Thursday, 4 November 2010

Is this normal?

What is the point of hindsight? Honestly?

On our first pilot, the moment it hit the post-office's counter we thought of about a dozen improvements that simply did not occur to us beforehand. Is hindsight supposed to give us an insight into not repeating our mistakes? No. It didn't work. Exactly the same thing has happened with our second delve into sitcom script writing.

In later episodes (wishful thinking at this stage, I know) we want character X to do something to object B, but that would only make sense if object B appeared in scene 2 of the pilot! Infuriating to say the least. (Paul counts to ten slowly in his head.)

Anyway, what is done is done.

I suppose the underlying questions is; what type of sitcoms would you like to see on TV? What style tickled your teenage funny bones? What would you like to see 're-envisioned', 'rebooted' or 're-imagined' or whatever the current phrase is for resurrecting the good-ole-days?

We look forward to hearing any comments. Laters.


  1. I know exactly what you mean regarding hindsight, no matter how many times I re-read there is always a better way of writing/presenting that springs to mind the minute the darn thing has left my possession.

    We strive and we strive for the door to open.
    Good luck.

  2. Thanks, you too.


    I wonder if Tolkien (where-ever his spirit resides) is still asking 'Why didn't they just use the giant eagles to fly to Mount Doom in the first place?'