Hooked on The Strain

Saturday, August 30, 2014

OH. MY. GOSH

I just discovered a new TV series and I am so very much loooooooving it!

It's called The Strain.



How did I get to watch it?  Well, it was in our HD.  I was bored and I wanted to watch a new show.  I was browsing the folders and the I decided to just re-watch White Collar (because I so love Neal Caffrey) when I saw a new title - The Strain.  I got very curious and decided to watch an episode.  And the rest they say is history.  I saw all five (5) episodes in one night.

That is how much I enjoyed the show.  I was so impressed and hooked on the pilot.  I don't think there's a show (this year) that got me hooked on the pilot alone.  I couldn't explain it - but I was HOOKED.  I was looking forward to every scene, I was giddy and concentrated at the same time.  I was so excited - really really excited and I wanted to know what happened next.

When my Panget got home - I gushed about the show.  I told him that he would love it, and that it was super duper nice.  He just said one thing 'Guillermo del Toro'.  It was only then that I knew why he had that particular show on our HD.  My Panget has this talent for picking out TV shows - and this one, he has in our HD.  The only reason he has it is because of Guillermo del Toro.  My Panget is a huge huge huge fan of this man.  My Panget has watched ALL of his movies and is surely going to watch his future films - with me in tow (whether I like it or not).  My Panget then proceeds to tell me that this was a book that was made into a TV show.  I didn't know that Guillermo del Toro wrote a book!  I then googled it and yeah - he did write it.

Isn't it exciting?  I don't want to go into detail because I might spoil it for you, but I swear to you - if you're a fan of sci-fi/vampire/suspense thriller - then please please, do watch this show!  I promise you, you won't be disappointed!  Every episode makes you more curious.  I really wish I can be patient enough to compile the next few episodes so I can have more than an hour's worth of episode to watch.  I keep waiting for another scene after the episode fades to black. Dammit!  Self control!!

Hahaha...

Oh, and Sean Astin is there.


6 comments :

  1. We're watching it but I'm not that excited. Heheh! na hook ka nga. LOL

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    1. Sheila!! Sobrang hooked, grabe.. Hahha!!
      Kilig levelz sa hooked!!

      Love, Didi

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  2. I thought I won't be able to handle watching it because of the grossness. Kaya naman pala. :D

    Have you and Panget watched Utopia (UK)? You have to watch it, too if you haven't. It's a comic book sci fi conspiracy. Visually stunning, very well written. You have to watch it before the USA adapts it next year. ;)

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    1. Ayaw ni Panget ng Utopia kasi daw puros dialogues! Hahaha!! Gusto niya may 'action'! Hahaha.. But I'll see, sana may DVD akong makitang binebenta!!

      love, Didi

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  3. awww me too. glad to know a fellow fan. found it out from this article. super excited for tomorrow
    http://www.fhm.com.ph/.../tv-shows-fhm-readers.../page/2

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    1. Alexis!! Walang article.. :(

      Love, Didi

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