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Question Season 4: Your views, before and now

Discussion in 'Season 4' started by matt124, Apr 2, 2017.

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Season 4: Your views, before and now

  1. Still love it

    9 vote(s)
    40.9%
  2. Still like it

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  3. Still dislike it

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  4. Still hate it

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  5. Loved it, now like it

    1 vote(s)
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  6. Loved it, now dislike it

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  7. Loved it, now hate it

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  8. Liked it, now love it

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  9. Liked it, now dislike it

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  10. Liked it, now hate it

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  11. Disliked it, now love it

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  12. Disliked it, now like it

    1 vote(s)
    4.5%
  13. Disliked it, now hate it

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  14. Hated it, now love it

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  15. Hated it, now like it

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  16. Hated it, now dislike it

    2 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. matt124

    matt124 Potential

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    How did you feel about Angel Season 4 when you first watched it and what is your view to it now today? Has your opinion changed over the years.
     
  2. Mr. Pole

    Mr. Pole My lines are mostly filler

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    Black Thorn
    I changed my vote. I am undecided. There are parts I really like and parts I really dislike. I think I am neutral on it.
     
  3. Carrie Hopewell

    Carrie Hopewell Little girl lost in the woods

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    Sineya
    Ooooh an Angel thread! Cool!

    I voted for "still love it".

    I love season 4. It's my third favorite Angel season. I already spoke at length about why I love this season here: Angel season four appreciation. But, to sum it up...as a whole, it's one of the best seasons of the Buffyverse. Like Buffy season 2, this season has a clear progression and story. It's exciting, fast paced, unexpected, with lots of fresh ideas, great character work happening to all the characters and original Big Bads like Jasmine and The Beast. It suffers from the plague of Jasdelia, so it's not as enjoyable as, say, Angel s1 and s2, but it has the best plot and it's almost a cinematic experience.
     
  4. GwenRaiden

    GwenRaiden AKA Apology Girl

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    Black Thorn
    Still love it. :D I love season 4 as much as season 1.
     
  5. Ethan Reigns

    Ethan Reigns Scooby

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    Sineya
    I still dislike it. Cordelia gets smeared in the worst possible way here. But the concept of Jasmine was excellent. For someone who is an atheist, Joss has managed to generate a classic anti-Christ who has all the necessary qualities - will be attractive, will be seductive, will right longstanding wrongs but will remove freedom and consume people. Still, and it is becoming obvious in a way it hasn't before this series of questionnaires on the seasons, smearing a character tends to ruin the season and Joss' petulance about Charisma Carpenter's pregnancy put her in a position where she becomes evil and not like Cordelia at all. This season ran concurrently with Season 7 of Buffy, another one that took a nosedive in quality.
     
  6. Bluebird

    Bluebird two by two, hands of blue

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    Black Thorn
    Still love it. It's up there with one of my favourite seasons of tv. It's trash with depth.
     
    Carrie Hopewell: "Trash with depth" Lol. Best description of the season I ever read!
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  7. thetopher

    thetopher Member of the Church Of Faith

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    Sineya
    Love it. Loved it. Epic and ambitious, complex and melodramatic. It deals with big themes such as destiny vs. self-determination, hard choices.
    I'm not going to get into all the great stuff because that's a long list, suffice to say that the weakest episodes are the stand-alone ones and they are few; most of them play into the big looming apocalypse.

    Again, its not perfect. Cordelia gets treated badly, CC's performance is weak as Jasdelia, Connor is somewhat repetitive, Jasmine's arc doesn't quite reach the moral ambiguity it was shooting for.
    But the last episode 'Home' is an intriguing set-up for the next season.
     
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  8. Smile Time

    Smile Time Fuffy Apologist

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    Sineya
    Hated it then, It's more tolerable now...
     
  9. Priceless

    Priceless I didn't forget y'know

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    After my recent re-watch I liked Season 4 more that I expected to. It has characters changing in ways that, although I disliked the changes, were actually interesting to watch. Fred/Gunn/Wesley triangle annoyed me, as did Connor/Cordy and Angel/Connor. I think the writers took more risks in this season then ever before, and I admire them for that.
     
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  10. Antho

    Antho Scooby

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    Triangle are always bad !
     
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  11. MarlieTheSlayer

    MarlieTheSlayer Bangel shipper

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    Black Thorn
    Still love it! I think it will always be my favorite season :) This really sums up why:
    I also like the tragic father son relationship between Angel and Connor.
     
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  12. Cangel1987

    Cangel1987 Townie

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    My view of season 4 didn't change much - Sure, it's now easier to watch since we know it's not our beloved Cordelia but nevertheless I do not like the season so much, sure there are a few good episodes too :)
     
  13. Mr Trick

    Mr Trick Scooby

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    On my first watch this was actually my favourite season. But now its second only to S1 as my least favourite. Still has some great things, but overall a bit avenge IMO.