I'm just disappointed that his show is quite so rubbish. He can be very, very funny when he's reacting - panel shows and the like. His stand-up though is just Roy Chubby Brown with the emphasis shifted.
Depressingly, I'm bound to agree, having just watched the latest "Tramadol Nights
" . About 99% of it was desperately, direly poor, and that includes, in my view, all of the sketch content, which failed on every single count - I mean to say for example, I'm just vaguely aware of what PCP is and the effects it can have on those who take it, but a 2 minute tragically laugh-free sketch whose point must have been utterly lost not just on me, but on nearly everybody else watching is just a total waste of resources.
I do think the guy has a talent for comedy, but it sure as buggery ain't for sketch comedy. I did think that Sadowitz went through a phase when he seemed - counter-productively - to be going well out of his way to be as offensive as he could possibly be, but I now realise that Jerry wasn't - actually being as offensive as he could be, that is to say. Whereas, Boyle most assuredly is - and boy does it show. It's about as laboured as Brucie on Strictly Come Dancing. That's not to say I don't love edgily offensive comedy - I do like that feeling when you initially think "Ooh, that's wrong
" - but laugh like a drain anyway, not least because it's made you think. As I did with the Jordan/Harvey gags. But Frankie sure needs to sharpen things up a little- his sketches are a failure writ XX large.