The Stand should have been a 5 parter because they completely ignored (or underplayed) the free zone section of the story. And the relationship between Harold and Fran was all wrong.
Yeah, there were issues. I didn't realize how much had been changed until I read it the first time (complete and uncut book version). It would have been awesome if they could have done it in a mini season format, like is done with some shows today. That was probably unheard of back then though
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