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Pretty good episode.  Chloe did call the blue aliens, they sent three ships which distracted the drones long enough for Destiny to blow the command ship to hell.  Those drones are pretty bad-ass taking out two of the blue alien ships.

Anywho, the scene with the arrival of the second command ship and it launching it's drones was pretty cool.  I wonder if the blue aliens really un-did what they did to Chloe or if they just made it look like they did (or un-did it then re-did it).  Sad to see the seed ship and the Ursini go though.
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Re: $$$SGU "Deliverance" Review and Discussion Thread (spoilers)$$$
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2011, 01:19:33 AM »
Good episode.  Its nice to be rid of Chloe's ailment.  Sad to see the Ursini go I was hoping a couple of them would end up staying on Destiny. 
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Re: $$$SGU "Deliverance" Review and Discussion Thread (spoilers)$$$
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2011, 08:36:15 PM »
Not a bad ep.  I'm having trouble deciding if it was only just an okay episode, or if it's much harder to enjoy knowing the show is getting canceled and the overall plot left unresolved anyway.

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Re: $$$SGU "Deliverance" Review and Discussion Thread (spoilers)$$$
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2011, 09:38:35 PM »
I'd be inclined to say the latter, myself.
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Re: $$$SGU "Deliverance" Review and Discussion Thread (spoilers)$$$
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2011, 09:48:50 PM »
I liked this episode better then the one which set it up.  I thought the mid-season cliff hanger was sort of all over the place and not their strongest effort (probably my least favorite episode so far), but this one really pulled everything together and drove the story home...at least in terms of concluding the story they set up.

I wish there had been a bit more with the interaction between Greer and Chloe, based on their previous discussion of Greer being the one that might ultimately have to deal with her.  As far as Chloe and the blue aliens, I wondered also if perhaps they simply finished whatever they had started to do originally but hadn't had a chance to complete because Rush came in and rescued her.  For all we know, the changes we saw in her were a reaction of the alterations being incomplete resulting in the physical changes we saw.  If the alterations are complete then maybe they're so well hidden, that TJ can't detect them, with whatever limited equipment she has on Destiny.

They're really in their groove now as far as the humor with Rush, Eli, Brody, and Volker.  The stuff they do and say isn't always meant to be funny, but the way they deliver it with such a dead pan sarcastic tone, it comes off as really funny.

I'm hoping now that this story with these aliens is largely done, the remaining episodes get on with Destiny's Mission.
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