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Just watching "Good Omens" on DVD, and in episode 2 there is an H-Van outside a large Gothic building.
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Tremendous amount of old tat in "The Serpent" on iPlayer. Just spotted a Renault Douphine.
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I am watching "Dave Allen: The Immaculate Selection" on BBC2, and there has just been a 2CV in a scene (654 GYE).
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The Spiral.

As it is French, it is littered with them. A C6 just showed up in series 2.
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Hell Razor5543 wrote: 06 Mar 2021, 23:00 I am watching "Dave Allen: The Immaculate Selection" on BBC2, and there has just been a 2CV in a scene (654 GYE).
I might have told this tale before but......
Back in Brum the garage I was working at had a neighbouring business, a battery maker, the boss from there came in telling us that he'd bought a Renault Dauphine a fabulous one owner car with very low mileage and a huge discount.
When we popped out to look over his new toy one of our mechanics said "I've seen that car before." "Can't have." says the new owner, "I bought it direct from the company in London."
Our mechanic goes into the workshop and returns with a copy of Autocar and there on the front page is the very same Dauphine having been loaned to be thrashed about by the trade press. :)
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IAN.D wrote: 12 Feb 2005, 18:51 Thought you lot may be interested in this.
Just seen the video for Natalie Imbruglia's [:p] new song.
Well thanks Ian D, for your 29 posts from back in 2005 on the FCF including this one, which I have sampled totally at random today.

So eagle eyed FCF members in 2021....what can you see in the video, and where was the location. :?:



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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 16 Aug 2021, 18:09
IAN.D wrote: 12 Feb 2005, 18:51 Thought you lot may be interested in this.
Just seen the video for Natalie Imbruglia's [:p] new song.
Well thanks Ian D, for your 29 posts from back in 2005 on the FCF including this one, which I have sampled totally at random today.

So eagle eyed FCF members in 2021....what can you see in the video, and where was the location. :?:



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I saw a Citroen CX racing through the streets of Kyiv in the Ukraine!! :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote: 16 Aug 2021, 18:18 I saw a Citroen CX racing through the streets of Kyiv in the Ukraine!! :-D
Correct...How did you get Kyiv? Check back for Ian D's original post or first hand recognition :-D

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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 16 Aug 2021, 18:35
Correct...How did you get Kyiv? Check back for Ian D's original post or first hand recognition :-D

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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 16 Aug 2021, 18:09
IAN.D wrote: 12 Feb 2005, 18:51 Thought you lot may be interested in this.
Just seen the video for Natalie Imbruglia's [:p] new song.
Well thanks Ian D, for your 29 posts from back in 2005 on the FCF including this one, which I have sampled totally at random today.

So eagle eyed FCF members in 2021....what can you see in the video, and where was the location. :?:



REgards Neil
Can't help with the location, but curious about the car. Seems to have been perfectly roadworthy (when filming started), but why was the bonnet never closed properly - seems the driver's side latch was not operational?
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myglaren wrote: 09 Aug 2021, 23:37 The Spiral.

As it is French, it is littered with them. A C6 just showed up in series 2.
I was surprised that there were no C5s show up.
Was about to begin series 9 and... nothing, it had ended. Just as my rubbish French was improving.

I had seen the Nathalie Umbrella clip before and forgotten it, and also how good she looks.

There used to be a video of her "Torn" on YouTube, initially signed by a bloke, a spoof.*
Then she came onstage to complete it.
Most would have taken umbrage but she was completely OK with it.


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Tonight (sort of, 1.55 am tomorrow really) Channel 4 is showing "A bigger splash". A film that really does need to be well after the watershed. Features a Mehari several times in its intended seaside setting. (The word Dakota attracted my attention on the cinema poster, disappointing that it turned out to be an actor not an aeroplane).
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I have search this thread and am quite confident that the observation has not been brought to the attention of the eagle eyed community.
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In the 2015 remake of "Hitman 47" there is, early on, an attempted escape scene (in Berlin) where two characters are being driven away in a Citroen CX. Unfortunately their driver is shot and the CX piles into the back of a stationary vehicle.
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