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    Quote Originally Posted by trott3r View Post
    I watched a few episodes of s1 deadwood but didn't impress me.
    When does it improve?
    If you didnít like it after the first few then it probably isnít for you.


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    Yeah it's not for everyone, I don't know how you watched them but binging might help, 3 or 4 in one go might get you into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trott3r View Post
    I watched a few episodes of s1 deadwood but didn't impress me.
    When does it improve?
    Stick with it mate.

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    I got season 1 on dvd but it just didnt grab me so has been gathering dust until i run out of stuff on the pvr.

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    Well into Sharp Objects, very dark but worth a go!


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    Quote Originally Posted by trott3r View Post
    I watched a few episodes of s1 deadwood but didn't impress me.
    When does it improve?
    It's all subjective and not at all compulsory, I enjoyed it very much. On the other hand many people enjoyed the tripe called Game of Thrones, so each to his own. ;-)

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    Not new but currently watching Save Me. Four down, two to go and enjoying it so far.

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    Iíve stumbled across Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix and am really enjoying it.
    Itís a peculiar programme but really entertaining and funny.

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    With all the hype around 'Line of Duty', the BBC have uploaded Jed Mercurio's 'Bodies' on to iPlayer.

    It's a medical drama from 2005 set in an Obstetrics and Gynaecology ward. Brutally cynical and hard-hitting, it is not going to be confused with 'Call the Midwife'.

    It's totally gripping!

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    I enjoyed that back in the day. Might give it a rewatch.

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    Started watching AO, initially really enjoyed it. Almost finished the first series and its getting a bit "meh", will watch it till the end to see how it plays out

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonRA View Post
    With all the hype around 'Line of Duty', the BBC have uploaded Jed Mercurio's 'Bodies' on to iPlayer.

    It's a medical drama from 2005 set in an Obstetrics and Gynaecology ward. Brutally cynical and hard-hitting, it is not going to be confused with 'Call the Midwife'.

    It's totally gripping!

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    THanks for the heads up, I think we'll be watching this. I remember seeing it at the time, and Patrick Baladi and Keith Allen being good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trott3r View Post
    I watched a few episodes of s1 deadwood but didn't impress me.
    When does it improve?
    I am another one that has started rewatching it in preparation for the film. I really enjoyed it the first time around.

    Watching the first few episodes I can see why you might not be into it. But as the characters get deeper into the story they start to develop and shine. I am up to episode seven now.

    If you do invest more time in it you have the comfort of knowing that the ends should be tied up by the film. It was a git for a program I enjoyed so much to finish without actually being completed.

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    Deadwood

    Quote Originally Posted by halfpasttwothirty View Post
    Deadwood was a league above everything else.
    I have also started watching the 3 season Deadwood series. I didn't know what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised. Interesting characters and scenario.

    Ian 'C***sucker' McShane has definitely come a long way since Lovelace. I am also enjoying watching him in his latest role in American Gods as well.

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    The young ones





    On dvd

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    BUBI 0_0

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    This a bit tentative, as I'm only two episodes in, and I reserve the right to withdraw my recommendation, but I'm enjoying Homecoming on Prime at the moment.

    I won't say anything about the plot but it's intriguing and is building a nice sense of discomfort and indeed creepiness. The odd thing is that the episodes are only a half-hour each. I thought I must have fallen asleep or blacked-out when the first episode ended so quickly!

    I does help with the atmosphere though, adding to the sense of the whole thing not being quite right and moving inexorably towards something.

    The look and feel reminds me very much of a Seventies TV show at times, though the setting and production values are very much up to date.

    Anyway, enough rambling, give the first episode a go, it's only half hour of your life wasted if you don't like it! :O))

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil.C View Post
    On a lighter note, Lee and Dean on C4.

    Comedy about two builders that has just the right balance of laughs and pathos.
    Iím on a Lee and Dean binge at the moment. Kind of avoided it first time around as I am somewhat squeamish about smarmy, TV, media types taking the piss out of the less capable. A squeamishness that is easily overcome as there are some killer topics covered and gags in L&D. Itís another mock fly on the wall. Should finish series 1 today and then back on track with 2. Not for the over-sensitive.




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    I think series 2 of Lee and Dean is even better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hogthrob View Post
    I think series 2 of Lee and Dean is even better.
    Yep, still loving it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hogthrob View Post
    I think series 2 of Lee and Dean is even better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mj2k View Post
    Watched the first episode last night, thought it was fantastic. Cannot recall the last thing I watched on tv where I wasn’t fiddling with my phone or iPad during it; was gripped by this.
    Yes, watched the first episode of "chernobyl" the other night and it's really excellent!! Bloody grim and depressing though :(
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    I've watched the first 2 episodes of chernobyl ...

    Really enjoying it, the pace and drama of it all is spot on, seems to have been made with a pretty big budget too.

    Just wish I could download the lot, I'd finish it tonight.


    No spoilers please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kace View Post
    I've watched the first 2 episodes of chernobyl ...

    Really enjoying it, the pace and drama of it all is spot on, seems to have been made with a pretty big budget too.

    Just wish I could download the lot, I'd finish it tonight.


    No spoilers please.
    I share the frustration, Iíd have watched it all by now. We tend to binge series in one go.

    Cannot decide whether to watch weekly, or save it all up & watch it non stop.




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    If I'd not watched episode 1 I'd wait till it finished but I don't think I can wait 3 weeks for it now.

    The climax to ep2 was quite something, drama at its finest.

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    Two good series out this week I'm looking forward to getting stuck into....sneaky pete season 3 on amazon prime, and lucifer season 4 on netflix.

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    I'm through the first two episodes of the Looming Tower and it's decent. A bit hammy and gingoistic, but worth a watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynar View Post
    Iíve stumbled across Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix and am really enjoying it.
    Itís a peculiar programme but really entertaining and funny.

    We just found it too.
    A very quirky comedy, enjoying it.
    Cheers..
    Jase

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    Just started Ozark, only seen two episodes hooked already!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ronnie3585 View Post
    I'm through the first two episodes of the Looming Tower and it's decent. A bit hammy and gingoistic, but worth a watch.
    + 1 can't wait for next episode.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul staines View Post
    + 1 can't wait for next episode.
    This is great series, you won't regret watching all the way through!

    Jeff Daniels is brilliant in it too

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    Back to lifeÖ. One of the best thing las Iíve seen in a long timeÖ. Slightly quirky and hugely dark and funny - Excellent

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