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danjaq_0ff wrote:

White Gold, This is the second season, I haven't watched it as yet, but the first season was very funny and if you like 80s music they have that as the soundtrack  ajb007/smile  ajb007/martini

Didn’t realise the second season had started  ajb007/amazed  the first season was excellent  ajb007/martini

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White Gold is very funny, the second series only held up because of a sexual allegation case against
the lead actor.
I'm also enjoying Martin Clunes in "Warren" on bbc1.  a sort of young Victor Meldrew.  ajb007/wink

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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Best show on tv at the moment is This Time: with Alan Partridge  ajb007/martini

I also love Fleabag  ajb007/martini

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Anyone else watch "abducted in plain sight" and was completely confused and bemused by it?

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Thunderpussy wrote:

White Gold is very funny, the second series only held up because of a sexual allegation case against
the lead actor.
I'm also enjoying Martin Clunes in "Warren" on bbc1.  a sort of young Victor Meldrew.  ajb007/wink

Yes TP I caught Victor last week and found it very funny  ajb007/cheers

***One day at a time***

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Sir Miles wrote:

Best show on tv at the moment is This Time: with Alan Partridge  ajb007/martini

I also love Fleabag  ajb007/martini

I will try to catch them, as long as they dont interfere with the crap soap's

***One day at a time***

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I watched "abducted in plain sight" , amazed how thick the parents were , if i didn't know it was true i'd have thought it was a spoof documentary.

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danjaq_0ff wrote:
Sir Miles wrote:

Best show on tv at the moment is This Time: with Alan Partridge  ajb007/martini

I also love Fleabag  ajb007/martini

I will try to catch them, as long as they dont interfere with the crap soap's

Neither of them do  ajb007/martini

I also just noticed that Deutschland 86 had started... ajb007/amazed must catch up with that as I liked Deutschland 83...

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Frigiliana wrote:

I watched "abducted in plain sight" , amazed how thick the parents were , if i didn't know it was true i'd have thought it was a spoof documentary.

Wierd people, guy abducts the daughter, has an affair with the mother and the father pleasures him in a car! I simply couldn't get my head around it!

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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Chriscoop wrote:
Frigiliana wrote:

I watched "abducted in plain sight" , amazed how thick the parents were , if i didn't know it was true i'd have thought it was a spoof documentary.

Wierd people, guy abducts the daughter, has an affair with the mother and the father pleasures him in a car! I simply couldn't get my head around it!

It is what you call an awkward Thanksgiving meal.

I've always wanted to have Christmas in Turkey

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I just finished the first season of "After Life." I really can't recommend it more. extremely poetic in explaining the first part of grief after the loss of someone significant may that be a wife,child, mother or father. it's funny and heartbreaking all at the same time which you would think would be a total oxymoron but it somehow kind of perfectly walks that line in between the two. you finish an episode and you feel like crying and laughing and it's pure genius.

I've always wanted to have Christmas in Turkey

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Star trek discovery season two. Much better than the first season. The addition of Captain pike is amazing and he's fast becoming my favourite trek captain!

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ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  Just watching the box set of series 2 White Gold   ajb007/cheers

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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There's a beautiful lady on The Celebrity  apprentice,  on
BBC1, she was a basketball player and is six foot five tall !

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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has anybody been watching DC Comics' new teevee series Doom Patrol?
trailer
I don't have cable and have not yet seen it myself, so I'd like to know what I'm missing.
I am curious for two reasons...

1. most relevant to us, Timothy Dalton is in it.
He plays The Chief, leader of a team of misfit superheroes
https://www.thewrap.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Doom-Patrol-The-Chief.jpg

2. it is based on one of DC's weirder comics from the 1960s, which was then revived in dark psychedelic style by Grant Morrison in the 1990s.
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e5/Mygreatestadventure80.JPGhttps://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/37/DoomPatrolPoster.jpg
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51Bec-FyhFL._SX321_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg

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Just as an FYI, I do not believe Doom Patrol is on cable. I believe it is on DC's streaming service so if you have internet access and a supported streaming device (Roku, PS4, etc.) you can sign up for a month, watch the episodes and then cancel out if it's not to your liking.

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I just finished a superhero series on Netflix, The Umbrella Academy.  This one took me by surprise: a group of dysfunctional superheroes get back together after the man who raised them and taught them (sort of like Professor X, only he's a complete d**k) dies.  The characters are engaging, and the show is often very funny.  And you have to like a program that features a knock-down, drag-out fight while Lesley Gore belts out "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows."  It's already been approved for a second season, and maybe Netflix will keep the commitment. . .after all, it's based on a Dark Horse comic, not one from Marvel.

Vox clamantis in deserto

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005 wrote:

Star trek discovery season two. Much better than the first season. The addition of Captain pike is amazing and he's fast becoming my favourite trek captain!

I really like Anson Mount's take on Captain Pike as well; he is by far the most interesting character on the show this year (his performance in Through the Valley of Shadows was especially well done and one of Discovery's best moments so far). Ethan Peck's Spock is also growing on me, though I'd really like to see him ditch the beard and hair and get in a proper uniform before his time on Discovery is done.

Sonequa Martin Green on the other hand continues to be problematic for me. She may be the de-facto "star" of the show but her habit of always interrupting and trying to one up her superior officers is grating and the writers' attempts to always make her the smartest person in the room is off-putting. Star Trek has always worked best as an ensemble and even TOS was strongest when Kirk, Spock and McCoy worked together to solve problems. Turning her into this know it all who always has all the answers does her and the show no favors.

At this point, I'm ready to say good-bye to Discovery in favor of Captain Pike show as we still have years of stories to tell before his fateful incident on the cadet ship.

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Anyone watching series 5 of Line Of Duty? ... absolutely brilliant drama & makes for compelling viewing.

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Ens007 wrote:

Anyone watching series 5 of Line Of Duty? ... absolutely brilliant drama & makes for compelling viewing.


Yep.

Absolutely love it.

It's not a series you can't pop in and out of though. If you hadn't seen the previous series you wouldn't have a clue what's happening.

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Lady Rose wrote:
Ens007 wrote:

Anyone watching series 5 of Line Of Duty? ... absolutely brilliant drama & makes for compelling viewing.


Yep.

Absolutely love it.

It's not a series you can't pop in and out of though. If you hadn't seen the previous series you wouldn't have a clue what's happening.

Yeas I fully agree - apologies if my post was slightly misleading ... you most certainly have to watch from the very start of the first series.

Got so many theories as to who the mysterious 'H' is!!  ajb007/confused

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I have been watching some of the 'Callan' programes on television. He is not James Bond, but more a bit like Harry Palmer. I have found them entertaining. I watched the film a short time ago and that was very good.

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Yes, Callan was a very down beat security series  ajb007/martini

On a similar genre, I've started watching Spooks
( a series about MI5 ) from the beginning, can't
Praise this series enough.

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”

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Fleabag - sheer genius  ajb007/martini

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Watching the chase tonight, I heard an odd fact about the X-Files. Apparently
Pamela Anderson was going to be Dana Scully !  ajb007/amazed

“I didn’t lose a friend, I just realised I never had one.”