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  1. Gasometer

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    I reckon there was a ratings dip as the show progressed and 9 pushed it back to a 9.30 or later start. I just remember watching the VCR tapes especially of the Concentration Camp episode
     

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    And 9 had a habit of doing this...

    Exhibit A The Sopranos
     
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    did the same with the west wing

    i started downloading the Sopranos from edonkey after channel 9 started to move it around
     
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    At work today a couple of us were discussing the topic of shows getting moved around. WW and Sopranos both came up. Also how the scheduled start time would effectively be ignored because a reality show had run over time (likely intentionally). Always added at least 15 minutes to the end of what I was recording.
     
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    Networks know how long things run to the second. Delaying everything was done to stop people changing channels.
     
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    when the networks started doing that, is when i started downloading TV shows and haven't watched free to air since
     
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    Pacific was much more enjoyable the second time round when I wasn't constantly measuring it up against BoB.

    Just re-watched Hacksaw Ridge again too. Looks like I'm going thru another WW2 phase..
     
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    i thought it was better after the first viewing aswell
     
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    Just rewatched BoB too, it had been a long time. It’s still superb of course. The interviews give it that authenticity that help make it so special.
     
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    This show is easily a top 3 show for me of all time

    Being a bit of a war buff I think this show gets as close as we are gonna get to what WW2 was really like in Europe

    I still get tingles watching Spears run through the German line to deliver the message and then running back (not sure if this was true but was epic)
     
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    from what i remember from the book , i'm pretty sure this happened, been a while since i read it
     
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    Absolutely amazing

    P.S Condolences for your Dog Mookie, always tough losing a furry family member
     
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    if you can, read the book, great read and more accurate and in depth then the TV series

    and thank you, it is tough, especially when its not expected
     
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    On a rewatch now (3rd time only though), impressed more and more by schwimmer each time. Not bad for a cafe vagrant.
     
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    Agree with this completely
     
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    What a great channel this is! Just sat through the Saving Pte Ryan one as well; engaging!
     
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    Watched a few others on that channel last night. The Braveheart one is a pisser and he doesn't hold back when discussing The Patriot.
     
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    Schwimmer activated beast mode the one and only time in his career, was superb.

    Like that day Simon Beaumont out of nowhere kicked 8 goals vs Collingwood!
     
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    i thought he was a odd choice to play Sobel, when they announced it, but he did play him very well
     
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    His facial expressions when he realises that he's lost Easy Company are magnificent.
     
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    brilliant analogy!
     
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    Thanks so much for that.

    Really got into his work on so many films. Turns out the Death of Stalin was pretty accurate.
     
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