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Re: Porridge

Post by Esox Lucius » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:28 am

WA Hoop wrote:
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The only truly funny comedians these days are Lee Mack, Lee Evans and Frankie Boyle.
What you meant to say was that they are the only ones YOU find truly funny. Noel Fielding isn't everyone's cup of tea but is a comedic God to others. I find Lee Evans puerile but repsect the fact that that is MY opinion of him. There are people out there who find Michael McIntyre funny but not me. A modern day comedian who I think fulfils the title of comedian in many different ways is Peter Kay, who hasn't failed yet IMO, in any series he has produced so far and is hilarious, IMO, as a live act. I am of the opinion that Pheonix Nights is up there with anything produced in the UK over the last 60 years.
Wow! Any chance you can apply a similar perspective to matters pertaining to QPR?
If people state that it is their opinion then yes. Quoting utter bollocks like Perch is shit etc. as fact is what draws my disdain. Does that help?
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Re: Porridge

Post by SheepRanger » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:40 am

Esox Lucius wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:28 am
WA Hoop wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:06 am
Esox Lucius wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:16 pm


What you meant to say was that they are the only ones YOU find truly funny. Noel Fielding isn't everyone's cup of tea but is a comedic God to others. I find Lee Evans puerile but repsect the fact that that is MY opinion of him. There are people out there who find Michael McIntyre funny but not me. A modern day comedian who I think fulfils the title of comedian in many different ways is Peter Kay, who hasn't failed yet IMO, in any series he has produced so far and is hilarious, IMO, as a live act. I am of the opinion that Pheonix Nights is up there with anything produced in the UK over the last 60 years.
Wow! Any chance you can apply a similar perspective to matters pertaining to QPR?
If people state that it is their opinion then yes. Quoting utter bollocks like Perch is shit etc. as fact is what draws my disdain. Does that help?
It could be a male menopause thing?

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Re: Porridge

Post by Esox Lucius » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:26 pm

Is that your excuse? 8)
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Re: Porridge

Post by Rbee » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:03 pm

Esox Lucius wrote:
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Perch is shit
Agreed Mike.

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Re: Porridge

Post by niknak74 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:21 pm

As mentioned we all have our favourites but very surprised no mention of Fawlty Towers (70s) Only Fools and Horses (80s) Bottom (90s) The Office and Extras (00s)

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Re: Porridge

Post by niknak74 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:24 pm

I don't often agree with Esox either but I do about Peter Kay, Phoenix Nights being excellent and Lee Evans being not my cup of tea.

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Re: Porridge

Post by Rbee » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:59 pm

I think we took it for granted that most 70’s and early 80’s stuff was good.

Good shout on Bottom though, loved that and saw the live show.

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Re: Porridge

Post by DroopStreetOldBoys » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:40 pm

I'm not sure the 90's was so bad; The League of Gentlemen, Spaced, Red Dwarf, Brittas Empire etc or the Noughties; Green Wing, Outnumbered, Black Books, Toast etc. Stand up does seem to have suffered though, there's an awful lot who seem to have come off a production line not unlike the one that produced a load of New Labour MPs. But as has been said, comedy is pretty subjective (although there must be research that states as fact that Lee Evans isn't funny somewhere)

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Re: Porridge

Post by William » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:01 am

Used to love ever decreasing circles, bit 'dark' but my kind of thing..................

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Re: Porridge

Post by dm » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:53 pm

William wrote:
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Used to love ever decreasing circles, bit 'dark' but my kind of thing..................
Never ever thought of you as "dark", William.

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Re: Porridge

Post by Rbee » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:27 pm

I don't think it was dark really, Martin was just mega OCD but good shout William.

How about Dear John?

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Re: Porridge

Post by Esox Lucius » Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:19 am

I used to enjoy "The Young Ones"
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Re: Porridge

Post by 222gers » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:47 am

There was a marvellous single episode drama about a dodgy football manager played by James Bolam in I think, the late eighties. It was called Eleven Against Eleven and won several awards. It's never been available on DVD which is a great shame.

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Re: Porridge

Post by BiscuitRanger » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:41 am

DroopStreetOldBoys wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:40 pm
I'm not sure the 90's was so bad; The League of Gentlemen, Spaced, Red Dwarf, Brittas Empire etc or the Noughties; Green Wing, Outnumbered, Black Books, Toast etc. Stand up does seem to have suffered though, there's an awful lot who seem to have come off a production line not unlike the one that produced a load of New Labour MPs. But as has been said, comedy is pretty subjective (although there must be research that states as fact that Lee Evans isn't funny somewhere)
Evans is not everyone's cup of tea. More akin to a cold twice-used teabag at the bottom of a builders mug.
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Re: Porridge

Post by Rbee » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:52 am

222gers wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:47 am
There was a marvellous single episode drama about a dodgy football manager played by James Bolam in I think, the late eighties. It was called Eleven Against Eleven and won several awards. It's never been available on DVD which is a great shame.
Available here 222

http://www.raretvondvd.com/uk-rare-tv-o ... 6&id=47263

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