Be Excellent To Each Other

And, you know, party on. Dude.

All times are UTC [ DST ]




Reply to topic  [ 8383 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 16:37 
SupaMod
User avatar
Commander-in-Cheese

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 49059
Plus Will from Will & Grace is always going to be a struggle in that sort of role.

Has anyone ever gone from long running sitcom to drama successfully?

_________________
GoddessJasmine wrote:
Drunk, pulled Craster's pork, waiting for brdyime story,reading nuts. Xz


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 17:00 
User avatar
Gogmagog

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 47850
Location: Cheshire
I hope to

_________________
Mr Chris wrote:
MaliA isn't just the best thing on the internet - he's the best thing ever.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 17:07 
User avatar
Unpossible!

Joined: 27th Jun, 2008
Posts: 37827
Chandler was in West Wing


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 17:18 
SupaMod
User avatar
Commander-in-Cheese

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 49059
DavPaz wrote:
Chandler was in West Wing


That's true, also Studio 60

_________________
GoddessJasmine wrote:
Drunk, pulled Craster's pork, waiting for brdyime story,reading nuts. Xz


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 17:19 
SupaMod
User avatar
Commander-in-Cheese

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 49059
Does Alan Alda in West Wing count?

Regardless, Travellers ain't no Sorkin project

_________________
GoddessJasmine wrote:
Drunk, pulled Craster's pork, waiting for brdyime story,reading nuts. Xz


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 18:11 
User avatar
ugvm'er at heart...

Joined: 4th Mar, 2010
Posts: 22029
Bryan Cranston


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 18:12 
Awesome
User avatar
Yes

Joined: 6th Apr, 2008
Posts: 12117
Trooper wrote:
Bryan Cranston

I was trying to think of someone and you're spot on.

_________________
Always proof read carefully in case you any words out


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 20:26 
User avatar
Excellent Painter

Joined: 30th Apr, 2008
Posts: 7263
Location: Behind you
Watched the first season of Travelers (sic), never got into the second. They can fuck off with the misspelling too

_________________
twitter || website
Malibu Stacy. Everybody's favourite back seat driver


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 20:53 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
Isn’t that just the US spelling, as it’s a US show?

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 20:55 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
Mr Russell wrote:
We loved season 1 of Travellers but when season 2 started we didn't get on with it and never carried on.

Interesting to see you say we’ve watched this as I have no memory of it at all and didn’t think I’d even heard of the show. I guess it did not make much of an impression on me.

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 21:08 
User avatar
Excellent Painter

Joined: 30th Apr, 2008
Posts: 7263
Location: Behind you
Mimi wrote:
Isn’t that just the US spelling, as it’s a US show?
I don’t know for certain, but I’ve read somewhere that it isn’t. You and me babe, we can set the world to rights ;)

_________________
twitter || website
Malibu Stacy. Everybody's favourite back seat driver


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 23:05 
User avatar
Can you dig it?

Joined: 5th Apr, 2008
Posts: 4354
I quite enjoyed Travelers, the concept seemed neat. I did stick it out until the end - I did quite like how it got wrapped up, and it was a good thing that it didn't drag on for ages and ages (it still could have been tighter and punchier, there was still a fair bit of 'filler' in there). I hadn't read any of the summary or anything like what Kovacs posted and I think it was better for that. EDIT - actually it seemed like the last episode was a bit of a rush to tidy things up, but I did quite like how they did it.

DBSnappa wrote:
Mimi wrote:
Isn’t that just the US spelling, as it’s a US show?
I don’t know for certain, but I’ve read somewhere that it isn’t. You and me babe, we can set the world to rights ;)


Yeah i'm pretty sure it's an accepted 'Americanism' - like how they drop the second 'L' in words like fuelling and duelling. Whilst it's a bit jarring stylistically, as it's not what I'm used to, I can't help but also have a slight appreciation for the simplification and efficiency of losing a letter that really doesn't contribute much, and the loss has zero effect on the understandability of the word.

_________________
rumours about the high quality of the butter reached Yerevan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2022 9:42 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
Well, I did look it up last night and all of the main online dictionaries give it as the standard US spelling, but I didn’t want to contradict Mr Snappa :D

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2022 20:39 
User avatar
Excellent Painter

Joined: 30th Apr, 2008
Posts: 7263
Location: Behind you
I don’t hold opinions very tightly. And you can correct me anytime Meems ;)

_________________
twitter || website
Malibu Stacy. Everybody's favourite back seat driver


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri Feb 18, 2022 20:40 
User avatar
Excellent Painter

Joined: 30th Apr, 2008
Posts: 7263
Location: Behind you
Sir Taxalot wrote:
I quite enjoyed Travelers, the concept seemed neat. I did stick it out until the end - I did quite like how it got wrapped up, and it was a good thing that it didn't drag on for ages and ages (it still could have been tighter and punchier, there was still a fair bit of 'filler' in there). I hadn't read any of the summary or anything like what Kovacs posted and I think it was better for that. EDIT - actually it seemed like the last episode was a bit of a rush to tidy things up, but I did quite like how they did it.

DBSnappa wrote:
Mimi wrote:
Isn’t that just the US spelling, as it’s a US show?
I don’t know for certain, but I’ve read somewhere that it isn’t. You and me babe, we can set the world to rights ;)


Yeah i'm pretty sure it's an accepted 'Americanism' - like how they drop the second 'L' in words like fuelling and duelling. Whilst it's a bit jarring stylistically, as it's not what I'm used to, I can't help but also have a slight appreciation for the simplification and efficiency of losing a letter that really doesn't contribute much, and the loss has zero effect on the understandability of the word.

And then they ruin it by adding another “s” to focusing…

_________________
twitter || website
Malibu Stacy. Everybody's favourite back seat driver


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2022 21:52 
SupaMod
User avatar
Est. 1978

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 69003
Location: Your Mum
Cras wrote:
Plus Will from Will & Grace is always going to be a struggle in that sort of role.

Has anyone ever gone from long running sitcom to drama successfully?

There are loads! David Jason, Robbie Coltrain, Robin Williams, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Coleman, Will Smith, John Goodman, Steve Carell, Donald Glover...

_________________
Grim... wrote:
I wish Craster had left some girls for the rest of us.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2022 22:36 
User avatar
Unpossible!

Joined: 27th Jun, 2008
Posts: 37827
I can't imagine Robbie Coltrane as a comedy actor


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 0:29 
8-Bit Champion
User avatar
Two heads are better than one

Joined: 16th Apr, 2008
Posts: 14348
DavPaz wrote:
I can't imagine Robbie Coltrane as a comedy actor


"Laugh, i nearly paid my license fee"

ZOMG Spoiler! Click here to view!
He was obviously in a ton of 90's comedy , often as the hard man . hit man type character - he was a bouncer in The Young Ones for Cliffs sake

However - watch this and listen to the commentary on it :



Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 2:49 
SupaMod
User avatar
Est. 1978

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 69003
Location: Your Mum
He was a scientist in The Young Ones, too.

Was he part of a comedy duo? Maybe I'm getting that confused.

_________________
Grim... wrote:
I wish Craster had left some girls for the rest of us.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 4:00 
User avatar
Can you dig it?

Joined: 5th Apr, 2008
Posts: 4354
DBSnappa wrote:
And then they ruin it by adding another “s” to focusing…


Whaaaaaaat

Man, written language can be a funny old thing.

_________________
rumours about the high quality of the butter reached Yerevan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 9:07 
User avatar
Isn't that lovely?

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 10501
Location: Devon
Grim... wrote:
He was a scientist in The Young Ones, too.

Was he part of a comedy duo? Maybe I'm getting that confused.

Wasn't he in a group? Like Big Train or something similar?

I'll check

_________________
Where's the Kaboom? I was expecting an Earth shattering Kaboom!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 9:10 
User avatar
Isn't that lovely?

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 10501
Location: Devon
Comic Strip Presents apparently

_________________
Where's the Kaboom? I was expecting an Earth shattering Kaboom!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 11:53 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
DBSnappa wrote:
Sir Taxalot wrote:
I quite enjoyed Travelers, the concept seemed neat. I did stick it out until the end - I did quite like how it got wrapped up, and it was a good thing that it didn't drag on for ages and ages (it still could have been tighter and punchier, there was still a fair bit of 'filler' in there). I hadn't read any of the summary or anything like what Kovacs posted and I think it was better for that. EDIT - actually it seemed like the last episode was a bit of a rush to tidy things up, but I did quite like how they did it.

DBSnappa wrote:
Mimi wrote:
Isn’t that just the US spelling, as it’s a US show?
I don’t know for certain, but I’ve read somewhere that it isn’t. You and me babe, we can set the world to rights ;)


Yeah i'm pretty sure it's an accepted 'Americanism' - like how they drop the second 'L' in words like fuelling and duelling. Whilst it's a bit jarring stylistically, as it's not what I'm used to, I can't help but also have a slight appreciation for the simplification and efficiency of losing a letter that really doesn't contribute much, and the loss has zero effect on the understandability of the word.

And then they ruin it by adding another “s” to focusing…


Pretty sure that’s the occasional British/Canadian (etc) spelling rather than the U.S. spelling

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2022 12:03 
User avatar
Excellent Painter

Joined: 30th Apr, 2008
Posts: 7263
Location: Behind you
Who knows. As ever, I’ll stop noticing eventually ;)

_________________
twitter || website
Malibu Stacy. Everybody's favourite back seat driver


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2022 17:27 
User avatar
Soopah red DS

Joined: 2nd Jun, 2008
Posts: 2966
The Afterparty; a murder at an afterparty that follows a school reunion. Start with that, then each episode is one character telling, unreliably, their story. I think it might end up as a brilliant idea - the unreliable narrator means they can introduce different genres as each person imagines themselves the hero of the story - that doesn't quite work all the time, but episode 3 is an absolute doozy.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2022 19:12 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
We started watching Severance the other day. We were both really enjoying it until we realised that there were only two episodes available and it’s being released one episode a week, like TV used to be before we all lost our ability to remember anything for more than 24 hours. I partly joke but o have actual memory issues and can’t watch things weekly and follow along, so I’m a bit disappointed as it was shaping up to be excellent. Hopefully we’ll remember to pick it up once the whole series is available.

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2022 10:42 
User avatar
Sleepyhead

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 27289
Location: Kidbrooke
Peacemaker is fucking fantastic.

Probably actually better than the Suicide Squad movie it was spun-off from, which I also liked.

Excellently cast, and Freddie Stroma as Vigilante is incredible (especially as I last saw him in Bridgerton and Harry Potter, neither of which featured him as a weirdly likeable psychopath idiot).

_________________
We are young despite the years
We are concern
We are hope, despite the times


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2022 11:12 
User avatar
Soopah red DS

Joined: 2nd Jun, 2008
Posts: 2966
Curiosity wrote:
Peacemaker is fucking fantastic.

Probably actually better than the Suicide Squad movie it was spun-off from, which I also liked.

Excellently cast, and Freddie Stroma as Vigilante is incredible (especially as I last saw him in Bridgerton and Harry Potter, neither of which featured him as a weirdly likeable psychopath idiot).

All of this.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2022 0:10 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
Just finished tve second series of SPACE FORCE. God, it’s so so good. It just makes my happy. I’m glad they’ve rounded out Fuck Tony’s character a little, but it’s just great. Well, except it’s only seven episodes and I might cry.

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2022 22:54 
User avatar
Master of dodgy spelling....

Joined: 25th Sep, 2008
Posts: 22165
Location: shropshire, uk
Curiosity wrote:
Peacemaker is fucking fantastic.

Probably actually better than the Suicide Squad movie it was spun-off from, which I also liked.

Excellently cast, and Freddie Stroma as Vigilante is incredible (especially as I last saw him in Bridgerton and Harry Potter, neither of which featured him as a weirdly likeable psychopath idiot).


I am half way thought through the season. It is wonderful.

I love the dance in the opening credits.

_________________
MetalAngel wrote:
Kovacs: From 'unresponsive' to 'kebab' in 3.5 seconds


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2022 22:11 
User avatar
Prince of Fops

Joined: 14th May, 2009
Posts: 4144
Watching expanse season 5. That is one stonker of a suplex by your boy Amos.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2022 22:17 
User avatar
Decapodian

Joined: 15th Oct, 2010
Posts: 4725
Season 2 of Star Trek Picard has started, and is infinitely better than Discovery after about 15 minutes.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2022 23:32 
User avatar
Soopah red DS

Joined: 2nd Jun, 2008
Posts: 2966
Dr Zoidberg wrote:
Season 2 of Star Trek Picard has started, and is infinitely better than Discovery after about 15 minutes.

I have no idea what you mean. I'm not sure anyone told anyone else how they were feeling. Not at all!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2022 22:53 
User avatar
Master of dodgy spelling....

Joined: 25th Sep, 2008
Posts: 22165
Location: shropshire, uk
Peacekeeper is bloody brilliant. Just finished the show. I hope they do a second season.

_________________
MetalAngel wrote:
Kovacs: From 'unresponsive' to 'kebab' in 3.5 seconds


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2022 17:58 
SupaMod
User avatar
Est. 1978

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 69003
Location: Your Mum
https://twitter.com/JamesGunn/status/14 ... 0980097024



_________________
Grim... wrote:
I wish Craster had left some girls for the rest of us.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2022 18:10 
User avatar
Master of dodgy spelling....

Joined: 25th Sep, 2008
Posts: 22165
Location: shropshire, uk
Grim... wrote:
https://twitter.com/JamesGunn/status/1494020020980097024



Awesome.. It was comedy gold

_________________
MetalAngel wrote:
Kovacs: From 'unresponsive' to 'kebab' in 3.5 seconds


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Mar 14, 2022 18:26 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
Big thumbs up for Dopesick (on Disney+, maybe elsewhere too?). Dramatisation of the Sackler Corporation’s (mis)handling of the opioid addiction that followed the launch and pushing of their ‘non-addictive’ opioid drug Oxycontin.

Some great performances from everyone. There’s barely anything other than an excellent performance. Michael Keaton is the biggest name that I recognise, and his character’s story arc ties the whole story together.

My brother is also reading a book called Empire Of Pain, on the same events, and said that’s worth reading also.

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2022 9:53 
User avatar
Master of dodgy spelling....

Joined: 25th Sep, 2008
Posts: 22165
Location: shropshire, uk
Mimi wrote:
Big thumbs up for Dopesick (on Disney+, maybe elsewhere too?). Dramatisation of the Sackler Corporation’s (mis)handling of the opioid addiction that followed the launch and pushing of their ‘non-addictive’ opioid drug Oxycontin.

Some great performances from everyone. There’s barely anything other than an excellent performance. Michael Keaton is the biggest name that I recognise, and his character’s story arc ties the whole story together.

My brother is also reading a book called Empire Of Pain, on the same events, and said that’s worth reading also.


It is on my list to watch... I will look at it this week. I am still on Season 2 of The Travellers (how ever it is spelt).

_________________
MetalAngel wrote:
Kovacs: From 'unresponsive' to 'kebab' in 3.5 seconds


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2022 20:35 
User avatar
Bad Girl

Joined: 20th Apr, 2008
Posts: 14188
Peacemaker was utterly brilliant.

Witty, dark, ace bloody violent action, great characters and direction. The soundtrack was cool AF too. Who knew that John Cena could act his chops off too.

Plus Eagley has got to be the best CG animal I’ve seen in any media ever.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon Mar 28, 2022 22:08 
User avatar
Can you dig it?

Joined: 5th Apr, 2008
Posts: 4354
Manifest is a reasonable distraction of an evening, although Lady T keeps pointing out how uneven Cop Boyfriend's beard has been trimmed.

It's got a slight hint of an X-files vibe, although far less memorable.

_________________
rumours about the high quality of the butter reached Yerevan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2022 17:25 
User avatar
Hello

Joined: 14th Oct, 2008
Posts: 6980
Location: You're a location
Mimi wrote:
We started watching Severance the other day.


I've started this and it is absolutely brilliant. It's original and fantastic. I have no idea what is going to happen and how things are going to unravel, I wish all the episodes were released already.

_________________
Game Over man, Game over!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2022 18:06 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
nickachu wrote:
Mimi wrote:
We started watching Severance the other day.


I've started this and it is absolutely brilliant. It's original and fantastic. I have no idea what is going to happen and how things are going to unravel, I wish all the episodes were released already.


Me too. We watched the first and it was amazing, but I really want to watch the episodes closer together than once a week so we’re going to watch it after they’ve all aired.

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2022 11:14 
User avatar
Sleepyhead

Joined: 30th Mar, 2008
Posts: 27289
Location: Kidbrooke
I finished Severance last night, and concur that it was ace, though I really wanted there to be one more episode (and apparently they considered it but decided to leave it where they did).

_________________
We are young despite the years
We are concern
We are hope, despite the times


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2022 20:19 
User avatar

Joined: 27th Mar, 2008
Posts: 24669
Mimi wrote:
Big thumbs up for Dopesick (on Disney+, maybe elsewhere too?). Dramatisation of the Sackler Corporation’s (mis)handling of the opioid addiction that followed the launch and pushing of their ‘non-addictive’ opioid drug Oxycontin.

Some great performances from everyone. There’s barely anything other than an excellent performance. Michael Keaton is the biggest name that I recognise, and his character’s story arc ties the whole story together.

My brother is also reading a book called Empire Of Pain, on the same events, and said that’s worth reading also.


If you like Dopesick you’ll probably like The Dropout. Similar dramatisation of true events over a medical scandal and fraud. Stellar cast, only let down slightly by the casting of Stephen Fry, who whilst not playing Stephen Fry is as strongly Stephen Fry as Stephen Fry has ever been. Because he is so strongly Stephen Fry in this, though, and nobody can be as much of a Stephen Fry as Stephen Fry is, you have the feeling that this one character can’t be right, and therefore you start to wonder if the other characters are right, though most commentators and critics of the show have said that the characters are very, very authentic to the real people.

_________________
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2022 23:29 
User avatar
Soopah red DS

Joined: 2nd Jun, 2008
Posts: 2966
Mimi wrote:
Mimi wrote:
Big thumbs up for Dopesick (on Disney+, maybe elsewhere too?). Dramatisation of the Sackler Corporation’s (mis)handling of the opioid addiction that followed the launch and pushing of their ‘non-addictive’ opioid drug Oxycontin.

Some great performances from everyone. There’s barely anything other than an excellent performance. Michael Keaton is the biggest name that I recognise, and his character’s story arc ties the whole story together.

My brother is also reading a book called Empire Of Pain, on the same events, and said that’s worth reading also.


If you like Dopesick you’ll probably like The Dropout. Similar dramatisation of true events over a medical scandal and fraud. Stellar cast, only let down slightly by the casting of Stephen Fry, who whilst not playing Stephen Fry is as strongly Stephen Fry as Stephen Fry has ever been. Because he is so strongly Stephen Fry in this, though, and nobody can be as much of a Stephen Fry as Stephen Fry is, you have the feeling that this one character can’t be right, and therefore you start to wonder if the other characters are right, though most commentators and critics of the show have said that the characters are very, very authentic to the real people.

If you really really want more, there's a podcast called the same thing (the precursor to the TV show). I'm pleased for them that they got to TV, and hear it's great, but wonder if anyone listened to all of that before the show and still enjoyed the latter - otherwise it just might be a bit too much like forced revision.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2022 1:50 
User avatar
Can you dig it?

Joined: 5th Apr, 2008
Posts: 4354
I enjoyed how Dexter New Blood was resolved, I'm glad we watched it and - even though we had a significant pause in viewing part way through - stayed with it until the end.

Looking for something new, we tried Ted Lasso - it's warm hearted and funny. I look forward to sitting down with Lady T for the next couple of episodes. I have a feeling we'll be watching through these all quite quickly.

_________________
rumours about the high quality of the butter reached Yerevan


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2022 8:18 
Awesome
User avatar
Yes

Joined: 6th Apr, 2008
Posts: 12117
Sir Taxalot wrote:
I enjoyed how Dexter New Blood was resolved, I'm glad we watched it and - even though we had a significant pause in viewing part way through - stayed with it until the end.

Looking for something new, we tried Ted Lasso - it's warm hearted and funny. I look forward to sitting down with Lady T for the next couple of episodes. I have a feeling we'll be watching through these all quite quickly.

Ted Lasso is amazing.

_________________
Always proof read carefully in case you any words out


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2022 8:32 
User avatar
Unpossible!

Joined: 27th Jun, 2008
Posts: 37827
Make sure you watch Ted Lasso before Sudekis gets cancelled...


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2022 17:14 
User avatar
Hello

Joined: 14th Oct, 2008
Posts: 6980
Location: You're a location
Don't know if anyone has talked about it but I watched YellowJackets recently, the first season. It's good. Girls football team survives a plane crash, things happen, nice flashing between the past and the present and the casting is good.

_________________
Game Over man, Game over!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: General Purpose US TV thread
PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2022 18:11 
Awesome
User avatar
Yes

Joined: 6th Apr, 2008
Posts: 12117
DavPaz wrote:
Make sure you watch Ted Lasso before Sudekis gets cancelled...

Oh no. Is he a wrong un now?

_________________
Always proof read carefully in case you any words out


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 8383 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168  Next

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Kern and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search within this thread:
You are using the 'Ted' forum. Bill doesn't really exist any more. Bogus!
Want to help out with the hosting / advertising costs? That's very nice of you.
Are you on a mobile phone? Try http://beex.co.uk/m/
RIP, Owen. RIP, MrC.

Powered by a very Grim... version of phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group.