The Last Leg with Adam Hills Page 2

The Last Leg. Image shows from L to R: Alex Brooker, Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe. Copyright: Open Mike Productions.

The Last Leg

Topical comedy show reviewing the topics of the week. Hosted by Adam Hills with the help of Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker. Broadcast live

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KM378

  • Wednesday 5th September 2012, 10:07am
  • London, England
  • 5,615 posts

Adam Hills comes across like such an amiable bloke, it's difficult not to enjoy this show.

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AngieBaby

  • Wednesday 5th September 2012, 10:24pm
  • England
  • 3,247 posts

I've been really enjoying this, Adam is brilliant. I've not had time to watch much of the paralympics so this has been a great, irreverant catch up.

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Agnes Guano

  • Tuesday 25th September 2012, 10:57pm
  • Tediumcester, England
  • 541 posts

The best thing about Channel 4's coverage. Reminded me of the glory days of Baddiel and Skinner on Fantasy Football.

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AngieBaby

  • Friday 15th February 2013, 8:33pm
  • England
  • 3,247 posts

I'm really looking forward to tonight's episode.

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AngieBaby

  • Saturday 16th February 2013, 1:08am
  • England
  • 3,247 posts

Ok, so they didn't push it, and I'm kind of glad they didn't but I was hoping for a bit more....

I'm sure their lawyers were all over it.

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Boz1964

  • Wednesday 13th March 2013, 8:53pm
  • Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
  • 11 posts

The last leg is my current favourite show...the half hour show flies which is always a good sign...glad to see it has been recommissioned for a new series.... Boz

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fasty

  • Saturday 14th February 2015, 4:57pm
  • Derbys, England
  • 301 posts

Is it ok to have a chunk of the show slagging off HSBC for assisting in tax avoidance, then have HSBC commercials during the breaks?

Hashtag smug twats Rolling eyes

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paulted

  • Saturday 14th February 2015, 6:49pm
  • 127 Inkerman Terrace, Newcastle, England
  • 547 posts

Is it ok for the unfunny annoying Josh Widdecombe to be so right on about respecting women in one breath then trying to make out he's a lagerlad the next? Bet when he's had a few, his real personality comes to the fore.

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DougWonnacott

  • Sunday 15th February 2015, 4:16pm [Edited]
  • Norwich, England
  • 1,059 posts

Well I like it. It's never hilarious and it's a bit too worthy sometimes, but it's pleasant. Quite frankly, other than Charlie Brooker and HIGNFY, this is the only thing close to satire that's around (on telly) at the moment.

I think the presenters complement each other

Adam Hills: seems quite politically aware
Josh Widdicombe: a degree of awareness
Alex Brooker: No awareness of anything

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zooo

  • Sunday 15th February 2015, 4:28pm [Edited]
  • United Kingdom
  • 69,174 posts
Quote: DougWonnacott @ 15th February 2015, 4:16 PM GMT


I think the presenters complement each other

Adam Hills: seems quite politically aware
Josh Widdicombe: a degree of awareness
Alex Brooker: No awareness of anything

Laughing out loud Agreed.
Somehow it all works.

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paulted

  • Sunday 15th February 2015, 5:19pm
  • 127 Inkerman Terrace, Newcastle, England
  • 547 posts

Liking Adam Hills he's got charm and charisma, Alex Brooker is the star turn here with a subversive under current. Can't warm to Josh though, I know they may be mates but he seems to be a bit of a bully towards Alex.

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DougWonnacott

  • Thursday 26th March 2015, 4:55pm
  • Norwich, England
  • 1,059 posts

Hills has/had his own Jonathan Ross/David Letterman style talk show in Australia. Love to see him do the same over here, maybe of C4 or Sky1.

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Woozie

  • Sunday 9th August 2015, 8:06pm [Edited]
  • Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • 536 posts

What did people think of the John Cleese episode?
I thought it was one of the best episodes the show as produced.

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zooo

  • Sunday 9th August 2015, 8:11pm
  • United Kingdom
  • 69,174 posts

I liked his cat!

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AndyGilder

  • Thursday 10th September 2015, 5:35pm
  • Leeds, England
  • 579 posts

I've found this series to be too much socio-political ranting, and not enough trying to be funny. It doesn't seem to know what it wants to be as a show any more.

It was a bit of a "sideways look at the news" type thing, but it's almost as if it's trying to keep up with the Jon Stewart/John Oliver "angry man" style of satire and I'm not sure that works for a British audience.

The guests feel like a bit of an unnecessary add-on at times, particularly when it's clear they're only on to plug something or other they have to sell.