Tag Archives: Television

Agatha Christie: Nice Mysteries, Shame About the Prejudice

Agatha Christie has a certain reputation. If you’ve never read her books, you might associate her with twee, cozy, country mysteries featuring genteel and civilised murderers who delicately despatch their victims, perhaps a body in a library, the kind of coffee-table read favoured by older

The Geek Show - S15E07 - Old-Fashioned Robot Dating

S15E07 – Old-Fashioned Robot Dating

This week Graham and Rob get scientific with this year’s Ig Nobel Prize and follow-on from last week with more details about The Lord of the Rings’ leap to the small screen. They also discuss some rather odd news for all you burger and pizza

The Geek Show - S15E06 - Anthony Hopkins' Yoghurt Enema

S15E06 – Anthony Hopkins’ Yoghurt Enema

Rob and Andrew take some time out from their other shows for another blast from patriarch of our podcast family – The Geek Show. Aside from the news that Warner Bros. and Amazon may collaborate on a TV project that nobody is ready for (or

4-Panel 107 – Black Bolt has the Best Lines

The ongoing saga about who will direct Suicide Squad 2 continues. Meanwhile, ABC have expressed some concerns about their Inhumans TV series … Oh, and Sheena: Queen of the Jungle is getting another live-action adaptation for some reason. Our featured comics are Serenity: No Power

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On The Box 78 – The Netflix Swingers Party

Apparently changing the name from The Million Pound Drop to The 100K Drop has nothing to do with Brexit the devaluation of the pound. In other news, the feud between AMC and Frank Darabont gets a little worse and it’s now a federal crime in

Doctor Who | Episode 6 Extremis

Written by Steven Moffat | Directed by Daniel Nettheim The Doctor, still blind from the last episode gets a visit from the Pope, who explains that there is a document called the ‘Veritas’ and anyone who reads it is for some reason compelled to kill

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On The Box 77 – Biscuits, The Queen of Sheba

It’s the last show on our old-style TV, but we’ll be back in the near future with a shiny new flat-screen. In the meantime we’ve got The Witcher, Ladiators (that’s not a misspelling), and Star Trek’s version of Game of Thrones. This week we’ve been

Doctor Who | Episode 3 Thin Ice

Written by Sarah Dollard | Directed by Bill Anderson  The writers really aren’t pulling their punch this season. A social commentary on race relations, the death of children and a good ole fashioned evil human-dominated this episode.    Something is frozen beneath the Thames and

Doctor Who | Episode 1 The Pilot

Written by Steven Moffat | Directed by Lawrence Gough  Yes, ladies and gentleman Doctor Who is back and I’m going to be reviewing in here and in writing every week. Also, spoilers if you haven’t seen the episode. It seems like the writers are aiming

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On The Box 76 – Superheroes of Eurovision

Our nerves are shaken and our brains are rattled with fake news, Runaways, Inhumans, sexy remakes of religious dramas, musicals, training camps and Great Balls of Fire – the new WWE pay-per-view. This week we’ve been watching Line of Duty, Lethal Weapon and Don’t Ask