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CrabDan

Original Poster:

568 posts

57 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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Just isn't funny.

That's all I have to say really... The guy tries too hard.

Just had to get that off my chest.

Zaxxon

4,057 posts

74 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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I like him in a just falling asleep, safe comedy, can watch him with my Mum and Dad in a room kind of way.

Not many comedians can be funny and nice nowaday's he is pretty near that area.

weyland yutani

1,390 posts

78 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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How can you fall asleep with him shouting every 2 seconds. He's alright but the shouting does my head in.

CrabDan

Original Poster:

568 posts

57 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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Zaxxon said:
I like him in a just falling asleep, safe comedy, can watch him with my Mum and Dad in a room kind of way.

Not many comedians can be funny and nice nowaday's he is pretty near that area.
I disagree.

Bill Bailey is funny but nice. This guy is just ordinary. And boring!

The Highway Man

2,857 posts

92 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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He bores the moobs off me! I would gladly take a spade to his smug face!
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B Huey

4,881 posts

113 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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His success is a mystery to me.

Smiler.

7,910 posts

144 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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I actually like his delivery, but I wonder how many are on the team of writers.

Little old lady voices - no.

West Countr'y stuff - yes.

I also hear a lot of people say they can't stand Lee Nelson, but from what I've seen, I find him qualiteee smile

Zaxxon

4,057 posts

74 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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Lee Nelson is a pure 100% .

smartypants

27,773 posts

83 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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He's just so bland. His old lady/west country/monkey impressions is all he does.

And Lee Nelson. Err no.

Smiler.

7,910 posts

144 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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Zaxxon said:
Lee Nelson is a pure 100% .
Each to his own and all that, but can I ask why?



Jasandjules

59,778 posts

143 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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Zaxxon said:
I like him in a just falling asleep, safe comedy, can watch him with my Mum and Dad in a room kind of way.
Really? Most of his jokes are about sex?!?!?

Countdown

15,832 posts

110 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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I like Rusell Howard smile

Not a fan of Lee Evans though

New POD

3,851 posts

64 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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Have you heard about the NEW comic David Rigby, doing the north east london pubs circuit. Hilarious.

He'll be on telly in about 20 years once he starts using the jokes I write for him.

Steamer

10,042 posts

127 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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Can someone get him a promo with specsavers at get the sqwinty-eyed cider drinker some glasses!!

Meridius

668 posts

66 months

Saturday 19th May 2012
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He definitely tries too hard, never was the funniest of people. I always watch his good news show but because the things featured are funny, not him. Always have to skip past the mystery guest section though because its so awkward and cringeworthy thats I cant stand it.

Honestherbert

459 posts

61 months

Sunday 20th May 2012
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I find russell howard excellent, lee neslon is just a poor attempt at doing what ali G did 10 years ago.

Spiffing

1,855 posts

124 months

Sunday 20th May 2012
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I do like him, and like how he insisted on having the Good News Extra to give circuit comedians some exposure. If you are looking for a nice comic try Josh Widdicombe. He is brilliant and funny and I can see him being as big as Russell and someone you can watch with your parents. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCMWIBhKvi8

Edited by Spiffing on Sunday 20th May 22:55

DanDC5

11,287 posts

81 months

Monday 21st May 2012
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Honestherbert said:
I find russell howard excellent, lee neslon is just a poor attempt at doing what ali G did 10 years ago.
This.

uuf361

2,802 posts

136 months

Monday 21st May 2012
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I really like Russell Howard - about the only comedian I would consdier going to see live, which leaves a lot who I wouldn't and a good chunk of those who I would actively avoid watching on TV too.....

bexVN

13,427 posts

125 months

Monday 21st May 2012
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He's alright. He seems like a really nice guy who knows how lucky he is and is enjoying life. I like his show, easy watching TV, I do like how he shows there is good in the world at the end of his show. No harm in that!

Not my favourite comedian but certainly don't think he warrants being thought of as rubbish, then again I can't stand that Lee Nelson, we all have our own tastes.