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Stranger in a Strange Land - TV Mini series
« on: November 16, 2016, 10:17:09 am »
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Re: Stranger in a Strange Land - TV Mini series
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2016, 08:04:20 pm »
Curious. I remember a lot of sex and such in that novel, so I wonder if this wouldn't be better suited to HBO or Showtime.

Still, a fantastic story, if they don't ruin it. And quite possibly the only Lawyer I remember loving in a book.
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Re: Stranger in a Strange Land - TV Mini series
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2016, 08:44:48 pm »
You missed the big time Televangelists and Mega Churches (in 1961)?  Lots of Philosophy?  The interesting concept of True Witnesses?  Sex is there but not graphic. 
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Re: Stranger in a Strange Land - TV Mini series
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2016, 11:38:20 pm »
Just by about 9 years. I was born in 70 after all. But yeah, I do remember picking the book up when I was 6 or 7, and then reread it every 5 years or so.
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Re: Stranger in a Strange Land - TV Mini series
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2016, 03:54:16 pm »
I read it in my mid teens (the first time).  Didn't really get into SciFi books till then when I had some part time jobs and could buy (used) books instead of reading whatever was available to other family members or the school library.
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