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  • ElNino9 7 Nov 2009 18:42:29 13,371 posts
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    Russel Kane is miles better imo.

    Russel Howard is just shit.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • Dirtbox 7 Nov 2009 18:42:32 77,697 posts
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    It's like peej.

    +1 / Like / Tweet this post

  • Ka-blamo 7 Nov 2009 18:44:16 7,314 posts
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    andywilkie35 wrote:
    he's great on Mock the Week and his stand up DVD is the finest I've seen in the last two years, no contest.

    Hi Russell :)
  • Vice.Destroyer 9 Nov 2009 00:11:58 5,827 posts
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    I concur with the original poster. I saw a defence somebody else put forward to say that Russell Howard is very good for his age. I put this to you, there are a ton of british comics who are on the circuit, not out of their 20's and are hungrier, funnier, braver and cleverer than Howard. Unfortunately, they aren't on TV.

    /wishes that a british comic of equivalent talent had a combination of charisma, balls, talent and luck that Eddie Murphy had when he managed to snag himself a gig on Saturday Night Live at 19(!). And Beverly Hills Cop at 23. Wowser.
  • markypants 9 Nov 2009 14:26:22 2,702 posts
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  • kalel 9 Nov 2009 14:28:15 86,955 posts
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    Vice.Destroyer wrote:
    /wishes that a british comic of equivalent talent had a combination of charisma, balls, talent and luck that Eddie Murphy had when he managed to snag himself a gig on Saturday Night Live at 19(!). And Beverly Hills Cop at 23. Wowser.

    Interesting fact, Berverly Hills Cop was originally planned as a non-comedy starring Stallone.
  • mrpon 9 Nov 2009 14:28:17 28,752 posts
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    uiruki wrote:
    He sweats too much.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • JohnnyWashnGo 9 Nov 2009 14:41:55 1,544 posts
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    When I first saw him, introducing a movie premier a few weeks ago, I thought he was pretty good.

    I have since seen some mock the week and his new show and found him to be dull and repetitive. I mean, he reused the same jokes that he used in the movie premier in the first episode of his new show - thats poor.
  • figgis 9 Nov 2009 14:45:58 7,376 posts
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    I'd kill him given the chance.
  • mcmonkeyplc 9 Nov 2009 14:48:29 39,440 posts
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    I like him.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • kalel 9 Nov 2009 14:49:31 86,955 posts
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    I don't dislike him, he seems like a nice chap, but he's not funny at all. He just makes me cringe.
  • RedSparrows 14 Dec 2009 14:28:11 22,275 posts
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    you know what isn't funny? Family Guy.
  • JuanKerr 14 Dec 2009 14:29:05 36,240 posts
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    RedSparrows wrote:
    you know what isn't funny? Family Guy.

    It was for about 3 series. Now it's an embarrassment.
  • HitchHiker 14 Dec 2009 14:33:17 2,770 posts
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    Lukus wrote:
    I'm amazed that anybody is saying he's good on Mock the Week. He is without doubt the worst member of the panel..

    No, you're wrong. That title has been reserved for Andy Parsons.

    A man who like to shout.
    With some veracity.
    Every single statement.
    In short sentences.
    To reinforce its validity
    As a joke.

    /knob
  • JuanKerr 14 Dec 2009 14:42:45 36,240 posts
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    I always feel a bit sorry for Andy Parsons because he really isn't funny. At all.
  • S.J.Rogers 14 Dec 2009 14:43:04 3,557 posts
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    I think he is OK, just a young chap trying hard to do good.

    Good Luck to him and i hope he does well...
  • zErOb_cOOl 14 Dec 2009 14:43:30 3,237 posts
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    absolutezero wrote:
    MY DAD RIGHT.

    HE DOES SOMETHING SILLY RIGHT

    >blink

    Ha ha, I couldn't have said it better.

    I've started to think he's getting to be a bit of a 1 trick pony, but then I've never thought his humour was amazingly original, just energetically presented, like Lee Evans, which gets old fast.
  • El_MUERkO 14 Dec 2009 14:45:42 16,973 posts
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    JuanKerr wrote:
    I always feel a bit sorry for Andy Parsons because he really isn't funny. At all.

    i feel sorry for anyone on the team that doesn't have frankie boyle on it
  • StringBeanJean 14 Dec 2009 15:03:11 1,777 posts
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    Mock the week is actually pointless without Frankie Boyle. In particular I don't like the bit where they have to go and do a line about a random story. It's clever and all but so boring and not remotely funny.

    'Things a TV presenter should never say'
    'Look at my cock!'
    'Fancy a shag?'
    Punt or Dennis I can never remeber which one he is:
    /puts on his newsreader voice like he does every week without fail:
    'and now we go over live to our reporter... who's having a wank'.


    It's dire
  • Mr_Sleep 14 Dec 2009 15:06:44 16,933 posts
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    At least all of the people mentioned in this thread are better than Michael Macintyre, he is woeful.

    You are a factory of sadness.

  • cianchristopher 14 Dec 2009 15:06:50 6,360 posts
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    JuanKerr wrote:
    RedSparrows wrote:
    you know what isn't funny? Family Guy.

    It was for about 3 series. Now it's an embarrassment.

    Actually, Family Guy is much better now than it was before.

    The first three seasons are shit compared to the latest ones...
  • markypants 16 Dec 2009 00:58:41 2,702 posts
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    white_frank_white wrote:
    Do we know who the blonde girl was from the sketches in the earlier episodes yet?

    Her names Madison Welch. She did sketches for the first few eps, but has been ill lately so missed the final ones. She'll be back though, don't you worry!
  • MiniAmin 16 Dec 2009 01:03:30 3,393 posts
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    cianchristopher wrote:
    JuanKerr wrote:
    RedSparrows wrote:
    you know what isn't funny? Family Guy.

    It was for about 3 series. Now it's an embarrassment.

    Actually, Family Guy is much better now than it was before.

    The first three seasons are shit compared to the latest ones...

    Family Guy sucks. Each episode is a cheap tireless exercise in Non Sequitur.
  • ProfessorLesser 16 Dec 2009 01:13:05 19,356 posts
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    I think Russell Howard is great. You know who I don't like? The bald one with a goatee. It's like a mental patient wandered on the set and nobody had the heart to get rid of him.
  • ElNino9 16 Dec 2009 01:13:14 13,371 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    I don't dislike him, he seems like a nice chap, but he's not funny at all. He just makes me cringe.

    I feel the same about Dara O Brien.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • RedSparrows 16 Dec 2009 01:29:11 22,275 posts
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    MiniAmin wrote:
    cianchristopher wrote:
    JuanKerr wrote:
    RedSparrows wrote:
    you know what isn't funny? Family Guy.

    It was for about 3 series. Now it's an embarrassment.

    Actually, Family Guy is much better now than it was before.

    The first three seasons are shit compared to the latest ones...

    Family Guy sucks. Each episode is a cheap tireless exercise in Non Sequitur.

    This.
  • WoodenSpoon 16 Dec 2009 01:35:24 12,285 posts
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    Family Guy is really funny!
  • Timmy 16 Dec 2009 01:38:39 9,031 posts
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    dnbuk wrote:
    so why does he now have his own show? =(

    To educate people like you. The guy's no Frankie Boyle, but he's definitely worthy of his own TV show.
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