Friday Night Dinner (Season 2) TV Review

Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! It seems like we’re in the middle of a “golden age” of British sitcoms. It’s in doing this blog and beginning to review television shows that I realised how many sitcoms I watch and how good the British ones are. This year alone has seen Cuckoo, Bad Education and Moone Boy. It’s also seen the return of Red Dwarf (properly) and also new seasons of Trollied, The Thick of It and Friday Night Dinner. … Continue reading Friday Night Dinner (Season 2) TV Review

Moone Boy (Season 1) TV Review

Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! No matter what setting you choose for a sitcom or who your characters are, you won’t ever be able to beat the sitcoms set in and around a family. The most successful or memorable are the sitcoms that focus on the family dynamic, Only Fools and Horses being one key example, The Royle Family being another. They probably make double the amount of sitcoms set in and around families than they do … Continue reading Moone Boy (Season 1) TV Review

Trollied (Season 1) TV Review

Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! Britain do a particular style of sitcom better than any other… the “everyday” sitcom. What I mean by that is a sitcom where the “situation” is actually very mundane. Not a coming together of unlikely family members or two mismatched people forced to live together with “hilarious” consequences, but a sitcom set in an everyday, very familiar environment. The most famous (and arguably the most successful) is probably The Office. The … Continue reading Trollied (Season 1) TV Review