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Old August 23 2012, 04:12 PM   #1
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Bottom returns!

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-...island-on-bbc2

Yay! Let's hope they can keep up the quality though.... the Hooligan's Island stage show was merely OK...
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Old August 23 2012, 04:19 PM   #2
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I love the show, it was dark and unrelentingly downbeat, and very funny. I enjoyed the first stage show, I was less keen on the next 2 stage shows, and I didn't see 4 & 5. I think the shows are just too long, it was good for a novelty for the first one, but it doesn't really work that well in that format IMO.

I will watch a new TV show though, definitely. 30 minutes is the right sort of length to watch two guys beating the crap out of each other.
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Old August 23 2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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Oh, darn, I was hoping this was about a spinoff/sequel for A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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Old August 23 2012, 05:01 PM   #4
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Was this the stage show with the 'le danger, le nuclear bomb' sign? I watched it on VHS many years ago.
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Old August 23 2012, 05:24 PM   #5
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Was this the stage show with the 'le danger, le nuclear bomb' sign? I watched it on VHS many years ago.
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Old August 24 2012, 11:56 AM   #6
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I was just coming here to post this. I don't know whether to be excited by the prospect or go off on a whinge about creativity being dead and scrapping the bottom of the barrel.
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Old August 24 2012, 12:01 PM   #7
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Obviously the Bombardier money's run out...
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Old August 25 2012, 06:35 PM   #8
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Richie and Eddie back on the screen can only been a good thing. Reading up more on this I see there was a 4th series planned and written but never got made. Wouldn't mind seeing that.
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Old August 26 2012, 12:21 AM   #9
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Obviously the Bombardier money's run out...
Maybe all the free beer he must be getting fuelled the idea...

Bottom was great fun; it will be interesting to see how the characters lives have (presumably failed to) move on. And of course, to see what torment might be inflicted with a frying pan, a 12V battery and a pair of wire hangers...
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Old August 31 2012, 03:18 AM   #10
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Gas man! Gas man! Gas man! Gas man! Gas man! Gas man! Gas man! Gas man!
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Old October 17 2012, 02:02 PM   #11
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The series has been shelved. Apparently so they can work on other things... and because they "Realised why we stopped working together."

http://www.metro.co.uk/tv/915133-bot...rian-edmondson
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Old October 17 2012, 04:41 PM   #12
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The series has been shelved. Apparently so they can work on other things... and because they "Realised why we stopped working together."

http://www.metro.co.uk/tv/915133-bot...rian-edmondson
Oh well, better an amicable parting than an uninspired series. Though if it was an inimical parting, they could have just filmed that as an episode instead.
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Old October 17 2012, 07:16 PM   #13
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Old October 18 2012, 10:12 AM   #14
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The series has been shelved. Apparently so they can work on other things... and because they "Realised why we stopped working together."

http://www.metro.co.uk/tv/915133-bot...rian-edmondson
Shit!
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Old October 18 2012, 11:37 PM   #15
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I'd rather they shelve it than try to go ahead with it and end up having a massive falling out. It would be reflected in the quality of the show, and the last thing Bottom needs is its own Back To Earth.
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