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Satisfactory

Do we really have to put up with the trash that is on what used to be an actually enjoyable programme, For the past several months I have watched and listened to nothing but rubbish in the charts. I have not heard a guitar for months. I sometimes wonder if the exist anymore, or if they ever did...

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Not for me

“Top Of The Flops”

published 29/11/2003

memories of Liz Kershaw's sassy earrings...

pointlessly revamped and outdated

Every generation has its own memories of 'Top Of The Pops'. For some there's Jimmy Saville introducing Gary Glitter in a retrospectively sinister way. Imprinted on the memory of others is the be-maned Bruno Brookes and his chunky yellow microphone, reeling off statistics about Five Star and Wham...

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“Top of.....what”

published 05/03/2002

Can see some exclusive videos/performances

Not as good as it was!

Top of the pops has been going for many, many years and over them years the stage has been filled with many successful, great performers and some not so good!! The show was one of the first programmes, which featured bands/artistes performing live (or not so live!!) They also play the new...

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Satisfactory

Entertainment for the kids.

It's the same week after week, equating top 10 wit...

Hmm...I wonder why you never see any live performances on "TOTP"? Could it be that most of the acts can't actually sing? Then again, that's just my personal opinion. TOTP has been going for decades now, so they must be doing something right. Every friday night for half an hour you can watch a...

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Good

“Pop One Off”

published 17/12/2001

See op

See op

Okay, it’s not *so* bad that you want to turn over, but really, who can be arsed with TOTP anymore? It’s not that I find it DREADFUL, it’s just... there. Like rind on Edam, very fast rapping on a Busta Rhymes CD and a poorly head after 10 shots of gold tequila, you can always...

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Satisfactory

The odd decent song/video

Far too many to bore people with.

TOTP has been teetering on the brink of the abyss for at least 20 odd years now and criticised by just about everyone who takes an interest in this show. Even back in the late 70s people moaned that it lacked any imagination because the bands they had on were always the same bands playing their...

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Excellent

Great variety of music (even some Meat Loaf someti...

'New' stuff is often boy band crap

The charts these days are a farce – bands no longer work their way to the top, if you ain’t straight in at number one, you’ve got no chance. Bands sell a pathetic amount of singles, and get a high-flyer. What’s going on? Don’t ask me, just remember when times were better… Top Of The Pops 2 is a...

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Excellent

“TOTP”

published 26/12/2000

Latest songs, videos and dances

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I often watch this programme, and as an owner of only 5 channels, I find it a good way to catch up on the latest songs, dances and videos which accompany them. I don't have MTV, and so I often miss out when others are talking about the videos for certain songs. Top Of The Pops is a well...

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Super

“Top of the Pops”

published 10/09/2000

Good Music

Miming!!!!!!

Top of the Pops must be one of the oldest running music programmes still going. Its formula hasn't changed much in all that time, they show a selection of the hits of the week with a run down of the charts. There can;t be many people who don't remember atching it as children avidly waiting to...

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“its poptastical”

published 17/01/2002

live music for no cost

its hard to get there

Top of the pops!The BBC like to claim that this program is live! Not true! It is infact filmed on the thursday night and shown on the bbc on friday night as Im sure many of you will know. I was lucky ( if lucky the right word) enough to be able to get my hands on the gold dust like top of the...

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Satisfactory

“When is TOTP not TOTP?”

published 25/08/2000

If a song's high in the charts, you're still guara...

The old formula was better.

Top Of the Pops reflects the biggest hits on the UK Singles Chart each week. Well, it used to. Until some point in the 1990s, there was a simple and effective formula. The first 7 or 8 songs - working down from No.1 - which climbed (or sometimes stayed in the same position) would be featured...

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Satisfactory

Shows live acts, occasionally has a satellite link...

No variety in way it is presented, not many exclus...

Well, Top Of The Pops is the original pop music show, but in my opinion it is no longer the best. This is because there's no variety in the way it is presented, or the types of things they have on the show. TOTP just show loads of live acts, one after the other, then the top 20 countdown, then...

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Good

“Good music?”

published 04/10/2000

Most popular music of the day

Mostly bad music - too much boyzone

Time and time again Top of the Pops disappoints me. I wait for it every week in anticipation of some good music, but sadly it fails me. Eminem is right, I've had enough of boy bands and teeny singers like Britney Spears. Unfortunately, TOTP does not seem to realsie that there are some people with...

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Satisfactory

“Top of the Flops”

published 12/05/2001

cant think of any, sometimes a good and on there

lots of miming and repeat performances

From my earliest days of watching television, one program that has followed me as I have grown up is 'Top of the pops'. Back then though (the 70's and 80's), it all seemed so exciting and real. Unfortunatly these days something has changed a little for the worse :- The presenters - Seems anyone...

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Satisfactory

Fills up a spare 30 minutes

Where do I start?

Maybe I'm showing my age, but 'TOTP' has for years ceased to be the great weekly event it was in years past. This I think is because it mirrors the charts. Singles only need to sell a pitiful few thousand a week to register high in the Top 20, usually because they are discounted in the first week...

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