The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.
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I agree that it probably was too early for its time. However, I loved it (female person here, not youngster). I don't remember them as Airborne, more like Special Forces, but I could be wrong. It's possible that the tone of the show kept it from being a bigger hit. I remember it as being quiet and reasoned, not over-the-top gung-ho. Of course, thinking too much is probably not too acceptable in these days of rabble-rousing. And I thought of their base as being more like Ft. Bragg in NC. Only three months??? I especially liked Yaphet Kotto and Gary Grubbs; both did excellent work. Maybe the Military Channel would be a good place for it, perhaps as a special. I'd like to see it again.
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