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to think Casualty last night was ridiculous?

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grovel Sun 12-Jul-15 09:43:08

That's it really. Daft script which had me laughing.

absolutelynotfabulous Sun 12-Jul-15 09:44:35

Yrs, I thought so too. Ridiculous. I couldn't concentrate on it at all.

Was it supposed to be in the style of a film noir? I was trying to explain to dd, but words failed me.

PeasinPod1 Sun 12-Jul-15 10:13:09

It was utterly dismal. Far too try hard and failed in every way. I was so looking forwards to a rare night in and watching this and was seriously let down grrrr!! Also just distracted the entire way through.

Getthewonderwebout Sun 12-Jul-15 10:27:45

No doubt about it, it was quite odd.

New scriptwriter? Mixing up the usual fairly samey storylines?

But Dr Hardy I very lovely even with a hat and trench.

Getthewonderwebout Sun 12-Jul-15 10:28:04

Is very lovely

FabULouse Sun 12-Jul-15 10:33:11

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RachelRagged Sun 12-Jul-15 11:11:56

Not watched in years , Used to watch Holby until 5 or so months ago , ,got bored with the sameness. Felt it had had its day .

drudgetrudy Sun 12-Jul-15 11:30:35

I look forward to Casualty but turned it off after 10 minutes last night.

FelineLou Sun 12-Jul-15 12:51:01

I thought it was silly and not at all interesting. Antone who tolerated that much DV would not commit murder. And why drug Dr Hardy?
I enjoy the true to life scripts where real people need more minor treatment but too often the staff and friends need treatment to save on extra casting I suppose.

zara020 Sun 12-Jul-15 22:34:07

I look forward to it everyweek.. (particularly dr dylan keogh, could watch a full hour of his mardy arse sexiness grin ).but last nights was diabolical. I actually think they are trying to be too clever but failed miserably with that.

EastMidsMummy Sun 12-Jul-15 23:01:07

Casualty is always ridiculous. Rotten show.

addicted2cake Sun 12-Jul-15 23:01:40

Just watched it and yes, it was sooooo weird!
Saw an advert before it started tho for gbbo! Now that's exciting! Starts soon apparently, anyone know when?

Writerwannabe83 Sun 12-Jul-15 23:08:25

I've got it recorded in order to watch tomorrow but can't say this thread has given me much hope grin

SallyMcgally Mon 13-Jul-15 00:13:38

YANBU. I turned it off and read Jane Green's new novel instead.

MerryInthechelseahotel Mon 13-Jul-15 00:17:29

'Twas rubbish!

FabulousFudge Mon 13-Jul-15 00:22:38

It was awful! I hate it when they do random episodes like that.

CarlaJones Mon 13-Jul-15 00:23:33

Yay! GBBO!

CheeseBaguette Mon 13-Jul-15 00:32:15

Last night's episode was beyond ridiculous. Just fucking awful. They need to sack the "Hollywood" aspiring script writer that is messing with it.

Summerisle1 Mon 13-Jul-15 01:14:04

It was fucking dreadful. I was particularly pissed off to be presented with this dross when I was already wishing that I'd gone to a local festival. So sitting down to this excuse for a watchable programme seemed like the ultimate insult.

coffeeisnectar Mon 13-Jul-15 01:24:53

The best bit was Dylan's line about the cheese sandwich.

Utter shit the rest of it.

mrstweefromtweesville Mon 13-Jul-15 01:26:10

It was terrible. I didn't find it funny.

Summerisle1 Mon 13-Jul-15 01:37:27

Funny? It was sodding tragic.

monkeysox Mon 13-Jul-15 08:00:39

I liked it, was a nice change. Escapism.

WayneRooneysHair Mon 13-Jul-15 08:03:57

Apparently they were trying to copy the style of Frank Miller's Sin City, not that I watch Casualty but I did hear about it.

I did watch it through to the end, but only in case something happened that was important to the rest of the series. But the whole film noir/Sin City thing pissed me off mightily.

Zara - you are spot on about Dr Keogh and his 'mardy-arse sexiness'!

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