Started by Famous Mortimer, February 23, 2023, 02:22:23 PM
Quote from: 13 schoolyards on June 06, 2023, 06:59:08 AMDeadloch feels a bit like something that got away from them. Doing a straightforward murder mystery show but with comedy characters isn't a bad idea, but the two halves don't fit. The prestige drama side is well done and atmospheric, but then there are these fuckwit comedy characters walking around that belong in a shit 90s sitcom and Eddie is way more painful than she needed to be if the idea was to be a contrast to the other (much better) cop. There's a few interesting ideas in there - by the end of the third episode they seem to have staked out what the murders are "about", which won't come as a huge surprise to anyone paying attention to Get Krack!n - but it almost feels like they wanted to make a straight diatribe and the comedy was just thrown in there in a half-hearted fashion. But I guess if it does even moderately well they'll be able to forge a career writing prestige mystery series, which is a lot more lucrative than maybe getting an Australian comedy series every five years
Quote from: 13 schoolyards on July 29, 2023, 11:14:36 AMThe Back Side of Television
Quote from: Beloved of Jo on September 08, 2023, 09:03:27 AMflog the dead horse of a joke that was weak to begin with. Although I'd argue that's how Kath and Kim was born.
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