• End of the World as We Know It?

    End of the World as We Know It?

    As reported by BBC News, well-known British comedian/writer/presenter, Stephen Fry, announced Saturday that he is leaving the world of Twitter behind and ceasing communication with the outside world to concentrate on the next installment of his autobiography. If you haven’t read his “first” volume, Moab is My Washpot, published in 1997, you have until probably Fall […]

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  • A Mr. Bean wedding

    A Mr. Bean wedding

    For a number of reasons, New Year’s Eve always seems to pop up as a possible wedding date for those planning a wedding. Not as much as June, but fairly significant. So, if you find yourself in a wedding, attending a wedding or having a wedding on New Year’s Eve 2009, one word of advice. […]

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  • OMG! The Vicar and Sting?

    OMG! The Vicar and Sting?

    This “special edition” of the Vicar of Dibley was created for a recent Red Nose Day broadcast in the UK. Launched on Christmas Day in 1985, Comic Relief and its’ 1988 creation of Red Nose Day bring together the greats of comedy talent in the UK to raise money for famine relief in the UK […]

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  • Man-eating plants to roam Britain in 2011

    Man-eating plants to roam Britain in 2011

    Yet another “eagerly awaited” re-make premieres this week on BBC One when Eddie Izzard, Vanessa Redgrave and Dougray Scott star in, hopefully, a well-deserved re-do of John Wyndham’s 1951 novel, Day of the Triffids . Set in 2011, this new version, on the surface, seems like it has a lot going for it with some […]

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  • A Christmas Story with Ozzy Osbourne

    A Christmas Story with Ozzy Osbourne

    Before we leave the holidays behind for 2009, this was too good to pass up. Narrated by our very own Geoffrey Palmer, the BBC’s Grumpy Guide to Christmas was broadcast on BBC Two this past week. How can you go wrong with a show that’s billed as “middle-aged celebrities bring tales of festive humbug”. Got […]

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  • Turkey leftovers in Dibley, Bowie & Bing

    Turkey leftovers in Dibley, Bowie & Bing

    We end our salute to the ultimate holiday celebration, Britcom style, with the conclusion of the Vicar of Dibley Christmas Lunch. Geraldine has survived another year and it’s time for leftovers and charades. Wish Jim would have done Dr. No. Now that we have sufficiently celebrated the holidays, Britcom style, for your viewing and listening […]

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  • Thank goodness Owen's cows can't talk

    Thank goodness Owen's cows can't talk

    Owen longs to hear a human voice on Christmas Day and end his 38 year rejection string so even Geraldine can’t turn down Christmas lunch #4. Owen’s Christmas tripe may end her attendance at Christmas lunches forever. Later, all is forgotten when Tristan Campbell pops the question….is it time for Mel to go? In our […]

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  • A Dibley Christmas, pt 2 & Reg Dwight finally arrives

    A Dibley Christmas, pt 2 & Reg Dwight finally arrives

    The ultimate holiday celebration continues as Geraldine puts the finishing touches on the Christmas sermon with Alice, and then Owen, as her sounding board. Unfortunately, it’s downhill from there as the Vicar now has plans for Christmas lunch #3 with Alice. Well, as you would expect, the Christmas sermon comes off like clockwork. And, how […]

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  • A Dibley Christmas celebration, pt 1

    A Dibley Christmas celebration, pt 1

    The Vicar of Dibley: The Christmas Lunch Incident — The ultimate holiday celebration – Britcom style. It’s so brilliant, it may take us several days to celebrate appropriately. Starts out a day like any other day until Geraldine accepts Christmas lunch #1 with Frank and Jim. Then, it’s Christmas lunch #2 with David showing off […]

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