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Allison
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Message Posted On Friday, July 20th 2007 at 1:27 pm
"It's not like there's some magic machine that makes identical copies of things." Heh. They were definitely trying almost too hard to make sure you knew it was set in the 50s (sexism and racism and anti-Semitism, oh my!), but I went with it. Hopefully, they won't need to be so obvious to establish the setting as the series goes on, though.

Anyway, I liked it and I'm glad I looked up what channel AMC was to watch it . The characters are going to be the real draw as it gets into the storylines a little deeper.
guytwo

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Message Posted On Tuesday, January 22nd 2008 at 5:09 pm
I'm just now catching it on reruns after "Breaking Bad" and it looks like a great show. I recognize several attitudes since I was a teen in the late 50's and 60's. EVERYONE did smoke back then, it was almost a social thing to do.
REK-CAF

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Message Posted On Tuesday, January 22nd 2008 at 7:27 pm
Dayum. You were a teen back then?? Were an Elvis fan or a Beatles fan or a Stones fan or all 3?

Adn yea it is a pretty neat show.
guytwo

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Message Posted On Tuesday, January 22nd 2008 at 7:54 pm
Elvis man, Elvis.
Beatles great but overrated, RS yes.
REK-CAF

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Message Posted On Tuesday, January 22nd 2008 at 7:58 pm
I wish they would reference some of the music on the show.

In my opinion, the Stones created what we know as "rock" music.
guytwo

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Message Posted On Wednesday, January 23rd 2008 at 9:52 am
Rockabilly man, rockabilly.

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