Highway Patrol - Channel 7

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Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by yorky » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:58 pm

So I notice there isn't any talk about this show. I've done a highlights reel of episodes 1-7 and the 'interesting' bits.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91n8XCWrnGE

Personally as its in the same three "repeating segment" arrangement you don't get a lot of action but its better than nothing, although never as good as The Force of course :wink:

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Re: Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by vk6hgr » Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:50 pm

Yeah I agree Yorky... It's an okay show but it runs like it was written by or for people suffering from ADHD and they stretch about 7 minutes of actual content into half an hour with ads...
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Re: Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by Zebedee » Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:51 pm

It also seems to have less variety compared to The Force - both in the content (TF covers a wider range of policing), and also in the officers. Have you noticed that the same people seem to be in front of the camera in HP?

Having said that, I still watch it (and fast foward the ads) - it's still mildly entertaining :)
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Re: Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by yorky » Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:08 pm

Yes it appears to be the same 3-4 officers in the same vehicles in the same areas. And obviously limited to traffic related stuff.

I'm always annoyed at the over zealous voice over or the ads for the show (and like many current ads for Seven)...
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Re: Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by auntys_eyes » Wed Nov 04, 2009 1:20 pm

2 words for everyone regarding the repeating of footage in shows such as this... cheap television 8) .
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Re: Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by Tyranus » Thu Nov 05, 2009 1:19 am

Well it's not like we pay for it so I suppose can't complain too much...but ahh what the heck I will, the voice over thingo's suck!
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Re: Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by written_ficton » Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:08 pm

auntys_eyes wrote:2 words for everyone regarding the repeating of footage in shows such as this... cheap television 8) .
Like repeatig the programs several times and under the mask of "new series"
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Re: Highway Patrol - Channel 7

Post by yorky » Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:24 pm

written_ficton wrote:
auntys_eyes wrote:2 words for everyone regarding the repeating of footage in shows such as this... cheap television 8) .
Like repeatig the programs several times and under the mask of "new series"
*cough* Border Security *cough*.

How dare they re-mix segments so it doesn't trigger my repeat tag [-X
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