I wouldn’t call myself an avid fan of Drama shows or have the expertise when it comes to them like our own CurveD. But I am known to enjoy a drama series every now and then. I wouldn’t call my taste too refined, but I loved Sherlock, I loved Jekyll (The
The issue I have with American Shows, Dramas
The thing is, I thought that age had also, gone the way of the famed Dodo. Which is why after quite the hiatus, I started looking into the dramas again. Now the whole world goes gaga over a twist on
Now this is important, from now on there are SPOILERS about the previous and current seasons of Riverdale. So if you haven’t watched the show, tread carefully!
When I first came across Riverdale on Netflix, believe it or not, I didn’t make the connection to the beloved kids comic, but after the first episode, I was hooked. Fast forward to season 3 and I’m sitting here with my face dented from the repeated facepalms the show has awarded me and I wonder. Why couldn’t the show be about teenagers from a small town called
And Betty with her investigative nose didn’t expose the place when she learned the truth? A lot of the show feels like throwing plots together and then thinking about sticking them up with a roll of double sided tape. Let’s not forget that we had floating babies too. Yeah, fun times that. I can’t wait to see how they ‘logically’ explain that.
I get what the show is doing, I really do. They are trying to make it more exciting and make the drama stay can’t miss till the end of the season. But by doing so they’ve made the show lose sight of what it was about. Merely sharing names of characters to that of Archie and the gang. For me the issue lies with the fact that the show isn’t sure of itself, is it a teen drama? Is it a thriller? Is it a supernatural show? A show in a realistic setting? I couldn’t tell you and I am not sure anyone could at this point.
Perhaps the show will prove me wrong, maybe it will go back to being about the lives of those characters than the
(Except Friday Night Lights – Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose!)
RDTechy has been a gamer since he could manage to get in front of a computer, which was roughly around the time he was 10. Now, he’s a gaming, tech (i mean duh, its in the name!) and wrestling aficionado!. He started GudShiz to have fun and put his own quirky spin on what’s happening. He loves indie games and complaining about stuff that makes no difference and is an absolute cynical bugger. He also hates typing out bios in the third person because it feels pretty douchey to do it.