Married as teenagers Caroline and Liam,now thirty-somethings, have to cope with their own brood's problems - teen-aged Chloe's piercings,Steve's being bullied at school and Mikey's eating food out of...
It's Caroline's thirty-second birthday and Liam is taking her to see Mamma Mia! on stage. Jim and Tommy have both come to baby-sit but Jim wants to use the kids to lick envelopes for him and Tommy is...
Known as the inivibles, in the 1980s Maurice Riley and Syd Woolsey, were master burglars. But now they have retired with their spouses to the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Homesick, they ... See full summary »
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.
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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 »
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The show is a satirical and often surreal examination of subjects close to the hearts of the Irish people. It takes the form of a fake anthropological documentary as if made by British ... See full summary »
Ever heard of the infinite monkey theorem? Leave a monkey bashing keys on a typewriter for an infinite amount of time and it will, at some time, randomly bash the keys in the right order to produce coherent sentences, including all the greatest jokes.
This appears to be the tactic employed for this show, only the monkey had just a few months and they ran with whatever marginally coherent crap it spewed out.
Then they paid some trigger-happy canned laughter guy to work his magic at the end of every damned sentence.
How many people did this have to go through to end up being aired, and who approved a second series? It worries me that these people must also make life-important decisions.
Overall, I was left feeling annoyed, disenchanted and slightly depressed; last time I checked comedy was meant to provoke entirely different emotions...
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