REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

This story of a police officer living with the aftermath of a fatal car crash (originally titled "REM") aired on NBC.

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by grannybear » Tue May 10, 2011 11:12 am

So, Jason is a marketable star. That sounds pretty good.

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by Helen8 » Tue May 10, 2011 11:46 am

I agree with grannybear. The fewer references to Lone Star the better. I'm superstitious.


And why mention the sexual preference of the two actors playing the therapists? I mean, seriously??

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by grannybear » Tue May 10, 2011 12:17 pm

IMDb shows REM with periods and that's where I picked it up from.

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by Marie » Tue May 10, 2011 12:22 pm

And why mention the sexual preference of the two actors playing the therapists? I mean, seriously??
I wondered about that as well when I read it. What has that got to do with aything?

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by marilaine » Tue May 10, 2011 12:24 pm

I hope this gets picked up. I'm really. really, REALLY in the mood for Jason Isaacs on NBC every week. *sighs*

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by inamac » Tue May 10, 2011 1:14 pm

I can see why they changed the name - though 'Awake' is still a bit ambiguous (I keep thinking:

Awake! For Morning, in the Bowl of Night,
Has flung the Stone that puts the Stars to Flight:
And Lo! the Hunter of the East has caught
The Sultan's Turret in a Noose of Light.
)

I think a question make might have been gainfully employed: "Awake?"

If it does get picked up I hope that one of the UK terrestrial channels picks it up (preferably 5 USA).

Crosses everything.

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by laurielove » Tue May 10, 2011 4:01 pm

This all sounds very happy making. :D

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Re: REM renamed as 'AWAKE'

Post by Hilary the Touched » Tue May 10, 2011 5:37 pm

Awake is instantly evocative, whereas REM could be mistaken for a documentary about an alt-rock group from Georgia or brain activity . . . either of which are likely to get passed over by a lot of folk.

And Thunder makes a good point: why fuss with the name if it isn't being picked up??

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