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Old 29-03-2014, 16:00
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Sent Channel 4 a tweet to ask when TMPD would be back and received this reply:

https://twitter.com/4viewers/status/449935574863192065

Bit gutted but the fact it hasn't been on since July 2013 I didn't expect it to be back like.
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Old 29-03-2014, 16:01
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It started off alright but then the show just tanked really.
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Old 29-03-2014, 16:13
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^that.

Although, the pub quiz game is probably one of the better TV tie-ins. Definitely up there with Bullseye.
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Old 29-03-2014, 16:16
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"No plans for another series of #MillionPoundDrop just yet but we'll pass
on your interest" isn't the same as it being axed is it? They might just be "resting" it. In any case this tweet was probably written by an intern who just knows nothing has been announced so can't say any more that that.

Davina said it was coming back soon on Twitter recently.
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Old 29-03-2014, 17:00
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My friends have been a few times to see it filmed and I was planning on getting in the audience for some shows, preferably this one as it is easy enough to get tickets, when I go over later in the year. I hope it's not cancelled!
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Old 29-03-2014, 17:24
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It would be a better show if the question/answers weren't based on you having read gossip columns about towie or having to take a pot luck guess at the last question
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Old 29-03-2014, 17:39
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It would be a better show if the question/answers weren't based on you having read gossip columns about towie or having to take a pot luck guess at the last question
This ^^

Is what makes the show so unappealing as a quiz show. Needs to get rid of the towie aspect.
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Old 29-03-2014, 17:41
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Hate the term but it jumped the shark with the lamb's.
until that point it had some really good tough questions, When the Celeb Element begun was a totally different show, Questions more suited with ITV this morning Daytime competition
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Old 29-03-2014, 17:53
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It was good at first when it was topical and all of the questions were based around the days news. It lost it's way when it became overexposed and the questions became trivia based.
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Old 29-03-2014, 18:12
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Obviously they ran out of thick, 20-something, multiracial, disabled, gay couples to be contestants.

Could not risk having anyone who might actually win the money !!
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Old 29-03-2014, 18:17
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As been said, it became nearly as bad as the Secret Fortune lottery game for putting up questions that were beyond guessing.
Relying on a fluke answer to win money in the end isn't very entertaining.
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Old 29-03-2014, 18:17
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It wasn't a bad quiz and it begs the question, if this has gone, why doesn't Channel 4 get rid of Deal or no Deal, which surely is well past its sell by date?
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Old 29-03-2014, 19:13
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They're probably just giving it a rest.
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Old 31-03-2014, 00:51
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noticed that the reply was not from Channel 4 themselves but 4 viewers so not sure i would read too much into.

Also if it had been axed i am sure there would be an article on DS about it? although it does seem a while since it has been on.

Also you can still book tickets for million pound drop live on http://www.applausestore.com/book-th...ound-drop-live
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Old 31-03-2014, 08:25
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Obviously they ran out of thick, 20-something, multiracial, disabled, gay couples to be contestants.

Could not risk having anyone who might actually win the money !!

Discussing views you have.. the implication that any one who is 20... gay.... not English and disabled will not stand a chance of winning the money?!! not one of those examples actually has any impact at all on the knowledge of the individual and chance of winning money from this show!!! One of The biggest winners on the show were a couple of 26 and 27
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Old 31-03-2014, 11:23
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The other thing that annoyed me about this show was Davina saying 'I need to hurry you for a decision' on the question category. But then spend 10 mins having a celeb skype a question or if they were in a group they would spend 5 mins subbing a player for a player from the back area....Pointless
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Old 31-03-2014, 12:35
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shame, quite liked it. i don't get how dond is still going after all these years though
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Old 31-03-2014, 15:57
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Apparently there was a lot of complaints about the risque questions from friends of Mary Whitehouse brigade

I quite liked the show though better than a lot of the crap that seems to get churned out on weekend prime TV
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Old 31-03-2014, 16:41
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The show had something alluring about it, in the same way that WWTBAM did when it started but with the questions being much too celebrity/gossip column based rather than pure general knowledge and the incessant 'celebrity' contestants hamming it up to the cameras rather than having normal Joe Public contestants, it kind of lost its way as did WWTBAM.
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Old 31-03-2014, 16:57
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Yup - good riddance, jumped the shark early on with the stupid questions and illiterate moron contestants, oh and Davina...... Can we get rid of that beardy git and the banker next pls C4?
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Old 31-03-2014, 19:14
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I thought it was a poor quiz show, too slow, the contestants nearly always lacked any sort of personality, they were too "Samey".

Let's hope this is just the start, and C4 will decide to have a overhaul, getting rid of Deal Or No Deal amongst other.
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Old 31-03-2014, 21:06
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Indeed, it was too slow. I forgot about that but it seems to be the way of all shows these days: drag everything out, add in endless recaps of what happened two minutes ago and insert plenty of 'dramatic' pauses ahead of going to advert breaks.
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Old 31-03-2014, 21:43
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"No plans for another series of #MillionPoundDrop just yet but we'll pass
on your interest" isn't the same as it being axed is it? They might just be "resting" it. In any case this tweet was probably written by an intern who just knows nothing has been announced so can't say any more that that.

Davina said it was coming back soon on Twitter recently.
BIB has no one else seen what has been said? If Davina has clearly said via twitter that it will be back soon then obviously it has not been axed so i think the thread names renaming slightly and maybe a ? after axed?
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Old 01-04-2014, 20:54
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I hope they do give it another run; as overexposed as it was back in the day, I do kind of miss it, now. I agree with the comments made about the samey contestants and stupid questions, though.

Let's hope that if it does come back, they quietly forget about 'The Final Drop'. That was really poorly thought through, wasn't it?
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Old 02-05-2014, 23:37
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https://twitter.com/the1mpounddrop/s...90696183881731

So I'm guessing it's back soon enough. As said above, let's hope the reason for the lengthy hiatus is so we can all pretend the gratuitous twists made in the last series never happened.
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