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The Professionals Complete Boxset - REPACK [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Gordon Jackson
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
The Professionals was a hugely successful show here in Germany, my brothers and I watched it religiously and I was madly in love with William Bodie. I've been looking for the Complete Collection for quite some time and was overjoyed to find it here on And I was even more overjoyed to find the show is fun to watch. Granted, it's politically incorrect, sexist and violent, and thank God for that. Germany tends to air mainly US shows that all look the same, with actors so sleak and stereotyped that you cannot tell them apart anymore, it's a physical relief to watch a show that is entertaining with characters that are larger than life but more realistic and more lifelike than… Read more
Upstairs Downstairs - Complete Series 1 and 2 Box &hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Keeley Hawes
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Glossy yet shallow, 26 Feb 2013
First I must say I'm not familiar with the original Upstairs Downstairs series. It was aired here in Germany but I was too young to watch it then, and I haven't seen any re-runs lately. I bought this set simply because I enjoyed watching Downton Abbey and thought it would be similar.
Well it wasn't. Series 1 was enjoyable enough, it was like a shiny tabloid paper, beautifully photographed, entertaining but nothing to be remembered. It was alright. Series 2, however, had nothing remarkable whatsoever. Some people vanished without even an explanation - alright, so the mother has died, but she was such a strong character in Series 1, I would have expected a little more mourning and… Read more

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