Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Rayge » 08 May 2019, 15:29

Powehi wrote:Anyone here seen his earlier medical series, Bodies? Far and away the best thing he's done


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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Samoan » 25 Sep 2019, 10:47

The UK's most senior police officer, the commissioner of the Metropolitan police is less than impressed with the programme

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/sep/24/met-chief-cressida-dick-outraged-line-of-duty-corruption-portrayal

Even less so with the incredulous Bodyguard, also a Mercurio offering.
Nonsense to the aggressiveness, I've seen more aggression on the my little pony message board......I mean I was told.

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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Rorschach » 22 Jan 2020, 13:30

I've only just discovered this series on Netflix (I don't live in the UK, in case you didn't know.)

Isn't it fun!

Rather unbelievable in many ways (ALL the main characters are either shagging a witness or mired in debt?) but sooooo much fun.

But you already knew that...

By the way, just finished Season 2, episode 4 so a long way to go.How many seasons before it jumps the shark?
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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 22 Jan 2020, 15:54

Rorschach wrote:How many seasons before it jumps the shark?


I don't think it has yet.
If you've liked it so far I think you'll you'll be gripped all the way to Series 5.

Series 6 on its way sometime this year.

https://www.radiotimes.com/news/on-dema ... of-duty-6/
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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Rorschach » 22 Jan 2020, 15:56

Tom Waits For No One wrote:
Rorschach wrote:How many seasons before it jumps the shark?


I don't think it has yet.
If you've liked it so far I think you'll you'll be gripped all the way to Series 5.

Series 6 on its way sometime this year.

https://www.radiotimes.com/news/on-dema ... of-duty-6/


Excellent news!
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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Rorschach » 27 Jan 2020, 16:45

Binge watched all of season 3 this weekend.
Some of the plotting and characterisation were very tenuous but I still loved it.
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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Rorschach » 05 Feb 2020, 13:02

Nearly finished season 4 now.
It's totally unbelievable now bur still lots of fun.

I feel like they may have used up their best ideas. We'll see...
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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby ` » 05 Feb 2020, 14:44

If the end of S4 flabbered your ghast, wait 'til you see what happens in S5. Will still watch S6 though.

Anyone who's not seen it already, would be well advised to check out Mercurio's earlier Bodies (about incompetence and mis-management in the NHS - He was a doctor so he knows of what he writes).

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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Rorschach » 06 Feb 2020, 10:11

Powehi wrote:If the end of S4 flabbered your ghast, wait 'til you see what happens in S5. Will still watch S6 though.


I'm sure I'll watch them both. It's too late to turn back now!

He also wrote:Anyone who's not seen it already, would be well advised to check out Mercurio's earlier Bodies (about incompetence and mis-management in the NHS - He was a doctor so he knows of what he writes).


Thanks for the tip. I'll look it out.
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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby ` » 06 Feb 2020, 17:00

Rorschach wrote:
Powehi wrote:If the end of S4 flabbered your ghast, wait 'til you see what happens in S5. Will still watch S6 though.


I'm sure I'll watch them both. It's too late to turn back now!

He also wrote:Anyone who's not seen it already, would be well advised to check out Mercurio's earlier Bodies (about incompetence and mis-management in the NHS - He was a doctor so he knows of what he writes).


Thanks for the tip. I'll look it out.


Do, it's very, very good and even more relevant following the sentencing of that vile Ian Patterson man

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Re: Let's talk about "Line of Duty"

Postby Rorschach » 11 Feb 2020, 13:13

Bollocks! Season 5 isn't on Netflix.
Hopefully they'll have it soon...
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