Category Archives: Comedy

Something Neat! Patrick Malahide / Lovejoy Article

I recently found this great article from 1991 on Twitter courtesy of Cathode Ray’s vintage television listings feed.  The article references Patrick Malahide’s wonderful portrayal as Sir Hugo Carey-Holden in “Lovejoy” (recapped here) among several other roles he is famous … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XLIII: Remembering Albert Finney in “A Man of No Importance”

  RFodchuk and I were very saddened by the death on February 17 of the great Albert Finney.  His beautiful performance as Alfred Byrne alongside Patrick Malahide’s deliciously and wickedly officious Inspector Carson in “A Man of No Importance” is … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XLII: Remembering Clive Swift in “The Pickwick Papers”

Admin and I were saddened to learn of the recent passing of Clive Swift at age 82.  He made such an indelible impression on us in his co-starring roles with Patrick Malahide, both as the hapless-in-love Tracy Tupman in “The … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 59 – Valentine’s Day Edition

Admin:  Happy Valentine’s Day from the Appreciation! RF:  Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!

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It’s a Meme! 58 – Happy Groundhog Day

C’mon spring, we need you! Happy Groundhog Day from the Appreciation.

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It’s a Meme! 57 – Umbrella Wranglers

This has been a completely bonkers (in a good way…a good, bloody, crazy-ape bonkers kind of way) series of “Luther”.  Nothing I expected to happen happened, and everything that did happen, I never would have expected.  Therefore,  the number one … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 56 – George Cornelius Fun

Just a little teaser post until we get the proper “Luther” recaps going 😉

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It’s a Meme! 54 – Christmas Edition

Admin:  Merry Christmas from the Appreciation! RF:  Merry Christmas, everyone!  🙂

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Analysis of a Scene XLI: Chisholm Borrows Money

Admin: It is time for a Christmas themed Analysis of a Scene.  While “Minder on the Orient Express” might not seem especially Christmassy, it actually is.  Back in 1985 it aired on Christmas day as the highlight of ITV’s Christmas … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 53 – Winter Solstice Edition

Just in time (mostly) for the Winter Solstice.  Credit to Fearless Admin for the idea.  🙂  

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