Storylines are rather weak and uninteresting. ft. house located at 12710 9th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98168. Elsie Tanner and Ena Shaples were very much representaive of the people you met then in working class areas so it would be nice to meet real working class people again. A bit like men and football I suppose.To me it seems to be part of a continuing trend towards virtual-friends. At 2:17pm on 09 Dec 2010, Matt Marshall wrote:"What is the secret of Coronation Street's success? The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Complain about this comment (Comment number 56). How many people find a neighbour they don't get on with in their bedroom and don't ring the police? Director ''A:OK.Eh.Er.It's a secret. I also enjoy so-called "bloke" telly like Top Gear. Sally's confused until Molly confirms that Kevin is his father. A police officer assumes he's rescued her from the crash and summons the paramedics. It makes for easy viewing and is structured in a way as to be conducive to habitual watching - storylines can be stretched over long periods of time, characters evolve. 23:37. At 12:09pm on 09 Dec 2010, scotty1694 wrote:wow brilliant topic! At 11:54am on 09 Dec 2010, Alasdair Campbell wrote:Familiarity - like an old well-worn comfort blanket.#################################################That's it in a nutshell.There only so many storylines in soaps:Who's having it off with whom?Who's leaving whom?Who's having a baby?Who's the father?Who's the mother? Writer The soap first aired in 1960 and was originally only meant to last 13 weeks. At 1:17pm on 09 Dec 2010, pzero wrote: "My favourite bit of Cornation Street is the closing titles - this means I may then get the chance to watch something decent (? At 5:13pm on 09 Dec 2010, doilookthatsilly wrote:You mean to say that it is not Real? watch.cbc.ca features enhanced quality, better sound, and greater accessibility. Dr Carter drinks in the Rovers as th… Complain about this comment (Comment number 58). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. "...former Cabinet minister Lord Hattersley, an unashamed fan, said "Coronation Street is a national institution which has won its way into the hearts of 18 million people". Episode 7487 5. 1:02:49. Complain about this comment (Comment number 34). Complain about this comment (Comment number 88), comment 40 says soaps are banned at his house. --------------------------------So you like it then! I don't do soaps myself, but there's clearly something there.Maybe we all want to be Ken Barlow. "Clearly you haven't heard of Dave. It's Ronseal television and what it does, it does well.Incidentally, I don't watch it myself and haven't done so for a long time. "Sky Sports is subscription and Top Gear is on for about 8 hours a year. BBC Have Your Say:Q:''What is the secret of Coronation Street's success ?? Charlotte suggests to John that they talk to Fiz together. Coronation Street continues to attract millions of viewers. The show was often at its best when no major event was taking place, it was character building and character interactions that made it a beautiful piece of drama. What should we be watching that isn't "sad" then? Nonsense. She goes, leaving Tyrone in bits. The paediatrician tells Tyrone that the baby may need a blood transfusion. John bluffs his way in and drags Charlotte's body out of the back door. Out of your list, Corrie is the only one I watch - along with my fella, who follows it more closely than I do. Read more. Complain about this comment (Comment number 39). I think the secret to Corrie's success is great acting, great scripts, strong characters and a good mix of humour and drama. Library. The secret is that nobody has the cojones to cancel it. Because they spotted a gap in the market for people who find stories about domestic violence, murder and infidelity to be a highly amusing way of making their own dreary lives seem better by comparison. -----------------------------------------------------------------------A bit like HYS then! Complain about this comment (Comment number 35). Ya' know? Complain about this comment (Comment number 36). Gallery 9th December 1960 opening titles APN 801920 0718. Kevin's torn. The authorities confirm that Ashley is dead. I think Corrie's been on for too long now. Complain about this comment (Comment number 54). The sad people who watch it week, in week out." Bvideo. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------So do please tell us, oh wise one. A half hour plot spread out over TWO HOURS!I almost lost the will to live. Complain about this comment (Comment number 17). John panics when he learns they have gone, fearing they may return to No.5 and discover the body. Complain about this comment (Comment number 51). How creator Tony Warren overcame formidable obstacles to bring Coronation Street to our screens. https://coronationstreet.fandom.com/wiki/Episode_7487_(9th_December_2010)?oldid=388427, This one-hour live episode was transmitted at 8.00pm, fifty years to the day after the live broadcast of, This episode marked the final scenes to be acted by. I have watched Corrieorriorrie a couple of times in the hope that Norris and the wierd one who ran his mate over get killed in some hilarious freaky accident. I detest seeing that green table on the telly for hours at a time with blokes pushing balls about with long sticks. At 11:50am on 09 Dec 2010, PFC_Kent wrote:Saturating the airwaves with a programme based on voyeurism and then targetting it at women. Nick stumbles from the wreckage. Complain about this comment (Comment number 5). Complain about this comment (Comment number 18), Complain about this comment (Comment number 19), Complain about this comment (Comment number 20). I like action series and classic cult crime series like Coloumbo, Hawii-5-0, the Mike Hammer tv series of the 80's and so on, which a beginning a middle and a conclusion in a single episode or at most two episodes.Pity they don't show their likes on BBC anymore, Complain about this comment (Comment number 71), Complain about this comment (Comment number 72). Show more 6.53pm, December 9th 1960, Granada Studios, Manchester. At 6:04pm on 09 Dec 2010, ruffled_feathers wrote:No idea. Each to his/her own really. How has the soap endured for so long? 6. defiantly the most interesting thing happening in the world!can we have some real topics to debate please?-------------------------------------------------------------------------Circus and cakes scotty. Complain about this comment (Comment number 99), Most probably because a lot of people believe in fairy tales ...myself I never quite took to little miss muffet, Complain about this comment (Comment number 100). Not sure it’s a secret.It portrays people who are badly organised, lazier, nastier, sillier, unluckier, dumber and sadder than most and that boosts the morale of its viewers as they can see someone worse off than they are.It sells a good deal of product for its advertisers so ITV still run it.Is this a mystery? Complain about this comment (Comment number 95). How many people down South had even seen a programme about Northerners? Leanne's stunned but agrees. Sooocceeeessss ? None got where they are through being well made or good story lines. Mark BickertonLee O'DonnellMartin SterlingCatherine CooksonRick Laxton I'm a woman and regular Sky Sports watcher. It’s not a secret, mindless people equals mindless lives. Oh dear apparently I am a mindless moron as I ahve watched Coronation Street for years. Sally sits with Molly, talking to her and urging her to fight for her life for Jack's sake. Having said that, of the single episodes of the two main soaps I once tried to endure, I much prefered Coronation Street for its soft daft style than Eastenders that exudes hostility and aggression, veritably it is Grunt TV - just like our chav high streets it sponsored. At 12:09pm on 09 Dec 2010, scotty1694 wrote:wow brilliant topic! Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so. Complain about this comment (Comment number 60), Complain about this comment (Comment number 61). Complain about this comment (Comment number 40), 34. My preference in soap operas can usually be found on the BBC Parliament Channel, Complain about this comment (Comment number 69). ", Complain about this comment (Comment number 93). Beat that, Eastenders! If you like it fine, I've got better things to do with my time than to watch soaps.• 19. It celebrates its 50th birthday on December 9th. Whilst it may not be politic to 'comment' on the behaviour of your next-door neighbour's daughter it is perfectly acceptable to rip into antics of the protagonists of East Enders et al.A friend of mine - who keeps up with Soaps - says they provide a common-ground when talking to strangers. None got where they are through being well made or good story lines. Complain about this comment (Comment number 59). "What is the secret of Coronation Street's success? The actors (not stars!) Tyrone admits he's not the biological father. No-one ever mentions travel by tram, they go by car, bus or Steve's taxi's.This story is like watching "the apprentice". (sorry couldn't resist)Who's leaving the area?Who's coming back?Who's having a problem?Who's the bad boy/girl this week?I am suprised that computor game writers han't made a computor game where you write the plot, (proberbly have done).Personnally I cannot watch them as I have a medical condition that stops me, it's called a brain.PS My daughter (who has a Phd) watched Hollyoaks when at Uni. Complain about this comment (Comment number 86). Script editor what better subject for a storyline....a script writers dream....its simply a street,,,like all streets,,ever changing,,,,mixed,,,could be anywhere,,,,stories can change as society changes,,,people come and go like in all streets,,,,births ,,deaths,,marriges,,,,its just a street. !-------Fair point, but how do you explain EastEnders' success?? Emmerdale 5 days a week, coronation street 4 days a week, doom-enders 4 days a week. He advises her to say her goodbyes to Peter. Through some most harrowing story-lines, it still manages to be both "serious" and tongue-in-cheek at the same time. At 4:05pm on 09 Dec 2010, Kuradi Vitukari wrote:What is the secret of Coronation Street's success? Complain about this comment (Comment number 32), A Nation of commatose worker bees to tired to do anything but stare at a screen and too skint to go out. The plot seems to centre around dead children, broken marriages and back stabbing your mates. Complain about this comment (Comment number 57). I'm not really interested in spending hours watching blokes ( blokes again ) kicking a ball about, nor horrid noisy cars rushing round circuits. ... Another leitmotif of Coronation Street is those sordid relationships, the affairs, family feuds, and fisticuff fall-outs. The writing isnt as good as once it was when Tony Warren wrote the series he wanted realism and that was great and it had humour and pathos and everything inbetween and that is what life is made up of. Complain about this comment (Comment number 79). We all need a bit of fun and light entertainment sometimes.The apparent competition between Corrie and Eastenders to produce a mad wedding scene is hilarious. Complain about this comment (Comment number 81). is that possible? Read more. Coronation Street and its soap ilk are the killers of inspiration, ambition, hope and dreams. 4 beds, 1.75 baths, 1750 sq. Tyrone's full of hate for Molly and calls her a slag. I’m way too good for that. LAUGHABLE!! Complain about this comment (Comment number 55). It just simply proves the British appetite for philistine interests & pursuits. Switch off the box and go live life. I Suppose if it was ever on our TV the Goldfish just might watch But: There again the Goldfish as the right mentality.. 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