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WDYTYA USA - BBC version

Postby dannymorris » Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:30 am

I live in Ireland and am fortunately (or unfortunately) able see see the show before the UK. However, I have to say I prefer the BBC version. BBC has taken out all the breaks, repetitions etc and even changed the narrator. They have also kept a lot more content, I noticed extra pieces on the SJP episode. The whole programme seems to be about 10 minutes longer! I think our version would only be about 30 mins after editing. Well done BBC. Keep up the good work.
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Re: WDYTYA USA - BBC version

Postby rebmamber » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:42 pm

I am an American and was wondering how they accounted for our long commercials and repetitive intros and "coming up" sections. I thought the American version was interesting, but the two things that really annoyed me was the needless repetition (I can remember what happened 3 minutes ago) and the narrator. I absolutely love the BBC versions and I hope that the season 2 over in the US will take some notes from the BBC. Is there anyway to see what the BBC is showing, I'd love to see how they improved upon it.
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Re: WDYTYA USA - BBC version

Postby WELLS39 » Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:25 pm

Of course the BBC version is fabulous.
Whether its the regular English version or the USA BBC series, I am happy to confess I am completely hooked. And would be happy to pay the licence fee if they were the only programmes available.
But I have only seen a couple of the USA series, I keep missing when it is due to be on. Its very frustrating to keep missing it.
Can anyone confirm when it will be showing again?

Thanks.
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