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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart on Mon Jan 09, 2012 7:15 am

gronank wrote:Isn't Holmes supposed to be an opium addict? It might be a bit much to have a heroinist protagonist though.


This is a new Holmes for the 21st Century...he gets to meet naked ladies. Also Martin Freeman is the best Watson ever.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby PKMKII on Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:33 pm

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart on Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:35 am

I have discovered 'The Inbetweeners' on Channel 4...reminds me of when I was 15/16 in school.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby bacon on Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:04 am

Walking Dead -- I'm loving the new season!

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart on Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:17 am

bacon wrote:Walking Dead -- I'm loving the new season!

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I shall be watching that when we finally get it over here...as long as it isn't on Sky.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Roland Deschain on Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:46 am

I loved the first season of The Walking Dead. It's nice to see the zombies getting their own television show now. It's been far too long.

Also Sherlock. I saw the first "series" (three episodes), but have yet to watch the rest. I thought Benedict Cumberbatch was a great Sherlock, with the correct mannerisms and attitude (aloof), with Martin Freeman a great Watson (confused and a little bumbling).
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker on Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:27 pm

Roland Deschain wrote:Also Sherlock. I saw the first "series" (three episodes), but have yet to watch the rest. I thought Benedict Cumberbatch was a great Sherlock, with the correct mannerisms and attitude (aloof), with Martin Freeman a great Watson (confused and a little bumbling).

It gets even better. The 4th episode is a little weak by the standards of the rest but 5 and 6 are just amazing. Have a (non-spoiler) quote from the 2nd series :haha:

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Roland Deschain on Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:03 pm

:lol: I'm loving that quote. I need to see if it's still on the BBC iPlayer. If not, there are ways and means...
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker on Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:16 pm

Roland Deschain wrote::lol: I'm loving that quote. I need to see if it's still on the BBC iPlayer. If not, there are ways and means...

if for whatever reason you can't find it I could send you a link I downloaded in a dream that gave me the second series.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart on Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:25 am

Dirk Gently new series on BBC 4.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:47 pm

I've been watching CSI (all three series), NCIS (both series), and L&O:SVU (with Ashley). I like crime procedurals.

I was hesitant to watch NCIS, because I tried watching it once and it seemed way overacted and cheesy. I gave it another shot this past weekend though, and I enjoyed it.

It's strange. The same thing happened with CSI and L&O:SVU. The first episode I watched was overdramatic and overacted, so I stopped watching it. Then it turned out my first try with all three series were special, unrepresentative episodes, instances of the writers trying to be artsy for a chance of pace. Strange.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:14 pm

I've added Hawaii Five-0 to my list of crime procedurals now. Pretty good. I haven't seen the original show which I believe is differentiated from the new one by having a capital O instead of the number 0 which the new one has, but the new version is pretty good.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby pieces o'nine on Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:51 pm

black bart wrote:Dirk Gently new series on BBC 4.

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker on Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:52 pm

It's not quite current but this Horizon documentary about exercise (BBC Iplayer so UK residents only I'm afraid) was on last week and I meant to watch it but forgot :blush:

Anyway, the first few minutes look as promising as the advertising blurb and the intro music is Angel by Massive Attack which bodes well :zen:
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart on Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:36 am

daftbeaker wrote:It's not quite current but this Horizon documentary about exercise (BBC Iplayer so UK residents only I'm afraid) was on last week and I meant to watch it but forgot :blush:

Anyway, the first few minutes look as promising as the advertising blurb and the intro music is Angel by Massive Attack which bodes well :zen:


That's exactly what I look like in the gym...

I was going to watch that myself but I was too lazy.
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