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9 minutes ago, gcreptile said:

VERY relatable.

Watched the first 3 episodes now.

Really?

Don't tell me, you are a anthromorphised raccoon too!

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Currently rewatching the Sopranos, only one of the best shows ever.

 

Has anyone actually watched Des (with David Tennant) yet? I've heard its good but I'd like to hear some opinions as I get bored easily. Tiger King bored me ngl.

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Several years after everyone else, been discovering The Crown. Very good actually.  Claire Foy is excellent.

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1 hour ago, Kenny McCormick said:

Currently rewatching the Sopranos, only one of the best shows ever.

 

Has anyone actually watched Des (with David Tennant) yet? I've heard its good but I'd like to hear some opinions as I get bored easily. Tiger King bored me ngl.

Yes. It was good. It didn't glorify the murders. 

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2 hours ago, Great Uncle Bulgaria said:

Several years after everyone else, been discovering The Crown. Very good actually.  Claire Foy is excellent.

 

Make the most of it.  :(

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Just binged watched all six episodes of the second series of Ghosts. Very funny and very clever. 

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1 minute ago, Bibliogryphon said:

Just binged watched all six episodes of the second series of Ghosts. Very funny and very clever. 

 

Did the same, loved it, especially the

Spoiler

burglary

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Taskmaster. It’s back for the 10th series, on Channel 4 now having moved from Dave. Best show on television, no question.

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I see Lee Mack's show is Not Going Out.

(Nicked off twitter)

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Enjoy Richard Osman's House of Games, best quiz on TV IMO.

 

After working my way through Last Kingdom (good) and the Crown (series 1 & 2 v good, series 3 less so, perhaps due to Olivia Colman being nowhere near as nuanced as Claire Foy as the Queen) have alighted on Reign (as with the others, several years after everyone else), a dramatisation (complete fictionalisation) of Mary Queen of Scots' time at the French court.

Was hoping it would be another Tudors, especially given the presence of a number of rather comely young ladies as Mary and her young ladies. Sadly most of the latter can't act, and all speak neither with French nor Scottish accents but in sloaney English ones, the overall effect being rather similar to Made in Chelsea, an appalling programme which I am subjected to occasionally as one of the young wombles watches it. These women don't even compensate for their acting and historical anachronicity by (Tudors-style) removing their clothing on a regular - or even occasional - basis. We do enjoy referring to Toby Regbo's Francis as 'Ethelred' (his role in Lost Kingdom) but, after 4 or 5 episodes, don't think I'll stick with it, although GAB and daughter probably will.

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I keep mixing up Last Kingdom talk with Kingdom, the cool feudal Korean zombie series on Netflix.

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1 hour ago, Great Uncle Bulgaria said:

Enjoy Richard Osman's House of Games, best quiz on TV IMO.

 

After working my way through Last Kingdom (good) and the Crown (series 1 & 2 v good, series 3 less so, perhaps due to Olivia Colman being nowhere near as nuanced as Claire Foy as the Queen) have alighted on Reign (as with the others, several years after everyone else), a dramatisation (complete fictionalisation) of Mary Queen of Scots' time at the French court.

Was hoping it would be another Tudors, especially given the presence of a number of rather comely young ladies as Mary and her young ladies. Sadly most of the latter can't act, and all speak neither with French nor Scottish accents but in sloaney English ones, the overall effect being rather similar to Made in Chelsea, an appalling programme which I am subjected to occasionally as one of the young wombles watches it. These women don't even compensate for their acting and historical anachronicity by (Tudors-style) removing their clothing on a regular - or even occasional - basis. We do enjoy referring to Toby Regbo's Francis as 'Ethelred' (his role in Lost Kingdom) but, after 4 or 5 episodes, don't think I'll stick with it, although GAB and daughter probably will.

 

You dirty old dog womble, Bulgy! I've always meant to ask - are you lot officially classed as vermin and are we legally allowed to shoot you?

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1 hour ago, Great Uncle Bulgaria said:

After working my way through Last Kingdom (good) and the Crown (series 1 & 2 v good, series 3 less so, perhaps due to Olivia Colman being nowhere near as nuanced as Claire Foy as the Queen) have alighted on Reign (as with the others, several years after everyone else), a dramatisation (complete fictionalisation) of Mary Queen of Scots' time at the French court.

Was hoping it would be another Tudors, especially given the presence of a number of rather comely young ladies as Mary and her young ladies. Sadly most of the latter can't act, and all speak neither with French nor Scottish accents but in sloaney English ones, the overall effect being rather similar to Made in Chelsea, an appalling programme which I am subjected to occasionally as one of the young wombles watches it. These women don't even compensate for their acting and historical anachronicity by (Tudors-style) removing their clothing on a regular - or even occasional - basis. We do enjoy referring to Toby Regbo's Francis as 'Ethelred' (his role in Lost Kingdom) but, after 4 or 5 episodes, don't think I'll stick with it, although GAB and daughter probably will.

 

I had considered Reign, but haven't quite dared to go there.  I suspected it would be crap.

 

I've just enjoyed Medici Masters Of Florence, lots of plotting and politics, and a whodunnit into the bargain.  (I was a bit confused by the flashback scenes early on, but once I realised that the younger Cosimo and Lorenzo have longer hair than their older selves, it was fine.) Will be moving on to Medici The Magnificent, two more seasons continuing the story but skipping a generation.

 

I agree with you about The Crown - Olivia Colman very one-note as I feared she would be.  She clearly hasn't studied the Queen to any depth.  Also questionable what they chose to include and what to leave out. 

 

Comely young ladies removing their clothing?  I take it you haven't missed Harlots:lol:

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