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Axe it. Please, axe it now.


It's the first time I've ever agreed with John Howard. This show is crap. This show should be axed immediately.

The incident with John and Ashley was the last straw for me - this show is not reality. These people are not real, they're trashy, and stupid, and completely vacuous. To have their 15 minutes of fame and to boost ratings, they resort to the lowest, most depraved, disgusting behaviour imaginable.

People say the incident with John and Ashley is being taken too seriously - please, let's consider if this happened in real life to a girl. Maybe it was all for fun, like Camilla says - this is never fun. This encourages men to act foolishly and piggishly - they can be swayed to think it's no big deal, and that girls like getting "turkey slapped" or whatever the hell those boys called it.

I thought this even before John and Ashley came along - this show marks the degredation of television, almost to a point of no return. This fixation with reality TV is unhealthy and shocking - what is so fascinating about these people?

Channel 10, save your credibility. Stick to great shows like House, The Simpsons, Veronica Mars, and whatever Law & Order shows you have that have good, respectable audiences, and adopt some new shows - maybe some Australian or internationa goodies. Step outside your inane little box. Dump Big Brother. Now.

And yes, I am begging.

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I'm turning 17 at the very end of the year, and I'm in Western Australia - we finish a year younger than the Eastern States, I believe :)

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Yeah I was in the same position this time a year ago. I am born at the end of the year and only turned 17 two weeks before school finished. I have a mate who was only 16 when he went to schoolies! I think here in brisbane we have a similar system to you.

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Wow, what a mature response. Here's an idea - having proper values in place, and an intelligent mindset is not "ass-sucking".

Oh, and shame on me for those spelling and grammatical errors. Tut, tut. Perhaps if I weren't so absolutely pissed off that shows like Big Brother are allowed to go to air, and actually tolerated as forms of entertainment in our society, I would have been more cautious with my spelling and grammer.

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"and the show endorses lewd and potentially abusive behaviour, it should be gone."

If by endorsing you mean evicting HM's for such behaviour, then your right. Otherwise I'm not sure what your point is.

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I'm not talking about John and Ashley here, Big Brother clearly made the right decision there. I'm talking about the premise of the show in general. I'm talking about Friday night live. John and Ashley do relate to it, actually - they're the peak of what Big Brother is about. It's about doing anything for television, in terms of exposure and indecency. The show does endorse it, it's where they get all their publicity from, basically.

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Guess what, we have something in common, we're both west aussies, and similarly it's the first thing we've agreed with Howard on (although I would say that the human rights violations at Gitmo warrant more serious attention from our head of state right now, but anyway...)

These people are not real, they're trashy, and stupid, and completely vacuous
I've always been astonished at how inaccurately the selected housemates represent what I feel is mainstream Australia. My qualm with the show (historically) is that a potentially interesting social experiment is indeed reduced to the lowest common denominator; creating hype for ratings and ignoring what should be the show's central tenet.
To have their 15 minutes of fame and to boost ratings, they resort to the lowest, most depraved, disgusting behaviour imaginable
While I would see it as an affront to my dignity to participate, I don't know about how objectively degrading hosemates' behaviour is.
People say the incident with John and Ashley is being taken too seriously - please, let's consider if this happened in real life to a girl
Interesting you should say that. If the same incident played out in real life the only real differences would be a) The responsible parties would have had the opportunity to work the situation out (instead of being separated); and b) there would not be the same assumption of guilt on the boys. I suppose you can say more fool them for choosing to have their actions broadcast, and I don't necessarily disagree, but it doesn't negate their right to a fair trial, and our cherished idiom of innocence until proven guilty.
Maybe it was all for fun, like Camilla says - this is never fun
Unwise to be making such sweeping judgement calls. One's opinion is never acceptable as objective fact
This encourages men to act foolishly and piggishly - they can be swayed to think it's no big deal
I respectfully disagree.
What if they hadn't stopped when Camilla said no?
Interesting point. Seems at odds that a show predicated on depicting reality was sent into such a tailspin by being confronted with a reality that didn't suit their MO.
Will Big Brother be there to apprehend them if John and Ashley continue on acting lewdly in actual society, not artificial society?
Not really sure what your point is here.
I'm 16 and I'm in my final year of school - I'm the target audience for this show, except, wait a second - I'm pretty clever, so it doesn't have much of an effect.
You may have answered some of your concerns yourself. Anyone with an iota of intellect would not be swayed by any actions depicted on BB. Anyone impressionable enough to be influenced will no doubt be influenced by other media also, much of which contains material far more 'objectionable' than BB.
Channel 10, save your credibility. Stick to great shows like House, The Simpsons, Veronica Mars, and whatever Law & Order shows you have that have good, respectable audiences, and adopt some new shows - maybe some Australian or internationa goodies
I would agree with you on the point that networks like 10 should be shouldering responsibility for the production and promotion of more local programming. 10 is, however, a corporation, and a corporation's only obligation is to their shareholders. Which means cheap, high rating shows are the order of the day. Reality shows and imported American dramas/sitcoms will thus always be the order of the day. Sad but true. Which is why if its ratings stay reasonable, I wouldn't expect BB to be going anywhere soon. As it stands, I would at least prefer BB to air and provide local production work, than passing the buck to cookie cutter American programming.

I find it strange being, if anything, a critic of the show, yet defending it from the recent attacks from the purity brigade (notably Family First). It's an oft used political tactic to deflect attention away from real social concerns (ironically many of which involve the damaging international influence of the Christian Coalition movement, the very same ideologues who voice their dissent loudest on relatively trifling matters like BB).

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Meh, my hatred for Howard increased. Australia is, for the most part, a democracy and a free society where people can express themselves without people trying to silence others. A show should not be axed because certain people don't like it. We are not living in nazi Germany- please don't bring cersorship and degrade this country from the great thing that it currently is.

Obviously, society needs boundries and what those two house mates did was completely disgusting. I'm glad they're out. But, the incident was not broadcast on netword 10- the show has not breached any laws. I hate this show as much as the next person, just like I hate tripe like Home & Away. However, I don't expect anyone to step in and axe them just because I find them obnoxious.

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Well said. I should clarify I agree with Howard's assertion that the show is meritless, not with his desire to see it axed to appease certain moralists.

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well said starri girl, i agree totally, thats how i would have worded it if i were better at getting my thoughts across. I'm seriously sick of this show being on, it takes up a majority of channel ten's air time. And there stupid update last night. WHO CARES!!!! i wanted to watch numb3rs, not wait for half an hour for it to come on because they wanted to put on some update. its not the news, it doesn't need to suddenly come up, it's not an urgent breaking news story, why not do it in there programs timeslot, why does extra time need to be set aside to air that. It's just so annoying, get it off tv and put something worthwhile on.

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Then I guess you didn't watch last year's housemate Tim Brunero who not only was very intelligent in the house with his knowledge of history and politics which prompted intellectual conversations in the house, but also articulated himself quite well during interviews. He used his wit and cool intellect to put his tormentor/bully/alpha male Dean in his place. In the end he came in 2nd place, triumphant over the supposed "cool" people that belittled him and tried to bully him during the first half of the series.

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I really believe that John Howard should be more concerned with other issues than a TV show.. I don't think he should be commenting on it at all..
I also dont wanna live in a country were you cannot have freedom of speech.. I live in the greatest country in the world Australia.. And last time i checked we weren't a communist state.. Little Johnny Howard has made it so hard for the working class with his damn Indutrial Relations laws I dont really think he should start censoring our voices.. I say Stay out of it and look after our well being not our tv programs.. Go Big Brother..

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aside from john howard commenting on it though, don't you find the show to be kind of...whats the word...bogan. everyone on it is a bogan, and the premise of the show is just sleaze. I'll make a reference to communism here, as you did, you may say that the "idea" of a show like this could be interesting, and i suppose that could be true in theory, not unlike communism, in theory its a good idea that no-one is different everyone gets equal treatment and pay, but communism doesn't work because of people, people by nature can be corrupt. In big brother human nature and behaviour in particular (the more sleazy part of human nature, mainly cause thats the image wanted by the company) stops this show from being anywhere near intellectual. They've played up on the more crude nature of people and thats all this show is now. So, in summary... big brother is a complete waste of time and should be taken off and replaced with good quality shows.

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Here's the thing: society isn't dictated by you. It is not significant that someone such as yourself would rather watch something else. The network 10 can air what ever the hell they want as long as it's within the reason of the guidelines.

"aside from john howard commenting on it though, don't you find the show to be kind of...whats the word...bogan. everyone on it is a bogan, and the premise of the show is just sleaze."

With that statement you just discribed 50% of the shows on TV. Do you expect to pick and choose what society can and can't watch? There are plenty of shows I hate and wish would not be given air time, but, by no means does this make them candidates for axing. No one in this topic has said why it should be axed, rather, instead they are dishing out comments about how they personaly don't like the show. Well, I say get used to it. As already explained we live in a 'free' society. Not every individual is going to be happy with every decision made.

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Well said TheAvenger007

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I would like to know when i said that it was a good idea for a show yea i watch it but i didnt say it was great veiwing it is rather trashy and it wouldnt bother me either way if it was axed.. the issues i have with the whole thing is the media frenzy that channel 7 and 9 have kicked up about it and the politiians that feel they need to comment on it..

The show is mindless dribble but people have the right to watch it..

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sure they have a right to watch it but what ticks me off is when it starts going overtime into the timeslots set aside for other tv shows like last night with the update, an up date that i don't give a crap about, that went for half an hour and delayed the airing of a show i actually wanted to watch, numb3rs. sure people can watch this trash if they want but it shouldn't cut into other shows time, and push quality shows off the air.

And 50% of the shows on tv are not sleazy and full of bogans. bogans are only on this show, and other tv shows, like real shows with scripts and the like, have a little something called class and do things more creatively, what happened to that camilla chick would not be something you'd see in a tv show shown in such graphicness as what big brother did. how about they employ a little more censorship. i mean why the hell do they NEED a camera in the toilet or showers, i mean what the hell is that showing about human nature, yes, people do use the toilet and do shower why do they need to show it on tv.

But your right people do have the right to watch this trash if they want.

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Lots of shows push time slots around the sports being one..
Cricket, tennis and rugby league clogg up the veiwing of lots of my favourite shows.. Ive been waiting for the conclusion of a story line on ER for weeks now..
But i dont jump on my high horse and say that they shouldn't be on cos its stopping me from watching my shows.. it realates back to the same point people have a right to watch these things.. and to axe a high rating show on the basis that some people dislike it is down right silly cos not everyone likes everything.. different people, different tastes.. Numb3ers was still on last night wasn't it? so i fail see the problem..

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sports are not offensive, i hate sports but at least there not prancing around crudely or naked, and they're not showing those people having showers. yes numb3rs was on last night but the fact that i had to wait an extra half hour to start taping and was forced into limbo between 2 shows is not fair. why didn't they air that big brother thing during their own timeslot, unlike the sport which is sceduled in the program this show thinks its free to air extra crap whenever it wants regardless of what is meant to be on at that time.

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I hate Cricket i would rather watch paint dry or grass grow.. once again what you find offensive and what someone else does are 2 different things.. and adults only was canned so no one is prancing around naked or anything like that anymore.. and they don't always warn you when late night shows are taken off due to sports im a buffy & farscape fan and when they use to be on Late at night some nights it wouldnt even be on when it was suppose to be and then they would put it on when it wasnt suppose to be.. Part of the reason farscape got canned was it was not given a regular timeslot.. therefore not given a chance.. but i still dont think the shows that replaced it should be taken off cos it interfered with my shows..

I dont think we're gonna agree on this either way..
and i honestly wouldnt want you to change what you think, i do see the arguement from your point as i have stated the show is trashy and it also drives me nuts when my shows get pushed back for something i dont enjoy.. I just think people have the right to watch what they want..

Thing is we are both fully entitled to our opinions and i am pleased to find a worthy opponent for this debate on this message board as most people just resort to calling each other names.. at least we havent done that..

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okay, well, now i have quite a bit of respect for you, in the beginning it was me just wanting to be right, lol, even though we're expressing opinions and no-one's opinion can really be said to be right or wrong. but yes, your right we're not going to agree on this. you are quite right that people have the right to watch what they want too no matter how trashy it may be.
And thank you, i don't believe i've ever been refered to as a worthy opponent for a debated topic.

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No problem.. I just saw us going round in circles and i thought it was time to say i saw your point too.. lol (cos i did, I just wanted to be right too lol)
i also have lots of respect for you..
Thank you for making a boring work day a little more interesting..

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oh, well no problem, i'm glad i could help lessen the boredom :) and it's been good, a great way to vent some of my built up hatred towards this show. I'm glad we've had such a productive debate about this, and that its been resolved into some what of a mutual respect situation, rather than the petty name calling that this could have so easily resulted in as you pointed out before.

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I don't want to start up the arguement again, but I just want to correct you on something.

"... what happened to that camilla chick would not be something you'd see in a tv show shown in such graphicness as what big brother did."

They didn't show the incident in any, way, shape or form on Big Brother. They didn't even go into detail as to what exactly happened, so I don't know where you are seeing these 'graphic' images.



"how about they employ a little more censorship. i mean why the hell do they NEED a camera in the toilet or showers, i mean what the hell is that showing about human nature, yes, people do use the toilet and do shower why do they need to show it on tv. "

They have never and will never show anyone going to the toilet. If the camera wasn't there the house mates could retreat to and do what ever they want in the toilet, including having private conversations and collude with other housemates.

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"... what happened to that camilla chick would not be something you'd see in a tv show shown in such graphicness as what big brother did."

They didn't show the incident in any, way, shape or form on Big Brother. They didn't even go into detail as to what exactly happened, so I don't know where you are seeing these 'graphic' images.
Precisely. Besides, has anyone berating the incident actually seen it? It saw the whole incident today (I imagine there's footage circulating around the net) and it's the biggest beat-up I've ever seen. Never have I seen a more benign exchange been blown so radically out of proportion.

A side-note, for anyone really interested in the subject of sexual assault (and the associated question of consent) you should really watch a fascinating documentary called "Raw Deal".

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"I don't want to start up the arguement again..."
lol, well then don't. look all i was basically trying to get at is that, I, in my opinion, (so don't tell me i'm wrong, even though i think thats what i was trying to do earlier to others, lol)), think that this show is utter crap. thats all i was basically trying to get at, okay? sorry if the wording and content of what i said isn't right in your eyes but i'm just trying to get my point across, that this is a show that I find to be not worth my time and is just a show that i don't think should take up even a minute of air time. just my opinion, and i don't want to go on about this anymore okay, just saying the reason i came on here was to, as i said before, vent my hatred for this show.

now that was very muddled, but just trying to tell you what i think without people trying to fight back at me every time, okay, just trying not to "offend" you all further as you seem to nit-pick at everything i say. at least rebalabroo and i have come to an understanding about this and have now dropped this. so can you guys now manage to do the same, because we obviously won't agree.


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Cmon people. Do you not see the real reason Big Brother exists...
And the reason they choose who they do as housemates.
It's to get your 55c each time you vote on your mobile. Thats the real reason this disgrace of a show in on.
These producers are making MILLIONS OF DOLLARS from your premium SMS votes. MILLIONS.
The housemates are chosen for a reason. The more controversy, the more money the producers are making OFF YOU or YOUR CHILDREN. Who presumably don't know any better.
Now we have had these two fools taken out of the house, Camilla will recieve more votes in sympathy. IE. More money for the producers.
Between this TV show, and the JAMSTER company (personalised ringtones on your mobile at $10+ a week membership) it's no wonder kids mobile phone bills are astronomical.
It's about time the PM and the Labour Leader voiced their total disgust at this show, and started to turn the screws on the producers. They have made thier millions, they will finish the series this year now because of the bad press, and GOOD RIDDANCE.

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"It's about time the PM and the Labour Leader voiced their total disgust at this show, and started to turn the screws on the producers. They have made thier millions, they will finish the series this year now because of the bad press, and GOOD RIDDANCE"

Yeah thats just what want as a society, our political leaders deciding what we watch on TV, now that really is Big Brother.

So people think the show is crap, most of whats on TV is crap.

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I don't think Howard is trying to control what we watch on TV, I think he's trying to preserve what's left of decent Australian society. I think he's speaking out to protect the children of this country who don't need to know about "turkey slapping" or any of the rest of the crap on Big Brother.

I think the level of censorship emerging in modern society is frightening... but Big Brother deserves to be censored. How far are we going to go before we admit it's too far? I'm refering to a lot of issues in our culture, but in summary, censorship is emerging... but only because society has become so brazen and honest about everything. It's not always bad, but in the case of Big Brother... come on. Do we really need to watch people stuck in some silly house (with appaling decor, by the way) fighting, swearing, eating, sleeping, defecating, and having sex? Don't we do all that? WHAT IS SO FASCINATING?

Sorry... I'm not attacking you. I think you're more intelligent than others on this board. But really... this isn't crap, it's worse than crap.

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While I agree that its shows like this that give capitalism a bad name… I’ll also agree that it is boring crap. But lewd?! Who gives a sh!t Only prudes! Religious types mostly.

However I do want this show to end but only for personal reasons… such as the sucking away of valuable air time from… pfft… apart from the Simpsons… Ten’s got nothing… lol… well that Thank God You're Here thing was good… they should bring back that.

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I agree starri_girl. I guess John Howard isn't as dull as everyone thought huh? And yeh I hate the show for what it is (hence I don't watch it), but what bothers me the most is, as the above poster said, sucking away valuable airing time from other shows. Since Supernatural is over I don't mind as much but once the second season comes...anyway it should make room for better shows still.

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Nah... they'll dish out some more reality POS.

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I don't mind reality shows as long as it's something like Mythbusters and not The Simple Life. Reality tv doesn't have to be trashy and can still be entertaining (heck it can be a whole heap entertaining). I quite enjoy Channel 9's "What's good for you?" reality tv series but I'm kind of biased in that respect as they usually show research done by our local Universities (yes I saw one of my Professors and my college on tv-that was quite cool)...pretty good show nonetheless.

And bubs1 you totally hit the nail on the head with that one.

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Yeah, bubs is such a genious for figuring out TV executives are trying to generate profit *gasp*.

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figuring out TV executives are trying to generate profit *gasp*.
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No, not the TV execs. The producers of Big Brother are the ones raking in the money.
The TV execs are only worried about advertising revenue. If a show is popular amongst a specific age group, the advertising is targeted at that age group, and more money is made by the TV execs. I don't have a problem with that, every channel does it 24hrs a day.
It's the producers of Big Brother who have a case to answer for. They are the ones who are raking in the dollars OFF AUSTRALIAN YOUTH who usually cannot afford it. Slowly but surely they are bleeding kids dry by getting them hooked to this big pile of BULLCOOKIES. 13-17yr old girls seem to be a specific target, who develop a crush on a particular housemate and vote to save them, and vote to evict the others. Why did they make such a fuss last year (i think it was) when one of the 'single' male housemates accidentally revealed he was engaged? No votes for you so OUT YOU GET.
We have had 6 years of this. It's not a brand new thing that the PM and Labour are bashing. Enough is enough. I'm not a Howard supporter but he is completely correct about this. Start turning the screws, Johnny.

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They are the ones who are raking in the dollars OFF AUSTRALIAN YOUTH who usually cannot afford it. Slowly but surely they are bleeding kids dry by getting them hooked to this big pile of BULLCOOKIES
True enough, but one could naturally assume that given the impressionable nature of such an audience, any alternative programming could have a similar effect (such as said same 13-17 y.o. girls spending their meagre savings trying to emulate the fashions and hairstyles of the latest US angstdrama). I'd like to think I had better sense when I was that age.

I think the profiteering element of the program IS irresponsible, and unnecessary. I've always disliked the culling of housemates, since I'm of the opinion that leaving disparate personalities together for 3 months would invariably create more friction, and better television.

Canberra may legitimately voice concerns over the questionable money-making tactics of the show, but have no place mandating what can and can't be seen on television (within reason, of course). Howard's comments were nothing more than lip service to his conservative voter base. If 13-17 year old girls could cast their sms votes in a federal election, we would have heard a much different tune.

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I agree with SALTER-pt,
"Canberra may legitimately voice concerns over the questionable money-making tactics of the show, but have no place mandating what can and can't be seen on television (within reason, of course)"

So true..

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I don't think people, old or young, are that ignorant to how BB makes it's money. The SMS voting is no different to Australian Idol, Dancing with stars, uplate games show, the hot house, the logies ect....

Whilst I think it's a waste of money to vote on BB I'd also that argue 13-17yos who don't have any financial repsonibiltys can spend their money on whatever they want.

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I reckon BULLCOOKIES is an awesome new word for me. And bubs is right, it's a cynical, horrible show that indicates how society is regressing. I wish it were axed, because then I'd think that the kiddies aren't as stupid as what they seem to be for throwing their money and way too much time on the bunch of BULLCOOKIE.


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I'd wouldn't call Mythbusters reality it is more educational/doco material.

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Salter hit the nail on the head.

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Then reply to Salter.

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It's still classified as a reality show. Still more 'reality' than all that edited crappola we see "The Simple Life" etc..you know scripted stuff. Who says reality tv has to be trashy? Pretty good show nonetheless.

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Uh-huh.

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Ten has nothing? They have heaps of popular shows. I needn't list them, if you actually looked you'd find a lot of great ones.

And yes, lewd is the word for this show, but no, I'm not a prude or even a teensy bit religious. I'm just one of those people who doesn't see the appeal in the rubbish on Big Brother.

Oh, and...
Lewd: not decent; obscene; lustful; unlearned; vile

I'd classify Big Brother as several of those things.

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Oh, and...
Lewd: not decent; obscene; lustful; unlearned; vile

I'd classify Big Brother as several of those things
No problem, you're entitled to the way you see the world. But the definition of abstract terms such as those you've mentioned are completely subjective. I, personally, don't find anything in BB to be lewd.

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Yeah, apart from the now axed adults only show, it's pretty tame. The only thing sexual they'd show is a bit of late night snogging, whats so bad about that?

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I don't see the appeal in the rubbish on Big Brother either. I'm just saying that in this day in age "lewd" shouldn't be an issue.

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Yo SALTER... You seem to have a lot of time on your hands... I think the show is stupid too, but why have you spent 14 hours writing about it?

I mean sheez, you're not going to change any opinions with your big words and psychobabble.




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Reply to Salter then... not to me

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Oh. Sorry man.

Damn it...!! Just did it again. My bad.

Don't get yer knockers in a twist, will ya?





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Here's my way of viewing the situation: if you are so easily pissed of by BB then BUGGER OFF!! If its such a torture for you to sit through it week after week then stop WATCHING IT!! That would save numerous hours of whinging and save many of us from having to have our ear drums bored out with endless complaining. If you want it gone so badly, then pretend it isn't there. When 7:00 comes around each day change the channel and watch Home and Away instead.

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Easier said than done you forget that Big Brother tends to run into overtime more often than not, especially on a Sunday night when Criminal Intent is supposed to run at 8.30, however you're sometimes forced to wait about 10, 15, 20, and even 30 minutes for Big Brother to end, it's ridiculous, you can say 'don't watch', but sometimes you have no choice if you're waiting for a show you wanna watch to air.

What the hell is Dr. Seuss actually a Doctor in?!

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That usually happens when the show is live, it tends to go overtime, like for example Rove Live when they put on too many guests that can't possibly be crammed in a 1hour time frame. But lately they have been advertising Criminal Intent for 8:40pm because they know live evictions tend to go overtime.

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This is an issue with ALL channels (even good old Aunty).Shows like "Prancing with the Bores" etc are prime examples.All channels should be bombarded with e-mail,snail mail whatever, demanding that they start and finish shows on time.It really p****S me off.

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I just said this to another person on this board, but I thought it deserved to be repeated so you could see it.

The people who make, watch, and partake in the show are the ones who act like two year olds. I don't watch it, but I hate seeing millions of ads for it, and I hate the premise and content that the show has. I also don't like it when quality programs are delayed because they can't finish BB on time.

And please - Home and Away? Shoot me now. At 7:00, I'm watching the ABC news, which is actual reality, and not the plastic bogan reality featured on BB.

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No, that was actually a legitimate reply.

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Right you are. Glad we cleared that up. Well done Cheryl.




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Sorry Gladys.




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I'm calling you girl's names Melissa... sheez...




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There is no Melissa.... wake up Clarissa!




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Listen Dumbledorkus, I'm just about over this!




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Well Margaret, if you have a look you'll see I corrected your spelling mistake in the last subject heading. So obviously I read them, as massively witty and clever as they are. In fact I nearly had a heart attack when I read the "Well Duh" one... sheez I laughed and laughed and laughed....




Puff: Apes don't assasinate their presidents, gentlemen!

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Reply to Jesus then.




Puff: Apes don't assasinate their presidents, gentlemen!

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Agreed. I wish that woman would stay away from television, and plastic surgery. I mean, ICK. Has she looked in a mirror lately?

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Big brother is a good show and for those who say its *beep* don't *beep* watch it.
You are all acting like *beep* two year olds.
Grow up!!!

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The people who make, watch, and partake in the show are the ones who act like two year olds. I don't watch it, but I hate seeing millions of ads for it, and I hate the premise and content that the show has. I also don't like it when quality programs are delayed because they can't finish BB on time.

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My re-anactment of starri_girl: wah wah wah me want bottle wah wah wah where's playschool wah wah wah I cut myself wah wah wah (this continues for another half hour, by which point she's cried herself to sleep in her cot)

One tequilla. Two tequilla. Three tequilla. Floor.

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O_O

Are you serious?

Look, disagree with me all you like, but at least give me some legitimate reason for it. Maybe you think I'm being silly and immature and petty, but really, consider into your calculations that you sound silly and immature and petty when you come up with a response like that.

Oh, and learn how to spell.

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About the spelling, I type fast and don't stop to look at what I've just written, apart from that I'm a very good speller.

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Ever heard of the power off switch!It does wonders!

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