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« Reply #5325 on: April 11, 2019, 10:56:35 AM »
Do, it's brilliant.
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« Reply #5326 on: April 11, 2019, 11:37:33 AM »
Fleabag. Absolute genius.

YES!!! Absolutely the best thing thatís been on TV for a while!!

Watched the first few episodes.
Its a warts and all show thats for sure.

Suprised it is a BBC show given its so risque

Go through it all. The secund season isn't quite as dark but is more laugh out loud funny.

It's the best British comedy in a long, long time.
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« Reply #5327 on: April 11, 2019, 12:10:43 PM »
Fleabag. Absolute genius.

YES!!! Absolutely the best thing thatís been on TV for a while!!

Watched the first few episodes.
Its a warts and all show thats for sure.

Suprised it is a BBC show given its so risque

Go through it all. The secund season isn't quite as dark but is more laugh out loud funny.

It's the best British comedy in a long, long time.

Will try it again gallsman.

Hasnt been many laugh out loud moments so far - more cringe or 'oh f**k me' moments (like flicking the bean to Obama  :o  )

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« Reply #5328 on: April 17, 2019, 03:31:49 PM »
Iím probably late to this show, but Iíve been really enjoying ĎPortersí on Dave.

The girl in the coma episode was hilarious.

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« Reply #5329 on: April 17, 2019, 03:42:17 PM »
Ricky Gervais 'Afterlife'. Like him or loathe him please give it a try. One the funniest / most depressing things Ive watched in a while.

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« Reply #5330 on: April 18, 2019, 11:20:24 PM »
Enjoying Murphy's Law with James Nesbitt...from 2001.

Line of Duty next.

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« Reply #5331 on: April 19, 2019, 07:27:13 AM »
After Life is curious, just how would a nasty narcissist troll, experience grief? exactly as you might imagine a self obsessed fat slob would, theyíd make it all about themselves, all of the time.  By contrast there is in the background, a story of a real deep despair as experienced by homeless man called Tim.

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« Reply #5332 on: April 19, 2019, 12:56:55 PM »
Just after finishing Prime Suspect.  Started off well but got worse as it went on.
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« Reply #5333 on: April 19, 2019, 01:49:42 PM »
Ricky Gervais 'Afterlife'. Like him or loathe him please give it a try. One the funniest / most depressing things Ive watched in a while.

Is it meant to be a comedy? I watched the first 2 episodes and didnít laugh once. I loved the office so I do get gervaisí humour but unless it starts to get funny in the next few episodes Iím just not getting it.

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« Reply #5334 on: April 19, 2019, 02:01:25 PM »
Ricky Gervais 'Afterlife'. Like him or loathe him please give it a try. One the funniest / most depressing things Ive watched in a while.

Is it meant to be a comedy? I watched the first 2 episodes and didnít laugh once. I loved the office so I do get gervaisí humour but unless it starts to get funny in the next few episodes Iím just not getting it.

You didnít laugh at his conversation with the ginger kid in the schoolyard??

Was the funniest bit about it I thought that and the date he went on... oh and his Da has a few good lines as well.

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« Reply #5335 on: April 19, 2019, 02:09:22 PM »
Ricky Gervais 'Afterlife'. Like him or loathe him please give it a try. One the funniest / most depressing things Ive watched in a while.

Is it meant to be a comedy? I watched the first 2 episodes and didnít laugh once. I loved the office so I do get gervaisí humour but unless it starts to get funny in the next few episodes Iím just not getting it.

You didnít laugh at his conversation with the ginger kid in the schoolyard??

Was the funniest bit about it I thought that and the date he went on... oh and his Da has a few good lines as well.
How he dealt with the postman was my personal favourite. Also his line to the nun.

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« Reply #5336 on: April 19, 2019, 07:08:45 PM »
Ricky Gervais 'Afterlife'. Like him or loathe him please give it a try. One the funniest / most depressing things Ive watched in a while.

Is it meant to be a comedy? I watched the first 2 episodes and didnít laugh once. I loved the office so I do get gervaisí humour but unless it starts to get funny in the next few episodes Iím just not getting it.

You didnít laugh at his conversation with the ginger kid in the schoolyard??

Was the funniest bit about it I thought that and the date he went on... oh and his Da has a few good lines as well.

In fairness the line to the ginger kid was very funny but that was the only bit I found funny. I might give it another go to see if Iím missing something.

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« Reply #5337 on: April 19, 2019, 07:48:26 PM »
I couldnít warm to Afterlife myself, and Iíd both be a Gervais fan, and appreciative of very dark humour.

Canít even explain why. Maybe the lack of backbone in the supporting cast.

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« Reply #5338 on: April 19, 2019, 08:43:54 PM »
Ricky Gervais 'Afterlife'. Like him or loathe him please give it a try. One the funniest / most depressing things Ive watched in a while.

Is it meant to be a comedy? I watched the first 2 episodes and didnít laugh once. I loved the office so I do get gervaisí humour but unless it starts to get funny in the next few episodes Iím just not getting it.
It's not funny per se, it's humorous.
It's the type of humour at the expense of the arsehole narcissist  who's so self absorbed that he lacks any empathy.  He wonders out loud what he'll talk about when he'll meet up on a first date "oh I know, I'll talk about myself", the way he apologises for his father in the nursing home because the father embarrasses him.
It's the totally absurd scenario played out in the last two episodes  where he hasn't got a scooby doo about what he has just done, nor does he care, it barely registers, he's beyond the pale.

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« Reply #5339 on: April 23, 2019, 10:41:37 AM »
Just watched Line of Duty class episode!!!