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Are You Being Served?

Postby kancutlawns » Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:48 pm

Watching this on Gold and it’s bloody hilarious. Truly timeless. Peacock’s a cold steward, Rumbold’s a jolly old slaphead and as for Mrs Slocombe’s pussy. Loving the double entendre and unbridled smut. It really hasn’t aged. Why don’t they make comedy like this and no leado we don’t want a remake.

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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby The Ghost of Alex Higgins » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:43 pm

They are remaking this with Murs, Ryback and demi lovato
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Postby kancutlawns » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:56 pm

:lol:

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Postby JimmyDee » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:59 pm

It's interesting watching some of the old sitcoms with the benefit of hindsight. "On the Buses" makes interesting viewing, in that Blakey is now my hero because he wants to get the fucking buses out, for the benefit of the paying customer, whereas the other two skiving fuckers can just fuck off.
As for "Are You Being Served?", Christ! How many layers of management do you need in a department store? :-)

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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby The Ghost of Alex Higgins » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:03 pm

Or pornography
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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby Eaststand » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:06 pm

Or photo albums of that time they shot a porno in their house.
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Postby Basualdo » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:51 pm

Reg Varney, King of the piano players. He could play a really simple tune blindfold!
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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby AlcoholBrazil » Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:12 pm

Image

And of course Mr.Grace's secretary Candy Davis was a bonus.
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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby kancutlawns » Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:20 pm

AlcoholBrazil wrote:Image

And of course Mr.Grace's secretary Candy Davis was a bonus.

Young Mr Grace? He was in his nineties with a dodgy ticker and a randy old fucker to boot.

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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby The Ghost of Alex Higgins » Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:49 pm

He fucked bare bitches
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Postby The End » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:04 pm

John Inman and his classic 'I'm gaaaay' catchphrase. Wendy Richard. The baldy fella. Mollie Sugden's fanny. Wonderful times.
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Postby Basualdo » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:10 pm

God help us, I loved that show.
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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby The Ghost of Alex Higgins » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:10 pm

Retail is detail
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Postby Eaststand » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:40 pm

The End wrote:John Inman and his classic 'I'm gaaaay' catchphrase. Wendy Richard. The baldy fella. Mollie Sugden's fanny. Wonderful times.

Its funny because hes gay, you see.
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Re: Are You Being Served?

Postby m4rkb » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:43 pm

kancutlawns wrote:
AlcoholBrazil wrote:Image

And of course Mr.Grace's secretary Candy Davis was a bonus.

Young Mr Grace? He was in his nineties with a dodgy ticker and a randy old fucker to boot.


One reason why they can't do it properly again.It'd be seen as sexist, and jokes involving John Inman would be homophobic. Mrs Slocombe might have a penis these days too, and there are no mixed race faces in there.

Of course only tiny minority of people actually think like this but it's the prevailing mood of our time and if it's on the BBC they'd probably ruin it with unfunny PC rubbish rather than realise it's supposed to be a comedy.

If they wanted to ruin it completely they could put Matt Forde in it.


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