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The new offering from the men known as the League of Gentlemen.
Did anyone see it?

I ddin't really laugh but I was gripped right the way through.
I like the way they rework ideas from cheap horror films and give them an original twist.

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Postman Not Letterbox wrote:

The new offering from the men known as the League of Gentlemen.
Did anyone see it?

I ddin't really laugh but I was gripped right the way through.
I like the way they rework ideas from cheap horror films and give them an original twist.

Quite enjoyed it, too. Didn't think it was as 'dark' as the second series of League of Gentlemen. Couldn't decide whether to laugh or cry at that.

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Did anybody see tonight's episode?
It was done in one long continuos take. No editing.
An homage to Hitchock's Rope.

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Yep, watched it. Really good; well acted and good homage to Hitchcock.

Line of the series so far has to be the Snow White character kneeling down next to the dwarf that fancies her and saying: "What's wrong? You look a bit low!" lol

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Postman Not Letterbox wrote:

Did anybody see tonight's episode?
It was done in one long continuos take. No editing.
An homage to Hitchock's Rope.

one take, nice touch

shame there wasn't a single funny moment in the whole 30 minutes

To be someone must be a wonderful thing
A famous footballer or a rock singer

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I thought it very good and very funny.


But I think the one take thing is an irrelevancy and a fetish, because the overwhelming majority of the audience would not notice or care if it was done in one take.
It takes hours of preparation and choreography to do long takes like that, but in the end they could have cheated with a few cuts here and there and no-one would have been any the wiser.

Nevertheless I think Pyshoville is well Ace. But I still think the BBC should be abolished.

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Read somewhere it was two takes.  Spent all episode trying to spot the join.

Was it any good?

"We are The Fall"

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I spotted the join. When she went in to the kitchen the camera focused on the door... well thats my guess..

A man may fight for many things. His country, his friends, his principles, the glistening tear on the cheek of a golden child. But personally, I'd mud-wrestle my own mother for a ton of cash, an amusing clock and a sack of French p*rn.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/images/episode/b01116k4_640_360.jpg

Series 2 starts Thursday, BBC2.

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"Not now Silent Singer!!"

The scariest character I've ever seen on telly!

A man may fight for many things. His country, his friends, his principles, the glistening tear on the cheek of a golden child. But personally, I'd mud-wrestle my own mother for a ton of cash, an amusing clock and a sack of French p*rn.

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i pissed myself when Davids mum came out like Tina Turner!

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Me too, that was very funny.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yugyaSSi-J0

He’s walked back to his youth and hymned the young man he was with knowing affection, despite the rain of bitter knowledge manhood has inevitably brought him.

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i pissed myself when Davids mum came out like Tina Turner!

Absolutely brilliant. I laughed out loud.

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The day it was shown Reece Shearsmith mentioned on Twitter that they'd done this scene that was almost impossible to film because it was so funny.  I think it has to be one of the funniest comedy scenes I've ever seen.

The "punchline" delivery, followed by the huge fart was absolute genius.

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Amen to the above.  Watched the Tina Turner sketch in bed and woke the wife up with my laughing (no mean feat).

For me, its gone beyond comedy.  I don't know what to call it but it's the only programme that I set out to watch each week.  Mind you, the competition isn't great, including the wife's daily recordings of Loose Women...............

"You can't polish a turd, but you can roll it in glitter"

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Did anyone catch the last episode?

David's mum succumbs to cancer in quite a poignant scene and David picks up her corpse, lays it out on the floor, starts a track on a small sound system and proceeds to do the "Ooops Upside Your Head" dance routine with the body.

Priceless.

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Brilliant end to the series. Mrs Ladybird Face! The funeral scene was great too. All the mourners doing the moves to Superman by Black Lace and David's eulogy to his dear mum...


She always brings be cocoa
She always brings me tea
She always holds my willie
If I need to do a wee

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