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TV tie-in humour

See below for a selection of the latest books from TV tie-in humour category. Presented with a red border are the TV tie-in humour books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great TV tie-in humour books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Still Friends 25 Years of the TV Show That Defined an Era

Still Friends 25 Years of the TV Show That Defined an Era

Author: Saul Austerlitz Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/09/2019

Twenty-five years on from when it first aired, Still Friends is an entertaining, fascinating and deeply researched behind-the-scenes look at the success of the hit show, Friends, featuring exclusive interviews with the show's creators, cast members and industry insiders. In September 1994, six friends sat down in their favourite coffee shop and began bantering. A quarter of a century later, new fans are still finding their way into the lives of Rachel, Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica and Phoebe, and thanks to a combination of talented creators, its intimate understanding of its youthful audience, and its reign during network television's last moment of dominance, Friends has become the most influential and beloved show of its era. Noted pop culture historian Saul Austerlitz is here to tell us how it happened. Utilizing exclusive interviews with creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, executive producer Kevin Bright, director James Burrows, and many other producers, writers, and cast members, Still Friends tells the story of Friends' creation, its remarkable decade-long run, and its astonishing Netflix-fuelled afterlife. Readers will learn how the show was developed and cast, written and filmed. They'll be reminded of episodes like the one about the trivia contest, the prom video, and the London trip. And, of course, the saga of Ross and Rachel. They'll also discover surprising details: that Monica and Joey were the show's original romantic couple, how Danielle Steel probably saved Jennifer Aniston's career, and why Friends is still so popular today. On the 25th anniversary of this truly groundbreaking show, it's clear that Friends has a legacy that has endured beyond wildest expectations. And in this hilarious, informative, and entertaining book, readers will now understand why.

The Essential Fan Guide to the Golden Girls

The Essential Fan Guide to the Golden Girls

Author: Emma Lewis Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2019

This is the definitive guide to The Golden Girls. More than 30 years after it first aired, perhaps more than any other TV show, this show's cult fanbase continues to grow. It ran for seven seasons (collecting a staggering 58 Emmy nominations and 11 wins along the way) and over the years, this hit comedy about four fierce and sassy roommates in Miami charmed millions of viewers with its incomparable wit. Above all, The Golden Girls celebrated the strength and depth of the friendship between its four iconic characters. The Essential Fan Guide to The Golden Girls brings you everything you need to know about the enduring hit TV comedy. Inside you'll find: overviews of its seven seasons; top episode guides; behind the scenes trivia; cast and writer profiles, and guides to stand-out guest-stars; and plenty of deep dives into the unforgettable aesthetic of costume and set design. Whether you're a new or old fan, this book will satisfy your craving for all things related to The Golden Girls.

Monty Python's Flying Circus: Hidden Treasures

Monty Python's Flying Circus: Hidden Treasures

Author: Adrian Besley Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

This book delves into the official archives and recounts the history of the men who changed the face of comedy. The story is told through photographs, text, props and memorabilia, including hand-scribbled scripts, never-before-published cue sheets, artwork, unused presentation material, and more, offering the reader a unique peek into the world of these comic geniuses. The Dead Parrot sketch. The Lumberjack Song . Argument Clinic . Spam . Monty Python's Flying Circus was packed with famous skits and classic one-liners, many of which are still globally recognized, from the Hollywood Bowl to the University of Woolloomooloo. Their irreverent humour is the yardstick by which others are judged and the adjective Pythonesque has been part of the English language for years. And 50 years after first broadcast, Monty Python's Flying Circus is still attracting and amusing audiences around the world.

Star Wars How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks and Other Galactic Survival Skills

Star Wars How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks and Other Galactic Survival Skills

Author: Christian Blauvelt Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

The Star Wars galaxy is a dangerous place. From ruthless bounty hunters, ferocious beasts, and extreme weather, to hostile landscapes, social minefields, and backstabbing allies-perils and hazards are never far away! How do you flee an exploding Death Star? What's the best way to source a starship at a spaceport? How would you escape kidnap by Tusken Raiders on Tatooine? Survival means keeping your wits about you. This fun, practical Star Wars book will teach you how to recognise threats and learn what to do to stay alive in a galaxy far, far away. Explore the methods used by your favorite Star Wars movie characters to escape sticky situations, with this handy manual. DK's How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks will help you to navigate galactic pitfalls, whether you're learning how to avoid offending aliens of other species, or trying to find food and shelter in emergency situations. From survival kits and disguises, to tips on diplomacy and etiquette, this book's step-by-step instructions, illuminating graphics, and beautiful illustrations will ensure your survival in a galaxy where anything can happen! (c) & TM 2019 LUCASFILM LTD.

Taskmaster 200 Extraordinary Tasks for Ordinary People

Taskmaster 200 Extraordinary Tasks for Ordinary People

Author: Alex Horne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Build yourself a box and think outside of it. Your time starts now ...In the TV show and on my marriage certificate, my job description is 'Taskmaster's Assistant'. That's what I do and it's an honour. I like Taskmaster a lot. And, of course, I love The Taskmaster. He's mountainous. If you feel in any way the same as me then you should enjoy this book. There are tasks for you, your friends and your family. There are secret things and sneaky tricks. And there is one swear word. So it's almost exactly like being on the show. Good luck. Make good choices. Let's do Him proud. Alex Horne Taskmaster's Assistant

You Know it Makes Sense Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)

You Know it Makes Sense Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)

Author: Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Au Revois! The name's Trotter, Derek Trotter, and the world of business is my speciality. When it comes to the art of closing deals I've been around the track more times than a lurcher. Not only have I been there, done it and bought the t-shirt, I've gone back round to do it again, printed my ownt-shirts, knocked `em out at ridiculously low prices and cut the competition out of the market. But the commodities game ain't all champagne and skittles. It's a rocky road full of potholes, speed cameras, people who don't indicate, mouthy cyclists, and all sorts of obstacles designed to get on your tits. You Know It Makes Sense is the definitive business guide, designed pacifically to help steer you in the right direction. Packed full of insider knowledge, tips and warnings, think of it as your personal stat-nav on the corporate highway. And whether you're a Director, middle management, a junior staff hotshot, or the one that fetches the sandwiches, it will help you get to where you're going.

I'll be There for You Life - according to Friends' Rachel, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, Ross & Monica

I'll be There for You Life - according to Friends' Rachel, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, Ross & Monica

Author: Emma Lewis Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/06/2019

Have you arrived at a crossroads in your life? Who better to turn to than Rachel, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, Ross & Monica of Friends, one of the most popular TV shows of all time. Find out which of the six is your spirit animal with the Which Friends Character Are You? quiz; dubious dating advice from Joey Tribbiani; and master the art of the witty comeback with Chandler. There are recipes from Monica, profiles on each of the extraordinary actors who brought these unforgettable characters to life. Full of inspiration, fashion advice, make-up tips, trivia and hilarious quotes direct from Central Perk, I'll Be There For You is here to help you discover the secrets to maintaining the lifelong bonds between friends who are more like family.

Miracle Workers

Miracle Workers

Author: Simon Rich Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2019

Now a major TV series starring Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi. Originally published as What in God's Name. How can you help mankind, when they won't help themselves? Welcome to Heaven Inc, and Craig's life. From the Sunsets Department and Geyser Regulation to the Department of Miracles, Heaven Inc has the earth covered. Unless someone is away from their desk. And these days, the CEO is kind of disillusioned. God knows he should be keeping an eye on the bad things happening on Earth, but instead he finds himself watching the Church channels on satellite TV. His first priority is the team of angels he's asked to get Lynyrd Skynyrd back together. Downstairs on the office floor, Eliza has been promoted from the Prayers Department to Miracles, and Craig, the only other workaholic in heaven, has to show her around. Eliza is shocked by the casual attitude of many of the angels in her new department. And she's furious when she discovers that God has never looked at, let alone answered, a single prayer. So she storms into God's office and asks Him a question that no one has ever dared to ask before. And it might just be the end of the world.

The Stranger Things Field Guide Everything you need to know about the weird, wonderful and terrifying world of Hawkins and the Upside Down

The Stranger Things Field Guide Everything you need to know about the weird, wonderful and terrifying world of Hawkins and the Upside Down

Author: Nadia Bailey Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2018

Let this unofficial field guide take you deep into the world of Stranger Things-and discover everything you need to know about the world of Hawkins, the Upside Down, and the making of the cult Netflix series. Stranger Things-that perfectly created television world of 80's Indiana complete with a mysterious government project, shadow monsters and a raft of big-personality, small-town characters-is celebrated in this volume. Entertaining, always informative and a huge amount of fun, The Stranger Things Field Guide explores the curious fictional world the Duffer Brothers created. With facts, stats and behind-the-scenes anecdotes galore, this is the perfect book for fans of the show.

You Know it Makes Sense Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)

You Know it Makes Sense Lessons from the Derek Trotter School of Business (and life)

Author: Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Au Revois! The name's Trotter, Derek Trotter, and the world of business is my speciality. When it comes to the art of closing deals I've been around the track more times than a lurcher. Not only have I been there, done it and bought the t-shirt, I've gone back round to do it again, printed my ownt-shirts, knocked `em out at ridiculously low prices and cut the competition out of the market. But the commodities game ain't all champagne and skittles. It's a rocky road full of potholes, speed cameras, people who don't indicate, mouthy cyclists, and all sorts of obstacles designed to get on your tits. You Know It Makes Sense is the definitive business guide, designed pacifically to help steer you in the right direction. Packed full of insider knowledge, tips and warnings, think of it as your personal stat-nav on the corporate highway. And whether you're a Director, middle management, a junior staff hotshot, or the one that fetches the sandwiches, it will help you get to where you're going.

How to Be a Man

How to Be a Man

Author: Chabuddy G Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Are men supposed to be fighters? Lovers? Hunter-gatherers? Fashionistas? Business gurus? Culinary experts? You're wrong if you think one man can't be a jack AND a master of all trades. In How To Be A Man, I'll show you how to be a proper god amongst men. This book caters for a girthy gap in the market but it's not just for the lads! Ladies, take heed - these are the qualities you should look for in a heterosexual mate. You'll learn how to boss a job interview - remember, the eyes are the windows to the soul which is why you should avoid eye-contact at all costs. You don't want them looking into your disgustingly dirty soul. I also share some chirpsing tekkers, such as my new style, `7 down, 1 up,' where you viciously insult the lady seven times and then give her one compliment. And I've even shared some of my go-to recipes (Medium Rare Hearty Chicken with Crunchy Peanut Dust Roast Potato and Beef Monster Munch). But I'm not giving you any more details than that - you'll have to buy the book. Remember, the first hit's for free but you'll be back! ;) So, sit back, relax, light a candle. Get naked if you want to. Get the baby oil out - I don't judge - and let your manly juices flow. PS. I dedicate this book to my ex-wife, Aldona. I loved you and you ended up running away with another man, stealing my beautiful Merc and my most prized possession - the golden foot spa. But I'm totally over it and look at me now - I'm only a bloody published author. So yeah, I'm totally FINE. I'm thriving, in fact. I don't need you anymore! I AM SO OVER YOU! HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS BOOK!