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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
Here it is,i rarely watch tv,i do like movies and i watch them regularly,it has been a while but i switched it on through morbid curiosity and complete and utter boredom and lo and behold i got to watch this little gem.....for your viewing displeasure (i guess depending on which side of the fence you sit on )....
My son the jihadi ....omfg really...this a British show....
Can anyone give me a reasonable reason as to why this rubbish is airing on prime time tv,other than molding peoples opinions towards a really dangerous place
Now this is not a dig at the brits,i love the English people and have spent many years there including my youth in an English boarding school,not that it was a pleasant memory but i am sure very few boarding schools are...before you ask my parents were more interested in money than children..C'est la vie...
Anyhow i hurt my back today and Valium and beer are keeping me mobile maybe not so coherent...either way....i am completely disgusted that this rubbish is aired as prime time tv and i have no doubt it goes a long way to forming many peoples opinions
I apologise as i will sleep it off and reply if needed tomorrow when i am a little more lucid
originally posted by: Revolution9
a reply to: TrueBrit
"There were moments when the film crew came under assault from thrown objects and insults, but they were directed at the crew because the locals believed that their street".
Sounds a bit like Palestine and Syria to me!
Since when has a community who throw stones together been progressive and all the nice liberal things you describe? Since the time of Jesus I suppose when they threw stones for supposed "justice". The very fact that this crew were targeted in this fashion reveals just what kind of community this is.
I don't see how you can say they did right to be doing this in a street in Britain. If anything you have just made the OP seem even more credible. I don't want the kind of so called "justice" of throwing stones on any of the streets in the UK. It is a sure sign of barbarism and brutality.
Yes, something is very wrong because people are acting like this as communities and this trash TV is inciting it and spreading it big time.
If you came with a camera crew down to some of the tower blocks in the town centre near my place, and started casting aspersions on the community there, you wouldn't get insults and street grit thrown at you, but the gangs that run the tower blocks WOULD beat you half to death and urinate all over you.
The quality of tv shows these days
originally posted by: Athetos
Hard pass I'd rather completely abstain. Have you made obscene amounts of money doing that? Just curious.
a reply to: olaru12
originally posted by: Skid Mark
a reply to: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
If you want mind numbing, you should look at American TV. 90% of the shows are "reality" Tv / unscripted crap that only a mentally impaired person would find intellectually satisfying.
Seriously, they remind me of the kind of shows feature on the movie Idiocracy. Pretty soon they'll have shows like Ouch , my balls, Which poop is mine?, or Some similar nonsense. The History Channel's "shows" have little or nothing to do with history, the same with Animal Planet (hardly a thing about animals), and the same goes for other stations. Either they're lowering the quality of their programming to match the lowering IQ of the people who watch that garbage or they're trying to dumb people down. I haven't figured out which yet.