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All this talk of The Sopranos, The Wire, Mad Men, but this is the best thing I’ve watched in the last year.

Anyone else seen it? It’s on Prime, and it’s basically 10 Japanese comedians trying to make each other laugh, while not laughing themselves. They each pay money to enter, the winner is the last one to laugh and takes all the money.

Sounds shit. Sounds like the comedy style wouldn’t translate over. Sounds like it wouldn’t be funny as it’s subtitled. Sounds like it’d be better if you knew who the hell any of the people were.

It’s brilliant.

3 seasons on Prime now. Watch it.

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Sounds shit. Sounds like the comedy style wouldn’t translate over. Sounds like it wouldn’t be funny as it’s subtitled. Sounds like it’d be better if you knew who the hell any of the people were.

I’m not going to watch it. I don’t have Prime though.

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I’m 2 eps in to this (season 1), about to start ep 3. It’s not laugh out loud funny for me (yet) but it’s a fantastic idea and is strangely compelling viewing.

Yes. There are bits that did make me laugh out loud, but mostly in Season 2. There’s a fantastic bit of a guy struggling not to laugh for about 30 seconds that I rewatched 4 or 5 times.

OK the bit with the Analympics has done me

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brutal

Love this show. Really surprised the same format hasn’t been redone in other countries, as far as I know of).

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Yes. We were discussing how it could work over here. Lends itself to being a Taskmaster style setup (Alex would be good at making it work, Greg would be a good ‘host’). Jack Dee would also be a good host.

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On episode two. The random acts of violence are killing me :smile:

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Just got to the Analympics, my word. The rubber band :smile::smile::smile::smile:

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Absolutely incredible.