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Title: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: Silent Disapproval Robot on October 24, 2020, 01:21:02 PM
It's not new but it's new to me.

Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: Gusington on October 24, 2020, 01:47:56 PM
Hahaha I was sold just after the first minute mark when he mentioned 'the worst artistic drought in TV history.'
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: Silent Disapproval Robot on October 24, 2020, 02:07:22 PM
"I'm not Jesus Christ.  I've come to accept that."
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: Gusington on October 24, 2020, 02:12:29 PM
I don't know what the hell I just watched but I watched the entire episode and have to admit I enjoyed myself.
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: Silent Disapproval Robot on October 24, 2020, 02:22:57 PM
So you’re saying you were able to put conventional logic aside?
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: Gusington on October 24, 2020, 02:54:29 PM
Yes!
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: Tpek on October 25, 2020, 09:27:18 AM
Are these Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade of The IT Crew fame?

EDIT: Yep!
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0397150/
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: JasonPratt on October 25, 2020, 02:57:58 PM
{walk to the mark}
{stop}
{turn}{stoop down}{reach out}
{wait}
{production guy tosses cat onto the ground}
{stoop to pet cat}

I managed not to laugh until that point, but I was very entertained nonetheless.

"Joined by best buddy Dr. Lucien Sanchez (Todd Rivers), fiery hospital boss Thornton Reed (Dean Learner), and woman Liz Asher (Madeleine Wool)..."  :DD
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: JasonPratt on October 25, 2020, 07:31:13 PM
The best parts for me aren't even the obvious 'production glitches' and ineptitudes. It's the subtle ones.

Sometimes they go back and forth between subtle and obvious for the same gag: for example, there's a running gag about the boom mic not being close enough or aimed correctly to pick up an actor's lines (even though they should be close enough anyway) and so the actor has to re-dub them later in post-production editing, which is jussssst different enough in tone and spatial echo and such to realize what's happening. Then after several of those on random occasions, a completely different actor randomly redubs a shot the mic operator didn't pick up.  :notworthy:
Title: Re: A horror TV series for Gus
Post by: JasonPratt on October 26, 2020, 08:15:53 PM
Another example of a subtle production 'flub': the camera is backtracking the doctor as he strolls through a hospital corridor (dollying along in front of him, looking back toward him). He rounds a corner as an extra stroll past behind him from screen-left. As he and the camera move along though, we see that the set back there just has a window in the corner with no bench: the 'hospital visitor' was walking in from nowhere!  :2funny:

Some of the humor really goes to my old broadcast communication heart.  :smitten: