The curiosity killed the cat. And I’m the cat.
I just finished watching the pilot episode of Delirium. Yep, thanks to Hulu and the torrent gods, I was able to watch it. Even if it was released for a limited time only.
Watch out for spoilers!
I rate this pilot ♡♡♡♡ hearts and not stars because I don’t have stars in my Android keyboard. :]
I totally agree with Marissa M’s comments. I actually wished that I never discovered this pilot episode. Delirium’s story was mesmerizing. It caught me. I’m hooked. I wish there’s a second episode. I wish Hulu got more episodes. :[
In my defense, the pilot was just right for me. I was able to read Delirium (book 1) and Pandemonium (book 2) and it helped me to understand the pacing of the story. I haven’t finished reading Pandemonium but watching this show made me want to continue reading the book more. In fact, I have only read a few chapters but I understand the story. I can say that I don’t get the other characters because I honestly don’t know them or I haven’t read about them yet. And a part of me missed Grace, Aunt Carol and Jenny because they were not shown in the Pilot.
They actually chose a different plot. I understand that it’s because they can’t copy the whole book. And they also have to change some things because they need to attract the readers and supporters of the show. It’s not a problem for me.
It actually helped me understand and visualize the fences and the Crypts. There are other scenes that are clearer now and that I can visualize thanks to the show though they changed some of it.
At first, I was hesitant to watch it because it must be scary or gore or something… (because of the raid and other raid related scenes) but I was wrong.
What sets me off is that, in the show the characters can touch each other but in the books they can’t.
As for the artists, Emma Roberts gave Lena Haloway justice. Although, in my opinion Hana should be blonde. Alex didn’t seem like Alex for me. Julian was okay. But… I haven’t finished the books yet so I can’t really say.
I just wish that there’s a follow up because I liked it. They combined Pandemonium and Delirium in the Pilot and it makes sense. It’s beautiful. It’s a little rushed but it was the kind of rush that I enjoyed.
I love how they narrated Delirium. Delirium’s show was fun. The narration was okay with me. I guess, you need to read the book somehow to understand the story. And perhaps they can still expand it and narrate it if they were given a chance.
I just… I just wish that another producer will pick it up or make it a movie. :[