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Back (with David Mitchell and Robert Webb)

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Utterlybutterly8 Sun 07-Feb-21 09:50:50

Apologies if there’s already a thread on Back, but I couldn’t see one!

Is anyone else watching this? I spotted the new series was on, then binge-watched the first series on All4 last week. I’m now in series 2, episode 3.

I have to say I’m finding it really amusing - and can’t decide whether Robert Webb’s character is slightly sinister or a good guy!

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Barmbraic Sun 07-Feb-21 09:53:03

We binged season two. It's fantastic and so funny.

PeterPandemic Sun 07-Feb-21 10:01:39

We binged it.

I still don't know whether Robert Webb is an evil genius, but I bet S3 is him and David Mitchell teaming up against their other sibling.

Utterlybutterly8 Sun 07-Feb-21 10:10:47

The scene at the very beginning of series 1 makes me think Robert Webb’s character is a bit evil (where the passenger falls ill on the plane and he stands up claiming to be a doctor). But perhaps he is medically qualified and genuinely tried to save him but couldn’t? Hmm!

I can’t believe I missed this series the first time round, it’s great.

Oh and Geoff is hilarious! grin

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MyFavouriteIsWhoeverlsQuietest Mon 15-Feb-21 03:53:20

Bingewatched - enjoyed very much but who is the pregnant sibling at the end? Was she in series 1 or seen earlier on? Is it Alice Lowe and who is Joanna? Thanks in advance flowers

Egghead68 Fri 19-Feb-21 22:41:29

I liked it.

The pregnant one at the end is a new character who is “back” I think.

LondonPainter Sat 20-Feb-21 21:35:19

How did I not know about this show before? Did it fly under the radar?! Just binged series 1 and love it, very dark and funny

LIamaDelRey Sat 20-Feb-21 22:15:21

Series 2 is even better imho, it really hits its stride. Enjoy.

covetingthepreciousthings Sat 20-Feb-21 23:57:40

What is this show similar to? Just trying to work out if I should watch it.

Will I be able to get past thinking of them as just being Mark & Jez?!

Egghead68 Mon 22-Feb-21 21:20:27

I suppose it’s a little like cuckoo but a bit blacker.

HelloDulling Mon 22-Feb-21 21:22:29

So, so funny.

Utterlybutterly8 Mon 22-Feb-21 21:48:00

@covetingthepreciousthings if you liked Peep Show I think you’ll enjoy Back. Give it a go, you won’t regret it! smile

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Deathraystare Tue 23-Feb-21 10:33:42

Yes I hadn't realised what it was about and then saw a clip.

SoupDragon Tue 23-Feb-21 16:53:57

I binge watched this too.

I'm thinking of setting up a stash of Hedge Vodka for my daily walk.

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