questionsdid anyone else watch/enjoy the "hatfields and…

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I noticed that it was on last night, but I missed part one or I would have watched it. In an email tonight from my daughter she said she was watching it tonight. I'm watching a baseball game tonight. Found it on Netflix on DVD, but it says availability unknown. Added it to my Netflix Queue. I'll get it eventually from Netflix! History was one of my least favorite subjects when I was in high school, but my preferences have changed as I get older!

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I have it on my DVR but haven't gotten a chance to watch it yet. I like Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton so I'm looking forward to it!

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@missellienc and @ojulius: IMHO it's worth the time spent. Good acting, era-specific weaponry seemed accurate and the scenery appears to be authentic as well.

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@ojulius: Shows on the History channel will usually be repeated a bunch of times, so you should be able to catch it again within the next few days/weeks.

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@samstag: Thanks for the heads up on it. I will be out of town for a few days, but I can check the schedule on the website. I don't really have the time to watch a long running series. I will eventually record it or get the DVDs from Netflix when they become available.

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I watched it. Bill Paxton takes the cake for best crazy religious person role every time.

The show was really well done, and the characters seemed to be very well developed.

I have teh series recorded on my DVR and will most likely watch it at least one more time before I delete it.

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@capguncowboy: You delete stuff? Convert it to DVD format and burn DVDs!

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Nope, but I am directly related to the McCoy's, so, yeah.... Take that however you want to.

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@captainsuperdawg: That's AWESOME I'm directly related to William Shatner, so put that in your pipe and smoke it!

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My gf watched it and said it was very good.

I wasn't aware of it until after she mentioned watching the first part so I didn't record it. I will eventually grab it and watch it but who knows when (most likely before the Summer is over as there isn't much on until the Fall).

And btw- I'm directly related to my parents and siblings.

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The wife and I watched all three episodes and really liked it.

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Is this series brand new or is it already on DVD?

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Three 2 hour shows? We didnt have time to watch them during the week but we have them recorded and will be watching them over the weekend. Looks like it's going to be great.

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I usually don't watch multipart TV shows, but did not change the channel after 'Pawn Stars'. After watching a few minutes, i was enthralled by the set design and story line. I have really enjoyed parts 1 and 2 so far, and plan to watch part 3 tonight.

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I tried getting started on it last night but I was tired and it was a bit gritty and period for my limited attention span. I stopped it and watched something lighter. I'll go back to it this weekend when I am better rested.

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I watched it in 2 days, it was pretty good. Interesting how all that actually happened.. talk about drama.

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@ojulius: Almost too creepy.... I missed part one as well and forgot to DVR the second one after remembering. A cowowrker sent me an IM after part two and asked what I thought of it (thinking I wouldn't miss it as I'm on vacation). I usually don't get around to watching shows until they are on netflix streaming... Probably my weakest and least liked subject in high school and college was anything history related. But, now, the History channel is one of my favs.

I plan to break that trend though! I really want to see these sooner rather than later.

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@jha1223: If history were taught in school the way it is presented on the History Channel, more kids would like history. Make it real, put faces and emotions and gut motivations to it and suddenly history isn't boring at all.

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@moondrake: You have a point, but thus far (I've seen parts I and II) I wonder how much of this is real, and how much is (like Letterman) Writer's Embillshment. We there as much of a Romeo and Juliet bit going on?

This is a bit like saying that English history would be more popular if they showed The Tudors in class. Sure, history is all about banquets, drinking to excess, sex (including threesomes), and big battle scenes.

OTOH, Shakespere was the HBO of his day, lots of sex and violence in his works.

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@jseureau: Can we trade? I don't really wanna be related to those hicks.

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@wilfbrim: I still find that I have more take-aways from dramatizations than I ever did from dry text recitations. So I think dramatizations faithful to history would be a very valuable educational tool.