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The Musketeers: Season 1

The BBC seems to have an ongoing commitment to producing Saturday evening family dramas, shows that appeal to young and old by covering the full spectrum from fart jokes to existential crises, sometimes elegantly integrating the two ( 743 more words


On The Buses (1969-73)

Jack Harper (Bob Grant) and Stan Butler (Reg Varney) are bus drivers who try and stay a step ahead of Inspector Cyril “Blakey” Blake (Stephen Lewis). 247 more words


TV review: Outnumbered, finale

Saying goodbye to the Brockmans was never going to be easy, but the blow could’ve been softened with a more conclusive ending. I’m not sure if the intention was to leave it open for another potential series or… 554 more words


True Lady Confessions: I Like Elementary More Than Sherlock

NB: Some pretty minor spoilers here. I kept the really good stuff out. But if you care about a super minor character in Elementary, you’ve been warned. 1,411 more words

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[Review] The Bletchley Circle – Series 2


These female codebreakers, mystery solvers are back. What is it with the British shows and making us wait almost over a year for them to return? 664 more words



Plebs wasn’t that big a deal when it aired. Popular but not buzzed about. It really should have been, seriously underrated.

As Season 2 is approaching, it’s a good time to start watching Plebs. 104 more words

Open All Hours (1976-85)

One of the lesser series created and written by Roy Clarke. He’s best known for “Last Of The Summer Wine” (1973-2010) and “Keeping Up Appearances” (1990-95). 236 more words