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"the programmes that are on E4 / more4 / other freeview channels that you end up watching when nothing else is on" - discuss with references
THEN: lots of people insulting them for this
THEN: some people attempting to defend it
looks like you jumped straight to stage 2. consider this post stage 3. and let's move on.
Sure, there's some rather unimaginative and faintly gratuitous stereotype barrel scrapping that doesn't really have a gag attached, but it makes me laugh more than most shows.
Meh. I'm more into New Girl. But to be tbh, they're probably both steadily on their way out with me as they lose any sense of plot and just settle for asuccessful of barely linked set pieces.
It's one of the only things i watch on tv at the moment, i really like it.
Basically Asians are desperate to bring various food stuffs into Australia that they aren't allowed to.
You get a few people trying to smuggle drugs or Ladyboy performers without work permits but it is largely south east asians with masses of food, pretending that they didn't understand the forms that they had to fill in, then getting their food confiscated and fined $200.
- Big Bang Theory (liked this at first but got bored of it really quickly. Repeats aren't fun)
- How I Met Your Mother (are they actually running through a series? it's very confusing)
- New Girl (I don't think I'm target audience)
- Come Dine With Me (I actually watched one last night that I'd not seen before. The one from Kings Lynn where the guy serves porridge for starters)
- Documentaries of traffic cops / drunk people fighting etc
New Girl seems to be quite female-oriented.
*are you just seeing through your ITT statement?
I mean, I still enjoy it to an extent. The one the other day where the footballer announces his love for Jess was quite funny
doesn't mean it's that female-oriented, it's pretty unisex I think. And quite good at times, especially Schmidt's bits.
I don't think he's that funny.
is that it's left Winston and Schmidt to have loads of amazing adventures together
but also because TBBT is so beyond terrible that it angers me that anyone, anywhere watches it.
unless it's the episode from the Costa Del Sol where the man pretends to lose his finger in the dinner and then gets all stroppy when no-one ges the joke
involved the bloke who made out he was Lord of the Manor but lived in some shitty flat, claimed to have attended the royal wedding but actually printed the programme off the internet, called somebody fat and made everybody cry. His name was Greg. Here he is defending himself on Facebook.
Default show to watch when nothing else is on, as Scrubs is ALWAYS on (and I like it)
also, we don't have Dave, or I'd include reruns of HIGNFY and QI in this.
when Scrubs was on three different channels on sky, so you could spend most of the day watching it.
where you'd be guaranteed either Friends or Scrubs on one of the channels
Didn't realise freeview doesn't have Paramount. My mistake.
it's been called Comedy Central here for years, grandad
Going to go enjoy a nice marathon bar and maybe have some opal fruits later.
the text service used to have a letters page. in theory it was about the channel, but it quickly devolved into a social board-style free-for-all of injokes. it was the best. rip mailbox <3
long story but basically it was cheaper when we moved in to get a sky box for £75 and then cancel the contract before we started having to pay, than it would have been to get someone to install a freeview aerial (our house is three storeys high, no way I'm doing that myself)
Up here we get absolutely fuck all, might as well not have switched over to digital. BBC3 and BBC4, and that's about it.
HIMYM - Actively enjoy this, great TV programme, bears rewatching
New Girl - Nope
Two Broke Girls - How is this actually getting made?
On the whole, Dave's Top Gear/Man vs Food/Lizard Lick Towing/Storage Hunters is a better option.
They're pretty good viewing for that.
dubious people would bid for a sorry collection of people's possessions after they could no longer afford to store it, I would have said you were out of your mind. But it's brilliant. It's because it endlessly delays the gratification - first you see the stuff, then the bidding, then you have to wait to see if they make money on it. Like Bargain Hunt, but taking advantage of poor people fallen on hard economic times, and with less earthenware pots and more jet skis.
LOVE that programme.
It's a shame. It's spoiled that lass for me...she was hot.
TEENAGERS GONE WILD
and stuff like Snog, Marry, Avoid <3
Run's House, 16 and Pregnant, that one where parents find an "ideal" date for their offspring and then make said offspring's current choice of partner watch a video of the date whilst ridiculing them
I reckon about 25% of my eventual parenting skills will have come from Rev Run
ALWAYS an episode knocking about.
always good for a few laughs although depends on the guest presenter. Of these, favourite is probably Damien Lewis - very good with the biting wit. Least favourite - the Masterchefs
but i watch the show Ed all the time on the internet. like, all the time. it's not even good. the only people i know who've seen it know it cos it was on e4 or some bullshit at one point, and it was, to them, an answer tho this thread
Midsomer Murders and Lewis and the like.
just seems to be endless repeats and is always the same presenter.
Grand Designs sporadically
Location location location more than I care to think about
Started not watching telly lately so much though
All the bloke ever does is use google image search like it some amazing detective tool that he's discovered himself.
Programmes where the commercial sponsor is for incontinence pads.
Top picks onclude Diagnosis Murder, Murdoch Mysteries and Rizzoli & Isles if I'm feeling fruity.
Who wouldn't want to know how such items as diatonic accordions, furniture handles, cellulose insulation, carousel horses, bamboo fly rods, aluminium ladders, chisels, deep cycle batteries, skating rinks, artificial logs, snowmobiles, boomerangs, stackable potato chips, British police helmets, bacon, combination locks, particleboard office furniture, suits of armour, bagpipes, and much MUCH more are made?
I could spend all day watching it
Fucking Family Guy. On BBC Three. Every evening. I don't laugh at it, I don't enjoy it, I don't want to be watching it, but every night when we've finished watching whatever we've actively chosen and enjoyed, fucking Family Guy gets put on.
is still great though, yes?
last night i had a dream that i went on come dine with me
Did you cock it up?
street crime uk
Gutted when Jasmine isn't on it.
Waste so much time on Sunday's when there's a marathon of that on
mostly NCIS because I fancy Abby <3
occasionally checking E4 to see if there's an episode of How I Met Your Mother that I haven't seen eight times before.
here comes honey boo boo
on the really channel
you know the one, "Helimed Nine Nine is transporting a man who's twisted his ankle fellwalking and is on it's way to Leeds General Infirmary, but it's foggy as fuck so they might have make a decision to go to Birmingham instead, and time is of the essence."
I can't stop watching Millionaire Matchmaker. It's horrific.
Easily the best of the E4 sitcom current lot.
HIMYM > New Girl > Big Bang Theory . Rules Of Engagement >>>>>>>>>>> 2 Broke Girls.
Much better than your Come Dine With Me/Bargain Hunt/Grand Designs.
Also it does sort of make me want to kill myself.