TV

What I watched this week: Fortitude

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This week, I’ve been watching increasingly unbelievable events unfold against a bleak backdrop. No, I’m not talking about news coverage of Brexit again. The main attraction has been season three of Fortitude. As usual, there are spoilers – including for seasons one and two this time – so you may want to come back after …

Five TV mashups I’d like to see

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I love the abandoned play scenes that youngest leaves. The most recent one featured Captain America watching an episode of Shimmer and Shine. I quite like the idea of the most earnest of the Avengers enjoying the antics of two frankly useless genies. It would make a great mashup actually. This got me thinking – …

Peppa Pig does The Walking Dead

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It recently struck me that thee are quite a few unlikely similarities between the two TV shows I watch the most. Namely The Walking Dead and Peppa Pig. What could a compelling survival drama and an irritating anthropomorphic pig possibly have in common, I hear you ask. Well here’s the evidence I’ve gathered so far. …