Sunday, 14 August 2016
Corrie Weekly Awards for Aug. 1 - 5
Musical ambiance: Phelan singing It's Raining Men in the shower. Loudly and very, very badly.
Continuity Fail (1): (maybe) Tracy says Amy can't be a cop because there's a criminal record in her family. We assume she's referring to herself but I thought that was overturned due to dodgy DNA testimony? Steve does have a conviction but I wonder if Tracy even remembers that.
Continuity Fail (2): A few months ago, all of this angst over the Bistro and Leanne would have had Nick's newly recurring brain injury symptoms giving him temper tantrums. Now it's disappeared again, seemingly vanished in a puff of smoke. Perhaps that really does happen but it smacks of a handy plot point to pull out just for drama's sake.
Lego award: I thought Kevin's new garage was the one next to the Bistro but now this one has wedged itself in between the two. The Bistro must be very tiny inside, the width of the arch outside, though it looks bigger inside.
Save the Day award: Steph called in the posse, Leanne. I still love that woman! (Steph, that is! She's awesome!)
Contrived Cliche award: Aidan and Maria have really hardly exchanged a friendly word up before, yet they're unloading their angst about their partners on each other and having revenge sex. Could the writers not think of anything else?
Olive my love award: Several years on and olives are still being mis-ordered somehow! Best long running joke ever!
Tim "I was re-grouping. I was ready to lead the next attack!" Faye "You were squealing like a pig"
Beth on family convictions "D'you want them alphabetically or by year?"
Craig about his motley crew of a family "If we were on 'Who Do You Think You Are' it would be a Strangeways and Star Prison special"
Leanne "There's nothing wrong with being a good man" Nick "And look where that got me"
Steph "Ok, we're kinda losing the vibe now"
Gemma "All I need is some ancient old wrinkly to get my mitts on and give them some Gemma magic!"
Luke "I hate it when young people sing old people's music to look cool"
Sally "I'm getting very good at soundbites actually. I've been working on them" (Ha!)
Sally "Politics is a very dirty game. I run that risk everytime I step out of the house"
Audrey to Gail "Your elderly mother could go off you sharpish"
Gemma "I want a CV that's longer than my charge sheet"
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