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Seymour M Hersh

I have never watched the show but interestingly it appears to be getting the same sort of reaction that the two national BBC re-boots got recently (Are You Being Served and Porridge).  Message to the beeb. Stop wasting our money on trying to bring back shows from a previous era that doesn't work now. Get some decent writers and start anew. 

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AlphonseCapone

Did Peter like it last night?

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Chester™

I have never watched the show but interestingly it appears to be getting the same sort of reaction that the two national BBC re-boots got recently (Are You Being Served and Porridge).  Message to the beeb. Stop wasting our money on trying to bring back shows from a previous era that doesn't work now. Get some decent writers and start anew. 

 

The problem with that is many go 'these new comedies arent as good as the old ones. We really need the old ones again!'.

 

As for last night, I thought it was pretty decent. I had very low expectations of this new series, as I'm usually of the opinion you should never go back, but last night's I felt was fairly funny.

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EH11_2NL

Sounds like he's saying Mrs Browns boys and Father Ted are pish. He's right.

 

Murder TV .But then to follow that with 'Us Scots are far funnier'. Eh, naw. Think Gary The Tank Commander. Diabolical stuff.

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jonnothejambo

It's all about opinions and in my opinion it's not very funny nowadays.

 

The early series did make me laugh.

 

Fair enough it's all subjective.

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Debut 4

Honestly don't know what the **** you're talking about??

sorry, dipping my nose in on the Father Ted debate. Alright now pal?

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Placid Casual

sorry, dipping my nose in on the Father Ted debate. Alright now pal?

 

Aye mate. I shouldn't really post when I get in from the pub...

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Gordon Ramsay

Father Ted is absolutely shite.

 

For what it's worth I think the new series of still game has been fairly decent.

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Debut 4

Aye mate. I shouldn't really post when I get in from the pub...

likewise. :D

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Rudi-Robertson

Jack Jarvis - Concerned Craiglang Pensioner

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st1874

Friday's was much better IMO.

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Smithee

I thought Fridays was much better, I enjoyed it and laughed a few times.

 

I am a pencil case.

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Irufushi

Agree with others, much better this week, thought the first episode was poor.

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jambogemz

Perhaps a bit of the magic was lost during the fall out of the two main actors/writers.

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Homme

Enjoyed the second episode, a vast improvement on the first.

 

Obviously not as good as it used to be but if the standard for the rest of the series is at least as good as EP2 then it'll be an enjoyable watch.

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Locky

Friday's wasn't as funny I don't think, but it was a bit more like the old episodes. Actors seemed more comfortable and what not.

 

I'm not liking these new characters pointlessly coming into it though. The Irish neighbour from the first episode and this junkie that lived with Pete, who seems to play a big part in episode 3.

 

I don't think Still Game falls under the same category as the other old shows that have been remade. Still Game never really ended, it just kinda stopped. Carrying on was always on the cards.

 

I agree though that the classics shouldn't really be tampered with. Look at Only Fools for example. They've not made an episode for 15 years yet it's still brilliant. My heart wants to see Nicholas Lyndhurst and David Jason reunite for a sort of final send off, but my head says don't bother.

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AlimOzturk

Friday's wasn't as funny I don't think, but it was a bit more like the old episodes. Actors seemed more comfortable and what not.

 

I'm not liking these new characters pointlessly coming into it though. The Irish neighbour from the first episode and this junkie that lived with Pete, who seems to play a big part in episode 3.

 

I don't think Still Game falls under the same category as the other old shows that have been remade. Still Game never really ended, it just kinda stopped. Carrying on was always on the cards.

 

I agree though that the classics shouldn't really be tampered with. Look at Only Fools for example. They've not made an episode for 15 years yet it's still brilliant. My heart wants to see Nicholas Lyndhurst and David Jason reunite for a sort of final send off, but my head says don't bother.

Still game has been not bad imo

 

People will greet about anything.

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Ferris Bueller

Still game has been not bad imo

 

People will greet about anything.

Agreed

 

plus if there are changes with the odd neW character i am happy with that !

Christ it happens in every series

 

CHANGE IS THE WAY FORWARD.

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I P Knightley

2007 series on Netflix.

Having missed Still Game until it came onto Netflix, I caught up with that series a couple of weeks ago. It was not as strong as the earlier stuff and closer in feel to what's been in the last two episodes. It's still better than many sitcoms you'll see and I wouldn't expect it to be side-splitting every minute of the show. 

 

I found it interesting to see the auld guys now that the actors are actually getting auld. Made it better for me.

 

With all these shows, though, you get a new series and it reminds you of John Cleese and Connie Booth's wisdom in stopping Fawlty Towers after 12 episodes.

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tian447

Watched both, liked both.

 

It'll probably take a few episodes to get back into the swing of things, but it's been enjoyable so far.

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Say What Again

Watched both, liked both.

 

It'll probably take a few episodes to get back into the swing of things, but it's been enjoyable so far.

 

That's where I'm at too.

 

I've enjoyed both and I've laughed out at a couple of bits in each episode.

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iantjambo

Watched both, liked both.

 

It'll probably take a few episodes to get back into the swing of things, but it's been enjoyable so far.

:spoton:

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Cade

Better this week.

 

Jack and Victor trashing Tam's kitchen was superb.

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hueyview

Enjoying it tonighti.........special guest stars....the drug boy is funny

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Ferris Bueller

Enjoying it tonighti.........special guest stars....the drug boy is funny

neville has got bloody old ..nevet knew he was a dentist as well as a bricklayer

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hueyview

neville has got bloody old ..nevet knew he was a dentist as well as a bricklayer

Still working on bridges........

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hueyview

Methadone Mick rules.......

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Salad Fingers

neville has got bloody old ..nevet knew he was a dentist as well as a bricklayer

Wonder if Brenda looks as old. She was a tidy boiler back in the day.

 

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Cade

Barry episode, the series has hit it's stride now.

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chester copperpot

Thought it was shite tbh and I love it.

 

Worst of the 3 imo

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Homme

Very slow start but second half of the episode was good.

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jambos are go!

Very slow start but second half of the episode was good.

Agree.

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Dutchmul

Wonder if Brenda looks as old. She was a tidy boiler back in the day.

 

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She appeared in an omd video, maid of orleans.

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superjack

Thought tonight's episode was great, was in tears a couple of times.

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Maroon Sailor

She appeared in an omd video, maid of orleans.

You learn something every day

 

 

 

Always liked Neville and Brenda in this clip

 

2:44

 

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Ryan Jarman

Methadone Mick is the funniest character I've seen on the telly since Chris Moltisanti.

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BM1874

Didn't enjoy that one on first viewing

 

Will watch again because, whilst it had funny moments (the penguin and riddler scene for example) I don't know, methadone Mick is not my cup of tea.

 

For example.

Episode 2 showed him meeting Winston and Boabby but he knew jack and victor or more oddly, they knew him?

 

May have missed something but will watch it again and hope it's better

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jambo1998

Thought last night's episode was excellent, best of the series so far.

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Australis......

I usually love it, but I have been very disappointed with the new series so far.

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letsalldothebeattie

Last 2 episodes have been more like it from the Craiglang gang. As I said before the first episode was fine but I knew they would get better and they have. Loving Methadone Mick since hes come in, losing Pete The Jackey was always going to be a loss to the show as when hes in episodes he is hilarious. Methadone Mick is a perfect replacement

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chester copperpot

Re watched after not enjoying it last night (I had a few sherries)

 

Was much better this morning and actually quite enjoyed it.

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Rudi-Robertson

Methadone Mick is as funny as Lenny Henry

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Ferris Bueller

Wonder if Brenda looks as old. She was a tidy boiler back in the day.

 

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For an 80s bird she wasn't a bad bit of crumpet even better when I seen her in that nurses uniform in the second series

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Turkishcap

Loved all series and specials before but I am so so with the last 3, all have had their moments but maybe I am expecting too much.

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jambos are go!

Given the torn faced disasters who inhabit this board the mixed reviews seem a clear indication that the new series is a success. IMO.

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jonnothejambo

Given the torn faced disasters who inhabit this board the mixed reviews seem a clear indication that the new series is a success. IMO.

Torn faced disasters :rofl:

 

Great expression.

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EreWeG0..

 

Next week's preview

 

:lol:

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Irufushi

Methadone Mick is as funny as Lenny Henry

This for me, absolutely pish.

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ToadKiller Dog

neville has got bloody old ..nevet knew he was a dentist as well as a bricklayer

Back in the 90s in Dundee there was a struck off dentist who worked from his house in hilltown .

 

Last nights episode was getting nearer their best stuff .

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Mikey1874

Very funny

 

And again the genius in being so near real life

 

(At least the one I've lived)

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