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Trailers, Quotes and a 1999 Tape Tale

‘The Flash’ promo
Emo Barry seeks re-ablement.

‘Symptoms’ (1974) trailer
WTF?

Best Line:
“Something final in which I will be involved.”

Lies’ (1983) trailer
Secrets and lies and bad clothes. An innocent ends up in a loony bin and this looks bizarre.

Best Lines:
“You’re not going to believe this one.”

‘Peaky Blinders’ promo
No.

Best Lines:
“These are very dangerous people.”
“So are we.”

‘Top Gear’ promo
No.

‘The Faculty’ promo
No.

Alien Nation: The Enemy Within’ promo
No.

‘Dark Skies’ opening credits
So much promise, but so little delivery.

‘Rovers’ promo
WTF? A bit nothing.

‘Slasher’ promo
Mmmm.

Best Line:
“Somethings are best left undisturbed.”

Made gluten free chocolate and almond brownies. They’re okay.
Lime tea - bog water.
Angriest Whooper - okay.
Spicy Cheese bites - very good.
Toff-eee Toffee chew - okay.

I didn’t know about Jungle Fowl.

The water timer broke as did a tap and a door handle. So far only the water timer is fixed.

Poison Girl smells nice.

Mads Mikkelsen looks old.

Misha Collins was on ‘CSI’, he couldn’t act there either.

‘Witless’ is dire.

Saw how they make pop tarts - no.

Heard mocking of 90s music video tropes like an old man shirtless for no reason in black and white - hee.

‘American Crime’ season 2 is not very good.

Best Line:
“No one was helping you when you were down on the floor like that?”

‘RTE News’ Quote:
“Hostile propaganda.”

‘Elementary’ Quote:
“How do you plant spit?”

‘Flowers’ Quote:
“And I’m sorry for calling you a fat pig slut maniac with no moral compass. And for smashing up the house and forfeiting our deposit.”

‘Line Of Duty’ Quotes:
“All those monsters you’ve protected.”

“I’m taking his dying declaration.”

‘Monkey Life’ Quote:
“Lick the reward off.”

‘Good Morning Britain’ Quotes:
“React in any way whatsoever.”

“Go and look after newts.”

‘Forever’ Quote:
“Died in a duel. Shot in the groin. Not coincidentally.”

‘The Latter Fire’ Quote:
“No one thought there would be sentients out here.”

‘The Irish Times’ Quotes:
“Re-enactments of childhood disappointments.”

“Is as disquieting as it is scarily accurate.”

“In front of a TV that hasn’t been switched off in 11 years.”

“Constructed with snake-oil and self absorption.”

“Dinner time was generally boiled.”

“Lest somebody is waiting to be offended.”

“Shame knocked on the door and unfortunately I answered.”

“Alpaca crew-neck sweater.”

“Screaming life truths across six people in a taxi.”

“Declinist accounts.”

‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ Quote:
“We’ll never make it to the throne of England. Not in this generation.”

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On ‘Neighbours’: Brad is a horrible father and ignores Ned, his son by Beth. There is bad acting and public perception is against Paul, again. Lauren cosies up to Ned. Mark yells. Brad whines about being publicly shamed for his adultery. Where is Kyle? Nate’s back. Paige fawns over John Doe.

Best Line:
“It’s too petty.”

On ‘Hollyoaks’: nothing brings happiness to Simone. Grace, Trevor, Ben and Sienna do not have an intellectually enthusiastic plot. Where is Lindsey? Legitimate criticism is that this show bores. Exactly not what you would want. Joe does not want Mercedes and can’t cope. Margaret the Lisa snatcher is found. Grace has a Kate Middleton like wedding dress. Grace sports a huge pair of bra and pants. Esther dresses like a ‘Doctor Who’ villain. Frankie gets into a lesbian app. There is crackling sexual tension between Grace/Trevor/Sienna. Kim and Lisa show up.

Best Lines:
“You were a lesbian for like a week!”

“Esther carried my child unlike you who carried your brother’s!”

“Sister Midnight.”

“Tend to lose badly.”

“Before I fill her in.”

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Cleared out a 1999 tape. It began with a ‘Charmed’ ep ‘Wedding From Hell’ in which plot illogic is blithely explained. There are sisterly and creative tensions. There is bad acting, rubbish villains and ugly clothes. This was very ugly and bad.

Best Lines:
“The dark cloud over the Halliwell household.”

“The guy who blew up in the attic.”

Then came a ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ ep ‘Passion’ in which Jenny Calendar (one half of Diamonds and Pearls) annoys. Giles bores. Jenny isn’t sorry and a computer disk is important. There is no underlying positivity. This was nonsense. Jenny dies. Why wasn’t Giles a suspect? Then came a ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ ep ‘Devi’ in which the duo are in India. The twit Eli shows up. Gabrielle is possessed and vogues. There is bad acting and bad wire-fu a reliable indicator of a bad and problematic ep.

Finally there was a ‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys’ ep ‘The Other Side’ in which there is bad acting, bizarre costumes and no Iolaus. But it does have the nice looking Erik Thomson as Hades. Persephone is taken to the underworld, Charon mutters, Hades sports pleather and truth bias Herc meets his dead wife and children. When Herc sexes up his dead wife, is it necrophilia? Herc feels it is his moral duty to be a political arsonist. Herc wanders around Tartarus and is annoyingly puritanical. Herc has constant aggression and Kevin Sobro’s acting is the equivalent of urine washing. Women are a reward. This was okay. It had no long elegant speeches, just time wasting graphics and fighting. Hades is a god; he has an ignored natural advantage. Herc makes arguments.

Best Lines:
“Claim I’m too gloomy.”

“You’re no match for a god.”
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