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How the hell did Joe Morton win an Emmy for this show? Firstly, I can't shake off the TERMINATOR 2 association, but his character is sooooo annoying. Who talks like that? I'm only on Season 5. Does it get better or worse?

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You better stop watching cuz most of us love Joes delivery and it does not change. I never saw Terminator so thats your own problem.

So, I'm assuming that the show is deliberately arch and overcooked (read irritating). I hate when they keep calling themselves 'gladiators' too.

Don't watch then🀦

@Annamarie449 said:

You better stop watching cuz most of us love Joes delivery and it does not change.

That's right!

So irritating to have posters that bash.πŸ˜’

I don't think the OP was bashing. S/he wasn't a fan of the actor. That's all.

No. Read again...bashed the show as well. Can't please everyone.😒. Last episode was very exciting.

Do you think I'd have watched up to Season 5 if I hated the show?! I just thought that it had become way too arch and almost a parody of itself. Especially when Joe Morton goes into multiple diatribe/monologues about how his daughter knows so little about the real world. God, I've never heard anyone ever remotely talk like that!

@elliotthomas97 said: Joe Morton goes into multiple diatribe/monologues about how his daughter knows so little about the real world. God, I've never heard anyone ever remotely talk like that!

I guess you've never heard a black pastor, or people, who want to preach to you. :speaking_head:

I've seen preaching on TV and film, but have never experienced been preached at. It would be lost on me anyhow!!

@elliotthomas97 said:

I've seen preaching on TV and film, but have never experienced been preached at. It would be lost on me anyhow!!

It's an experience I tell you. You just kind of have to stand there and absorb it or pretend to do that.

Eh, sounds terrible. I have seen the TV show PREACHER, and Dominic Cooper is pretty cool in that (for a preacher, that is!).

@elliotthomas97 said:

Eh, sounds terrible. I have seen the TV show PREACHER, and Dominic Cooper is pretty cool in that (for a preacher, that is!).

Hmm.. those shows kind of fall flat for me, but I did like the reality show, Preachers of LA.

@elliotthomas97 said:

How the hell did Joe Morton win an Emmy for this show? Firstly, I can't shake off the TERMINATOR 2 association, but his character is sooooo annoying. Who talks like that? I'm only on Season 5. Does it get better or worse?

I saw him in T2, but I associate Joe Morton with A Different World. I keep hoping that Scandal will have Jasmine Guy guest star as a potential love interest for Papa Pope. :joy: That being said, I used to find his monologues annoying, but not I just sit back and enjoy them for what they are. He is over the top, but so is everyone on the show. I mean, who walks like Olivia Pope? LOL

Joe Morton was amazing in Eureka, I LOVED that show! I was so sad when they cancelled it, for some reason they always do that when I find shows I really like πŸ˜”

Anyway, I think he is great as Rowan, he delivers his lines perfectly. And yes he sounds like a preacher but I think that's the whole idea. Rowan wants to be the voice of reason and damned be if you don't listen.

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