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Xmas TV #135154
12/21/02 11:38 PM
12/21/02 11:38 PM
Trumpy  Offline
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,231
SI,New Zealand
What is the TV fare like, where you come from over the Xmas-New Year break?
If it is anything like here, it really blows,man!.
Repeats, Repeats, Repeats of the most annoying Rubbish as what the TV execs can find(read Low Cost,Low Entertainment Value).
We still have the Sound Of Music every year.
Whats your pet peeve?.

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Re: Xmas TV #135155
12/22/02 08:18 AM
12/22/02 08:18 AM
pauluk  Offline
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England
Christmas TV has gotten attrocious in England. Some of the garbage they turn out now is just unbelievable.

I'm a great fan of old TV and movies, so I'm quite happy to see classic favorites repeated. After all, it wouldn't be Christmas without.....

BBC2 Xmas Day, 5:50pm
It's A Wonderful Life [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

It's usually a 50/50 guess as to whether we'll have The Wizard of Oz or Chitty Chitty Bang Bang over the holidays (the latter this year). Timeless kids movies that those of us who are "big kids" can still watch over and over.

The repeats that I do object to are their "another chance to see classic comedy from the 1980s" or some such nonsense. Most of it was trash when it was made in the 1980s -- It's still trash!

I'll just go back a great many more years and watch James Stewart, thanks! [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by pauluk (edited 12-22-2002).]

Re: Xmas TV #135156
12/22/02 01:33 PM
12/22/02 01:33 PM
CTwireman  Offline
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 840
Connecticut, USA
Most TV shows are absolute crap over here too, year round.


Re: Xmas TV #135157
12/24/02 04:10 PM
12/24/02 04:10 PM
classicsat  Offline
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 456
Another popular thing, is Dicken's A Christmas Carol. I hace seen about a dozen
interpretations scheduled (seen some too).
Also, there is Network Chrismas Variety specials.

Re: Xmas TV #135158
12/24/02 10:03 PM
12/24/02 10:03 PM
nesparky  Offline
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 642
Junk is junk just turn off the TV

Re: Xmas TV #135159
12/25/02 12:03 AM
12/25/02 12:03 AM
Trainwire  Offline
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 360
amen, preach it brother

[This message has been edited by Trainwire (edited 12-25-2002).]


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