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Postby Laura Folds Five » Sun Oct 14, 2007 11:25 am

a1tiptop wrote:Surely they read the script? It's not like they were murdered into it!

Or were they?


tee hee. :lol:
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Postby MrsBeasley » Sun Oct 14, 2007 11:42 am

Just watched it, I thought it was good.

I laughed a lot anyway!
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Postby Cheeky Chezzy Woo » Sun Oct 14, 2007 1:35 pm

Is it up on you tube at all?
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Postby Beast » Sun Oct 14, 2007 2:39 pm

I liked it too. At first I thought it was gonna be horrendous but it got better and I liked a lot of the characters. Reece was great. It did have shades of horrendi-nous but it definitely has potential. Overall I give it a thumbs up. :)
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Postby Tubby Little Titwitch » Sun Oct 14, 2007 2:40 pm

It'll turn up at some point, everything does. I don't really mind if it's as crap as people seem to think, we've waited for it for so long that I just want to see the damn thing! :roll: :lol:

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Postby a1tiptop » Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:15 pm

I'll probably DVD it at some point for an*l completeness sake so I could do you a copy if you don't get it by other means in the meantime? Or summit!
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Postby mamashaz » Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:21 pm

I'm afraid I didn't like it either. It had such potential but I think a very poor script let it down. For a start they didn't speak or behave like Victorians! Or was that the funny thing and I didn't get it? :oops:
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Postby DevilWalksInTheSand » Sun Oct 14, 2007 9:39 pm

Reece did look rather hat though.....thank god! :lol:
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Postby Cazza Lazarou » Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:06 am

a1tiptop wrote:I think I'm a cynical old f*rt and sometimes do think I've lost my sense of humour!

No. You're right, it was awful.

I don't mind feeble plot if there's some strong dialogue, or some strong character based stuff, but this had none of the above. Characters were not defined, OK so Reece's was meant to be a bit up-tight, the writer dude was...a writer :? and Buxton was a doctor...but he was a bit shit. Oh and the women...well surprise surprise one was a young flirt and the other was an old spinster.

If they are going to have the joke that they are NOT behaving like Victorians then that needs to be done in a more over the top way....cos other wise it just seems poorly researched. And if you are going to have then behave as Victorians then it needs to be more authentic....erm League Of Gents Xmas Special Chinnery section is a prime example of writers getting it RIGHT.

It was feeble and pointless, such a shame as this project/idea has such potential. Adam Buxton looked good though, that's the only thing that kept me entertained :P
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