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Poor production value, a great expanse between tidbits of information
If you have any knowledge of production or editing, or a passion for storytelling in general, here's the first thing that comes to your mind upon watching "Journey to the Edge of the Universe":
"Okay, we hired Alec Baldwin for 15 minutes, and we have to make an hour-long program...how many meaningless and poorly-executed warps through space can we cram into this baby??"
The lazy, simplistic, and cheap visuals aside, there's not many shows quite so boring as this one. Watching the show for ten minutes yields one or two facts about the universe, which you'll hear over and over again before the program concludes. My mates and I found ourselves laughing hysterically at the number of times the camera "traveled" through "space"; by the end, it was inappropriately out of hand.
Don't waste your time with this one, there's plenty of great productions out there that will truly expand your outlook on the universe and life itself.
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