John From Cincinnati cancelled

August 20, 2007

As much as I understand why the show has been cancelled, I am sincerely bummed out that it’s been cancelled.  It was too quirky for the masses I guess. 

The acting was pretty bad from people like Rebecca De Mornay and the chick who plays Kai, and the kid who plays shawn is pretty bad as well. But, for some reason after a few shows I didn’t really even think about the acting prowess of those characters nearly as much, as I was concentrating on understanding what the hell was going on.

John From Cincinnati – Why am I still watching ?!??!

August 20, 2007

JohnFromCincinnatiThis is probably the strangest show that I have ever watched. I completely have no idea what is going on most of the time, but for some reason I have to keep watching. I think it’s because I want to understand what’s going on. But it became overly apparent after the first 3 shows that this was never going to happen. There are things that seem to make sense on a very shallow level, but the big picture just can’t be built in your mind. It’s like having a few jigsaw puzzle pieces from 200 different jigsaw puzzles of the same picture but each from a different angle.  You basically have pieces that you believe should go together, but it’s just isn’t the case. If anyone really understands this show, please let me know, cause I am completely lost but yet I can’t wait for next season.

 The series is made by the same guy who did Deadwood, and it didn’t surprise me at all when I discovered that because the dialog is similar in many ways. The characters will do mini monologues from time to time and you basically have to rewind and watch them 3-4 times to kind of really get any idea of what they are saying. (if you are lucky)

 Why can’t I stop watching ??