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Postby Boiled Being » Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:46 pm

Dunno if anyone else has caught 'Reaper' on E4.
I saw the pilot and the first episode and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Basically it's Gost rider done a la Bill and Ted :)
The hero's soul was sold to he Devil by his parents, he finds out on his 21st birthday.
He then becomes the Devil's bounty hunter and has to send assorted evil spirits back down below, aided by assorted 'dudes'.
Unfortunately old Nick supplies him with the most ridiculous tools to do the job with - mostly various household items imbued with magical anti-demon powers.
The whole thing is a bit of a hoot and easy watching - no brain cells required.
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Postby karnsculpture » Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:33 am

Yes, Reaper is very funny! Love the concept that if something seems like hell on earth, it probably is.
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Postby sarah t » Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:32 am

This ('Terminator:Sarah Connor Chronicles') launches in the UK on satellite channel 'Virgin 1' on Thursday 21st February at 10.00pm

http://virgin1.virginmedia.com/scc
http://virgin1.virginmedia.com/tv_schedule

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Postby sarah t » Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:54 pm

Anyone looking forward to the second season of "Heroes" starting on BBC2 on Thursday 24th April (plus BBC3 new episode on the same evening)??? For myself yeah I guess I'll wade through another eleven week run only because after this it will be totally finished with no likelyhood of a third run to follow.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/heroes/
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Postby Knowlesy » Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:48 am

Delighted that Harry Hill won 2 BAFTAs (Baffy waffs) last night. Totally deserved. I love TV Burp :)

Also lovely to see Brucie get a standing ovation as he received his Fellowship. Bring back 'Play your cards right'.
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Postby Pauline » Sun May 04, 2008 10:19 pm

Did anyone watch *Flood* tonight ? I thought it was brilliant, really looking forward to part 2 tomorrow.

If i still lived in London i'd be freaked out though ! :rolleyes:
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Postby Pauline » Wed May 07, 2008 12:20 am

Ahh well, yous missed a treat. It was fantastic !! :cool:
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Postby Afront » Wed May 07, 2008 5:43 pm

Pauline wrote:Did anyone watch *Flood* tonight ? I thought it was brilliant, really looking forward to part 2 tomorrow.

I thought it was hilarious.
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Postby sarah t » Sat Jun 07, 2008 2:02 pm

Something to look forward to...

Just read in today's "The Daily Telegraph" that the new eleventh season of 'Top Gear' starts on BBC2 back in its usual 8.00pm slot on 22nd June 2008, wonder what they will be getting up to this time?
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Postby Pauline » Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:47 pm

TMF is an 80s day today :D
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Postby sarah t » Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:04 pm

Bit sad that it's the last 'Top Gear' tomorrow night, it goes by way too quickly! :(

Been a good series I think. Loved the chase across Japan, something that Clarkson would have won easily if he hadn't fiddled with the SATNAV and I doubt that free tickets if the train is late will catch on over here.

Also thought the 'car fox hunting' item from last week was pretty good, Clarkson in some small Japanese job suitably painted.

Anyone else enjoyed this run???
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Postby decophile » Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:10 pm

Do you all get "Mad Men"? It's set in 1960(ish) -- totally brilliant.

http://www.amctv.com/originals/madmen/
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Postby decophile » Mon Aug 11, 2008 5:12 pm

I've just discovered "Meet the Prime Minister"! So witty!!
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Postby Pauline » Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:28 pm

Channel 5 tonight, 9pm-11:05pm *Greatest 80s TV Moments*
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Postby ToyotaCityBoy » Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:57 pm

I've no plans to watch it, but one or two of you might be interested to learn that Shirley Manson out of Garbage is in the new series of the Terminator TV show, whatever it's called. I was quite surprised to see her and hear her Scottish accent when it was advertised during Family Guy last night...
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Postby One Man » Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:59 am

I've always been a fan of Shirley Manson but not the Terminator TV show. It isn't great and when it came to UK it went straight to Virgin Media TV. Not even Sky!!!! So it MUST be bad.
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Postby Stig Olsen » Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:13 am

One Man wrote:I've always been a fan of Shirley Manson but not the Terminator TV show. It isn't great and when it came to UK it went straight to Virgin Media TV. Not even Sky!!!! So it MUST be bad.

it is - believe me - the commercial posters for the series, was what wanted me to check it out - good marketing - poor product!

I don't watch series as such, but those I enjoy, can be narrowed down to a few:

The King of Queens (I absolutely love Jerry Stiller's role).
Two and a half men (Charlie Sheen is great, but I again prefer one of the sidekicks - the housekeeper Berta).
The Simpsons (I'm a faithful fan since it started).
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Postby One Man » Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:53 am

Stig - I can see there is a touch of Homer Simpson about you ;)
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Postby Stig Olsen » Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:08 am

One Man wrote:Stig - I can see there is a touch of Homer Simpson about you ;)

He is everything I strive to be! :D
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Postby One Man » Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:32 pm

Stig Olsen wrote:
One Man wrote:Stig - I can see there is a touch of Homer Simpson about you ;)

He is everything I strive to be! :D

You and millions more of us!
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Postby Afront » Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:16 pm

Stig Olsen wrote:
One Man wrote:I've always been a fan of Shirley Manson but not the Terminator TV show... it MUST be bad.

it is - believe me

I 'umbly disagree - while not in the same class as say Battlestar Galactica, I thought Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles was still an excellent spin-off show with its own identity and plot threads, a great cast and some fantastic action set-pieces. Definitely the best of the recent "reboots" (compare the new Flash Gordon or Bionic Woman). Also, just look:

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Postby Afront » Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:19 pm

p.s. Did anyone watch Spooks: Code 9 to the end? Did it get any better? I gave it half an hour then switched off. I think the "9" means how old you have to be to enjoy it...
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Postby ToyotaCityBoy » Tue Aug 19, 2008 5:39 pm

The return of... the Banana Splits??

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7567840.stm
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Postby sarah t » Sat Aug 30, 2008 1:20 pm

I'm keeping my fingers crossed that 'Merlin' (now with its own BBC minisite http://www.bbc.co.uk/merlin/#) may be worth seeing when it begins on Saturday 27th September!
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Postby Afront » Sun Aug 31, 2008 12:02 am

Merlin might be OK for some family fun, but for serious supernaturalisms I was more looking forward to Apparitions - the forthcoming BBC series from Joe Ahearne (Dr. Who director and writer of the frankly brilliant vampire mini-series Ultraviolet).

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