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Talk Back: BBC America's "The Inbetweeners"

I've been raving about British comedy The Inbetweeners, created by Iain Morris and Damon Beesley, for almost a year. (You can read my review of the first three episodes here and my review of the first two seasons here.)

I spent last night at a little gathering in West Hollywood hosted by Iain Morris and his lovely fiancee (congratulations, you two!) for The Inbetweeners' US launch on BBC America last night. Despite having seen the first two episodes about three times already, my wife and I--and the entire party--were rolling on the floor with hysterics as Iain gleefully shouted out the bleeped-out words that had been censored from the American broadcast. (And, believe me, there were many.)

Now that the first two episodes have finally aired Stateside as of last night, I'm curious to know what you thought of the series. Did you find it painfully funny? Did you laugh and cringe in equal measure? Did you feel relieved that you're no longer in your teens? What did you think of the cast and their chemistry? Did you scream at the telly when Simon (Joe Bird) threw up on Carly D'Amato's little brother? (Did you wonder why BBC America haphazardly censored some expressions and not others and wish, as I did, that they just let it air as is?)

And, most importantly, will you tune in again for the next episode?

Talk back here.

This Wednesday on an all-new episode of The Inbetweeners ("Thorpe Park"), the boys take Simon's new car for a spin during an ill-fated trip to Thorpe Park.

Comments

Hadley said…
Like all good British comedy, this show is painfully funny and, yes, it makes me so relieved not to be in my teens anymore!
AskRachel said…
I don't think that BBC America used to censor or beep things and what they do censor now seems completely ridiculous and arbitrary. Still, the show is great with or without beeps.
TxGowan said…
I enjoyed it and plan to stick around.

The bleeping was pretty annoying, though, and what they choose to bleep is pretty hit-or-miss. "Shit", "vag" and "gash" are okay, even in the context they were used in, but "tits" and obviously "fuck" were not.
DjRezurrection said…
Im in canada and these idiots on bite tv have censored all the best parts the show sucks now.

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