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#1 EBmel

Posted 22 January 2014 - 04:40 PM

A new season of OBEM starts tonight - yay!

SBS, 8.35: http://www.essential...0122-318vd.html

I won't be home for it but will be recording it (or catching up online) - anyone else a fan?

It always make me cry ... and laugh. SUCH a good show!

#2 Mummachef

Posted 22 January 2014 - 04:50 PM

Ohhhh I love this show!
Is it the American or UK version?
I'll have to make sure my TiVo records it.
It's funny, even with a newborn in my arms, it still makes me clucky.

#3 Ranunculus

Posted 22 January 2014 - 04:51 PM

FX it's the UK version!

Thanks for the reminder OP! :)

#4 Katana Geldar

Posted 22 January 2014 - 04:53 PM

It's the American one, saw it the other week when an epidural failed...

Edited by Katana Geldar, 22 January 2014 - 04:54 PM.


#5 purple_daisy

Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:18 PM

Woo hoo the recorder is set for 8:35 (because I am such a nanna thanks to my non sleeping child that I go to bed at that time).

#6 LifesGood

Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:43 PM

Thanks for posting this OP. I also love this program :)

#7 sharonica

Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:50 PM

Thanks OP!
Setting my t-box to series record in anticipation!
And yep, makes me clucky AND makes me cry every time!

#8 FERALfoxgirls

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:05 PM

When I was pregnant last year I watched it every week via 'on demand' sbs.

The UK version had much more integrity IMHO. However the US version was quite funny, so I will Totally be watching!
Thanks OP!

Edited by foxgirls, 22 January 2014 - 07:06 PM.


#9 Steggles

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:13 PM

The US version is also known as 'one epidural every minute' ;p

#10 Soontobegran

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:20 PM

View PostSteggles, on 22 January 2014 - 07:13 PM, said:

The US version is also known as 'one epidural every minute' ;p


They do genuinely seem surprised when someone says they don't want one.

What I have never understood is that they do not use Nitrous and Oxygen in the US. I've never managed to find out why?

#11 Ranunculus

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:31 PM

View Postsoontobegran, on 22 January 2014 - 07:20 PM, said:




They do genuinely seem surprised when someone says they don't want one.

What I have never understood is that they do not use Nitrous and Oxygen in the US. I've never managed to find out why?

I would say it comes down to profit. They would make a hell of a lot more more from an epidural than gas, and then it increases the chances of other interventions which they make money from.


Does anyone else fine the 100% use of stirrups really confronting? Like their legs in the air, spotlights highlighting the area, everyone wearing hazmat gear and masks. Are they really needed in every single case? Or is it because of the epidurals that they're used?

Edited by G.K, 22 January 2014 - 07:32 PM.


#12 Soontobegran

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:42 PM

It is the English version which is nice.

#13 MegzG

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:45 PM

Damn, episode I've already seen on YouTube

#14 EBmel

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:01 PM

View PostSteggles, on 22 January 2014 - 07:13 PM, said:

The US version is also known as 'one epidural every minute' ;p

I've never heard that before but it sounds right! Ha :)

#15 Nataliah

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:08 PM

Yeah its the UK one, sooo much nicer.

#16 anniej3

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:12 PM

Love this show :)

#17 Feral Farmgal

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:19 PM

Loving the light switch fiasco!

#18 lactasticmama

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:19 PM

I got excited when I heard this was on. Then when I turned on the tv tonight I realised I've already seen this season :cry:

#19 Feralerley

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:22 PM

Damn am crying!

#20 Lim Lam

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:29 PM

Im in WA so still waiting to watch :)

#21 Soontobegran

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:33 PM

I'm loving the stipper pole thingy in the delivery suite, I love that idea.

#22 ChunkyChook

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:37 PM

I don't think I have ever giggled so much! That guy with the lighting control thingy was quite funny.

#23 Soontobegran

Posted 22 January 2014 - 08:47 PM

View PostChunkyChook, on 22 January 2014 - 08:37 PM, said:

I don't think I have ever giggled so much! That guy with the lighting control thingy was quite funny.

Thank goodness he finally went and got someone.
She did ask to do it alone but not sure she expected it to be so fast.......that was an awesome delivery.

#24 SarahBelle48

Posted 23 January 2014 - 11:06 AM

I laughed at the first woman going on about "I need snacks" and saying she wanted a little fridge in the room for snacks lol.

When one of the partners said something about "Oh that looked painful" while she was having a contraction, I told DH I would slap him if he said something like that lol.

DH and I just laughed through the whole thing. I was expecting something different. Then he really liked the promos for the screaming ladies in the next ep coz he though that was hilarious.

#25 kabailz13

Posted 24 January 2014 - 01:00 AM

I'm another that got excited till I realised I've seen the whole season already :(

Damnit!!!

How else am I going to pass the time till this baby decides to come out now????




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