Changes requested for Traffic Cops (again)

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brossow
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Changes requested for Traffic Cops (again)

Postby brossow » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:29 pm

Please delete series 15-17 of Traffic Cops and lock the series. These three series don't exist -- the series moved to a different network with a new name and series numbering after series 14. (The scene continues to name/number series after 14 incorrectly as compared with the respective networks.) The series was previously cleaned up about a month ago, but someone has re-added these three series.

Series to be locked: https://www.thetvdb.com/series/traffic-cops

See also these threads for detailed info about previous requests:

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Changes requested for Traffic Cops (again)

Postby brossow » Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:01 pm

Just a gentle poke on this one. Since my original request, someone (ashp) has added a nonexistent season 18, which of course should also be deleted. Thanks again.

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Re: Changes requested for Traffic Cops (again)

Postby ashp » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:20 pm

These are the new seasons that have been on since the program moved to channel 5. Season 18 stared today so can these please be added again. Thanks

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Traffic Cops Unlocked

Postby ashp » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:37 pm

Hi
Re traffic cops https://www.thetvdb.com/series/traffic-cops

The last 4 seasons which have aired since the series moved from BBC to channel 5 have been deleted. The added to random other series with different names. This may be down to channel 5 not having organised seasons on there website.

Season 18 which was deleted started today and unable to add.

Please can these be added or the series unlocked

Thanks

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Re: Changes requested for Traffic Cops (again)

Postby brossow » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:41 pm

See the previous request linked in my message above. Channel 5 presents these as new series with new names and series numbering. Ergo, they must be represented as such here.

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Re: Changes requested for Traffic Cops (again)

Postby ashp » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:48 pm

These are just names for the individual seasons since moving from BBC to channel 5. They are not show very organised on channel 5 website
The new season that started tonight is they 18 season overall, the 4th since moving to channel 5 and is showing as season 6 under the name traffic cops.

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Re: Changes requested for Traffic Cops (again)

Postby brossow » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:18 pm

I don't disagree that Channel 5 is disorganized, but it's not up to us to name and number the series differently because we like it better a different way. I also don't disagree that they've changed the series name yet again (now it's just Traffic Cops, for the first time as such on Channel 5 since moving from the Beeb), and inexplicably they've started numbering it at season 6. Bizarre, but again, it's not up to us to change that.

Given this, it seems the correct option would be to create a new "Traffic Cops (2018)" series and start it at season 6 to match their naming/numbering system. Whatever the case, we can't keep it under the old Traffic Cops series and add it as a second season 6, nor can we just call it season 18 because it's convenient. Admins should probably weigh in on this one.

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Re: Traffic Cops Unlocked

Postby brossow » Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:26 pm

It's not season 18, nor are the others you mentioned just "random other series." Detailed discussion can be found in previous threads, as you know since you've replied to one of them that has links to the others.

Thread 1: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=48690
Thread 2: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=48801
Thread 3: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=49461

For God knows what reason, Channel 5 has started the current series as season 6 (not 18) under the new-to-Channel-5 name Traffic Cops. If anything (as mentioned elsewhere), there should likely be a new "Traffic Cops (2018)" series created with season 6 as the first available. It can't go back under the original series (previous network and now three series names ago) for various reasons, not least of which because there's already a season 6 there, nor can we arbitrarily call it season 18 because no official source calls it that (especially not Channel 5, the source of truth) and because the intervening series the scene calls 15-17 are already properly accounted for here under their official names and series numbering.

Admins are going to have to decide how best to resolve this.

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Re: Traffic Cops Unlocked

Postby Jammi3D » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:21 pm

I'm with ashp on this 1,

Yes channel 5 list them as new series (for now) but why have 3 or 4 different listings for the same show?

Why not name the same way as The Force 2015 listing?

https://www.thetvdb.com/series/the-force

Name the show as "Traffic Cops" but for the likes of Series 14+ (which ever series is it) name it
Traffic Cops S14E01 All New Traffic Cops: Episode 1
Traffic Cops S17E01 On Edge: Episode 1

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Re: Traffic Cops Unlocked

Postby brossow » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:26 pm

Why not? Because the rules here say we follow what the network says. They say it's series 6. Why? No idea. I don't like it, but it doesn't mean I can overrule Channel 5. :/