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Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of Its Ilk?

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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby sandman » 17 Aug 2010, 16:40

NEEEEEEIGHBOURS! Everybody needs good NEEEEIGHBOURS,
With a little understAAAAANDING
We can make a brighter DAAAAY!

NEEEEEIGHBOURS should be there for one anOOOTHEEEEER

That's when good NEEEIGHBOURS become good FRIEEEEEEENDS.

I'm so ashamed that I remember that. But at least I only ever watched it in order to catch a glimpse of Kylie Minogue's prepubescent titties.
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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby divea » 17 Aug 2010, 16:42

Mercifully I was pre-pubescent and had no idea who Kylie Minogue was, and yessss I loved Neeeiiiiiiiiiighbourrrrrrrs
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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby TheGingerMan » 17 Aug 2010, 17:29

divea wrote:My own wonderful government with its (still) grainy network and its loyalty to the Queen's English would only broadcast English shows like the Yes Minister series and stuff.

What else is needed? With very few exceptions, British comedy is miles above the North American spew that passes for humour. "Yes Minister" makes Friends appear about as funny as a slug in a sandbox, wot's given up it's career and really let itself go.
As for "Whose Line is it..." just add it to the towering heap of limp-wristed American pale imitations of the original British shows. I wonder just how many American comedies or other types of shows have been copied from other sources.

Even the all time classic "All in the Family" was ripped off from the Limeys.
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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby divea » 17 Aug 2010, 17:39

Listen I like British comedy, but no one shows those outside Great Britain. I think Office was one of the few shows that crossed the seas in a looooooooooong time. And ofcourse it's like Pizza now, everyone thinks its American.
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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby TwoTongues » 17 Aug 2010, 18:10

divea wrote:Listen I like British comedy, but no one shows those outside Great Britain. I think Office was one of the few shows that crossed the seas in a looooooooooong time. And ofcourse it's like Pizza now, everyone thinks its American.

Pizza's not American?
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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby divea » 17 Aug 2010, 18:13

TwoTongues wrote:
divea wrote:Listen I like British comedy, but no one shows those outside Great Britain. I think Office was one of the few shows that crossed the seas in a looooooooooong time. And ofcourse it's like Pizza now, everyone thinks its American.

Pizza's not American?

The only thing American, is the sax.....but you know, how they're always blowing their erm like you know that horny thing trumpet, so maybe it isn't.
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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby TwoTongues » 17 Aug 2010, 18:17

divea wrote:
TwoTongues wrote:
divea wrote:Listen I like British comedy, but no one shows those outside Great Britain. I think Office was one of the few shows that crossed the seas in a looooooooooong time. And ofcourse it's like Pizza now, everyone thinks its American.

Pizza's not American?

The only thing American, is the sax.....but you know, how they're always blowing their erm like you know that horny thing trumpet, so maybe it isn't.

Ummmm, what does pizza have to do with music? Except that I sometimes hear Zeppelin in my mind when eating a particularly good slice that usually includes anchovies and either artichoke or garlicky spinach.
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Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby Joesox » 17 Aug 2010, 19:13

divea wrote:
TwoTongues wrote:
divea wrote:Listen I like British comedy, but no one shows those outside Great Britain. I think Office was one of the few shows that crossed the seas in a looooooooooong time. And ofcourse it's like Pizza now, everyone thinks its American.

Pizza's not American?

The only thing American, is the sax.....but you know, how they're always blowing their erm like you know that horny thing trumpet, so maybe it isn't.

The sax is actually from the land of chocolate body parts and sweet beer.
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Re: Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby TwoTongues » 17 Aug 2010, 19:15

Joesox wrote:
divea wrote:
TwoTongues wrote:
divea wrote:Listen I like British comedy, but no one shows those outside Great Britain. I think Office was one of the few shows that crossed the seas in a looooooooooong time. And ofcourse it's like Pizza now, everyone thinks its American.

Pizza's not American?

The only thing American, is the sax.....but you know, how they're always blowing their erm like you know that horny thing trumpet, so maybe it isn't.

The sax is actually from the land of chocolate body parts and sweet beer.

You mean gay-land?

Wait what does pizza have to do with sitcoms?
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Is Friends the Most Pathetic Comedy of its Ilk?

Postby Joesox » 17 Aug 2010, 19:19

I mean the land where the national cuisine comes out of a waffle iron.
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