What are you watching?

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Re: What are you watching?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:14 am

Hill Street Blues.

Just about finished season 1.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Delmont St Xavier » Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:08 pm

One of my top 10 favourites.

I can only seem to find it on More4 online but not on any of the streaming platforms. The combination of characters was cleverly formatted and the camera work was unique. Not been anything like it since.

Enjoy and hey, let's be careful out there!
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:25 am

I treated myself to the DVDs as a birthday present. :)

As with most archive TV, half the fun is spotting now-well known actors in minor "before they were famous" roles.

So far, I've spotted Dwight Schultz, David Caruso, Danny Glover, Edward James Olmos, and a baby faced Jonathan Frakes.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby banjo » Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:16 pm

nicos menu mission.come across as a thoroughly decent bloke and his da was in my class at school. :)
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Delmont St Xavier » Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:00 am

The Creeping Spleen wrote:I treated myself to the DVDs as a birthday present. :)

As with most archive TV, half the fun is spotting now-well known actors in minor "before they were famous" roles.

So far, I've spotted Dwight Schultz, David Caruso, Danny Glover, Edward James Olmos, and a baby faced Jonathan Frakes.


I've always fancied buying the set of DVD's but the wife wouldn't be happy as she's wanting to get shot of all our DVD's and CD's, so I have to hide my treasured possessions such as the full set of M*A*S*H. When you watch that there is a list of actors who appear in very minor roles or as guest appearances and they go onto bigger and better things, like Patrick Swayze and so many more.

Only thing that really stopped me from buying the boxset for Hill St, was the cost.... You throwing a watch party when this lockdown is over? :? :D
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:35 am

I think next time I do a Hill Street rewatch, I'm gonna sit with a pen and paper and make note of all the Belker-isms. :)

Currently watching "The Land that Time Forgot" (1975) that I recorded a few weeks ago, and can only be arsed watching now.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Delmont St Xavier » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:24 am

The Creeping Spleen wrote:I think next time I do a Hill Street rewatch, I'm gonna sit with a pen and paper and make note of all the Belker-isms. :)


'Dirtbag, hairball' to name but a few - ah the memories coming flooding back!
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:37 am

Now onto "The Taking of Pelham One-Two-Three" (1975).
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Dot » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:18 pm

Churchill's Secret Affair on channel 4.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:23 pm

Still watching Hill Street Blues, just started season 5 yesterday.

Also watching the Hunting Hitler documentary series.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby banjo » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:18 am

apocalypse now.first time seeing it and thought it watchable but didn't live up to the hype.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Dot » Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:38 pm

'The Dark Mirror' a film with Olivia de Havilland made in 1946 where she plays twin sisters.
One good and one evil.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:31 am

Watched the 1967 movie version of "Quatermass and the Pit" last night. Bloody good it was too.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby Dot » Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:34 pm

'Des' about the Dennis Nilsen murders.
Second episode on now and I'm watching first episode on catch up.

David Tennant plays evil serial killer.
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Re: What are you watching?

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:27 am

The Enemy Below (1957).

Love a good WWII movie.
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