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Looking for suggestions on what to watch.

I usually get suggestions from friends on things to watch, but they seem to have run out of things that appeal to me. I like crime drama, horror, SF, and intelligent comedy. Do you have any suggestions? Things that do/don't appeal to me beneath the fold. [more inside]
posted by Meep! Eek! on Jun 4, 2014 - 53 answers

Should I get the Dr. Who DVD or just watch on Amazon (online)?

I want a copy of "The Day of the Doctor" (50th Anniversary Special.) I have to choose between the DVD or the Amazon online "collection". [more inside]
posted by SMPA on Dec 25, 2013 - 2 answers

Dystopian ITV or BBC pilot from 1980s?

I am trying to locate a MeFi link from perhaps a year ago to a cancelled or unaired ITV/BBC pilot from the 1980s, and none of my MeFi/google/youTube searches in the past hour has unearthed it. Please help! [more inside]
posted by dickyvibe on Jul 18, 2013 - 7 answers

A British A.V. Club?

I'm an American who loves British television but am tired of discovering shows only after they have finished. Is there a UK-centric equivalent of The A.V. Club—i.e., a site that covers currently airing British television series?
posted by kaisemic on Feb 3, 2013 - 3 answers

Which BBC program is this?

Can anyone tell me which BBC program their recent segment on the Internet Archive is a part of?
posted by ryanshepard on Nov 1, 2012 - 2 answers

Shock and Awe me with your musical knowledge.

What is this piece of music in the BBC Four Program "Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity"? [more inside]
posted by katyggls on Dec 26, 2011 - 1 answer

Name that 1970s documentary program!

The FPP about 'Connections' made me think of another documentary series that I remember from the late 70s... but only vaguely. Can you identify this program? [more inside]
posted by sevenyearlurk on Dec 9, 2010 - 7 answers

Brit game show?

What was the British game show that aired on BBCA ... [more inside]
posted by pinkkitty on Jul 3, 2010 - 2 answers

UK SciFI and Comedy TV recommendations

I'm looking for some UK TV recommendations. Specifically comedy and SciFi shows. [more inside]
posted by anansi on Feb 21, 2010 - 51 answers

Can non-UK citizens enter BBC game shows?

Are non-UK residents eligible to enter the BBC quiz show Mastermind? [more inside]
posted by rollick on Sep 5, 2009 - 7 answers

Short BBC dramas

What great <10 episode British dramas, such as State of Play, have I missed in the last 10 years? [more inside]
posted by IanMorr on Aug 27, 2009 - 27 answers

Identifying a British TV series

Trying to identify a British television program about a doctor that used to be broadcast on PBS. [more inside]
posted by Riki tiki on Aug 22, 2009 - 2 answers

Need help finding a 70s-80s BBC show

Does anyone remember a BBC kids' TV series from the 70s-80s featuring psychic teenagers? I last saw it in the mid-80s. [more inside]
posted by emjaybee on Jul 29, 2009 - 8 answers

Please help a North American find a great new British mystery on DVD.

What is the latest and greatest murder mystery series or procedural series on British TV that I can get on DVD for my Canadian husband? [more inside]
posted by Toto_tot on Dec 2, 2008 - 15 answers

Looking for Emma Thompson TV series

Emma Thompson TV series? Late 80's? Did I hallucinate this? [more inside]
posted by bartleby on May 5, 2008 - 10 answers

Good UK TV forums?

What are some good message boards to discuss British TV? [more inside]
posted by smackfu on May 12, 2006 - 8 answers

Exterminate the Doctor!

So I'm watching the new Dr. Who series and they are dealing with the last of the Daleks, I want to know what happened to the Daleks since Tom Baker was around (possible spoilers inside). [more inside]
posted by furtive on May 10, 2005 - 9 answers

What are those red and green things pinned to the lapels of people on the BBC?

What are those red and green things pinned to the lapels of nearly everybody on the BBC these days?
posted by ar0n on Nov 6, 2004 - 16 answers

Give me your reccomendations on books about the Republic and Empire.

As a lay...very lay...student of Roman Republic and Empire, and anticipating the upcoming HBO/BBC series Rome with relish, I'm reading everything I can get my hands on about both Republic and Empire. Currently I'm reading an abridgement of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire I just inherited. What next? [insert Latin for "more inside" here].
posted by WolfDaddy on Sep 2, 2004 - 19 answers

Where to get BBC The Office on DVD?

Does anyone know where i can get a copy (Buy, download, anything) of the Christmas Specials from BBC's The Office. I've been eagerly awaiting my chance to see them for months now and i don't know where to find them.
posted by Slimemonster on Aug 19, 2004 - 7 answers

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