did we have a british tv show thread recently?

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Postby dr. badvibes » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:44 pm

i thought we did, but i couldn't google it up

anyway i'm looking for some to download. i've seen a lot already, but just post whatever!
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Postby kranky » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:50 pm

yes quite right i believe the show you are referencing is called Downton Abbey.
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Postby kranky » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:53 pm

good british tv imo:

mr bean (on netflix)
black adder (on netflix)
downton abbey
snuffbox (on netflix)
garth merenghi's dark place
the it crowd
peep show (on netflix)
that mitchell and webb look (on netflix)
QI (on youtube)
monty python's flying circus (partially on netflix)
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Postby kranky » Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:55 pm

fawlty towers
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Postby Kafkaesque » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:02 pm

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Postby hiddenicon » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:08 pm

anyone watch Parade's End?
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Postby manierisme » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:10 pm

the day today
brass eye
i'm alan partridge
the thick of it

+ a lot of stuff mentioned by kranky
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Postby hiddenicon » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:11 pm

...or know when the new season of The Hour or Top of the Lake with Elizabeth Moss launches?
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Postby Cone » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:14 pm

Spaced
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Postby kranky » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:15 pm

Spaced is british Community
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Postby the soccer return believer » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:25 pm

yeah its terrible
katy perry pissing all over my diamond-encrusted crown as I sentence another peon to death
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Postby mudd » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:26 pm

i think i really like the first series of fresh meat. depends on weather or not they fuck it up in the last episode.

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Postby dr. badvibes » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:33 pm

what are some of the non-Downton country house dramas that are worth watching? there's one or two that boa is always going on about in the Downton thread

also, which of the dickens miniseries/other literary adaptations are good? i've seen Bleak House, and that's about it
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Postby mudd » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:40 pm

parade's end came up in that context, and is indeed very good though not terribly similar to downton.

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Postby Ferrous Bueller » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:42 pm

I really dug Luther

can't wait to see Idris Elba smash more doors next season
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Postby mustlovedongs » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:43 pm

Misfits is on Hulu.
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Postby kranky » Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:47 pm

oh you're welcome dr. badvibes it's my pleasure.
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Postby The Munificent Motherwell » Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:11 pm

jeeves and wooster
a bit of fry & laurie
the vicar of dibley

are my favorites
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Postby number none » Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:13 pm

some of you might have trouble with the Scottish accents but everyone should check out Limmy's Show. The most underrated comedy out there at the moment
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Postby das ding » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:30 pm

The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
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Postby pocket shepherd » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:42 pm

It's not Pocket science
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Postby miss black america » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:48 pm

number none wrote:some of you might have trouble with the Scottish accents but everyone should check out Limmy's Show. The most underrated comedy out there at the moment




one of my absolute favourites
hahaha mad me chuckle that
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Postby pocket shepherd » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:52 pm


limmy <3
It's not Pocket science
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Postby number none » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:12 pm

he's basically the only comedian who's figured out how to use twitter in an original way as well
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Postby sordid affair » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:15 pm

we should make this british and irish so i can post about father ted
andrei wrote: i heard james joyce is tough, this is probably like the james joyce of rap, ostensibly, if you wanna think of it in those terms. haha, and it bumps, too!
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Postby sordid affair » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:18 pm

oh i guess father ted was british in origin and production
andrei wrote: i heard james joyce is tough, this is probably like the james joyce of rap, ostensibly, if you wanna think of it in those terms. haha, and it bumps, too!
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Postby Elephant » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:19 pm

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Postby number none » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:19 pm

go for it. The powers that be in Irish television actually rejected Father Ted, forcing them to go to England to get it shown
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Postby number none » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:20 pm

there are no other good Irish shows
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Postby Ted Pikul » Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:20 pm

Kafkaesque wrote:Image


The first episode of this show is seriously one of the best episodes of any scifi show

Up there with City on the Edge of Forever and BSG's 33
loaf angel wrote:I love how Ted makes every thread as a testament to how fucking boring he is.

"I bought a new garden hose mk 2"
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