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Just watched last nights episode.Absolutely brilliant. Very, very funny.

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i expect u2 die wrote:

Possibly the best episode of the series so far!

I think you could be right there.

Some really funny moments and it was great to see Dame Diana Rigg back on TV. I did find myself laughing at some things and then suddenly think "should I really be laughing at that ?."

Did anyone stay tuned to watch That Mitchell & Webb Look afterwards ? This is definately the funniest programme of the week ajb007/biggrin I love Sir Digby Chicken-Caesar ajb007/lol

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I've only watched the last 2 episodes of this but I think it's all been great. And now that the Mitchell and Webb look has been recomended, I think I'll watch that too next week - thanks cus I wasn't sure on it so decided to give it a miss.

Relax darling, I'm on top of the situation ajb007/martini

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I thought last nights was another corker of an episode.

Chris Martin plugging his greatest hits on the back of disease and poverty ("I wanna be back for Deal Or No Deal.  Plus Gwyneth's making drumsticks" ajb007/lol ), Ronnie Corbett doing a line of coke and the steadfast BBC News anchor Moira Stewart being manhandled by the coppers as his dealer... ajb007/lol Just absolutely hysterical! 

The fact that so many celebs are prepared to blow holes in their stereotypes is just brilliant.

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Moonraker 5 wrote:

...Ronnie Corbett doing a line of coke ....

'Just a bit of whizz to clear away the cobwebs' ... unbelievable. Plus, having Corbett stand next to Marchant and Gervais. Like a set of Russian Dolls. Genius. If Marchant doesn't get some sort of award this time round, he'll have been robbed. And of course, 'Barry' as great as ever.

As for Chris Martin, he went right up in my estimation.

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Lady Rose wrote:

As for Chris Martin, he went right up in my estimation.

"Got to go.  Gwyneth is doing drumsticks."  ajb007/lol

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I thought the one with Radcliffe was great, but I watched this one last night and didn't raise a titter. The old girl-in-expensive-shop routine... boring. And the whoe comedy of embarassment thing is being seriously undermined by the way they're treating the characters: when the characters suddenly turn broad and stop making sense (the girl turning into a complete idiot; Merchant's character being the biggest moron in the world; Gervais' Oliver Hardy turn being such an idiot as not to fire him; the BBC producers are idiots for willfully producing a sit-com that everyone slags off and yet insists that it's the correct way to do things, a sitcom being shot, shown and up for a BAFTa at the same time..) how can you carry on using the comedy of embarassment? Cringing at a character's embarassment requires you to believe it's all nearly real- that's why the Office was shot like a documentary and why Curb is all ad-libbed: it's supposed to feel real so that you emphatise for the characters. When they become silly comedy caricatures how can you still feel embarassment for them? I think it's losing it's way. Usually I'm cringing with the best of them, but they're all just cartoon characters now and I can't care about any of them.

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Another great episode - although I thought the end was a bit of a cop-out.

Also Andy Millman's sit-com When The Whistle Blows is set in Bolton - is he havin' a laugh ? ajb007/wink

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Sir Miles wrote:

Another great episode - although I thought the end was a bit of a cop-out.

Agreed about the ending. This episode just trailed off ..

However, the scene with the water bottle had me crying. Just remember boys, still not sparkling ajb007/lol