » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:48 pm

My favourite is Cal Vandeusen. Maybe I'll watch this show...
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Post by Adam106 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:58 pm

Well, it'd be sort of taboo to kill off the child, wouldn't it? So, she'll probably either survive with one or two others, or be the killer. Has anyone here seen Identity? You'll get the idea.

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Post by CluedoKid » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:59 pm

I hate it when children always have a magical force-field that makes them immune in movies and shows.
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Post by PeachFreak » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:59 pm

Abby did it!

No...I really have no clue, but I'll be watching. It sounds interesting enough.
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Post by MissScarletDidntDoIt » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:00 pm

Hmm... I can invision a very suspenseful death for the flower girl. Something to enthrall viewers, perhaps.
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Post by PrinceAzure33 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:04 pm

Yeah, I have a feeling the Flower Girl isn't going to die. She's probably not going to be the murderer, too cliche.

I actually like the Step-Mother, this character has potential. There's several others that catch my attention like the Wedding Planner.

According to the site, by the end of the show, there will be a few survivors, since there's 20 or 25 guests, and only thirteen weeks. So we can expect at least 13 people to kick the bucket.
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Post by PrinceAzure33 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:04 pm

CluedoKid wrote:I hate it when children always have a magical force-field that makes them immune in movies and shows.
Ditto!
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Post by Adam106 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:05 pm

Unless, there's lots of different killers. The Nerd might kill The Outcast, and The Flirt might kill The Flower Girl, etc.

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Post by Adam106 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:08 pm

At any rate, I won't be able to watch it, with me being in the UK and all. I hope it comes on SkyOne or something, though, so I can.

You'll guys will have to let me know how it goes. I hope they'll be some interesting death sequences. Not all stabbings.

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Post by Jane Poirot » Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:12 pm

Know what's really freaky? Last night, I was amusing myself by thinking of what ATTWN might be like as a mini-series; I don't think this is an EXACT copy nor is it an adaptation. It uses the premise, but I'm pretty sure that's it. Lots of movies/TV shows/books use a premise that's been used since ancient Greece, but they're not necessarily adaptations.
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Post by Poirotfrmda818 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:18 pm

I plan to watch.
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Post by cacums » Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:18 am

CluedoKid wrote:I hate it when children always have a magical force-field that makes them immune in movies and shows.
I know really, There's hardly a difference between murdering a woman as to a girl, it's just a miniature version of her...
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Post by Jamie » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:06 am

Adam106 wrote:At any rate, I won't be able to watch it, with me being in the UK and all. I hope it comes on SkyOne or something, though, so I can.

You'll guys will have to let me know how it goes. I hope they'll be some interesting death sequences. Not all stabbings.

Adam!!! Stay clear of any spoilers, its gonna be shown on BBC3 later this year.

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Post by Adam106 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:38 am

Jamie wrote:
Adam106 wrote:At any rate, I won't be able to watch it, with me being in the UK and all. I hope it comes on SkyOne or something, though, so I can.

You'll guys will have to let me know how it goes. I hope they'll be some interesting death sequences. Not all stabbings.

Adam!!! Stay clear of any spoilers, its gonna be shown on BBC3 later this year.
Really? Yay! :D

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