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Back Talk: NBC's "Kidnapped"

While I reviewed the original pilot of NBC's new drama Kidnapped here, what did you think of last night's premiere?

Given the series' shared themes and overall conceit with FOX's similar (if less successful) drama Vanished, which do you think will emerge the clear winner in audience's minds? Or is there room in the American marketplace for two kidnapped rich people dramas?

Share your back talk in this thread and tell me what you *really* think. (Come on, don't be shy.)

Comments

Tidmore said…
I watched Kidnapped awhile back when Netflix was offering it on a disc with Studio 60 and have to say what I saw was great. It was a good story, that drew me in, got me interested, and did what any good pilot should do, made me eager for the next episode.
A week or so later Vanished premiered, and I have to say I didn't make it through the first episode. I have several friends who have told me how good it is, and maybe if I hadn't already seen Kidnapped I would have enjoyed Vanished, but that's not how it happened, and I have to say in a sea of new shows Kidnapped whould be the show to stay a float while I feel Vanished will quickly live up to it's name.
Anonymous said…
I had high expectations for Kidnapped and quite like it. I think the acting really sets this show apart from its competitors.

I could've done without that montage set to Cheesy Top 40 Single at the end, but even that is just nit picking.

Btw, thanks for linking to Meltdown's blog, Jace.

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