Strange Empire: Calling All Canadians
October 8, 2014 5:59 AM - Subscribe

Any interest in Strange Empire from the CBC?

I'd need at least five people willing to help post episodes. Less than that and I'm going to assume there's no interest.
posted by Ik ben afgesneden (8 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
IMDb, Wikipedia (stub), and CBC pages for the show. It sounds interesting:
A fateful meeting in 1869 Alberta-Montana border country leads to tragedy, a struggle for survival and the search for justice and renewal.

STRANGE EMPIRE is a Western whose heroes are women. With most of their men gone, and those who remain battling for control, the women struggle to survive, to find their independence, and to build a life in which to thrive and raise families. As the stories of Janestown's citizens unfold we see the clash between a power-hungry father and son and the deep prejudices among races, but also the start of something akin to community in this Wild West. Western stories take civilization as a goal; they begin in blood, and end in the morality of Main Street. Starring Cara Gee as Kat Loving, Melissa Farman as Dr. Rebecca Blithely and Tattiawna Jones as Isabelle Slotter.
I'm not Canadian, so I'd be acquiring episodes through ... means.

Do you really want 5 people to co-post episodes, or 5 people interested in discussing episodes? There is no required time limit before someone can make a new FanFare or FFTalk post, so someone could make all the new posts they want.
posted by filthy light thief at 11:45 AM on October 8, 2014

If at least five people are open to posting then I feel that indicates interest, commitment, and some level of popularity that lends itself to a robust discussion. I'm not looking for empty posts just because if I enjoy a particular program (cf. The Knick); that seems pointless.
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 12:43 PM on October 8, 2014

Shepherd and I are considering watching this so count us in if you decide to start posting about it.
posted by Kitteh at 2:59 PM on October 8, 2014

I'm in!!
posted by chapps at 2:15 PM on October 14, 2014

That's numberwang four . . .
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 4:44 PM on October 14, 2014

I'm at least willing to try the show, but since I haven't seen it I make no promises that I will enjoy it. But if I do I would post about it.
posted by jeather at 6:10 PM on October 14, 2014

Depending on approval and my schedule, I will put up the first episode some time tomorrow or maybe tonight. If you haven't watched the first one yet, now's the time to jump into the pool.
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 5:01 PM on October 18, 2014

Ep 1 is up. It'd be great if someone could eventually put up the second.
posted by Ik ben afgesneden at 10:05 PM on October 19, 2014 [1 favorite]

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