Josh - Series 1 Page 3

Josh. Image shows from L to R: Geoff (Jack Dee), Kate (Beattie Edmondson), Josh (Josh Widdicombe), Owen (Elis James). Copyright: BBC.

Josh

Sitcom by Josh Widdicombe. The show follows the lives of three flatmates and their annoying landlord

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Haywired

  • Wednesday 2nd December 2015, 2:44pm
  • Chichester, England
  • 25 posts

The title didn't fill me with confidence. I like Josh Widdicombe and think this is OK. I'll certainly keep watching. I liked the UCAS line in the last ep, but that could've just been because I'd completely forgotten about UCAS. Nice for Josh that he finally got an opportunity to air that Macy Gray joke after like 15 years...

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Georgina7

  • Friday 4th December 2015, 2:15am
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 4 posts

Ok so FINALLY got round to watching this, watched ep1 and 3 and it is really not that great....the jokes / lines are predictable and I think the only good actor in it is Elis.
Beattie is particularly not very impressive - if Jennifer Saunders wasn't her mum she wouldn't be there! Her comic timing is nothing like her mothers!!

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Paul Wimsett

  • Friday 4th December 2015, 3:31pm
  • Folkestone, United Kingdom
  • 3,263 posts

Was this slightly based on the flatmate sitcom Girls on Top?

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Dave

  • Friday 4th December 2015, 11:16pm
  • United Kingdom
  • 1,171 posts

I would be very surprised if this came back.

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gb901

  • Friday 11th December 2015, 11:57pm
  • norwich, United Kingdom
  • 379 posts

Right, so apparently two nearly 30yos stealing a cuddly toy off a young kid and running away is supposed to be funny? It wasn't 20-30 years ago!

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BoomBoomBoom

  • Tuesday 15th December 2015, 12:29pm
  • England
  • 102 posts
Quote: Dave @ 4th December 2015, 11:16 PM GMT

I would be very surprised if this came back.

Prepare to be very surprised. I think they might just be waiting until the first series has ended to announce the second.

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curtis patrick

  • Thursday 17th December 2015, 12:47am
  • England
  • 109 posts

"Josh Widdicombe explained that it was a struggle to find time to write the scripts for the initial run".

Yes, I picked up on this.

Basically, Josh is BBC3's suicide note.

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T.W.

  • Thursday 17th December 2015, 12:48am
  • England
  • 15,786 posts
Quote: curtis patrick @ 17th December 2015, 12:47 AM GMT

"Josh Widdicombe explained that it was a struggle to find time to write the scripts for the initial run".

Yes, I picked up on this.

Basically, Josh is BBC3's suicide note.

Laughing out loud

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Agnostik

  • Thursday 17th December 2015, 1:29am
  • St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • 181 posts

BBC Three's Damian Kavanagh says: "We love Josh and it's a hit with audiences which is why it's coming back to BBC Three. Who doesn't want more Geoff in their life?"

That last sentence makes the whole thing read, "We managed to convince Jack to do another one".

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3SOCKSMORGAN

  • Saturday 19th December 2015, 2:43pm
  • England
  • 92 posts

This was awful. Can't see why BBC 3 have commissioned another series. Did it do well in ratings?

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Paul Wimsett

  • Saturday 19th December 2015, 5:27pm
  • Folkestone, United Kingdom
  • 3,263 posts

I think BBC3 may have given up on ratings?

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Millsy

  • Sunday 20th December 2015, 10:31am
  • England
  • 194 posts
Quote: 3SOCKSMORGAN @ 19th December 2015, 2:43 PM GMT

This was awful. Can't see why BBC 3 have commissioned another series. Did it do well in ratings?

Because he's a well known stand-up comedian. New writers don't stand a chance.

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jhmagic1

  • Monday 21st December 2015, 1:11am
  • Wales
  • 329 posts

Episode 6 construction was good

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gb901

  • Monday 28th December 2015, 11:36pm [Edited]
  • norwich, United Kingdom
  • 379 posts
Quote: curtis patrick @ 17th December 2015, 12:47 AM GMT

"Josh Widdicombe explained that it was a struggle to find time to write the scripts for the initial run".

Yes, I picked up on this.

Basically, Josh is BBC3's suicide note.

It's almost as if the BBC don't want any viewers for BBC3!