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Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:40 am

I just heard about Tron Uprising, and now it may be getting cancelled :(

I haven't had a chance to watch it, but I'm now trying to find the episodes... I've only heard good things about it. Anyway, if you want to get in on the petition to save the show:

http://www.change.org/petitions/renew-tron-uprising

I wish they had this when Firefly and Dark Angel were cancelled...
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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:22 pm

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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:08 pm

too bad they are cancelling it...it is one of my favorite shows but i think i know why. it is billed as a kid-friendly show and i think that limits how they can tell their stories. i thought the artwork was absolutely stunning, but the story line was a little too kid-friendly at times. i know it was running on disney kids so they had to cater to their audience, but the tron universe has some pretty dark themes that they couldn't really explore in detail. hope if it does come back another network picks it up so they can have more freedom to really explore the grid.
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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:52 pm

It's a toon, but I heard about from Daniel Simon, the designer for the vehicles in Tron Legacy... He said it was more adult oriented, than kid-friendly, which may be why Disney is thinking about cancelling it :(
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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:26 pm

it was a good show overall, too bad if they get rid of it.
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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:03 am

I really enjoyed the show...hope its not cancelled.
It has pretty darn good voice acting...I don't know who does trons voice but its perfect.
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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:28 am

vargis14 wrote:I really enjoyed the show...hope its not cancelled.
It has pretty darn good voice acting...I don't know who does trons voice but its perfect.


Bruce Boxleitner, Tron's original actor.
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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:01 am

Umm, it's gone. Not "might be cancelled", but "was cancelled". Disney is playing games with refusing to officially announce the cancellation, but if you look at the total lack of advertising and viewers, and the utter death timeslot it finished season 1 in (Mondays at 12AM *MIDNIGHT*)... The writing is on the wall. It's a kids show that's aired at midnight, and DIsney hasn't scheduled any reruns. It's done.

Disney did an absolutely abysmal job of advertising this, just like John Carter got sunk by lousy ad work.
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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:45 am

Kurotetsu wrote:Bruce Boxleitner, Tron's original actor.

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Re: Why am I hearing about this now??

Postposted on Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:34 pm

Captain Ned wrote:
Kurotetsu wrote:Bruce Boxleitner, Tron's original actor.
Captain John Sheridan.
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