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Forum: Music 31-07-2015, 15:57
Replies: 207
Views: 12,948
Posted By VideoNicey
I like the Bangles, always have done, probably...

I like the Bangles, always have done, probably always will.

HOWEVER... Walk Like an Egyptian is one of the absolute worst pieces of dreck ever recorded anywhere, at any time, by anyone. Everything...
Forum: General Discussion 31-07-2015, 15:48
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By VideoNicey
Fastest you've ever lost interest in something?

I pride myself on having a pretty good attention span and not being one to whinge and moan about being bored. I can appreciate my own company and make my own amusement. Yet even I have my...
Forum: Showbiz 17-05-2013, 16:20
Replies: 74
Views: 8,127
Posted By VideoNicey
Good Lord, even by his gutter standards that's...

Good Lord, even by his gutter standards that's particularly hateful.

I'd expect that sort of thing from an internet troll, not a stand-up comedian.

Some great comments about him on the various...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-05-2013, 15:56
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By VideoNicey
Does anyone else do this, or know anyone who does this?

Quite a random annoyance, I know, but my mother always used to refer to a programme by the name of its main character, rather than by its title. Hence...

Only Fools and Horses was always referred to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-05-2013, 15:52
Replies: 162
Views: 18,185
Posted By VideoNicey
Well, precisely. The Jolly Boys Outing episode...

Well, precisely.

The Jolly Boys Outing episode has stuck in my mind like a persistent leech simply because my older brother taped it and gave it to my mother as a present, so for what seemed like...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-05-2013, 15:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By VideoNicey
Norman Gunston was the original Dennis Pennis -...

Norman Gunston was the original Dennis Pennis - he used to ask impertinent and embarrassing questions to befuddled celebrities. Both Gunston and Pennis were big favourites of the late Bernard...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-05-2013, 15:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By VideoNicey
That would be Assaulted Nuts, also starring Wayne...

That would be Assaulted Nuts, also starring Wayne Knight and our very own Tim Brooke-Taylor. :)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-05-2013, 15:22
Replies: 84
Views: 6,374
Posted By VideoNicey
This. THIS. I'm so sick of the received opinion...

This. THIS.

I'm so sick of the received opinion that Blackadder started badly and improved by leaps and bounds once Ben Elton came on board and the budget was slashed. Wrong, wrong, wrong.

The...
Forum: Showbiz 16-05-2013, 14:58
Replies: 74
Views: 8,127
Posted By VideoNicey
Roy Chubby Brown - love him or hate him?

When I was finishing school back in the late eighties, there was quite a buzz around some bootleg audio tapes of Britain's rudest comedian. Largely, it has to be said, among the more horrible...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-05-2013, 14:35
Replies: 162
Views: 18,185
Posted By VideoNicey
A few flaws about the Jolly Boys Outing episode,...

A few flaws about the Jolly Boys Outing episode, which - as Chris1964 points out - was a mightily popular episode...

1) The coach hire company would not in a million years have allowed Del to fit...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-05-2013, 14:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By VideoNicey
I did some research on Ch4's first week in...

I did some research on Ch4's first week in business a few years ago for a blog article. In their first week they also screened the Comic Strip Presents Five Go Mad In Dorset, the gruelling...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-05-2013, 20:31
Replies: 603
Views: 51,982
Posted By VideoNicey
Oy. I promised myself to steer very clear of this...

Oy. I promised myself to steer very clear of this one, remaining aloof while everyone else gorged themselves on its awfulness, but last night, curiosity got the better of me.
I have seen it. It is...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-05-2013, 20:29
Replies: 162
Views: 18,185
Posted By VideoNicey
As I said in a previous post, Last of the Summer...

As I said in a previous post, Last of the Summer Wine was exemplary "gentle comedy" in its earlier years - if you like gentle comedy, there was nothing to match it. For me, it always reminds me of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-05-2013, 14:28
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By VideoNicey
Your favourite comedy sketches of all time

Let's try and steer clear of the obvious ones like 'four candles / fork handles' and remind ourselves of some of the true gems that have graced our screens over the years. If you could also name the...
Forum: Showbiz 14-05-2013, 14:15
Replies: 175
Views: 30,050
Posted By VideoNicey
Tilda Swinton - however much critics praise her...

Tilda Swinton - however much critics praise her "ethereal qualities", all I see is an icy haughty lump of prim misery.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-05-2013, 14:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,878
Posted By VideoNicey
The way a lot of people on television pronounce...

The way a lot of people on television pronounce the word 'hospital' grinds my gears. They say 'hoss-pi-Toow', almost how an infant would say it. It's correctly pronounced 'hoss-pittle", with little...
Forum: Showbiz 13-05-2013, 17:10
Replies: 175
Views: 30,050
Posted By VideoNicey
Jonathan Ross - used to be okay until he decided...

Jonathan Ross - used to be okay until he decided to play the "look how outrageous I am" card relentlessly
Jessie J - needs to take a permanent holiday to the dark side of a distant planet
Holly...
Forum: Showbiz 13-05-2013, 16:50
Replies: 5,159
Views: 2,814,468
Posted By VideoNicey
A relative of mine worked at the Dominion theatre...

A relative of mine worked at the Dominion theatre when the hi-tech musical 'Time' was running there. He was hugely relieved when Cliff Richard left and David Cassidy took over, because Cassidy used...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-05-2013, 16:41
Replies: 162
Views: 18,185
Posted By VideoNicey
YouTube clip of The Secret Life of Edgar Briggs...

YouTube clip of The Secret Life of Edgar Briggs here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfQWg0Uvc_A

An interesting sidenote to David Jason's early career is his starring role in the 1973 film 'White...
Forum: Music 11-05-2013, 16:59
Replies: 153
Views: 9,131
Posted By VideoNicey
David Bowie was more of a chameleon than a punk,...

David Bowie was more of a chameleon than a punk, which you can take as an insult or a compliment.

He began his musical career at the same time as the Kinks, the Who, the Small Faces and so on, so he...
Forum: Music 11-05-2013, 16:49
Replies: 63
Views: 6,331
Posted By VideoNicey
Has anyone heard Paloma Faith being...

Has anyone heard Paloma Faith being interviewed?

She's either seriously simple or tries too hard to sound like a kooky loveable whimsical indie girl. She also pronounces "th" sounds - thunder,...
Forum: Music 11-05-2013, 16:46
Replies: 88
Views: 6,873
Posted By VideoNicey
Exile On Main Street - Rolling Stones. Worst...

Exile On Main Street - Rolling Stones. Worst production on a 'classic album' EVER!
Never Mind the Bollocks - Sex Pistols. To say it's aged badly is an understatement.
The Stone Roses - The Stone...
Forum: Music 11-05-2013, 16:24
Replies: 254
Views: 20,444
Posted By VideoNicey
'Dignity' by Deacon Blue. Amazingly, Deacon Blue...

'Dignity' by Deacon Blue.

Amazingly, Deacon Blue were absolutely fawned over by music critics back in the eighties who really should have known better - because they were "real" and "proper...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-05-2013, 16:14
Replies: 162
Views: 18,185
Posted By VideoNicey
Without wishing to derail the whole thread (I...

Without wishing to derail the whole thread (I promise I'll get back on track before this message is through) I agree that One Foot and Summer Wine are totally different beasts.

Summer Wine is the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-05-2013, 20:07
Replies: 162
Views: 18,185
Posted By VideoNicey
I'm old enough to remember the original theme...

I'm old enough to remember the original theme tune

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmM8k1XzyM

Not ideal, but better by miles than John Sullivan's dirge with indecipherable lyrics. "Whassanames an'...
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