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Old 06-22-2019, 08:07 AM
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Started watching it last night. Very good. I would recommend.
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Old 06-22-2019, 08:25 AM
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Excellent series. Only wish they would have produced it in Ukrainian and Russian, with subtitles. I've watched some other programs and the subtitles don't bother me. Having it in the real language makes everything even more realistic and dramatic.

Still fantastic miniseries, and quite accurate.
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Old 06-22-2019, 10:20 AM
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Binge watched it!! very very well done!!
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Old 06-22-2019, 10:34 AM
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Was there last year, pretty neat place considering what happened. We had the place to ourselves at the time. Been reading its overwhelmed now due to this series, which is good. Worth a visit before its closed to public.
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Old 06-22-2019, 02:56 PM
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Sad to think everything that happened there! Makes you wonder how many similar things disaster wise have happened to other countries that were kept secret or hidden. (Obviously not the same scale though). Good series was sad it was so short!
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Old 06-22-2019, 04:14 PM
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Highly recommend.

Jared Harris is an actor who's been in The Terror and The Crown. He does another great job in Chernobyl.
The bravery of all of the responders, from the firefighters, to the coal miners, to the physicists is amazing. Even with the knowledge that you are saving millions of lives, I can imagine that the decision to sacrifice your own life by going to the site of the explosion would be immensely difficult.
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Old 06-22-2019, 05:08 PM
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Yes, very good show!!!! Very sad but interesting topic. I believe it is the energy of the future with thorium reactors in safe locations (Fukushima)
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Old 06-22-2019, 09:59 PM
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Started watching it. Very interesting.
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Old 06-23-2019, 09:45 AM
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I'm waiting for Fukushima, lots there that needs to be told as well. Safe location?? It's still ongoing and they estimate 40 years to clean it up. Of course we all know how guestimates work. Amazing how these disasters draw tourists.

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Old 06-23-2019, 10:43 PM
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The book Midnight in Chernobyl is also very good
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Old 06-24-2019, 04:19 AM
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Old 06-24-2019, 06:17 AM
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I tried to find it on Netflix, couldn't, is this just a currently running show?
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Old 06-24-2019, 06:29 AM
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Well done but they have taken some liberties with the facts.

Biggest one was the claimed risk of a potential 2-4 megaton followup explosion which is just false. They really shouldn't have raised the false stakes so high for the sake of dramatization and the claims border on pure fiction. It would have been bad and spread more contamination around and possibly taken out the adjacent reactors, but not thermonuclear scale at all. Would have just been a very large steam explosion.

Stood out poorly for anyone who has ever researched the event before.
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Old 06-24-2019, 06:53 AM
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Well done but they have taken some liberties with the facts.

Biggest one was the claimed risk of a potential 2-4 megaton followup explosion which is just false.
I think they were referring the possible explosion as the equivalent amount of radiation being released, not the actual explosive force.

It was a good show, unlike most of the crap you see these days
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Old 06-24-2019, 07:08 AM
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I think they were referring the possible explosion as the equivalent amount of radiation being released, not the actual explosive force.

It was a good show, unlike most of the crap you see these days
Nope they referenced a 30km total destruction zone and 200km shock-wave with all of Kiev and much of Minsk's populations being killed. That's massive thermonuclear force levels of destruction, and simply was never possible through a steam explosion.
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i tried to find it on netflix, couldn't, is this just a currently running show?
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Old 06-24-2019, 07:11 AM
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I tried to find it on Netflix, couldn't, is this just a currently running show?
Itís on HBO. I use the Crave app to watch it and stream it via Chromecast to my TV
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Old 06-24-2019, 03:20 PM
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It was a great show
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