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Lew mentioned on tv

Simple question on todays quiz show "the chase" THE QUESTION :- who played Bodie in The Professionals ...Yes correct answer LEWIS COLLINS , well done the chaser .Thats twice he's been mentioned on tv in as many days *sighs*


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Jul. 4th, 2016 07:50 pm (UTC)
Never Forgotten

Which was the other time? I must have missed that...
Jul. 5th, 2016 05:14 am (UTC)
Re: Never Forgotten
thankyou, it was just lovely to hear his name mentioned.

The other time was on Sunday night when "codename wildgeese" was shown on one of the movie channels on sky when my heart did a tripple leap .
Jul. 5th, 2016 06:22 am (UTC)
Re: Never Forgotten

Don't have Sky, so that explains that.

Yes, it is nice to hear him mentioned - I just wish they'd give The Professionals a proper airing.

It's still good enough for evening viewing.
Jul. 5th, 2016 06:35 am (UTC)
Re: Never Forgotten
mmmmm i know what you mean . They do sometimes repeat the show on ITV 4 but with huge amounts cut out.

After hearing one or two interviews on tv i think the violence is too much but it could still be shown at a later time . It would be great to see it back on tv.
Jul. 6th, 2016 02:40 am (UTC)
Re: Never Forgotten

To be fair, although ITV4 do edit quite extensively, I couldn't say they butcher the eps.

But if they were shown in the evening, after the watershed, say, they could be shown uncut and unedited.

I'm not sure about Klansman - I don't think the racism would be controversial now - things have moved on - but it's so naively handled I think the crassness of it would be offensive. Although they could put up warnings and show it much later.

They repeat The Sweeney too, but I don't think it holds up as well as Pros.
Jul. 6th, 2016 06:13 am (UTC)
Re: Never Forgotten
i'm sure they could show the programme again definitley after the watershed the show is still as good as it's always been.

I'm not sure about klansman ..i still think some people would complain about its content .

I'm not too bothered about The Sweeny , it wasn't as good as The Professionals imo.

Edited at 2016-07-06 07:22 am (UTC)
Jul. 5th, 2016 08:35 am (UTC)
Jul. 5th, 2016 08:43 am (UTC)
it has been lovely to hear his name mentioned on tv again (atleast for me it has) and twice in as many days .....perfect .
Jul. 5th, 2016 09:36 am (UTC)
Again! ..Two days running - that's interesting.
Jul. 5th, 2016 09:51 am (UTC)
I had to rewind to listen to it twice , it was just so lovely to hear his name mentioned and yes two days running.....bliss.

Edited at 2016-07-05 09:52 am (UTC)
Jul. 5th, 2016 01:10 pm (UTC)
I can only imagine how cross you would have been if they'd given the wrong answer! *g* Nice surprise for you, though :)
Jul. 5th, 2016 01:29 pm (UTC)
i was sat watching when the question came out and i thought "don't get this wrong PLEASE" then when he said Lewis Collins i had to rewind it *sigh* but it was just lovely to hear his name mentioned .
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