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We are into series 3 now. Like a lot of this type you have to stick with the early episodes. You grow into the characters, the charaters themselves evolve each episode and series. It is easy to give up after 2-3 episodes but I would say stick with this one. It is very gentle but amusing. A nice show for these times.
Sounds lust the job...will try and introduce my Mrs to it this evening. We are watching Ozark but that has to be early evening as it requires us to remain awake to keep track of what's going on :rolleyes:
 

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Watched S1 Ep 1 of Schitt's Creek last night. Looks as good as it's talked of as being. Will see if my Mrs wants to watch it. We often find ourselves looking for a series with 25-30min episodes to watch later in the evening. The heavier stuff is generally longer and requiring concentration. So something fairly light and easy and not requiring me to remain fully awake throughout is required.
Have you watched Grace & Frankie and Dead To Me, 2 comedy series on Netflix,, my wife was hooked on both.
 

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Watched S1 Ep 1 of Schitt's Creek last night. Looks as good as it's talked of as being. Will see if my Mrs wants to watch it. We often find ourselves looking for a series with 25-30min episodes to watch later in the evening. The heavier stuff is generally longer and requiring concentration. So something fairly light and easy and not requiring me to remain fully awake throughout is required.
My Mrs binge watched all of Schitts Creek in quick time, I caught snippets but it didn't quite do it for me. Maybe one for the ladies?

She has recently binge watched Modern Family, I'm ok with it but 1 episode a day is more than enough for me, not bingeable imo! Is not hilarious but has it's moments, quite funny.

To round off she yesterday finished The Haunting of Bly Manor, tried really hard to get into this one but nope, drifted off it after 2 episodes, too slow and plot tedious and not enough fright value.

Finding it hard to invest in series, a 2 hour film is more my thing.
I have to be careful and give things a chance though, I never watched Benidorm when it was on tv, since it's been on catch up I've watched it all, like a modern day Carry On with all the double entendres and class snobbery, fun stuff!
 

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My Mrs binge watched all of Schitts Creek in quick time, I caught snippets but it didn't quite do it for me. Maybe one for the ladies?
Snippets don't work for those type of American comedies, The US Office, Parks & Rec are other examples. You need to get to know the characters, see their foibles, how they react with others. They grow on you, you learn to appreciate the characters and the show. I completely get they might not be for you, humour is a personal thing, but you need to invest a little time in them in order to get the best out of them. They are different to most UK sitcoms as they are not aiming for belly laughs, they are more about smiles.

Saying all the above, it just may not be for you. Nothing wrong with that.
 

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New series of Top Gear. Good.

Finished series 1 of Succession. Just can't warm to it. Filmed in the same manner as Modern Family, so can't tell if when they are joking or serious.

Brave New World. It's OK.
 
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Rob Burrow...just so flipping sad :cry:
Rob Burrow...just so flipping sad :cry:
I'm a huge Rhinos fan and remember seeing Robbie make his debut and thought what's the ball boy doing. He has the heart of a lion, one of my all time fave Leeds players and I'm not ashamed to say I balled my eyes out at his televised testimonial.
He seems to be succumbing quite rapidly. My heart goes out to him, his wife and his 3 young girls.
 

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I love Inside the Factory. This weeks episode followed the making of cherry bakewell's. The two stand out moments, the cherries are put on by hand 😳. At one point something, can't remember what, was added by tube, one floor down to another. To start the ingredient dropping through the bloke at the bottom hit the tube with a piece of metal, the bloke above hears it and opens the valve. Stuff mechanisation, a bloke whacking something was the signal 😁. Always fascinating.
 

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The Sweeney. I have been recording them on ITV4 and then watching them in order.
A quote from the first episode from Reagan, in an angry voice, "we're the Sweeney, and we haven't had any dinner".
I'm sure that Life on Mars was inspired by The Sweeney.
 
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The Sweeney. I have been recording them on ITV4 and then watching them in order.
A quote from the first episode from Reagan, in an angry voice, "we're the Sweeney, and we haven't had any dinner".
I'm sure that Life on Mars was inspired by The Sweeney.
Been watching them too. Amazing to see who has popped up as a villain or snout and gone on to make names for themselves https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sweeney#Cast_and_characters
 
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