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Old 09-28-2009, 11:01 AM   #21
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Sounded like Christopher Walken playing Christopher Walken to me.

(I'm pretty sure it also made Baby Jesus cry.)
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I watched that movie over the weekend, it was pretty awesome.
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Hmm. I watched Moonraker, The Spy who Loved Me, For Your Eyes Only, and The Man with the Golden Gun.

Lots of British actors playing British roles.

(Incidentally, I find BBC-America to be somewhat confusing to watch. British programmes and British announcers, with American adverts.)

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(Incidentally, I find BBC-America to be somewhat confusing to watch. British programmes and British announcers, with American adverts.)

Just imagine how THEY feel!
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lol nice find!

I find (and a few other brits abroad) BBC America's ability to advertise quite annoying considering they're a channel funded by the license fee. There must be some sort of loop hole for them out here because it's quite illegal for them to be doing any sort of commercial advertisement.
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I was lol'ing. I Love Scrubs, love House, and as stupid and short as it was, I loved that clip.

I've watched a few episodes of Hugh and Laurie, good British comedy. It was a while ago but I think it reminded me a bit of a two person Monty Python.
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I find (and a few other brits abroad) BBC America's ability to advertise quite annoying considering they're a channel funded by the license fee. There must be some sort of loop hole for them out here because it's quite illegal for them to be doing any sort of commercial advertisement.
While I know relatively little of UK law or the BBC's charter, consider the parallel of PBS here in the US. Although roughly 40% of their operating revenues (the network and the affiliates combined) come from state and federal sources, they are permitted to engage in certain commercial practices, such as retail sale of both their programming (VHS and DVD) as well as programming-related merchandise.

The next time you see a Barney or Tickle-Me-Elmo doll at the store, ask yourself- how do you feel about your tax dollars being used to market those toys?
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That's interesting, I never could quite figure out the PBS setup. In Britain it is 100% state funded, so it really pisses me off seeing them make money off shitty commercials when we already pay for it. Not to mention the online broadcast restrictions that make for international users....
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