Amazon Prime's "The Rig"

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Amazon Prime's "The Rig"

#1 Post by CharlieOneSix » Sat Jan 07, 2023 11:41 pm

Just watched the first two episodes of Amazon's "The Rig". We didn't realise it was a supernatural story so won't be watching any more episodes - it all got a bit tedious and having often lived for two weeks at a time on oil platforms there were too many annoying discrepancies which I won't bore anyone with. However it was amusing that all the main characters were named after oil fields in the North Sea - Magnus, Dunlin, Alwyn, Fulmar, Heather, Hutton, and Murchison.
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#2 Post by Wodrick » Sat Jan 07, 2023 11:46 pm

I have a pal of 40 years in UK, he sent me a WA last night - "Just watched 3 episodes of 'the Rig' what a load of Sh**e"

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#3 Post by OFSO » Tue Nov 28, 2023 7:39 pm

I'm a bit late to this thread but my mate the Ayatollah of the Offshore World used exactly the same expression.

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#4 Post by Karearea » Tue Nov 28, 2023 7:55 pm

Was just looking at reviews on IMDB and read these, among others:

I have no idea why this was made. But [it] failed big time. It's an insult to any intelligent viewer.

The writer of this show was been tipped as a rising star, but if this is his best work, then I hope we don't see anything else from him.

It is quite frankly one of the most stupid, badly researched, badly acted, catastrophically written TV series I have ever seen or heard.

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#5 Post by Fox3WheresMyBanana » Tue Nov 28, 2023 8:03 pm

..so far!

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