Charlie Brooker quizzes celebrity guests on their televisual literacy.
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Under-appreciated, under-valued, misunderstood.
4 June 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'd just like to throw in a few thoughts, going very much against the grain, and general "consensus" here on IMDb: You Have Been Watching is excellent. Yes, it is a panel show, and it's a FUN one.

It is different to Screenwipe and Newswipe. There is quite enough space in the world for all of these shows, and they provide various alternative, and equally fascinating / hilarious / enjoyable takes on Charlie's view on the world, and his criticisms.

Most of the guests have been very entertaining, the 90s special was fun. Starting the show with some jokes might seem cliché but if one actually listens to those jokes, often they are appropriately "Brooker

  • cynic" and totally fit the show.




Every episode contains fascinatingly twisted questions, criticisms of various ridiculous TV shows (Who Is Deadliest!), and witty, appropriate observations and mickey-taking from everyone involved. I was particularly pleased to see Martin Freeman, the absolutely gorgeous and fun Liza Tarbuck, and the appropriately divisive Frankie Boyle.

If anything, I'm pleased to see Charlie take on a panel-show format because it proves he can effectively host more than one type of show. His comedy and observations are never really "argued" in Screenwipe and Newswipe, and it makes a refreshing change to have "contestants" to bounce off his views.

Here's hoping for many more seasons. Top marks.


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