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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby The Great Defector » 26 Jan 2018, 14:48

Toby wrote:I'm enjoying Britannia. It's hammy nonsense in many respects, but I'm glad that they didn't try and make it "serious" as it were. Vaguely psychedelic and Jez Butterworth's script is starting to do more unusual things than I had expected.


I don't know what to make of this show at all in the sense of to watch it or not.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Super-Jank » 01 Feb 2018, 10:14

I've been watching Inside No. 9 and altho' there are good things there, there's a sort of amateurishness and a cheapness to the whole thing. Many characters are little more than caricatures, the scripts are shoddy, the basic ideas are sometimes preposterous. And to add to all this you get the same two fellas playing different parts week after week - all they're doing, really, is changing one bad wig for another.

I remember watching the first series and enjoying it a lot more. Maybe they had bigger budgets. Definitely better ideas.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby nev harp » 01 Feb 2018, 14:00

Your boyfriends on our sister board will not be happy about that.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Super-Jank » 01 Feb 2018, 16:02

I care not a jot
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby nev harp » 01 Feb 2018, 22:08

It’s a cesspit these days, their political/sexual assault threads have polluted the whole board. I like the book forum though, serge seems like a good guy.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Super-Jank » 01 Feb 2018, 22:14

There are a handful of really solid dudes on the music board too, but I got so much really nasty shit a couple of months ago that I decided to leave for good. Fuck ‘em.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Belle Lettre » 01 Feb 2018, 23:13

Oh? What happened?
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Goat Boy » 02 Feb 2018, 08:57

That’s a shame, John.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Super-Jank » 02 Feb 2018, 09:19

It doesn’t matter!
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby The Modernist » 02 Feb 2018, 09:21

Belle Lettre wrote:Oh? What happened?


He started going on about that Haribu advert.

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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby nev harp » 02 Feb 2018, 09:33

Hounded I say, hounded.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby PENK » 02 Feb 2018, 12:02

The Modernist wrote:
Belle Lettre wrote:Oh? What happened?


He started going on about that Haribu advert.


They might have taken offence at being referred to as "solid dudes".
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby The Great Defector » 02 Feb 2018, 12:57

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Best sitcom on Irish and british tv. Funny as fuck.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby slightbreeze » 02 Feb 2018, 18:45

:roll:
The Great Defector wrote:Image

Best sitcom on Irish and british tv. Funny as fuck.

Indeed. Wonderful comedy.

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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby slightbreeze » 02 Feb 2018, 18:47

Talk about being behind the times....we've finally decided to watch 6 feet under. Already watched season 1....fabulous tv

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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby The Great Defector » 02 Feb 2018, 19:53

slightbreeze wrote::roll:
The Great Defector wrote:Image

Best sitcom on Irish and british tv. Funny as fuck.

Indeed. Wonderful comedy.

:roll: :roll: it is indeed.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Neige » 05 Feb 2018, 20:13

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River (BBC/Netflix 2015)

Just finished watching this - quality TV with stellar acting, especially by Stellan Skaarsgard and Lesley Manville. A second season would be nice.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby jimboo » 05 Feb 2018, 21:07

OCT wrote:There are a handful of really solid dudes on the music board too, but I got so much really nasty shit a couple of months ago that I decided to leave for good. Fuck ‘em.


Googa unleashed his revenge then.
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby Copehead » 06 Feb 2018, 10:07

The Great Defector wrote:Image

Best sitcom on Irish and british tv. Funny as fuck.


I find some of the acting to be hammy mugging on a par with Mrs Brown's Boys, but then some of the actors are pretty young.

The Father in / Law Son in Law relationship is excellent
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Re: Now Watching on TV

Postby The Great Defector » 06 Feb 2018, 12:13

Copehead wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:Image

Best sitcom on Irish and british tv. Funny as fuck.


I find some of the acting to be hammy mugging on a par with Mrs Brown's Boys, but then some of the actors are pretty young.

The Father in / Law Son in Law relationship is excellent



I think the youngest is 23 and the oldest is 32.
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