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Re: Justified

#276 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:36 am

Same could be said for his supposed Nazi streak, he just saw a way of corralling guys to help him meet his bottom line.

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#277 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:43 pm

Justified writer/executive producer Chris Provenzano is developing another Elmore Leonard adaptation, a period western, for AMC


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#279 Post by tenia » Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:23 am

Remember the discussion about ST:TNG and people waiting for a Complete Series box ? Well, I guess that again, that's what you get when supporting BD sales for a TV show straight from the beginning.
If the final season gets a lossless track (in opposite to its individual release), that'll be the last drip.

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#280 Post by domino harvey » Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:45 pm

Someone made a "ship" video of Raylan and Dickie set to an LDR cover. The internet is a bottomless well

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#281 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:08 am

Did my first full series revisit since this ended and I am happy to say it holds up remarkably well to a rewatch. Just a joy from start to finish. And season five is still the best season, by the time it comes around the show is already so good that it's just everyone at the height of their powers hitting the right notes over and over. Also, because so many of the episodes are unusually long, it's almost like we get a fourteenth episode overall, which helps with fleshing everything out. Watching in close quarters really shows how skillfully planned out the fourth and fifth seasons are-- these two more than the others feel like novels rather than a series of narrative arcs stitched together (which is fine for serialized television). Season four works better for me on revisit in close quarters than it did when it aired, but five is just so goddamn satisfying, and it continues to boggle my mind that most of this shows' fans (apart from our forum) don't acknowledge that Michael Rapaport gives the best Big Bad perf. My overall season ranking from the previous page remains the same, though the second and fourth seasons may be a little closer than I previously thought.

I will say that the biggest misstep the series makes that I didn't notice much while it was airing is that it really loses Limehouse as a character after season three. He goes from being a brutally scrupulous last resort to changing terms and doing so in a manner that would ensure no one would procure his services or trust him, the two things someone in his position would need to secure at all costs. It seemed like every appearance he made after the Ellen May handoff just had no idea what to do with the character and kept bringing him back to fill in plot gaps. But Jesus, if that's the biggest misstep of the series, that we still get a great character when he's a major player and his utility status in later seasons is more diluted, what does that tell you about this series?

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Re: Justified

#282 Post by domino harvey » Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:10 pm

Olyphant reprised Raylan Givens on the Good Place this season, though specifics constitute spoilers for that show

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#283 Post by domino harvey » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:24 pm

A Reddit user is laying out the timeframe of the series season by season. Here are the first two seasons (spoilers within):

Season one: 76 days
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Here are some basic points to looking at the Justified timeline (This applies so far to Season 1 only)
- Justified has a very linear timeline. They only do brief flashback scenes, like when Raylan remembers working in the mine with Boyd, and when the flashback ends it returns to the same scene. Otherwise all the scenes appear to be in chronological order
- Almost all the episodes show consecutive days, if they skip days inside an episode they will flash an explainer on screen, like "2 days later" or "3 weeks later"
- The gaps between episodes are mostly 2-4 days, there is one outlier 7 day gap between episodes 3 and 4 because Raylan got shot (wearing a vest) at Travis Travers house and took a week off to recover
- The last 4 episodes of season 1 have no gap, they either pick up on the same day as the last episode or the next day
- The distances travelled often feel a little unrealistic, a round trip in real life from Lexington to Harlan and back is about 5 hours. Surprisingly I didnt find an instance where the travel is not physically possible. They sometimes show Raylan coming home late at night, which would be necessary to do everything he does in Harlan then drive the 2.5 hours home to Lexington
The only episode in S1 where the distances get a bit much is episode 5 where Raylan goes to Harlan first thing in the morning, back to Lexington by the afternoon then back to Harlan that night, but even that is not outside the realms of possibility


So for Season one here is how it pans out
Episode 1 - 6 days +2 day gap
Episode 2 - 9 days (including a 1 week gap just before the end of the episode) + 2 day gap
Episode 3 - 2 days + 7 day gap
Episode 4 - 2 days + 4 day gap
Episode 5 - 2 days + 4 day gap
Episode 6 - 5 days + 4 day gap
Episode 7 - 2 days + 4 day gap
Episode 8 - 4 days + 3 day gap
Episode 9 - 3 days
Episode 10 - 5 days
Episode 11 - 2 days
Episode 12 - 2 days
Episode 13 - 2 days
So that totals 76 days or one day shy of 11 weeks (about two and a half months) from Raylan shooting Tommy Bucks to Boyd leaving Bulletville to chase Gio's niece

There are two episodes where I had to make an approximation. In Episode 8 I assumed it would take at least a couple of days between Vasquez telling Raylan they had to let Boyd go and him actualy getting out. And there is nothing to tell the time between the end of episode 7 and the start of episode 8, so I went with 4 days as that matches the longest verified gap between episodes (except for between 3 and 4 where Raylan was injured). In episode 7 there is nothing concrete to say how long a gap since episode 6 so I went with 4 days again
Season two: 38 days
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Following on from my earlier post looking at the Season 1 TImeline I have finally finished the Season 2 analysis
Just like Season 1 this season has a linear timeline, this time with no flashbacks of any kind as far as I noticed. The timeline in Season 2 is very compressed, much more so than season 1. Like season 1 the time gets more compressed towards the end of the season and for the most part there are no gaps between episodes in the second half of the season
Again it is pretty easy in this season to tell the passage of individual days due to outfit changes, references to yesterday or x number of days ago, time based plotlines etc
Season 2 starts exactly where season 1 left off, in fact it goes back an hour or two and replays parts of the finale
More than half of the episodes pick up right where the last one left off. The rest have gaps of between 1 and 4 days between episodes

So here is how Season 2 pans out
Episode 1 - 1 day
Episode 2 - 2 days
Episode 3 - 3 days with 1 day gap
Episode 4 - 2 days with 2 day gap
Episode 5 - 3 days with 4 day gap
Episode 6 - 2 days with 2 day gap
Episode 7 - 1 day
Episode 8 - 3 days
Episode 9 - 1 day
Episode 10 - 1 day
Episode 11 - 1 day
Episode 12 - 4 days
Episode 13 - 1 day with 4 day gap
That totals 38 days or just under 5 and a half weeks for all of Season 2, exactly half of the 76 days season 1 took
So now with season 1 and 2 counted we are 114 days, just over 16 weeks, or a little over 3 and a half months, into the full Justified timeline

Episode 13 of season 2 is an important one because that is when Winona tells Raylan she is pregnant, this will become an invaluable guide in later seasons to test the strength of my calculations

The only estimating I had to do were between episodes 4 and 5 where Raylan used the phrase "the other day" rather than specifying how many days since something happened and between episodes 12 and 13 after Helen died and Raylan took a week off but it isnt specified where in that week the funeral was. So we know it was roughly 7 days between day 1 of episode 12 and day 1 of episode 13 but we don't know which one of those 7 days was the end of episode 12

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