Inside No. 9

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Inside No. 9

Post by DJBenz » Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:32 am

If you're not watching this British TV show on Netflix (it's on the UK service, hopefully US too) you should be. It's not out an out horror, more like dark tales that always end with and even darker twist.

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Inside No. 9 is a British dark comedy anthology television programme that first aired in 2014. It is written by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton and produced by the BBC. Each half-hour episode is a self-contained story with new characters and a new setting, and all star at least one (usually both) of Pemberton and Shearsmith. Aside from the writers, each episode has a new cast, allowing Inside No. 9 to attract a number of well-known actors. The stories are linked only by the number 9 in some way and a brass hare statue that is in the background of all episodes. Settings have included a suburban house, a gothic mansion and a barn.
Currently the fourth season is running on UK TV, the first two are on Netflix. There's an obvious jump in budget between season one and two, although they still stick to the principle of a single location. Some really clever twists to round out the episodes (but not always), and the last episode of season one (The Harrowing) is creepy af.

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Themes and tone vary from episode to episode, but all have elements of comedy and horror.
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Inside No. 9 as a whole has been very well received by critics, who have praised the humour and creativity of the scripts, as well as the talent of the featured actors. Commentators have described it as "never less-than-captivating" and "consistently compelling", offering particularly strong praise for "A Quiet Night In", "The 12 Days of Christine" and "The Riddle of the Sphinx". Inside No. 9 won the Sketch and Comedy prize at the 35th annual Banff World Media Festival Rockie Awards, and won the comedy prize at the 2016 Rose d'Or ceremony. It was nominated for the Best TV Sitcom prize at the 2014 Freesat Awards, the Broadcast Award for Best Original Programme, and at the 2014 British Comedy Awards for both the Best New Comedy Programme and the Best Comedy Drama.
tl;dr Watch Inside No. 9 on Netflix if you have it.
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Re: Inside No. 9

Post by Neon Maniac » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:19 pm

I want to see this show. It's not on US Netflix. :(

But it is on Shudder. I saw it on their menu :lol:

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Re: Inside No. 9

Post by Neon Maniac » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:19 pm

:rotfl:

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Re: Inside No. 9

Post by DJBenz » Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:06 pm

:lol:

Take a free trial and binge it.
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Re: Inside No. 9

Post by Neon Maniac » Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:23 pm

Nah. Last time I binged a British show I couldn't stop drinking Boddington's Bitter and eating meat pies. :(

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Re: Inside No. 9

Post by DJBenz » Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:15 am

An appropriate reaction.
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