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Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 14:49
Replies: 165
Views: 15,694
Posted By grocerjack
Utterly brilliant and could have been set in any...

Utterly brilliant and could have been set in any modern large corporation. The focus on the corporate world being run by hipsters and vacuous Oxbridge or newly graduated yuppie types is unerringly...
Forum: Doctor Who 08-11-2014, 21:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,323
Posted By grocerjack
Then save yourself time and don't watch it. Then...

Then save yourself time and don't watch it. Then we won't have to read your opinion on it.
Forum: Doctor Who 30-07-2014, 21:37
Replies: 111
Views: 9,946
Posted By grocerjack
Daftest argument I've seen yet. First and...

Daftest argument I've seen yet. First and foremost we have no idea what the normal lifespan over the regenerations of a Time Lord is. Then of course Eccleston and tennant....lasted 4 years but that...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-10-2013, 16:38
Replies: 120
Views: 12,777
Posted By grocerjack
A nice programme and a good different approach....

A nice programme and a good different approach. Yes, there's humour, light and dark in it. Pod is a great character, and the sardonic jaded neil (played by Webb) is rather endearing, as is the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-09-2013, 20:09
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By grocerjack
Utterly brilliant. Compelling story of very...

Utterly brilliant. Compelling story of very different drivers on and off the track when driver skill was the primary factor. In other words when F1 was interesting.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-01-2013, 20:44
Replies: 297
Views: 33,813
Posted By grocerjack
Seems decent enough to me. A nice change from...

Seems decent enough to me. A nice change from endless crime dramas or bloody period dramas.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2012, 11:19
Replies: 1,910
Views: 194,788
Posted By grocerjack
A much overlooked aspect of his writing. Dawn...

A much overlooked aspect of his writing.

Dawn was a strong but vulnerable character in The Office, beautifully acted by Lucy Davies. It showed someone bursting to break out of an oppressive...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-03-2012, 20:11
Replies: 393
Views: 64,032
Posted By grocerjack
Rubbish. The mistakes are only going to be picked...

Rubbish. The mistakes are only going to be picked out by pedants like you with nothing better to do than nit pick over utter irrelevancies. Seriously, do you watch Superman and think 'blimey that's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-03-2012, 19:54
Replies: 393
Views: 64,032
Posted By grocerjack
What pompous rubbish. The makers of the programme...

What pompous rubbish. The makers of the programme just never allowed for sad people sitting around looking for continuity errors or chronological mistakes. You must have loved Life on Mars and Ashes...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 11-01-2012, 17:21
Replies: 45
Views: 6,341
Posted By grocerjack
I think some of you should read this article in...

I think some of you should read this article in the Guardian. Whithouse himself has a bit to say about the series, the cast and some of the fans, especially the fruit loops who'll no doubt say they...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-12-2011, 08:40
Replies: 123
Views: 9,394
Posted By grocerjack
:D Very good........damn I wish I was that quick!

:D

Very good........damn I wish I was that quick!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-12-2011, 08:28
Replies: 123
Views: 9,394
Posted By grocerjack
I know many people from Thatcher backgrounds who...

I know many people from Thatcher backgrounds who loathed her. I know many working class former labour supporters who loved her. People's politics is not set in stone or linked to their background....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-12-2011, 08:23
Replies: 123
Views: 9,394
Posted By grocerjack
He DID a musical, and a very good one in We Will...

He DID a musical, and a very good one in We Will Rock You. He updates it from time to time to keep it contemporary and very good it is. A show I as a 50 year old man can enjoy with his teenage...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-12-2011, 10:57
Replies: 10
Views: 1,734
Posted By grocerjack
Yes, its called At Last Smith and Jones and...

Yes, its called At Last Smith and Jones and contains all the series as well.

The box of plugs gag was superb, but my highlight.....Uncle lens Xmas Head Scrambler, a punch topped off with Fairy...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-12-2011, 16:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,734
Posted By grocerjack
Smith & Jones - Homemade Xmas video

Just watched this on DVD. Fantastically funny and yet I don't recall ever seeing this repeated on TV at Xmas.

Anyone know why?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-12-2011, 21:57
Replies: 85
Views: 13,905
Posted By grocerjack
I disagree, people are too impatient, they want...

I disagree, people are too impatient, they want to be spoon fed character history. Sometimes the generic tableau as shown tonight is enough. Young, professional, well off people being pompous and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-12-2011, 21:53
Replies: 85
Views: 13,905
Posted By grocerjack
Another slow starter that built wonderfully. The...

Another slow starter that built wonderfully. The ramp up was sudden and superb turning the psychotic Liam into a victim who's suspicions were right all along. The capture of someone's paranoia was...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-12-2011, 22:37
Replies: 254
Views: 45,109
Posted By grocerjack
A lot of sour miseries here tonight then. That...

A lot of sour miseries here tonight then. That was stunning. Dark, depressing, beautiful, moving and deep. Superbly scripted and with just that wonderful light touch acting that conveys so much...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-11-2011, 22:13
Replies: 49
Views: 4,396
Posted By grocerjack
That really came across, the guy who liked a pint...

That really came across, the guy who liked a pint at his local and loved his gardening. Got lost in showbiz during the late 60s but found his way back. Top man.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-11-2011, 22:12
Replies: 49
Views: 4,396
Posted By grocerjack
Fantastic stuff tonight, well done to the Beeb....

Fantastic stuff tonight, well done to the Beeb. Can never imagine something like that ever being shown on any ITV channel.

ITV culture is X Factor, IACGMOOH and TOWIE

BBC are just different class...
Forum: Radio 09-10-2011, 18:35
Replies: 395
Views: 42,767
Posted By grocerjack
At last a station not worried about chatting ,...

At last a station not worried about chatting , local news, competitions, just music and more music. It'll do well round here
Forum: Doctor Who 12-09-2011, 20:53
Replies: 972
Views: 77,208
Posted By grocerjack
Rather than try and analyse it this as science...

Rather than try and analyse it this as science fact, all I'm going to say is that was superb story telling, very entertaining, moving and funny and a brilliant example of how the entire series from...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-07-2011, 21:46
Replies: 34
Views: 1,730
Posted By grocerjack
Errr....it was Peter Oborne, who writes for The...

Errr....it was Peter Oborne, who writes for The Daily Telegraph.

Peretti's is on Wednesday.
Forum: Music 20-05-2011, 16:30
Replies: 55
Views: 4,197
Posted By grocerjack
I saw the originals back in 1980 twice and can...

I saw the originals back in 1980 twice and can genuinely say it added to the pantheon of Pink Floyd albums and events that changed my life.

I went on Tuesday the 17th and can barely think back to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-05-2011, 11:53
Replies: 218
Views: 22,808
Posted By grocerjack
OK, I admit it. I actually find him funny! Last...

OK, I admit it. I actually find him funny! Last series I just didn't get the rambling understated style with the repetition, plus the 'sketches' were generally crap. But often the immediate reaction...
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