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Old Oct 27th 2016, 1:08 pm
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Third series of The Fall definitely worth watching. Tons better than series two.
The fourth on BBC currently....not so much. Extremely slow.
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Old Oct 27th 2016, 1:44 pm
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The fourth on BBC currently....not so much. Extremely slow.
I watched episode 5 last night - RTE is a few days ahead.

I'm finding they fly by.
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Old Oct 28th 2016, 3:28 am
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I don't think there are many people who share my taste in TV re the zombie / horror genre on this forum but heh ho...Even I was shocked by the brutality and graphic display of killing in the opener of the new season of The Walking Dead Definitely not for bats or Shards' delicate eyes and stomachs anyhow! I think they overstepped the line.

Having said that, the last episode of American Horror Story was just as graphic with a lot more deaths but less cranial baseball bat and it didn't spend minutes on the killings, just a second or two...

I will however continue to watch, less gruesome than the election coverage
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I watched episode 5 last night - RTE is a few days ahead.

I'm finding they fly by.
The Fall | Watch Full Episodes Online at bravo.ca

Just found out that 'The Fall' season 3 is on Bravo which is a channel we get. You can catch up online as well.
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I don't think there are many people who share my taste in TV re the zombie / horror genre
I don't really mind zombie stuff...it's just that it's been done to death.

It either has to involve something new, for me, like the French TV series (The Returned/Les Revenants) and the Brit one where they were rehabilitatin them. Either that or knockabout fun like Shaun of the Dead.

Horror and ghostie stuff is fine too. Both Conjuring movies are pretty good - if a tad religious, but then you could say t he same for the masterpiece that was The Exorcist.

BBC Ghost Stories for xmas were always good.

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Just found out that 'The Fall' season 3 is on Bravo which is a channel we get. You can catch up online as well.
Bravo showing something up to date? When did that happen?
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Bravo showing something up to date? When did that happen?
Maybe they've been handed the torch from the critically acclaimed award winning BBC Canada
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I Even I was shocked by the brutality and graphic display of killing in the opener of the new season of The Walking Dead Definitely not for bats or Shards' delicate eyes and stomachs anyhow! I think they overstepped the line.
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My son is addicted to The Walking Dead....loves Darryl, thinks he's 'cool' (I think he needs a damned good wash - in and out of character) most of them are just gooey and gutsy and I can ignore them....this opener was harrowing, brutal, graphic and disgusting...they bleep out swearing, and we never get to see a tit, but violence is unchecked. I thought I would be physically sick, really not good.
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The Fall 3...last episode. Can't complain at a lack of action in this one.

Incidentally, I don't remember Gibson whispering so much in the first two series.
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The Fall 3...last episode. Can't complain at a lack of action in this one.

Incidentally, I don't remember Gibson whispering so much in the first two series.
Don't give anything away. We've watched the 1st 3 episodes of season 3 now on Bravo and Bravo on Demand. The only way to get Iplayer is on the PC and I haven't bothered to hook it for casting on to the TV.

Yes, her whispering is quite strange all the time.
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Don't give anything away. We've watched the 1st 3 episodes of season 3 now on Bravo and Bravo on Demand...
I'm not. Always careful like that, even more so since the guardian's episode recap blogs for anything I follow.

I spent years avoiding anything to do with the sopranos before I caught up.
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Been watching Hyde and Seek an Aussie drama, there are a few Aussie series around at the moment and they do seem quite good.
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Been watching Hyde and Seek an Aussie drama, there are a few Aussie series around at the moment and they do seem quite good.
How can you stand their accents? They're so grating.
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How can you stand their accents? They're so grating.
Speaking of Aussie accent, "Dreamland" on Netflix is quite good and funny especially if you have to deal with city planners/planning and big infrastructure projects on a daily basis.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utopia...lian_TV_series)

The crushing realization that so much of what we do in our jobs never gets implemented is quite close to the bone in this but it still gives me a wry smile.
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