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Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-09-2013, 16:37
Replies: 6,246
Views: 200,614
Posted By bargepole
Excellent stuff, I'll be glued to the TV at 5:15...

Excellent stuff, I'll be glued to the TV at 5:15 (not literally, obviously).

For all those who are complaining that Alexander and Richard are repeating the same stock phrases, you need to remember...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-08-2013, 20:54
Replies: 1,408
Views: 163,594
Posted By bargepole
Even better, I thought, was when he told the...

Even better, I thought, was when he told the suspect "We've found your DNA". Suspect says "DNA?", and without skipping a beat, Dan comes back with "Yes, Deoxyribonucleic acid".

Sledgehammer wit,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-08-2013, 21:18
Replies: 27
Views: 1,905
Posted By bargepole
Leading the poll at the moment is "Other - please...

Leading the poll at the moment is "Other - please specify". This is because the UK's best voice over artist isn't mentioned as one of the options.

He is, of course, the legendary Wealdstone...
Forum: Soaps 23-08-2013, 23:33
Replies: 233
Views: 8,222
Posted By bargepole
Not true. You still need to apply for a tax disc...

Not true. You still need to apply for a tax disc and display the ‘nil value disc’ on your vehicle, even if you don’t need to pay vehicle tax. This is because it proves that the vehicle had a valid...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-08-2013, 18:29
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By bargepole
This would be great, especially if followed by a...

This would be great, especially if followed by a "reality*" TV free winter, then spring and summer.

*There is nothing "real" about these shows, they are all manipulated behind the scenes by...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-08-2013, 21:49
Replies: 1,408
Views: 163,594
Posted By bargepole
It may have had some less well written moments,...

It may have had some less well written moments, but it's still head and shoulders above most other dramas currently on TV. I quite like Steve McAndrew's character, played by Denis Lawson, who I've...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-08-2013, 00:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By bargepole
So-called celeb editions of quiz shows are a...

So-called celeb editions of quiz shows are a complete waste of viewing time, and also fill up a slot which could otherwise be used to give proper contestants a chance to win some money.

The minor...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-08-2013, 15:50
Replies: 33
Views: 2,428
Posted By bargepole
Can't agree with that one - the new series on...

Can't agree with that one - the new series on just now is better than ever.

And they've spend a few quid on locations and trailers, so someone at the BBC must have realised this is the sort of...
Forum: Soaps 04-08-2013, 07:42
Replies: 5,855
Views: 652,590
Posted By bargepole
This was sloppy scriptwriting. If they had...

This was sloppy scriptwriting. If they had bothered to do any research, they should have realised that the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (effective from 1st October 2012) makes it a criminal...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-08-2013, 07:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By bargepole
Listen very carefully, I shall say zis only once...

Listen very carefully, I shall say zis only once ... Good Moaning!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-08-2013, 23:04
Replies: 569
Views: 47,814
Posted By bargepole
No great surprise in that. Herein lies a lesson...

No great surprise in that.

Herein lies a lesson for would-be quiz show producers.

Devise a show with reasonably intelligent contestants, who have some level of knowledge, and formulate the rules of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-07-2013, 17:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By bargepole
True in the US. But not in the UK. Even if the...

True in the US.

But not in the UK. Even if the evidence was obtained by unlawful means, it can still be used in court.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-07-2013, 07:43
Replies: 71
Views: 4,532
Posted By bargepole
... So that's two more things which we British...

... So that's two more things which we British are best at - making unsubstantiated claims, and being arrogant!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-07-2013, 21:41
Replies: 569
Views: 47,814
Posted By bargepole
I missed episode 1, so started with episode 2...

I missed episode 1, so started with episode 2 today.

My first thought was that the contestants must have been the people who were too stupid to find their way to the "In It To Win It" auditions....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-07-2013, 09:17
Replies: 1,204
Views: 77,754
Posted By bargepole
Of the four benefit claimants I saw in the...

Of the four benefit claimants I saw in the programme, there's only one I would consider offering a job to (the guy with the beard). The other three were just a complete waste of space, and would be...
Forum: The Apprentice 11-07-2013, 19:11
Replies: 74
Views: 9,697
Posted By bargepole
Autotrader is a bad example. Both private...

Autotrader is a bad example. Both private sellers, and motor dealers, pay to advertise cars for sale on there, and buyers can choose whether to buy privately or from a dealer.

A more relevant...
Forum: Advice 30-03-2013, 12:23
Replies: 119
Views: 14,859
Posted By bargepole
If the above was the only reason PPC tickets were...

If the above was the only reason PPC tickets were issued, that might be a valid argument.

However, the PPC business model doesn't work like that. What actually happens, is that the PPC approaches...
Forum: Advice 28-03-2013, 08:05
Replies: 119
Views: 14,859
Posted By bargepole
The main point is being overlooked...

The main point is being overlooked here.

Landowners who run private car parks are entitled to charge for the use of the land, and motorists should pay the fair charges.

What is not acceptable, is...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-03-2013, 13:01
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By bargepole
Absolutely zero. And there's a "u" in...

Absolutely zero. And there's a "u" in favourite.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-03-2013, 09:32
Replies: 5,187
Views: 167,555
Posted By bargepole
I've applied, with my daughter, to go on the next...

I've applied, with my daughter, to go on the next series of Pointless.

If we got through to the final, I'd like to see the following choices come up:

TV Sitcoms - Name any actor who has appeared in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-03-2013, 11:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By bargepole
Wouldn't it be great if there was a website where...

Wouldn't it be great if there was a website where you could type in questions like this, and find the answers.

It would be a sort of "search engine", if that's the right phrase. I'm sure some...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-03-2013, 11:53
Replies: 4,120
Views: 326,936
Posted By bargepole
Does anyone know the figures for Beat The Pack,...

Does anyone know the figures for Beat The Pack, 3pm BBC1 yesterday?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-03-2013, 10:11
Replies: 41
Views: 3,787
Posted By bargepole
I went for an audition for this, and now I've...

I went for an audition for this, and now I've seen it, I'm glad I didn't get on the show.

At the audition, they got us to play a potted version of the show, using a flipchart and marker pens rather...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-03-2013, 12:27
Replies: 1,888
Views: 45,525
Posted By bargepole
^^ This. There ought to be a rule, enforced by...

^^ This.

There ought to be a rule, enforced by Ofcom for all TV quiz shows, that whenever a contestant says they can't answer a question because it's "before my time", a trapdoor opens up beneath...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-02-2013, 15:25
Replies: 163
Views: 24,749
Posted By bargepole
"That's 'andy 'arry, stick it in the oven" - old...

"That's 'andy 'arry, stick it in the oven" - old TV commercial
"An excellent plan, with just one tiny flaw" - Red Dwarf
"D for drive, shithead" - Film, The Hard Way
"Fish Stew? No he didn't" - Extras...
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