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Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-12-2014, 02:01
Replies: 118
Views: 5,595
Posted By StaxVolt
I accept that RB provokes extreme reactions but...

I accept that RB provokes extreme reactions but otoh so does Farage,therefore those two were good counterpoints to the panel.I think any number of boring Tory women could have filled 'what's her...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-12-2014, 13:36
Replies: 41
Views: 2,366
Posted By StaxVolt
There is nothing quite like Phil Silvers...

There is nothing quite like Phil Silvers brilliantly ad-libbing,often leaving his fellow actors either desperately trying to keep a straight face or looking to each other with an amused expression as...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-11-2014, 17:26
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By StaxVolt
I've always liked to watch 'The Rockford Files'...

I've always liked to watch 'The Rockford Files' PM as Jim Garner had just the right amount of hang-dog world-weariness that could get me on his side very easily so I welcome any re-run. :)


It...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-11-2014, 01:01
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By StaxVolt
I could never claim to understand all of his...

I could never claim to understand all of his concepts but Carl Sagan's voice had an appeal for me that certainly helped.The re-run reminded of these words of his at the revelation that was this photo...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-11-2014, 02:53
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By StaxVolt
I have waxed lyrical about Otis in the past on...

I have waxed lyrical about Otis in the past on the "Appreciation" thread DR and have even managed to preserve this show on my PVR since the last broadcast but I couldn't agree more about the quality...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-11-2014, 02:25
Replies: 93
Views: 7,716
Posted By StaxVolt
Excellent start to the new series and his affable...

Excellent start to the new series and his affable manner has superseded any ill-will I may have had for him and his part in "that woman's" utterly divisive government.

I was mightily impressed with...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-11-2014, 02:11
Replies: 376
Views: 31,319
Posted By StaxVolt
Great to read all the positive contributions here...

Great to read all the positive contributions here and justifiably so imo. :) A well thought out and beautifully acted/scripted conclusion to the series has whetted my appetite for more.


If MC's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-10-2014, 14:58
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By StaxVolt
"A long time ago" would need quantifying for me...

"A long time ago" would need quantifying for me FIFA,but I don't suppose the SkyPlanner has been around for that long.

A total guess based on the strap-line would be ' Six Feet Under'

Fwiw,I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-10-2014, 17:28
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By StaxVolt
:):) Superb clip Steve9214

:):) Superb clip Steve9214
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 23:52
Replies: 376
Views: 31,319
Posted By StaxVolt
:) I'm glad I only wrote "I suspect" there...

:) I'm glad I only wrote "I suspect" there Rorschach and defer to your superior knowledge/research. ;-) I was only aware of two of those dogs. :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 23:46
Replies: 754
Views: 92,758
Posted By StaxVolt
Sam Neill has been very convincing to me both in...

Sam Neill has been very convincing to me both in his deportment and his Paisley-like accent/rhetoric but all the leads have been superb so far imo and have made PB unmissable for me.

I've recently...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 23:02
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By StaxVolt
As opposed to these "Salt Of The Earth" types who...

As opposed to these "Salt Of The Earth" types who really know what's going on in the country?



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Apologies to the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 01:36
Replies: 56
Views: 3,337
Posted By StaxVolt
Colin Farrell will co-star in S02 of 'True...

Colin Farrell will co-star in S02 of 'True Detective along' with Vince Vaughan.

The I Claudius (or is it Clavdivs? ;-) 1976 cast was interesting although some would go on from that series to star...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 01:13
Replies: 376
Views: 31,319
Posted By StaxVolt
I enjoyed the first two episodes much more than I...

I enjoyed the first two episodes much more than I thought I would so it's gone on Series Link for me.The description "gentle comedy" springs to mind and the locations seem to be just right.

I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-10-2014, 01:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By StaxVolt
An interesting programme but I thought that there...

An interesting programme but I thought that there was precious little new stuff about the most heinous crime in American history.That said,I wasn't surprised to see yet another media outlet pander to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-09-2014, 18:39
Replies: 71
Views: 6,555
Posted By StaxVolt
An enjoyable doc in my view,I imagine it's a...

An enjoyable doc in my view,I imagine it's a little unfair to compare it to the excellent 'Inside Claridges' (which to my mind made as much entertainment value from the staff as the eccentric guests)...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-08-2014, 17:01
Replies: 146
Views: 9,474
Posted By StaxVolt
Thanks Torch81,your post,especially the BIB is...

Thanks Torch81,your post,especially the BIB is the one that coincided most with my own view of that excellent BBC4 (again) show.

I don't know if being part of a targeted demographic makes me easily...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2014, 13:37
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By StaxVolt
I suppose my OP rather invited the response from...

I suppose my OP rather invited the response from More Tears and he is quite right in one respect ... historical tomes that shed light on military action are innumerable but unfortunately few deal...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2014, 00:57
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By StaxVolt
Ken Burns "The War" (2007) gets a run on PBS

Although it was made in 2007 I know I haven't seen it before and warmly welcome any documentary made by this extraordinary film maker.

This 14 hours long series that gives an American perspective...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-08-2014, 03:38
Replies: 1,469
Views: 190,767
Posted By StaxVolt
Did anyone else think they saw the actor who...

Did anyone else think they saw the actor who played the older Fazio in Young Montalbano (sorry too lazy to look up his name so I could be wrong ;-)) the current Fazio's father,turn up in last...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-08-2014, 03:22
Replies: 43
Views: 4,146
Posted By StaxVolt
A couple of RW re-runs I'd like to see again...

A couple of RW re-runs I'd like to see again would be Channel 4's (possibly from the mid-80's?) hour long stand-up gig,'Robin Williams Live At The Met' that showcased the great man's ad-libbing...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-08-2014, 02:27
Replies: 234
Views: 36,736
Posted By StaxVolt
:) Just watched the final now and that is a very...

:)

Just watched the final now and that is a very pertinent observation Centaurion. :cool:
Dreadful reactions from Tudor's mum at the podium(s) in particular.

It was "Judy" alright but with Mrs...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-07-2014, 16:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,253
Posted By StaxVolt
TAXI My introduction to Danny De Vito who was...

TAXI

My introduction to Danny De Vito who was just perfect as the odious manager Louie De Palma with stellar performances from Judd Hirsch,Tony Danza,Marilu Henner,Andy Kaufmann and Christopher...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-07-2014, 17:35
Replies: 48
Views: 3,990
Posted By StaxVolt
Thanks tennisman,that was indeed a haunting and...

Thanks tennisman,that was indeed a haunting and impressive soundtrack.I enjoyed your post about travelling throughout the US and have to admit to being more than slightly envious.:) as I would still...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-07-2014, 12:51
Replies: 47
Views: 1,644
Posted By StaxVolt
It's always good to see BBC4 show some proper...

It's always good to see BBC4 show some proper music and the documentary shown just before 'Pulse' The Making Of WYWH' is also well worth watching.

I really don't want to be the old curmudgeon who is...
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