The Last TV Series You Watched


Just before Christmas I bought the BBC series 1 & 2 of ‘The Office’, plus the Christmas Specials DVD, starring Ricky Gervais.

Despite the fact that the series were made 20 years ago, in 2001, I’d never seen it, so decided to give it a go.

Verdict: Absolutely brilliant! Great script, acting, pacing…engaging, and so very, very enjoyable.
This spoof TV Doc. series is so well made, that I found myself replaying scenes, just to see the expressions on the characters faces…so good, and so very believable.

Highly recommended.

NOTE: Ricky Gervais in ‘Derek’ is also worth checking out.

P.S. I think I may have a crush on Lucy Davis, who plays Dawn, the receptionist… :grin:


Yep, exactly my thoughts about TWD until Season 8, which became so dumb that I stopped watching.

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Lucy has let herself go a bit since this was made :roll_eyes: but haven’t we all ! LoL

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The good thing about letting yourself go, is that you then have the choice of when to re-capture yourself… :wink:


I like that … how reassuring - I thought I was permanently f**ked! LoL



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That sounds like heaven to me… :wink:

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Not quite what I meant! LOL


Working my way through the 1986 TV 10-part series, ‘Shaka Zulu’ on BD.

An amazing watch. I’m on episode three, and loving every thrilling moment.
I vaguely remember watching this on TV so many years ago, but doubt if it was so colourful and detailed as it is on this two-disc BD.

This is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the ‘Zulu Empire’, from 1823 onwards.
It details the rise of ‘Shaka’, the greatest of the Zulus, who forged an empire from humble beginnings.

Note: the BD image is far better than that pictured below.

Getting to the final part of " Song of the Bandits".
It is a Korean series about the Korean independence from Japan in the early 1900’s
I love the story telling and visuals. There are links to the genre we love in the way the story is depicted. Hope to see a next season coming.


Also high Up in my watchlist once I am all done with the Duttons :wink:

I watched until season 3 of the Duttons but the newer series are not shown on tv but on yet another streaming service. So I am waiting in patience to see if it will show up sometime again. We have subscriptions to 4 streaming services and that should be enough for now.

I watch it chronologically. Started with 1883 which is unarguably the best, and quite a show in its own right. Finished Yellowstone season 4 last night. 1923 is the weakest of the franchise, but on treason is that it is not a self contained miniseries but awaiting a season 2 for concluding all the story lines.

I thought season 5 was also finished or is that the season where Costner backed off to make is “Horizon”?

there’s a season 5, that’s all i know :slight_smile:

Fun fact: you can rent costner’s ranch in Aspen for 40 grand a night. so much for doing what you can to not lose your ranch

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