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  • speedofthepuma 18 Mar 2013 10:31:46 13,304 posts
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    Mitchell and Webb was great, as was the radio show that preceded it. If you haven't seen it yet then google homeopathy A&E.

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  • coastal 18 Mar 2013 10:43:53 5,384 posts
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    Cheesoid sketch M&W, has had me in tears

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  • ModishNouns 18 Mar 2013 10:53:56 4,656 posts
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    I'm partial to a bit of Armstrong and Miller as well. Some of their stuff is great.
  • Lukus 18 Mar 2013 11:11:33 19,250 posts
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    Watching it now, I'm about halfway through, I keep hoping it will end. It's trying too hard to be subversive, but feels a bit like a children's sketch show.
    The Sherlock bit was quite funny though.

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  • Load_2.0 18 Mar 2013 12:24:42 19,444 posts
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    Goodfella wrote:
    I really liked Mitchell and Webb, the 70's bawdy hospital sketch alone puts it up there with the best of 'em. :p
    Definitely.
  • thedaveeyres 18 Mar 2013 12:25:48 11,269 posts
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    I've got this Sky+ed, I was so hoping it would be good. :( Please tell me it's at least better than Fielding's utter shitwank Luxury Comedy?

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  • Lukus 18 Mar 2013 12:26:46 19,250 posts
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    Definitely better than that. But so is basically everything...

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  • ModishNouns 18 Mar 2013 12:27:15 4,656 posts
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    It's better than that.
  • Deckard1 18 Mar 2013 12:27:57 28,733 posts
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    It's not funny. At all. In fact its so not funny, that its uncomfortable to watch. I haven't watched the Fielding thing but I can't see it being any worse than this.
  • Deckard1 18 Mar 2013 12:29:56 28,733 posts
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    Jesus, just how bad is the Noel Fielding thing?
  • neilka 18 Mar 2013 12:31:34 16,251 posts
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    It was funnier than Anna & Katy. But then so is rectum cancer.
  • M83J01P97 18 Mar 2013 12:34:06 6,672 posts
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    Shoe Shop was the most 'amusing' part of the show, and even that wasn't very funny... Julia David and Eldon should have just developed that into a show together.
  • ModishNouns 18 Mar 2013 12:34:22 4,656 posts
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    Deckard1 wrote:
    Jesus, just how bad is the Noel Fielding thing?
    Have you ever had someone smash a wooden plank into your face and then piss in your eyes?
  • DaM 18 Mar 2013 12:50:43 13,333 posts
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    I somehow managed to fall asleep 15 minutes in, it was a welcome release. TBH I didn't have high expectations...
  • RobTheBuilder 18 Mar 2013 12:52:57 6,521 posts
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    This is what worried me about this show. That instead of taking advantage of a good comedy performer with good material, it just waddles along without being funny.

    I may watch it just to know.

    Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy at least distracted you with weirdness while it wasn't being funny.
  • Lukus 18 Mar 2013 12:56:03 19,250 posts
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    I GOTS TOOTHPASTE FINGEEERS

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  • RobTheBuilder 18 Mar 2013 12:59:54 6,521 posts
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    coastal wrote:
    Cheesoid sketch M&W, has had me in tears
    I watched most of their stuff but never saw that one before, brilliant.
  • opalw00t 18 Mar 2013 13:02:02 11,196 posts
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    Hmmm. Just watched it on iPlayer.

    I'll give the next episode a go, but it did not match up to the expectation generated by constant recommendations from comedians on twitter. Seemed a bit confused as to the target audience, and some seemed like Stewart Lee homages.

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  • localnotail 18 Mar 2013 13:22:48 23,093 posts
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    Cardinal Burns had some good bits in.

    I'm not sure if I want to watch Kevin now. I should, just to make my own mind up.

    His stand up is deliberately uncomfortably bad.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • Lukus 18 Mar 2013 13:25:02 19,250 posts
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    Seeing the Curious Orange (actor) was my favourite bit.

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  • localnotail 18 Mar 2013 13:37:10 23,093 posts
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    Er... Peep Show? ;)

    Phoneshop was ace. Cuckoo was good, I thought.

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  • creepylizard 18 Mar 2013 13:39:30 786 posts
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    The thick of it is pretty good.

    Not exactly a sitcom, I suppose

    Edited by creepylizard at 13:40:15 18-03-2013
  • RobTheBuilder 18 Mar 2013 13:57:22 6,521 posts
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    @Goodfella Phone Shop was much better than I imagine most people who didn't see it would think.

    Peep Show and The Inbetweeners aside it does seem we are in a bit of a low patch for sitcoms.

    That said, Vicious, the new one with Sir Ian McKellen in is meant to be excellent. Not sure when it airs.
  • cubbymoore 18 Mar 2013 14:11:56 36,501 posts
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    The thing is, I can never judge comedies by the first episode alone. Hell, even the first series. Most shows only work out what they're good at 10-12 episodes in usually, particularly with all my favourite US shows. I't about 7 shows in usually for UK shows what with the shorter runs. It's when the writers can regroup and work out the kinks.
  • creepylizard 18 Mar 2013 14:17:50 786 posts
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    Community is laugh out loud funny at times (for me at least). Though it certainly helps if you're a big fan of sci-fi, videogames etc.
    Pisses all over the abomination that is Big Bang theory.

    Ignore the latest season and go straight for the first three though
  • localnotail 18 Mar 2013 14:21:38 23,093 posts
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    I have frequently laughed out loud at Peep Show.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • localnotail 18 Mar 2013 22:11:59 23,093 posts
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    OK, I watched It's Kevin, and I laughed. Quite a lot. Am I broken?

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

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