OK, so I did devote around 11 hours (90 minute pilot, 90 minute season finale) to this show which everyone tells me is just wonderful, marvelous, must-see television.
So why was I as bored as I was? Is it that I didn't care enough about New Orleans and/or jazz and/or mysterious Indian ways and/or ....? I dunno. All I know is these were some sad, depressing people occasionally punctuating their miserable lives with the occasional montage set to - okay, actually some pretty good music, to be sure.
It certainly didn't move me enough to start a thread during the entire run of this show. (I thought I had at least made a thread icon, but if I did, it's still on the laptop at home. I'll fix that later.) I can't say I'm super surprised that I didn't get one from any of you, either, as our HBO watchers tend to be thread-tacker-onners more than thread starters. Or maybe they feel the same way I do? I guess I want to find out. (I AM assuming others have watched this show. I could be wrong!)
I actually like it better this way. Let the people who want the whole thing buy it up front, instead of releasing individual seasons first and then following them up with the inevitable box set which is lower priced and has exclusive features.