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Is "Titans" worth watching?

TNT will start airing the show, starting Monday July 12.

They're going to be starting with Season 1, but my understanding is that the show is already up to Season 3.

So is it worth watching?

I'm a Brenton Thwaites fans, so it would be worth watching just for him.

Although I don't want to waste my time if it sucks.

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by Anonymousreply 85September 14, 2021 6:45 AM

I want to love it but it’s just meh. The writing is pretty inconsistent, and the eye candy of Brenton, Curran Walters, and half naked Superboy almost make up for it, but not quite.

by Anonymousreply 1July 12, 2021 4:36 AM

Thanks, R1.

I googled Titans cast, and the guys are indeed hot.

I might give it a shot.

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by Anonymousreply 2July 12, 2021 4:39 AM

I love the soundtrack.

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by Anonymousreply 3July 12, 2021 5:17 AM

Some more god damned superhero shit drivel aimed at Gen Z-ers. No thanks.

by Anonymousreply 4July 12, 2021 6:09 AM

What character does Brenton play?

To be honest, I'm not familiar with comic book characters.

The only ones I know are Superman and Batman.

by Anonymousreply 5July 12, 2021 6:26 AM

I thought it showcased John Barrowman and Casper Van Dien at their hottest.

by Anonymousreply 6July 12, 2021 6:36 AM

Brenton plays Batman's first Robin - Dick Grayson. The show takes place after he stops being Batman's sidekick and is now a Detective by day and does his hero gig on the side. But that's mostly the first episode and then it builds out from there.

[quote]To be honest, I'm not familiar with comic book characters.

Maybe it's better to go on with limited knowledge that way you're not judging the characterization against the comic interpretation of Dick. That was my problem when I began watching TITANS - judging this show's Dick Grayson up against the one in the comic.

by Anonymousreply 7July 12, 2021 6:42 AM

[quote] I thought it showcased John Barrowman and Casper Van Dien at their hottest.

They're not on this show, R6.

by Anonymousreply 8July 12, 2021 6:42 AM

They are so on Titans, R8.

by Anonymousreply 9July 12, 2021 6:48 AM

You know damn well this thread isn't about the 2000 NBC series "Titans", Rose!

by Anonymousreply 10July 12, 2021 6:50 AM

OP, I loved it. It's a bit uneven, but it's interesting and fun.

by Anonymousreply 11July 12, 2021 6:53 AM

Season One premieres tonight on TNT!

by Anonymousreply 12July 12, 2021 3:13 PM

Once I saw that they turned StarFire into a black trannie hooker, I was out

by Anonymousreply 13July 12, 2021 3:21 PM

You're an idiot, R13.

by Anonymousreply 14July 12, 2021 5:58 PM

I'm not wrong

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by Anonymousreply 15July 12, 2021 6:14 PM

Lol R13.

What was he/she before that?

by Anonymousreply 16July 12, 2021 6:24 PM

r16

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by Anonymousreply 17July 12, 2021 6:26 PM

All the guys are hot except for the oriental.

They should dump him and put in a hot white guy.

by Anonymousreply 18July 12, 2021 6:35 PM

Brenton is so hot!

He looks a lot like KJ Apa.

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by Anonymousreply 19July 12, 2021 9:39 PM

Clash of the Titans is worth watching for Harry Hamlin’s nipples

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by Anonymousreply 20July 12, 2021 9:43 PM

Rofl R20.

Harry's' nipple looks mangled! Like someone had been chewing on it for days!

by Anonymousreply 21July 12, 2021 9:46 PM

Who does Alan Ritchson play?

He's spectacular!

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by Anonymousreply 22July 12, 2021 9:52 PM

[quote] Harry's' nipple looks mangled! Like someone had been chewing on it for days!

We need to confirm the whereabouts of Chewy McNip circa 1981, Lisa.

by Anonymousreply 23July 12, 2021 11:03 PM

Funny you mention Harry Hamlin at R20.

Curran Walters (who is on the show) looks a lot like Harry Hamlin.

Huge nipples, included!

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by Anonymousreply 24July 13, 2021 12:01 AM

Curran also has a very unusual face.

Has he had any "work" done?

His face looks almost as artificial as Chace Crawford.

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by Anonymousreply 25July 13, 2021 12:06 AM

He looks a bit like that singer Yungblud.

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by Anonymousreply 26July 13, 2021 12:45 AM

Anyone watching?

by Anonymousreply 27July 13, 2021 2:07 AM

That was awesome!!

I can't believe that TNT passed on this show, the first time around.

It was action packed! And Brenton Thwaites is smoking hot!!!

His ass looks so good in those tight pants.

[quote] Once I saw that they turned StarFire into a black trannie hooker, I was out

I don't know who she was originally supposed to be, but that girl was BAD ASS!

I love that she speaks a whole bunch of different languages, and when she lit that hotel room on fire, that whole look was AMAZING! From how they colored her eyes, to her hair, to the fire blazing... it was unreal. I fucking loved it!

I especially loved how the disco music played in the background, everywhere she went. That was funny.

I'm still confused as to who these people are, but I'm hooked already, and they've only introduced a couple of characters.

by Anonymousreply 28July 13, 2021 3:13 PM

Why is this show set in Detroit, of all places?

by Anonymousreply 29July 14, 2021 7:19 PM

Kori Anders? Really?

CORIANDER.

How unoriginal.

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by Anonymousreply 30July 14, 2021 7:20 PM

New episode tonight!

by Anonymousreply 31July 19, 2021 11:59 PM

No, not until August 12, 2021

by Anonymousreply 32July 20, 2021 12:27 AM

Actually R32, Titans just started showing on TNT from the very beginning.

Last week Season 1, Episode 1 premiered.

Tonight is Season 1, Episode 2.

For the people who don't have HBO Max or Netflix or whatever.

It's showing for free on TNT, from the very beginning.

by Anonymousreply 33July 20, 2021 12:34 AM

Ah. I thought you were talking about season 3...

by Anonymousreply 34July 20, 2021 12:35 AM

Episode one was really awesome.

Korey Anders' character is very fun.

Who is the creepy inside voice talking to the young girl?

by Anonymousreply 35July 20, 2021 12:37 AM

R20 what is wrong with Hamlin’s nostrils in that photo? Look at how lopsided the right nostril is…

by Anonymousreply 36July 24, 2021 2:48 PM

I love the Wolfman/Perez 80s comic run but kinda meh about this show. They don’t do right by my favorite Titan Donna Troy and the writing overall seem to be all over the place.

by Anonymousreply 37July 24, 2021 3:08 PM

The Hawk guy in last week's episode has an AWESOME body.

Why would his girlfriend have the hots for Dick Greyson, when she can have that HUNK of HAWK?

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by Anonymousreply 38July 27, 2021 1:33 AM

Alan Ritchson's chest looks amazing at R38.

by Anonymousreply 39July 27, 2021 4:09 AM

[quote] I love the Wolfman/Perez 80s comic run but kinda meh about this show. They don’t do right by my favorite Titan Donna Troy and the writing overall seem to be all over the place

My gods, the writing is a fucking MESS!!

They do explain why Dick Grayson is acting so very un-Grayson like, and it’s well handled, (no spoilers, but he did something REALLY bad!!) but the season two ending was some of the worst dreck I’ve ever seen on screen, and I’m counting all that CW junk. Who the fuck approved that script? So much just didn’t make any fucking SENSE!! And I’m not one to go combing through a show for plot-holes, but everyone involved should have been fired.

And the show can get so grim-dark as to be downright comic. I too loved the classic Wolfman/Perez run, but much of this show has me shaking my head. Who’s idea was this? I will say, the kid playing Beast Boy/Gar Logan, is one of my favorite parts of the show, since he gets to be one of the only characters who isn’t in an emotional tail-spin 24/7.

I will say, if anyone reading is even mildly interested: Doom Patrol, on HBOMax, is one of the best superhero shows I’ve yet seen, and is definitely, without a doubt, the fucking WEIRDEST! Always wondered what a make-out session between a giant cockroach and a giant rat would look like? The answers await if you dare!!

by Anonymousreply 40July 27, 2021 9:37 AM

Spoilers be damned but I wasn’t convinced that Donna Troy could be beaten so easily by Deathstroke. That was total bullshit!

by Anonymousreply 41July 27, 2021 10:52 AM

R41. That's when I was DONE. No way could Deathstroke take her that quick. At the beginning of the scene, I was like...."Wrong choice Slade" and then bullshit. She's SUPPOSED to be stronger than him and a trained fighter--on par or even more so than Grayson.

UGH I mean...nobody can even fly.

There's going to be A LOT of shit packed into the new season. It's gonna be a cluster fuck.

by Anonymousreply 42July 27, 2021 11:50 AM

R39 His chest has looked amazing for the past two decades

by Anonymousreply 43July 27, 2021 11:52 AM

Thwaites and Ritchson were in that horrible movie GHOSTS OF WAR. I had to turn it off it was so bad.

by Anonymousreply 44July 27, 2021 11:59 AM

Yeah. Titans was great except that final episode of Season 2, which makes me wonder what the fuck happened.

by Anonymousreply 45July 27, 2021 2:49 PM

I'm only three episodes in, but I'm still loving this show.

It still cracks me up that 1970's disco music follows Kory Anders everywhere she goes.

I just found out she's an alien, and that Rachel is a demon!

Oh, and Brenton Thwaites has a cute ass. He's also taller than I thought he was.

by Anonymousreply 46July 27, 2021 3:01 PM

r40 I think the original pitch for the show was it was going to be a Nightwing solo one but the DC app (when that was a thing) wanted a Titans show. Which goes a long way to explaining the darkness, tone and the fact the writers only ever gives a shit about the Batman adjacent characters.

by Anonymousreply 47July 27, 2021 3:35 PM

Most of the actors come out of modeling so it's a visual feast.

by Anonymousreply 48July 29, 2021 4:06 PM

That makes sense R47 and should've been the way to go.

by Anonymousreply 49July 30, 2021 9:45 AM

I sat out season two but came back for this season. The first three episodes are fantastic. And we get Alan Ritchson's ass in the 3rd episode. Or maybe it was a stunt ass but if it was, the stand-in was built like a brick shithouse.

by Anonymousreply 50August 14, 2021 10:12 PM

[quote] Vincent Kartheiser Investigated for Inappropriate Behavior on ‘Titans’ Season 3 Set

Vincent Kartheiser was the subject of multiple investigations for his behavior on the set of Season 3 of the HBO Max series “Titans,” Variety has confirmed.

Kartheiser was cast as the villain Jonathan Crane, a.k.a Scarecrow, in the third season of the DC superhero show earlier this year. According to an individual with knowledge of the situation, Kartheiser was first the subject of a complaint for what was described as making inappropriate comments onset. WBTV’s Labor Relations department investigated and found that his actions did not warrant being fired from the show but did warrant corrective action.

A second complaint was made some time later, which led WBTV to assign a representative to keep an eye on activities on the set. Due to COVID protocols, interviews were conducted virtually by the Burbank-based investigators.

Reps for WBTV declined to comment.

“Vincent Kartheiser vehemently denies the allegations,” a spokesperson for the actor said. “Warner Bros. investigated this matter and made clear to Mr. Kartheiser its expectations for behavior on the set, and he agreed to comply with their directives.”

Kartheiser is best known for his role as Pete Campbell in the critically-acclaimed AMC series “Mad Men.” His recent TV credits include “Casual” and “The Path” at Hulu, the Nat Geo miniseries “Saints & Sinners,” the Sky TV series “Das Boot, and “The OA” at Netflix. His feature credits include starring opposite Melissa Leo and Adam Scott in the Netflix feature “The Most Hated Woman in America,” which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Deadline first reported the allegations against Kartheiser.

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by Anonymousreply 51August 15, 2021 3:33 AM

I only know him as Conner on "Angel".

Also, Season 3 is fantastic.

Really great.

by Anonymousreply 52August 15, 2021 5:12 AM

I'm curious what Vincent said at R52?

Racist remark?

Homophobic comment?

They said it's not a fire-able offense, but definitely worthy of a warning.

Weird.

by Anonymousreply 53August 15, 2021 2:28 PM

New episode tonight!

I am loving this show.

Robin #2 is hot.

by Anonymousreply 54August 23, 2021 8:32 PM

It's [bold]TEET-SEE-ANS[/bold] you fools!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 55August 23, 2021 11:29 PM

TIT ANZ.

by Anonymousreply 56August 24, 2021 2:23 AM

Raven is a half demon girl with major superpowers.

Too bad they made her into this frumpy girl who got lost at Hot Topic

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by Anonymousreply 57August 24, 2021 2:30 AM

How Raven is in the show

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by Anonymousreply 58August 24, 2021 2:33 AM

[quote] I think the original pitch for the show was it was going to be a Nightwing solo one but the DC app (when that was a thing) wanted a Titans show. Which goes a long way to explaining the darkness, tone and the fact the writers only ever gives a shit about the Batman adjacent characters

Thanks. That makes a LOT more sense. Having read the Wolfman/Perez run back when it was published, I found it hard to believe how laughably serious everything was. Didn’t any of the producers like having FUN?

[quote] I'm curious what Vincent said at [R52]?; Racist remark?; Homophobic comment?

He’s be GONE if it were one of those. No one wants a ‘hostile work environment’ lawsuit.

[quote] Robin #2 is hot

Isn’t he? This is the only show I’ve ever watched where I’d fuck every (male) cast member.

by Anonymousreply 59August 24, 2021 2:40 AM

I used to jerk off thinking about Changeling with his green chest hair. I was an odd kid.

by Anonymousreply 60August 24, 2021 4:23 AM

[quote] I used to jerk off thinking about Changeling with his green chest hair. I was an odd kid.

Not that odd. George Perez drew some really, really hot men.

by Anonymousreply 61August 24, 2021 5:59 AM

Ugh, really? I think Robin #2 is REALLY unattractive. In every way.

by Anonymousreply 62August 24, 2021 6:49 AM

It's no Gossip Girl reboot, that's for sure.

by Anonymousreply 63August 24, 2021 8:04 AM

Hawk and Dove were boring.

by Anonymousreply 64August 24, 2021 10:50 AM

They need more shots of Brenton Thwaites in short pants. We need more tree trunk thighs for world peace.

by Anonymousreply 65August 24, 2021 12:30 PM

I've watched the first two episodes of S3 and have to admit, it's better than the previous seasons so far. Hawk and Dove were boring in the comic as well. Not sure why Tim Drake is Asian or Hispanic or...?

One thing they've done right IMO is their ending of the Bruce Wayne storyline. I've been bored with the dynamic between those characters for DECADES.

by Anonymousreply 66August 24, 2021 12:46 PM

Nightwing looks gorgeous in that blue suit. 💙

by Anonymousreply 67August 24, 2021 6:34 PM

Was the original Gar supposed to be an oriental?

by Anonymousreply 68August 24, 2021 6:38 PM

R68 No. He was a white boy that got turned green.

by Anonymousreply 69August 25, 2021 1:15 PM

The only original Titans of color were Cyborg, Starfire (who's technically orange), and Raven (who I always assumed was of Middle Eastern descent).

by Anonymousreply 70August 25, 2021 1:19 PM

[quote] The only original Titans of color were Cyborg, Starfire (who's technically orange), and Raven (who I always assumed was of Middle Eastern descent).

Rofl!

Starfire and Raven are from other planets, so I don't think that Earth races apply to them.

by Anonymousreply 71August 25, 2021 6:24 PM

R71 I never claimed that Starfire is any race from Earth. I said she's a person of color. Raven's mother is human and was raped by a demon but she was born on Earth.

Rofl, indeed.

by Anonymousreply 72August 26, 2021 10:20 AM

Having a hard time caring about S3, except the fun fight scenes. Figured the new villain was Jason right off.

by Anonymousreply 73August 28, 2021 4:16 AM

[quote]Raven (who I always assumed was of Middle Eastern descent).

Raven's mother in the comics, Arella, was from the United States.

Her father Trigon is a demon from another dimension.

by Anonymousreply 74August 28, 2021 4:36 AM

Watch it for the old Batman, new Batman, and the animal boy hotties.

by Anonymousreply 75August 28, 2021 5:33 AM

S3 E3 Is so hot when Jason makes Hank complete strip and swim across the pool and then he spends the rest of the episode shirtless in bed.

by Anonymousreply 76August 28, 2021 6:18 AM

The hunk that plays Hank is the next Jack Reacher. He replaces miscast runt Tom Cruise.

by Anonymousreply 77August 28, 2021 6:46 AM

[quote]Racist remark? Homophobic comment? They said it's not a fire-able offense, but definitely worthy of a warning.

As someone else said, those would have gotten him terminated. Harassing an actress on the show that he's only a guest on would have also gotten him removed. (And his scenes so far have been with men anyway.)

Another report described it as, "juvenile behavior" and inappropriate comments. He was warned the first time and after the second time, someone was placed on set to watch him.

Sounds like he made an off-color joke or comment not directed at anyone in particular and he was reprimanded for it but also whomever he said whatever he said in front of was probably okay with him staying so there wasn't a huge issue. It's like telling a sex joke at work. It's not about anyone there but it's not something that should be said at work.

by Anonymousreply 78August 28, 2021 7:43 AM

So... the hunky hawk is dead and gone from the show?

Damn.

At least they got him naked before he left.

by Anonymousreply 79August 28, 2021 9:00 AM

R74 Why are you @ing and repeating what I posted?

by Anonymousreply 80August 28, 2021 9:46 AM

[quote] So... the hunky hawk is dead and gone from the show?

Probably because he was cast as the new Jack Reacher, as someone mentioned above.

by Anonymousreply 81August 28, 2021 2:44 PM

Brenton looked so hot in last week's episode, while being tortured.

I love seeing his meaty thighs in tight pants.

And they sure like to get that oriental kid naked quite often.

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by Anonymousreply 82August 31, 2021 12:29 AM

Why does Brenton have to be so goddamned hot???

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by Anonymousreply 83August 31, 2021 12:32 AM

New episode tonight.

by Anonymousreply 84September 14, 2021 1:28 AM

Hotness rankings:

1. Hank/Hawk

2. Superboy

3. Dick Grayson

4. Gar

5. The rest

by Anonymousreply 85September 14, 2021 6:45 AM
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