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Gentleman Jack is anyone still watching?

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Hepzibar Sun 23-Jun-19 22:02:40

Every episode is like Groundhog Day.

Bluerussian Sun 23-Jun-19 22:05:56

I don't know what Groundhog Day is but I love Gentleman Jack. Suranne Jones deserves an award for her portrayal of Ann Lister.

Medievalist Sun 23-Jun-19 22:07:49

You don't know what Groundhog Day is? 😮

StVincent Sun 23-Jun-19 22:08:12

Yes it’s amazing! Don’t get what you mean about Groundhog Day. There are ongoing plots which recur each episode if that’s what you mean?

*i haven’t seen tonight’s episode yet, so my apologies if Bill Murray turns up to do the weather

HollowTalk Sun 23-Jun-19 22:09:19

I was going to watch the news but GJ is still on - anyone know why?

SoupDragon Sun 23-Jun-19 22:09:39

I am finding it tedious.

Toddlerteaplease Sun 23-Jun-19 22:11:50

I am enjoying it but a bit bored of the coal story. I have no idea what Groundhog Day is either.

Toddlerteaplease Sun 23-Jun-19 22:12:17

I think somethingnover ran. Antiques roadshow was late

Chilledout11 Sun 23-Jun-19 22:14:20

I absolutely love it but tonight's episode could have been done in ten mins. But glad there are two more.

GruciusMalfoy Sun 23-Jun-19 22:14:56

I have last week's ep, and today's still to see. But I've been quite disappointed with the series, so I don't know when I'll get round to watching them.

Sewrainbow Sun 23-Jun-19 22:14:57

I'm enjoying it....

Maybe I'm old as I have heard of groundhog day grin

Hepzibar Sun 23-Jun-19 22:18:50

It just seems tedious, maybe Groundhog not accurate description.

The last 10 minutes of tonight's episode was good.

Suranne Jones is fab. She is the best 'cryer' ever.

Hepzibar Sun 23-Jun-19 22:20:06

Late running due to football (now that was a drama!)

ourkidmolly Sun 23-Jun-19 22:20:57

i find it dull and repetitive too. I don't really care about the characters and have given up watching.
I can't believe there are posters who don't get a Groundhog Day reference. It even comes up on predictive text!

Ginger1982 Sun 23-Jun-19 22:28:31

Groundhog Day - the same day happening over and over again.

practicalmagick Sun 23-Jun-19 22:28:48

The real story of this thread is people not knowing what Groundhog Day is! Go and watch the film immediately, you're missing out!

JaneJeffer Sun 23-Jun-19 22:33:16

I've got it all on Sky+ but haven't got round to watching yet. I just came on here to see if it was any good. I read the book back in the 90's which nobody on here apart from OP was alive during grin

TeapotofTerror Sun 23-Jun-19 22:41:59

I got bored with Gentleman Jack too but I really want to go and watch Groundhog Day now, haven't seen it in years!

TheStuffedPenguin Mon 24-Jun-19 06:56:55

Gave up as was just a bit boring ...

Pebble21uk Mon 24-Jun-19 07:59:01

Yes... I've been waiting for 30 years for this kind of representation on screen. One person's boring is another person's groundbreaking!

BenWillbondsPants Mon 24-Jun-19 08:05:28

I have up about 3 eps ago.

crimsonlake Mon 24-Jun-19 08:05:54

I was on the fence about it at first and kind of gave up. Returned to it as I could find nothing else to watch. I am actually enjoying it, although I do not particularly like Suranne Jones as an actress, love a period drama and lots of well known faces appear.

ZaZathecat Mon 24-Jun-19 14:13:13

I love it.

LoafofSellotape Mon 24-Jun-19 14:17:19

I think last night's episode was stretched out a bit to make the series into 6 episodes, it could've been condensed into 10 mins imo.

The companion book is really interesting and am enjoying it.

fishonabicycle Mon 24-Jun-19 14:17:35

Love it too. Suranne Jones is fantastic.

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