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Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-05-2015, 09:51
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Posted By sheepiefarm
Soap ratings are...

Soap ratings are up
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/soaps/s2/eastenders/news/a648759/uk-tv-ratings-british-soap-awards-dip-to-39m-on-thursday.html#~pdpdd4SPdvAaRu

3.92 for the soap awards - serves them...
Forum: Soaps 20-05-2015, 19:44
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
The Dingles were traditionally a Patriarchal...

The Dingles were traditionally a Patriarchal clan.

However, since they did the mental illness storyline with Zac, there has been a definite shift in the family dynamics.
Lisa now carries a much more...
Forum: Soaps 17-05-2015, 18:10
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
We've even had fart jokes

We've even had fart jokes
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 15-05-2015, 14:48
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Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
He's never seemed particularly troubled by the...

He's never seemed particularly troubled by the fact that Chas & Paddy both know.

We also had those scenes with Lawrence where it was hinted heavily that he'd led Lawrence to believe he was...
Forum: Soaps 14-05-2015, 12:17
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
I'll reserve judgement on the "romance" until I...

I'll reserve judgement on the "romance" until I see it openly & honestly presented to me narratively on screen ;-)


I don't see much romance in a man who was willing to kill his lover's mother...
Forum: Soaps 14-05-2015, 11:37
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
No - it's a soap - we don't have to...

No - it's a soap - we don't have to hope/assume
That should have been built into the narrative - insight, depth & characterisation.
Instead they just opted for the more sensationalist angle.
Wham bam...
Forum: Soaps 14-05-2015, 11:25
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
Nothing to do with piss-poor parenting whatsoever...

Nothing to do with piss-poor parenting whatsoever eh?

A mother who's nose is too far in the air to smell her own farts
A father who's too busy being chased by some hick mafia don
A grandfather who...
Forum: Soaps 14-05-2015, 11:07
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
I thought the conclusion to the rape storyline...

I thought the conclusion to the rape storyline was all a bit cheesy & underwhelming.

Schoolboy sexually assaults a pretty woman who was kind to him
Belligerently & arrogantly claims she led him...
Forum: Soaps 13-05-2015, 18:41
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
Best not order sausage & chips in the woolie the...

Best not order sausage & chips in the woolie the day after eh? :o:D
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 09-05-2015, 09:28
Replies: 8,742
Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
I'm sorry if you think I'm a troll. I'm aware...

I'm sorry if you think I'm a troll.
I'm aware that this is an appreciation thread - but I wasn't aware that it meant difference's of opinion about the storyline or the character's behaviour or...
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 08-05-2015, 19:01
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Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
I'm not missing Andy's point - I'm just not...

I'm not missing Andy's point - I'm just not agreeing with it ;-)
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 08-05-2015, 18:39
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Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
The 3 Word Story - Please Join In (Part 16)

Well, James is "technically" single.

Robert is married - and not only married, but CHOSE to get married whilst having his affair with Aaron.
Forum: Soaps 06-05-2015, 11:54
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
Apparently Ross is going to start bare knuckle...

Apparently
Ross is going to start bare knuckle fighting to pay off Charlie
Forum: Soaps 04-05-2015, 19:40
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
Just to clarify my earlier point. It's not about...

Just to clarify my earlier point.

It's not about how much loved or important pets are.


It's the fact that "people" being killed in soaps has now become such an over-used & common occurrence - that...
Forum: Soaps 03-05-2015, 22:31
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
It's actually quite sad when characters can be...

It's actually quite sad when
characters can be killed off willy-nilly and no-one bats an eyelid..............
but kill off a fictional dog and you become a lynch mob


Have soap viewers finally...
Forum: Soaps 03-05-2015, 12:18
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
They really need to start building some sort of...

They really need to start building some sort of sibling relationship between Robert & Victoria if it's to have any meaningful resonance as a storyline though - and that doesn't seem to be happening -...
Forum: Soaps 03-05-2015, 10:22
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
Ironic, given that Aaron knows about Adam &...

Ironic, given that Aaron knows about Adam & Vanessa and the fact she might be pregnant with his kid. :D
Forum: Soaps 03-05-2015, 09:49
Replies: 7,954
Views: 366,688
Posted By sheepiefarm
Why on earth would Robert confess to Vic -...

Why on earth would Robert confess to Vic - they've barely exchanged any dialogue between them since he returned.
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 30-04-2015, 20:17
Replies: 8,742
Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
Which will be similar to the time they did the...

Which will be similar to the time they did the big Donna's death / Aaron's return last year.
Anyone know if Danny's had his contract renewed?
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 29-04-2015, 19:42
Replies: 8,742
Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
Probably all true - but the big question for me...

Probably all true - but the big question for me is - why the hell would Aaron want to go back there?
Robert can't make it any clearer that Aaron is, and always will be, 2nd best.

And I'm sorry - but...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-04-2015, 14:13
Replies: 4,818
Views: 339,645
Posted By sheepiefarm
And yet there's also a growing trend for people...

And yet there's also a growing trend for people to interact via social media whilst watching tv - you can't do that if you're watching on catch-up.
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 29-04-2015, 09:22
Replies: 8,742
Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
Interesting to see the show using the Chas / Carl...

Interesting to see the show using the Chas / Carl story as an analogy of Robert & Aaron.


How did that end up - oh yeah - in the end, Carl tried to murder Chas.

Food for...
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 29-04-2015, 09:11
Replies: 8,742
Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
So bisexuals can only be "themselves" when...

So bisexuals can only be "themselves" when they're sleeping members of their own sex?


Isn't part of the problem here, that Aaron doesn't really accept Robert's bisexuality?

How many times has...
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 24-04-2015, 19:23
Replies: 8,742
Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
Or you could just go and live with your stepmum.

Or you could just go and live with your stepmum.
Forum: Soaps Appreciation 23-04-2015, 20:23
Replies: 8,742
Views: 481,422
Posted By sheepiefarm
But why would Charlie & his gang care about that...

But why would Charlie & his gang care about that - it's Donny who owes them money.
"That" money wasn't even Donny's - it was just a scam he was trying to pull to "get" money to pay off Charlie.

What...
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