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Capri spotted on tv

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:38 am

Hi, Watching a news report yesterday with a chap from one of the performance motoring magazines talking about that terrible incident at the Stevenage Car Cruise and low and behold look what I spotted on the chaps shelf in the background...


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Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:55 am

How did you spot that , did you have a eagle eye action man back in the day :lol:
But what a awful accident,
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Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:13 pm

Good spot Nick!

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Post by stevemarl » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:22 pm

Is it me or does the front grill look not quite right, a bit `Datsun`ey? The way it slopes away?
(If you want to see Capris on the telly, have a look at some of the `70s films they show on `Talking Pictures, Freeview 81: some cracking British Films on there)

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Post by Caprifan Rob » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:27 pm

Following on from your picture Nick. Spotted this on the Being Evel Knievel programme on BBC 4, filming was grainy in ‘75 but nice mk1 passing Evel’s car while promoting his Wembley jump :)
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Post by pbar » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:22 am

Caprifan Rob wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:27 pm
Spotted this on the Being Evel Knievel programme on BBC 4
I have this on DVD from last time it was on, but I watched it again too Rob :)

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Post by stevemarl » Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:30 pm

Anyone (you`ll need to be nearly 50 probably) identify the 1982 drama this black S appeared in? Correct answer wins a genuine Ford Capri 7/16" UNF nyloc, used, slghtly stripped but otherwise VGC: these are becoming really hard to find now, et cetera- worth £19.99.

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Post by andyd » Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:11 pm

stevemarl wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:30 pm
Anyone (you`ll need to be nearly 50 probably) identify the 1982 drama this black S appeared in? Correct answer wins a genuine Ford Capri 7/16" UNF nyloc, used, slghtly stripped but otherwise VGC: these are becoming really hard to find now, et cetera- worth £19.99.

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Post by stevemarl » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:51 pm

Andy,
so close... but not quite.

Oh go on, I`ll give it you, it was actually the one off Play for Today `The Blackstuff` from which the series developed later. That + the entire series, £6.95 on Amazon. Brilliant! (interesting to see just how quiet the M6 was then, there`s more traffic at 3AM now.)

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Post by andyd » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:14 pm

stevemarl wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:51 pm
Andy,
so close... but not quite.

Oh go on, I`ll give it you, it was actually the one off Play for Today `The Blackstuff` from which the series developed later. That + the entire series, £6.95 on Amazon. Brilliant! (interesting to see just how quiet the M6 was then, there`s more traffic at 3AM now.)
:cheers: Steve, you are too kind.

Some good programmes around back then, considering we only had 3 channels :?

P.S. You can keep the nyloc :)

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Post by stevemarl » Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:29 pm

andyd wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:14 pm
P.S. You can keep the nyloc :)
Cheers, I`ll put it on ebay then. I think although we only had 3 channels, it was easier to produce decent programmes to fill that time. 300 channels and you end up with 25 soaps and celebrity nose picking. Gemma Collins, Joey Essex, what can I say? Being thick or ignorant might once have been limiting - now careers are built on it. What a bloody world!

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Post by andyd » Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:05 am

stevemarl wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:29 pm
andyd wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:14 pm
P.S. You can keep the nyloc :)
Cheers, I`ll put it on ebay then. I think although we only had 3 channels, it was easier to produce decent programmes to fill that time. 300 channels and you end up with 25 soaps and celebrity nose picking. Gemma Collins, Joey Essex, what can I say? Being thick or ignorant might once have been limiting - now careers are built on it. What a bloody world!
:agree: Steve,
Hardly anything on the T/V worth watching now apart from the old stuff; Sweeney, Minder, Professionals etc, and the odd car related programme.

If the Mrs didn't pay the T/V licence I know I wouldn't!

Channel 4 also aired in late 1982.

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Re: Capri spotted on tv

Post by Jasonmarie » Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:39 am

andyd wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:05 am
stevemarl wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:29 pm
andyd wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:14 pm
P.S. You can keep the nyloc :)
Cheers, I`ll put it on ebay then. I think although we only had 3 channels, it was easier to produce decent programmes to fill that time. 300 channels and you end up with 25 soaps and celebrity nose picking. Gemma Collins, Joey Essex, what can I say? Being thick or ignorant might once have been limiting - now careers are built on it. What a bloody world!
:agree: Steve,
Hardly anything on the T/V worth watching now apart from the old stuff; Sweeney, Minder, Professionals etc, and the odd car related programme.

If the Mrs didn't pay the T/V licence I know I wouldn't!

Channel 4 also aired in late 1982.
Funny you say that about channel 4 as I am sure they had a warning triangle top right of the picture if they showed anything naughty or a horror :lol:

Agree there is sod all on the box .
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Re: Capri spotted on tv

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:00 pm

andyd wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:05 am
Being thick or ignorant might once have been limiting - now careers are built on it.
The career of my boss certainly has been! :lol:

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