Ollie is a helpless handyman who is somewhat hindered by his lazy, freeloading right-hand-man Darren. This series follows their hilarious capers as the pair leave a trail of destruction after every job.
Set in Valco, a fictional supermarket in the north-west of England, Trollied is an eight-part sitcom that puts a comic twist on one of our most familiar surroundings. Acting deputy manager ... See full summary »
I have seen similar kinds of shows to this before like "Broken News" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479827/) and "Unnovations" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0303560/) for example, so I hoped this might raise the bar of this genre a bit, but sadly it was not as original as the producers would have us believe. Some of the sketches went on a bit too long such as the "Plastic surgery from hell" going on way past the funny point and even being revisited later on in the show. Funniest parts for me were "Deaf porn" with the signing couple translating the moaning and groaning into sign language in the corner of the screen, and the names of some of the shows in the information bar as the viewer hopped around the satellite pulp. I found my attention wondering away from the show as it went on and pretty much gone during the final sketches. Lets hope it gets better during the coming shows as it really needs to be a lot sharper. Overall, worth a watch but if you have Sky+ or a recorder, chances are you will find yourself fast forwarding or rather ironically, channel hopping off.
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