The Last Kingdom

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Fletch, Mar 31, 2017.

  1. Weremuthe

    Weremuthe Striker

    It's not, the Tories who were responsible for free licences and didn't want to lose the 'grey vote' said the BBC had to pick up the tab...

    BBC3 went west as well!
     
  2. Joe Public

    Joe Public Striker

    Just started watching it recently, really enjoying it.
     
  3. Walter White

    Walter White Midfield

    Is this on Netflix? Sounds decent
     
  4. Joe Public

    Joe Public Striker

    Yes
     
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  5. Dogbark

    Dogbark Striker

    The taxpayers.
     
  6. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    enjoyed the first 2 when on the bbc , bit shite its jumped ship to netflix
     
  7. Weremuthe

    Weremuthe Striker

    The Tories had to make the decision to continue financing the free licences for over 75's introduced by Labour or remove it - but Cameron & Osborne bottled it as they would be hitting their core vote. So the cost was spread between all the other licence payers - many who were/are in poverty.

    The taxpayer? Everybody who lives here (excludes the Bransons of this world) pays tax - the TV licence is a tax, VAT is an tax both of which disproportionately affect the poor.
     
  8. Dogbark

    Dogbark Striker

    It's paid for through general taxation.
     
  9. Just finished Season 3, brilliant mind. Can't see anyway of following that mind so surely it's finished now?
     
  10. Invictus

    Invictus Central Defender

    I haven’t seen series 3 yet but the books are still being written so it’s nowhere near finished yet. Latest one came out a couple of weeks ago so there is at least one more after that to come or maybe more as I haven’t read the latest book yet either!
     
  11. CollingwoodFTM

    CollingwoodFTM Striker

    Watching it now and Uhtred says to Aethelwold, ‘Your home is an Alehouse in Winchester.’ My wife (no) turns to me and says ‘Is he talking to you?’
     
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  12. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    onto episode 6 (season 3)... very good , shame its no longer on BBC as deserves a wider audience
     
  13. Son of Stan

    Son of Stan Winger

    I really enjoyed the whole series. David Dawson as Alfred was excellent. I read that Netflix were congratulating themselves on being responsible for making the series a 'global hit', after they took it over from BBC.
     
  14. Wonderwall

    Wonderwall Central Defender

    Vikings still on the History Channel?
     
  15. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    the sorceress is a WAD


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    Last edited: Nov 28, 2018
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  16. willowbankbear

    willowbankbear Central Defender

    Loved it , I didn’t think much of season 2 but season 3 was brilliant

    Well worth a watchin
     
  17. Dogbark

    Dogbark Striker

    Danger wad.
     
  18. willowbankbear

    willowbankbear Central Defender

    But still Wad
     
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  19. Fletch

    Fletch Striker

    you would have to bat for the other side to think otherwise
     
  20. Lexingtongue

    Lexingtongue Striker

    Her name is Loch Naess. No lie.
     
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