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THING: Lizzie and Sarah
QUESTION: Why is British TV so lame?


  1. OK, understanding that proper English gentlemen have this hereditary gene that consistently and constantly makes them apologetic with regard to every single thing that has come out of the island of Great Britain, British dramas can actually be pretty badass.
    I grew up reading/ watching/ playing/ listening/ existing within the fictitious/non-fic world of espionage. And ONE OF MY FAVORITE TELEVISION SHOWS about spies is the BBC show called simply "MI-5." It is one of the best there is. I understand there might be a few comedic elements thrown in throughout the show (like when the super spy MI5 agent accidentally spills tea on the CIA agent's documents), but LIKE THE SOPRANOS is a DRAMA. (Seriously, you thought the Sopranos was a fucking comedy? YOU ARE A PSYCHOPATHIC KILLER).
    That being said, when I saw Schindler's List for the first time, I thought it was hilarious. I haven't really admitted that to anyone until now, but since one of you is an AXE MURDERER, it seemed apropos. I watched the movie alone, mind you, and I was fucking laughing to the point of tears in some of the scenes.
    Anyways, another awesome British drama is STRIKE BACK - again, not a comedy.
    And there are PLENTY of other British dramas throughout the history of the island's television history that surpassed Holywood's close-mindedness.
    Here are just a few: Inspector Lewis/Morse, Case Histories (should have had more episodes), Foyle's War, Prime Suspect, Wallander (should have had more episodes), and FUCKING SHERLOCK FUCKING HOLMES YOU FUCKING IDIOTS.
    Also, SHERLOCK.
    British Dramas are stellar, they just don't come out as often as one would wish.

  2. The Sopranos was a comedy.
    Exhibit A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVov-mCj2Y0
    We rest our case.