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I quite enjoyed You Have Been Watching, YMMV of course, but there wasn't anything to hate about it or to suggest selling out. 10 O'Clock Live, I kind of agree with the split critics. David Mitchell doing his extended Soapbox routine is good, but the sketches are... well, they're gradually getting better. The one with Carr pulling random crap out of a suitcase and making bad word puns was actually funny. But Lavern's preachy bits where she plays the "I bet you I'm more left-wing than you are" game get a little irritating. Ideally I'd say it needs to replace Lavern with someone who can do the ringmaster job better, but I wouldn't know who to suggest and maybe give Brooker the chance to do more VTs rather than sitting at the desk ranting. Oh, and extend the interviews by a minute or two so there's an actual chance to get something constructive said. Scarlet A.pngbomination 11:09, 6 April 2011 (UTC)

I enjoyed YHBW as well, this article more or less sums up my thoughts on it and its reception by Comic Book Guy moaners. As for 10 O'Clock live, I say people take a lesson from Spitting Image and The Daily Show and give it some decent time to fine-tune things. Grumblejaws (talk) 19:45, 6 April 2011 (UTC)