Graham Norton Show

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    Sigma Full Member

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    Surprised there is no thread on this. Graham Norton is a very funny person and when he gets the right guests on its a very good show. On now with Kevin Bridges, Ron Howard, Chris Hemsworth and Lily Tomlin.
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    Prefer watching his show than Alan Carr's, better guests and proper interviews but laid-back and fun at the same time.. Carr just pisses about with the reality clan & random comedians, too loud and too much cackling for me.
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    Easily the best chat show on tv atm, has a been for a few years really. Always has great guests and gets them to open up. Doesn't make it all about him either *Cough* Jonathan Ross *cough*
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    He's the GOAT. I watch Eurovision every year just to hear Norton rip on everyone.
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    His strength is that he gets everyone drunk before they go out there.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    I loved when he had De Niro & Cher on the show :lol:

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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    I like the show. Don't like that unfunny intro he does though.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    His family is from Carnew which automatically makes him great. Up the southeast.
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    diarm Full Member

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    Fortunately for him he was allowed the chance to grow up in West Cork though!

    I met him last summer (one of my mates mums is friends with him), and while I haven't met loads of famous people, he's the only one who is the exact fecking same in real life as he is on TV. Very funny fecker and good craic for an evening out.
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    Olly Gunnar Solskjær bacon-hating kebab-dodging Tinder rascal dog Scout

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    He's great. I've liked him since watching So Graham Norton in the 90s/early 2000s.
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    FCBarca Mes que un Rag

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    I remember being mocked about liking his show on here some years ago. Enjoyed Lily Tomlin struggling to understand any word out of Kevin Bridges
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Aye, he probably wouldn't have got his own show if he grew up in a proper southeast town. He'd be an actual actor.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Does he often repeat his comedian guests though? Some of them can be quite annoying with constantly trying to "be a comedian".
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    So I have. Can't be doing with American style chats or chat shows at all but he make this work.
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    The one with will smith Bradley cooper and heather graham was probably the best talk show ever

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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Usually watch this if i'm in. The guests are usually a level above most other shows.
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    He's endearing.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    They're trying to kill off Alan Carr's show by giving him crappy guests.
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    I actually quite like Alan Carr as a host, if he was on a decent Channel with the right backing i could see him doing well, but it just feels a bit low rent. As you say, the guests aren't in the same league.
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    Easily the best talk show of any from both the UK and the US, and it's not even close.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    I love Alan, but I often get the impression that, for him, the drinking is as important as the chat. His live performances hint at a genuine drinking problem.*

    *I don't mean his actual performances; I mean that he often mentions aspects of his lifestyle which suggest a great deal of heavy drinking, and these moments aren't always set-ups for punchlines.
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    The intro really is bollocks.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    I just don't like how he promotes things all the time. When Hollywood stars are his guests he always promotes their movies as "amazing" movies while they're bang average but hey it's part of the talkshow-business. Other than that it's a good talk show.
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    I get what you're saying but he can't exactly say he thinks the movie is shit, can he?
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Obviously not. But perhaps they could tone it down a bit with that "amazing" and "great" stuff, it's cringeworthy. Or leave it out but that probably means some guests wouldn't even come anymore I guess.
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    That's all these sort of talk shows are really, lip service. No way he gets the same calibre of guest on if he doesn't.
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    You would lose all the Hollywood A List stars straight away.
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    Bizarre criticism of a show that exists purely to promote things.
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    Flamingo Purple The wrong skeptic

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    He's got Tarantino on next week so that should be good
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    The one with Matt Damon and Bill Murray was brilliant.

    I disagree
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    He's great. Alan Carr and Jonathan Ross are so socially inept I'm always very surprised that they're talkshow hosts, bumbling from one awkward silence to another, very cringeworthty most of the time. Norton always gets the best guests too, been a fan since he was on channel 4 years ago.
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    a_devil_inside Big footed hermaphrodite

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    I prefer to watch Jonathan Ross
    Don't really watch Graham Norton much as i'm always watching Chatty Man instead, but Graham does have the better guests on by far. I just like the light heartedness with Alan
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    Matt Damon and Bill Murray said it was the best time they had on a chat show:



    4:40
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    Gol123 Mouthfull (of) Member

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    Love his show. Love the mix of celebrities he gets and the really laid back vibe of it all. Makes for some hilarious stories/scenes.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    The Mark Wahlberg one where he gets mistaken for Matt Damon is good too, or is the other way around?
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    Absolutely brilliant show. Love it.
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    Gol123 Mouthfull (of) Member

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    Other way round I think. Wahlberg was drunk when he came on.
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    Still enjoy watching it, but it doesnt feel like he's as invested in it as much as he once was.
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    Used to enjoy watching Jonathan Ross' show when he was on BBC but god is he awful now. Really enjoy Graham's show, always entertaining with pretty solid guests.