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is on netflix now apparently.
any of you watched it yet?
I thought it was 27th or something.
looks like they put it up early by mistake. but now they've taken it back off again.
The resultant flurry of online chat will no doubt have taken them completely by surprise.
a four reply thread on dis, pure mental flurry man
I'd have most probably forgotten all about this had The News not reported that Netflix had Accidentally Leaked It.
10x better characterisation
They're both great.
The BBC one is a black comedy in the style of Shakespeare, while the US one is a full-on serious drama.
dunno why, but its something about Spacey as a villain doesn't ring true.
Ian Richardson was pure evil.
He isn't 'the villain' as such. It's designed to be thought of differently, which is also why he's a Democrat. Richardson is playing pure classic 'evil Tory', hence why there's a black comedy edge.
That was to theo re: evilness of spacey
In the original BBC show we start off with Richardson as purely a bad guy, but in the US show we are meant to be somewhat conflicted. Part of that is, as I say, that he's a Democrat, so when he busts balls of his own party it's often to defeat a Republican victory of some sort.
Dogs represent right-wing values in drama and cats represent left-wing ones.
but who'd dislike more Frank or Clare?
Me it's deffo frank. Can't bring myself to not like Clare as her hair is so so perfect and I wish I could walk and look like her in heels and toptop workwear
also why so many fake doors in the walls? some RIGHT NEXT to a real door