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bekarovka
28th October 2009, 10:48
Anyone an avid viewer of anything on TV that they wouldn't want the "in crowd" to get to know about? Here's mine for starters - Midsummer Murders. Never miss an episode, abslutely love it - have even been to some of the places where they do the filming. I also love Ice Road Truckers, but I think I may be able to get away with that in the eyes of your average Guardianista lol!

gingerjedi
28th October 2009, 10:49
Anyone an avid viewer of anything on TV that they wouldn't want the "in crowd" to get to know about? Here's mine for starters - Midsummer Murders. Never miss an episode, abslutely love it - have even been to some of the places where they do the filming. I also love Ice Road Truckers, but I think I may be able to get away with that in the eyes of your average Guardianista lol!

Try visiting there... in springtime.

Tingles
28th October 2009, 10:52
Deadliest Catch - I've got a thing for large crabs.

Is that guily enough for ya?

mr_woo
28th October 2009, 10:54
I watch the start of Doc Martin so I can see the blue and white awning of the Slipway Hotel, next door to the lifeboat station in Port Issac. Myself and Mrs Woo have stayed there a couple of times this year.

DimPrawn
28th October 2009, 10:54
Any property porn.

:spank:

singhr
28th October 2009, 11:03
I love to watch clapped out wannabee tv presenters flogging miracle car polish and other rubbish on the shopping channels. Their suffering is pure pleasure.

BoredBloke
28th October 2009, 11:20
I love to watch clapped out wannabee tv presenters flogging miracle car polish and other rubbish on the shopping channels. Their suffering is pure pleasure.

Some of those things can be quite impressive how they can talk for so long about some random tat.

bekarovka
28th October 2009, 11:21
I love to watch clapped out wannabee tv presenters flogging miracle car polish and other rubbish on the shopping channels. Their suffering is pure pleasure.

I think it's called Schadenfreude !

TimberWolf
28th October 2009, 11:22
I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here

singhr
28th October 2009, 11:24
I think it's called Schadenfreude !

Maybe in Germany but over here it's marketed as Mer Car Polish http://www.ciao.co.uk/Mer_Car_Polish__6394447

d000hg
28th October 2009, 11:36
I quite like Come Dine With Me, and have no idea why.

DimPrawn
28th October 2009, 11:37
X Factor.

:eyes

thunderlizard
28th October 2009, 11:38
Repeats of Round the Horne on Radio 7 :emb

Pinto
28th October 2009, 11:39
Total Wipeout USA

Spacecadet
28th October 2009, 11:44
I quite like Come Dine With Me, and have no idea why.

Dave Lamb, who does the voices overs on Come Dine With Me, really makes that show. It wouldn't be the same without his sarcastic comments.

Best one ever was the Preston show, where one of the hosts went to bed (drunk) after serving the starters and leaving her guests to finish off the cooking themselves.

I think she got done for drink driving not long after.

darmstadt
28th October 2009, 12:29
I quite like Come Dine With Me, and have no idea why.

I like the German one: Perfekte Dinner which also has a rather sarky voiceover presenter. Its quite interesting to see the differences in how people act in the different regions. Bavarians tend to be right twats.

Spacecadet
28th October 2009, 12:32
I like the German one: Perfekte Dinner which also has a rather sarky voiceover presenter. Its quite interesting to see the differences in how people act in the different regions. Bavarians tend to be right twats.

Probably down to car choice

Sysman
28th October 2009, 12:39
I like the German one: Perfekte Dinner which also has a rather sarky voiceover presenter. Its quite interesting to see the differences in how people act in the different regions. Bavarians tend to be right twats.

Perfekte Dinner is quite enjoyable.

At the moment I'm watching '60s versions of The Saint. I'm finding it interesting from an historical point of view.

Tingles
28th October 2009, 12:41
Perfekte Dinner is quite enjoyable.

At the moment I'm watching '60s versions of The Saint. I'm finding it interesting from an historical point of view.

I'm going to break out my DVDs of Dangerman this afternoon...

rsingh
28th October 2009, 12:41
I was hooked on Diagnosis Murder when I was on the bench.

Dong
28th October 2009, 13:03
I like disaster movies where the world explodes. :happy

Or burns, covered in water, freezes... yadda yadda yadda. Can always rely of the SciFi channel in the afternoon for those.

Spacecadet
28th October 2009, 13:06
I like disaster movies where the world explodes. :happy

Or burns, covered in water, freezes... yadda yadda yadda. Can always rely of the SciFi channel in the afternoon for those.

2012 is out soon!

Dong
28th October 2009, 13:09
2012 is out soon!

I know - I can't wait!!! :banana:

Gonna have to drag the other half kicking and screaming to see it :)

Andy2
28th October 2009, 13:14
I watch horror movies.
Anykind of ghost,demon,paranormal,exorcism,torture,cannibalis m scares the shit out of me but it's addictive.
Latest movie I watched was "paranormal activity" which was awarded horror movie of the year. Very scary.

bekarovka
28th October 2009, 13:57
I watch horror movies.
Anykind of ghost,demon,paranormal,exorcism,torture,cannibalis m scares the tulip out of me but it's addictive.
Latest movie I watched was "paranormal activity" which was awarded horror movie of the year. Very scary.

I used to love all the old Hammers, scared the hell out of me. Not into gore fests though & generally don't like the American stuff - though I love the old Karloff & Lugosi movies. My all time favourite is The Devil Rides Out; great film.

I will have to check out this "paranormal activity". I think I'm beyond being scared by a film now but would truly love to see one that is genuinely frightening. I mean, they said Blair Witch & the The Ring (Jap version) were supposed to be scary but they didn't do it for me. I'd imagine though that The Exorcist would have been pretty frightening in its time.

Zippy
28th October 2009, 14:03
Fly on the wall cops shows like Road Wars.

Tingles
28th October 2009, 14:05
Fly on the wall cops shows like Road Wars.

Hello, 'my friend', is this your car?

DimPrawn
28th October 2009, 14:08
Fly on the wall cops shows like Road Wars.

I can't watch those.

It's where a drugged up 15 year old steals a car and runs rampage at 120MPH through the city streets, get caught and at the end of the show it says

"Darren is now serving 15 hrs community service and was fined £20".

:mad

SantaClaus
28th October 2009, 14:12
The really bad, tone-deaf contestants on the X Factor :)

Peter Andre and Katie Price on ITV2 :emb

Zippy
28th October 2009, 14:20
I can't watch those.

It's where a drugged up 15 year old steals a car and runs rampage at 120MPH through the city streets, get caught and at the end of the show it says

"Darren is now serving 15 hrs community service and was fined £20".

:mad

I have a rant at the tv about the "the youth of today" but I really enjoy it when the driver tries to convince the cops that s/he has a licence and insurance, even when they don't come up on the database.

I like Ice Road Truckers too - loonies.

d000hg
28th October 2009, 14:26
I was hooked on Diagnosis Murder when I was on the bench.Not sure there's anything wrong with that.

bekarovka
28th October 2009, 14:26
Another one in the same vein as Ice Road Truckers that I enjoy is Heli Loggers

hyperD
28th October 2009, 15:22
I don't watch TV now, stopped paying my telly tax, as it was all so tuliping banal.

You find you have so much more free time to do other things.

Like making Pot Noodles.

BoredBloke
28th October 2009, 15:28
I like Road Wars and the like. Scum on the run! like another poster says it's annoying when they get a tickle on the wrist for it but it's easy and cheap TV at its best.

I used to like that booze Britain but they are all repeats now.

Spacecadet
28th October 2009, 15:32
I like Road Wars and the like. Scum on the run! like another poster says it's annoying when they get a tickle on the wrist for it but it's easy and cheap TV at its best.

I used to like that booze Britain but they are all repeats now.

Did you see the one following a stag night in eastern europe.

One of the lads decided to have a piss on the street, another one of the group decided to push things that little bit further than he should

I've heard bad things about the booze britain programme regarding the attitude of the production crew. Basically they sponser the night out they're filming and make sure that there is plenty of vodka available before they even go out.

Amiga500
28th October 2009, 15:44
First 48 and Air Crash Investigation are extremely good, I'm not guilty though.

BoredBloke
28th October 2009, 15:46
I've stopped watching Air Crash Investigations since I started doing my twice weekly easyjet flights

Amiga500
28th October 2009, 15:47
I've stopped watching Air Crash Investigations since I started doing my twice weekly easyjet flights

I find it makes flights more interesting, try watching it on your laptop during the flight.

Andy2
28th October 2009, 16:08
I find it makes flights more interesting, try watching it on your laptop during the flight.

For more fun ,scream like a maniac while watching

alreadypacked
28th October 2009, 16:27
I like Burn Notice on FX

BoredBloke
28th October 2009, 16:38
I find it makes flights more interesting, try watching it on your laptop during the flight.

Naah porn is much better for that.

Board Game Geek
28th October 2009, 17:08
On the bench, I had a penchance for afternoon Bergerac. I've been to Jersey a few times and quite like the place.

Also fond of Sharpe, although I seem to be the only young 'un that does. All the rest are at least 25 years older than me, and in their mid 60's.

A group of friends do Sharpe-era reenactment, and were asked to attend one of the episodes, since they knew the era, had their own costumes (saving the Beeb money, I guess) and equipment, and did public shows anyway.

They turned up on set for their filming, and had their own camp site at the end of the 1st day. They decided to invite one of the Sharpe actors (I'm not saying who) to their camp for some quality ales and tales.

He was a bit reluctant at first, but after much goading, and the promise of some ruff and tumble with display weaponry, he came along.

As the night progressed, it became apparent that the more he drunk, the more obnoxious and bombastic he got, until it culminated in him desperately trying to encourage one of their lasses back to his caravan-trailer.

She was having none of it, and things were looking decidedly unpleasant until her rescue came, in the form of her husband, who had arrived late. Think 6'2" ex-soldier / Hell's Angel.

Apparently, the aforementioned actor made a very hasty exit back to his trailer, and the re-enactors coined a new episode called "Sharpe's Retreat".

Amiga500
28th October 2009, 17:29
On the bench, I had a penchance for afternoon Bergerac. I've been to Jersey a few times and quite like the place.

Also fond of Sharpe, although I seem to be the only young 'un that does. All the rest are at least 25 years older than me, and in their mid 60's.

A group of friends do Sharpe-era reenactment, and were asked to attend one of the episodes, since they knew the era, had their own costumes (saving the Beeb money, I guess) and equipment, and did public shows anyway.

They turned up on set for their filming, and had their own camp site at the end of the 1st day. They decided to invite one of the Sharpe actors (I'm not saying who) to their camp for some quality ales and tales.

He was a bit reluctant at first, but after much goading, and the promise of some ruff and tumble with display weaponry, he came along.

As the night progressed, it became apparent that the more he drunk, the more obnoxious and bombastic he got, until it culminated in him desperately trying to encourage one of their lasses back to his caravan-trailer.

She was having none of it, and things were looking decidedly unpleasant until her rescue came, in the form of her husband, who had arrived late. Think 6'2" ex-soldier / Hell's Angel.

Apparently, the aforementioned actor made a very hasty exit back to his trailer, and the re-enactors coined a new episode called "Sharpe's Retreat".

My Dad is a doppleganger for Jim Bergerac, extremely worrying.

bekarovka
28th October 2009, 17:43
On the bench, I had a penchance for afternoon Bergerac. I've been to Jersey a few times and quite like the place.



I've got all the box sets! While we're at it I may as well admit to Howard's Way as well. Ken Masters, what a great villain.

Amiga500
28th October 2009, 17:49
I've got all the box sets! While we're at it I may as well admit to Howard's Way as well. Ken Masters, what a great villain.

You are definitely a sock puppet.

Zippy
28th October 2009, 18:44
I love to watch clapped out wannabee tv presenters flogging miracle car polish and other rubbish on the shopping channels. Their suffering is pure pleasure.

There is a guy on one of the auction channels who is a total genius at this. He'll be flogging an "exclusive figurine" of a Nubian princess or something, and does so with a straight face and apparent pleasure. He's one hell of an actor :D

norrahe
28th October 2009, 18:49
I got hooked on beverly hills 90210 - the new version. :emb

Thankfully i got better

OwlHoot
28th October 2009, 19:13
I used to like The Good Old Days (http://www.screenonline.org.uk/tv/id/788925/index.html), and that's when I was quite a bit younger (I see from that page that it ended in 1983) :emb

OH in "dahn in the Old Bull and Bush" mode

Board Game Geek
30th October 2009, 19:45
I used to like
OH in "dahn in the Old Bull and Bush" mode

Da da da da da

Zippy
30th October 2009, 19:48
I enjoy the odd CUK banning, but I do feel guilty in the morning :)

kaiser78
30th October 2009, 22:00
Just Good Friends - love it !