Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
On Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:46:26 UTC-5, Savageduck wrote:
> Mayayana<email@example.com> wrote:
> > "Eric Stevens"<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
> > | N E V E R H E A R D O F S P I K E M I L L I G A N ?
> > |
> > Ah. British. No wonder. Sorry. We get British soap
> > opera junk like Downton Abbey, and fake ethnic
> > Irish bands singing Danny Boy, on our PBS in the US.
> > I guess probably because it's cheap or free. Also
> > because there's a weird Anglophile cult among
> > American self-appointed highbrow types. Anything
> > said in a British accent is thought to be well thought
> > out.
> ...and yet we in the USA frequently steal British programming, to produce
> shows such as “House of Cards”, “All in the Family”, and “The Office”.
> Then there are the very good BBC series such as “Hinterland”, and
> “Shetland” which are available on Netflix and/or Amazon Prime. Add
> Scandinavian series such as “The Killing”, “The Bridge”, and “Wallander”
> which made it to the BBC in their original form, and made it to the US as
> American productions.
All good shows and better watched in their British form as PBS and BBC America CENSOR them.
American religious maniacs think Jesus tells them to.