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Offline Road_Element

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Does anybody got a clue what these shorts are about.
« on: January 20, 2014, 05:05:46 PM »
There doesn't seem to me anything educational about these shorts.


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Re: Does anybody got a clue what these shorts are about.
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2014, 05:15:40 PM »
They aren't supposed to be eductional.  They are, in theory, supposed to be entertaining.


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Re: Does anybody got a clue what these shorts are about.
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2014, 05:23:48 PM »
These shorts feel like somebody hired an emo kid to make a business short.



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Re: Does anybody got a clue what these shorts are about.
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2014, 07:45:06 PM »
HRMPH.. :-X


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Re: Does anybody got a clue what these shorts are about.
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2014, 01:58:55 PM »
There doesn't seem to me anything educational about these shorts.

Back in the 80s and early 90s movie channels (like HBO, Showtime, etc.) used to show short films or humorous videos and things along those lines to fill in the time slots between features/shows.  The Norman shorts are likely along those lines.  Just supposed to be a filler piece of entertainment.


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Re: Does anybody got a clue what these shorts are about.
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2014, 05:21:54 PM »
There doesn't seem to me anything educational about these shorts.

Back in the 80s and early 90s movie channels (like HBO, Showtime, etc.) used to show short films or humorous videos and things along those lines to fill in the time slots between features/shows.  The Norman shorts are likely along those lines.  Just supposed to be a filler piece of entertainment.
I was with you until the "entertainment" part.

Also, these films feel very 70s to me.



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Re: Does anybody got a clue what these shorts are about.
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2014, 11:54:17 AM »
Well, I guess your right. Apparently these were on Showtime in early 80's. But these shorts feel like if Mr. Bean was a totally depressed middle aged business man. What these shorts needed was Normans head in a giant Turkey or him painting his house with dynamite.
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