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New series of Sunderland 'Til I Die today. Love it. 

 

First thing the new bosses focus on is the walk out music. I'll be the same story as last year where everyone peddles the bike hard while the owners get fixated on selling the wheels. 

 

 

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5 hours ago, AK Bell said:

New series of Sunderland 'Til I Die today. Love it. 

 

First thing the new bosses focus on is the walk out music. I'll be the same story as last year where everyone peddles the bike hard while the owners get fixated on selling the wheels. 

 

 

 

Just watched the first one. Obviously, they don't go up. The posh, sweary, floppy haired Chief Exec is an instant arsehole. 

I can't really forgive Sunderland as they played Southend in their final game with nothing to play for, didn't try, played a weakened team and Southend won.... relegating us to League 2. They also got a lot of friendly referees that season and, although they're pleading poverty at the very start, their budget was enormous compared to some teams in League 1. Spending £900k on Wyke was madness.

I love their fans though.

I'll enjoy this. Loved the first season.

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On 31/03/2020 at 11:29, museman123 said:

Gets even more crazy in episode 5!

You're right. Episode 5 and the look on the guy's face in the office.

 

Also 

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Joe Exotic's valedictory about his husband's balls, smooth as chicken nuggets. 

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Bonkers. Best episode yet.

 

 

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On 26/03/2020 at 07:36, KartoffelKopf said:

 

I don't really follow football but loved STiD. Fascinating insight and I had no idea how it was going to end. Clearly neither did they when they started which is what makes it so compelling. 

 

Did they have as barmy a season last year then? Obviously, watch your spoilers as I have no idea. :)

 

On 01/04/2020 at 21:22, neoELITE said:

Summary of everything that happens at the end

 

 Oh well.... :( guess I just need to stay off the internet.

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Sunderland 'Til I Die season 2 is fantastic. Perhaps not quite as watch-through-the-fingers calamitous as the first season

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because they are in the third tier and holding their own but the boardroom machinations are fascinating. Maybe it's just me but after episode 3 I started to find the two directors overbearing and there's a small part of me that now wants them to fail. As harsh as that sounds I find some of their treatment of staff steps over the line.

 

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2 hours ago, Monkeyboy said:

Part 4 of Money Heist has been added.


God, really thought it was called Monkey Heist when I first read this. 
 

Must be a combination of your username and the innately amusing, Partridgesqe affixing of ‘Monkey’ to the front of any activity. 

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2 hours ago, KartoffelKopf said:

 

 

 Oh well.... :( guess I just need to stay off the internet.

 

I thought this would not have been a spoiler considering you'd know that unless you aren't a football supporter or interested in football.

 

A prime example of them getting favourable decisions is evident in their boxing day match at home to Bradford City. I doubt they'll show the game when they played my team away with two absolute blatant handballs that should have given us two penalties in the first half at 0-0..... but yes, I'm bitter.

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1 hour ago, TurningMonster said:

Does anyone have any suggestions for docs to fill a void left by The Tiger King? 

 

Some of my favourites you might not have watched:

 

Don't Fuck With Cats

Making A Murderer - just the first series

The Vietnam War

Evil Genius 

The Films That Made Us

The Toys That Made Us

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1 hour ago, TurningMonster said:

Does anyone have any suggestions for docs to fill a void left by The Tiger King? 

Everything @neoELITE said, and Wild Wild Country.

 

I’ve two episodes into a french true crime doc called Who Killed Little Gregory which is really good so far.

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4 hours ago, neoELITE said:

 

I thought this would not have been a spoiler considering you'd know that unless you aren't a football supporter or interested in football.

 

A prime example of them getting favourable decisions is evident in their boxing day match at home to Bradford City. I doubt they'll show the game when they played my team away with two absolute blatant handballs that should have given us two penalties in the first half at 0-0..... but yes, I'm bitter.

I'm a football fan but have no idea what's going on in the third tier so it would be a shame to spoil this excellent series.

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4 hours ago, TurningMonster said:

Does anyone have any suggestions for docs to fill a void left by The Tiger King? 

 

I'd add these to the other recommendations:

 

The 13th

The Staircase

The Keepers

Icarus

 

I hear American factory is very good but haven't had the time to watch it myself yet.

 

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10 hours ago, TurningMonster said:

Does anyone have any suggestions for docs to fill a void left by The Tiger King? 

Have you watched the Louis Theroux documentary with Joe Exotic that’s on iplayer? 
 

If you have any interest in sport then The Barkley Marathon is great. It’s an ultramarathon where the entry cost changes each year. If the organiser needs new clothes then he might ask for a fleece as the entry fee. Runners have up to 60 hours to run 100 miles; managing 60 miles is seen as a fun run. Only about 20 people have ever managed it as the course is so demanding - off road, through gorse bushes, under a prison, up step hills etc. It’s a great watch, just from a WTAF viewpoint. 

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11 hours ago, Mawdlin said:

I'm a football fan but have no idea what's going on in the third tier so it would be a shame to spoil this excellent series.

 

I'd have thought every football fan would know who's been playing in the Championship this season.

 

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Spending £3m on Will Grigg kind of contradicted the entire "sustainability" theme of the first two episodes. 

 

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Just finished watching Who Killed Little Gregory, and I highly recommend it to anyone who likes true crime docs. It’s a French 5 part documentary series about the murder of a 4 year old boy in rural France back in the eighties. It’s an absolutely fascinating story, and the behaviour of the French press has to be seen to be believed. I thought our press were bad, but blimey.

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