History Series / TheThickofIt

19th May '17 11:18:45 PM nombretomado
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* CellPhonesAreUseless: There's almost no mobile coverage at the country hotel where Stewart's ghastly "Thought Camp" is being held. In a CrowningMomentOfFunny, Stewart and Peter are forced to stand at the top of the [[spoiler: children's slide]] in order to get reception. Needless to say, there's someone with a {{Twitter}} account, a camera phone, and (one assumes) a grudge to bear, in the vicinity.

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* CellPhonesAreUseless: There's almost no mobile coverage at the country hotel where Stewart's ghastly "Thought Camp" is being held. In a CrowningMomentOfFunny, Stewart and Peter are forced to stand at the top of the [[spoiler: children's slide]] in order to get reception. Needless to say, there's someone with a {{Twitter}} Website/{{Twitter}} account, a camera phone, and (one assumes) a grudge to bear, in the vicinity.
19th Apr '17 7:25:47 PM DoctorNemesis
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* {{Adminisphere}}: The British government is basically depicted as this to the rest of the country.

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* {{Adminisphere}}: The British government is basically depicted as this to the rest of the country.country, being a mostly out-of-touch cloister of career politicos and technocratic policy wonks both scathingly contemptuous of and simultaneously a bit frightened of actually dealing with the general public.
19th Apr '17 7:24:41 PM DoctorNemesis
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* {{Adminisphere}}: The British government is basically depicted as this to the rest of the country.



* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: "Have you been at Number 10 recently? It's like the break-up of Music/TheBeatles, during the fall of UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire. While fucking...[[PagethreeStunna Jordan's]] splitting up with that bloke."

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: "Have you been at Number 10 recently? It's like the break-up of Music/TheBeatles, during the fall of UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire. While fucking...[[PagethreeStunna [[PageThreeStunna Jordan's]] splitting up with that bloke."
21st Feb '17 7:27:06 PM CaptainReynolds6
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--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' It's enough to give me a heart attack. I'm going to have to sit down. *sits down* And I want a glass of wine! I want a glass of red wine!

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--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' It's enough to give me a heart attack. I'm going to have to sit down. *sits down* ''*sits down*'' And I want a glass of wine! I want a glass of red wine!



--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' This man again! This man is going to give me a heart attack!

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--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' ''*pointing to Ben*'' This man again! This man is going to give me a heart attack!
21st Feb '17 7:18:35 PM CaptainReynolds6
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** One scene that illustrated Jamie's tendency towards this was a deleted scene from the special ''Spinners and Losers,'' when he helps a cleaning lady out in a heated argument with Ben Swain:
--->'''Malcolm:''' I think things have got a little bit...
--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' I have never had anyone speak to me in my life like this before.
--->'''Malcolm:''' [[DeadpanSnarker Well, how long have you been working here?]]
--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' It's enough to give me a heart attack. I'm going to have to sit down. *sits down* And I want a glass of wine! I want a glass of red wine!
--->'''Ben Swain:''' What the fuck?! I'm not going to...
--->'''Jamie:''' Get her a fucking glass of wine!
--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' This man again! This man is going to give me a heart attack!
--->'''Ben Swain:''' God, just shut the ''fuck'' up!
--->'''Malcolm:''' Hey, hey!
--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' I will kill him.
--->'''Jamie:''' Can we get something for you?
--->'''Cleaning Lady:''' I will kill him. You're going to have to call the police; I'm going to kill him.
--->'''Jamie:''' I will kill him. Don't you worry. You don't have to get your hands dirty. I will fucking kill him.
20th Feb '17 5:43:15 PM nombretomado
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* BritishNewspapers: Malcolm's raison d'etre is to get them to print what he wants, when he wants. Angela Heaney, "the twatbubble from the ''Standard''", is usually pretty compliant (but becomes less so when she moves to the ''Daily Mail'').



* InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: An outtake from the party conference episode shows Malcolm dashing away from a [[BritishNewspapers Daily Telegraph]] live podcast. Naturally, it gets put on their website with the headline "Tucker Spurns Our Man On The Ground". Ollie and Nicola gleefully take the piss whilst watching it.

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* InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: An outtake from the party conference episode shows Malcolm dashing away from a [[BritishNewspapers [[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers Daily Telegraph]] live podcast. Naturally, it gets put on their website with the headline "Tucker Spurns Our Man On The Ground". Ollie and Nicola gleefully take the piss whilst watching it.



** His colleague Cal "The Fucker" Richards may have been based on Tory Director of Communications [[http://www.torybear.com/2009/12/who-could-they-mean.html Andy Coulson]], a former ''[[BritishNewspapers News of the World]]'' editor known for his aggressive style and allegations of bullying behaviour.

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** His colleague Cal "The Fucker" Richards may have been based on Tory Director of Communications [[http://www.torybear.com/2009/12/who-could-they-mean.html Andy Coulson]], a former ''[[BritishNewspapers ''[[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers News of the World]]'' editor known for his aggressive style and allegations of bullying behaviour.
20th Feb '17 5:37:46 PM nombretomado
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** Nicola's ''[[BritishNewspapers Guardian]]'' meeting from series 3 may be the show's most cringe-inducing moment to date, although the radio interview with Mannion and Richard Bacon comes close.

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** Nicola's ''[[BritishNewspapers ''[[UsefulNotes/BritishNewspapers Guardian]]'' meeting from series 3 may be the show's most cringe-inducing moment to date, although the radio interview with Mannion and Richard Bacon comes close.
5th Feb '17 12:12:32 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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** Mr. Tickel, sometimes pronounced "Tickle". ''Mr. Men'' jokes ensue.
10th Jan '17 4:22:59 PM nombretomado
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** In the second episode of series one, Malcolm is testing the appartment's zeitgeist and asks "[[LittleBritain Who's the only gay in the village]]!?"

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** In the second episode of series one, Malcolm is testing the appartment's zeitgeist and asks "[[LittleBritain "[[Series/LittleBritain Who's the only gay in the village]]!?"
6th Jan '17 4:35:53 PM nombretomado
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** He has another for Ollie when he fails to answer his phone: "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKdsMr-6GrA That's for you]], [[HighSchoolMusical Cack Efron]]."

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** He has another for Ollie when he fails to answer his phone: "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKdsMr-6GrA That's for you]], [[HighSchoolMusical [[Film/HighSchoolMusical Cack Efron]]."
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