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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Scott the Pirate » Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:20 pm

RAmen brotha! TESTIFY!!
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Arrrlene » Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:34 am

It's been over a year now that I don't have cable at my place...
I do watch shows that are on at the moment; I'm just a little delayed because I have to wait for the DVDs.

I'm a big fan of House. I'm almost done with the fifth season now.

Also, back when I had cable, I'd watch the Discovery Channel all the time for Mythbusters and Daily Planet. (Yeah I know, the latter makes me a big fat nerd. =B)

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby PKMKII » Wed Oct 28, 2009 8:44 pm

So glad that Mike douchebag and his fauxhawk got kicked off Top Chef.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker » Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:09 am

The new Armstrong and Miller show is really good, the apologising childrens' TV hosts from the first episode were brilliant.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:20 pm

Watching Doctor Who right now - the episode Blink. I can see why it won so many awards.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Ubi Dubium » Sat Oct 31, 2009 5:45 am

Detective TurtleHolmes wrote:Watching Doctor Who right now - the episode Blink. I can see why it won so many awards.


But those awards usually come with a little statuette, and then you have to keep staring at it so it won't move!

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Sat Oct 31, 2009 5:51 am

Duct tape it to your face, then blink only one eye at a time.

See, I've got it all sorted out for when I go back in time to write the screenplay for that episode, and consequently win a little award that tries to send me back through time again to feast on all my potential life.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Ubi Dubium » Sat Oct 31, 2009 5:53 am

At least it's not possible for it to win an Oscar. Those things have swords!

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Roy Hunter » Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:59 pm

Achtung Europeans!

Friday night, Sky One, Derek Acorah will be trying to contact Michael Jackson...

This is another reason I don't have satellite TV.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:49 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Achtung Europeans!

Friday night, Sky One, Derek Acorah will be trying to contact Michael Jackson...

This is another reason I don't have satellite TV.


We went over to Virgin lately and we get lots of extra channels like Sky one and two...they are ALL crap!

Is it only the BBC and Channel 4 who actually spend money making creative television? (in the UK that is...the US is giving us some brilliant TV like Curb Your Enthusiasm and...I'm sure there are others...Simpsons, South Park etc).
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby PKMKII » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:27 pm

Watched the premiere of the remake of "V". I think I'll need to see a few more episodes before I pass judgment, but I think the show is going to have one really big plot problem: The Internet. [SPOILER]Sure, lizard aliens having plants in the media in the 1980's version might have been a credible way to keep the resistance underground, but now? Just upload some videos of dead lizard men to YouTube, and it'll be on the Internet forever! It just wouldn't be plausible that they could shut that down[/SPOILER)]
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Scott the Pirate » Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:57 pm

You remember the 80's version PK?! I'm surprised.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart » Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:41 am

The best thing on UK TV at the moment is 'The Thick of IT'. Written by Armando Iannucci who also did Tesco v Denmark:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfSi0D7KESk
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby ~NoodleDemon~ » Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:39 pm

I finished all of Whedon's old work (perhaps sacrificing my gpa in the process) and am considering Dollhouse.

Additionally, I am watching The Big Bang Theory. It is quite funny, especially if you have ever taken a physics class. Though for the life of me I cannot figure out the one about circular chickens and vacuums...
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes » Fri Nov 13, 2009 1:18 am

~NoodleDemon~ wrote:I finished all of Whedon's old work (perhaps sacrificing my gpa in the process) and am considering Dollhouse.

Additionally, I am watching The Big Bang Theory. It is quite funny, especially if you have ever taken a physics class. Though for the life of me I cannot figure out the one about circular chickens and vacuums...
I have heard very little good about Dollhouse. But maybe it just doesn't compare to his other work, and is actually a watchable show. The Big Bang Theory is pretty funny, I guess. I agree with you.

About to start on season one of Dragon Ball Z. I really have to get my hands on the original Dragon Ball series!

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