Now Watching on TV

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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 30 Jun 2019, 02:21

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Beautifully written, beautifully acted.


Seconded.
A wonderful series, really well written and exceptionally well realised.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Snarfyguy » 31 Jul 2019, 21:20

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This is great, just really, really fun.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Samoan » 31 Jul 2019, 23:15

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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Tomahawk Kid » 03 Aug 2019, 07:10

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Just coming to the end of Series 2. A grower this one, I nearly didn't get past episode 1 series 1, but stuck with it and loved it.

I still can't get my head round seeing and listening to Peterhead born actor Peter Mullan playing a redneck gangster.

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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Copehead » 10 Aug 2019, 17:25

ever/never wrote:Everyone (apart from us) seems to be talking about this:

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after my cousin badgered me for the umpteenth time to watch it, I finally saw the very first episode. It looks interesting (I mean that genuinely). Ted Danson is great in everything, isn't he? The only thing that bugged me, strangely, is the high production values - you almost long for a bad shot, or a fluffed line. Every scene looks like it cost millions. Squeaky clean, flashy. Anyway I'm looking forward to watching the rest of the first series.


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Watched all 3 series back to back and just getting to the end of series 3.

A great comedy with plenty of real laugh out loud moments rather than just smiles.

Danson is great, they all are.

Life, death, philosophy, morality, ethics, heaven, hell and a forking shirt load of great writing and high production values.

It has occasional poor episodes, what great comedy doesn't, mainly the ones with too many demons in especially Trevor, but Mindy Sinclair is one of the most inspired bit part comedy characters ever, with Derek a tiny step behind - There are wind chimes where my ding dong should be; we'll work with that. And what about Donkey Doug and Pill Boy?

I thought the first few episodes were a little slow but when it blossomed it really blossomed.

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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby St Jeemo the Humourless » 12 Aug 2019, 20:18

got halfway through the first series, just didnt grab me enough. Our David loves it.
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