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Inspector Sands13,599 posts since 25 Aug 2004
As if they already knew what people would be saying about the show.

Though of course they're parodying that opinion


Episode 3 was the best yet, feels lots like old Partridge - bits of Knowing Me, Day Today and other previous productions in there. The filmed reports are a highlight, the Alan goes vegetarian one especially, so much quotable stuff in there too

I know we can't expect them to get the whole thing in one take but some of the edits are very obvious and jarring when the pretence is meant to be that of a live show.

Anyone else spot the deliberate editing mistake in the schools package?
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Aaron_20151,097 posts since 11 Mar 2015
Westcountry Spotlight
1.7m last night, I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s down to 1.3m or less by episode 6.

I really wanted to enjoy the series, but the reports last night were utterly painful. Some of the dialogue is funny, and there’s definitely potential, it just doesn’t really work. Maybe if it went beyond the show and it’s content (production meetings, Partridge making a tit of himself in BH, etc) it would be funnier.
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South Today2,718 posts since 10 Feb 2003
I found Alan now debuting in the 'This Time' opening titles superb! That had me in stitches alone. That is certainly something I would like to see on the regional opening titles. Smile
Hatton Cross3,222 posts since 4 Jan 2003
Central (West) Midlands Today
Episode 3 was the best one yet.
Can't help thinking the quad screen at the start of the episode is how they should have shown the 'off air' material from the start.
It reduces the (false) appearance that 'they' have cut back to the studio far too early.

Anyway, I'm off to find a can of meat free lilt..
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Andrew13,586 posts since 27 Mar 2001
Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)
1.7m last night, I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s down to 1.3m or less by episode 6.

I really wanted to enjoy the series, but the reports last night were utterly painful. Some of the dialogue is funny, and there’s definitely potential, it just doesn’t really work. Maybe if it went beyond the show and it’s content (production meetings, Partridge making a tit of himself in BH, etc) it would be funnier.

If the ratings carry on like this, then life will be imitating art and he won’t be getting a second series.

I’m expecting BBC bosses will have expected more than 1.7m on a Monday night
Josh916 posts since 21 Dec 2014
I for one like it and am finding it very funny. It is really awkward, which is what it is meant to be.

Anyways, it's better than another "comedy" that's on just before... *cough* Warren *cough*
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