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Thoughts

The Good Place

The Good Place is annoying. It is exactly the sort of sitcom I have attempted to write a few times; high concept, character based and capable of completely motivated and natural reveals that change and expand the world of the show. So I’m jealous.

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Pilot Season Podcast

Pilot Season Episode 15: Future Man

This episode we have returning special guest James Walker, who joined us for Future Man on Now TV/Syfy, a new science fiction comedy from Howard Overman of Misfits fame (amongst other things) starring Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe and a whole bunch of recognisable faces.

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Pilot Season Podcast

Pilot Season Episode 9: High and Dry

This episode we’re watching High and Dry on All4, the sitcom about a group of survivors of a plane crash stranded on a desert island, one of whom may not want to leave. It was created by Marc Wootton and released earlier this summer on Channel 4.

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Sitcom

Promoting Broad City (Not My Job…Or Necessary)

Once again, I find myself talking about a show that seems to have pretty universal acclaim. Broad City is a wonderful success, masterfully achieving the difficult transition from web to television. And it is very funny. It most reminds me of one of my all time favourite sitcoms, Spaced. Obviously it deals with listless twenty-somethings and […]

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Sitcom

A Televigion Experiment – The Mimic

I know too much about television. Almost everything I watch has prior knowledge attached and thus the weight of expectation. I rarely have the chance to form my own opinions away from the general consensus. So, earlier this week, I decided to embark upon an experiment. Method Trawl through BBC iPlayer, Netflix and 4oD to […]

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Sitcom

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: A Bit of a Cop-Out

Brooklyn Nine-Nine has good associations for me. Season 1 was on UK TV while we had our Australian flatmates living with us last year and was an enjoyable shared weekly event. Shared TV is a different beast than things enjoyed alone or just with my closest person (not a euphemism) and shared sitcoms, broadcast and […]

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Post One: Start as you might possibly intend to go on

Welcome. This is a new outlet for all (most) of my thoughts on entertainment I have experienced. I’m going to set some ground rules that are susceptible to change, that being the nature of rules in life. 1. These are not reviews. They are intended to be thoughts sprung from televisual experiences. Leading on to… 2. These are televisual […]