History Series / BlackBooks

16th Aug '17 8:45:21 PM LeeM
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*** Sadly there are no commentaries for Series 3.



** Sadly there are no commentaries for Series 3.
16th Aug '17 8:43:53 PM LeeM
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** Sadly there are no commentaries for Series 3.
31st Jul '17 2:02:23 AM PaulA
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** Manny and Bernard trying to replace a priceless bottle of wine with freely available home-and-garden taste substitutes is treated akin to [[Film/{{Frankenstein}} Dr. Frankenstein and Igor creating the Monster]].

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** Manny and Bernard trying to replace a priceless bottle of wine with freely available home-and-garden taste substitutes is treated akin to [[Film/{{Frankenstein}} [[Film/{{Frankenstein1931}} Dr. Frankenstein and Igor creating the Monster]].
2nd Jul '17 5:45:02 AM needsanewhobby
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* EdgyBackwardsChairSitting: Manny does this rather too aggressively, and immediately regrets it.
29th Jun '17 8:50:06 PM DustSnitch
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** The first episode had him in a white (hospital) robe, with long flowing hair (well, it's Bill Bailey) and an expression of serenity from swallowing ''The Little Book of Calm'', giving him such an aura of calm that he can soothe dogs and car alarms with a wave of his hand. Both a punch-drunk Bernard and a pair of nervous Christians mistake him for {{Jesus}}.

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** The first episode had him in a white (hospital) robe, with long flowing hair (well, it's Bill Bailey) and an expression of serenity from swallowing ''The Little Book of Calm'', giving him such an aura of calm that he can soothe dogs and car alarms with a wave of his hand. Both a punch-drunk Bernard and a pair of nervous Christians mistake him for {{Jesus}}.UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}.
21st May '17 3:59:58 PM medytator
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* BrickJoke: The guy looking for a book about Music/FranzSchubert in season 2 finale.
17th Feb '17 9:05:20 AM Aggron9988
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* OnlyALighter: The first episode has a subplot where Fran is going slowly mad trying to figure out what a bizarre object she's been given as a gift is. At the end of the episode, Manny wanders into her shop and immediately identifies it as a novelty cigarette lighter.
25th Dec '16 12:59:39 PM tigerstar
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* NotAGame: see the trope's page quote.

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* NotAGame: see Evan, the trope's page quote.slightly-unhinged manager of Goliath Books:
-->'''Evan:''' Selling books is like a game; it has rules, and you have to learn them and get serious about them ''[[{{Metaphorgotten}} because it's not a game!]]''
13th Dec '16 2:40:42 PM Xtifr
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Black Books is a merrily cynical television comedy by Creator/DylanMoran and Graham Linehan.

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Black Books ''Black Books'' is a merrily cynical television comedy by Creator/DylanMoran and Graham Linehan.
4th Dec '16 8:28:13 PM DoctorNemesis
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** Manny and Bernard trying to replace a priceless bottle of wine with freely available home-and-garden taste substitutes is treated akin to [[Film/{{Frankenstein}} Dr. Frankenstein and Igor creating the Monster]].
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