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The Pacific is a World War II (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II) television drama miniseries (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miniseries), produced by HBO (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HBO), Seven Network (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Network) Australia and DreamWorks (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DreamWorks), which is currently in production. It is similar, although unrelated, to Band of Brothers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Band_of_Brothers_(TV_miniseries)). Whereas Band of Brothers focused on the Army's (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Army) involvement in the European Theater of Operations (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Theater_of_Operations), the new series will be about the Marine Corps (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Marine_Corps)'s actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Theater_of_Operations).
The Pacific is being spearheaded by Bruce McKenna (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_McKenna) (co-executive producer), who was one of the main writers on Band of Brothers. Hugh Ambrose, the son of Band of Brothers author Stephen Ambrose (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Ambrose), will serve as a project consultant
I always wanted Band of Brothers to be longer but this might be a very good alternative.
According to imdb they will air the show on March 14 2010 in the US.
Some other dates are:
UK: April 5 2010
Asia: April 3 2010
Denmark & Norway: April 4 2010
03-04-2010, 02:03 AM
I recording all of it. Can't wait.
03-15-2010, 10:41 AM
I don't know what to think of episode 1. It was so disjointed, it felt like I missed a part or something. The great thing about the original Band of Brothers, is that each episode focused primarily on 1 character and each episode could be watched independently and you get a clear storyline with a clear ending. Episode 1 of The Pacific had none of that. I felt a bit cheated to be honest. Hopefully it gets better, because this really wasn't too good.
03-15-2010, 10:53 AM
i wish i had HBO
i wont get to see this until the DVD release or they air it on the History Channel or something
03-15-2010, 11:49 AM
^^ how about u download it like everyone else is who doesnt got HBO...
Ill be watching it later when I get time
03-15-2010, 12:04 PM
i dont fuck with downloads
too many times has my computer gotten shitted on cause of downloads
The first episode can be seen on HBO.com
Not in my region though. (Netherlands)
03-16-2010, 10:56 PM
It's gonna be shown on sky movies over here which fortunately I have.
03-16-2010, 11:08 PM
First episode was mad nice. It set a good tone for the rest of the series.
03-19-2010, 02:45 PM
good shit...felt like i was their
cant wait for the rest of the ep's
04-16-2010, 07:51 PM
Found it pretty average, the advertisment here are fucking annoying. Fake letters in all the mailboxes. Soldiers letters all over the bus top... wateva....
04-18-2010, 05:38 PM
i like it but Band of Brothers was better
04-19-2010, 07:05 PM
band of brothers was much better but this isint far behind! hank and berg create dopeness!
04-19-2010, 09:24 PM
yeah im with you guys, i like it but it cant touch band of brothers. nobody is fuckin with Winters.
05-10-2010, 06:06 AM
This is a bitter disappointment. I find almost everything about it cliche. None of the characters are even remotely likable. The first one dances circles around this pile of trash.
05-22-2010, 09:14 PM
The A-bomb being dropped is one of the biggest moral issues of the war and there is barely a mention of it. What was Hanks thinking with this storyline?
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