Author Topic: Ghosts (BBC1)  (Read 5897 times)

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Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #90 on: May 03, 2019, 01:24:33 PM »
In the last episode everyone is nude because the man falls out of a window too.

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« Reply #91 on: May 07, 2019, 04:15:42 PM »
Better yesterday. A return to form, I thought.

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Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #92 on: May 07, 2019, 04:29:12 PM »
The start of the third episode had me howling. Poor Ken. His walk to the bus with an arrow in his neck was solid gold.

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« Reply #93 on: May 07, 2019, 05:11:42 PM »
The start of the third episode had me howling. Poor Ken. His walk to the bus with an arrow in his neck was solid gold

You mean Pat? Yeah, that opening scene was simultaneously hilarious and horrifying, and impeccably played by Jim Howick.

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« Reply #94 on: May 07, 2019, 08:01:40 PM »
Better yesterday. A return to form, I thought.

Yes, I think episode 4 has been the best so far.

Norton Canes

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« Reply #95 on: May 07, 2019, 08:44:43 PM »
Still very much loving it. Can't pretend it's the most intricately plotted or challenging comedy around, and OK I wasn't hooting all the way through, but the sheer enthusiasm of the hugely talented cast and the inventiveness with which they're portraying their characters' various foibles is buoying me along. And come on, "an egg atop a cutlet" - that's up there with the finest Partridgisms.

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« Reply #96 on: May 08, 2019, 09:24:07 AM »
You mean Pat? Yeah, that opening scene was simultaneously hilarious and horrifying, and impeccably played by Jim Howick.

Durrr yes Pat. I am very tired. I'm 3 days without caffeine based drinks and am uyvolhlkj.l;bvc

Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #97 on: May 08, 2019, 07:05:08 PM »
"You gonna put an egg on it? HE'S PUT AN EGG ON IT!!!"

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« Reply #98 on: May 08, 2019, 09:43:22 PM »
It's great. Ben Willbond is excellent as the army captain. In fact, everyone is good in it: ghosts or living.

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Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #99 on: May 09, 2019, 11:29:18 PM »
Get rid of all the ghosts apart from Katy Wix’s and Simon Farnaby’s I say. ‘Wulf, Cobbra and John Fashanu’ was the best moment of the series so far.

Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #100 on: May 13, 2019, 08:30:19 AM »
Geoff McGivern is a guest on tonight's episode.

Norton Canes

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« Reply #101 on: May 13, 2019, 09:33:37 AM »
Hope he plays an evil ghost. There has to be an evil ghost episode surely.

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« Reply #102 on: May 13, 2019, 10:05:31 PM »
Very good tonight. Very funny.
Robin singing to the moon had me in fits of laughter and the Captain's, "Could that be any more vexing," was lovely.

Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #103 on: May 13, 2019, 10:28:34 PM »
The character traits of the ghosts are nicely established now, shame there's only one episode left.
Really hope it gets another series.

Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #104 on: May 13, 2019, 10:29:38 PM »
They've clearly had fun coming up with funny lines and their heart is in the right place. But this is really thin stuff that belongs on a Sunday afternoon instead of post watershed Monday evenings.

I honestly can't remember the last time there was anything worth watching on a Sunday afternoon OR post watershed Monday evenings.

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Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #105 on: May 13, 2019, 10:36:48 PM »
I liked Julian, unimpressed, saying, "It's a compact disc."

Was it stated why Robin is called Robin, instead of some Neanderthal grunting noise?

Norton Canes

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Re: Ghosts (BBC1)
« Reply #106 on: May 14, 2019, 01:21:15 PM »
I presume Alison will continue to see the pigeon...

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« Reply #107 on: May 14, 2019, 01:41:13 PM »
I presume Alison will continue to see the pigeon...
Not everything becomes a ghost, we saw that in Ep 1, but that's a nice call.

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« Reply #108 on: May 14, 2019, 04:23:24 PM »
The start of the third episode had me howling. Poor Pat. His walk to the bus with an arrow in his neck was solid gold.

Yes, beautifully done. Obviously it had to be, because there was no suspense about WHAT was going to happen - only HOW. The way he remained completely 'calm' (offering the bus keys to one of the kids before thinking better of it).

The bus crashing into the tree was a masterful full-stop.

Norton Canes

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« Reply #109 on: May 16, 2019, 05:06:35 PM »
And comments like "You don't want to see this in your dreams" and "It's cold, innit..." made it so chilling.

Still holding out for an evil ghost, a malignant spirit that the rest have to cooperate to dispel. Also reckon the series' final episode will end with some way for Mike to get a glimpse of the ghosts.

Mostly though, I'm hoping we'll find out how the enigmatic Captain bit the dust. I'm guessing one of his man-crushes might have something to do with it, but Julian's already cornered the sordid sexual death angle, so who knows. There's no sign of a fatal injury... poison perhaps? Heart attack?

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« Reply #110 on: May 16, 2019, 08:31:22 PM »

Mostly though, I'm hoping we'll find out how the enigmatic Captain bit the dust. I'm guessing one of his man-crushes might have something to do with it, but Julian's already cornered the sordid sexual death angle, so who knows. There's no sign of a fatal injury... poison perhaps? Heart attack?

Lot of old houses were used as training bases or hospitals during the wars so I reckon that might be why he was there.