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Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 07:39
Replies: 164
Views: 16,208
Posted By TV Time Mike
Quiet right. When the East India Company (EIC)...

Quiet right.

When the East India Company (EIC) started out in the early 1600's they had a small trading post in Calcutta, not a good place swamp land with a habit of flooding and some equally small...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 15:18
Replies: 164
Views: 16,208
Posted By TV Time Mike
tennisman the short answer is yes the British...

tennisman the short answer is yes the British under the HEIC (East India Co.) and then the British Government proper did use region and faith based distrust and fear to keep the sub continent under...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 08:08
Replies: 164
Views: 16,208
Posted By TV Time Mike
I understand the writers are hoping if the first...

I understand the writers are hoping if the first series is a success to continue on and hope to take us right up to 1947 and Independence.

The problem with this sort of programme is to get a balance...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 07:46
Replies: 82
Views: 3,701
Posted By TV Time Mike
My parents use to love the show and have been...

My parents use to love the show and have been watching the repeats.

In the post war years the Butlins camps where a God send for people food and fun in a grey partly bombed out Britain.

And in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 07:36
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By TV Time Mike
Many of us, myself included, can still remember...

Many of us, myself included, can still remember those last days of steam and the fact that we got all misty eyed about the 'good old days'.

My father remembered that hell of trying to stay warm on...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 07:30
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By TV Time Mike
My understanding was it was joint venture by BBC...

My understanding was it was joint venture by BBC and PBS so has to appeal to the US market who will be watching it after the BBC viewers so it may have USA based views or taking a more American stand...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-02-2015, 07:23
Replies: 195
Views: 12,109
Posted By TV Time Mike
Yeah! Thom with a 'H' is zombie snacks. His 'I'm...

Yeah! Thom with a 'H' is zombie snacks.

His 'I'm a problem solver' was great he couldn't even get the gloves on then he did slove a problem and got eaten.:D
And the girl. I know she didn't like him...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 07:32
Replies: 195
Views: 12,109
Posted By TV Time Mike
Someone suggested the US show the 'Colony' would...

Someone suggested the US show the 'Colony' would have worked better and after reading up about it I would agree.

For anyone who is interest you have a small group with different skills who have to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 07:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,179
Posted By TV Time Mike
He did indeed. Both brought a different sense...

He did indeed.

Both brought a different sense to the great French detective made their protrayal their own IMHO.

Similar to how Tom Conway was the go to guy on American radio when a star left. He...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-02-2015, 14:37
Replies: 195
Views: 12,109
Posted By TV Time Mike
My only real problem is I'm on the side of the...

My only real problem is I'm on the side of the zombies and I don't think that is what they where going for.

We've all seen the walking dead or a George Romero film by in large so we know take big...
Forum: Freeview 29-08-2014, 07:50
Replies: 45
Views: 7,236
Posted By TV Time Mike
Not sure if this is something or nothing but I...

Not sure if this is something or nothing but I was looking Locate TV website for freeview and POP disappears after Sunday Sept 7th.

If it does go bye-bye my children won't be happy they seem to...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-08-2014, 07:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By TV Time Mike
Some of the 'repeats' are new to Freeview Sinbad...

Some of the 'repeats' are new to Freeview

Sinbad (fun if you don't take it for more than it is)

Revolution (Good show I think, reasonable pace not a bad story)

Battlestar Galactica (Less camp than...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2014, 07:54
Replies: 105
Views: 4,327
Posted By TV Time Mike
Sad the media vultures get such a kick out of...

Sad the media vultures get such a kick out of death.

And all the minor 'stars' trying to get on the grief bandwagon.

All that aside he was a really great comic and serious actor.

Saw him live once...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 11-08-2014, 13:03
Replies: 78
Views: 7,331
Posted By TV Time Mike
As with some other posters I used a PVR and...

As with some other posters I used a PVR and watched the show the next day as it gets round Channel 5's poor timing on ad breaks and the sheer number they pack in.

I know they need to make money but...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 11-08-2014, 12:59
Replies: 183
Views: 14,398
Posted By TV Time Mike
The show is okay but I think it lacks...

The show is okay but I think it lacks something.

Could be that there has been so much recently in similar vein we're getting Sci Fi overload. The series is based very loosely on a book of the same...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 11-08-2014, 07:49
Replies: 78
Views: 7,331
Posted By TV Time Mike
At least the walkers obey the standard rules drag...

At least the walkers obey the standard rules drag yourself along and moan at lot no superfast wall climbers and no thinkers. I always hated the day of the dead remakes because the walkers are running...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 08-08-2014, 07:52
Replies: 1,183
Views: 156,749
Posted By TV Time Mike
Not sure anyone is interested but they are...

Not sure anyone is interested but they are running Walking Dead season 4 as of this this Saturday on freeview channel 30 (Channel 5*).

So if you are missing your fix of walkers, Rick and Co. then...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-07-2014, 07:47
Replies: 61
Views: 4,243
Posted By TV Time Mike
I always rather liked this show and always...

I always rather liked this show and always assumed it was based, even just loosely, Secret Army which was very hard hitting for it's time.

Some people see it as offensive but to be totally honest...
Forum: Broadcasting 12-06-2014, 07:33
Replies: 129
Views: 8,397
Posted By TV Time Mike
Not meaning to rock the boat but on page four of...

Not meaning to rock the boat but on page four of this thread someone asked if white British people have been slaves within the last couple of hundred years. (Just saw another post that refers to the...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-06-2014, 07:37
Replies: 129
Views: 8,397
Posted By TV Time Mike
On the Love thy Neighbour line there is lovely...

On the Love thy Neighbour line there is lovely scence in the film version of Man About the House where Brian Murphy aka Mr Roper is racing to get his deed to a dodgy developer and sees Jack and...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-06-2014, 08:00
Replies: 129
Views: 8,397
Posted By TV Time Mike
This is the sort of thread that will get blood...

This is the sort of thread that will get blood boiling for all the wrong reasons.

As a white christian who is middle classed I don't feel the victim of much at all except when I first had to pick my...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-05-2014, 07:38
Replies: 983
Views: 47,426
Posted By TV Time Mike
We all know Clarkson is a boring, racist, bigot...

We all know Clarkson is a boring, racist, bigot with the depth of a soup spoon. It's no surprise.

The BBC pretending shock is even worse. The Beeb has always been full of pink gin drinking, bottom...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-05-2014, 07:54
Replies: 440
Views: 32,825
Posted By TV Time Mike
Don't Viacom also own Viva on freeview? So that...

Don't Viacom also own Viva on freeview?

So that would give them including the plus one etc. 5 new services on freeview so they could bring in across the suite of channels alot of their older content...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 03-04-2014, 07:40
Replies: 1,237
Views: 132,668
Posted By TV Time Mike
The whole Carol sent into the wilderness bit was...

The whole Carol sent into the wilderness bit was Rick doing what he saw as 'the right thing' which considering his track record on some of his decisions is bit of a laugh. But equally Rick never...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 03-04-2014, 07:28
Replies: 1,183
Views: 156,749
Posted By TV Time Mike
It could be that Beth has ended up with an off...

It could be that Beth has ended up with an off shoot of the Terminus group that aren't into eating people or feeding them to walkers. Or it could be just someone with a broken rear window who patched...
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