Why is it that shows/movies set a good 50+ years ago...?

have the bad guys talking with a British or Irish accent? Don't get me wrong. I love the smexy British/ Irish accent and I'm American so I'm not ranting against the... whatever.

I've just been noticing this a lot lately. I'm watching a TV series at the moment. The "bad guy" on this episode was born and breed in central USA, without any long jaunts to Britain. I love the accent and all but... It's just strange and maybe a little offensive (then again, being blamed for all the worlds woes is sort of fun. Maybe they want in on the action?)

Once I noticed it, I can't help but continue noticing this. XD

2 Answers

  • 9 years ago
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    in those days there was Hercule Poirot also he was french then sherlock Holmes british maybe it was a sign of times

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I also noticed that a lot of cops also had Irish accents as well. Don't know why that is.

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