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British TV programmes - review, debate and reccommend

danton
04-02-2007, 06:11 PM
Discovered this programme a few months back and it returns tonight. So if there are any Brits with nothing to do between 10- 10:30 tonight watch BBC2.

It's a panel game a bit like Have I got news for you but the panels are made up of six commedians who are very politically incorrect and take the piss out of the news and people in the news.

For those not in the UK i have tried on emule to find old episodes - but can't get them.


Hi, I've changed the title as we have moved on to other programmes

jayjay
04-02-2007, 06:28 PM
It's alright, nothing special, I'm watching Prison Break anyway.

Horatio Caine
04-02-2007, 06:32 PM
The Apprentice :rocker:

Missed Wednesday's episode cos I was on holiday and hoped to be able to see the full episode online when I came back (like last year)...but they only do a shitty 2 minute recap :sad: :sobbing: :hysteric:

jayjay
04-02-2007, 06:34 PM
There must be a repeat of the Apprentice somewhere during the week on BBC 3 or something, I hope so because I'm going to miss it on Wednesday.

You missed a good one, the guy who got fired was pure cringeworthy comedy gold.

Horatio Caine
04-02-2007, 06:36 PM
There must be a repeat of the Apprentice somewhere during the week on BBC 3 or something, I hope so because I'm going to miss it on Wednesday.

You missed a good one, the guy who got fired was pure cringeworthy comedy gold.

I'm a student so I only have terrestrial :sad:

I saw boardroom highlights :eek: But if you haven't checked his audition (online) it really really really really is cringeworthy! :haha: :haha: :haha: The guy is a complete ass. Believe it or not...another car salesman as well :haha:

jayjay
04-02-2007, 06:41 PM
I saw boardroom highlights :eek:

That was nothing, when they were choosing a project leader he tried to fool this other guy into taking the job (so that he wouldn't be in the firing line), then when they came to tell the rest of the group they had decided that he should do it instead, and he visibly shat himself.

Then went on to give some Any Given Sunday Al Pacino like speech about how they are going to go out and batter and destroy and kill in their efforts to win.

He then gets moved over to the other side, and the women fucked him over. :lol: And then he cried (he actually cried). He must have known he was gone.

Seemed like an ok family guy in the interview thing afterwards, but he came across as a bluff and no substance kind of guy during the show itself.

jazar
04-02-2007, 06:41 PM
yeah that guy was never going to make it. but to be honest a lot of them are cringeworthy, annoying, ass lickers and alan sugar is going to rip them to shreds. this weeks task is about dogs, its going to be hilarious.

mock the week is also very funny and its on tonight, omg.

RickDaStick
04-02-2007, 06:43 PM
It's alright, nothing special, I'm watching Prison Break anyway.

I love prison break. I think tonight is the season finale here. Is that on par with you guys, or are you behind?

jayjay
04-02-2007, 06:50 PM
I love prison break. I think tonight is the season finale here. Is that on par with you guys, or are you behind?

We're probably behind, at the moment what's her name just got drowned in the bath tub and the complete fuck up who never dies just caught up with the money in the nice hotel.

TBH, I thought about 4 episodes ago that it was close to the end, it's labouring on a little now. The fucked up detective is an interesting character, he has made the series. I only watched bits and pieces of the 1st series, but I've watched all of the 2nd series so far.

guille&tati4life
04-02-2007, 07:04 PM
I watch the Apprentice and Mock the Week, both are awesome :rocker2:.

Glad they're back :yeah:

danton
04-02-2007, 07:18 PM
I've never gotten into the Apprentice or Prison break. A bit late know I guess.

RickDaStick
04-02-2007, 07:30 PM
We're probably behind, at the moment what's her name just got drowned in the bath tub and the complete fuck up who never dies just caught up with the money in the nice hotel.

TBH, I thought about 4 episodes ago that it was close to the end, it's labouring on a little now. The fucked up detective is an interesting character, he has made the series. I only watched bits and pieces of the 1st series, but I've watched all of the 2nd series so far.


Yea the detective has definetly made it more interesting. I found the 1st season to be better than this one. I also think its dragging on way too long but nevertheless its a good show.

musefanatic
04-02-2007, 07:35 PM
I'll probably give this a look :) Thanks Danton :)

One thing i am gonna have a fit when it comes back, is PEEP SHOW!! Oh my god, i love this programme so much, it's kinda like, well, really wierd humour, which is like me, but so different, ah give it a look, CH4 on April 13, probably 9 or 10ish :)

Suzi
04-02-2007, 07:38 PM
oooo i love mock the week!!!! thanks for the heads up :yeah:

danton
04-02-2007, 08:48 PM
i'll have a look at peep show when it comes on.

I tried to get tickets for the Mock the Week but they had all gone ages ago.

Horatio Caine
04-02-2007, 10:03 PM
That was nothing, when they were choosing a project leader he tried to fool this other guy into taking the job (so that he wouldn't be in the firing line), then when they came to tell the rest of the group they had decided that he should do it instead, and he visibly shat himself.

:haha: :haha:

Horatio Caine
04-02-2007, 10:04 PM
One thing i am gonna have a fit when it comes back, is PEEP SHOW!! Oh my god, i love this programme so much, it's kinda like, well, really wierd humour, which is like me, but so different, ah give it a look, CH4 on April 13, probably 9 or 10ish :)

OMG it's coming back?!!! :eek: *Ooops a little bit of wee came out* :o

:woohoo:

MissFairy
04-03-2007, 11:56 AM
One thing i am gonna have a fit when it comes back, is PEEP SHOW!! Oh my god, i love this programme so much, it's kinda like, well, really wierd humour, which is like me, but so different, ah give it a look, CH4 on April 13, probably 9 or 10ish :)
i ADORE that show. So funny. I'm so glad it's coming back, i missed it!

Mock The Week is hilarious. I love love love Frankie Boyle and Andy Parsons, they are my heroes. I wish i could be that funny on the spot...or ever :p

Prison Break is awesome, i love it dearly. It's been signed up for a third season the other week, god knows what's going to happen in it. I think Mahone is a great character and how they show he's breaking under the pressure from (the extremely annoying) Bill Kim is fantastic. Compulsive viewing.

Apprentice is also great (i watch too much TV :o) And that guy who got fired :haha: What a bullshitter, he just was talking hot air the whole time :sobbing:

jayjay
04-03-2007, 01:11 PM
3rd season of Prison Break?

I'm starting to lose interest if that's the case, the longer these things go the worse it gets. Disappointed now as I was hoping to see some kind of conclusion for this series, suppose it doesn't matter now.

LK_22
04-03-2007, 03:55 PM
Mock the Week is a great program but it was only a repeat of the 'best of' in the last series last night :o
The Apprentice on tomorrow though :banana: Worth watching just for the boardroom

jazar
04-03-2007, 03:57 PM
i'm going to apply for the next series of the appentice

Horatio Caine
04-03-2007, 04:19 PM
i'm going to apply for the next series of the appentice

I want to do that as well :lol:

But you need to leave a job ;)

jazar
04-03-2007, 04:20 PM
I want to do that as well :lol:

But you need to leave a job ;)

sorted. i dont have one.

embellish
04-03-2007, 04:30 PM
Mock The Week is hilarious. I love love love Frankie Boyle and Andy Parsons, they are my heroes. I wish i could be that funny on the spot...or ever :p

Prison Break is awesome, i love it dearly. It's been signed up for a third season the other week, god knows what's going to happen in it. I think Mahone is a great character and how they show he's breaking under the pressure from (the extremely annoying) Bill Kim is fantastic. Compulsive viewing.

Apprentice is also great (i watch too much TV :o) And that guy who got fired :haha: What a bullshitter, he just was talking hot air the whole time :sobbing:

:yeah: Mock the Week is great, although I'm still pining for HIGNFY, saying that the new sereis muct be fairly soon.

I lurve Prison Break and am also very glad thats its been signed up for a third especially after last nights finale I'm very curious about whats going to happen and how they'll handle the various plots they've laid out. I do like Mahone, but bizarrely my favourite character was T-Bag although they watered him down a bit with the Susan plot, but in the first season he was great in an extremely creepy way though :lol: I also liked Abruzzi and he gets my vote for the death in the series and certainly the best last line 'I kneel only to God, I don't see him here'.

Did you see the operatic version of the Apprentice? That was pretty funny!

jazar
04-03-2007, 04:33 PM
Did you see the operatic version of the Apprentice? That was pretty funny!

that was bloody weird, but very clever

Horatio Caine
04-03-2007, 04:36 PM
sorted. i dont have one.

That's the point...you need to get a job and then leave it :lol:

embellish
04-03-2007, 04:37 PM
That's the point...you need to get a job and then leave it :lol:

Seriously they make you leave your job so you can be on the TV show? I don't watch it much so not sure of the rules

that was bloody weird, but very clever
Most of the ones they've done have been weird :lol: The Question Time one was excellent

Horatio Caine
04-03-2007, 04:39 PM
Seriously they make you leave your job so you can be on the TV show? I don't watch it much so not sure of the rules

Yep. That's the idea. You have to sacrifice something to take part. Not sure whether you have to do it to audition though, or whether you have to leave it if you're one of the chosen 16. :scratch:

But I read up on some of the people from the previous series, and several of them walked back into their old jobs :lol:

embellish
04-03-2007, 04:41 PM
Yep. That's the idea. You have to sacrifice something to take part. Not sure whether you have to do it to audition though, or whether you have to leave it if you're one of the chosen 16. :scratch:

But I read up on some of the people from the previous series, and several of them walked back into their old jobs :lol:

It would be a bit much if you had to do it to audition well in my humble opinion.

Maybe it was good publicity to have them back?! 'Look we've been on TV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!'

jazar
04-03-2007, 05:02 PM
That's the point...you need to get a job and then leave it :lol:

i'm now self-employed.

MissFairy
04-03-2007, 06:27 PM
3rd season of Prison Break?

I'm starting to lose interest if that's the case, the longer these things go the worse it gets. Disappointed now as I was hoping to see some kind of conclusion for this series, suppose it doesn't matter now.
I think it was a no-brainer that it would get signed up for another season. It's doing incredibly well in the ratings, so i spose they didn't want to give it up just yet. I just hope the show doesn't get worse.



I lurve Prison Break and am also very glad thats its been signed up for a third especially after last nights finale I'm very curious about whats going to happen and how they'll handle the various plots they've laid out. I do like Mahone, but bizarrely my favourite character was T-Bag although they watered him down a bit with the Susan plot, but in the first season he was great in an extremely creepy way though :lol: I also liked Abruzzi and he gets my vote for the death in the series and certainly the best last line 'I kneel only to God, I don't see him here'.
T-Bag is great....he creeps me out no end, but he's so well played :worship: And Abruzzis last line was pretty cool, i agree. I can't stand Kellerman. :o

embellish
04-03-2007, 06:41 PM
T-Bag is great....he creeps me out no end, but he's so well played :worship: And Abruzzis last line was pretty cool, i agree. I can't stand Kellerman. :o

Yeah he creeps me out too, but Robert Knepper does a fantastic job with him. Agreed on Kellerman, another one I have difficulty liking is Linc he annoys me no end sometimes especially with the 'smash now - think later' strategy and I swear his shirt has been unbuttoned to his stomach all season :o

jazar
04-04-2007, 04:42 PM
the apprentice tonight. cant wait. what a bunch of twats.

sharpeirob
04-04-2007, 04:44 PM
Me too I love the dog eat dog of it all.

The guy who got booted last week was an annoying bumbling car salesman and was rightly FIRED.

Tongight, the asian guy with the beard seems to be a right dick. He is the one that used one of his old companies name as a team name, and pretended it was some latin shite :haha:. Alan showed him where it was at :armed:

jazar
04-04-2007, 04:48 PM
what a dickweed. unfortunately i fear he will go quite far. i want the woman who was team leader last week to go. she annoys me soo, soo much.

sharpeirob
04-04-2007, 04:51 PM
I am impartial to her. I really hope that guy goes tonight, if his team loses then I am sure the team leader will want to get rid of him. He is argumentative and annoying.

Im not sure who I like yet since it has only been one show, I will watch again tonight and make my judgements

jazar
04-04-2007, 04:55 PM
i doubt if i will like any of them. they are all annoying

guille&tati4life
04-04-2007, 05:20 PM
Me too I love the dog eat dog of it all.

The guy who got booted last week was an annoying bumbling car salesman and was rightly FIRED.

Tongight, the asian guy with the beard seems to be a right dick. He is the one that used one of his old companies name as a team name, and pretended it was some latin shite :haha:. Alan showed him where it was at :armed:

I know, but guys like that usually hang around.
Paul Torrisi in series 1 :rolleyes: and then the legend that is Syed :worship:
Alan likes to keep controversial people :p

sharpeirob
04-04-2007, 05:25 PM
Syed was a complete tool.

Make sure you watch 'the most hated family in america' on bbc tonight with louis theroux. the woman who heads the family is a complete nutjob. She is on youtube somewhere having a bitchfight with a news reporter - so funny

guille&tati4life
04-04-2007, 05:28 PM
Syed was a complete tool.

Make sure you watch 'the most hated family in america' on bbc tonight with louis theroux. the woman who heads the family is a complete nutjob. She is on youtube somewhere having a bitchfight with a news reporter - so funny

I loved when Syed was trying to sell clothes and kept interfering with other people's attempts and asking repeatedly

"How about the skinny jeans? :aplot:" :rolls: He's the most entertaining guy on the show ever :p

I might if i'm bored :p and there's no football on at the time.

sharpeirob
04-04-2007, 05:30 PM
Well unless its match of the day and whatever late hour they put it on now :tape: there wont be...its at like 11.30 or something

danton
04-04-2007, 05:34 PM
Syed was a complete tool.

Make sure you watch 'the most hated family in america' on bbc tonight with louis theroux. the woman who heads the family is a complete nutjob. She is on youtube somewhere having a bitchfight with a news reporter - so funny

Thanks for the reminder I totally forgot about that. It's on BBC2 11.20pm to 12.20am

Peep show starts 13th April

sharpeirob
04-04-2007, 05:39 PM
I know,peep show is very good. Sadly I have to fly home so will miss it :sad:

Suzi
04-04-2007, 05:45 PM
Peep Show confuses me prob cos i am a bit dense but heh!

danton
04-04-2007, 05:59 PM
I know,peep show is very good. Sadly I have to fly home so will miss it :sad:


I'm sure you can download it.

Good luck with Mugabe and his cronies - I hope they get what they deserve - a long time in a disgusting jail in constant fear for their lives. It never works that way but you can hope.

sharpeirob
04-04-2007, 06:15 PM
Thanks,hopefully all should be okay but you never know. Mugabe is beginning to crack, the other southern african nations are finally deicding to do something about it......i hope anyway.

Horatio Caine
04-04-2007, 08:30 PM
the apprentice tonight. cant wait. what a bunch of twats.

Add Rory to that list...what a cock :mad:

Horatio Caine
04-04-2007, 09:00 PM
I had a feeling 2 would go when the first guy "resigned"

:wavey: Rory...incredibly bad leader :eek:

jazar
04-04-2007, 09:05 PM
what a shocking conclusion. i wet myself i was so excited, but i'm going to blame it on the dog

embellish
04-04-2007, 11:59 PM
Syed was a complete tool.

Make sure you watch 'the most hated family in america' on bbc tonight with louis theroux. the woman who heads the family is a complete nutjob. She is on youtube somewhere having a bitchfight with a news reporter - so funny

I just saw that and was completely staggered by what I saw, it boggles the mind that they think picketing funerals is ok and that telling someone the're going to hell is a 'loving and courteous' thing to do, then be surprised and offended when that perons is 'rude' in response.
I really can't fathom how they can involve their children in their protests.

guille&tati4life
04-05-2007, 11:42 AM
Syed was a complete tool.

Make sure you watch 'the most hated family in america' on bbc tonight with louis theroux. the woman who heads the family is a complete nutjob. She is on youtube somewhere having a bitchfight with a news reporter - so funny

I watched it, thanks for the tip off. Shocking stuff. These people :cuckoo:
Brainwashed from birth by that horrible old man.

I had a feeling 2 would go when the first guy "resigned"

:wavey: Rory...incredibly bad leader :eek:

:sad: I was gutted. At least Rory was a character. He was a disgraceful leader and should quite blatantly have been fired but it would have been enjoyable to see him and Trez next week. Such chemistry :lol:.

MissFairy
04-05-2007, 12:17 PM
I watched it, thanks for the tip off. Shocking stuff. These people :cuckoo:
Brainwashed from birth by that horrible old man.
I caught that show last night too, what a mess :o The head Pastor didn't have answers for anything. He couldn't really properly justify any of his beliefs and neither could that woman :o :cuckoo: And boyyy, was he angry a lot :lol:

Poor kids, they've got no chance :sad:

I missed the The Apprentice last night because i was watching the end of the cricket :o When's there a repeat, anyone?

jazar
04-05-2007, 12:35 PM
I missed the The Apprentice last night because i was watching the end of the cricket :o When's there a repeat, anyone?

tuesday 7pm bbc2.

i thoroughly recomment everyone watches the live coverage of the london marathon on sunday april 22, from about 8 in the morning on the bbc. then you can look and listen out for me, cos i'm playing a gig there

Suzi
04-05-2007, 12:36 PM
i saw bits of the apprentice but i just couldnt watch it cos i couldnt stand that trey trez guy bleurgh, im easily irritated by people :p

MissFairy
04-05-2007, 12:38 PM
i saw bits of the apprentice but i just couldnt watch it cos i couldnt stand that trey trez guy bleurgh, im easily irritated by people :p
Haha in the first episode, i liked that dude. Even though if i ever met him, i'm pretty sure i wouldn't be able to stand him :p I like the people on there that annoy everyone, and get angry. It's interesting!

tuesday 7pm bbc2.

i thoroughly recomment everyone watches the live coverage of the london marathon on sunday april 22, from about 8 in the morning on the bbc. then you can look and listen out for me, cos i'm playing a gig there
Hey, thanks (:

Ooo what kind of music do you play?

jazar
04-05-2007, 12:41 PM
i saw bits of the apprentice but i just couldnt watch it cos i couldnt stand that trey trez guy bleurgh, im easily irritated by people :p

well, tre is an annoying twat. i was devastated he wasnt fired

Haha in the first episode, i liked that dude. Even though if i ever met him, i'm pretty sure i wouldn't be able to stand him :p I like the people on there that annoy everyone, and get angry. It's interesting!


Hey, thanks (:

Ooo what kind of music do you play?

at the marathon we will be playing jazz/blues/funk with maybe a little soul

MissFairy
04-05-2007, 01:08 PM
at the marathon we will be playing jazz/blues/funk with maybe a little soul
That sounds pretty cool. I'll tune in to hear if i remember :p What's your band called?

jazar
04-05-2007, 01:34 PM
That sounds pretty cool. I'll tune in to hear if i remember :p What's your band called?

kyjo. at some point i'll find out where we are actually playing. last year it was at the 5km mark

MissFairy
04-05-2007, 01:55 PM
kyjo. at some point i'll find out where we are actually playing. last year it was at the 5km mark
Ah cool, well good luck with it (: I will keep my ears peeled :)

safin-rules-no.1
04-05-2007, 02:05 PM
kyjo. at some point i'll find out where we are actually playing. last year it was at the 5km mark

isnt that a like a jazz school from Kent?! :confused:

jazar
04-05-2007, 02:49 PM
isnt that a like a jazz school from Kent?! :confused:

indeed it is

jazar
04-08-2007, 06:44 PM
thought i would resurrect this to ask if anyone watches 24?

Suzi
04-08-2007, 06:59 PM
no but when i went to visit my cous in HK she forced me to watch it

jazar
04-08-2007, 07:03 PM
tis a very good show

Suzi
04-08-2007, 07:12 PM
yeah i think i needed to watch the series from the start instead of having a running commentry from my cous

jazar
04-08-2007, 07:16 PM
just go on the fox website and they have detailed descriptions of every episode ever

Suzi
04-08-2007, 07:24 PM
i see i really shouldnt atm should be working ha oh who cares

jazar
04-08-2007, 07:25 PM
i'll warn you, it can get addictive

danton
04-08-2007, 07:36 PM
thought i would resurrect this to ask if anyone watches 24?

I can't commit to 24 episodes - if I miss one i'm screwed so I've never bothered with it.

jazar
04-08-2007, 07:47 PM
I can't commit to 24 episodes - if I miss one i'm screwed so I've never bothered with it.

cos they are a couple of episodes ahead in america i always read the spoiler before they show the episode in the uk, that way if i miss the episode i can stay with it

jazar
04-09-2007, 07:14 PM
how about life on mars? what do people think of that. its the final ever episode ever tonight. exciting stuff