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Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-07-2014, 19:02
Replies: 6,466
Views: 174,372
Posted By NickLangley
Bona pair of lallies!:D

Bona pair of lallies!:D
Forum: Broadcasting 16-06-2014, 16:18
Replies: 145
Views: 6,453
Posted By NickLangley
I'm not convinced that US-style city-based tv...

I'm not convinced that US-style city-based tv news has a future in England. An American city has infinitely more independence in terms of governance and policy setting (and therefore news agenda)...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-06-2014, 17:44
Replies: 9,673
Views: 857,266
Posted By NickLangley
The pundits are still not a patch on ITV's class...

The pundits are still not a patch on ITV's class of 1970: Malcolm Allison, Derek Dougan, Paddy Crerand and Bob Mcnab. Now they were entertaining:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-06-2014, 19:43
Replies: 6,466
Views: 174,372
Posted By NickLangley
They didn't have the intelligence to rationalize...

They didn't have the intelligence to rationalize that England was a ridiculous answer. They are morons.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-06-2014, 17:51
Replies: 6,466
Views: 174,372
Posted By NickLangley
"England" Without doubt the most moronic answer...

"England"

Without doubt the most moronic answer I have ever heard on a TV quiz show.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-05-2014, 12:27
Replies: 298
Views: 19,085
Posted By NickLangley
That's nothing. A certain company used to...

That's nothing.

A certain company used to provide all my broadband and phone services. When I switched to a new provider they forgot to switch off my broadband. I have been enjoying free broadband...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-05-2014, 17:56
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By NickLangley
Has Mel Gidroyc (sp?) signed-up with Sarah...

Has Mel Gidroyc (sp?) signed-up with Sarah Millican's agent? She's hardly ever off the telly at the moment.:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-04-2014, 15:42
Replies: 338
Views: 28,568
Posted By NickLangley
... One of the women was gamely trying to be...

... One of the women was gamely trying to be funny (and wasn't), the other didn't really get what was going on so kept things 'professional'.

I think that was deliberate.

There's the "showbiz...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2014, 12:25
Replies: 129
Views: 10,925
Posted By NickLangley
She's too old. The oldest retirement age for...

She's too old. The oldest retirement age for Police is 65.

She's on secondment from the OAPD.:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2014, 12:21
Replies: 485
Views: 50,523
Posted By NickLangley
There wasn't the obsession with looking young in...

There wasn't the obsession with looking young in 1960s so people looked older than they do today at similar age.

That's a very fair point.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-04-2014, 19:36
Replies: 485
Views: 50,523
Posted By NickLangley
Fred Thursday must have had a very hard paper...

Fred Thursday must have had a very hard paper round as a boy. He's been a policeman for 28 years so he can only be in his late 40s. :o
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-04-2014, 18:45
Replies: 485
Views: 50,523
Posted By NickLangley
I didn't think policeman carried guns until much...

I didn't think policeman carried guns until much later. It struck me as a bit odd when Thursday had the shoot out with the gangsters at the end of S1, but then this week we had police officers firing...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-04-2014, 11:48
Replies: 485
Views: 50,523
Posted By NickLangley
I think Thursday's days are numbered. 28 years a...

I think Thursday's days are numbered. 28 years a policeman and now shot in the line of duty. Time for the pipe, the slippers and a cosy retirement.
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Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-04-2014, 11:01
Replies: 195
Views: 18,901
Posted By NickLangley
Tommy probably got off quite lightly in this...

Tommy probably got off quite lightly in this version of his life.

I'll never forget Bob Monkhouse being interviewed about TC. He made it quite clear that when drunk Cooper was an extremely...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-04-2014, 13:19
Replies: 485
Views: 50,523
Posted By NickLangley
Corruption was one of the main reasons the Home...

Corruption was one of the main reasons the Home Office gave for amalgamating the borough and city forces in the 1960s. In Nottingham the Watch Committee had ordered the city's chief constable...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-04-2014, 10:04
Replies: 485
Views: 50,523
Posted By NickLangley
This episode seems to borrow story elements from...

This episode seems to borrow story elements from all over the place. Pineapple chunks in prison: now where have they appeared before?:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-03-2014, 16:53
Replies: 6,466
Views: 174,372
Posted By NickLangley
how many episodes do they record in a day?

how many episodes do they record in a day?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-03-2014, 16:12
Replies: 6,466
Views: 174,372
Posted By NickLangley
I'm looking forward to Xander asking the...

I'm looking forward to Xander asking the corporate lawyer how he will spend his share of the prize money - worth a couple of hours of his fees.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-03-2014, 10:01
Replies: 56
Views: 4,681
Posted By NickLangley
Davis seems to believe that Britain's economy can...

Davis seems to believe that Britain's economy can survive on a heady mix of start-ups, coffee bars, art galleries and property spivvery.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-03-2014, 18:17
Replies: 90
Views: 5,795
Posted By NickLangley
Far too litlle attention on France's role. The...

Far too litlle attention on France's role.

The French believed Europan hegemony was their divine right until Germany taught them that industrial might trumped the ability to cook well and produce...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-02-2014, 17:53
Replies: 6,466
Views: 174,372
Posted By NickLangley
An awful lot of eyebrow flashing between Ro and...

An awful lot of eyebrow flashing between Ro and Xander.;-) Tom will be getting the heave-ho after the nibbles and drinks in the green room:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-02-2014, 10:12
Replies: 483
Views: 55,422
Posted By NickLangley
Roald Dahl can rest easy. His "Tales of the...

Roald Dahl can rest easy. His "Tales of the Unexpected" were far better than this.

The latest episode was a variation on the hackneyed: "and I woke up - it had all been a dream".
Forum: Broadcasting 12-02-2014, 17:58
Replies: 101
Views: 7,187
Posted By NickLangley
I feel sorry for the Sky presenters. Their Fox...

I feel sorry for the Sky presenters.

Their Fox News colleagues get to report truly life threatening weather and floods on a biblical scale. Over here the conditions are - for all Sky's hyperbole -...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-02-2014, 11:42
Replies: 64
Views: 5,666
Posted By NickLangley
Good post. No mention of Russia's involvement in...

Good post. No mention of Russia's involvement in the Pan-Slavic movement in the Balkans - which brought it into potential conflict with Austria-Hungary. No mention of Britain almost going to war with...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-02-2014, 17:21
Replies: 3,998
Views: 435,150
Posted By NickLangley
The show was like the tyres on the 80s...

The show was like the tyres on the 80s hot-hatches: a retread.

I'm not blaming the production team. Sometimes you have to admit that the genuinely new ideas are just not there anymore and it's time...
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