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RTE announces Classic Glenroe.

  • 11-09-2019 11:05pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 3,514 ✭✭✭ paleoperson


    Well Holy Be to God!

    Do you think this would be a good idea? Do you want Biddy, Miley, Teasey, Dinny, Dick, Mary etc. in your life again. I'd watch it "ironically", like all soaps are best watched.

    My loins are ready.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,792 ✭✭✭ Immortal Starlight


    That’s all I need. The fear from my childhood Sunday nights revisited. Even the starting credits give me chills.


  • Registered Users Posts: 29,874 ✭✭✭✭ Princess Consuela Bananahammock


    As long as the bring back Murphy's Micro Quiz-M, all will be forgiven.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,731 ✭✭✭ sunbeam


    What about the classic Late Late with Gaybo, Nell McCafferty, a random priest and the blazing row of the week? Actually could we just replace the current LLS with that? How much money would that save?


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,142 ✭✭✭ foxy farmer


    Oh sweet Jesus no please. The acting was absolutely dire. Bracken was streets ahead of it.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,629 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Rubberchikken


    loved miley and Biddy and the whole show.
    they sont make programmes like that any more.

    having said that i dont watch rte ever so...


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,451 ✭✭✭✭ Kermit.de.frog


    Well Holy Be to God!

    Do you think this would be a good idea? Do you want Biddy, Miley, Teasey, Dinny, Dick, Mary etc. in your life again. I'd watch it "ironically", like all soaps are best watched.

    My loins are ready.

    Classic Glenroe - as in they are just going to reshow the whole of the old Glenroe? :confused:


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,253 ✭✭✭ Wheety


    Classic Glenroe - as in they are just going to reshow the whole of the old Glenroe? :confused:

    I'd imagine that'd be very cheap for them to do.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,253 ✭✭✭ Wheety


    Classic Glenroe - as in they are just going to reshow the whole of the old Glenroe? :confused:

    I'd imagine that'd be very cheap for them to do. They're a joke.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,779 ✭✭✭ Valentina Small Azure


    Nothing signalled the spiritual death of the weekend quite like the end credits for Glenroe.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 6,170 ✭✭✭ Ursus Horribilis


    Wesley Burrowes and half the cast are dead so they might save some money there.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,329 ✭✭✭ FishOnABike


    Quicksilver and the dizzy heights of the 50p question. I'll have to take something for the tension just thinking about it!


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,479 ✭✭✭✭ padd b1975


    Wheety wrote: »
    I'd imagine that'd be very cheap for them to do.

    Not as cheap as you might think.

    Any surviving actors would be entitled to repeat fees and another payment if it goes on the online player.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 7,278 ✭✭✭ Your Face


    Dick Moran was a right flash boy.


  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]


    Some of us have been suggesting this for years, even on this website. On the off-chance that D4bes is reading boards, maybe outrageous, uncompetitive RTÉ salaries will be next for the cut.

    In reality, obviously this is a pretty obvious, guaranteed revenue-raiser for RTE. It's only now that they're down huge amount of revenue from online competition that they're showing much interest in public demand.


  • Registered Users Posts: 25,906 ✭✭✭✭ freshpopcorn


    Biddy faked her death!
    NINTCHDBPICT000498545992-1-e1560868545361.jpg?w=670


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,066 ✭✭✭✭ Odyssey 2005


    Will Blackie be upgraded to a Transit ?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,417 ✭✭✭ Anesthetize


    Is this coming to Netflix?


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,135 ✭✭✭ gifted


    The way RTE are going Tiny Pop tv is better viewing.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,736 ✭✭✭ Irish Guitarist


    I used to be subjected to this shite every Sunday even though no one in the house liked it. My father would watch fucking Bullseye then switch over to RTE One at about 8.30 to be ready for the 9.00 news. I think he preferred being miserable to letting someone else watch something.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,827 ✭✭✭ KevRossi


    Oh sweet Jesus no please. The acting was absolutely dire. Bracken was streets ahead of it.

    Bracken was excellent, with a nice dose of controversy thrown in, seems the Church had a hand in it not being renewed.
    Classic Glenroe - as in they are just going to reshow the whole of the old Glenroe? :confused:

    I think some of the earlier tapes are missing, or were taped over. Either way, expect a huge amount of 'RTE Gold' over the next few years to be used as prime time filler in an attempt to cut costs.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,302 ✭✭✭ greenspurs


    I used to be subjected to this shite every Sunday even though no one in the house liked it. My father would watch fucking Bullseye then switch over to RTE One at about 8.30 to be ready for the 9.00 news. I think he preferred being miserable to letting someone else watch something.

    Issues ! :confused: :eek:


  • Registered Users Posts: 30,828 ✭✭✭✭ is_that_so


    padd b1975 wrote: »
    Not as cheap as you might think.

    Any surviving actors would be entitled to repeat fees and another payment if it goes on the online player.
    Doubtful as contracts tended to cover that. It's RTE's IP.


  • Registered Users Posts: 30,828 ✭✭✭✭ is_that_so


    KevRossi wrote: »
    Bracken was excellent, with a nice dose of controversy thrown in, seems the Church had a hand in it not being renewed.



    I think some of the earlier tapes are missing, or were taped over. Either way, expect a huge amount of 'RTE Gold' over the next few years to be used as prime time filler in an attempt to cut costs.
    This was standard practice on both the BBC and RTE for a long time, as film was expensive. A lot of early Dr Who episodes got wiped for example.


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,240 ✭✭✭✭ Cee-Jay-Cee


    Achebe wrote: »
    A show with a stereotyped view of the travelling community? Em, no thanks.

    Really???? Like fcuking really???? You managed to bring bloody travellers into a discussion about Glenroe??? :rolleyes:


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,161 ✭✭✭ Spon Farmer


    sunbeam wrote: »
    What about the classic Late Late with Gaybo, Nell McCafferty, a random priest and the blazing row of the week? Actually could we just replace the current LLS with that? How much money would that save?

    Repeats of the Gaybo Late Late Show instead of the current one is something I’ve hoped for before.

    It is not only 3000% more entertaining but will actually be more relevant than the dross Tubridy brings on. How in the name of Heaven that wan last week is a “feminist icon” is beyond me.


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,615 ✭✭✭✭ whiskeyman


    They'll be showing 'classic RTE News' next...

    They really are f**ked beyond repair now.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,974 ✭✭✭ Greyfox


    Is this coming to Netflix?

    No because Netflix actually do good TV

    Why does RTE need to announce the fact that its showing repeats of a show nobody cares about? dont they do this all the time anyway


  • Registered Users Posts: 20,123 ✭✭✭✭ jimgoose


    I'd be glued to it. Emmerdale (Farm) went to shite as soon as it stopped being about the Sugdens farming in the Dales.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,149 ✭✭✭ Tammy!


    I used to be subjected to this shite every Sunday even though no one in the house liked it. My father would watch fucking Bullseye then switch over to RTE One at about 8.30 to be ready for the 9.00 news. I think he preferred being miserable to letting someone else watch something.

    My dad wasn't ever miserable but my mam would want to watch the soaps so we'd watch them.

    He'd be able to tell you what was going to happen because he'd have read about it in the paper but nearly always at the end of every episode he'd say 'what a load of shyte' :D


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