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by jno
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Shows ruined by revival/comeback
Replies: 80
Views: 8230

Re: Shows ruined by revival/comeback

Hawaii Five O - I actually like the remake and for me it is up there with the original which has many dud episodes. Lethal Weapon - again, I might be on my own here but I like the TV series remake just as much, if not more than the films. Callan - agree with the above that 'Wet Job' was a massive di...
by jno
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: "English By Television"
Replies: 10
Views: 1035

Re: "English By Television"

Rings no bells with me unfortunately. Without wanting to go too off topic I only remember "Follow Me" with Francis Matthews at the helm.
by jno
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Actors from a programme appearing in another
Replies: 33
Views: 3166

Re: Actors from a programme appearing in another

George Cole and Mylène Demongeot appeared in the 1956 film 'It's a Wonderful World'
George Cole and Mylène Demongeot appeared in the 1994 Minder episode 'Another Case of Van Blank'
by jno
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: The weird world of dubbing
Replies: 35
Views: 4200

Re: The weird world of dubbing

I once met Reece Dinsdale by accident - he is dubbed in the Minder episode "Willesden Suite", I asked him why. He told me the producers thought his voice didn't sound tough enough but was happy someone realised it - on initial playback he didn't think it was that noticeable. Dubbing (foreign languag...
by jno
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Current Television
Topic: A Sharpe Intake of Breath - on Gold (UKTV)
Replies: 4
Views: 976

Re: A Sharpe Intake of Breath - on Gold (UKTV)

The only reason I have been tuning in to this was to catch Diana Malin (who was in Minder) appearing in various extras roles. Overall, I thought ASIOB was pretty hit and miss affair in terms of the humour, more miss than hit. I wasn't sure on the breaking of the fourth wall and sadly laughs were few...
by jno
Thu May 25, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: British Comics
Topic: Your childhood comics.
Replies: 68
Views: 6826

Re: Your childhood comics.

Does anyone else still own any of these old comics? If anyone does have any TOPS/TV TOPS still around I'd be happy to hear from them.
by jno
Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:38 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: The Inaugural Christmas TV Location Competition
Replies: 23
Views: 2188

Re: The Inaugural Christmas TV Location Competition

Got a picture? Is it the one covered in ivy?
by jno
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:49 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Audio Recordings of Missing Eps: Ace of Wands, AAL & Others
Replies: 21
Views: 1904

Re: Audio Recordings of Missing Eps: Ace of Wands, AAL & Oth

Any info out there on scripts of missing Paul Temple (1969-1971) episodes?
by jno
Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Paul Temple (German) DVD
Replies: 12
Views: 1499

Re: Paul Temple (German) DVD

Spiny Norman wrote:I guess if we find someone who recorded the audio at home, then many of the German episodes could be turned back into English.
Or you could go here for a homemade subs project: http://www.minder.org/paultemple.htm
by jno
Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: CI5: The New Professionals [Network]
Replies: 3
Views: 884

Re: PR: CI5: The New Professionals [Network]

As much it is great to see this get an unedited release in the UK, dare I mention I have it twice already - both from down under and the whole series as an extra on the US Limited Edition DVD set of 'The Equalizer'. Thus, it's a pass, albeit nice to see it out.
by jno
Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Terrahawks: Volume 1 [Network]
Replies: 4
Views: 773

Re: PR: Terrahawks: The Complete First Series [Network]

videoking wrote:My least favorite out of all the Anderson series, I'll pass.
Agree - plus, this one used to scare me a a child.
by jno
Sun Sep 13, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: SPACE 1999 YEAR 2 BLURAY - ON THE WAY?
Replies: 69
Views: 5696

Re: SPACE 1999 YEAR 2 BLURAY - ON THE WAY?

Obviously I would be disappointed if I paid for something that is sold as being an improvement in quality and it wasn't. Do I enjoy the production as technophobe as much as a technophile ? Yes. It is a matter of opinion and I can understand where you are coming from - I love watching BluRay as much ...
by jno
Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:09 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Captain Ersatzes and Expies - disguised crossovers
Replies: 5
Views: 653

Re: Captain Ersatzes and Expies - disguised crossovers

Anything 'major' done by Neil Connery - now, who's his bruvva? :)
by jno
Sat Sep 12, 2015 5:58 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: SPACE 1999 YEAR 2 BLURAY - ON THE WAY?
Replies: 69
Views: 5696

Re: SPACE 1999 YEAR 2 BLURAY - ON THE WAY?

Growing up in the VHS generation which I'm sure many have here - plot, story and action are usually way ahead of picture quality for me In my experience, people who are interested in old telly overwhelmingly want the best picture quality possible. Talking about the "VHS generation" is a bit irrelev...
by jno
Fri Sep 11, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: SPACE 1999 YEAR 2 BLURAY - ON THE WAY?
Replies: 69
Views: 5696

Re: SPACE 1999 YEAR 2 BLURAY - ON THE WAY?

Interesting points here. I agree you only pay what you are willing too. Growing up in the VHS generation which I'm sure many have here - plot, story and action are usually way ahead of picture quality for me. If any film or production is poor, a crisp high definition picture isn't going to save it, ...
by jno
Sat Jun 14, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Killer Waiting
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Re: Killer Waiting

Gets my vote - I have the region 1 DVD (I had 2 of the VHS previously) - all great stuff and well worth a watch !
by jno
Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Public Eye and the missing ATV episodes
Replies: 13
Views: 1504

Re: Public Eye and the missing ATV episodes

I think Callan is top of my list, but good old Frank Marker is up there in second place - currently loving series 6, you can't help but like Frank Marker - such a weedy character with little or no sparkle but he seems the only normal one compared to some of the people he does jobs for! This is such ...
by jno
Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Network - 33% off, 3 day sale
Replies: 12
Views: 1677

Re: Network - 33% off, 3 day sale

Definitely not a browser issue - I was on yesterday evening - it was painfully slow, but got there in the end - after slow choosing process, adding to basket took an age and credit card verification took almost 8 minutes to go through! Information technology - I love it.
by jno
Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Burnside - The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 7
Views: 1119

Re: PR: Burnside - The Complete Series [Network]

Great series - watch out for a young Shane Richie in this.

Next up, Ellington?
by jno
Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: Current Television
Topic: Corrie - Barlow goes bonkers
Replies: 17
Views: 3028

Re: Corrie - Barlow goes bonkers

It's certainly going to be one hell of Christmas prison panto this year. Oh no it isn't! Laugh? I almost cried. Dare I say "oh yes it is!" Admittedly nothing has been proven at the time I write this, but I find it quite strange how major personalities seem to consider themselves above the law and m...
by jno
Tue May 21, 2013 2:18 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Schools programmes: why did they have to 'follow shortly'?
Replies: 36
Views: 3377

Re: Schools programmes: why did they have to 'follow shortly

It's great reading these memories of watching TV in school, which of course is really teachers having 30 minutes off doing any work. Ok, there's "follow up" material but many teachers will often just sit back & relax while these programmes were on. I remember seeing the remake of 'Boy from Space' an...
by jno
Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: The Professionals from Network???
Replies: 44
Views: 4118

Re: The Professionals from Network???

Extras: Without Walls docu + Commentaries (Please!) + would love to hear from Lewis Collins these days.
by jno
Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:06 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Google Streetview and Maps Archive TV locations thread
Replies: 69
Views: 7562

Re: Google Streetview and Maps Archive TV locations thread

Love those Public Eye locations! Excellent work.

On an-going project (currently on series 9) here are the majority of locations used in 'Minder':
http://www.minder.org/locations/index2.htm
by jno
Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Love Thy Neighbour on DVD
Replies: 26
Views: 3010

Re: Love Thy Neighbour on DVD

I have also read that there is a missing episode (April Fools?) which was supposedly deemed too extreme to be included on a DVD set - I assume this is the case across all regions, is that right or has this episode seen the light of day?
by jno
Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Love Thy Neighbour on DVD
Replies: 26
Views: 3010

Love Thy Neighbour on DVD

I have not been keeping up with DVD releases of this series over the years. Can anyone tell me if the Australian releases of the series are preferred over the UK releases? Is there anything on them that doesn't appear on the UK releases? I have seen a few of these over the years and without wanting ...
by jno
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: The Worst US TV and film depictions of Britain
Replies: 197
Views: 15562

Re: The Worst US TV and film depictions of Britain

I'd need to check, but I seem to remember some 89/90 Mission Impossible series being set in London or the English countryside with car number plate spacing all over the place. It's always great to see this, and even though I know they are not really there, somehow I still think they are there - love...
by jno
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Minder (Umbrella) & Minder (Clear Vision)
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Re: Minder (Umbrella) & Minder (Clear Vision)

Agree 100% - the Umbrella sets are the only definitive Minder release. Dare I say it, as a Minder anorak completist, there are still one or two things that could have gone on them (but a certain tube has Daley alternatives) ... have to say so, Umbrella are light years ahead of any UK release. Person...
by jno
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Prospects: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 6
Views: 979

Re: PR: Prospects: The Complete Series [Network]

This is a truly great series!