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Anyone else getting desensitised by the number of deaths in Hollyoaks?

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wintera Mon 20-Oct-08 14:01:26

After watching Hollyoaks all last week it occurred to me that I didn't give a toss about who might die in the big Crazy Niall storyline. Maybe except for Niall himself, who I quite like and maybe Jackie. When it was Tina who died I just thought 'Oh' and nothing more.

I think because there are soooooooo many deaths in Hollyoaks I have become completely desensitised to them, and they don't have the same impact anymore. It used to be a big deal when characters in tv shows or soaps died but now its just run of the mill. Just wondering if any of you agree?

NosfeRaahhTu Mon 20-Oct-08 16:25:20

i agree, they don't seem to be able to let characters just 'leave'- how many explosions have there been in that little village over the years!!

That said, i love Hollyoaks, but it does get a bit much, especially when you consider the ages of the characters-not like 80 year olds dying of natural causes.

It would be interesting to do a tally of how may of the cast have been killed off- there have been 3 in just the past few weeks!

Glad i don't live there!!

wintera Mon 20-Oct-08 18:10:59

I also like Hollyoaks but it is getting a bit ridiculous now. Like you say, there has been 3 actual deaths in a short space of time and also one fake death too! : )

I watched Coronation Street recently for the first time in ages and was actually moved by Liam dying more than any of the Hollyoaks lot, and I watch Hollyoaks well more than Corrie.

Plus, in Hollyoaks someone dies and then everyone just gets on with things like nothing has happened. Its getting daft!

MrsJamin Mon 20-Oct-08 18:44:46

it's getting silly, I don't know why they can't just leave instead of dying. I guess they want it to be very final that that person has gone and it creates drama about how they die, and how others react.

NosfeRaahhTu Mon 20-Oct-08 19:16:24

But remember when max's dad died and he came back as a ghost for ages!

i forgot about the fake death-and i suppose Malachys dad makes it 4 dead!

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