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Is Someone New Writing These Now?
ccthemovieman-1 from United States
8 October 2007
I guess it WAS too good to be true. The first half dozen episodes were
great stories with little soap opera: everyone on the up-and-up and the
program featured solid, no-nonsense material. Lately, I can see a big
turn downward, with Liberal politics liberal sex dragging the show
slowly down the tubes, turning into a typical one of today. "The Unit"
looked like it had risen above the fray, but not now. It ends with
several members of the show, for no real reason, having sex and/or
getting near that with relationships they shouldn't get in. It's
discouraging for someone who likes this show and hoped for better.
The Unit is in Iran, but almost all of the story is told in flashback
after the guys have returned. A local Iranian "helping" the mission
gets a little too gung-ho and the results are seen immediately as the
crew, along with a sharp Iran woman, are all now in danger of being
caught sabotaging a potential nuclear facility. The drama is what to do
with the woman, who gets trapped under an immovable weight and Mack
does not want to leave her behind.
The other stories aren't worth mentioning, just pitiful material, like
the immature Crystal not showing up at the hospital to see her
Also, once again, The Unit has to explain its actions. Some General is
not only a "Nervous Nellie" but also very unprofessional in grilling
the guys about what happened in Iran. His character is exaggerated and
is ridiculous. It almost looks like someone else has begun writing
these episodes the past month.
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