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Bill Nye (the science guy) Saves the World, 3rd season on Netflix May 11th

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Bill Nye uses the power of Twitter to answer some common science questions.

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Sooo it seems like it failed to live up to people's expectation. :/
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Dumbbelldore wrote:
Apr 29th, 2017 7:32 pm
Sooo it seems like it failed to live up to people's expectation. :/
He is humiliating creationist and climate change deniers. They are responding by using smears. Its far from a fail.
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Apr 30th, 2017 5:20 pm
He is humiliating creationist and climate change deniers. They are responding by using smears. Its far from a fail.
Yea that's a possibility. There's also been rumblings around the net that the show itself is 'cringy' in its message.

I've only seen small clips so I'll hold final judgment when I do see the whole show.
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I watched the first episode and so far it seems less about him doing science and more like him hosting a talk show full of people you've never heard of or don't care about. He's only on screen for a few minutes in between that screen coming down and someone else running a segment. Is the whole thing like that?
Could HAVE, not could OF. What does 'could of' even mean?
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May 1st, 2017 12:41 pm
I watched the first episode and so far it seems less about him doing science and more like him hosting a talk show full of people you've never heard of or don't care about. He's only on screen for a few minutes in between that screen coming down and someone else running a segment. Is the whole thing like that?
Yes, I think each episode tackles a different topic where he faces off against people who hold strong beliefs that fly in the face of science such as Climate Change Deniers, Anti-Vaxers, Anti-GMO folks, "alternative" remedies, anti-evolution.

There is not much in the way Science experiments like the kids show but it uses a variety of skits and interviews to teach people about important issues facing our society today and debunks a lot of myths around them as well. Its pretty interesting IMO except I cant stand the laugh track.
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Bill is coming back with even more ways to save the world!

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I watched the first ep and it was cringe-worthy. I get why he's acting the way he is in hopes to inspire younger minds and reach their demographic but it was too much to bear. The audience over cheering/laughing at his antics also didn't help.
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Aug 31st, 2016 7:21 pm
That's awesome. Might be enough to get me to subscribe to Netflix.
I done been subbed to the Netflarx since 2010 you should do it.

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